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  • Boehner: ‘I Will Serve as Speaker Until The House Votes to Elect a New Speaker’

    10/08/2015 3:31:47 PM PDT · by Nachum · 40 replies
    cns news ^ | 10/8/15 | Staff
    ( - Following House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R.-Calif.) surprise announcement today that he was withdrawing from the contest to become the next speaker of the House, incumbent House Speaker John Boehner (R.-Ohio) issued a statement saying that he would remain as speaker until a new speaker is elected. Boehner indicated that he was “confident” that would be “in the coming weeks.” However, Boehner did not announce a date on which the House would hold a vote to elect a new speaker. “After Leader McCarthy’s announcement, members of the House Republican Conference will not vote today for a new cpeaker,”...
  • John Boehner says he will stay as House speaker until successor elected

    10/08/2015 1:30:10 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday he will stay in the top post in the House of Representatives until his successor is elected, adding that he would announce the date of that vote later. "We will announce the date for this election at a later date, and I’m confident we will elect a new speaker in the coming weeks," the Ohio Republican said in a statement released after the surprise withdrawal of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy from the race.
  • UCC SHOOTING RAMPAGE: At least 13 reported dead including shooter

    10/01/2015 2:13:32 PM PDT · by bkopto · 122 replies
    NR Today ^ | Oct 1, 2105 | staff
    The shooter was asking people to stand up and state their religion and then started firing away, Moore said. Moore was lying there with people who had been shot. There are unconfirmed reports that the shooter had either been shot or had shot himself. An official confirmed that the shooter had been “neutralized.”

    09/30/2015 8:22:33 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 111 replies ^ | Sept 30,2015 | JOHN HAYWARD
    Fox News is exclusively reporting that Russia has demanded American warplanes exit Syrian airspace immediately, as Russia begins its bombing campaign on behalf of Bashar Assad.
  • Trump on O'Reilly right now *vanity*

    09/29/2015 5:09:06 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 110 replies
    09-29-2015 | Me
    First of all, the only reason I'm watching the blowhard O'Reilly is because Trump's on. O'Reilly, during his exchange with Trump, just said "I wrote a book on Reagan...I know him inside and out!" What a load of crap!
  • VIDEO: Donald Trump Speaks At Oklahoma State Fair

    09/25/2015 6:00:36 PM PDT · by JoeSeales · 44 replies
    Donald Trump ^ | 9-25-15 | Donald Trump
    September 25, 2015: GOP Presidential candidate and front-runner Donald J. Trump gave a campaign rally at the Oklahoma State Fair today. The event drew thousands and even included a special guest, Willie Robertson of Duck Dynasty.
  • Mark Levin warns Republicans don't replace Boehner with Kevin McCarthy .

    09/25/2015 5:27:09 PM PDT · by ncalburt · 36 replies
    Gateway pundit ^ | 9/25/2015 | Jim Hoft
  • Supporters Flock To Hear Donald Trump Speak In Oklahoma City (Speaking Now)

    09/25/2015 4:42:12 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 18 replies
    News On 6 ^ | September 25, 2015 | Tony Russell
    OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma - The leading Republican candidate for president is in Oklahoma. Donald Trump will speak to supporters at the Oklahoma State Fair around 6:30 and supporters are looking forward to hearing what he has to say. Trump started his day of campaigning at the Value Voters Summit Friday morning and tweeted to his social media fan base, "Ahead of schedule and under budget! Will be in Oklahoma tonight!"
  • Scott Walker is dropping out of the presidential race

    09/21/2015 1:27:04 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 56 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 09/21/2015 | Hunter Walker
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) was once seen as a potential dark horse in the GOP presidential primary, but a New York Times report attributed to "three Republicans familiar with his decision, who spoke on condition of anonymity" suggested he plans to drop out of the race Monday evening. Walker has a news conference scheduled for 6 p.m. The Times' Patrick Healy and Alexander Burns wrote that Walker "concluded he no longer has a path to the Republican presidential nomination and plans to drop out of the 2016 campaign." Walker's campaign did not respond to multiple requests for comment from...
  • Video: Donald Trump Speaks In Los Angeles Aboard USS Iowa

    09/15/2015 6:38:56 PM PDT · by JoeSeales · 80 replies
    Donald Trump ^ | 9-15-15 | Donald Trump
    In case you missed the live stream. Not as in depth as I would have liked him to particulars.
  • Donald Trump 2016 : USS Iowa Battleship Speech Live Feed Link : 2015-09-15 @ 8:30 PM-EDT

    09/15/2015 4:40:53 PM PDT · by Patton@Bastogne · 124 replies
    TrumpSite ^ | 2015-09-15 | Patton@Bastogne
    . Live feed at this link: .
  • Rick Perry abandons presidential run

    09/11/2015 4:24:20 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 59 replies
    Politico ^ | September 11, 2015 | KATIE GLUECK and ALEX ISENSTADT
    'I step aside knowing our party is in good hands,’ the former Texas governor says. After months of struggling to gain traction, former Texas governor Rick Perry on Friday said he is suspending his campaign, becoming the first Republican candidate to drop out of the crowded race for the White House. "We have a tremendous field—the best in a generation—so I step aside knowing our party is in good hands," Perry said, during an appearance before a conservative conference in St. Louis. Perry, who has made his mark on the political landscape as the longest-serving governor in Texas history, in...
  • Second Review Says Classified Information Was in Hillary Clinton’s Email

    09/08/2015 4:52:12 AM PDT · by La.daddyrabbit · 29 replies
    New York Times ^ | 7 September 2015 | Michael S. Schmidt
    WASHINGTON — A special intelligence review of two emails that Hillary Rodham Clinton received as secretary of state on her personal account — including one about North Korea’s nuclear weapons program — has endorsed a finding by the inspector general for the intelligence agencies that the emails contained highly classified information when Mrs. Clinton received them, senior intelligence officials said.
  • Rasmussen: Trump Making Big Gains With GOP Voters

    09/04/2015 4:12:47 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 16 replies
    Newsmax ^ | September 4,2016 | Cathey Burke
    GOP presidential contender Donald Trump's edge with Republican voters is steadily ticking up, and now measures a formidable 66 percent, according to a new survey released Friday. The Rasmussen Reports survey released Friday, shows the new number of Republicans who think it's likely Trump will be the party's nominee is up 7 points, from 59 percent a week ago, and up 10 points, from 56 percent, from two weeks ago. The only chink in the armor, the pollster notes, is that only 26 percent consider a Trump nomination "very likely" compared with 29 percent in the previous survey. When Trump...
  • 9th Shocking Video: Planned Parenthood Sells Intact Aborted Babies, One “Just Fell Out” of the Womb

    The Center for Medical Progress released a new video this morning — the 9th in its series of videos catching the Planned Parenthood abortion business selling aborted babies and their body parts. This latest video catches a Planned Parenthood medical director discussing how the abortion company sells fully intact aborted babies — including one who “just fell out” of the womb. The ninth video in the Planned Parenthood baby parts scandal focuses on Advanced Bioscience Resources, Inc. (ABR), the small and secretive company similar to StemExpress that has harvested and sold fetal body parts at Planned Parenthood clinics longer than...
  • China explosion: City of Dongying rocked as huge blast rips through chemical factory (Again!)

    08/31/2015 9:33:37 PM PDT · by Company Man · 25 replies
    UK Mirror ^ | 8/31/2015 | Alex Wellman
    The massive blast was heard and seen from a great distance - just a fortnight after a different blast killed more than 100

    08/26/2015 3:27:22 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 26,2015 | by ALEX SWOYER
    Donald Trump, the GOP frontrunner, hit the 40 percent marker in a recent Gravis Marketing poll. According to a report, this is the first time a candidate has reached above the 30 percent mark. Since the previous survey done by Gravis Marketing on July 31, Trump increased almost 10 points. Dr. Ben Carson increased 7 points and was named the winner in a Post GOP Debate Poll. Trump, Carson, and Fiorina three of the top five GOP presidential candidates, have never held office. The Gravis results were as follows: Donald Trump – 40.1% Ben Carson – 13% Jeb Bush –...
  • Megyn Kelly Announces a 1.5 Week ‘Vacation’—But Twitter Users Suspect Suspension

    08/13/2015 11:19:20 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 114 replies
    MRC TV ^ | August 13, 2015 | Ben Graham
    Kelly File host Megan Kelly announced Wednesday night that she would be taking a week-and-a-half “vacation.” Kelly has been getting chewed on since her stint as a moderator in this cycle’s first Republican debate and it’s starting to get personal. […] After she announced her vacation, many took to Twitter to share their theories that her “vacation” may, in fact, be a suspension…
  • Clinton turns over private server to Justice Dept. amid report it contained 'top secret' emails

    08/12/2015 5:11:14 AM PDT · by ThomasMore · 27 replies
    Fox News ^ | 08/12/2015 | Matt Dean and The Associated Press
    Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton announced Tuesday that she had directed her aides to turn over her personal e-mail server to the Justice Department, giving in to months of demands that she relinquish the device she used to store her correspondence while secretary of state. The move came hours after it was disclosed that the inspector general for the intelligence community, I. Charles McCullough III, had notified senior members of Congress that two of four retroactively classified emails found on Clinton's server contained material deemed to be more sensitive than had previously been thought. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley,...
  • Clinton Had Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information on Her Private Email Server

    08/12/2015 5:10:52 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 60 replies
    CNS News ^ | 08/11/15 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    Following receipt today of a memorandum from Intelligence Community Inspector General Charles McCullough stating that two of the forty emails his office had been allowed to review from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private email server contained information that was classified at the Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information level, Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles Grassley (R.-Iowa) released a copy of the IG’s memo and a statement. “The congressional notification provided by the Intelligence Community Inspector General said more specifically that two of the four emails that the office had previously described as ‘above Secret’ were, in fact, classified at the Top...
  • Donald Trump Suggests Shutting Down Government Over Planned Parenthood

    08/04/2015 9:55:16 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 45 replies
    NY Times ^ | August 4, 2015 | Maggie Haberman
    Donald J.Trump suggested he supported shutting down the federal government to stop funding for Planned Parenthood in the wake of videos that show officials with the group discussing fees for tissue from aborted fetuses. In an interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt on Monday, as the Senate voted down a measure to stop federal financing for the group, Mr. Trump called the clips “disgraceful.” Mr. Trump cited the efforts to shut down the government in order to halt funding for the Affordable Care Act, a movement in 2013 led by Senator Ted Cruz, Republican of Texas and a candidate...
  • Puerto Rico just defaulted for the first time

    08/03/2015 5:27:56 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 23 replies
    CNN ^ | 08/03/15
    Puerto Rico just went into default for the first time in its history. The commonwealth paid a mere $628,000 toward a $58 million debt bill due Monday to creditors of its Public Finance Corporation. This will hurt the island's residents, not Wall Street. The debt is mostly owned by ordinary Puerto Ricans through credit unions. "This was a decision that reflects the serious concerns about the Commonwealth's liquidity in combination with the balance of obligations to our creditors and the equally important obligations to the people of Puerto Rico," Puerto Rico's Government Development Bank president Melba Acosta Febo said in...
  • Obama Authorizes "Defensive" Airstrikes Against Assad Regime In Syria

    08/03/2015 7:25:05 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 13 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | 8-3-2015 | Durden
    On Friday, we checked in on the Pentagon’s ongoing effort to recruit, vet, and train ambitious "freedom fighters" to join the battle against ISIS in Syria. It goes without saying that covert US efforts to aid the multifarious groups vying for control of the country have met with disastrous consequences so far, but if there’s anything Washington is particularly adept at, it’s making bad foreign policy outcomes worse, which is why we weren’t at all surprised to learn that the commander of the Pentagon's new Syrian "force" was captured, along with his deputy, by al-Qaeda affiliate al-Nusra last week near...
  • Court Orders Pro-Life Group To Stop Releasing Videos That Make Planned Parenthood Look Bad

    07/30/2015 6:32:22 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 63 replies ^ | 7/30/2015 | Katie Pavlich
    A California court has ordered the pro-life Center for Medical Progress, the group behind a series of videos exposing Planned Parenthood for haggling over the price of aborted baby parts, to desist from released any new footage exposing the practice. According to a report by Fox News, officials from a company that purchases baby parts from Planned Parenthood were granted a restraining order against CMP, restricting them from releasing new undercover video. At this point, CMP has released three videos showing a series of conversations about how much money Planned Parenthood receives for certain parts of a baby's aborted body....
  • Shock Video Catches Another Top Planned Parenthood Doctor Selling Body Parts of Aborted Babies

    07/21/2015 2:01:56 PM PDT · by NYer · 10 replies
    Life News ^ | July 21, 2015 | STEVEN ERTELT
    A second shocking video in as many weeks has been released showing a top Planned Parenthood official discussing and arranging the sale of body parts of aborted babies. The first video shows Planned Parenthood Federation of AmericaÂ’s Senior Director of Medical Services, Dr. Deborah Nucatola, describing how Planned Parenthood sells the body parts of aborted unborn children and admitting she uses partial-birth abortions to supply intact body parts.In this video, Mary Gatter, the Medical director at Planned Parenthood Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley in Calfiornia, discusses selling aborted baby body parts with undercover investigators posing as officials with a biotech...
  • Second video shows Planned Parenthood doc haggling over price of fetal body parts

    07/21/2015 11:05:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Fox ^ | July 21, 2015
    A new undercover video shows a top Planned Parenthood official discussing “less crunchy” techniques to get “whole specimens” and haggling over the price of fetus tissue sales because she wants “a Lamborghini.” The video released Tuesday morning, the second put out by the Center for Medical Progress, features a woman identified as Dr. Mary Gatter, who was president of the Planned Parenthood Medical Directors’ Council until 2014 and now works in a leadership and advisory capacity at the local and national level of the organization. Over drinks, Gatter and the undercover activists discuss “specimen” prices, eventually settling at $100 for...
  • Second Planned Parenthood Senior Executive Haggles Over Baby Parts Prices, Changes Abortion Methods

    07/21/2015 11:07:55 AM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    The Center for Medical Progress/YouTube ^ | 21 JULY 2015 | The Center for Medical Progress
    Second Planned Parenthood Senior Executive Haggles Over Baby Parts Prices, Changes Abortion Methods **********VIDEO ONLY ON LINK**************
  • Black Mississippi Confederate flag supporter dies after rally when 'car full of jeering African

    07/20/2015 12:27:59 PM PDT · by Nachum · 34 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/20/15 | Associated Press and Reporter
    A black Mississippi man who often dressed in Confederate regalia to support the state flag has died in a one-car accident. The Highway Patrol says 49-year-old Anthony Hervey was killed Sunday when the 2005 Ford Explorer he was driving left the roadway and overturned on Mississippi Highway 6 in Lafayette County. A passenger in Harvey's car, Arlene Barnum, tells The Associated Press that Hervey swerved and crashed after another vehicle carrying four or five young black men pulled up alongside them, yelling and looking angry.
  • Video: Live-shooter event at recruiting station in Chattanooga, suspect killed

    07/16/2015 11:22:02 AM PDT · by Voice of Reason1 · 58 replies
    Hot Air ^ | July 16, 2015 | Ed Morrissey
    At least two Marines and one police officer got shot today at two military offices, a naval reserve center and an armed forces recruiting center in Chattanooga, Tennessee. CBS News reports that the suspect has been shot and killed, but as of now there is less certainty over the number of victims and their status. The police officer is in surgery with non-life-threatening injuries. The suspect drove up to both locations in a Mustang, according to CBS News, and used a “high-powered” weapon to fire into both facilities. ABC News reported just a few moments ago that the Pentagon sees...
  • Officer down in Chattanooga shooting, mayor says (Naval Reserve & Military Recruiting Center)

    07/16/2015 10:53:37 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    CNN ^ | July 16, 2015 | Jason Hanna and Greg Botelho, CNN
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK) The "active shooter situation" in Chattanooga, Tennessee, is over, police tweeted around 1:15 p.m. ET Thursday. Shootings were reported at a Navy Reserve center and a military recruiting center in Chattanooga, Tennessee, late Thursday morning. One officer is "down" in connection with the shootings, Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke told reporters. He was not specific about the officer's condition. The U.S. Navy tweeted Thursday that a shooting happened at a Navy Reserve center on Amnicola Highway in Chattanooga, But a witness said she saw a shooting at a different location -- a building that houses military recruiting offices. Gina Mule,...
  • Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has ‘very advanced and very aggressive’ cancer

    06/23/2015 7:34:42 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/23/15 | Dan Calabrese
    But doctors give him a good chance of beating it Very shocking news out of Annapolis yesterday, as Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan - who was just elected this past November - announced that he has a “very advanced and very aggressive” form of non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. But the good news, which should serve as the basis of hopeful and confident prayers on the part of many, is that Hogan’s doctors actually give him a good chance of beating it. Below is a seven-minute clip from yesterday’s press conference in which Hogan himself made the announcement. Hogan is 59, and he’s going...
  • Iranian Parliament Chants “Death to America” – Votes to Ban Nuclear Inspections (VIDEO)

    06/22/2015 2:37:47 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 14 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Jun 22, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    With some lawmakers chanting “Death to the America,” Iran’s parliament voted Sunday to ban access to military sites, documents and scientists as part of a future deal with world powers over its contested nuclear program.
  • John Kerry Suffers Broken Leg in Bike Accident in France

    05/31/2015 1:47:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 78 replies
    Secretary of State John Kerry suffered a broken leg in a bike accident in France early Sunday, and will return to the U.S. for treatment, the State Department said. The cycling accident occurred near Scionzier, France, about 25 miles from Geneva, where Kerry had been holding nuclear talks with Iran's foreign minister, Javad Zarif. Kerry was flown by helicopter to a hospital in Geneva in a stable condition, and is said to be in good spirits. State Department spokesman John Kirby said Kerry had suffered a broken femur, but is expected to make a full recovery. "Given the injury is...
  • Loretta Lynch's Justice Department Just Launched a Full-Blown Offensive Against FIFA

    05/27/2015 8:07:40 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 122 replies
    National Journal ^ | May 27, 2015 | Nora Kelly
    May 27, 2015 Loretta Lynch's Justice Department unsealed a 47-count indictment Wednesday morning laden with racketeering, corruption and conspiracy charges against 14 people associated with FIFA, the world soccer association, and international soccer organizations.
  • Federal judge again rules key part of new D.C. gun law unconstitutional

    05/19/2015 2:39:43 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 7 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 18, 2015 | By Spencer S. Hsu
    Ten months after striking down the District’s long-standing ban on carrying firearms in public as unconstitutional, a federal judge Monday ordered the city to halt enforcing a key provision of the new gun-permitting system it adapted in response. As passed by the D.C. Council, the District’s new carry legislation remains among the strictest in the nation, requiring applicants to state good reason to carry a weapon in order to obtain a permit from police, matching laws in Maryland, New Jersey and New York. However, in a 23-page opinion, U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Scullin Jr. ruled that condition — known...
  • George Zimmerman Injured in Lake Mary Shooting (VIDEO) (sigh...)

    05/11/2015 12:15:08 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 48 replies
    5-11-2015 | Jim Hoft
    George Zimmerman was injured today in a shooting in Lake Mary Florida. Zimmerman suffered a minor gunshot wound. WESH reported: The shooting involving Zimmerman and another man happened on Lake Mary Boulevard about 12:45 p.m., police said. According to Bracknell, officers at the scene reported Zimmerman suffered a minor gunshot wound. “He walked normally into the ambulance, so he wasn’t being helped or nothing,” said witness Ricardo Berrare. “They actually backed up the ambulance next to his driver side so he could walk into the door.” Chopper 2 video showed a bullet hole in the passenger window of the vehicle...
  • 2 gunmen killed, guard shot outside Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas (New Info)

    05/03/2015 8:53:51 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 80 replies
    LA Times ^ | 5/3/15 | Matt Pearce
    Two gunmen were killed and a security guard wounded in an attack outside a controversial Dallas-area event Sunday evening where organizers were holding a contest for cartoons featuring the Muslim prophet Muhammad, police said. The shooting in Garland, a Texas suburb about 20 miles from Dallas, was preceded by messages from two social media accounts that supported extremist Islamic viewpoints. One tweet, sent at 6:35 p.m., used the hashtag "#texasattack." The user wrote, “May Allah accept us as mujahideen.” Attendees inside the conference didn’t get word about the shooting until 6:50 p.m. -snip- Two social media accounts tweeted messages about...
  • Two gunmen 'carrying explosives' attack anti-Muslim art contest in Texas...(ISIS ?)

    05/03/2015 7:59:57 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 92 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/3/2015 | WILLS ROBINSON
    Two suspects were gunned down after shooting the guard in the leg outside the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland. Building and surrounding area was placed on lockdown by a SWAT team with around 100 attendees still inside Reports suggest the pair were carrying explosives at the time, and another two bombs were discovered nearby The American Freedom Defense Initiative event offered a $10,000 prize for the best caricature of the prophet Involved a keynote speech from far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders, who has linked the Koran to terrorism Two armed suspects believed to be carrying explosives have been shot dead...
  • 2 Dead in Texas: Shots in competition for Muhammad cartoons

    05/03/2015 6:59:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 53 replies
    Bild (Germany) ^ | May 4, 2015
    Garland - shock moment in Texas! In a controversial competition with cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed shots were fired near Dallas. An official in special operations outfit said the visitors towards the end of the event on Sunday evening (local time) at the Curtis Culwell Center in the city of Garland, the shots were fired in front of the building. The venue was cordoned off immediately. As US media reports, two suspects were shot. They had tried the event had to approach with a bomb. In the shootout, therefore also a security guard was injured. Planten the perpetrators may have...
  • Did Freddie Gray Have a Spinal Injury Before His Arrest? No.

    Rumors have circulated through social media and on some websites that Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old Baltimore man who died April 19 after he was injured while in police custody, had a previous spinal injury that caused his death. The rumors also claim that Gray had spinal fusion surgery not long before his arrest to repair an injury caused by a car accident, which he received an insurance settlement for.
  • Saudi-led coalition announces end to Yemen operation

    04/21/2015 2:50:40 PM PDT · by Java4Jay · 2 replies
    The Saudi-led coalition bombing Yemen for almost a month announced on Tuesday the end to its military operation, but a Saudi spokesman said forces would continue to target the Iran-allied Houthi movement as necessary.
  • Gyrocopter Lands on Capitol Grounds

    04/15/2015 12:01:42 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    Capitol building, Visitor's Center placed on lockdownU.S. Capitol Police have detained a man who flew over and landed a gyrocopter on Capitol grounds, causing the building and visitor center to be locked down Wednesday afternoon. The pilot landed around 1:30 p.m. was taken into custody after he landed on the West Front grounds. Police have described the aircraft as a gyrocopter, which is similar to a helicopter in appearance, but uses a different type of propulsion and lift. The USCP Hazardous Devices Section (bomb squad) is continuing to investigate the gyrocopter. The following temporary street closures are in effect, affecting...
  • Rahm Emanuel Re-Elected as Chicago Mayor in Runoff

    04/07/2015 9:08:29 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 36 replies
    Wall St. J ^ | April 07, 2015 | MARK PETERS and BEN KESLING
    Rahm Emanuel Re-Elected as Chicago Mayor in Runoff Incumbent defeats challenger Jesus ‘Chuy’ Garcia after failing to win a second term outright in February By MARK PETERS and BEN KESLING April 7, 2015 CHICAGO—Mayor Rahm Emanuel was re-elected Tuesday following a spirited runoff here that tested the policies and personality of the nationally known politician.
  • New Orleans airport shooting: Man with machete shot when he attacked TSA officer, sheriff says

    03/20/2015 8:36:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The New Orleans Times-Picayune ^ | March 20, 2015 | Heather Nolan
    A man with a machete was shot after he attacked a security officer at Louis Armstrong International Airport Friday evening, Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said. The man walked down a TSA Pre-Check security line into Concourse B at about 7:30 p.m. and was challenged by an officer who was checking for his boarding pass, Normand said. The man then pulled out a can of wasp spray and sprayed the officer, he said. He ran past two other officers and pulled out a machete, cutting a female TSA officer in the arm, Normand said. A sheriff's officer opened fire, striking...
  • Supreme Court Revives Notre Dame's Obamacare Contraception Objections

    03/10/2015 6:53:10 AM PDT · by marshmallow
    Reuters ^ | 3/9/15 | Lawrence Hurley
    (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday revived the University of Notre Dame's religious objections to the requirement for contraception coverage under President Barack Obama's healthcare law, throwing out a lower court decision in favor of the federal government. The justices asked the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider its decision against the South Bend, Indiana-based Roman Catholic university in light of the June 2014 Supreme Court ruling that allowed certain privately owned corporations to seek exemptions from the provision. The case is part of national litigation concerning religious objections to the contraception provision of the 2010...
  • Congress sends ‘clean’ Homeland bill to Obama

    03/03/2015 12:52:55 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 37 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 3, 2015 | Eric Werner and David Espo (Associated Press)
    WASHINGTON — Congress is sending President Obama a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security through the end of the budget year, without overturning the president’s immigration policies. The House on Tuesday voted 257-167 for the measure that Obama is expected to sign. Without action, funding for the department would have expired Friday at midnight.
  • House Concedes Immigration Fight, Passes ‘Clean’ DHS Bill with 75 GOP Votes

    03/03/2015 12:41:16 PM PST · by TexasCajun · 113 replies ^ | Mar. 3, 2015 | Pete Kasperowicz
    The House on Tuesday admitted defeat after a month-long effort to defund President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, and passed a Department of Homeland Security funding bill that leaves Obama’s plan intact. The vote came after dozens of House Republicans fought to the bitter end to reject the “clean” DHS bill, in an effort to oppose what they see as an unconstitutional action from Obama. The House passed the bill 257-167, and sending it to the White House for Obama’s signature into law. In the end, 167 Republicans voted against the Senate’s version of the bill. But because the...
  • DOJ announces it will not file charges against Zimmerman in Martin shooting

    02/24/2015 1:31:31 PM PST · by Bubba_Leroy · 20 replies ^ | February 24, 2015 | Jake Gibson
    <p>The Justice Department announced Tuesday it will not file federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, the Florida man who was acquitted last year of second-degree murder for shooting Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager.</p> <p>“Though a comprehensive investigation found that the high standard for a federal hate crime prosecution cannot be met under the circumstances here, this young man’s premature death necessitates that we continue the dialogue and be unafraid of confronting the issues and tensions his passing brought to the surface,” Attorney General Eric Holder said in written statement. “We, as a nation, must take concrete steps to ensure that such incidents do not occur in the future.”</p>
  • Justice Department declines to pursue charges against George Zimmerman

    02/24/2015 11:41:43 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 18 replies
    Pollutico ^ | 02/24/2015 | Adam B. Lerner
    The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that it would not pursue federal criminal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.Attorney General Eric Holder said in a statement that the Department of Justice’s investigation found that the evidence available could not meet the “high standard for a federal hate crime prosecution,” though he called the death a “devastating tragedy” that “shook an entire community, drew the attention of millions across the nation, and sparked a painful but necessary dialogue.” Story Continued Below Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old, was shot and killed by George Zimmerman on...
  • Federal Judge Blocks Obama’s “Executive Action” On Immigration – The White House Responds…

    02/17/2015 7:21:16 AM PST · by Ray76 · 12 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | Feb 17, 2015 | Sundance
    The White House Office of Legal Counsel knew and advised Obama from the outset an executive order was impossible. Subsequently the White House and DHS attempted to thread the needle with a claim of Presidential authority to “set priorities regarding enforcement“. However, as we previously outlined the “enforcement priority” did more than “prioritize enforcement”, it actually created an entire new category of immigration personage. A large problem relates to an intent on classifying a new category of illegal alien with eligible work status. Riddled throughout President Obama’s Executive Order speech in November was something more than prosecutorial discretion and/or non-deportation....