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Boy Scouts Open Membership to Trans Gender Boys

The Boy Scouts of America announced that they would accept new scouts “based on the gender identity indicated on the application,” thereby including transgender boys. Boy Scouts open membership to transgender boys Via rss.cnn.com 01/31/2017 7:04 AM  

Executive Order Sends Airports Into Chaos

Protests against President Trump’s executive order temporarily banning travel from seven  Muslim-majority nations erupted in cities and airports over the weekend. Trump executive order: White House stands firm over travel ban Via www.bbc.co.uk 01/29/2017 12:15 PM  

Trump Brings Pipelines Back

President Trump took action to expedite two high priority energy infrastructure projects, the Keystone XL pipeline and the Dakota Access pipeline, two projects that caused an uproar before being shut down by the previous administration. Trump backs

Trump Alleges Widespread Voter Fraud

President Donald Trump advised he will launch a ‘major’ investigation to look into voter fraud in the country.  The president has stated that he lost the popular vote because of widespread voter fraud. WH: Trump believes millions

George HW Bush Leaves ICU

Former President George H.W. Bush was transferred out of ICU Monday, and his wife, Barbara, was being discharged from Houston Methodist Hospital, as per their doctors. George HW Bush to leave intensive care Via www.bbc.co.uk 01/23/2017 11:45

El Chapo Extradited to US From Mexico

Drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been extradited to the United States, Mexico’s Foreign Ministry says.   The extradition occurs a little more than a year he was caught trying to escape from a maximum-security prison. Mexico

This is It

Today, President-Elect Donald Trump becomes the 45th President of the Unites States of America.  In a transition that is timed to the second, Trump will be sworn in and then give his personally written inauguration speech. Trump

George HW Bush and Wife Admitted to Hospital

President Bush, 92, was admitted to the ICU at Houston Methodist Hospital to address “an acute respiratory problem stemming from pneumonia. Barbara, his wife was admitted as well suffering from bronchitis. George H.W. Bush hospitalized, spokesman says

Chelsea Manning to Be Released in May

President Obama has shortened the prison sentence of  Chelsea Manning, who was responsible for a 2010 leak of classified materials to WikiLeaks. Chelsea Manning: Obama reduces sentence of Wikileaks source Via www.bbc.co.uk 01/17/2017 4:40 PM    IB

Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka Dies at 73

Former WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka died Sunday at age 73. Earlier this month a judge found he was not competent to stand trial over the death of his girlfriend in 1983. Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka

Obama Ends

President Obama’s announced a reversal of a a longstanding policy that allows any Cuban that reaches U.S. soil to stay. US visa-free residency for Cubans ends Via www.bbc.co.uk 01/12/2017 5:25 PM   GenadijsZ / Shutterstock, Inc.

Joe Biden Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

U.S. President Barack Obama awarded Vice-President Joe Biden the highest civilian honor Thursday, the Presidential Medal of Freedom; declaring him an “extraordinary man with an extraordinary career in public service.” Tearful Joe Biden awarded freedom medal by

Trump Blasts “Fake News”

Donald Trump went wild on two media outlets Wednesday, calling CNN “fake news” and BuzzFeed a “failing piece of garbage” during his first news conference since Election Day. Trump condemns spy agency ‘leak’ of ‘fake news’ Via

Trooper Rescues Dog From Busy Highway

Master Trooper Joe Swisher noticed a dog running along US 24 in Indiana on Tuesday morning.  He activated his sirens scaring the dog into the median.  After opening his door, the dog jumped in the car to safety.

Clinton and Trump Dominate Super Tuesday

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are looking more likelthat they will be facing each other come November.  After a 12 state barrage of primaries yesterday, both came out with the mass of votes. Clinton and Trump tighten election

Google Self Driving Car Causes Accident

Google’s self-driving auto and the in-car driver saw the bus approaching, but the driver and vehicle “believed the bus would slow or allow the Google vehicle to continue”.  The Google AV sustained body damage to the left

DiCaprio Finally Gets an Oscar

Five nominations and 23 years later, Leonardo Di Caprio’s bad luck at the Oscars finally ended as he won the best actor Oscar for his role of a wounded fur trapper seeking revenge in “The Revenant”.  DiCaprio finally

Officer Killed on First Patrol

Ashley Guindon, 28, of the Prince William County Police Department was fatally shot Saturday in Woodbridge, Virginia, while answering a domestic call in which two other officers were wounded and the suspect’s wife was killed, county police

Missouri Professor Melissa Click Fired

Melissa Click, the University of Missouri professor who was filmed trying to intimidate journalists during a campus protest, has been fired. Missouri professor Melissa Click fired after protest scuffles caught on video Via feeds.foxnews.com 02/25/2016 3:17 PM