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Liberal Media Scream: CNN’s Acosta says Trump, Putin, were ‘playmates’

Jul 17, 2018 — News on the Net

This week’s Liberal Mainstream Scream could have gone to many members of the media so anguished over President Trump’s embrace of Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday in Helsinki. For the record, Trump did not scold Putin on any number of issues and he hit his own intelligence agencies while on foreign soil, a big no-no.

And the media went wild, as represented by CNN reporter Jim Acosta, the president’s press room foil, who said the duo “came across as playmates on a soccer field more than they did international rivals.”—More…


Jul 16, 2018 — News on the Net

The Obama Administration’s CIA director, John Brennan, charged that President Trump’s post-summit press conference with Russia President Vladimir Putin was an act of treason.

“Donald Trump’s press performance in Helsinki rises to & exceeds the threshold of ‘high crimes and misdemeanors,’” Brennan tweeted. “It was nothing short of treasonous. Not only were Trump’s comments imbecilic, he is wholly in the pocket of Putin. Republican Patriots: Where are you???”—More…


Watch: Chicago police release body cam video of South Shore police shooting

Jul 16, 2018 — News on the Net

CHICAGO (WLS)—Chicago police released body camera video on Sunday of the fatal police shooting of 37-year-old Harith Augustus, which sparked a night of protests in the South Shore neighborhood.

Supt. Eddie Johnson said he made the unprecedented decision to release the video so quickly “because the community needs some answers and they need it now.” He said he wanted to clear up misinformation about the shooting and prevent any future clashes.—More…

Man Arrested over Paraglider Protest at Trump Resort

Jul 15, 2018 — News on the Net

LONDON (AP) — Scottish police say they have arrested a man in connection with a Greenpeace protest that breached a no-fly security zone and flew a banner close to the golf resort where President Donald Trump was staying.

The paraglider carried a banner reading “Trump: Well Below Par” Friday night over Trump’s Turnberry resort in western Scotland to protest his environmental policies. After the glider appeared, Trump was seen cutting across the grass, quickly heading to the entrance of the resort.—More…

Chainsaw Attack Suspect Was Removed from US 11 Times: ICE

Jul 15, 2018 — News on the Net

The man arrested and accused of using a chainsaw to attack his wife had been removed from the U.S. 11 times since 2005, immigration officials confirmed Friday.

Alejandro Alvarez Villegas, 32, was arrested in Chula Vista, California on allegations he tried to kill his wife with a chainsaw in front of their three children at the couple’s home in Whittier.—More…

Historic Narcotics Bust Yields Enough Fentanyl To ‘Kill Everyone On The East Coast’

Jul 13, 2018 — News on the Net

Authorities in North Carolina confiscated a massive haul of the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl in what officials called “one of the largest seizures in the state.”

Deputies with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant Wednesday at a residence in Wilmington, North Carolina, seizing 13 pounds of fentanyl, a painkiller roughly 50 to 100 times more powerful than morphine. Police arrested William McIntire, Charles Batts and Wanda Moore, who face a litany of charges including trafficking and conspiring to sell narcotics, reported Star News Online.—More…

Watch: Trump’s got the tapes— Says SUN interview is ‘Fake News’

Jul 13, 2018 — News on the Net

President Donald Trump accused U.K. tabloid The Sun of omitting many of his comments praising Prime Minister Theresa May from a story during a joint press conference Thursday.

“I didn’t criticize the prime minister. I have a lot of respect for the prime minister and, unfortunately, there was a story that was done which was generally fine, but it didn’t put in what I said about the prime minister and I said tremendous things,” Trump declared, adding, “Fortunately, we tend to record stories now so we have it for your enjoyment if you like it. We report when we deal with reporters. It is called fake news.”

Sir Christopher Meyer’s wife thanks readers for support after brutal attack

Jul 13, 2018 — News on the Net

Sir Christopher Meyer, the former ambassador to the US, is in hospital after two youths attacked him at Victoria station in London yesterday afternoon.

Sir Christopher, 74, was left with injuries to his left eye, nose and lip after the assault. His wife, Baroness Meyer, said that he was taking the Tube home when he was attacked.—More…

Protesters fly baby Trump blimp over London

Jul 13, 2018 — News on the Net

LONDON — Opponents of Donald Trump flew a 6-meter blimp depicting the US president as an orange, snarling, diaper-wearing baby just outside the British Parliament on Friday.

Trump, who arrived in Britain on Thursday, told the Sun newspaper that planned protests against him in London and other British cities made him feel unwelcome, so he was avoiding the capital as much as possible.—More…

Donald Trump London protest LIVE: UK visit news as tens of thousands set to march in capital

Jul 13, 2018 — News on the Net

Donald Trump’s extraordinary criticism of Theresa May was threatening to overshadow the second day of his UK visit today.

The President savaged the Prime Minister’s Brexit proposals and warned they would likely kill off any chance of a future trade deal with the US.

He also backed former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson for PM, and launched a fresh attack on Mayor of London Sadiq Khan. 


Watch:  Gohmert: Watchdog Found Clinton emails were sent to a ‘Foreign Entity’

Jul 13, 2018 — News on the Net

A member of the House Committee on the Judiciary said during a hearing Thursday that a government watchdog found that nearly all of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails were sent to a foreign entity and that the FBI didn’t follow-up on that finding.

The Intelligence Community Inspector General (ICIG) found an “anomaly on Hillary Clinton’s emails going through their private server, and when they had done the forensic analysis, they found that her emails, every single one except four, over 30,000, were going to an address that was not on the distribution list,” Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas said during a hearing with FBI official Peter Strzok.—More….

Huckleberry win for bears: B.C. restricts harvesting to protect grizzlies’ food

Jul 13, 2018 — News on the Net

Provincial authorities are restricting commercial huckleberry harvesting in B.C.‘s Kootenay-Boundary region to preserve a critical food supply for grizzly bears.

In a statement, the forests ministry said wild huckleberry harvesting will be restricted in areas deemed “critical foraging zones.”—More…

Ontario government ends electric and hydrogen vehicle incentive programs

Jul 13, 2018 — News on the Net

The Ontario government announced Wednesday that it has ended incentive programs for electric and hydrogen vehicles and electric vehicle charging stations, with the latter ending immediately.

The move comes just over a week after the provincial government cancelled the cap-and-trade program as a part of cost-saving measures.—More…


Jul 13, 2018 — News on the Net

One journalist gave the Steele dossier to the FBI, while others provided information regarding former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
A spate of recent reports has revealed a surprising trend in the Trump-Russia investigation.

Mother Jones reporter David Corn, a team of journalists from The Associated Press and independent blogger Marcy Wheeler have all been revealed in recent weeks to have passed information to the FBI and to the Department of Justice regarding various aspects of the Trump-Russia probe.—More…


Jul 12, 2018 — News on the Net

DONALD Trump today accuses the PM of wrecking Brexit — and warns she may have killed off any chance of a vital US trade deal.

The US President delivers his incendiary verdict on her negotiating strategy in a world exclusive interview with The Sun.—More….

Watch: ‘Tolerant’ George Lopez Videoed Appearing to Urinate on Trump’s Hollywood Star

Jul 12, 2018 — News on the Net

Comedian George Lopez has made no secret of his hatred for President Donald Trump.

The Mexican-American standup has been taking nasty swipes at Trump and his supporters since long before the November 2016 election.—More…

Tears as Thai boys see parents for the first time since cave rescue

Jul 12, 2018 — News on the Net

Chiang Rai, Thailand (CNN)Wearing hospital masks and gowns, and waving to family members through protective glass, the freed Thai soccer players were finally able to have a reunion, of sorts.

After almost three weeks trapped in the dark, away from their loved ones in a cave in northern Thailand, the boys, aged between 11 and 16, were allowed to see their relatives in a carefully controlled environment, as doctors are still concerned about their health.—More..

European leaders ‘scared to death’ Donald Trump will pull US troops out of continent

Jul 12, 2018 — News on the Net

European leaders are “scared to death” Donald Trump may be preparing to pull American forces off the continent, a former US defence secretary has said.

Leon Panetta said the president’s longstanding promise to withdraw soldiers is causing such concern in European capitals that plans are being considered for what would happen in the aftermath. - More…

I can see 12 Rapes and 9 Stabbings from here!

Jul 12, 2018 — News on the Net

I can see 12 Rapes and 9 Stabbings from here!