Low Popahirum, September 4, 2015

NATIONAL

“Representatives of the Black Lives Matter movement fired back at Fox & Friends anchor Elisabeth Hasselbeck on Thursday for suggesting the activists be labeled a ‘hate group’ during an interview.” – Breitbart

“A drone buzzed over the court during a U.S. Open match in Louis Armstrong Stadium on Thursday night and crashed into an empty section of seats.” – The Blaze

Five Chinese warships that were operating off the Alaska coast earlier this week reportedly entered U.S. territorial waters and came within 12 nautical miles of the coast, Pentagon officials told the Wall Street Journal early Friday.” – Fox News

“Jeb Bush is trying to get off the mat and prove his mettle to the Republican Party after a tough summer.” – Red State

“HH: You know, I’d buy that, because you’re a builder. But on the front of Islamist terrorism, I’m looking for the next commander-in-chief, to know who Hassan Nasrallah is, and Zawahiri, and al-Julani, and al-Baghdadi. Do you know the players without a scorecard, yet, Donald Trump?” – Hot Air

“Next week, as rumors swirl of his possible entry into the 2016 presidential race, Vice President Joe Biden will appear on liberal comedian Stephen Colbert’s new late-night CBS show. The host is a professional clown. The VIP guest is a political clown with more baggage than the Kardashians during Paris fashion week.” – Town Hall

Nearly a third of the classified messages released so far from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails came from one man: Jake Sullivan, who served as her deputy chief of staff in the department, and is now the top foreign policy adviser to her presidential campaign.” – Washington Times

“Thursday night that Barvetta Singletary, a special assistant to the president and legislative liaison at the White House, resigned from her position yesterday.” – Twitchy

“A Baltimore court will hear pretrial arguments on Wednesday in the case against six U.S. police officers accused in the death of a black man from an injury in police custody.” – One America News

“By now, we know with certainty that Jim Harbaugh is no miracle worker, although nobody ever suggested that he was.” – ESPN

LOUISIANA

An alligator crawled out of a storm drain Thursday morning, finding a nice spot to rest on a family’s front porch.” – Fox 8 Live

“Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal tonight said he unequivocally supports jailed Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis for her unlawful refusal to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.” – TH Online

“On Thursday night the Mercedes-Benz Superdome was lit up in orange. The bright hue is calling attention to ending hunger.” – WWLTV.com

“A Louisiana cop has been fired after a photo emerged showing him giving a Nazi salute at a Ku Klux Klan rally.” – Daily Mail

“The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve in deciding whether to raise interest rates from record lows later this month.” – NOLA.com

“The fall movie season also includes a number of high-profile films that were shot in Louisiana. All movies noted were partially or wholly filmed in the New Orleans area.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

“Faculty from a number of academic disciplines at Louisiana Tech University are working together to develop new and innovative technologies in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) that could impact industries from public safety to forestry to oil and gas exploration.” – The News Star

“Surveillance footage released by the DeRidder Police Department shows the moment of impact between a train and an 18-wheeler.” – KPLCTV.com

“New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu will jump into a shark-infested tank on Friday afternoon.” – Fox 8 Live

“They threatened Davon Godchaux’s life.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

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