U.S. investigators seek to turn Manafort in Russia probe: sources

U.S. investigators examining money laundering accusations against President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort hope to push him to cooperate with their probe into possible collusion between Trump’s campaign and Russia, two sources with direct knowledge of the investigation said.

Source: U.S. investigators seek to turn Manafort in Russia probe: sources

Russia-China exercises a ‘natural response’ to US-NATO military advances — RT Op-Edge

The West should recognize that if NATO is going to expand to the border of Smolensk, that is going to worry the Russians; Also the Russian-Chinese alliance has got the potential to offset America in the terms of military, says political analyst Chris Bambery. The first ever joint Russia-China drills in European waters started in the Baltic Sea. The military exercise between the two countries will last for a week. Meanwhile, the US and allied countries have just finished their own massive exercise in the region.

Source: Russia-China exercises a ‘natural response’ to US-NATO military advances — RT Op-Edge

The Shocking Doomsday Maps Of The World And The Billionaire Escape Plans – Forbes

When I wrote my first article on billionaire bunkers years ago, I never would have imagined how quickly our world was changing. Our lives are in a constant state of flux, the political situation aside, our earth is rapidly changing. Between the increase of bizarre weather patterns hitting the earth, and recent major volcanic activity, now more than ever our focus is on our planets future.

Source: The Shocking Doomsday Maps Of The World And The Billionaire Escape Plans

Trump unleashes long Twitter tirade day after staff shakeup | New York Post

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President Donald Trump embarked on an early-morning Twitter barrage Saturday that blasted “obstructionist” Democrats, complained about “intelligence leaks,” and called for investigations into “the many Hillary Clinton and Comey crimes.”

Source: Trump unleashes long Twitter tirade day after staff shakeup | New York Post

Hawaii Unveiling Preparedness Plan for North Korean Missile Attack

The news media in Hawaii, including the Honolulu Star Advertiser, reported on July 20 that the state is formulating a preparedness plan for what the paper describes as “the unlikely event that North Korea launches an intercontinental ballistic missile at the Aloha State.”

Source: Hawaii Unveiling Preparedness Plan for North Korean Missile Attack

Voter Fraud Database Tops 1,000 Proven Cases | The Heritage Foundation

KEY TAKEAWAYS One of the left’s main arguments against reform is that voter fraud simply does not occur. How liberals arrive at this conclusion, we cannot say. Heritage is releasing a new edition of its Voter Fraud Database. Featuring well over 100 new cases, the database documents 1,071 instances of voter fraud. Voter fraud is real, and we ignore it at our own peril.

Source: Voter Fraud Database Tops 1,000 Proven Cases | The Heritage Foundation

US Urges All Nationals In North Korea To “Depart Immediately”, Bans Tourists From Visiting | Zero Hedge

Dennis Rodman will be disappointed to learn that the US is set to ban all citizens from traveling to North Korea, according to two agencies that operate tours there. Koryo Tours and Young Pioneer Tours said the ban would be announced on 27 July to come into effect 30 days later, the BBC reported. “After the 30-day grace period any US national that travels to North Korea will have their passport invalidated by their government.” The ban comes one month after US student Otto Warmbier died following his imprisonment by the Kim regime.

Source: US Urges All Nationals In North Korea To “Depart Immediately”, Bans Tourists From Visiting | Zero Hedge

Trump picks climate change doubter for USDA science job | TheHill

The nomination, which had been expected, was announced in a statement by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Sam Clovis, an early campaign adviser to Trump, will serve as undersecretary for research, education and economics. “Dr. Clovis was one of the first people through the door at USDA in January and has become a trusted advisor and steady hand as we continue to work for the people of agriculture,” Perdue said. “He looks at every problem with a critical eye, relying on sound science and data, and will be the facilitator and integrator we need.”

Source: Trump picks climate change doubter for USDA science job | TheHill

Three Killed, Over 200 Wounded As Muslim Rioters Rage Over Temple Mount

Three Palestinians were reported killed and over 200 were wounded in clashes with Israeli security forces in Jerusalem and the West Bank as Palestinian leaders urged a day of protest purportedly against Israel’s decision to put metal detectors at entrances to the Temple Mount.

Source: Three Killed, Over 200 Wounded As Muslim Rioters Rage Over Temple Mount

Reports: Trump Team Looks to Fight Back Against Mueller’s Overreach in Russia Probe

President Trump’s team is reportedly looking at ways to push back against an apparently overzealous FBI special prosecutor Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible Russian interference in the 2016 election — putting together a case of Mueller’s team’s alleged conflicts of interest.

Source: Reports: Trump Team Looks to Fight Back Against Mueller’s Overreach in Russia Probe

Sanctuary city standoff looms as ICE director vows agent surge | Fox News

The acting ICE director is vowing to use new resources to target undocumented immigrants in sanctuary cities – a move likely to hit resistance from mayors and local law enforcement who previously have refused to cooperate with federal authorities.

Source: Sanctuary city standoff looms as ICE director vows agent surge | Fox News

Quadcopter That Swims and Flies Could Be Used for Navy Special Ops | DoD Buzz

It’s a bird! It’s a fish! It’s … the Naviator. At the Office of Naval Research’s annual Science and Technology Expo on Friday in Washington, D.C., a development team from Rutgers University demonstrated the unusual quadcopter, which can swim at depths of up to 10 meters, then seamlessly launch to the surface and soar into the air.

Source: Quadcopter That Swims and Flies Could Be Used for Navy Special Ops | DoD Buzz

Magnesium found to treat DEPRESSION better than antidepressant drugs: New science – NaturalNews.com

A breakthrough nutritional study conducted at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont and published in PLoS ONE has found that just 248mg of magnesium per day leads to an astounding reversal of depression symptoms in study subjects.

Source: Magnesium found to treat DEPRESSION better than antidepressant drugs: New science – NaturalNews.com

Bodycam video appears to show Baltimore police officer planting evidence in drug bust, public defender says – ABC News

The video was taken on January 24 when three police officers were searching for drugs in a yard filled with debris, Baltimore Deputy Police Commissioner Jason Johnson said in a press release Wednesday. The footage purports to show one of the officers hiding a bag of drugs in a can and then later “finding” the drugs, while two other officers “look on and take no action,” the public defender’s office said in a press release.

Source: Bodycam video appears to show Baltimore police officer planting evidence in drug bust, public defender says – ABC News

Tea party wins 8-year battle with IRS

It took eight years of frustration, court battles and waiting. It took the complete change of a presidential administration. And it took the persistent fighting of a top-level team of lawyers. But the Albuquerque Tea Party now is registered with the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)4 organization, even though it was one of the hundreds of conservative groups obstructed by the agency under Barack Obama. The American Center for Law and Justice, which has represented dozens of those groups in court fights, said the Albuquerque Tea Party now has its exempt status nearly eight years after originally filing its application. “This is a major victor for free speech,” ACLJ said. The legal team the Obama administration had “orchestrated a complex scheme to dump conservative and tea party nonprofit applicants into a bureaucratic ‘black hole.’”

Source: Tea party wins 8-year battle with IRS