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  • Disabled Woman Claims Delta Airlines Tied Her To A Wheelchair

    04/25/2018 10:23:04 PM PDT · by Morgana · 1 replies
    CBS ^ | April 25, 2018 | CBS
    ATLANTA (CBS Local) – A woman with multiple sclerosis says Delta employees tied her to a wheelchair after the airline failed to provide her with the appropriate handicapped services her family had requested. Maria Saliagas was reportedly diagnosed with MS five years ago and is now unable to sit up in a chair on her own. On April 1, the woman and her husband traveled from Atlanta to Amsterdam, where a wheelchair with specially designed straps was supposed to be waiting for her after the flight. According to the couple’s son, who says he planned their trip with Delta and...
  • Market Increasingly Considering Higher Tariffs On China (China "compromises" to cut tariffs 50%)

    04/25/2018 10:18:36 PM PDT · by cba123 · 1 replies
    Forbes ^ | April 25, 2018 | Kenneth Rapoza
    In off the record conversations with fund managers and investment research firms in New York, there is a growing consensus that Trump will ultimately slap tariffs on a broad array of Made in China goods. The threats of tariffs would have moved to becoming actual tariffs. China charges more for imports of U.S. products -- sometimes 10 times more (automobiles, for example) -- than the U.S. charges for China goods coming here. Politically speaking, the trade war is something Wall Street hates, but Main Street does not. There is a concern in farm country that higher U.S. tariffs would force...
  • Study: Light from energy saving LED’s may be giving us cancer

    04/25/2018 8:09:04 PM PDT · by Signalman · 26 replies
    WUWT ^ | 4/25/2018 | AnthonyvWatts
    From the “law of unintended consequences” department comes this finding, suggesting that the push for eco-friendly energy savings may be doing more harm to us than good. Study links night exposure to blue light with breast and prostate cancer Researchers used images taken by astronauts to evaluate outdoor lighting in Madrid and Barcelona A study performed by an international team led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), a centre supported by the “la Caixa” Foundation, reports a link between exposure to blue light at night and higher risk of developing breast and prostate cancer. Blue light is a...
  • China has started building a new aircraft carrier that could rival the US'

    04/25/2018 7:31:49 PM PDT · by cba123 · 30 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Jan. 8, 2018, 12:55 PM | Minnie Chan, South China Morning Post
    • China has started building its third aircraft carrier. • China currently has two aircraft carriers, the Liaoning, which was bought from Ukraine, and the Type 001A. •China's third aircraft carrier will be its second domestically built vessel.
  • EPIC - Clinton China Service Previously Stolen by Bill and Hillary,

    04/25/2018 6:59:09 PM PDT · by Ouderkirk · 32 replies
    COnservative Treehouse. ^ | April 25, 2018 | Sundance
    Twitter handle IWillRedPillYou did a little digging on the more nuanced aspects from last night’s State Dinner, held by President Trump and Melania Trump to honor French President Macron and Brigitte Macron, and discovered a hilarious detail: Get this: The China (dinette set) Trump Ordered Used Tuesday Night for the Macron Dinner? Same China Bill and Hillary Clinton STOLE from the White House and Were Forced to Return (Dead Serious – Trump = Master Troll)
  • Did You Watch CNN's James Comey Book Infomercial Posing as a Town Hall?

    04/25/2018 6:36:50 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 15 replies
    Self | April 25, 2018 | PJ-Comix
    Did anybody else watch the James Comey book infomercial posing as a Town Hall on CNN? Student audience asked softball questions. Anderson Cooper pressed Comey a bit about leaking the memos and then relapsed to softball mode like the student audience.
  • Teach a Man to Fish - a painting by Jon McNaughton

  • Dozens of Roman graves found under York hotel swimming pool

    04/25/2018 5:59:12 PM PDT · by BBell · 19 replies ^ | 4/24/18 | Dan Bea
    MORE than 70 Roman skeletons were discovered on the site of a former hotel in York. The grade two listed building, formerly the Newington Hotel in Mount Vale Drive, overlooks Knavesmire and has been stripped back by developers to create seven new family houses. During the renovation of the Georgian building, developers were surprised to find human remains, and the York Archaeological Trust were called in to assist with the recovery. Developer John Reeves said the development had retained most of its original Georgian features, but the scheme had also involved some "interesting" elements. He said: "The refurb has not...
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg "Loves" Her Upcoming Biopic, Director Says

    04/25/2018 5:40:40 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 29 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | April 25, 2018 | Pamela McClintock
    Director Mimi Leder said Wednesday that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg "loves" the upcoming biopic On the Basis of Sex, in which Felicity Jones plays the justice. "Madame Justice loves the movie. Her nephew wrote it and she approved the script. Her reviews of Ms. Jones were magnificent," Leder said during a Focus Features luncheon at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. On the Basis of Sex will begin a limited run in theaters on Nov. 9, the heart of awards season, and will also be timed to Ginsburg's 25th anniversary on Supreme Court. Jones portrays Ginsburg as a crusading...
  • Caretaker Wally Scott Smith says goodbye to Martin Place Cenotaph after 78 years (war memorial)

    04/25/2018 5:10:55 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 6 replies
    Nine Netwok (Australia) ^ | 25th April 2018
    When Wally Scott Smith was rejected from the army due to medical reasons, he served his country as the caretaker of the Martin Place Cenotaph in Sydney. Now, an astonishing 78 years later, the chief cenotaph attendant is retiring at the age of 96. This morning, there was a standing ovation at the city’s dawn service as the Last Post signalled his final day on the job. Wally enlisted for the war effort in 1937 to follow his father’s footsteps into the army. But a week later he found he had cancer and eventually had 12 inches of his bowel...
  • Kim Kardashian Defends Kanye West: 'You Can’t Have a Personality on Social Media (tr)

    04/25/2018 5:04:34 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 16 replies
    Complex ^ | April 25, 2018 | JULIA PIMENTEL
    Kanye West has been keeping his Twitter fingers very busy in the past few weeks, and today is no exception. Just in the past few hours, Kanye has publicly confirmed that he parted ways with his manager Scooter Braun, declaring he “can’t be managed” and is “nobody’s client”, announced new music with Travis Scott, Lil Uzi Vert, and ASAP Rocky, and showed a cryptic interest in a 2024 presidential run. Kanye’s tweets have proved to be wildly popular, but there’s one person out of the thousands of repliers and retweeters who he will probably have to pay more attention to:...
  • Stop telling your co-workers to ‘think outside the box’

    04/25/2018 4:56:09 PM PDT · by sparklite2 · 123 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 25, 2018 | SWNS
    Top 40 most cringe-worthy phrases used at the office Give 110 percentThink outside the boxHammer it outHeavy liftingThrow them under the busDon’t count your chickens before they’ve hatchedPushing the envelopeLet the cat out of the bagLet’s circle backWin-win situationBlue-sky thinkingBoil the oceanSynergyLow-hanging fruitTake it to the next levelBarking up the wrong treeGoing forwardLet’s ballpark thisRun this up the flagpoleBack to square oneThere’s no I in teamBack to the drawing boardParadigm shiftElephant in the roomRaise the barDrill downBest thing since sliced breadDeep diveSkin in the gameReach outTouch basePlay hardballDon’t reinvent the wheelKept in the loopThe bottom lineDown the roadI’ll loop...
  • These Google reviews for restaurants in Pyongyang, North Korea are hilarious

    04/25/2018 4:41:36 PM PDT · by sparklite2 · 14 replies
    The Sun ^ | 24th April 2018 | Saqib Shah
    "I always order "cooked meal #6" but one day they screwed up my order and gave me "cooked meal #3". of course they looked the same but they tasted different. I asked mr. laborer #2 to give me "cooked meal #6", but he called his manager and now im (sic!) on my way to "Work camp #4"." – 1-star, Eclipse. "Don't let the name deceive you as you might expect large crowds. That is not the case. We were each seated at our very own table and enjoyed a large spoonful of rice and a small delightful sip of nearly...
  • ‘Golden State Killer’ suspect, a former police officer, arrested after DNA match, officials say

    04/25/2018 4:34:50 PM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 25, 2018 | Mark Berman, Avi Selk and Justin Jouvenal
    More than 40 years after the so-called “Golden State Killer” began terrorizing California, raping dozens of women and killing at least 12, authorities announced Wednesday that they had arrested 72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo, charging him with capital murder. DeAngelo’s arrest offered a shocking, abrupt development in what had long been one of the most notorious unsolved string of crimes in U.S. history. The gruesome attacks unfolded across California for more than a decade during the 1970s and 1980s, shattering families and frightening communities. Then the crimes stopped, remaining a mystery for a generation, with little sign the case would ever...
  • Suspected Waffle House Gunman Erased Laptop Hard Drive Weeks Before Shooting

    04/25/2018 4:10:27 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 7 replies
    Travis Reinking, 29, took his laptop to a Nashville repair shop in March and asked the staff to swipe the hard drive. Robert Hartline, the owner of Dang It Repair, told WSMV there was nothing “unusual about the transaction.” About two weeks later, Reinking called the store. He identified himself and asked a technician about an issue with his device. “Sorry, are you wanting to make a backup disk? Or …” a technician asked, according to a recording of the phone call. Reinking interrupted him saying, “You know what I’m talking about.” The technician tells Reinking that he doesn’t understand....
  • Bin Laden's Alleged Bodyguard Collecting Welfare Checks

    The alleged former bodyguard of 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden has been found collecting welfare checks from the government in Germany, according to local media, because he cannot be deported—even though he was refused asylum status. A report in the German tabloid Bild said the man, named only as 42-year-old Sami A to protect his privacy, cannot be deported to his native Tunisia because he is at risk of torture there. He has lived in Germany since 1997 and has a wife and three children. Sami A collects around $1,430 a month in welfare from the German government, a figure...
  • Father turns son in to police for bragging about stealing officer's gun

    04/25/2018 3:50:53 PM PDT · by BBell · 17 replies
    (KTRK/CNN) -- A Houston father said it was his duty to turn his son in to police for bragging about the crimes he allegedly committed. Christian Daniels, 18, told his father via a FaceTime call that he burglarized hundreds of cars in one week, according to court documents. The father, T. Daniels, told KTRK his son even admitted to stealing an officer’s firearm. "He pulled paperwork out of the bag, and I said, 'What does that paperwork say?' And he put the camera closer to the paperwork and it said Houston Police Department,” said Daniels. “That really kind of ticked...
  • Astronomers access huge amounts of data on the stars in our galaxy from Gaia space telescope

    04/25/2018 3:44:06 PM PDT · by BBell · 7 replies
    Aa Astronomers are celebrating a massive data release that offers them the richest ever map of the Milky Way. The information comes from ESA's GAIA space telescope, which has surveyed almost two billion stars in our galaxy. They now have very precise data on billions of stars around our galaxy that will make for decades of analysis. It gives them the possibility to research the history of our galaxy and postulate what might happen in the future, too.Astronomer François Mignard was one of the founding fathers of the GAIA mission. So why does this data release make such a difference...
  • Alfie Evans’ Mom Shares Touching Photo of Him and Father Asleep: “Don’t Believe What You Read,...

    04/25/2018 3:43:59 PM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | April 25, 2018 | Steven Ertelt
    FULL TITLE: Alfie Evans’ Mom Shares Touching Photo of Him and Father Asleep: “Don’t Believe What You Read, Alfie is Doing Great” After a disheartening appeals court ruling preventing Alfie Evans’ parents from flying the 23-month old boy to Rome, Italy to take him to a pediatric hospital that has offered to provide appropriate medical care and treatment for him, Alfie’s mother has posted a new photo of him. The touching photo shows Alfie asleep and his father sleeping on a couch behind him. His mother Kate James also added that Alfie is doing well and she cautions people not...
  • Judge at center of Alfie Evans case is a pro-gay activist

    04/25/2018 3:17:41 PM PDT · by Morgana · 15 replies
    LIFE SITE NEWS ^ | April 25, 2018 | Claire Chretien
    ENGLAND, April 24, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Justice Anthony Hayden, the judge at the center of the Alfie Evans case, is a member of The Bar Lesbian and Gay Group (BLAGG) and co-authored a book on homosexual relationships and their pertinence to children’s rights. A post on the website of BLAGG – a British association that supports “lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender persons at all levels” of the legal profession – names Hayden as a member. The post is titled BLAGG Member appointed to High Court Wednesday, 31 July 2013 and remains on BLAGG’s website as of April 24, 2018...