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Kimberly’s News Picks – 08/09/2017

ISRAEL 

NETANYAHU: I WON’T BE TOPPLED, I HAVE NOTHING TO FEAR

According to a report on Kan, the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation, Netanyahu lashed out – in private conversations with Knesset members – at the press, the opposition and members of his own party, whom he accused of conspiring to unseat him.

“They are trying to get me and attempting to topple the Right,” Netanyahu told senior officials in his coalition, according to the report. “This is not new. They have been trying for many years. I don’t see us going to elections now.”

WARS & RUMORS THEREOF  

U.S. May Begin Airstrikes Against ISIS in Philippines

The authority to strike ISIS targets as part of collective self-defense could be granted as part of an official military operation that may be named as early as Tuesday, said the officials. The strikes would likely be conducted by armed drones.

US to Deploy A-10 Thunderbolts, Airmen to Estonia

US & GLOBAL ECONOMY 

The U.S. economy is “broken” — here’s the proof

As a chart making the rounds starkly shows, it is only those at the apex of the income ladder – the 0.1 percent atop the 99.9 percent – that have seen a significant gain in their income over the last three decades. The numbers speak for themselves.

WHITE HOUSE 

While Trump’s away, ‘much-needed’ White House renovations begin

Around the White House grounds, there were early signs of the upcoming work on Friday. A dozen PODS storage units lined the West Executive Drive between the White House and the Eisenhower Executive Office Building — starting Friday afternoon, since practically everything in the West Wing will be loaded into storage. A West Wing hallway normally filled with framed photographs of the administration was eerily empty, save for several nails in the wall. Boxes were set outside press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ office.

The West Wing’s 27-year-old heating, ventilation and air conditioning system is being re-upped

Did Obama bug his successor?

Trump Suggests – Without Proof – That Comey Tapes Might Exist Because of White House ‘Surveillance’ Placed by Obama

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