News Round Up 9-22-17

​Date:       September 22, 2017
Host:       Jim Schneider
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​As the week came to an end, Jim presented listeners with these and other news headlines:

–President Trump signs an executive order imposing new sanctions on North Korea.
–North Korea learns that Chinese banks will no longer do business with them.
–North Korea might be on the verge of building a nuclear powered submarine.
–President Trump calls North Korea’s Kim Jong-un a madman.
–North Korea’s foreign minister warns they could test a hydrogen bomb.
–Violence erupts between supporters and opponents of Turkish President
Erdogan during a speech in New York yesterday.
–The Trump administration is considering dropping Pakistan as an ally.
–A senior Iranian military leader claims his nation has developed ‘the father
of all bombs’.
–An Al Qaeda-backed media group has issued a ‘wanted’ poster that pictures
President Donald Trump.
–The FBI can’t seem to figure out the motive for a knife attack executed by a
Somali Muslim refugee who yelled ‘Allahu Akbar!’ in a Minnesota mall in 2016.
–The Parliament in Canada is debating a study that alleges extremist
individuals do not represent the religion of Islam.
–The U.S. Air Force’s stockpile of bombs and missiles is running low. A call is
on for Congress to approve new defense spending.
–The Pentagon will pay for sex-change surgeries through early 2018 and is open to
exceptions after the cut-off date.
–Senator John McCain is co-sponsoring legislation to prevent the U.S. military
from removing transgenders from the military or preventing them from re-
–Navy officials are not ready to say why their destroyers are colliding with
other vessels.
–James Clapper, President Obama’s director of national intelligence, is now
admitting that Trump could have been recorded on wiretaps.
–Former EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, who used a secret e-mail alias during her
time at the agency, is lashing out at the Trump administration for, ‘destroying
the agency’s credibility by being non-transparent.’
–The National Science Foundation is spending over $100,000 to create safe zone
inclusion training so more members of the LGBTQ community can become engineers.
–The Family Research Council is warning parents of brazen indoctrination plans
being pursued by teachers, even in elementary schools.
–Numerologist David Meade predicts the end of the world for 9/23 but then backs
away saying that day will only begin a series of catastrophic events to occur
over a period of several weeks.  

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