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  • Dallas Prophet cartoon attack: Suspected gunman 'named'

    05/04/2015 10:18:47 AM PDT · by SJackson · 52 replies
    BBC ^ | 5-4-15
    Authorities have identified one of the suspected gunmen who attacked an event in Dallas on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, US media say. The FBI named him as Elton Simpson, who had been previously investigated on suspicion of terrorism offences, several reports said. Agents were searching an apartment in Phoenix, Arizona, where Simpson reportedly lived, an FBI official said. Two gunmen were shot dead after opening fire outside Sunday's event. They drove to the Muhammad Art Exhibit in the Dallas suburb of Garland as the event was ending, firing with assault rifles on two officers in a parking lot. One...
  • Mom smacks, drags son from Baltimore violence

    04/28/2015 6:57:04 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 25 replies
    nypost.com ^ | April 28, 2015 | By David K. Li
    Mom smacks, drags son from Baltimore violence By David K. Li One Baltimore mom took matters into her own hands Monday, furiously grabbing her would-be rioter son by the scruff of his neck and dragging him away from the violence. The jaw-dropping encounter captured by WMAR-TV showed a teen boy clad from head to toe in black, including a scarf over his face, and ready to rumble — until Mom stepped in. He had just thrown rocks, WMAR reported, when his mother jumped into action. She grabbed him in the back of his head and smacked the rock thrower several...
  • Officer charged with murder after shooting man in back:

    04/08/2015 6:11:22 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 144 replies
    CNN.com ^ | 4/8 | Holly Yan and Dana Ford
    The video is so damning that authorities promptly charged a South Carolina officer with murder. In the footage, an African-American man, apparently unarmed, is seen running away from the officer. He gets several yards away before the officer aims his gun toward his back. Eight shots later, the man falls to the ground. By that point, he appears to be at least 25 feet from the officer.
  • Decorated Boston cop in coma after being shot in face

    03/28/2015 5:54:03 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 13 replies
    YAHOO.COM ^ | 28 MARCH 2015 | AP
    BOSTON (AP) — A decorated Boston police officer remained in a medically induced coma Saturday, a night after he was shot in the face by a man with several gun convictions during a traffic stop that ended when other officers fatally shot his attacker, the city's police commissioner said. Officer John Moynihan, 34, was struck just below his right eye, and the bullet remains lodged below his right ear, Commissioner William Evans said. He was listed in critical condition, Evans said Moynihan is undergoing tests and is being monitored for bleeding in his brain. "We are hoping and praying there's...
  • ISIS militant ‘Jihadi John’ unmasked as middle-class Brit

    02/26/2015 6:12:09 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 36 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2-26-2015 | Yaron Steinbuch
    ISIS militant ‘Jihadi John’ unmasked as middle-class Brit By Yaron Steinbuch February 26, 2015 | 7:16am The infamous masked ISIS madman seen in gruesome videos beheading Western hostages was identified by media outlets Thursday as Mohammed Emwazi — a middle-class Briton with a degree in computer programming. The BBC reported that the Kuwaiti-born Emwazi is in his mid-20s and from West London. British authorities chose not to identify him earlier for operational reasons. “I have no doubt that Mohammed is Jihadi John,” one of Emwazi’s close friends told the Washington Post. “He was like a brother to me. . . . I...
  • Chickens Come Home to Roost… Jeremiah Wright’s Daughter Is Sent to Prison

    02/24/2015 9:30:52 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 70 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 2-23-15 | Jim Hoft
    In September 2013, Jeri Wright, daughter of Reverend “God Damn America” Wright, and 12 other Democrats were charged with embezzling $16 million in Federal health grants that should have gone to AIDS charities and other programs for the poor and needy. More than one of the defendants had direct ties to President Barack Obama. In March 2014 Reverend Jeremiah Wright’s daughter Jeri was found guilty on eleven counts that included money laundering and lying to federal agents. This week US District Judge Sue E. Myerscough sent Jeri Wright to prison. The Chicago Sun-Times reported: Jeri L. Wright, the daughter of...
  • Three Muslim students are shot dead close to University of North Carolina campus

    02/11/2015 6:33:40 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 82 replies
    The UK Daily Mail ^ | February 11, 2015 | Claire Carter and Lydia Warren
    A man who posted anti-religious sentiments online has been arrested after three Muslim students were shot dead close to the University of North Carolina campus on Tuesday. Craig Stephen Hicks, who describes himself as a vehement supporter of atheism, has been charged with three counts of murder after the trio were shot dead in Meadowmont around 5pm. Dentistry student Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, of Chapel Hill, his new wife Yusor Mohammad, 21, of Chapel Hill and her sister Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19, of Raleigh, all died. Hicks, 46, of Chapel Hill, turned himself in 'without incident' and is currently being...
  • NFL finds Patriots used underinflated footballs

    01/21/2015 9:04:41 AM PST · by servo1969 · 93 replies
    bostonglobe.com ^ | 1-21-2015 | Ben Volin
    The Patriots used underinflated footballs on Sunday night. The next question is how did it happen? According to a National Football League letter about the investigation into the controversy that was shared with the Globe, the Patriots were informed that the league’s initial findings indicated that the game balls did not meet specifications. The league inspected each of the Patriots’ 12 game balls twice at halftime, using different pressure gauges, and found footballs that were not properly inflated. According to ESPN, 11 of the 12 game balls were found to be underinflated by about 2 pounds each. The NFL specifications...
  • ISIS video appears to show child executioner

    01/14/2015 1:24:01 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 9 replies
    myfoxny.com ^ | Jan 14, 2015 | FOX NEWS
    A horrifying new video released online appears to show ISIS using a young boy to execute a pair of captives the terror group claims are Russian spies. The slickly-produced video shows two men being interrogated in Russian about their alleged attempt to infiltrate ISIS. One captive, and alleged Kazakh national, states he was ordered to spy on an ISIS leader , while the other confesses to having been sent to assassinate a senior ISIS commander. The video later skips to an outdoor scene where the alleged spies are kneeling in a field before a burly man and a young boy...
  • ‘Traitor’ de Blasio booed at Police Academy graduation

    12/29/2014 2:02:40 PM PST · by Nachum · 30 replies
    New York Post ^ | 12/29/14 | Amber Sutherland,
    Mayor Bill de Blasio was booed and heckled as he spoke to the city’s newest cops Monday morning. During a graduation ceremony for the latest class of graduates from the Police Academy, audience members shouted “Traitor!” as Hizzoner took the podium in Madison Square Garden. “You will confront all manner of problems … problems that you didn’t create,” de Blasio told the crowd. “You did!” someone yelled back, prompting laughter and applause. Earlier, de Blasio praised the new cops for “choosing what is a noble calling” and joining “the greatest and finest police department on this Earth.” He also said:
  • In Danger of Closing, Channel 10 Goes Dark Overnight

    12/28/2014 3:28:17 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 27 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/12/14 | Elad Benari
    Channel 10 went dark on Sunday night at about 10:30 p.m. Israel time, at the instruction of the channel’s employees union. Instead of regular programming, the channel displayed a picture of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, alongside the words, "In three days, Channel 10 will close. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, who serves as Minister of Communications, refuses to find a solution. Due to this the employees union has decided to cease Channel 10’s broadcast for the night. We will resume broadcasting at 6:00 a.m." The channel has been facing financial difficulties for several years. In December of 2012, the Knesset held...
  • The president rewrites the ObamaCare law — again

    12/03/2014 4:26:51 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 19 replies
    Betsy McCaughey ^ | 12/3/2014 | Betsty McCaughey
    On Thanksgiving eve, the Obama administration dumped reams of mind-numbing ObamaCare regulations into the Federal Register — including yet more unilateral rewrites of the Affordable Care Act. Dropping the rules as most Americans were busy preparing for the holiday made a mockery (again) of President Obama’s promise to have “the most transparent administration in history.” The stunt has even worked to keep most of the media from reporting on the rules. Yet the changes these regulations make in the health-care law are substantial. For one, the president is redefining what health plans are “adequate” for larger employers (100-plus workers) to...
  • Holder urges restraint ahead of decision on Ferguson shooting

    11/21/2014 12:35:13 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 31 replies
    Yahoo.com ^ | 11/21/14 | By Tim Reid
    Holder urges restraint ahead of decision on Ferguson shooting FERGUSON Mo (Reuters) - Hundreds of civil rights lawyers from across America are descending on Ferguson, Missouri as police and protesters prepare for a grand jury decision on whether to charge the officer who killed an unarmed black teenager in August. The attorneys are arriving in Ferguson as talks between protest groups and police have stalled over a refusal by officials to rule out the use of riot gear, tear gas and militarized equipment if demonstrations turn violent should a grand jury decide not to indict police officer Darren Wilson, protest...
  • White House tries to ease flare-up over Netanyahu insults (Obama official calls PM “chicken****”)

    10/29/2014 12:09:16 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 40 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 10-29-2014 | FoxNews.com
    The White House on Wednesday sought to tamp down the controversy over a magazine piece that detailed deep tensions between the U.S. and Israel – and quoted an unnamed senior Obama administration official calling the Israeli leader a “chicken****.” Administration officials, including White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest, did not deny the quote. They also did not signal there would be any robust effort to find out who said it. But Alistair Baskey, spokesman for the National Security Council, said the criticism does not reflect how the rest of the administration views Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “Certainly that's not the...
  • Terry Keenan, former CNN and Fox News anchor, dies suddenly at age 53

    10/27/2014 2:42:42 PM PDT · by Monty22002 · 26 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | 10/25/2014 | Deborah Hastings
    Longtime business journalist Terry Keenan, who reported for CNN and Fox News, died suddenly Thursday night from a massive cerebral hemorrhage, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
  • VIDEO: 82-Year Old Black Grandmother is DONE with the Democrat Party; She Goes OFF About Why!

    10/26/2014 9:31:22 AM PDT · by Texas Eagle · 10 replies
    TPNN.com ^ | Oct. 24, 2014 | TPNN Video
    The woman called into C-Span during the time when Barack Obama was doing his early voting. She identified herself as Joyce and indicated that she is an 82-year old black grandmother who has been a Democrat her entire life, but voted straight down the Republican ticket this year. Her voice is filled with both anger and passion as she explains why she has left the Democrat Party. It is worth listening to the entire two-minute segment. She begins by saying, “First, let me start by saying that I am an 82-year old, black, senior citizen grandmother and I voted straight...
  • Ottawa Shooter Idenfitied As Canadian National Michael Zehaf Bibeau, Whose Passport Was Recently

    10/22/2014 3:26:03 PM PDT · by Nachum · 41 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 10/22/14 | tyler durden
    Moments ago CBS News reported, citing Law enforcement and U.S. Government sources, that the shooter in today's tragic Ottawa incident was Michael Abdul Zehaf Bibeau, born in Canada in 1982. One source says he sometime dropped the name Michael and went by Abdul Zehaf Bibeau. At other times he apparently dropped the Abdul. In a report from the Muslim Issue, Zehaf-Bibeau is said to be reportedly of Algerian descent. Zehaf-Bibeau is the alleged shooter who killed soldier at the national War Memorial before entering the Centre Block and firing off more shots. Epoch Times reporter Matthew Little says that the...
  • Dem GOTV Group Caught on Camera Endorsing Voter Fraud

    10/22/2014 1:11:09 PM PDT · by lbryce · 11 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | October 22, 2014 | Lachlan Markay
    Mark Udall Advocates Condone Voter Fraud:"That’s Not Even Like Lying or Stealing"A top official at a Democratic get-out-the-vote outfit working to reelect Sen. Mark Udall (D., Colo) appears to endorse voter fraud in a hidden camera video released on Wednesday. The video, released by conservative filmmaker James O’Keefe, shows Meredith Hicks, director of the political canvassing group Work for Progress, endorse the casting of fraudulent mail-in ballots for ineligible voters. “If they are not eligible to vote, and all these people are throwing out ballots, lets use those ballots to vote. So we can get as many votes as possible,”...
  • Shots fired inside Canada parliament

    10/22/2014 8:51:13 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 17 replies
    bbc.com ^ | 22 October 2014 | BBC
    Several shots have been fired inside and outside the nation's parliament in Ottawa, leaving one soldier wounded. A gunman fired at the National War Memorial and then ran into parliament nearby, continuing the attack. Canadian broadcaster CBC and several MPs report that one gunman has been killed but that is unconfirmed. The incident came hours after Canada raised its terror threat level following a fatal hit-and-run attack on two soldiers earlier in the week.
  • Hard to believe this is 30 years old.

    10/21/2014 3:22:22 PM PDT · by mkleesma · 61 replies
    Youtube ^ | October 21st, 1984 | Reagan-Bush '84
    It's morning again in America.
  • Police say tests show teen shot by St. Louis officer had gun residue on hands [Vonderrit Myers]

    10/14/2014 11:33:27 PM PDT · by grundle · 29 replies
    yahoo.com/Reuters ^ | October 14, 2014 | Shannon Stapleton
    St. Louis (Reuters) - A black teenager fatally shot last week in St. Louis by an off-duty police officer had gunshot residue on his hands, jeans and T-shirt, according to crime lab results released on Tuesday after four days of protests in the city against police violence. The killing of 18-year-old Vonderrit Myers by a white officer last Wednesday intensified the demonstrations over the deadly Aug. 9 shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. Police said previously that Myers shot at least three times at the off-duty officer...
  • Suspect in Oklahoma Beheading Tried Converting Co-Workers to Islam

    09/27/2014 6:21:13 AM PDT · by lbryce · 18 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 26, 2014 | Jamie Schram and Chris Perez
    A fired Oklahoma factory worker inflicted a brutal, ISIS-style punishment on colleagues he tried to convert to Islam — cutting one woman’s head off with a 10-inch fillet knife, law-enforcement sources said Friday. The FBI is investigating the murder at Vaughan Foods in Moore, Okla., which comes amid a spree of videotaped beheadings by the terror group.
  • My page/text sizes are wonky!

    09/20/2014 6:54:54 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 26 replies
    Self | 9/20/'14 | Zionist Conspirator
    What in the blue blazes is up with my computer now??? First I found it loading pages at a smaller size than I had it set. Then when I corrected the problem on those pages, other pages that I wanted set smaller also jumped up a few sizes. I thought I was supposed to be able to set each page's size individually? Now the size of one page affects the sizes of others!!! Could this have anything to do with that "open candy" my anti-virus shield found?
  • Obama to lawmakers: I don't need your approval to attack Islamic State

    09/10/2014 8:54:30 AM PDT · by mojito · 31 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 9/9/2014 | Brian Hughes
    President Obama told congressional leaders in a meeting Tuesday that he has the authority to launch broader attacks against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, downplaying the prospect of a Capitol Hill vote on his military plan ahead of his prime-time address to the nation Wednesday night. Obama “told the leaders that he has the authority he needs to take action against [the Islamic State] in accordance with the mission he will lay out in his address tomorrow,” the White House said in a readout of the meeting that included Obama, Vice President Joe Biden; House Speaker John Boehner,...
  • This Is What Would Happen If The Yellowstone Supervolcano Erupted

    09/09/2014 3:29:34 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 56 replies
    Business Insider ^ | September 9, 2014 | Ajai Raj
    Recently, rumors have been swelling of a danger at Yellowstone National Park. That danger? A brewing supervolcano eruption. The fear of a Yellowstone supereruption, which ultimately went viral, may have begun back in February when a seismometer called B944 began sending senseless data to a public viewer at the University of Utah's seismographic station, as George Black reports in The New Yorker. Luckily for most of the U.S., the likelihood this eruption would happen is pretty low: about one in 100,000 any given year. If it did happen, it would be pretty devastating, though.
  • Army loses track of spending on program designed to track spending

    09/06/2014 4:42:32 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/06/2014 | Jazz Shaw
    For Saturday night, a classic tale which apparently could only happen in Washington, brought to us by our friends at Outside the Beltway. Our Army… our troops and equipment, are the finest in the world, ideally suited to fulfill their mission when called upon to fight in defense of the nation. But any operation of such a massive size requires a mountain of paperwork to manage things in the background and lots of money to keep it running. And that, my friends, is a job for a different sort of army… a battalion of bureaucrats.What could possibly go wrong?...
  • Flight Diverted When Passengers Feud Over Reclining Seat

    08/26/2014 2:37:43 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 107 replies
    NPR ^ | August 26, 2014 | Eyder Peralta
    Flying is already a pain. But a story from the Associated Press Tuesday really brings home the point: The wire service reports that an entire plane was diverted on Sunday after a fight broke out over a passenger's right to recline her seat. The AP explains: "The spat began on United Airlines Flight 1462 because one passenger was using the Knee Defender, a $21.95 lock that attaches to a tray table and jams the reclining mechanism of the seat in front. "The male passenger, seated in a middle seat of Row 12, used the device to stop the woman in...
  • Obama back in Washington on rare vacation break

    08/19/2014 10:58:25 AM PDT · by Red Steel · 23 replies
    Press of Atlantic City ^ | Monday, August 18, 2014 3:18 am | Updated: 10:01 pm, Mon Aug 18, 2014.
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama returned to Washington just after midnight Monday for a two-day break from a summer vacation, during which airstrikes in Iraq and violent clashes in a St. Louis suburb intruded on his golf and beach plans. The exact reason for Obama's return remained unclear, though it appeared aimed in part at countering criticism that Obama was spending two weeks on the Massachusetts resort island of Martha's Vineyard in the midst of multiple crises. ... Obama had meetings on both matters scheduled for Monday. The president was scheduled to return to Martha's Vineyard Tuesday night. The...
  • Former Vermont US Sen. Jeffords dies at 80

    08/18/2014 12:11:29 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 25 replies
    AP via Yahoo News ^ | 8/18/14 | DAVE GRAM
    Former Vermont U.S. Sen. James Jeffords, who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent, died Monday. He was 80.
  • Federal autopsy ordered in Missouri teen's death

    08/17/2014 5:33:47 PM PDT · by DJ MacWoW · 51 replies
    AP ^ | Aug 17, 2014 7:30 PM (ET) | NIGEL DUARA and JIM SUHR
    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder on Sunday ordered a federal medical examiner to perform another autopsy on a black Missouri teenager whose fatal shooting by a white police officer has spurred a week of rancorous and sometimes-violent protests in suburban St. Louis. The "extraordinary circumstances" surrounding the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown and a request by Brown's family members prompted the order, Department of Justice spokesman Brian Fallon said in a statement.
  • Michael Brown Robs Store and Assaults Clerk Minutes Before Fatal Shooting

    08/15/2014 7:32:10 PM PDT · by grundle · 43 replies
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2z5-H8NSGA
  • Watch: This Black Guy Has An EPIC Message For Ferguson Race Rioters...

    08/14/2014 3:31:50 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 17 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | 8/13/14 | TOM HINCHEY
    ...That Al Sharpton Will Hate (strong language)The shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer has sparked riots, looting, and destruction of property in the St. Louis suburb. This has given the liberal media and race baiters another opportunity to stoke the flames of racism, while the family of the deceased young man wants to mourn their loss in private. Yet, one common sense message was posted on YouTube by a young black man named Jonathan, who is challenging the rioters and the black community to stop blaming police and white people for their problems. Stop burning down...
  • OOPS: BROWNLEY USES GERMAN LUFTWAFFE UNIFORM IN MAILER TO CONSTITUENTS

    08/06/2014 3:02:01 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 54 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5 Aug 2014 | ADELLE NAZARIAN
    Several "concerned local veterans" have reportedly pointed out that Rep. Julia Brownley (D-CA) of the 26th congressional district sent a political mailer to her constituents in July that featured a stock photo of a "veteran" wearing a hat bearing a German Lutwaffe insignia, according to the Daily Caller. "The photograph is likely a purchased stock photo of a model in a costume contrived from various emblems to look like an official naval uniform. However it is clearly not an American Navy uniform, or that of any U.S. military branch," said Brownley's opponent, Republican Assemblyman Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo) in a press...
  • Richard Pryor was the First Black President (1977)

    08/02/2014 4:00:56 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 19 replies
    YouTube ^ | July 19, 2013 | Uploaded by Gerard Carrington
    Richard Pryor hilariously portrays what the first U.S. President would be like (1977). Featuring: Richard Pryor, Robin Williams, Paul Mooney, Tim Reid, John Witherspoon, Sandra Bernhard, Vic Dunlop, Edie McClurg, Marsha Warfield
  • 2016 Frontrunner (Joe Biden) Has Nude Swimming Fetish (w pix)

    08/01/2014 7:09:17 PM PDT · by Innovative · 49 replies
    FreeBeacon ^ | Aug 1, 2014 | Andrew Stiles
    American voters want a presidential candidate who isn’t afraid to let it all hang out, and that’s exactly why Joe Biden is the presumptive frontrunner in 2016. Ronald Kessler’s new book, “The First Family Detail,” includes some revealing tidbits, the New York Observer reports: Secret Service agents dread being assigned to protect the vice president, in part because Biden’s a big fan of skinny dipping, according to a new tell-all book.
  • Cops: Disgruntled Employee Shot CEO Before Killing Himself

    08/01/2014 6:11:02 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    CBS News ^ | Jul 31, 2014
    A demoted worker shot and critically wounded his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday in a downtown high-rise office building in Chicago's bustling financial district, police said. Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said a worker at a technological company pulled a gun after entering the 17th-floor office to meet one-on-one with his CEO. There was a struggle for the gun, and the CEO was shot twice before the gunman fatally shot himself, McCarthy said. CBS Chicago has confirmed the shooting took place at the offices of the tech company ArrowStream and the shooting victim was its CEO Steven LaVoie.
  • Obama turns down offers of marijuana during visit to Denver

    07/09/2014 9:14:14 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 16 replies
    UPI ^ | July 9, 2014 | By Frances Burns
    DENVER, July 9 (UPI) --President Obama turned down a hit of marijuana during a visit to a Denver bar with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper. The man who offered the president some weed posted video on Instagram to document his story. The presidential motorcade also passed two people holding up signs offering Obama free marijuana but did not stop. During his evening out, Obama also ate at a pizzeria with several people who had written him letters.
  • Sarah Palin: “It’s Time to Impeach President Obama”

    07/08/2014 2:57:32 PM PDT · by NYer · 28 replies
    Life News ^ | July 8, 2014 | Steven Ertelt
    Impeachment isn’t something to take lightly and isn’t a term thrown around casually by many elected officials or political pundits simply because a president takes an opposite position on a give political issue. While a good number of pro-life Americans probably want to see President Barack Obama impeached because of his lengthy pro-abortion record, impeachment as an actuality in the way President Bill Clinton was impeached by the House of Representatives hasn’t been a serious subject.Until now.Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, in an executive article written for Breitbart News, is calling for Obama’s impeachment.Although Palin is pro-life and diametrically...
  • Sudan charges Meriam Ibrahim with fraud, bars her from leaving country

    06/25/2014 7:11:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/25/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    The strange and enraging case of Meriam Yehia Ibrahim continues, and the news isn’t getting much better. Freed earlier in the week from prison and a death sentence for apostasy, the young Christian mother found herself and her family surrounded by 40 or more agents at the airport when they attempted to leave Sudan yesterday. She’s out on bail but facing new charges of document fraud: The Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for being a Christian has been released from her latest detention but has been charged with new crimes, MailOnline can reveal.Meriam Ibrahim has been accused...
  • VIDEO: Motorcyclist lands on his feet after crash

    06/22/2014 3:45:03 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 14 replies
    MyFOX DFW ^ | 6-20-14 | Tracy DeLatte
    A motorcyclist walked away from a crash that could have been deadly. It was recorded by a red light camera in Clearwater, Fla. A car slammed into the bike, sending the rider cartwheeling into the air.
  • Songwriter Gerry Goffin dies at 75

    06/20/2014 6:59:52 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 37 replies
    CNN ^ | 6/19/14 | Rachel Wells
    Gerry Goffin, a hit songwriter and former husband of Carole King, died early Thursday. He was 75. Together with King, he wrote such classics as "The Loco-Motion," "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" and "Up on the Roof."
  • Harry Reid says he won't attend Redskins game until team changes name

    06/17/2014 7:40:30 AM PDT · by TangoLimaSierra · 98 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | June 16, 2014 | FoxNews.com
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he won't attend a Washington Redskins home game until the football team changes its controversial name. In a letter late last week to the team's president, Reid called the Redskins name a racial slur that disparages the American people. The Nevada Democrat, who said he represents 27 tribes in his state, rejected Bruce Allen's invitation to a Redskins home game until the team does "the right thing" and changes its name.
  • Chef to Miami Heat Player Fatally Shot at Club

    06/11/2014 4:46:29 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 10 replies
    ABC ^ | 6/10/14
    A private chef employed by Miami Heat guard Norris Cole was shot and killed inside a popular South Beach nightclub early Tuesday, police said. Police say 42-year-old Antaun Teasley was found unresponsive inside Club Mansion....
  • Judge: Waive Speedy Trial, or I’ll “Beat Your ***"

    06/04/2014 12:07:50 PM PDT · by Altariel · 17 replies
    Christophercantwell.com ^ | June 3, 2014 | Christopher Cantwell
    If you’ve ever had a public defender in a criminal case, you probably plead guilty for fear of getting beaten in a trial. Yesterday in Brevard County, Florida however, a public defender got beaten at arraignment, literally. Judge John Murphy is accused of punching veteran public defender Andrew Weinstock in the face repeatedly, after the two exchanged words in the court room. Murphy reportedly wanted Weinstock’s client to waive his right to a speedy trial, and when he refused, the judge said “If I had a rock I’d throw it at you” and then invited him outside of the courtroom...
  • Brazilian Man Has 10 Operations on His Eyes so He Can Look Asian

    06/02/2014 2:43:21 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    Metro UK ^ | Monday 2 Jun 2014
    A man obsessed with Korean culture has gone to extraordinary lengths to look Asian after having 10 plastic surgery operations to change his appearance. Xiahn, 25, who was originally known as Max, became fixated on Korean culture following a year of study in the country. Xiahn, who goes by the pseudonym Oriental Gaucho online, watched hours of Korean soap operas and listened to K-Pop constantly – and in time became overcome with the desire to have plastic surgery so that he would look like a native Korean. ‘As you know, there are thousands of Asian eye styles,’ Xiahn told Metro.co.uk....
  • S.C. Woman Denied Vital Medicine Due to Obamacare Glitch (They have her down as a man)

    05/22/2014 2:04:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | May 21, 2014 | Staff
    A family who was forced to buy healthcare is distraught after their daughter was denied medication because of an Obamacare error. Shelby Higdon needs her medication, but has been repeatedly denied it because the information in her BlueCross BlueShield health insurance account lists her as a male, not a female. “When it was time to get my medicine, they told that they couldn’t give it to me because on my insurance I was registered as a man,” Shelby told WLOS. Her mother, Kris Hitt Hidgon, shares her daughter’s frustration. She has called healthcare.gov “probably about eight times.” Each time Kris...
  • U.S. Citizen's Pregnant Wife Sentenced to be Whipped & Hanged to Death

    05/16/2014 3:56:49 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 43 replies
    Ace of Spades ^ | May 16, 2014 | Ace citing Breitbart
    Mariam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag, brought her punishment of death upon herself, said Judge Abbas Mohammed Al-Khalifa: "We gave you three days to recant but you insist on not returning to Islam." "I sentence you to be hanged to death." For good measure, Judge Khalifa ordered the woman to be beaten with 100 lashes of the whip before being hung for "adultery." She's nine months pregnant. They'll permit her to give birth to her baby and wean it before executing her. However, the punishment for "adultery" -- 100 lashes -- will be administered immediately after the birth. The "adultery" in question...
  • GOP Wants More Control Over Picking 2016 Nominee

    05/07/2014 2:01:05 PM PDT · by GregNH · 38 replies
    AP ^ | 5/7/14 | PHILIP ELLIOTT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican National Committee wants to take more control over how the party picks a White House nominee. The RNC was to meet Wednesday in Memphis, Tennessee, to choose members who will effectively set the calendar for 2016's long list of potential presidential contenders. If the party's chairman, Reince Priebus gets his way, the GOP will pick its nominee more quickly than during past contests and have fewer debates in which candidates could criticize each other. The RNC also was expected to put penalties in place for candidates who don't follow the committee's plans.
  • Brother of Michelle Obama reportedly fired as basketball coach at Oregon State

    05/05/2014 8:55:23 AM PDT · by BlueStateRightist · 76 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | May 5, 2014 | Foxnew.com
    Oregon State has fired men's basketball coach Craig Robinson, the brother of First Lady Michelle Obama, according to Sports Illustrated. Craig Robinson, who guided the team to a 93-104 record in six years, has three more years remaining on this contract and the university is expected to owe him more than $4 million. The magazine cited unnamed sources with knowledge of the situation.
  • Syrian Christian Refugees Seek Return to Ancient Town After Government Recapture

    04/18/2014 6:38:47 AM PDT · by SJackson · 6 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | April 18, 2014
    JNS.org - Syrian Christian refugees from the ancient town of Maaloula are seeking to return to their home after it was recaptured by Syrian government forces this week. “I would love to go back and celebrate Easter there, but it’s still a bit early,” said Fadi Mayal, a former Maaloula resident who currently lives in Damascus’s Christian quarter, Lebanon’s Daily Star reported. “There are still sleeper cells in Maaloula,” Mayal said, referring to jihadist groups in the area. Maaloula, located 56 kilometers from Damascus, is an ancient Christian town where many of the residents still speak Aramaic, the same language...