June 26, 2017

Daily Show Prep: Monday, June 26

 

Trump travel ban: Supreme Court reinstates key parts of executive order | Fox News

reinstates key parts of executive order Published June 26, 2017 Fox News NOW PLAYING Supreme Court lifts injunction on travel ban In a victory for the Trump administration, the Supreme Court on Monday lifted key components of an injunction against President Trump’s proposed ban on travel from six majority-Muslim nations, reinstating much of the policy and promising to hear full arguments as early as this fall.

UH OH! Here’s proof SCOTUS is ‘wise to how liberal activist groups operate’ – twitchy.com

The Supreme Court will hear the Trump administration’s “travel ban” appeal in the future, and until then it will be implemented:

Firearms Merchant Files Class Action Lawsuit | The Daily Caller

Blair Gladwin, owner of the California based Gladwin Guns and Ammo, filed three class action lawsuits last week against online payment processors PayPal, Stripe, and Square for singling out him and other firearms businesses.


Hour 2

Harvard: California minimum wage hikes have led to major restaurant closings – Red Alert Politics

“We find suggestive evidence that a higher minimum wage leads to overall increases in restaurant exit rates – depending on the specification, we find that a $1 increase in the minimum wage leads to approximately a 4 to 10 percent increase in the likelihood of exit,” Dara Lee Luca and Michael Luca wrote in the study.

Shocking Study Shows $15 Minimum Wage Makes W | The Daily Caller

A study on the increasing minimum wage in Seattle, Wash., found that the low-income workers in the city actually have been losing an average of $125 per month since the hike went into effect.

Scary Attorney Ads Have Become a Legal Topic in Congress. | Story | insideradio.com

Ads for attorneys have become big business for local broadcasters but there’s an effort in Congress to put new limits on how lawyers can advertise medical-related topics. The concern raised by the House Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice during a hearing on Friday is whether the attorneys’ commercials are frightening people to the point where they stop taking lifesaving drugs prescribed to them.

Michigan is one signature away from legalizing switchblade knives | MLive.com

Such knives were outlawed decades ago.

John Oliver Slapped With Defamation Suit over This ‘Last Week Tonight’ Takedown of Coal Exec | Law News

The complaint also cites unnamed studies that said that the collapse was a “seismic event,” and “caused by what many would characterize as an earthquake.” It notes that when Murray got to the mine after the collapse, the University of Utah was saying that an earthquake had taken place less than five miles away from the mine.


Hour 3

CNN deletes, retracts story linking Trump and Russia

by Friday night, the story was removed from CNN’s website and all links were scrubbed from the network’s social media accounts.

Very Fake News: After Breitbart Investigation, CNN Retracts Conspiracy Theory Hit Piece Attacking Trump, Associates Over Russian Fund

As Breitbart News noted in its original investigation into the demonstrably fake news CNN hit piece, this supposed Senate investigation exists only among Democrats and not the actual Senate Intelligence Committee. Breitbart News noted in the original investigation:

DCNF Chief Calls Out Media Bias [VIDEO] | The Daily Caller

“It’s journalism 101,” he said. “If you can’t confirm a story then you really shouldn’t run with it.”

Leaked CNN Memo: Top Execs to Review All Russia Stories After Very Fake News Retraction – Breitbart

BuzzFeed’s Deputy News Director Jon Passantino tweeted a screenshot of a leaked internal memo from Barbieri to CNN staff instructing them that all future Russia-related stories must be cleared by him or the VP of Premium Content Video, Jason Farkas. The email, which was sent at 11:21 AM on Saturday, reads, “No one should publish any content involving Russia without coming to me and Jason [Farkas].” The memo continues, “This applied to social, video, editorial, and MoneyStream. No exceptions. I will lay out a workflow Monday.”

Supreme Court takes case on baker who refused to sell wedding cake to gay couple | Circa News – Learn. Think. Do.

The Supreme Court decided Monday that it will consider whether a baker who objects to same-sex marriage on religious grounds can refuse to make a wedding cake for a gay couple.

Woman suspected of setting Iowa mosque on fire

Police in Iowa arrested a 22-year-old woman suspected of starting a small fire at an Iowa mosque Thursday morning.

EXCLUSIVE-U.S. warship stayed on deadly collision course …

The container ship steered hard to starboard (right) to avoid the warship, but hit the Fitzgerald 10 minutes later at 1:30 a.m., according to a copy of Captain Ronald Advincula’s report to Japanese ship owner Dainichi Investment Corporation that was seen by Reuters.

Freighter Was On Autopilot When It Hit US Destroyer

The deadly collision between a U.S. destroyer and a container ship June 17 took place while the freighter was on autopilot, according to Navy officials.

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