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  • Mother Wins $12 Million in Wrongful Birth Lawsuit, Wishes Her Son With Autism Had Been Aborted

    11/24/2017 3:48:56 PM PST · by Morgana · 1 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Nov. 24, 2017 | Micaiah Bilger
    Another mother recently won a huge lawsuit after arguing that she would have aborted her unborn son if she had known he had special needs before birth. A British judge awarded Omodele Meadows £9 million (about $12 million) for the “wrongful birth” of her son, Adejuwon, who has autism and a severe form of hemophilia, the Metro reports. Meadows argued that she loves her son, but she would have had him aborted if her doctors had done their jobs and informed her that she carried a hemophilia gene that could be passed on to her children. Adejuwon was born in...
  • Youth pastor arrested for allegedly murdering family on Thanksgiving

    11/24/2017 3:48:12 PM PST · by BenLurkin
    wtvr ^ | 11/24/2017
    Officials said the women’s bodies were found inside the home and that the man’s body was found in the front yard. The victims were identified as 58-year-old Jeanett L. Gattis, 30-year-old Candice L. Kunze and 36-year-old Andrew E. Buthorn. "The victims and suspect all lived at the residence in the 14000 block of Dogwood Ridge Court and this incident appears to be domestic related," Sgt. P.H. Zoffuto with Chesterfield Police said in a news release. "Jeanett Gattis is the wife of Christopher Gattis. Buthorn is the boyfriend of Kunze, who is the daughter of Jeanett Gattis." Police said 58-year-old Christopher Gattis...
  • Dublin priest blasts Church for lack of training in exorcisms

    11/24/2017 3:33:22 PM PST · by tired&retired · 1 replies
    Dublin Live ^ | November 24, 2017 | LYNNE KELLEHER
    Ireland’s most prominent exorcist has accused the church of abandoning its flock by failing to train priests in the religious practice of demon hunting. In a special RTE Would You Believe documentary about evil, Fr Pat Collins, who is also a trained psychologist, claims he has experience in dealing with demonic spirits. “The Church is rightfully admitting its sinfulness in child sex abuse, that we did not defend children. Now it has all the safeguarding measures and that’s excellent," he said. “But it appals me that we have no safeguarding from the evil spirits. “I say that in the sense...
  • Trump Victorious With Judicial Appointments, Thanks to Congress

    11/24/2017 3:32:34 PM PST · by mandaladon · 3 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 24 Nov 2017 | Wanda Carruthers
    While President Donald Trump has voiced frustration with Congress in passing legislation that grabs headlines, like tax reform or changes to Obamacare, there's one arena that the president has emerged victorious — more so than any president in 45 years. Trump's success in appointments to the federal judiciary will have a longer-lasting impact, and, as far as obstruction by Democrats, "there's nothing they can do about it," CNBC reported Friday. "This Thanksgiving weekend the most grateful person in America should be President Trump. An unlikely set of benefactors has truly given him the political gift that will keep on giving,"...
  • Roy Moore’s war buddy:‘I knew him to be an altogether honorable, decent..."

    11/24/2017 3:27:39 PM PST · by little jeremiah · 13 replies
    Yellow Hammer ^ | NOVEMBER 24, 2017 AT 2:00 PM CST | BY STAFF REPORT
    (The following is an open letter to the voters of Alabama from Bill Staehle of Asbury Park, New Jersey.) I served with Roy Moore in Vietnam in 1971-72, where I knew him to be an altogether honorable, decent, respectable, and patriotic commander and soldier. I have had no contact with him since. He and I were captains and company commanders in the 504th Military Police Battalion, stationed at the base camp called Camp Land, just west of Danang. I knew him well in my first four months in-country before I was re-assigned within the battalion to another location. During that...
  • Congressman Claims Constitutional Immunity [semi-satire]

    Arnold Reed, attorney for Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich), asserted a claim of "constitutional immunity" in a bid to shield the congressman from charges that he wrongfully spent $27,000 in public monies to purchase the silence of a woman he is alleged to have sexually harassed. "My client is no ordinary person," Reed said. "He is a member of Congress. As such, he is entitled to privileges granted to such members by the Constitution. Among these privileges is immunity from arrest for any crimes save treason, felony, and breach of the peace. Even if true, the allegations made against him do...
  • Amazon workers stage Black Friday protests for wage hikes (Germany, Italy)

    11/24/2017 3:05:26 PM PST · by Libloather · 4 replies
    CBS News ^ | 11/24/17
    BERLIN — Workers at a half dozen Amazon (AMZN) distribution centers in Germany and one in Italy walked off the job Friday, in a protest timed to coincide with "Black Friday" to demand better wages from the American online giant. In Germany, union spokesman Thomas Voss said some 2,500 workers were on strike at Amazon facilities in Bad Hersfeld, Leipzig, Rheinberg, Werne, Graben and Koblenz. In northern Italy, in a warehouse near Piacenza, some workers walked off the job to demand "dignified salaries." The German union has been leading a push since 2013 for higher pay for some 12,000 workers...
  • Flynn could prove to be key asset in Mueller's U.S. campaign probe,sources say

    11/24/2017 3:01:29 PM PST · by mdittmar · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | November 24, 2017 | John Walcott, Karen Freifeld
    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have halted communications with U.S. President Donald Trump’s legal team, a potentially critical step in the probe into contacts between Trump’s election campaign and Russia, sources familiar with the investigation said on Friday.
  • Black Friday shopper in Folsom robbed at gunpoint by teens, police say

    11/24/2017 3:00:49 PM PST · by WilliamIII · 16 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | Nov 24 2017 | BENJY EGEL
    A woman was robbed at gunpoint while waiting for stores in a Folsom shopping center to open Friday morning, according to police. The woman was standing between H&M and Victoria’s Secret in the Palladio at Broadstone shopping complex when she was approached by two men in their late teens about 5:35 a.m., said Sgt. Andrew Bates of the Folsom Police Department.
  • George Soros’s $18 Billion Tax Shelter

    11/24/2017 3:00:14 PM PST · by reaganaut1 · 7 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | November 23, 2017 | Stephen Moore
    Congress is still scrambling to find ways to pay for its tax cut, so perhaps it should pay closer attention to last month’s news that George Soros had transferred $18 billion of his fortune to a private charity that he controls. There it will be sheltered from the Internal Revenue Service forever. This may be the single biggest tax dodge in U.S. history, yet no one on the right or left seems to have raised an eyebrow. True tax reform is predicated on the principle that all income should be taxed at a low rate once, and only once. But...
  • TIME Man of the Year (my title)

    11/24/2017 2:51:54 PM PST · by abb · 22 replies
    Twitter ^ | November 24, 2017 | Donald J. Trump
    Time Magazine called to say that I was PROBABLY going to be named “Man (Person) of the Year,” like last year, but I would have to agree to an interview and a major photo shoot. I said probably is no good and took a pass. Thanks anyway!
  • Prominent Dem fundraiser says he is leaving the party

    11/24/2017 2:43:53 PM PST · by markomalley · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/24/17 | Max Greenwood
    John Morgan, a high-profile Florida attorney and Democratic fundraiser, said Friday that he is leaving the Democratic Party and will register instead as an independent. In a tweet, Morgan said that he could not "muster enthusiasm" for current politicians in either party, adding that he would begin voting for "the lesser of two evils.""I can’t muster enthusiasm for any of today’s politicians. They are all the same. Both parties," he tweeted. "I plan to register as an Independent and when I vote, vote for the lesser of two evils. And if I ever ran, run as an Independent."Morgan is a prominent...
  • Denzel Washington Says Upbringing and Lack of Father Figures not the Justice System are to [Trunc]

    11/24/2017 2:37:59 PM PST · by Cecily · 33 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | November 24, 2017
    Denzel Washington says upbringing and a lack of father figures are to blame for many young men ending up in jail. The Oscar winner, 62, was speaking at the premiere of his latest film, Roman J. Israel, Esq., in which he stars as an idealistic defense attorney whose life is upended when his partner, the firm's front man, dies. Asked if the film made him feel more cynical about the justice system, the star replied: 'It starts at home.'
  • From misty peaks in China to a rainbow over Arizona: ... panoramic photography awards

    11/24/2017 2:24:58 PM PST · by mairdie · 23 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Nov 24, 2017
    The overall winner of the contest was Spanish snapper Jesus M Garcia, who impressed with his shot of the sun rising over Damian Shan in China. Other highly rated images included the Northern Lights over Iceland and sharks catching fish in Russia. Scroll down to feast your eyes on the winning images and some of the most eye-catching short-listed entries.
  • Ryan Bundy's Opening Statement Is Something Every Red-Blooded American Should Hear

    11/24/2017 2:22:11 PM PST · by ReformedMedia · 20 replies
    The Washington Standard | 11-24-2017 | Tim Brown
    Sometimes, in the process of covering so many things and in the attempt to provide as much information and commentary as possible, we simply are not able to provide all that we wish to do so to the public. However, that does not mean other stories and commentary are not important.  In fact, many things coming out of alternatives media today are vitally important for those coming off the government-controlled media. One of those items that didn't hit the mainstream media, and sadly didn't hit much of the alternative media, was the opening statement of Cliven Bundy's son, Ryan, as...
  • [Catholic Caucus] PETITION: Remove the ‘crucified cow’ on display in Catholic church

    11/24/2017 2:13:01 PM PST · by ebb tide · 9 replies
    Life Petitions ^ | November 23, 2017 | Life Petitions
    A “crucified cow” has been erected as “art” at the center of a consecrated Catholic church in the Belgian town of Borgloon. Local Catholics are urging the local bishop to have it removed and offer public prayers of reparation, but so far it has remained in place.The “art” exhibit by Tom Herck is to be displayed until early December in the small parish church of Saint John the Baptist.The “artist” went through the grueling process of actually nailing the 500 kg corpse of a cow to a cross before covering it with silicone paint. The cow on the cross,...
  • Philadelphia Mayor Unloads on 'Bully, Punk' Trump: '

    11/24/2017 2:08:34 PM PST · by antidemoncrat · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/24/2017 | Fox News
    Philadelphia Mayor James Kenney (D) criticized President Trump after the White House announced plans to end "temporary protected status" for certain refugees in the United States.
  • Ivanka Trump: [19 Year Old College Sophomore] Malia Obama Should Be 'Off Limits' To Media

    11/24/2017 2:02:32 PM PST · by drewh · 49 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 2 hours ago | Eliza Relman
    Ivanka Trump condemned recent media coverage of Malia Obama's social life at Harvard, where Obama is a freshman. The former first daughter Chelsea Clinton also called the coverage unethical "clickbait." Ivanka Trump, the president's eldest daughter and top White House adviser, condemned recent media coverage of former President Barack Obama's eldest daughter, Malia Obama, a 19-year-old freshman at Harvard. "Malia Obama should be allowed the same privacy as her school aged peers," Trump tweeted on Friday. "She is a young adult and private citizen, and should be OFF limits." Shortly after, another former first daughter, Chelsea Clinton, tweeted a similar...
  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's Senior Team Planning to Skip Ivanka Trump's India Trip

    11/24/2017 1:44:49 PM PST · by drewh · 27 replies
    CNN ^ | Fri November 24, 2017 | By Michelle Kosinski, CNN Updated 4:26 PM ET
    Days ahead of what should be a major moment for Ivanka Trump on the world stage, CNN has learned Secretary of State Rex Tillerson isn't sending a high-level delegation to support her amid reports of tensions between Tillerson and the White House. Ivanka Trump is leading the US delegation this year. Trump was invited by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in June, and this year's theme is supporting women entrepreneurs. "They (Tillerson and his staff) won't send someone senior because they don't want to bolster Ivanka. It's now another rift between the White House and State at a time when...
  • Malibu church pressured to end homeless dinners, with some saying it lures needy to upscale city

    11/24/2017 1:42:31 PM PST · by RightGeek · 15 replies
    LA Times ^ | Nov. 24, 2017 | Gale Holland
    For 17 years, religious groups fed homeless people, and the city and private donors put up hundreds of thousands of dollars for social workers to find them housing and services. But Malibu United Methodist Church — facing pressure from the city — in recent weeks took a U-turn, deciding twice-weekly dinners for homeless people would stop after Thanksgiving. The cutoff came after city officials summoned organizers and suggested they were attracting more homeless people and making the problem worse. ... After the Metro's Expo Line opened to Santa Monica last year, neighbors began complaining of mentally ill and rough-looking characters...