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Trump Reminds Democrats They Wanted Comey Gone

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Posted by    Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 12:00pm 5/11/2017 at 12:00pm
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Earlier this morning, President Donald Trump tweeted out a video of numerous Democrats who previously expressed opinions that now former FBI Director James Comey should step down or be fired from his post. He did this because so many Democrats have now criticized Trump for firing Comey.

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Liberal Candidate Moon Jae-in Wins South Korean Presidency

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 2:30pm 5/10/2017 at 2:30pm
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Back in March, South Korea’s Constitutional Court removed President Park Geun-hye due to numerous scandals that surrounded her. Authorities arrested her three weeks later and authorities claimed she “abused the mighty power and position as President to take bribes from companies and infringed upon the freedom of corporate management and leaked...

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Trump Has Fired FBI Director Comey

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 6:00pm 5/9/2017 at 6:00pm

President Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey. From The Washington Post:

“The president has accepted the recommendation of the Attorney General and the deputy Attorney General regarding the dismissal of the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation,” Spicer told reporters in the briefing room, according to a...

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Texas AG Paxton Sues Austin Over Sanctuary City Ban

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 1:00pm 5/9/2017 at 1:00pm
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On Sunday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a bill to ban sanctuary cities in the state. The law “also requires police chiefs and sheriffs — under the threat of jail and removal of office — to comply with federal requests to hold criminal suspects for possible deportation.”

Today, Texas Attorney General Ken...

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WWII Ended in Europe 72 Years Ago

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Posted by    Monday, May 8, 2017 at 7:00pm 5/8/2017 at 7:00pm
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On May 8, 1945, the German army collapsed around Europe after Adolf Hitler’s successor Karl Dönitz officially surrendered to the Allies. This date has become known as Victory Day in Europe, aka VE Day, to mark the end of World War II on the continent.

At first, the German High Command led...

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Bill Clinton, James Patterson Writing a Thriller Novel Together

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Posted by    Monday, May 8, 2017 at 6:00pm 5/8/2017 at 6:00pm

Former President Bill Clinton and novelist James Patterson have announced the two will co-author a thriller. Yahoo! News reports:

The former president and the best-selling novelist are collaborating on a thriller, “The President is Missing,” to come out June 2018 as an unusual joint release from rival publishers — Alfred A. Knopf...

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Tillerson Will Meet With Russian FM Lavrov on Wednesday

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Posted by    Monday, May 8, 2017 at 4:30pm 5/8/2017 at 4:30pm
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has decided to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in D.C. on Wednesday. The State Department announced the men will “discuss Ukraine, Syria and bilateral issues.” Politico continued:

Lavrov and Tillerson met in Moscow in April, where they expressed conflicting views on whether Syrian President Bashar...

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Emma Watson Wins ‘Genderless’ Award at MTV Movie & TV Awards

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Posted by    Monday, May 8, 2017 at 1:00pm 5/8/2017 at 1:00pm
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Earlier this year, MTV decided to remove sex-specific categories from its award shows and remain neutral. The network held its annual MTV Movie & TV Awards show this weekend, which gave outspoken feminist Emma Watson the first “genderless” Best Actor in a Movie award. From CNN:

“MTV’s move to create a genderless...

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Did a Fear of a Hillary Presidency Cause Those in New York to Buy Guns?

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Posted by    Monday, May 8, 2017 at 12:00pm 5/8/2017 at 12:00pm
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It appears so. WGRZ has reported that citizens in New York thought failed Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton would win since so many sought out gun permits and purchased in 2016. The network reported:

Gun owners’ fear of a Hillary Cl...

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Texas Gov. Abbott Signs Bill to Ban Sanctuary Cities on Facebook Live

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Posted by    Monday, May 8, 2017 at 11:30am 5/8/2017 at 11:30am
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a bill to effectively ban sanctuary cities in the state. Thing is, Abbott signed the bill on Facebook Live without giving any notice, which has left his critics with spinning heads. From Fox News:

Abbott took the unusual step of signing the bill on Facebook with no...

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French Presidential Candidate Macron Hit by Hackers, Docs Leaked

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Posted by    Friday, May 5, 2017 at 8:30pm 5/5/2017 at 8:30pm
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French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s party En Marche claims hackers have hit the campaign just two days before the country hits the polls. Reuters reported:

Some nine gigabytes of data were posted by a user called EMLEAKS to Pastebin, a document-sharing site that allows anonymous posting. It...

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Zinke Begins ‘Doggy Days’ at the Interior Department

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Posted by    Friday, May 5, 2017 at 5:30pm 5/5/2017 at 5:30pm
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It’s really hard not to like Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. On Friday, he hosted the first “Doggy Day,” which he hopes will become a regular thing. After all, Zinke likes to bring his dog Ragnar to the office as often as possible. The Hill reported:

“It does improve morale among a lot...

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Once Again: Hillary, You Did NOT Lose Because of Comey

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Posted by    Friday, May 5, 2017 at 4:00pm 5/5/2017 at 4:00pm

Failed Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton keeps blaming FBI Director James Comey for losing to President Donald Trump despite tons of evidence proving her wrong.

The American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) has produced more evidence that contradicts Hillary claims after she, once again, whined that Comey cost her the election....

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Economy Adds 211,000 Jobs, Unemployment Drops to 4.4%

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Posted by    Friday, May 5, 2017 at 2:30pm 5/5/2017 at 2:30pm
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The U.S. economy received a huge boost in April after it added 211,000 jobs and unemployment dropped to 4.4%. That’s the lowest unemployment number since May 2007. From Fox News:

In an encouraging sign, the number of part-time workers who’d prefer full-time jobs has reached a nine-year low. That trend suggests that...

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Puerto Rico Declares “Bankruptcy” Due to $123 Billion in Debts

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Posted by    Friday, May 5, 2017 at 1:00pm 5/5/2017 at 1:00pm
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Earlier this week, Puerto Rico, an American territory, sought “bankruptcy” protection after years of economic downfalls and facing $123 billion in bond and pension debts. So why did it take over two years for the island to address these problems?

First off, it’s not exactly bankruptcy since Puerto Rico is only a...

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Pentagon, Interior Dept. Disagree Over Offshore Drilling

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Posted by    Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 5:30pm 5/4/2017 at 5:30pm

The Pentagon has stated that it wants to extend the ban on offshore drilling in the eastern portion of the Gulf of Mexico only a day after Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants to expand offshore drilling.

A.M. Kurta, the Pentagon’s under secretary of Defense for personnel and readiness, stressed to Rep. Matt...

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Prince Philip Retires From All Royal Duties

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Posted by    Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 12:00pm 5/4/2017 at 12:00pm
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The world went into a frenzy late Wednesday night when Queen Elizabeth II’s royal household attended a late night meeting. Rumors of illness and death circulated, but it turns out her 95-year-old husband Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh will step down from all royal duties. Thankfully, he still has his...

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