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  • British Labour Party: We’ll Make Fear of Islam an Aggravated Crime

    04/26/2015 5:21:29 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 1 replies
    gateway pundit ^ | april 25, 2015 | jim hoft
    A future Labour Government is committed to outlaw the scourge of Islamophobia by changing the law and making it an aggravated crime, according to the Party’s Leader Ed Miliband. “We are going to make it an aggravated crime. We are going to make sure it is marked on people’s records with the police to make sure they root out Islamophobia as a hate crime,” Miliband told the Editor of The Muslim News, Ahmed J Versi in a wide ranging exclusive interview. “We are going to change the law on this so we make it absolutely clear of our abhorrence of...
  • Islamic State captures dam, overruns base in western Iraq

    04/26/2015 5:19:01 PM PDT · by markomalley · 2 replies
    Long War Journal ^ | 4/26/15 | Bill Roggio & Caleb Weiss
    The Islamic State seized control of a dam and overran a military barracks in the Thar Thar area in western Iraq over the past several days. Over 120 Iraqi soldiers and a senior general were killed during the Islamic State offensive.In a video released by ‘Amaq News, the Islamic State’s unofficial news agency, the jihadist group claimed to have taken control of the Thar Thar dam, which is located northeast of Fallujah in Anbar province. Islamic State fighters attacked the complex with “explosive-laden vehicles,” or suicide car bombs, before engaging with Iraqi troops in a firefight, Reuters noted. Also, the...
  • Officer Involved Shooting at MSP International Airport, 2 Hospitalized

    04/26/2015 5:07:50 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 19 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 4/26/15 | Morgan Wolfe
    An officer and one other person were hospitalized following a shooting at Minneapolis-St.Paul International Airport Saturday night. There was a report of suspicious individuals at the Terminal 1 rental car ramp on the second floor around 9:30 p.m., according to airport police. Once officers arrived and began investigating, police said a vehicle intentionally drove at them, resulting in the officers opening fire on the vehicle. Abdulkadir Sheikh Mahmoud, 36, was the driver of the vehicle and faces aggravated assault charges. Mahmoud was hospitalized, along with one officer who reportedly had non-life threatening injuries. The rental car ramp was reopened at...
  • Gay Businessman Who Hosted Cruz Event Apologizes

    04/26/2015 5:02:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The New York Times' First Draft ^ | April 26, 2015 | Maggie Haberman
    Ian Reisner, one of the two gay hoteliers facing boycott calls for hosting an event for Senator Ted Cruz, who is adamantly opposed to gay marriage, apologized to the gay community for showing “poor judgment.” Mr. Reisner put the apology on Facebook, where a page calling for a boycott of his properties, the gay-friendly OUT NYC hotel and his Fire Island Pines holdings, had gotten more than 8,200 “likes” by Sunday evening. “I am shaken to my bones by the e-mails, texts, postings and phone calls of the past few days. I made a terrible mistake,” wrote Mr. Reisner. The...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Donald Blakeslee ~ April 27, 2015

    04/26/2015 4:59:53 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 9 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~Col. Donald Blakeslee Story from this website...and this one.More here.             New York Times, October 3, 2008 By Dennis Hevesi Col. Donald Blakeslee, one of the most decorated fighter pilots of World War II and the commander of the first American fighter squadrons to reach Berlin as the Allies ground...
  • Clinton Foundation Put On Charity ‘Watch List’ Along With Al Sharpton’s Shady Nonprofit

    04/26/2015 4:59:49 PM PDT · by markomalley · 3 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/26/15 | Chuck Ross
    The Clinton Foundation has joined Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network on a list of naughty nonprofits maintained by Charity Navigator, a prominent charity monitor.The Clinton Foundation was put on Charity Navigator’s “watch list” last month, The New York Post reported on Sunday.The foundation has come under intense scrutiny of late amid revelations it received millions of dollars in donations from foreign governments while Hillary Clinton served as secretary of state. Money also flowed to the foundation from companies and businessmen who benefited from their relationship to the Clintons.Furthermore, analysis of the foundation’s tax forms showed it spends a relatively...
  • Gun Talk Radio 4/26/15

    04/26/2015 4:58:41 PM PDT · by mylife · 12 replies
    Gun Talk @@Radio ^ | 4/26/15 | Tom Gresham
    4.19.15: Environmentally-Friendly Gun Cleaner - This Week on GUNTALK Radio Mandeville, LA - It's a gun cleaner and lubricant company with products that both work well, and are environmentally friendly, a convertible pistol, and more, this week on Tom Gresham's GUNTALK® Radio, the original nationally-syndicated radio talk show about guns and the shooting sports. The President of Slip 2000, Greg Conner, joins Tom this week to discuss his product line-up, which incudes gun lubricants, gun cleaners and cleaning accessories including EWL (Extreme Weapons Lubricant), Carbon Killer, 725, The Brush Buddy, and more. Slip 2000 offers products that are helpful to...
  • Top scientists start to examine fiddled global warming figures (Exaggerated records?)

    04/26/2015 4:58:36 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 8 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 4/25/2015 | Christopher Booker
    Last month, we are told, the world enjoyed “its hottest March since records began in 1880”. This year, according to “US government scientists”, already bids to outrank 2014 as “the hottest ever”. The figures from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) were based, like all the other three official surface temperature records on which the world’s scientists and politicians rely, on data compiled from a network of weather stations by NOAA’s Global Historical Climate Network (GHCN). But here there is a puzzle. These temperature records are not the only ones with official status. The other two, Remote Sensing...
  • The 11 craziest foods sold at ballparks this year

    04/26/2015 4:58:31 PM PDT · by kingattax · 1 replies
    Fortune ^ | APRIL 24, 2015 | by Colleen Kane
    Hit the concession stands at MLB ballparks this year, and you’ll find Fried S’mOreo, 8,000-calorie burgers, and many more monstrosities. It’s the great American pastime: gorging on obscenely unhealthy food. In recent Major League Baseball seasons, over-the-top ballpark foods have become their own attraction. These bombastic new recruits of the concession stands are often riffs on ballpark classics like the hot dog and hamburger, but they’re jacked up and deep fried into stunt food territory. They can also cost $25 or more a pop — and still sell. One report has the Texas Rangers moving nearly 20,000 of their first...
  • Hillary channels Madame Mao: 'deep-seated cultural codes, religious beliefs and structural biases...

    04/26/2015 4:54:47 PM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 4/25/15 | Thomas Lifson
    Barack Obama was a piker when he wrote about audacity. Hillary Clinton seems to be calling for nothing less than a Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution in the United States, mimicking Mao Zedong’s wife Jiang Qing, who sought to overturn millennia of Chinese culture in order to impose a communist paradise through the Cultural Revolution. But of course, Hillary was urging the rejection of our religious and cultural heritage in order to facilitate the killing of unborn children. Kerry Pickett of The Daily Caller reports: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton took a feminist tone on Thursday. She told attendees at the...
  • Catsimatidis blabs: Jeb Bush announcing 2016 bid on Monday

    04/26/2015 4:51:58 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 22 replies
    NY Post ^ | 4/26/15 | Michael Gartland
    Jeb Bush plans to officially roll out his presidential campaign Monday, according to billionaire John Catsimatidis, who announced the news Sunday on his radio show. “I have found out that Governor Jeb Bush will be announcing Monday,” the former mayoral candidate said on his show, The Cats Roundtable.
  • Clinton Foundation chief says government grants and donations 'mistakenly combined'

    04/26/2015 4:47:18 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 20 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | 26 Apr 2015 | The Associated Press
    WASHINGTON — The acting chief executive of the Clinton Foundation is acknowledging the global philanthropy made mistakes in how it disclosed its donors amid growing scrutiny as Hillary Rodham Clinton opens her presidential campaign. In a blog posting Sunday, Maura Pally defended the foundation's work and reaffirmed its commitment to transparency, describing its policies on donor disclosure and contributions from foreign governments as "stronger than ever."
  • AMICUS BRIEF FILED BY U.S. CATHOLIC BISHOP SUPPORTING TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE

    04/26/2015 4:40:53 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 5 replies
    April 26, 2015
    http://www.usccb.org/about/general-counsel/amicus-briefs/upload/Obergefell-v-Hodges.pdf NOTE: NY Times Story http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/26/opinion/sunday/its-not-gay-marriage-vs-the-church-anymore.html?_r=0 It’s Not Gay Marriage vs. the Church Anymore By WILLIAM N. ESKRIDGE Jr.APRIL 25, 2015 NEW HAVEN — THIS week, committed gay couples seeking the right to marry will take their case to the Supreme Court. The plaintiffs in Obergefell v. Hodges are supported by amicus briefs submitted by a variety of institutions and people, from the former N.F.L. player Chris Kluwe to Ken Mehlman, a past chairman of the Republican National Committee. Religious groups are on their side, too. While several prominent religious organizations have filed briefs in opposition, leaders in the Episcopal...
  • Presidential candidate Cruz, others speak at ‘Adelson Primary’ in Vegas

    04/26/2015 4:39:38 PM PDT · by Isara · 8 replies
    Las Vegas Review Journal ^ | April 25, 2015 | Laura Myers
    “Sadly, the America alliance with Israel has never been more im­periled than it is today,” the U.S. senator from Texas said, speaking before the spring meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition. ---- The gathering is known as the “Sheldon Adelson primary” because of the role he plays in boosting GOP candidates. In 2012, Adelson donated more than $100 million to Republican candidates, including Newt Gingrich before he dropped out of the White House race and Mitt Romney, the eventual GOP presidential nominee. Cruz appeared to excite the crowd more than the other speakers. He noted that he called for Secretary...
  • Wisconsin’s Shame: Rogue DA Breaks His Silence; Threatens Critics with Prosecution

    04/26/2015 4:36:19 PM PDT · by markomalley · 41 replies
    National Review ^ | 4/26/15 | David French
    If a prosecutor wants to assure the public he’s not out of control, perhaps he shouldn’t suggest that critics could be prosecuted. On Saturday, Wisconsin governor Scott Walker commented on Milwaukee District Attorney John Chisholm’s use of armed, pre-dawned raids against conservative targets of his extraordinarily expansive “John Doe” investigations: “I said even if you’re a liberal Democrat, you should look at (the raids) and be frightened to think that if the government can do that against people of one political persuasion, they can do it against anybody, and more often than not we need protection against the government itself,”...
  • Dem proposes nuclear disarmament

    04/26/2015 4:35:46 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Hill's Floor Action ^ | April 24, 2015 | Cristina Marcos
    Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) thinks Iran shouldn't be the only country to dismantle its nuclear program. Norton introduced a bill this week that would require the U.S. to negotiate an international accord to disable its nuclear weapons program by 2020. The funds used for maintaining nuclear weapons would be instead directed toward such domestic programs as Social Security, housing assistance and environmental protection. The D.C. delegate has introduced the bill in every session of Congress since 1994 and unveiled it again this year to coincide with Earth Day. "As the United States seeks to eliminate the nuclear threat from...
  • Newly-weds and pregnant woman among Britons who survive Nepal earthquake horror (amazing accounts!)

    04/26/2015 4:32:42 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 10 replies
    A British newly-wed couple have told how they ran for their lives and clung desperately to ice axes rammed in to the ground to survive a terrifying wall of snow on Mount Everest in the wake of the Nepal earthquake. Alex Schneider and Sam Chappatte, both 28, were on a dream hike up the world’s biggest mountain when the ground began shaking violently and their guide screamed “get out of your f****** tents, grab your ice axes”. The London couple said they saw an “avalanche coming straight at us” and were blown over by a blast of wind.
  • Gay-Rights Advocates Torpedo GoFundMe Campaign For Christian-Owned Bakery

    04/26/2015 4:31:41 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 30 replies
    The WashingtonTimes ^ | April 25, 2015 | Valerie Richardson
    Gay-Rights Advocates Torpedo GoFundMe Campaign For Christian-Owned Bakery By Valerie Richardson - The Washington Times - April 25, 2015 A crowdfunding campaign that had raised more than $109,000 for the Christian-owned bakery Sweet Cakes by Melissa in Oregon was removed Saturday after complaints from gay-rights advocates. The website GoFundMe said in a statement Saturday that it took down the page because the campaign violated the policy against raising money “in defense of formal charges of heinous crimes, including violent, hateful, or sexual acts.” “The campaign entitled ‘Sweet Cakes by Melissa‘ involves formal charges. As such, our team has determined that...
  • Marco Rubio takes early edge in Republican pundit primary (Ted Cruz "much underestimated")

    04/26/2015 4:26:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The Hill's Ballot Box ^ | April 26, 2015 | Jonathan Easley
    On newspaper pages and online, the pundit primary is heating up in the Republican Party. The views of conservative columnists such as George Will, Charles Krauthammer, Bill Kristol, Stephen Hayes, and Jonah Goldberg will shape the way donors and party leaders view the 2016 candidates. HereÂ’s a look at the GOP hopefuls who, for better or worse, are getting the most attention from these influential thinkers: Marco Rubio The Florida senator is running away with this contest. The buzz for Rubio began back in 2012 as Republicans sought to regroup after President ObamaÂ’s diverse coalition delivered him a surprisingly easy...
  • Establishment GOP Claims McCain Challenger Kelli Ward Believes Chemtrails Conspiracy Theory

    04/26/2015 4:25:16 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 26 Apr 2015 | Michelle Moons
    It may be early in the process for 2016 campaigns, but that’s not stopping political operatives from scurrying to suppress promising potential John McCain Senate seat challengers from pressing forward. Cue critics of Arizona State Senator Kelli Ward. “Only the political elite would make listening to voter concerns a bad thing,” Ward told Breitbart News concerning attacks coming against her from political and media sources. Ward recently began an exploratory committee to challenge McCain, now seeking his sixth 6-year term, for election to the U.S. Senate.
  • Hillary Sets Record, Longest Presidential Candidate To Dodge National Press In Modern History

    04/26/2015 4:23:04 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 26 Apr 2015 | Alex Swoyer
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton holds a dubious record: she’s gone longer than any presidential candidate in modern history without appearing on a national television news network or conducting a sit down interview with national media. Clinton, the likely Democratic presidential nominee, announced she would run for president via a recorded two-minute video message on Twitter Sunday April 12th. Following the announcement, Clinton dashed off to Iowa in her “Scooby” van without giving any time to the national press, and very little time – if any – to local reporters.
  • Islamic State declares caliphate in Yemen, vows to “cut throats of Houthis”

    04/26/2015 4:21:31 PM PDT · by markomalley · 12 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 4/26/15 | Robert Spencer
    Iraq and Syria, Libya, Yemen, Nigeria, the Philippines — but nothing to be concerned about: Obama and John Kerry and David Cameron and every other Western leader assures us that it has nothing to do with Islam. “ISIS Says It’s Established A Caliphate In Yemen,” by Jamie Tarabay, Vocativ, April 24, 2015: Supporters of the Islamic State say they’ve declared a caliphate in the deserts of Yemen, where government forces are battling Shiite Houthi rebels, and Al Qaeda fighters are gaining ground amid the chaos.In a nine minute video published online, the group calls itself Soldiers of the Caliphate in...
  • ROBERT DOWNEY JR. ACCUSED OF MAKING RACIST REMARK ABOUT MEXICAN ‘BIRDMAN’ DIRECTOR ('Right Wing')

    04/26/2015 4:19:40 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    The press tour for the upcoming sequel Avengers: Age of Ultron is grabbing a lot of attention ahead of the film’s North American release, just not the good kind of attention. The latest public relations flub came Friday in the form of what some have deemed a racist statement made by leading man Robert Downey Jr. After storming out of an interview earlier this week with Britain’s Channel 4 News, the legendary actor sat down to again discuss the film, where he made a remark about Oscar-winning Birdman director Alejandro Gonzalez Ińárritu. The Mexican director has been critical of superhero...
  • Rep. Cummings Downplays Baltimore Riots

    04/26/2015 4:17:32 PM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 4/26/15 | Trey Sanchez
    Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) didn't think much of the Baltimore riots that erupted in protest of the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. Speaking with Bob Schieffer on Sunday's Face the Nation on CBS, Cummings spoke of the violence as a "situation" that "could've been a lot worse." The violence that erupted in Cummings's city caused the entire crowd gathered at the Baltimore Orioles' stadium to be stuck in lock down mode while the "protestors" raved outside smashing cop cars and hurling flaming barrels. Cummings, who was there at the time, said he had a direct hand in...
  • UNBELIEVABLE! Baltimore Mayor said she made sure police gave ‘space for those who wished to DESTROY’

    04/26/2015 4:11:51 PM PDT · by markomalley · 61 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 4/26/15 | soopermexican
    In what is a pretty unbelievable admission, the Mayor of Baltimore Stephanie Rawlings-Blake admitted in a press conference that she gave instructions for police to protect protesters, including “those who wished to destroy,” and to give them some space.Watch below her comment beginning at the 7:30 mark:(video at link) Now keep in mind that Baltimore told people that they needed to stay in a ball park because they couldn’t control the protesters. SO they illegally detained law-abiding citizens in order to “give space” to those wanted to criminally destroy Baltimore. Welcome to ObamaLand, everybody! Coming to a neighborhood near you!
  • The Clinton Global 'Graft' Initiative

    04/26/2015 4:05:16 PM PDT · by Kenny500c · 8 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 4/26/2015 | Doug Ross
    In 2010, when Barack Obama said, "I do think at a certain point you’ve made enough money," he definitely wasn't referring to the Clintons. Because it wasn't enough for Bill Clinton to sell sensitive missile technology to the Red Chinese for campaign donations. It wasn't enough for Hillary Clinton to sell America's most valuable nuclear technologies to the Russians for "contributions" to her family's personal piggy bank. That piggy bank, otherwise known as "The Clinton Global Graft Initiative", had an interesting way of doling out the "contributions" it received.
  • Petaluma Burglar Eats Tater Tots, Falls Asleep on the Couch

    04/26/2015 4:01:27 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Apr 26, 2015 | Kale Williams
    A Placerville man was arrested in Petaluma Thursday afternoon after he broke into a house, had himself a snack of tater tots and set down on a sofa to take a nap, only to be discovered by the startled resident, police said. Around 2 p.m., the homeowner was minding her own business in an upstairs bedroom on the 1600 block of Caulfield Lane. For one reason or another, she decided to venture to the first floor, where she found a man — later identified as 44-year-old James Adams — peacefully snoozing on the sofa.
  • Why aren't Democrats asked if they would attend a gay wedding?

    04/26/2015 4:00:47 PM PDT · by cradle of freedom · 27 replies
    It seems that only Republican's so far have been asked if they would attend a gay wedding. Do you think this is fair or is it a set up?
  • Lee County Deputy Yvan Fernandez Fired For Not Responding to 911 to Eat Lunch (Pizza)

    04/26/2015 3:50:53 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    WPTV ^ | 4/25 | Sara Belsole
    A Lee County deputy is off the job after an internal report reveals he didn't respond to a 911 call so he could eat lunch. The investigation surrounds a 911 call from a home on Dryden Circle on March 13th. The caller wasn't speaking, so dispatch alerted Deputy Yvan Fernandez. But instead of responding, reports show Fernandez went to eat lunch instead. The woman caller was having a medical emergency and later died. "He made a decision at that moment of time that his lunch and what he had on his personal plate, pun intended I suppose, was more important...
  • Large ’16 field making GOP nervous (OC Register)

    04/26/2015 3:47:50 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 16 replies
    OC Register ^ | April 26, 2015 | BY JAMES POULOS Staff columnist
    By one measure, we’re now up to 19 Republican contenders for their party’s presidential nomination. That’s a measure of how robust and energized the GOP has become in the wake of Barack Obama’s term in office. This year offers the party faithful a set of choices that’s far more intellectually and generationally diverse than in cycles past. http://www.ocregister.com/articles/making-659341-measure-nervous.html
  • Otay Ranch Man Deals With Dog Barking Problem

    04/26/2015 3:42:39 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | Candice Nguyen
    Mike Landie says he doesn’t know what else to do. He reached out to NBC 7 after, he says, he’s had to live with constant dog barking coming from his neighbor’s home for years now. He says he’s reached out to police, animal services and his homeowner’s association but the problem is still ongoing. “At night, I’ve had the dogs wake me up at 11, 12, 3 and 5 a.m.,” said Landie, who lives in Otay Ranch. His neighbor lives up a grassy hill from his home and when our NBC 7 camera was there, two or three dogs could...
  • How To Stop Whiners

    04/26/2015 3:41:13 PM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 6 replies
    kevinfitzmaurice.com ^ | Kevin Fitzmaurice
    Do you hate it when they whine? Do you hate it when they whine and say, "Don't you agree," "Do you see my point," "Ain't it awful," "Aren't they just terrible for doing that," etc.? Do you want to graciously stop them from wasting your time and using you to confirm their distorted views? Then memorize the following line: "Thanks for the honor of being a judge. But, to be a fair judge-- I will first have to hear the other side." If you stick to this line each time they whine--they will soon stop bothering you and move on...
  • Montana Bill to Help Block Federal Militarization of Police Signed into Law

    04/26/2015 3:36:00 PM PDT · by kingattax · 7 replies
    State of Globe ^ | April 25th 2015 | Guest Author
    A bill that would heavily diminish the effect of federal programs that militarize local police was signed into law on Thursday. Introduced by Rep. Nicholas Schwaderer (R-Superior), House Bill 330 (HB330) bans state or local law enforcement
  • 22 climbers dead, 217 missing in quake-triggered avalanche on Mt Everest

    04/26/2015 3:34:52 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 25 replies
    Times of India ^ | 4/26/15 | PTI
    At least 22 climbers have died and 217 others were missing near the base camp of Mt Everest where hundreds of climbers, including many foreigners, are stranded after an avalanche triggered by Nepal's massive earthquake swept down the world's highest peak. More than 60 climbers were injured and many foreign adventurers, hikers and guides at the base camp were feared missing when the avalanche swept down the Everest and buried under snow a section of the mountaineering camp yesterday. While 17 people were killed at the base camp, five more casualties were reported on Sunday from areas below the base...
  • Freddie Gray Protesters Attack, Rob Reporter Videotaping Them (Baltimore, Maryland)

    04/26/2015 3:32:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    Mediaite ^ | April 26, 2015 | Andrew Desiderio
    As demonstrations in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray in police custody became increasingly violent last night, protesters attacked and robbed a Russia Today reporter who was videotaping them. Young men were seen in the video flashing the middle finger to the camera and shouting obscenities. As they get closer to the reporter videotaping, she is thrown to the ground. According to RT’s Russian-language site, a protester stole the reporter’s handbag. She pursued the attacker on foot until police showed up. As The Blaze pointed out, though, RT neglected to mention the attack on their English-language website. Watch the...
  • How Would Bill Clinton Run Against Hillary Clinton?

    04/26/2015 3:22:14 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    NBC News ^ | JAMES NOVOGROD, RICHARD ENGEL AND CASSANDRA VINOGRAD
    A major aftershock hit the Kathmandu area of Nepal on Sunday, terrifying locals as rescuers dug for survivors of a devastating earthquake which left more than 2,500 people dead. The United States Geological Survey said the tremor registered an initial 6.7 magnitude — compared with Saturday's 7.8 magnitude quake. The aftershock sparked screams and sent terrified people into the streets of Kathmandu. At the city's airport, the floor rolled with the tremor. Passengers rushed past the immigration desks and customs officials abandoned their seats, rushing to take cover along a row of pillars as the building shook and lights briefly...
  • Adeline Myers Celebrates Meatballs From Around the World

    04/26/2015 3:16:53 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 4/14 | Michael Floreak
    In the introduction to her book “Global Meatballs: Around the World in 100-Plus Boundary-Breaking Recipes,” Adeline Myers celebrates the imperfections that make these “humble, misshapen rounds” a home kitchen favorite. When it comes to assessing both flavor and aesthetics, Myers, 31, knows her stuff. The author, trained at Tante Marie’s Cooking School in San Francisco, has baked desserts for many area restaurants, and also works as an art conservator, recently on assignment to restore a gilded picture frame for Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts. Myers set off to research the worldwide variations on one of the world’s great comfort foods...
  • IAF kills 4 terrorists who crossed into Israel from Syria and planted bombs

    04/26/2015 3:16:14 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 4 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 4/26/15 | Yaakov Lapin
    The IDF said in an official statement that it will not "tolerate any attempt to harm or violate Israeli sovereignty." The Israeli Air Force struck and killed four terrorists who crossed into Israel from Syria and planted explosives near an abandoned IDF post on Sunday night said, a senior IDF source. The source declined to say which organization the terror cell belonged to, saying it was too soon for such details. The incident, which occurred at 21:30 in the northern Golan Heights near Majdal Shams, began when Combat Intelligence Collection Units identified four suspects planting the explosives on the eastern...
  • Edmund Hillary Would Be 'Horrified and Saddened' by Nepal Devastation-Daughter(Son Safe at Everest)

    04/26/2015 3:02:18 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    TVNZ ^ | April 26 2015
    The family of mountaineering great, the late Sir Edmund Hillary, say he'd be horrified and saddened by the devastating earthquake in Nepal. New Zealand and Nepal have developed a close relationship over the years, mainly through the work of Sir Ed. His son, Peter, was in Nepal when the powerful magnitude 7.8 quake struck on Saturday evening New Zealand time. The quake, centered outside the capital, Kathmandu, killed more than 1,900 people and destroyed infrastructure, homes and historical buildings. Images of Nepal in ruins would have devastated Sir Ed. To us he was the mountaineer who conquered Mt Everest, but...
  • Round in the Chamber?

    04/26/2015 2:56:36 PM PDT · by rktman · 130 replies
    blackmanwithagun.com ^ | 4/24/2015 | Michael Woodland
    My response was, “Always carry one in the chamber, not having one in does not compute with me.” My reason for saying this is easy, that is how I train. SFC Scarborough responded by stating that he does not feel safe with a round in the chamber, but that is how he trains. Now my thoughts are really trying to make sense of this, but then again, training prepares you for a serious encounter… right?
  • Teen car burglars responsible for father-son murder in Metairie, sheriff says

    04/26/2015 2:54:18 PM PDT · by BBell · 25 replies
    NOLA.com | Times-Picayune ^ | 4/26/15 | Andy Grimm
    Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputies have arrested a pair of New Orleans teens for the shotgun murder of David Pence and his son, Nicholas, in Metairie. Dexter Allen, 17, and Haraquon Degruy, 18, were arrested in New Orleans Friday (April 24) after a brief car chase, Sheriff Newell Normand announced at a press conference Saturday.
  • British archeologist 'terrified' after narrowly escaping death in Nepalese earthquake

    04/26/2015 2:50:50 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 9 replies
    A 32-year-old doctor who specialises in Himalayan archaeology was said to be “absolutely terrified” and incredibly shaken after narrowly avoiding death in the devastating earthquake. Hayley Saul, from Northampton, had left Langtang village in Kathmandu just two hours before it was completely wiped out in the quake. As the disaster hit, she was trekking with her friend and a guide, en route to Lama Hotel, the next village on the trail. Her sister, Emma Price, 24, said: “She had just left Langtang village and that village has gone now. The path they were trekking on had gone and they had...
  • Why the Left Won’t Budge on “Born That Way”

    04/26/2015 2:48:44 PM PDT · by walford · 37 replies
    Facebook ^ | 04/26/2015 | walford
    The linked article has plenty of researched evidence that at least throws into question whether homosexuals are Born That Way, but that is of no matter to the Left. As it is with abortion, even to bring it up as a topic of discussion will garner extreme, hysterical responses. This is yet another “irretrievably settled” Leftist position that is not amenable to logic reason or evidence. It is also one of the most sacred beliefs in Secular Humanist canon. If you do not accept the Born That Way catechism, you are the Infidel. You are “homophobic,” in fact. [Homophobia is...
  • Peddlers and Pilgrims: The Two Faces of Christianity

    04/26/2015 2:46:57 PM PDT · by mainstreetradical.com · 16 replies
    Bonnie Leonard ^ | April 24 2015 | Bonnie Leonard
    This past Easter Sunday, some acquaintances invited my husband and I to join them for lunch and proselytized us as an added bonus activity. They run a house church (where they meet in a home versus traditional church) and through getting to know Matt and I set their sights on recruiting us. We had little in common with this family but a few odd circumstances brought us together for a time. We were unaware that this was the agenda for the day until we went to leave. In an obvious, sudden turn of conversation, discussing spiritual topics became an urgent...
  • What Does Each State Have More Of Than Any Other?

    04/26/2015 2:45:59 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 16 replies
    Estately ^ | Ryan Nickum | March 2, 2015
    Deciding which American state to live in isn’t easy. It’s like entering an all-you-can-eat casino buffet with the limitation of only being able to choose one food item. Before deciding where to live and buy a home it’s important to be informed, which is why Estately has compiled this map and list of what each state has more of per capita than any other. Some are good, some are bad, but all are unique to that specific state.
  • Video: Wheelchair-Bound Woman In Path Of Baltimore Riot's Thrown Projectiles

    04/26/2015 2:43:59 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 39 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 26, 2015 | Breitbart News
    A shocking video of Saturday’s violent riots in Baltimore, Maryland show an individual shielding a handicapped woman caught in the sights of a mob throwing bottles, trash cans, and other objects at random bar patrons.
  • Survivors outraged after learning Tsarnaev's family's trip to US paid for with American tax dollars

    04/26/2015 2:42:02 PM PDT · by yuffy · 16 replies
    myfoxboston ^ | Posted: Apr 24, 2015 5:25 PM CDT
    BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) -- The family of the convicted marathon bomber is in America, on your tax dollars, and survivors are outraged after learning the news. As of Thursday, family members of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have been staying at the Hampton Inn in Revere under very tight security, just one of the things tax dollars are paying for. FOX25's Sharman Sacchetti investigated how much this trip is costing you. Sources say these family members are being called as witnesses and not only that, at least three agencies are working around the clock to protect and transport them. This is all part of...
  • Fallen: Nepal's historic landmarks after the quake

    04/26/2015 2:33:53 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 15 replies
    When the earthquake hit, many of Nepal's most renowned pagodas in and around Kathmandu crumbled into rubble-covered stumps. Others were smothered under splintered hand-carved wooden beams or multi-level rooftops. But the Kathmandu Valley's other pagodas, stupas and shrines -- also built mostly of red brick hundreds of years ago -- suffered surprisingly little damage and remained standing next to structures which disappeared.
  • Utah couple married 74 years dies within hours of each other

    04/26/2015 2:32:03 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 9 replies
    A funeral service has been set for a Salt Lake City couple who died within a few hours of each other after being married for 74 years. Madelyn Yensen died April 7 after suffering a seizure, while her husband, Marcus, died of heart failure about five hours later the same day. She was 94, and he was 95.
  • PETA slams Al Gore for ‘hypocrisy and sheer laziness’ for not limiting festival food to vegan only

    04/26/2015 2:28:26 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 18 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | April 26, 2015 | Kyle Blaine
    PETA is demanding to know: Why won’t Al Gore’s climate change music festival go vegan? On stage at Davos this year, Gore and Pharrell Williams announced the return of the Live Earth music festival — a concert series meant to raise awareness of climate change. And now the animal rights group is demanding each of the concerts exclusively serve vegan products, arguing that Gore’s own group touts the benefits of giving up meat to reduce greenhouse gas production. In a series of emails obtained by BuzzFeed News, representatives from PETA repeatedly ask Live Earth’s organizers if they plan to serve...