News Roundup 10-6-17

​Date:      October 6, 2017
Host:       Jim Schneider
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​This edition of the ’round-up’ contained a full hour of stories including the following:

–Las Vegas murderer Stephen Paddock was taking a psychiatric drug that can
promote aggressive behavior.
–Stephen Paddock had worked over a 10 year period as a letter carrier for the
U.S. Postal Service, an IRS agent and a defense auditor.
–CBS legal executive fired for claiming no sympathy for the Las Vegas victims
because country music fans are Republicans.
–Tel-Aviv lit up their city hall lights Monday in red, white and blue to show
support for America after Las Vegas shooting.
–Kentucky governor addresses political opportunists seizing on the Las Vegas
tragedy as an attempt push for gun control.
–Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz tweets that people should turn toward Jesus for
–President Trump yesterday met with senior military leaders and called it ‘the
calm before the storm’.
–Nuclear proliferation experts uncover details about the North Korean missile
–The Pentagon is injecting 440 million dollars more into missile defense to
counter North Korea.
–North Korea has threatened to bring nuclear clouds to Japan.
–Cuban diplomats and state media outlets condemned the U.S for withdrawing a
significant number of its embassy staff after a series of unexplained sonic
attacks injured at least 21 diplomats and family members since November of 2016.
–The State Department released a statement on October 3rd that the department
informed the Cuban government that it was ordering the departure of 15 officials
from the Cuban embassy in Washington, DC.
–Commuters traveling in southwest London experienced delays on Monday morning
after passengers on a train forced open the doors and ran under the tracks to
escape a man with a Bible.
–A federal judge has ordered a Pennsylvania county to remove the cross from its
seal saying it violated the Constitution.
–A high-tech millionaire has founded a new religion based on the belief that
artificial intelligence will surpass man and proclaims that in the future man
will worship a divine super-computer.
–President Trump lashed out at San Juan’s mayor claiming the Democrat had been
instructed to blame the Trump White House for lack of aid reaching Puerto
Ricans. In fact, it was her lack of leadership that’s to blame.
–Tropical storm “Nate” headed for the Gulf of Mexico.
–The IRS has awarded Equifax a 7.25 million dollar fraud prevention contract.
–The IRS was used as a political weapon by the Obama administration.
–The hidden donors to a prominent anti-Trump resistance organization are revealed
in unredacted tax forms obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
–The NFL Players Association found to support leftist advocacy groups.
–The Pentagon has officially disassociated itself from the Southern Poverty Law

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