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  • Aurora active shooter situation leaves multiple wounded

    02/15/2019 1:03:42 PM PST · by Vipper · 14 replies
    Aurora active shooter situation leaves multiple wounded, large police presence reported at Henry Pratt, Kane County sheriff says
  • U.S. Supreme Court to decide legality of census citizenship query

    02/15/2019 12:46:12 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 21 replies
    Rueters ^ | 2-15-2019 | Andrew Chung
    The U.S. Supreme Court will decide the fate of a fiercely contested plan by President Donald Trump’s administration to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, agreeing on Friday to an expedited review of a judge’s ruling blocking the plan.
  • Breaking: Bill Weld Launches Primary Challenge To Trump

    02/15/2019 6:37:18 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/15/2019 | Ed Morrissey
    Oh, wait — is Bill Weld a Republican again? Gary Johnson’s running mate on 2016’s Libertarian ticket announced this morning in New Hampshire that he will launch an exploratory committee as the first step to challenging Donald Trump in a 2020 primary. In doing so, Weld sacrifices quite a bit — his potential opportunity to beat Trump in the general election at the top of a Libertarian ticket.Did I write that with a straight face? You’ll never know. Former Massachusetts Gov. William F. Weld is launching a presidential exploratory committee to challenge President Trump in the Republican primaries, saying...
  • Sources: Jussie Smollett staged attack with help of others, allegedly being written off 'Empire'

    02/14/2019 4:17:39 PM PST · by Cubs Fan · 88 replies
    CHICAGO -- Chicago police confirmed Thursday that detectives are talking to two persons of interest in connection with the alleged attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett. Multiple sources have told ABC7 Eyewitness News that police are investigating whether Smollett and the two men staged the attack allegedly because Smollett was being written off of "Empire." A source familiar with the investigation told the ABC7 I-Team that Smollett failed to appear for an interview with detectives earlier Thursday. A source briefed on the Smollett investigation confirmed to ABC News that Chicago police are questioning the two persons of interest -- one...
  • Donald Trump Supporter Launches 'Incredibly Violent Attack' On BBC Cameraman At El Paso Rally

    02/12/2019 10:55:56 AM PST · by the_daug · 52 replies
    HuffPost ^ | 2/12/2019 | Lee Moran
    The BBC’s Washington news editor, Eleanor Montague, said Trump had whipped the crowd “into a frenzy against the media” prior to the attack........
  • Ocasio-Cortez hits back after Trump laughs off her Green Deal: failed ‘HS term paper’ at Texas rally

    02/12/2019 8:33:55 AM PST · by Red Badger · 147 replies ^ | February 12, 2019 | Frieda Powers
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez could not handle President Donald Trump’s mockery of her controversial “Green New Deal” and ripped into him for his comments during a rally. The New York Democrat fired back at the president after he ridiculed the proposal during a rally in El Paso, Texas on Monday where he called it a “massive government takeover that would destroy the incredible economic gains” made in the nation. “It sounds like a high school term paper that got a low mark,” Trump said. “I really don’t like their policy of taking away your car or taking away your airplane flights....
  • Garbage Budget "Deal" Struck ($1.37B / 55mi wall)

    02/11/2019 6:24:33 PM PST · by MountainWalker · 204 replies
    Twitter ^ | 2/10/2019 | Erica Werner
    "The agreement reached tonight would include: -$1.375b for border barriers (55 new miles of bollard fencing) -Dems drop call for new cap on ICE beds for detentions in interior -Overall cap on detention beds drops from 49,057 to 40,520 Per congressional official."
  • Trump's approval rating among likely voters soars to his best in 23 MONTHS at 52 per cent

    02/11/2019 9:53:48 AM PST · by xzins · 9 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11 Feb 19 | David Martosko
    Donald Trump's job approval rating among likely U.S. voters hit 52 per cent on Monday in a daily tracking poll conducted by Rasmussen Reports, the polling organization he uses most frequently to promote himself. That number is his highest since March 6, 2017, less than seven weeks after he took office. It has been even longer since Trump's 'strongly approve' and 'strongly disapprove' numbers weren't under water. They were even at 39 per cent on Monday. Overall, 47 per cent of likely voters disapprove of Trump's Oval Office performance. That's a low water mark since November 2, 2018. Monday's numbers...
  • DEMOCRAT Representative Max Rose lets Rep. Omar Have it

    I don't blame him.
  • Did Amy Klobuchar talk about global warming at her presidential announcement today?

    02/10/2019 12:52:19 PM PST · by political1 · 79 replies
    Just a question since it was snowing so much at her announcement. Amy Klobuchar.
  • Gallup: Five Million Latin Americans Coming to U.S. in Next 12 Months (42 million want to come in)

    02/09/2019 6:30:39 PM PST · by david1292 · 190 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/9/19 | Penny Starr
    Five million Latin Americans plan to migrate to the United States in the next 12 months, and an estimated 42 million more say they want to enter the country. Those statistics were in a report from Jim Clifton, the chairman and CEO at Gallup: Forty-two million seekers of citizenship or asylum are watching to determine exactly when and how is the best time to make the move. This suggests that open borders could potentially attract 42 million Latin Americans. A full 5 million who are planning to move in the next 12 months say they are moving to the U.S....
  • Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax Accused of Sexual Assault by Second Woman

    02/08/2019 1:38:55 PM PST · by a little elbow grease · 188 replies ^ | 2/8/19 | Danika Fears
    Meredith Watson claims Fairfax raped her in 2000, when they were both students at Duke University. A second woman has come forward accusing Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax of sexual assault. In a letter from her lawyer, Meredith Watson claims she was raped by Fairfax in 2000, when they were both students at Duke University. The letter characterizes the alleged attack as “premeditated and aggressive.” “The two were friends but never dated or had any romantic relationship,” the letter says.
  • Amazon is reportedly reconsidering its plan to open a second headquarters in NYC

    02/08/2019 12:12:17 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 88 replies
    Vox ^ | 2-9-2019 | Baby Del Ville
    Amazon may not be coming to Long Island City after all. The e-commerce giant is reconsidering its plans to open a new 25,000-employee office in the Queens, New York neighborhood, the Washington Post reported on Friday. Two people “familiar with the company’s thinking” told the Post that Amazon was turned off by growing local opposition to the deal, which has been building up since Amazon announced it would be building part of its so-called second headquarters in the Queens neighborhood last November. “The question is whether it’s worth it if the politicians in New York don’t want the project, especially...
  • Supreme Court blocks Louisiana abortion clinic law

    02/07/2019 7:00:05 PM PST · by massmike · 183 replies ^ | 02/07/2019 | AP
    The Supreme Court is stopping Louisiana from enforcing new regulations on abortion clinics in a test of the conservative court’s views on abortion rights. The justices say by a 5-4 vote that they will not allow the state to put into effect a law that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. Chief Justice John Roberts joined the court’s four liberals in putting a hold on the law, pending a full review of the case. The four more conservative justices, including Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, would have allowed it to take effect. Kavanaugh wrote a dissent...
  • GOP picks up Democrat Seat in Minnesota Special Election

    02/05/2019 7:18:38 PM PST · by TexasGurl24 · 53 replies
    Minnesota Secretary of State ^ | 2-6-19 | Minnesota Secretary of State
    Results for State Senator District 11 State Senator District 11 Results By Precinct Party Candidate Totals Pct Graph Legal Marijuana Now John "Sparky" Birrenbach 193 2.08% Republican Jason Rarick 4889 52.63% Democratic-Farmer-Labor Stu Lourey 4185 45.05% WRITE-IN** WRITE-IN**
  • Elizabeth Warren Claimed NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE in State Bar of Texas Card — Signed and Dated 1986

    02/05/2019 5:24:29 PM PST · by Stars&StripesNE · 113 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 02/05/2019 | Cristina Laila
    Using an open records request during a general inquiry, The Washington Post obtained Elizabeth Warren’s registration card for the State Bar of Texas, revealing Warren identified as an “American Indian.”
  • Virginia speaker has 'rightful hesitation' about impeaching Northam, highlighting potential

    02/04/2019 7:30:09 PM PST · by conservative98 · 58 replies
    CNN ^ | Updated 8:03 PM ET, Mon February 4, 2019 | Eli Watkins
    Washington (CNN)Virginia GOP Speaker Kirk Cox expressed skepticism on Monday that the legislature should try to force Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam out of office, highlighting a potential constitutional impasse the commonwealth could face should Northam decline to step down. "I think there's a rightful hesitation about removal from office, because obviously you have to consider that to some degree you're overturning an election," Cox said. "I think the constitutional provisions are very specific on the succession of office. It really does call for mental or physical incapacitation. That's what it was meant to do." Pressure has grown on Northam to...
  • Brisbane Airport in Lockdown

    02/02/2019 8:24:28 AM PST · by JosephW · 16 replies
    9 News Australia ^ | Feb 3, 2019 | Karishma Sarkari
    Brisbane International Airport has re-opened following an "emergency situation" last night which ended after a man was shot by police with non-lethal rounds. Queensland Police officially revoked the emergency declaration shortly before 11pm (AEST) Saturday, with the airport announcing staff will return to the terminal ahead of passengers as they attempt to work through the delays. "It will take some time to get operations back to normal. There will be flight impacts. We appreciate your patience," they confirmed on Twitter. The airport had been evacuated with flights grounded and trains stopped just two hours earlier as specialist officers descended on...
  • High Profile Democrats call on Northum to Resign, As Governor Vows to Finish Term

    02/01/2019 7:27:06 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 223 replies
    CNN ^ | 2-1-2019 | Dan Merica
    A series of prominent Democrats demanded Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's resignation on Friday, excoriating him for appearing in a racist yearbook photo showing one person dressed in blackface and another in the KKK's signature white hood and robes. The calls came from a number of 2020 presidential candidates, members of Congress and prominent liberal organizations, all of whom said Northam's apology on the issue was not enough. The NAACP also called for Northam to leave office. Those calls, however, were not echoed by Virginia Democrats, including Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner. Both said they were shocked and offended by...
  • Liz Warren Apologies to the Cherokees

    02/01/2019 1:15:32 AM PST · by guido911 · 75 replies
    There's a paywall. I apologize to the mods or the readers if calling this "breaking" is wrong. That's how the Tulsa World considered it when it emailed me the link.