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Fresno State says Barbara Bush-bashing professor can be fired despite tenure

Fresno State says Barbara Bush-bashing professor can be fired despite tenure Jarrar's Twitter account was later set to private . Comedian Peter Coffin said, "Geez, I get it. Barbara Bush is dead". "Professor Jarrar's expressed personal views and commentary are obviously contrary to the core values of our University, which include respect and empathy for individuals with divergent points of view, and a honest commitment to mutual understanding and progress". [Full Article...]

Based bump stock maker shutting down business

Based bump stock maker shutting down business A bump stock fits over the stock and grip of a semi-automatic rifle, allowing the weapon to fire continuously. Bump stocks are attached to semiautomatic rifles to speed up their rate of fire to mimic full auto . Slide Fire's Jeremiah Cottle, who patented the design of the bump stock, has been forced to defend it several times in court. This came in conjunction with a flood of efforts, both leg... [Full Article...]

Lawmakers Cut $250000 From Memphis Budget For Removing Racist Statues

Lawmakers Cut $250000 From Memphis Budget For Removing Racist Statues The move reportedly came in response to the city's decision to remove two confederate statues past year from a city park - one of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and another of Confederate general and Ku Klux Klan leader Nathan Bedford Forrest. [Full Article...]

Kudlow: US would like FTA with Japan

Kudlow: US would like FTA with Japan President Donald Trump and Japan's Shinzo Abe hit the links at Trump International Golf Club, a Trump-owned course, in West Palm Beach early Wednesday morning. Mr. Trump said Wednesday during a second day of talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that he wants to see "free, fair and reciprocal trade" between the two countries and a whittling away of the trade deficit . [Full Article...]

County Supervisors side with Trump administration on sanctuary laws

County Supervisors side with Trump administration on sanctuary laws As the second largest county in California, San Diego - a region of 3 million residents that borders Mexico - is the largest county to back the lawsuit. State or local governments can not just choose to ignore federal statutes because of a political agenda, especially when doing so places its citizens at risk by leaving criminals eligible for deportation in our communities. [Full Article...]

President Hassan Rouhani: 'Iran will produce any weapons we need'

President Hassan Rouhani: 'Iran will produce any weapons we need' In a speech marking Iran's Army Day on Wednesday, Rouhani said a strong military is an effective deterrence against foreign threats. "We will not wait for approval from the world". The president also said major powers should not spread weapons and ammunition in the region. "I am calling on them to stop filling up our region with various weapons for the sake of their own interests", he said... [Full Article...]

Germany's SPD urge Merkel's conservatives to speed up euro zone reform

Germany's SPD urge Merkel's conservatives to speed up euro zone reform Merkel's conservatives are due to discuss such reforms on Tuesday before Merkel meets Macron later this week. The Conservatives also state that Germany and France should not act as a stand-alone Union within the EU. The idea of a European Monetary Fund, with greater powers and scope than the existing European Stability Mechanism, has always been opposed by some German politicians who are averse... [Full Article...]

Record label calls Record Store Day "an unwieldy grip-and-bitch fest"

Record label calls Record Store Day With many labels releasing records on the Saturday of Record Store Day, Numero Group will instead keep to schedule and drop two records on the standard Friday release day. There will be lively parties in Notting Hill at Honest Jons Record and Rough Trade West. The venue also features a full bar and cafe. He said: "I've been dealing in vinyl records for five years and this is the ideal place ... [Full Article...]

'Irresponsible Stupidity': Rove Sounds Off on Some Dems Opposing Pompeo Nomination

'Irresponsible Stupidity': Rove Sounds Off on Some Dems Opposing Pompeo Nomination Paul was the only one of Trump's fellow Republicans to vote against Pompeo's nomination to be Central Intelligence Agency director. All but one of the committee's Democrats , Senator Chris Coons of DE, have said they will vote against him. [Full Article...]

Nigel Farage Brands House Of Lords A "Disgrace" After Brexit Vote

Nigel Farage Brands House Of Lords A Labour has said it "won't be shy" in seeking to inflict defeats on the government as its flagship Brexit bill begins detailed scrutiny in the Lords. May's government has already postponed votes on a trade bill and a taxation bill after lawmakers attempted to force through amendments that would instruct ministers to try to stay in a customs union with the EU. [Full Article...]

Rahul should apologise for Hindu terror remark: Shah

Rahul should apologise for Hindu terror remark: Shah The ruling Saffron party on Monday accused the Grand old party, Congress of "defaming" the Hindu religion by stating the term "saffron terror". Continuing his attack, Gandhi said, " Nirav Modi fled with country's money but Prime Minister did not say a word. [Full Article...]

Race between Cruz and O'Rourke 'too close to call,' poll shows

Race between Cruz and O'Rourke 'too close to call,' poll shows A Quinnipiac University poll shows the two men in a dead heat for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Cruz. Cruz's seat was largely perceived as safe going into the race, especially given the Republican party's historic grip over the state. Both O'Rourke and Cruz predictably raked in the majority of voters from their respective political parties, but it's the Democratic challenger that leads when it ... [Full Article...]

Comey book launches at number one on Amazon

Comey book launches at number one on Amazon In a Wednesday morning tweet sent as Comey promotes his criticism-filled new book, Trump says he "was not fired because of the phony Russian Federation investigation". And I think the reaction of most of us was, "Meh, that's another one of those things". Finally, for this column, Comey tells us: "We are experiencing a risky time in our country with a political environment where basic facts a... [Full Article...]

Wednesday Evening Weather; Red Flag Warning may be needed Thursday

Wednesday Evening Weather; Red Flag Warning may be needed Thursday This could develop into a few scattered to isolated rain showers south and east of Billings. Lows: Upper 40s to low 50s. A few passing clouds may be possible from time to time, but mostly, the weekend will remain sunny. Friday we'll be partly cloudy with temperatures in the mid 60's. But temperatures tomorrow will be almost 10 degrees colder, along with cloudy skies, periods of rain and eve... [Full Article...]

EnLink Midstream Partners (ENLK) Price Target Lowered to $15.00 at Barclays

Among 18 analysts covering Patterson Companies Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, November 2 by Citigroup. Therefore 75% are positive. Umpqua Holdings Corp had 38 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. [Full Article...]

Govt working to meet currency crisis in select areas: Jaitley

Govt working to meet currency crisis in select areas: Jaitley Severe cash crunch was faced in India following November 8 ban on high-value currency notes. There is one problem that some states have less currency and others have more. "We continue to have in stock adequate currency notes of all denominations, including of Rs 500, Rs 200 and Rs 100 to meet any demand", it added. "So, in a month, we will be printing about Rs 75,000 crore". [Full Article...]

Syrian chemical attack probe delayed again by Douma gunfire

Syrian chemical attack probe delayed again by Douma gunfire Photographs and video from Douma documented victims suffering from symptoms consistent with exposure to toxic chemicals, such as asphyxiation and foaming at the mouth, the officials said. A diplomatic source in The Hague, where the OPCW is based, said the experts did not enter Douma. The worldwide team of experts has been in the country since Saturday, but has not been allowed to visit Douma... [Full Article...]

Tumbleweeds inundate homes in High Desert communities

Tumbleweeds inundate homes in High Desert communities I couldn't have said it better myself. "They were just flowing like it was a tornado yesterday", she said. "We have received several calls and we're aware of the problems with tumbleweeds there, primarily in Mesa Street area", Victorville spokeswoman Sue Jones told the Daily Press . [Full Article...]

British PM says 'Windrush generation' migrants are 'part of us'

British PM says 'Windrush generation' migrants are 'part of us' Despite living and working in the United Kingdom for decades, numerous so-called Windrush generation are now being told they are here illegally because of a lack of official paperwork. Dr. Harris said he hopes the British government would be "morally persuaded to do the right thing and to make good any injustice that persons would have suffered by the requisite means, including compensation ... [Full Article...]

Jewish men beaten with belt in Berlin anti-Semitic attack

Jewish men beaten with belt in Berlin anti-Semitic attack Two young Jews have become the victims of an anti-Semitic verbal and physical assault here, German police confirmed on Wednesday. "On average, we learn of three to four incidents daily". He said that they initially did not pay any attention to them but eventually his friend asked them to stop. So one of them ran at me. I immediately felt it was important to film, because I didn't think we could ca... [Full Article...]


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