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  • German diplomat in Brazil arrested, accused of killing husband: "The cadaver is screaming out the circumstances of its death"

    08/10/2022 7:18:43 AM PDT · by fwdude
    CBS News ^ | August 8, 2022 | CBS News
    Brazilian police said they arrested a German diplomat Saturday for allegedly killing his husband at their home in an upscale Rio de Janeiro neighborhood, then attempting to cover up the crime. Uwe Herbert Hahn, a German consul, told authorities his husband, Belgian national Walter Henri Maximilien Biot, had taken ill Friday night, collapsing and fatally hitting his head, police said. However, analysis of the body and the couple's apartment in the beach neighborhood of Ipanema found Biot had been severely beaten, they said.
  • Trump takes 5th Amendment in NY Civil Case

    08/10/2022 7:16:06 AM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 7 replies
    Trump just posted on Truth that he took the 5th
  • Florida school board member boasts 'woke' teachers are 'working from the inside'

    08/10/2022 7:14:10 AM PDT · by Joe Brower · 2 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/10/2022 | Cortney O'Brien
    I'm at work at the moment, so I only have time for an excerpt. For the whole article, please CLICK HERE.I note that the video in question may be unavailable; I don't know if that's due to censorship or server overload, but I pulled it off the web when it first appeared a few days ago, and have placed it here.***Florida school board member boasts 'woke' teachers are 'working from the inside'Cortney O'Brien, Fox News8/10/2022A Sarasota schools board member revealed at a recent talk that "woke" teachers are "working from the inside." "I just wanted to give a little reassurance...
  • Inflation cools in July as CPI rises 8.5%

    08/10/2022 7:12:41 AM PDT · by John W · 4 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | August 10, 2022 | Alexandra Semenova
    Inflation eased slightly last month but held near its highest level in four decades even as gas prices fell and supply chains improved. The Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) reflected a year-over-year increase of 8.5% in July, down from the prior month's 40-year high of 9.1%. Consensus economists were expecting last month's reading to show an 8.7% increase, according to estimates compiled by Bloomberg. Core CPI, which excludes the volatile food and energy components of the report, remained firm, rising at an annual 5.9%, unchanged from June's figure. The gasoline index fell 7.7% in July, marking...
  • Mary Trump explains the chilling reason why Donald is “panicked” by FBI raid

    08/10/2022 7:03:49 AM PDT · by WeaslesRippedMyFlesh · 27 replies
    Mary Trump is back with another hot take on her Uncle Donald following the FBI raid at Mar-a-Lago, and according to her the former president is in full “panic” mode.Speaking with MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell, Mary was asked about her uncle’s angry statement professing his innocence and calling the raid “unannounced” and “not necessary or appropriate.”“This kind of thing couldn’t have happened without his lawyers knowing,” O’Donnell said. “There were plenty of hints.”Mary agreed, noting that “They’re not really breaking in, they’re just doing their job,” and describing Donald as “panicked.”She followed up by saying Donald wasn’t entirely lying about being...
  • Former Boston Public Schools dean who shot student pleads guilty to racketeering

    08/10/2022 6:54:27 AM PDT · by jerod · 1 replies ^ | August 10, 2022 | By Susannah Sudborough
    A former Boston Public Schools academic dean who led a double life as a member of the Latin Kings gang and shot a student pleaded guilty to racketeering charges Tuesday, the U.S. District Attorney for Massachusetts announced. Shaun “Rev” Harrison, 63, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to conduct enterprise affairs through a pattern of racketeering activity, more commonly referred to as RICO conspiracy, in federal court... In 2015, the DA said, Harrison was hired by BPS as an academic dean at English High School. In that role, Harrison was to act as a mediator between teachers and students, contact families when...
  • Japan's wildlife turns on the human population

    08/10/2022 6:47:50 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 34 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | August 10, 2022 | By Julian Ryall
    Bears, boars, monkeys and even dolphins are becoming bolder and more aggressive as climate change affects their habitats and forces them into confrontations with humans. Dramatic changes in the landscape of rural Japan have caused significant changes in the behavior of the nation's wild animals, leading to more frequent — and more violent — clashes with humans. In years gone by, bear attacks have typically accounted for the majority of the attacks on humans, along with occasional rampages by boars. But there has been a sharp increase in reports of attacks by monkeys this summer, while authorities in one coastal...
  • FBI agents, Garland and Wray see increased death threats after Trump Mar-a-Lago raid: sources

    08/10/2022 6:39:03 AM PDT · by Magnatron · 93 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10 August 2022 | David Spunt , Danielle Wallace
    FBI agents, as well as U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland and FBI Director Chris Wray, are experiencing an uptick in death threats in the wake of the raid at former President Trump’s residence at Mar-a-Lago in Florida, according to sources speaking with Fox News. Authorities monitoring social media posts are spotting a significant increase in death threats aimed towards agents, Wray and Garland. These threats are reported to continue at a steady pace online. The FBI/DOJ security procedures are not made public, and both Garland and Wray travel with armed security. Still, Fox News is told there are discussions to...
  • U.S. Inflation at 8.5% in July

    08/10/2022 6:37:11 AM PDT · by Erik Latranyi · 21 replies
    Wall Street Journal via MSN ^ | 10-Aug-22 | Gwynn Guilford
    U.S. inflation was 8.5% in July, the Labor Department said Wednesday, holding close to its highest annual rate in four decades despite easing energy costs. Rapidly rising prices have become persistent following a surge in inflation from goods, energy and food, said Greg Daco, chief economist for EY-Parthenon, a consulting firm. “That divergent trend shows there’s a breadth of inflation in that housing inflation and service-sector inflation remain elevated,” he said, adding price pressures in those areas could linger. “And those tend to be stickier than goods, which can and will start to reverse.” Elevated inflation is the byproduct of...
  • Michels wins, Kleefisch concedes in Republican primary for Wisconsin governor

    08/10/2022 6:34:39 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 5 replies
    Channel 3000 News ^ | August 10, 2022 | James Lagrhyr
    MADISON, Wis. — Former Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch conceded to Tim Michels in the Republican primary for governor Tuesday night, setting the businessman up to take on incumbent Democratic Gov. Tony Evers in the fall. Michels defeated primary rivals Rebecca Kleefisch and Tim Ramthun in the primary. As of 11:35 p.m., Michels had 47% of the total votes cast, while Kleefisch had 42.5% and Ramthun had 5.8%. In his victory speech, Michels said the race is about standing up for hard-working people and that jobs and the economy will be his top priority if he makes it to the...
  • ‘Witch Hunt’ Trump Faces Deposition by New York Attorney General Letitia James

    08/10/2022 6:26:51 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/10/2022 | Joel B Pollack
    Former President Donald Trump faces a deposition Wednesday by New York Attorney General Letitia James, who has made pursuing Trump a focus of her office since she was elected in 2018. The deposition comes two days after FBI agents raided Trump’s home at Mar-a-Lago, Florida, ostensibly in pursuit of presidential records — an act that outraged Republicans and caused even some Democrats to criticize the Department of Justice for its unprecedented action.
  • Daring Ukrainian special forces raid is revealed as cause 'behind explosion at Russian airbase in Crimea' as Zelensky vows to liberate the annexed peninsula while Russians FLEE in huge traffic jams

    08/10/2022 6:21:40 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 27 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8/10/2022 | David Averre
    Ukraine's special forces were responsible for a series of deadly explosions which destroyed parts of a crucial Russian airbase in Crimea yesterday, killing one and injuring 14 according to a Ukrainian government official. Up to ten Russian aircraft were destroyed in the attack, the Ukrainian air force said, which an anonymous official told the Washington Post had been carried out by special forces – despite claims yesterday that long-range missiles could have been used. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky meanwhile vowed to 'liberate' the peninsula previously part of Ukraine but annexed by Russia in 2014 despite international condemnation. Zelensky did not...
  • California high school teacher who pledged allegiance to ANTIFA and said he wanted to turn students into 'revolutionaries' is given THREE YEARS' pay to resign

    08/10/2022 6:17:23 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 23 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10 August 2022 | STEPHEN M. LEPORE
    Parents at Inderkum High School in Sacramento had called on the district to fire AP Government teacher Gabriel Gipe after he was caught on video in September discussing the flag with Project Veritas, a far-right media group. 'I have an Antifa flag on my [classroom] wall and a student complained about that — he said it made him feel uncomfortable. Well, this [Antifa flag] is meant to make fascists feel uncomfortable, so if you feel uncomfortable, I don't really know what to tell you,' Gipe said.
  • FBI Raid On Mar-A-Lago Ensnared More Than Just Former President: Report

    08/10/2022 6:16:53 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 58 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | • Aug 10, 2022 | By Ryan Saavedra
    Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) rooted through the personal belongings of former first lady Melania Trump as they executed a search warrant believed to be connected to classified material that former President Donald Trump was supposed to return to the National Archives earlier this year. The New York Post reported Tuesday afternoon that the agents “scoured Melania Trump’s wardrobe” in the Versailles Master Bedroom at the Mar-a-Lago residence. Lawyers for the Department of Justice present during the raid reportedly informed Trump’s representatives that the search warrant gave them “full access to everything” on site. Reports have claimed...
  • Iran Regime Shifts Statements On Nuclear Weapons-Regime Spokesmen Talk Openly About Them, Aiming For Western Acquiescence To Iran As A Nuclear Threshold State

    08/10/2022 6:14:59 AM PDT · by SJackson · 1 replies
    MEMRI ^ | 8-2-22 | A. Savyon
    IntroductionRecently, there has been a noticeable shift in statements by Iranian regime spokesmen on the issue of acquiring nuclear weapons, with the aim of gaining Western recognition of Iran as a nuclear threshold state. While these spokesmen once vehemently denied any intention to obtain nuclear weapons, basing this on Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's alleged "nuclear fatwa" (that does not exist at all – see Appendix II) banning nuclear weapons, today they are increasingly declaring that Iran has the technical capability to produce nuclear weapons. The most recent declaration of this kind came on August 1, 2022 from Atomic Energy...
  • Out With The 'Olds!' In With The 'News!'

    08/10/2022 6:08:53 AM PDT · by SJackson · 1 replies
    MEMRI ^ | August 9, 2022 | Alberto M. Fernandez
    One of the many initiatives in the Chinese Cultural Revolution that began in 1966 was a repudiation of the past. The "Destroy the Four Olds and Cultivate the Four News" campaign aimed at destroying old ideas, culture, habits, and customs that had survived the Communist takeover of the country 17 years earlier and replacing them with "new" doctrines more in line with Chairman Mao.[1] The extremely bloody (more than a million victims) Cultural Revolution itself was less a grassroots effort by an underclass than it was a plot to consolidate power from above. Mao was to remain in charge, but...
  • Biden Moves to Protect America's National Religion-In violation of America's First Amendment.

    08/10/2022 6:01:53 AM PDT · by SJackson · 7 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Aug 10, 2022 | Robert Spencer
    Old Joe Biden’s handlers are pulling out all the stops to keep the sacrifices to Moloch going. On Wednesday, Old Joe signed an executive order that he said, “helps women travel out of state for medical care.” Biden added that Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra “is going to work with states through the Medicaid to allow them to provide reproductive healthcare for women who live in states where — where abortions are being banned in that state.” The alleged president added proudly that “just yesterday in Idaho, the Justice Department filed a lawsuit to make sure that pregnant...
  • Finding Hope Amid Global Persecution: An interview with Lela Gilbert - the author of ‘Heroic Faith.’

    08/10/2022 5:59:40 AM PDT · by SJackson · 2 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Aug 10, 2022 | Mark Tapson
    In a recent FrontPage Mag article, Shillman Fellow Raymond Ibrahim noted that a new study found that more than half (54%) of the Americans surveyed believe religious freedom is eroding in the United States, and an even larger number (59%) believe that the treatment of Christians and intolerance for their beliefs are getting worse. This echoes the warnings of journalist Rod Dreher, author of Live Not By Lies: A Manual for Christian Dissidents, who insists that the “soft totalitarianism” already here in America will inevitably lead to increasingly harsh persecution of the Christian community. That community, Dreher urges, needs to...
  • Biden’s Handlers Released 324 Unvetted Afghan Evacuees on Terror Watchlist Into the U.S.-It's all going according to plan

    08/10/2022 5:56:59 AM PDT · by SJackson · 11 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Aug 10, 2022 | Robert Spencer
    Biden’s catastrophically botched withdrawal from Afghanistan was bad enough in itself, diminishing America’s standing in the world and projecting an image of weakness that has encouraged and emboldened enemies of our nation worldwide. The fallout from it, however, could be incalculably worse. A Defense Department (DoD) whistleblower has revealed that 324 of the Afghans whom U.S. forces brought to the United States as the disaster in Afghanistan was unfolding appeared on the department’s Biometrically Enabled Watchlist (BEWL), which includes terrorists, and yet were admitted into the country without being vetted. No one who has been watching the spreading dumpster...
  • U.S. consumer price growth unchanged for July

    08/10/2022 5:54:30 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | August 10, 2022 | by Lindsay Dunsmuir
    (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices did not rise in July due to a sharp drop in the cost of gasoline, delivering the first notable sign of relief for Americans who have watched inflation climb over the past two years. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) was unchanged last month after advancing 1.3% in June, the Labor Department said on Wednesday in a closely watched report that nevertheless showed underlying inflation pressures remain elevated as the Federal Reserve mulls whether to embrace another super-sized interest rate hike in September. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast a 0.2% rise in monthly CPI in...