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  • Trump to meet top Justice, intelligence leaders -official

    05/21/2018 11:54:34 AM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 44 replies
    Reuters ^ | 05/21/2018 | Reuters
    U.S. President Donald Trump will meet on Monday with Justice Department and intelligence officials to discuss his order to look into whether his 2016 presidential campaign was infiltrated or surveilled under the Obama administration, a White House official told Reuters. Trump will meet at 3 p.m. (1900 GMT) with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, FBI Director Christopher Wray and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, the official said.
  • FOX NEWS FIRST: DOJ to investigate alleged 'infiltration' into Trump campaign

    05/21/2018 5:03:23 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 50 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | Developing now, Monday, May 21, 2018 | FOX NEWS
    The Justice Department asks its watchdog to look into alleged wrongdoing in the FBI's investigation of Russia interference in the 2016 election after President Trump orders a review into whether agents infiltrated his campaign....
  • PA chief Mahmoud Abbas rushed to hospital

    05/20/2018 3:35:41 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 67 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 20/5/18 | David Rosenberg
    Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas was rushed to a Ramallah hospital Sunday, after he complained of chest pains and a high fever. Abbas, 82, was hospitalized last week for a “minor surgery”, the PA’s mouthpiece WAFA reported last week. On Sunday, Abbas was rushed to a Ramallah hospital for treatment of “pneumonia and fever” a source close to the PA chief said, Yediot Ahronot reported. According to a source which spoke with AFP, the PA leader also suffered from chest pains. .....
  • TRUMP TWEET -- demanding DOJ look into infiltration of his campaign!

    05/20/2018 10:43:58 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 334 replies
    Donald J. Trump ā€¸ Verified account @realDonaldTrump 6m6 minutes ago More I hereby demand, and will do so officially tomorrow, that the Department of Justice look into whether or not the FBI/DOJ infiltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for Political Purposes - and if any such demands or requests were made by people within the Obama Administration!
  • Michael Avenatti’s Company Fired Pregnant Woman For Being Pregnant, Court Docs Show

    05/17/2018 6:29:18 PM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 14 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 5/`7/2018 | Peter Hasson, Joe Simonson and Kevin Daley
    Michael Avenatti’s coffee chain fired a top-performing store manager in July 2016 because she became pregnant, a court found according to documents obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation. A Washington state court on Oct. 13, 2017, ordered the parent companies for Tully’s Coffee chain to repay the woman $80,000 in lost wages and $40,000 in damages for the “pain and suffering” after her unlawful termination, court documents show. (UPDATE: Avenatti’s Companies Haven’t Paid The Victim A Single Cent) Both parent companies, Global Baristas, LLC and Global Baristas US, LLC, are either directly or indirectly controlled by Avenatti, according to...
  • Senate Confirms Gina Haspel As CIA Director

    05/17/2018 1:03:19 PM PDT · by dragnet2 · 105 replies
    The Senate on Thursday confirmed Gina Haspel as CIA director, making her the first woman to lead the spy agency despite the controversy surrounding her role in the waterboarding program.
  • The revolt against California's sanctuary status

    05/16/2018 9:52:12 AM PDT · by georgiegirl · 133 replies
    Fox News Business-Varney ^ | 5/16/18 | youtube
    California Republican Party Chairman Jim Brulte on Varney's show regarding the mounting opposition to California's sanctuary status.
  • GOP 'Flips' 48th District in PA Special Election

    05/16/2018 5:08:51 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 41 replies
    observer.com ^ | May 15, 2018
    Republican Tim O’Neal cracked the 4,000-vote threshold in Washington County’s 48th Legislative District, according to unofficial returns from the Washington County elections office, and declared victory. O’Neal, a veteran of the Afghanistan War who earned a “V” for valor and a Bronze Star, advertised this in contrast to that of Mitchell, an attorney, whom he portrayed playing the video game “Call of Duty.”
  • Robert Mueller: The 'Clown Prince' Of Federal Law Enforcement

    05/14/2018 2:42:26 PM PDT · by ethom · 27 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 14 , 2018 | By John Dellaportas
    Other than the president himself, perhaps no public figure is more debated and discussed these days than Special Counsel Robert Mueller. As Alan Dershowitz recalled on “The Cats Roundtable” podcast, Muller is “the guy who kept four innocent people in prison for many years in order to protect the cover of Whitey Bulger as an FBI informer. … And that’s regarded in Boston of one of the great scandals of modern judicial history. And Mueller was right at the center of it.” Others have said the charges are unfounded. Whatever the truth, the Bulger affair did not hold him back....
  • bombings at three Indonesia churches

    05/13/2018 9:00:57 AM PDT · by the_daug · 18 replies
    The Strait Times ^ | May 13, 2018 | Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja
    JAKARTA - A family of six carried out suicide bombings at three churches in Surabaya in Indonesia's East Java province during Sunday mass on May 13, killing at least 13 people, according to the police. The attacks took place at the Santa Maria Church in the Ngagel Madya area of Indonesia's second-largest and busiest city, the Surabaya Centre Pentecostal Church and the GKI Diponegoro Church. East Java provincial police spokesman Colonel Frans Barung Mangera told reporters a total of 41 injured victims from the attacks have been sent to hospital. At least two of the injured were police officers on...
  • Suspected stabbing attack in Paris

    05/12/2018 3:41:18 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 36 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 12/5/18
    One person was killed in a stabbing attack in the Opera district of central Paris Saturday night. At least eight people were stabbed in the attack, and one victim is reported dead. At least two of the victims are reported to be in serious condition and are receiving first aid. Eyewitnesses told police that the stabber shouted, "Allahu Akhbar!" during the attack. Police forces eliminated the stabber, and are investigating the incident. According to a report by the BBC, witnesses said police officers initially attempted to neutralize the attacker with a stun-gun, but after it failed officers fired two rounds...
  • Maxine Waters: Impeachment 'only option' for dealing with Trump's Iran deal decision

    05/10/2018 6:18:01 PM PDT · by Libloather · 157 replies
    MSN ^ | 5/10/18 | John Bowden
    California Rep. Maxine Waters (D) said Wednesday that the impeachment of President Trump is the "only option" for Democrats in the wake of his decision to exit the Iran nuclear agreement. In a tweet, Waters says Trump "thinks he knows better" than U.S. allies France, Germany, and the United Kingdom, which issued a joint statement this week condemning Trump's decision to abandon the agreement. "Trump, further isolating the United States, thinks he knows better than our negotiators and all of our global allies who agreed to the Iran deal," Waters tweeted. "How long do we have to suffer his gigantic...
  • Trump Rally in Elkhart, Indian[a] Tonight! [LIVE STREAM]

    05/10/2018 3:25:14 PM PDT · by Eddie01 · 226 replies
    Golden State Times ^ | 5/10/2018 | Live Stream
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMhSl6CxF-Y
  • Trump’s Korea Miracle Meeting Set for Singapore

    05/10/2018 3:17:06 PM PDT · by Eddie01 · 48 replies
    LifeZette ^ | 10 May 2018 | Kathryn Blackhurst
    President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un will meet for the first time June 12 in Singapore for their summit to discuss the denuclearization of the peninsula, the chief executive announced Thursday on Twitter. “The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong Un and myself will take place in Singapore on June 12th. We will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace!” Trump tweeted. The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong Un and myself will take place in Singapore on June 12th. We will both try to make it a very special moment for...
  • US detainees thank Trump and God for release from North Korea

    05/09/2018 9:12:40 PM PDT · by Innovative · 24 replies
    BBC ^ | May 9, 2018 | BBC
    Three Americans released by North Korea on Wednesday have thanked President Donald Trump and his Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for securing their freedom. The men are flying to Andrews Air Force Base near Washington, where Mr Trump will welcome them early on Thursday. The White House said they had been freed as a gesture of goodwill ahead of the planned meeting between Mr Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Mr Trump said the venue for the talks would be announced "within three days".
  • After Iranian barrage, Israel launches massive counterattack in Syria

    05/09/2018 6:59:35 PM PDT · by Eddie01 · 128 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | May 9, 2018 | JUDAH ARI GROSS
    IDF warns Syrian military not to interfere as it pummels Iranian targets in largest direct exchange between Jerusalem, Tehran By Today, 4:38 am 1 Some 20 rockets were fired at Israeli military bases by Iranian forces from southern Syria just after midnight on Thursday, sparking the largest ever direct clash between Jerusalem and Tehran, with Israeli jets targeting numerous Iranian-controlled sites across Syria. The Israeli army said the initial missile barrage was carried out by members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps’ Quds Forces. This appeared to be the first time that Israel attributed an attack directly to Iran, which...
  • Breaking: Eric Schneiderman Resigns

    05/07/2018 7:09:47 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 104 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5-7-18 | NY Post
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  • California to require solar panels on most new homes

    05/07/2018 8:53:14 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 91 replies
    Engadget ^ | 6 May 2018 | Jon Fingas
    The state's Energy Commission is expected to approve new energy standards that would require solar panels on the roofs of nearly all new homes, condos and apartment buildings from 2020 onward. There will be exemptions for homes that either can't fit solar panels or would be blocked by taller buildings or trees, but you'll otherwise have to go green if your property is brand new.
  • REPORT: IRAN PLANNING TO LAUNCH A BARRAGE OF MISSILES AGAINST ISRAEL

    05/06/2018 2:48:51 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 228 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | May 6 | Staff, Anna AHRONHEIM
    Military analyst Roni Daniel said the intelligence suggested Iran would use Shiite militias already deployed in Syria, along with experts from Hezbollah. Iran is preparing a barrage of missiles to launch against Israeli military positions from Syrian territory, Hebrew media reported Sunday, citing defense officials.
  • Judge hands defeat to Mueller team in Russian troll farm case

    05/05/2018 7:09:14 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 73 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 5/5/18 | D Chaitin
    Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team was handed a small defeat Saturday when a judge rejected their request to postpone the first court hearing regarding charges against several Russian companies and Russian citizens that they charge with attempting to use social media to meddle in the 2016 election. An arraignment was scheduled for Wednesday for Concord Management and Consulting, one of the three Russian companies Mueller accused of contributing to a Russian troll farm operation to spread discord online during the presidential contest. Mueller's team asked for a delay on Friday because it was unclear whether the firm had formally accepted...