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  • Multiple victims in shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch, authorities say.....(in process)

    05/07/2019 1:56:15 PM PDT · by caww · 262 replies
    thedenverchannel ^ | Updated: 6 minutes ago | thedenverchannel
    Authorities believe at least two people were injured in a shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. A ranking law enforcement source told Denver7 that at least one victim was shot and that one suspect was down. Authorities were looking for two other suspects, the source said. The sheriff's office tweeted about 2:40 p.m. that the incident was an "active and unstable scene" at the STEM school, which is located off South Ridgeline Road and Plaza Drive. Authorities responded to the school about 1:50 p.m. on a report of shots fired,...
  • Pompeo abruptly cancels trip to Germany

    05/07/2019 7:46:57 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 96 replies
    CNN ^ | May 7 | Devan Cole and Nicole Gaouette
    Washington (CNN)Secretary of State Mike Pompeo abruptly canceled a scheduled trip to Germany, where he was planning to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel "due to pressing issues," the State Department said early Tuesday. No specific reason was given for the cancellation. The press pool traveling with Pompeo has not been told where they are going next, and have been warned they may not be able to report from the country they are going to until after their departure.
  • Mnuchin rejects Democrats’ demand to hand over Trump’s tax returns, all but ensuring legal battle

    05/06/2019 2:49:45 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 102 replies
    WashPost ^ | 5-6-2019 | Damien Paletta
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday told House Democrats he would not furnish President Trump’s tax returns despite their legal request, the latest move by Trump administration officials to shield the president from congressional investigations. Mnuchin, in a letter to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.), said he had consulted with the Justice Department and that they had concluded that it would not be lawful for the Trump administration to turn over the tax returns because of potential violations of privacy. Mnuchin added that requests from Congress “must reasonable serve a legitimate legislative purpose” and that the...
  • Biden says ‘Margaret Thatcher’ Called Him To Complain About Trump

    05/06/2019 12:22:37 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 216 replies
    Biden told a small group of donors in Columbia, South Carolina on Saturday that “14 heads of state” have contacted him, and “voiced concerns about Trump.” That list included Margaret Thatcher, he said Thatcher left office in 1990 and died in 2013. The mistake by Biden, 76, comes amid worries about his age after he slurred his words during his campaign announcement speech. Aides have shielded him from reporters.
  • Killed in Ashdod: Rabbi Pinchas Menahem Pashwazman

    05/05/2019 12:53:11 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 37 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/5/19 | Michael Levi
    Rabbi Pinchas Menachem Pashwazman was killed by a rocket in the city of Ashdod, the fourth person killed in the current round of fighting. When the siren went off, the deceased ran to a stairwell to take cover but was hit by shrapnel from the rocket. Rescuers who arrived at the scene attempted to revive him and evacuated him to the hospital, but he died of his wounds on arrival. The deceased, a young yeshiva student in his early twenties, was a Gur Hasid. He was born in Beit Shemesh to a father who serves as a teacher in the...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 5 May 2019

    05/05/2019 4:29:39 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 234 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 5 May 2019 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows May 5th, 2019 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Secretary of State Big Mike Pompeo; Rep. David Cicilline, D(isoriented)-R.I.; Melinda Gates, wife of Bill, wealthy 1% of 1% who flies around the world to tell us the dangers of the modern, consuming lifestyle. The panel will be Brit Hume; Karl Rove, N(everTrumpers)-Deep State; Charles Lane of The Bozos Amazon Post; and Marie Harf, co-host of “Benson and Harf”, who played Garth, the best friend of Wayne Campbell on “Wayne’s World”, and former State Department spokesperson.MEET THE PRESS (NBC):...
  • Two injured after Boeing 737 skids off Jacksonville runway into water

    05/03/2019 8:46:12 PM PDT · by PA Engineer · 61 replies
    WBRZ 2 ^ | May 3, 2019 | WBRZ Staff
    JACKSONVILLE, FL - A Department of Defense plane from Guantanamo Bay skidded off a runway into shallow water late Friday. "At approximately 9:40 p.m. today, a Boeing 737 arriving from Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba into Naval Air Station Jacksonville crashed into the St. Johns River at the end of the runway," Naval Air Station Jacksonville said in a statement. "Navy security and emergency response personnel are on the scene and monitoring the situation." The mayor of Jacksonville, Lenny Curry, earlier tweeted it was a commercial plane, but it was actually a 737 contracted by the Department of Defense. He...
  • (BREAKING) N. Korea Launches Short Range Missile Toward Japan Sea (90 min. ago)

    05/03/2019 6:48:06 PM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 180 replies
    Basically leading with short dispatches saying the North Koreans did this at around 0906 am local Saturday (8:06 pm eastern USA) in Korea/Japan, about 90 minutes ago, into the Sea of Japan, traveling 70 to 200 kilometers from a launch site near Wonsan on DPRK east coast. (Report in Japanese—because fast breaking) Conservative Sankei Shimbun news, Tokyo
  • BREAKING: House Democrats have asked the bar associations of Washington, D.C., and Virginia to...

    05/03/2019 2:44:06 PM PDT · by blueyon · 239 replies
    Twitter ^ | 5/03/19 | BNLNEWS
    BREAKING: House Democrats have asked the bar associations of Washington, D.C., and Virginia to open ethics investigation into AG Barr
  • Economy added 263,000 jobs in April, unemployment falls to lowest level since 1969

    05/03/2019 6:07:24 AM PDT · by John W · 41 replies ^ | May 3, 2019 | Lucy Baly
    The economy added a healthy 263,000 jobs in April, firmly beating analyst expectations of 190,000, according to Friday’s monthly snapshot from the Department of Labor. The nation's unemployment level fell to 3.6 percent, the lowest since 1969, and average hourly earnings grew by 0.2 percent, for an annual gain of 3.2 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Ukrainian embassy confirms DNC contractor solicited Trump dirt in 2016

    05/02/2019 7:08:33 PM PDT · by God luvs America · 71 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/02/2019 | John Solomon
    The boomerang from the Democratic Party’s failed attempt to connect Donald Trump to Russia’s 2016 election meddling is picking up speed, and its flight path crosses right through Moscow’s pesky neighbor, Ukraine. That is where there is growing evidence a foreign power was asked, and in some cases tried, to help Hillary Clinton. In its most detailed account yet, Ukraine’s embassy in Washington says a Democratic National Committee insider during the 2016 election solicited dirt on Donald Trump’s campaign chairman and even tried to enlist the country's president to help. In written answers to questions, Ambassador Valeriy Chaly's office says...
  • Bernie Sanders slams Joe Biden for downplaying China’s economic threat to the US

    05/02/2019 6:43:36 PM PDT · by cba123 · 31 replies
    CNBC ^ | PUBLISHED THU, MAY 2 2019 9:40 AM EDTUPDATED 3 HOURS AGO | Jacob Pramuk
    Sen. Bernie Sanders hopes to set himself apart from his most formidable 2020 rival on a signature issue: trade. Former Vice President Joe Biden, who has led Sanders in early Democratic presidential primary polling since entering the race a week ago, raised eyebrows Wednesday by downplaying the economic threat posed by China. At a campaign stop in Iowa, Biden said: “China is going to eat our lunch? Come on, man.”
  • Steve Moore Withdraws from the Fed process

    05/02/2019 9:32:59 AM PDT · by Sgt_Schultze · 81 replies
    Twitter ^ | 2 May 2019 | Donald J Trump
    President says Moore has withdrawn from consideration
  • Criminal Referral Filed On Nellie Ohr…

    05/02/2019 9:38:11 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 75 replies ^ | May 2, 2019 10:53 am | Kane
    John Solomon breaks the story… Nellie Ohr, the wife of Justice Department official Bruce Ohr, is the subject of a criminal referral sent to the Justice Department in the last few hours. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., wrote up the referral addressed to Attorney General William Barr, citing concerns that Ohr “knowingly provided false testimony” last year to a joint task force of the House Oversight and Judiciary committees that were investigating decisions made by the Justice Department and FBI surrounding the 2016 election. The Hill reported Meadows, a member of House Oversight, has filed a referral with the Justice Department...
  • Speaker Pelosi accuses Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime: ‘He lied to Congress’

    05/02/2019 8:53:41 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 137 replies
    CNBC ^ | 05-02-2019 | Jacob Pramuk
    Key Points House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Attorney General William Barr “lied to Congress.” She says misleading lawmakers would be a “crime” if anyone else did so. A Justice Department spokeswoman calls Pelosi’s comments “reckless, irresponsible and false.” =========================================================== House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime by lying to Congress about special counsel Robert Mueller’s report and Mueller’s issues with how Barr has characterized its findings. “What is deadly serious about it is the attorney general of the United States of America is not telling the truth to the Congress of the...
  • Bill Barr testifies live thread

    05/01/2019 7:01:41 AM PDT · by central_va · 662 replies
    US Senate ^ | 5/1/19 | Senate
    I am looking for a link to a live stream.
  • Active shooter reported at University of North Carolina Charlotte campus

    04/30/2019 3:38:36 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 51 replies
    Reuters ^ | April 30, 2019
    The University of North Carolina on Tuesday said it had received reports of an “active shooter” at its Charlotte campus and local media said three people had been struck by gunfire before a suspect was taken into custody.
  • US cop is found guilty of third-degree murder and manslaughter after he shot dead Australian...

    04/30/2019 3:45:56 PM PDT · by Morgana · 143 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | APRIL 30, 2019 | Karen Ruiz For Daily Mail Australia
    FULL TITLE: US cop is found guilty of third-degree murder and manslaughter after he shot dead Australian woman Justine Damond in her pyjamas The US cop who shot dead an unarmed Australian woman in her pyjamas outside her home has been found guilty of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. A jury of ten men and two women reached a verdict on Tuesday in the trial of former Minnesota police officer Mohamed Noor after three weeks of testimony. The jurors were sequestered. Noor, 33, was charged with murder and manslaughter in the 2017 death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, a dual citizen...
  • Venezuelans clash with pro-Maduro Code Pink activists in tense scene outside DC embassy

    04/30/2019 2:15:36 PM PDT · by CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC · 93 replies
    FpxNews ^ | 4/30/2019 | Alex Pappas
    Dozens of supporters of opposition leader Juan Guaido converged Tuesday on the now-shuttered Venezuelan embassy in Washington, clashing with pro-regime activists who have been camped out at the building for weeks in support of embattled Nicolas Maduro. .... In Washington, flag-waving and national-anthem singing demonstrators, many of whom were born in Venezuela, quickly outnumbered those from the anti-war group Code Pink gathered to support Maduro's regime. .... "This group – the Code Pink – has taken the embassy," Gandullia said. "We want to enter. We want to take over. And demonstrate that it belongs to us." Activists from Code Pink,...
  • Venezuela's Guaido takes to streets in military uprising

    04/30/2019 5:07:29 AM PDT · by cll · 157 replies
    AP ^ | 4/30/2019 | Scott Smith
    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has taken to the streets with detained activist Leopoldo Lopez and a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers in a military uprising. “This is the moment of all Venezuelans, those in uniform and those who aren’t,” said Lopez in his first public appearance since being detained in 2014 for leading anti-government protests. “Everyone should come to the streets, in peace.” Lopez said he has been freed by the military. Moments earlier, Guaidó appeared in an early morning video shot next to a Caracas air base surrounded by several heavily armed soldiers...