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  • Megyn Kelly just invited Bernard Whitman (and his partner) to their wedding

    04/01/2015 6:11:25 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 36 replies
  • Nude Bras Are Now A ‘Subtle Form Of Racism, FYI

    04/01/2015 5:49:57 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 38 replies
    Chicks on the Right ^ | 4/1/2015 | Red Dawn
    I never wake up in the morning thinking, “Today, I need to find something super dumb liberals are complaining about and expose their stupidity.” No. Not at all. It just happens. And I couldn’t even make this stuff up if I tried. So this Wednesday’s edition of Wackjob Feminist Wednesday has an added bonus. Racism! In a University of Oklahoma op-ed, a woman complains about nude bras. Because nude bras are clearly a subtle sign of racism toward women of color.
  • Project Spartan: We get our claws on Microsoft's browser for Windows 10

    04/01/2015 5:37:42 PM PDT · by dayglored · 9 replies
    The Register ^ | April 1, 2015 | Tim Anderson
    First look. Microsoft has released the first public preview build of Windows 10 to include Project Spartan, its new web browser. Is Project Spartan really new? The browser engine, called EdgeHTML, is a fork of the Internet Explorer (IE) web engine, called Trident, though with a key difference: EdgeHTML has no compatibility modes and will simply render the latest web standards Microsoft is able to deliver. The user interface is new but is really the successor to “Modern IE”, the Windows 8 web browser that runs in the don’t-call-it-Metro environment. Users will perceive Project Spartan as new though, since it...
  • Sheriff and deputy sued after Greenville (SC) woman was jailed for old, paid speeding ticket

    04/01/2015 4:58:00 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 46 replies
    Greenville News ^ | 3/31/206 | David Dykes
    Arrested and handcuffed as her 12-year-old daughter watched from a nearby window, April Christina Carter spent two days held without bond in a Greenville County Detention Center cell with a double-murder suspect. Her offense: a $50 speeding fine that she said she had paid more than a decade ago but which remained on the books in Greenville County, triggering a bench warrant for her arrest. Two days after she was taken into custody in the driveway of her mother’s house, Carter was released from the jail without explanation. Now, Carter is suing Greenville County, Sheriff Steve Loftis and Deputy John...
  • Las Vegas Sun Editor Accused of Killing Column Critical of Harry Reid

    04/01/2015 4:47:20 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 32 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | April 1, 2015 | P.J. Gladnick
    Harry Reid admitted this week what most honest and informed people already knew: he flat out lied in 2012 about Mitt Romney not paying his income taxes for ten years. Reid gave an ends justifies the means explanation to CNN's Dana Bash namely that, hey, it worked because Romney didn't win the presidential election. In 2012 a columnist in Reid's home state of Nevada, Jon Ralston of the Las Vegas Sun wrote a column critical of Reid's attack on Romney based on no facts. The problem was that his column was killed by his editor, Brian Greenspun.So three years later, now that...
  • Comical Thread:When Jeb Bush If And Where Makes His Announcement.What Arena Can He Possibly Fill?

    04/01/2015 4:42:30 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 44 replies
    In 2008 Sarah Palin was "Overpacking" stadiums. Cruz recently filled a 15/16,000 seat arena. Paul and Rubio are also going to fill their arenas. But Jeb Bush? Anyone have any suggestions? Can he really fill a 15K to 18K stadium in the fashion that Sarah Palin did for weeks? He can try, but at this point, maybe a 3000 seater high school auditorium.
  • Woman arrested for filing false report

    04/01/2015 4:30:54 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    ESPN ^ | April 1, 2015 | Alex Scarborough
    The woman who accused former Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor of assault this past weekend has since recanted her statement to police and was subsequently arrested for giving a false report, according to authorities. Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit assistant commander Kip Hart said the 24-year-old woman, whose identity is being withheld, approached investigators and provided a written statement saying she fabricated the story.
  • Where is the Chick-Fil-A and Duck Dynasty Nation? Time to Stand Up

    04/01/2015 4:12:31 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 24 replies
    4/1/15 | SFF
    Hey, wasn't that long ago that the nation, by the millions, stood outside in long lines for Chick-Fil-A and many also stood by the Robertson family when the A&E morons tried to fire the dad... Can we try and get some folks to stand up to the liberal fascists on this freedom of religion issue, too? I mean, this is all about intimidating us into shutting up. I am a wee bit frustrated that: 1. this has been allowed to be an issue while Obama pursues perverted relations with Iran 2. the economy continues to falter 3. very very...
  • Clint Eastwood Circling Leonardo DiCaprio’s Richard Jewell Project

    04/01/2015 4:00:45 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 20 replies
    Clint Eastwood may follow up American Sniper with another dose of real-life drama. He’s circling The Ballad of Richard Jewell, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill‘s movie about the 1996 Atlanta Olympics bombing. Billy Ray wrote the script based on a 1997 Vanity Fair article by Marie Brenner
  • Bryson update

    04/01/2015 3:53:37 PM PDT · by knarf · 23 replies
    God ^ | April 1, 2015 | knarf
    I've received a couple of e-mails and I thought I had posted the latest ..
  • OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sampler Enters Final Assembly

    04/01/2015 3:49:19 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 2 replies ^ | Ken Kremer
    Approximately 17 months from now, OSIRIS-REx is slated to launch in the fall of 2016 and visit asteroid Bennu, a carbon-rich asteroid. Bennu is a near-Earth asteroid and was selected for the sample return mission because it “could hold clues to the origin of the solar system and host organic molecules that may have seeded life on Earth,” says NASA. The spacecraft is equipped with a suite of five science instruments to remotely study the asteroid. Eventually it will gather rocks and soil and bring at least a 60-gram (2.1-ounce) sample back to Earth in 2023 for study by researchers...
  • The Energy Link: Energy Producing States and Social Mobility

    04/01/2015 2:44:15 PM PDT · by ThethoughtsofGreg · 4 replies
    American Legislator ^ | 4-1-15 | John Eick
    A couple years ago, scholars from Harvard and the University of California, Berkeley tried to determine which regions around the country offered higher rates of youth mobility for children born to parents with low-incomes. Interestingly, the greatest areas for mobility are the Midwest and Rocky Mountain regions. Many states in this region – North Dakota, Oklahoma, Texas, Wyoming and Colorado, for example – have long welcomed energy development within their borders and have embraced the recent advances in mining and drilling technologies that led to the mid-2010s nationwide energy boom. When the above map is compared to one showing the...
  • 7 Things the Middle Class Can’t Afford Anymore

    04/01/2015 2:07:23 PM PDT · by entropy12 · 48 replies
    CheatSheet ^ | March 31, 2015 | Erica Rawes
    1. Vacations 2. New vehicles 3. To pay off debt 4. Emergency savings 5. Retirement savings 6. Medical care 7. Dental work
  • Two more teenage lifesavers identified in St. Tammany boating accident

    04/01/2015 1:59:19 PM PDT · by BBell · 2 replies | The Times-Picayune ^ | 3/31/15 | James Varney
    Fortunately for the children caught in its sill, there was more than one teenage lifesaver out on the Pearl River Navigational Canal last Saturday. Two friends fishing there wound up pulling a 5-year-old girl to safety. A.J. Holmes and his buddy, Josh Miley, both 19 of Bush, were out checking their fishing lines Saturday along the western edge of the Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge. They were just about to check the last one they'd set when the saw a water sopped teen motioning to them from the bank just above a sill. The soaked person turned out to be...
  • Can Grasshopper Farts REALLY Drive Climate Change?

    04/01/2015 1:54:31 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 33 replies
    Nature World News ^ | 4-1-2015 | Brian Stallard
    Passing gas: it's a natural part of bodily function, and not one that's ever associated with doomsday scenarios. However, experts are finding that invasive insects are pumping out more gas than usual, helping facilitate warming in places that otherwise couldn't support them. Growing up to four inches (10 cm) in length, the vagrant grasshopper (Schistocerca nitens), also known as the gray bird grasshopper, is a pretty big bug. It should be no surprise, then, that it can pass some pretty impressive gas. "Fart jokes aside, this thing is practically a smokestack," Arnulf Fälschung, a Swiss entomologist currently working with the...
  • Suspect in Domino's delivery driver killing has history of armed robbery, weapons charges

    04/01/2015 1:49:07 PM PDT · by BBell · 23 replies | The Times-Picayune ^ | 4/1/115 | Jonathan Bullington
    The man accused by New Orleans police of murdering Domino's delivery driver Michael Price late last month has a history of armed robbery and weapons charges in Houston and New Orleans.Michael Portis, 24, is facing a possible first-degree murder charge after his arrest Wednesday morning (April 1) in the 4900 block of Pauger Street. His arrest came a little more than a week after police found Price's bullet-riddled body inside his car shortly before 1 a.m. on March 24 in the 6100 block of North Roman Street in the city's Lower 9th Ward.Details of Portis' arrest and alleged involvement in...
  • Second Wave of Illegal Alien Minors Now Crossing Border

    04/01/2015 1:37:55 PM PDT · by Signalman · 10 replies ^ | 4/1/2015 | wcbm
    Only 1 in 6 Being Returned to Home Country Despite past claims by the administration that it has resolved the crisis of unaccompanied alien minors (UACs) streaming across the border, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) records show that a second surge of minors crossing the border is now underway. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) records indicate that the Border Patrol has seized over 12,000 UACs so far in fiscal year 2015 (Oct. 1, 2014- Feb. 28, 2015) and over 10,000 aliens traveling in family units. The Border Patrol is transferring these aliens to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at an...
  • 7 Things the Middle Class Can’t Afford Anymore

    04/01/2015 1:37:45 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    Personal Finance Cheat Sheet ^ | 04/01/2015 | Erika Rawes
    During debates and speeches, politicians often bring up the financial burden that’s placed on the middle class. We talk about the middle class as though they are this singular entity, who used to thrive until they underwent persecution by the evil 1%. But, realistically speaking, the middle class and the 99% are not really synonymous. So, who are the middle class? In its discussion of historical middle class societies, The Economist reports, “Their members are neither rich nor poor but somewhere in-between…’Middle-class’ describes an income category but also a set of attitudes…An essential characteristic is the possession of a reasonable...
  • Could we get to Mars in 39 DAYS? Nasa selects companies to develop super fast deep-space engine

    04/01/2015 1:36:52 PM PDT · by C19fan · 21 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 1, 2015 | Jonathan O'Callaghan
    Nasa has selected a variety of companies to work on projects to create advanced space technologies, including faster methods of propulsion. Other projects to be worked on include improved habitats for humans, and small satellites to explore deep space. And one of the companies in the 12 Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships (NextStep) says they have an engine that could get humans to Mars in just 39 days.
  • New instrument dates old skeleton—'Little Foot' 3.67 million years old

    04/01/2015 1:25:58 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 22 replies
    Phys.Org ^ | 04-01-2015 | Provided by Purdue University
    A skeleton named Little Foot is among the oldest hominid skeletons ever dated at 3.67 million years old, according to an advanced dating method. Little Foot is a rare, nearly complete skeleton of Australopithecus first discovered 21 years ago in a cave at Sterkfontein, in central South Africa. The new date places Little Foot as an older relative of Lucy, a famous Australopithecus skeleton dated at 3.2 million years old that was found in Ethiopia. It is thought that Australopithecus is an evolutionary ancestor to humans that lived between 2 million and 4 million years ago. Stone tools found at...
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day -- Suiting Up for the Moon [looks like Kerry]

    04/01/2015 1:17:40 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 8 replies
    NASA ^ | April 01, 2015 | (see photo credit)
    Explanation: How will cows survive on the Moon? One of the most vexing questions asked about space, scientists have spent decades debating this key issue. Finally, after extensive computer modeling and over a dozen midnight milkings, engineers have designed, built, and now tested the new Lunar Grazing Module (LGM), a multi-purpose celestial bovine containment system. By now, many of you will not be surprised to be wished a Happy April Fool's Day from APOD. To the best of our knowledge, there are no current plans to launch cows into space. For one reason, cows tend to be large animals that...
  • McDonald’s: Workers to get pay hikes at company-owned stores

    04/01/2015 1:02:20 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 1, 2015 3:44 PM EDT | Candice Choi
    McDonald’s says it’s raising pay for workers at its company-owned U.S. restaurants, making it the latest employer to sweeten worker incentives in an improving economy. […] The change comes as McDonald’s faces protests over pay and labor practices at its restaurants. […] Starting in July, the company says wages will be a dollar more than the local minimum wage. …
  • 5 Kind-Of-Strange Things About Going To The Bathroom In Japan

    04/01/2015 1:01:32 PM PDT · by lulu16 · 55 replies
    Refinery 29 ^ | April 1, 2015 | Ellen Freeman
    It may not have been the Japanese who came up with the saying “cleanliness is next to godliness,” but the Land of the Rising Sun certainly has its share of neat-freakiness. After all, the word for “pretty” in Japanese, kirei, also means clean. This cultural obsession with keeping things tidy has resulted in the development of some uniquely Japanese habits regarding one of the more delicate aspects of daily life: the bathroom. For anyone planning a trip to Tokyo who doesn’t want to be caught with their pants down when nature calls (or anyone just looking for a little bathroom...
  • Judge to rule on free-speech question in Chicago mayor race

    04/01/2015 12:49:12 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 3 replies
    Pantagraph ^ | 4-1-2015
    A federal judge says he'll decide soon on whether the Chicago Transit Authority must let employees distribute campaign leaflets in break rooms that oppose Mayor Rahm Emanuel's re-election bid. U.S. District Judge Robert Dow began hearing testimony Wednesday on a temporary restraining order that would force the transportation agency to allow the materials in advance of the April 7 runoff election. Dow told attorneys he hopes to rule by noon Thursday. The Amalgamated Transit Union filed a lawsuit in Chicago federal court Tuesday accusing the CTA of violating its members' free-speech rights. It claims the CTA allowed the distribution of...
  • Grandson of Getty Oil tycoon filed restraining order against model ex-girlfriend before death...

    04/01/2015 12:39:22 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 43 replies
    / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS / ^ | April 1, 2015, 2:48 PM | Nancy Dillon , Corky Siemaszko
    The grandson of oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, who was found dead and bleeding from his rectum in his L.A. home, claimed in court papers that Lanessa Grace DeJonge — the ex-girlfriend who reportedly found him dead — was using his mysterious medical condition against him. “A rise in my blood pressure places me in grave risk of substantial and irreparable injury or death,” Getty said in a court filing obtained by the Daily News. “Lanessa DeJonge is aware of my medical condition, and she has exploited this information to demand money and property from me, refusing to leave my...
  • Stray dogs pay tribute at animal lover's funeral

    04/01/2015 12:35:28 PM PDT · by lulu16 · 15 replies ^ | April 1, 2015 | Cox Media Group National Content Desk
    CUERNAVACA, Mexico — Some unusual guests showed up to pay their respects at a recent funeral in Mexico – a pack of stray dogs. According to BuzzFeed, Margarita Suarez of Merida loved animals and fed 20 cats a day. She also took care of stray dogs, her daughter, Patricia Urrutia, told Norte Digital. “Every time she saw a dog in the street, [that] meant going to her house in order to feed it," Urrutia said. When Suarez died in March, family members gathered for her funeral in Cuernavaca, about 830 miles away from Suarez's home in Merida, the Huffington Post...
  • How did Ted Cruz / The Weekly Standard get my email address? (Vanity)

    04/01/2015 12:08:28 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 30 replies
    Me | 4-1-2015
    I like most of the policies Cruz is pursuing, but I feel uncomfortable receiving a signed email from him to an email address I only share with family asking for money. What's up with that?
  • New York Cop Filmed Yelling at Uber Driver is Elite FBI Anti-Terror Task Force Member

    04/01/2015 12:05:35 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 52 replies
    VICE News ^ | 1 Apr 2015 | ???
    The New York Police Department detective filmed unleashing a xenophobic rant on an Uber driver this week has been identified as a member of the FBI's top-secret Joint Terrorism Task Forces (JTTF) — an elite, multi-agency team headquartered in New York. The officer is now facing suspension after the video of him mocking the driver's accent and screaming obscenities at him went viral this week.
  • Medieval Potion Kills Superbug MRSA Better Than Antibiotic Vancomycin

    04/01/2015 12:01:49 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    NBC News ^ | 04/01/2015 | Maggie Fox
    An ancient concoction for eye infections seems to really work. The potion, which contains cattle bile, kills the "superbug" methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or MRSA, researchers at Britain's University of Nottingham report. In fact, it worked better than the current gold standard for MRSA infections of the flesh, the antibiotic vancomycin, an expert at Texas Tech University found. Now researchers are working to see just what's in the salve that kills germs so effectively. It started with a joint project by two wildly different departments at the University of Nottingham. Dr. Christina Lee, an Anglo-Saxon expert in the School of English,...
  • Avril Lavigne reveals she has Lyme disease

    04/01/2015 11:54:20 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 27 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS / ^ | April 1, 2015 | Zayda Rivera
    Avril Lavigne reveals she has Lyme disease after months of rumors surrounding her health: ‘I thought I was dying’ ____________________________________ Avril Lavigne's ailing health left her and her loved ones wondering what the hell was going on. Now, the punk princess revealed she was diagnosed with a severe case of Lyme disease. "I had no idea a bug bite could do this," she told People. "I was bedridden for five months." Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...
  • Sheepdog Drone Keeps Sheep in Line

    04/01/2015 11:52:37 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 8 replies
    ABC News ^ | 04/01/2015 | Good Morning America
    Drones are making headlines in the U.S. for possibly being able to deliver your Amazon products to your door, but in Ireland the 21st century technology is being used to solve an age-old task: sheep herding.
  • Generous welfare benefits make people MORE likely to work, study claims

    04/01/2015 11:36:17 AM PDT · by Teotwawki · 22 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | April 1, 2015 | Victoria Woollaston
    Benefits and welfare schemes are often blamed for making people less likely to want to work. But a study has found that the opposite may be true. A Europe-wide survey of 19,000 people revealed that the more a country paid to the unemployed or sick, and invested in employment schemes, the more likely its residents were to want a job.
  • Is this ET? Mystery of strange radio bursts from space

    04/01/2015 11:33:55 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 28 replies ^ | 04-01-2015 | Staff
    Mysterious radio wave flashes from far outside the galaxy are proving tough for astronomers to explain. Is it pulsars? A spy satellite? Or an alien message? BURSTS of radio waves flashing across the sky seem to follow a mathematical pattern. If the pattern is real, either some strange celestial physics is going on, or the bursts are artificial, produced by human – or alien – technology. Telescopes have been picking up so-called fast radio bursts (FRBs) since 2001. They last just a few milliseconds and erupt with about as much energy as the sun releases in a month. Ten have...
  • Jeremy Clarkson joins Guardian drive for fossil fuel divestment

    04/01/2015 11:26:03 AM PDT · by FewsOrange · 18 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 1st April 2015 | Daisy Pofallor
    Former Top Gear presenter says being sacked by the BBC was a ‘wake-up call’ as he joins host of celebrities backing climate change campaign The disgraced former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has become the latest celebrity to support the Guardian’s campaign for fossil fuel divestment. Following what he described as a “dark night of the soul”, Clarkson said he hoped to “regain the trust of the British public” by dedicating his time and financial resources to sustainable energy, road safety and forging mutual understanding and tolerance between people of different cultures and religions. The 54-year-old said that the “fracas”...
  • US-Iran thaw spurred Saudi action on Yemen: experts

    04/01/2015 11:24:20 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed
    Yahoo News / AFP ^ | 4-1-2015 | Ali Khalil
    Dubai (AFP) - Wary of a rapprochement between Washington and arch-rival Iran, Saudi Arabia has taken matters into its own hands by leading an air war against Shiite rebels in Yemen, experts say. The Huthi rebels, who Tehran denies arming, were close to seizing most of Yemen when Saudi Arabia sent warplanes into its southern neighbour, with which it shares a 1,800 kilometre (1,100 mile) border. "America's indifference to Saudi concerns and -- the other side of that coin, America's increasing interest in co-opting Iran," are among the motives behind Riyadh's action, said Professor Anoush Ehteshami, Iran and Gulf expert...
  • Bikram yoga founder, 69, breaks his silence over rape claims and says women love him

    04/01/2015 11:21:01 AM PDT · by dennisw · 5 replies
    dailymail ^ | 1 April 2015 | By Lydia Warren
    Bikram yoga founder claims and says women love him so much he wouldn't need to attack them to have sex 'Bikram yoga' - practicing yoga in a room heated to 105F - and has a huge following, including celebrities He has been accused of unwanted sexual advances in six civil lawsuits Speaking out about the accusations for the first time, he has denied ever assaulting the women and said he feels sorry for them He became emotional when asked how his wife of 30 years has reacted to the claims, saying: 'She never looks at me anymore' The founder of...
  • Uranium And The Natural Nuclear Reactor

    04/01/2015 11:15:08 AM PDT · by JimSEA · 8 replies
    Science 2.0 ^ | 3/18/2015 | Robert Hays
    Uranium is the element having 92 protons in its nucleus with typically 146 neutrons. It is the largest naturally occurring element. Like naturally occurring Thorium, uranium is radioactive and eventually decays into radium and radon which are likewise radioactive. Both uranium and thorium decay through many series of radioactive elements until they eventually become lead. The process of radioactive decay follows a common yet generally unfamiliar law known as exponential decay. It is from this decay law that we get the term, "half-life". The way this works is that when you start with a fixed amount of a radioactive material,...
  • Former U.S. Attorney: ‘Hillary Clinton Is Going to Have to Testify in a Federal Court’

    04/01/2015 10:47:32 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 28 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 4-1-2015 | Brent Scher
    Hillary Clinton knowingly acted to circumvent the Freedom of Information Act by creating a private email server, according to legal experts. Speaking at a panel hosted by government watchdog group Judicial Watch, experts in the field of government accountability agreed that Clinton’s decision to create her own email server was a deliberate attempt to avoid transparency laws. Daniel Metcalfe, who was the founding director of the Justice Department’s office of information and privacy, said that the regime created by Clinton at the State Department was a “prescription for blatant circumvention of FOIA.” FOIA agents responding to the multiple requests made...
  • Flight Bans Hit Thailand-Based Airlines

    04/01/2015 10:46:33 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 12 replies ^ | March 31, 2015
    A senior Thai aviation official has warned of an "unimaginable impact" on revenues and passenger numbers of Thailand-based airlines after three major Asian destination countries refused them permission for charter flights. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha vowed speedy action to get the bans lifted after Japan, China and South Korea stopped Thailand-based airlines from flying new charters and routes due to safety concerns highlighted by an international audit. The head of Thailand's Department of Civil Aviation, Somchai Piputwat, said nearly 120,000 passengers wanting to travel to Japan alone would be affected in the next two months - a busy time for...
  • The Line in the Sand- The Power of NO.

    04/01/2015 10:38:10 AM PDT · by cowboyusa · 5 replies
    The line in the sand moment has been reached and there is only one word to respond to it: No! NO YOU ARE NOT GOING TO FINE CHRISTIAN BUSINESS.YOUR NOT GOING TO THREATEN PASTORS! YOUR NOT GOING TO THREATEN TO PUT CHRISTIAN BUSINESSMEN IN JAIL. IT'S NOT HAPPEINIG,NO! "Then they called them in again and commanded them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus. But Peter and John replied, “Which is right in God’s eyes: to listen to you, or to him? You be the judges! As for us, we cannot help speaking about what...
  • John Lennon's first wife Cynthia Lennon dead

    04/01/2015 10:21:37 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 21 replies ^ | Leora Arnowitz
    Cynthia Lennon, who was married to the late Beatles legend John Lennon during his rise to fame, has died, FOX411 has learned. She was 75. A rep for Cynthia and John Lennon's only son, Julian Lennon, confirmed the news. "Cynthia Lennon passed away today at her home in Mallorca, Spain, following a short but brave battle with cancer," a statement from Julian Lennon's rep read. "Her son Julian Lennon was at her bedside throughout. The family are thankful for your prayers. Please respect their privacy at this difficult time." Cynthia Lennon, then Cynthia Powell, met John Lennon in the early...
  • Jonathan Taylor accuser recants story...

    The female accuser in the altercation that led to former Alabama defensive tackle Jonathan Taylor being arrested on domestic violence charges Saturday has recanted her accusations, according to a release from the Tuscaloosa Police Department. Taylor, who was dismissed from Alabama's team Sunday following the incident, was charged with domestic violence third-degree assault and domestic violence third-degree criminal mischief. The 24-year old accuser told police that she had been in a verbal confrontation that turned physical with the 6-foot-4, 335-pound Taylor, according to the release. Police arrested Taylor after the accuser told them that he caused injuries to her neck...
  • Uber Driver Returned To Rob A Home, Police Say

    04/01/2015 10:17:31 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 14 replies
    RTT News ^ | 4-1-2015
    Ride sharing service Uber Technologies Inc. continues to hog bad publicity after an UberX driver allegedly drove a woman to the airport and then went back to break into her home. A Denver homeowner found the driver allegedly trying to break into her home one afternoon. When questioned, he said he was a friend of her roommate. The homeowner, Amy Kissinger, then called her roommate Natalie, who matched the description of the man to the driver who dropped her to the airport that morning. It was further confirmed after Natalie sent Kissinger a screenshot of the receipt from Uber that...
  • Matthew Weiner interview: 'When I saw the final Mad Men I lost it'

    04/01/2015 10:16:27 AM PDT · by Cecily · 18 replies
    The Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | April 1, 2015 | Jane Mulkerrins
    Matthew Weiner recently found an email in his inbox from 2006, inviting him to join “a new service called Gmail”. It had arrived in the middle of filming the pilot episode of his TV series Mad Men, and stumbling across it gave him pause to reflect on the past nine years. “Back then, there was no iPhone, no Ipad, no online streaming, and none of us had ever heard of Twitter,” he says. “I felt a sense of anxiety about all that has changed, and it’s that same sense that I have often felt and projected onto whatever was happening...
  • See If You Can Spot the Hot Air April Fools Day Prank

    04/01/2015 10:06:11 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 5 replies
    Self | April 1, 2015 | P.J. Gladnick
    See if you can spot the HOT AIR April Fools Day prank.
  • Monica Lewinsky tapped by Barbara Walters to bring the mojo back to The View .....

    04/01/2015 9:29:02 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 76 replies ^ | 4/1/15 | By TOPPER TOUSSAINT
    EXCLUSIVE: Who needs Rosie O'Donnell? Monica Lewinsky tapped by Barbara Walters to bring the mojo back to The View and make it the 'runaway success' it once was Retired news legend Barbara Walters still has some clout - and a strong opinion about how ABC can turn things around at the ratings-challenged show she created, The View. Barbara's magic bullet: Monica Lewinsky. Walters says that the former White House intern would be a 'run away success' on The View, a network source tells Daily Mail Online. She would attract great guests - even if casting her as a regular co-host...
  • City puts hold on adoptions of certain dogs (Albuquerque)

    04/01/2015 8:44:32 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 24 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | April 1, 2015 | Colleen Heild
    The city’s Animal Welfare Department is putting a moratorium on adopting out dogs that have failed behavior tests and has begun contacting owners of potentially dangerous dogs adopted over the last year, Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry said Tuesday. “This is an urgent situation,” he said in a Journal interview. “This is a big deal.” The mayor also reiterated his confidence in the department’s director, Barbara Bruin, saying he was confident she would make whatever changes were needed in the interest of public safety. Bruin came under heavy criticism in a complaint to the city Office of Inspector General, which alleged...
  • Complaint: Dangerous dogs being released by city (Albuquerque)

    04/01/2015 8:43:50 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 13 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | March 31, 2015 | Colleen Heild
    They have names like Pappy, Taz and Smokey – pleasant names to make them better candidates for adoption. But these and dozens of other dogs adopted out of the city of Albuquerque’s animal shelter last year have something else in common: They have killed and maimed other pets, bitten children, attacked their handlers or displayed other signs of aggression. In more than 100 cases last year, the Albuquerque Animal Welfare Department has allowed the dogs to be adopted by families or returned to their owners even though they flunked nationally recognized standardized tests that showed the animals had dangerous tendencies....
  • Heart recipient dies in police chase after was nearly denied transplant due to his bad behavior

    04/01/2015 8:27:04 AM PDT · by dennisw · 40 replies
    dailymail ^ | 1 April 2015
    Heart recipient, 17, dies in high-speed police chase crash two years after he was nearly denied transplant because of his bad behavior Anthony Stokes died on Tuesday after he crashed a stolen car into a pole while fleeing from the scene of an attempted burglary in Roswell, Georgia He had fired at an elderly woman after breaking into her home Less than two years ago, he was given a life-saving heart transplant He was initially denied the surgery because doctors said he had previously failed to take medication so would be 'non-compliant' with the treatment But they changed their minds...
  • Erol Incedal: Student being sentenced for possessing bomb manual

    04/01/2015 8:18:46 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 14 replies
    bbc ^ | 4-1-2015
    A law student cleared of plotting a terror attack is being sentenced for possessing a bomb-making manual. Erol Incedal, 27, from London, was acquitted of the terror plot last week - but was convicted last year of having a bomb-making manual on a memory card. Most of the trial was held in secret and details of the accusation can still not be reported. Incedal and his friend Mounir Rarmoul-Bouhadjar, also 27, are being sentenced by Mr Justice Nicol at the Old Bailey. Rarmoul-Bouhadjar admitted having a manual identical to the one found in Incedal's possession. At the beginning of the...