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  • Iran plans to buy airplanes from Airbus, Boeing to revive fleet

    08/03/2015 5:30:59 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 2 replies
    Market Watch ^ | August 2, 2015
    DUBAI—Iran wants to buy up to 90 airplanes a year from Boeing BA, -0.33% and Airbus AIR, +1.58% to revive its aging fleet following last month’s landmark nuclear deal, according to a report Sunday by the official Islamic Republic News Agency.
  • Four dead in Legionnaires' disease outbreak in New York

    08/03/2015 6:56:42 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 27 replies
    CNN/AP ^ | August 2, 2015 | David Shortell,
    New York (CNN)—The number of deaths in the New York City Legionnaires' disease outbreak is up to four. Seventy-one cases of the flu-like disease have been reported since mid-July in the South Bronx, up from 31 on Thursday, the city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said Sunday.
  • 3 killed, 12 hurt in Chicago weekend shootings

    08/02/2015 9:14:47 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | August 2, 2015 | Alexandra Chachkevitch and Rosemary Regina Sobol
    Three men have died and at least 12 other people have been wounded in separate shootings since Saturday afternoon across the city, police said.
  • What animal lovers will hate about the new Dr. Seuss book

    07/28/2015 7:13:22 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 41 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | July 28, 2015 | Rene Lynch
    The new Dr. Seuss book "What Pet Should I Get?" is about two children who go to a pet store to buy a pet. That was a commonplace event back in the 1950s or early 1960s, when Dr. Seuss is believed to have written the long-lost book, but it's discouraged today. Which is why the new book comes with a remarkable addendum: A publisher's note urging children to walk on by the pet store and adopt from an animal shelter. But animal rights activist Ingrid Newkirk, the founder of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, said it's not enough...
  • Missouri man kills 74-year-old father by lying on him

    07/27/2015 9:10:54 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    Reuters ^ | July 26, 2015
    A Missouri man was charged Sunday with murdering his 74-year-old father by lying on his head until the man lost consciousness, to prove "how big and bad" he was, authorities said. Kyle Webb, 44, of Grandview, Missouri, is charged with killing Franklin Webb late Saturday night at a home they shared after the father complained about the way his son was cleaning up around a leaky pipe, according to a police report.
  • Charles Haley told 49ers rookies in May to 'Act like the white guys'

    07/23/2015 7:17:00 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 33 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | July 23, 2015 | John Breech
    Charles Haley is the only player in NFL history who's been a part of five Super Bowl winning teams, so it was no surprise in May when one of those teams, the 49ers, asked him to speak to their rookies. What might come as a surprise to some people though is what Haley said to those 49ers rookies. "As far as the rookies, and I know they probably got mad, but I said, 'Why don't you all act like the white guys? You never see them in the paper getting high or hitting people," Haley said, via the San Jose...
  • Brittney Griner accused wife of cheating on her with men

    07/23/2015 7:04:08 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 21 replies
    Brittney Griner filed to have her marriage to fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson annulled last month, claiming that the union was based on “fraud and duress” and that Johnson pressured her into it. Griner also suspected that Johnson was cheating on her. According to court documents obtained by TMZ, Griner says she discovered in April that Johnson had been texting with her ex-boyfriend. She says she never would have married Johnson if she suspected something was still going on between Johnson and the man.
  • British charge Muslim man in plot against U.S. military, trying to join ISIS

    07/21/2015 6:33:27 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 3 replies
    ·FoxNews.com ^ | July 21, 2015
    British Authorities charged two Muslim relatives on Tuesday with terror-related offenses, including plotting an attack against U.S. military personnel in the U.K. The news comes less than a week since the deadly terror attack that killed five service members in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
  • DEF LEPPARD's VIVIAN CAMPBELL Doesn't Want To Be Associated With 'Clown' DONALD TRUMP

    DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell says that he hopes that reports of his band being introduced by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at next month’s Iowa State Fair are untrue, because doesn’t want his name associated with “this clown.” CNN reported last Friday (July 17) that Trump will handle the introductory duties forDEF LEPPARD at August 15 concert at the State Fair Grandstand on the fairgrounds in Des Moines. But, according to Campbell, he has no knowledge of Trump making an appearance at DEF LEPPARD’s gig, which is also set to feature STYX and TESLA. “I really, really, really hope...
  • Chicago Police officer shoots male with bat in Lincoln Park

    07/20/2015 7:27:57 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 54 replies
    CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A Chicago Police officer shot a male beating someone with a baseball bat early Monday in the North Side Lincoln Park neighborhood. Officers working the CTA Special Employment beat were on patrol when a citizen told them there was a large fight in the 1500 block of North Clybourn, according to a statement from Chicago Police. The officers responded and saw a male striking another male lying on the ground with a baseball bat, police said.
  • Private school parents: 100-day requirement for voucher money isn’t fair (Nevada)

    07/18/2015 6:26:58 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 4 replies
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | July 17, 2015 | Ian Whitaker
    Parents of private school students don’t want to put their children in public school for 100 days to be eligible for Nevada’s new voucher program. That was the general consensus of four hours of public comment at a Friday hearing on the new law. Parents urged lawmakers to figure out another way to determine eligibility for the program, which currently requires students be enrolled at a public school for 100 days before their parents can receive money. SB302, passed by legislators this year, says families can receive around $5,000 each year per student to use on things like private school...
  • Three girls blow themselves up in deadly Nigeria attacks

    07/18/2015 6:02:40 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 20 replies
    AFP ^ | July 17, 2015 | Aminu Abubakar
    Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) - Three girls staged suicide bombings in the Nigerian city of Damaturu, killing at least 13 people as residents prepared for the Eid festival at the end of Ramadan, police said. The attacks, in a northeastern area hard hit by the Boko Haram insurgency, came just days before Nigeria's new President Muhammadu Buhari travels to Washington for talks with US counterpart Barack Obama.
  • Teacher’s union members want Hillary endorsement withdrawn

    07/17/2015 6:26:35 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 21 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 16, 2015 | By Marisa Schultz
    WASHINGTON — Furious American Federation of Teachers members are demanding the union withdraw its endorsement of Hillary Rodham Clinton, calling it premature and undemocratic. “There was no internal discussion. Zero. Zip,” said Steve Conn, president of the Detroit Federation of Teachers. “This is wrong and something needs to be done.” The 45-member AFT executive board voted Saturday to back Clinton despite an AFL-CIO request to wait until July when the presidential field is more set.
  • Pennsylvania Game Commission gives Presque Isle Downs permit to shoot deer

    07/15/2015 5:55:33 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    Erie Times-News ^ | JOHN GUERRIERO
    ERIE, Pa. -- Deer that have been invading the thoroughbred horse racing track at Presque Isle Downs & Casino in Summit Township will be shot. The Pennsylvania Game Commission has given the casino a permit for the deer kill as one way to combat the problem of deer entering the track grounds and making it dangerous for jockeys and horses.
  • 'Hunger Games' star calls out Kylie Jenner over cornrows selfie

    07/15/2015 5:39:16 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 36 replies
    Metro International ^ | July 13, 2015
    Stenberg left this piquant comment on Jenner's Instagram post: "When you appropriate black features and culture but fail to use your position of power to help black Americans by directing attention towards your wigs instead of police brutality or racism," followed by the hashtag "white girls do it better." Ouch.
  • Ex-college wrestler gets 30 years in HIV case in St. Charles County

    07/14/2015 6:01:15 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | July 13, 2015 | By Mark Schlinkmann
    ST. CHARLES • A former Lindenwood University wrestler was sentenced Monday to 30 years in prison for recklessly infecting one sex partner with HIV and risking the infection of four others. Jurors in May had found Michael L. Johnson, 23, guilty of five felony charges after testimony that included experts in infectious diseases and the men who had unprotected sex with him. One of the men contracted HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
  • Wife arrested after fight with husband over Confederate flag

    SAFETY HARBOR -- A Safety Harbor woman was arrested for hitting her husband because he wouldn’t take down the Confederate flag, according to deputies. Deputies say Margaret “Peggy” Rae Carpenter and her husband, Larry, were arguing over the Confederate flag Larry had put up Saturday afternoon.
  • Rick Harrison of ‘Pawn Stars’: My vote is going to Marco Rubio

    07/14/2015 6:34:00 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 52 replies
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | July 13, 2015 | Rick Harrison
    Now that there are more than a dozen hats in the ring on the Republican side of the election and several lining up on the other side, I have chosen my favorite: Marco Rubio. I learned a long time ago that you don’t need to agree with a candidate 100 percent of the time, but if you find one you agree with most of the time who speaks well, has knowledge and is for business, genuine and electable, you may have found just the person you’d like to see run the USA and take us to a better place. That...
  • UAE executes woman convicted of US teacher's murder

    07/13/2015 6:51:13 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    The (UK) Telegraph ^ | July 13, 2015 | Richard Spencer
    An Emirati woman said to have been lured into Islamist militancy by her husband has been executed for stabbing to death an expatriate American teacher in an Abu Dhabi shopping mall. Alaa Bader al-Hashemi, 30, was caught on the mall’s closed circuit television behaving oddly before and after the killing, in the women’s toilets of the Boutik Mall.
  • Manager: Rapper Capo killed in South Shore shooting

    07/12/2015 7:34:13 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 49 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | July 12, 2015
    CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Chicago rapper Capo, a member of Chief Keef’s “Glo Gang,” was killed in a South Shore neighborhood shooting that resulted in a 1-year-old boy being fatally struck by a vehicle fleeing the gang-related attack Saturday afternoon, according to the group’s manager. The 22-year-old man was shot in the hip and back in a possible drive-by about 1:45 p.m. in the 7700 block of South Kingston, police said.
  • After fighting for her life, Red Sox fan hit by bat now fighting for custody

    07/10/2015 8:20:56 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    FOX Boston ^ | July 8, 2015
    (MyFoxBoston.com) -- Red Sox fan Tonya Carpenter is still fighting back from horrific injuries after being hit by a broken bat at Fenway Park, but now she's facing a new battle -- one fought in court. Friends fear her ex-husband is trying to capitalize on her ordeal. Court documents FOX25 obtained ask a judge for both custody and child support from Tonya Carpenter, but the still-recovering woman and her friends say, especially after all that she's been through, it's way off base. Tonya Carpenter stared death in the face when she was struck in the head by a flying bat...
  • Grandmother dies after being shoved to ground in Chinatown altercation

    07/10/2015 5:26:05 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 42 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | July 10, 2015 | Marie Szaniszlo
    A “Ghostbusters” cameraman helped police track down a woman who police said pushed a 72-year-old grandmother to the ground in Chinatown, leaving her with a fatal head injury. The attack took place about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at Essex and Chauncy streets, where a scene from the remake of the hit movie was being shot. Tajanetta Downing, 24, of 
Jamaica Plain later told officers she was crossing the street when an elderly woman bumped into her, police said.
  • Agency’s request for 52,000 rounds of ammo for Hoover Dam prompts an inquiry

    07/09/2015 6:05:37 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 58 replies
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | July 9, 2015 | Kyle Roerink
    In a move that’s prompting questions about the stockpiling of weapons by the federal government’s nonmilitary agencies, the Bureau of Reclamation wants to buy 52,000 rounds of ammunition for use in law enforcement at Hoover Dam and Lake Mead. After learning about the purchase request, Nevada Rep. Mark Amodei vowed to inquire with the bureau about its operations, number of officers carrying firearms and how much ammunition it uses, according Brian Baluta, a spokesman for Amodei.
  • Cosby reruns pulled from Bounce TV, Centric following new revelations

    07/08/2015 8:37:54 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 29 replies
    CNNMoney ^ | July 7, 2015
    Bounce TV, an Atlanta-based African-American network, announced on Tuesday that it would immediately pull reruns of "Cosby," the Bill Cosby sitcom that ran from 1996 to 2000. At the same time, Centric, a BET-owned network, will be yanking all "Cosby Show" episodes from its schedule beginning on Wednesday "until further notice," according to a company spokesman.
  • Three dead in quadruple shooting near UMB campus

    07/08/2015 6:18:20 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | July 8, 2015 | Justin Fenton, Quinn Kelley and Talia Richman
    Three people were shot to death and another was wounded Tuesday night near the University of Maryland, Baltimore in what investigators called a "targeted incident," police said. Two vans, one burgundy and one white, pulled over in the 900 block of W. Fayette St. in the Poppleton neighborhood about 10:30 p.m., police said. Gunmen emerged and opened fire, police said. They said three or four gunmen might have been involved. "This was not a random act of violence but was a targeted incident," police said in a statement.
  • Horrified passengers witnessed brutal July 4 slaying aboard Metro car

    07/07/2015 9:08:07 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 43 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 7, 2015 | Peter Hermann, Michael Smith and Keith L. Alexander
    Jasper Spires boarded the Red Line Metro train at Rhode Island Avenue shortly before 1 p.m. Saturday, joining passengers from the District and elsewhere headed to various Fourth of July festivities, among them the Foo Fighters concert at RFK Stadium. As the train rumbled toward its next stop, at NoMa-Gallaudet, a three-minute ride, D.C. police said, the 18-year-old Spires — who may have been high on synthetic drugs — tried to grab a cellphone tucked into the waistband of a recent American University graduate headed to a gathering with friends. The two struggled, police said, and the terror began.
  • Jerry Weintraub, 'Ocean's Eleven' producer, dies at 77

    07/07/2015 6:37:21 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies
    CNN ^ | July 7, 2015 | Todd Leopold
    CNN)—Jerry Weintraub, the high-powered Hollywood mogul whose career included promoting Elvis Presley concerts, producing the "Ocean's" movies and spinning larger-than-life tales, has died, according to his publicist. He was 77. Weintraub died in Santa Barbara of cardiac arrest, publicist Michelle Bega said. Among the friends mourning his death was former President George H.W. Bush, a longtime Weintraub pal.
  • Miami police: Knife-wielding man dies after being shot with Taser stun gun

    07/06/2015 9:14:13 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 7 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | July 6, 2015 | David Ovalle
    A half-naked knife-wielding man who chased a Miami police officer in Little Havana over the weekend died a day after being shot by Taser stun guns. State agents are now investigating the death of 52-year-old Maximo Rabasa, who had a history of psychiatric problems. The confrontation unfolded Saturday night when a Miami police officer saw Rabasa — clad only in boxer shorts — wielding a knife on the street near Southwest 22nd Avenue and First Street. According to Miami police, the man ran toward the officer, who then locked himself in his patrol car and called for backup.
  • Emanuel: Violent Weekend Not A Sign That Anti-Violent Strategies Are Failing

    07/06/2015 4:23:42 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 41 replies
    CBS Chicago ^ | July 6, 2015 | Craig Dellimore
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel says police are doing all they can to quell violence on the streets, but the problem requires having fewer guns on the streets and more moral values in the homes, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore. Mayor Emanuel says he is both saddened and sickened by the rash of gun violence that claimed so many lives this weekend while police officers were on 12-hour shifts and the city’s summer jobs program is employing more people than ever.
  • Man fatally shot in Dorchester Saturday night ("Guns are killing too many young people...")

    07/05/2015 6:30:29 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 24 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | July 05, 2015 | Katherine Landergan
    A man in his mid-20s was fatally shot late Saturday night in Dorchester, Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said in an interview. At 10:50 p.m. on Holborn Street, a car was seen firing shots before it fled, Evans told reporters on the scene. The man, whose name was not released, died at the scene. A second man had his arm “grazed,” Evans said, and he was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.
  • Free Checked Bags Come to an End on JetBlue

    07/03/2015 6:03:03 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies
    Airways News ^ | July 1, 2015 | Roberto Leiro
    No More Free Checked Bags on JetBlue. As of June 30, the airline introduced new fare options when booking tickets online, which include charges to checked bags, unless passengers pay for its premium fares. Passengers purchasing Blue fare—JetBlue’s base fare—will now be charged $20 for the first checked bag when purchased during web check-in or at a kiosk, or $25 at the check-in counter, and a $35 fee for a second checked bag.
  • Former Applebee’s employee among 2 charged in manager’s murder

    07/01/2015 9:59:52 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | July 1, 2015 | Nina Golgowski
    Nearly a month after an Applebee's manager was shot to death in a Georgia restaurant’s parking lot, two men have been charged with his murder. Fayetteville police say Greg Haney Jr., 24, and Ledarius Jawon Jackson, 25, gunned down Gregory Smith in a coldblooded robbery attempt that wrongly assumed he was carrying cash. The 27-year-old father to a 15-month-old girl was discovered dead several hours later by his fiancée after he failed to return home and she grew concerned.
  • Security scare: Black Lives Matter protests outside Marty Walsh's house... at 4 a.m.

    07/01/2015 6:39:08 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | July 1, 2015 | Bob McGovern, Jack Encarnacao
    A brazen 4 a.m. anti-Olympics protest by Black Lives Matter activists outside Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s Dorchester home has City Hall officials mulling beefed-up security as the demonstrators vow to continue their battle in the escalating standoff over the Summer Games bid. “I think it’s always a concern when there’s a certain line that is crossed, when there is something outside his house. As of now, we’re just kind of assessing if and what kind of security measures we take to make sure the mayor is safe,” a Walsh administration source told the Herald. “The mayor does not at all...
  • Mom’s alleged affair cited in stabbing of 3 children

    06/30/2015 3:39:22 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | June 29, 2015 | Peter Schworm
    A Boston man allegedly stabbed his former girlfriend’s three children after learning she had been unfaithful to him, then pleaded with a police officer to kill him. “I wanted you to shoot me,” Rock Aurelien told police when he was arrested Saturday afternoon, according to court records. “I did it. I planned this all along.”
  • Christopher Columbus Statue At Boston Park Vandalized With ‘Black Lives Matter’

    06/30/2015 3:24:46 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    CBS ^ | June 30, 2015
    BOSTON (CBS) – A Christopher Columbus statue in Boston’s North End was vandalized Monday with red paint and the phrase “Black Lives Matter.” Red paint was poured over the top of the statue on Monday night, while Black Lives Matter was sprayed on the back using black paint.
  • Allentown man convicted of strangling woman, burning her body

    06/25/2015 4:58:28 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 26 replies
    Lehigh Valley L:ive ^ | June 23, 2015 | Sarah Cassi
    The family of Angela Steigerwalt burst into sobs Tuesday in a Lehigh County courtroom as jurors found an Allentown man guilty of strangling her and setting her body ablaze. The Lehigh County jury deliberated for more than 5 hours before convicting Anthony Heath of all the charges against him: murder in the first degree, abuse of a corpse, tampering with evidence, theft, receiving stolen property and access device fraud.
  • 3 killed, 16 wounded in city shootings

    06/24/2015 4:29:18 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | June 24, 2015 | Deanese Williams-Harris, Tony Briscoe and Quinn Ford
    In a 12-hour span beginning Tuesday afternoon, three people were killed, and at least 16 others were wounded -- including a 14-year-old girl -- in shootings across the city.. In four of the shootings, two or more people were killed or wounded, including a Bronzeville incident in which a 52-year-old bystander was fatally shot and three others were wounded.
  • Palmira Silva beheading: Aerial footage shows police hunting psychotic killer Nicholas Salvador

    06/23/2015 8:32:15 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 2 replies
    The UK Telegraph ^ | June 23, 2015 | Martin Evans
    Nicholas Salvador carried out the ferocious machete attack on 82-year-old Palmira Silva after beheading two cats during a 45-minute rampage through neighbouring back gardens. The 6ft, heavily built 25-year-old believed he was killing "demons" when he ran amok with a knife and broom handle, tearing down fences and kicking down neighbours' doors in Edmonton, north London, on the afternoon of September 4 last year, the Old Bailey heard.
  • Is it racist to call them ‘jimmies’?

    06/23/2015 7:52:11 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 57 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | June 21, 2015 | Sara Morrison
    Summer is here, which means reviving the contentious debate over whether or not a favorite ice cream topping’s name has racist origins. “I’ve heard them called jimmies ... It’s after Jim Crow,” said Carly Fishkin, 25, who grew up in Wellesley and prefers to call them sprinkles. Her nearby friend, Izak Shapiro, also 25, agreed. They are two of many who have heard that the word jimmies has deeply racist connotations.
  • The Wings of Man Unfolds its Wings: Eastern Airlines Returned Thursday with Flights To Cuba

    06/23/2015 11:56:41 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 11 replies
    Airways News ^ | May 28, 2015 | Chris Sloan
    With no announcement or fanfare, Eastern Airlines and HavanaAir quietly moved their inaugural revenue flights, MIA-HAV-HAV flight to today. Flight 3145, departed from Miami at 2:26pm EST according to FlightAware. Return flight 3146 arrived back in Miami from Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport at 5:05pm.
  • Man shot by trooper was facing harassment charges

    06/22/2015 8:36:34 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 3 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | June 22, 2015 | John R. Ellement
    The 44-year-old man armed with a knife who was shot and killed by a state trooper near Boston University on Friday was wanted on charges of criminal harassment, distribution of obscene matter, and annoying a person of the opposite sex, officials said Monday. Santos Laboy was being sought on arrest warrants issued out of Roxbury Municipal Court when BU police spotted him Friday afternoon. A trooper who was assisting the university police fatally shot Laboy when he allegedly refused to drop a knife and made “threatening gestures.’’
  • Female suicide bombers kill at least 20 at Nigerian fish market

    06/22/2015 6:15:08 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    UPI ^ | June 22, 2015 | Danielle Haynes
    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, June 22 (UPI) -- Blasts from two female suicide bombers at a crowded fish market in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri killed at least 20 people Monday, witnesses said. Sources told the BBC that the two women, who were wearing suicide bomb vests, had disguised themselves as beggars in an attempt to enter the market unnoticed.
  • Former Major Leaguer Darryl Hamilton killed in apparent murder-suicide

    06/22/2015 3:38:02 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 31 replies
    CNN ^ | June 22, 2015 | Mariano Castillo
    (CNN)—Former pro baseball player and MLB Network analyst Darryl Hamilton was found dead in a possible murder-suicide in a community outside Houston, police said. Pearland, Texas, police officers on Sunday afternoon responded to a disturbance call between a man and a woman, and when they arrived found the bodies of two adults at the residence and a 14-month-old child. The 911 call was made by a third party.
  • Man Accused of pushing jogger into traffic; told police he 'hates white people'

    06/21/2015 4:51:38 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 61 replies
    (Cincinnati, OH)--A man who told police he "hates white people" is accused of pushing a female jogger into traffic and pulling a knife on her.
  • Armed robbers kill 10 workers at Mexico beer distribution center, authorities say

    06/21/2015 4:38:41 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | June 19, 2015 | Denis Slattery
    Armed robbers slaughtered 10 people during a robbery at a beer distribution center Friday in Mexico, authorities said. The attackers, who targeted the warehouse on the outskirts of the northern city of Monterrey, got away with a paltry 10,000 pesos in cash, or $650, sources close to the investigation said.
  • Toyota exec arrested in Japan for violation of drug laws

    06/18/2015 5:06:15 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    Auto Blog ^ | June 18, 2015
    Julie Hamp (pictured above), Toyota Motor Corporation's recently promoted global chief communications officer and top female executive, has found herself behind bars after allegedly running afoul of Japan's strict prescription drug laws. Tokyo police claim that Oxycodone was sent to her from the US and discovered by Japanese customs. Hamp was arrested at her hotel on June 18.
  • Finland: Horse manure plan to heat homes

    06/17/2015 6:33:17 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    BBC ^ | June 15, 2015
    Finland's government wants the country to turn away from fossil fuels and look towards horse manure to heat its homes instead, it's reported. The new coalition's manifesto sets out plans for the large-scale use of horse dung as a renewable source of energy, the national broadcaster Yle reports. One energy company is already trying out a biofuel made by mixing horse manure with a wood-based litter, which is then burned to create power. The Fortum group says the annual waste created by three horses would be enough to heat a family home for a year. And with about 77,000 horses...
  • Crystal Pepsi is making a comeback

    06/11/2015 8:37:16 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 29 replies
    FOX News ^ | June 11, 2015
    Cyrstal Pepsi is poised to make a comeback, thanks in part to efforts by competitive eater Kevin Strahle --aka L.A. Beast. Strahle is part of a group of loyal consumers who have been appealing to Pepsi to bring back the iconic drink, which tasted like Pepsi but was clear. The caffeine-free drink was originally introduced in 1992 to respond to health concerns about coloring in soda, but only lasted a year. It was considered a failure because it was believed it didn’t taste good.
  • 787 Dreamliner has eyepopping rehearsal for Paris Air Show

    06/11/2015 6:40:38 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 28 replies
    CNN ^ | June 11, 2015
    (CNN)—There's a famous quote: "If you did it, it ain't braggin'." Boeing did it -- in front of a camera. An eyepopping rehearsal video Boeing released Thursday shows off its newest version of the Dreamliner aircraft — the 787-9 — performing some impressive and beautiful banks and ascents.
  • Police: Woman stole ambulance from hospital ER entrance

    06/09/2015 1:56:46 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies
    The Allentown (PA) Morning Call ^ | June 9, 2015 | Pamela Lehman
    Fountain Hill police said video surveillance shows a woman stealing an ambulance Monday from the emergency room entrance at St. Luke's University Hospital-Fountain Hill. Christine Immacula Dejoie, 25, of Easton is charged with theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property, unauthorized use of a vehicle and driving under the influence. She was sent to Lehigh County Jail under $25,000 bail. According to court records: Shortly after midnight, police were called to the hospital because of a stolen ambulance.