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McCain’s Surgery May Be More
Serious Than Thought, Experts Say
New York Times, by Denise Grady & Robert Pear    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 7/16/2017 7:34:38 PM     Post Reply
The condition for which Senator John McCain had surgery on Friday may be more serious than initial descriptions have implied, and it may delay his return to Washington by at least a week or two, medical experts said on Sunday. The Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, has already announced that votes on a bill to dismantle the Affordable Care Act will not begin until Mr. McCain’s return. A statement released by Mr. McCain’s office on Saturday had suggested that he would be in Arizona recovering for just this week, but neurosurgeons interviewed said the typical recovery period could be longer.

The Northern Lights could be visible
across the upper US Sunday night
Circa News, by Alix Hines    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 7/16/2017 7:03:03 PM     Post Reply
If you live in the upper United States, you may want to take a peek outside your window Sunday night. Why? Well, thanks to a recent explosion on the sun, a light display known as the Aurora Borealis or the Northern Lights, may be visible "as low as New York to Wisconsin to Washington State," according to NOAA´s Space Weather Prediction Center. The National Weather Service tweeted that the lights will be most visible after sunset on Sunday until about 2 a.m. on Monday. Experts say the lights will be most visible under dark, clear skies. (Tweet) So what causes the aurora? "The 'Northern Lights' are caused by

30 People Shot Since Saturday,
Leaving 4 Dead And 26 Wounded
DNAinfo Chicago, by Kelly Bauer    Original Article
Posted By: AltaD- 7/16/2017 7:02:30 PM     Post Reply
Shootings have killed four people and wounded 26 others since Saturday morning, police said. • At 3:17 a.m. Sunday, a 23-year-old man was shot dead in South Shore. • At 1:06 a.m., a 31-year-old man was shot and killed in North Lawndale. Another man, 32, was wounded. • At 4:15 p.m. Saturday, a 58-year-old man was gunned down in a drive-by in Roseland. • At 4:55 a.m., a 60-year-old man was fatally shot during a robbery in Garfield Park. (Snip) No one was in custody in these shootings.



Arizona swimming hole
flash flood: 9 dead, 1 missing
Fox News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 7/16/2017 6:54:54 PM     Post Reply
Nine people are dead, including at least two children, and one other person was missing on Sunday after a flash flood swept through an Arizona swimming hole. (Tweet) Published July 16, 2017 Fox News Now Playing Official describes rescue efforts after Arizona flash flood Nine people are dead, including at least two children, and one other person was missing on Sunday after a flash flood swept through an Arizona swimming hole. Gila County Sheriff´s Office said officers received a 911 call around 3:20 p.m. Saturday about a search-and-rescue at Cold Springs swimming hole near Payson in the Tonto National Forest.

‘Night of the Living Dead’
director Romero dies at 77
Washington Times, by Eric Althoff    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 7/16/2017 6:48:44 PM     Post Reply
George Romero, the filmmaker who made a cottage industry out of zombie films — and all but defined the genre from its inception — has died at his home, according to the Los Angeles Times. He was 77. Mr. Romero is often credited with pioneering the zombie genre thanks to his 1968 low-budget black-and-white classic “Night of the Living Dead,” in which a satellite returning to Earth unleashes radiation that reanimates the dead, turning them into cannibalistic, mindless beings trudging after their victims. Mr. Romero’s film pioneered several of the genre’s staples, including the slow-moving monsters grunting unintelligibly,

Facebook fighting court order
over law enforcement access
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 7/16/2017 6:44:36 PM     Post Reply
Facebook is fighting a court order that blocks the social media giant from letting users know when law enforcement investigators ask to search their online information, particularly their political affiliations and comments. Major technology companies and civil liberties groups have joined Facebook in the case, which resembles legal challenges throughout the country from technology companies that oppose how the government seeks access to internet data in emails or social media accounts during criminal investigations, The Washington Post reported . Facebook is arguing in the D.C. Court of Appeals that the order violates

Iran sentences Princeton graduate student
to 10 years for espionage, report says
Washington Post, by Erin Cunningham & Carol Morello    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 7/16/2017 6:37:40 PM     Post Reply
Istanbul - A Chinese American student Iran has accused of espionage was sentenced by an Iranian court to 10 years in prison, the judiciary’s official news agency reported Sunday, a move likely to raise tensions with the Trump administration ahead of a deadline to waive some Iran sanctions. The Mizan news agency named the American as 37-year-old Xiyue Wang, a graduate student and researcher at Princeton University. The report said he was born in Beijing and is a dual Chinese American citizen, but that information could not be confirmed. Earlier in the day, judicial spokesman Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejehi announced



Caitlyn Jenner mulling California Senate run
USA Today, by Bartholomew D Sullivan    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 7/16/2017 5:13:02 PM     Post Reply
Just after musician Kid Rock tweeted out the possibility of Senate run in Michigan, Olympic gold medalist and transgender activist Caitlyn Jenner told a New York radio audience she is eyeing a Senate run in California.Jenner told radio host John Catsimatidis that she was mulling whether she could accomplish more as an outsider “working the perimeter of the political scene” or “from the inside.” (Snip) “For me, philosophically, I’m on the Republican side. I have conservative views. But I’m also trans," she said.  "…I would much rather convince Republicans to do better with (LGBT) issues than to try to convince Democrats to

Widow of the ´American Sniper´ praises
soldier who has had both his legs
amputated after he parachuted
spectacularly into a Wyoming rodeo
Daily Mail (UK), by Abigail Miller    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/16/2017 4:33:00 PM     Post Reply
The widow of the man who inspired the 2014 movie ´American Sniper´ praised the first double amputee to reenlist in the US Army in an Instagram post on Saturday. Taya Kyle, who was married to US Navy Seal Chris Kyle, saw Sgt Dana Bowman at the Sheridan, Wyoming rodeo on Saturday. ´Great to see Sgt Dana Bowman @sheridanwyorodeo last night! It´s been a while since the kids and I last saw him,´ she wrote in her post. (Photos) She also praised all of the ´patriots´ in the audience who took their hats off to honor the soldiers during their spectacular

Trump-inspired ´Make America Great
Again´ swimsuit stirring online craze
Fox News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 7/16/2017 3:59:40 PM     Post Reply
A Trump-inspired “Make America Great Again” swimsuit is making a big splash this summer. The metallic blue one-piece is by far this summer’s most popular choice for Trump supporters, the Daily Mail reports. It’s also creating a social media craze, the paper reports. "Make America Great Again" was the slogan of Donald Trump´s campaign for president. The swimsuit retails online for $40. There’s a Babe For Trump Instagram page featuring women in the swimwear, according to the paper. The images are recent postings. “History is written by the dreamers not the doubters,” is the caption, accompanying one of the images.

´Agalarov will know the details´: Oligarch mentioned
in Don Jr´s Russian ´dirt´ emails was named in ´dirty
dossier´ that claimed he had information about
sordid behavior by the president in St Petersburg
Daily Mail [UK], by Liam Quinn F    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/16/2017 1:59:57 PM     Post Reply
The Russian oligarch who reportedly involved in a plan to assist Donald Trump in last year´s election was named in the explosive ´dirty dossier´ about the president. Aras Agalarov, often called ´the Trump of Russia´ on account of his love of putting his name on buildings, was named in an email sent to Donald Trump Jr as one of the people working with the Russian government to help sway the election for Trump Sr. ´This is obviously very high level and sensitive information but is part of Russia and its government´s support for Mr. Trump - helped along by Aras and Emin,´



POTUS Slams Fake News Media For
Smearing Don Jr. And ´Distorting Democracy´
Gateway Pundit, by Joshua Caplan    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/16/2017 1:30:53 PM     Post Reply
Once again President Trump took to Twitter to slam the fake news media. The President lashed out at journalists using anonymous sources in their reporting, warning the practice is hurting the United States’ democratic process. Trump also took aim at the media for its hypocrisy, treating Hillary Clinton with kid gloves as they skewer Donald Trump Jr. (Photo) Trump tweeted, “With all of its phony unnamed sources & highly slanted & even fraudulent reporting, #Fake News is DISTORTING DEMOCRACY in our country!” (Tweet) President Trump slammed Hillary in an earlier tweet, “Hillary Clinton can illegally get the questions to the

9-year-old boy among 10 dead,
37 wounded in weekend shootings
Chicago Sun-Times, by Sun-Times Wire    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/16/2017 1:16:50 PM     Post Reply
Ten people have been killed, including a 9-year-old boy, and 37 others wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening. Since the start of the year, 1,984 people have been shot in the city, 349 of them fatally, according to data maintained by the Chicago Sun-Times. Last weekend, two people were killed and 38 others were wounded in city gun violence. The 9-year-old Gustavo Garcia was in an SUV with a 31-year-old at 11:13 p.m. Friday when they were shot in the East Side neighborhood on the Far South Side, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s

New York Times: No One Cares About
Russia in the World Breitbart Made
Breitbart Big Journalism, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/16/2017 1:11:12 PM     Post Reply
Joshua Green is the author of Devil’s Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump and the Storming of the Presidency, a book about how ex-Breitbart News Executive Chairman Steve Bannon helped President Donald Trump defeat Hillary Clinton in last year’s presidential election by cultivating a movement of working class Americans. Joshua Green writes at the New York Times- The revelation that Donald Trump’s son, son-in-law and campaign manager met with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer promising information that would “incriminate” Hillary Clinton was a true bombshell in an era when we have become almost inured to them. Here was proof that members of

Comey Writing Book About Career,
Agent Says All Major Publishing
Houses Interested
Washington Free Beacon, by David Rutz    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/16/2017 12:20:46 PM     Post Reply
Former FBI Director James Comey is writing a book about his career in public service, including his dramatic and short tenure in the Trump administration, and all major publishing houses have expressed interest, his literary agent said. Comey has been meeting with editors and publishers in New York in recent days and is being represented by literary agency Javelin partners Keith Urbahn and Matt Latimer, the New York Times reports. It will not be a "tell-all memoir," the report says, but it will delve into his role in the Hillary Clinton email investigation and his conversations with President Donald Trump



Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI: Church
Is ‘on the Verge of Capsizing’
Breitbart National Security, by Thomas D. Williams, PhD    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 7/16/2017 11:43:11 AM     Post Reply
The Catholic Church is a boat “on the verge of capsizing,” said Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI in a personal message for the funeral Mass of his close friend, Cardinal Joachim Meisner on Saturday. Given his inability to travel, the usually silent retired Pope delivered the message in writing, and had it read aloud in the Cologne Cathedral by his personal secretary, Archbishop Georg Gänswein, who also serves as Prefect of the Papal Household for Pope Francis. In the text, Benedict said that Cardinal Meisner “found it difficult to leave his post, especially at a time in which the Church stands in particularly

Media Fail: Just 9% of Rs Think
Team Trump Colluded w/ Russia
(Down from 18% in April)
Breitbart Big Government, by Tony Lee    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 7/16/2017 11:28:50 AM     Post Reply
Republicans may be consolidating behind President Donald Trump—and against the legacy media—the more the establishment press sensationalize their Russia coverage. Despite the legacy media’s wall-to-wall coverage of various Russia-related “scandals” involving President Donald Trump’s associates since April, “the number of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents who think that the Russians sought to influence the election, and that the Trump team intentionally helped them,” has plummeted from 18 percent in April to nine percent, according to the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll released on Sunday. The poll was conducted July 10-13. Partisan divisions in the poll were “35-23-35 percent, Democrats-Republicans-independents.” Its margin of error

Check Out The Insidious Evil
Of The United Nations’
“Replacement Migration” Plan
DC Whispers, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 7/16/2017 11:13:46 AM     Post Reply
It’s spelled out as clearly as can be. The decimation of the Western World via a global immigration plan. UN Logo Department of Economic and Social Affairs Population Division Replacement Migration: Is It a Solution to Declining and Ageing Populations? United Nations projections indicate that over the next 50 years, the populations of virtually all countries of Europe as well as Japan will face population decline and population ageing. The new challenges of declining and ageing populations will require comprehensive reassessments of many established policies and programmes, including those relating to international migration. (Snip) LINK You ever wonder why the odd and

Goodbye Joe Scarborough . . .
Hello, Kid Rock
American Greatness, by Chris Buskirk    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 7/16/2017 11:03:50 AM     Post Reply
Joe Scarborough is out and Kid Rock is in. Joe made official his departure from the Republican Party this week, following in the footsteps of other pundits such as George Will and Bret Stephens. Good riddance. Meanwhile in Michigan, Kid Rock announced he would seek the Republican nomination to challenge incumbent do-nothing Democrat Debbie Stabenow. Scarborough’s departure from the GOP the same week Kid Rock threw his trucker cap into the ring nicely illustrates the current political fault lines. The 2016 election was about who rules in America. Will it be an aloof, self-interested class of patrician mandarins who attend

“Translator” At Trump Jr. Russian
Meeting Has Deep Ties
To Clinton Machine
DC Whispers, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 7/16/2017 10:59:13 AM     Post Reply
Long before the story broke public regarding meetings between Russian operatives and members of the Trump campaign, Hillary Clinton was hinting at such a connection. How was she so privy to that information? Yes, she likely was tipped off by the illegal wire tap courtesy of Obama Attorney General Loretta Lynch and other within the Obama administration, but Mrs. Clinton just as likely received a heads-up from a man who was acting as an “translator” at that same meeting. A man who was former employee of the Clinton State Department – Anatoli Samochornov. Guess what? Mr. Samochornov is a left winger



The Translator Swept Up in Donald
Trump Jr.’s Russian Dirt Hunt
Daily Beast, by Emilie Plesset and Katie Zavadski    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 7/16/2017 10:58:05 AM     Post Reply
A translator named Anatoli Samochornov was in the meeting between Donald Trump’s campaign team and two Russian lobbyists last year. Samochornov was named on Friday by Rinat Akhmetshin, a lobbyist who also attended the Trump Tower meeting. (Snip) Samochornov seemed to dislike Republicans like Trump on social media. In 2013, he shared a meme about restarting America in “safe mode,” with free health care and without guns. In another post, he shared a Rachel Maddow post critical of Karl Rove.

How Obama wiretapped Trump Tower
Donsurber.com, by Don Surber    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 7/16/2017 10:35:45 AM     Post Reply
DCWhispers has breaking news: "Loretta Lynch Ordered Illegal Wiretap Against Trump Campaign." The irony of last week´s Big Leak on Don Jr. (likely by Robert Mueller) is that it is helping reveal that the real criminal activity was by the Democratic Party. DCWhispers has breaking news: "Loretta Lynch Ordered Illegal Wiretap Against Trump Campaign." The sting operation was put in place via a Russian attorney/operative named Natalia Veselnitskaya whose social media history marks her as an adamant anti-Trumper and who was granted a special exemption to travel into the United States by the Obama Department of Justice. The sting was further facilitated

U.S. Officials Withdraw From
Australian Refugee Resettlement/
Relocation Scheme…
Conservative Treehouse, by Sundance    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 7/16/2017 9:45:13 AM     Post Reply
Refugee activists are apoplectic because U.S. officials have withdrawn from interviewing economic migrants on the Australian island of Nauru. The entire relocation and immigration scheme was set into place by President Obama during his lame-duck period after the 2016 Presidential election. Incoming President Donald Trump was not happy when Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull informed him of the secret deal. President Trump reluctantly agreed to consider the 1,250 asylum seekers and established conditions the refugees would have to pass rigorous checks. SYDNEY/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. officials interviewing refugees held in an Australian-run offshore detention center left the facility abruptly, three

"House Dems´ IT Administrator
A Charming, ´Cunning´ Con
Artist, Associates Say
Daily Caller, by Luke Rosiak    Original Article
Posted By: lindamay- 7/16/2017 9:41:30 AM     Post Reply
A Pakistani-born House IT administrator suspected of misusing access to congressional files is a charming, dishonest manipulator with an unquenchable thirst for money, a dozen people who know him personally said in interviews with The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group. Relatives said that Imran Awan had such a penchant for taking advantage of people that his stepmother called the police and accused him of extortion, while his father changed his last name so he wouldn’t share it with his son.

Nigel Farage and Dr. Sebastian Gorka
Discuss Media’s “Vast Russian
Planetary Conspiracy Theorem”…
Conservative Treehouse, by Sundance    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 7/16/2017 9:38:12 AM     Post Reply
Watching the national U.S. media push the Russia, Russia, Russia: “Planet Earth Taken Over by Russians” conspiracy, reminded us of August 25th 2016 when the Hillary Clinton campaign first unveiled the theory. –Reminder Here– It’s not necessarily a new gig; they’ve actually been beating this horse for eleven months. Earlier today, Nigel Farage Discusses: (Video) This evening with Judge Jeanine Pirro, Dr. Sebastian Gorka Discusses: (Video)

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