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Daily Show Prep: Thursday, July 20

 

Son of Cecil the Lion is shot dead by a big game hunter | Daily Mail Online

The son of Cecil the Lion has been shot dead by a big game hunter – two years after his father was killed, it has emerged.

OJ Simpson parole hearing: Former football star approved for October release | Fox News

football star approved for October release Published July 20, 2017 Fox News NOW PLAYING OJ Simpson takes ‘full responsibility’ for his incarceration Close O.J. Simpson, the disgraced former football great, was granted parole Thursday amid his 33-year prison sentence for an armed robbery that has kept him behind bars in Nevada since 2008.

Linkin Park Frontman Chester Bennington Commi | The Daily Caller

Chester Bennington, the lead singer for Linkin Park, has committed suicide.

Department of Justice Rolls Out New Asset Forfeiture Directive – Breitbart

The Department of Justice made good on promises to issue a new procedure for federal “adoptions” of local and state civil asset forfeitures Wednesday with a new policy directive aimed at reintroducing the practice while combating abuses.

BREAKING: Sen. John McCain Has Brain Cancer | The Daily Caller

Republican Arizona Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer, according to a statement released by his office and the Mayo Clinic.

Preparations Begin for Border Wall Construction

President Trump’s promised border wall is one step closer to construction as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins testing selected areas for compatibility.


Hour 2

USPS May Have Broken the Law for Letting Employees Take Time Off to Campaign for Clinton – Christine Rousselle

The United States Postal Service is accused of violating the Hatch Act when it permitted employees to take time off to campaign for Hillary Clinton. The workers took unpaid time off to volunteer for the Clinton campaign, but were paid for their work by the National Association of Letter Carriers’ PAC, the Letter Carrier Political Fund. The NALC endorsed Clinton.

Albuquerque Tea Party granted tax-exempt status after 8 years | Fox News

exempt status after 8 years Published July 20, 2017 Fox News NOW PLAYING Tea Party groups still seek justice for IRS scandal It’s taken nearly eight years, but the Internal Revenue Service finally granted tax-exempt status to a Tea Party group in what lawyers representing the group on Wednesday called a “major victory for free speech.”

CNN Covers Trump-Putin Dinner 3x More Than Ob | The Daily Caller

CNN covered President Trump’s dinner with Vladimir Putin three times as much as they covered Obama’s promise of “flexibility” after his reelection, according to a new study by the Media Research Center.

Kremlin Slams “Schizophrenic” Report Of “Secret” Putin-Trump Meeting | Zero Hedge

The Kremlin responded to media reports that President Donald Trump held a second “secret” meeting with Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit, saying it has prompted “astonishment” in Moscow and displays a “lack of understanding” while confirming the two did chat informally over dinner.  “The use of such notion as “undisclosed” or “secret” meeting causes absolute astonishment and lack of understanding” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Russian state TV, Channel One.

WINNING: Five Pentagon Successes Under President Trump – Breitbart

President Trump has placed a high priority on rebuilding the U.S. military and allowing his commanders to make more calls. So far, in the administration’s first six months, successes have been piling up.

U.S. Military: Afghanistan Airstrikes in 2017 Already Exceed Last Two Years – Breitbart

According to newly released U.S. Air Force figures, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) had dropped 1,634 munitions in Afghanistan as of June 30, marking a dramatic increase from the same period in 2015 (298) and the following year (545).

Trump Ends CIA Arming Syrian Rebels | The Daily Caller

President Donald Trump has ended the covert CIA program to arm Syrian rebels, which had the aim of bringing down the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Fake News: CNN Anchor Falsely Claims ‘NO ONE’ Is Claiming Second Trump/Putin Meeting Was Secret – The Burning Truth

CNN’s Chris Cillizza falsely claimed that ‘NO ONE’ was saying the fake news second Trump/Putin ‘meeting’ was ‘secret.’ It’s so laughably absurd that it is should be an example of how not to do research in journalism classes.


Hour 3

Heinz unveils ‘Chicago Dog Sauce’ to get around city’s ‘no-ketchup’ rule | WGN-TV

Heinz unveiled a “new” sauce on Monday to get around Chicago’s strict “no ketchup on hotdogs” rule.

Facebook Announces ‘Paywall’ News Subscription Service – Breitbart

“The problem is that today’s internet distribution systems distort the flow of economic value derived from good reporting.”

Minneapolis PD: Mohamed Noor’s Partner Heard | The Daily Caller

Nothing about this story adds up. Every answer just leads to more questions.

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  1. American woman July 20, 2017