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  • IT services company says New Orleans project will create 2,000 direct jobs (Louisiana)

    11/14/2017 8:55:10 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Reuters ^ | November 13, 2017 | Stephanie Kelly
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - An information technology services company formed this year from a merger involving Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE.N) on Monday announced plans to establish a digital services center in New Orleans, bringing 2,000 new jobs to the city. Virginia-based DXC Technology Co (DXC.N) will develop the center to create digital services for its global clients, which total nearly 6,000 across 70 countries, the company said in a statement. DXC was formed in April by a merger between CSC and Hewlett’s Enterprise Services business. To secure the project, Louisiana offered DXC an $18.7 million incentive package in performance-based...
  • McConnell: If Moore wins, he'll "immediately" face Ethics Committee

    11/14/2017 8:48:43 PM PST · by advance_copy · 110 replies
    Axios ^ | 11/14/2017 | Erica Pandy
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that if Alabama's Senate candidate Roy Moore wins, he'll face an ethics investigation immediately after he's sworn into office. "It would be a rather unusual beginning," McConnell said, speaking at a Wall Street Journal event. "I'd like to save the seat, and it's a heck of a dilemma when you've got a completely unacceptable candidate bearing the label of your party within a month of the election," he added. McConnell is one of several Republicans who have called for Moore to step aside. He has also spoken with President Trump and Vice President Pence...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-15-17, OM, St. Albert/Great, Bishop and Doctor/Church

    11/14/2017 8:48:05 PM PST · by Salvation · 35 replies ^ | 11-15-17 | Revised New American Bible
    November 15, 2017 Wednesday of the Thirty-second Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Wis 6:1-11 Hear, O kings, and understand;learn, you magistrates of the earth's expanse!Hearken, you who are in power over the multitudeand lord it over throngs of peoples!Because authority was given you by the Lordand sovereignty by the Most High,who shall probe your works and scrutinize your counsels.Because, though you were ministers of his kingdom, you judged not rightly,and did not keep the law,nor walk according to the will of God,Terribly and swiftly shall he come against you,because judgment is stern for the exalted–For the lowly may...
  • Former Biden Secret Service Agent: We Had to Protect Women From Him, ‘Weinstein Level Stuff’

    11/14/2017 8:44:32 PM PST · by Liberty7732 · 25 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 11/14/17
    A former Secret Service agent assigned to the Vice President Joe Biden residence claims that the Service often had to protect female agents from him. Speaking on the condition of anonymity, the agent asserted that, “We had to cancel the VP Christmas get together at the Vice President’s house because Biden would grope all of our wives and girlfriend’s asses.” The annual party was for agents and Navy personnel who were tasked with protecting the Biden family. “He would mess with every single woman or teen. It was horrible,” the agent said.
  • Black Rifle Coffee: A pro-Trump, pro-guns, and pro-military coffee company

    11/14/2017 8:44:14 PM PST · by MAGA2017 · 22 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 11/13/2017 | Kate Taylor
    Black Rifle is an openly pro-gun rights, pro-military, pro-Trump coffee company. • Sean Hannity and Donald Trump Jr. voiced support of the company after Keurig pulled advertising on Hannity's show. • Black Rifle sells many things you wouldn't find at Starbucks, such as "F--- Hipster Coffee" and "Silencer Smooth" blends. As Trump supporters destroy their Keurig coffee makers to protest the brand pulling advertising from Sean Hannity's show, many on the right are promoting a new coffee brand. "I'm so so buying this coffee," Sean Hannity wrote on Twitter on Sunday, quote-tweeting an ad promoting Black Rifle Coffee Co. "Great...
  • Fjordman: One Week in Sweden

    11/14/2017 8:40:45 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 9 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | 13 Nov, 2017 | Fjordman
    On October 18, a police station in the southern city of Helsingborg was hit by an explosion. No one was injured, but a large part of the building, as well as the windows on the building opposite, were damaged by the blast. “This is very serious. An attack on the police is not just an attack against society, but on everyone’s safety,” said Sweden’s National Police Commissioner, Dan Eliasson. On October 28, in the middle of the night, someone fired roughly 20 bullets into the private home of a police officer in Västerås. The policeman and his family were asleep...
  • Congressional Bill Would Prevent US Funding For Israel’s Detention Of Palestinian Children

    Washington - A Minnesota congresswoman has introduced a bill that seeks to prevent the United States from funding Israel’s military detention of Palestinian children. The legislation introduced Tuesday by Rep. Betty McCollum, a Democrat, has at least nine co-sponsors. It would require the secretary of state to certify annually that U.S. assistance to Israel has not been used in the previous year to militarily detain, interrogate or abuse Palestinian children. Washington - A Minnesota congresswoman has introduced a bill that seeks to prevent the United States from funding Israel’s military detention of Palestinian children. The legislation introduced Tuesday by Rep....
  • I Was Verbally Abused And Humiliated By My Army Drill Sergeant in 1969 (*SOB*)

    11/14/2017 8:09:48 PM PST · by PROCON · 139 replies
    Vanity | Nov. 14, 2017 | Vanity
    It's true, I can't believe I've held this incredible pain inside me for so long but I have to tell somebody how cruelly and unfairly I was treated, Oh so long ago.I was new to the Army, heading to Basic Training in 1969, wanting to make a difference and serve my country and America but what I encountered shook me to my very core.Me, a wide-eyed recruit, got off the bus at Fort Lewis Washington and was immediately yelled at and verbally abused by this looming, big, (and mean), Staff Sergeant named SSG Gritman.He singled me out immediately because he...
  • China Will Send A High-Level Envoy To North Korea On Friday, After Met With Trump

    11/14/2017 8:03:10 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 5 replies
    AP via Twitter ^ | 11/14/17
    China will send a high-level envoy to North Korea on Friday, days after President Xi Jinping met with Trump
  • Ancient Latrine: A Peek into King Hezekiah’s Reforms in the Bible?

    11/14/2017 7:58:55 PM PST · by marshmallow · 8 replies
    Biblical Archaeology ^ | 11/13/17 | Robun Ngo
    Hezekiah’s religious reforms sought to centralize worshipA millennia-old latrine discovered at Tel Lachish in Israel might reveal some interesting insights into Biblical history. According to Sa’ar Ganor and Igor Kreimerman, who conducted the excavations on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA), the latrine could be evidence of King Hezekiah’s religious reforms enacted throughout the Kingdom of Judah in the eighth century B.C.E. The archaeologists detail their discovery in the article “Going to the Bathroom at Lachish” in the November/December 2017 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review. The latrine discovered in what may be a shrine at Lachish. Photo: Courtesy of...
  • What’s in Your Church Bulletin?

    11/14/2017 7:49:01 PM PST · by marshmallow · 12 replies
    No apology after San Dimas Catholic church publishes images of gay couples to celebrate Mother's Day The Mother’s Day church bulletin from Holy Name of Mary Catholic Parish in San Dimas, California. Two of the images on page 1, second row from top, include gay couples: two moms with their baby, and two dads with their son.The following is an email we received this week from one of our readers. The links have been verified.California Catholic Daily: Attached you’ll find a copy of a past bulletin (May 14, 2017) from Holy Name of Mary Catholic parish (San Dimas, CA). The...
  • NASA’s Next-Generation Spaceplane Passes Free Flight Test

    11/14/2017 7:47:42 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 50 replies
    Universe Today ^ | 11/14/2017 | Matt Williams
    For the past ten years, the Sierra Nevada Corporation and NASA have been developing and testing this next-generation space vehicle. When it is ready, this vehicle will not only provide a more cost-effective way of servicing the ISS, it will also help restore domestic launch capability to the United States. On Saturday, November 11th, the Dream Chaser passed an important milestone by conducting a successful free flight test. This took place at Edwards Air Force Base in California, and verified the spaceplane’s ability to glide and land autonomously. This, in addition to verifying several key avionic and flight systems, is...
  • Card. Zen Asks for God‘s Grace to Save the Church in China and the Holy See from the 'Precipice'

    11/14/2017 7:42:54 PM PST · by marshmallow
    AsiaNews ^ | 11/11/17 | Li Yuan
    Fr. Wei Heping, 41, died in mysterious circumstances, his body dumped in a river in Taiyuan (Shanxi). For the police claim he committed suicide. Family members are not allowed to even see the autopsy report. For Card. Zen the Holy See (which "is not necessarily the Pope") seeks a compromise at all costs with the Chinese government, risking "to sell out the faithful Church". Justice and Peace publish a booklet about Fr. Wei, not to forget.Hong Kong (AsiaNews) - Card. Joseph Zen, Emeritus Bishop of Hong Kong, has asked God to save the Holy See "from the brink of the...
  • 'If You Can't Do This Then Get Out': Hannity Gives Roy Moore 24 Hours To Explain 'Inconsistencies'

    11/14/2017 7:38:48 PM PST · by conservative98 · 315 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 14, 2017 | As seen on Hannity
    Sean Hannity said that, in light of inconsistencies in his recollection of sexual misconduct allegations against him, Judge Roy Moore (R-Ala.) should be given 24 hours to fully explain the situations or bow out of his Senate race. "You know I do not and will never rush to judgment, because we have seen the media and politicians get it wrong so many times," he said. But, he said that in light of new information from an accuser of Moore's, the public should be troubled by a few things in the case. Hannity said he had to ask Moore several times...
  • Solanus Casey: An Example of Christian Rebuilding

    11/14/2017 7:38:03 PM PST · by marshmallow · 1 replies
    The National Catholic Register ^ | 11/12/17 | Robert Klesko
    Look at the life of Father Casey. Imitate him. Open the door to others. Be a porter to anyone who knocks.Editor's Note: EWTN will air a documentary on Father Casey Nov. 17 and show the beatification live Nov. 18. See times here and watch for continuing coverage.St. Francis of Assisi initially took the admonition of Christ to “Rebuild my Church” literally, and ever since that time, the order he founded has sought to rebuild — churches, families and lives — with whatever materials they possessed. St. Francis sold all he had and collected stones to rebuild the Portiuncula. Father...
  • SpaceX is launching a secret mission to space Wednesday. Here's what we know so far.

    11/14/2017 7:30:43 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 15 replies
    mashable ^ | 11/14/2017 | Miriam Kramer
    If the Zuma launch goes well, it will mark SpaceX's 17th launch of 2017. If the landing goes off without a hitch, it will be the company's 20th overall successful landing. This includes landings on drone ships at sea as well as on land. Very little is known about the Zuma mission, as no government or commercial entity has claimed it.  Usually, even the National Reconnaissance Office — the branch of the government responsible for maintaining spy satellites — will say when a payload is theirs while keeping the mission details classified. But for some reason, whatever agency is behind...
  • Has Congress Tolerated Sexual Predators in their Membership?

    11/14/2017 7:28:15 PM PST · by John Leland 1789 · 21 replies
    CST News ^ | November 14, 2017 | Don Boys
    Steven Law, chief executive of the GOP Senate Leadership Fund declared, “There is no place in our party for sexual predators.” Well, that is not exactly true. I checked the record and was shocked and surprised by the sexual scandals I found since 1900. There have been 67 sexual scandals in the House and Senate, and the White House. It also includes a U.S. Supreme Court Justice–William Douglas (a Democrat) while married to his third wife was known to pursue other women! That was very scandalous in the 1960s. He was also accused of molesting a flight attendant in his...
  • Claire McCaskill: I was sexually harassed as an intern in Congress

    11/14/2017 7:22:37 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 87 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11/14/2017 | by Laura Barrón-López
    Sen. Claire McCaskill on Tuesday said she was sexually harassed when she interned in Congress more than 40 years ago. The Missouri Democrat made the disclosure to reporters when asked if she thinks the environment is changing on Capitol Hill, given increased calls by lawmakers for mandated training to prevent sexual harassment. "Well I don't know, I will tell you I interned here in college and I was definitely sexually harassed as an intern in Congress back in the summer of 1974," McCaskill said, standing just off the Senate floor. "I was definitely sexually harassed." McCaskill has said before that...
  • F. Lee Hannity ultimatum to Roy Moore

    11/14/2017 7:17:24 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 223 replies
    November 14, 2017
    F. Lee Hannity ended his show a few minutes ago by giving Roy Moore an ultimatum. He showed a clip of him grilling Moore this past Friday and said Moore acted evasive. He goes on to say that the new allegation and the Yearbook sigining looks really bad for Moore. Then F. Lee Hannity looked straight in the camera and said “Roy Moore you have 24 hours to to explain yourself and put an end to this.” F, Lee Hannity didn’t say what he intended to do if the judge does not PROVE to him he’s an innocent man, What...
  • Hundreds walk out at Westfield State University (MA) to protest racism on campus

    11/14/2017 7:14:31 PM PST · by matt04 · 44 replies
    Hundreds of Westfield State University students and faculty members gathered for a walk out today in response to reports of hate crimes recently on campus. Reports of racist vandalism, graffiti and an assault of a female student led up to the event. Organized by the WSU Education Department, the walkout started at 12:30 p.m. on the campus green and lasted one hour. Hundreds of Westfield State University students and faculty members gathered for a walk out today in response to reports of hate crimes recently on campus. Reports of racist vandalism, graffiti and an assault of a female student led...