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  • Kaylee Gain's 15-year-old attacker will not be tried as an adult after court was told Gain is a serial bully who'd tormented her assailant

    05/22/2024 8:00:31 PM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 22, 2024 | Will Potter
    The 15-year-old girl charged with brutally beating Kaylee Gain and leaving her in a coma will not be charged as an adult, a judge has ruled. The decision followed testimony from a juvenile officer earlier this month, who claimed that Gain, 16, was a serial bully who tormented her attacker, Maurnice Declue, 15. It was also alleged that Gain initiated the fight and threw the first punch, and was suspended for fighting another girl just the day prior. On Wednesday, a St. Louis judge followed the officer's recommendation and decided that the case will remain in the juvenile court system....
  • MSNBC's Ruhle wants 'economic explainer' to tell 'confused' Americans they're 'doing quite well'

    05/22/2024 6:21:55 PM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 5/22/24 | Alexander Hall
    MSNBC host Stephanie Ruhle called upon the president of Chicago’s Federal Reserve to tell viewers that they are economically far better off than they think. "We need an economic explainer," the MSNBC host said. "People are confused, they’re exhausted, but they’re also doing quite well." Ruhle, who hosts MSNBC’s "The Eleventh Hour," had been discussing a recent Federal Reserve report that "shows people are still struggling to cover day-to-day expenses, even as inflation has slowed." She noted how some major brands are responding by enticing consumers with slashed prices, "Target says it is cutting prices on 5,000 essential items, things...
  • Interesting Book

    05/22/2024 7:55:48 AM PDT · by FrozenAssets · 9 replies
    5/22/2024 | Me
    I have been reading "The Thrid Reich in the Ivory Tower" by Stephen Norwood. It is a well researched book about the relationship between Ameriocan universities and the German NSDAP (NAZI's) in the thirties. It is especially interesting in light of recent events.
  • Earth-sized Planet Orbiting the Most Common Star in the Galaxy Found Hanging out in Our Cosmic Back Yard

    05/22/2024 7:45:46 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 23 replies
    The Debrief ^ | May 22, 2024 | Christopher Plain
    Scientists using the SPECULOOS (Search for Planets EClipsing ULtra-cOOl Stars) telescope network have reported the discovery of an Earth-sized planet orbiting the most common star type in the galaxy a mere 55 light years away. Given that the farthest star ever spotted by human scientists lies over 9 billion light-years from Earth, this newly discovered rocky world is one of the closest such space bodies ever spotted. Dubbed SPECULOOS-3 b, the planet orbits an ultracool red dwarf star, the most common star in the Milky Way galaxy. This type of star can live 100 times longer than our Sun, making...
  • Feminists Warn Young Girls Against Marrying Rich, Muscular Football Stars Who Love Them And Take Care Of All Their Needs And Praise Them In Speeches

    05/22/2024 1:07:22 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 24 replies
    The Bee ^ | May 21, 2024 | Staff
    KANSAS CITY, KS — In the wake of Harrison Butker's recent commencement speech encouraging college graduates to get married and start a family, feminists around the nation are cautioning young girls not to marry wealthy, successful Super Bowl champions like Butker. "Can you imagine how terrible it would be to marry a ripped, non-feminist football star who loves you so much he gets choked up every time he honors you in a speech?" activist Margery Strecker exclaimed in a Tik-Tok short aimed at 13-year-old girls. "Imagine if you married a guy like that and he started sacrificially loving you and...
  • Atlanta mom disrupts school awards ceremony after her son didn't win anything

    05/21/2024 6:06:42 PM PDT · by Libloather · 75 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/21/24 | Kamal Saltan
    A mother in Atlanta disrupted an awards ceremony at her son's school after he did not receive any prizes. She stood up in middle of the event and walked up to the front of the stage before ranting after her child did not win anything. The person presenting the award was forced to apologize to those in attendance and tried to de-escalate the situation. The incident was caught on video and shared to X where it has been viewed more than 500,000 times. In the clip, the mother is heard shouting at the person who is presenting the awards but...
  • The Network Behind the Pro-Hamas Disruptions

    05/21/2024 4:07:00 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 29 May, 2024 | Janet Levy
    Behind the anti-Israel protests and riots is a coalition of radical leftist and Islamist groups drawing sustenance from a vast dark money network... that is linked to the Chinese Communist Party. How did anti-Israel protests erupt within a month of the Hamas-led October 7 massacre? How did university campuses in America turn into tent cities of keffiyeh-clad youth calling for the liberation of Palestine, the annihilation of Israel, and death to Jews? If you suspect these protests are well orchestrated and funded, you are right. Behind them is a coalition of radical leftist and Islamist groups drawing sustenance from the...
  • Iranian President Asks Manager Of Paradise Where All The Virgins Are And If It'd Be Possible To Turn The Heat Down A Tad

    05/20/2024 5:20:28 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 18 replies
    The Bee ^ | May 20, 2024 | Staff
    Following the death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in a helicopter crash over the weekend, the deceased leader questioned the furnishings of Paradise and wondered why it was so crazy hot up there. "I was expecting more virgins…72 of them to be exact," Raisi commented. "And why is Jannah so hot? And who is that scary-looking man with the pointy ears and pitchfork laughing at me? This is supposed to be a garden of pleasure. Who should I talk to about all this?" As a devout Muslim and committer of only pure and righteous deeds, a now deceased Raisi told...
  • Pandemic Potential: New Research Shows H5N1 Bird Flu Can Transmit Through Air

    05/20/2024 1:24:29 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 23 replies
    Scitech Daily ^ | May 20, 2024 | PENN STATE
    New findings show that a strain of the H5N1 influenza virus has developed only a minimal capacity for airborne transmission. In March, the United States reported its first detection of the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza in dairy cattle, with outbreaks spreading to nine states by May. The transmission method among cattle remains unclear. However, a study published in Nature Communications revealed that a similar H5N1 strain, subtype clade, which previously caused an outbreak in farmed mink in 2022, was capable of airborne transmission to a small group of ferrets. This is the first time that a member of...
  • 'Absolute dinosaur' gator seen on Florida school path

    05/20/2024 12:23:20 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 78 replies
    UPI ^ | May 17, 2024 | Ben Hooper
    May 17 (UPI) -- Wildlife trappers were called to a Florida school where an "absolute dinosaur of an alligator" came wandering up a path. The Pinellas County Sheriff's office said deputies responded to a report of a a large alligator on a pathway used by kids who walk to and from a nearby elementary school. Deputies contacted the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for help relocating the 12.5-foot gator. "PCSO remained in the area to keep the public from accidentally stumbling across this absolute dinosaur of an alligator until trappers contracted through FWC arrived," the Sheriff's Office said on...
  • God Baffled That Democrats Managed To Ruin California

    05/20/2024 11:41:07 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 19 replies
    The Bee ^ | May 19, 2024 | Staff
    HEAVEN — According to sources in the celestial realm, God is scratching His head in wonderment that Democrats somehow managed to mess up California. "You guys were literally given everything! How do you even do that?" said a spokesangel for the Almighty. "You have perfect weather, beautiful coastline, great surfing, skiing in the mountains, fish tacos, rolling vineyards, the list goes on. How on earth did you manage to take the most beautiful stretch of land on God's earth and turn it into a huge dump?" "It doesn't make any sense." Sources say Democrats in California took issue with the...
  • This popular exercise could help you live longer and stop knee pain

    05/20/2024 10:43:32 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 59 replies
    NY Post ^ | 05/20/2024 | Amy Eisinger
    It’s the cycle of life. Lifelong bicyclers may live longer, have stronger immune systems and are less likely to experience knee pain or osteoarthritis, than people who don’t ride bikes. Although previous studies have already shown several benefits of cycling, new research now shows that people who cycle regularly have significantly less chance of developing osteoarthritis by the age of 65, according to NPR. The study, which was published last month in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, surveyed 2,600 people with an average age of 64 about their lifetime exercise habits. All of the participants were at an...
  • When Windows 10 support runs out, you have 5 options but only 2 are worth considering

    05/19/2024 11:57:09 AM PDT · by fireman15 · 180 replies
    ZDnet ^ | April 22, 2024 | Ed Bott
    Microsoft will officially end support for its most popular operating system in October 2025. Here's what you should do with your Windows 10 PCs before that day arrives. In less than two years, Microsoft will draw the final curtain on Windows 10 after a successful 10-year run. That news shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone. The end date is right there on the Microsoft Support document that lists "products retiring or reaching the end of support in 2025." The schedule is defined by Microsoft's Modern Lifecycle Policy: "Windows 10 will reach end of support on October 14, 2025. The...
  • UC San Diego, Planned Parenthood operate aborted baby parts ‘exchange’: investigation

    05/19/2024 10:06:55 AM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    The College Fix ^ | May 17, 2024 | Katelyn Meeks
    Pro-life watchdog calls on Office of Inspector General to investigate The University of California at San Diego and Planned Parenthood operated an “exchange” partnership involving aborted fetal body parts and scientific research, according to newly released documents obtained by a pro-life watchdog organization. The Center for Medical Progress believes the evidence uncovered through its open records requests may be “incriminating.” Founder David Daleiden told The College Fix his organization is calling for a federal investigation. Documents obtained by CMP show the abortion vendor gave tissue from aborted babies to UC San Diego researchers “in exchange for ownership of the university’s...
  • Virginia teacher caught with drugs in classroom; Husband arrested in school parking lot

    05/18/2024 4:29:53 PM PDT · by george76 · 27 replies
    FOX 5 DC ^ | May 17, 2024 | Christopher Harris and Homa Bash
    SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. - A second-grade teacher at Spotswood Elementary School was arrested on Thursday after being found under the influence of drugs in her classroom... The School Resource Officer discovered Candyce Leigh Carter, 35, appearing to be under the influence. A subsequent investigation uncovered suspected narcotics in her classroom. Carter, a Spotsylvania resident, was arrested on charges of felony possession of Schedule I/II drugs, felony child endangerment, and felony neglect or abuse of a child. She is currently being held without bond at the Rappahannock Regional Jail. During the incident, Carter's husband, Kristopher Donald Carter, 34, was found in...
  • Dying Marine vet, 98, finally gets high school diploma while receiving hospice care after dropping out of school to fight in World War Two

    05/18/2024 4:25:03 PM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/18/24 | Noa Halff
    A dying Marine veteran was finally handed his high school diploma while receiving hospice care after dropping out to fight in World War Two over eight decades ago. Richard Remp, a 98-year-old marine veteran in hospice care, left school at 17 years of age to serve in World War II, before later continuing his service in Korea and Vietnam. But on Friday he was finally handed the high school diploma he had longed for all these years but never received. Remp told local San Antonio NBC affiliate NEWS4SA: 'On behalf of myself and the Marine Corps, I thank you very...
  • New England daycare workers spiked children's lunch with melatonin to 'knock kids out'

    05/17/2024 6:57:14 PM PDT · by Morgana · 37 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 17, 2024 | Caitlin Tilley
    Workers at a New Hampshire daycare center allegedly spiked children's lunches with melatonin, Manchester police say. Owner of the establishment, Sally Dreckmann, 52, and her employees - Traci Innie, 51, Kaitlin Filardo, 23, and Jessica Foster, 23 - have been charged with ten counts of endangering the welfare of a child after turning themselves into authorities. Police determined the children's food was being sprinkled with melatonin without their parent's knowledge or consent, possibly to make them drowsy and easier to deal with. Too much melatonin can lead to vomiting, diarrhea and even seizures — especially in young children with low...
  • Las Vegas girl, 12, kills herself after being tormented by bullies at school for months

    05/17/2024 5:53:04 PM PDT · by Morgana · 63 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 17, 2024 | Ruth Bashinsky
    A 12-year-old Las Vegas girl took her own life after being tormented by bullies at her middle school for months. Flora Martinez, a sixth grader at Keller Middle School, killed herself on May 7 - eight months and one day after her transfer out of Duane D. Keller middle school was denied. Her funeral was on Thursday. Her distraught parents are now blaming the Clark County School District for not doing enough to protect their daughter. Grieving mother, Alice Martinez told News8: 'I feel like the school had a duty to keep her safe, while she was in their care...
  • Chicago lawmaker says it's racist to punish criminals and calls America a 'garbage society'

    05/17/2024 3:42:04 PM PDT · by Libloather · 31 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/17/24 | Germania Rodriguez Poleo
    A socialist Chicago councilwoman once called the US a 'garbage society' as she claimed policing in the country is based on racism. Alderwoman Rossana Rodriguez is known for expressing her controversial views on social media, including her support for defunding the police and teaching critical race theory in public schools. In a now-deleted post covered by Fox News, Rodriguez said: 'Our BIPOC youth are on the streets because they are not gonna settle for this garbage society we have. 'They know we are better off investing in the things that protect us… not police.' Rodriguez often speaks against police on...
  • California set to become latest state to apologize for slavery but reparations payouts shelved

    05/17/2024 2:50:49 PM PDT · by Libloather · 15 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/17/24 | James Reinl
    California lawmakers have voted to officially apologize for the state's role in slavery, but efforts to make cash reparations payouts have been shelved. The California Assembly on Thursday backed a bill authored by Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer that accepts responsibility for 'all of the harms and atrocities committed by the state.' The Los Angeles Democrat received hugs and applause on the assembly floor after the bill was passed. It now moves on to the Senate. 'Not only is the apology letter important … it's whether or not we go ahead and fulfill the dream of what my ancestors wanted, which is...