Posts by Mary Chastain  (Page 182)
 

McDonald’s to Expand Kiosks, Delivery, Menu to Draw Customers

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 4:46pm 3/1/2017 at 4:46pm

Fast food giant McDonald’s has lost a few customers and wants to win them back. Executives plan to expand the company’s “delivery, mobile and kiosk-ordering options as it looks to cut costs.” From CNBC:

“Through enhanced technology to elevate and modernize the customer experience, a focus on the quality and value of...

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Scientists May Have Found 3.7 Billion Years Old Fossils

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 3:30pm 3/1/2017 at 3:30pm

Scientists believe they have discovered fossils from 3.77 billion and 4.28 billion years ago. If true, these fossils will be the oldest ever found:

Comprised of tiny tubes and filaments made of an iron oxide known as haematite, the microfossils are believed to be the remains of bacteria that once thrived underwater...

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Chris Christie Asks State Insurance Company to Use Reserves for Charity

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 3:00pm 3/1/2017 at 3:00pm

New Jersey Governor gave his 2018 Budget Address on Monday and asked the state’s largest health insurance company, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, to set up a charitable fund to help provide funds to treat those with opiate addiction:

“I am confident Horizon will embrace this opportunity and partner with us to...

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French President…Barack Obama?

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 12:00pm 3/1/2017 at 12:00pm

Some in France would love if former President Barack Obama ran for president. Again. But this time in France. Obama is ineligible since he’s a US citizens, but that’s not stopping these people.

42,000 French citizens have signed a petition to persuade him to run for president.

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Trump Presents Agenda to Congress With Presidential Tone

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 8:30pm 2/28/2017 at 8:30pm
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Trump Finds an Ally in Jennifer Garner

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 7:00pm 2/28/2017 at 7:00pm

Famous liberal actress Jennifer Garner has told The Washington Post that she will work with President Donald Trump to help him uphold a few of his campaign promises:

Very much in the former camp, Garner acknowledged that some of her friends “want to turn their back to this administration . . . [and] just...

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FCC Chairman Pai Blasts Net Neutrality in Europe

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 5:30pm 2/28/2017 at 5:30pm

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai took his war on net neutrality to Europe for the Mobil World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. He told his counterparts that the rules implemented under former President Barack Obama closed off progress as the world becomes more dependent on technology:

“We are c...

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AG Sessions, DOJ Reviewing Marijuana Policies

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 2:30pm 2/28/2017 at 2:30pm

Former President Barack Obama made no effort to stop states that voted to legalize recreational marijuana, but never took to steps legalize the drug at the federal level.

Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions suggested he will undo everything Obama did:

“We have a responsibility to use our best judgment … and my view...

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Jon Huntsman for Deputy Secretary of State?

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 7:00am 2/28/2017 at 7:00am

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may finally have his #2 man at the department. The Wall Street Journal has reported former Utah Governor and presidential candidate Jon Huntsman has become one of the top contenders.

Originally, Tillerson wanted Elliott...

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House Intelligence Chair: No Evidence of Trump, Russian Ties

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Posted by    Monday, February 27, 2017 at 4:30pm 2/27/2017 at 4:30pm

House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes announced there is no evidence of communication between President Donald Trump’s team and Russian officials:

“There is no evidence that I’ve been presented [by the intelligence community] of regular contact with anybody in the Trump campaign,” Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) told reporters.

“The way it sounds like to...

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CPAC: Trump Takes Aim at the Press, Reiterates Campaign Promises

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Posted by    Friday, February 24, 2017 at 9:45am 2/24/2017 at 9:45am

President Donald Trump came out to the CPAC stage to loud cheers and USA chants. He spoke for almost 45 minutes at CPAC to a full house where he again attacked the press, but also reiterated his campaign promises.

“The media didn’t think we’d win,” he reminded the crowd. “The pundits didn’t...

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BDS Panel at CPAC: How to Defeat the Movement

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Posted by    Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 8:30pm 2/23/2017 at 8:30pm

CPAC 2017 has shown its support for Israel in numerous ways, but the panel on the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) provided excellent points to defeat the movement.

“BDS isn’t about taking Israel out of business,” said Lisa Daftari from Foreign Desk News. “It’s about taking Israel off the map.”

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Study: Contrary to Dem claims, repealing Obamacare will not increase mortality rates

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Posted by    Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 7:00pm 2/23/2017 at 7:00pm

Democrats and supporters of Obamacare have tried using scare tactics to keep the law in place, claiming without the socialized health care plan people will die.

However, a study by the Manhattan Institute has shown that Obamacare has saved zero people since it went into effect:

Certainly, there are individuals who have benefited...

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Iran Threatens U.S With a “Slap in the Face”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8mEAafxSIA
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Posted by    Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 5:30pm 2/23/2017 at 5:30pm
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An Iranian commander with the Revolutionary Guard has threatened America with a “slap in the face” should she underestimate’s the regime’s military.

From Reuters:

“The enemy should not be mistaken in its assessments, and it will receive a strong slap in the face if it does make such a mistake,” said General Mohammad...

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Some States Want to Raise Gas Tax for First Time in Decades

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 1:00pm 2/21/2017 at 1:00pm

With higher construction costs and low revenue from low pump sales, a few states have considered raising the gasoline tax in an effort to raise funds for infrastructure.

President Donald Trump has promised to put forth $1 trillion to fix infrastructure across the country, but state officials have realized they need to...

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Remember, Do Not Open Your Door for Unknown Cattle!

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 12:00pm 2/21/2017 at 12:00pm

Police in Suffield, CT, had some fun after they found escaped cows at a house’s doorstep. They wanted to remind people to never open your doors to cattle you do not know!

From WessMassNews.com:

Suffield Police had a picture perfect moment this morning after being dispatched on a call about cows on...

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DHS Issues Guidelines on Dealing With Illegal Immigration

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 11:30am 2/21/2017 at 11:30am

The Department of Homeland Secretary has issued memos that provide new guidelines for immigration. These include hiring more agents and ending “catch-and-release,” but kept Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) intact.

Due to security concerns, Secretary Kelly wants to hire 10,000 ICE agents and 5,000 border patrol agents.

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