Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Show Notes 04-01-17

Saturday Show 4-1-17

Pennsylvania high school gives nearly 500 students suspension notices
More than 500 students at a Pennsylvania high school have been given suspension notices for skipping at least a week’s worth of classes. Officials at Harrisburg High School gave the notices to the students on Monday for accumulating too many unexcused absences.
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Wildflowers, dormant for years, bloom across California
Rain-fed wildflowers have been sprouting from California’s desert sands after lying dormant for years — producing a spectacular display that has drawn record crowds and traffic jams to tiny towns like Borrego Springs.
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Trump walks out on signing ceremony without actually signing order
President Trump walked out on his own Oval Office signing ceremony without actually signing his two executive orders on trade.
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APRIL FOOLS: KREMLIN OFFERS 'ELECTION INTERFERENCE'
Need some election interference? The Russian Foreign Ministry is ready to help -- or so it says on April Fools’ Day. On Saturday, the ministry posted on its Facebook page an audio file of the purported new automated telephone switchboard message for Russian embassies.
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GOP Protects Trump’s Tax-Return Privacy: ‘No Single Individual Has Ever Been Targeted in Such a Manner’
The House Ways and Means Committee voted 24-16 Tuesday against a Democrat resolution directing the U.S. Treasury Department to gather ten years of Donald Trump’s tax returns and other confidential financial information and then turn it all over to Congress.
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I'll back Texas independence, EU's Juncker warns Trump
"The newly elected US president was happy that the Brexit was taking place and has asked other countries to do the same," European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said. However, he warned, "if he goes on like that I am going to promote the independence of Ohio and Austin, Texas, in the United States of America."
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Brexit Leader Farage: European Union Just Lost Whatever Credibility they Had in the U.S.
The man behind Brexit, Nigel Farage, has called European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker a “complete and total idiot” after Juncker said he would support the independence of U.S. states in response to President Donald Trump’s support for Brexit.
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Brexit: Europe fears protecting itself from terrorism without UK's expertise
A day after officials triggered the Brexit divorce proceedings European security experts said they worried about the prospect of protecting the continent without the UK's policing expertise.
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ISRAEL TAKES BABY STEP TOWARD REBUILDING TEMPLE?
With June marking the 50th anniversary of Israel’s reunification of the capital city of Jerusalem along with the Temple Mount, the Israeli government is considering a proposal to create a new foundation responsible for providing “research, information and advocacy” about the Jewish connection to what many consider the holiest site in all of Judaism – the place where the Temple stood until A.D. 70.
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Bees! Bees! Rockies and Padres Hit the Deck as Swarm Hits Baseball Field
When a pack of bees swarmed the field, the Rockies and Padres didn't seem to know what to do. So they hit the deck.
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April Fools' Day snowstorm dumps up to 18 inches in New England
It’s April Fools’ Day but it’s no joke: People across northern New England woke up to a foot of heavy, wet snow on parts of the region Saturday and conducted weekend business as more fell throughout the day.
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Sanctuary cities free 253 illegal-alien criminals in 2 weeks
Law enforcement agencies in New York City declined 12 detainers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement during the week of Feb. 4 to Feb. 10, according to ICE’s latest Weekly Declined Detainer Outcome Report.
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