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“Let the Headlines Speak”
by From the Internet   
June 23rd, 2016

Franklin Graham Says Trump is Better Choice Than Clinton
"Franklin Graham made this point and it is a powerful one — there will never be a perfect candidate as much as we would like one. There will never be a perfect candidate. In fact, he said, 'Look, I am a sinner, we all are sinners. We all fall short of the glory of God,'" Jackson said. "He said that we don't get to choose between perfect evil and perfect good. We get to choose people that we believe are at least inclined to, open to, have the possibility of doing what is best for our country."  

Russia to deploy NUCLEAR-capable ballistic missiles in the heart of EUROPE
RUSSIA plans to station advanced nuclear-capable missiles deep inside Europe - putting vast swathes of the continent in the crosshairs of Moscow's short-range ballistic missile programme.  

There Are Now More Bureaucrats With Guns Than U.S. Marines
Non-military federal agencies spend $1.48 billion on guns and ammo since 2006. The “Militarization of America” report found civilian agencies spent $1.48 billion on guns, ammunition, and military-style equipment between 2006 and 2014. Examples include IRS agents with AR-15s, and EPA bureaucrats wearing camouflage. “Regulatory enforcement within administrative agencies now carries the might of military-style equipment and weapons,”  

FBI 'revolt of Watergate proportions' if Hillary skates
A former U.S. attorney says there is no doubt that, before the November election, the FBI will recommend to Attorney General Loretta Lynch that she prosecute Hillary Clinton for mishandling of classified information, warning that intervention by the White House would provoke a revolt of Watergate proportions.  

First human CRISPR trial given go-ahead: your questions answered
Many thought human trials of therapies using the technique were still years away. But yesterday, a US federal committee gave its nod of approval – meaning the first trial could start later this year. The therapy is designed to treat cancer but the main purpose of this first trial is safety. If it succeeds, it will encourage many other groups to start testing treatments that involve CRISPR.  

Trump Convinces Evangelical Leaders He'd Be Better Than Clinton at Defending Religious Freedom
Kelly Shackelford, president and CEO of First Liberty Institute, said religious freedom was the top concern among the group and Trump's conversation on the issue was "genuine."  

Scientology propaganda machine: Tom Cruise launches TV network to reach ‘every person on Earth’
Tom Cruise and the Church of Scientology are getting into the “propaganda machine” business by launching their very own 24-hour news network and movie studio. said the studio would “change the history” and reach “virtually every person on Earth.”  

Russia to reveal location of US military satellites in free space database – report
Russia is planning to set up a free database on thousands of near-Earth objects, including those not publicly listed in open catalogs of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), Izvestia newspaper reported on Tuesday.  

Heroin use at 20-year high in U.S. drug 'epidemic', U.N. says
A heroin "epidemic" is gripping the United States, where cheap supply has helped push the number of users to a 20-year high, increasing drug-related deaths, the United Nations said on Thursday.  

Iceland's Hekla volcano eruption could spark 'major disaster' at any moment, experts warn
readings from inside the volcano are higher than before its last two eruptions, meaning it could blow at any minute after 16 years of silence. “Hekla is a dangerous volcano," he told Icelandic news website “We could be looking at a major disaster when the next eruption begins if we are not careful. “Hekla is ready – at any moment.”  

Heroin use at 20-year high in U.S. drug 'epidemic', U.N. says
A heroin "epidemic" is gripping the United States, where cheap supply has helped push the number of users to a 20-year high, increasing drug-related deaths, the United Nations said on Thursday. According to the U.N.'s World Drug Report 2016, the number of heroin users in the United States reached around one million in 2014, almost three times as many as in 2003.  

Indian farmers demand action as lightning kills 93 people in two days
Farmers in east India are calling for action from the government after at least 93 people died in lightning storms across the country in two days. A storm in Bihar state killed at least 56 people and injured another 28, mostly in rural areas, and authorities said a further 37 people had died in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Jharkand and Madhya Pradesh.  

Gun-control protest sparks chaotic scenes in US Congress
There have been chaotic scenes in the lower house of the US Congress as Democrats staged a sit-in to demand a vote on gun control legislation. The protest comes in the wake of the recent shootings in Orlando, the deadliest in modern US history. Republicans adjourned the House early on Thursday to try to quash the sit-in, switching off the TV cameras.  

European Union referendum: UK goes to the polls
Voting is under way in a historic referendum on whether the UK should remain a member of the European Union or leave. A record 46,499,537 people are entitled to take part, according to provisional figures from the Electoral Commission. Polling stations opened at 07:00 BST and will close at 22:00 BST.  

Nigeria Boko Haram: Scores of refugees starved to death - MSF
Nearly 200 refugees fleeing Boko Haram militants have starved to death over the past month in Bama, Nigeria, the medical charity MSF says. A "catastrophic humanitarian emergency" is unfolding at a camp it visited where 24,000 people have taken refuge. Many inhabitants are traumatised and one in five children is suffering from acute malnutrition, MSF says.  

Iranian oppositionist provokes regime: 'Would you allow us to protest like in Bahrain?'
Bahrain's controversial decision to revoke the citizenship of Isa Qassim, a top Shi'ite cleric in the Kingdom, appears to be detrimental not only to the local government, but also to the Iranian regime, the major critic of Bahrain's move. Images of Bahraini Shi'ites taking to the streets undisturbed to protest their government's decision that were disseminated on social media networks were received with great wonder in Iran.  

US troops in Syria is starting to look inevitable
If Hillary Clinton is the next US president, prepare for a deeper American military involvement in Syria’s civil war — one that won’t seek to maintain a status quo but to crush ISIS where it’s strongest, perhaps with American boots on the ground.  

Russia to reveal location of US military satellites in free space database – report
Russia’s own data on near-Earth objects – including military satellites not covered by the open catalog of the North-American warning system NORAD – could soon be made publicly available as a comprehensive database, Russian media report.  

Spain interior minister refuses to resign over smear allegations
The Spanish Interior Minister, Jorge Fernandez Diaz, has refused to resign after leaked tapes appeared to link him to efforts to smear separatist politicians in Catalonia.  

Two years after Gaza war, Israel wants underground wall to block another war
As the second anniversary of the Israel-Gaza war nears, the Israeli government is taking an extraordinary step to avert a new war with Hamas militants who govern the Palestinian strip.  

Social Security Payouts to Rise; Medicare Bankruptcy Looms Closer
Millions of Social Security beneficiaries would get a tiny increase in monthly payments next year — less than $2.50, about enough to buy a gallon of gas. Meanwhile, Medicare is expected to go bankrupt sooner than expected — 12 years from now. And some beneficiaries could face higher monthly premiums next year. Read more: Social Security Payouts to Rise; Medicare Bankruptcy Looms Closer Important: Can you afford to Retire?  

California's San Andreas Fault is definitely moving. Could an earthquake be next?
An eroded valley along the San Andreas Fault in Southern California. (Illustration: U.S. Geographical Survey) Scientists have detected definitive movement around the San Andreas Fault system in California. Areas of land surrounding the fault have been shown to be rising and sinking, according to findings reported by the University of Hawaii.  

Anatomy of the terror threat: Files show hundreds of US plots, refugee connection
Newly obtained congressional data shows hundreds of terror plots have been stopped in the U.S. since 9/11 – mostly involving foreign-born suspects, including dozens of refugees. The files are sure to inflame the debate over the Obama administration’s push to admit thousands more refugees from Syria and elsewhere, a proposal Donald Trump has vehemently opposed on the 2016 campaign trail.  

Secretary of State Clinton IT specialist invokes 5th more than 125 times in deposition
Hillary Clinton IT specialist Bryan Pagliano invoked the Fifth more than 125 times during a 90-minute, closed-door deposition Wednesday with the conservative watchdog Judicial Watch, a source with the group told Fox News. The official said Pagliano was working off an index card and read the same crafted statement each time.  

Trump’s New Evangelical Advisory Board is a Who’s Who of Major Christian Leaders
Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that his campaign is establishing an evangelical executive advisory board, composed of 25 faith leaders who will advise him on issues “important to evangelicals and other people of faith in America,” read the statement. The announcement stressed that the advisors chosen were not asked to endorse Trump, but to meet his “desire to have access to the wise counsel of such leaders”.  

So, The FBI Just LOST The Orlando Jihadist's Wife. Things Are Going Well.
As San Bernardino and Orlando have demonstrated, we are not in safe hands. In an alarming admission of dangerous incompetence, Attorney General Loretta Lynch admitted this week that the FBI does not know the location of Noor Salman, the wife and possible accomplice of the radical Islamic mass murderer Omar Mateen.  

Police told not to pursue Orlando shooter for ‘15 or 20 minutes — could’ve been longer’ until SWAT arrived
He said that they then followed orders to hold their position for what he described as “15 or 20 minutes — could’ve been longer” until the SWAT team arrived. What is not entirely clear from Cornwell’s statements is whether the officers spent that entire period inside the club, guns aimed at the bathroom area, or whether they withdrew at some point to the outside of the club before SWAT arrived..  

Trump names Michele Bachmann to evangelical 'advisory board'
Trump's campaign on Tuesday also announced the formation of a new "Evangelical Executive Advisory Board" that will advise the candidate "on those issues important to Evangelicals and other people of faith in America," according to a release. Members of the new group include former Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. and Faith and Freedom Coalition leader Ralph Reed. 

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