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Oklahoma City Marks 22nd Anniversary of Murrah Bombing

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 8:00pm 4/19/2017 at 8:00pm
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Twenty-two years ago today, at 9:02 AM, a homemade bomb exploded at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, OK. The bomb killed 168 people, which included 19 children. The attack at the time was the worst terrorist attack on American soil until 9/11.

Every single year, us in Oklahoma...

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Hamas Used Cancer Patient’s Medical Tubes to Smuggle Explosives

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 6:30pm 4/19/2017 at 6:30pm

Israeli officials confiscated materials used to make explosives in a cancer patient’s medical tubes. The cancer patient planned to travel to Israel for treatment and had her sister with her. From The Jerusalem Post:

According to the statement, the material was located during the security check at the crossing in the luggage...

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Massachusetts May Dismiss 20K Drug Convictions Due to Lab Scandal

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 5:00pm 4/19/2017 at 5:00pm
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Misconduct by a former lab employee may cause Massachusetts to dismiss at least 20,000 drug convictions. From The Wall Street Journal:

The move came with a Tuesday deadline that a state Supreme Judicial Court gave to district attorneys in seven counties to provide lists of the cases that they wouldn’t or couldn’t...

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Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski Crashes Press Briefing

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 3:00pm 4/19/2017 at 3:00pm
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Who doesn’t love New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski? The team is at the White House to celebrate its Super Bowl victory over the Atlanta Falcons in February. Gronkowski took this opportunity to crash Press Secretary’s press briefing:

GRONKOWSI: Sean, you need some help?

SPICER: I think I got this, but thank you.

GRONKOWSKI:...

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Ex-Patriots Star Aaron Hernandez Commits Suicide in Jail Cell

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 1:00pm 4/19/2017 at 1:00pm
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Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez, 27, hanged himself in his prison cell early Wednesday morning while serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder charge at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, MA.

He committed suicide on the day his former team will visit the White House to commemorate their...

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Rep. Jason Chaffetz Will Not Run for Reelection

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 11:30am 4/19/2017 at 11:30am

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) has announced he will not run for reelection. He currently serves as chairman for the House Oversight Committee. He wrote on Facebook:

After long consultation with my family and prayerful consideration, I have decided I will not be a candidate for any office in 2018.

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Book: Obama Pushed Hillary to Concede as she Apologized to Him for Election Loss

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/18/2017 at 2:30pm

The book Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign has revealed candid details about Hillary Clinton’s campaign the months leading up to election night and how she dealt with the massive loss to President Donald Trump.

Poll after poll showed Hillary with the lead, which rightly had everyone thinking she would win on...

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British Left Freaks Out Over Theresa May Calling Quick General Election

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 10:00am 4/18/2017 at 10:00am
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British Prime Minister Theresa May stunned many British politicians on Tuesday morning when she called for a snap election on June 8 as a way to help her negotiate through the Brexit process with the European Union.

May had said before that she would not hold a general election, but opposition from...

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Kremlin TV Declares Trump More Dangerous Than North Korea

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Posted by    Monday, April 17, 2017 at 6:00pm 4/17/2017 at 6:00pm
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As tension rise between America and North Korea, it appears that Russian state TV has decided to side with dictator Kim Jong Un. According to Bloomberg, the Kremlin’s top TV guy Dmitry Kiselyov made this proclamation after calling President Donald Trump “just the kind of leader the world needed” a few...

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Gorsuch Jumps Right in During Supreme Court Debut

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Posted by    Monday, April 17, 2017 at 3:00pm 4/17/2017 at 3:00pm
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New Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch took his chair on the high court for the first time Monday and wasted no time making his voice heard.

During his long confirmation process, Gorsuch told the Senate that he would not allow his personal beliefs to persuade his judicial interpretation.

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Arkansas Judge Participates in Death Penalty Protests After He Blocks Executions

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Posted by    Monday, April 17, 2017 at 2:00pm 4/17/2017 at 2:00pm
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Arkansas Judge Wendell Griffen decided to participate in a death penalty protest only two days after he blocked executions. This has led officials to believe he cannot be impartial when it comes to death penalty cases. From

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Election Monitors Claim Turkish Vote Happened With ‘Unlevel Playing Field’

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Posted by    Monday, April 17, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/17/2017 at 1:30pm

On Sunday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory after a referendum vote gave him even more power with a slim 51% victory. But he has already received backlash from opposition groups and international monitors who found problems with the election.

Erdogan even warned people not to fight the referendum outcome because...

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Turkish Referendum Results: One Step Closer to Islamist Dictatorship

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Posted by    Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/16/2017 at 2:30pm

Turkish citizens went to the booths today to vote on a constitutional reform that would grant President Recep Tayyip Erdogan more powers.

The polls have closed and Erdogan has claimed victory with 51.3% yes votes. But the opposition parties have contested these results that allow the government to “abolish the post of...

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World’s Oldest Person Passes Away at 117

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Posted by    Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 12:00pm 4/16/2017 at 12:00pm
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Emma Morano of Italy has passed away at the age of 117. She was the oldest living person in the world and the last person born in the 19th century. From the BBC:

Emma Morano was born on 29 November 1899 in the Piedmont region of Italy. She was officially the last...

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Chechens Reveal Beatings, Electric Shocks During Anti-Gay Campaign

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Posted by    Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 6:30pm 4/15/2017 at 6:30pm
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Earlier this month, Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta reported that at least 100 gay men disappeared in Chechnya due to “their non-traditional sexual orientation, or suspicion of such.”

Chechnya and Russia immediately denied these claims, but outlets have started to reach out to those who had been detained, thus giving support to the...

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Trump Decides Not to Release White House Visitor Records

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Posted by    Friday, April 14, 2017 at 7:00pm 4/14/2017 at 7:00pm

President Donald Trump has decided not to release White House visitor records, breaking from former President Barack Obama. The Wall Street Journal reported:

Under President Donald Trump’s policy, formally announced on Friday, the U.S. Secret Service will maintain visitor logs only for certain executive branch offices, including the Office of Management...

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MOAB Bomb Killed 36 ISIS Terrorists, No Civilians

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Posted by    Friday, April 14, 2017 at 5:30pm 4/14/2017 at 5:30pm
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Yesterday, the military dropped a MOAB bomb on an ISIS tunnel in Afghanistan. The left freaked out over possible civilian death and injuries. (Weird, I remember their silence when Obama dropped 26,000 bombs last year alone) But Afghan officials said that the bomb did not kill any civilians. From ABC News:

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