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  • Insurance Company Sues Minneapolis for Negligence Over Response to George Floyd Riots

    01/27/2024 2:12:27 AM PST · by CFW · 19 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 1/26/24 | Matt McGregor
    An insurance company that covered several businesses destroyed during the George Floyd riots in Minneapolis is suing the city for negligence. “[George] Floyd’s death sparked several days of protests and civil unrest, which resulted in damage to numerous businesses in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, including damage to the insureds’ businesses,” the lawsuit (pdf) states. The Illinois Casualty Company (ICC) paid insurance claims of over $5.6 million in damages “caused by the civil unrest,” according to the lawsuit. The complaint cites an independent report from Hillard Heintze (HH), a safety and security consulting firm. The city contracted with the firm in...
  • Kidnapping of California woman that police called a hoax gets new attention with Netflix documentary

    01/21/2024 12:57:34 PM PST · by CFW · 10 replies
    ABC news ^ | 1/18/24 | ap
    VALLEJO, Calif. -- The ordeal of Denise Huskins, whose kidnapping from her boyfriend’s Northern California home was first dismissed as a hoax by law enforcement, is getting renewed attention as the subject of a new Netflix docuseries, “American Nightmare.” Here’s a look at the facts of the case, which captivated the country: THE KIDNAPPING On March 23, 2015, Huskins was kidnapped by a masked intruder who broke into the home in Vallejo, a city in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her boyfriend, Aaron Quinn, told detectives he woke up to a bright light on his face and that intruders had...
  • Teacher Explains Why More Kindergarteners Than Ever Are Starting School Still In Diapers

    09/25/2023 2:46:12 PM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 68 replies
    Your Tango ^ | Sep 25, 2023 | Megan Quinn
    It seems as though the difficulties of teaching elementary school never end for teachers. Between lesson planning, keeping a group of children together and quiet in the hallways, and dealing with parent complaints, the job is certainly not for the weak. However, it may be more challenging now than ever as diaper changing is added to many kindergarten teachers' ever-growing list of responsibilities. Kindergarten teachers are realizing that most of their students were never potty trained. Many teachers are asking themselves, why now? Up until recently, kindergarten students were fully potty-trained and had been for years, with the exception of...
  • Sensitive US military emails spill online - A government cloud email server was connected to the internet without a password

    02/21/2023 8:23:39 AM PST · by C210N · 60 replies
    Tech Crunch ^ | 2/21/23 | Zack Whittaker
    The U.S. Department of Defense secured an exposed server on Monday that was spilling internal U.S. military emails to the open internet for the past two weeks. The exposed server was hosted on Microsoft’s Azure government cloud for Department of Defense customers, which uses servers that are physically separated from other commercial customers and as such can be used to share sensitive but unclassified government data. The exposed server was part of an internal mailbox system storing about three terabytes of internal military emails, many pertaining to U.S. Special Operations Command, or USSOCOM, the U.S. military unit tasked with conducting...
  • Video shows sparks and flames well before Ohio train derailment

    02/14/2023 2:24:38 PM PST · by libstripper · 66 replies
    CBS News via NSN ^ | Feb. 13, 2023 | CBS News
    deo is raising questions for people in East Palestine, Ohio, CBS Pittsburgh reports. The video, which captured the train 20 miles before it reached the site where it derailed, is raising questions about when the crew knew there was a problem. The video, obtained by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, was taken by a security camera at an equipment plant in Salem, Ohio. What appears to be sparks and flames can be seen in the video under one of the train cars as it passes the plant. The National Transportation Safety Board referenced the video at a news conference last week.
  • A Tiny Radioactive Capsule Has Been Lost In Australia

    01/29/2023 9:31:52 AM PST · by rod5591 · 42 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | Jan 28, 2023 | no author named
    PERTH, Australia (AP) — Authorities in Western Australia were searching for a tiny but potentially deadly radioactive capsule that got lost while being transported on a truck from a mine to a depot in the city of Perth, officials said Saturday. It is believed to have fallen off the back of a truck on a 1,400-kilometer (870-mile) journey from the Rio Tinto mine in Newman to the the Perth suburb of Malaga. There are concerns the solid capsule may have already become lodged in another vehicle’s tyre and potentially be hundreds of kilometers (miles) away from the search area. It...
  • Florida man, 18, accidentally shoots woman twerking at possible house party, police say

    12/29/2022 7:26:26 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 64 replies
    Local10.com ^ | December 22, 2022 | WPLG Local10.com
    COCOA, Fla. – An 18-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after police said he accidentally shot a woman, also 18, dancing with him at a possible Cocoa house party nearly a month ago, according to Local 10′s Orlando news partner, WKMG. An arrest warrant affidavit shows officers responded to a shots fired call at 1044 Azalea Lane around 10:25 p.m. on Nov. 27. Upon arrival, police said they found a woman who had been shot and transported her to the hospital. Multiple witnesses told police that the victim had been “twerking” near 18-year-old Maurqice Thomas when a firearm in his possession...
  • Supreme Court Considers Case Seeking to Overturn 2020 Presidential Election

    12/14/2022 8:38:58 AM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 58 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | December 14, 2022 | Jim Hoft
    While there has been much public attention on the U.S. Supreme Court’s present consideration of the “independent state legislature” theory in Moore v. Harper involving North Carolina’s redistricting, that case would not immediately upend the 2020 Presidential Election. In contrast, a little-known case that appeared recently on the Court docket could do just that. The case of Brunson v. Adams, not even reported in the mainstream media, was filed pro se by ordinary American citizens – four brothers from Utah — seeking the removal of President Biden and Vice President Harris, along with 291 U.S. Representatives and 94 U.S. Senators...
  • Ohio girl, 10, mentioned by Biden WAS forced to cross state lines for an abortion in Indiana: Man, 27, is charged with rape a day after Ohio Attorney General said 'not a whisper' was heard about her sexual assault

    07/13/2022 1:04:17 PM PDT · by Morgana · 36 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | July 13, 2022 | Andrea Cavallier
    An Ohio man has been charged with impregnating a 10-year-old girl who was forced to cross state lines to get an abortion - a story that garnered national attention following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v Wade. Gerson Fuentes, 27, was arrested on Tuesday and has been charged with one count of rape after police say he confessed to raping the child two different times, the Columbus Dispatch reported. The unidentified child made national headlines when she traveled from Ohio to Indiana to get an abortion after the state banned the procedure after six weeks — hours after...
  • Ten red flags in the FDA's risk-benefit analysis of Pfizer's EUA application to inject American children 5 to 11 with its mRNA product

    11/10/2021 12:30:21 PM PST · by ransomnote · 5 replies
    substack.com ^ | October 25, 2021 | Toby Rogers
    The FDA briefing document is preposterous junk science and it must be withdrawn immediatelyWhere to even begin with the FDA’s preposterous risk-benefit analysis of Pfizer’s mRNA COVID-19 “vaccine” in children ages 5 to 11?Let’s start with my bona fides. I have a year of undergraduate statistics at one of the best liberal arts colleges in America (Swarthmore). I have a year of graduate statistics at the masters program rated #1 for policy analysis (UC Berkeley). And I have a Ph.D. in political economy from one of the top universities in the world (University of Sydney). My research focus is on...
  • What The Baldwin Mishap Says About Guns Isn’t What You Might Think

    10/29/2021 8:58:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 40 replies
    The Federalist ^ | October 29, 2021 | Mark Overstreet
    The right to keep and bear arms is, at a last resort, our most important right, thus it’s one that should be exercised with the utmost care and attention to detail.The investigation into the fatal shooting of movie camerawoman Halyna Hutchins by actor Alec Baldwin with a prop gun on the set of the latter’s movie, “Rust,” last Thursday is ongoing, with new information and speculations appearing daily, so prudent people will let the investigation run its course before reaching conclusions. The fact that Mr. Baldwin has been a hard-core leftist activist, particularly against the right to keep and bear...
  • The Supreme Court's failures are putting America on a path to tyranny

    04/21/2021 7:41:50 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/21/2021 | Clifford C. Nichols
    Rarely do the generation experiencing the actual events and decisions that lead to their nation's demise fully appreciate the enormity of their oversight until sometime after their culture's destruction has been rendered incurable. Largely, it is not due so much to their negligence as it is to most of them being too preoccupied with simply living and making a living. Perhaps that would explain why, in just the first four months of 2021, the Supreme Court issued four decisions — or, perhaps better viewed as non-decisions — that should have caused all legitimately patriotic Americans to be alarmed and called...
  • We Need to Take a Hard Look at Nursing-Home Policies

    05/11/2020 3:34:39 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 13 replies
    National Review ^ | May 11, 2020 | Jim Geraghty
    ...On March 30, the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living issued updated guidelines, based upon CDC findings, declaring that, “unless a person is tested for COVID-19 and negative before admitting them to your building, you should assume the person has COVID-19 regardless of their having or not having symptoms . . . We strongly urge [long-term-care] facilities to begin now creating separate wings, units or floors by moving current residents to handle admissions from the hospital and keep current resident separate, if possible.” This was typed out in bright red font for emphasis...
  • Clinton investigators were told Obama DOJ 'not willing to charge' her on key espionage statute <tr>

    03/14/2019 12:07:38 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 13 2019 | Gregg Re, Catherine Herridge
    Hillary Clinton investigators were told Obama DOJ 'not willing to charge' her on key espionage statute: internal chart An internal chart prepared by federal investigators working on the so-called "Midyear Exam" probe into Hillary Clinton's emails, exclusively reviewed by Fox News, contained the words "NOTE: DOJ not willing to charge this" next to a key statute on the mishandling of classified information. The notation appeared to contradict former FBI Director James Comey's repeated claims that his team made its decision that Clinton should not face criminal charges independently. Fox News has confirmed the chart served as a critical tip that...
  • Father of Collapsed Florida Bridge was Obama ‘Champion of Change’ in 2015

    03/18/2018 4:58:46 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 63 replies
    CFP ^ | 3/16/18 | Judi McLeod
    Celebrated leading visionary bridge engineer Atorod Azizinamini, whose ABC (Accelerated Bridge Construction) technology was used to build the bridge that collapsed yesterday on Florida International University’s campus, was named an Obama era Department of Transportation ‘Champion of Change’ in 2015. The event in which Azizinamini was awarded ‘Champion of Change’ status was webcast live at whitehouse.gov/live, no longer online. Much will be made in coming days that FIGG Bridge Group designed the bridge and that it was constructed by MCM Construction, in the aftermath of the bridge’s collapse. But it was Azizinamini bridge technology all the way: “This project is...
  • The FBI Was Warned About A School Shooting Threat From A YouTube User Named Nikolas Cruz

    02/15/2018 4:17:18 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 86 replies
    Buzzfeed.com ^ | 2/15/18 | Brianna Sacks
    The FBI Was Warned About A School Shooting Threat From A YouTube User Named Nikolas Cruz In September In September, a YouTube user named Nikolas Cruz left a comment on a video stating: "I'm going to be a professional school shooter." The video's creator alerted both the FBI and YouTube. Last fall, a Mississippi bail bondsman and frequent YouTube vlogger noticed an alarming comment left on one of his videos. "I'm going to be a professional school shooter," said a user named Nikolas Cruz. The YouTuber, 36-year-old Ben Bennight, alerted the FBI, emailing a screenshot of the comment to the...
  • Air Force could face record lawsuits over mass shooting

    11/18/2017 10:31:51 AM PST · by PROCON · 29 replies
    stripes.com ^ | Nov. 17, 2017 | Nancy Montgomery
    The Air Force faces many millions of dollars in potential liability for the mass shooting at a small-town church in Texas earlier this month by a former servicemember, legal experts say. “I think it’s almost inevitable that the Air Force will be sued,” said retired Lt. Gen. Richard Harding, former judge advocate general of the service. “And I think there’s a case that can be made, you bet.” If lawsuits against the Air Force were successful, said Don Christensen, the service’s former top prosecutor, the damages could be huge. “What is being shot while you’re in church, watching your baby...
  • Early Comey memo accused Clinton of gross negligence on emails

    11/06/2017 12:39:35 PM PST · by mojito · 80 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/6/2017 | John Solomon
    An early draft of former FBI Director James Comey’s statement closing out the Hillary Clinton email case accused the former secretary of State of having been "grossly negligent” in handling classified information, newly reported memos to Congress show. The tough language was changed to the much softer accusation that Clinton had been “extremely careless” in her handling of classified information when Comey announced in July 2016 there would be no charges against her. The change is significant, since federal law states that gross negligence in handling the nation’s intelligence can be punished criminally with prison time or fines. Spokesmen for...
  • Deputy accidentally shot himself in Onondaga County Justice Center (Syracuse, NY)

    10/17/2017 4:41:03 AM PDT · by jalisco555 · 34 replies
    Syracuse.com ^ | 10/17/17 | Samantha House
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A deputy accidentally shot himself Monday night inside an Onondaga County Justice Center locker room, deputies said. Deputy Justin Brannock, 28, was taking his personal firearm out of its holster at 10:28 p.m. when the gun fired, said Sgt. Jon Seeber, an Onondaga County Justice Center. Brannock was in the employee locker room in an unsecured section of the jail, he said. Seeber said Brannock was expected to be released from the hospital early this morning. Initial police scanner reports indicated a bullet grazed the deputy's leg.
  • Washington man pleads guilty to manslaughter from stray bullet

    07/14/2017 2:34:09 PM PDT · by PROCON · 26 replies
    guns.com ^ | July 14, 2017 | Chris Eger
    Tobin Panton entered a guilty plea to a manslaughter charge this week after he fatally shot a sleeping neighbor while firing at a fleeing car thief. (Photo: Q13 FOX News) A man who fired his Glock at a car thief leaving his driveway with his vehicle pled guilty this week to the death of a neighbor struck by one of his bullets. Tobin Panton, 40, of Bonney Lake in the Tacoma area entered a guilty plea on Monday to one count of manslaughter in the first degree for the death of Linda Green, 61. The incident, which occurred last November,...