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Ali Charaf Damache was transferred from Spain and appeared Friday in federal court in Philadelphia. at WashingtonExaminer.com >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Washington Examiner Politics
The name 'scares people' >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: The Daily Caller
Aliens were previously deported several times but got back in >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: The Daily Caller
'Moral confusion' >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: The Daily Caller
Anthony Scaramucci, who was named White House communications director on Friday, donated to former President Barack Obama's presidential campaign in 2008, federal records show. President Donald Trump's job offer to Scaramucci — a financier and a former Fox Business Network host — reportedly led to the resignation of White House press >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: The Blaze
Authored by Danielle DiMartino Booth via Bloomberg.com, When adjusted for inflation, credit card usage has grown faster than incomes for 18 months... Are Federal Reserve stress tests leading economic indicators? That certainly seems to be the case. Just ask Capital One Financial Corp. As of the first quarter, credit card loss provisions at >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Zero Hedge
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, Mediterranean Sea—During the early days of World War II, the United Kingdom's Prime Minister Winston Churchill made a memorable comment about British pilots' defense of their homeland from Nazi Germany. “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few,” >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: The Daily Signal
The post Cartoon: Democrats Are in Denial About Obamacare appeared first on The Daily Signal. >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: The Daily Signal
A Claremont, California, woman was allegedly kidnapped and raped by two black men who said they did so to teach her a lesson about dating black men, and that white women “don't mean s**t in this town.” According to the Orlando Sentinel, on June 22, Claremont Police said an unnamed woman >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: The Blaze
'It's a judgment call the leader will make at some point' >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: The Daily Caller
She went for a cute orange bikini >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: The Daily Caller
Saturday morning, the grass can wait, because The Larry Kudlow Show will have the nation's airwaves agog with scintillating wisdom and aged-provolone-sharp analysis of things political and financial. On tomorrow with Lorenzo will be president-whisperer Newt Gingrich, there to discuss Understanding Trump, followed by health-care gurus Betsy McCaughey and the >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: National Review Online
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Friday he was freezing contacts with Israel until it removes metal detectors that were installed recently at the Temple Mount, one of Islam's holiest sites, after three people died and 200 more were injured during deadly clashes at the site Friday afternoon, according to Reuters. "I >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Zero Hedge
He's dead at 34, causes unclear. He won the Pulitzer Prize for his editorials at the Wall Street Journal when he was just 28. So he was already one of the great editorialists of his generation--and we were counting on reading him for a lot longer. If you don't know >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: National Review Online
A government-funded job training program that promised to turn hundreds of residents of Kentucky's coal country into computer coders so far has spent $2 million to place 17 people in tech jobs and may have left others worse off, The Daily Signal has learned. The program, a private-public partnership between state >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: The Daily Signal
On Tuesday, the Trump Administration released its list of objectives for renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). In the section on government procurement, the 20-page document included priorities such as “increasing opportunities for U.S. firms to sell U.S. products and services in to the NAFTA countries,” “keep in >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: The Daily Signal
Push would create a new entitlement program that inevitably would be abused, according to a study from the conservative think tank. at WashingtonExaminer.com >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Washington Examiner Politics
Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, As you I discussed last week, we added risk exposure to portfolios with the breakout to new highs that came in conjunction with a short-term “buy signal” as shown below. However, when we zoom out a bit, a different picture emerges. Note that in all 3-cases, >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Zero Hedge
"I have not yet decided yet whether I will leave the post of the president or not," the Russian president told students during a question-an... at WashingtonExaminer.com >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Washington Examiner Politics
Earlier this week, craftsmen and entrepreneurs from all 50 states met on the White House lawn to celebrate American-made products, as a part of the newly proclaimed “Made in America Week.” While the administration may see this week as a time to highlight the companies that have a sticker on their >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: The Daily Signal
China has officially banned controversial Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber from the country in order to “purify the Chinese performance environment” according to the Telegraph. Bieber has developed something of a bad name for himself after a few incidents caused the public to question his character, including an arrest for drunk >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: The Blaze
Sean Spicer has resigned as White House press secretary. The New York Times was the first to report on the news, and Spicer himself confirmed it over Twitter. He will remain in his post for another month, after which he will be replaced by Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Sean Hannity has had >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Reason
The hearing is supposed to be Wednesday. at WashingtonExaminer.com >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Washington Examiner Politics
"You can't win a fight that you don't enter." at WashingtonExaminer.com >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Washington Examiner Politics
In the latest confirmation that "justice" in the US has become a sordid farce when it comes to the banking elite, moments ago the following two headlines from Reuters hit: U.S. DECIDES TO DROP CRIMINAL CHARGES AGAINST FORMER JPMORGAN TRADERS JAVIER MARTIN-ARTAJO, JULIEN GROUT IN 'LONDON WHALE' CASE U.S. SAYS DEFENDANTS >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Zero Hedge
Jamel Dunn (Image source: CBS News video screenshot)
Police said five teenagers not only did nothing to assist a disabled man who was crying for help in a Florida pond earlier this month, but they actually videotaped him drown and taunted and laughed at him in the process, Florida Today reported. What's more, authorities can't bring any charges against >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: The Blaze
Today a Michigan judge sentenced a local activist to eight weekends in jail, plus $545 in fines, 120 hours of community service, and six months of probation, for passing out jury nullification pamphlets in front of the Mecosta County courthouse. Keith Wood, a former pastor and father of eight, was >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Reason
As Stocks soared... And today... The day started off badly with -- European stocks fell to the lowest level in 10 days as concern about potential antitrust collusion sent carmakers toward the worst decline in more than a year. Euro Stoxx 600 has now erased all the gains from the French >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Zero Hedge
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is Jonah Goldberg's weekly “news”letter, the G-File. Subscribe here to get the G-File delivered to your inbox on Fridays. Dear Reader (especially Sean Spicer), There is a riddle before us. Back in that simpler time, i.e., the GOP primaries, many people assured me that conservatives could >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: National Review Online
Dear Reader (especially Sean Spicer), There is a riddle before us. Back in that simpler time, i.e., the GOP primaries, many people assured me that conservatives could trust Donald Trump because Senator Jeff Sessions trusted him. With varying degrees of rage, snark, and dudgeon (which I think is the official >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: National Review Online
Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly told conservative radio host Glenn Beck on Friday that President Donald Trump won't last four years in the White House if he doesn't get the ball rolling on tax reform. “I think the president has got to stop everything and just, you know, get into >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: The Blaze
The story of Britain's Michael Gove is a sad one. Clever, able and a genuinely original thinker, he was a successful Conservative education minister (until moved on by David Cameron for annoying the wrong—which is to say right—people) and, later, a highly promising justice minister. Then came the EU referendum >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: National Review Online
Colorado State University
Colorado State University-Pueblo has reached a settlement in a lawsuit brought by Grant Neal. Neal is the athlete who the university expelled for allegedly raping a fellow student, even though that student told school officials, "I'm fine and I wasn't raped." The settlement comes as the Department of Education is considering >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Reason
Source LinkBy Reva GoujonAs the political theater surrounding the United States and Russia builds once again, now is as good a time as any to step back from the daily drama and make sense of the dynamics and characters at play. Though Russia is exceptionally good at crafting its foreign >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Indian Strategic Studies
Source LinkBy Narayani BasuThe crisis drives home Nepal's delicate position as it tries to balances ties with its neighbors. Should the ongoing stand-off between India and China at the Bhutan-China-India triboundary point escalate, where does Nepal stand? This question will be troubling Kathmandu as New Delhi sticks stubbornly to its >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Indian Strategic Studies
Source LinkBy Samuel RamaniIndia's new moves to isolate North Korea will reverberate across East Asia. On July 7, 2017, India's Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) released a strongly worded statementcondemning North Korea's July 4 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch. In their statement, Indian MEA officials described Pyongyang's ballistic missile program >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Indian Strategic Studies
Source LinkBY BILL ROGGIOThe Afghan National Army retook control of the district of Nawa from the Taliban today in central Helmand province. Nawa, which is adjacent to the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah, was under Taliban control for nine months before Afghan forces could muster the strength to mount an >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Indian Strategic Studies
Source LinkBefore the Belt and Road summit held at Beijing in mid-May 2017, several memoranda of understanding (MoU) were finalised between China and Pakistan. Significant among these was an agreement to construct an array of hydropower projects, to be referred to as the North Indus Cascade. Consisting of five major >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Indian Strategic Studies
'Midnight, Texas'
It's the time of the television year, safely past the May upfronts where all of next season's advertising is sold and just before the big promotional push for the fall shows begins, when all the TV bosses flee for a few weeks to Malibu or the Hamptons or wherever it >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Reason
Aliens could be hiding on almost any of the Milky Way's roughly 100 billion planets, but so far, we haven't been able to find them (dubious claims to the contrary notwithstanding). Part of the problem is that astronomers don't know exactly where to look or what to look for. To >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Five Thirty Eight
In this AEI Events Podcast, leading experts join AEI's John R. Bolton and Desmond Lachman to discuss the challenges and opportunities of Brexit after the United Kingdom elections. Ambassador John R. Bolton, senior fellow at AEI, discusses the EU's “secular theology,” which argues the EU has brought peace and prosperity >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: American Enterprise Institute
Rich Lowry, New York PostThe ascension of Donald Trump was supposed to change everything in the GOP. As it happens, perhaps one very important thing hasn't: The Republicans may well still be The Stupid Party. That ObamaCarâ?¦ >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Real Clear Politics
James Verini, New York Times MagazineIn October, Iraqi forces set out to retake Mosul, one of Iraq's largest cities and ISIS's biggest stronghold in the country. It would take them nine months and cost thousands of lives. >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Real Clear Politics
Scott Shackford, ReasonThey're not alone. Normal parenting mistakes can be used against people with disabilities. >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Real Clear Politics
Jonathan Chait, New York MagazineThe president's lawyers warn they will not tolerate an investigation of his suspicious finances. >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Real Clear Politics
Phillip Elliott & Haley Sweetland Edwards, TimeIt revealed rifts in the party's rank and file, leadership and President >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Real Clear Politics
"Conservatives and libertarians were always portrayed as the shrill and unhappy guys, and the left and liberals were always the people who are having fun," says Greg Gutfeld, host of Fox News' The Greg Gutfeld Show, co-host of The Five, former host of Red Eye, bestselling author, and Reason magazine >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Reason
The following is an excerpt from CNN's Fareed Zakaria's Global Briefing, featuring AEI research fellow Katherine Zimmerman. “President Trump has decided to end the CIA's covert program to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels battling the government of Bashar al-Assad,” the Washington Post reports. Team Trump has made a mistake. Katherine Zimmerman, >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: American Enterprise Institute
DeWitt Wallace Fellow, James Pethokoukis, discusses Elon Musk's hyperloop plan on CNBC's "Squawk Alley". >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: American Enterprise Institute
July 21, 2017 Moscow lawyer who met Trump Jr. had Russian spy agency as client ReutersJuly 21, 2017MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. after his father won the Republican nomination for the 2016 U.S. presidential election counted Russia's FSB security service among her clients for years, Russian >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Matthew Aid
July 21, 2017 Spicer resigns as press secretary, Scaramucci to be White House communications director Abby Philip, Ashley Parker and Damian PalettaWashington PostJuly 21, 2017White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigned Friday, following the appointment of wealthy financier Anthony Scaramucci as White House communications director, according to a White House official.Spicer's abrupt >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Matthew Aid
The CIA Director Just Dropped Some Heavy Hints That The U.S. Is Looking Into Regime Change In North Korea By Alex Lockie, www.businessinsider.com View Original July 21st, 2017 Pompeo talks tough on North Korea. Joe Raedle/Getty Images CIA Director Mike Pompeo dropped heavy hints at the Aspen Security Forum Thursday >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Fortuna’s Corner
A week ago, I wrote about how both the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros are in rare historical company this season. According to FiveThirtyEight's Elo power ratings — which measure a team's strength at any moment — each is playing roughly as well as the fabled 1927 Yankees played. >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Five Thirty Eight
According to a new economic research paper, young men are spending less time working and more time playing video games. Are Overwatch and The Legend of Zelda about to ruin the American economy? AEI's Jim Pethokoukis says no, and has the facts to prove it. Want to know more?:The great video >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: American Enterprise Institute
High-Tech ‘Cyber Nukes' Threaten Aging Nuclear Deterrents National Security Agency (NSA) Director Adm. Michael S. Rogers testified on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, D.C., nearly two months ago, before the U.S. House Armed Services Emerging Threats and Capabilities subcommittee hearing. Covered, ‘Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Request for U.S. Cyber Command: >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Fortuna’s Corner
Excerpts: The Harvard report recommends that the National Security Council, DoD, and State Department should start studying now what internationally agreed-on limits ought to be imposed on AI. Miles Brundage, who researches the impacts of AI on society at the University of Oxford, says there's reason to think that AI >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Fortuna’s Corner
Was North Korea's July 4th Surprise A Mobile Launched ICBM By Ralph Savelsberg, breakingdefense.com View Original July 21st, 2017 Did North Korean really launch an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) on the Fourth of July, as many in the US government and the North Koreans say? A pair of missile defense >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Fortuna’s Corner
Update Your Apple Devices. Right Now. By Brian Fung, www.washingtonpost.com View Original July 20th, 2017 Apple has released a software update to iOS and macOS that you should download right away. The security update patches a dangerous vulnerability in WiFi chips that allows hackers to “execute arbitrary code” — industry-speak >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Fortuna’s Corner
ExxonMobil a favorite whipping boy of the left found itself back in the deep states crosshairs this week. >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Townhall
Welcome to TrumpBeat, FiveThirtyEight's weekly feature on the latest policy developments in Washington and beyond. Want to get TrumpBeat in your inbox each week? Sign up for our newsletter. Comments, criticism or suggestions for future columns? Email us, or drop a note in the comments. Republican senators are still sorting out >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Five Thirty Eight
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Welcome to The Riddler. Every week, I offer up problems related to the things we hold dear around here: math, logic and probability. There are two types: Riddler Express for those of you who want something bite-sized and Riddler Classic for those of you in the slow-puzzle movement. Submit a >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Five Thirty Eight
You're reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news. -4 points Favorability rating for the New York Yankees, the only negative spread in the league, according to a SurveyMonkey Audience poll. The most broadly-liked teams are the Cubs, Cardinals and Royals. [FiveThirtyEight] 9 years O.J. Simpson was granted parole >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Five Thirty Eight
For years, pro-lifers have argued that if its acceptable to kill a baby in the womb, its acceptable to kill a baby outside the womb. >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Townhall
The U.S. Postal Service is in steep decline. Today, the U.S. Postal Service fails to meet even their own watered-down standards for letter mail delivery service and management has run up over $121 billion in debt and unfunded liabilities. >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Townhall
July 21, 2017​Delhi outlines need for seven SIGINT aircraftFlight GlobalJuly 20, 2017Delhi has issued a request for information (RFI) for seven signals intelligence (SIGINT) and communications jamming aircraft.As per the RFI, two aircraft in SIGINT configuration will be acquired for the National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO) - India's technical intelligence >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Matthew Aid
July 21, 2017 New NSA Inspector General Testifies on Capitol Hill CyberScoopJuly 19, 2017The National Security Agency's prospective new inspector general testified on Wednesday that he will investigate the intelligence agency's problem of repeated contractor leaks.Robert Storch, the Justice Department's deputy inspector general since March 2015, was first nominated in November by >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Matthew Aid
July 21, 2017 Sinpo South Shipyard: Preparations for a New SLBM Test?Joseph S. Bermudez, Jr.38north.orgJuly 20, 2017 Recent media reports indicate that North Korea's sole SINPO-class experimental ballistic missile submarine (SSBA) has been engaged in “‘unusual deployment activity' over the past 48 hours,” sailing approximately 100-km out into the East Sea (Sea >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Matthew Aid
What is feminism? If youd ask people on the street, the most common response would be equality. >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Townhall
Throughout the Obama administration, I talked about the dysfunction of Capitol Hill. >>
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Townhall
The girls team gained an international spotlight when their visas to compete in the U.S. were initially denied. >>
Source: Washington Post
In part, it's a function of partisanship. >>
Source: Washington Post
I ask experts on high schools to straighten me out. >>
Source: Washington Post
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has spoken out against bigotry and injustice during his more than 30 years in the Senate. >>
Source: Washington Post
Trade talks with China looked promising 100 days ago. But little progress was actually made. >>
Source: Washington Post

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