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So without further ado, here’s what we’re reading, Tuesday, July 19, 2016.
The Republican National Convention is all this week in Cleveland, Ohio at the Quicken Loans Arena.
Speaking of the RNC, the NeverTrump folks made one more effort to bar Trump from getting the nomination by trying to change the rules. According to officials, the proposed rule has little chance of succeeding.
While Daytona, Florida experienced a rare 3.7 magnitude earthquake, over in central California, they’ve had at least 18 small quakes in the past 24 hours alone.
India’s environmental minister said that HAARP is behind global warming: “The US has developed a type of weapon called High Frequency Active Auroral Research Programme (HAARP). It strikes the upper atmosphere with a focussed and steerable electromagnetic beam,” Anil Madhav Dave, India’s Environmental Minister, told Business Standard Monday. “HAARP is an advanced model of a super powerful ionospheric heater which may cause the globe to warm and have global warming effect.”
Yet another cop shooting, this time in Milwaukee. Thankfully, the officer’s wounds were not life-threatening.
Clinton may have to testify, depending on the decision by this district judge: “A federal judge on Monday declined to order the deposition of Hillary Clinton over whether she deliberately thwarted federal record-keeping laws — but did not rule out the possibility that the former secretary of State may yet be forced to testify. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan said he would issue a ruling “as soon as I can…”
Turkey’s President Erdogan is not taking off the table the option of the death penalty for those involved in the military coup attempt, something that he regards as treason. Erdogan: “‘Why should I keep them and feed them in prisons, for years to come?’ — that’s what the people say.”
The Nice, France terrorist may have been recruited by an Algerian ISIS member.