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  • Adrian Lamo, hacker who turned in Chelsea Manning to FBI, found dead

    03/17/2018 11:12:02 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 50 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 17, 2018 | Kathleen Joyce
    Adrian Lamo, the notorious computer hacker who turned in Chelsea Manning to the FBI and was arrested for hacking into The New York Times and Microsoft, has died in Kansas at age 37. *snip* Charley Davidson, a Wichita police officer told the media outlet there was “nothing suspicious about his death.” It was not immediately clear how Lamo died.
  • US Sisters Found in Seychelles Resort Died of Excess Fluid in Lungs

    10/01/2016 1:43:35 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 34 replies
    ktla ^ | 10/01/2016
    wo American sisters found unresponsive in their resort in the Seychelles died of excess fluid in their lungs, according to authorities in the island nation off Africa’s east coast. Autopsies performed Wednesday showed Robin Korkki, 42, of Chicago, and Anne Korkki, 37, of Denver, died from acute pulmonary edema, or fluid in the lungs, police told the Seychelles News Agency. Cerebral edema, or excess fluid in the brain, also contributed to Anne Korkki’s death, the news agency reported. No explanation was offered for the fluid buildup in the women’s lungs. Experts are conducting a toxicology analysis in a forensic laboratory...
  • Georgia Teacher in Custody After Gun Incident at School

    02/28/2018 1:12:21 PM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Rush ^ | February 28, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: This from, it was breaking news an hour ago, I’ve been sitting on it here, ’cause I just made a judgment. Here’s the headline: “Teacher in Custody After Georgia Police Respond to Report of Shots Fired — A teacher was arrested after police responded to reports of shots fired at a high school in Georgia. The Dalton Police Department tweeted at about 12:30 p.m. that a subject, believed to be a teacher, was barricaded in a classroom at Dalton High School. No children were hurt or in danger, police said.” Wait. Update: The teacher is in custody. Dalton,...
  • Cops: Teacher in custody after barricading self in classroom with gun

    02/28/2018 12:02:38 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 29 replies
    cbs ^ | Feb 28, 2018
    DALTON, Ga. -- A teacher is in custody after police say he barricaded himself inside a classroom at a high school in northwest Georgia Wednesday, police say. Police responded to the report of shot or shots fired at Dalton High School in Dalton and reported via Twitter that a person, believed to be a teacher, was barricaded inside. A Dalton police spokesperson told CBS News the teacher had a gun. CBS affiliate WDEF reports the situation began around 11:30 a.m. when the teacher blocked students from entering his class. When the principal tried to unlock the door, they heard a...
  • Conservative Lobbyist Who Offered Reward For Info On Seth Rich Murder Violently Attacked

    01/18/2018 8:16:31 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 49 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10:21 AM 01/18/2018 | Jack Crowe
    A well-known conservative lobbyist was sprayed with a “caustic substance” by a masked attacker outside his Arlington home Tuesday, according to local police. Jack Burkman, who made headlines again in 2016 by offering a $130,000 reward for information on the mysterious murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich, was reportedly attacked Tuesday. Local police told The Washington Post they have not yet determined the perpetrator’s identity. Burkman told WaPo he was returning from the grocery store when a man wearing a ski mask jumped out of a black SUV, sprayed him in the face with what appeared to be pepper spray,...
  • Letter sickens 11 in hazmat situation at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall

    02/27/2018 3:31:06 PM PST · by jazusamo · 46 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 27, 2018 | Victor Morton
    Almost a dozen people have been injured at a Washington-area military base as a result of a letter that contained a hazardous substance, according to local first-responders. Hazmat crews rushed to Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall and were trying to identify the substance Tuesday afternoon, according to the Fort Myer Fire Department’s Twitter account.
  • CDC scientist allegedly made odd comment to neighbor the day he disappeared

    02/27/2018 7:13:52 AM PST · by ilovesarah2012 · 85 replies
    CBS News ^ | February 26, 2018
    His next door neighbor, Viviana Tory, says Cunningham said something odd to her husband the day he went missing, reports CBS News' Omar Villafranca. "He told my husband to tell his wife – me – to erase his cellphone number from my cellphone," Tory said. Investigators returned to the woods around Cunningham's house Monday searching for more clues. His family found his wallet, his car, even his beloved dog all left behind in his Atlanta home. Cunningham's father, Terrell, drove from Maryland to Georgia after not hearing from his son for two days.
  • Woman arrested holding “gun” after driving into W H barrier

    02/23/2018 8:32:14 PM PST · by Innovative · 39 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Feb. 23, 2018 | Peter Hermann and Joe Heim
    A Tennessee woman who was convicted last year of trying to climb a White House barrier was arrested again Friday after authorities said she drove a vehicle into a barricade near the executive mansion and was found with a gun in her hand. D.C. police identified her as Jessica R. Ford, 35, of La Vergne, Tenn., about 20 miles southeast of Nashville. Police said Friday night that she was charged with gun possession and other offences. The U.S. Secret Service said a woman driving a white van or SUV “intentionally drove” into the barrier at 17th and E streets NW...
  • A CDC employee left work sick 10 days ago; he hasn't been seen since

    02/23/2018 1:18:40 PM PST · by Smittie · 80 replies
    ABC News ^ | Feb 22, 2018 | EMILY SHAPIRO
    Timothy Cunningham, 35, a CDC employee, has not been heard from since Feb. 12, police said. Police are asking the public for help finding a missing Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee who went home sick 10 days ago and hasn't been seen or heard from since. Timothy Cunningham, 35, went to work on Feb. 12 and left sick, the Atlanta Police Department said. Cunningham, who studied at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, is a commander in the Public Health Service and has been sent to respond to public health emergencies including the Ebola virus and...
  • Correction: GOP Train Accident story

    01/31/2018 11:24:23 PM PST · by Kaslin · 44 replies
    AP News via ^ | February 1, 2018 | AP News
    CROZET, Va. (AP) — In a story Jan. 31 about a fatal train crash carrying dozens of Republican members of Congress, The Associated Press, relying on information from a congressman at the scene, misidentified who was killed in the pickup truck. It was a passenger who died, not the driver. A corrected version of the story is below: Train carrying GOP lawmakers strikes trash truck; 1 killed A train carrying dozens of Republican members of Congress to a policy retreat has slammed into a garbage truck in rural Virginia By ALAN FRAM and HEIDI BROWN Associated Press CROZET, Va. (AP)...
  • Five Moroccans nabbed in Texas courthouse break-in

    10/19/2011 11:29:34 AM PDT · by NoLibZone · 42 replies ^ | Oct 19 2011 | By William Spain
    CHICAGO (MarketWatch) -- Five Moroccan nationals arrested Wednesday for breaking into a San Antonio courthouse were found to have pictures of public buildings, water systems and malls across the country, Reuters reports. While they were nabbed by local police, the suspects will be interrogated by a joint terrorism task force that includes the FBI and immigration enforcement authorities, the wire service reported.
  • NYT: David Carr, Times Critic and Champion of Media, Dies at 58

    02/13/2015 5:13:57 AM PST · by maggief · 16 replies
    New York Times ^ | February 13, 2015 | BRUCE WEBER and ASHLEY SOUTHALL
    David Carr, a writer who wriggled away from the demon of drug addiction to become an unlikely name-brand media columnist at The New York Times, and the star of a documentary about the newspaper, died on Thursday in Manhattan. He was 58. Mr. Carr collapsed in the Times newsroom, where he was found shortly before 9 p.m. He was taken to St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Earlier in the evening, he moderated a panel discussion about the film “Citizenfour” with its principal subject, Edward J. Snowden; the film’s director, Laura Poitras; and Glenn Greenwald, a journalist.
  • Chrissy Teigen live tweets as her flight returns to LAX with unauthorized person

    12/27/2017 8:23:05 AM PST · by bgill · 50 replies
    kxan ^ | Dec. 27, 2017 | AP
    A plane heading from Los Angeles to Tokyo turned back because an unauthorized person was on board. KABC-TV reports All Nippon Airways Flight 175 left Los Angeles International Airport around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, but it never arrived at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport. Model Chrissy Teigen, who was on the plane, tweeted that the flight made a U-turn about four hours into the 11-hour flight.A plane heading from Los Angeles to Tokyo turned back because an unauthorized person was on board. KABC-TV reports All Nippon Airways Flight 175 left Los Angeles International Airport around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, but it never arrived...
  • British Diplomat Found Dead in Suspected Murder

    12/17/2017 11:22:47 AM PST · by Kaslin · 58 replies ^ | December 17, 2017 | Timothy Meads
    British diplomat Rebecca Dykes, working at the UK embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, was found dead along the side of a road early Saturday morning. Authorities are saying Dykes was murdered after finding her dead body tossed to the side of a major roadway over the weekend. It is believed Dykes had been at a party on Friday night and left by herself around midnight. The woman’s body was found alongside the Metn highway. Forensics suggests she died at 4:00 am Saturday morning. British ambassador Hugo Shorter issued the following statement.  The whole embassy is deeply shocked, saddened by this news. My thoughts...
  • Doctor found dead with knife in chest inside NYC apartment (me: add to Clinton Body Count?)

    12/15/2017 9:35:02 AM PST · by Gritty · 98 replies
    New York Daily News (via MSN) ^ | December 11, 2017 | JOHN ANNESE, ROCCO PARASCANDOLA, STEPHEN REX BROWN
    Dr. Dean Lorich, a trauma surgeon, was found dead with a knife in his torso in his E. 96th St. apartment on Dec. 11, 2017. An acclaimed trauma surgeon was found dead, with a knife in his chest, by his 11-year-old daughter Sunday in his Park Ave. apartment, police said. Investigators were treating the death of Dr. Dean Lorich as an apparent suicide, sources said. “He was under some personal stress,” a police source said. The surgeon was home with his daughter, police said, adding there were no signs of forced entry at the tony Upper East Side apartment...
  • Gerald Walpin, inspector general fired by Obama, dies

    06/26/2016 3:34:46 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 62 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 6-24-2016 | Byron York
    Gerald Walpin, the inspector general who was at the center of controversy in 2009 when he was fired by the White House amid an investigation of an Obama friend, died today. He was 84. Walpin's son-in-law, Allan Tananbaum, said Walpin was struck by a car while crossing a street in Manhattan. Walpin was fired in June 2009 for his investigation of the misuse of money in AmeriCorps, the service organization that was part of the Corporation for National and Community Service, where Walpin served as inspector general. The investigation focused on Kevin Johnson, the former NBA star who became mayor...
  • Police Investigate Apparent Pressure Cooker at NYC Subway Station

    11/11/2017 5:57:51 PM PST · by BusterDog · 28 replies
    JUST IN: Police are investigating what the NYPD says appears to be a pressure cooker inside a suitcase at a Manhattan subway station - WNBC
  • Forgotten vials of smallpox found in storage room

    07/08/2014 11:39:19 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 18 replies
    ATLANTA (AP) — A government scientist cleaning out an old storage room at a research center near Washington made a startling discovery last week — decades-old vials of smallpox packed away and forgotten in a cardboard box. The six glass vials of freeze-dried virus were intact and sealed with melted glass, and the virus MIGHT have been dead, officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.
  • What Was This German National Doing with Bombs, a Cell-Phone Detonator,in Rio Linda, CA?

    08/18/2013 8:52:01 AM PDT · by Texas Eagle · 14 replies ^ | 8/18/13 | n/a
    It started innocently enough: Andreas H. Koertel, 46, was pulled over in a traffic stop. Then things got hairy in hurry. Turns out Koertel, a German national, was in possession of meth and illegal weapons, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, so he was booked into jail on multiple charges, KXTV-TV reports.
  • Vanity: Something strange just flashed on my TV and then disappeared.

    09/18/2017 11:24:15 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 94 replies
    Comcast TV | September 18, 2017 11: am | Swordmaker
    I was just watching an On-Demand episode 9 of Season 2 of Stitchers on Comcast Xfinity when a Gray Box flashed on the screen about 8 inches by 6 inches with the words, as best as I could read it and recall it: Operation Iraq: MOVE!### ### #### Below those words in the box were a series of numbers that may have been a phone number, but I don't recall any of the numbers. The second set of numbers may have had four digits, not three, but my impression was the pattern was a phone number. There were no dashes...