Posts by Mary Chastain  (Page 141)
 

Top IRS Officials Knew Agency Targeted Conservative Groups

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Posted by    Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 7:50pm 7/28/2016 at 7:50pm

What a shock. Judicial Watch discovered that top IRS officials, including Lois Lerner and Holly Paz, knew that the agency targeted conservative groups before they told Congress. Judicial Watch reported:

The FBI documents also reveal that IRS officials stated that the agency was targeting conservative groups because of their ideology and political...

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Turkey Shuts Down 130 Media Outlets, Detains 47 Journalists

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Posted by    Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 8:30am 7/28/2016 at 8:30am

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has shut down over 130 media outlets as he continues his crackdown on a failed coup two weeks ago.

Erdoğan believes Fethullah Gülen’s followers orchestrated a coup that failed miserably. Now anyone he suspects supports the scholar will lose their job or be detained without...

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Politicians Demand Merkel Deport 200,000 Migrants

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 4:00pm 7/27/2016 at 4:00pm

Due to recent terrorist attacks, German politicians have now asked Chancellor Angela Merkel to deport over 200,000 migrants who failed to gain asylum. Homeland expert Armin Schuster said:

In his appeal for a speeding up of deportations, Mr Schuster said: “Some could get the impression they could get away with anything because...

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Shooting Deaths of Law Enforcement Up 78% in 2016

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 2:30pm 7/27/2016 at 2:30pm

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has found that shooting deaths of law enforcement has risen to 78% in 2016 from 2015. The majority of those officers died in “ambush-style killings.”

The report runs from January to July 20 and compares the stats from the same time period last year, which...

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Judge Releases Reagan Shooter John Hinckley, Jr.

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 10:30am 7/27/2016 at 10:30am
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Case Dropped Against Producers of Planned Parenthood Videos

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 4:00pm 7/26/2016 at 4:00pm

A Texas court has dropped the remaining charges against the pro-life activists who caught Planned Parenthood officials on tape selling baby parts. David Daleiden, 27, said:

“The dismissal of...

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Heavy Metal Band Disturbed Urges Solidarity With Police

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 2:30pm 7/26/2016 at 2:30pm

My old boss Andrew Breitbart said politics are downstream from culture. When celebrities say or do something, it is important to take notice. Popular metal band Disturbed received honors from the Mansfield Police Department in Massachusetts after they allowed them to use their cover of Sound of Silence in a video.

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Priest in France murdered by ISIS terrorists

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 11:35am 7/26/2016 at 11:35am

French President Francois Hollande said the men who murdered 84-year-old Jacques Hamel pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL). They also took four people hostage. Hollande said:

“[ISIS] has declared war on us,” French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday. “We must fight this war by all means, while respecting the rule of...

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Turkey: Ambassador Purge Next, Reports of Detainees Being Raped, Tortured

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Posted by    Monday, July 25, 2016 at 4:00pm 7/25/2016 at 4:00pm

Turkey continues to purge people after a failed coup two weeks ago. Authorities said ambassadors are next while Amnesty International reported authorities have raped and tortured the detainees already behind bars.

Turkey blames the Gülen Movement and have said everyone purged has connections to the group. Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said they...

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Germany: Syrian Refugee Pledged Allegiance to Islamic State

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Posted by    Monday, July 25, 2016 at 11:30am 7/25/2016 at 11:30am

Two Syrians in Germany attacked innocent civilians on Sunday. One killed a pregnant woman with a machete while the other detonated a bomb outside of a music festival.

The bomber recently pledged allegiance to the Islamic State, which has led authorities to call it a terrorist attack. Authorities call...

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Russia avoids Olympic ban despite doping scandal

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Posted by    Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 7:00pm 7/24/2016 at 7:00pm
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided not to fully ban Russia from the 2016 Rio Games even though the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) found the doping scandal reached the government.

The IOC said:

Given the urgency of the situation, with the Olympic Games Rio 2016 starting in 12 days, and the athletes’ entry...

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Munich Shooter Obsessed With Mass Shootings

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Posted by    Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 4:00pm 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.

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British PM Theresa May Dominates Jeremy Corbyn

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Posted by    Friday, July 22, 2016 at 4:00pm 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...

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Japan Will Stop Building VCRs This Month

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Posted by    Friday, July 22, 2016 at 1:00pm 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 Moves All-Star Game From Charlotte Due to Bathroom Law

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Posted by    Friday, July 22, 2016 at 11:30am 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...

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Turkey Parliament Approves Three Month Emergency

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Posted by    Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 2:30pm 7/21/2016 at 2:30pm

The Turkish parliament has formally approved a three month state of emergency after a failed coup last Friday. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan promises its needed to protect Turkey’s democracy:

“The aim is to rapidly and effectively take all steps needed to eliminate the threat against democracy, the rule of law and the...

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Venezuela Opposition Moves Closer to Ousting Maduro

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Posted by    Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 1:00pm 7/21/2016 at 1:00pm

The Venezuelan opposition announced they “validated enough signatures” to move forward to oust President Nicolas Maduro:

Opposition leader Jesus Torrealba said election officials confirmed the validity of some 407,000 signatures that were under review, more than double the 200,000 signatures required.

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