Wednesday show notes 10-03-18
Chinese Destroyer Imperils Navy ship with ‘Unsafe’ Move in South China Sea
A Chinese destroyer veered within 45 yards of a U.S. Navy ship Sunday in “an unsafe and unprofessional maneuver” in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, the Navy said.
EPA rolling back Obama’s mercury rule
The White House is preparing to reverse regulations covering mercury emissions, the latest move in President Donald Trump’s steady rollback of Obama-era environmental rules.
Judge to Decide if ‘Voluntarily Homeless’ Man Has Constitutional Right to Live Under Bridge
A “voluntarily homeless” man who doesn’t want to pay rent has had his previously-dismissed court challenge revived by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of appeals.
U.S. OUTMANEUVERS ‘SO-CALLED’ STATE OF PALESTINE
Ever since President Donald Trump took office, he’s been at odds with Palestinians. He’s objected to the fact they’ve been using money contributed by international groups, including the U.S., to pay terrorists.
Iran took its U.S. gripes to UN court, scored victory
The United Nations’ highest court on Wednesday ordered the United States to lift specific sanctions on Iran. The ruling by the International Court of Justice is legally binding, but it remains to be seen if the Trump administration will comply.
Planned Parenthood Contributed $126,886 to Democrats on Judiciary Committee; $0 to Republicans
Planned Parenthood’s political action committees, employees and family members of employees have contributed $126,886 to Democrats currently sitting on the Senate Judiciary Committee, and $0 to Republican senators on the committee, according to data from The Center for Responsive Politics, which includes campaign contributions from 1990 through 2018.