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House Intelligence Committee Requests Sally Yates to Testify Over Russia

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Posted by    Friday, April 21, 2017 at 4:00pm 4/21/2017 at 4:00pm
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The House Intelligence Committee has invited some former President Barack Obama’s administration officials to testify in a closed hearing over the panel’s investigation into possible Russian interference in our presidential election.

The committee included former acting Attorney General Sally Yates who President Donald Trump fired when she instructed Department of Justice “lawyers...

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Trump to Include Dodd-Frank, Taxes in Latest Executive Order

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Posted by    Friday, April 21, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/21/2017 at 2:30pm
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President Donald Trump will sign an executive order for Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to target financial regulations from former President Barack Obama that have caused companies trouble to conduct business.

Mnuchin has said that the orders from Trump “are meant to emphasize the administration’s economic priorities to the American people.” This includes...

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China Using Hackers to Target U.S. Missile Defense in South Korea

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Posted by    Friday, April 21, 2017 at 1:00pm 4/21/2017 at 1:00pm
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I’ve chronicled China’s opposition to the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), the U.S. missile-defense system in South Korea. The Chinese government has denied retaliating against the system, but one American cybersecurity firm told The Wall Street Journal that it found evidence that Beijing has used hackers to target THAAD.

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Gunman Kills Two at Russian Intelligence Agency Office

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Posted by    Friday, April 21, 2017 at 12:00pm 4/21/2017 at 12:00pm
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A gunman killed two people at the Russian FSB intelligence office in the Far East. From Fox News:

The FSB, the main successor to the KGB, said in a statement that the man passed by metal detectors, entered the reception area of its office in the regional capital of Khabarovsk and...

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Will the DOJ Press Charges Against Julian Assange and WikiLeaks?

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Posted by    Friday, April 21, 2017 at 10:00am 4/21/2017 at 10:00am

Sources have disclosed to the media that federal prosecutors have started to consider pressing changes against Julian Assange and other members of WikiLeaks. The case against the whistleblowing organization spans all the way back to 2010 when it published “diplomatic cables and military documents” to present day when it published the...

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GM Shuts Down Venezuela Plant After Government Seizure

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Posted by    Friday, April 21, 2017 at 7:00am 4/21/2017 at 7:00am
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General Motors has closed down its Venezuela plant after the socialist country seized the plant on Wednesday. Officials swiped the company’s “production facilities and car stock,” which forced GM to lay off 2,700 workers.

The closure comes only a day after Venezuela erupted in more protests that have left at least three...

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ISIS Claims Responsibility for Shooting on Champs-Élysées

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Posted by    Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 8:30pm 4/20/2017 at 8:30pm
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A gunman opened fire on the famous Champs-Élysées in Paris and killed one police officer before being killed himself. The attack left two other people seriously injured.

ISIS immediately claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack. The Wall Street Journal reported:

The assault began around 9 p.m., an Interior Ministry spokesman said, when a...

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Secret Service Will Block Sidewalk on White House’s South Fence

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Posted by    Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 6:00pm 4/20/2017 at 6:00pm

The Secret Service has decided to block the sidewalk on the White House’s south fence. They assured the public that the blockage “will not obstruct the public’s ability to view or photograph the White House” and they will not erect more barriers. From Reuters:

The sidewalk has been closed nightly from 11...

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Russia Objects UN Statement That Condemns North Korea

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Posted by    Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 4:30pm 4/20/2017 at 4:30pm

Last week I blogged about how Kremlin TV declared President Donald Trump is more dangerous than North Korea. Well, on Wednesday, Russia showed more support for North Korea, but this time at the UN while China supported the statement. CBS News reported:

“Russia is slowing this down, and it is not clear...

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FBI, CIA Begin Investigation for Person Who Leaked Info to WikiLeaks

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Posted by    Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 4:00pm 4/20/2017 at 4:00pm
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CBS News has reported that the FBI and CIA have started an investigation to find the person who provided WikiLeaks with secret documents.

The investigation is linked to the WikiLeaks publication of almost 9,000 pages that detailed the CIA’S...

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Patriots Lash Out at NY Times for Comparing White House Visits

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Posted by    Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 10:30am 4/20/2017 at 10:30am
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The media will do ANYTHING to attack President Donald Trump. The New York Times sports section decided to take a jab at him using the New England Patriots visit as ammunition this time.

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Hillary Wants to Know Who Leaked Juicy Campaign Info

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Posted by    Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 7:30am 4/20/2017 at 7:30am

On Tuesday, the book Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign hit the bookshelves. It contains juicy details about the infighting and horrible decisions that led to her loss to now President Donald Trump. Now Hillary and her camp want to know who spoke to authors Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes. The...

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Oklahoma City Marks 22nd Anniversary of Murrah Bombing

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 8:00pm 4/19/2017 at 8:00pm
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Twenty-two years ago today, at 9:02 AM, a homemade bomb exploded at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, OK. The bomb killed 168 people, which included 19 children. The attack at the time was the worst terrorist attack on American soil until 9/11.

Every single year, us in Oklahoma...

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Hamas Used Cancer Patient’s Medical Tubes to Smuggle Explosives

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 6:30pm 4/19/2017 at 6:30pm

Israeli officials confiscated materials used to make explosives in a cancer patient’s medical tubes. The cancer patient planned to travel to Israel for treatment and had her sister with her. From The Jerusalem Post:

According to the statement, the material was located during the security check at the crossing in the luggage...

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Massachusetts May Dismiss 20K Drug Convictions Due to Lab Scandal

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 5:00pm 4/19/2017 at 5:00pm
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Misconduct by a former lab employee may cause Massachusetts to dismiss at least 20,000 drug convictions. From The Wall Street Journal:

The move came with a Tuesday deadline that a state Supreme Judicial Court gave to district attorneys in seven counties to provide lists of the cases that they wouldn’t or couldn’t...

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Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski Crashes Press Briefing

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 3:00pm 4/19/2017 at 3:00pm
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Who doesn’t love New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski? The team is at the White House to celebrate its Super Bowl victory over the Atlanta Falcons in February. Gronkowski took this opportunity to crash Press Secretary’s press briefing:

GRONKOWSI: Sean, you need some help?

SPICER: I think I got this, but thank you.

GRONKOWSKI:...

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Ex-Patriots Star Aaron Hernandez Commits Suicide in Jail Cell

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 1:00pm 4/19/2017 at 1:00pm
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Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez, 27, hanged himself in his prison cell early Wednesday morning while serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder charge at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, MA.

He committed suicide on the day his former team will visit the White House to commemorate their...

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