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  • Another hate crime hoax: Oregon commission candidate admits he wrote racist letter to himself

    07/08/2020 8:25:49 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 38 replies
    www.bizpacreview ^ | July 7, 2020 | Jon Dougherty
    An Oregon man gunning for a seat at the political table has joined the ranks of now notorious hate crime hoaxers Jussie Smollett and Bubba Wallace. A Hispanic candidate for an Oregon county commission seat has admitted he faked a racist letter to himself, though he now says he never meant to mislead anyone. Jonathan Lopez, who ran an unsuccessful primary campaign for a seat on the Umatilla County commission in May, had initially claimed that a racially-tinged letter had been left in his mailbox. But in an email to the press on Monday, Hermiston Police Chief Jason Edmiston said...
  • Shooting at Seattles CHOP protest site kills 16-year-old boy, leaves 14-year-old seriously injured

    06/30/2020 11:25:48 AM PDT · by rintintin · 11 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | June 29 2020 | By Sydney Brownstone , Christine Clarridge , David Gutman and Daniel Beekman
    A 16-year-old boy was killed and a 14-year-old boy was wounded early Monday morning when they were shot at 12th Avenue and East Pike Street in the protest area known as CHOP, in Seattles Capitol Hill neighborhood. The shooting amplified calls to bring law enforcement back to the East Precinct and shut down CHOP, though protesters say the violence isnt connected to the movement and they wont leave until their demands are met. Mondays gun violence marked the second fatal shooting of a teenager in the area in a little over a week Lorenzo Anderson, 19, died after being...
  • At Least 19 Injured In Over A Dozen Shootings Across NYC In 24 Hours

    06/21/2020 2:37:48 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 26 replies
    CBS local ^ | 06 20 2020 | Staff
    The NYPD is investigating more than a dozen shootings that took place across New York City in just 24 hours. At least 19 people were injured, CBS2s Cory James reported Saturday. Since 12 a.m. Saturday, six shootings happened in the Bronx, and four took place in Brooklyn. There were two more in Queens and one in Manhattan. One incident happened on Milford Street and Blake Avenue in Brooklyn around 11 a.m. Surveillance video shows the suspect approach a man washing his tires, pull out a gun and then fire at least one round at a 35-year-old man, hitting him in...
  • MSNBC And NBC News Hire Lisa Page As A Legal Analyst

    06/06/2020 8:50:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/06/2020 | John Sexton
    Today, MSNBC announced it had hired Lisa Page as a legal analyst. Here’s the on-air announcement from MSNBC’s PR feed: JUST ANNOUNCED: @MSNBC welcomes Former FBI Lawyer @NatSecLisa as an NBC News & MSNBC National Security & Legal Analyst.— MSNBC Public Relations (@MSNBCPR) June 5, 2020 Page tweeted the clip saying she’s stated “something new.” I started something new today! 😳— Lisa Page (@NatSecLisa) June 5, 2020 Given the contents of Page’s texts and emails with Peter Strzok, MSNBC is obviously a perfect fit for her. CNN might have worked as well but with the hiring of...
  • Biden Says About 10 to 15 Percent of Americans Are Not Very Good People

    06/05/2020 8:30:24 AM PDT · by John W · 53 replies
    New York Times ^ | June 5, 2020 | Reid Epstein
    WASHINGTON Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. told a group of black supporters on Thursday night that most Americans were good people who think the nation can be improved, while also declaring that there are probably anywhere from 10 to 15 percent of the people out there that are just not very good people. Mr. Biden offered his estimate during remarks in which he spoke about the importance of a president setting a positive example for the nation on racial issues. He accused President Trump of dividing the country while pledging that, as president, he would not.
  • Dow Rises More Than 500 Points, Nasdaq Nears Record High.....

    06/04/2020 7:50:16 AM PDT · by caww · 44 replies
    breitbart ^ | 6/3/2020 | JOHN CARNEY
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 527 points, or 2.05 percent. The S&P 500 moved up 1.36 percent, its fourth day of gains. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite gained 0.78 percent, climbing within two percent of the all-time high hit in February. All 11 sectors of the S&P were up. Industrials and financials were the best performing sector, rising by 3.91 percent and 3.83 percent respectively.
  • Boris Johnson Announces UK Shutdown Over Wuhan Coronavirus

    03/21/2020 1:11:25 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 31 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | March 20 2020 | Vijeta Uniyal
    Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced nationwide lockdown measures late Friday as British health authorities registered a spike in Wuhan Coronavirus deaths. UKs National Health Service (NHS) reported 40 Coronavirus related deaths on Friday, the biggest single day jump yet, taking the overall death toll to 177. The government has ordered the closure of all restaurants, pubs, gyms and other leisure activities across the country, UK media reports said. Tens of thousands of bars, restaurants, cafes and gyms across the UK have remained closed this morning as the government battles to control the spread of Coronavirus, UK newspaper The Independent reported...
  • Federal judge orders Chelsea Manning's release from jail

    03/13/2020 5:53:50 AM PDT · by BBQToadRibs · 7 replies
    CNN ^ | March 12, 2020 | Katelyn Polantz, Veronica Stracqualursi and Mark Morales
    Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning will be released from jail after being held for 10 months because testimony she refused to give to a secret grand jury is no longer needed, a federal judge said on Thursday. Manning's release comes because "the business of (the grand jury) had concluded," Judge Anthony Trenga of the federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, wrote on Thursday. "The Court finds that Ms. Manning's appearance before the Grand Jury is no longer needed, in light of which her detention no longer serves any coercive purpose." Manning was fined $256,000 in fines for refusing to testify,...
  • Roundup of Saudi Royals Expands With Detention of a 4th Prince

    03/08/2020 7:54:35 PM PDT · by bitt · 45 replies
    nytimes ^ | 3/7/2020 | By David D. Kirkpatrick, Ben Hubbard
    The arrests have raised questions about whether the crown prince was on the verge of taking full power from his father, King Salman. The scope of a new roundup of Saudi royals widened on Saturday with word that a fourth senior prince has been detained under orders from Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, according to two Saudis close to the royal family, in a sign that he is determined to crack down on even whispers of dissent. The wave of arrests has ensnared a former head of army intelligence, Prince Nayef bin Ahmed, as well as at least three other...
  • Sergeant from San Antonio killed in Afghanistan attack, per U.S. Army officials

    02/09/2020 1:25:58 PM PST · by sockmonkey · 25 replies
    KSAT ^ | 2-9-2020 | Cody King
    SAN ANTONIO A San Antonio soldier was killed after a recent attack in Afghanistan, according to U.S. Army officials. Sgt. 1st Class Javier J. Gutierrez, 28, of San Antonio, died Saturday, Feb. 8 from wounds he sustained during a combat mission in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. According to a report from The Associated Press, the U.S. Military said an individual in an Afghan uniform opened fire on the combined U.S. and Afghan force with a machine gun. We are still collecting information and the cause or motive behind the attack is unknown at this time." Gutierrez was one of two...
  • Illinois suspects enter Walmart with 'Caution I have the Coronavirus' sign and spray substance on $7K worth of produce

    02/05/2020 8:59:16 AM PST · by GulfMan · 24 replies
    Police in Illinois are looking for two men who caused nearly $10,000 in damage after they entered a Walmart with a Caution I have the Coronavirus sign and started spraying a mystery substance. Joliet Police were called to the store off Route 59 just after 4 p.m. Tuesday. One of the two men is seen on surveillance video spraying the substance on produce, clothing, and health and beauty products, according to a press release.
  • David Stern, former NBA commissioner, has died at age 77

    01/02/2020 4:17:59 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    CBS News ^ | 01/02/2019
    David Stern, the former commissioner of the National Basketball Association died Wednesday, the NBA said. He was 77. Stern died from a brain hemorrhage he suffered several weeks ago, according to the NBA. Stern suffered the brain hemorrhage December 12 while dining in a Manhattan restaurant. Stern is survived by his wife, Dianne, and their two sons, Eric and Andrew. Stern became the fourth commissioner of the NBA on February 1, 1984. He previously served as the NBA's general counsel from 1978 until 1980, and then as Executive Vice President of the NBA from 1980 until 1984. In 2012, Stern...
  • Trump Surprises Troops In Afghanistan On Thanksgiving Day

    11/29/2019 3:56:13 AM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies ^ | November 28, 2019 | Bronson Stocking
    President Trump made a surprise visit to troops in Afghanistan on Thanksgiving Day. The president departed Joint Base Andrews on Wednesday evening to make the 13-hour secret flight to Bagram Air Force Base, arriving shortly after 11 a.m. EST. According to reports, many measures were taken to conceal the president's unscheduled trip. The president took off from an undisclosed airport in Florida on Wednesday night around 7 p.m. EST. to travel to Joint Base Andrews. He then boarded Air Force One, which had been removed from its usual tarmac location and housed inside a hangar. Staff accompanying the president...
  • Thieves Steal Priceless Diamonds In Heist At Dresden's 'Green Vault' Museum

    11/26/2019 1:04:00 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 13 replies
    NPR ^ | 11/325/2019
    olice are searching for the bold thieves who made off with priceless diamonds and other historic treasures from the Grnes Gewlbe, or "Green Vault," state museum in Dresden, Germany, early Monday. The museum has a large collection of jewels, Baroque artifacts and intricately crafted golden tableaux amassed between 1723 and 1730 by August the Strong, the Saxon elector and arts patron who later became king of Poland. Early reports of the heist sparked incredulity and worries about how much was taken, since the historic Green Vault collection includes thousands of rare and irreplaceable items. The loot's material value seems to...
  • Colin Kaepernick Rumors: QB Has Received 'Absolutely Zero' Interest from Teams

    11/25/2019 11:30:47 AM PST · by Red Badger · 113 replies ^ | Tyler Conway November 24, 2019
    Despite flashing elite arm strength and fluidity in the pocket during his public workout last week, Colin Kaepernick has reportedly received "zero" interest from NFL teams. Zero. Absolutely zero. The workout last week did absolutely nothing to enhance the chances that Colin Kaepernick is going to wind up with another team," ESPN's Adam Schefter said Sunday on SportsCenter. "There hasnt been a team that has requested a workout. There hasnt been a team that has requested a visit. There hasnt been a team that has expressed interest in signing him. So, despite the fact that one week ago we saw...
  • HUGE: House Intel Committee Members Call on Schiff to Answer Questions Under Oath

    11/06/2019 12:29:32 PM PST · by Jacquerie · 44 replies
    Trending Politics ^ | November 5th 2019 | Collin Rugg
    On Tuesday, Republican Representative Elise Stefanik demanded that far-left Rep. Adam Schiff testify under oath about his relations to the anti-Trump whistleblower who is responsible for the beginning of the impeachment inquiry. The whistleblower should answer questions under oath. But more importantly, Adam Schiff needs to answer questions under oath, Stefanik said during an interview with Fox & Friends. I was the first member of Congress to ask when did Adam Schiff have access to the whistleblower. We know now that that was before the whistleblower submitted his complaint to the inspector general, she added. So there are a lot...
  • Undercover Video Reveals Tension Between CNN Staff, Leadership Over Nonstop Trump Focus

    10/15/2019 12:08:49 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 25 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | 10/14/19 | PETR SVAB
    CNN President Jeff Zucker has insisted the cable news network has to maximally focus on pushing the story of Democrats trying to impeach President Donald Trump, despite objections by staffers that the push is harming the organization’s journalistic integrity, according to undercover recordings.“Impeachment is the story,” Zucker said during a recent 9 a.m. rundown call, according to one of the recordings, which were released on Oct. 14 by investigative journalism nonprofit Project Veritas. “You know, I know we’re going to feel a tendency to think we’re doing too much, but this is the story.” At least some of the recordings were provided...
  • Bernie Sanders released from hospital

    10/05/2019 11:25:11 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 48 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/10/19
    Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was released from a Nevada hospital on Friday after suffering a heart attack...
  • Amber Guyger guilty of murdering black neighbor Botham Jean in his own home

    10/02/2019 9:33:26 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 286 replies
    The Guardian via Yahoo Noose ^ | October 2, 2019 | Tom Dart in Houston
    A former police officer who argued she had a right to use lethal force when she killed an innocent man after mistakenly entering his apartment has been convicted of murder. Amber Guyger faces a lengthy prison sentence after a jury found her guilty of the murder of Botham Jean in Dallas on 6 September last year a verdict Jean family attorneys hailed as a significant moment in the battle to hold police accountable. Guyger is white. Jean was black. Guyger is the first Dallas police department officer to be convicted of murder since the 1970s, the Dallas Morning News...
  • House Republicans demand details on Dems' mysterious trips to Mexico

    09/09/2019 7:58:54 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 58 replies
    Fox News ^ | 09/09/2019 | Adam Shaw, Brooke Singman
    Republicans on the House Oversight Committee are calling on their Democratic colleagues to provide more details about a series of trips taken to Mexico while staff were touring border detention facilities, amid reports that at least one Democrat has been involved in coaching migrants there on how to exploit U.S. immigration law. In a letter to Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., obtained by Fox News, ranking member Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said there were at least two committee staff trips into Mexico in August one of which required Border Patrol agents to provide a special escort back into the U.S. Although...