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  • Colts release Vontae Davis after publicly airing complaints

    11/09/2017 10:16:02 AM PST · by RummyChick · 33 replies
    foxsports ^ | 11/9/2017 | ap
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indianapolis Colts released two-time Pro Bowl cornerback Vontae Davis on Thursday, less than 24 hours after Davis took his complaints about the organization public. Davis said Wednesday he felt disrespected by the way the Colts handled his demotion and that he wasn’t playing at his typically high level because of a groin injury that hadn’t completely healed.
  • Saudi king to relinquish throne to son within next two nights: Report

    11/09/2017 6:10:53 AM PST · by RummyChick · 97 replies
    press tv ^ | 11.9.2017 | presstv
    Saudi King Salman reportedly plans to relinquish power in favor of his son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who has recently launched a self-promotion campaign under the cover of tackling high-level corruption. Rai al-Youm, an Arab world digital news and opinion website, reported on Wednesday that the king will announce the decision within “the next two nights.” Earlier on Wednesday, Saudi-owned television news channel Al-Arabiya had announced the news in a Twitter message, but it retracted the post hours later. Political analysts say the regime in Riyadh is apparently seeking to test the waters and examine public reaction regarding a...

    11/08/2017 12:47:33 PM PST · by RummyChick · 47 replies
    tmz ^ | 11/8/2017 | tmz
    Lisa Marie Presley is about to file a lawsuit against her former financial managers, claiming they squandered more than $100 million over 10 years, but the company says Lisa Marie is broke because she's a spendthrift. TMZ has obtained a copy of the lawsuit which could be filed as early as today. She claims financial guru Barry Siegel sold 85% of her interest in Elvis Presley Enterprises (EPE) and then gave the money to Robert F.X. Sillerman as a way of ingratiating himself with the famous investor. She says the investments tanked and left her broke. Among the alleged misdeeds...
  • The NYC attacker asked to display an ISIS flag in his hospital room and planned to attack (tr)

    11/01/2017 4:01:04 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 58 replies
    business insider ^ | 11/1/17 | michellemark
    Sayfullo Saipov, who is suspected of killing eight people in a terror attack in Manhattan on Tuesday, planned to continue the bloodshed by striking pedestrians on the Brooklyn Bridge, according to a criminal complaint. He also asked to display an ISIS flag in his hospital room. Saipov faces federal terrorism charges, as well as charges of violence and destruction of motor vehicles. Saipov waived his Miranda rights and spoke to authorities about the attack and his motivation behind it, the complaint said.
  • What happened the night of the deadly Kroger attack

    10/24/2017 2:02:49 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 14 replies
    wishtv ^ | 19/24/2017 | wishtv
    INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Carlos Castro wanted to drive his truck around for a while to use up gas in the tank so he could perform some mechanical work later on the vehicle. His wife asked, while he was out, if he could stop at the store and pick up some juice. So Castro went to the Kroger at 4202 S. East St. in Southern Plaza. Meanwhile, Jason Cooper said he was dropped off at the Kroger by “some guy,” but later didn’t remember anything that happened in the grocery “except that everyone in the store including the babies in strollers...
  • Houston Officials Shunned US Army Corps Warnings Days Before Harvey; Alerted 100K+ Homes (tr)

    08/29/2017 5:07:42 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 192 replies
    truepundit ^ | 8/28/2017 | truepundit
    The mayor of Houston and Harris County officials were advised two days before Hurricane Harvey made landfall that the storm was brewing into a likely “catastrophic” 5-day weather event that would flood at least 100,000 homes and paralyze Houston. Yet city and county officials refused to call for a mandatory or even voluntary evacuation of Houston. The result: Houston and parts of Harris county look like flooded battlefields, with residents clinging to rooftops of their homes while rescue workers — both professional and volunteer — risk their lives to save untold thousands in distress. Houston and Harris county’s four commissioners...
  • Columbus statue in Baltimore vandalized

    08/21/2017 8:39:03 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 58 replies
    baltimore brew ^ | 8/21/2017 | fern shen
    Baltimore’s 225-year-old monument to Christopher Columbus, said to be the oldest in the country and the world dedicated to the explorer that is still standing, has been severely vandalized. A video posted today shows someone smashing the inscription at the base of the 44-foot-tall obelisk located at the intersection of Harford Road and Walther Avenue, across from Herring Run Park. This morning the words on the statue – Sacred to the Memory of Chris. Columbus Oct. XII MDCC VIIIC – were unreadable, a hole smashed in the stone. “Racism: Tear it down,” one sign leaning on the monument base says....
  • Source: McMaster Fails to Brief Trump Before ‘That’s Too Bad’ Error

    08/21/2017 5:09:17 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 69 replies
    breitbart ^ | 8/20/2017 | matthew boyle
    A source with direct knowledge of these matters tells Breitbart News that the senior staff at the White House, including National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, did not brief President Donald Trump on the collision the Navy destroyer USS John McCain had with an oil tanker near Singapore before he originally seemingly dismissed the incident saying, “that’s too bad.” Trump later, after receiving more information on it, tweeted that he hopes for the best for the lost sailors. The collision left 10 sailors missing and another five injured. “That’s too bad,” Trump said when responding to shouted press questions about the...
  • Maxine Waters: We Need ‘Diplomacy’ With North Korea [VIDEO]

    08/11/2017 6:38:41 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 49 replies
    daily caller ^ | 8/10/17 | amber athey
    Rep. Maxine Waters believes the United States can still find a diplomatic solution with North Korea even as they threaten to launch four missiles at Guam. “I want us to be very careful, and I want us to be alert to what is happening to avoid war,” she told TMZ. “And so I think we can do this with some diplomacy.” Waters even suggested appeasement of North Korean demands in order to avoid war and bushed off North Korean threats to the U.S. “I do believe North Korea is interesting threats but I think there are some things they want...
  • Scaramucci Says Split With Priebus May Not Be Reparable

    07/27/2017 1:01:55 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 117 replies
    wsj ^ | 7/27/2017 | By Eli Stokols and Biography @EliStokols Michael C. Bender
    WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump’s newly appointed communications director publicly acknowledged his power struggle with the White House chief of staff and said their differences may be too wide to bridge. Anthony Scaramucci, who joined the White House last week and reports directly to the president rather than to the chief of staff, as is customary, said in a CNN interview that he and Chief of Staff Reince Priebus have been at odds “We have had differences. When I said we were brothers from the podium, that’s because we’re rough on each other,” he said, referring to a comment he made last...
  • Report: PA President Abbas Fuming Over Jared Kushner Demand to Stop Paying Terrorists

    06/23/2017 9:16:06 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 85 replies
    breitbart ^ | 6/23/2017 | BREITBART JERUSALEM
    The Times of Israel reports: A meeting between Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and senior White House official Jared Kushner reportedly left the Palestinian leader fuming and refusing to agree to watered-down demands that Ramallah cut off payments for some convicted terrorists and their families. According to Palestinian sources quoted in Hebrew and Arabic media Friday, Abbas and his advisers accused the US of taking Israel’s side and refused a demand to stop paying salaries to several hundred prisoners serving time for the most serious crimes. Kushner, who is US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and chief Middle East adviser, met...

    06/23/2017 8:45:48 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 14 replies
    tmz ^ | 6/23/2017 | tmz
    NOBODY PUTS GORILLA IN THE CORNER!! Here's 14-year-old up-and-coming dancer Zola showing off his moves in a kiddie pool at the Dallas Zoo ... which begs the question -- WHY ISN'T HE A JABBAWOCKY YET?! The video has gone gorilla viral -- and already got the "Flashdance" treatment ... and it's the best thing you're gonna see all day. So, sit back, peel a banana, groom your friend's back, beat your chest, cut up a Jane Goodall documentary, scale the Empire State building and enjoy. RIP Harambe.
  • Life’s a picnic! Melania kisses babies, Ivanka swings daughter Arabella in the Rose garden (tr)

    06/23/2017 6:17:18 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 73 replies
    daily mail ^ | 6/22/2017 | LIAM QUINN FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
    Donald Trump turned his first ever Congressional Picnic into a family fair on Thursday evening, with the President, his wife Melania and daughter Ivanka all letting their hair down for a night of celebration. Photographs from White House's South Lawn showed Melania kissing babies as she and her husband mingled with people in attendance. Meanwhile, Ivanka played with her daughter, Arabella, in the Rose Garden. Melania was wearing a $2,255 Mary Katrantzou 'osmond grid' print dress on the night. Read more: Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
  • BuzzFeed’s NYC office may or may not be infested with bedbugs

    06/22/2017 10:02:52 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 4 replies
    FastCompany ^ | 6/22/17 | Fastcompany
    Well, this tweet from BuzzFeed's media reporter isn't disconcerting at all: Steven Perlberg ✔ @perlberg Well then. Bed bugs detected at BuzzFeed NYC HQ. Fumigation happening tomorrow, employees asked to WFH "out of abundance of caution" 12:07 AM - 22 Jun 2017 Bedbugs, while a disturbingly common problem in New York, are still the stuff of urban nightmares. Hopefully the issue is exterminated swiftly. My thoughts will be with all BuzzFeed—or BugzFeed (I'm so sorry)—staff who may or may not be carrying the insects. Good luck, but please stay away from my apartment. CGW

    06/16/2017 5:49:48 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 15 replies
    tmz ^ | 6/15/2017 | tmz
    Capitol Police officer David Bailey -- one of the heroes who took out shooter James T. Hodgkinson -- opened the Congressional Baseball game with an emotional ceremony. Officer Bailey came out on crutches at Nationals Park, yet still managed to throw out the first pitch. Bailey was injured while responding to the shooting Wednesday morning, and eventually helped take down Hodgkinson. Before the game began, both teams -- Republicans and Democrats -- huddled up for a group prayer for the victims of the shooting. Rep. Steve Scalise was supposed to be playing in the annual event, but is still recovering...
  • PHOTOS: Crystal Griner & David Bailey, Capitol Police Heroes

    06/15/2017 6:54:11 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 57 replies ^ | 6/14/2017 | Jessica McBride 8.9k
    Instead of remembering the shooter’s name, let’s remember the names of the Capitol Police heroes who saved so many lives on June 14 at the congressional baseball practice. Crystal Griner. David Bailey. The two police officers’ quick-thinking instinct to confront – and shoot – the gunman was credited with preventing a potential bloodbath of many of the nation’s political elite. Senators. Congressmen. Their staffers. All had gathered – along with children – to practice baseball for an eventual game to benefit charity. “Had they not been there, it would have been a massacre,” U.S. Senator Rand Paul, R-Ky., said to...
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify in public on Tuesday

    06/12/2017 8:32:07 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 52 replies
    cnn ^ | 6/12/2017 | By Tom LoBianco, Manu Raju and Laura Jarrett, CNN
    Washington (CNN)Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify at a public hearing of the Senate intelligence committee Tuesday afternoon, the committee said in a statement.
  • Chris Matthews: Trump-Russia collusion theory 'came apart' with Comey testimony

    06/08/2017 11:42:23 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 139 replies
    washington examiner ^ | 6/8/2017 | eddie scarry
    Liberal MSNBC host Chris Matthews said Thursday the accusation that President Trump directly colluded with Russia to interfere in the U.S. election "came apart" following former FBI Director James Comey's testimony in front of Congress. In his written and spoken testimony on Thursday, Comey said that he never felt that Trump had tried to impede the FBI's investigation into Russia, even that the president had encouraged it and he suggested that former national security adviser Mike Flynn wasn't at the heart of the investigation.

    06/07/2017 8:52:46 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 50 replies
    tmz ^ | 6/7/2017 | tmz
    Barack Obama might be out of the White House, but he just can't quit his pal, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Barack and Canada's big cheese grabbed dinner at the Liverpool House Tuesday in Montreal ... on the heels of Prez 44's speech blasting President Trump for pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord. Both guys rolled up their sleeves to talk shop ... namely, how to foster a new generation of leaders in their respective countries. Let's face it -- doesn't hurt to look like these guys either. The rock star treatment they got outside the restaurant proves it.
  • White House says President Trump will not claim executive privilege to block Comey testimony.

    06/05/2017 11:45:20 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 64 replies
    ap ^ | 6/5/2017 | ap
    The Associated Press‏Verified account @AP Follow More BREAKING: White House says President Trump will not claim executive privilege to block Comey testimony.