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Today’s News and Headlines. 10/13/2017


Deep State/Government Corruption, Immigration, World News, In the News, Politics and More in News and Headlines today.

In The News:

“A New Orleans police officer was shot and killed early Friday, ambushed while getting out of a patrol car to investigate something which had aroused suspicions on the city’s east side, police said.

The accused shooter, a man believed to be 30 years old, was also shot when officers returned fire, Police Superintendent Michael Harrison told reporters at an early morning news conference.” More here.> New Orleans police officer shot and killed while on patrol

“The Mandalay Bay security guard shot by Stephen Paddock in the moments leading up to the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history was set to break his silence Thursday night with five television interviews, including one on Fox News, Campos’ union president said.

Except when the cameras were about to roll, and media gathered in the building to talk to him, Campos reportedly bolted, and, as of early Friday morning, it wasn’t immediately clear where he was.” More here.> Las Vegas security guard Jesus Campos disappears moments before TV interviews

“Nearly two weeks after the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history, authorities have yet to sort out the basic facts surrounding the case of a high-stakes video poker player who killed 58 people from his high-rise hotel room in Las Vegas.

What drove Stephen Paddock to open fire on the country music festival? Police and the FBI say they’re still at a loss to explain his motive.

When did he fire his first shots in his Mandalay Bay hotel room? Those facts are still in dispute amid a constantly shifting timeline of events.” More here.> Officials struggling to clear up key facts on Vegas massacre

“Social Security checks are going up 2 percent in 2018, the U.S. government announced Friday.

It’s the first substantial raise in years.” More here.> Social Security checks to rise 2 percent in 2018, the biggest increase in years

“Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in talks with Columbia University to take on a formal role at the school.

Multiple sources on Thursday told the New York Daily News that Clinton, a two-time failed presidential candidate, is also talking with Columbia about housing her archives at the Ivy League institution, the New York Daily News reported.” More here.> Clinton Considering ‘University Professor’ Role at Columbia University

“A Louisiana sheriff’s office is boycotting Ford’s police cars due to the automaker’s support for the right of NFL players to protest during the playing of the national anthem before games.

Bossier Parish Sheriff Julian Whittington posted a letter that he sent to the Ford dealership his department buys its cars from to inform it of the decision.” More here.> Louisiana sheriff’s office boycotting Ford police cars over NFL anthem protest stance

Politics:

“Senator Susan Collins of Maine said Friday she has decided against running for governor next year, ending the prospect that one of the chamber’s last Republican moderates will leave Washington anytime soon.” More here.> Moderate Republican Susan Collins Decides Against Leaving U.S. Senate

President Trump:

Oct. 13, 2017 – 4:24 – “President Trump says if Democrats were smart, they’d come to the White House and negotiate better health care.” Video here.> Trump: Insurance companies made a fortune with subsidies

Government:

Cost-sharing reduction payments: What are the subsidies Trump cut?

Deep State / Government Corruption:

(Alicia Powe, WND) “Multiple reports have detailed the equipment and nearly $6 million a Pakistani family of IT specialists allegedly took from the U.S. government while running computer networks for numerous congressional Democrats.

But that’s only money and equipment, says a U.S. congressman who contends that the biggest problem is the classified information to which the Awan family had access.

The taxpayers’ dollars confiscated from Congress is “not the highest of our concerns,” Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, told WND in an interview about the case of IT staffer Imran Awan, his brothers Abid and Jamal, and their wives Natalia Sova and Hina Alvi.” More here.> GOP House Rep: Dems Handed U.S. Secrets to Pakistanis

(Washington, DC) – “Judicial Watch was informed yesterday by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that the FBI has located 30 pages of documents related to the June 27, 2016, tarmac meeting between former Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former President Bill Clinton, and proposes non-exempt material be produced no later than November 30, 2017” More here.> FBI Finds 30 Pages of Clinton-Lynch Tarmac Meeting Documents – Wants Six Weeks to Turn Over Docs

(Washington, DC)“Judicial Watch today announced that a federal judge will personally review, in camera, unredacted copies of emails between then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and General David Petraeus. In taking these steps, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia rejected the Trump State Department’s argument that information regarding a potential personnel appointment is protected by a claim of personal privacy. This is the third federal court that has turned aside Trump administration efforts to defend Hillary Clinton’s email and related information from further review.” More here.> Judicial Watch: Court Overrules Trump Administration Objections & Will Review State Department Clinton-Petraeus Emails

World News:

WASHINGTON (AP) — “President Donald Trump on Friday angrily accused Iran of violating the spirit of the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, blaming it for a litany of malign behavior and hitting its main military wing with anti-terrorism sanctions. But Trump, breaking with a campaign pledge to rip up the agreement, said he was not yet ready to pull the U.S. out or re-impose nuclear sanctions.” More here.> Trump: Iran violating nuke deal but he won’t pull out now

Immigration:

“Five illegal aliens who are part of the MS-13 gang were charged in connection with the brutal murder of a Maryland woman who was beaten to death and buried in June and unearthed in September.” More here.> Five Illegal Alien MS-13 Members Charged in Maryland Woman’s Murder

“Shortly after Donald Trump got elected president, a California mayor arranged a meeting with the Consul General of Mexico to assure the diplomat that his “sanctuary city” will continue providing safe spaces for illegal immigrants, according to records obtained by Judicial Watch. The documents show that Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin’s top aide, Stefan Elgstrand, sent an electronic mail to the Mexican Consul General in San Francisco, Gemi Jose Gonzalez Lopez, stating the following: “The recent events around Trump’s executive order reminded me to reach out to you. We are a sanctuary city and will continue to be. I imagine you are very busy dealing with the concerns and fears of many residents in the Bay Area, and we want to assist in providing safe spaces for them.” More here.> U.S. Mayor Assures Mexican Consul His “Sanctuary City” Will Provide Safe Spaces for Illegal Aliens

Judicial Watch: New Homeland Security Documents Reveal Sanctuary Cities Denied 284 ICE Detainers in Three Months, Released Illegal Aliens Charged with Assaults, Drug and Weapons Violations

Commentary / Opinion:

Tomi Lahren: The left is not pro-woman, just anti-Trump

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