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  • Latest situation in Tabqa: SDF hits hard, ISIS on its last legs (Raqqa, Syria)

    04/24/2017 7:51:26 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 1 replies
    ANF News ^ | Monday, 24 Apr 2017, 12:24 | none stated
    The Tabqa operation launched by the Democratic Syrian Forces has entered day 32. SDF is tightening the siege step by step, and the gangs are trapped inside. They attacked again to break the siege, but they were pushed back and 72 gang members were killed. At 05.00 yesterday, ISIS gangs carried out simultaneous attacks in Ayid Kebîr and Cub al-Abû Cabir villages to the south of Tabqa, the Military Airport and the surroundings of Icêl village to the southwest and SDF positions in Îbad, Safsafah and Sahil El Xesheb villages to the east with heavy weapons and suicide bombers. ISIS...
  • DAILY LIGHT ON THE DAILY PATH APRIL 25 [Morning][BIBLE THEME DEVOTIONAL*]

    04/24/2017 7:45:47 PM PDT · by givemWatts · 2 replies
    The Holy Bible | King James
    Thou shalt call His name JESUS: for He shall save His people from their sins. Ye know that He was manifested to take away our sins. - That we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness. -He is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by Him. He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon Him; and with His stripes we are healed. The Lord hath laid on Him the iniquity of us all. - Thus it behoved Christ to suffer, ... that...
  • Women Made The DNC & Bernie Sanders Realize Reproductive Rights Are Non-Negotiable

    04/24/2017 7:43:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Bustle ^ | April 24, 2017 | Natasha Guzmán
    Over the past few days, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez have faced criticism for endorsing anti-abortion lawmaker Heath Mello and for suggesting that Democratic legislators don't all need to hold pro-choice views in order to be embraced by their party. And it looks like the backlash from (mostly) women made Perez and Sanders backtrack on reproductive rights being negotiable. On Friday, Perez insisted that all Democratic lawmakers should support pro-choice legislation, and on Saturday, Sanders was joined by Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards at a rally in Las Vegas to discuss reproductive rights. Last week,...
  • Venezuela is about to force people to work in the fields

    04/24/2017 7:33:51 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 30 replies
    Amnesty International says a new decree in Venezuela that says the government can make any of its citizens farm the country's fields in order to combat its current, punishing food crisis "effectively amounts to forced labour." "The decree, officially published earlier this week, establishes that people working in public and private companies can be called upon to join state-sponsored organizations specialized in the production of food," Amnesty International reported. "They will be made to work in the new companies temporarily for a minimum of 60 days after which their 'contracts' will be automatically renewed for an extra 60-day period or...
  • Howard Dean: No, really, the First Amendment doesn’t protect hate speech

    04/24/2017 7:29:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Hot Air ^ | April 24, 2017 | Allahpundit
    I grudgingly admire this dude’s willingness to go all-in on his position after having been scolded last week by half the lawyers on the Internet. If you’re out to censor your political opponents on “hate speech” grounds, you can’t let some clucking by First Amendment experts frighten you. He mentions three cases that supposedly make Ann Coulter’s right to speak at Berkeley a “close call” which ultimately can be infringed on “safety” grounds or whatever. One is the Chaplinsky decision from 1942, in which the Supreme Court held that “fighting words” can be banned because they’re likely to lead to...
  • Elton John Cancels Las Vegas Shows after Contracting ‘Potentially Deadly’ Infection

    04/24/2017 7:28:26 PM PDT · by Rockitz · 23 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 24 Apr 2017 | Daniel Nussbaum
    Elton John has cancelled all of his upcoming concerts in Las Vegas after contracting a rare and “potentially deadly” infection while touring in South America. A representative for John said Monday that the 70-year-old “Rocket Man” Grammy-winner would no longer be able to honor the April and May dates of his Las Vegas residency, “The Million Dollar Piano,” due to an extended stay in a hospital recovering from the rare illness. “During a recent, successful tour of South America, Elton contracted a harmful and unusual bacterial infection,” the singer’s representative said in a statement obtained by People magazine. “During his...
  • Source: DeSoto football coach Todd Peterman's future in doubt only months removed from state title

    04/24/2017 7:21:59 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 3 replies
    DeSoto coach Todd Peterman led the Eagles to the school's first state football title in December. Four months later, his future at DeSoto is in doubt. A source close to the DeSoto football program said that, although DeSoto ISD superintendent David Harris has recommended Peterman for rehire, four of the seven DeSoto ISD trustees are expected to vote against Peterman at the school board meeting Monday night. It is unknown why some of the trustees want a replacement for Peterson, who in March was named the Dallas Gridiron Club's 6A Coach of the Year. Ex-Baltimore Ravens linebacker Zach Orr, a...
  • An Apology to the Eastern Orthodox Community

    04/24/2017 6:45:59 PM PDT · by NRx · 25 replies
    Pen & Pulpit ^ | 04-21-2017 | JD Hall
    As the owner and president of Pulpit & Pen, I feel that I need to issue a public apology to the Eastern Orthodox community in regards to my managing editor’s recent words. In a series of posts, Pulpit & Pen editor, Jeff Maples, took it upon himself to essentially anathematize the Bible Answer Man, Hank Hanegraaff, and in the process said some hurtful things about an old and revered religious tradition. I would be remiss not to clarify Jeff’s remarks and in the process, make some apologies. I pray that it is received well by all of our friends in...
  • New York Times scraps 'female genital mutilation' for being 'culturally loaded' term

    04/24/2017 6:45:24 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 43 replies
    A top New York Times editor decided the paper shouldn’t use the term “female genital mutilation” because the phrase is too “culturally loaded” and widens a divide between the Western world and “people who follow the rite.” Health and Science editor Celia Dugger said she came to the conclusion to refer to the act of removing the female genitalia of young girls as “genital cutting” during a trip to Africa in the 1990s. She spoke about her decision in a Times mailbag article in response to a reader’s question. “I never minced words in describing exactly what form of cutting...
  • Harmeet Dhillon press conference on Berkeley Ann Coulter event

    04/24/2017 6:44:15 PM PDT · by kvanbrunt2 · 9 replies
    FOX 10 Phoenix ^ | Published on Apr 24, 2017 | FOX 10 Phoenix
    This is the full presser of the lawyer suing UC Berkeley over Ann Coulter's speech.
  • Footage from Turkish airstrike targeting civilian areas in Qandil (Iraq)

    04/24/2017 6:40:48 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 17 replies
    ANF News ^ | Sunday, 23 Apr 2017, 12:17 | none stated
    This morning's strikes by Turkish warplanes on Qandil region of Medya Defense Zones also targeted the villages with civilian population, and the fields of the locals. This morning's strikes by Turkish warplanes on Qandil region of Medya Defense Zones also targeted the villages with civilian population, and the fields of the locals. Footage by ANF shows Turkish airstrikes openly targeting civilian areas.   What is the goal? The Turkish state is known to be after accomplishing its genocidal operations against the Kurds and the dirty policies it seeks to pursue mainly in Kurdistan territory. Turkish airstrikes targeting civilian areas in...
  • Podcast: A Conversation with Charles Murray

    04/24/2017 6:38:14 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 1 replies
    In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Charles Murray about the controversy over his book The Bell Curve, the validity and significance of IQ as a measure of intelligence, the problem of social stratification, the rise of Trump, universal basic income, and other topics. Charles Murray is a political scientist and author. His 1994 New York Times bestseller, The Bell Curve (coauthored with the late Richard J. Herrnstein), sparked heated controversy for its analysis of the role of IQ in shaping America’s class structure. Murray’s other books include What It Means to Be a Libertarian,...
  • Court rules officer can’t sue gun shop after being shot by suspect

    04/24/2017 6:37:24 PM PDT · by digger48 · 12 replies
    WISH ^ | April 24, 2017 | Staff Reports
    INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Indiana Supreme Court says an Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer cannot sue a gun shop for damages after a suspect shot him with a gun bought at the store. According to court documents, Demetrious Martin, a convicted felon who was unable to legally purchase or possess a firearm, shot IMPD Officer Dwayne Runnels during a traffic stop in December of 2011. The vehicle was stopped after matching the description of a car connected to an armed robbery and shooting. As Runnels approached the vehicle, Martin exited the car and proceeded to fire two shots at Runnels....
  • Ivanka Trump makes debut foreign trip

    04/24/2017 6:35:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    WCTI-V ^ | April 24, 2017 | ABC News
    Ivanka Trump is set to make her debut on the world stage Tuesday with her first official foreign trip to attend the W20 Summit in Germany, where she will be received not only as first daughter –- but as one of the closest, most trusted advisers to the president of the United States. While President Trump's nationalist campaign rhetoric may have rattled Europe, his globalist and polished 35-year-old daughter may be able to smooth her father's image before his trip to Europe next month to attend the NATO and G-7 summits. "There is really no greater emissary than a family...
  • Dem: Kushner may have committed ‘indictable’ offense

    04/24/2017 6:29:45 PM PDT · by confederatecarpetbag · 45 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 18 2017 | The Hill Staff
    House Democrat says Jared Kushner may have committed an "indictable" offense and should have his security clearance revoked. Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, has said leaving meetings with foreign officials off of his security clearance form was an accident. But Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) and other Democrats aren’t willing to let him off the hook.
  • Police: ISU prof. faked anti-Muslim threats after being told he was losing job

    04/24/2017 6:26:54 PM PDT · by digger48 · 6 replies
    WISH ^ | April 24, 2017 | WTWO Staff Reports
    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO) – An assistant professor at Indiana State University has been arrested in regards to recent emails threatening the Muslim community. ISU officials say Azhar Hussain, an assistant professor of aviation technology at the university, was arrested on a felony charge of obstruction of justice, and a misdemeanor charge of harassment. Hussain has also been immediately suspended from his teaching duties, according to Provost Mike Licari. ISU officials say the charges stem from emails that were received on campus, containing anti-Muslim messages and threats toward members of the Muslim community. Officials say the first report of the...
  • Police: Boy, 10, set fire at Ohio store with people inside

    04/24/2017 6:25:25 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    wowk ^ | April 24, 2017 | STAFF
    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) - Police say a 10-year-old boy has been charged as a juvenile with aggravated arson after a fire at an Ohio discount store caused damage estimated at more than $200,000. Middletown police Lt. Jim Cunningham says about 10 people were inside the Family Dollar store when the fire began Sunday afternoon. No one was hurt.
  • YAF Officially Files Charges Against UC Berkeley and Janet Napolitano Over ANN COULTER Campus Speech

    04/24/2017 6:22:28 PM PDT · by blueyon · 7 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 4/24/17 | Jim Hoft
    Young America’s Foundation officially filed charges on Monday in federal court against UC Berkeley and Janet Napolitano, the president of the University of California, for appropriate & safe venue for Ann Coulter’s speech on Thursday plus damages.
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  • Ann Coulter is exploiting UC Berkeley, safety be damned

    04/24/2017 6:17:51 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 31 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | April 24, 2017 | Editorial Board
    Sixteen days into the spring semester and three months before the current furor over Ann Coulter, 150 or so masked outsiders swarmed onto the University of California, Berkeley, campus and turned a peaceful protest there into a riot.