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  • Obama Thanksgiving dinner put on lockdown as man draped in the American flag jumps the White ...

    11/26/2015 4:17:56 PM PST · by Cecily · 94 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | November 26, 2015 | Ashley Collman
    The Obama's Thanksgiving celebrations had to be cut short after a man draped in the American flag jumped the fence of the White House. President Obama and his family were tucking into their turkey dinner when they were put on lockdown so the Secret Service could conduct a sweep of the grounds following the security breach. CNN reports that Joseph Caputo - who was wearing a baseball shirt, gloves and the flag as a cape when he hopped the fence - was immediately taken into custody.
  • Man arrested for alleged Obama threat

    06/07/2009 7:39:04 AM PDT · by Calpernia · 26 replies · 1,208+ views
    Man arrested for alleged Obama threat Published: June 7, 2009 at 9:48 AM A 36-year-old man accused of threatening to kill President Barack Obama was arrested in the parking lot of a casino in Laughlin, Nev., authorities said. Daniel James Murray was arrested Friday night for comments allegedly made last month at Zion First National Bank in St. George, Utah, Assistant U.S. Attorney Barbara Bearnson said. While taking $12,000 in cash from his bank account, Murray allegedly told a teller, "We are on a mission to kill the president of the United States," federal court documents in Salt Lake City...
  • Exclusive: Weiner's Messages to Teenage Girl in Delaware Draw Police Attention

    06/10/2011 3:04:59 PM PDT · by macquire · 281 replies · 1+ views ^ | June 10, 2011 | Jana Winter
    DEVELOPING: NEW CASTLE, Del. -- Police on Friday afternoon came to the home of a 17-year-old high school junior to ask her about direct online communications she has had with Rep. Anthony Weiner. Two officers from the New Castle County Police Department arrived at the girl's home around 4:30 p.m. and asked to speak with the girl's mother about the daughter's contact with Weiner. Another officer appeared at the home a short time later. A reporter was at the home when the police arrived. The girl, whose name is being withheld because she is a minor, told, "I'm...
  • Your Tax Dollars At Work: Caped Crusader Edition

    04/19/2011 11:28:57 AM PDT · by Stoutcat · 5 replies
    Grand Rants ^ | 04-19-11 | Stoutcat
    If the country weren’t in such bad financial shape, this would actually be funny. Or at least, you know, fun to mock, in a disbelieving sort of way. It seems that the state of Florida is spending a boatload of cash in order to buy capes for the jobless. I guess it’s to make them feel good about being unemployed or something. According to the Orlando Sentinel: Dubbed the “Cape-A-Bility Challenge,” a $73,000 public-relations campaign by Workforce Central Florida features a cartoon character named “Dr. Evil Unemployment” and includes handing out about 6,000 red superhero capes to jobless Central Floridians…...
  • Cape Wind backers blew right by cost (by $2.5 billion)

    10/10/2010 5:42:37 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 37 replies · 2+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | October 10, 2010 | Beth Daley
    Amid the maelstrom of controversy over the nation’s first offshore wind farm, one truth is as plain as the proposed 440-foot turbines in Nantucket Sound are tall: Its energy will be very expensive. That’s not just compared with power from coal and natural gas, but with renewable power from other sources. Once the 130 turbines begin rotating, the energy produced will cost up to 50 percent more than energy today from some land-based wind farms and twice as much as some hydroelectric dams. The cost will increase customers’ monthly electric bills about 2 percent, and for many that is too...
  • Need help finding sports apparel (vanity)

    10/12/2009 3:05:33 PM PDT · by taxcontrol · 12 replies · 810+ views
    None ^ | Oct 12, 2009 | self
    Folks, I need to find a coat / jacket / cape that I saw at a high school football game. The weather was really cold and the players on the sidelines had a cape / jacket type cover. It did not appear to be just a XXXL type jacket. Rather it seemed to be DESIGNED to go over the pads. I've done a Google search but don't really know what I'm looking for search word wise. Can anyone offer some insight or point me to a vendor? Thanks
  • Sarah Palin Mo. Rally Live Thread

    10/30/2008 4:49:43 AM PDT · by SalukiLawyer · 72 replies · 2,746+ views
    me | me
    6:30 at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. The line has already wrapped around nearly the whole grounds of this 6500 person venue and I realize we should have gotten here a few hours earlier. They must have given out a lot more tickets than seats. Anyway, even if we don't get in it is exciting to see thousands of cheerful Mo. McCain / Palin supporters. This is going to be a huge, genuine demonstration of confidence in the ticket. Also people are coming in twos and threes and families. No bussed-in rent-a-crowds from Illinois like the Gateway...
  • Cape is again abuzz [bug alert]

    06/10/2008 9:48:26 AM PDT · by Disturbin · 21 replies · 237+ views
    The Boston Globe ^ | June 10, 2008 | Sarah Schweitzer
    One of nature's enduring enigmas is making an appearance once again, bringing a sibilant drone to the towns of Cape Cod, as it has every 17 years with startling regularity. Insects known as periodical cicadas are emerging from underground haunts for a final hurrah - a nearly monthlong orgy of come-hither songs, mating, and laying eggs - before dying and leaving their progeny behind to begin anew the curious and highly unusual 17-year growth period. Residents are bracing themselves. "We're thinking about moving to Boston to live with my daughter!" joked Jeanne Duchemin, of Mashpee, who recalls the inundation of...
  • Cape St. George Wraps up Mission in North Persian Gulf

    03/10/2006 3:54:46 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 227+ views
    Navy NewsStand ^ | Ensign Robin Roberts
    ABOARD USS CAPE ST. GEORGE (NNS) -- The British staff of Combined Task Force (CTF) 58 debarked USS Cape St. George (CG 71) March 1 after commanding 72 days of successful maritime security operations (MSO) in the North Persian Gulf from aboard the Norfolk-based cruiser. Royal Navy Commodore Bruce Williams, commander, CTF 58 and his staff lead maritime security operations and the protection of two Iraqi oil terminals responsible for more than 90 percent of Iraq’s exported oil. For more than two months, Williams led the task force from aboard his flagship – Cape St. George. “It is with great...
  • USS Cape St. George Boarding Team Assists Mariners, Helps Maintain Security in Persian Gulf

    03/06/2006 3:53:36 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 400+ views
    Navy NewsStand ^ | USS Cape St. George Public Affairs
    ABOARD USS CAPE ST. GEORGE (NNS) -- USS Cape. St. George’s (CG 71) boarding team responded to a distress call by a Panamanian-flagged motor vessel while conducting maritime security operations in the North Persian Gulf Feb. 27. The master of Motor Vessel Hader, a diesel tanker, contacted Cape St. George via bridge-to-bridge reporting it had been fired upon and illegally boarded. One of Cape’s two Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) teams boarded the vessel and conducted a security sweep of the ship to verify that it was safe for the master and his 11 crew members to stay aboard....
  • Fine Cape Girardeau Dining for the Kerrys

    08/04/2004 10:08:14 AM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies · 877+ views
    self ^ | August 4, 2004 | self
    Well, Senator Kerry, the flyover tour continues it must be just so hard on your stomachs. You are getting smarter though! You and the missus didn't even show up to that stupid Milwaukee Dairy Queen or that grubby Leon's BBQ place to throw your food away! Hey, I know you said you'd go, but you cleverly ducked that one and ate some fine cuisine at Pieces of Eight on the lakefront. Pretty slick my friend. It was a scenic location and the missus probably approved of that one. We understand that you and the missus are used to the finest...

    09/16/2003 7:51:09 PM PDT · by varina davis · 29 replies · 280+ views
    National Hurricane Center, Miami ^ | Sept. 16, 2003 | National Hurricane Center, Miami
    Hurricane Isabel Advisory Number 44 Statement as of 11:00 PM EDT on September 16, 2003 ...Isabel heading for the mid-Atlantic U.S. Coast... at 11 PM EDT...0300z...a Hurricane Warning is in effect from Cape Fear North Carolina northward to the North Carolina/Virginia state line including Pamlico and Albemarle sounds. A Hurricane Watch is in effect from the North Carolina/Virginia state line northward to Chincoteague Virginia including Chesapeake Bay and the tidal Potomac. <,p>A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect from Cape Fear southward to Little River Inlet South Carolina. A tropical storm watch is in effect from north of Chincoteague to...
  • Wellfleet demands removal of decomposing pilot whales (Ewwwwww)

    08/02/2002 1:45:47 PM PDT · by ozone1 · 27 replies · 737+ views
    Cape Cod Times ^ | 08/02/2002 | Doug Fraser
    Wellfleet demands removal of decomposing pilot whales Town officials fret about the stench and a possible contamination of costly shellfish beds. By DOUG FRASER STAFF WRITER WELLFLEET - The heroic, but futile effort to save 57 pilot whales this week made breaking news across the country and around the world. Workers on the Wellfleet Shellfish Department boat Punonakanit tie pilot whale flukes together to make the whales easier to sink. The whales are to be towed today 50 miles north of Provincetown, to the east of Stellwagen Bank, and sunk in waters 300 feet deep. (Staff photo by KEVIN MINGORA)...