Posts by Mary Chastain  (Page 176)
 

Berlin Christmas Market Suspect Killed in Milan

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Posted by    Friday, December 23, 2016 at 10:00am 12/23/2016 at 10:00am

Authorities in Milan have killed the Tunisian man who drove a truck through a Christmas market in Berlin on Monday. The Wall Street Journal reported:

Italian police in the gritty Sesto San Giovanni neighborhood stopped Anis Amri just after 3 a.m. outside a train station for a routine check. When the officers...

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Alaska Lawmakers Want to Block Obama’s Drilling Ban

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Posted by    Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 6:00pm 12/22/2016 at 6:00pm

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama invoked a provision of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands act, a law from 1953, that allowed him to place “a permanent drilling ban on portions of the ocean floor from Virginia to Maine and along much of Alaska’s coast.” Overall, it adds up to almost 120...

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Greece Pulls Diet Coke, Heinz Ketchup After Eco-Terrorist Threats

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Posted by    Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 5:08pm 12/22/2016 at 5:08pm

Eco-terrorist group Green Nemesis threatened to contaminate food and beverages produced by Coca-Cola, Heinz, Nestle, and Unilever, forcing stores in Greece to pull those products from the shelves. The London Times reported:

Greek authorities said yesterday that the companies — also including Delta, a local dairy group — had withdrawn their products....

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Electoral College Defectors Maintained Contact With Hillary Campaign

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Posted by    Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/22/2016 at 3:00pm
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Well, look at this! Politico has revealed that those in the electoral college who wanted to cause a ruckus on Monday kept in close contact with Hillary Clinton’s top aides Jake Sullivan and Jennifer Palmieri. Politico reported:

The first conversation appears to have occurred on Nov. 29, when Sullivan and other aides...

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University of Michigan Student Lied About Hijab Burning Threat

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 5:09pm 12/21/2016 at 5:09pm

Another political hoax! The Ann Arbor Police Department announced a University of Michigan student lied to police about a man threatening to burn her hijab:

According to a statement from the Ann Arbor Police Department, detectives worked along with the U-M Division of Public Safety and the FBI to investigate the case,...

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Russia “May Respond” to New “Destructive” U.S. Sanctions

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 1:00pm 12/21/2016 at 1:00pm

The U.S. Treasury Department released more sanctions against Russians and Russian companies for Russia’s annexation of the Ukrainian peninsula Crimea in March 2014. The Kremlin has lashed out against these new sanctions, saying the government may respond:

“We regret that Washington is continuing on this destructive path,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told...

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Judge Unseals FBI Search Warrant in Hillary Email Investigation

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 7:00am 12/21/2016 at 7:00am

A New York judge has unsealed the search warrant giving the FBI permission to search a laptop belonging to disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner and his estranged wife Huma Abedin, one of Hillary Clinton’s top aides.

The FBI began an investigation into Weiner after it emerged he sexted with an underage girl. The...

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SHOCK! Opioid Drugs Help Those With Chronic Pain

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 2:30pm 12/20/2016 at 2:30pm

As someone with chronic pain from rheumatoid arthritis, the war on prescription opioids has troubled me because the government wants to punish the many who actually need these drugs because a few abuse the pills.

The Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation polled those with chronic pain “who have taken the drugs for at...

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Russia Blames NATO, Turkey Blames Exiled Cleric for Ambassador Assassination

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 1:00pm 12/20/2016 at 1:00pm

Turkish special forces police officer Meviut Mert Alintas, 22, assassinated the Russian ambassador to Turkey on Monday during the opening of a gallery in Ankara. He shouted things about Aleppo, Syria, before cops took him down. Motives immediately swirled around, but I remained interested in who Russia and Turkey blamed. Once...

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Hillary humiliated again: Loses more “Faithless Electors” than Trump

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 7:00am 12/20/2016 at 7:00am

Going into Monday, leftists and celebrities tried to persuade electors in the Electoral College to vote for anyone but President-elect Donald Trump. It’s all the media has covered, but hiding underneath that remains the disdain and anger Democrats have for their own party.

When electors met to vote, several electors for the...

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Irony Alert: Obama Tells Trump Not to Overuse Executive Orders

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Posted by    Monday, December 19, 2016 at 2:30pm 12/19/2016 at 2:30pm

PRECIOUS! During an interview with NPR, President Barack Obama advised president-elect Donald Trump not to abuse the executive orders privilege:

Should President-elect Trump, once he’s inaugurated, use his executive powers in the same way that you have?

I think that he is entirely within his lawful power to do so. Keep in mind...

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Russian Ambassador to Turkey Assassinated in Ankara

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Posted by    Monday, December 19, 2016 at 12:30pm 12/19/2016 at 12:30pm

A gunman shot Andrei Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, in Ankara on Monday at a gallery opening. Reuters has tweeted that Karlov passed away:

Hurriyet Daily News reported:

Hürriyet Ankara representatvice Deniz Zeyrek said...

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Texas pushes Trump beyond 270 needed to win

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Posted by    Monday, December 19, 2016 at 11:30am 12/19/2016 at 11:30am

Texas has given President-elect Donald Trump 36 electoral votes, pushing him to 304 electoral votes. He needed 270 to secure the presidency.

Today is the day! The Electoral College across the nation will meet and cast its vote for the next president of the United States of America. President-elect Donald Trump won...

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Obama Pranked by Staff With Stalking Snowmen

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Posted by    Monday, December 19, 2016 at 10:00am 12/19/2016 at 10:00am

White House staffers placed four snowmen in the Rose Garden for Christmas decorations, but a few decided to use them as pranks on President Barack Obama after he called them creepy:

In an Instagram post this weekend, Souza showed a snowman decoration looking in on Obama through a window in the Oval...

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CIA Not Providing Congress With Info on Russian Hacking

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Posted by    Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 12:30pm 12/17/2016 at 12:30pm

The House and Senate have become agitated with the CIA as the agency has continued to deny both sectors with briefings or information on claims that Russia hacked into America’s election, but passed information to the mainstream media.

Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI) told a radio station in his home...

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Texas Elector who sparked Electoral College revolt may have fabricated his past

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Posted by    Friday, December 16, 2016 at 2:30pm 12/16/2016 at 2:30pm

Republican elector Chris Suprun caused a ruckus when he announced he would not vote for President-elect Donald Trump even though Trump won the state in the November election.

But is it all a publicity stunt? WFAA investigated Suprun’s past and found numerous inconsistencies such as lying about working as a 9/11 first...

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China’s Navy Captures Unmanned U.S. Navy Vehicle in South China Sea

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Posted by    Friday, December 16, 2016 at 11:30am 12/16/2016 at 11:30am
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Reports have come in that China’s navy has captured an unmanned, underwater U.S. Navy vehicle in international waters in the South China Sea.

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