Posts by Mary Chastain  (Page 183)
 

Justice Department Opposed Timing of $400 Million Payment to Iran

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Posted by    Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 5:30pm 8/4/2016 at 5:30pm

The Department of Justice did not want the Obama administration to send $400 million as Iran released four Americans due to the image it may portray. The administration struck down the request:

The timing and manner of the payment raised alarms at the Justice Department, according to those familiar with the discussions....

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PETA Wants Golfer to Change Nickname to ‘Tofu’ From ‘Beef’

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Posted by    Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 4:00pm 8/4/2016 at 4:00pm

PETA never misses an opportunity to spread their propaganda! They have chosen golfer Andrew Johnston as their latest target, whose nickname “Beef” has sent the animal rights group into a tizzy.

They want him to change his nickname to Tofu. Yes….TOFU. They even asked him to become a vegan.

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DC Metro Officer Charged with Allegedly Trying to Help ISIS

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Posted by    Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 1:00pm 8/4/2016 at 1:00pm

Authorities in Washington, D.C., arrested a Metro officer who allegedly attempted to help ISIS with material support. Officials have never arrested a member of law enforcement before for helping the group.

Nicholas Young, 36, lived in Fairfax, VA, and met an FBI informant 20 times. He

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Artist Removes Mural of Hillary in Australia

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 3:30pm 8/3/2016 at 3:30pm

Australian artist Lushsux has removed his mural of Hillary Clinton after the local council voted on it. He first put her in a very revealing swimsuit, but placed a burqa on it when the council first told him to paint over it.

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U.S. Sent Iran $400 Million When They Released Hostages

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 11:00am 8/3/2016 at 11:00am

The U.S. sent $400 million to Iran in January just as the country decided to release four Americans. The administration claims they did not pay a ransom, but many have raised their eyebrows.

President Barack Obama said the payment “represented the first installment of a $1.7 billion settlement the Obama administration reached...

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Dallas Police Continue to Receive Numerous Applications

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 4:30pm 8/2/2016 at 4:30pm

The Dallas Police Department lost five officers on July 7, but instead of people backing away from the job, the department still receives applications from people to join the force.

Officials received 467 applications days after the attack with more coming in each week.

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Woman Sets Up Little Free Pantry to Help Those in Need

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 3:00pm 8/2/2016 at 3:00pm

Jessica McClard in Fayetteville, AR, decided to open the Little Free Pantry in her neighborhood, which supplies food and hygiene items to those in need. She said:

“I check on it about once every day because it’s at...

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Turkey Government Rails Against the West For Supporting Failed Coup

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 1:30pm 8/2/2016 at 1:30pm

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has continued his rhetoric that the West had a hand in the failed coup three weeks ago.

Why is all of this important? Turkey is still a member of NATO and the U.S. uses their base to strike ISIS in Syria. He said:

“The West is supporting terrorism...

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Pentagon Cannot Pass a $6.5 TRILLION Audit Due to Horrible Bookkeeping

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 12:00pm 8/2/2016 at 12:00pm

The Department of Defense inspector general found that the Pentagon cannot maintain proper bookkeeping on expenses, which means they have not audited $6.5 TRILLION they spent on wars, equipment, etc. Lorin Venable, the assistant inspector general wrote:

Army and Defense F...

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8-Year-Old Honorary Marine Passes Away

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Posted by    Monday, August 1, 2016 at 5:00pm 8/1/2016 at 5:00pm

Wyatt Gillette, 8, passed away on Sunday a day after the Marines made him an Honorary Marie at Camp Pendleton in California. He always wanted to become a Marine like his father.

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Muslims in Italy, France Attend Mass to Show Solidarity

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Posted by    Monday, August 1, 2016 at 9:00am 8/1/2016 at 9:00am

Italian and French Muslims attended Catholic Mass to show solidarity after two ISIS terrorists executed Father Jacques Hamel in his church in northern France.

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Turkey Surrounds Incirlik Base, Claims Only an Inspection

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Posted by    Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 7:00pm 7/31/2016 at 7:00pm

On Saturday night, Turkish forces and protestors surrounded the Incirlik Air Base, which the U.S. uses to conduct airstrikes against ISIS in Syria. The government claims the incident was merely a safety inspection.

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Rio Fires Security Firm Week Before Olympics Start

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Posted by    Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 5:30pm 7/31/2016 at 5:30pm

The Olympics start on Friday, but the Brazilian government fired the private firm that should have provided security for the Olympics.

The firm Artel needed to hire 3,400 people, but only hired 500. Question is, why did the Ministry of Justice react now instead of earlier? The company also never had experience...

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Tea for Two! Officer dines with toddler he saved

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Posted by    Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 12:30pm 7/30/2016 at 12:30pm

One year after saving her life, Officer Patrick Ray joined a tea party with 2-year-old Bexley.

He answered a 911 call after the girl choked on a penny.

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Officer Claims Prosecutors Threatened His Job Over Sandra Bland

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Posted by    Friday, July 29, 2016 at 6:30pm 7/29/2016 at 6:30pm

Texas police officer Michael Kelley has claimed prosecutors on the Sandra Bland case threatened his career if he brought forth evidence of wrongdoing. Kelley, from Prairie View, said he saw “marks on her forehead after a confrontation with state trooper Brian Encinia.” The AP reported:

Kelley said he was never contacted by...

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Faces of Erdogan’s Purge: Journalists Detained in Turkey

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Posted by    Friday, July 29, 2016 at 3:30pm 7/29/2016 at 3:30pm
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Turkish journalist Mahir Zeynalov spent this morning tweeting pictures and bios of some of the journalists detained by the Turkish government.

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan seems to think they have connections to Fehtullah Gülen, who he blames for the coup, or at least that is the excuse for the round up.

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French ISIS Terrorist Who Slit Priest’s Throat Recorded Plans

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Posted by    Friday, July 29, 2016 at 12:30pm 7/29/2016 at 12:30pm

Adel Kermiche, one of the terrorists that slit the throat of Father Jacques Hamel in a small town in northern France, recorded his plans to attack a church on the Telegram app:

“You take a knife, you go to a church, you make a carnage,” he said. “You slice two or three...

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