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  • Lead Attorney In Anti-Clinton DNC Fraud Case Mysteriously Found Dead

    08/05/2016 4:10:55 PM PDT · by vannrox · 52 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 5AUG16 | Tyler Durden
    Lead Attorney In Anti-Clinton DNC Fraud Case Mysteriously Found Dead by Tyler Durden Aug 5, 2016 5:30 PM 0 SHARES Call it conspiracy theory, coincidence or just bad luck, but any time someone is in a position to bring down Hillary Clinton they wind up dead. In fact, as we noted previously, there’s a long history of Clinton-related body counts, with scores of people dying under mysterious circumstances. While Vince Foster remains the most infamous, the body count is starting to build ominously this election cycle - from the mysterious "crushing his own throat" death of a UN official to...
  • Two bailiffs, suspect dead in Michigan courthouse shooting: sheriff

    07/11/2016 3:36:16 PM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 7/11/17 | Justin Madden and Fiona Ortiz
    (Reuters) - Two bailiffs were shot and killed inside a courthouse in St. Joseph in southwest Michigan on Monday and law enforcement officers then killed the shooter, Berrien County Sheriff Paul Bailey said. "At about 2:25 we had a disturbance on the third floor of the courthouse. A person has shot two bailiffs, they are both deceased, and a deputy sheriff who is at the hospital right now being treated in the emergency room," Bailey said in a brief news conference. "The suspect has been shot and killed," he added. He said the death of his friends was "terrible." The...
  • Jewish man who sought Libertarian presidential nomination found dead

    06/24/2016 3:08:10 PM PDT · by wtd · 26 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | June 25, 2016 | JTA
    Jewish man who sought Libertarian presidential nomination found dead Body of Marc Allan Feldman, 56, found in Cleveland area motel; coroner yet to list cause of death
  • Istanbul rush hour car bomb kills 11

    06/07/2016 11:40:13 AM PDT · by Eddie01 · 7 replies
    The National - World ^ | June 7, 2016 | staff
    ISTANBUL // Turkish police detained four people in a hunt for the perpetrators of a car bombing in central Istanbul on Tuesday that killed seven police and four civilians. The third deadly attack in Turkeys biggest city in six months targeted a bus transporting anti-riot police in Beyazit district, close to many of the citys top tourist sites, said Istanbul governor Vasip Sahin. Thirty-six people were wounded, three of them seriously, he added. The four suspects were taken to police headquarters in Istanbul for interrogation, the state-run Anatolia news agency said, without providing further information. There was no early claim...
  • And We Bid You Good Night

    05/31/2016 8:24:42 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 20 replies
    BTLD ^ | 5/31/16 | BTLD
    And I bid you goodnight.
  • Ex-CEO Of Largest Swiss Insurer Commits Suicide, Three Years After CFO Hanged Himself

    05/30/2016 9:04:39 AM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 5/30/16 | Tyler Durden
    In the latest tragic news from the world of finance, earlier today Zurich Insurance, the largest Swiss insurer which employs 55,000 people and provides general insurance and life insurance products in more than 170 countries, reported that Martin Senn, the company's former chief executive officer who stepped down in a December reshuffle, has committed suicide. He was 59. Senn had been a long-time employee of the insurer, serving as its chief executive for six years before stepping down in December. The family informed Zurich Insurance that Senn had taken his own life on Friday, according to the statement. "We are...
  • FReeRepublic is dead to me also.

    05/03/2016 7:14:21 PM PDT · by mrpotatohead · 48 replies
    Thank you Jim for banning me for the past several days. It's opened my eyes to how far this once great site has fallen. Freedrepublic.com has been a great site in the past and I pray that it might be in the future. Thank you for allowing me to be part of this site the past few years. Now please remove my membership from this site.
  • Writer, Erdogan's Diploma Is Dated When Its University Was Not Existent, Dead

    05/02/2016 9:28:02 AM PDT · by StCloudMoose · 24 replies
    awdnews.com ^ | 4/27/16
    Turkish writer Ergun Poyraz, who had earlier said that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has no actual higher education and as president he recived this education illegally, is found dead. Poyraz organized an investigation that proved that Erdogan's diploma is a fake and he did not study at the university. Poyraz published the original version of Erdogan's diploma, which he allegedly wrote while studying at Marmara University. It turned out that the diploma is dated when the University of Marmara was not existent. It should be noted that the 4-year college education is mandatory for the election of the President...
  • Jerusalem bus bomber dies of wounds

    04/20/2016 6:37:26 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 32 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 20/4/16
    The terrorist behind Monday's Jerusalem bus bombing has died of his wounds Wednesday night, in Sha'arei Tzedek Medical Center. Palestinian news sites have identified him as a resident of the Palestinian Authority (PA). A bomb exploded on the #12 bus in the capital Monday afternoon, injuring 16 people - mostly bystanders and passengers on an adjacent bus. .....
  • Two Americans confirmed to be victims in Brussels attacks

    03/25/2016 6:41:07 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 31 replies
    WTKR.com ^ | March 25, 2016
    Two Americans confirmed to be victims in Brussels attacks Posted 7:13 am, March 25, 2016, by CNN Wire This was the news the family of Alexander and Sascha Pinczowski hoped would never come. The siblings were in the Delta ticket line at the Brussels Airport to check in for their flight to New York. Alexander was talking to his mother on the phone when the line went dead. They havent been heard from since. Nearly three agonizing days later, word came from Belgian authorities at Astrid Hospital in Brussels. It was a list of the remaining victims who were still...
  • Girl ‘brain-dead’ after Uber shooting gives thumbs-up before organs harvested

    02/22/2016 8:37:48 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 74 replies
    NY Post ^ | 02.22.16
    A 14-year-old girl wounded during the shooting rampage in Kalamazoo, Mich., was declared brain-dead and about to have her organs harvested when she suddenly showed signs of life, according to a new report Monday. Michigan State Police Lt. Dale Hinz told ABC that the girl's family said Bronson Methodist Hospital was preparing to remove the girl's organs for donation when she squeezed her distraught mom's hand. The girl squeezed her mother's hand again when the mom asked if her daughter could hear her, Hinz said. She also gave thumbs-up signs with both hands when a doctor asked her to give...
  • Sudanese stabber behind Ashkelon attack dies

    02/07/2016 2:34:07 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 11 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 7/2/16 | Cynthia Blank
    The man who stabbed and lightly wounded an Israeli soldier Sunday morning in the southern coastal city of Ashkelon has been identified as a Sudanese national. The attacker was shot and seriously injured after fleeing the scene of the stabbing; he later died of his wounds at the hospital. Police initially believed the stabbing near the city's central bus station was part of an ongoing wave of Arab terror attacks across Israel. Now, however, the motive for the stabbing is unclear. The Sudanese national, said to be in his 20s, arrived at Ben Gurion Boulevard in Ashkelon shortly before 8:30...
  • Breaking News: Oregon militia member is shot dead as routine traffic stop escalates

    01/26/2016 9:08:32 PM PST · by Nachum · 60 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/26/16 | Daily Mail (UK) & Associated Press, by Staff
    Ammon Bundy has been arrested and his brother Ryan was wounded in a shoot-out with FBI officers that left one of their militiamen dead, reports claim. It is the climax of a tense stand-off between federal agents and the activists more than three weeks after they took over a government building in Burns, Oregon, to protest two ranchers being jailed. They were driving to a community meeting with eight other activists on Tuesday afternoon when they were stopped by traffic cops, according KATU. Within minutes, shots were fired, wounding Ryan Bundy and killing an unidentified militiaman. It is not clear
  • ISIS confirms 'Jihadi John' killed in Syria drone strike

    01/19/2016 3:06:11 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 28 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 19/1/16
    The Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist organization confirmed Tuesday the death of British jihadist "Jihadi John", saying he was killed in a drone strike in their Syrian stronghold of Raqa in November. Born Mohammed Emwazi, he was known as the executioner of the jihadist group appearing masked in a string of videos showing the beheadings of Western hostages. In its online magazine Dabiq, ISIS said Emwazi was killed on November 12 "as the car he was in was targeted in a strike by an unmanned drone in the city of Raqa, destroying the car and killing him instantly." .....
  • Bernie Sanders Just Got Endorsed By the Nation’s Largest Progressive Group

    01/12/2016 5:18:55 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 57 replies
    U.S. Uncut ^ | January 12, 2016 | Amanda Girard
    Bernie Sanders just won a game-changing endorsement with weeks to go before the first primary ballots are cast. MoveOn, the 17-year-old progressive advocacy group with hundreds of thousands of members nationwide, just overwhelmingly endorsed the Vermont senator's presidential campaign. The endorsement race wasn't even close -- Sanders won 79 percent of the vote with over 340,000 ballots cast. "This is a massive vote in favor of Bernie Sanders, showing that grassroots progressives across the country are excited and inspired by his message and track record of standing up to big money and corporate interests to reclaim our democracy for the...
  • David Bowie Dead

    01/10/2016 10:51:22 PM PST · by kik5150 · 370 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 1/10/2016 | THR
    David Bowie has died after a battle with cancer, his rep confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. "David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief," read a statement posted on the artist's official social media accounts.
  • Syrians thank Israel for eliminating Samir Kuntar

    12/20/2015 1:41:57 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 16 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 20/12/15 | Ari Soffer
    Israelis aren't the only ones celebrating, as members of Sunni opposition take to social media to hail Hezbollah commander's death. Video Kuntar was widely reviled in Israel for his role in a 1979 terrorist attack by the now-defunct Palestine Liberation Front, during which terrorists kidnapped an Israeli father and his four-year-old daughter from Nahariya and then brutally executed them on a nearby beach. Kuntar himself beat the young girl to death with the butt of his rifle; her two-year-old sister was accidentally smothered to death by their terrified mother as she stifled her cries to prevent them from being discovered....
  • Scott Weiland, Former Stone Temple Pilots Singer, Dead at 48

    12/04/2015 8:42:30 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 28 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | 12/04/15 | Kory Grow
    Scott Weiland, the instantly recognizable voice behind Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver who was known for his dynamic stage presence, has died. He was 48. Weiland's manager confirmed the news to Rolling Stone. Weiland passed away in his sleep on a tour stop in Bloomington, Minnesota, according to an official Instagram post. In addition to sharing the news of his death, it read, "At this time we ask that the privacy of Scott's family be respected." TMZ reported that Weiland was found dead on his tour bus in Minnesota at around 9 p.m. Thursday night while touring with his...
  • Multiple Victims Reported in San Bernardino Shooting (Another Mass Shooting)

    12/02/2015 11:30:06 AM PST · by BradtotheBone · 2,864 replies
    NBC Los Angeles ^ | 12/2/2015 | Willian Avila
    Authorities are responding to a report of 20 victims in a shooting in San Bernardino on Wednesday. The incident was reported in the 1300 block of S. Waterman Avenue (map), according to the San Bernardino Fire Department. Story developing...
  • SAPD: 1 woman dead, 3 teens arrested after South Side homeowner opens fire on burglary suspects

    11/14/2015 11:59:53 PM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 16 replies
    My San Antonio ^ | 14 November 2015 | Tyler White
    SAN ANTONIO — A South Side resident opened fire early Friday morning on four teenage suspects who allegedly attempted to break into the man's home, killing one woman and injuring another. Juan Zamora, 17, and Efrain Torres, 18, were charged with burglary of a habitation and burglary of a vehicle. A 16-year-old boy also faces those same charges, according to police. Police responded at 2:43 a.m. to a home in the 400 block of West Baylor Street for a report of a home invasion. An SAPD detective on scene said the armed suspects were attempting to break into the house...
  • قذيفة مدفعية من معان [Feel-Good Video of the Week!]

    11/11/2015 8:41:50 PM PST · by Arthur McGowan · 49 replies
    YouTube ^ | November 7, 2015 | Vladimir Putin
    أحمد أبو الحمزة وثق استشهاده بعدسة كاميرته ، ومن قبله وسيم العدل ، ومن بعده " الله أعلم " ، قذيفة الحقد من معان التي استهدفتنا في تل سكيك كانت كفيلة بإنهاء مسيرة الإعلامي أحمد أبو الحمزة (سوفت وير ) حيث كنا معا�‹ ، مصطفى أبو عرب ، محمد الصالح ، قاسم سلوم ، علي ابو الفاروق ، عنصرين من اجناد الشام https://www.facebook.com/arabfree900 سكايب : arabfree90 https://twitter.com/Arababo7Www
  • NO FIXING THEM: Dead enrolled in NY's health exchange

    10/29/2015 11:45:06 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 18 replies
    Binghamton Press and Sun-Bulletin | 1:44 p.m. EDT October 29, 2015 | Joseph Spector, jspector@gannett.com
    Gannett, so link only: http://www.pressconnects.com/story/news/local/new-york/2015/10/29/dead-entolled-health-exchange/74807200/
  • Chris Christie returns from the dead

    10/10/2015 2:02:14 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 33 replies
    politico.com ^ | 10/09/15 | Kyle Cheney
    At long last, Chris Christie's campaign is showing a pulse. There are signs of life in New Hampshire, where the latest NBC/Wall Street Journal poll puts him in the middle of the pack. In Iowa, where expectations were never high for the New Jersey governor, Christie recently announced endorsements from top members of Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad's political network. His favorability ratings are also on the rebound after a steady slide.
  • Saudis Bulldoze Dead Hajj Pilgrims Like Garbage

    09/27/2015 8:06:22 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 65 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 09/27/15 | Jim Hoft
    On Thursday 769 Muslims were killed in a stampede during the Hajj in Saudi Arabia. Saudi officials blamed pilgrims for not following the rules for the deadly stampede. Others blamed the convoy of the son of the Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud for the tragedy. About two million Muslims from 180 countries arrived in Saudi Arabia this year for the annual pilgrimage. The Saudis bulldozed the bodies after the deadly stampede.
  • Chicago weekend shooting toll: 8 dead, 45 wounded

    09/21/2015 8:56:47 AM PDT · by TexasCajun · 16 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | September 21, 2015 | Chicago Tribune staffContact Reporter
    Eight people were killed and at least 45 people were wounded in shootings between Friday evening and early Monday, making it one of the most violent weekends in Chicago this year. The shootings bring the year's total to at least 2,213, according to an analysis of a Chicago Tribune database. That's an increase of more than 350 over last year and more than 500 over 2013, according to Tribune data. There were at least 365 homicide victims in Chicago through Monday morning this year, 53 more than last year and 38 more than 2013, according to a Tribune database on...
  • Officer dies, manhunt for 3 armed suspects in Fox Lake, ILLINOIS

    09/01/2015 10:26:44 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 32 replies
    WGNtv ^ | 9-1-2015
    Officer dies, manhunt for 3 armed suspects in Fox Lake Posted 9:16 AM, September 1, 2015, by WGN Web Desk, Updated at 12:08pm, September 1, 2015 FOX LAKE, Ill. -- A manhunt is underway for three armed suspects after a Fox Lake police officer was fatally shot in the head Tuesday morning, sources tell WGN. At a brief news conference Tuesday, authorities said they were searching for two white men and one black man. A large perimeter has been set up and multiple helicopters and K9s units are searching the area. Police will not confirm the officer has died, only...
  • Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead (per Afghan govt sources)

    07/29/2015 3:42:45 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 44 replies
    BBC News ^ | 29/07/2015
    The leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Mohammed Omar, has died, Afghan officials say, but the militant group has not commented on the claim. The reclusive leader died two to three years ago, Afghan government and intelligence sources said. No further details were released. A Taliban spokesman contacted by the BBC said the group would issue a statement shortly. There have been several reports of Mullah Omars death in the past. However, this is the first to be confirmed by top sources in the Afghan government.
  • Progress: Illinois passes law preventing welfare payments to the dead

    07/25/2015 6:50:38 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/25/2015 | Mary Katherine Ham
    What a state to live in! What a state to die in. With nearly the full complement of lifely civic benefits for the deceased—voting and welfare receipt—Illinois is the place for the active, modern expired citizen. Until today. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has begun his attack on this recently vibrant Prairie State constituency by cutting benefits to them. Even food stamps will no longer flow to those who until recently needed daily sustenance. Only in Illinois.Gov. Bruce Rauner signed House Bill 3311 on July 21, requiring the Department of Human Services to conduct a monthly crosscheck of its aid...
  • One-Third of Veterans Awaiting VA Healthcare Already Dead, Report Says

    07/14/2015 4:23:04 PM PDT · by Nachum · 31 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 7/14/15 | Morgan Chalfant
    According to a leaked internal document from the Department of Veterans Affairs, nearly one-third of veterans awaiting healthcare coverage at the VA have already died. The April 2015 report, leaked to the Huffington Post by VA whistleblower Scott Davis, indicates that 238,657 of the 847,882 veterans waiting to be enrolled in VA healthcare are already dead, suggesting that over 28 percent of veterans applying for health coverage perished while waiting for it. VA spokeswoman Walinda West played down the number, insisting that some of those listed as having pending status may well have not completed their applications for healthcare coverage...
  • Only in Canada! #DEADRACCOONTO

    07/10/2015 11:46:44 AM PDT · by WakeUpAndVote · 18 replies
    Twitterverse ^ | 07/10/15 | Wakeupandvote
    Yes, this is funny. Have a great weekend!Dead Raccoon
  • 3 dead, 5 wounded in Chicago as July 4th weekend begins

    07/03/2015 10:13:29 AM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 7/03/15 | Peter Nickeas, Alexandra Chachkevitch
    At least three men were killed and another five people were wounded across Chicago as the Fourth of July weekend got underway.. On one block in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, a man was killed and another man was wounded about nine hours apart in shootings at the corner of 49th and Justine streets. Police said both men belonged to the La Razas gang, which has been fighting with a gang to the north in a small pocket of the Back of the Yards called "Halo City.
  • Pray for the Living and the Dead A Meditation on the Seventh Spiritual Work of Mercy

    06/20/2015 4:06:31 PM PDT · by Salvation · 26 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 06-15-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Pray for the Living and the Dead A Meditation on the Seventh Spiritual Work of Mercy Msgr. Charles Pope June 15, 2015 What is the value of one prayer? I suspect it is far greater than any of us imagine. Prayer changes things, sometimes in obvious ways, more often in subtle and even paradoxical ways. But prayer is surely important, even when we dont experience its immediate effects. Perhaps this is why Jesus taught us to pray always and never to lose heart (cf Luke 18:1). St. Paul echoed this with the simple exhortation Pray without ceasing...
  • Actor and comedian Rick Ducommun, known for 'The 'Burbs', dies at age 62

    06/18/2015 10:56:47 PM PDT · by rikkir · 19 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | June 18, 2015
    Actor and comedian Rick Ducommun, known for his role in the 1989 film "The 'Burbs," has died at age 62, his family said Thursday. Peter Ducommun said his brother died on June 12 at a Vancouver, British Columbia, hospital after suffering from complications due to diabetes.
  • 2 double shootings Sunday bring end to violent month

    05/31/2015 9:21:58 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 33 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 6-1-2015 | Colin Campbell
    hattered glass from the windows of a silver minivan and dozens of police evidence markers littered a West Baltimore street where police said at least two men were shot in a hail of bullets, the second double shooting in the city Sunday.. The shooting brought to an end one of the most violent months the city has seen in decades, with 43 people killed and 108 people injured in May alone. More people have been shot to death this month than any month since August 1972, when 45 people were killed.
  • Japanese man flushes his dead wife's ashes down the loo at a supermarket saying that 'life was..."

    05/25/2015 5:18:00 PM PDT · by Libloather · 22 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/25/15
    Japanese man flushes his dead wife's ashes down the loo at a supermarket saying that 'life was such a pain before she died' A Japanese man who hated his dead wife tried to flush her ashes down a toilet in a supermarket, local police said yesterday. Officers were baffled after ashes and human bone fragments, including a chin, were discovered in the toilet bowl at the store in Tokyo. But the 68-year-old man turned himself in to police and revealed he dumped his spouses remains there immediately after she was cremated last month.
  • Maybe Christianity In America Is Dying Because Its Boring Everyone To Death []

    05/20/2015 11:52:50 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 38 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 5/13/2015 | Matt Walsh
    I recently attended a service that might help solve the riddle of the fantastic decline of American Christianity. It was a different church from the one I normally go to. Let me set the scene, perhaps it will sound familiar: I walked in and immediately realized that I’d inadvertently stumbled upon a totally relaxed, convenient, comfortable brand of church. The first hint was the choir members dressed in shorts and flip flops. Sweet, bro. So chill. There were a bunch of acoustic guitars and drums and tambourines and a keyboard. Before the service/concert began, some guy came out to rev...
  • GotNews IDs Gay Activist Train Engineer Who Caused Amtrak Crash

    05/14/2015 6:42:56 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 59 replies
    Got News.com ^ | May 13, 2015 | Charles C. Johnson
    BREAKING: GotNews IDs Gay Activist Train Engineer Who Caused Amtrak Crash UPDATED W/ PHOTOS! May 13, 2015 by Charles C. Johnson 184 Comments Gotnews.com has independently identified the engineer at the center of the Amtrak crash that has killed at least seven. Brandon Bostian is the 32-year-old gay man who lawyered up after a deadly derailment in Philadelphia. The train was reportedly going twice the speed limit.
  • Teen killed in police shooting in Zion shot twice in the back: coroner

    04/06/2015 3:04:26 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 53 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | Apr 6, 2015 | Dan Hinkel and Frank S. Abderholden
    <p>A teenager shot by a Zion police officer Saturday died of two gunshot wounds to the back, Lake County Coroner Thomas Rudd announced Monday.</p> <p>Justus Howell, 17, was shot twice, with one bullet penetrating his heart, spleen and liver, and the other entering his right shoulder, according to a coroner's news release on the autopsy.</p>
  • Netanyahu: Bar Ilan Speech is Dead

    03/08/2015 6:10:10 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 6 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 9/3/15 | Gil Ronen
    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu declared Sunday that the 2009 Bar Ilan speech in which he voiced support for a demilitarized Palestinian state is no longer relevant. The Friday brochure Olam Katan that was distributed at synagogues this Sabbath asked the parties running for election where they stood on the idea of establishing a Palestinian state. Deputy Minister Tzipi Hotovely replied to the brochure in the name of Likud, and said that The Prime Minister has announced to the public that the Bar Ilan speech is null and void. Netanyahu's entire political biography is a struggle against a Palestinian state. Following...
  • Grateful Dead tickets going for $116,000 on StubHub

    03/03/2015 11:47:33 AM PST · by C19fan · 50 replies
    CNN Money ^ | March 3, 2015 | Staff
    A three day pass for The Grateful Dead's "Fare Thee Well" sold out reunion show in Chicago are being offered for as much as $116,000 on online ticket site, StubHub. That price gets fans a spot on the general admission floor in front of the stage. But just to walk in the door will still cost upwards of $1,435 -- and that's an obstructed view seat!
  • 'It's not dead... just resting': Indian officials insist sacred tree planted by Barack Obama (...)

    02/21/2015 9:20:35 AM PST · by Moltke · 46 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 02/21/2015 | Chris Pleasance
    It has been just one month since President Obama visited New Delhi and planted a sacred Peepal tree in the grounds of a Mahatma Gandhi memorial garden. But now the tree has been reduced to little more than a stick after all the leaves suddenly dropped off, causing panic among nervous officials.
  • When that man is dead and gone, Al Bowlly and Jimmy Mesene

    02/21/2015 3:34:52 AM PST · by Arthur McGowan · 11 replies
    His Master's Voice ^ | 1941 | Irving Berlin
    Al Bowlly's last recording, from 1941.
  • India Officials: Tree Obama Planted Isnt Dead, Just Looks Dead

    02/20/2015 3:34:11 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 47 replies
    NEW DELHI Officials in India want to make one thing clear: The tree that President Barack Obama planted in New Delhi three weeks ago is not dead. It just looks dead.
  • America in fifty years. Opinions?

    02/19/2015 10:25:00 AM PST · by LouAvul · 143 replies
    Some of us remember America of fifty years ago. Vastly, vastly different than what we see now. In your opinion, what will America be in another fifty years?
  • Saudis on Twitter deny rumours King Abdullah dead [CNN JUST ANNOUNCED HE WAS DEAD]

    01/22/2015 3:28:22 PM PST · by bimboeruption · 33 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 1-22-15 | Unkown to me
    DUBAI - A Saudi journalist and a member of the royal family denied rumors on Thursday that King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, in hospital since December suffering from pneumonia, had died, according to messages on social media. "All that is being reported about King Abdullah's death is far from the truth," Ibrahem al-Rawsa, identified as a journalist at state-run Saudi Press Agency, wrote on his Twitter account. A member of the royal family wrote: "I give you good news. The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques is fine and there is no truth to the rumors going around." He was referring...
  • Fort Hood soldier, 24, under self-monitoring for Ebola found dead at 7.30am outside his own apt.

    01/13/2015 2:52:43 PM PST · by Libloather · 128 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/13/15 | James Nye
    A Fort Hood soldier who just returned from West Africa and was self-monitoring for Ebola symptoms was found dead on Tuesday outside his apartment, officials said. Killeen police and hazmat teams arrived after 911 calls came in of a man's body on the front lawn of his home, which is just outside the base. Fort Hood said that the 24-year-old man, who has not been named, had returned on January 7 as part of a 87-person team assigned to West Africa for three months and was found dead at around 7.30am. Carrie Williams, director of media relations for Texas Department...
  • Body of soldier deployed to West Africa found in Killeen; hazmat on scene

    01/13/2015 11:53:54 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 43 replies
    Kxxv TV25 ^ | 1-13-2015 | Kxxv TV 25
    Authorities are investigating and hazmat crews are on scene after the body of a soldier who just returned from deployment in West Africa was found Tuesday morning in Killeen. The body was found in a home in the 3300 block of Cantabrian Dr. A Fort Hood official on scene confirmed the body found was a soldier who had just returned from deployment in West Africa.
  • Mob squeezed him; city squeezes widow (Kass: Chicago outfit, Daley machine)

    07/05/2009 9:17:12 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 5 replies · 1,139+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 7-4-09 | John Kass
    Whether the name of Richie Urso ever makes it into the corruption trial of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich next June is anybody's guess. You've probably never heard of Richie Urso. But the FBI sure has heard of him. His is a classic Chicago story, about a beefy yet charming guy born on Grand Avenue, who got in trouble with the law as a kid, only to make political friends and become extremely wealthy. He was arrested once for jewelry theft in the '60s by the Outfit's top Chicago police detective, William Hanhardt. Urso's alleged partner in the theft was the...
  • Charlie Rangel: I Only Cared About Dead Soldiers When They 'Looked Like Me'

    01/06/2015 11:17:05 AM PST · by upbeat5 · 52 replies
    Truth Revolt.org ^ | January 5, 2015 | Jeff Dunetz
    Congressman Charlie Rangel who is quick to slander the tea party with charges of racism, was a guest on Monday's "The Ed Show" on MSNBC, where he made a statement that appeared to be startingly racist: "I was in combat, and Im telling you, I saw more dead people, but I never was moved until I saw dead people that looked like me in my uniform." Rangel was on the show to discuss the police who turned their backs on Mayor De Blasio during Sundays funeral for slain New York Police Department officer Wenjian Liu. When asked to comment, Rangel...
  • Homeowner Discovers 2 Fetuses on Fallbrook Street (San Diego)

    01/03/2015 5:27:22 PM PST · by Morgana · 5 replies
    NBC ^ | Jan 3, 2015 | Andie Adams and Dave Summers
    Two dead fetuses wrapped in a blanket were discovered at the front gate of a Fallbrook home Friday evening. Homeowner David Branford said he first mistook the bundle for a discarded doll when he saw it at about 9 a.m., leaving to do morning chores. It was placed outside his home in the 1700 block of St. Peters Drive, San Diego County Sheriff's officials say. But when he returned at about 1:45 p.m. and looked under the blanket, he found two, nearly full-term fetuses. The fetuses were dead, fire crews confirmed. "It's absolutely disturbing to hear something like that in...