Man arrested in connection with San Francisco killing had been deported several times, officials say | Fox News

Man arrested in connection with San Francisco killing had been deported several times, officials say | Fox News.

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Hispanic Leaders Tell Republican Party To Stand Up To Donald Trump

Hispanic Leaders Tell Republican Party To Stand Up To Donald Trump.

Or What?

Is there a chance in hell that ‘standing up to Trump’ will get one Hispanic voter to switch from voting for Hillary to the Republican party?

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The Middle East Studies Mess

Essay: The Middle East Studies Mess.

“The Middle East is in chaos. After four years of Syrian civil war, there are now more refugees and displaced persons seeking to escape violence than at any point since World War II. …

Pundits and politicians whose introduction to the Middle East comes from Middle Eastern studies programs in Australian or United States universities might be surprised by the current shape of the region. After all, after preaching for decades that Israel and perhaps the United States were at the root of regional problems, it now is evident that Israel is the only truly stable oasis in the greater Middle East and North Africa.”

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UK Police Knew and Did Nothing

UK Police Knew and Did Nothing to Protect Girls from Muslim Predators | Frontpage Mag.

According to a June 24 report by the Birmingham Mail, as far back as March 2010, West Midlands Police knew that Muslim grooming gangs “were targeting children outside schools across the city—but failed to make the threat public.”

A confidential report obtained under a Freedom of Information Act indicates that police were well aware that British pupils were being targeted by mostly Muslim men.  Several passages from the report make this clear:

In one heavily redacted passage, entitled ‘Schools’, it states: “In (redacted) a teacher at a (redacted) that a group of Asian males were approaching pupils at the school gate and grooming them. Strong anecdotal evidence shows this MO (modus operandi) is being used across the force.”

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The Obamacare Insurance Complex – ACA Good for Bid Business

Obamacare cash drives healthcare merger mania – LA Times.

“President Obama’s signature health law has unleashed the biggest expansion of insurance coverage in half a century, lifting stock prices and revenues across the healthcare industry.

Medical companies cheered the Supreme Court ruling last week that kept the spigot turned on by upholding the premium subsidies that millions of Americans rely on to make coverage affordable.

The federal government is expected to spend $1.2 trillion over the next decade on subsidies and other aspects of the health law.”

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Donald Trump’s Miss USA Pageant Finds New Home at Reelz


Good for Reelz!

Univision’s decision to deprive the female contestants this opportunity to appear on national television just to punish Trump shows a callous disregard toward the women who participate in this event. Shame on Univision for canceling on such short notice.

Originally posted on TIME:

The Donald Trump co-owned Miss USA pageant has found a new broadcast partner after being dumped by NBC: Reelz announced Thursday that it will broadcast the event on July 12 from Baton Rogue, Louisiana.

“The decision on the part of Reelz to acquire the rights to the Miss USA Pageant was based on our belief that this special event, and the women who compete in it, are an integral part of American tradition,” Stan E. Hubbard, CEO of Reelz, said in a statement. “As one of only a few independent networks, we decided to exercise our own voice and committed ourselves to bringing this pageant to American viewers everywhere. For us, this decision is about the dreams of the contestants who come from all walks of life across the United States, the city of Baton Rouge that has proudly come together to host this pageant and the viewers who…

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Rosetta: It’s the Pits

Comet sinkholes generate jets | Rosetta – ESA’s comet chaser.


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