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  • North Korea comes close to bombing one of its own cities by accident

    01/04/2018 8:49:32 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 21 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 01/04/18 | MarketWatch Staff
    A North Korean ballistic missile crashed into a city near the country’s capital Pyongyang in April, narrowly avoiding a “catastrophic accident” in a populated area, according to a report in The Diplomat. The Hwasong-12 was launched from Pukchang Airfield in a test on April 28, but its engines stopped working after one minute of low-altitude powered flight. The intermediate-range ballistic missile plunged to earth near the city of Tokchon, where it likely caused “considerable damage to a complex of industrial or agricultural buildings,” the current affairs magazine said in its report Wednesday. There was likely a “large explosion upon impact,”...
  • Cannabis stocks tank on report DoJ to rescind state protections

    01/04/2018 8:28:10 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 56 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 01/04/18 | Ciara Linnane
    A strong rally in cannabis-related stocks this week to mark the start of sales of recreational marijuana in California came to a screeching halt Thursday, on a report that the Justice Department is about to throw a spanner in the works for the nascent weed industry. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a longtime marijuana opponent, is expected to rescind an Obama-era policy that gave protections to states that have legalized marijuana as long as they abide by a series of guidelines, the Associated Press reported, citing unnamed sources. An announcement that will scrap what is known as the Cole Memo...
  • Anyone else having issues with Yahoo email this morning?

    12/14/2017 8:23:29 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 25 replies
    Logging in to Yahoo email and it freezes up
  • The Russia Scandal Just Got Much Worse … For Hillary Clinton And Barack Obama

    11/22/2017 7:35:09 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 89 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | 11/21/17 | IBD Staff
    Corruption: Shortly after the Uranium One story broke, various news reports claimed that it was much ado about nothing. But a review of a huge cache of newly available documents shows that, if anything, it was worse than previously thought. The Hill broke the bombshell story last month, which summed up goes like this: While the Obama administration was approving the controversial 2010 sale of Uranium One to a state-owned Russian energy giant — which gave it control of one-fifth of U.S. uranium supplies — the FBI was actively investigating that company for extensive criminal activity designed to expand Russia's...
  • Fox News 'Justice' host Jeanine Pirro clocked going 119 mph

    11/21/2017 8:37:50 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 119 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 11/20/17 | Yahoo News Staff
    Fox News Channel host Jeanine Pirro (juh-NEEN' PEER'-oh) has been issued a speeding ticket for driving 119 mph (192 kph) in a 65 mph (105 kph) zone in upstate New York. The Daily News reports the former Westchester County district attorney was stopped by a trooper on Sunday afternoon in Tioga County. A state police spokesman says he doesn't know what type of car Pirro was driving or whether she had any passengers. Pirro says in a statement through Fox News Channel she had been driving for hours to visit her ailing mother and didn't realize how fast she was...
  • Self-driving shuttle hits the streets of Las Vegas — and promptly gets hit by a semi

    11/09/2017 9:05:20 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 104 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 11/09/17 | Shawn Langlois
    Proponents of the self-driving car revolution might have preferred that what happened in Vegas on Wednesday stayed in Vegas. But as a reluctant public mulls a future of robotic vehicles, any hiccup along the way is sure to make headlines. The latest fodder for critics came from Sin City, where a driverless shuttle, apparently through no fault of its own, got into a fender bender with a semi-truck just hours after its debut, according to local news reports. “The shuttle did what it was supposed to do, in that it’s sensors registered the truck and the shuttle stopped to avoid...
  • Trump shakes Japanese emperor's hand but doesn't repeat groveler-in-chief Obama's deep bow

    11/07/2017 8:41:47 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 18 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/06/17 | David Martosko
    President Donald Trump met with Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko on Monday, sharing a brief handshake eight years after his predecessor became a global laughingstock by bowing deeply before the monarch. Visiting with the emperor and empress is routine for heads of state visiting Tokyo, and Trump did his part a few hours before a joint press conference with Prime Minster Shinzo Abe, who wields more power than the aging figurehead. Trump nodded his head slightly, but did not bend at the waist. An administration official traveling with Trump on his Far East tour told DailyMail.com that bowing is...
  • Maxine Waters escalates ‘hyper-aggressive’ attacks on Trump: ‘The fight is on!’

    10/27/2017 10:30:56 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 35 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 10/27/17 | Victor Skinner
    U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters continues to escalate her attacks against President Trump, urging followers to “fight back” and “impeach 45,” most recently at a Democratic cook off in South Carolina. Waters appeared before South Carolina’s Orangeburg County Democrats for the group’s 19th annual cook off, where Waters’ “hyper-aggressive” attacks on Trump whipped the crowd of roughly 1,000 into a tizzy, the Post and Courier reports. Waters waded into the controversy surrounding a Gold Star widow who claimed Trump disrespected the family during a condolence call last week, which Trump has denied, and alleged Gen. John Kelly dishonored himself by defending...
  • A racist Corn Pops box? Kellogg’s says it’s sorry (another liberal guilt trip)

    10/26/2017 10:10:38 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 48 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 10/25/17 | Chris Perez
    Kellogg’s has apologized for a cereal-box cartoon that featured a bunch of light-colored Corn Pops hanging out in a mall — while a darker-skinned Pop scrubs the floor. Pictures showing the packaging surfaced on social media and prompted the company to respond. “Hey @KelloggsUS why is literally the only brown corn pop on the whole cereal box the janitor?” asked Marvel Comics writer Saladin Ahmed. “[T]his is teaching kids racism.” “Yes [it’s] a tiny thing, but when you see your kid staring at this over breakfast and realize millions of other kids are doing the same ... ” he added...
  • The death of the gas-powered car, in one chart (Liberal wet dream!)

    10/17/2017 10:52:16 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 355 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 10/17/17 | Claudia Assis
    A global tipping point for electric cars could come as early as 2022, as battery costs decrease and concerns about range and infrastructure ease. That’s from analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, who in a little over a year’s time have turned even more optimistic about the future dominance of electric cars over internal-combustion vehicles. In a Tuesday note, the analysts forecast that one in three cars will be purely electric by 2030; their July 2016 prediction was one in 10 by the same year. “There are several factors converging that have led us to revise our thinking —...
  • Students offered extra credit to determine their level of ‘white privilege’

    09/19/2017 10:39:45 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 65 replies
    The College Fix ^ | 09/19/17 | Drew Van Voorhis
    Students in a sociology class at San Diego State University can earn extra credit if they take a quiz to determine their level of “white privilege.” Professor Dae Elliott offered the option to her sociology class students, a “White Privilege Checklist” that includes 20 questions that aim to illustrate that “racial privilege is one form of privilege.”
  • Bike-share locks meet industry standards, but were no match for Baltimore thieves

    09/15/2017 10:41:59 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 32 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 09/13/17 | Colin Campbell
    The manufacturer of the $2.36 million Baltimore Bike Share system said his company has never experienced the level of theft that caused officials to announce a temporary shutdown of the program to allow additional locking devices to be installed to the bike docks. The original locks on the bike stations were overwhelmed by thieves ripping the bicycles out at an unprecedented pace, said Alain Ayotte, CEO of Bewegen Technologies, the Canadian manufacturer. “We don’t have this issue anywhere else, not at this level,” Ayotte said Wednesday. “Our locking system is recognized [as] very, very up to industry standard, but due...
  • Hillary Clinton demonstrates 'alternate nostril breathing' during CNN interview...?

    09/14/2017 9:27:59 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 46 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 09/13/17 | Naomi Lim
    Failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton demonstrated on Wednesday one of the ways she dealt with her shocking loss to President Trump in the aftermath of the 2016 election while promoting her new campaign memoir. "Seems like you've been doing a lot of yoga?" CNN's Anderson Cooper asked during an interview organized as part of Clinton's What Happened book tour. "Yes, I have," Clinton responded. "And alternate nostril breathing."
  • Hillary Clinton opens up about the moment she realized she lost...? Yawn!

    09/13/2017 1:36:25 PM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 59 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 09/13/17 | Meghan Keneally and Allie Yang
    Hillary Clinton was “sure” that she was going to win the 2016 presidential election, saying she didn’t realize it wasn’t going her way until election night, she told “The View” this morning. The former secretary of state and Democratic presidential candidate said she thought that the race “was going to be a close, hard-fought campaign” but that she would come out on top. Asked if she cried the night of the election, Clinton said no. “No, we didn’t cry that night,” she said, referring to her husband, former President Bill Clinton. Hillary Clinton explained her reaction stemmed from a need...
  • Maxine Waters on Alt-Right: 'You See How Much They Want to Kill Me'

    09/08/2017 9:36:20 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 63 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 09/07/17 | Karl Herchenroeder
    WASHINGTON – Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) on Wednesday asked terror experts for answers on how to combat the rise of white nationalists, as she has been fielding death threats from extremists. “What can we do to deal with the KKK, the white nationalists, the extremists, the alt-right?” Waters, who serves as ranking member of the House Committee on Financial Services, asked during a Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance hearing. “They’re on the internet, they’re Breitbart. If you look at the YouTube, you see how much they want to kill me and others. What can we do?” The hearing was...
  • Gore’s sequel comes in dismal 15th at box office

    08/07/2017 2:13:33 PM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 25 replies
    Climate Depot ^ | 08/07/17 | Marc Morano
    Former Vice President Al Gore’s new film, “An Inconvenient Sequel”, came in a dismal 15th this weekend at U.S. theaters, according to Box Office Mojo. Gore’s defenders have been quick to blame Paramount Pictures for the dismal performance of Gore’s sequel. “Al Gore Gets Ripped Off Again,” screamed the headline of D.R. Tucker in Washington Monthly.View post “This was not supposed to happen,” Tucker wrote, adding, “he should have demanded a recount.” “Sadly, the box-office under-performance of An Inconvenient Sequel will be seized upon by climate-change deniers as ‘proof’ that Americans don’t really care about this issue,” Tucker wrote. According...
  • American Airlines insists farty passenger wasn’t cause of emergency...Huh?

    07/17/2017 9:44:45 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 67 replies
    NewYork Post ^ | 07/17/17 | Yaron Steinbuch
    American Airlines faced a big stink aboard one of its flights – but the airline insisted Monday that claims of a gassy passenger are a bunch of hot air. The Sunday afternoon flight from Charlotte, NC, landed at Raleigh-Durham International Airport, where airport officials initially said a passenger “passed gas,” WNCN reported. The station reported Sunday that the passengers were removed after experiencing nausea and headaches from the noxious fumes. But airline and airport officials blew off reports of severe flatulence Monday, telling The Post that the plane was not evacuated during a “medical call” after a mechanical issue aboard....
  • In the Trump era, Obama nostalgia is a booming industry (Barf Alert!)

    06/23/2017 11:50:42 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 20 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 06/23/17 | Michael Memoli
    Pat Cunnane spent six years in the White House helping to promote Barack Obama’s message. From the outside, he still does: On Tuesday, Cunnane became the latest Obama alumnus to land a contract for a book on his experiences. While much of the world obsesses about the more impetuous musings of President Trump — or perhaps in reaction to that obsession — a new market for Obama nostalgia is manifest in the growing number of books, podcasts and TV and film treatments by or involving young veterans from the Obama stable.
  • Hillary Clinton is praying EVERY DAY after her defeat by Trump

    06/05/2017 10:56:57 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 72 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 06/05/17 | Daniel Bates
    Hillary Clinton has been reading daily devotionals since losing the election which teach her about 'being strong in the midst of unpredictability', her pastor has revealed. The Rev Bill Shillady said that the former Democratic Presidential candidate's prayers have been about 'encouragement' as she grapples with her shock defeat to Donald Trump. He said that Clinton has been finding 'strength and hope' in her Methodist faith as she tries to understand what went wrong. Clinton has only touched briefly on the personal impact her defeat has had on her making Rev Shillady's disclosure a significant insight into her state of...
  • 4 Reasons Trump Was Right to Pull Out of the Paris Agreement

    06/02/2017 9:18:38 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 33 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | 06/01/2017 | Nicolas Loris
    President Donald Trump has fulfilled a key campaign pledge, announcing that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. The Paris Agreement, which committed the U.S. to drastically reducing greenhouse gas emissions, was a truly bad deal—bad for American taxpayers, American energy companies, and every single American who depends on affordable, reliable energy. It was also bad for the countries that remain in the agreement. Here are four reasons Trump was right to withdraw.