This is one of, if not the biggest, flood in the history of Louisiana. Tens of thousands of people and families have been displaced from their homes. Untold lives have been lost due to the raging floods that have ravaged the state over the past several weeks. The damage estimates will undoubtedly soar into the billions …

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Olympic pole vaulter Hiroki Ogita Monday cock-blocked himself, drawing worldwide headlines but losing the competition. This column generally avoids quoting extensively from other journalists’ stories. I am a reporter, not a parasitic blogger. But it is impossible to improve, either by paraphrasing or additional reporting — who is possibly qualified to comment on Ogita’s unique agony …

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The Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC) recently conducted a study that examines the behavior of those applying for concealed carry permits and the rapid increase of CCW applications. According to the study’s findings, between 2009 and 2015 the number of concealed carry permits has increased to over 14.5 million, a 215% increase since 2007. When …

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During nights of riots and violence somewhat quelled Monday night by a curfew in Milwaukee, small acts of kindness by some in the community showed support for the Milwaukee Police Department. “A big thank you to the community from the men and women of MPD for all of the support, including dropping off food,” the Milwaukee …

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Monday was less than memorable for Ahmad Amsyar Azman. The Malaysian diver finished last in his Olympic 3 meter springboard preliminary round after nailing a bellyflop on his sixth and final dive of the night.   In case you don’t know anything about diving, that’s not a good thing. Tough break, homie. Better luck in 2020.

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ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – An unknown accelerant was used to set fire to a St. Louis police cruiser in South City early Tuesday morning, police said. The cruiser was parked in the 4000 block of California when the fire occurred around 4 a.m. The cruiser was unoccupied at the time of the fire. KMOV.com

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Sources say that a Baltimore police lieutenant has been suspended after sending an email that referred to protesters of the Black Lives Matter movement as “thugs.” Lt. Victor Gearhart, a police union leader, sent the email out to the entire force, reports Baltimore CBS Local. In the email, Gearhart warns the police force to expect more “bad …

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The U.S has received 28,957 Muslim refugees so far in 2016, the single highest influx since 2002, according to an analysis by Pew Research Center. Muslim refugees make up about half of the total refugee population, 46 percent, that has entered the country in 2016. Christians make up the second-largest group with 27,556 so far. …

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  Sean Hannity tore into the media, in particular CNN “pipsqueak” Brian Stelter on Tuesday arguing that CNN kisses the hindquarters of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Appearing on Fox News’s “Fox & Friends,” Hannity said, “There’s a double standard in everything. Donald Trump, Mike Pence said to me the other night that they’re playing two-on-one. …

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The Pentagon announced the transfer of 15 prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay detention center Monday. The release is the single largest during President Barack Obama’s time in the White House. Twelve Yemeni nationals and three Afghans have been sent to the United Arab Emirates where they will be resettled. Six of the inmates were unanimously …

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Rush Limbaugh argued on Monday that “Black Lives Matter is almost approaching unionized gang status now.” On “The Rush Limbaugh Show,” the conservative radio host said, “Black Lives Matter plans to shut down Graceland this week. Elvis Presley’s home. This is Graceland week, apparently. In Memphis people show up, and the Coalition of Concerned Citizens — …

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A poll released by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs has found just 36 percent of Americans believe the U.S. should accept Syrian refugees. Despite wide-spread reluctance on opening the floodgates to Syrian refugees, the Obama administration is bent on importing 10,000 of them by September’s end. When broken down by political affiliation, the Monday poll …

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A Christian college in Oklahoma is the first school in the U.S. to sue the Obama administration over its five-year-old policy controlling how schools police sexual assault. According to a suit filed by Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OKWU), an evangelical school with about 1,200 students, the administration’s sexual assault policies are illegally imposing regulations that drive schools to …

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A historically black women’s college has announced that it will put together a task force to consider admitting transgender women to the college. In a welcome back letter, Spelman’s president Mary Schmidt Campbell said that a newly created task force would recommend whether to admit transgender students to the campus or not, reports the Atlanta …

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Milwaukee Country Sheriff David Clarke railed against the “progressive policies” on Monday that he says led to the riots in Milwaukee over the weekend. Appearing on Fox News’s “America’s Newsroom” with Martha MacCallum, Clarke said, “Saturday night the social order totally collapsed in a part of the city of Milwaukee. And when that happens, tribal behavior …

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An Egyptian-born Italian member of the European Parliament has declared mosques are terror factories and should be eliminated. Magdi Allam, a convert from Islam to Christianity, said the idea of moderate Islam is a complete myth, Express reports. “If the Muslim governments warn that mosques are ‘dens of terrorism’, we can not behave more Islamic than …

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One would think that ISIS would have been soundly defeated by now, but alas, they are still creating chaos around the world. Now General Petraeus has issued a chilling warning about the terrorist organization that should have us all listening. Retired Army Gen. David Petraeus fears failure to stabilize Iraq after retaking Mosul could lead …

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    Black Lives Matter is hardly a “grassroots” movement, with big money donors stoking the fires and promoting racial divisiveness.  Lifezette reported that the Ford Foundation will be giving millions of dollars to prop up the Black Lives Matter movement according to Fortune Magazine. The Ford Foundation said the following in an official statement: By partnering …

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The father of a man shot and killed by a Milwaukee police officer Saturday afternoon, August 13th has identified him as 23-year-old Sylville Smith, as did Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn Sunday afternoon. Court records show in February of 2015, Smith was charged with one felony count of first-degree recklessly endangering the safety and one misdemeanor …

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The public school system in Cleveland, Ohio leads the nation in teacher absences. A report from the National Council on Teacher Quality shows that public school teachers in Cleveland manage to miss an average of 15.6 school days each year, reports local NBC affiliate WKYC. Just over a third of Cleveland teachers fail to show …

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Files released to The Daily Caller by hacker Guccifer 2.0 indicate his hack of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) includes donor information and memos dating all the back to early 2005. Some files released to the public by Guccifer 2.0 contained the personal phone numbers of Democratic congressmen, as well as passwords of sites used by DCCC …

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