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  • 92 year old woman woman accused of fatally shooting son over plans to put her in assisted living

    07/04/2018 9:29:48 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 58 replies
    WABC ^ | July 4, 2018
    PHOENIX, Arizona -- A 92-year-old woman is charged with murder after deputies say she fatally shot her own son because she thought he wanted to move her to an assisted living facility. The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says Anna Mae Blessing had lived with her 72-year-old son Thomas and his girlfriend at the girlfriend's condo for the last six months. Court records show she believed her son and his girlfriend were talking about putting her in the facility because she had become "difficult to deal with." According to detectives, Blessing hid two handguns in the pockets of her robe and...
  • Police Force out Migrant University Squatters After Staff Infected with Scabies

    06/29/2018 6:25:30 AM PDT · by davikkm · 28 replies
    breitbart ^ | CHRIS TOMLINSON
    Police in Paris forced over 60 migrants squatting in a university building to leave after staff became infected with scabies parasites. Police removed the group of migrants from the University Paris-8 in Saint-Denis on Tuesday finding that much of the building had been covered with graffiti and some of the building had suffered heavy damage, France24 reports. The police were met by a human chain of 70 or so far-left activists attempting to stop them from evacuating the migrants but were able to push through and used tear gas to gain access to the site. The migrants were then led...
  • Red Hen Restaurant Owner Doxxed After Kicking Out White House Press Secretary

    06/26/2018 6:53:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 68 replies
    Eater ^ | June 25, 2018 | Whitney Filloon
    The Lexington, Virginia, restaurant that kicked out White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday night instantly became the target of online harassment and conspiracy theories, and things have escalated quickly: Owner Stephanie Wilkinson is being doxxed, with users posting her home address and phone number on various message boards and social media platforms. As Vox explains, “Doxxing is a common internet practice used to punish or shame someone and is a particularly common practice among the alt-right and other white supremacist organizations who operate online in places like Reddit, 4chan, and Twitter.” Last year, Reddit shut down three...
  • Leftist Restaurant Owner Resigns In Disgrace From Local Org After Kicking Out Sarah Sanders

    06/26/2018 12:56:02 PM PDT · by blueyon · 174 replies
    bigleaguepolitics.com ^ | 6/26/18 | Luke Rohlfing
    After kicking White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders out of her restaurant, Stephanie Wilkinson, has been forced to step down as Executive Director Main Street Lexington organization. Wilkinson is a co-owner of the Red Hen restaurant, and up until she kicked out Sanders, was well-respected in her community. Her resignation came over email from the President of her local board who stated: “Considering the events of the past weekend, Stephanie felt it best that for the continued success of Main Street Lexington, she should step aside.”
  • Dozens of foreign ISIS brides have been sentenced to death in Iraq....

    05/26/2018 8:50:59 PM PDT · by caww · 94 replies
    news.com.au/world ^ | 5/23/2018 | unknown
    DOZENS of foreign ISIS brides are being sentenced to death in Iraq as the country exacts its revenge after three years of jihadi occupation. Pleading that they themselves are victims, the women were given 10 minutes to beg for their lives before judges decided their sentence. Many of them find little sympathy with the Iraqi judiciary and locals and are despised for their support of their militant husbands, who tore the country apart between 2014 and 2017. An estimated 1,900 French citizens and 40,000 foreigners who traveled 'to join' ISIS’s so-called caliphate in Iraq and Syria.
  • How Seattle’s New Tax to Fight Homelessness Could Ruin its Economy

    05/18/2018 7:03:46 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    Fortune ^ | 05/18/2018 | Travish Brown
    In a shortsighted effort to fight homelessness, Seattle’s city council has approved a new employee “head tax” on companies based in the city. The policy pits growth and progress against each other in a zero-sum game that will do far more harm than good. The head tax is exactly what it sounds like: a straight levy of $0.14 per hour per employee—about $275 a year for a full-time worker—targeting every business in Seattle with revenues of $20 million or more. The proposal’s backers aim to raise around $48 million per year to fund various affordable housing initiatives in order to...
  • Wherever you are in the world, time is running out for treating gonorrhea

    05/16/2018 6:07:37 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 46 replies
    CNN ^ | Tue May 15, 2018
    22-year-old was living in West Hollywood, hoping to launch his acting career. Los Angeles had a thriving a gay scene where King, for the first time, could embrace his sexuality freely. He frequented bathhouses and also met men in dance clubs and along the bustling sidewalks. There was lots of sex to be had. Like a few years earlier, the doctor gave him a handful of antibiotics to take for a few days that would clear up the infection. It wasn't a big deal. In fact, as King describes it, it was "simply an errand to run." ... When King...
  • Flashback: Will This Man Take Down Donald Trump? (Schneiderman article from 2/2017)

    05/07/2018 8:03:59 PM PDT · by FreedomPoster · 32 replies
    Politico ^ | February 03, 2017 | DAVID FREEDLANDER
    “I like you. You and me, we’re going to be best friends.” It is early January, and Eric Schneiderman is sitting in his 25th-floor office above Lower Manhattan, doing his best Donald Trump impression, puckering his lips into a duck face, scrunching up his nose and lowering his voice into something that resembles the president’s outer-borough growl. Schneiderman is recalling his meeting with Trump in 2010. Back then, Schneiderman was running for attorney general of New York, and Trump was still in his pre-birther, reality TV host phase. Trump had donated money to one of Schneiderman’s opponents in the Democratic...
  • Huge icebergs could be towed from Antarctica to Cape Town to solve South African drought crisis

    04/30/2018 4:15:31 PM PDT · by Captain Peter Blood · 55 replies
    The Mirror Newspaper ^ | 04-30-2018 | Anna Verdon
    Huge icebergs could be towed from Antarctica to Cape Town in a bid to solve South Africa's worst drought in a century. Marine salvage experts are floating the plan to tug the icebergs to the region after its seen the worst water shortage in decades. Salvage master Nick Sloane told Reuters news agency he was looking for government and private investors for a scheme to guide huge chunks of ice across the ocean, chop them into a slurry and melt them down into millions of litres of drinking water. "We want to show that if there is no other source...
  • GUEST COLUMN: Gov. Hickenlooper wrong on impact of legal pot

    04/24/2018 5:43:15 PM PDT · by george76 · 53 replies
    Colorado Springs Gazette ^ | April 23, 2018 | Peter Droege
    The governor of Colorado does our nation a grave disservice by misleading the public about the impact of marijuana on his state in the April 9 interview in Rolling Stone magazine. Neither the governor's statements, nor the smoke rising from 4/20 events, can hide the fact that drug use and addiction, especially among youths, are a growing public health concern in communities across Colorado and the nation. ... According to the 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, Colorado is a national leader among 12-17-year-olds in: (1) Last year marijuana use; (2) Last month marijuana use; and (3) The...
  • Estimating the Actual Death Rate Caused by Prescription Opioid Medication and Illicit Fentanyl

    04/16/2018 1:23:33 PM PDT · by grumpygresh · 42 replies
    The U.S. is said to be suffering from a crisis in deaths from opioid overdoses, prompting legislative and other efforts to clamp down on physician prescribing of these drugs. This article is an effort to identify the causes of these deaths, using data from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)through 2015, and the Wonder database compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • 3 dead, more than 100 with severe bleeding from synthetic pot: Illinois health officials

    04/10/2018 9:32:27 PM PDT · by bitt · 93 replies
    abcnews.go.com ^ | 4/10/2018 | ANDREA MILLER
    A third person who experienced severe bleeding after using synthetic marijuana has died in Illinois, health officials confirmed. There are now 107 people in central Illinois and the Chicago area who experienced severe bleeding after using the synthetic pot, often called spice, K2 or fake weed, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. “Each day we’ve seen the number of cases rise,” said director of the IDPH Nirav D. Shah, M.D., J.D. "Synthetic cannabinoids are unsafe. They are not regulated and people don’t know what chemicals may be in them, like rat poison. While efforts are underway to get...
  • Denver Post Rebels Against Its Hedge-Fund Ownership

    04/09/2018 1:54:25 PM PDT · by george76 · 63 replies
    NY Slimes ^ | APRIL 7, 2018 | SYDNEY EMBER
    The Denver Post is in open revolt against its owner. Angry and frustrated journalists at the 125-year-old newspaper took the extraordinary step this weekend of publicly blasting its New York-based hedge-fund owner and making the case for its own survival ... The bold tactic was born out of a dissatisfaction not uncommon in newsrooms across the country as newspapers grapple with the loss of revenue ... The lead editorial pulled no punches, describing executives at Alden Global Capital, the paper’s hedge-fund owner, as “vulture capitalists.” ... “The @denverpost is being murdered by its owners,” one Post reporter, John Wenzel, wrote...
  • President Trump:Former Embedded Reporter Michael Fumento Languishing in Bogota Prison

    04/09/2018 12:37:50 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/09/18 | Judi McLeod
    Desperate appeals made on Fumento’s behalf to the U.S. Embassy in Bogota by his friend Patrick D. Hahn of Baltimore have gone unanswered Never thought the day would come when I would find it a matter of life or death trying to get a message through to President Donald Trump. But that’s where I am today. Courageous Canada Free Press (CFP) columnist Michael Fumento, who saw combat as an embedded reporter with United States troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, is in a Bogota,Colombia prison on trumped up charges where he has been held without bail since Easter Sunday. Worse yet,...
  • Thousands of gallons of water pour into Oklahoma Turnpike Authority office

    04/09/2018 10:16:14 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    Oklahoma's News 4 ^ | January 2, 2018 | Kelsey Gibbs
    OKLAHOMA CITY - Thousands of gallons of water went pouring into the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority office Sunday. "A hundred thousand gallons of water had already spilled in the building," said Jack Damrill, communications director for the OTA. Damrill said cold temperatures caused the fire sprinkler system to burst. "It's just amazing. Water poured out of there in a short amount of time," Damrill said. The water didn't just stop on the main floor; it kept flowing through cracks and the ceiling, spilling through offices on the first floor. "We've had to relocate a couple of people to some different offices,"...
  • Columbia Student Complains About Professor Saying 'Negro' During Lesson About 1960’s

    04/06/2018 2:40:01 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 63 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | April 6, 2018 | Alex Griswold
    A Columbia University student publicly complained about her professor using the word "Negro," even though he said it in a lesson about 1960s America. The Columbia Daily Spector ran a story Thursday about what happens "when professors make racially insensitive remarks." The paper cited a complaint by student Maria Fernanda Martinez of a perceived "microagression." Martinez said her professor told the class it was appropriate to use the term "Negro" when discussing the 1960's, a time when that was the politically correct term for African-Americans.
  • Fentanyl-Laced Cocaine Becoming A Deadly Problem Among Drug Users

    03/31/2018 8:54:11 PM PDT · by BeadCounter · 76 replies
    National Public Radio NPR ^ | March 29, 2018 | Martha Bebinger
    A pipe was the only sign of drug use found near Chris Bennett's body in November. But it looked like the 32-year-old Taunton, Mass., native had stopped breathing and died of an opioid overdose. Bennett's mother, Liisa, couldn't understand what happened. Then she saw the toxicology report. "I'm convinced he was smoking cocaine that was laced," she says. "That's what he had in his system, [it] was cocaine and fentanyl." Liisa Bennett was shocked. Chris had developed an addiction to pain pills and then heroin in his late teens but had not used opioids for at least 10 years, as...
  • English man catches SUPER GONORRHOEA after a one-night stand with a woman in south east Asia, [tr]

    03/28/2018 10:50:21 AM PDT · by C19fan · 73 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 28, 2018 | Stephen Matthews
    Health officials have issued a warning over a new strain of super gonorrhoea that is resistant to two crucial antibiotics - including a last-ditch resort. In the first recorded case worldwide, an unidentified English man - who was having regular sex with a woman in the UK - caught the STI from another woman during his travels to south east Asia earlier this year. Public Health England revealed his gonorrhoea was resistant to ceftriaxone and azithromycin - the two drugs that the World Health Organization recommends to be given to patients with the STI. The Government-run agency has issued an...
  • Hillary and 'What Happened' in India

    03/13/2018 10:23:16 AM PDT · by rktman · 65 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 3/13/2018 | Jeannie DeAngelis
    <p>Fourteen months into her "What Happened" tour, Hillary, with Huma in tow, decided to fly a private jet to India. Part tourist, part guest speaker, while visiting Jahaz Mahal in Dhar's Mandu, Hillary slipped and fell down a flight of stairs – twice.</p>
  • Beaver County Sees Uptick In STD Numbers Among Young People

    03/12/2018 5:07:09 PM PDT · by tired&retired · 37 replies
    CBS Pittsburgh ^ | March 9, 2018 | John Shumway
    Dr. DiCenco says the numbers in a state health department alert about STD’s and HIV among 15-24 year olds in Beaver County are “quite concerning and we, in our practice, have seen an uptick in the number of Gonorrhea and Chlamydia cases.” The state alert says the cases of Gonorrhea among 15-24 year old men and women were up 34 percent in 2017 compared to 2016. HIV was up almost threefold. “The HIV rate increasing 300 percent is very concerning,” says Dr. DiCenco. So why are the numbers among young people rising? Students on the Carnegie Mellon Campus had these...