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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submitted his resignation letter to President Trump on Monday... “I am grateful to you for the opportunity to serve; for the courtesy and humor you often display in our personal conversations; and for the goals you set in your inaugural address: patriotism, unity, safety, education and prosperity,” Rosenstein wrote in the letter...
Rosenstein’s successor, Jeffrey Rosen, is awaiting confirmation by the Senate.
Certain boomtowns across the country are not only experiencing sudden and rapid population and economic growth -- but also big pay increases. According to a new survey by GoBankingRate.com, five boomtowns scattered through the country have seen income levels skyrocket more than 20 percent from 2012 to 2017.
The shadowy leader of the Islamic State group claimed to appear for the first time in five years in a video released by the extremist group’s propaganda arm on Monday, acknowledging defeat in the group’s last stronghold in Syria but vowing a “long battle” ahead.
The man said to be Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in the video also claimed the Easter Day bombings in Sri Lanka which killed over 250 people were “part of the revenge” that awaits the West.
One possible target was the Santa Monica Pier, sources said. The suspect, according to sources, was a U.S. Army veteran. The case involves the FBI, Los Angeles Police Department and the U.S. Attorney's office. The case is currently under seal. A news conference is scheduled in Los Angeles on Monday afternoon.
Recently, Hollywood A-lister Anne Hathway made news when she admitted that she had quit being a vegan after a decade of following a meat-free diet... In vegan circles, popular vegan influencers including Bonny Rebecca, Rawvana, Tim Shieff, Raw Alignment, Stella Rae, KasumiKriss, the Minimalist Baker have all admitted to eating meat and eggs to restore their health
For starters, animal fats and proteins fuel our bodies and our brains. Nothing compares to the nutrient-density of meat, dairy and eggs. Beef is absolutely a superfood that provides 11 essential nutrients including protein, B-vitamins and absorbable heme iron. Second, beef production is a critical component of our ecosystem. Cattle grazing promotes biodiversity of the soil, captures carbon, provides habitat for bees, bugs and wildlife, reduces the spread of wildfires and prevents desertification of the soil.
House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, a New York Democrat, scheduled a Tuesday committee vote to allow an additional hour of questioning at Thursday's hearing. The vote would allow members or staff to question Barr during the extra hour, which would be divided between Democrats and Republicans.
But Barr has objected to a format that allows staff to ask questions. Justice Department spokesperson Kerri Kupec said Sunday, "The attorney general agreed to appear before Congress. Therefore, Members of Congress should be the ones doing the questioning. He remains happy to engage with Members on their questions regarding the Mueller report."
I’ll never get the support of Dues Crazy union leadership, those people who rip-off their membership with ridiculously high dues, medical and other expenses while being paid a fortune. But the members love Trump. They look at our record economy, tax & reg cuts, military etc. WIN!
Trump has given the GOP leader some time to work with Democrats but doesn’t want the talks to drag on all year and lead to an agreement that would increase spending — and the budget deficit... Any negotiation with Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and House Democrats is likely to increase spending, and that’s the last thing Trump wants ahead of his reelection effort in 2020...
Although this article doesn't mention it, it's also tied to the funding of the wall.
...275 Chinese fishing militia and Coast Guard vessels surrounded the island of Thitu in the South China Sea, which is currently being occupied by the Philippines. The US recently delivered a stern message to Beijing about its aggression in the highly disputed body of water, announcing that Chinese fishing militia and Coast Guard ships would be treated as military vessels...
DID YOU KNOW?
China’s Coast Guard has over 130 ships, making it the largest coast guard in the world.
For years the IRS blocked tax-exempt status for conservative groups. This directly impacted the 2012 presidential election... Well guys, the Satanic Temple is “pleased” to announce that the IRS has given it tax-exempt status. Yeah– it’s been identified as a “church.”...
The “non-theistic” Salem-Mass.-based Satanic organization said it was “pleased” Thursday to receive the tax-exempt status after years of advocating for churches to lose theirs. The temple was founded to react to and restrict Christianity in public life and claims it does not worship the devil, as depicted in the Bible, but advocates for the separation of church and state.
“Sports Illustrated is proving that a girl that’s wearing a bikini could be right alongside a girl that’s wearing a burkini. And as women we can come alongside each other and be each other’s biggest cheerleaders,” the model told ABC News. Halima made news when she became the first contestant to wear a hijab on the Miss Minnesota pageant. She became a semi-finalist and earned a contract with the IMG Modeling agency.
With Joe Biden, on the other hand, there is a much more worrying relationship with a foreign power, one that presents a vastly bigger threat to America than Russia -- China... But it's not even just China. A recent court case gave us a close look at the financial statements of Rosemont Seneca Bohai. Most of the money going out of the account was to Hunter Biden. Wait till you see where some of the money going into it came from:
$145K from a Kazak oligarch
$1 million from Chinese entities
$1.2 million from a mysterious LLC tied to a Swiss bank that's been implicated in money laundering
$3.1 million from corrupt Ukrainian oligarchs
According to the Times, law enforcement have been using a secret technique to figure out the location of Android users. The technique involves gathering detailed location data collected by Google from Android phones, iPhones, and iPads that have Google Maps and other Google apps installed.
The location data is stored inside a Google database known as Sensorvault, which contains detailed location records of hundreds of millions of devices from around the world. The records reportedly contain location data going back to 2009. The data is collected whether or not users are making calls or using apps.
On Monday's Mornings With Maria, on the Fox Business Network, Napolitano detailed his side of Trump's claim that he only became "hostile" toward the president after Trump allegedly denied his request to be appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court. Napolitano denied he asked to be appointed, but acknowledged a meeting occurred between the two when Trump was still the president-elect. Napolitano shot back at Trump's claim he asked about a pardon for "his" friend, to which the former judge said it was a "mutual" friendship—a relationship Trump clearly has trouble maintaining.
St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, a target of a U.S. government investigation into political favors traded for campaign contributions, was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday on charges of bribery, mail fraud and theft of honest services.
Stenger also resigned as county executive on Monday in a letter to County Counselor Peter Krane, writing that "it is in the best interest of our County and my family."