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What We’re Reading July 5, 2016

Written by Philip Hodges

We hope you’re having a great day wherever you are and that the news we dig up for you this morning helps you navigate the day more efficiently!

It’s a busy world out there, and you don’t have a ton of free time to be doing Internet searches for the most important items of the day… lucky for you, we do. We drink gallons of coffee in an effort to stay awake long enough to scour the far reaches of the world wide web in an effort to bring you the most important, useful and useless information every single day.

You’re welcome.

So without further ado, here’s what we’re reading, Tuesday, July 5, 2016.

First, it was global cooling and the “coming ice age.” Then, it was global warming. Then, it was climate change. Now, it’s going back to global cooling?

Not Funny: An Iowa man with a backpack stood on top of a table in a bar and declared, “Allah is the only true God.” Patrons bolted out, thinking he was a suicide terrorist. As it turned out, he wasn’t with ISIS or Al-Qaeda. He was just drunk.

The Jerusalem Post is reporting that an Iran military official stated that they have 100,000 missiles in Lebanon ready to hit Israel.

After the successful Brexit vote, its leader Nigel Farage steps down.

Tragedy: A 14-year-old accidentally shot and killed himself at a Florida gun range.

A Hispanic triple homicide suspect has been deported six times. A Mexican national charged with aggravated murder in the shooting deaths of three people at a rural Oregon blueberry farm had been deported six times, most recently in 2013, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.” Donald Trump responded that the suspect “should have never been here.”

More names are being floated as Trump’s VP picks: Iowa Senator Joni Ernst, Indiana Governor Mike Pence, and Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton.

Apparently, Hillary Clinton met with the FBI over the weekend: The former Secretary of State met with the FBI on Saturday morning and ‘gave a voluntary interview’ that was ‘about her email arrangements,’ according to a statement from her spokesman Nick Merrill.”

Over 160 people killed as a result of an ISIS suicide bombing on Sunday in Iraq, “one of the deadliest bombings since the beginning of the Iraq War in 2003.”


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