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  • CIRCA 2016----Rep. Nancy Pelosi: "I guarantee it; Trump won't be president; Take it to the bank."

    12/03/2019 7:14:50 AM PST · by Liz · 10 replies ^ | May 16, 2016 | ERIC JOHNSON
    "Donald Trump is not going to be President of the United States," Pelosi said on the latest episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher. "Take it to the bank, I guarantee it." (video at web site) She said that she is urging her Republican friends to "take back your party." In response to the proposal that Trump uses social media better than other politicians, Pelosi blamed ratings-hungry media outlets for amplifying his visibility. "Social media has democratized elections even further," she added. "People hear things that may or may not be true, but nonetheless, the democratization of communication is...
  • Evacuation slide falls from jet, lands in yard; no one hurt (Milton, MA)

    12/02/2019 7:37:29 AM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 20 replies
    AP ^ | 12/2/19 | Anonymous
    <p>A Delta Air Lines spokeswoman tells the Boston Herald that the uninflated slide fell from a flight from Paris to Boston around noon Sunday.</p> <p>The Federal Aviation Administration says the pilot reported a loud noise as the plane approached Logan Airport and landed safely.</p>
  • Texas GOP accidentally emails Democrats their electoral strategy:

    11/27/2019 8:03:22 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 51 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | November 26, 2019 | Clark Mindock, The Independent
    A document with the Texas Republican Party’s strategy for the 2020 election was emailed to Democrats, showing a plan over the next 12 months to push back on the narrative that the GOP lacks diversity and counteract Donald Trump's potential negative impact on the race. The document, which apparently began appearing in the inboxes of Democrats this week, lays out concerns about the "polarising nature" of Mr Trump's presidency, as well as ways to counteract the "narrative driven by Democrats" that the GOP lacks diversity in a state where a quickly growing Hispanic population has sowed considerable concern that the...

    05/27/2003 11:54:24 PM PDT · by kattracks · 4 replies · 191+ views
    New York Post ^ | 5/28/03 | KEITH J. KELLY
    <p>May 28, 2003 -- INSIDERS say that the New York Times is preparing to make a correction on a portion of the massive correction it ran on May 11, regarding the fabrications, factual errors and plagiarism that appeared in disgraced reporter Jayson Blair's stories over several years.</p>
  • Tesla accidentally busted two windows on the Cybertruck while demonstrating how tough they are

    11/22/2019 3:29:03 PM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 83 replies
    TechCrunch / Yahoo Finance ^ | November 21, 2019 | Greg Kumparak
    Well, I don't think that was supposed to happen. In what was one of the more surreal product launches I've seen, Tesla debuted its $39,900 Cybertruck pickup tonight. After running through some specs and hitting the truck's door with a sledge hammer, Elon asked an onstage companion (Tesla's lead designer, Franz von Holzhausen) to demonstrate the strength of the Tesla "Armor Glass" by throwing a solid metal, baseball-sized ball at the driver side window. It... did not go well. While the glass didn't completely shatter, it did appear to crack from edge to edge. "Oh my [bleeping] God," Musk laughs....
  • 79 Injured in Explosion at Russian TNT Plant (Boom!)

    06/01/2019 1:52:47 PM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Time ^ | 6/01/19
    MOSCOW — Russia’s health ministry says 79 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant manufacturing TNT. The blast took place Saturday in Dzerzhinsk, 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow. An investigation is underway but the cause of the blast has not been determined. The ministry said 38 employees at the plant and 41 local residents sought treatment after the blast. It said 15 were hospitalized, one in serious condition. The blast broke windows in about 180 residential buildings near the plant, the state news agency Tass reported, citing city authorities.
  • President Putin says five men killed in huge explosion ... of weapon (Trunc)

    11/21/2019 9:07:26 PM PST · by Enterprise · 38 replies ^ | 21 November 2019 | Ryan Fahey
    Full Title: President Putin says five men killed in huge explosion in northern Russia that caused sudden radiation spike died trying to create a weapon that ‘has no equal in the world’ Russian President Vladimir Putin has told widows of the five scientists who died in a nuclear explosion earlier this year that their husbands were working on 'the most advanced and unmatched technical' weaponry. Putin's comments came during a ceremony of state decorations at the Kremlin today where he awarded the deceased employees of Russia's state nuclear company with the Order of Courage, posthumously.
  • BREAKING: Name of Alleged Whistleblower Left in Public Impeachment Transcripts Unredacted

    11/07/2019 6:21:44 AM PST · by Eddie01 · 112 replies
    Newsthud ^ | November 7, 2019 | Paul Goldberg November 7, 2019
    Name of Alleged Whistleblower Left in Public Impeachment Transcripts Unredacted NewsUS News BREAKING: Name of Alleged Whistleblower Left in Public Impeachment Transcripts Unredacted written by Paul Goldberg November 7, 2019 Twitter sleuths have noticed the name of the alleged whistleblower, Eric Ciaramella is in the official impeachment transcripts and has not been redacted. It’s unclear whether the name was not redacted by accident. Benny Johnson speculated that Democrats may have messed up “BIG TIME.” Um – why is Eric Ciaramella’s name in the congressional Impeachment testimony? Dems said they would redact the name of the “whistleblower.” 2 explanations: 1. Ciaramella...
  • AP retracts call in Kentucky gubernatorial race

    11/05/2019 7:33:42 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 87 replies
    AP ^ | November 5, 2019 | The Associated Press
    The Kentucky governor's race is too close to call. GOP Gov. Matt Bevin, supported by President Trump, is fighting for his political life against a Democratic challenger, Attorney General Andy Beshear. Follow our full election coverage.
  • Lab worker accidentally injects herself with genetically modified strain of smallpox-related virus

    10/29/2019 8:48:48 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 62 replies
    Yahoo Health ^ | 10/29 | Zamira Rahim
    A 26-year-old lab employee accidentally injected herself with a smallpox-related virus during an experiment, US health experts have said. The woman’s finger swelled up and turned black, before she recovered, according to the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention. The lab employee, who has not been named, was offered an inoculation against the virus before starting her new job but refused it.
  • Vegetarian ate 1 burger, got hooked and became a butcher

    10/29/2019 9:02:50 AM PDT · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 30 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 29, 2019 | Hannah Sparks
    That must have been some burger! Tammi Jonas, a longtime vegetarian living in Victoria, Australia, had a surprising — but undeniable — craving for a hamburger while pregnant with her third child. Just one prime patty after many meat-free years. Now, she’s a professional butcher and a pig farmer. The 49-year-old stopped eating meat when she was 19 — after reading Australian philosopher Peter Singer’s book “Animal Liberation,” published in 1975. She maintained her V-card successfully through two pregnancies, but while carrying her third child, she also became “dangerously anemic.” After the iron supplements failed, she pondered if protein would...
  • Essence Magazine Deletes ‘RIP Rep. Elijah Cummings’ Tweet With Picture of John Lewis

    10/27/2019 8:59:15 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 23 replies
    freebeacon ^ | October 17, 2019 | Andrew Aydin
    Essence Magazine tweeted in memoriam of the late Rep. Elijah Cummings (D., Md.) Friday, but included a picture of Rep. John Lewis (D., Ga.). "#RIP Rep. Elijah Cummings 🙏," the African-American women's magazine wrote in a now-deleted tweet that included a picture of the very much alive Lewis. Getty's caption of the image says, "Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., is seen near the statue of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in the Capitol Rotunda before a memorial service for the late Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., in Statuary Hall on Thursday, October 24, 2019." In an earlier tweet, the magazine noted...
  • Matador in intensive care after bull goring severs artery: reports

    10/15/2019 8:56:18 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 52 replies ^ | October 14, 2019 | Ebony Bowden
    A matador is in serious condition in intensive care after he was gruesomely gored by a bull in Spain on Saturday, according to local media reports. Young bullfighting star Gonzalo Caballero, 27, suffered a seizure and had to be sedated after he was gored in his femoral artery — causing him to lose 3 liters of blood
  • ABC News Broadcasts Fake Syria Bombing Video That's Actually From a Kentucky Military Show in 2017

    10/14/2019 4:32:07 PM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 56 replies
    GIZMODO ^ | 10/14/2019 | Matt Novak
    ABC News aired a video on Sunday that host Tom Llamas said depicted a Turkish attack in northern Syria against Kurdish civilians. Turkey is indeed pushing into Syria and slaughtering Kurds along the way, but the video ABC News played last night is from a military gun demonstration in Kentucky that was published to YouTube in 2017. “This video, right here, appearing to show Turkey’s military bombing Kurd civilians in a Syrian border town,” Llamas said on the October 13 broadcast as the video played.
  • John Brennan admits he ‘may have been fooled’ by bad info on Trump’s Russia connections

    10/08/2019 1:44:15 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 90 replies
    From The New York Post: Former head of the CIA John Brennan admitted on Monday that he may have relied on “bad information” for his relentless attacks on President Trump. Brennan — who once warned that “our Nation’s future is at stake” — told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that he may have been misled on the extent of Trump’s connections to Russia. “Well, I don’t know if I received bad information but I think I suspected there was more than there actually was,” Brennan said. “I am relieved that it’s been determined there was not a criminal conspiracy with the Russian...
  • Wikileaks 30177: On HRC to Obama e-mails "we need to clean this up"

    10/25/2016 7:38:06 AM PDT · by NYRepublican72 · 39 replies
    Wiikileaks ^ | 10/25/2016 | Cheryl Mills via Wikileaks To: Date: 2015-03-07 21:41 Subject: Fwd: POTUS on HRC emails we need to clean this up - he has emails from her - they do not say
  • My bad: Napa Valley man tries to torch American flag, burns down dad’s garage instead

    10/06/2019 7:07:59 PM PDT · by Califreak · 32 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 8/29/19 | Darrell Smith
    Wednesday was not Robert James Fimbres’ night. Thursday wasn’t looking good either. The Napa County man tried to set Old Glory ablaze in his father’s driveway and things got out of hand. He burned down Dad’s garage instead, American Canyon police say.
  • BUGGED OUT Deadly ‘super mosquitoes that are even tougher’ accidentally created by scientists

    09/18/2019 7:34:47 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 34 replies
    The Sun UK ^ | 17 Sep 2019, 17:49Updated: 18 Sep 2019, 15:21 | Charlotte Edwards, Digital Technology and Science Reporter
    FULL TITLE: BUGGED OUT Deadly ‘super mosquitoes that are even tougher’ accidentally created by scientists after bungled experiment ============================================================ GENETICALLY modified mosquitoes that were designed by scientists to help populations decrease are actually thriving. This is according to new research that claims the plan to create gene-hacked mosquitoes that have offspring which die immediately has spectacularly backfired and now scientists don't know what will happen next. he modified mosquitoes were released in Jacobina in Brazil and were supposed to mix with the local population and decrease numbers with their weak offspring genetics. Although the wild population did plummet for a...
  • An explosion occurred in the Novosibirsk Center for Virology "Vector" [Russia]

    09/16/2019 11:25:03 PM PDT · by AzNASCARfan · 71 replies ^ | September 16, 2019 | Unknown
    An explosion occurred at the Vector State Virology Research Center near Novosibirsk . This research center has one of the most comprehensive collections of dangerous viruses in the world. According to Rospotrebnadzor, on the fifth floor of a six-story laboratory building, a gas bottle exploded during repair work, after which a fire broke out on an area of 30 square meters. The fire is eliminated. One worker suffered. With burns of the second and third degree, he was taken to the hospital. In Rospotrebnadzor emphasized that in the room where the explosion occurred, there were no biohazardous substances. At the...
  • INL specialists left plutonium in their car. In the morning, it was gone

    07/16/2018 1:21:39 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 47 replies ^ | July 16, 2018 | By Patrick Malone And R. Jeffrey Smith
    Two security experts from the Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory drove to San Antonio, Texas, in March 2017 with a sensitive mission: to retrieve dangerous nuclear materials from a nonprofit research lab there. Their task was to ensure that the radioactive materials did not fall into the wrong hands on the way back to Idaho, where the government maintains a stockpile of nuclear explosive materials for the military and others. To ensure they got the right items, the specialists from Idaho brought radiation detectors and small samples of dangerous materials to calibrate them: specifically, a plastic-covered disk of plutonium,...