News Round-Up 7-8-16

​​​Date:    July 8, 2016

Host:    Jim Schneider 

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​Jim Schneider presented details and commentary regarding the following events from this busy news week. Stories included:

–Dallas, Texas, is grieving after a devastating evening when 5 officers were
killed and 7 wounded during a Black Lives Matter protest. Police killed one of
the sniper suspects by sending a bomb robot. 3 suspects remain in custody.
–In light of the Dallas shooting, President Obama renewed his push for gun
–Before the Dallas shooting, there was a deluge of anti-police threats on
Twitter, many of which called for the mass murder of officers.
–The Mayor of Dallas asks that everyone focus on Dallas police officers, their
families, those that are deceased and those in the hospital fighting for their
–Gunmen in a passing vehicle opened fire on an Atlanta area police officer on
routine patrol, firing multiple shots before being apprehended after a short car
–An Ohio man was instructed by ISIS to attack a police station.
–Mat Staver of Liberty Counsel encouraged people in an e-mail to pray for the
victims and families of the Dallas shooting; the deadliest attack on law
enforcement officials since 9-11.
–FBI Director James Comey chose not to refer charges to the Justice Department
against Hillary Clinton. Because of that, he was called in before the House
Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Jim presented two audio cuts
featuring questions from Congressman Jason Chaffetz of Utah and Representative
Trey Gowdy of South Carolina.
–Congress will request an investigation as to whether Hillary Clinton lied under
oath to them.
–Huma Abedin, one of Clinton’s closest aids, said in a recent deposition with
Judicial Watch that the former secretary of state would sometimes destroy her
daily schedules, an admission characterized by one former diplomat as shocking
and rarely if ever done.
–Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Chair of the Senate Homeland Security and
Government Affairs Committee sent a letter to the FBI Director James Comey
asking what the difference is in the FBI’s view between extreme carelessness and
gross negligence.
–FBI Director James Comey has a long history of cases ending favorably for the
–The White House gave a special statement from President Obama on the occasion of
the Muslim celebration of Eid al Fitr that marks the end of Ramadan.
–A woman gives a chilling account of a Muslim rape threat in Minneapolis,
–The surge of Syrian refugee admissions hits a new peak in June.
–A German architect says to demolish the churches and replace them with mosques
in order to integrate the migrants.
–A Mexican national charged with aggravated murder in the shooting deaths of 3
people at a rural Oregon blueberry farm has been deported six times.
–Attorneys representing an Iowa church filed a federal lawsuit Monday against
members of the Iowa Civil Rights Commission to stop the government from
censoring the church’s views on biblical sexuality and from forcing the church
to open its restrooms and showers to members of the opposite sex.
–Hezbollah claims to have 100,000 missiles prepared to attack Israel.
–ISIS releases kill list listing over 1,700 attack targets.
–Kenyan security forces foiled an attack against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin
Netanyahu’s convoy.
– must begin facilitating same-sex relationships after two
homosexual men filed a class action claim against the online dating service.
–The Obama administration has sued to stop North Carolina from enforcing their
laws regarding restroom/locker room/shower facility use.

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