Saturday, June 13, 2015

Show Notes 06-11-2015

Thursday show 06-11-15

Lindsey Graham to Fox star: Knock off attacks
Fox star Sean Hannity and Republican presidential hopeful Lindsey Graham had some tense television moments after the South Carolina senator suggested the news host ought to quit splitting the Republican Party and fueling political dissent.
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Record number of Americans renounced their US citizenship
Record Number of Americans Renounced Their U.S. Citizenship in 2015. Between January and March of 2015, a record 1,336 Americans renounced their U.S. citizenship, according to a quarterly report by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that was published in The Federal Register.
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Whistleblowers testify on gov’t backlash, DHS agent says bosses tried to strip her gun rights
Whistleblowers testify on gov’t backlash, DHS agent says bosses tried to strip her gun rights
A Department of Homeland Security whistleblower testified Thursday that the "retaliation" against her for probing a controversial visa program was so extensive she was told she couldn't "carry or own a personal weapon".
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Maine city recruiting Somalis as cops
One of smallest cities that has received thousands of Somali refugees over the years is Lewiston, Maine. But, unlike the Minnesota Muslims from Somalia, this group appears to fly under the radar.
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Aggressive moose injures 2 visitors near Alaska campgrounds
A cow moose with two calves has injured at least two visitors at Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska.
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Connecticut homeowner calls 911 to report w hour stand off with his cat
Connecticut police have released a 911 call a homeowner made after his 8-pound cat turned violent and prevented him from entering the house.
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Monkeys' cosy alliance with wolves looks like domestication
In the alpine grasslands of eastern Africa, Ethiopian wolves and gelada monkey are giving peace a chance. The geladas – a type of a baboon – tolerate wolves wandering right through the middle of their troops, while the wolves ignore potential meals of baby geladas in favour of rodents, which they can catch more easily when the monkeys are present.
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HHS Secretary: 259 Million Opioid Prescriptions in U.S. in 2012 Outnumbered American Adults
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell told Congress Wednesday that there were more than 250 million prescriptions for opioid drugs in 2012 – more than the number of adults in the U.S.
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Obama: without Catholic Nun we would not have gotten Obamacare done
While addressing the Catholic Health Association Conference in Washington, D.C., yesterday, President Barack Obama said that the Affordable Care Act—AKA Obamacare—would not have been enacted had it not been for Sister Carol Keehan, the president of the Catholic Health Association.
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