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  • Boy Scouts Will Admit Girls, Allow Them to Earn Eagle Scout Rank

    10/11/2017 8:12:40 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 90 replies
    https://www.nbcnews.com ^ | October 11, 2017 | Pete Williams
    The Boy Scouts of America announced on Wednesday that girls will soon be allowed to become Cub Scouts and to earn the coveted rank of Eagle Scout, the organization’s highest honor. "We believe it is critical to evolve how our programs meet the needs of families interested in positive and lifelong experiences for their children," said Michael Surbaugh, chief executive of the Boy Scouts. The scouting board of directors voted unanimously to make the historic change in an organization that has been primarily for boys since its founding more than 100 years ago.
  • In historic change, Boy Scouts to let girls in some programs

    10/11/2017 11:16:21 AM PDT · by Puppage · 52 replies
    WTNH Television ^ | 10/10/2017 | AP
    NEW YORK (AP) — In a historic change, the Boy Scouts are announcing plans to admit girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year and to establish a new program for older girls using the same curriculum as the Boy Scouts.
  • U.S. Suspends Visa Applications from Turkey

    10/09/2017 5:59:33 AM PDT · by markomalley · 7 replies
    The U.S. embassy in Turkey announced Sunday that it has suspended all non-immigrant visa services to Turkish citizens “effective immediately.”“Recent events have forced the United States government to reassess the commitment of the government of Turkey to the security of U.S. Mission facilities and personnel,” the embassy said in a statement. In response, the Turkish government suspended visas for Americans, using much of the same language the U.S. embassy used in its statement.
  • NRA: Bump Stocks Should Face 'Additional Regulation'

    10/05/2017 12:30:31 PM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 57 replies
    http://www.newsmax.com ^ | 10/05/2017 | Todd Beamon
    The National Rifle Association said Thursday that "bump stock" devices used to fully automate rifles "should be subject to additional regulation" in light of the Las Vegas massacre that killed 58 people and injured 489 others. "In the aftermath of the evil and senseless attack in Las Vegas, the American people are looking for answers as to how future tragedies can be prevented," the NRA said in statement. The National Rifle Association said Thursday that "bump stock" devices used to fully automate rifles "should be subject to additional regulation" in light of the Las Vegas massacre that killed 58 people...
  • USS John S. McCain: US Navy sacks Joseph Aucoin as fleet commander

    08/23/2017 8:31:29 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 61 replies
    The US Navy has dismissed Vice Adm Joseph Aucoin as commander of the Seventh Fleet following a string of collisions involving warships in Asia. Ten sailors are still missing after the USS John S McCain collided with an oil tanker near Singapore on Monday. Navy officials say human remains have since been found in sealed compartments on board the ship, which is now in port in Singapore.
  • PRESIDENT TRUMP ADDRESSES THE NATION ON AFGHANISTAN 8/21/17

    08/21/2017 6:07:50 PM PDT · by kvanbrunt2 · 178 replies
    Monday, August 21, 2017: WATCH LIVE: PRESIDENT TRUMP ADDRESSES THE NATION ON AFGHANISTAN at 9:00 PM EASTERN
  • Trump approves sending 4,000 more troops to Afghanistan, senior official says

    08/21/2017 3:53:13 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 149 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 21, 2017
    President Trump has signed off on sending an additional 4,000 troops to Afghanistan, ahead of his address to the nation Monday night, Fox News has learned. Trump is set to unveil his strategy for Afghanistan, becoming the third commander-in-chief to attempt to stabilize the war-torn country and forge a victory in what is now America’s longest war. The speech is scheduled for 9 p.m. EDT Monday. The president will deliver the nationally televised address to troops stationed at the Army's Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, located next to Arlington National Cemetery.
  • Surprise! The Democrat-Linked Firm Behind The Fake Trump Dossier Was Funded By The Russian Govt

    Fusion GPS, the opposition research firm with ties to the Democrat Party, reportedly received funding from senior Russian government officials around the time it was putting together its infamous bogus dossier alleging – among many things – that President Donald Trump once hired prostitutes to pee on a Russian hotel bed that had been previously occupied by Barack and Michelle Obama. This latest twist in the tale to uncover Fusion GPS’s motivations for creating the dossier was detailed by American Majority Founder and Chief Executive Officer Ned Ryun speaking with Breitbart News Daily. Ryun’s sourcing for the information he divulged...
  • Sara Carter of Circa: FBI Gen. Counsel James Baker Is Allegedly Under Criminal Investigation

    07/28/2017 12:37:13 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Fox News Radio ^ | 07/28/2017
    Sara Carter, Award Winning National Security Correspondent for Circa, joined Brian Kilmeade today to discuss her breaking news regarding leaks from within the FBI. Sarah has uncovered that the General Counsel for the FBI, James Baker, is allegedly under criminal investigation by the Department of Justice for leaking classified information. "I would be stunned if it was not true." Carter says, "The FBI just doesn't let stories like this run if there is no validity." Sara is also perusing the allegations of the unmaking of names by the Obama administration. "It appears to those who have viewed these documents...
  • Wasserman Schultz’s IT Muslim Spy Arrested By FBI Enroute to Pakistan After 300K Wire

    07/26/2017 6:21:04 AM PDT · by ptsal · 88 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | July 25, 2017 | Luke Rosiak
    Florida Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s top information technology (IT) aide was arrested Monday attempting to board a flight to Pakistan after wiring $283,000 from the Congressional Federal Credit Union to that country.[snip]In March, his wife Hina Alvi, who also was on the House payroll, withdrew her children from school and left the country, the affidavit says. The Capitol Police confronted her at the airport but could not stop her. “U.S. Customs and Border Protection conducted a search of Alvi’s bags immediately prior to her boarding the plane and located a total of $12,400.00 in U.S. cash inside. Alvi was...
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s IT Man, Imran Awan Caught Trying To Flee The Country!

    07/26/2017 4:58:39 AM PDT · by davikkm · 22 replies
    IWB ^ | Pamela Williams
    For those of you who do not remember the Awan Brothers, I will give you a swift rundown. There were three brothers from Pakistan, hired by Obama, who were given top security clearance while working for Debbie Wasserman Schultz of the DNC. They had access to our Nations Intelligence, and one of them was just arrested by the FBI trying to leave the United States. “Feds/USCP picked up Imran Awan at Dulles Aiport last night as he was “trying to leave the country.” Has been arraigned. Surrendered passport.” This arrest will affect the DNC FRAUD LAWSUIT, AND ALSO THE RUSSIA...
  • Wasserman Schultz Staffer Arrested Trying to Leave the Country

    07/25/2017 6:41:25 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 37 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/25/17 | JOHN BOWDEN
    A House IT aide working for Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Fla.), the former Democratic National Committee chairwoman, was arrested this week on bank fraud charges while trying to leave the country. Fox News reported that Imran Awan was arrested Monday night at Dulles International Airport in Virginia about 30 miles outside Washington, D.C. Awan, an IT staffer who has worked for many House Democrats and was employed by Wasserman Schultz, was allegedly at the center of a scheme that involved double-charging the House for IT equipment, and may also have exposed House information online, according to Fox. A spokesperson for...
  • Pence Breaks Tie as Senate Votes to Begin Debating Obamacare Repeal

    07/25/2017 5:41:36 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 15 replies
    The New York Slimes ^ | July 25, 2017 | Thomas Kaplan and Robert Pear
    WASHINGTON — The Senate voted narrowly on Tuesday to begin debate on a bill to repeal major provisions of the Affordable Care Act, taking a pivotal step forward after the dramatic return of Senator John McCain, who cast a crucial vote despite his diagnosis of brain cancer.The 51-50 vote, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking a tie, came only a week after the Republican effort to dismantle a pillar of former President Barack Obama’s legacy appeared all but doomed. It marked an initial win for President Trump, who pushed, cajoled and threatened senators over the last days to at least...
  • BOMBSHELL: Trump Accuses Leaker Comey of Trying to Hold Scandalous Dossier Over His Head

    07/20/2017 12:17:57 PM PDT · by davikkm · 35 replies
    President Trump held an interview this week with The New York Times. The embattled president accused former FBI Director Comey of threatening to hold the discredited Russian dossier over his head. The dossier of bizarre allegations was created by a far left group to damage President Trump during the election. LawNewz reported: He claims that FBI Director James Comey tried to hold the salacious dossier over his head, in order to gain “leverage” over him. It had previously been reported that when administration officials briefed the president at Trump Tower in January, Comey pulled him aside and told him about...
  • Support for Trump at 50% in counties he won

    07/17/2017 8:17:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | July 17, 2017 | Eugene Scott
    While President Donald Trump's approval rating continues to lag, many of his supporters in the Republican base remain by his side....
  • Google hit with record £2.1bn EU fine for abusing internet search monopoly

    06/27/2017 3:42:43 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 24 replies
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | June 27, 2017 | by James Titcomb, technology editor
    The European Union has fined Google €2.42bn (£2.14bn) after a seven-year investigation into claims the technology giant abused its internet search monopoly. The penalty is the biggest ever competition fine from the European Commission, doubling the previous record handed to Intel in 2009.
  • BREAKING: McConnell to delay the vote on health care bill until after July 4 recess

    06/27/2017 10:58:35 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 42 replies
    cnn.com ^ | 6/27/17 | Manu Raju, Phil Mattingly and Ashley Killough
    (CNN)Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will delay the vote on the Republican leadership's health care bill until after the July 4 recess, two sources told CNN. McConnell told GOP senators that he wants to make changes to the bill, get a new Congressional Budget Office score and have a vote after the holiday. A White House official and a GOP aide on the Hill told CNN that White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and Vice President Mike Pence invited all Republican senators to White House on Tuesday afternoon.
  • US warship sails within ‘striking distance’ of North Korea as Donald Trump prepares ‘show of force’

    04/29/2017 1:36:29 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 28 replies
    thesun.co.uk ^ | Patrick Knox
    USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier group has arrived in waters near the Korean peninsula, where it will join the USS Michigan, a guided missile submarine that docked in South Korea on Tuesday. Upon arrival today, the carrier kicked off a joint drill with the South Korean navy. A defence ministry spokesman said: “Immediately after the aircraft carrier arrived in the Sea of Japan, South Korea and the US strike forces launched a drill from 6pm Saturday.” The drill came hours after the North launched a ballistic missile in apparent defiance of a concerted US push for tougher international sanctions to...
  • Grassley probes FBI's ties to British spy who investigated Trump

    03/06/2017 7:23:46 PM PST · by blueplum · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06 March 2017 3:28pm EST | Jonathan Easley
    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) has opened an inquiry into allegations the FBI worked with the British spy who authored a controversial opposition research dossier on President Trump during the 2016 election. In a Monday letter to FBI Director James Comey, Grassley asked for records pertaining to any agreements the agency may have had with Christopher Steele.[snip] “The idea that the FBI and associates of the Clinton campaign would pay Mr. Steele to investigate the Republican nominee for President in the run-up to the election raises further questions about the FBI’s independence from politics, as well as the...
  • Fired reporter accused of threatening some Jewish centers, cyber-stalking

    03/03/2017 11:28:16 AM PST · by Enchante · 15 replies
    CNN ^ | March 3, 2017 | Eric Levenson and AnneClaire Stapleton, CNN
    New York (CNN)A former reporter who was fired for fabricating sources was arrested Friday and accused of making some of the bomb threats against Jewish institutions that have so rattled Jews recently.... ...Juan Thompson, 31, was charged with one count of cyber-stalking for making at least eight threats as part of an attempt to intimidate a particular person after their romantic relationship ended, according to a criminal complaint filed in the Southern District of New York. The complaint alleges Thompson had emailed and phoned in threats to the Anti-Defamation League and other Jewish institutions. Some of those threats mentioned a...