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  • Florida Man Adjusts Radio, Crashes Off a 50-Foot-Tall Bridge in a Chevy Camaro

    04/23/2018 10:05:14 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 66 replies
    The Drive ^ | 4/20/2018 | Kyle Cheromcha
    The promised autonomous driving revolution can't come soon enough for some people—like the subject of today's entry in the Florida Man chronicles, a distracted driver who lost control of his 2016 Chevrolet Camaro convertible while adjusting the radio, launched off the side of a highway bridge, and plunged fifty feet to the street below. According to the Tampa Bay Times, the unofficial Dukes of Hazzard impression began when 61-year-old Thomas Highhouse took his eyes off the road to mess with the stereo in his 'Maro while driving down Interstate 275 in St. Petersburg. Highhouse "failed to maintain control of...
  • VIDEO: PGA Golfer Gets Hole in One During Masters Par 3 Contest Then Snaps Ankle While Celebrating

    04/04/2018 3:47:58 PM PDT · by savedbygrace · 38 replies
    True Pundit ^ | April 4, 2018 | admin
    Let’s hope Tony Finau is alright. The American PGA golfer scored a rare hole in one Wednesday at a Masters contest and then dislocated his ankle while celebrating. Finau is scheduled to partake in his first Masters Tournament beginning tomorrow.
  • Florida woman fails to put car into park, car rolls into pool with husband and child inside

    03/28/2018 6:57:40 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 62 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/28/2018 | Travis Fedschun
    A father and daughter in Florida ended up taking an unexpected dip in the pool on Tuesday, after the man's wife reportedly failed to put the family car in park and it ended up rolling into the water. The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post the woman thought she put the vehicle into park when she ran back into her apartment around 2 p.m. in the town of Crestview on Okaloosa Island, located on the state's panhandle. "New meaning to the term carpool - Mom thought she put the car in Park when she ran back in...
  • Denver Post cutting a third of its newsroom positions: reports

    03/14/2018 11:03:30 PM PDT · by cba123 · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/14/18 05:57 PM EDT | By Luis Sanchez
    The Denver Post is reportedly cutting 30 people from its newsroom, one-third of the paper's staff. The Post’s city hall reporter Jon Murray tweeted that an editor announced the news during a staff meeting. “There are some sobs in the room,” Murray added. (please see full article at the link)
  • There Goes The Bride: Woman arrested for DUI on way to wedding

    03/13/2018 6:51:04 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 35 replies
    Tucson News Now ^ | 3/12/2018 | Staff
    MARANA, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Most brides dream of the perfect wedding, complete with beautiful bouquets and limousine arrivals. Things went a little differently for one bride-to-be in Marana, Arizona. The Marana Police Department said Amber Young, 32, is facing a DUI charge after causing a three-vehicle crash on her way to her wedding. Chriswell Scott, a spokesman for the MPD, said Young was arrested in the field and released after submitting to a blood test. One person suffered minor injures in the crash, according to Scott. It is not known if Young made it to her wedding in...
  • Grumpy male elephant seal heaves his hulking body onto a beach and CRUSHES a weaned pup [tr]

    03/07/2018 11:35:27 AM PST · by C19fan · 20 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 7, 2018 | Charlotte Dean
    This weaned baby seal appears to have crossed the wrong mammal, as the defenceless pup gets crushed by its giant relative. The male deliberately chased, then lay on the weaner, who struggled and squealed before wriggling free - apparently uninjured. Baby seals are abandoned by their mothers after the weaning period who head back to sea to feed.
  • Child locks mother's iPhone for 48 YEARS [tr]

    03/06/2018 9:39:14 PM PST · by sparklite2 · 15 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6 March 2018 | Joe Pinkstone
    A mother in Shanghai left her son to watch 'educational videos' on her smartphone but returned to find it had been locked for 25 million minutes. Apple's iPhones can be set to lock out anyone trying to use them if a wrong passcode is entered with the lockout period increasing with each failed attempt, but it is not clear how many times the child typed in the wrong numbers.
  • Dreamers Turn on Dems, Block Entrance to DNC: 'Too Many Years, Too Many Lies!'

    03/06/2018 8:20:59 AM PST · by rktman · 33 replies ^ | 3/5/2018 | Debra Heine
    Hundreds of DACA supporters marched in D.C. Monday to mark President Trump's March 5 DACA deadline -- which passed with no action from Congress to protect DACA recipients facing deportation. One group of Dreamers held a sit-in in front of the Democratic National Committee, publicly revoking their affiliation with the party.
  • Unearthed Taxpayer Funded Gun Study Ordered By Obama Blows Holes In Every Gun Control Argument

    03/05/2018 10:03:13 AM PST · by OregonRancher · 65 replies
    DC Statesman ^ | 3/3/18 | Isabelle Weeks
    President Obama commissioned a $10 million study to look at crime deterrents in January 2013, and what it says about gun control blows everything liberals and Democrats have ever said about guns out of the water, reports CNS News. “Self-defense can be an important crime deterrent,” concluded a study by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) mandated via executive order by President Barack Obama. The study’s findings also question the effectiveness of gun-control measures. CNS News reports that the study’s findings include: Gun-use is the safest of studied “self-protective strategies,” Suicide accounts for most firearm deaths, Felons who use guns...
  • More Lies from Liberal Left: YouTube ‘Mistakenly’ Pulls Right-Wing Channels

    03/01/2018 6:26:25 AM PST · by davikkm · 16 replies
    IWB ^ | Chris Black
    To err is human, or at least that’s what they say. But the question is, how come that Internet behemoths like Google/YouTube, Facebook and Twitter always make ‘mistakes’ when it comes to their right wing users, Donald Trump (whose Twitter account was ‘deleted’ by mistake recently) included? This question has an obvious and not very politically correct answer, but I’ll let you sort it out on your own. Today we learned that Google owned YouTube ‘accidentally’ deleted a number of conservative/right wing channels and/or videos, following the Florida high-school massacre. Obviously, Google claims it was done by mistake, but all...
  • Man Burns Down Home In Attempt To Remove Skunk

    02/23/2018 9:11:54 AM PST · by Gamecock · 45 replies
    CBS Local ^ | Feb. 21, 2018
    (Ferndale, MI) A man who was just trying to get some skunks to leave him alone ended up burning down the rental home where he was living in Ferndale. The man told investigators he had enough with the skunks, who made a home in his crawlspace, and was attempting to drive them out with a smoke bomb when things went awry. The bomb triggered a fire that spread through the crawlspace and onto the first floor of the home, on W. Webster near Edgewood Place. The fire was burning for roughly 15 minutes before the man called 911 for help,...
  • NBC Erroneously Declared Olympic Winner in Women’s Super-G Before Finals Ended (tr)

    02/17/2018 9:14:52 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 36 replies
    Vulture ^ | February 17, 2018 | Devon Ivie
    NBC Olympics✔ @NBCOlympics You'd be shocked, too. 😱 Ester Ledecka, a world champion SNOWBOARDER, shocks the field to win a surprise-gold by 0.01 in alpine skiing women's super-G! #WinterOlympics 1,749 people are talking about this As the old saying goes: Don’t you dare cut away to the figure skating until all of the skiers have their time in the snow. NBC learned this the hard way during the network’s Olympics coverage on Friday evening, when commentators Bode Miller and Dan Hicks decided to crown Anna Veith, one of the most dominant Super-G competitors in the world, the winner of...
  • FBI Statement on the Shooting in Parkland, Florida

    02/16/2018 9:44:04 AM PST · by NohSpinZone · 38 replies ^ | 2/16/18 | FBI
    On January 5, 2018, a person close to Nikolas Cruz contacted the FBI’s Public Access Line (PAL) tipline to report concerns about him. The caller provided information about Cruz’s gun ownership, desire to kill people, erratic behavior, and disturbing social media posts, as well as the potential of him conducting a school shooting. Under established protocols, the information provided by the caller should have been assessed as a potential threat to life. The information then should have been forwarded to the FBI Miami Field Office, where appropriate investigative steps would have been taken. We have determined that these protocols were...
  • Pastor caught with a naked and bound man in a parked car claims it's not what it looks like

    02/14/2018 4:37:04 AM PST · by simpson96 · 55 replies ^ | 2/13/2018 | Carlin Becker
    A Pennsylvania pastor who was caught sitting in a parked car with a bound and naked man insists he was simply counseling the man. While answering a call about a suspicious vehicle, police discovered a naked man tied up with nylon rope sitting in the front seat of a car parked outside of a home. In the backseat was 61-year-old George Nelson Gregory, a preacher at the Waterfront Christian Community Church. When officers inquired about the situation, Gregory allegedly told them he and the man “were just playing” and that they “meet up from time to time to play with...
  • FBI Missed Clinton Emails MARKED Classified, Wanted To Conclude Probe Before IG

    02/07/2018 11:43:55 PM PST · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 99 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 02/07/2018 | LUKE ROSIAK
    The FBI didn’t flag that some emails from Hillary Clinton’s private email server were marked classified with a “(C)” when they were sent — something that seemingly would have been one of the first and most obvious checks in an investigation, and one that FBI agents instantly recognized put the facts at odds with Clinton’s public statements..... .....The ommission allowed Clinton to repeatedly and prominently state that she had “never received nor sent any material that was marked classified” on her private email server while secretary of state. She even said so at major debates, and because the FBI hadn’t...
  • School shooting that injured four students now believed unintentional, police say;

    02/02/2018 8:24:25 AM PST · by rktman · 27 replies ^ | 2/1/2018 | Ruben Vives, Sonali Kohli, Brittny Mejia and Howard Blume
    A 12-year-old girl was booked on suspicion of negligent discharge of a firearm Thursday after a shooting at Sal Castro Middle School left four students injured, authorities said. Los Angeles police do not believe that the shooting was intentional, spokesman Josh Rubenstein said Thursday evening. "At this time, the information suggests that this was an isolated incident, involving the negligent discharge of a firearm, where innocent children and a staff member were unfortunately injured," the LAPD said in a statement. The girl was taken to Los Angeles County's Central Juvenile Hall. The gunfire erupted in a classroom at the school...
  • 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)...
  • Hamas founder dies after 'accidentally' shooting himself

    01/30/2018 4:59:00 PM PST · by markomalley · 79 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 1/30/18
    A senior member of the Hamas terrorist organization has died, a Hamas spokesman said Tuesday, three weeks after he suffered what the terror organization claimed was an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound in the head. On January 9th, Fawzy Barhoum, spokesman for the Gaza-based Islamist terror group, said that Imad al-Alami, one of the movement’s most senior officials, was critically wounded when his personal firearm accidentally discharged. Al-Alami, 61, was "inspecting his personal weapon in his home and is in critical condition,” Barhoum said at the time. The Hamas leader was rushed to a Gaza City hospital. On Tuesday, Hamas spokesman...
  • Escaped prisoner caught sneaking home-cooked food back into prison

    01/26/2018 1:48:18 PM PST · by bgill · 22 replies
    kxan ^ | Jan. 26, 2018 | Patrick Tolbert
    A federal inmate was caught sneaking back into a Beaumont prison with a duffle bag full of snacks, fruit, liquor and tobacco Thursday. The U.S. Marshals and Jefferson County Sheriff’s office were acting on a tip when they set up a surveillance operation on private property near the prison. Officers watched as a vehicle drove onto the land and dropped off a large duffle bag. Then, about two hours later, they watched an inmate from The Federal Correctional Complex escaped from the prison and grabbed the duffle. The deputies and marshals descended on the inmate and confiscated the bag. Inside...
  • Bannon Responds: 'I Support' Trump 'Day in and Day Out'

    01/04/2018 7:11:32 AM PST · by mandaladon · 127 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 4 Jan 2018 | Mark Swanson
    Steve Bannon responded to President Donald Trump's blistering assault by calling the president "a great man" and saying, "I support him day in and day out." Bannon, former White House chief strategist, made the comments on SiriusXM's "Breitbart News Tonight" show hours after the Trump administration unleashed a multi-tiered blitzkrieg of rebukes and condemnation against him for his explosive remarks in Michael Wolff's new book, "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House." But Bannon remained nonplussed and steadfast in his support of the president. "The President of the United States is a great man," Bannon said on Breitbart News...