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  • Seattle rioters seen damaging, looting stores; police say fire sparked at precinct, officer hospitalized.

    07/19/2020 6:34:46 PM PDT · by carriage_hill · 60 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7.19.2020 | Bradford Betz
    At least two people were arrested in Seattle and a police officer is in the hospital Sunday after a march through downtown devolved into property damage and looting, police say. Police said Sunday evening the demonstrators had broken out several windows of the East Precinct, then threw a device into the lobby that ignited a small fire. The demonstration started between 2 and 3 p.m. near the intersection of 3rd Avenue and Pine Street. A photo posted on Seattle’s DOT traffic channel showed crowds blocking an intersection.
  • Robert De Niro's lawyer says coronavirus has caused the actor financial strain.

    07/10/2020 7:22:06 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 69 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7.10.2020 | Nate Day
    The legendary actor has stakes in businesses affected by the pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic has not only stopped Robert De Niro from working, but it's taken quite a bite of his paycheck as well. In court, De Niro's estranged wife Grace Hightower asked for an emergency order for her husband, 76, to raise her monthly American Express credit card limit from $50,000 to $100,000, according to Page Six. Hightower's lawyer told the judge that De Niro had cut her credit card limit from $100,000, also claiming that she and her two children have been banned from the actor's New York...
  • Obama knocks 'folks in charge' while discussing COVID-19 in commencement speech.

    05/16/2020 4:58:39 PM PDT · by carriage_hill · 39 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/16/2020 | Sam Dorman
    Former President Obama took a shot at government officials in charge of responding to the coronavirus, arguing Saturday that the pandemic showed they were incompetent. “More than anything, this pandemic has fully, finally torn back the curtain on the idea that so many of the folks in charge know what they’re doing,” Obama said. He added that “a lot of them aren’t even pretending to be in charge.” Obama spoke on “Show Me Your Walk, HBCU [Historically Black Colleges and Universities] Edition,” a two-hour event for students graduating from historically black colleges and universities that was broadcast on YouTube, Facebook...
  • Gov. Tom Wolf denounces Pa. counties reopening without his approval as ‘cowardly,’ ‘selfish’.

    05/12/2020 4:36:01 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 34 replies
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | 5/11/2020 | CYNTHIA FERNANDEZ
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf sternly rebuked Pennsylvania counties and businesses that plan to reopen without state approval, calling it a “cowardly act” that could cost those areas not only lives but federal stimulus money, too.
  • Trump rebukes Schumer over threat to Gorsuch, Kavanaugh: 'A disgrace he was able to say something like that'.

    03/05/2020 2:57:27 AM PST · by carriage_hill · 101 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3.4.2020 | Charles Creitz
    President Trump claimed Wednesday that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. was not protected by congressional "immunity" when he made threatening comments toward Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh at a pro-abortion rally outside the court, suggesting that Schumer was in line for some kind of punishment. In a phone interview on "Hannity", the president compared Schumer's remarks to the "parody" of his July 25 phone call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky orated by Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., during a congressional hearing last year.
  • When I was a midwife ........

    02/25/2020 10:11:15 PM PST · by Ozguy1945 · 23 replies
    When I was a registered midwife in Australia (for just over 3 decades, interspersed with time in Indonesia), I learnt many interesting things. Attitudes to the presence of a male in the profession were open and warmer in Catholic hospitals than in public hospitals. Generally speaking Catholic hospitals had a touch of warmth in most things compared to the secular places. Vietnamese people were also very open to a male presence in midwifery compared with any other ethnic group. The Vietnamese men were the ones least likely to be uncomfortable if the midwife was a male. It was probably a...
  • Fox News Exclusive: Romney says he had to follow 'conscience' on vote to convict Trump, expects ‘enormous consequences’.

    02/05/2020 12:43:13 PM PST · by carriage_hill · 57 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/5/2020 | Tyler Olson
    Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, told Fox News' Chris Wallace Wednesday in an exclusive interview that he "had to follow my conscience" in deciding to vote to convict President Trump on abuse of power, a decision that's likely to ignite serious blowback from Trump and others in the Republican Party. "I believe that the act he took, an effort to corrupt an election is as destructive an attack on the oath of office and our Constitution as I can imagine," Romney said. "It is a high crime and misdemeanor within the meaning of the Constitution, and that is not a decision...
  • Schiff warns that Trump could sell Alaska to Russia, if unchecked,

    02/04/2020 5:17:22 AM PST · by carriage_hill · 122 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/4/2020 | Edmund DeMarche
    Rep. Adam Schiff, the lead House impeachment manager, warned on Monday that if President Trump's dealings with Ukraine are not impeachable offenses, then nothing would stand in his way from attempting bolder power grabs -- going so far to claim Trump could use Alaska as a bargaining chip with "the Russians" for support in 2020. (((SNIP))) "If abuse of power is not impeachable ... Trump could offer Alaska to the Russians in exchange for support in the next election or decide to move to Mar-a-Lago permanently and let Jared Kushner run the country, delegating to him the decision whether to...
  • Douglas MacKinnon: Bloomberg to coal workers: You're fired!

    06/09/2019 6:18:11 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 34 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/9/2019 | Douglas MacKinnon
    In a supposed conversation between acclaimed authors F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway regarding the often eccentric behavior of rich people, Fitzgerald reportedly said: "The rich are different from you and me." Hemingway replied: "Yes, they have more money." They may have more money, but they do not necessarily have better judgment. Take former New York City Mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg, for instance. He just announced that he is going to donate $500 million to help close all remaining U.S. coal plants.
  • California authorities ID suspect accused of plowing car into crowd.

    04/24/2019 3:08:15 PM PDT · by carriage_hill · 35 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4/24/2019 | Elizabeth Zwirz
    California authorities on Wednesday released the name of the suspected driver accused of plowing a vehicle into eight people a day earlier. Isaiah Joel Peoples, of Sunnyvale, Calif., was identified as the suspect by the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety (DPS) on Twitter. Peoples was allegedly behind the wheel of a black 2010 Toyota Corolla that rammed into the group and he is suspected of possibly doing so “intentionally,” officials said following the incident.
  • Netanyahu won but he may not be as powerful in Israel or the U.S., former Bush official says

    04/16/2019 7:40:54 PM PDT · by usafa92 · 17 replies
    NJ.com (Red Star Ledger) ^ | 4/16/2019 | Alan J. Steinberg
    In assessing the Israeli election of 2019, it is essential to focus on two aspects: First, although they did not win majority control of the 120-seat parliament (“Knesset” in Hebrew), the center-left parties, of which Blue and White was the largest, made by far the largest gain in seats from their 2015 post-election status, increasing from 35 to 41 seats. There was a perception in both the media and academia that this election constituted a major decline in power and influence of the Israeli center-left. The numbers tell an entirely different story. The entire left-of-center coalition in opposition to Prime...
  • Bernie Sanders admits he is a MILLIONAIRE as he prepares to release ten years of tax returns...

    04/10/2019 7:52:13 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 42 replies
    The Dail Mail ^ | 4/9/2019 | EMILY GOODIN, U.S. POLITICAL REPORTER
    Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders announced he will release 10 years of his tax returns and revealed he is a millionaire thanks to his best-selling book 'Our Revolution.' 'I wrote a best-selling book,' he told The New York Times. 'If you write a best-selling book, you can be a millionaire, too.' Sanders said he would release his returns by Tax Day on Monday and said he hoped President Donald Trump would do the same. 'On the day in the very immediate future, certainly before April 15, we release ours, I hope that Donald Trump will do exactly the same. We...
  • George Soros says Europe faces 'oblivion' as right-wing parties set to win big in European election.

    02/12/2019 1:08:38 PM PST · by carriage_hill · 31 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 2/9/2019 | Adam Shaw
    Left-wing billionaire George Soros, in a rare op-ed, has fired a warning shot to what he describes as the “sleeping pro-European majority” ahead of the European Parliament elections in May -- saying Europe needs to "wake up before it is too late" and before nationalist parties take control. “Europe is sleepwalking into oblivion, and the people of Europe need to wake up before it is too late,” the Hungarian-American financier, known for his promotion of left-wing policies, he wrote for Project Syndicate.
  • Les Moonves Had Employee On Call For Oral Sex

    12/31/2018 8:28:10 AM PST · by subterfuge · 57 replies
    CBS ^ | TMZ
    Didn't see this posted. Hope the link works.
  • Outgoing White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly defends his rocky tenure

    12/30/2018 5:36:31 AM PST · by Eddie01 · 99 replies
    LA Times ^ | Dec. 30, 2018 | MOLLY O'TOOLE
    [snip] ...he presided over some of the Trump administration’s most controversial immigration and security policies. In the phone interview Friday, Kelly defended his rocky tenure, arguing that it is best measured by what the president did not do when Kelly was at his side. It was only after Kelly’s departure was confirmed Dec. 8, for example, that Trump abruptly announced the pullout of all U.S. troops from Syria and half the 14,000 troops from Afghanistan, two moves that Kelly had opposed. Kelly’s supporters say he stepped in to block or divert the president on dozens of matters large and small....
  • Michael Cohen begs federal judge for mercy after guilty plea

    12/01/2018 1:54:38 PM PST · by conservative98 · 52 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 1, 2018 4:17pm | Michael Hechtman
    President Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen begged a federal judge not to lock him after pleading guilty to crimes allegedly involving the man he once said he would “take a bullet’’ for. In a sentencing memo filed by Cohen’s legal team, the disgraced attorney promised to continue cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, whose probe Trump has dismissed as a “witch hunt.” Cohen’s legal filings, released late Friday, include praise from associates and relatives, including his father Maurice. The 83-year-old Holocaust survivor wrote that his son “is the oxygen in the air that I breathe,” the New York Times...
  • David Hogg says he plans to run for Congress when he's 25.

    08/20/2018 2:39:11 PM PDT · by carriage_hill · 99 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/20/2018 | Alex Pappas, Fox News
    David Hogg, the 18-year-old school shooting survivor turned gun-control activist, says he’s gearing up to run for Congress when he’s constitutionally eligible. Speaking to New York Magazine, Hogg described his ideal seven-year plan, which culminates with him running for the House of Representatives when he’s 25.
  • ‘Modern Family’ producer unloads on Christians after DACA decision: ‘F- you’

    09/05/2017 2:57:56 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 100 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Sept 5, 2017 | Douglas Ernst
    Danny Zuker, executive producer of ABC’s hit show “Modern Family,” has a message for Christians who support President Donald Trump’s decision to end the federal program known as DACA: “F- you.” A religious tirade that began Sunday night by the man who helped introduce Jay Pritchett into American popular culture lasted well into Tuesday. The reason: Mr. Trump revoked an Obama-era program aimed at keeping the children of illegal immigrants in the U.S. “Dear Christian, if you support @realdonaldtrump’s decision to end DACA then your Christianity is bulls–. But on the other hand, f- you,” Mr. Zuker tweeted over the...
  • Man arrested after teaching girlfriend’s pug to perform Nazi salute

    05/10/2016 7:48:51 PM PDT · by mac_truck · 42 replies
    RT ^ | 5/10/2016 | staff
    A Scottish man who filmed his girlfriend’s dog performing a Nazi salute has been arrested by the police and could face hate crime charges. Markus Meechan, 28, from North Lanarkshire, was remanded in custody on suspicion of publishing offensive material online. Meechan uploaded a video to Youtube which allegedly shows a pug making the Nazi salute and watching videos of Hitler. He has since apologized for causing offense and claims the video was a prank to annoy his girlfriend.
  • Woman Found Guilty of Faking Cancer to Get Late-Term Abortion

    04/26/2016 6:22:41 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 4 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 26, 2016 | New York Post
    Woman found guilty of faking cancer to get late-term abortion PHOENIX — An Arizona woman accused of faking a cancer diagnosis to get the state to pay for her late-term abortion was convicted of fraud and other charges Monday. Maricopa County Superior Court officials said jurors found Chalice Renee Zeitner guilty of all 11 counts against her. The aggravation phase of her trial was scheduled to begin Monday afternoon. Zeitner, 30, was tried on charges including fraudulent schemes, theft, forgery and identity theft. She was accused of presenting falsified medical records to support her claim that she had cancer and...