Show Notes 01-12-2017

Friday Show Notes 01-12-17

California Farmers Stymied in Bid for Labor Law Records
In a win for California’s powerful lobbying industry, a state appeals court ruled Monday that the state’s negotiations with labor unions regarding a 2015 employment law are privileged and can remain hidden from the public.
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The Hillary scandal everyon’s ignoring
With the Clinton Foundation now under Department of Justice scrutiny over allegations of “pay for play” politics, it’s clear that while the Clintons’ political power may be fading, their propensity for scandal isn’t going away.
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U.S. National Mango Board Runs on $6.7 Million a Year
The government watchdog group Judicial Watch reported this week that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) maintains a National Mango Board, which operates on a $6.7 million budget, solely to “increase the consumption of fresh mangos in the United States,” according to its USDA website.
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Aid recipient to US: keep your money
When the United Nations condemned President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the U.S. responded by cutting $285 million of its funding for the international organization.
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State Department Rolls Out New Travel Alert System, Ranking Every Nation 1, 2, 3 or 4
The U.S. State Department on Wednesday launched its new travel advisory program, which is intended to inform Americans about the risks they may face when they travel abroad.
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange granted Ecuadorian citizenship
Ecuador has granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been holed up in the country’s London embassy for more than five years. Ecuador’s foreign minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa said Assange was naturalised as a citizen on 12 December, at his request.
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McDonald’s to eliminate foam drink cups from menu, work toward ‘fiber-based packaging’
Say goodbye to polystyrene, and hello to “fiber-based packaging.” On Wednesday, McDonald’s announced that it would be eliminating foam packaging from its worldwide supply chain by the end of 2018, along with news that it plans to further its efforts to source its “fiber-based packaging” from recycled sources by 2020.
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Facebook blocks funding for major pro-life movie
A crowdfunding site for a theatrical drama in production that promises to tell the “true story” of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that established a “right” to abortion has been blocked by Facebook.
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Online love scams break hearts and leave many in financial ruin
The 40-year-old woman from a western state told Fox News that she exchanged private messages with a man who sent her dozens of photos and a promise of a better life.
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Show Notes 10-14-2016

Friday Show 10-14-16

This changarro is a little piece of home for Haitian immigrants stranded in Mexico
Haitian immigrants changed the kitchen of Lonchería sweet, a changarro in downtown Tijuana, known for their quesadillas and your delicious steak ranchero.
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Former Senator spills beans on Hillary’s anti-gun strategy
Russ Feingold, a Democrat from Wisconsin who is trying to win back his old seat in the U.S. Senate, has spilled the beans on Hillary Clinton’s strategy to remove guns from the hands of law-abiding Americans.
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Russia is ordering all of its officials to fly home any relatives living abroad amid heightened tensions 
Politicians and high-ranking figures are said to have received a warning from president Vladimir Putin to bring their loved-ones home to the ‘Motherland’, according to local media.
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WIKILEAKS RELEASE : Bill Clinton’s 3rd Cousin Claims She was Assaulted by Bill While Babysitting Chelsea
Accused rapist and infamous womanizing pig Bill Clinton’s past perversions have come under renewed interest this election cycle. At the second presidential debate, Donald Trump invited 4 Clinton victims to sit in the front row.
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Exposed: FBI Director James Comey’s Clinton Foundation Connection
How much money did James Comey make from Lockheed Martin in his last year with the company, which he left in 2010? More than $6 million in compensation. Lockheed Martin is a Clinton Foundation donor.
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More Car Jobs Shift to Mexico
The Obama Administration spent more than $80 billion last year to prop up General Motors and Chrysler in a controversial effort to save millions of American manufacturing jobs. Both car companies have since stabilized, and business is also looking up at Ford Motor.
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