News Round-Up 7-28-16

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Date:    July 28, 2016

Host:   Jim Schneider  

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​​Broadcasting live from Trail Ridge Camp, Jim presented another news round-up program. Stories brought to listener attention included:

–Addressing diplomats at a reception last Friday, President Obama said that the
U.N.’s plan for sustainable development and global unity is all that’s needed
to defeat the terrorists.
–FBI chief warns that terrorist dispersion will come to the West to carry out
attacks as the Islamic State is defeated in Syria.
–A radical mosque known for breeding terrorists has been granted special
privileges by Bloomington, Minnesota, which allows its members to take over a
public park and treat it as their own to the exclusion of other residents
according to complaints filed by a citizens group.
–An Al-Qaida chief is urging kidnapping of westerners for prisoner swaps.
–A Syrian refugee used a machete to hack to death a pregnant woman in Germany.
–With ten weeks to go until the end of the fiscal year, the Obama administration
continues to admit Syrian refugees at an accelerated pace. The amount has now
exceeded two-thirds of his target of 10,000 by September 30th. The proportion of
Christians among those refugees continues to languish below half of one percent.
–South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham blasted President Obama
condemning the refusal to increase American aid to Israel as well as his efforts
to bar Israel from spending the aid money within the Jewish state.
–The Russians could invade Poland overnight.
–China and Russia announce the possibility of holding joint naval exercises in
the South China Sea.
–China’s top Internet regulator ordered major online companies to stop original
news reporting, the latest efforts by the government to tighten its grip over
the nation’s web and information industries.
–The U.S. hopes to announce in early August details of planned military
cooperation and intelligence sharing with Russia on Syria.
–Turkish President Erdogan is alleged to be using the latest coup attempt to
initiate sweeping new powers for himself.
–North Korea’s top diplomat told the Associated Press that Washington has crossed
the ‘red line’ and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its
list of sanctioned individuals and said a vicious showdown could erupt if the
U.S. and South Korea hold annual war games set for next month.
–University of Iowa to use preferred pronouns when addressing students.
–Nickelodeon introduces its first animated gay, married couple.
–Macy’s fires senior store detective allegedly because of his religious beliefs.
–Chief Justice Roy Moore to have hearing August 8th about charges brought against
him by the Judicial Inquiry Commission.
–The California Board of Education has voted unanimously to comply with a state
law requiring homosexuality to be incorporated into history and social studies
lessons from the second grade on up.
–Administrators of a Texas school district changed their guidelines for
transgender students to involve parents and work with families on a case-by-case
basis after an uproar among parents.
–A British police force unveils a new rainbow flag decorated patrol car as a sign
of solidarity with the LGBT+ community.
–Jerusalem’s gay pride parade took place last Thursday evening. Over 25,000
people are said to have attended the march. This attendance was five times
greater than last year’s event. This was still far fewer than the pride parade
in Tel-Aviv.
–All charges have been dismissed against David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt of the
Center for Medical Progress.
–Over the past 5 years, state lawmakers have passed a large number of pro-life
laws to protect unborn babies and their mothers from abortion.
–One of the ways that pro-life lawmakers have been working to end the trafficking
of baby body parts is through laws that require that the remains of babies be
buried or cremated.
–Israel Stinson, who was alleged to be brain-dead, continues to thrive at his new
care facility.
–President Obama spent over 4 million dollars and burned 300,000 tons of carbon
dioxide in order to give a global warming message at a climate change event in
–New global warming regulations are being proposed for airliners.
–In a move to force transgenderism on our schools, 12 states support the Obama
administration in a crucial federal lawsuit.
–Humana and United Healthcare to pull out of Obamacare plans after suffering
financial losses.
–A privacy organization is asking the federal government to investigate spying on
consumers allegedly taking place when people use the Pokemon Go ‘app’ on their

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