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  • NBA guard making $1.7M guaranteed this season accused of stealing cheap products from Target — 7 different times

    01/13/2024 12:23:48 PM PST · by Red Badger · 29 replies
    Blaze ^ | JANUARY 12, 2024 | CORTNEY WEIL
    Ayoung NBA guard who will earn nearly $2 million this season has been accused of shoplifting basic personal items from Target on multiple occasions. Ryan Rollins has had a rough week. On Monday, the Washington Wizards elected to waive him, a move that Sports Illustrated Wizards beat writer Gage Sheets initially described as "puzzling" since the team had just acquired Rollins from the Golden State Warriors last July, and at just 21 years old, he seemed to offer them a lot of value for his $1.7 million guaranteed salary. By Wednesday, Sheets was likely no longer confused by the Wizards'...
  • One should never forget about the Persians ~ The Eternal Peace between the Roman Empire and Persia is broken after 8 years

    11/26/2023 11:51:13 AM PST · by Antoninus · 4 replies
    Gloria Romanorum ^ | November 26, 2023 | Florentius
    When Justinian secured the so-called "Eternal Peace" with the Persians in AD 532 after the Battle of Daras, it is likely that he realized that the peace on his eastern frontier would not actually be perpetual. But he probably thought it would last longer that seven or eight years. In any event, the emperor made the most the respite, gathering his substantial forces from the east which had previously been on station to face down the Persian menace, and readying them for a thrust to the West. His first target was the Vandal Kingdom which had ruled Roman Africa for...
  • Egypt terror attack: 'There were dozens of soldiers, not one came to help'

    10/23/2023 12:51:49 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 16 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 23/10/23
    Mor Cohen-Shamli, the wide of Alon, who was murdered two weeks ago in a terror attack in Egypt, spoke about the fiasco at the scene of the murder and the autopsy that was performed on her husband without her permission. "We chose an organized group trip so it would be safer," she told Kan Reshet Bet. "We had a day left to the trip. The Egyptians decided to increase our security. We said it would make us stand out, but they insisted that it was the correct thing." She pointed out that "the affair was very strange, we got no...
  • 1,000 Days Without A Trial: Jan. 6 Prisoner Shares His Story of 'Endurance, Perseverance, And Hope'

    10/19/2023 9:50:33 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 10/19/2023 | Patricia Tolson
    Jake Lang rescued Philip Anderson from a stampede at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. (Courtesy of Jake Lang)On Oct. 12, Jake Lang passed a milestone: 1,000 days in jail without a trial. To mark the anniversary, he wanted to share with the American people "the horrific conditions of confinement," which he says he and many of his fellow Jan. 6 prisoners have had to endure."During this time, I've done 20 months of solitary confinement," Mr. Lang told The Epoch Times. "For 15 months of that, I wasn't allowed to have a haircut or a shave."This was intentional, he...
  • Ancient Rome: Sunken City Devastated by a Tsunami 1,600 Years Ago Discovered off Tunisian Coast

    05/29/2023 12:46:17 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 40 replies
    Newsweek ^ | September 1, 2017 | Callum Paton
    The discovery has revealed the Roman city of Neapolis, with its networks of submerged streets and monuments, was a crucial trading hub in ancient north Africa.The fourth century tsunami that partly destroyed Neapolis was well recorded at the time. It struck in Alexandria, one of the great seats of learning in the ancient world as well as the Greek Island of Crete...The further recovery of Roman food products, including roughly 100 tanks of fermented fish that was used as a condiment known as garum in the Roman empire, has told the archaeological team more about Neapolis's history...The Tunisian and Italian...
  • Confederate-Named Street Renaming Process Outlined For 41 Streets

    05/26/2023 6:22:44 AM PDT · by Bon of Babble · 34 replies
    Patch ^ | 5/24/2023 | Emily Leayman,
    The Alexandria City, VA Council discussed what will go into three renamings per year for streets with Confederate references.
  • Alexander the Great’s New Facial Reconstruction Presented by Researchers.

    05/07/2023 9:57:12 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    Greek Reporter ^ | May 7, 2023 | Paula Tsoni
    A new version of how the face of the legendary Greek king and army leader Alexander the Great might have been in real life is presented by Royalty Now Studios on YouTube. Researchers have often employed modern technology and historical records to try and answer the question what Alexander’s true face might have looked like, also based on numerous surviving busts of the great Greek leader who was born in 356 b.C. and died in 323 b.C.. In his short but fascinating life, Alexander created a vast empire that stretched from Greece to northwestern India and established him in the...
  • JAMES T. HODGKINSON - DECEASED

    06/14/2017 7:46:04 PM PDT · by Rabin · 55 replies
    fbi ^ | June 14, 2017 | Alexandria, staff
    James T. Hodgkinson, deceased, is believed to be responsible for the shooting in the 400 Block of E. Monroe Avenue in Alexandria, Virginia, around 7:09 a.m. on June 14, 2017. The FBI is asking for the public's assistance with any information regarding Hodgkinson.
  • US actor’s family was deported from Jaffa to Egypt in 1914 (Muslim pogrom, expulsion of Jews in Israel)

    02/16/2023 3:49:31 PM PST · by Postel · 14 replies
    Jewish Refugees ^ | Feb 15, 2023
    US actor’s family was deported from Jaffa to Egypt in 1914 bataween | Posted on 15 February 2023 | No Comments The celebrity US actor David Duchovny has just discovered something about his family he never knew: his grandfather Moshe was deported from Jaffa to Port Said in Egypt by the Turkish authorities at the start of World War I. Duchovny learned about his family’s migration from their place of birth, Berdichev in the Russian empire, to Palestine (then under Ottoman rule), thence to Egypt. They ended up taking a boat from Greece to the US, where Moshe acquired American...
  • Virginia boy, 12, choked by older girl on bus as school refuses to ban bully

    02/18/2023 7:13:53 AM PST · by george76 · 77 replies
    Scallywag ^ | February 17, 2023 | Christopher Koulouris
    Taylor Brock, Virginia mom, 12 year old son choked by older girl on school bus as administrators refuse to ban bully who is issued order of protection to keep away from boy in latest case of school bullying. Why does it keep happening? A Virginia mother has demanded school authorities take action against an older girl caught on surveillance video choking and bullying her 12 year old son during a recent attack on a school bus. Taylor Brock, whose son is a seventh-grader at Walt Whitman Middle School in Alexandria, posted footage from the Jan. 23 incident on her blog...
  • Archaeologists find ancient Egyptian shipwreck that sank 2,200 years ago when it was hit by falling blocks as temple of Amun was destroyed by a massive earthquake

    07/27/2021 1:16:39 AM PDT · by blueplum · 12 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 26 Jul 2021 | Chris Ciaccia
    Archaeologists have unearthed a 2,200 year-old shipwreck in the Mediterranean sea that sank after it was hit by falling blocks as the temple of Amun was destroyed in an earthquake. The wreck was discovered - along with the remains of a funerary area - underneath the ancient city of Heracleion, which fell into the water after it was destroyed by earthquakes nearly 1,200 years ago. Experts have noted that the ship, known as a fast galley, is 25 meters (82ft) long and its body was built with a flat keel, something that was common for navigating the Nile River and...
  • Blaming Conservatives For The Attack On Pelosi Is A Cynical Effort To Chill Speech

    11/01/2022 9:57:21 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 26 replies
    The Federalist ^ | October 31, 2022 | David Harsanyi
    Blaming Conservatives For The Attack On Pelosi Is A Cynical Effort To Chill SpeechThe left’s insistence that every conservative personally “condemn” the actions of the mentally ill man who attacked Nancy Pelosi’s husband Paul has nothing to do with lowering the rhetorical temperature or averting violence, and everything to do with trying to compel Republicans to take responsibility for the incident.Forget the ugly, transparent cynicism of partisans like Joe Scarborough or David Frum or Bill Kristol. Take The Washington Post, which ran a triple-bylined, reported piece headlined, “Attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband follows years of GOP demonizing her.” “Years of...
  • AOC busts a move after protesters crash town hall

    10/20/2022 11:36:58 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 21 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 20, 2022 1:48pm | Victor Nava
    Sometimes, you’ve just gotta dance. Drumming protesters crashed another town hall event hosted by far-left Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) Wednesday night, with the “Squad” member eventually bopping along to their rhythmic chants. Video of the protest in Queens showed demonstrators chanting “AOC has got to go” and holding up signs denouncing the 33-year-old congresswoman while a man with a hand drum pounds out a beat. The loud jeering and chanting left Ocasio-Cortez with nothing better to do than show off her moves while she sat on the edge of a stage. At one point, the lawmaker appeared to spot a...
  • Igor Danchenko trial: Anti-Trump dossier source found not guilty in Russia investigation trial

    10/18/2022 1:38:53 PM PDT · by Revel · 116 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10-18-22 | Jerry Dunleavy
    ALEXANDRIA, Virginia — A jury has found Russian national Igor Danchenko not guilty on four false statements charges, declining to convict him for the allegations that the main source of British ex-spy Christopher Steele had lied to the FBI about his sourcing for the discredited anti-Trump dossier. The jury reached their decision on Tuesday after less than two days of deliberations, delivering John Durham another defeat in his long-running investigation of the Trump-Russia investigators, after the special counsel lost another false statements case against a Clinton campaign lawyer in May. According to Durham’s November 2021 indictment, Danchenko anonymously sourced a...
  • Liberal Virginia School Boards Refuse to Acknowledge Parents' Rights, Plan to Defy Gov. Youngkin

    09/21/2022 9:44:46 AM PDT · by fwdude · 40 replies
    Townhall ^ | Sept 21, 2022 | Rebecca Downs
    Last Friday, as Madeline highlighted, Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R-VA) updated Virginia's policies on transgender students and pronouns, emphasizing parental involvement. This was a significant change from the previous administration of Gov. Ralph Northam, a Democrat. Despite such an update, it appears that the main culprits, Alexandria City Public Schools and Fairfax County Public Schools, don't show an intention of complying. As Madeline also covered, Fairfax County, the largest school district in Virginia, was training teachers to transition students without parental consent, which certainly earned the ire of Youngkin.
  • Durham requests 30 subpoenas for testimony in trial against Steele source Igor Danchenko

    07/13/2022 10:11:55 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 48 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | July 13, 202# | by Jerry Dunleavy
    Special counsel John Durham requested a federal court to issue 30 subpoenas for testimony in the trial against Igor Danchenko, British ex-spy Christopher Steele’s alleged main source for his discredited dossier. Danchenko was charged with five counts of making false statements to the FBI, which Durham says he made about the information he provided to Steele for the dossier. His trial is scheduled for October. The DOJ’s watchdog said FBI interviews with Danchenko “raised significant questions about the reliability of the Steele election reporting” and concluded Danchenko “contradicted the allegations of a ‘well-developed conspiracy’ in” Steele’s dossier. He has pleaded...
  • He Wasn't Thinking': Mother Mourns Son Killed in Alexandria Carjacking Attempt

    05/18/2022 6:58:57 PM PDT · by Mean Daddy · 64 replies
    NBC News 4 ^ | May 18, 2022 | Pat Collins
    A mother is mourning the death of her 18-year-old son, who was fatally shot Friday in Alexandria, Virginia, after police say he and three other teens tried to carjack a man at a gas station and the man opened fire. Jordan Poteat was a student at Suitland High School in Maryland, his mother, Kelly Poteat Stubblefield, said Wednesday as she grappled with the loss. “He wasn’t thinking, and it led to him losing his life,” she said. Poteat, 18-year-old Mikell Morris and two 15-year-old boys tried to carjack a man at an Exxon station in the 2300 block of Richmond...
  • Are they still calling this “consumer reparations”?

    05/07/2022 11:17:37 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 7 replies
    Twitter ^ | 5/6/22 | Laura Ingraham, Casey Nolen
    Are they still calling this “consumer reparations”? https://t.co/bGfpI0JW9a— Laura Ingraham (@IngrahamAngle) May 7, 2022New video of the latest smash and grab at an eye glasses store. This one at the MrEyeDr in Alexandria. Employees say they were after the high-end brands - $20,000 lost in products and damage. @wusa9 pic.twitter.com/o2Jx4hR1qA— Casey Nolen (@CaseyNolen) May 6, 2022
  • Secret Seizure of James O'Keefe Cloud Email, Abusive DOJ Lawyers and a Vindictive Father President

    03/27/2022 11:53:21 AM PDT · by george76 · 10 replies
    PJ Media ^ | MAR 26, 2022 | J. Christian Adams
    In the Washington D.C. suburb of Alexandria, Va., carjackings have made the news lately. Thieves steal cars at Virginia gas stations and race across the Woodrow Wilson Bridge over the Potomac and into Maryland to relative safety. The Department of Justice doesn’t seem to be doing anything about enforcing the federal laws prohibiting transport of stolen goods across the Virginia-Maryland state line. If the carjacker was named James O’Keefe of Project Veritas, things would be very different. The saga of James O’Keefe’s quite possibly completely legal acquisition of Ashley Biden’s diary, and the resulting DOJ secret seizure of his emails...
  • A Tale of Two Beltway Towns

    02/14/2022 7:23:28 AM PST · by lightman · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 14 Feburary A.D. 2022 | Gabrielle Hoffman
    This is a tale of two Beltway cities. One - Alexandria - resides on the freedom side of the Potomac River in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The other is the District of Columbia, our nation’s capital. These famous towns have many similarities but differ on COVID-19 mitigation efforts. Both are unfortunately run by progressive politicians. Both are situated in the DMV Metro Area. But one isn’t encumbered by suffocating policies anymore. The other is. Blue Alexandria, VA in Free Virginia Has No Mandates After January 15th, Governor Glenn Youngkin’s inauguration, any outstanding mask mandate in place —vaccine or mask—was lifted...