Monday, July 25, 2016

Show Notes 07-24-2016

Sunday Show 7-24-16

AAA Rescued Record 32 Million Drivers in 2015; Blames New Technology for Breakdowns
Despite technological advances in newer vehicles, the American Automobile Association (AAA) rescued a record 32 million drivers nationwide in 2015, including 900,000 in the Washington, D.C. area alone, AAA announced Wednesday.
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Safe GOP convention boosts Cleveland's image to the world
Cleveland's safe and successful turn as host of the Republican National Convention has helped establish it as an ideal location for large events but also a city that people will consider when deciding where to live and do business, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson said Friday.
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Kerry: Air conditioners as big a threat as ISIS
Secretary of State John Kerry said in Vienna on Friday that air conditioners and refrigerators are as big of a threat to life as the threat of terrorism posed by groups like the Islamic State.
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Hundreds honor teen suffering from fatal disease at prom themed party
More than 1,000 people converged on a Wisconsin town Friday to honor a 14-year-old girl with a fatal illness who has chosen end-of-life hospice care over surgery.
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ASEAN split on how to deal with China in South China Sea row
Southeast Asia's main grouping opened a meeting of their foreign ministers Sunday, deeply divided on how to deal with China's territorial expansion in the South China Sea that has impacted some of its members and whipped up an increasing diplomatic quagmire.
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Obama administration mun as Turkey's post coup crackdown expands
The Obama administration’s relative silence on Turkey’s alarming crackdown following last week’s failed coup attempt is tantamount to a green light for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to continue his assault on democracy in the NATO nation, experts said.
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Virginia high court strikes down Governors order giving felons right to vote
Gov. Terry McAuliffe's action restoring the voting rights of more than 200,000 felons was unconstitutional, Virginia's highest court ruled Friday, siding with Republican lawmakers who said the governor overstepped his authority.
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Dems open convention without Wasserman Schultz
Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced Sunday she is stepping down as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee at the end of the party's convention, which is set to begin here Monday.
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Despite a Republican convention featuring public rules fights and Donald Trump being stiff-armed by his closest rival to the nomination, one of the leading conservative insurgents in Congress believes the party is unifying around core principles and could get a lot of good done for the American people if GOP congressional leaders would just do it.
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