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  • Trump: Date and location for Kim summit 'hasn't changed'

    05/26/2018 7:54:56 PM PDT · by Innovative · 2 replies
    CNN ^ | May 26, 2018 | James Griffiths and Sophie Jeong, CNN
    US President Donald Trump seemed to revive hopes for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month, telling reporters at the Oval Office late Saturday, "we're looking at June 12th in Singapore. That hasn't changed." His remarks came as South Korean President Moon Jae-in delivered his first public comments since a surprise meeting with the North Korean leader on Saturday, saying Kim was still committed to denuclearization.
  • Woman attacks Asian-American service member in racist tirade: 'Go back to f---ing China'

    05/26/2018 7:51:50 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 1 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/26/18 | Morgan Gstalter
    A viral video released this week caught a woman on camera launching a racist tirade against an Asian-American service member in a parking lot in California. James Ahn said he was driving earlier this month when the woman pulled up next to him and pulled her eyes back in an offensive gesture. “This is not your f—-king country,” she says in the video. “This is my country.” SNIP “All that we could establish is that this was derogatory remarks between two parties,” Bosques said. “There was no threat and there was no crime committed. We did document everything in a...
  • [N.Korea]Close aide to Kim Jong Un returns to Pyongyang after mystery trip to Beijing: sources

    05/26/2018 7:47:58 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 2 replies
    Japan Times ^ | MAY 26, 2018
    Close aide to Kim Jong Un returns to Pyongyang after mystery trip to Beijing: sources BEIJING – A close aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un returned to Pyongyang from Beijing on Saturday, informed sources said, after making a brief trip expected to draw even more speculation after U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly canceled next month’s summit with Kim. Kim Chang Son, a senior official of North Korea’s State Affairs Commission, arrived in Beijing on Thursday, the sources said, adding he may have planned to also visit Singapore to prepare for the recently canceled June 12 summit there. Some...
  • 'Fake Nationalism': Joe Biden Blasts Trump, GOP in Speech Endorsing Cuomo for NY Gov

    05/26/2018 6:56:22 PM PDT · by wmileo · 28 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 5/26/2018 | Fiery
    Former Vice President Joe Biden ripped President Donald Trump and the Republican Party in a speech endorsing New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo (D) for his third term in Albany. At the New York State Democratic Party convention in Hempstead, Biden told the crowd that the party Trump leads is "not your father's Republican Party." "They are not who we are. They are not who America is," Biden said, claiming that the GOP is sending a "distorted" vision of America "around the world." "That is hurting us," he said. "[With] this phony populism [and] fake nationalism [it's] time to say...
  • Fox: Right-wing activist Tommy Robinson reportedly jailed after filming outside child grooming trial

    05/26/2018 6:55:09 PM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | 05/26/18
    The American media is finally catching on to this story... Fox reports: U.K. right-wing activist and journalist Tommy Robinson was arrested and reportedly jailed Friday after he filmed members of an alleged child grooming gang entering a court for trial -- but the details of his purported sentence remain murky after the judge ordered the press not to report on the case. Robinson, the former head of the English Defense League and a longtime activist against Islam and Islamic migration, was arrested after he was filming men accused of being part of a gang that groomed children. Britain has been...
  • Receiving Christ's Word (Thaddaeus)

    05/26/2018 6:51:10 PM PDT · by metmom · 1 replies
    Grace To ^ | 1993 | John MacArthur, Grace Community Church
    The twelve apostles included "Thaddaeus" (Matt. 10:3). If you love Christ, you will receive His Word and obey it. Radio signals are fascinating. At any given moment every room in your house is filled with voices, music, and numerous other sounds—yet you can't hear them unless your radio is tuned to their frequency. That's a modern parallel to a spiritual truth Jesus taught in John 14:21, where He says, "He who has My commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves Me; and he who loves Me shall be loved by My Father, and I will love him, and...
  • Paul: Joy in Spite of Detractors

    05/26/2018 6:50:42 PM PDT · by metmom · 1 replies
    Grace To ^ | 1997 | John MacArthur, Grace Community Church
    “Whether in pretense or in truth, Christ is proclaimed; and in this I rejoice, yes, and I will rejoice” (Philippians 1:18). It is possible to maintain your joy even while dealing with criticisms and irritating distractions. The dictionary definition of detraction is “the uttering of material (as false or slanderous charges) that is likely to damage the reputation of another.” A detractor wants to undermine and destroy the good name and credibility of another. Great statesmen, such as President Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War, often have been the targets of contentious political opponents and stinging detractions by the...
  • Strange wolf-like animal killed in Montana puzzles wildlife officials

    05/26/2018 6:43:37 PM PDT · by ETL · 53 replies ^ | May 25, 2018 | Robert Gearty
    A large wolf-like animal shot and killed in Montana has wildlife officials and social media wondering what it was. A rancher shot the gray-haired beast on May 16 when it ventured too close to his livestock in Denton. The rancher reported that he killed a wolf but wolf specialists looked at photos of the animal and doubted it was a purebred wolf, ABCFoxMontana reported. “The canine teeth were too shot, the front paws too small and claws on the front paw were too long,” Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks spokesman Bruce Auchly said in a news release Thursday. “Nevertheless, social...
  • North Korea’s Kim Jong-un still wants summit with Donald Trump...

    05/26/2018 6:37:12 PM PDT · by Brown Deer · 12 replies
    South China Morning Post ^ | Sunday, May 27, 2018 | SCMP
    The unexpected summit -the second between Kim and Moon in as many months, was just the fourth between leaders of the two countries since the Korean war. South Korea Pesident Moon Jae-in said North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was committed to a summit with US President Donald Trump and complete denuclearisation.

    The Philippines has begun long-delayed repairs to its crumbling runway at Thitu, or Pag-asa, Island, the largest of its nine outposts in the Spratly Islands and home to upwards of 100 civilians and a small military garrison. Thitu sits just over 12 nautical miles from China’s air and naval base at Subi Reef, and was the site of a tense standoff with a Chinese flotilla last August. Philippine defense officials in April 2017 announced that they would be upgrading facilities at the country’s occupied islands and reefs, but little work was apparent until now. *** The airstrip at Thitu Island...
  • Sen. Hatch Shares Heartwarming Moment Newly-Released American Prisoner Is Reunited With His Family

    05/26/2018 6:33:50 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | May 26, 2018 | Lauretta Brown
    Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) shared the heartwarming moment Saturday that Utah native Joshua Holt and his wife were reunited with his parents after two years of imprisonment by the Venezuelan government. Reunited.— Senator Hatch Office (@senorrinhatch) May 26, 2018 Holt, a Mormon, flew to Venezuela to marry Venezuelan resident Thamara Holt, who he had met online. Venezuela has held Holt and his wife on weapons charges without a trial since 2016.Sen. Hatch first announced news of Holt's release on Twitter early Saturday.Holt’s parents, Jason and Laurie Holt, expressed their gratitude and eagerness to be reunited with their son.“As announced...
  • Transgender people encouraged to become priests in Church of England diversity drive

    05/26/2018 6:31:06 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 21 replies
    Telegraph ^ | May 26, 2018 | Olivia Rudgard
    Transgender people are being encouraged to become Church of England vicars as bishops launch a diversity drive. Bishops in the diocese of Lichfield have issued new guidance to parishioners and clergy reminding them that LGBT people "can be called to roles of leadership and service in the local church". The guidance, titled "welcoming and honouring LGBT+ people", warns that the church's reputation as being unwelcoming towards gay and transgender people is stopping young people attending. "We very much hope that they, like everyone else, feel encouraged to serve on PCCs, or as churchwardens and worship leaders, for instance, and are...

    05/26/2018 6:28:57 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 60 replies
    Powerline ^ | May 29,2018 | JOHN HINDERAKER
    I will venture a prediction: by the end of President Trump’s first term, it will be obvious that Hillary Clinton’s health would not have permitted her to serve effectively as president, had she won the 2016 election. Hillary falls down and faints. She needs help going up and down stairs. There are persistent rumors that she drinks too much. During the campaign, there were many days when Hillary was AWOL. Her schedule was weirdly light for someone running for the presidency. Many have commented on the fact that Hillary never went to Wisconsin, but the more basic fact is that...

    05/26/2018 6:27:02 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 11 replies
    Hollywood in Toto ^ | 25 May 2018 | Christian Toto
    No one associated with the 2017 documentary “The Final Year” meant for audiences to laugh at its content. The film looks at the Obama administration’s foreign policy team in its final days in power. It’s a sobering look at how diplomacy works in the modern era. The stakes are obviously high, and everyone is working their hardest to make the right calls. Events, and an increasingly biased press, changed how we see the movie today. The filmmakers and subjects alike expected President Barack Obama to pass the baton to President-Elect Hillary Clinton. They meant the movie to be part documentary,...
  • "In the Presence of the Holy God" (Sermon for the Holy Trinity, on Isaiah 6:1-8)

    05/26/2018 6:26:29 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 2 replies ^ | May 27, 2018 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “In the Presence of the Holy God” (Isaiah 6:1-8) What would it be like if you knew you were in the presence of the holy God? Try to imagine. Would it be cool, casual, awesome, inspiring, overwhelming? What would your reaction be? “Oh well, just another day in the park. Nothing to see here. Ho hum.” Or maybe you’d think: “Oh wow! I must be pretty special to be given this kind of revelation of God. Yay me!” Or would you be terrified and frightened, shaking in your boots, to be in God’s presence? Well, today on this Holy Trinity...
  • 2 bikers charged with murder in Twin Peaks shootout get Jan. 15 trial date (Waco)

    05/26/2018 6:24:20 PM PDT · by Elderberry · 4 replies
    WacoTrib ^ | 5/25/2018 | TOMMY WITHERSPOON
    Two defendants in the Twin Peaks biker shootout who were re-indicted earlier this month on murder and riot charges might be tried together and had a priority trial date set Friday for Jan. 15. Jeff Battey, 53, of Ponder, and Ray Arnold Allen, 48, of Crum, both members of the Bandidos motorcycle group, were joined in Waco’s 19th State District Court on Friday by four other bikers who were re-indicted May 9 on new charges that will replace the original engaging in organized criminal activity charges. Judge Ralph Strother called the hearing to get updates on the pending cases. Of...

    05/26/2018 6:19:46 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 2 replies
    Powerline ^ | May 26,2018 | PAUL MIRENGOFF
    Academy. He told the incoming naval officers, “you are winners, you are warriors.” Trump praised the resolve of the U.S. armed forces and America’s achievements, stating: Our ancestors trounced an empire, tamed a continent and triumphed over the worst evils in history. We are not going to apologize for America. We are going to stand up for America. This is shameless nationalism. Isn’t it great? Show me a nation or a people that has prevailed over determined adversaries without this sort of pride in its ancestors and its history. After his speech, Trump shook the hand of every graduate, more...
  • That Moon Colony Will Be a Reality Sooner Than You Think

    05/26/2018 6:10:26 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 25 replies
    The White House ^ | May 25, 2018 | WIlbur J. Ross, Secretary of Commerce
    The future for American commercial space activity is bright. Space entrepreneurs are already planning travel to Mars, and they are looking to the moon as the perfect location for a way station to refuel and restock Mars-bound rockets. As much as this sounds like the plot of “2001: A Space Odyssey,” it is coming closer to reality sooner than you may have ever thought possible. A privately funded American space industry is the reason. This industry is making progress in leaps and bounds. The global space economy is approaching $350 billion and is expected to become a multitrillion-dollar industry. There...
  • What Ireland is now Celebrating...culture of death

    The tender and delicate woman among you, which would not adventure to set the sole of her foot upon the ground for delicateness and tenderness, her eye shall be evil toward the husband of her bosom, and toward her son, and toward her daughter, And toward her young one that cometh out from between her feet, and toward her children which she shall bear: for she shall eat them for want of all things secretly in the siege and straitness, wherewith thine enemy shall distress thee in thy gates.(Deuteronomy 28:56-57)But Jesus turning unto them said, Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not...
  • Watch out for these 8 retailers — they're ready to grow in the US

    05/26/2018 5:56:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    CNBC ^ | May 26, 2018 | Lauren Thomas
    Big brands like Toys R Us and Bon-Ton liquidating their businesses might paint a gloomy picture for the retail industry, but smaller brands say there couldn't be a better time to grow. Direct-to-consumer businesses like Bonobos and Warby Parker have paved the way from online stores to bricks and mortar. Others are following — in droves — and could help fill the glut of vacant real estate on the market in the U.S. Like Warby Parker and Bonobos, these up-and-coming brands are being cautious, opening locations at a measured pace and setting up primarily where they have large followings online....