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400 pregnant women infected with Zika in the U.S.

Posted by  ▪  July 24, 2016

Aedes aegypti: The most dangerous animal on earth.

400 pregnant women infected with Zika in the U.S.

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7/24/2016 at 7:30am
As expected, the number of Zika cases in steadily rising in the United States, and now it appears that hundreds of pregnant women in this country have been infected with the virus that has been traced to severe birth defects. More than 400 pregnant women now have Zika in the US -…
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Terry McAuliffe Rum

Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s plan to restore the felon vote for Hillary in Virginia

Posted by  ▪  July 23, 2016

Robo-sign tens of thousands of individual clemency requests after VA Sup Ct tosses out blanket restoration of voting rights.

Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s plan to restore the felon vote for Hillary in Virginia

Terry McAuliffe Rum
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7/23/2016 at 9:41pm
The Clinton campaign suffered a serious blow on Friday when the Virginian Supreme Court struck down Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s blanket reinstatement of voting rights for convicted felons who have served their time. (Opinion here) WaPo reported: Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s decision to restore voting rights to more than 200,000 felons violates Virginia’s constitution, the…
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Internet hunt: Find anti-Israel academic boycotters also boycotting Turkey

Posted by  ▪  July 23, 2016

Surely they are out there, we just have to find them.

Internet hunt: Find anti-Israel academic boycotters also boycotting Turkey

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7/23/2016 at 7:15pm
The Turkish purge of academia, which has been ongoing long before the recent failed coup, has accelerated since the coup attempt. Over 1500 university Deans were dismissed, travel for faculty restricted, and faculty abroad ordered home. On Saturday, July 23, 2016, President Erdogan expanded the purge, as we reported earlier. The Christian Science…
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#DemExit: Bernie Supporters React to #DNCLeaks

Posted by  ▪  July 23, 2016

“So does Bernie want to take back his endorsement yet?”

#DemExit: Bernie Supporters React to #DNCLeaks

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7/23/2016 at 5:30pm
Kemberlee reported that leaked emails put out by Wikileaks suggested that DNC scuttled the Bernie Sanders campaign and were targeting his religion as part of their plans. Hillary probably wishes these email were the ones deleted, as they clearly show that instead of treating Sanders as serious candidate for the Democratic ticket,…
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Ali Sonboly Munich shooter

Munich Shooter Obsessed With Mass Shootings

Posted by  ▪  July 23, 2016

Still searching for “motive”

Munich Shooter Obsessed With Mass Shootings

Ali Sonboly Munich shooter
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7/23/2016 at 4:00pm
Authorities have discovered German-Iranian Ali Sonboly,18, had an obsession with mass shootings and researched them before he murdered nine people in Munich. The police said: “With regard to the suspect we have to examine everything, but we don’t know yet what triggered the crime,” said Peter Beck, a police spokesman. According to investigators,…
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Are anarchists and radical leftists saving violent protests for #DemsInPhilly?

Posted by  ▪  July 23, 2016

The usual suspects were mostly absent at the RNC in Cleveland.

Are anarchists and radical leftists saving violent protests for #DemsInPhilly?

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7/23/2016 at 2:00pm
There were many predictions of violent protests at the Republican National Convention, in light of a series of violent anti-Trump protests around the country. In Chicago, you will recall, protests organized by MoveOn.org and others caused Trump to cancel his appearance at a major university arena. As Jeremy Segal (aka Rebel Pundit) [Featured…
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Erdogan Coup

Turkey: Hospitals, Schools, Unions Among Those Shut-down By Erdogan Crack-down

Posted by  ▪  July 23, 2016

“The decrees have the force of law and can’t be appealed.”

Turkey: Hospitals, Schools, Unions Among Those Shut-down By Erdogan Crack-down

Erdogan Coup
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7/23/2016 at 12:30pm
As Mary noted when she wrote about Erdogan’s issuance of a three-month state of emergency, the purges have indeed continued and dramatically expanded beyond their initial scope: “What began as an effort to root out members of the military and security forces directly involved in the July 15 coup attempt has been…
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MA gun control LI

While No One Was Looking, Massachusetts Banned “Assault Weapons”

Posted by  ▪  July 23, 2016

“The gun industry doesn’t get to decide what’s compliant.”

While No One Was Looking, Massachusetts Banned “Assault Weapons”

MA gun control LI
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7/23/2016 at 10:30am
This week while all eyes were on the Republican National Convention, the Attorney General of Massachusetts took it upon herself to enact a new form of gun control by redefining assault weapons. Townhall reported: Mass AG Unilaterally Changes Gun Laws, Redefines Assault Weapon Definition With most of the media attention on the Republican National…
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Case Western

Safe Spaces Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  July 23, 2016

Your weekly report from the world of higher education.

Safe Spaces Week at College Insurrection

Case Western
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7/23/2016 at 8:30am
Some of our special snowflakes were traumatized by the presence of police on campus for the Republican National Convention. University Shutting During GOP Convention Because Students Complain About Cops The truth is, there are no safe spaces in the real world. UC Berkeley Students Missing After Nice Terror Attack Montclair State University…
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Petition to Prevent Cult Murderer Leslie Van Houten from Being Released

Gov. Jerry Brown denies parole for Manson family killer

Posted by  ▪  July 23, 2016

Leslie Van Houten: “An unreasonable danger to society if released from prison.”

Gov. Jerry Brown denies parole for Manson family killer

Petition to Prevent Cult Murderer Leslie Van Houten from Being Released
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7/23/2016 at 7:00am
Just when you are ready to give up on California, there is a sign that some sanity still remains in Sacramento! In April, a 2-member California parole board authorized the release of former Manson Family killer Leslie Van Houten. The decision to go forward with this recommendation rested with Governor Jerry Brown,…
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Hillary Veep pick Tim Kaine recipient of questionable gifts

Posted by  ▪  July 22, 2016

Kindred spirits

Hillary Veep pick Tim Kaine recipient of questionable gifts

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7/22/2016 at 8:17pm
Hillary Clinton has picked Virginian Senator Tim Kaine for her Veep nominee. Politico reports that Kaine has a gift scandal of his own, making him a kindred spirit for the Clinton Foundation scandal-tainted Clinton, Kaine accepted clothes, vacation as gifts: Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine took advantage of the state’s lax gift laws to…
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Jon Stewart Reappears, Commandeers Late Show News Desk

Jon Stewart Reappears, Commandeers Late Show News Desk

Posted by  ▪  July 22, 2016

Even a broken clock is right twice a day

Jon Stewart Reappears, Commandeers Late Show News Desk

Jon Stewart Reappears, Commandeers Late Show News Desk
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7/22/2016 at 7:30pm
A gaunt and scruffy Jon Stewart took over Colbert’s Late Show Desk Thursday night. The retired Daily Show host compared Fox News host criticism of President Obama to some of those by Donald Trump. Those not thrilled with Trump leading the GOP ticket have complained he’s far too much like the current…
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Bernie on DWS

Leaked Emails Suggest DNC Worked to Scuttle the Bernie Sanders Campaign

Posted by  ▪  July 22, 2016

Just in time for the DNC

Leaked Emails Suggest DNC Worked to Scuttle the Bernie Sanders Campaign

Bernie on DWS
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7/22/2016 at 5:30pm
Just days before the kickoff of the Democratic National Convention, leaked emails seem to indicate the DNC’s disdain for Bernie Sanders was more than rhetorical. According to The Hill, hacker Gucifer 2.0 passed a ton of emails to Wikileaks. In one May 21 email, DNC press secretary Mark Paustenbach writes to communications…
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Theresa May Jeremy Corbyn

British PM Theresa May Dominates Jeremy Corbyn

Posted by  ▪  July 22, 2016

The new Iron Lady!

British PM Theresa May Dominates Jeremy Corbyn

Theresa May Jeremy Corbyn
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7/22/2016 at 4:00pm
It looks like British Prime Minister Theresa May has become the next Margaret Thatcher as she dominated her first Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs). She said: You refer to me as the second woman Prime Minister, in my years here in this House I’ve long heard the Labour Party asking what the Conservative…
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Munich shopping mall shooting msnbc w border

Munich Shooting: German-Iranian Male Killed 8, Injured 10

Posted by  ▪  July 22, 2016

They do not have a motive yet, but children are among the dead and wounded.

Munich Shooting: German-Iranian Male Killed 8, Injured 10

Munich shopping mall shooting msnbc w border
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7/22/2016 at 2:38pm
The Munich police have an 18-year-old German-Iranian male shot and killed eight people today. He killed himself afterwards and they do not have a motive. https://twitter.com/dwnews/status/756647504335216648 Live Feed, Sky News: They also confirmed he was the only gunman and used a pistol, not a rifle. They will not release any information about the eight…
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VCR

Japan Will Stop Building VCRs This Month

Posted by  ▪  July 22, 2016

The end of an era

Japan Will Stop Building VCRs This Month

VCR
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7/22/2016 at 1:00pm
Japan’s Funai Electronics announced they will stop building VCRs this month. They have trouble finding the parts to build the machines: “We are the last manufacturer… in all of the world,” the company said in a statement, which cited sales of just 750,000 in 2015. That’s down by millions from the video…
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NBA All Star Game

NBA Moves All-Star Game From Charlotte Due to Bathroom Law

Posted by  ▪  July 22, 2016

Charlotte can host in 2019 if the government abolishes the law.

NBA Moves All-Star Game From Charlotte Due to Bathroom Law

NBA All Star Game
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7/22/2016 at 11:30am
The NBA has decided to move their February 19 All-Star Game out of North Carolina due to the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Bill. The league stated: “Since March, when North Carolina enacted HB2 and the issue of legal protections for the LGBT community in Charlotte became prominent, the NBA and the…
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