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  • 2nd teen dies in shooting at Sacramento mall on Black Friday

    11/28/2020 10:55:39 AM PST · by rintintin · 50 replies
    KTLA ^ | Nov 28 2020 | KTLA
    A second teenager has died in a Black Friday shooting at the Arden Fair Mall in Sacramento. One victim, a 19-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the mall, according to the Sacramento Fire Department. The other shooting victim, a 17-year-old boy, was taken to a trauma hospital and later died from his injuries, Sacramento Police Department officials said Saturday. The victims’ identities have not been released. Sacramento Police Officer Karl Chan says officers received reports of the shooting around 6:10 p.m., KTLA sister station KTXL reported. By the time officers arrived at the mall, the shooter was already gone, police...
  • 2nd suspect arrested in murder of Delaware teenager Madison Sparrow

    11/18/2020 2:08:34 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 36 replies
    ABC News ^ | 11/18/2020 | 6abc Digital Staff
    A second person is facing murder charges in connection with the killing of a Delaware teen. Police said 17-year-old Annika Stalczynski is being charged with first-degree murder in the death of 17-year-old Madison Sparrow of Newark. Sparrow was reported missing on October 2 after she didn't return home. Investigators said they obtained information that Madison went to meet her ex-boyfriend, 19-year-old Noah Sharp, before she vanished. Police said Stalczynski conspired with Sharp to lure Sparrow to a wooded area and kill her.
  • "This is getting insane": Republicans rebuke Trump over baseless election claims (country club surrender monkeys)

    11/06/2020 7:38:41 AM PST · by amnestynone · 99 replies
    axios ^ | 11/6/20 | Jacob Knutson
    A growing list of Republicans have reproached President Trump for his baseless claims of widespread voter fraud. Why it matters: In televised remarks on Thursday evening. the president provided no evidence for his claim that widespread voter fraud has caused his initial lead in the presidential race to slip away. He also pledged to continue fighting to have ballots thrown out in the courts. What they're saying: Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie: "We heard nothing today about any evidence. This kind of thing, all it does is inflame without informing. And we cannot permit inflammation without information." Sen. Mitt...
  • Labor unions, activist groups plan nationwide ‘Strike for Black Lives’ on July 20

    07/19/2020 8:16:31 PM PDT · by Fedora · 68 replies
    . . .We have to link these fights in a new and deeper way than ever before,” said Mary Kay Henry, president of the Service Employees International Union, which represents over 2 million workers in the U.S. and Canada. . .The service workers union has partnered with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the American Federation of Teachers, United Farm Workers and the Fight for $15 and a Union, which was launched in 2012 by American fast food workers to push for a higher minimum wage. . .
  • Coronavirus briefings are the new campaign rallies for Trump

    03/25/2020 6:49:50 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 41 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | March 25, 2020 | By JILL COLVIN (D-AP)
    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has a new daily ritual now that the pandemic has put the kibosh on the signature campaign rallies that helped him get elected four years ago: the coronavirus briefing. The updates are far more staid than his raucous rallies and lack the adoring crowds and “Lock her up!” chants of the political gatherings. But they include many of the same features as his now-on-ice mass rallies: plenty of self-congratulation and airing of grievances, press bashing, tirades against his critics and an ample dose of misleading information. That, combined with measured updates from public health officials,...
  • Two Ohio State football players suspended following rape, kidnapping charges

    02/12/2020 10:56:58 AM PST · by buckalfa · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 12, 2020 | Paulina Dedaj
    Two Ohio State football players were arrested Wednesday and accused in the rape and kidnapping of a woman earlier this month at their shared Ohio apartment. Jahsen Wint and Amir Riep, both 21, are facing two felony counts of rape and kidnapping. Columbus police alleged that the pair forced a woman to falsely admit on video that she engaged in consensual sex after being assaulted by the two men on Feb. 4, The Columbus Dispatch reported, citing a police affidavit.
  • Graham: 46 U.S. Senators Now Willing To Condemn House Impeachment Inquiry As Unfair; Update: Now 50

    10/25/2019 12:21:19 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 85 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/25/2019 | John Sexton
    The number of co-sponsors of Graham’s impeachment resolution as of 6 p.m. ET last night was 44, meaning that nine Senate Republicans were still holding out. But two of those holdouts, Rob Portman and Dan Sullivan, made no sense. They’re each from red states. They’d have nothing to gain and everything to lose by crossing Trump on impeachment matters (especially Sullivan, who’s up for reelection next fall). Sure enough, Graham himself reported soon after on his Twitter feed that both senators had joined his cause. That left just seven holdouts — but all seven *could* potentially be hard for...
  • Senator Susan Collins Slams President Trump For ‘Asking China to Investigate’ Joe Biden

    10/05/2019 6:45:34 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 66 replies
    GP ^ | October 5,2019 | Cristina Laila
    The Maine senator was unequivocal in her statements, which came after a firefighters memorial service in Augusta on Saturday morning, joining Mitt Romney, R-Utah, and Ben Sasse, R-Nevada, in breaking rank with GOP support for the president. “I thought the president made a big mistake by asking China to get involved in investigating a political opponent,” Collins said. “It’s completely inappropriate.” The president’s comments came days after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-California, announced a formal impeachment probe into his attempt to solicit foreign help in an election, which is illegal and considered by many lawmakers to be a foundational threat...
  • Orlando, Tampa, St. Pete Mayors Urge Senate to Return to DC, Work on Gun Safety

    08/08/2019 2:56:13 PM PDT · by rarestia · 22 replies
    Spectrum BayNews 9 ^ | Aug. 08, 2019 | Spectrum News Staff
    Orlando and Tampa's mayors are among the more than 200 city leaders calling for the Senate to return to the Capitol and act on gun safety legislation in the wake of two mass shootings in one weekend. 214 mayors call for bipartisan legislation to end gun violenceOrlando, St. Pete, Tampa mayors among city leaders on letterMany mayors are from cities in which mass shootings happened The letter was sent to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the Democratic leader, Chuck Schumer, from the U.S. Conference of Mayors on Thursday. Spectrum News confirmed that Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer is one of...
  • ‘Journalist’ Fired from Contributing at NPR Over Antifa Activism

    A columnist at Teen Vogue has been dumped from her position as a contributor at NPR over her ties to Antifa, the loosely-affiliated gang of thugs known for domestic terrorism. “I’ve been contributing to [NPR Music] since 2011, but was just told they don’t want me to contribute anymore because my ‘activist stance’ ‘conflicts’ with their journalistic ethics,” Kim Kelly said on Twitter. “My ‘activist stance’ can be boiled down to a very simple political worldview: ‘Up, up, up with the workers! Down, down, down with the Nazis!’ Seems pretty reasonable to me.”
  • Jeffrey Epstein Moved Freely in Hollywood Circles Even After 2008 Conviction

    07/10/2019 11:57:12 AM PDT · by detective · 15 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 7/10/2019 | Tatiana Siegel , Marisa Guthrie
    The billionaire, arrested July 6 for sex trafficking of minors, attended high-profile events like the 'Batman v Superman' premiere and frequented Oscar season parties even as the #MeToo movement took down other powerful figures. On March 20, 2016, guests at Warner Bros.' Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice premiere in New York began whispering about one man mingling among the A-list crowd. No, it wasn't the film's Ben Affleck or Henry Cavill, or Affleck's hulking bodyguard, who almost knocked over the studio's former marketing head Sue Kroll as the VIP area became too crowded. The surprised looks were aimed at...
  • Furious backlash at Lewandowski

    06/20/2018 12:18:01 AM PDT · by ZagFan · 54 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6-19-2018 | Annetta Konstantinides
    Corey Lewandowski has sparked outrage after he mocked a story regarding a 10-year-old disabled illegal immigrant girl who was separated from her mom at the border. 'There is no low to which this coward Corey Lewandowski won't sink,' Megyn Kelly tweeted. 'This man should not be afforded a national platform to spew his hate.' Meghan McCain called the clip 'so horrible, even by Lewandowski standards'. Columnist John Podhoretz wrote: 'Womp womp will be the sound Corey Lewandowski's soul makes as it descends to Hell.'

    12/21/2017 8:44:21 AM PST · by HKMk23 · 63 replies
    It’s obvious what’s going on. Team Trump has nominated a leading LGBT activist whose views are antithetical to those of most social conservatives and is trying to smuggle her across the finish line before the Christmas recess — and, above all, before members of Trump’s base catch on.
  • People injured after a car drove into pedestrians outside of London's Natural History Museum

    10/07/2017 7:31:14 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 56 replies
    Business Insider ^ | October 7, 2017
    LONDON — The Metropolitan Police have confirmed that a number of people have been injured after a car reportedly drove into pedestrians outside of London's Natural History Museum. Police confirmed that a man has been detained after the incident on Saturday and witness accounts show that the road in west London has been closed off.  In a statement, the Met said:  "Police were called at 14.21 on Saturday, 7 October to reports of a collision in Exhibition Road, South Kensington. It is believed that a number of pedestrians have been injured. Officers are on scene, and the London Ambulance Service have...
  • Live | Man arrested after car mounts pavement outside London museum, hitting passers-by

    10/07/2017 8:47:33 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 45 replies
    Telegraph ^ | Oct 7, 2017
    A man has been arrested after a car mounted the pavement outside the Natural History Museum in London, hitting a number of people. It is understood the car mounted the pavement as visitors made their way to the museum, in west London, before ploughing into two other vehicles. A man was seen shortly after being held to the ground by security guards.
  • Police probe Canadian car attacks, stabbing as 'acts of terrorism'

    10/01/2017 7:23:52 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | 1 Oct 2017 | Jim Finkle
    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian police said they were investigating violent attacks in Edmonton on Saturday night as “acts of terrorism” after a man hit a police officer with a car and stabbed him and then later struck four pedestrians while driving a second vehicle. The officer and the other victims were taken to the hospital for treatment of multiple injuries, police in the western Canadian city said. Canada’s CTV News said the officer was expected to recover, though further details on the condition of the victims was not immediately available. The Edmonton Police Service said in a statement it believed...
  • Trump breaks campaign promise to deport Dreamers

    06/16/2017 8:22:37 AM PDT · by Kevin C · 149 replies
    The Hill ^ | 6/16/2016 | Max Greenwood
    The Homeland Security Department announced on Thursday that it would keep in place the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, allowing undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to remain in the country. The decision breaks a key campaign promise by Trump to "immediately terminate" the DACA program and stands at odds with the president's vows to crackdown on illegal immigration. In an announcement posted on the DHS website Thursday night, the department said that the memo that created DACA "will remain in effect." A fact sheet posted along with the announcement reaffirmed that the program's original provisions...
  • White House aides reportedly urged Trudeau to persuade Trump on NAFTA

    05/09/2017 7:46:42 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 32 replies
    nypost ^ | 5/9/17 | Chris Perez
    The personal appeal that President Trump said he received from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau last month — leading him to renegotiate NAFTA — was only made after Trump’s son-in-law and top aide Jared Kushner called Trudeau’s office in Ottawa and begged him to talk some sense into the commander-in-chief, a report says. The unconventional move was revealed Monday by the National Post, who spoke to several government sources familiar with the desperate pleas from Washington. Toronto’s Metro newspaper later revealed that Kushner was the government official who made the phone call.
  • A pencil isn't a weapon, Pa. court says in voiding expulsion of student who stabbed classmate

    05/10/2017 12:47:22 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 96 replies
    PennLive ^ | May 08, 2017 | Matt Miller
    A high school student who stabbed a fellow pupil in the neck with a pencil can't be expelled under her school district's weapons policy, a Commonwealth Court panel has ruled. In fact, Judge Patricia A. McCullough wrote in the state court's opinion, every Pennsylvania classroom would be empty if her court agreed with the Pittsburgh Public School District that a sharpened pencil is a prohibited weapon. The case revolves around what happened between the 10th grader and another student at the Barack Obama International Academy on May 9, 2016.
  • D.C., Chicago & Baltimore Account for Over Half of U.S.’s Murder Rate Increase

    04/27/2016 4:52:26 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 36 replies
    Accuracy in Media ^ | April 22, 2016 | Spencer Irvine
    Three major cities accounted for more than half of the rise in the national murder rate between 2014 and 2015, a new report shows. Though overall crime rates were stagnant in America’s 30 largest cities the murder rate rose 13.3 percent, according to a report from the Brennan Center for Justice. The violent crime rate also rose by 3.1% in those major cities, lead by increases in Los Angeles, Baltimore, and Charlotte.