The Talk of Connecticut
Show Rundown for Thursday, July 23 ,2015
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WILLIAM "BILL" GAVIN (Former FBI Assistant Director, Author of, "Pick Up Your Own Brass -- Leadership The FBI Way." Senior adviser at "Guardsmark." President of "The Gavin Group, Inc." Bill tracked down the first World Trade Center bombers while being responsible for the operational investigation and resolution of the 1993 WTC bombing.) NIGHTMARISH VIDEO OF GUN-FIRING DRONE IN CLINTON, CT, TO BE INVESTIGATED BY US AVIATION AUTHORITIES Fears over the safety of airborne drones and their potential misuse for dangerous or illegal pursuits are one of the reasons why the headline-grabbing technology remains a pointedly controversial topic, but this latest drone prank filmed in the US is setting off even more alarm bells than usual. The Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday it was investigating an online video that shows an alleged home-made "drone" firing a handgun in the Connecticut countryside. The 14-second video called "Flying Gun" shows a homemade multi-rotor hovering off the ground, buzzing furiously and firing a semiautomatic handgun four times at an unseen target. It was posted on YouTube on July 10 and has been watched nearly two million times. It was filmed by 18-year-old Austin Haughwout from Clinton, Connecticut. Haughwout is studying for a degree in mechanical engineering. "The FAA will investigate the operation of an unmanned aircraft system in a Connecticut park to determine if any Federal Aviation Regulations were violated," it said in a statement. "The FAA will also work with its law enforcement partners to determine if there were any violations of criminal statutes."

DEBBIE GEORGATOS (Political Strategist and the Author of "Ladies, Can We Talk? America Needs Our Vote!") BOEHNER VOWS FIGHT TO SCUTTLE IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL House Speaker John Boehner vowed Wednesday to do "everything possible" to stop the newly struck Iran nuclear deal, as Congress formally begins consideration of the hard-fought pact. "While the President's Iran deal may have been applauded at the United Nations, I think he faces serious skepticism here at home," Boehner told reporters at a briefing. "Let me just assure you that members of Congress will ask much tougher questions this afternoon when we meet with the president's team, because a bad deal threatens the security of the American people." The warning comes just days after the U.N. Security Council endorsed the deal, over the objections of many in Congress. Republicans, and some Democrats, had wanted the administration to wait until Congress reviews it before seeking approval from the United Nations. Congress nevertheless will have its say. Fox News has learned the administration formally sent the deal to Capitol Hill on Sunday -- this starts a 60-day clock for lawmakers to consider it, and then vote to approve or disapprove it or take no action. The White House has launched an aggressive campaign in recent days, trying to sway wavering Democrats while publicly ripping Republicans for opposing the deal.

CAROL PLATT LIEBAU (President of the Yankee Institute of Connecticut) Carol talked about an important First Amendment win for some employees in Connecticut.

Fox News Radio's RACHEL SUTHERLAND (Live from Washington) THE IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL GETS ITS FIRST HEARING BEFORE CONGRESS/EXPECTING SEVERE CRITICISM U.S. Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, will preside over the first in a series of hearings examining the nuclear agreement with Iran on Thursday. The hearing will begin at 10 a.m. and include testimony from Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew.

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