Larry O’Connor’s Daily Radar Report 06.05.18


Curious about today’s topics on The Larry O’Connor Show? Below are a few stories on the radar. Be sure to listen to The Larry O’Connor Show Monday – Friday 3pm – 6pm on WMAL.

Trump slams ‘numerous delays’ in IG’s Clinton email probe: ‘Hope report is not being changed’ (Fox News)

President Trump on Tuesday slammed the “numerous delays” in the Justice Department inspector general’s probe of the Hillary Clinton email case, questioning why the final report has not yet been released and whether it’s being watered down.

“What is taking so long with the Inspector General’s Report on Crooked Hillary and Slippery James Comey. Numerous delays. Hope Report is not being changed and made weaker! There are so many horrible things to tell, the public has the right to know. Transparency,” Trump tweeted. [Read More]

Miss America is scrapping its swimsuit competition, will no longer judge based on physical appearance (ABC News)

Miss America is scrapping its swimsuit competition and will no longer judge contestants based on physical appearance, the organization announced Tuesday.

“We are no longer a pageant,” Gretchen Carlson, the first former Miss America to be named chair of the Board of Trustees of the Miss America Organization, said on “GMA.” “We are a competition.” [Read More]

Hate crimes in Virginia up nearly 50 percent, according to police (Fox 5 DC)

Hate crimes in Virginia surged in 2017 as they were up nearly 50 percent over the previous year, according to new data released by police.

In their annual crime report, Virginia State Police said there were 202 hate crime reported in 2017 compared to 137 in 2016.

The highest number of crimes, 68, were against African-Americans. There were 22 anti-Jewish crimes, 11 anti-White crimes, 10 anti-Hispanic crimes and eight anti-Muslim crimes. [Read More]

Netflix Turning Too Blue? Left Turns Change Republicans’ Perception (Newsmax)

Hollywood’s left-leaning politics has made the industry a bete noire among conservatives for decades. But Netflix has made some recent moves that have especially rankled Republicans.

In March, the streamer named Susan Rice — former national security adviser to President Obama, and a conservative target in the Bengazi scandal — to its board of directors. Last month, Netflix (NFLX) officially announced an exclusive multiyear deal with the Obamas’ Higher Ground Productions for original programming. [Read More]

Apple Unveils Ways to Help Limit iPhone Usage (WSJ)

Apple Inc. on Monday unveiled new controls to help people curb the amount of time they spend on iPhones and iPads, as well as allow parents to remotely track and limit their children’s use of those devices—a response to growing societal concern that adults and children are too focused on phones.

The company said a new app it will release in September called “Screen Time” will provide users with weekly reports of the apps they use and allow them to set time limits for their use of those apps. Parents will be able to use the…[Read More]

 

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