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  • 7 Motorcyclists Killed In Randolph, NH Crash Identified

    06/24/2019 4:22:05 PM PDT · by metmom · 1 replies
    CBS Boston ^ | June 23, 2019
    RANDOLPH, N.H. (CBS) – New Hampshire Deputy Attorney General Jane Young identified the seven motorcyclists who died Friday night after they were struck by a pickup truck towing a flatbed trailer. The crash happened Friday around 6:30 p.m. when the truck and trailer collided with the group of 10 motorcycles on Route 2. During a Sunday press conference authorities identified the victims, who were members of Marine JarHeads MC, a motorcycle club that includes Marines and their spouses. Joanne and Edward Corr, both 58 of Lakeville, died in the crash. Michael Ferazzi, 62, of Contoocook, N.H., Albert Mazza, 59, of...
  • Fox News’ Shep Smith Compares Trump Admin ‘Horrifying’ Treatment of Migrant Children to War Crimes

    06/24/2019 4:13:31 PM PDT · by detective · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 24 Jun 2019 | PAM KEY
    Monday on Fox News Channel, anchor Shepard Smith criticized the Trump administration for their alleged treatment of migrant children. Smith said, “Dirty and hungry children sleeping on concrete floors without blankets, toothpaste, soap or diapers. Some kids found covered in mucus. Some 3-year-olds being cared for by 7-year-olds and 8-year-olds. Horrifying. Both President Trump and Vice President Pence defended the treatment of migrant children. Yesterday, the VP tried to shift the blame to Democrats in Congress.”

    06/24/2019 4:10:01 PM PDT · by xzins · 8 replies
    QUAESTIONES GEOGRAPHICAE 38(1) • 2019 ^ | Revised version: February 7, 2019 | Albert Parker 1, Clifford Ollier 2
    Abstract: Over the past decades, detailed surveys of the Pacific Ocean atoll islands show no sign of drowning because of accelerated sea-level rise. Data reveal that no atoll lost land area, 88.6% of islands were either stable or increased in area, and only 11.4% of islands contracted. The Pacific Atolls are not being inundated because the sea level is rising much less than was thought. The average relative rate of rise and acceleration of the 29 long-term-trend (LTT) tide gauges of Japan, Oceania and West Coast of North America, are both negative, −0.02139 mm yr−1 and −0.00007 mm yr−2 respectively....
  • Flooding in Cape Girardeau, MO

    06/24/2019 4:08:50 PM PDT · by hanamizu · 2 replies
    CBS Evening News ^ | 6/24/19 | CBS
    If CBS gets the little things wrong, what about the big things? Watching the CBS Evening News tonight. They had a short clip of weather and included "flooding caused by rainstorms in Cape Girardeau, MO". They then showed a short clip of flooded highway 146 in East Cape Girardeau, IL. So they got the city and the state wrong. And the highway has been closed for three or four days not because of a rainstorm but because of groundwater seepage caused by the Mississippi River being above flood state for more than a month. So by my count they were...
  • Sanders unveils student debt plan amid rivalry with Warren (Pander 2020)

    06/24/2019 4:06:46 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/24/19 | Naomi Jagoda and Max Greenwood
    Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Monday unveiled an ambitious proposal to cancel student loan debt, seeking to reinforce his progressive credentials days before the first debates. For Sanders, an Independent senator from Vermont, the student debt plan is an opportunity to reestablish himself as the Democratic primary field’s progressive leader on the issue of college affordability. The plan comes as Sanders finds himself facing an ascendant progressive rival in Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), who has set herself apart by releasing a steady stream of sweeping policy proposals. “It’s smart on his part. It’s an extension on the 2016 campaign...
  • Supreme Court rules 'crime of violence' law is unconstitutionally vague

    06/24/2019 3:54:18 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 21 replies
    UPI ^ | june 24, 2019
    - A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that a federal law requiring longer prison sentences for using a gun during a "crime of violence" is unconstitutionally vague. The court voted 5-4 stating the law "provides no reliable way" to determine which offenses qualify as crimes of violence. Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote the majority opinion on behalf of Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan. "In our constitutional order, a vague law is no law at all," Gorsuch wrote. "Only the people's elected representatives in Congress have the power to write new federal criminal laws. And when...
  • The youth backlash to the LGBT movement

    06/24/2019 3:53:14 PM PDT · by Salman · 3 replies
    Bitchute ^ | June 24th, 2019. | Carl Benjamin
    Short video, also on YouTube (but they will likely take it down).
  • Mexico deploys 15,000 troops to US border

    06/24/2019 3:49:26 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 24 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 24, 2019 | Zach Budryk
    Mexico’s defense minister said Monday that the nation has deployed nearly 15,000 troops to its northern border to increase border enforcement, part of a deal to avert U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods, according to Agence France-Presse (AFP). "We have a total deployment, between the National Guard and army units, of 14,000, almost 15,000 men in the north of the country," Defense Minister Luis Cresencio Sandoval said at a Monday joint press conference with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Mexico had previously announced its plans to deploy 6,000 national guardsmen to its southern border with Guatemala, but its plans to beef...
  • Star-Studded Cast to Perform Live Reading of the Mueller Report

    06/24/2019 3:49:11 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 23 replies
    VAriety ^ | 6-24-2019 | Mackenzie Nichols
    Haven’t perused the Mueller report yet? A star-studded cast, including Annette Bening, Kevin Kline, and John Lithgow, can read it to you. For one night only on Monday, June 24, stars will perform a live reading of passages from the Mueller report for “The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts,” Robert Schenkkan’s stage adaptation of the Mueller report. The live performance will be streamed online only on the website for Law Works. The stream will begin at 9 p.m. EDT. The cast of the event also includes Justin Long, Piper Perabo, Michael Shannon, and Zachary Quinto, among...
  • Trump: I would fill Supreme Court vacancy before 2020 election

    06/24/2019 3:48:19 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | june 24, 2019
    President Trump on Monday said he would make a nomination to the Supreme Court if there's a vacancy anytime before the 2020 presidential election. “Would I do that? Of course,” Trump said in an exclusive interview with The Hill when asked if he would try to fill a high court vacancy during election season. The position is an apparent reversal for the president, who as a candidate in 2016 backed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky.) decision to block President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to the high court. But the president denied that his position was an about-face, since...
  • Supreme Court hands Redskins a victory in trademark case

    06/24/2019 3:43:05 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 9 replies
    Yahoo NBC sports ^ | june 24, 2019
    A Supreme Court decision this morning will serve as a victory for the Washington Redskins’ ongoing efforts to protect their team name. The Court ruled that the federal government may not prohibit trademarks on “immoral” or “scandalous” materials, in a case brought by a clothing line known as FUCT. Although the Redskins were not a party to the case, it represents a victory for the team because opponents of the team name have argued that they should lose their trademark protection under the “immoral or scandalous” laws that have now been ruled unconstitutional. This is the second recent case in...
  • Police release video of Jussie Smollett with noose around his neck

    06/24/2019 3:38:10 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 18 replies
    ABC News ^ | Jun 24, 2019 | josh margolin and meghan keneally
    Some 69 hours of police video were released Monday, with two videos showing the moment when police first arrived at the actor's residence after receiving a 911 call that alleged he was the victim of a hate crime. In the police body camera footage, Smollett is seen with a noose around his neck. The video also records Smollett asking the officers to turn off their recordings. Another group of video clips shows the moment when the police apprehend the two brothers who allege they helped Smollett stage the attack. The videos show Abimbola and Olabinjo Osundairo as they were arrested...
  • John Bird: In light of Iranian aggression, the US Navy must grow in size and capability

    06/24/2019 3:30:14 PM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 10 replies
    fox ^ | 06/24/2019 | John Bird
    The recent oil tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman reinforce the need to reestablish a highly visible U.S. naval deterrent in the Middle East.For eight months last year, no aircraft carrier strike group plied the region, the longest such interruption this millennium. With the United States needing a tougher posture against Iran and confronting renewed challenges in Asia and Europe, several immediate measures and concerted longer-term efforts are critical to ensure America has the carriers it needs.
  • Why Latinos back Donald Trump

    06/24/2019 3:29:19 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/24/19 | Madison Gesiotto
    Hispanic Americans are set to overtake African Americans as the second largest demographic group in the 2020 presidential election. That is bad news for Democrats, who are convinced they are entitled to these millions of voters. They cannot understand why so many Latinos, especially in important battleground states such as Florida, continue to line up firmly behind President Trump. The thought terrifies them. Even more frightening for Democrats is the ineffectiveness of their main “outreach” strategy: extol the virtues of illegal immigration and speak in Spanish. As President Trump has pointed out, Hispanic Americans are no more enamored with a...
  • DOJ Confirms Flynn Defense Team Never Received Transcript of Flynn/Kislyak Phone Call

    06/24/2019 3:22:07 PM PDT · by detective · 6 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | June 24, 2019 | sundance
    When General Michael Flynn entered into the seemingly coerced plea agreement with the special counsel team and prosecutor Brandon Van Grack (November 30, 2017), he gave up the right to defense discovery in his case. In hindsight this will likely be viewed a mistake. (h/t Techno Fog) During a court appearance today by new attorney Mrs. Sidney Powell, the topic of needing a classified security clearance -to review documents- was raised. The DOJ responded to the assertion by saying no classified information was provided to the prior Flynn defense team, therefore Ms. Powell doesn’t need not carry that concern.
  • Tartessian, Europe's newest and oldest Celtic language

    06/24/2019 3:21:32 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 6 replies
    History Ireland ^ | Mar/Apr 2009 | (it appears to be) John T. Koch
    One of the enduring consequences of the era of Phoenician influence -- which had by around 800 BC progressed from trading outposts to full-blown colonies in southern Spain -- was the adoption of alphabetic writing by the native population, first in the south-west. The number of known Tartessian inscriptions on stone is now about 90 and steadily rising with new discoveries. Concentrated densely in southern Portugal (the Algarve and Lower Alentejo), there is a wider scatter of fifteen over south-west Spain. The best exhibition of the inscriptions is on view in the new and innovative Museu da Escrita do Sudoeste,...
  • Trump DHS Secretary McAleenan gave to solely Democrats for years, FEC filings show

    06/24/2019 3:20:49 PM PDT · by Oscar in Batangas · 31 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 24, 2019 | Anna Giaritelli
    ... McAleenan allegedly leaked a nationwide Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid to the media last week, forcing the administration to cancel the extensive undertaking after months of planning. "He has proven his political leanings in his actions, including his campaign contributions," Judd wrote in a Fox News op-ed. "By definition, Kevin McAleenan should be considered anti-Trump."
  • Lindsey Graham’s Amnesty-for-Migration-Fix Swap Gets Boost from Donald Trump’s Deportation Delay

    06/24/2019 3:01:59 PM PDT · by SanchoP · 20 replies
    politically correct Breitbart ^ | 24 Jun 2019 | politically correct Neil Munro
    President Donald Trump’s decision to delay a small-scale deportation operation has created an opening for Sen. Lindsey Graham’s push to swap an amnesty for border reforms, say pro-immigration reformers. Graham already “is negotiating with [Democratic Sen. Richard] Durbin — [and] he’s not pulling the Republicans together” to present a united front, said Jessica Vaughan, policy director at the Center for Immigration Studies. On June 19, for example, Graham told Democratic Senators at a committee meeting that he is willing to trade an amnesty to get a border fixes. “I am willing to deal with DACA [Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals]...
  • Paul Ryan praises Trump: 'He's not taking any crap'

    06/24/2019 2:52:31 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 57 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/24/19 | 06/24/19
    Former Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) offered some praise for President Trump, saying he’s energized a base of Republican voters who didn’t previously participate in politics. “What I think people get excited about is he's not taking any crap,” Ryan said Sunday in a wide-ranging interview with PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff. “I mean, he’s taking on political correctness, he’s taking fights that a lot of people want to see fought. The forgotten man that he speaks to is a person that finally feels like they’re being taken seriously, they’re being paid attention to. And he’s concerned about their issues.” Ryan, who...
  • Man charged in 'execution' of North Co. (ST Louis, MO) officer

    06/24/2019 2:44:41 PM PDT · by Repealthe17thAmendment · 15 replies
    KMOV TV (St. Louis) ^ | June 24, 2019 | Sara Bannoura
    WELLSTON, Mo. ( – A North Carolina man with a lengthy criminal history fatally shot a North County Police Cooperative officer responding a report of a bad check inside a Wellston market Sunday, police said. North County Cooperative Police Officer Michael Langsdorf was called to Clay’s Wellston Food Market in the 6200 block of Page shortly after 4:30 p.m. Sunday after receiving a report of someone cashing a bad check. After arriving at the scene, the 40-year-old officer was confronted by the suspect, identified as Bonette Kymbrelle Meeks, during which a struggle ensued inside the store near the counter, according...