Monday, August 07, 2017

Show Notes 08-05-17

Saturday Show 8-5-17

Nets Barely Notice Venezuela’s Vote for Dictatorship
Venezuela’s president held a sham election on July 30 that created an assembly out of his own supporters, to bypass that country’s elected representatives and rewrite the constitution.
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Local Butcher Shop hangs animal-rights sign under duress to stop protests
Reminiscent of the “smoking kills” labels on packs of cigarettes, a sign denouncing the killing of animals now hangs, counterintuitively, in the window of a North Berkeley butcher shop.
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Mom who killed home invader: 'It was either him or me, and I wasn't going'
Homicide detectives are investigating a deadly home invasion in Cobb County.
Marietta police said a 911 call came in from the 90 block of Griggs Street around 2:30 a.m. Thursday.
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Top Trump Admin Intelligence Official Ezra Cohen-Watnick – Fired! McMasters Being Shown the Door
The White House is currently going through a massive shakeup. It was just announced that Ezra Cohen-Watnick, the senior director for intelligence on the National Security Council, has been fired.
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Today's hottest collectible cars are trucks
Forget about classic sports and luxury cars, the hottest collectibles today are trucks.
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China Tears Down the Tibetan City in the Sky
At the eastern end of the vast Tibetan Plateau lies a sprawling monastery named Larung Gar, which is the largest Tibetan Buddhist institute in the world and a monumental landmark to Tibetan culture, religion, and history.
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Poll: More Americans Consider Islamic State a Major Threat (74%) Than Climate Change (56%)
More U.S. adults consider the Islamic State and cyber security as major threats to the country than consider global climate change to be a major threat, according to a survey released Tuesday by the non-partisan Pew Research Center.
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Corruption! Australia’s Weather Bureau Caught Tampering with Climate Data
Australian scientists at the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) ordered a review of temperature recording instruments after the government agency was caught tampering with temperature logs in several locations.
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EXCLUSIVE: Al Gore’s Home Devours 34 Times More Electricity Than Average U.S. Household
On Friday, Al Gore’s sequel to “An Inconvenient Truth” – “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” – arrives in movie theaters across the country.
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Cannabis Grower Buys California Town to Build Pot-Friendly Outpost
American Green Inc., a maker of cannabis products, is taking an unusual step to attract new customers as it capitalizes on California legalizing marijuana: It’s buying an entire town.
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U.S. Faces Looming Shortage Of Primary Care Physicians
America will soon face a shortage of as many as 90,000 doctors. CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez reports a combination of retiring doctors and increasing demand will lead to a significant need for primary care physicians. But some medical schools are working to ease the problem.
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Trump's border wall, immigration plans re-emerge at top of national debate
President Trump’s campaign promise to build a border wall is again starting to galvanize Washington after months of taking a back seat to ObamaCare and the investigation into Russian election meddling.
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