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  • Michael Cohen to plead the Fifth in Stormy Daniels defamation suit

    04/25/2018 4:26:20 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 28 replies
    Market watch dot com ^ | April, 25, 2018 | Mike Murphy
    Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, will invoke his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination in a California defamation suit by Stormy Daniels, according to a court filing late Wednesday. In the filing, Cohen said he's pleading the Fifth due to the ongoing criminal investigation against him by federal authorities.
  • Senate Rules Committee backs proposal to reduce nomination debate time

    04/25/2018 2:01:06 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 25, 2018 | David Sherfinski
    Looking to speed the confirmation process for a backlog of President Trump’s appointments, Senate Republicans on Wednesday advanced a measure to cut down on floor debate time for certain executive branch and judicial nominees. Republicans said Democrats forced their hand on the issue by making the Senate devote too much floor time over the past year to clearing procedural hurdles on even non-controversial and lower-level nominees. “Pointless wasting time, even when we know what the outcome is going to be, is what we’re talking about here today,” said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The change, pushed by Sen. James Lankford,...
  • British Appeals Court Agrees To Hear Alfie Evans Case

    04/25/2018 12:31:30 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/25/2018 | Ed Morrissey
    As Alfie Evans valiantly struggles to stay alive, his legal hopes of traveling outside of the UK for treatment got an unexpected boost. After what appeared to be a final ruling from the court yesterday that denied Evans’ parents the opportunity to use the air ambulance standing by to carry the child to Bambino Gesu Pediatric Hospital at the Vatican, the Evans’ attorneys got contacted by a judge explaining that they could launch another appeal. The case will get heard again this afternoon: Sir Andrew McFarlane, will head a panel of three Court of Appeal judges due to hear...
  • Golden State Killer Suspect Arrested, According to Author [CA]

    04/25/2018 7:31:54 AM PDT · by Kay · 39 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 4-25-18 | Olivia Messer
    East Area Rapist arrested — Joseph James DeAngelo. 12 homicides and 45 rapes. https://www.thedailybeast.com/golden-state-killer-arrested-according-to-co-author-of-ill-be-gone-in-the-dark?ref=home
  • Video: Dog Viciously Attacks Woman During Fight On 4 Train

    04/25/2018 7:47:20 AM PDT · by gunsequalfreedom · 59 replies
    CBS New York ^ | April 24, 2018 | Ali Bauman
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are investigating a vicious dog attack that was caught on camera in the subway. A pit bull latched onto a passenger’s foot and wouldn’t let go. Now, people are wondering why the animal was on the train in the first place.
  • Iran's Navy Commander Threatens To Sink US Ships

    04/25/2018 4:22:42 AM PDT · by Strategy · 42 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | April 25, 2018 | By TOI STAFF
    A top Iranian general has threatened to sink the United States Navy's ships, warning that the US would find itself in a "catastrophic situation" amid an ongoing war of words between the countries over the possibility President Donald Trump could exit a landmark nuclear deal. "The actual information that the Americans have about us is much less than what they think they have. When will they figure this out? When it is too late," the Revolutionary Guard Corps navy commander, Admiral Ali Fadavim, told Iranian television on Saturday. "They will definitely figure it out when their ships are sunk, or...
  • NY Socialist Students Want To Abolish ROTC

    04/25/2018 3:42:26 AM PDT · by Libloather · 38 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/23/18 | Rob Shimshock
    The City College of New York’s Young Democratic Socialists of America chapter wants the school’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) kicked off campus, according to a Monday report. The college’s YDSA chapter announced its desire to ban the group from campus in a flyer presumably found on campus and posted to Twitter Friday, reported Campus Reform. “ROTC off our campus,” said the socialist students. “The rich will never die for you…don’t die for the rich.”
  • Sessions Declines to Recuse Himself From Probe Into Trump Lawyer

    04/24/2018 11:42:22 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 43 replies
    Yahoo! ^ | 24/4/18 | Chris Strohm
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions has decided against recusing himself from the investigation into President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, but will consider stepping back from specific questions tied to the probe, according to a person familiar with the matter. By contrast, Sessions recused himself from the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election that’s now led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a decision that angered Trump and left Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in charge of the inquiry. More from Bloomberg.com: Flight Records Illuminate Mystery of Trump’s Moscow Nights Sessions, who was a top adviser to Trump’s presidential...
  • Russian 'doomsday machine' nuke could wipe out coastal infrastructure with 300ft tsunamis

    04/24/2018 10:17:47 PM PDT · by familyop · 83 replies
    The Daily Mail (London) ^ | 24APR18 | SARA MALM
    Russia's new nuclear drone submarine could be capable of causing 300ft-high tsunamis, able to wipe out coastal cities, experts say. The existence of the drone, believed to be the Status-6 system - also known as 'Putin's doomsday machine' - was confirmed by the Russian President himself in his annual state-of-the-nation speech in Moscow last month. Experts say a 50 megaton underwater nuclear bomb would be able to create tsunami waves reaching more than 320ft - the 'Status-6' is allegedly able to carry a 100 megaton warhead.
  • 'Real Indian' challenging Elizabeth Warren must remove signs calling her a fake Indian, city says

    04/24/2018 6:39:45 PM PDT · by Libloather · 49 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 4/24/18 | SCOTT BERSON
    The words, emblazoned on two signs that hang off U.S. Senate candidate Shiva Ayyadurai's campaign bus, appear next to two images: one of a stoic Ayyadurai looking into the camera, and another of a closeup of Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren wearing a Native American headdress. Ayyadurai, a 54-year-old scientist born in Bombay, India, told the Washington Times the city of Camridge, Mass., had ordered him to remove the signs because they were placed "without approvals and permits." He believes this was instead a case of the city trying to clamp down on his right to free speech. “This is a...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - Can You Guess Which ShowThis Letter "B" Is From Quiz - Wed. 4-25-2018

    04/24/2018 6:03:31 PM PDT · by LUV W · 58 replies
    The best troops and vets in the whole world...and their families! | LUV W and the Canteen Support Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want You To Take The..... Can You Guess Which ShowThis Letter "B" Is From Quiz Click HERE and take the quiz! To share your results, click on the green "HTML" button & copy & paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly!
  • Billings (finally) breaks the snowfall record (106.1 inches)

    04/24/2018 5:36:58 PM PDT · by Libloather · 27 replies
    Billings Gazette ^ | 4/23/18 | Larry Mayer
    Billings-area residents trudged through the slush Monday, but the storm brought some "good" news: The long winter of suffering has not been in vain. Shortly after 10 a.m., the National Weather Service in Billings announced that a scant 0.1 inches of snow had fallen — not enough to accumulate much on the ground or streets, but enough to break the single-season snowfall record. The measuring station at Billings Logan International Airport recorded 2.6 inches by 1 p.m., bringing the yearly total to 106.1 inches.
  • Bombshell: FEC Records Indicate Hillary Campaign Illegally Laundered $84 Million....

    04/24/2018 7:32:56 AM PDT · by caww · 89 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 4/24/2018 | Margot Cleveland
    the mainstream media took no notice of last week’s federal court filing that exposes an $84 million money-laundering conspiracy the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary Clinton campaign executed during the 2016 presidential election in violation of federal campaign-finance law. That lawsuit, filed last week in a DC district court, summarizes the DNC-Clinton conspiracy and provides detailed evidence from Federal Election Commission (FEC) filings confirming the complaint’s allegations that Democrats undertook an extensive scheme to violate federal campaign limits.......From Bundling To Money Laundering. What Backer discovered, as he explained in an interview, was much worse. There was “extensive evidence in...
  • Acosta: Americans ‘Don’t Have All Their Faculties’

    04/24/2018 9:00:23 AM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 46 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 04/24/2018 | Amber Athey
    “The problem is that people around the country don’t know it’s an act,” Acosta said of Trump labeling some news outlets “fake news.” “They’re not in on the act and they take what he says very seriously and they take attacks from Sean Spicer and Sarah Sanders and what they do to us on a daily basis very seriously.” He added, “they don’t have all their faculties in come cases — their elevator might not hit all floors.” “My concern is that a journalist is gonna get hurt one of these days,” Acosta concluded.
  • World's first penis and scrotum transplant carried out by US doctors

    04/23/2018 11:43:38 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 54 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 23 APRIL 2018 | Harriet Alexander
    Doctors in the United States have performed the world’s first penis and scrotum transplant, performing the surgery on a US military sergeant severely injured several years ago in an IED blast in Afghanistan. The man, whose name was not given, is recovering well and expected to regain both urinary and sexual function, said Richard Redett, who led the transplant team. He told a press conference on Monday in Baltimore, where the team at Johns Hopkins hospital worked, that the patient underwent 14 hours of surgery in late March. It is not the world’s first penis transplant – that was carried...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi ~ 24 April 2018

    04/23/2018 6:03:01 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 91 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | laurenmarlowe
        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Keesler Air Force Base, MississippiKeesler Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in Biloxi, a city in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States. The base is named in honor of aviator 2d Lt Samuel Reeves Keesler, Jr., a Mississippi native killed in France during the First World War. The base is home of Headquarters, Second Air Force (2 AF) and the 81st Training Wing (81 TW) of the Air Education and Training Command (AETC).The Second Air Force mission is to provide the best-trainined, combat-ready forces. To carry out...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Kern Dunagan ~ 23 April 2018

    04/22/2018 5:10:23 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 94 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
      Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~COL Kern W. Dunagan Info from here.             Kern W. Dunagan (February 20, 1934 - December 27, 1991) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in the Vietnam War.Dunagan joined the Army from...
  • Native American Chief visits Samaria: 'A great honor'

    04/22/2018 4:16:57 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 49 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 22/4/18
    The Native American Chief Joseph RiverWind and his wife, Laralyn arrived Sunday for a tour of Samaria. Chief RiverWind is the Peace Chief of the Arawak Taino Nation. The two, who came from the United States, visited factories in the Barkan industrial zone, took in the view from Har Bracha (Mount of Blessing) of Joseph's Tomb in Shechem (Nablus), and tasted local Samaria wines at the award-winning Har Bracha winery. In a meeting with the head of the Samaria Regional Council, Yossi Dagan, RiverWind revealed the warm feelings of the Native American community towards the State of Israel in general...
  • DNC Reveals Their Future Victory Plans Including… Reparations (Of Course)

    04/22/2018 3:40:01 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 66 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 22 Apr 2018 | Jazz Shaw
    Talk about counting your chickens before they’ve hatched. The Free Beacon has obtained the agenda from a recent Democratic donors’ conference in Atlanta featuring many party luminaries, up to and including the DNC Chairman. They’re brimming with confidence at this point (or at least putting on a good show of it), offering a “time machine” trip into the near future after they not only sweep the 2018 midterms and the 2020 elections but flip most of the country blue and institute a larger blue wave of progressive reforms. So what’s on the agenda after they control all the machinery of...
  • Democrats are getting desperate as Mueller stalls

    04/22/2018 8:22:01 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 32 replies
    NY Post ^ | 22 Apr 2018 | Michael Goodwin
    It’s not just Hillary Clinton who can’t quit Russia. The whole Democratic Party keeps going back to 2016. In a move that reeks of desperation, the DNC filed a civil suit Friday against President Trump’s campaign, Russia and WikiLeaks, alleging a vast (right wing!) conspiracy to tip the election to Trump. The suit’s flamboyant charges made headlines, but that only served to obscure the real meaning. Namely, that top Dems are giving up their fantasies that special counsel Robert Mueller will deliver them from political purgatory by getting the goods on Trump. The trashy suit is their way of trying...