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Protesters vow to block the transport of undocumented immigrants

Protesters vow to block the transport of undocumented immigrants Protesters in Murrieta, California are vowing to turn out in even greater numbers if more buses carrying illegal immigrants arrive in the city of 100,000. Halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego, the community hosts a processing facility operated by the US Border Patrol. On Tuesday, residents made headlines nationwide when they placed themselves in the paths of three buses carrying undocumented immigrants who had crossed the border in Texas. Outraged at the federal government for failing to secure the border with Mexico and allowing undocumented migrants to pass into the… View Article

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Happy Fourth of July?

Happy Fourth of July? At least 11 killed, 60 wounded in Chicago over holiday weekend At least 11 people have died and 60 others wounded from gun violence across Chicago, Illinois over the Independence Day weekend. At least 30 people were shot in a 13-hour stretch beginning Sunday afternoon at 14:30 CDT and continuing into Monday. Four of those 30 people shot died and several were left in critical condition, according to the Chicago Tribune. Almost all of those killed in the weekend shootings were black or Hispanic men age 35 or younger, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Two were… View Article

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‘Obama Presidential Library’

‘Obama Presidential Library’ float at Norfolk parade sparks controversy A Fourth of July parade float that depicted a figure standing outside an outhouse labeled the “Obama Presidential Library” has created a stir on social media and is also receiving criticism in Norfolk, Nebraska. The float, in Norfolk’s annual Independence Day parade, was on a flatbed trailer being pulled by a blue pickup truck. The figure was dressed in overalls and standing next to a walker outside of the outhouse. The hands and head of the figure were greenish and appeared to be zombielike; the hands were pressed against the sides… View Article

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Global warming computer models confounded

Global warming computer models confounded as Antarctic sea ice hits new record high with 2.1million square miles more than is usual for time of year •Ice is covering 16m sq km, more than 2.1m unusual for time of year •UN computer models say Antarctic ice should be in decline, not increasing The levels of Antarctic sea-ice last week hit an all-time high – confounding climate change computer models which say it should be in decline. America’s National Snow And Ice Data Center, which is funded by Nasa, revealed that ice around the southern continent covers about 16million sq km, more… View Article

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China thinks it can defeat America in battle

China thinks it can defeat America in battle But it overlooks one decisive factor The bad news first. The People’s Republic of China now believes it can successfully prevent the United States from intervening in the event of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan or some other military assault by Beijing. Now the good news. China is wrong — and for one major reason. It apparently disregards the decisive power of America’s nuclear-powered submarines. Moreover, for economic and demographic reasons Beijing has a narrow historical window in which to use its military to alter the world’s power structure. If China doesn’t… View Article

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Bloomberg’s Gun Control Group Has ‘No Influence

Bloomberg’s Gun Control Group Has ‘No Influence,’ Produces No Results On July 7, CNN’s John King told the Associated Press’s Julie Pace that Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety has demonstrated “no influence” in the coming November elections. Pace concurred, saying Bloomberg’s gun control efforts have yet to garner results. The two spoke on Inside Politics, where King said: The NRA is a powerful force, often in mid-term elections where turn out is low because they can motivate a smaller segment [of voters]. This is will be interesting to see. At the moment we’ve seen no influence, that this Everytown… View Article

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Orson Bean on God, America

Orson Bean on God, America, and Yesterday’s Hollywood that Embraced Both God, America, and a Hollywood that once embraced both saved Orson Bean’s life and helped him find meaning in it. Bean, the actor who is also the late Andrew Breitbart’s father-in-law, appeared on a special Sirius XM Patriot Forum interview on the Fourth of July weekend, which aired on Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot channel 125. Bean had a conversation with Breitbart News Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon about his World War II military experiences in Japan and his career in show business that saw him rub… View Article

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Homeowner in Wheelchair Shoots, Kills Home Intruder

Homeowner in Wheelchair Shoots, Kills Home Intruder A wheelchair-bound homeowner in Powdersville, South Carolina, shot and killed a home invader who was trying to rob his home, officials said. According to Greenville Online, the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department was called to the residence of Orlandous Brown at 12:35 a.m. on July 3. Latisha Vernon – a friend of Brown – was at the residence when the incident occurred and she called in “a burglary in process.” Police arrived to find “Vernon and her daughter… in the driveway calling to them.” They found the homeowner and the dead intruder in the… View Article

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Flood-soaked Prairies hit with tornadoes, hail

Flood-soaked Prairies hit with tornadoes, hail High winds and hail slammed the flood-ravaged city of Brandon, Man., but so far the dikes have not been breached. Other parts of Manitoba and Saskatchewan were hit with three tornadoes as large hail pounded the Prairies. The City of Brandon, the province’s second-largest city, provided an update on the current flood situation Sunday morning. Brian Kayes, the city’s director of risk and emergency management, said the water level had increased about three inches since 9 p.m. Saturday. Any water on the street was caused by the storm and not from damage to the… View Article

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Smith wants ousted Wildrose candidate to run again in Edmonton

Smith wants ousted Wildrose candidate to run again in Edmonton Joe Anglin lost nomination battle to rookie politician Jason Nixon Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith says she wants outspoken MLA Joe Anglin to run for a new seat in Edmonton after he was pushed out of his Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre riding in a hotly-contested nomination battle. On Saturday, rookie politician Jason Nixon defeated Anglin for the Wildrose nod in the sprawling central Alberta constituency. With almost two years to go before the next scheduled provincial election, Smith said Sunday that Anglin still has an important role to play as the official… View Article

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