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  • Here's what time the Champions League final starts where you live and how you can watch it online

    05/25/2018 11:05:53 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 6 replies ^ | May 25, 2018 | Alan Dawson
    For audiences in the US, Fox Sports will be your broadcaster. New York (ET): 2.45 p.m. Chicago (CT): 1.45 p.m. Denver (MT): 12.45 p.m. Las Vegas (PT): 11.45 a.m. Los Angeles (PT): 11.45 a.m. Honolulu (HAST): 8.45 a.m.
  • Border Patrol officer shoots dead a 19-year-old illegal immigrant trying to enter the country...

    05/25/2018 10:39:05 PM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | May 26, 2018 | Megan Sheets For
    FULL TITLE: Border Patrol officer shoots dead a 19-year-old illegal immigrant trying to enter the country in shocking moment caught on video - then the agency flip flops on the reason why A 19-year-old Guatemalan immigrant has been shot dead by a US Border Patrol agent. Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzalez died on Wednesday in Rio Bravo, Texas, after an unidentified agent came across her and three others whom he suspected had entered the country illegally. As he tried to take the group into custody they reportedly charged at him and tried to attack him 'using blunt objects'.
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-26-18, M, St. Philip Neri, Priest

    05/25/2018 10:24:26 PM PDT · by Salvation · 5 replies ^ | 05-26-18 | Revised New American Bible
    May 26, 2018 Memorial of Saint Philip Neri, Priest Reading 1 Jas 5:13-20 Beloved:Is anyone among you suffering?He should pray.Is anyone in good spirits?He should sing a song of praise. Is anyone among you sick?He should summon the presbyters of the Church,and they should pray over himand anoint him with oil in the name of the Lord.The prayer of faith will save the sick person,and the Lord will raise him up.If he has committed any sins, he will be forgiven. Therefore, confess your sins to one anotherand pray for one another, that you may be healed.The fervent prayer of...
  • Putin blasted Trump's trade fights without ever saying his name

    05/25/2018 9:45:13 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 11 replies
    Business Insider ^ | May 25, 2018 | Bob Bryan
    Russian President Vladimir Putin took US President Donald Trump to task over a recent increase in trade barriers and an abandonment of the international trade order, all without saying his counterpart's name. In a speech at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Putin disparaged recent trade protectionism from countries including the US and urged nations to recommit to free trade. "We do not need trade wars or even temporary trade truces," Putin told a crowd of world leaders. "We need full-time trade peace." In addition to the general comments about protectionism, Putin also specifically attacked Trump's recent tariffs. Without specifically...
  • Women’s Studies emphasizes 'activism over academics': My experience at Georgetown University

    05/25/2018 9:34:03 PM PDT · by caww · 23 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 5/26/2018 | by Amelia Irvine
    When I initially decided to take a Women’s and Gender Studies class, I knew that the course readings would be liberal-leaning and overtly feminist. I did not know how open the professors and administrators would be about this 'leftward bias', however. Right from the very beginning, Women’s and Gender Studies was presented not just as an academic discipline, but as preparation for activism. Our assigned readings for a class discussion on abortion were both written by pro-choice authors, and the professor made no attempt in class to provide an alternative perspective. When I attended a portion of the program’s 30th...
  • US has 'complete confidence' in probe conclusion that Russian missile downed MH17

    05/25/2018 9:28:04 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 18 replies ^ | May 24, 2018 | Josh Delk
    The U.S. is affirming new findings from investigators linking the 2014 downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane to the Russian military. The State Department said Thursday that it has "complete confidence" in the Dutch-led probe that determined Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 had been shot down using a missile launcher from a Russian anti-aircraft brigade. Investigators announced findings from the long-running probe on Thursday, nearly four years after the plane carrying 298 passengers from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, went down over Crimea, a Ukrainian territory annexed by Russia. "We recall the UN Security Council’s demand that 'those responsible …...
  • Julian Assange seeks audience with Adam Schiff to prove ‘there is no collusion’....

    05/25/2018 9:08:14 PM PDT · by caww · 23 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 5/25/2018 8:00pm | Diana Stancy Correll
    New York radio personality Randy Credico said Assange instructed him to communicate to Schiff that he was prepared to interview with the California Democrat. Credico said that Assange was interested in speaking to Schiff to show “there is no collusion," a reference to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Schiff has been vocal about his belief that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 election. Schiff’s office responded... “Our committee would be willing to interview Julian Assange when he is in U.S. custody, not before,” in a statement Friday.
  • 1 Corinthians Ch. 16

    05/25/2018 9:03:24 PM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 2 replies
    1 Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, even so do ye. 2 Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come. 3 And when I come, whomsoever ye shall approve by your letters, them will I send to bring your liberality unto Jerusalem. 4 And if it be meet that I go also, they shall go with me. 5 Now I will come unto you, when I shall...
  • Son speaks after father arrested in attack at St. Augustine McDonald's

    05/25/2018 9:00:09 PM PDT · by Blue House Sue · 5 replies
    News 4 Jacksonville ^ | 5/25/18 | Ethan Calloway
    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - Following the arrest of an Elkton man who deputies said threatened a group of Egyptian exchange students with a switchblade and a stun gun at a St. Augustine McDonald's, his estranged son sat down with News4Jax on Friday. Seth Smith reached out after deputies said his father, 60-year-old John Jay Smith, used him as an excuse for the dispute that unfolded early Wednesday outside the McDonald's on U.S. 1. According to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office, John Smith told the four exchange students, who said they are Muslims, "Get out of my country. You do...
  • China faces 'ban' from joint war games in Pacific Rim......

    05/25/2018 8:56:59 PM PDT · by caww · 3 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 5/25/2018 | by Joel Gehrke
    China faces a practically-permanent ban from participating in major U.S.-led military drills in the Pacific Rim, under a provision of the newly-released Senate defense authorization bill. “We do military exercises with our friends, not our potential adversaries,” Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, the author of the amendment to the latest National Defense Authorization Act, said in a statement to the Washington Examiner. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis disinvited China from the 2018 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) naval exercises, a major drill conducted largely between U.S. allies, in response to China’s deployment of military systems to strategically-significant islands in the South China...
  • Pentagon approves 736 more National Guard troops to support air, land, sea 'border agents'.....

    05/25/2018 8:49:00 PM PDT · by caww · 9 replies
    washingtonexamine ^ | 5/25/2018 | by Anna Giaritelli
    Pentagon has approved another Homeland Security Department request for additional National Guards personnel in an effort to support specifically U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working by air, sea, and remote land regions, a DHS official confirmed Friday. Approximately 1,100 guardsmen are stationed across the Border Patrol's nine sectors along the U.S.-Mexico border as of Friday. That number will soon surpass 1,800 — just half of the 4,000 total troops President Trump approved of sending in early April. This latest Request For Assistance is the third one since beginning of April..... "this request is specifically for the Office of Field...
  • Trump signals he likes what North Koreans are saying in talks to reinstate Trump-Kim summit.......

    05/25/2018 8:43:04 PM PDT · by caww · 2 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 5/25/2018 | Diana Stancy Correl
    President Trump struck a positive tone Friday tweeting about “productive talks” going on between the U.S. and North Korea on possibly resurrecting a summit next month, a day after he nixed the highly anticipated meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. And if the original June 12 date, which is fast approaching, doesn't work out, the president said there could be a plan for a later time. “We are having very productive talks with North Korea about reinstating the Summit, which, if it does happen, will likely remain in Singapore on the same date, June 12th., and if necessary,...
  • Donald Trump 'Jr'. furious with Instagram over warning message to users searching his name........

    05/25/2018 8:37:26 PM PDT · by caww · 7 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | May 25, 2018 | Katie Leach
    Donald Trump Jr. is furious with Instagram because he says the social media platform issued a warning to users searching his name. After noticing a massive loss of followers in the past few weeks, President Trump’s oldest son claimed to have discovered a warning message issued to Instagram users and expressed his outrage in a post to the platform Friday night. He tagged Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, which owns Instagram. “REALLY?!?! Are you fricken kidding me? @zuck this is insane,” he wrote. “I get that my 3 year old Chloe can be pretty aggressive as are a few...

    05/25/2018 7:57:19 PM PDT · by bitt · 60 replies
    NEWSWEEK ^ | 11/20/2017 | MELINA DELKIC
    The U.S. government once wanted to plan false flag attacks with Soviet aircraft to justify war with the USSR or its allies, newly declassified documents surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy show. In a three-page memo, members of the National Security Council wrote, "There is a possibility that such aircraft could be used in a deception operation designed to confuse enemy planes in the air, to launch a surprise attack against enemy installations or in a provocation operation in which Soviet aircraft would appear to attack US or friendly installations to provide an excuse for U.S. intervention." The...
  • Pakistan to buy 30 of Turkey's homegrown T129 ATAK helicopters

    05/25/2018 7:55:55 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 9 replies
    Photo: TAI Ankara and Islamabad have signed a deal for the sale of 30 Turkish attack helicopters, according to an election manifesto the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) announced Thursday. In a November 2017 interview with the Anadolu Agency, Pakistani Minister for Defense Production Rana Tanveer Hussain said his country planned to procure 30 attack helicopters and four naval ships from Turkey. Hussain revealed that Pakistan was interested in the T129 ATAK helicopter, developed by the Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) and the Italy-based AgustaWestland, rebranded as Leonardo Helicopters in 2016. The gunship helicopter was added to the inventory...
  • Russia's Su-57 Fighter Launches A New Cruise Missile From Its Weapons Bay

    05/25/2018 7:53:05 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 3 replies
    The Drive ^ | May 25, 2018 | TYLER ROGOWAY
    Russia's Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has presented video of the country's new Su-57 fighter—you can read our full analysis on this often misunderstood aircraft here—launching a new cruise missile from its internal weapons bay. This is the first video we know of not only of this missile being tested, but also of the Su-57s weapons bays in use. In his statement, Shoigu mentions the Russian Ministry of Defense's large effort to test and evaluate new weapons on the Syrian battlefield, but it's not clear if this launch took place over the war-torn country or not. He says the test occurred...
  • Did A Broward County Deputy Cover Up A Sexual Assault Committed By Sheriff Israel's Son?

    05/25/2018 7:48:32 PM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 8 replies
    Townhall ^ | 5/25/18 | Matt Vespa
    The Broward County Sheriff’s Office has seen better days. After the horrific Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida last February, the law enforcement department has been under siege. First, there’s former Officer Scot Peterson, who was assigned to the school. He was the school resource officer, but never went into the building to confront shooter Nikolas Cruz, who was gunning down faculty and students. Video footage confirmed Peterson never went in, prompting outrage. He resigned after he was placed on unpaid leave. Then, after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman, another sheriff’s deputy is suspended for falling asleep...
  • 'In lieu of flowers, kill a drug dealer': NC mom pens obituary after son's suicide

    05/25/2018 7:40:57 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 24 replies ^ | 5/25/18 | staff
    LELAND, N.C. (WECT) - It's every mother's worst nightmare. On Sunday, April 15, Shawn Winkler shot himself in the head in the garage of his Leland family home. He was 30 years old. "Shawn started out as a very happy, loving boy, " said his mother Sarah Winkler in a document she sent to WECT news. On the day Shawn killed himself, Sarah said he began acting erratically and trashing his room. Shawn, armed with a gun, told his mother he was going to Holly Ridge to kill his girlfriend and five others. Sarah said Sean believed everyone was in...
  • Brazilian president sends in army as truck protest paralyzes country

    05/25/2018 7:33:10 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 15 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 5/25/2018 | Dom Phillips and Sam Cowie
    Brazil’s conservative president Michel Temer has ordered the army and federal police to clear highways blockaded by striking truck drivers after a protest over soaring fuel prices entered its fifth day. The blockades have paralysed much of the country’s economy and prompted Săo Paulo, the biggest city in South America, to declare a state of emergency over fuel shortages. “I have actioned the federal security forces to unblock highways and I am asking governors to do the same,” Temer said in a televised address on Friday. “We will not let the population do without its primary needs.” The protests began...
  • Laudato Si: The Teilhard Connection

    05/25/2018 7:25:36 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    Catholic Family News ^ | August 18, 2017 | Christopher Ferrara
    As I have indicated in other columns on this page, Laudato Si is an astonishing collection of problematical statements the likes of which have never appeared in any papal encyclical, ranging from dubious scientific opinions to humanist social commentary addressed to “every person living on this planet,” to a grab bag of vague political and economic recommendations which are none of the Pope’s business. But what does it all mean? As Andrea Galgiarducci has so succinctly put it, “there is everything and nothing in ‘Laudato Si.’”One could write an entire book about this paradigmatic document, which signals what I would call a final, “post-Catholic”...