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  • Fugitives wanted in Canada for murder, kidnapping found with an arsenal during U.S. traffic stop, police say

    01/16/2021 11:31:27 PM PST · by nickcarraway
    National Post ^ | Jan 15, 2021 | Adrian Humphreys
    Officers found 67 guns and numerous magazines in four bags in the truck, according to the complaint. One was loaded with live ammunitionWhen a Minnesota State Trooper stopped a pickup truck for speeding on a U.S. highway this week, he not only discovered an arsenal of 67 suspected crime guns inside but two Toronto fugitives — one wanted for murder and the other for the kidnapping of a wealthy Chinese student. Dayne Adrian Sitladeen, 29, and Muzamil Aden Addow, 29, are both wanted for high-profile crimes in Ontario. With lockdown restrictions tightening, these indoor activities could make your day Sitladeen...
  • Up to 8,000 US-bound migrants enter Guatemala from Honduras

    01/16/2021 11:28:57 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 1 replies
    edition.cnn.com ^ | January 17, 2021 | Marlon Sorto and Sharif Paget
    An estimated 7,000 to 8,000 US-bound migrants have entered Guatemala from Honduras since Friday, a spokesman for Guatemala's official immigration agency, Alejandra Mena, told CNN on Saturday. Thousands of people are joining the US-bound groups to flee a life of poverty and violence. Two devastating hurricanes struck the region late last year, exacerbating the economic strain caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Leftist Hacker Archived Every Parler Post

    01/16/2021 11:27:59 PM PST · by Heathermariela · 1 replies
    A left-wing hacker claims to have archived all of Parler’s deleted posts and says they provide “very incriminating” evidence in the wake of the deadly mob attack at the US Capitol, Daily Mail reports. People need to go through some of these left-wing sites and doxx them. They write some really awful stuff, but the media would probably say they don’t really mean it. Twitter user @donk_enby has announced in a number of Twitter posts that s/he has captured data and videos from Parler, “complete with GPS metadata to show exactly where they were taken.” That could prove helpful for...
  • Mexican Queen Statue Erected on Remote Japan Island With Hopes for Revitalization

    01/16/2021 11:25:16 PM PST · by nickcarraway
    The Mainichi ^ | January 17, 2021
    A bronze statue of a Mexican queen has been erected on an island in southwestern Japan, and the volunteers who donated the statue hope that it will become a new landmark and help revitalize the island. The approximately 3.5-meter-tall statue set up near the island's high-speed boat depot comes from a legend that has been passed down for generations on Shimanoura Island, a remote island in Nobeoka, Miyazaki Prefecture. According to the culture division of the city's education board, in a document related to the Nobeoka clan in the late Edo period, there is a description of a crew on...
  • Why Many Asian Countries Are Being Cautious on Vaccines

    01/16/2021 11:17:04 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 1 replies
    Japan Times ^ | Jan 15, 2021 | IAIN MARLOW, LISA DU AND JINSHAN HONG
    The nations quickest to enact social distancing and contact-tracing systems have mostly kept COVID-19 in check, but their citizens now find themselves lagging in receiving the shots needed to finally end a pandemic that has devastated millions of lives. Governments from Japan and Australia to Hong Kong and South Korea are taking their time before granting regulatory approvals for vaccines, in stark contrast to the Western nations that have rushed to inoculate populations. That cautious approach may seem strange given the urgency to resume normal life, but low infection rates mean that Asian governments are able to wait to see...
  • Sapporo decides to sell new beer with English mistake on label

    01/16/2021 11:12:09 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    Japan Today ^ | 1/16 | Oona McGee
    It was a sad day for beer lovers across Japan on Jan 8, when Sapporo Breweries put the lid on an exclusive new brew release just four days before it was due to go on sale. According to the company, the new beer, called Kaitakushi Beer Tailored, used the same traditional manufacturing methods as Japan’s first beer factory, Kaitakushi Brewery, founded in Sapporo, Hokkaido, in 1897, and was set to be sold exclusively at FamilyMart convenience stores around the country on Jan 12. However, the beer’s release was pulled from sale before even making it to stores, and the problem...
  • The Mythical Snow Monster that Roams the Mountains: The Yeti

    01/16/2021 11:01:17 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    The Gazette ^ | Mon, January 11, 2021
    In Asia, a huge, hairy ape-man stomps through the snowy Himalayan mountain range, hunting for prey and terrorizing local people. Or so the legend goes. For generations, stories of the yeti, aka the abominable snowman, have been told. Does he live in an icy cave? Is he related to Bigfoot, the ape-man said to roam the forests of the northwestern United States? Is the monster real? According to the BBC, the mythical monster is rooted in the folklore of the Sherpa, the communities that live in the mountains of eastern Nepal. The yeti or a group of yetis always are...
  • PROFITING FROM PROVERBS – 1/17/2021

    01/16/2021 10:57:14 PM PST · by Pilgrim's Progress · 1 replies
    King James Bible | 1/17/2021 | pilgrimsprogress
    “Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house” (Proverbs 17:13).
  • What makes an old song go viral on TikTok?

    01/16/2021 10:31:34 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    NME ^ | 15th January 2021 | Lucy Harbron
    From Kate Bush's 'Babooshka' to Fleetwood Mac's 'Dreams', the app's gone nostalgia crazy. We asked TikTok stars, musicians and psychologists: why?Kate Bush's 1980 weirdo-banger 'Babooshka' has filled many a TikTokker with glee. Credit: Getty You don’t need us to tell you that TikTok now has a huge effect on the music industry. With the power to launch careers with one viral clip, we’re seeing the birth of a new star every day. But how about the revival of an old one? Last year saw TikTok revive vintage hits, from ‘70s classics such as Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’ to ‘00s deep cuts...
  • "Leading a Chaste and Decent Life" (Sermon on 1 Corinthians 6:12-20)

    01/16/2021 10:29:09 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 1 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | January 17, 2021 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Leading a Chaste and Decent Life” (1 Corinthians 6:12-20) Have you seen the January issue of the Lutheran Witness? On the cover it has a quote from Luther’s Explanation of the Sixth Commandment. It says: “We should fear and love God so that we lead a chaste and decent life.” And that’s the theme of the issue: The articles are on how we as Christians should lead a chaste and decent life in what we say and do. And so, when I looked at the Scripture readings coming up for today, I thought, “Wow, the Epistle lesson ties right in...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-17-2021, Memorial of St. Fursey of Ireland (died 650 AD)

    01/16/2021 10:29:08 PM PST · by Cronos · 4 replies
    Universalis ^ | 17 January 2021 | God
    January 17 2021 Memorial of St. Fursey of Ireland Cathedral of Christ the King, Atlanta, Georgia Lectionary 65Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Green.First reading1 Samuel 3:3-10,19 ©'Speak, Lord, your servant is listening'Samuel was lying in the sanctuary of the Lord, where the ark of God was, when the Lord called, ‘Samuel! Samuel!’ He answered, ‘Here I am.’ Then he ran to Eli and said, ‘Here I am, since you called me.’ Eli said, ‘I did not call. Go back and lie down.’ So he went and lay down. Once again the Lord called, ‘Samuel! Samuel!’ Samuel got up and went to...
  • Biden’s Lying Catholic Apologists

    01/16/2021 9:55:50 PM PST · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    American Spectator ^ | January 16, 2021 | George Neumayr
    Biden’s Lying Catholic ApologistsThey are trying to use the Capitol Hill mayhem to silence his critics.The recent condemnations of “reckless rhetoric” come mainly from liberals who engage in it. They froth at the mouth over the mayhem on Capitol Hill, making wild charges about “those responsible for it.” They spread the blame far and wide in the hopes of silencing and discrediting their political opponents.Joe Biden’s religious apologists have joined in this opportunism, using it to settle scores against Christian supporters of Trump. These religious liberals have poured scorn on the government of Donald Trump for four years, often indulging...
  • Nurse fired after joining Capitol riot says she’d do it again

    01/16/2021 9:49:39 PM PST · by conservative98 · 25 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 17, 2021 | 12:32am | Elizabeth Elizalde
    A Kentucky nurse who was fired after admitting she entered the U.S. Capitol during last week’s violent insurrection says she’d do it all over again. Lori Vinson, of Morganfield, Kentucky, told WFIE she’s glad she attended the Jan. 6 riot because it’s a moment she’ll remember 30 years from now. “People have asked, ‘Are you sorry you’ve done that?’” Vinson said. “Absolutely I am not. I am not sorry for that, I would do it again tomorrow.” After the unrest, Vinson said she was fired from her nursing job at Ascension St. Vincent in Evansville, Indiana, on Jan. 8. Despite...
  • So, you’re ideologically opposed to your favourite pop star. What next?

    01/16/2021 9:44:11 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    NME ^ | 11th January 2021 | Mark Beaumont
    It can be pretty troubling to learn that your musical idol might harbour views that you consider problematic. Let our columnist guide you through the processWe’ve all seen the early signs, experienced the shock and sadness of watching a close friend or relative succumb to reactionary lies. The idea that it’s immigrants that have been underfunding the NHS since 2010, perhaps, or that it’s possible to get several hundred thousand identical fake ballots counted and verified just by lobbing them through the window of a voting station in a massive sack at 4am – all because of a grainy meme...
  • White House Showcases List of Trump Presidency Accomplishments

    01/16/2021 9:34:23 PM PST · by Bogle · 9 replies
    Whitehouse.gov ^ | January 16, 2021 | White House
    "Unprecedented Economic Boom: Before the China Virus invaded our shores, we built the world’s most prosperous economy....[Post-Covid] achieved a record-setting economic comeback...."
  • Nestlé Recalls 762,000 Pounds of Pepperoni Hot Pockets

    01/16/2021 9:27:03 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    News4Jx ^ | January 16, 2021
    Nestlé Prepared Foods is recalling more than 762,000 pounds of pepperoni Hot Pockets, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said. The frozen stuffed sandwiches — shipped to retail stores nationwide — are being recalled because they “may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of glass and hard plastic,” the USDA said Friday. The problem was discovered when the company received four consumer complaints of extraneous material in pepperoni Hot Pockets, the department said. The company has received one report of a “minor oral injury” associated with consumption of the product, the USDA said.
  • Why do so many people with expensive college degrees settle for low-paying jobs?

    01/16/2021 9:17:45 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    Quora ^ | 01/16/2021 | Thomas B Walsh, former Systems Engineer at IBM
    You can’t be serious, Dude. There was a time in the US when you could get a great job if you earned a bachelor’s degree in “anything.” The catch is that JFK was president at the time. Most parents (and their students) are oblivious to how college really works today. In some ways it is hard to blame them. Colleges and universities have a powerful public relations team, pushing the message 24/7 that "college is for all." The team is made up of educators, guidance counselors, financial aid officers, politicians, pop culture, special interest groups--like the College Board, and college...
  • YouTube (movie): The Ultimate Gift (2006)

    01/16/2021 9:01:25 PM PST · by ETL · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 20, 2019
    The Ultimate Gift - A deceased billionaire leaves his spoiled adult grandson a series of odd tasks to perform in order to receive "the ultimate gift," with the resentful grandson having no idea what that might be. CastDrew Fuller as Jason Stevens Bill Cobbs as Theophilus Hamilton Abigail Breslin as Emily Rose James Garner as Howard “Red” Stevens Brian Dennehy as Gus Ali Hillis as Alexia
  • WORLDOMETER COVID-19 Deaths in USA 1/16/2021: 3,377 with 202,767 new cases

    01/16/2021 8:58:47 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 2 replies
    Worldometer ^ | January 16, 2021
    Places with highest daily reported cases per capita Seven-day average of daily new reported cases per 100,000 residents
  • Screenshots From ‘Insurrection USA’ BLM Activist John Sullivan’s Discord Messaging System Claim Police Let Him In

    01/16/2021 8:51:21 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    National File ^ | 01/16/2021 | Tom Pappert
    A series of leaked screenshots purportedly from BLM activist and Insurrection USA founder John Sullivan’s Discord server have been leaked. In the screenshots, the radically far left activists admit they wore Trump hats and other MAGA gear as subterfuge, and admit that the police willingly let them enter the deified halls of the U.S. Capitol.The screenshots, found and compiled by a conservative Twitter user, show the leftist rioters planning their invasion of the sanctified grounds of the Capitol, discussing how they will wear pro-Trump camouflage, and most strikingly, admitting how the police enthusiastically let them proceed past barrier after barrier...