Posts by Mary Chastain  (Page 193)
 

Group Sues Florida Election Official After Medical Marijuana Left Off Ballot

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Posted by    Friday, October 21, 2016 at 5:30pm 10/21/2016 at 5:30pm

The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) chapter in Florida has sued Broward County Supervisor of Elections Dr. Brenda Snipes after citizens said their mail in ballots did not include Amendment 2 to legalize medical marijuana:

It asked a county court judge to require that the elections office distribute...

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Prager U: How does the minimum wage work?

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Posted by    Friday, October 21, 2016 at 3:30pm 10/21/2016 at 3:30pm

The newest video from Prager U explores exactly how the minimum wage works and why it actually harms workers because businesses have to spend more to keep themselves afloat. Higher wages means less jobs.

 
 
 

Russia Asked State Department, Three States to Monitor U.S. Election

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Posted by    Friday, October 21, 2016 at 2:30pm 10/21/2016 at 2:30pm

Russian officials asked three states if they could attend polling stations during the Nov. 8 election while Kremlin propaganda sites like Russia Today reported that Russia’s Central Elections Commission even asked the State Department for permission to watch the polls.

The State denied a request even came through:

“Any suggestion that we rejected...

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Wikileaks Reveals Obama’s Personal Email Address in Latest Dump

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Posted by    Friday, October 21, 2016 at 1:00pm 10/21/2016 at 1:00pm

Wikileaks has dumped a few emails with President Barack Obama’s personal email address that he used in 2008 when it published more emails from Hillary Clinton campaign chair John Podesta. At the time of these emails, Podesta served as co-chair of Obama’s transition team.

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Ex-NSA Contractor Allegedly Stole Over 500 Million Pages of Govt Secrets

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Posted by    Friday, October 21, 2016 at 10:00am 10/21/2016 at 10:00am

Earlier this month, the United States District Court in Baltimore charged ex-NSA contractor Harold Thomas Martin III with removal of classified documents and theft of government property. Officials have revealed that Martin took over 500 million pages of records and secrets over two decades.

The Justice Department will probably charge Martin with...

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Gary Johnson Tells Jimmy Kimmel: Millennials “Are Getting Screwed”

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Posted by    Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 7:00pm 10/20/2016 at 7:00pm

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live after the debate to discuss his campaign and where he stands on the issues. Kimmel asked Johnson what Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump skimped on the most during the debate. Johnson said millennials:

He explained that those in his generation will receive...

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Wine Output Hits Lowest in Four Years

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Posted by    Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 6:30pm 10/20/2016 at 6:30pm

NO! Bad weather in France and South America have caused a lower wine output…the lowest in four years. The BBC reported:

Trade group the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) has estimated output will reach 259.5m hectolitres (mhl) this year – a fall of 5% compared with 2015.

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Trump Will Honor Election Results

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Posted by    Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 5:30pm 10/20/2016 at 5:30pm

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump caused a stir during Wednesday night’s debate when he said he would keep everyone “in suspense” over decision.

Well, he made one today:

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Early Islamic Sources Said Israel, Jerusalem Belonged to the Jews

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Posted by    Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 4:40pm 10/20/2016 at 4:40pm

UNESCO recently adopted a resolution that stripped Jewish and Christian connections to Jerusalem’s holy sites. But Professor Nissim Dana of Ariel University discovered that in early Islam, Muslims recognized that Jerusalem belonged to...

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Employers Checking Social Media to Catch Employees Faking Sick Days

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Posted by    Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 1:30pm 10/20/2016 at 1:30pm

Faking sick? Stay off social media because employers have decided to track down supposed sick employees on social media to see if they’re really sick:

A new Careerbuilder survey found that more than a third of bosses...

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Megyn Kelly Grills Donna Brazile Over Giving Question to Hillary Campaign

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Posted by    Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 11:30am 10/20/2016 at 11:30am

Last week, Wikileaks published an email from then-CNN contributor Donna Brazile, now DNC chairwoman, giving the Hillary Clinton campaign a question before a town hall event. On Wednesday night, after the presidential debate, Fox News host Megyn Kelly confronted Brazile over the email. Brazile denied she did this and quickly...

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Report: U.S. Pushed Ecuador to Cut Assange’s Internet

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Posted by    Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 7:00am 10/20/2016 at 7:00am

Holy cow, this story keeps going back and forth. I’m getting whiplash. First, Wikileaks said Ecuador cut Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s internet access at its embassy in London. Then the anti-secrecy website said sources claimed Secretary of State John Kerry did it. Today the Ecuadorian government

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Judge Upholds Ban on Obama’s Transgender Bathroom Policy

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 5:30pm 10/19/2016 at 5:30pm

In May, Texas and 12 other states filed suit against the Obama administration when it issued a transgendered bathroom policy across the nation in public schools. U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor put a freeze on the policy in August when he found the “administration did not follow proper procedures for notice...

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Indiana Investigating Possible Voter Fraud

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 2:30pm 10/19/2016 at 2:30pm

Indiana officials have started an investigation into possible voter fraud after people noticed their voter registration cards had incorrect information. Secretary of State Connie Lawson released this statement:

“We ran a report in the Statewide Voter Registration System and found thousands of dates of births and first names...

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Ecuador Limited Assange’s Internet to Stop Interference of U.S. Election

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 11:30am 10/19/2016 at 11:30am

The Ecuadorian government admitted it cut off and limited Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s internet access as a way to stop interfering with the U.S. presidential election. The anti-secrecy website has been publishing emails from Hillary Clinton campaign chair John Podesta’s Gmail account, including transcripts from her speeches to Goldman Sachs.

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Naked Hillary Statue Causes Fight in Manhattan

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 5:30pm 10/18/2016 at 5:30pm

Someone placed a naked statue of Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, with hoofed feet and a Wall Street banker trying to suck her breast, in Manhattan. It caused fights between those who supported the artist and offended women.

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U.S. Denies Kerry Asked Ecuador to Cut Assange’s Internet

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 4:00pm 10/18/2016 at 4:00pm

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange lost his internet access at the Ecuadorian embassy in London over the weekend after the website published three Hillary Clinton speeches to Goldman Sachs. First the organization blamed the Ecuadorian government, but today the group claimed Secretary or State John Kerry pushed the government to deny Assange...

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