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  • Donald Trump picks Gen. John Kelly for Department of Homeland Security secretary

    12/07/2016 7:40:27 AM PST · by Enchante · 138 replies
    CBS News ^ | December 7 2016 | CBS Staff
    Donald Trump is tapping Gen. John Kelly to run the Department of Homeland Security, CBS News confirms. The final request and acceptance, sources told CBS’ Major Garrett, occurred while Kelly was traveling in Europe. His pick for DHS secretary will be announced by the transition staff in the coming days. Kelly is the third general tapped by the president-elect, joining Gen. James Mattis, Mr. Trump’s pick to become the next secretary of Defense, and Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, Mr. Trump’s incoming national security advisor. Like Mattis, Kelly is a Marine with a reputation for bluntness.
  • Brothers finally reunited at Pearl Harbor -- for eternity

    12/07/2016 4:14:25 AM PST · by Enchante · 31 replies
    The Morning Call ^ | December 7, 2016 | Michael E. Ruane
    When John D. Anderson reached his battle station in the USS Arizona's No. 4 turret that morning, he realized the gigantic guns could do nothing against the swarms of attacking Japanese airplanes. But his twin brother, Delbert "Jake" Anderson, was manning an antiaircraft gun out on deck, and was in the thick of the action. "He needs help," John told his turret commander, and asked if could join his brother. Both men were 24. The sons of a judge, they were born in Verona, N.D., in 1917. Both had joined the Navy in 1936. John was a boatswain's mate second...
  • Teenage Afghan immigrant is arrested in Germany [rape/murder case]

    12/04/2016 11:38:44 AM PST · by Enchante · 14 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | December 4, 2016 | Allan Hall
    A teenage Afghan asylum seeker has been arrested in Germany for the rape and murder of the 19-year-old daughter of a senior EU official. Medical student Maria Ladenburger, who volunteered at a refugee home in her spare time, was found dead in the university city of Freiburg, near the border with Switzerland in mid October. Her father is Dr. Clemens Ladenburger, a lawyer who works as the right hand man to the legal director of the European Commission. It is unclear whether she ever met her murderer before he took her life.
  • Keith Lamont Scott killing: No charges against officer, DA says

    11/30/2016 11:46:06 AM PST · by Enchante · 37 replies
    CNN ^ | November 30, 2016 | Holly Yan, Rolando Zenteno and Brian Todd
    Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN)The officer who fatally shot Keith Lamont Scott won't face charges, a prosecutor said Wednesday, closing a two-month investigation into the killing that led to heated protests and divided the city of Charlotte. Mecklenburg County District Attorney Andrew Murray said he didn't reach the decision alone; a total of 15 prosecutors unanimously agreed that Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Officer Brentley Vinson was justified in shooting Scott on September 20 in an apartment complex parking lot.
  • Scientists Accidentally Discover Efficient Process to Turn CO2 Into Ethanol

    11/25/2016 4:11:06 PM PST · by Enchante · 50 replies
    Popular Mechanics ^ | October 17, 2016 | Avery Thompson
    Scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee have discovered a chemical reaction to turn CO2 into ethanol, potentially creating a new technology to help avert climate change. Their findings were published in the journal ChemistrySelect. The researchers were attempting to find a series of chemical reactions that could turn CO2 into a useful fuel, when they realized the first step in their process managed to do it all by itself. The reaction turns CO2 into ethanol, which could in turn be used to power generators and vehicles.
  • LIVE THREAD: Obama holds first news conference since Trump's election

    11/14/2016 12:13:14 PM PST · by Enchante · 356 replies
    You Tube ^ | November 14, 2016 | Barack Obama
    discuss Obama comments on live news conference will he attack Trump or be conciliatory?
  • Heavily-armed Bronx gunman shoots two NYPD sergeants, dies in firefight

    11/04/2016 12:59:43 PM PDT · by Enchante · 42 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | November 4, 2016 | Thomas Tracy and Rich Shapiro
    Two NYPD sergeants were shot in the Bronx in broad daylight Friday — and a heavily-armed gunman was killed, sources said. A robbery suspect carrying multiple guns opened fire on the officers at Noble Ave. near Bronx River Ave. about 3 p.m.
  • Gov. Dayton Declares Affordable Care Act ‘No Longer Affordable’ [Dem. Gov.!!]

    10/12/2016 6:06:18 PM PDT · by Enchante · 20 replies
    AP via CBS Minnesota ^ | October 12, 2016 | AP Staff
    Wednesday that the Affordable Care Act is “no longer affordable” for many, a stinging critique from a state leader who strongly embraced the law and proudly proclaimed health reform was working in Minnesota just a few years ago.... ....The state scrambled to stop all seven companies that sell insurance directly to consumers or through the state exchange, MNsure, from fleeing for 2017, but the state’s largest insurer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, is still exiting. Health care insurance shoppers will see premium increases that range from 50 percent to 67 percent on their plans for next year.
  • USS Nimitz Fifth Carrier Armed with Anti-Torpedo Weapon

    10/12/2016 11:34:15 AM PDT · by Enchante · 23 replies
    Seapower Magazine ^ | October 11, 2016 | RICHARD R. BURGESS
    ARLINGTON, Va. — When the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz emerged from an extended period in a shipyard last week, it featured a new installation of an anti-torpedo system. Nimitz is the Navy’s fifth carrier to have the Anti-Torpedo-Defense System installed. The system includes the Torpedo Warning System, an acoustic sensor that detects an incoming torpedo; a tactical control station; and the Countermeasure Anti-Torpedo (CAT). The CAT, a small torpedo designed to intercept an incoming torpedo, was developed by Pennsylvania State University’s Applied Research Lab. Compared with air- or ship-launched cruise missiles, anti-ship torpedoes are much more difficult for a...
  • Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos wins nobel peace prize - live

    10/07/2016 2:13:26 AM PDT · by Enchante · 22 replies
    Guardian ^ | October 7, 2016 | Guardian Staff
    video of announcement at link
  • Bill Clinton calls Obamacare a ‘crazy system’ that ‘doesn’t make any sense’

    10/04/2016 3:54:33 AM PDT · by Enchante · 50 replies
    Daily Caller article repost on American Thinker ^ | October 4, 2016 | Daily Caller article reposted by Thomas Lifson
    Bill Clinton understands the public is fed up with the skyrocketing costs, stratospheric deductibles, and vanishing insurance providers of Obamacare, and he wants to save Hillary from going down with the ship. So President Obama’s signature legislative accomplishment gets thrown under the bus.... "Former President Bill Clinton attacked President Barack Obama’s signature health care legislation Monday, calling it a “crazy system” that “doesn’t make any sense” during a Michigan campaign event for Hillary...."
  • BILL CLINTON ON OBAMACARE: “IT’S THE CRAZIEST THING IN THE WORLD”

    10/04/2016 2:27:01 AM PDT · by Enchante · 22 replies
    Powerline ^ | October 3, 2016 | PAUL MIRENGOFF
    BILL CLINTON ON OBAMACARE: “IT’S THE CRAZIEST THING IN THE WORLD” Bill Clinton ripped Obamacare during a campaign rally for his wife in Michigan today. Calling Obamacare, “a crazy system” and “the craziest thing in the world,” the former president said “it doesn’t many any sense; the insurance model doesn’t work here.” Clinton went on to say that Obamacare “works fine” for people with “modest” incomes or who are eligible for government subsidies, but “the people that are getting killed in this deal are small business people and individuals who make just a little too much to get any of...
  • Philadelphia Orchestra on strike; gala concert canceled

    09/30/2016 9:00:01 PM PDT · by Enchante · 29 replies
    Philly.com ^ | SEPTEMBER 30, 2016 | Peter Dobrin
    The Fabulous Philadelphians are on strike. Friday night, a crowd of about 1,000 sat in Verizon Hall waiting for the orchestra to appear for the scheduled start of the Opening Night Gala. But no Philadelphia Orchestra appeared on stage. Unbeknownst to most in the audience, the 96 musicians and two librarians belonging to American Federation of Musicians Local 77 had decided to go out on strike about an hour before curtain time. Finally, about 20 minutes after the scheduled start, orchestra president Allison B. Vulgamore came out on stage to say that no labor agreement was in place for "one...
  • Trump campaign brings on A.J. Delgado as a senior adviser

    09/13/2016 5:48:20 PM PDT · by Enchante · 30 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | September 13, 2016 | Hunter Walker
    “She has incredible communication skills. She is not only a Harvard grad who is brilliant, but she has incredible insight and knowledge on every important issue of the day,” Fox News’ Sean Hannity said, adding, “On top of that, one of the nicest people on television and a huge asset to the Trump campaign and any show she is on. A.J. just crushed it on TV — a total natural talent.”
  • Occidental College students vandalize 9/11 memorial

    09/13/2016 10:20:43 AM PDT · by Enchante · 13 replies
    CNN ^ | September 13, 2016 | Madison Park and Steve Visser
    Occidental College is investigating the vandalism of a 9/11 memorial on campus after the US flags used in the display were tossed in the trash. The Occidental College Republican Club said it had planted 2,997 tiny flags -- one for each of the victims of the September 11, 2001, attacks -- on the quad of the Los Angeles liberal arts college of 2,100 students. "Vandals crushed, snapped and threw in the garbage every single flag," the college GOP club said on Facebook. "Not one was left in the ground." The temporary display consisted of a sign saying, "9/11 Never Forget...
  • *** Where Was Huma ???? ***

    09/13/2016 3:39:04 AM PDT · by Enchante · 49 replies
    September 13, 2016 | Self
    Where was Huma???? There was Hillary at the memorial tribute for the 15th Anniversary of the 9/11 attack at the WTC site, and Huma was nowhere to be found. Huma is almost always with Hillary, even for far less significant matters, and this was one of the most important public events of this year or any year. Huma is Hillary's chief personal assistant and all-around "body gal" present for almost everything she does in public. I submit that a treasonous Muslim like Huma just wasn't "comfortable" at a memorial to the 9/11 victims. Oh, sure, Hillarybots will say Huma was...
  • Hillary Clinton opens up about sexism in new Humans of New York post

    09/09/2016 9:24:42 AM PDT · by Enchante · 77 replies
    Reuters and Guardian Photos; The Guardian ^ | September 8, 2016 | Lauren Gambino
    In the post, Clinton recalled sitting down to take a law school admissions test at Harvard. She realized looking around that room that she was one of just a handful of women taking the exam. As she waited for the exam to be administered, a group of men began to taunt the women, shouting insults like: “You don’t need to be here” and “There’s plenty else you can do.” “One of them even said: ‘If you take my spot, I’ll get drafted, and I’ll go to Vietnam, and I’ll die,’” Clinton said. Clinton’s appearance on Humans of New York comes...
  • Lena Dunham blasts Odell Beckham Jr

    09/02/2016 8:12:28 PM PDT · by Enchante · 104 replies
    MSN ^ | September 2, 2016 | Bang Showbiz staff
    Lena Dunham has accused Odell Beckham Jr of ignoring her in favor of his phone at this year's Met Gala. The 30-year-old actress, who was sat next to the NFL star at the glitzy event at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, claimed Odell ignored her because he did not consider her to be attractive. Lena shared: "I was sitting next to Odell Beckham Jr., and it was so amazing because it was like he looked at me and he determined I was not the shape of a woman by his standards. "He was like, 'That's a...
  • U.S. offers $3 million reward for man it gave anti-terror training

    08/30/2016 10:27:54 PM PDT · by Enchante · 18 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 30, 2016 | Arshad Mohammed
    The United States on Tuesday offered a reward of up to $3 million for information about a former Tajik special operations colonel whom it trained in counter-terrorism before he joined the Islamic State militant group. The U.S. State Department announced the reward for Gulmurod Khalimov in a statement that made no mention of his training, which included attending five U.S.-funded courses in the United States and Tajikistan between 2003 and 2014....
  • Huffington Post TERMINATED Me For Questioning Hillary's Health [video]

    08/29/2016 4:22:45 AM PDT · by Enchante · 126 replies
    YouTube ^ | August 28, 2016 | David Seaman
    Video of former Huffington Post contributor David Seaman, who was suddenly terminated and deleted entirely from HuffPo without warning, notice, or explanation. His crime? Posting a couple of articles which described the questions which have been raised about Hillary's health.
  • China and US to ratify landmark Paris climate deal ahead of G20 summit, sources reveal

    08/27/2016 12:25:35 AM PDT · by Enchante · 38 replies
    South China Morning Post ^ | August 25, 2016 | Li Jing
    China and the United States are set to jointly announce their ratification of a landmark climate change pact before the G20 summit early next month, the South China Morning Post has learned. Senior climate officials from both countries worked late into the night in Beijing on Tuesday to finalise details, and a bilateral announcement is likely to be made on September 2, according to sources familiar with the issue.... ...“There are still some uncertainties from the US side due to the complicated US system in ratifying such a treaty, but the announcement is still quite likely to be ready by...
  • Ottoman–Mamluk War (1516–17) [began AUGUST 24, five hundred years ago]

    08/26/2016 6:24:55 PM PDT · by Enchante · 11 replies
    Wikipedia ^ | July 19, 2016 | Wikipedia
    Operations in the Levant (1516) The Ottomans first captured the city of Diyarbekir in southeastern Anatolia.[2] The Battle of Marj Dabiq (24 August 1516) was decisive, in which the Mamluk ruler Kansuh al-Ghuri was killed.[2] The Ottomans apparently outnumbered the Mamluks by a factor of 3 to 1.[6] Syria fell under the rule of the Ottomans with this single battle.[6] The Battle of Yaunis Khan occurred near Gaza (1516) and was again a defeat for the Mamluks.
  • President designates National Monument in northern Maine woods

    08/24/2016 12:46:27 PM PDT · by Enchante · 41 replies
    WMTW ^ | August 24, 2016 | Staff
    The national monument designation has faced opposition in the region. Gov. Paul LePage released a statement Tuesday afternoon condemning the land donation. "That's one way to get out of paying taxes to the state of Maine," he said. "It's sad that rich, out-of-state liberals can team up with Obama to force a national monument on rural Mainers who do not want it." The governor did not stop to talk to reporters Wednesday afternoon after an event in Portland, but his office released a statement. “President Obama is once again taking unilateral action against the will of the people, this time...
  • Yeager Destroys an ME 262

    08/24/2016 2:39:24 AM PDT · by Enchante · 33 replies
    ChuckYeager.com ^ | November 6, 1944 | Chuck Yeager
    Encounter Report from November 6, 1944 Cool historical document Chuck Yeager shoots down an ME-262 and damages 2 more.
  • REVEALED: Huma Abedin ... at her mother's radical Muslim journal

    08/21/2016 8:37:09 PM PDT · by Enchante · 96 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | August 21, 2016 | Hannah Parry
    FULL title (would not fit in FR software): REVEALED: Huma Abedin was working as ASSISTANT EDITOR at her mother's radical Muslim journal when it blamed America for 9/11 terror attacksHillary Clinton's top aide Huma Abedin worked at a radical Muslim publication that opposed women's rights and blamed the US for 9/11, it has been revealed. Abedin, who could become the future White House chief of staff if Hillary wins the election, was assistant editor of the Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs until as late as 2008, NY Post reports. The aide was at the journal in 2002 when her mother...
  • Cubs Apologize After Playing ‘Smack My Bitch Up’ for Accused Domestic Abuser

    08/15/2016 3:08:14 PM PDT · by Enchante · 55 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | August 15, 2016 | Gabriella Paiella
    For some reason, playing a song in which 50 percent of the lyrics are the exact phrase “smack my bitch up” for an accused domestic abuser didn’t quite sit right with people, leading the Cubs to issue the following formal apology: "The selection of this track showed a lack of judgment and sensitivity to an important issue. We have terminated our relationship with the employee responsible for making the selection and will be implementing stronger controls to review and approve music before public broadcast during our games."
  • Palestinian stabs Israeli soldier in West Bank: army

    08/14/2016 8:26:31 PM PDT · by Enchante · 4 replies
    AFP via Yahoo News ^ | August 14, 2016 | Staff
    Jerusalem (AFP) - A Palestinian stabbed and wounded an Israeli soldier near Jenin in the occupied West Bank on Sunday and was arrested, a military spokesman said. He said the attack took place at a checkpoint on a road near the Jewish settlement of Shaked when a Palestinian got out of his car and stabbed the soldier.
  • Adviser: Kane and I plotted grand jury leak - and cover-up [Democrat Atty General in PA]

    08/11/2016 3:32:37 PM PDT · by Enchante · 43 replies
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | August 11, 2016 | Laura McCrystal and Craig McCoy
    A political consultant close to Kathleen Kane testified Thursday that the attorney general was deeply involved in orchestrating an illegal grand jury leak and that the two of them plotted a cover-up, conspiring to pin the leak on an estranged former top aide. "We had conspired to create this story that wasn't true," Joshua Morrow said Thursday as he took the witness stand in Kane's perjury trial.... ....Kane, 50, is charged with perjury, conspiracy, obstruction, and other crimes. Prosecutors say she illegally leaked secret grand jury information because she wanted to get revenge against a foe....
  • ISIS Intel Was Cooked, House Panel Finds

    08/11/2016 6:37:07 AM PDT · by Enchante · 57 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | August 9, 2016 | Nancy A. Youssef and Shane Harris
    A leading U.S. general pressured his intelligence analysts into playing down the ISIS and al Qaeda threats, according to a congressional task force. A House Republican task force has found that officials from the U.S. military’s Central Command altered intelligence reports to portray the U.S. fight against ISIS and al Qaeda in a more positive light than lower-level analysts believed was warranted by the facts on the ground, three officials familiar with the task force’s findings told The Daily Beast. A roughly 10-page report on the controversy is expected to be released by the end of next week, two officials...
  • Delta Air Lines grounds all flights worldwide after tech glitch ‘everywhere’

    08/08/2016 4:03:15 AM PDT · by Enchante · 58 replies
    Market Watch ^ | August 8, 2016 | Sara Sjolin
    Delta Air Lines Inc. has grounded all flights worldwide as a computer glitch is leaving passengers unable to check in. The second-biggest U.S. airline DAL, -1.78% said via Twitter that “all flights are grounded due to a system outage,” prompting long delays at airports around the world.
  • Newly released US drone policy explains how targets can be chosen

    08/07/2016 4:34:59 PM PDT · by Enchante · 10 replies
    CNN ^ | August 6, 2016 | Kevin Bohn
    The policy document, known as the President Policy Guidance, or PPG, says counterterrorism operations, including lethal action against designated terrorist targets, "shall be discriminating and precise as reasonably possible" and says "direct action" against "high value targets" "will be taken only when there is near certainty that the individual being targeted is, in fact, the lawful target and located at the place where the action will occur."
  • Trump on Clinton: 'She took a short-circuit in the brain'

    08/07/2016 5:42:40 AM PDT · by Enchante · 115 replies
    CNN ^ | August 6, 2016 | Jeremy Diamond
    "She took a short-circuit in the brain. She's got problems," Trump said, seizing on Clinton's explanation that she "short-circuited" a recent answer about her truthfulness in discussing her email server. "Honestly, I don't think she's all there," he added. The attacks flowed from the Republican nominee as he once again tore into Clinton as "unstable," "unbalanced" and "totally unhinged."
  • Ferrari 458 Speciale Mutilated In Front Of Children At Cars & Coffee

    08/06/2016 11:38:03 PM PDT · by Enchante · 64 replies
    Jalopnik ^ | August 6, 2016 | Justin T. Westbrook
    A beautiful, special Ferrari 458 Speciale minding its own business was horrifyingly mutilated at Katie’s Cars & Coffee in Great Falls, Virginia this morning when a Mercedes 380 SL parallel parked on the face of the $300,000 supercar. Children were watching! If you head over to the Katie’s Cars & Coffee Facebook page, almost all of the Visitor Posts are of the carnage. In this clip below, you can see the moments just after the wreck happened. Warning: nobody was injured but the damage to the Ferrari and its wailing, crying and painful alarm may be graphic for some viewers....
  • Bombshell: Would-Be Hillary Campaign Adviser Lied About CIA’s Role Editing Benghazi Talking Points

    08/06/2016 2:58:41 AM PDT · by Enchante · 78 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | February 2014 | Kyle Becker
    Catherine Herridge of Fox News is all over new evidence that former CIA Deputy Director Mike Morrell was responsible for editing the Benghazi talking points, while attempting to blame the FBI.... ...Before Mike Morrell left the CIA, he disclosed to the Wall Street Journal his interest in “advising future presidential campaigns.” Morrell then joined Beacon Global Strategies, a firm founded by Phillippe Reines, who has been described as Hillary Clinton’s “principal gatekeeper.” Morrell is currently a paid contributor for CBS News.
  • Support for Germany's Merkel plunges after attacks

    08/05/2016 3:36:53 PM PDT · by Enchante · 11 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 5, 2016 | Caroline Copley
    Popular support for Chancellor Angela Merkel has plunged according to a poll conducted after attacks in Germany, with almost two-thirds of Germans unhappy with her refugee policy. The survey for public broadcaster ARD showed support for Merkel down 12 points from her July rating to 47 percent.
  • Witnesses report Paris' Eiffel Tower has been evacuated

    08/05/2016 11:54:38 AM PDT · by Enchante · 108 replies
    Breakingnews.com ^ | August 5, 2016 | Staff
    Witnesses report Paris' Eiffel Tower has been evacuated; cause not immediately known
  • AF declares the F-35A ‘combat ready’

    08/02/2016 9:30:41 PM PDT · by Enchante · 46 replies
    US Air Force Public Affairs ^ | August 2, 2016 | Air Combat Command Public Affairs
    AF declares the F-35A ‘combat ready’ By Air Combat Command Public Affairs, / Published August 02, 2016 JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. (AFNS) -- The F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation fighter aircraft was declared ‘combat ready’ by Gen. Hawk Carlisle, the commander of Air Combat Command, Aug 2. Carlisle lauded the aircraft’s performance, noting that the aircraft had met all key criteria for reaching initial operational capability: Airmen trained, manned and equipped to conduct basic close air support, interdiction and limited suppression/destruction of enemy air defenses in a contested environment with an operational squadron of 12-24 aircraft; the ability to deploy and...
  • Joe McCarthy was brought down by attacks on his decency. Trump will lose the same way.

    08/02/2016 10:53:39 AM PDT · by Enchante · 152 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 1, 2016 | Harold Pollack
    What the Khans can teach us about the Republican nominee's vulnerabilities.... ....Khan’s words call to mind another unexpected moment from more than 60 years ago, when another dignified lawyer rebuked Sen. Joe McCarthy.... ....Welch drew blood from McCarthy with his famous question: “Have you no sense of decency, sir?”
  • Charles Koch: Still anti-Trump, but it’s ‘blood libel’ that he’d back Clinton

    08/01/2016 4:59:07 AM PDT · by Enchante · 26 replies
    Market Watch ^ | August 1, 2016 | Rebecca Ballhaus
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Billionaire Charles Koch called the notion that he would support Democrat Hillary Clinton in the general election “blood libel,” while doubling down on his assertion that he wouldn’t support Republican Donald Trump. “The first thing I want to do is correct a rumor that the media keeps stimulating, and that is that I’m probably going to support Hillary,” Koch told a group of about 400 donors. He added, to a round of cheers: “That is a blood libel,” using a term that refers to the anti-Semitic belief that Jews used the blood of Christian children to...
  • Culture change? Top cop swiftly pulls badges of officers in shooting

    07/30/2016 10:27:39 PM PDT · by Enchante · 140 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 30, 2016 | Jeremy Gorner , Annie Sweeney and William Lee
    The confrontation between O'Neal and the officers happened about 7:30 p.m. Thursday after officers tried to stop O'Neal as he drove a Jaguar that had reportedly been stolen in Bolingbrook. As O'Neal drove north in the 7400 block of South Merrill Avenue, he struck a responding police SUV and a parked car, police sources told the Tribune. Two officers opened fire as O'Neal continued into the 7300 block of Merrill. O'Neal then collided with another police SUV, causing significant damage, and fled from the car. A third officer chased him and shot him behind a nearby residence, the sources said....
  • MH370: Captain's home simulator had Indian Ocean course plotted

    07/28/2016 2:07:50 AM PDT · by Enchante · 19 replies
    CNN ^ | Thu July 28, 2016 | Euan McKirdy
    The home flight simulator belonging to the MH370 pilot had a route plotted into it which ended in the Indian Ocean, officials have confirmed.... ...The confirmation corroborates earlier reports that the device had programmed in it a route similar to the one which investigators believe the doomed flight took on its final voyage.
  • USC Dornsife/LA Times Presidential Election "Daybreak" Poll [July 28]

    07/28/2016 1:06:19 AM PDT · by Enchante · 43 replies
    Every day, we invite one-seventh of the members of the UAS election panel to answer three predictive questions: What is the percent chance that… (1) you will vote in the presidential election? (2) you will vote for Clinton, Trump, or someone else? and (3) Clinton, Trump or someone else will win? As their answers come in, we update the charts daily (just after midnight) with an average of all of the prior week’s responses.
  • Guccifer 2.0 releases new DNC docs!!!!!!

    07/27/2016 10:25:48 AM PDT · by Enchante · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 13, 2016 | Joe Uchill
    Guccifer 2.0, the hacker who breached the Democratic National Committee, has released a cache of purported DNC documents to The Hill in an effort to refocus attention on the hack. The documents include more than 11,000 names matched with some identifying information, files related to two controversial donors and a research file on Sarah Palin. “The press [is] gradually forget[ing] about me, [W]ikileaks is playing for time and [I] have some more docs,” he said in electronic chat explaining his rationale. The documents provide some insight into how the DNC handled high-profile donation scandals. But the choice of documents revealed...
  • Fort Myers nightclub shooting: 2 dead, at least 13 injured

    07/25/2016 2:00:37 AM PDT · by Enchante · 82 replies
    CNN ^ | July 25, 2016 | Christine Sever
    Two people are dead and at least 13 others injured during a shooting at a Fort Myers, Florida, nightclub, according to Captain Jim Mulligan with the Fort Myers Police. Developing story - more to come
  • Clinton: Benghazi security was ‘not my ball to carry’

    07/25/2016 12:20:58 AM PDT · by Enchante · 59 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 24, 2016 | Jessie Hellmann
    "So when this happened in Benghazi, I immediately stood up an independent committee -- distinguished Americans, military and civilian experts. They came out and they said, "You know, the ball was dropped -- in security. And, you know, some of the decisions that were made, probably should have been rethought." Clinton went on to say concerns about security at the American Diplomatic Compound in Benghazi never reached her. “It was not my ball to carry. … Those [security reports] never reached me. Those never came to my attention,” she said.
  • Labour wanted mass immigration to make UK more multicultural, says former adviser

    07/24/2016 11:28:29 PM PDT · by Enchante · 10 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | October 23, 2009 | Tom Whitehead
    He said the final published version of the report promoted the labour market case for immigration but unpublished versions contained additional reasons, he said. He wrote: "Earlier drafts I saw also included a driving political purpose: that mass immigration was the way that the Government was going to make the UK truly multicultural. "I remember coming away from some discussions with the clear sense that the policy was intended – even if this wasn't its main purpose – to rub the Right's nose in diversity and render their arguments out of date." The "deliberate policy", from late 2000 until "at...
  • GERMANY BOMB HORROR: 12 injured as Syrian asylum seeker blows himself up outside hotspot

    07/24/2016 8:52:34 PM PDT · by Enchante · 89 replies
    Daily Express (UK) ^ | July 25, 2016 | Patrick Christys
    AT LEAST one person has been killed and 12 more are injured after a Syrian asylum seeker blew himself outside a wine bar in Germany. The attack took place in Ansbach, near Nuremburg, after the 27-year-old was denied access to the nearby Ansbach Open music festival, according to Germany's interior minister Joachim Herrmann. Hermann said the suspect, who was known to police, had lived in Germany for two years but was denied asylum in the country a year ago. He said it is unclear if the suspect intended to kill others or just himself but said he had “tried to...
  • BREAKING: Wasserman Schultz Resigns!

    07/24/2016 12:59:10 PM PDT · by Enchante · 284 replies
    Twitter ^ | 07/24/16 | Jake Sherman
    DWS IS OUT
  • 'I am German': Munich gunman in furious exchange with bystander

    07/23/2016 2:33:45 AM PDT · by Enchante · 153 replies
    The Guardian ^ | July 23, 2016 | Bonnie Malkin
    Video has emerged appearing to show the gunman who shot dead at least nine people in Munich involved a furious argument with a witness, shouting “I am German!” and complaining of being bullied. The shooter, who was found dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, was identified by German police as an 18-year-old with dual German and Iranian nationality. He had no criminal record. In the footage, which was posted on Twitter, an unseen man can be heard shouting abuse at another man, who is clad all in black and pacing on the top floor of an empty car park.
  • OBAMA Mocked Trump And RNC’s “Vision of Chaos And Violence” 1 Hour Before Munich Attack (VIDEO)

    07/22/2016 6:09:52 PM PDT · by Enchante · 50 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | July 22, 2016 | Aleister
    OBAMA Mocked Trump And RNC’s “Vision of Chaos And Violence” 1 Hour Before Munich Attack (VIDEO) Aleister Jul 22nd, 2016 2:30 pm 142 Comments Obama RNC Obama held a joint press conference with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto approximately one hour before the shooting attack in Munich, Germany and mocked Trump and the Republican National Convention for concerns over terrorism. Once again… It's reality vs. Obama and reality wins… pic.twitter.com/0ubuFnaQ6Q — Jim Hoft (@gatewaypundit) July 22, 2016 CNN reported: Obama: Trump’s doom-and-gloom doesn’t match reality The deeply pessimistic outlook that Donald Trump offered at this week’s Republican National Convention doesn’t...