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  • Tina Turner’s son, Ronnie Turner, dead at 62, singer confirms: ‘You left the world far too early’

    12/09/2022 12:38:23 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/09/2022 | Lauryn Overhultz | Fox News
    Tina Turner's son Ronnie Turner has died. He was 62 years old. Ronnie's death was confirmed by his mother on her Instagram account. "Ronnie, you left the world far too early," the musician wrote. "In sorrow I close my eyes and think of you, my beloved son." Ronnie's wife Afida Turner also confirmed the news on Instagram. The French singer shared photos of her family in a carousel post with her statement. "I did the best to the end this time I was no[t] able to save you. Love you for... 17 years this is very very very bad and...
  • GOP Rep Turner: Donald Trump Is Not Above the Law, Neither Is AG Garland

    08/14/2022 7:12:27 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/14/2022 | Pam Key
    Representative Mike Turner (R-OH) said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that Attorney General Merrick Garland was not above the law while discussing the FBI raid on former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate. Turner said, “Well, we have a number of concerns. One is whether or not the raid was justified. We have this list from the FBI, but we don’t have conclusive as to whether or not this is actually classified material and whether or not it rises to the level of the highest classified material. On a bipartisan basis, Congress is saying, show us the goods.”
  • Nina Turner's Concession Speech Teases Presidential Bid After Ohio Loss

    05/04/2022 2:09:39 AM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Newsweak ^ | 5/04/22 | Darragh Roche
    Progressive Democrat Nina Turner teased a 2024 presidential bid during a concession speech on Tuesday after she was defeated in her bid to challenge Democratic Representative Shontel Brown. Brown defeated Turner with 66.3 percent of the vote to 33.7 percent in Ohio's 11th congressional district. Turner had read most of her concession speech from her phone but toward the end of her remarks, she said she would speak "extemporaneously" and stopped reading. "Sister Turner ain't going nowhere," Turner said and the crowed applauded and cheered. Turner made reference to the late former Representative Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman ever...
  • Turner Demands Milley Turn Over Intelligence Showing that China Feared Imminent Attack, Transcript of His Call

    09/30/2021 8:32:15 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 16 replies
    breitbart ^ | 29 Sep 2021 | KRISTINA WONG
    Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH) on Wednesday demanded that Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Mark Milley turn over all intelligence he had showing that China had believed in the days leading up to the 2020 election that the United States was planning to attack it. Milley had allegedly called Chinese Gen. Li Zuocheng and said, “General Li, you and I have known each other for now five years. If we’re going to attack, I’m going to call you ahead of time. It’s not going to be a surprise. It’s not going to be a bolt out of...
  • Brian Laundrie Was Staying In A Nearby Motel On The Night Kylen Schulte & Crystal Turner Were Last Seen Alive

    09/27/2021 9:04:55 PM PDT · by zeestephen · 15 replies
    YourTango ^ | 27 September 2021 | Isaac Serna-Diez
    The investigation into the death of Gabby Petito — who went missing during a road trip with her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie — has unearthed a potential link to another crime. Clues connecting Laundrie to the unsolved murders of Kylen Schulte and Crystal Turner keep emerging, raising even more suspicions about Petito's boyfriend.
  • Texas GOP convention in Houston is canceled, Mayor Sylvester Turner announces

    07/08/2020 1:53:55 PM PDT · by Meatspace · 53 replies
    Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has instructed the Houston First Corporation to cancel the Texas Republican Party's convention slated to be held in person in Houston next week, the mayor announced on Twitter and in an afternoon press conference. Asked why he waited so long to request the event be cancelled, Turner said he hoped the Republican Party would call off the convention first.
  • Dear Gordon Sondland: “Assume” Makes an “ASS” out of “U” and “ME”

    11/20/2019 2:26:42 PM PST · by EyesOfTX · 15 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Ok, so now weÂ’re supposed to impeach a sitting President of the United States based not just on hearsay and rank gossip, but on what Gordon Sondland assumed. And thus, the dumbest impeachment effort in the history of the known universe continues apace. Ambassador Sondland gave us a 45 minute opening statement this morning, longer even than the mind-numbing long and winding road of hearsay and gossip delivered by Bill Taylor a week ago. During that opening statement, the self-serving Sondland threw literally everyone involved in this entire Ukrainian fake controversy under the bus. He did his best to leave...
  • Daniel Turner: California's latest descent into liberal madness – Berkeley bans natural gas

    07/20/2019 1:16:45 PM PDT · by DFG · 57 replies
    Fox News ^ | 07/20/2019 | Daniel Turner
    From sanctuary cities to brutally high taxes, California is the undisputed center of gravity for today’s far-left. If you want to see how liberal policies would look on a national level, you don’t have to imagine it. You can just look at the thousands fleeing the once-great state. In the latest chapter of California’s descent into liberal madness, the city of Berkeley – a hotbed of radical liberalism – became the first city in America to ban natural gas from new homes and businesses, including restaurants that use natural gas for stoves. Environmentalists are reportedly hailing this development as a...
  • EXCLUSIVE: AT&T top execs personally reassured Ted Turner his legacy will be maintained

    03/05/2019 11:32:27 AM PST · by Wally_Kalbacken · 17 replies
    Atlanta Journal and Constitution ^ | March 5, 2019 | Rodney Ho
    Two top executives at AT&T and WarnerMedia flew to Atlanta a year ago to reassure Ted Turner to his face that the company would respect what he created and maintain editorial integrity at CNN, according to former CNN president Tom Johnson, who was also at the meeting. They met for lunch March 6, 2018 at the private Capital City Club in downtown Atlanta, about four blocks from Turner’s residence and a half mile from CNN Center. At the time, Dallas-based AT&T thought it was close to closing on its merger with Time Warner, which had purchased Turner Broadcasting from Turner...
  • CNN founder Turner says network is too heavy on politics

    09/28/2018 2:57:49 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep. 28, 2018 12:42 PM EDT
    CNN founder Ted Turner still occasionally watches the network he started nearly four decades ago, although he thinks it’s a little heavy on politics. Turner said in an interview with “CBS Sunday Morning” that airs this weekend that he’d prefer his old network had a more balanced agenda, “but that’s just one man’s opinion.” …
  • Nationals looking into shortstop Trea Turner's Twitter history after offensive tweets surface

    07/29/2018 8:32:39 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 40 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | July 29, 2018 | Ryan Young
    Shortly after the Washington Nationals fell to the Miami Marlins 5-0 on Sunday, Nationals shortstop Trea Turner found himself in an increasingly familiar position across the MLB. Multiple old tweets of Turner’s surfaced on Twitter on Sunday afternoon that contained offensive language. The tweets in question date back to 2011 and 2012, when Turner would have been 17 or 18 years old, and at least four of them contain both racist language and homophobic slurs. Be advised that the language used in the tweets below is offensive.
  • Singer Tina Turner: “This Thanksgiving Is The First Time in 8 Years That I am Thankful (Trunc)

    06/28/2018 2:25:52 AM PDT · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 56 replies
    Headline : Singer Tina Turner: “This Thanksgiving Is The First Time in 8 Years That I am Thankful For Our President, God Bless Him And His Supporters.” Singer Tina Turner: “This Thanksgiving Is The First Time in 8 Years That I am Thankful For Our President, God Bless Him And His Supporters.” Do You Support To Tina ? Rock and soul music diva Tina Turner, who’s lived in Switzerland for nearly two decades, is giving up her US citizenship, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. Citing a report from the US embassy in Bern, it said Turner, 73, signed a statement...
  • Weekly Update: Deep State Russia Meddling Cover-Up

    12/02/2017 9:52:34 AM PST · by jazusamo · 4 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | December 2, 2017 | Tom Fitton
    We Sue Office of Director of National Intelligence over Failure to Produce Legally Mandated Report on Russia’s Election Meddling Obama Vacations, Campaigning Cost Taxpayers New Total Over $114 Million New FBI Records Show FBI Leadership’s Conflicts of Interest on Clinton Email Investigation We Sue Office of Director of National Intelligence over Failure to Produce Legally Mandated Report on Russia’s Election Meddling We’re a year into the Trump Administration, and we’re still trying to get a grip on why the agencies that report to him continue to slow walk the release of information the public rightfully should have. The latest...
  • Menopaurus Rex Who Used To Be A Hillary Clinton Aide

    04/25/2018 11:46:14 PM PDT · by RushIsTheMan · 24 replies
    Turtleboy ^ | 4/28/2018 | Clarence Woods Emerson
    You gotta see this video of the worst woman EVER being pulled over by the cops in Tenafly NJ: Her name is Caren Turner. At the time she was a Port Authority Official and a Democratic lobbyist, and a former aide to Hillary Clinton. And she might as well have “I’m with her” tattooed on her forehead, because she is EXACTLY what I imagine when I think of Hillary’s biggest supporters. She’s white, upper middle class, entitled, 60+, and desperately wants to see a woman President before she dies. The car was pulled over for having tinted windows and an...
  • JUST MADE: “The Paintings of the Young Joseph Mallord William Turner (1787-1795)” to Telemann

    02/28/2018 11:24:52 AM PST · by mairdie · 31 replies
    Telemann's Concerto in D Major for 3 Trumpets – 4th Movement, Pesto. These paintings were done when Turner was between 12 and 20 years old (1787-1795). The self portraits show him at 15 and 16. Evident in this roughly chronological exposition is his academic and architectural training, with early traces of what will eventually become Turner’s style as pre-impressionist Painter of Light.
  • Judge dismisses discrimination suit against CNN, Turner

    07/26/2017 9:57:28 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 2 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 26, 2017 11:34 AM EDT
    A federal judge has dismissed a class-action racial discrimination lawsuit filed by current and former black employees of Time Warner, owner of Turner networks including CNN, TNT and TBS. U.S. District Court Judge William Duffey of the Northern District of Georgia said in Tuesday’s order that the employees didn’t meet legal standards to prove “a pattern and practice of intentional race discrimination.” The lawsuit filed in December claimed a pattern of discrimination against black employees, particularly men, in evaluations, pay and promotions. …
  • Metro Police Officer Will Not be Charged in Deadly Alpine Bank Shooting

    03/16/2017 3:38:34 AM PDT · by csvset · 16 replies
    Mystateline ^ | 14 march 2017 | Staff
    Metro Police Officer Will Not be Charged in Deadly Alpine Bank Shooting WARNING: Story contains graphic video of shooting ROCKFORD - WARNING: This story contains graphic video of a shooting death. It was distributed to show that a security guard's actions in use of deadly force were justified. Viewer discretion is advised. The Metro Security Officer who shot and killed an armed bank robber after the robber pointed a gun and fired at him will not be charged in the shooting. The Winnebago County State's Attorney's office has determined the use of deadly force was justified given the life-threatening danger...
  • Black employees file discrimination suit against CNN, Turner

    12/07/2016 5:24:33 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 7, 2016 5:19 PM EST
    Current and former black employees of Time Warner, owner of Turner networks including CNN, TNT and TBS, have filed a class-action racial discrimination suit against the company. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Georgia says there has been a pattern of discrimination against blacks, particularly black males, in evaluations, compensation and promotions, at CNN, its parent Turner and Time Warner. …
  • Nina Turner weighing offer to join Green Party ticket as vice presidential candidate

    08/01/2016 5:48:11 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 16 replies
    The Plain Dealer ^ | July 31, 2016 | Henry J. Gomez
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Nina Turner, the Democratic former state senator from Cleveland who has emerged as a rallying figure for Bernie Sanders' disappointed supporters, said she is considering an offer to run for vice president on the Green Party's national ticket. Massachusetts physician Jill Stein, the party's presumptive presidential nominee, reached out with the pitch, Turner told cleveland.com Sunday evening in a telephone interview. The Green Party opens its convention Thursday in Houston. Turner would stand for nomination there if she agrees to be Stein's running mate. Her decision is expected in the coming days.
  • One million sign petition to oust judge in Brock Turner case. Will it matter?

    06/10/2016 3:22:29 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 25 replies
    CNN ^ | June 10, 2016 | Eliott C. McLaughlin
    (CNN) — The number appears resounding: More than one million people want Judge Aaron Persky to lose his job for what's been widely viewed as a lenient sentence in the Brock Turner rape case. So, more people than who live in San Francisco want to see Persky tossed out for handing a white, well-to-do former Stanford University athlete a six-month sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. But will this yield any real action, or is this just another example of "slacktivism" or "clicktivism," arguably meaningless acts of supporting social causes without investing any real effort in effecting change?