Monthly Archives: July, 2017

German nightclub shooting: One killed, several hurt after gunman opens fire

One person has been killed and three others injured in a shooting at a nightclub in southern German. Witnesses told German news agency dpa that the attacker had a machine gun and shot at the crowd inside the building indiscriminately, local media reported. Advertisements

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Social Security benefits set to increase by largest amount in years

According to a trustee report Americans receiving Social Security benefits in 2018 can expect to see the program’s largest payment increase in years.

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US conducts ‘successful’ THAAD missile test after latest North Korea missile launch

Sunday the US military conducted a test of its THAAD anti-ballistic missile system, two days after North Korea launched its second intercontinental ballistic missile.

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US, allies prepared to use ‘overwhelming force’ in North Korea, general says

The U.S. and its allies are prepared to use “rapid, lethal and overwhelming force,” if necessary, against North Korea, the commander of the U.S. Pacific Air Forces warned Saturday night.

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US Navy warning shot in Gulf was ‘unprofessional,’ Iran says

Saturday a U.S. Navy vessel fired a warning shot in an “unprofessional” encounter with ships from Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard, Iran’s state news agency reported.

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Russia, China are North Korea’s ‘enablers,’ Tillerson says

Saturday U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lashed out at Russia and China following North Korea’s second test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile – and reports that Kim Jong Un’s regime was now capable of striking cities on the U.S. mainland.

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GOP Rep Says Trump Shares Blame for Repeal Failure

Many Republicans are pushing the blame game with the AP, with each other after the Senate’s ObamaCare “skinny” repeal bill failed overnight. One Republican said President Trump shares some of the blame for the bill’s failure.

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Upset about failed ObamaCare votes, Trump calls on changes from Senate Republicans

President Trump on Saturday urged leaders of the GOP-controlled chamber to change the rules to a simple 51-vote majority to pass legislation, saying they are “looking like fools” and calling the 60-vote requirement a “joke.”

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Russia orders cut in US diplomats in reaction to sanctions

Friday Russian President Vladimir Putin finally took his revenge responding to a months-old censure from the Obama administration and new Congressional sanctions by closing down several American facilities in Russia and ordering a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats allowed in the country.

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Senate rejects ‘skinny repeal’ of ObamaCare as 3 Republicans vote no

Keep a list folks, so you will know which assholes to vote out of office, and that includes both parties.  Time to clean house, and get people in there who will work for us, not against us.

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