Monday, September 12, 2016

Show Notes 09-10-2016

Saturday Show 9-10-16

HHS Proposes Rule that Would Prevent States from DeFunding Abortion Providers
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a proposed rule last week that seeks to ban any recipient of Title X federal funding for family planning from excluding potential funding recipients “for reasons unrelated to its ability to provide services effectively.”
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Trump rips media for mocking Christians
Donald Trump accused the media of mocking Christians and vowed to be a champion for religious liberty at a gathering of social conservatives in Washington on Friday.
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'HOW DARE YOU!' DOCTORS GROUP ATTACKED FOR HILLARY-HEALTH POLL
When the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons asked its membership and several thousand other doctors in an informal poll whether Hillary Clinton is exhibiting symptoms of health problems that could disqualify her from the presidency, the group’s leadership was shocked at the result.
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Vets poisoned at Camp Lejeune inch closer to VA benefits
An expected 15,000 veterans whose serious illnesses are linked to a contaminated water supply at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina could receive compensation more quickly under a proposed Department of Veterans Affairs rule announced Friday.
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Four Top Military Moments from Star Trek
Anyone with even a passing knowledge of Star Trek can’t help but notice the parallels between the U.S. Navy and the United Federation of Planets, right down to the ranks, fleet structure, and general military discipline (Roddenberry himself flew in the Army Air Forces in World War II).
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State Dept.: U.S. Should ‘Rehabilitate’ and ‘Reintegrate’ Foreign Fighters Back into Society
The director of the Office of Countering Violent Extremism at the State Department outlined some of the department’s strategic planning Wednesday to counter “violent extremism.”
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George Washington banished by PC police
The president of the San Francisco Board of Education wants “Washington” and “Jefferson” banned as school names, because the American Founders had slaves.
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ATT charges its poorest customers more for super slow Internet
AT&T is benefiting from providing slow broadband Internet service to some poor neighborhoods.The FCC requires AT&T to provide discounted high speed Internet service to poor families who are eligible for food stamps. But AT&T is exploiting a loophole in the federal mandate to refuse those discounts to some qualified families.
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At least 45 killed in Syria after US-Russia agreement
The Aleppo Media Center, an activist collective, said 45 people were killed Saturday, just hours after the new U.S.-Russian agreement was reached to try and end the violence in Syria. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 30 people were killed in Aleppo province and another 39 were killed by airstrikes in neighboring Idlib province.
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The Science Behind the Samsung Galaxy Note 7's Battery Fires
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is suffering the same fate as countless hoverboards — there are reports that some phones have been bursting into flames, prompting Samsung is issue a recall and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to strongly discourage passengers from carrying the device on planes, news sources report.
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