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First up got some ICYMI if you don’t follow me on social media. Scroll down for News, Headlines and some pretty good commentary for today 4/25/2017.

Thought of the day Via RfDesk. “Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” – Carl Sagan

The contrarians: They didn’t vote for Trump, but they would now

Ridiculous GI Bill Tax Proposal Vigorously Opposed by Veterans

Greta Van Susteren is outraged! Tax on their GI Bill. Paul Rieckhoff MSNBC 4 20 17

Pamela Geller Discussing Islamization of San Diego Schools on One America News

Public Info:

National Day of Prayer and Protest against Planned Parenthood On April 28 and 29.

Bill O’Reilly / Sean Hannity:

Bill O’Reilly says the truth about harassment charges will leave listeners ‘shaken’

EXCLUSIVE – Clinton Sex Accusers Slam ‘Hypocritical’ Media over Bill O’Reilly Coverage

Despite reports, ex-Fox News guest denies that Sean Hannity ever sexually harassed her

“There is a well-orchestrated attempt to silence the voice of every single conservative in the country.” Video here. Hannity: I can no longer let the slander against me slide

Ok, on to the News.

In other News:

“Ivanka Trump, the first daughter and an assistant to the president, told Breitbart News exclusively that her father’s policies focused on childcare and paid maternity leave are “central to the economic empowerment of women.” More here. Exclusive — Ivanka Rocks Berlin: President Trump’s ‘Policies Are Central to the Economic Empowerment of Women’ 

April 25 (UPI) — “Presidential adviser Ivanka Trump spoke at a Berlin conference on women’s empowerment on Tuesday, defending her father’s attitude toward women.” More here. Ivanka Trump takes on criticism of father’s view of women in Berlin

Al Gore’s New Group Demands $15 Trillion To Fight Global Warming

‘The Five’ beats Maddow, Tapper in first matchup

WASHINGTON (AP) — “The White House on Tuesday named a retired Marine major general as the new director of the Secret Service. Randolph Ailes will oversee an agency that for years has been beset with a series of high-profile embarrassments.” More here. Official: White House names new Secret Service director

WELLS FARGO FACES SHAREHOLDERS, PROTESTERS AT ANNUAL MEETING

Google Rewrites Its Powerful Search Rankings to Bury Fake News 

April 25 (UPI) — “A 21-year-old man from Thailand streamed a video on Facebook Live of himself hanging his 11-month-old daughter. He later killed himself, police said Tuesday.” more here. Thai father hangs baby daughter on Facebook Live, then kills himself 

April 25 (UPI) — “Three retired police officers and a former prosecutor were charged Tuesday in a corruption investigation into New York City’s gun-licensing agency.” More here. Retired NYPD officers, prosecutor indicted in gun license corruption 

Lawmakers: Michael Flynn May Have Broken Law By Not Disclosing Russia Payments

DC plans ‘full-scale’ terror attack drill, amid NK tensions

Florida Diocese Punishes Teacher Who Quoted Saint’s Critique of Islam

World News:

Chinese court sentences US businesswoman accused of spying

WASHINGTON — “It may not be “far more powerful than the aircraft carrier” — as President Trump said in a recent interview, but a well-armed U.S. submarine has arrived in Korea.” More here.  Missile submarine joins US naval ‘armada’ in Korea 

April 25 (UPI) — “China put its first nuclear-powered submarine on display, a decommissioned warship built in 1970, to mark the 68th anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army Navy.” More here. China shows decommissioned nuclear submarine on naval anniversary  

An unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile will be launched Wednesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base to test the weapon’s effectiveness, accuracy and readiness, according to the Air Force Global Strike Command. More here. U.S. Air Force to launch test missile off Central California coast 

Turkish jets bomb U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria, Iraq

North Korea refrains from provocations but hints at future ‘events’

North Korea reportedly holds live-fire drill as US nuclear-powered sub approaches

U.S. military begins moving THAAD missile defense into South Korea site: Yonhap

Three more shot dead in Venezuela amid protests; 24 total killed

President Trump:

“President Trump vowed to stamp out anti-Semitism Tuesday in remarks at the Capitol commemorating the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s National Days of Remembrance.

“This is my pledge to you: We will confront anti-Semitism, we will stamp out prejudice, we will condemn hatred, we will bear witness and we will act,” More here. Trump vows to confront anti-Semitism on Holocaust Remembrance Day

First 100 days: Trump team touts number of Obama rules they killed

Immigration:

DACA Deported After Breaking Immigration Laws Again

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg attacked sanctuary cities on MSNBC Tuesday morning, denouncing the idea of cities effectively nullifying federal law.

“What would you do about this issue of sanctuary cities, about the cities who are saying we’re not going to enforce federal law?” economic analyst Steven Rattner asked Bloomberg on “Morning Joe.”

“You cannot, Steve, have everybody be deciding which laws they obey,” the former mayor bluntly declared. “The law is the law.” More here. Michael Bloomberg on Sanctuary Cities: ‘The Law Is the Law’

Ted Cruz Calls for $14 Billion Seized from ‘El Chapo’ to Fund Border Wall

Economy:

“U.S. stocks rose toward records as corporate results and housing data bolstered optimism in the economy.: More here. U.S. Stocks Near Records, Canadian Dollar Weakens: Markets Wrap 

U.S. New-Home Sales Unexpectedly Rise to Highest Since July

California:

VIDEO: 40 to 60 teens swarm Oakland BART train, rob passengers

“A San Francisco judge has blocked enforcement of President Trump’s executive order barring federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities.” More here. Federal judge blocks Trump’s sanctuary cities order

Commentary:

Reporters sleep as black people rampage though BART train in Oakland

Matt Walsh: The ‘harassment’ allegations at Fox only prove the wisdom of Mike Pence’s policy

If Democrats continue resisting Trump’s wall, they will lose even more elections

To Boost Innovation, FCC Should Roll Back Net Neutrality Regulations

Where I Stand & Social Media

“CRTV host sounds off on ‘Hannity'” Video here. Michelle Malkin blasts effort to stifle conservative speech

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