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Four Israeli Tourists Beaten By Police In Romania

Israel’s embassy on Monday protested to the Romanian government after four Israeli tourists were allegedly dragged out of a taxi and beaten by riot police in Bucharest during a violent anti-corruption protest.

The embassy described the Friday night attack as “unacceptable and extremely serious.”

It said the tourists were returning to their hotel in the Romanian capital of Bucharest when police stopped them.…

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Man Struck By Car After Beating Man To Death In Road Rage On California Highway

Two men were killed after a road rage incident on Interstate 5 in Sacramento turned violent, the California Highway Patrol reported Monday.

The incident may have begun as a vehicle collision around 3:45 a.m. Sunday. The drivers went north for about a mile, then exited their cars and fought, CHP spokesman Mike Zerfas said Monday.

The Sacramento Bee reported Jose Rodriguez-Carrasco, 37, of Oroville allegedly beat 39-year-old Jason Dykes of Sacramento to death with a baseball bat.…

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Trump Warns NY Gov. Cuomo: Anybody Who Runs Against Me ‘Suffers’

President Donald Trump is daring New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to challenge him in 2020, warning the Democrat that “anybody that runs against Trump suffers.”

In remarks Monday night at a fundraiser in upstate New York, Trump said that Cuomo once called him and promised that he wouldn’t run against him. Cuomo’s office did not immediately dispute Trump’s claim.

The challenge came as Trump raised money for the re-election of Republican congresswoman Claudia Tenney.…

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West Virginia Impeaches All 4 Of It’s Supreme Court Justices

West Virginia lawmakers completed the extraordinary move of impeaching all four state Supreme Court justices Monday night for spending issues, including a suspended justice facing a 23-count federal indictment.

The state House of Delegates voted to impeach Justice Allen Loughry on eight articles, setting the stage for a trial in the state Senate.

Beth Walker became the final justice to be impeached when an article was approved stating all four justices abused their authority.…

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DID YOU KNOW THIS? Google Tracks Your Movements – Even If You Use Privacy Settings

Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to.

An Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store your location data even if you’ve used privacy settings that say they will prevent it from doing so.

Computer-science researchers at Princeton confirmed these findings at the AP’s request.…

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Trump Renews Attacks On NFL Players Protesting During National Anthem

NFL players demonstrated during the national anthem at several preseason games Thursday night, protests that again drew a rebuke from President Donald Trump.

Writing on Twitter from his New Jersey golf resort, Trump said Friday players “make a fortune doing what they love,” and those who refuse to stand “proudly” for the anthem should be suspended without pay.

He contended “most of them are unable to define” what they’re demonstrating against.” Instead, he said, players should “Be happy, be cool!”

In Philadelphia, Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins and cornerback De’Vante Bausby raised their fists during the anthem, and defensive end Chris Long placed his arm around Jenkins’ shoulder.…

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WATCH: Baltimore Cop Suspended After Viral Video Shows Him Punching, Kicking Man

A Baltimore police officer was suspended Saturday after a video surfaced online showing him repeatedly punching a man and knocking him down over steps on a sidewalk in a recording that lasts about 30 seconds. The city’s interim police commissioner said “deeply disturbed” him.

The video begins with the officer standing in front of a black man who has his back to a wall.…

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WATCH: Suicidal Airport Employee Steals Plane, Crashes After Being Chased By Fighter Jets

Investigators are piecing together how an airline ground agent working his regular shift stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and fatally crashed into a small island in the Puget Sound after being chased by military jets that were quickly scrambled to intercept the aircraft.

Officials said Saturday that the man was a 3.5-year Horizon employee and had clearance to be among aircraft, but that to their knowledge, he wasn’t a licensed pilot.…

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Missouri Republican Who Said ‘Hitler Was Right’ Wins State House Primary

Missouri Republican leaders are condemning the winner of a GOP primary for a northwest Missouri seat, saying they didn’t recruit or support the candidate who has said “Hitler was right” and promoted conspiracies about Jewish “cabals” that torture children.

Steve West, who also has a YouTube channel and a website where he has expressed homophobia, Islamophobia and racism, won Tuesday’s primary for a Clay County House seat by nearly 25 points over three other candidates, The Kansas City Star reported .…

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White House Undergoes Renovations With Trump in New Jersey

The White House says the Oval Office is undergoing “needed renovations” while President Donald Trump is in New Jersey, but a list of repair projects doesn’t include the president’s primary workspace.

According to the list released Tuesday by the White House press office, West Wing restrooms will be modernized and wood paneling in the West Wing elevator will be replaced. Renovations to the Navy mess kitchen will address safety issues and prevent water damage.…

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Osama bin Laden’s Son Marries 9/11 Hijackers Daughter, Defies Family and Joins Al-Qaeda

Osama bin Laden’s son, Hamza bin Laden has reportedly married the daughter of the lead hijacker of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks.

The late Al Qaeda leader’s half-brother Ahmad al-Attas told The Guardian that Hamza, who has said he wants to avenge his dead terrorist dad, married the daughter of Mohammed Atta, an Egyptian national who hijacked and flew the first plane that crashed into the World Trade Center.…

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CANCELLED! MBD Concert Cancelled Due To Rocket Fire

As reported earlier, the IDF Homefront Command has announced restrictions for all communities up to seven kilometers from the Gaza border.

One of the restrictions limits gathering to a maximum of 300 persons. As such, a planned Mordechai Ben David concert in the Netivot Stadium on Thursday, 28 Menachem Av, has been canceled.

The event will be rescheduled for another date, and ticket holders are advised their tickets will be honored on the alternate date, which is to be announced.…

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NY Congressman Chris Collins Arrested On Securities Fraud-Related Charges

Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on charges that he used inside information about a biotechnology company to make illicit stock trades.

The charges were announced and the indictment unsealed in New York City on Wednesday.

The indictment charges Collins and two others, including the congressman’s son, with conspiracy, wire fraud and other counts.

Prosecutors say the charges relate to a scheme to gain insider information about a biotechnology company headquartered in Sydney, Australia, with offices in Auckland, New Zealand.…

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Muslim Group Plans To Sue US Over Terror Watch List System

A Muslim civil rights organization said Tuesday it plans to file a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the federal government’s terror watch list system, including a newly disclosed program in which air marshals have secretly monitored air passengers with no known terrorism links.

Gadeir Abbas, senior litigation attorney with the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said the group will file the lawsuit Wednesday in federal court in Greenbelt, Maryland, on behalf of more than 10 Muslim travelers who allege they faced harassment at airports and suffered other consequences because of being placed on a terror watch list.…

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Facial Recognition System Set To Be Used In Olympic Security

A facial recognition system will be used across an Olympics for the first time as Tokyo organizers work to keep security tight and efficient at dozens of venues during the 2020 Games.

The NeoFace technology developed by NEC Corp. will be customized to monitor every accredited person — including athletes, officials, staff and media — at more than 40 venues, games villages and media centers, Olympic and company officials said Tuesday.…

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Report: Prisoner Exchange Deal & Ceasefire With Hamas to Take Place at the End of August

The four Israeli prisoners and missing persons held by Hamas will be discussed as part of a ceasefire agreement to be signed by the end of August, a Hamas source told the Turkish news agency Anadolu. According to the report, the Egyptian-brokered agreement, working with UN Mideast Envoy Nikolai Mladenov, will include an experimental cease-fire for two weeks, leading to a broader ceasefire agreement for an additional five years.…

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BIG DAY FOR TRUMP & GOP: Ohio Election Today Could Signal Democrats’ Momentum For November

President Donald Trump’s preferred congressional candidate – and his chief legislative achievement – are about to be tested in battleground Ohio in the season’s final high-stakes special election.

The midsummer affair comes as Trump’s shadow looms over primary contests in four other states on Tuesday, none bigger than Kansas, where the Republican president roiled the governor’s race Monday by opposing the sitting GOP governor on the eve of the election.…

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NYC Councilman Jumaane Williams Found Guilty Of Obstructing Ambulance; Represents Thousands Of Orthodox Jews

New York City councilman Jumaane Williams has been sentence to time served after he was convicted of blocking an ambulance during a protest over the detention of a prominent immigration rights activist in January.

For those who don’t know, Williams is an “agitator” who was arrested too many times to even count at black-lives-matters protests, Occupy Wall Street and the Trayvon Martin protests and the “he’s not my president” protests on Inauguration Day.…

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