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  • Rare Vintage Photos of Lucille Ball's Life at Her Many Homes

    03/02/2024 5:47:47 PM PST · by Beowulf9 · 32 replies
    https://www.countryliving.com ^ | : JUN 23, 2022 | STEFANIE WALDEK
  • At least five people are injured after male driver, 44, being chased by cops plows into New Year's Eve revelers near NYC's Madison Square Garden just as crowds left Times Square after watching the ball drop

    01/01/2024 4:16:26 AM PST · by Libloather · 13 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/01/24 | Paul Farrell
    At least five people have reportedly been injured after a car plowed into New Year's Eve revelers near Madison Square Garden in New York City. A mass casualty incident was said to have been declared following the horror crash on West 34th Street and 9th Avenue. Three NYPD officers are among those who were injured. Police were called to the scene around 1:40am local time, as crowds would have been departing nearby Times Square after watching the ball drop to ring-in 2024. The vehicle mounted the sidewalk and ran down civilians and cops before coming to a stop, reports suggest....
  • Archaeologists discover Mayan scoreboard in Mexico's Yucatan

    04/13/2023 10:56:32 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 36 replies
    www.dw.com ^ | April 12, 2023
    The stone shows two people playing a Mesoamerican ball gameImage: Lorenzo Hernandez/REUTERS The piece displays Mayan hieroglyphic writing surrounding two players standing next to a ball. The Pok Ta Pok ball game was a traditional practice of Mesoamerican peoples. An apparent stone scoreboard has been discovered at the Chichen Itza archaeological site in southeastern Mexico, archaeologists have said. The piece measures just over 32 centimeters (12.6 inches) in diameter and weighs 40 kilograms (around 90 pounds). It dates from between A.D. 800 and 900. It displays Mayan hieroglyphic writing surrounding two players standing next to a ball, according to Mexico's...
  • Woman killed in fight over bowling ball at SW Atlanta fun center

    03/18/2022 12:17:16 PM PDT · by CodeJockey · 69 replies
    Fox5 Atlanta ^ | March 18, 2022 | FOX 5 Atlanta Digital Team
    ATLANTA - A fight over a bowling ball ends with one woman shot to death in southwest Atlanta, police say. Officers responded shortly after 11:30 p.m. Thursday to reports of shots fired outside the Metro Fun Center at a shopping center on the 1900 block of Metropolitan Parkway. Investigators say the night started as a celebration, but quickly turned into a fight that spilled into the parking lot. "We will work this case through the night. We will find the person responsible," Woolfolk said. "You know who you are. Go ahead and turn yourself in. We assure you that we...
  • Inside Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz’s tempestuous, sex-crazed marriage

    12/11/2021 6:02:37 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 74 replies
    Nypost ^ | 12/09/2021 | Doree Lewak
    When Desi Arnaz first set eyes on Lucille Ball in the commissary of RKO Pictures in Hollywood in early 1940, it was not an auspicious beginning to their relationship. The Cuban bandleader-turned-fledgling actor made a derogatory remark about the then-B-movie actress’ appearance. “He wasn’t impressed at all, calling her a ’10-cent whore,’ a ‘p–a’ — the Spanish word for prostitute,” author Darwin Porter told The Post, noting that the 28-year-old Ball, five years older than Arnaz, was dressed for a role as a cheap burlesque dancer in the film “Dance, Girl, Dance” with Maureen O’Hara.
  • Ball Bounces Out of Gaetz's Office

    04/03/2021 4:37:09 PM PDT · by buckalfa · 34 replies
    O'Dwyers ^ | April 2, 2021 | Steve Barnes
    Luke Ball is exiting his position as communications director for Rep. Matt Gaetz as the Justice Department inquiry into Gaetz’s possible connections to sex trafficking continues. Ball started out in Gaetz’s office as an intern in 2017, and in addition to serving as his press secretary, was deputy campaign manager in the representative’s 2018 re-election campaign and deputy digital director for Ron DeSantis for Governor, according to Ball’s LinkedIn profile. He is also the founder of Rightlife Media, a video production and website design company. The New York Post said that Ball had scrubbed any mentions of Gaetz, from his...
  • Is It All Unraveling After the TIME Magazine Secret Cabal Piece?

    02/06/2021 6:50:58 PM PST · by grundle · 59 replies
    redstate.com ^ | February 6, 2021 | Jennifer Oliver O'Connell
    My colleague Bonchie wrote an excellent article about a very long, detailed piece in TIME magazine which exposes what many of us already knew: Democrat elected and unelected officials, Corporations, Big Tech, and legacy and social media colluded to turn the election in their favor.I recommend you read both: Bonchie focuses more on how we knew it all along, and how the Left just cavalierly used this manipulation and collusion to disenfranchise the other side. The TIME piece is a view into the mind of how people who feel they are on a righteous mission to save the world for...
  • Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz’s great-grandchild dead of breast cancer at 31

    10/09/2020 5:24:04 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 57 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 9, 2020 | Alex Heigl
    The great-granddaughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, Desiree S. Anzalone, died Sept. 27 at 31 following a battle with breast cancer. Anzalone, Ball and Arnaz’s first great-grandchild, had been receiving treatment at Smilow Cancer Center in Connecticut, according to People. SNIP Desiree, who worked as a photographer, had battled breast cancer since the age of 25; it was initially diagnosed as stage 2. She elected to undergo a double mastectomy and subsequently went into remission, though two years ago, doctors determined that the cancer had returned, spread elsewhere in her body and progressed to stage 4.
  • Joe Rogan Podcast With Saagar Enjeti and Krystal Ball

    06/04/2020 8:25:11 AM PDT · by LRoggy · 7 replies
    YouTube/Rogan JRE ^ | 6/3/2020 | Joe Rogan Podcast
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eA9Tpf5Uuxs Posted yesterday, the interview was done yesterday too.
  • New York UN Recruits Paramilitary Troops for 'Disarmament' & 'Reintegration' of US Civilians

    01/01/2020 7:10:42 PM PST · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 67 replies
    nationalfile.com ^ | December 31, 2019 | Gabriel Keanne
    The job requires experience "in disarmament affairs, political analysis or in national military or paramilitary service" The United Nations is now accepting job applications in New York City, New York for Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration officers to "contribute to security and stability in post-conflict environments." UN DDR forces operate under the intergovernmental organization's Department of Peace Operations to "assist" the Member States, including the United States, in a boots on the ground capacity. *[https://peacekeeping.un.org/en/department-of-peace-operations?fbclid=IwAR2hBOgH2C3SGU0FCqIASFyEFDgBm9psLFFoJ59Mhs4VEQazW1Wo9-8gzvo]* The job listing describes the UN's core values as "Integrity, Professionalism, [and] Respect for Diversity." Applicants eager to conduct DDR "field missions" are required to have...
  • Verlander: MLB juicing balls for more offense

    07/09/2019 8:30:43 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 21 replies
    ESPN ^ | July 9, 2019 | Jeff Passan
    CLEVELAND -- American League All-Star Game starter Justin Verlander told ESPN on Monday that the balls used in Major League Baseball games this season are "a f---ing joke" and that he believes "100 percent" that the league has implemented juiced balls to increase offense. "It's a f---ing joke," said Verlander, an eight-time All-Star who is starting his second All-Star Game on Tuesday. "Major League Baseball's turning this game into a joke. They own Rawlings, and you've got Manfred up here saying it might be the way they center the pill. They own the f---ing company. If any other $40 billion...
  • LaVar Ball: Lonzo trade will be Lakers' worst move

    06/15/2019 9:17:08 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 34 replies
    ESPN ^ | June 15, 2019 11:57 PM | OHM YOUNGMISUK
    Not long after learning his son Lonzo Ball will be part of a blockbuster trade for Anthony Davis, LaVar Ball made his thoughts clear on what he felt the Los Angeles Lakers had just agreed to do. "I guarantee: Like I say again, it will be the worst move the Lakers ever did in their life and they will never win another championship," LaVar Ball told ESPN while at the Drew League on Saturday to watch his son LaMelo play. "Guarantee it. "They're going to regret it. I'm going to have fun with it. Because I told you all, it...
  • Regional Annual High School Ball To Allow All Same-Sex Couples, and Anyone Can Wear A Dress

    02/07/2019 8:07:22 AM PST · by edwinland · 24 replies
    New Boston Post ^ | February 7, 2019 | New Boston Post
    An 80-year-old regional dance for high school girls and their dates in southwestern Connecticut will start allowing all-male same-sex couples next year and will remove the requirement that boys wear a tuxedo. The annual County Assembly Charity Ball — known as “the Counties” — has traditionally been for high school junior girls and their escorts. That has traditionally meant that a girl has gone to the dance with a boy. Organizers have been allowing girls to bring another girl, but had not been allowing boys to go with another boy. No one is allowed to go unaccompanied by an escort....
  • LaVar Ball threatens Lakers with delusional ultimatum

    02/12/2018 8:48:53 PM PST · by conservative98 · 43 replies
    NY Post ^ | February 12, 2018 | Zach Braziller
    LaVar Ball has another message for the Lakers: If you want to keep Lonzo, you’ll need to take his brothers, too. The outspoken, media-seeking father of the rookie point guard is adamant about seeing Lonzo’s lesser-talented younger brothers, LiAngelo and LaMelo, join him in the NBA, and seems willing to do whatever it takes to make it happen. “I want all three boys to play for the Lakers,” LaVar told Lithuanian journalist Donatas Urbonas. “But if that does not happen, I’m telling you the story [of] what’s gonna happen first. If they don’t take Gelo this year, I bring back...
  • Big Baller Brand sued by apparel company over payments for hats, T-shirts

    01/10/2018 5:59:39 AM PST · by C19fan · 21 replies
    LA Times ^ | January 8, 2018 | Nathan Fenno
    The Big Baller Brand website is jammed with $50 T-shirts and $60 hats, the cornerstone of a business that outspoken founder LaVar Ball says is competing with big-name athletic apparel brands. But the Chino company responsible for screen-printing and embroidering the hats, T-shirts and other high-priced apparel sold by Big Baller Brand claims it hasn’t been paid.
  • LaVar Ball’s ‘Big Baller Brand’ Gets ‘F’ Rating from Better Business Bureau

    01/08/2018 10:37:18 AM PST · by C19fan · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 8, 2018 | Dylan Gwinn
    One cannot overlook the irony of a business which shares the initials of the Better Business Bureau, getting an “F” rating from the nation’s premier advocate of marketplace trust. However, that’s exactly what happened to LaVar Ball’s Big Baller Brand.
  • Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball bought his parents a $350,000 car for Christmas

    12/27/2017 6:17:05 AM PST · by AnotherUnixGeek · 59 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | Dec 26, 2017 | Ben Rohrbach
    Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball bought his parents a Rolls-Royce for Christmas, which I’m pretty sure fulfills a Christmas wish LaVar Ball made when he and wife Tina had their first son 20 years ago.
  • LOOK: LaVar Ball reignites feud with Donald Trump via an awesome animated tweet

    12/09/2017 9:34:15 AM PST · by sam_whiskey · 70 replies
    CBS.com ^ | 12/8/2017 | Pete Blackburn
    The world's most prominent Basketball Dad sparked up a match to reignite the rivalry Thursday afternoon, and he did in a way that not many people could have anticipated. Ball took to Twitter to share a custom-made animated GIF featuring himself dunking on POTUS in ruthless fashion.
  • LaVar Ball: LiAngelo, LaMelo sign with agent, will play overseas

    12/08/2017 5:16:58 AM PST · by C19fan · 55 replies
    ESPN ^ | December 7, 2017 | Jeff Goodman
    LaVar Ball told ESPN that his sons LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball have signed with agent Harrison Gaines, ending any speculation that LaMelo will play college basketball. The plan is now for both to play on the same team overseas. "I don't care about the money," LaVar Ball said on Thursday morning. "I want them to go somewhere where they will play them together on the court at the same time. The priority is for the boys to play on the same team."
  • Bali volcano eruption: Latest updates as Mount Agung ERUPTS and spews volcanic ash cloud

    11/27/2017 2:34:14 AM PST · by Jemian · 37 replies
    Express ^ | 27 November 2017 | Joe Tambini
    BALI’s highest volcano Mount Agung is sending a dark ash cloud into the sky as it erupts for the second time in less than a week. Here are live updates and the latest news. ... Sutopo Purwo Nugroho a spokesman for Bali’s Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), has said that some Bali residents living within Mount Agung’s danger zone are refusing to evacuate the area. He said: “Some people within a radius of 8-10km from the summit crater of Mount Agung have not been displaced. “They feel safe because the area was not damaged during the 1963 eruption. They will evacuate...