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  • Male Model Jeremy Ruehlemann Dies at 27

    01/23/2023 2:33:28 PM PST · by politicianslie · 48 replies
    MSM ^ | January 23, 2023 | Aaron Royce
    Jeremy Ruehlemann passed away on Sunday. The male model, born in New Jersey, was 27 years old. Though no cause of death is known at this time, news of Ruehlemann’s death was announced on Facebook by his childhood friend Gianni Simpson.
  • Transgender School Board Member Accused of Looking at Topless Woman in Locker Room

    01/17/2023 3:33:10 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 66 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 17 Jan 2023 | HANNAH BLEAU
    Paul Bixler, a transgender board member of the Liberty Elementary School District in Maricopa County, Arizona, has been accused of looking at a topless woman in a women’s locker room at the gym, garnering outrage across social media.
  • Bronx Hate Crime Suspect Punched Woman in Mouth, Hurled Anti-Gay Slur: Cops

    01/14/2023 6:42:48 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 14, 2023 | Dean Balsamini
    A 25-year-old woman was punched in the mouth inside a Bronx deli by an unknown attacker who hurled an anti-gay slur, police said. The disturbing incident is being investigated as a hate crime, the NYPD said. The unsuspecting victim was inside the 120 Circle Deli at Hugh J. Grant Circle, near Virginia Avenue, shortly before 11:30 a.m. Friday when she was approached by the twisted suspect, who yelled, “f—-t” and punched her in the mouth, knocking her to the ground, police said.
  • Detroit-area city OKs animal sacrifice for religious reasons

    01/11/2023 5:51:25 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 20 replies
    APNEWS ^ | January 10, 2023
    HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — Residents of a Detroit-area community with a large Muslim population can sacrifice animals at home for religious reasons. The Hamtramck City Council explicitly approved the practice, 3-2, Tuesday, another step in recognizing a cultural shift in a city whose 20th century history was shaped by Polish immigrants. Muslims often slaughter animals, typically goats or sheep, or pay someone to do it for them during the holy holiday of Eid al-Adha. Meat is shared with family, friends and the poor.
  • Las Vegas parents SUE school district for $50,000 after making daughter, 15, read out X-rated assignment about 'd**ks' and lesbianism in theater class - that was even too explicit to be read aloud at school board meeting

    01/03/2023 1:57:42 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 37 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3 January 2023 | ALEX OLIVEIRA
    Two Las Vegas parents have sued their daughter's school district after the 15-year-old was made to memorize and read out a sexually-explicit monologue in front of her theater class. Parents Candra and Terrell Evans filed the $50,000 lawsuit against the Clark County School District and its superintendent, Dr. Jesus Jara, alleging they engaged in 'unlawful grooming and abuse of a minor' over the assignment which they characterized as 'pornographic material.'
  • Louisiana Worker Fired After Dumping Water on Homeless Woman in Freezing Weather

    12/28/2022 10:26:32 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 28, 2022 | Isabel Keane
    A Louisiana convenience store worker was fired after a video went viral of her tossing a bucket of water on a homeless woman sitting outside the store in below-freezing temperatures. Video shows a female employee at the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge confronting a homeless woman who was sitting in front of the store on a brisk 26-degree day over the Christmas holiday weekend. “Move! Not telling y’all again. Move it!” the worker can be heard exclaiming in the video. “Clear the —- out!” Abdullah Mufahi, the store’s owner, fired the employee featured in the video within 24...
  • STORM AND OUTAGE DETAILS PJM ASKS CUSTOMERS TO CONSERVE POWER

    12/24/2022 12:22:03 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 21 replies
    Extremely cold temperatures across the region have created extraordinary demands on the power system. We are asking businesses and the public to help by immediately reducing electricity use as much as possible without sacrificing safety.
  • People are dying in Australia at ‘incredibly high’ rate and the country doesn’t know why

    12/12/2022 7:00:58 AM PST · by Beowulf9 · 55 replies
    https://www.pennlive.com ^ | Dec. 07, 2022 | Brian Linder
    People are dying in Australia and the country can’t seem to figure out why. According to a release by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, there were 128,797 deaths in the country by August 31, and that is a huge number for Australia. How big? Well, while the mortality rate reportedly typically fluctuates by just about 1-to-2 percent each year, this number marks an increase of about 18,671 deaths and a 17-percent rise above the historical national average.
  • AG: Everyone has freedom to go topless on Nantucket beaches

    12/09/2022 3:06:22 PM PST · by algore · 68 replies
    NANTUCKET — For anyone who enjoys the free ebb and flow of ocean air and currents over their bare skin, the coast is now clear for people of all genders to legally go topless on Nantucket beaches. Seven months after Nantucket voters approved a bylaw amendment specifically to allow all people — including women — freely to eschew torso coverings while spending time on the island's beaches, Attorney General Maura Healey has given the change her seal of approval. Her endorsement was required before the so-called "Gender Equity on Beaches" amendment could become Nantucket law. Nantucket is the first town...
  • South Korea spent $200 billion, but it can’t pay people enough to have a baby

    12/06/2022 3:45:31 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 36 replies
    CNN ^ | 6 Dec 2022 | Paula Hancocks
    The season of baby fairs is here once again in South Korea. Busy, noisy affairs held in cavernous conference halls where hundreds of vendors try to sell expectant parents everything they could possibly desire for their new bundle of joy – and plenty of other things they never knew they needed. But this is a shrinking business, and the customer base is dwindling. South Korea recently broke its own record for the world’s lowest fertility rate. Figures released in November showed the average number of children a South Korean woman will have in her lifetime is down to just 0.79....
  • Carjacker busted after he shows up for accomplice’s court date and people recognize his face tattoos: prosecutors

    11/22/2022 7:53:16 AM PST · by Salman · 11 replies
    CWB Chicago ^ | November 21, 2022 | CWB Chicago staff writers
    Prosecutors have charged a five-time felon with armed carjacking after he allegedly showed up in court to support one of his accomplices and authorities recognized him by his facial tattoos. Fabian Alonzo, who has said he prefers to target Hispanic people because they are less likely to cooperate with authorities if they’re in the country illegally, also committed an armed robbery outside a Wicker Park Mexican restaurant shortly before the hijacking, prosecutors said. Around 3:40 a.m. on September 18, Alonzo and three accomplices committed an armed robbery outside El Mexico Moderno, 1247 North Ashland, prosecutors said during a bail hearing...
  • Video shows Shanquella Robinson laughing with friends before she was found dead from beat-down by friend (edited)

    11/21/2022 7:46:28 PM PST · by End Times Sentinel · 27 replies
    The Daily Mail (Graphic Content!) ^ | Nov 21st 2022 | Daily Mail Story Monkey
    A new video of the North Carolina woman who suffered a broken neck after being brutally beaten at a Mexican resort shows her laughing with her friends just hours before she died.In the video shared by the Neighborhood Talk, Shanquella Robinson, 25, can be heard joking about her friends taking too long to get ready inside their Fundadores Beach Club villa. 'It don't take that long to get naked. Where y'all at?' Robinson jokes in a video of her walking around the San Jose del Cabo resort. The woman, who later sustained a broken neck and severed spine, walks around...
  • Three Voters Die at Polling Centres

    11/20/2022 1:32:10 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    Malaysia Now ^ | November 19, 2022
    Two died in Johor while the third died in Kelantan.The police today confirmed that three voters died while waiting for their turn to cast their ballots in the 15th general election (GE15). Without providing further details, Inspector-General of Police Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani said two deaths were reported in Johor and one in Kelantan. "These incidents are quite upsetting because these voters had health problems and died while queuing to vote," he told a press conference at the Gombak district police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur. He also mentioned an incident where a 23-year-old man grabbed a bottle of indelible ink...
  • Man Robbed, Assaulted With Pistol During Date With Woman He Met on Dating App

    11/20/2022 11:47:25 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 97 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | November 19, 2022
    The victim and the woman were sitting in his parked car when two suspects approached the car, removed the victim from the vehicle before assaulting him and taking cash from him.Menlo Park police are investigating a brazen attack on a man who was meeting a woman he met on a dating app. Two men approached the victim’s vehicle and dragged him out, pistol whipped and beat him, then stole his cash. The woman took off with the men. Police in Menlo Park are investigating an armed robbery and assault that occurred on the 3600 block of Haven Avenue Friday evening....
  • Qatar officials threaten to ‘smash’ reporter’s camera during live World Cup broadcast

    11/18/2022 1:38:12 PM PST · by Conservat1 · 14 replies
    NYPost ^ | Nov 16, 2022 | Jeremy Layton
    We’re still days away from the official beginning of the 2022 World Cup, and we already have our first tense encounter between a reporter and a Qatari official caught on live television. Danish reporter Rasmus Tantholdt was reporting live on TV2 when a group of men approached him in a golf cart, clearly upset with him filming. One man waved at the camera, but another tried to cover it up, which quickly escalated into a heated exchange.
  • Pennsylvania Tesla bursts into flames, photos show unrecognizable metal husk

    11/18/2022 7:49:44 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 64 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/18/2022 | Bradford Betz
    A Tesla burst into flames on a Pennsylvania highway late Tuesday morning, burning so hot as to only be recognizable by its rims, firefighters said. Multiple fire departments were dispatched to a vehicle fire at Mile Marker 137 on Interstate 80 Westbound in Cooper Township just before 11 a.m. Tuesday. The daughter of the couple driving the car told WTAJ they were driving their Tesla Model S when a "large piece of debris" went underneath the car, causing it to begin to smoke. The couple, identified as "Michelle and Bob," pulled over and got out of their car. Neither were...
  • Korean Ex-Convict Kills Policeman with Homemade Pistol

    11/17/2022 4:34:50 AM PST · by marktwain · 9 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | November 14, 2022 | Dean Weingarten
    On 19 October 2016, a 46-year-old suspect with the surname of Seong started attacking people. He had various weapons, including homemade guns, a bomb, a hammer, and knives. He was wearing an electronic tracking device on his ankle. From Korea JoongAng Daily: An ex-convict went on a shooting spree in northern Seoul’s Gangbuk District Wednesday night using a gun he manufactured himself, fatally shooting a police officer before he was apprehended. The ex-convict was wearing a type of bullet-proof vest and helmet and had with him 16 more homemade guns, a bomb and seven knives.The suspect, a 46-year-old surnamed Seong,...
  • JAY LENO SERIOUSLY BURNED IN CAR FIRE

    11/14/2022 11:48:29 AM PST · by Red Badger · 104 replies
    TMZ ^ | 11/14/2022 10:51 AM PT | Staff
    Jay Leno is in a burn center after suffering a serious injury to his face ... TMZ has learned. Jay was in the L.A. garage where he stores his cars on Sunday when one of the cars erupted into flames without warning. Sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ ... the flames burned the left side of Jay's face, but thankfully did not penetrate his eye or his ear.
  • Alabama man squatted in Stanford dorms, posed as student for 10 months

    11/14/2022 9:51:05 AM PST · by billorites · 24 replies
    The College Fix ^ | November 11, 2022 | John Parker
    Stanford University recently removed from the basement of a campus housing unit an Alabama man who had pretended to be a student and lived in the dorms for 10 months. William Curry, from Birmingham, described himself as “pre-med at Stanford University” and completing a “Bachelor of medicine – Bachelor of Surgery – MBBS, Neuroscience,” according to his LinkedIn profile. Curry (pictured) also listed “Stanford 25’” and “@CokeScholars” on his Instagram page, referring to the Coca-Cola Scholars foundation. The charity offers $20,000 college scholarships to “young people who are creating positive change in their communities and around the world,” according to...
  • Poster Boy for Vaccination Campaign Dies Suddenly at Just 4 Years Old (Venezuela)

    11/13/2022 7:36:44 PM PST · by DoodleBob · 17 replies
    The Western Journal ^ | November 13, 2022 | Brian Chai
    In a tragic turn of events, Santino Godoy Blanco, just 4 years old, has passed away from pneumonia on Nov. 3, according to multiple reports. If that name sounds at all familiar to you, that’s because Blanco was the face of one of Argentina’s various vaccination campaigns. You can see an example of the type of campaign that Blanco was featured in below: Santino Godoy Blanco, 4 year old star of vaccination campaign in Argentina, dies pic.twitter.com/rEwJ6KZqrT — Tiossinob (@tiossinob) November 13, 2022 The above ad is promoting vaccinations against measles, rubella, mumps and polio. As multiple Argentinian outlets are...