Monday, June 05, 2017

6-5-2017 A divisive presdt and a violent world--

Fired employee kills 5, then himself at Orlando business

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) A disgruntled former employee shot and killed five people at an Orlando, Florida, business Monday morning before turning the gun on himself, police said.

Trump's latest tweets will likely hurt effort to restore travel ban

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Trump on Monday derided the revised travel ban as a “watered down” version of the first and criticized his own Justice Department's handling of the case - potentially hurting the administration's defense of the ban as the legal battle over ...

British police identify two attackers in Saturday rampage

Washington Post - ‎22 minutes ago‎
LONDON - Police on Monday named two of the three attackers who killed seven people during a rampage through central London, saying both had lived only miles away from the scene of the carnage.

Qatar rift: Saudi, UAE, Bahrain, Egypt cut diplomatic ties

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
Abu Dhabi, UAE (CNN) Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have broken off relations with Qatar, in the worst diplomatic crisis to hit Gulf Arab states in decades.

Harvard Revokes Admission of Several Students for Posting 'Offensive' Memes - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Harvard University revoked admission offers to at least 10 incoming students after the school discovered the individuals were posting explicit and obscene memes in a Facebook chat group that advocated sexual assault and mocked the death of children.

Pelosi: It would be 'very incriminating' if White House tries to block Comey testimony

CNN - ‎52 minutes ago‎
(CNN) House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Monday it would be "very incriminating" if the White House tried to block former FBI Director James Comey's from testifying before Congress later this week.

General election 2017: Where UK's parties stand on security

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The general election was supposed to be dominated by Brexit, but the terror attacks in Manchester and London have forced security to the top of the agenda.

Are tech companies providing "material support" to terrorists?

CBS News - ‎56 minutes ago‎
After Saturday's deadly London terror attack, British Prime Minister Theresa May said technology companies need to do more to stop terrorists from working together online.

What tornado? Honey, the grass needs cutting

CNN - ‎52 minutes ago‎
(CNN) When you're in the middle of yard work, you don't want to stop for just anything. Maybe that explains why a man in Canada kept mowing his lawn even after a huge tornado reared up behind his house.

Why we should never, ever ignore Donald Trump's tweets

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) There's a growing trend among Donald Trump's advisers: Listen to what he says, not what he tweets. On the "Today" show Monday, Trump counselor Kellyanne Conway bemoaned "the obsession with covering everything he says on Twitter and little of ...

Trump unveils plan to separate air traffic control from government

The Hill - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Trump announced plans on Monday to separate air traffic control from the federal government as part of a broader push to modernize the country's infrastructure.

In Portland, images of knives, brass knuckles, bricks show viciousness of protests

Washington Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
If you want to get an idea of just how high tensions are running in Portland, Ore., where rival protest groups have clashed repeatedly in recent months, you could start by looking at the caches of weapons seized by police at a demonstration over the ...

Supreme Court to Take Up Privacy of Cell Phone Tracking - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court agreed Monday to consider whether police need a search warrant to track the movements of cell phone users.

GOP rep on radicalized Islamic suspects: 'Kill them all'

The Hill - ‎1 hour ago‎
A Republican congressman on Sunday said any “radicalized Islamic suspect” should be hunted down and killed. In a Facebook post, Rep. Clay Higgins (R-La.

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