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Judge orders North Korea to pay $501 million to Otto Warmbier’s parents

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 9:00am 12/26/2018 at 9:00am
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We recently reported that the parents of Otto Warmbier, the college student who died after a year of North Korean imprisonment and torture over a stolen propaganda poster, were seeking more than $1 billion in damages from the rogue nation.

A judge has now ruled that the Warmbiers are to receive about...

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Two Dem Senators question judicial nominee’s membership in … Knights of Columbus

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at 11:00am 12/25/2018 at 11:00am
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As a Catholic woman, I am very familiar with the faith-based, charity activities organized by our parish’s Knights of Columbus group.

I must have missed the memo saying it was a chauvinist, religious cabal intent on creating a pontifical version of “A Handmaid’s Tale”. It’s a good thing US senators Kamala Harris...

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New scientific discoveries and their impact on Biblical history

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at 8:00am 12/25/2018 at 8:00am

Merry Christmas!

There has been some recent scientific news that touches upon biblical history. In honor of Christmas, I thought I would share some of these items.

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NORAD Still Tracking Santa despite ‘Government Shutdown’

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Posted by    Monday, December 24, 2018 at 6:00pm 12/24/2018 at 6:00pm
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As Day 3 of the government shutdown edges into Day 4, I have some important news to share.

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is still running its famous “Santa Tracker” website, which went into effect on Saturday (Dec. 22).

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Tsunami slams Indonesia, killing over 200

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Posted by    Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 7:30pm 12/23/2018 at 7:30pm
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A deadly tsunami slammed Indonesia without warning last night, killing hundred and causing widespread damage.

At least 222 people were killed as waves smashed into houses, hotels and other beachside buildings Saturday night along Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, in a disaster that followed an eruption and possible landslide on Anak Krakatau, one of...

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Third Canadian detained in China as legal case of “Communist Princess” continues

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Posted by    Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 2:00pm 12/23/2018 at 2:00pm
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We have been following the legal case of Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of China’s telecommunications giant Huawei, who has been accused of conspiracy to defraud banks after the company allegedly skirted sanctions on Iran.

This week, a third Canadian has been arrested amid the continuing legal action against Meng.

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Saudi Arabia and UAE sending troops to help Kurds in Syria

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Posted by    Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/23/2018 at 12:00pm
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There have been some intriguing developments related to Syria that are now being reported in the wake of President Trump’s announcement of the withdrawal of U.S. troops.

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Otto Warmbier’s family seeks over $1 billion from North Korea

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Posted by    Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 2:00pm 12/22/2018 at 2:00pm
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The parents of Otto Warmbier, the college student who died after a year of North Korean imprisonment and torture over a stolen propaganda poster, are seeking more than $1 billion in damages from the rogue nation.
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President Trump officially launches US Space Command

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 3:00pm 12/19/2018 at 3:00pm
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President Donald Trump officially launched the Pentagon’s new Space Command as part of national efforts to better organize and advance the military’s space programs.

Trump signed a one-page memorandum Tuesday authorizing the Defense Department to create the new command. Speaking at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Vice President Mike Pence said,...

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California’s proposed text tax is dead

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 9:00am 12/18/2018 at 9:00am
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Last we, we reported that a decision issued by the Federal Communications Commission jeopardized California’s proposed text tax. Politicos had promised that the revenues for the line item would be used to provide services to the poor; however, there was widespread outrage at the idea.
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Russian “robot” is actually a man in a costume

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Posted by    Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/16/2018 at 12:00pm
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Despite the news reports that the Russians are suppose to be so technologically savvy that than can alter American elections, it seems that the reality is less than the media would have us believe.

A robot featured on Russian state television was actually a man in a suit.

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After Canada arrests Chinese executive, China detains two Canadians

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Posted by    Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/15/2018 at 12:00pm
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We have been following the legal case of Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of China’s telecommunications giant Huawei, who has been accused of conspiracy to defraud banks after the company allegedly skirted sanctions on Iran.
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Starbucks’ new bathroom policy not working out as hoped

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Posted by    Friday, December 14, 2018 at 7:00am 12/14/2018 at 7:00am

It has been 7 months since the famous purveyor of caffeinated confection, Starbucks, declared their bathrooms “open to the public” without the need to purchase their products.

Data suggests that the virtue signaling isn’t working out as well as hoped by the corporate leaders.

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FCC decision could kill California’s flirtation with text messaging “Economic Justice” tax

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Posted by    Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 2:00pm 12/13/2018 at 2:00pm
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California regulators are among the most creative rule-makers when it comes to separating citizens from their money. Take, for instance, this amazing new proposal to tax text messages in the name of “Economic Justice.”

California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help...

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“Baby, It’s Cold Outside” returns to radio stations by popular demand

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 3:00pm 12/12/2018 at 3:00pm
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Thanks to social justice warriors the go-to song for this holiday season is, “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”.

After being banned from several radio stations in the wake of #MeToo hysteria, the jazzy tune is returning to the airwaves. Surprisingly, one of those stations is in the Bay Area.
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Avocados in the Climate Change hot seat

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 11:00am 12/12/2018 at 11:00am
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Few fruits are as popular in “green” California as the avocado.

However, in Great Britain, some restaurants are banning the tasty delicacy from the menu in the name of “sustainability”.

The Wild Strawberry Cafe, on Peterley Manor Farm in Buckinghamshire, shared a post on its Instagram page earlier this week explaining why it...

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Even more caravan migrants heading back to Central America

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Posted by    Monday, December 10, 2018 at 9:00am 12/10/2018 at 9:00am
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The last time we check on the migrant caravan, dozens of immigrants from Central America had attempted to breach the wall at the border while 350 others were heading back home.

The reverse-Exodus is continuing, as over 1000 Central Americans have decided to return to their countries after entry into the United...

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