Author: Blazing Press

Washington Post Changes Headline About Illegals (Illegally) On Food Stamps

The headline change was originally called out by fellow New Yorker Julian Wan: Bezos' @washingtonpost quickly changed this headline… doesn't want you to know illegals are on benefits paid by… you. pic.twitter.com/soDFn2Hput — Young Nixon (@YoungDickNixon) March 16, 2017 So what was wrong with the original headline, “Immigrants are now canceling their food stamps for fear that Trump will deport them” – well for one, it was fairly easy to understand that they were referring to “illegals,” rather than simply “immigrants,” doing something illegal. A good parallel to this situation would be if someone broke into your house and...

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Brexit begins: Date Article 50 will be triggered to start process of UK leaving EU now confirmed

Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger Article 50 on March 29, formally starting the process for Britain to leave the European Union. May will write to the EU next Wednesday announcing the beginning of Brexit. It will start the clock on a two-year countdown to Brexit and allow negotiations between London and Brussels to begin. Tim Barrow, the UK’s ambassador to the EU, formally notified the office of the EU Council President Donald Tusk on Monday morning, the Telegraph reports. The PM’s official spokesman said: “We said it would be by the end of March and thought it would be helpful...

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China Positions 1,500 Missiles Aimed at US military Bases

Military bosses from the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) are aiming the firepower at Taiwan as part of an escalating military threat to the island. US military bases in Okinawa are within range of the DF-16 ballistic missiles – which can hit targets with “pinpoint precision” from 1,500km away. Chinese defence minister Feng Shih-kuan issued the shock announcement as tensions over the disputed South China Sea territory threaten to spill over into war. His comments come after Taiwan revealed it has missiles capable of reaching Chinese shores last week. Speaking to lawmakers on Monday Feng said the missiles will bolster...

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FBI confirms probe into Trump’s alleged ties with Moscow during 2016 election campaign

FBI Director James Comey has confirmed that the bureau is investigating possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, including alleged links between Moscow and Donald Trump’s campaign. Testifying before the House Select Committee on Intelligence, Comey said the probe is part of the FBI’s counter-intelligence mission, and “includes investigating the nature of any links between individuals associated with the Trump campaign and the Russian government and whether there was any coordination between the campaign and Russia’s efforts.” He declined to elaborate, citing an “open ongoing investigation” which is “classified.” Comey said he is authorized by the Justice Department...

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Billionaire banker David Rockefeller dies aged 101

Former Chase Manhattan Chief Executive David Rockefeller has died at the age of 101. Rockefeller died in his sleep at home in Pocantico Hills, New York, on Monday morning as a result of congestive heart failure, according to a family spokesperson Fraser P. Seitel. The businessman, who had an estimated fortune of $3 billion, retired as head of Chase Manhattan in 1981 after a 35-year career.   Rockefeller foundation statement says David Rockefeller’s cause of death at age 101 is congestive heart failure. pic.twitter.com/YB1Eb7ebYu — Steve Kopack (@SteveKopack) March 20, 2017 In the statement from the The Rockefeller Foundation...

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