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  • California professor Christine Ford claims Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her: 'It derailed me'

    09/16/2018 12:06:55 PM PDT · by Lazamataz · 500 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/16/2018 | Greg Re
    The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault came forward with her explosive allegations on Sunday, saying the supposed attack "derailed me substantially for four or five years" and claiming that the episode rendered her "unable to have healthy relationships with men." The woman, Christine Ford, is a professor at Palo Alto University, according to The Washington Post, which published her account on Sunday. Her decision to go public caps a whirlwhind week that began when Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., sent shockwaves through Washington by releasing a statement saying she turned over information about Kavanaugh from an...
  • Cruz visit to Bronx high school canceled after students threaten a walkout:

    04/06/2016 8:33:57 PM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 180 replies
    The Daily News ^ | 04/06/2016 | BY CHAUNCEY ALCORN, LEONARD GREENE
    ‘His views are against ours’ Ted Cruz came to New York Wednesday talking about education, but he’s the one who got schooled. The lesson came from a group of Bronx high school students who told the Republican presidential candidate to stay away. Cruz was scheduled to speak at Bronx Lighthouse College Preparatory Academy until students wrote a letter to the principal asking her not to let Cruz come, prompting staffers to cancel the appearance. "We told her if he came here, we would schedule a walkout," said Destiny Domeneck, 16. "Most of us are immigrants or come from immigrant backgrounds....
  • GotNews IDs Gay Activist Train Engineer Who Caused Amtrak Crash

    05/14/2015 6:42:56 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 59 replies
    Got ^ | May 13, 2015 | Charles C. Johnson
    BREAKING: GotNews IDs Gay Activist Train Engineer Who Caused Amtrak Crash UPDATED W/ PHOTOS! May 13, 2015 by Charles C. Johnson 184 Comments has independently identified the engineer at the center of the Amtrak crash that has killed at least seven. Brandon Bostian is the 32-year-old gay man who lawyered up after a deadly derailment in Philadelphia. The train was reportedly going twice the speed limit.
  • Central Corridor train derails on icy patch in downtown St. Paul

    02/27/2014 5:51:52 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 3 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 2-27-14 | Tad Vezner
    Metro Transit crews work to get a light rail train back on track after it derailed Wednesday while traveling north on the Green Line at Cedar Street and 12th Street in downtown St. Paul. (Pioneer Press: John Autey) A Central Corridor light-rail test train rolled off the tracks on Cedar Street in downtown St. Paul on Wednesday afternoon. The minor derailment occurred as the northbound train, which was not carrying passengers, attempted to navigate a turn at 12th Street just before rush hour. It was leaving downtown headed toward Minneapolis. Crews working on the derailment hooked up another train to...
  • Nebraska judge strikes down legislature’s move allowing Keystone XL route

    02/19/2014 2:16:51 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 133 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 19, 2014 | By Lenny Bernstein
    A Nebraska judge ruled Wednesday that the state violated its constitution when it allowed the governor to approve the route of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, a decision that could significantly delay the $5.3 billion project. District Court judge Stephanie F. Stacy blocked Gov. Dave Heineman (R) and other defendants “from taking any action on the governor’s January 22, 2013 approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline route,” such as allowing land to be acquired by eminent domain for the project. Stacy concluded that the state legislature’s decision to take the siting power away from its Public Service Commission and give...
  • Gay pride rally derailed in Georgia (country, not the U.S. state)

    05/17/2013 5:52:52 AM PDT · by Freelance Warrior · 22 replies
    AP news via Townhall ^ | May 17, 2013 | AP News
    <p>TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Thousands of anti-gay protesters, including Orthodox priests, occupied a central street in Georgia's capital Friday, with some threatening to lash with nettles any participant in a gay pride parade which was to take place there.</p> <p>Police in Tbilisi guarded several dozen gay activists and bused them out of the city center shortly after they arrived at the gathering.</p>
  • Boston Suspects' Background Threatens To Derail Immigration Bill

    04/19/2013 7:54:34 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 103 replies
    LATimes ^ | April 19, 2013 | Lisa Mascaro
    Boston Suspects' Background Threatens To Derail Immigration Bill Some Republicans voice second thoughts about immigration reform legislation in light of the revelation that the Boston bombing suspects are ethnic Chechens who came to the U.S. from Russia. “Given the events of this week, it's important for us to understand the gaps and loopholes in our immigration system,” Sen. Charles E. Grassley of Iowa, the top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said at a hearing on the immigration reform bill. By Lisa Mascaro April 19, 2013 WASHINGTON — The background of the Boston bombing suspects quickly emerged Friday as a...
  • The Cain Train Last Stop

    Even before he dropped out of the race on Saturday (12/3), there was a gaggle of pundits predicting the demise of Herman Cain as a presidential candidate. ”He was never going to be the nominee anyway,” claimed Cokie Roberts of ABC news. I saw some unknown lib spinster on FOX Friday afternoon saying the same thing. He was the sole front-runner for a time. Why would allegedly intelligent people say such things? A couple of reasons: 1. They can’t be proven wrong now that scandal has sent him running and 2. They know darn well he had great conservative ideas...
  • What's with all the dead scientists?

    01/26/2005 4:41:33 PM PST · by Middle-O-Road · 231 replies · 3,894+ views
    What's the deal with all the dead scientists?
  • Putin: Ally or Terrorist? (Russian FSB/KGB Real Culprits Behind "Chechen Terrorism")

    09/21/2004 8:24:29 PM PDT · by GIJoel · 665 replies · 11,270+ views
    The New American ^ | February 2002 | William Jasper
    Putin: Ally or Terrorist? by William F. Jasper Counting Vladimir Putin as an ally against terrorism ignores his career in the murderous KGB/FSB and his ongoing support for terrorist regimes and organizations. ‘‘Lena Goncharuk, aged 38, said that she was the only one to survive out of a group of six who were ordered out of the cellar where they had been hiding and shot at point blank range. Resting in her hospital bed, her voice barely rising above a whisper, she said she had survived only by pretending to be dead." So reported Paul Wood from the Chechen border...
  • Up to 100 feared dead in train derailment in Turkey: official

    07/22/2004 1:00:19 PM PDT · by Rutles4Ever · 11 replies · 710+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | 7/23/2004 | World News AFP
    Up to 100 people may have died when a train derailed in northwestern Turkey, a local official told the NTV news channel. "We do not exactly how many people died in the accident, but we estimate that nearly 100 people were killed," Feridun Turan, the mayor of Pamukova town, near the site of the accident, said. He said several people were also injured in the accident when the train, which was on its way from Istanbul to the capital Ankara, derailed due to a yet unknown reason near Pamukova in Sakarya province. The Anatolia news agency put the toll at...
  • DERAILED AMTRAK TRAIN TRAVELING NEAR SPEED LIMIT (Search on for recent car repair records)

    04/07/2004 9:33:13 PM PDT · by varina davis · 4 replies · 609+ views
    Reuters ^ | April 7, 2004 | Reuters
    Derailed Amtrak Train Traveling Near Speed Limit Wed Apr 7, 2004 11:26 PM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An Amtrak train was traveling one mph under the speed limit before derailing in a Mississippi swamp, killing one person and injuring dozens of others, investigators said late on Wednesday. The National Transportation Safety Board said data recordings from the City of New Orleans showed the Chicago-bound train was clocked at 78 mph just 10 seconds before the engineer activated the emergency brakes at 6:33 p.m. CDT/7:30 p.m. EDT on Tuesday. The train with 61 passengers and 12 crewmembers jumped the tracks in...
  • Democrats train becomes derailed (caption the pic)

    11/07/2003 7:08:54 AM PST · by Phantom Lord · 18 replies · 353+ views
    Democrats lean to far left, become derailed
  • Tube Train Derailed - 29 Injured (UK)

    01/25/2003 8:28:58 AM PST · by colette_g · 21 replies · 440+ views
    Sky News ^ | 16:23 UK, Saturday January 25, 2003 | Sky News
    TUBE TRAIN DERAILED A London tube train has derailed and crashed at Chancery Lane station. At least 29 people have been injured. There are no reports of fatalities and Scotland Yard said terrorism was not the suspected cause of the crash. London Underground said the last three carriages of the Central Line service left the track and hit the platform. All 800 passengers have now been taken off the train and none of the injuries were thought to be serious, said London Underground. A Fire Brigade spokeswoman said crews were still searching the train and track for further casualties. 'Shaking'...