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State Senator Josh Newman (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

California Primary: Voters Recall Democrat Josh Newman over Gas Tax Vote

Voters in California’s 29th State Senate district recalled freshman Democrat Josh Newman in Tuesady’s California primary over his vote for Governor Jerry Brown’s 12-cent-per-gallon gas tax hike, replacing him with Republican Ling Ling Chang and definitively denying Democrats a supermajority in the upper house.

Josh Newman (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Democrat Josh Newman Faces Recall Tuesday over Gas Tax Vote

Voters in California’s 29th State Senate district will decide the fate of freshman Sen. Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) on Tuesday, when he faces a recall over his 2017 vote to increase gas taxes by 12 cents per gallon, along with other fees.

City of Kenner

Calls For Recall of Louisiana Official After Allegations of Sexting Teenage Boy

Terri Timmcke, a Jefferson Parish resident who asked for Yenni’s resignation at the JP Council meeting and is also a member of the STOP Common Core Coalition in Louisiana, tells Breitbart News, “The members of the activist group are all concerned about the welfare of our school children, and so many are sharing information on social media sites and contacting public officials in the hopes that widespread outrage will compel President Yenni to resign.”

TOPSHOT - Supporters of Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro hit opposition deputy Julio Borges(C), during a demonstration in front of the National Electoral Council in Caracas on June 9, 2016. / AFP / JUAN BARRETO (Photo credit should read JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images)

Venezuela: Chavista Gang Breaks Legislator’s Nose in Public Beating

Supporters of socialist president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, beat opposition legislator Julio Borges with metal sticks in broad daylight Thursday, causing multiple nose fractures. They also injured several others before the nation’s National Electoral Council, where opposition leaders had convened urging the council to speed up the verification process for a recall on their president.

Exploding Washer

Exploding Washing Machine Shakes Texas House

A washing machine exploded in a Houston home causing a loud noise that could be heard outside of the house. The woman who had been working on her housecleaning, said she heard a sound like a gun shot, a huge “BOOM.”

Arpaio Protest Sign

A Brief Look at the DOJ and ACLU’s War Against Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Maricopa County Sheriff Arpaio, the tough on-border issues sheriff in Arizona who sued President Obama for his executive order on amnesty, has been the target of a war by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). He is presently facing contempt of court for allegedly profiling illegal immigrants.

Richard Pan, Leah Russin, Leo Russin

Vaccine Mandate Lawmaker Faces Recall Backlash in CA

Dr. Richard Pan (D-Sacramento) faces a recall effort from Californians that opposed SB 277 after the state Senator spearheaded the bill that made California one of three states with the most severe childhood vaccine laws.

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A Summer Without Blue Bell Leaves Company ‘Heartbroken’

Company CEO Paul Kruse released a statement on Thursday saying that it would be “several months at a minimum” before Blue Bell is back in stores. Earlier, the company estimated it would be only a few weeks before their products returned.

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Nissan Recalls 680,000 Altimas

Nissan Motor Co. has increased the number of Altima sedans recalled because of a possible secondary hood latch to include roughly 870,000 cars, according to Reuters. Nissan had originally recalled 238,000 Altimas last October that were made between March 6, 2012 and February 28, 2013, but now they are including Altimas made from March 6, 2012 to December 31, 2014.