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  • Four NCAA assistant coaches, Adidas exec among charged in college bribery scheme

    09/27/2017 6:58:54 AM PDT · by ptsal · 28 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Sept 26, 2017 | Larry Neumeister & Tom Hays
    **snip**These file photos show, assistant basketball coaches Tony Bland, left, Chuck Person, center, and Lamont Richardson. The three, along with assistant coach Lamont Evans of Oklahoma State, were identified in court papers and are among 10 people facing federal charges ...In one of the biggest crackdowns on the corrupting role of money in college basketball, 10 men — including a top Adidas executive and four assistant coaches — were charged Tuesday with using hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to influence star athletes’ choice of schools, shoe sponsors, agents, even tailors. Some of the most explosive allegations appeared to...
  • Trump: ‘Foreign Companies Have More Than a 60% Tax Advantage’ Over US Companies

    08/31/2017 5:33:23 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 11 replies
    CNS News ^ | 08/30/2017 | Melanie Arter
    During a rally in Springfield, Mo., President Donald Trump called on Congress to reform the U.S. tax code, including the business tax, saying it puts American companies at a disadvantage compared to countries like China, the United Kingdom, and Canada, which have lower corporate tax rates. The United States is “dead last” when it comes to the business tax, the president said. We have gone from a tax rate that is lower than our economic competitors, to one that is more than 60 percent higher. We have totally surrendered our competitive edge to other countries. We have totally surrendered. We're...
  • Sheriff: Judge returns fire after being shot outside courthouse

    08/22/2017 12:46:12 PM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies
    CBS ^ | 21 August, 2017 | CBS,AP
    An Ohio sheriff says a judge fired back at a man who shot him outside a courthouse, killing him. One suspect has been killed and another is in custody, CBS Pittsburgh reports. The incident happened outside of the Jefferson County Courthouse around 8 a.m. along the Ohio River in Steubenville, roughly 30 miles west of Pittsburgh, according to WTRF-TV. Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla says courthouse video shows Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. firing about five shots at the gunman, who also fired about five shots. The gunman was then killed by a probation officer.
  • Wounded judge fires back, kills gunman who ambushed him

    08/22/2017 7:40:24 AM PDT · by rktman · 26 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 8/21/2017 | None
    STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a judge outside an Ohio courthouse (all times local): 4:45 p.m. (ASSOCIATED PRESS) — STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — The Latest on the shooting of a judge outside an Ohio courthouse (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A prosecutor says the man who shot and wounded an Ohio judge was the father of a Steubenville High School football player convicted of rape in 2013. Jefferson County Prosecutor Jane Hanlin on Monday identified the shooter as Nathaniel Richmond, the father of Ma’Lik Richmond. Ma’Lik Richmond served about 10 months in a juvenile lockup after...
  • Senior FBI Official Who Investigated Clinton Leaves Robert Mueller’s Russia Probe

    08/17/2017 9:59:09 AM PDT · by detective · 60 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 Aug 2017 | Kristina Wong
    One of the FBI’s top investigators tapped by special counsel Robert Muller to investigate Russian interference in the elections has left the team, according to a report. Sources told ABC News that Peter Strzok — who had just been tapped about a month ago — is now working for the FBI’s human resources division. It is not yet known why Strzok left the team. He had supervised the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails last year.
  • Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice Says She’s a Victim of Racism and Sexism

    06/28/2017 11:37:48 AM PDT · by C19fan · 48 replies
    Heat Street ^ | June 27, 2017 | Emily Zanotti
    Former national security adviser and UN ambassador Susan Rice refuses to go quietly into retirement, even though she remains one of the most controversial figures of the Obama Administration. Now, thanks to a glowing profile in New York Magazine, we know that despite Susan Rice’s very public shortcomings (whatever happened to that dastardly filmmaker who spurred violence across the Middle East, anyway?), she believes any criticism of her tenure is at least partly the result of racism and sexism.
  • Trump to CNN: “What about all the other phony stories”?

    06/28/2017 9:50:56 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 16 replies
    Hot Air ^ | June 27, 2017 | Ed Morrissey
    After getting burned on a single-sourced story last week, CNN made some major internal changes to their reporting process. Three journalists involved in the retracted article resigned, and management imposed new restrictions on any reporting on Russian interference in the 2016 election. That’s not enough for Donald Trump, who took to Twitter this morning to complain about CNN’s performance on other stories: (tweet at link) Actually, the ratings are way up — and that might be part of the problem. Project Veritas launched a new undercover video series last night called “American Pravda,” and its first target is CNN. James...
  • Overturned Tanker Explodes In Pakistan, Killing At Least 150

    06/26/2017 11:51:43 AM PDT · by johnk · 14 replies
    www.westernjournalism.com ^ | June 26, 2017 at 6:26am | By Jack Davis
    At least 150 people were killed and 100 more injured in eastern Pakistan when an overturned tanker truck exploded while villagers were trying to collect fuel that had spilled onto the roadway. ... The tanker blew a tire, authorities said, leading to the crash. When an oil tanker overturned in Pakistan, residents rushed to collect the gushing fuel. Then the tanker exploded. https://t.co/fHq24yAVal pic.twitter.com/JIGOANRlYu — New York Times World (@nytimesworld) June 26, 2017 After the tanker crashed, it began leaking its 5,500 gallons of fuel. Although police tried to keep people from the wreck, residents of the community used anything...
  • Jane Sanders Lawyers Up

    06/23/2017 5:27:44 PM PDT · by kabar · 33 replies
    Politico Magazine ^ | June 22, 2017 | Harry Jaffe
    Sanders and his wife have been trying to ignore the federal investigation since reporters for VTDigger, an online publication, confirmed the FBI’s involvement in April. The original request for an investigation into the potential bank fraud did indeed come from Brady Toensing, an attorney who chaired Trump’s Vermont campaign, and whose January 2016 letter to the U.S. attorney for Vermont put federal agents on the trail. (Toensing, in an email to Politico Magazine, notes, “The investigation was started more than a year ago under President Obama, his Attorney General Loretta Lynch, and his United States Attorney, all of whom are...
  • Severe storm pounds northern US with hail, powerful winds

    06/12/2017 10:46:38 AM PDT · by FatherofFive · 20 replies
    MSN ^ | June 12, 2017 | Courtney Barrow
    Hail reached up to 2 inches in both Minnesota and Wisconsin, according to reports. Wind gusts reached as high as 80 mph.
  • Afghan soldier fatally shoots three U.S. soldiers; 1 injured

    06/11/2017 5:35:16 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 29 replies
    LA Times ^ | Jun 10, 2017 | Sultan Faizy and W.J. Hennigan
    Three American service members were killed and another wounded Saturday when an Afghan soldier opened fire on them in the country's eastern Nangarhar province, U.S. officials said. In a statement, the Pentagon said the wounded soldier had been evacuated for treatment and the incident was under investigation. The so-called insider attack — the second of its kind this year — happened in Nangarhar, where Afghan troops and U.S. special operations forces have been locked in combat with an Islamic State-affiliated militant group for months. The shooter was killed immediately.
  • Pentagon: Pro-government forces in Syria use drone to attack US-led coalition troops

    06/09/2017 5:10:27 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 7 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | 08 June 2017 | Tara Copp
    U.S.-led coalition troops patrolling in southern Syria were attacked Thursday by a pro-government forces drone, marking an escalation in hostilities in the region, the Pentagon said. Coalition troops, which included advisers, were conducting a patrol east of Tanf, near a military camp used by U.S. troops training Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State. The drone, which was similar in shape and size to an MQ-1 Predator, dropped an unidentified munition on the troops, Army Col. Ryan Dillon told reporters Thursday at the Pentagon. “It had remaining munitions that were still on the drone when we fired and we shot it...
  • General election 2017: Less than an hour until polls close in UK's bitterly fought election

    06/09/2017 4:57:17 PM PDT · by originalbuckeye · 1 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 6/8/17 | Lianna Brinded, Thomas Colson and Rob Price
    1835 — DRAMA IN STOKE NEWINGTON There has been a surreal, dramatic episode at a school-turned-polling station in Stoke Newington, London, according to Guido Fawkes reporter Ross Kempsell. Kempsell reported on Twitter that the school had posters up in the windows apparently drawn by children, emblazoned with slogans like "We want change fund schools!" and "More books and libraries." Another message, seemingly writen by school staff, urged voters to "Vote with your heart, not by what the papers tell you!" Police were on-site, but the site manager apparently refused to take the posters down, threatening to close the entire polling...
  • Wrinklefaced Unfunny Comedian Kathy Griffin Fired By CNN For Photos Of Her Holding B3head3d Trump!

    06/01/2017 10:38:48 AM PDT · by Morgana · 16 replies
    TNN NEWS RAW 2 ^ | May 31, 2017 | TOMMY SOTOMAYOR
    Wrinklefaced Unfunny Comedian Kathy Griffin Fired By CNN For Photos Of Her Holding B3head3d Trump! ***warning language***
  • Huma Abedin invites disgraced pervert Anthony Weiner back home

    05/31/2017 6:04:05 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 14 replies
    NY Post and theduran ^ | 5/31/2017 | Alex Christoforou
    Abedin has had a change of heart and has since renewed the lease on their pricey Union Square duplex — and invited back home the man who has repeatedly heaped humiliation upon her. The sext-crazed pol, who had been sleeping on his mother’s couch in Park Slope, was to move out Tuesday, a source said. “He was supposed to move,” the building source explained. “But they just signed for another year.”
  • Fight breaks out in Texas legislature over sanctuary cities (Two Videos)

    05/30/2017 7:32:14 AM PDT · by Hostage · 32 replies
    Spero News ^ | MAY 29, 2017 | MARTIN BARILLAS
    Full Title: Fight breaks out in Texas legislature over sanctuary cities, lawmaker under police protection On the floor of the Texas legislature, an enraged Democrat attacked a fellow lawmaker, a Republican, who had reported to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that there were illegal immigrants making a ruckus in the building. Protesters held up signs reading, “I am an illegal and here to stay,” while issuing chants from the gallery of the Texas Capitol in Spanish, one of which translated is “A united people will never be defeated!”
  • Tiger Woods Arrested for DUI in Florida

    05/30/2017 12:09:07 AM PDT · by 867V309 · 23 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 29 May 2017 | Trent Baker
    Golfer Tiger Woods was arrested early Monday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence.
  • Abbas rejects Trump's peace proposal

    05/29/2017 2:45:21 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 41 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 28/5/17 | Dalit Halevi
    Fatah's Revolutionary Council congratulated the "heroic" hunger-striking terrorists for their "victory" over Israel in what the terror organization called a "fight for freedom and honor." In a committee meeting titled "The meeting for freedom and honor in support of our heroic prisoners," the Council expressed its pride and admiration of the prisoners for "standing strong," and said the Fatah leader and their freedom and their families' honor would continue to top Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas' priority list. The Council also gave full support to Abbas' "nationalist" views and credited him with expressing "Palestinian" values in his meeting with US...
  • McCain: Trump’s Budget Dead on Arrival

    05/24/2017 1:49:36 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 57 replies
    Tuesday Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said President Donald Trump’s budget was dead on arrival. In a statement, McCain said, “President Trump’s $603 billion defense budget request is inadequate to the challenges we face, illegal under current law, and part of an overall budget proposal that is dead on arrival in Congress.” McCain was asked by MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt, “Can I ask you about president’s budget? Is it dead on arrival?” He replied, “Yes. and the commitment to rebuilding the military cannot be fulfilled with this level of spending. It is $30 billion too short.”
  • Rosie O'Donnell's daughter claims kill threat

    05/04/2017 4:25:57 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 15 replies
    Salem News ^ | 5/3/2017 | Celebretainment
    Rosie O'Donnell's daughter has alleged she threatened to "kill" her during a blazing row. It was believed that the former 'The View' presenter had reconciled with her adopted offspring - who Rosie reported missing in August 2015 - last year, however the 19 year old has now made shocking claims about her mother and said the actress spied on her, chased her around their home and threatened to beat her with a bottle after she discovered Chelsea had gotten a tattoo. She explained: "I had gotten a tattoo. [Rosie] had spyware on my phone so she could see pretty much...