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  • BREAKING: Michael Avenatti Reportedly Arrested for Suspected Domestic Violence

    11/14/2018 3:10:49 PM PST · by mandaladon · 34 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 14 Nov 2018 | Josh Feldman
    TMZ broke some stunning news late this afternoon that Stormy Daniels attorney Michael Avenatti was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence. According to TMZ, Avenatti’s estranged wife filed a felony domestic violence report and her face was “swollen and bruised”: We’re told during today’s confrontation the woman ran out of the apartment building and was on the sidewalk on her cellphone with sunglasses covering her eyes, screaming on the phone, “I can’t believe you did this to me.” We’re told security brought her inside the building and Michael showed up 5 minutes later, ran into the building, chasing after her....
  • SoDo wonders where Seattle City Hall is as homelessness, crime spirals

    11/13/2018 4:56:33 PM PST · by simpson96 · 21 replies
    MyNorthwest.com ^ | 11/13/2018 | Jason Rantz-Show
    Seattle’s homeless crisis has business owners and employees in SoDo wondering what exactly the city is doing to help. Homelessness affects the City of Seattle in a variety of ways, as encampments and RVs in Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood continue to make their presence known “We certainly are seeing an increase in criminal activities on our streets, of threatening behaviors, of people that are afraid to walk on our streets,” said Erin Goodman, executive director of the SoDo Business Improvement Area. Speaking to KTTH’s Jason Rantz, Goodman outlined a myriad of problems businesses in the SoDo neighborhood face on a daily...
  • Megyn Kelly Makes Tearful On-Air Apology for Blackface Comments

    10/24/2018 8:48:01 AM PDT · by yoe · 66 replies
    Urban Hollowood ^ | October 24, 2018
    An emotional Megyn Kelly began her program Wednesday morning by reading a prepared apology for her comments the previous day defending blackface Halloween costumes. “I’m Megyn Kelly. And I want to begin with two words — I’m sorry,” the Megyn Kelly Today host said as she fought back tears. “You may have heard that yesterday we had a discussion here about political correctness and Halloween costumes, and that conversation turned to whether it is ever okay for a person of one race to dress up as another — a black person making their face lighter or a white person making...
  • Court strikes down Native American adoption law, saying it discriminates against non-Native...

    10/10/2018 9:48:37 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 14 replies
    Washington Post / MSN ^ | October 10, 2018
    The landmark law governing adoptions of Native American children, designed to keep them within Native American families, has been struck down as unconstitutional by a federal judge in Texas. In an Oct. 4 ruling that has stunned Native American rights advocates, U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor found that the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 illegally gives Native American families preferential treatment in adoption proceedings for Native American children based on race, in violation of the Fifth Amendment’s equal protection guarantee. Additionally, O’Connor ruled that the law violated the 10th Amendment’s federalism guarantees, specifically the so-called “anti-commandeering” principle established by...
  • Violent crime climbing in Denver and Colorado

    09/29/2018 8:14:45 PM PDT · by george76 · 93 replies
    KDVR ^ | SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 | MATT MAURO
    Violent crime, including murders, are increasing in Denver and Colorado, according to new statistics from police and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. Murders in Colorado have jumped 27 percent in the last three years. In 2015 there were 173 murders, while there were 220 in 2017. ... murders in Denver have increased six percent in the last year. So far in 2018, there have been 51 murders, compared to 48 at this time last year, according to Denver Police. Police say the increase is because there are more incidents where multiple people have been killed. ... And for some perspective...
  • Tourism Still Suffering After The Red Hen Denied Sanders

    09/03/2018 6:57:29 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 34 replies
    A small town in Virginia is trying to recover its image after The Red Hen restaurant famously refused to serve President Donald Trump's spokeswoman, Sarah Huckabee Sanders. The Roanoke Times reported Sunday that a regional tourism board is pulling together emergency funds to boost its digital marketing campaign. Normally that money is saved. But officials agreed the region is in desperate need of positive coverage.
  • Health officials, worried about outbreak, investigate HIV cluster in North Seattle

    09/01/2018 5:04:58 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 23 replies
    seattletimes.com ^ | Updated August 30, 2018 at 7:36 pm | Evan Bush
    A cluster of eight people in North Seattle, described as heterosexuals, drug users, and recently homeless, have been diagnosed with HIV infections since February, and health officials worry their cases could represent a new pattern of transmission for the virus that has been in steep decline. Officials suspect changes in drug use are to blame. ... The diagnoses are among 19 HIV cases reported so far this year among heterosexuals in King County. For all of last year, that number was seven, according to the health agency. It has averaged 10 for the past decade. Featured Video Gay and bisexual...
  • Woman killed in apparent alligator attack would be first in South Carolina in decades

    08/20/2018 11:23:01 AM PDT · by SaveFerris · 42 replies
    GMA / Yahoo ^ | 20 minutes ago | KARMA ALLEN,Good Morning America
    Woman killed in apparent alligator attack would be first in South Carolina in decades originally appeared on abcnews.go.com A Baltimore man at the center of a viral police-beating video was charged in a previous encounter with the police officer who was filmed punching him while on duty earlier this month, ABC News confirmed Monday. Dashawn McGrier, 26, was charged with a string of criminal offenses, including second degree assault, in a June 26 incident with ex-Baltimore Police Officer Arthur Williams, who was indicted in an unrelated case last week after video showed him beating McGrier and throwing him to the...
  • Junk Science and Leftist Folklore Have Set California Ablaze

    08/17/2018 6:54:56 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 08/16/2018 | Bruce Thornton
    The Left Coast is burning. Oregon is fighting 13 wildfires encompassing 185,000 acres. California is battling 19 fires, including tornados of fire called "fire whirls," which have gobbled up 577,000 acres and left eight dead. A good progressive who never lets a crisis go to waste, Governor Jerry Brown told Californians, “With climate change, some scientists are saying that Southern California is literally burning up.” He warned that man-made global warming created a “new normal,” and that “more serious predictions of warming and fires to occur later in the century, 2040 or 2050, [are] now occurring in real time.” A...
  • New Haven Mass Overdose: 30+ Overdoses, Arrest Made (CT)

    08/15/2018 1:51:23 PM PDT · by KosmicKitty · 79 replies
    The Patch ^ | 8/15/2018 | Rich Sinto
    Reports of overdoses continue to skyrocket as the day progresses. A Public health alert has been issued. NEW HAVEN, CT — Emergency crews are responding to a mass overdose at the New Haven Green Wednesday. Overdoses have now spread to other parts of the city as well and are pushing emergency crews to the limit. Overdose reports continue to come in rapid fire; there were two additional reports during the span of a short late morning press conference. The city has declared a public health alert after more than 30 overdoses. A local man believed to be connected to at...
  • VIDEO: Retweet if you want an electric Trump sign for 2020

    08/03/2018 10:15:29 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 17 replies
    Twitter ^ | 3 August 2018 | Derek Utley
    An electric Trump sign for 2020!
  • FDA shock: Abortion pill caused 22 deaths and a thousand hospitalizations

    07/25/2018 8:19:33 AM PDT · by Morgana · 35 replies
    LIVE ACTION NEWS ^ | July 21, 2018 | Carole Novielli |
    At least 22 women have died after taking the abortion pill regimen, RU-486, and many others have experienced serious complications, according to updated data from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). While abortion — and specifically, medication abortion — is sold to women as “safe,” there can be serious and life threatening complications from the abortion pill, as noted by the pills’ manufacturer, Danco. Although Danco is required to report any death associated with Mifeprex, women experiencing complications, various factors — such as not returning to the abortion provider or not reporting use of the drug to emergency personnel —...
  • 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...