Come on Donald Trump, pony up the cash to release these emails. It would be the best investment in your campaign you could make.
The Daily Caller – by Richard Pollock
Department of Justice officials filed a motion in federal court late Wednesday seeking a 27-month delay in producing correspondence between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s four top aides and officials with the Clinton Foundation and Teneo Holdings, a closely allied public relations firm that Bill Clinton helped launch. Continue reading “State Department Won’t Release Clinton Foundation Emails for 27 Months”
New York Post – by Bob Fredericks
The US sailors who were detained by the Iranian navy last winter provided their name, rank and serial numbers — and pretty much everything else their captors demanded, the US Navy said in a blistering report Thursday.
The 10 crew members, captured at gunpoint in the Persian Gulf on Jan. 12 by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, improperly revealed passwords for laptops and cellphones and even sensitive technical details about their two ships, including their top speed, capabilities and missions, the report said. Continue reading “Navy says American sailors blabbed to Iranian captors”
The threat for heavy rain and flooding returns to the Plains into the Fourth of July weekend, and the rain could spread eastward and affect flood-ravaged West Virginia by Monday.
The National Weather Service has already hoisted flash flood watches in parts of the central Plains, including the Kansas City metro area. Continue reading “Heavy Rain Threat Returns to the Plains, Possibly Flood-Ravaged West Virginia, Into the Holiday Weekend”
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is being vetted as a possible vice presidential pick for presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, according to two ranking Republican officials.
Despite Christie going through the vetting process, the two ranking Republican officials told ABC News they doubt Christie would ultimately be Trump’s pick. Continue reading “Gov. Chris Christie Being Vetted as Potential Vice-Presidential Pick for Trump”
Officials in five states have issued health advisories for dozens of beaches just days before thousands hit the road for the 4th of July holiday.
Texas leads the way with 15 beaches with either high or medium levels of bacteria; Louisiana has a dozen beaches under advisory, and Mississippi and Alabama have one apiece. Continue reading “Health Advisories Issued For Beaches in 5 States Ahead of July 4th Holiday Weekend”
New York Times – by KEITH SCHNEIDER
He continued these themes in two successful follow-up books, “The Third Wave” (1980) and “Powershift” (1990), assisted by his wife, Heidi Toffler, who served as a researcher and editor for the trilogy and was a named co-author in subsequent books. She survives him.
Alvin Toffler, the celebrated author of “Future Shock,” the first in a trilogy of best-selling books that presciently forecast how people and institutions of the late 20th century would contend with the immense strains and soaring opportunities of accelerating change, died on Monday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 87. Continue reading “Alvin Toffler, Author of ‘Future Shock,’ Dies at 87”
Free Thought Project – by Claire Bernish
A letter revealed by the Orlando Sentinel shows the FBI requested law enforcement agencies who responded to and investigated the massacre at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub to withhold information from the public.
A letter from the FBI dated June 20 attached to a lawsuit brought by the City of Orlando seeking the release of 911 calls in full, as well as other records pertaining to the shooting, had also been forwarded to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office — but included instructions for law enforcement to deny all requests for information. Continue reading “What Are they Hiding? Feds Tell Florida Cops to Deny Public Records Requests on Orlando Attack”
Fox 5 San Diego
OCEANSIDE, Calif. — A DUI suspect struck a pedestrian on an Oceanside street Monday and then drove for more than a mile with the victim’s body stuck in her smashed windshield before abandoning the car and fleeing on foot in a futile attempt to avoid arrest, police allege.
The collision occurred shortly before 6:30 a.m. in the 4000 block of Mission Avenue, police spokesman Ryan Keim said. Continue reading “Woman suspected of driving mile with body smashed in windshield”
Former President Bill Clinton — whose wife is currently in the crosshairs of the Justice Department over her use of a private email server during her time as secretary of state — met privately with Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Monday.
The meeting was a chance encounter as the two crossed paths at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, according to Lynch. Continue reading “Amid FBI Email Probe, Attorney General Loretta Lynch Meets With Bill Clinton”
Campus Reform – by Will Rierson
To increase male student retention and combat sexual violence, one California university is offering a “safe space” for male-identifying students to discover their authentic masculinity.
“Dudes Understanding Diversity and Ending Stereotypes (DUDES) is a traveling Men’s Center, housed in the Campus Diversity and Inclusion Center for students who identify as Men, as well as women, transgendered students, and male allies,” the University of Redlands states on its website. Continue reading “California university seeks to ‘deconstruct’ masculinity”
Gun Watch – by Dean Weingarten
Sometimes, reality approximates buffoonery. The Seattle City Council has unanimously decided to waste $30,000 a year. It is not exactly clear why. The easiest way to describe it might be a sacrifice to the gods of political correctness.From seattletimes.com:
The Seattle Police Department will begin melting down its unused guns rather than selling them, ending a practice that brought in about $30,000 a year.
Continue reading “Seattle City Council Votes to Destroy $30,000 of Police Guns Each Year”
Turkish police arrested 13 people in connection with the deadly attack on Istanbul’s airport, officials said Thursday.
More than 40 people died and over 200 were injured when assailants with guns and explosives hit the airport on Tuesday.
Officials have said the coordinated assault on Ataturk airport bore the hallmarks of ISIS, but there has been no official claim of responsibility. Continue reading “Turkey Arrests 13 Over Istanbul Airport Attack”
The Telegraph – by Rosa Prince
Helen Reece, a reader in law at the London School of Economics, called on Theresa May, the Home Secretary, to relax rules which automatically ban sex offenders from caring for children, saying that this could breach their human rights.
In an article in the respected Child and Family Law Quarterly, Miss Reece suggested that reoffending rates were not high among sex criminals, adding: “despite growing public concern over paedophilia, the numbers of child sex murders are very low.”
Continue reading “Sex offenders including paedophiles should be allowed to adopt, Theresa May told”
The Hill – by Lindsey McPherson
The House will vote on a counter-terrorism package that will include a provision to prevent suspected terrorists from buying guns, Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., told Republicans on a conference call Thursday, according to a source on the call.
The House, when it returns next week from its July 4 recess, will also vote on a mental health bill , sponsored by Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Tim Murphy, Ryan told his House colleagues. Continue reading “House Plans Vote on Guns Next Week”
Washington Examiner – by Paul Bedard
Democrats targeting content and control of the Internet, especially from conservative sources, are pushing hard to layer on new regulations and even censorship under the guise of promoting diversity while policing bullying, warn commissioners from the Federal Communications Commission and Federal Election Commission.
“Protecting freedom on the Internet is just one vote away,” said Lee E. Goodman, a commissioner on the FEC which is divided three Democrats to three Republicans. “There is a cloud over your free speech.” Continue reading “Federal regulation of Internet coming, warn FCC, FEC commissioners”
One of the guns used in the November 13, 2015 Paris terrorist attacks came from Phoenix, Arizona where the Obama administration allowed criminals to buy thousands of weapons illegally in a deadly and futile “gun-walking” operation known as “Fast and Furious.”
A Report of Investigation (ROI) filed by a case agent in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF) tracked the gun used in the Paris attacks to a Phoenix gun owner who sold it illegally, “off book,” Judicial Watch’s law enforcement sources confirm. Federal agents tracing the firearm also found the Phoenix gun owner to be in possession of an unregistered fully automatic weapon, according to law enforcement officials with firsthand knowledge of the investigation. Continue reading “Law Enforcement Sources: Gun Used in Paris Terrorist Attacks Came from Phoenix (Fast and Furious)”
Independent – by Andrew Griffin
Google has launched a new site that shows absolutely everything it knows about its users. And there’s an awful lot of it.
The new My Activity page collects all of the data that Google has generated by watching its customers as they move around the web. And depending on your settings that could include a comprehensive list of the websites you’ve visited and the things you’ve done with your phone. Continue reading “Google My Activity shows everything that company knows about its users – and there’s a lot”
NBC 4 News
The all-clear has been issued at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland after reports of an active shooter were deemed unfounded, the base said Thursday morning.
Joint Base Andrews was locked down just after 9 a.m. after someone mistook an active shooter drill for the real thing, senior law enforcement officials told NBC News. All personnel were directed to shelter in place. Continue reading “Active Shooter Report at Joint Base Andrews Called Unfounded”