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Tillerson Won’t Rule Out Military Action Against North Korea

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Posted by    Friday, March 17, 2017 at 2:30pm 3/17/2017 at 2:30pm
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has warned North Korea that the U.S. will not rule out military action or tougher sanctions against the communist kingdom. From Fox News:

“We’re exchanging views,” Tillerson said, while standing a few feet within what is technically North Korean territory inside what is known as the Joint...

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Kimmel claims Trump cuts will kill Big Bird, but PBS doesn’t produce the show

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Posted by    Friday, March 17, 2017 at 1:00pm 3/17/2017 at 1:00pm
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On Thursday night, Jimmy Kimmel mocked President Donald Trump’s budget cuts, which included axing funds to PBS and NPR. The host decided to show Trump firing Big Bird from Sesame Street.

One problem with this. Sesame Street currently airs on HBO.

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Sydney Teacher Quits After Students Threatened to Behead Her

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Posted by    Friday, March 17, 2017 at 12:00pm 3/17/2017 at 12:00pm
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Teachers at a Sydney, Australia, primary school have expressed fears over radicalization of their young students lately. One teacher even quit after a student threatened to behead her:

Documents given to the newspaper reportedly reveal that at least three staff members have taken stress leave, received counselling and been paid compensation after...

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Gov. Rick Scott Reassigns Murder Case After State Attorney Wouldn’t Seek Death Penalty

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Posted by    Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 6:30pm 3/16/2017 at 6:30pm
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Florida Governor Rick Scott has decided to reassign the Markeith Loyd case, the man accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and a police officer, after State Attorney Aramis Ayala decided not to seek the death penalty. An executive order handed the case to Fifth Judicial Circuit State Attorney Brad King.

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USA Gymnastics President Resigns Amid Sex Abuse Scandal

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Posted by    Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 6:00pm 3/16/2017 at 6:00pm
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USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny has resigned after the U.S. Olympic Committee asked him to leave due to the massive sex abuse scandal surrounding the sport:

Steve Penny informed the board of directors of USA Gymnastics of his decision to resign during a conference call Thursday, a USA Gymnastics spokeswom...

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New Zealand Grants River Human Legal Rights

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Posted by    Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 4:30pm 3/16/2017 at 4:30pm
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The Whanganui River in New Zealand will now enjoy the same legal rights as a human being. From The Guardian:

The local Māori tribe of Whanganui in the North Island has fought for the recognition of their river – the third-largest in New Zealand – as an ancestor for 140 years.

On Wednesday,...

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Trump’s Budget Cuts Some Departments to Reallocate Funds for Defense

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Posted by    Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 3:30pm 3/16/2017 at 3:30pm
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President Donald Trump released his plan for the 2018 federal budget titled “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again.” The plan includes cuts to some departments and slashes programs in order to reallocate funds to a bigger defense budget.

“One of the most important ways the Federal Government sets...

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Video Catches Kidnap Victim’s Escape

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Posted by    Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 3:00pm 3/16/2017 at 3:00pm
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A woman kidnapped at gunpoint made a dramatic escape from the car’s trunk, which a camera at a gas station caught on camera:

Police said the 25-year-old victim was abducted from outside her apartment in the Avondale neighborhood of Birmingham, Alabama.

Her dash for freedom was captured on a surveillance camera around six...

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Vienna Hotels Canceling BDS Events

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Posted by    Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 2:00pm 3/16/2017 at 2:00pm
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Hotel Kaiserwasser and Hotel Regina in Vienna, Austria, have canceled a BDS event by a British-Palestinian lawyer. News agency Heute.at reported that Hotel Kaiserwasser canceled the event due to charges of antisemitism and one employee received threats by the Jewish community. Some have disputed this:

“Nonsense,” said Raimund Fastenbauer, general-secretary of the...

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Chelsea Clinton Writing Children’s Book ‘She Persisted’

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Posted by    Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 12:00pm 3/16/2017 at 12:00pm
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Stop trying to make Chelsea Clinton happen! The former First Daughter has announced that she will publish a children’s book She Persisted. The title comes from hashtag that exploded on Twitter after Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) broke floor rules and had to remain silent as the Senate debated on then-Sen. Jeff...

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McDonald’s Twitter ‘Compromised,’ Insults Donald Trump

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Posted by    Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 11:00am 3/16/2017 at 11:00am

The McDonald’s Twitter account created waves in the social media world Thursday morning with a tweet insulting President Trump.

The tweet was published at 6AM and the alleged hacker even pinned it to the account, meaning it appeared at the very top of the account’s Twitter page. McDonald’s has deleted the tweet...

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McCain Claims Rand Paul ‘is now working for Vladimir Putin’

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 5:26pm 3/15/2017 at 5:26pm

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Yes, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) claimed on the Senate floor that Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) now works for Russian President Vladimir Putin because Paul voted against allowing Montenegro into NATO:

McCain tried to call up the treaty and warned that anyone blocking it would be helping Russia maintain its influence...

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‘Leftist Fight Club’ at UCF Teaches Progs to Fight Republicans

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 4:30pm 3/15/2017 at 4:30pm
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Publicly funded University of Central Florida has a “leftist fight club” that teaches progressives how to fight Republicans. This club, Knights for Socialism, is the only one like its kind that actually advocates violence:

“In response to the record number of hate crimes against Latinxs, Immigrants, Muslims, Women, the LGBTQIA+ community, Jews,...

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DOJ Indicts Two Russian FSB Agents in Yahoo Attack

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 3:00pm 3/15/2017 at 3:00pm

Authorities have charged four men, including two Russians, for hacking into the computer systems at Yahoo and stealing personal information.

The two Russians, Dmitry Dokuchaev and Igor Sushchin, work for Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), the successor of the KGB. Latvian Alexsey Belan, who is also on the FBI’s most wanted list,...

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Iran Arrests Two Catholics as Regime Cracks Down on the Faith

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On February 20, the Iranian regime arrested a Catholic mother and son as it continues to crack down on the faith. Unfortunately, there is no update on the two of them.

Anousheh Rezabakhsh and Soheil Zargarzadeh converted to Catholicism in Istanbul, Turkey in August 2016. It just goes to show that Christians...

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North Korea Threatens ‘Merciless’ Attacks as U.S., South Korea Continue Drills

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 7:00pm 3/14/2017 at 7:00pm
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North Korea has threatened America with “merciless” attacks due to the continued drills between our military and South Korea. From Reuters:

North Korea said the arrival of the U.S. strike group in the seas off the east of the Korean peninsula was part of a “reckless scheme” to attack it.

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American UN Official Kidnapped in Democratic Republic of Congo

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 6:30pm 3/14/2017 at 6:30pm
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A militia group has kidnapped American UN official Michael Sharp, 34, and his team in the Democratic Republic of Congo. From NBC News:

Officials confirmed Monday that the team had disappeared in the country’s Kasai Central province — although it was unclear when exactly the incident took place.

“Sadly, it is true,” John...

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