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  • Potential Spy Devices Which Track Cellphones, Intercept Calls Found All Over D.C., Md., Va

    05/19/2018 8:08:32 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 19 replies
    NBCwashington ^ | 5-17-18 | Jodie Fleischer, Rick Yarborough and Jeff Piper
    And the I-Team found them in high-profile areas like outside the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue and while driving across the 14th Street bridge into Crystal City. The I-Team got picked up twice while driving along K Street — the corridor popular with lobbyists. "It looks like they don't consider us to be interesting, so they've dropped us," Turner remarked looking down at one of his phones. Every cellphone has a unique identifying number. The phone catcher technology can harness thousands of them at a time. DHS has warned rogue devices could prevent connected phones from making 911 calls,...
  • Woman Claims to Be Saudi Arabian Crown Princess, 'Menaces' Saudi Embassy: Secret Service (DC)

    05/11/2018 5:46:52 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 10 replies
    nbc4 ^ | 5-11-18 | Scott MacFarlane
    A D.C. woman claimed to be a crown princess of Saudi Arabia, menaced the Saudi Embassy, tried to access the White House and threatened to kill U.S. Secret Service officers, according to an affidavit filed by a U.S. Secret Service officer this week. According to the affidavit, LaToya Mahoney-Smith, who has multiple aliases according to federal investigators, has made multiple attempts to enter the Saudi Arabian embassy on New Hampshire Avenue in northwest D.C., including an attempt after a stay away order was issued. Mahoney-Smith attempted to see the Saudi Arabian ambassador and claimed to have classified documents to give...
  • Drug Users Take Over Corridors Of San Francisco Civic Center BART Station

    04/28/2018 6:42:49 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 35 replies
    SEE BS ^ | 4-26-18 | Wilson Walker
    OAKLAND (KPIX 5) – Members of the BART Board of Directors were shocked on Thursday when they saw video obtained by KPIX 5 that showed intravenous drug users blatantly shooting up in a corridor at Civic Center Station. But despite that visceral reaction, there were still questions as to what authorities with the transit system were going to do to make changes.
  • Hackers demanding bitcoin ransom attack Atlanta city computers

    03/24/2018 5:11:27 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 7 replies
    yahoo ^ | 3-23-18 | unattributed
    Hackers demanding ransom payable in bitcoin have attacked computers of the Atlanta city government in the southern US state of Georgia, officials say. The ransomware assault shut down multiple internal and external applications for the city, including apps that people use to pay bills and access court-related information, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms told a news conference Thursday. "This is a very serious situation," Bottoms said. City officials said they learned of the attack before dawn Thursday when they detected unusual activity on their servers. Some of the city's data had become encrypted. A ransom note sent to the city gave...
  • Retired physician sells his boat for $1 to young couple who sank their sailboat in 2 days

    03/04/2018 7:15:48 AM PST · by dynachrome · 63 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3-2-18 | Alexandra Deabler
    The Colorado couple who sank their beloved sailboat two days into their journey to the Caribbean is getting another go at navigating the high seas. Tanner Broadwell, 26, and girlfriend Nikki Walsh, 24, sold everything they owned to pursue their dream of one day sailing around the world. However, they didn’t get far – their sailboat hit a sandbar and capsized off the coast of Madeira Beach, FL, two days later, leaving them only with $90 and no home. The story of the couple’s misfortune quickly went viral and caught the eye of retired physician and boat owner, Mark Reinecke,...
  • $20 trillion Bitcoin grab in cryptocurrency exchange glitch(Japan)

    02/21/2018 12:41:22 PM PST · by dynachrome · 28 replies
    A system glitch at a cryptocurrency exchange site run by an Osaka-based firm enabled users to obtain digital money for free, with one apparently “purchasing” Bitcoin valued at 2,200 trillion yen ($20 trillion) and then attempting to cash in on it. Tech Bureau Corp., a registered cryptocurrency exchange operator, is now subject to a Financial Services Agency investigation into the safety of the system and other business practices. The company announced Feb. 20 that the incident on its Zaif exchange website occurred four days earlier, when seven users obtained quantities of cryptocurrencies. Tech Bureau later invalidated the transactions and corrected...
  • Amazon Employees Are Very Interested in a Particular Article About Arlington(Virginia)

    02/20/2018 2:44:18 PM PST · by dynachrome · 15 replies ^ | 2-20-18 | ARLnow
    So from where is all this newfound interest in Arlington County’s sustainability bonafides coming? From, it seems. The vast majority of the traffic to the page over the past week that can be tracked came from what appears to be an internal page devoted to its HQ2 search. Arlington, of course, is in the running as one of the potential landing spots for the company’s second headquarters.No other page on has a similar level of traffic coming from Amazon. Last week a noted NYU professor who has written about the company opined that New York City and...
  • Norovirus Spreads at Olympics: Now 128 Confirmed Cases (updated)

    02/08/2018 3:35:54 PM PST · by dynachrome · 33 replies
    NYT ^ | 2-8-18 | ANDREW KEH
    By Thursday night, 42 more cases of norovirus were confirmed around the sites of the 2018 Winter Olympics, bringing the official tally of cases this week to 128. A mere 24 hours before the opening ceremony of the Games, the outbreak has threatened to undermine an otherwise watertight start to the global sports event. Determined not to let the quadrennial Games spiral into a widespread gastrointestinal nightmare, the organizers on Thursday seemed intent on carrying out a scorched-earth assault on every last germ in a 40-mile radius.
  • Loaded grenade launcher left at Florida Goodwill store

    02/03/2018 7:10:01 AM PST · by dynachrome · 55 replies ^ | 2-1-18 | WCJB
    Authorities say a grenade launcher, loaded with a live grenade, was left with other donated items at a Florida Goodwill store. The Bradenton Herald reports that employees at a Goodwill store near Tampa reported the weapon on Sunday. The Manatee County Sheriff's Office says the store manager told deputies that the grenade launcher had come in a shipment from another store several days earlier. The employees at the other location said they sent it along because they didn't know what it was.
  • Internet Rallies for Disabled Veteran Besieged by SJWs, Raises $21,000 and Counting

    01/23/2018 2:12:25 PM PST · by dynachrome · 2 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 1-23-18 | Megan Fox
    Last week, PJ Media reported about Will Caligan, a conservative disabled veteran who lost his job after offending the Transgender Mafia with science. Caligan is a talented comics artist who found himself in a bigoted work environment run by people hostile toward anyone with conservative Christian views. Instead of tolerance, Caligan experienced public shaming, threats, a job loss, and colleagues turning their backs on him after he stated a man can not change his DNA based on wishes. Sane people everywhere were alarmed and dismayed that a person could lose his livelihood after one inconsequential exchange on social media. So...
  • Gloria Allred & Marta Kauffman On Respect Rally, Sundance Docu & Justice

    01/20/2018 6:09:25 PM PST · by dynachrome · 9 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | 1-20-18 | Dominic Patten
    A long time fighter for women’s rights and civil rights, Allred has taken on Trump, Bill Cosby and Harvey Weinstein in the past year in the courts and in the court of public opinion as allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault have instigated potentially transformative movements in Hollywood.
  • Panic spreads after girl, 9, dies of new eye-bleeding fever (uganda)(trunc)

    01/14/2018 12:31:56 PM PST · by dynachrome · 28 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1-14-18 | Tim Stickings
    Fears are growing of a major health crisis in East Africa as a girl died of a suspected fever which could be more deadly than the Black Death. A nine-year-old girl died in central Uganda with the symptoms of an eye-bleeding disease which it is thought could kill up to 40 per cent of those infected by it. The feared outbreak comes only months after hundreds of people were killed by the plague in Madagascar in what was described as the worst bout for 50 years. The symptoms of the new disease include headaches, bleeding, vomiting, diarrhoea and muscle pains
  • An obscure tax law might force Newman's Own to put itself up for sale

    01/10/2018 3:05:46 PM PST · by dynachrome · 36 replies
    CNBC ^ | 1-10-18 | Ylan Mui
    An obscure provision in the tax code could force the foundation started by Paul Newman to sell the food company Newman's Own. The foundation is trying to coax lawmakers to shield Newman's Own from an onerous tax bill that could force divestment. Executives are hoping Congress will put a last-minute fix in any potential deal to fund the government past Jan. 19.
  • Paramount takes over SpikeTV (vanity)

    01/06/2018 6:56:55 PM PST · by dynachrome · 19 replies
    freerepublic ^ | 1-6-18 | me
    They are advertising original shows like "WACO", 6 parts, and "Heathers"
  • NHS hospitals told to take drastic measures amid winter crisis (UK)

    01/02/2018 5:42:01 PM PST · by dynachrome · 11 replies
    the Guardian ^ | 1-2-18 | Denis Campbell, Sarah Marsh
    Hospitals’ inability to keep up with the demand for care on Tuesday night prompted NHS England to tell them to take unprecedented measures to try and stabilise the service. They included cancelling outpatient appointments and day case surgery, extending an existing ban on non-urgent surgery until the end of the month and deploying consultants in A&E units to assess if patients really are a medical emergency. Amid growing evidence of chaos as the NHS’s winter crisis bites, hospitals are being forced to create makeshift wards for patients, growing numbers are declaring a black alert – an official admission that they...
  • Owner Financing...60,000 SF former prison in Northeast Colorado (craigslist)

    01/01/2018 5:49:55 PM PST · by dynachrome · 28 replies
    craigslist ^ | 12-17 | repurposed materials/idustrial thrift store
    Property Size: 60,000 Sq Ft on 7 acres Property History: This facility was built in the mid-1980's. The last female inmates left in 2010. The property has been unoccupied this 2010. Property Blueprints and Aerial Photo: attached Property Highlights: High security facility 8" Precast Concrete Construction on Walls, Ceiling, and Floor (This facility is designed to withstand an F5 tornado) 4" Water Line 3-phase Electric Emergency generator Wet fire sprinkler system Property is located in an industrial park in Brush Brush, CO Highlights: Located on I-76 just one hour drive northeast of Denver and Denver Int'l Airport Major agriculture region...
  • President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump Arrive at a New Years Eve Party at Mar-a-Lago

    12/31/2017 8:26:29 PM PST · by dynachrome · 37 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 12-31-17 | Sundance
    President Trump, First Lady Melania Trump and Barron Trump arrive at the Mar-a-Lago New Years Eve party in Palm Beach, Florida.
  • Mistress sues married hedge-funder over STD and lies ("Miss Germany International")

    12/18/2017 5:48:34 PM PST · by dynachrome · 35 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12-17-17 | Julia Marsh
    A married hedge-funder wooed his beauty-pageant mistress with the promise of an ostrich farm in Uganda — only to gift her with an STD, a Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit says. Former Miss Germany International Aline Marie Massel, 31, revealed the alleged seamy details of her two-year illicit relationship with Autonomy Capital CEO Robert Charles Gibbins in new court documents. The beauty queen-turned-Tesla model met Gibbins while dining at Le Bilboquet in Manhattan in June 2014, her suit says. Gibbins, who is in his 40s, told Massel he was unmarried and said he wanted to have four children with her, the...

    12/08/2017 6:57:54 PM PST · by dynachrome · 27 replies
    twitter ^ | 12-8-17 | "Trump Soldier"
    soyboy in Pensacola Florida has his Doug Jones campaign promo ruined by black hyped #RoyMoore supporter!
  • New Dustin Hoffman Accuser Claims Harassment and Physical Violation on Broadway

    12/08/2017 6:21:51 PM PST · by dynachrome · 51 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 12-8-17 | Kathryn Rossetter
    One night in Chicago, I felt his hand up under my slip on the inside of my thighs. I was completely surprised and tried to bat him away while watching the stage for my cues. After the show he was busy with the producer and director so I had no access to him to address it. It then happened almost every show. Six to eight shows a week. I couldn’t speak to him in the moment because I was on a live mic. He kept it up and got more and more aggressive. One night he actually started to stick...