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  • 4 dead, 6 wounded in Chicago shootings

    07/29/2016 9:34:42 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 29, 2016
    Four people--including a 17-year-old boy--have been killed and at least six others wounded since Friday morning in city shootings, police said. The latest fatal shooting happened about 7:18 p.m. when a man was killed in the 2400 block of West 79th Street, said Officer Kevin Quaid, a police spokesman, citing preliminary information. Shortly before 6 p.m., a 17-year-old boy was shot in the city's Chatham neighborhood. That shooting happened in the 700 block of East 82nd Street, Sweeney said.
  • TRUMP TALKS ABOUT MARCO RUBIO

    07/29/2016 8:26:42 PM PDT · by KMG365 · 27 replies
    https://youtu.be/h-qjPME5QIc
    TRUMP TALKS ABOUT MARCO RUBIO https://youtu.be/h-qjPME5QIc
  • The Clinton CRIMINAL History (INSANE)

    07/29/2016 7:13:13 PM PDT · by KMG365 · 8 replies
    https://youtu.be/sqrBKIROLXE
    The Clinton CRIMINAL History https://youtu.be/sqrBKIROLXE
  • 70 minutes of Hillary Clinton lies!!!!!

    70 minutes of Hillary Clinton lies!!!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkWQs06CNDI
  • Useful Idiots: ‘Conservative’ Pundits Gaga Over Democrat Parlor Tricks

    07/29/2016 4:58:08 PM PDT · by orchestra · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/29/2016
    Looking for any reason to praise Hillary Clinton’s prosaic acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention, progressives took delight in the Never Trump conservatives on Twitter who heaped praise on Clinton’s patriotic happy talk in order to bash Donald Trump’s populist/nationalist speech the week before. (Collection of tweets from the rogues gallery of #nevertrumpers)
  • Portions of Orange and Silver lines to remain closed following Metro derailment

    07/29/2016 4:47:49 PM PDT · by Fraxinus · 7 replies
    WTOP ^ | July 29, 2016 | Jack Moore
    Because of a derailment at the East Falls Church Metro station portions of the Orange and Silver lines will remain closed for the rest of the day. WASHINGTON — Service on parts of the Orange and Silver Lines will remain suspended through at least Saturday, following an early-morning derailment near the East Falls Church station that damaged two train cars, sent one rider to the hospital and scrambled passengers’ Friday morning commutes. Service on the Silver Line between the McLean and Ballston stations and on the Orange Line between West Falls Church and Ballston will remain suspended through the end...
  • Hillary Clinton will reset Syria policy against 'murderous' Assad regime

    07/29/2016 4:43:23 PM PDT · by orchestra · 25 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | 7/29/2016 | Ruth Sherlock
    Hillary Clinton will order a "full review" of the United States' strategy on Syria as a "first key task" of her presidency, resetting the policy to emphasise the "murderous" nature of the Assad regime, foreign policy adviser with her campaign has said. Jeremy Bash, who served as chief of staff for the Pentagon and the Central Intelligence Agency, said Mrs Clinton would both escalate the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, and work to get Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian president, "out of there". "A Clinton administration will not shrink from making clear to the world exactly...
  • CLINTON CASH OFFICIAL DOCUMENTARY FULL MOVIE

    07/29/2016 4:26:53 PM PDT · by KMG365 · 7 replies
    WATCH IT HERE: https://youtu.be/UDz9D_Fityg **PLEASE SHARE ON SOCIAL MEDIA EVERYWHERE** Download Link: (Wait for page to load, click green "download" button) http://en.savefrom.net/#url=http://yo... -FACT CHECKER SHEET WITH SOURCES: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1p... Clinton Cash, is a feature documentary based on the Peter Schweizer book that the New York Times hailed as “The most anticipated and feared book of a presidential cycle.” Clinton Cash investigates how Bill and Hillary Clinton went from being “dead broke” after leaving the White House to amassing a net worth of over $150 million, with over $2 billion in donations to their foundation. This wealth was accumulated during Mrs. Clinton’s...
  • Mitt Romney Thinks Donald Trump Could Win The Election (Audio)

    07/29/2016 4:23:34 PM PDT · by orchestra · 30 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | 7/29/2016 | Andrew Kaczynski
    Former Republican nominee Mitt Romney said earlier this month he thought Donald Trump could win the presidency, citing Hillary Clinton’s high unfavorable numbers and the unpredictability of the race. Romney was speaking with Republican consultant Mike Murphy’s Radio Free GOP podcast released two weeks ago when he made the comments. “You have to give Donald Trump credit, he was able to bring a rhetoric and a style that he had perfected over his career to the political sphere and connect with people and become the nominee,” Romney said. “Despite the fact that I and a lot of other people thought...
  • Clinton leads Trump by 6 points after Democratic confab: Reuters/Ipsos poll

    07/29/2016 4:00:32 PM PDT · by orchestra · 54 replies
    OAN ^ | 7/29/2016 | Grant Smith
    NEW YORK (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton held a 6- percentage-point lead over Republican rival Donald Trump, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll with new wording that was released on Friday, the day after she formally accepted her party’s nomination for the Nov. 8 election. Nearly 41 percent of likely voters favor Clinton, 35 percent favor Trump, and 25 percent picked “Other,” according to the new July 25-29 online poll of 1,043 likely voters, which overlapped with the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The poll has a credibility interval of 4 percentage points. The presidential tracking poll reflects a...
  • Clinton’s campaign and the DCCC are cyber hacked — was it the Russians

    07/29/2016 3:59:19 PM PDT · by KMG365 · 17 replies
    Clinton’s campaign and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee have been cyber hacked. Sources told the NewsHour the DCCC hacker is the same as one that hit the Democratic National Committee. U.S. intel officials believe they’re Russian. Judy Woodruff talks with Susan Hennessey of the Brookings Institution and Andrew Weiss, of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace for insight. https://youtu.be/6OkHcOzTio4
  • Little Girl Has Tea Party With Officer, 1 Year After he Saved Her Life

    07/29/2016 3:36:32 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    KFOR ^ | JULY 29, 2016 | JULY 29, 2016, BY NIKKI FERLAINO
    This is the cutest thing you'll see all day -- maybe even all week. A fully uniformed police officer sitting in a tiny chair, at a tiny table, with a tiny girl -- having a tea party. Corporal Patrick Ray, 30, saved 2-year-old Bexley's life a year ago when she choked on a coin at her home in Rowlett, Texas. "Her lips were completely blue," her mother, Tammy Norvell, 41, told CNN. She called 911, and Ray was there within minutes. "I could not believe how fast he got here," Norvell said. He was able to pry Bexley's mouth open...
  • FREEP This Poll: Currently, Trump 49%, Clinton 32%

    07/29/2016 3:32:40 PM PDT · by real_patriotic_american · 51 replies
    BING ^ | July 29, 2016 | Unknown
    Now that Democratic and Republican conventions are over, who will you vote for? Vote here!
  • Militants Behind the Abduction of Kerala Priest Fr Tom Uzhunnalil Arrested

    07/29/2016 3:28:49 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    OnManorama ^ | Friday 29 July 2016... Read more at: http://english.manoramaonline.com/news/just-in/militants-abduc
    Three militants, who are suspected to be behind the abduction of Keralite priest Fr Tom Uzhunnalil and killing of 16 people at a old-age home of Missionaries of Charity in Aden in Yemen, have been reported arrested in the war-torn nation. The external affairs ministry has confirmed the arrest of militants, Manorama News reported on Friday. However, it is still not known where the priest is and when he can be safely brought back to India.. However, the latest news renews hope of finding the priest. Contrary to earlier belief, the militants reportedly said that they belonged to al-Qaeda. It...
  • TRUMP SAYS CNN IS DISHONEST : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntM58kdJXF0

    Guys TRUMP SAYS CNN IS DISHONEST aka Clinton news network
  • Hilarious edited Version of BILL CLINTON FALLING ASLEEP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnyiKmNslBA

    07/29/2016 11:26:16 AM PDT · by KMG365 · 11 replies
    bill Clinton sleeps to his wife's specch
  • WHEN DO THE MOTHERS OF ISIS SPEAK?

    07/29/2016 11:22:51 AM PDT · by NotchJohnson · 8 replies
    Ann Coulter ^ | 6/27/16 | Ann Coulter
    Whatever questionable choices were made at the Republican National Convention last week, I didn't hear of a single speaker whose sole accomplishment was raising a delinquent who attacked a cop. But as the country reels from the cold-blooded murder of five policemen in Dallas and three in Baton Rouge, Lezley McSpadden, mother of Mike Brown, America's most famous cop-assaulting criminal, appeared on stage at the Democratic National Convention. Welcome to Hillary's convention, celebrating the anti-police group Black Lives Matter! The whole raison d'etre of BLM is the belief that cops are wantonly killing "black bodies." But only four of the...
  • UPDATE: Funeral arrangements made for 14-year-old presumed dead in flooding (West Virginia)

    07/29/2016 10:37:17 AM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    WSAZ.COM ^ | July 29, 2016 | WSAZ
    UPDATE 7/28/`6 @ 11:51 p.m. WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP/WSAZ) -- It's been more than a month since the tragic floods devastated parts of West Virginia. Funeral arrangements have been made for a 14-year-old West Virginia girl missing and presumed dead in last month's devastating floods. The obituary for Mykala Cheyanne Phillips says the service will take place Sunday afternoon at Bethesda Church in White Sulphur Springs. Philips is one of the 15 people who died in Greenbrier county. Overall, 23 people died statewide in the floods.
  • Hawaii DNC delegate 'not sorry' about making obscene gesture on TV

    07/29/2016 6:53:12 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 24 replies
    WIS-TV ^ | July 27th 2016 | HNN Staff
    HILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Hawaii delegate is defending her decision to make an obscene gesture on national television during the Hawaii roll call vote at Tuesday's Democratic National Convention. Delegate Chelsea Lyons Kent was seen on national TV sticking up her middle finger when the votes for presidential nominee Hillary Clinton were announced. "My intention 100 percent was to flip the bird to the DNC," Kent said by phone. “When the opportunity came and it was not planned and there was no one else involved, I flipped the finger to the DNC because the DNC had flipped the finger...
  • Caroline Shively, Fox "reporter" sounds like a DNC operative

    07/29/2016 5:41:55 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 16 replies
    7/29/16 | sff
    Held off posting about this woman, trying to give her the benefit of the doubt. She apparently works for Fox News Channel, and has been covering both conventions for the Miami Fox station. All last week she talked about how DARK and DIVISIVE the RNC was... well, today she gushed over Hillary and attacked Trump for....get this.... saying the Democrat Convention was "too positive".....
  • Pair Rescued From Soberanes Fire Were Tending to Marijuana Crop: Sheriff's Office

    Two people who were found Monday inside the lines of the Soberanes fire in Monterey County were tending to a marijuana crop, according to the Monterey County Sheriff's Office. In the early morning hours Monday, deputies responded to a call for assistance from Cal Fire in the Bouchers Gap area. The responding officers came upon two people who had been overtaken by the fire and walked out of the brush requesting help getting out. The pair had been looking after a 900-plant marijuana grow, sheriff's officials said. The grow was destroyed by the fire. It was not known whether the...
  • VP Biden to Appear on Episode of 'Law & Order: SVU'

    07/28/2016 8:51:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    KFOX ^ | 7/28
    You have the right to remain starstruck: It's Vice President Joe Biden on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit." Biden will be in New York on Friday to tape an episode of the long-running NBC series. The White House says Biden's appearance on the episode will focus on the backlog in processing rape kits and efforts to prevent violence against women.
  • Family Being Interviewed in Woman's 1982 Disappearance: Miami-Dade Police

    07/28/2016 8:14:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Jul 28, 2016 | Brian Hamacher
    After digging up a yard in northwest Miami-Dade related to the disappearance of a woman in 1982, police are now interviewing the woman's family. Miami-Dade Police officials said Thursday that they're speaking with family members of Behdokht Pyke as they investigate the cold case. Pyke was 29 years old when she went missing in January 1981. She would now be 64 years old. Police said they received tips on the cold case that led them to the home in the area of Northwest 195th Drive and 54th Place in the Lakes of Acadia neighborhood. Crews excavated the backyard but authorities...
  • Exclusive: Billionaire Republican donors urge Kochs to back Trump

    07/28/2016 3:21:04 PM PDT · by orchestra · 4 replies
    Reuters ^ | 7/28/2016 | Michelle Conlin
    A group of at least six wealthy Republican donors is urging the billionaire Koch brothers to step off the sidelines of the U.S. presidential election to back Donald Trump, arguing they will want influence with the New York businessman they have harshly criticized if he wins the White House in November. The financiers, prominent members of the sprawling 700-member Koch donor network, have been making their case in emails and phone calls to Charles and David Koch ahead of their bi-annual donor seminar, which begins Saturday in Colorado, according to four donors involved in the loosely-coordinated effort and advisors representing...
  • Genetically modified mosquitoes released in Cayman Islands

    07/28/2016 3:12:08 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 28, 2016 4:57 PM EDT
    The first wave of genetically modified mosquitoes were released Wednesday in the Cayman Islands as part of a new effort to control the insect that spreads Zika and other viruses, officials in the British Island territory said. Genetically altered male mosquitoes, which don’t bite but are expected to mate with females to produce offspring that die before reaching adulthood, were released in the West Bay area of Grand Cayman Island, according to a joint statement from the Cayman Islands Mosquito Research and Control Unit and British biotech firm Oxitec. …
  • Dems warn not to underestimate Trump’s potential to win

    07/28/2016 3:07:10 PM PDT · by orchestra · 16 replies
    New York Post ^ | 7/25/2016 | Fredric U. Dicker
    Cocky Democrats gathering in Philadelphia this week are proclaiming that Hillary Clinton will easily defeat Donald Trump in November — but one of their own best-known strategists is ringing the warning bell. “I think he can win, and I’m not daffy,’’ veteran Democratic consultant Hank Sheinkopf, who has worked for dozens of top Democrats including former President Bill Clinton and Gov. Cuomo, told The Post. “Democrats are doing what they always do, telling themselves a story, and the story is that Donald Trump can’t win, and that’s just not true,’’ Shein­kopf said. “What has been happening, and the Democrats haven’t...
  • Devon Martes' mother: 'He put himself in harm's way'

    07/28/2016 2:05:43 PM PDT · by BBell · 25 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 7/28/16 | Richard A. Webster, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    The last time Alesia Martes saw her son, Devon, was Tuesday night (July 26) at their Metairie home. She said they were sitting on the living room couch and he was rubbing her head, saying, "My momma, oh I love my momma." -snip-Just before midnight, Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Deputy David Dalton fatally shot Devon Martes six times inside the warehouse after the teenager pointed a 9mm pistol at him, authorities said.-snip-The next morning, the police knocked on the family's door around 8 a.m., and after searching the house, they told Martes the tragic news. "Devon was a really kind...
  • A Baguette Vending Machine? It's Open in San Francisco

    07/28/2016 12:15:48 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    There's nothing like a fresh baguette, hot out of the oven. And one company has made it as easy and quick to get as a Snickers bar. Le Bread Xpress has opened vending machines in San Francsico that produce hot and fresh baguettes in seconds. The machines are operating at the new Myriad market in the Castro. The baguettes rise at a bakery in Burlingame and are slighty baked. The baking process finishes in the vending machine. Operators say the machine is a hit in France. "In a mall next to transportation, people come back from work, get their fresh...
  • He was arrested for meth, but the crumbs in his car were Krispy Kreme doughnut glaze

    07/28/2016 12:10:43 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 78 replies
    The State ^ | JULY 28, 2016 | NELL REDMOND
    An Orlando man was charged with possession of crystal meth with a gun, but a state crime lab proved him right — it was actually glaze from Krispy Kreme doughnuts. When the man stopped by the 7-Eleven without buying anything and left with an employee in his car, cops were suspicious. Orlando police were staking out the convenience store, 938 W. Colonial Dr., after neighbors complained of drug activity, the Orlando Sentinel reported. Police saw the man in the silver Chevy leave without stopping at the stop sign and speed off going 42 miles per hour in a 30 mph...
  • Panic-stricken leopard scared to DEATH after mob of villagers beat animal with sticks (Video)

    07/28/2016 9:09:46 AM PDT · by orchestra · 19 replies
    Express UK ^ | 7/28/2016 | Oli Smith
    A LEOPARD has been scared to death after a mob of villagers hunted the wild animal down and beat it with sticks. The leopard mauled ten people when a mob of villagers cornered the animal and beat it with sticks. The wild animal fought back against the locals and soon chased after dozens of other villagers. The ensuing chaos saw the leopard attack a young child while hundreds of others fled in fear. Onlookers filmed the dramatic footage as the animal attacked locals at Khajuri Pandya village in India.
  • Couple claims sexual assault by toy at hibachi restaurant

    07/28/2016 8:36:36 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 29 replies
    WIS-TV ^ | 7/27/2016
    (Some people in Murfreesboro TN need to get out more) A woman's husband said she was sexually assaulted when she was squirted with water from a toy at a hibachi restaurant. The woman, Isabelle Lassiter, and her husband, James Lassiter, called the police but refused to file charges when they arrived Monday. "It was a sexual-style assault on my wife," James Lassiter said Tuesday. The toy, used during the cook's show at Wasabi Japanese Steakhouse, was made to look like a little boy, and it shoots water when its plastic pants are pulled down. Isabelle Lassiter said she thinks the...
  • 'FIVE-YEAR WARNING': German politician issues prediction of downfall for DOOMED EU (Frauke Petry)

    07/28/2016 8:35:50 AM PDT · by orchestra · 19 replies
    Express UK ^ | 7/28/2016 | Joey Millar
    THE EUROPEAN Union (EU) has just five years to sort out its many problems before it should be eradicated, a rising German politician has declared. Ms Petry said Britain’s historic decision to leave the EU last month should be an inspiration for other countries across the continent - with an increasing number of people in Germany now favouring their own exit. She said: “I think we must finally set a deadline for the EU or all EU governments: if we don’t achieve any radical reforms in five years, then the question will also be raised in Germany.” Ms Petry’s party...
  • US 'spy plane' makes emergency landing in Russia after 'problem with its landing gear'

    07/28/2016 8:22:39 AM PDT · by orchestra · 81 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/28/2016 | Will Stewart
    A United States 'spy plane' has made an emergency landing in eastern Russia, it has emerged today. The surveillance Boeing OC-135B aircraft was flying a mission over Siberia as allowed under the Treaty on Open Skies when it reported a problem with its landing gear. The unarmed plane made an emergency landing at Khabarovsk airport, but a military source in Russia has questioned whether the technical glitch was genuine.
  • AL woman convicted of putting baby in hot oven in 2002 denied parole

    07/28/2016 8:16:28 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 13 replies
    WIS-TV ^ | 7/26/2016 | Jennifer Horton
    ELMORE COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - An Elmore County woman who put her child in a broiling oven in 2002 was denied parole on Tuesday. Ashley Smith, 14, was forced to grow up too soon with pain and emotional scars that most adults couldn’t fathom. Elmore County District Attorney Randall Houston says Ashley's last memory of her mother, Melissa Wright, was at 14-months-old. “Evidence showed that Melissa removed the racks out of the oven, turned it to broil and waited for it to heat up and then put Ashley head first into that oven,” Houston said. Wright pleaded guilty to attempted...
  • Hillary Clinton win SC? 'It's more realistic that we’ll be invaded by Martians’

    07/28/2016 7:55:26 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 20 replies
    The State ^ | 7/28/2016 | AVERY G. WILKS
    COLUMBIA Asked about the odds of Hillary Clinton winning South Carolina in this fall’s presidential election, Clemson University political scientist David Woodard replied: “It’s more realistic that we’ll be invaded by Martians.” South Carolina has not voted for a Democratic presidential candidate in four decades, and pundits do not expect that streak to end in November. Even Democrats acknowledge Clinton’s chances of beating GOP nominee Donald Trump in the Palmetto State are slim. But as Clinton celebrates her presidential nomination in Philadelphia, some within the party hold out hope she could pull off a historic upset. “She has a chance,”...
  • Byron York: Has Obama's act worn thin? President paints rosier picture of U.S. than voters see

    07/28/2016 7:27:04 AM PDT · by orchestra · 13 replies
    Washinton Examiner ^ | 7/28/2016 | Byron York
    PHILADELPHIA — For all his appeal as a speaker, and for all the love coming from Democrats crowded inside the Wells Fargo Arena, President Obama made a classic mistake in his address to the Democratic convention Wednesday night. Determined to defend his own accomplishments in office as well as convince Americans to elect Hillary Clinton for what would amount to his third term, Obama painted a picture of life in the United States that was brighter and more positive than most voters believe. "While this nation has been tested by war and recession and all manner of challenge — I...
  • Detroit police release surveillance video of suspect wanted in strip club shooting

    07/28/2016 6:32:23 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 7 replies
    WXYZ ^ | July 27, 2016
    DETROIT (WXYZ) - Detroit Police are looking for a gunman who was caught on surveillance video firing shots outside of a strip club on the city's southwest side. This all happened during the early morning hours of July 5th at The Sting Gentlemen's club.
  • Thousands turn out for Trump speech

    07/28/2016 5:21:41 AM PDT · by orchestra · 18 replies
    Toledo Blade ^ | 7/27/2016 | TOM TROY and IGNAZIO MESSINA
    (Streets around Huntington Center packed for Republican nominee) As Donald Trump’s plane arrived in suburban Toledo for an evening rally, people were still waiting — with a line two blocks long — to get into the Huntington Center to see him. Dan Roberts of Millbury was one of those who made it inside the arena in time. That’s because he waited in line since 7 a.m. today to see the GOP presidential nominee. Mr. Trump was delayed past his scheduled 8 p.m. speech time in downtown Toledo today, with the speech beginning at 8:38 p.m. His personal plane landed at...
  • Democratic Delegates Outraged Chick-Fil-A Served At DNC

    07/28/2016 5:02:06 AM PDT · by orchestra · 51 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 7/27/2016 | Casey Harper
    Chick-Fil-A sandwiches abound at the Democratic National Convention, and some of the delegates aren’t happy about it. Conference attendees can buy Chick-Fil-A sandwiches both inside and outside the convention arena. Joe Sacco, a Democratic delegate from Nevada who supports Senator Bernie Sanders and attended the LGBT caucus, told The Daily Caller News Foundation he’s unhappy Chick-Fil-A is being served.
  • Police Continue to Search for Owner of Pit Bull Who Attacked 6-Year-Old Boy in Antioch

    07/27/2016 9:43:19 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 7/27/16 | Elyce Kirchner
    Police said the dog is dangerous and still on the looseThe search continues for the owner of a pit bull who attacked a 6-year-old boy in Antioch earlier this month. Police said the dog is dangerous and still on the loose. The July 14 attack occurred in the Antioch Marina. Police said a woman and her grandson were walking in the area when out of nowhere the dog attacked the child. "The grandmother fought the dog off," said Acting Lt. Tarra Nissen with the Antioch Police Department. The dog left several wounds to the boy's groin and upper legs. The...
  • Man Finds $32,000 CD, But Bank Won't Cash It

    07/27/2016 9:33:25 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 65 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 7/27/16 | Chrs Chmura, Christine Roher, Joe Rojas and Carrie McParland
    Craig Haskell says his grandmother saved everything. So, even though she died in 1998, he just recently found something of hers in a safe deposit box: a certificate of deposit from 1997. "I just took it out and I looked at it and said, 'Oh my god. That’s $32,000,'" he explained. The paper reads $32,308.97, to be exact, with Haskell's name on it. But when he tried to cash the CD, Wells Fargo denied him. "She’s gone now; I have the death certificate to prove it," Haskell said. "My name’s on the check. And Wells Fargo can’t tell me what...
  • Vanity: PICS from the Donald Trump Event in Toledo Tonight

    07/27/2016 7:50:44 PM PDT · by RC one · 67 replies
    7/27/16 | RC One
  • Arrest of drunken cyclist leads to discovery of likely stolen beets

    07/27/2016 4:52:26 PM PDT · by Loyalist · 44 replies
    CBC News ^ | July 27, 2016 | Nina Corfu
    A senior in Truro, N.S., is thanking police after an officer recovered a bag of beets from an intoxicated cyclist which may have been stolen from her community garden plot. Olga McCabe-Cain said she arrived at the King Street community garden on the site of the former St. Mary's Elementary School in Truro at around 7 p.m. on Wednesday, only to discover that a number of her beet plants were missing. "It was so disappointing," McCabe-Cain said. "They cleaned the row right out nicely — even padded it over — and left one bunch of beets at the end." She...
  • Hunting knives stolen from Dollar Paradise in Cleveland, police report

    07/27/2016 5:29:47 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 12 replies
    NEWS NET 5 ^ | 27 JULY 2016 | FAITH BOONE
    CLEVELAND - Police have asked the public for assistance in identifying a suspect who stole $350 worth of hunting knives from a Dollar Paradise store. Authorities said the incident happened on May 2 at the Dollar Paradise store located at 3230 West 65th Street. The man allegedly took an entire display of hunting knives.
  • Democrats Ignored Cybersecurity Warnings Before Theft

    07/27/2016 5:21:51 PM PDT · by orchestra · 6 replies
    Bloomberg | 7/27/2016 | Michael Riley
    (link only) http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-07-27/democrats-said-to-ignore-cybersecurity-red-flags-before-theft?utm_content=politics&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&cmpid%3D=socialflow-twitter-politics
  • Austin man charged with hammering turtle to death told police it was self-defense

    07/27/2016 3:38:44 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 46 replies
    Dallas News ^ | 26 July, 2016 | Tom Steele
    An Austin man who is accused of beating a turtle to death with a hammer told authorities he was acting in self-defense, his arrest-warrant affidavit says. Terry Washington, 55, told police that the turtle lunged at him and repeatedly tried to bite him after it had been hooked on a fishing line on the edge of Lady Bird Lake, KVUE-TV reports. According to the affidavit, he said he killed the turtle in self-defense and in order to get the fishing hook back, then dragged it under a bridge to get it out of the view of passers-by. The June 21...
  • Teen aimed at JPSO deputy; sheriff believes gun malfunctioned(mugshot)(video)

    07/27/2016 3:37:47 PM PDT · by BBell · 81 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 7/17/16 | Michelle Hunter, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    The teen shot and killed by a Jefferson Parish deputy sheriff in a Metairie warehouse late Tuesday (July 26) had attempted to fire his weapon but the gun may have malfunctioned, Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said in a press conference. "Devon Martes tried to kill one of my officers," Normand said, referring to the 17-year-old man who was killed. "Devon Martes is not the victim. The victim in this case is Deputy Dave Dalton." The shooting took place just before midnight at 4013 N. Interstate 10 Service Road inside a warehouse used to sort and distribute newspapers to dealers...
  • Obama Is Said to Have Picked Presidential Library Site in Chicago

    07/27/2016 3:11:57 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 56 replies
    New York Times ^ | July 27, 2016 | Julie Hirschfeld Davis
    President Obama and the foundation helping to plot his path after the White House have selected Jackson Park on the South Side of Chicago as the site of his presidential library, ending a debate within his inner circle about the location, a person familiar with the decision said Wednesday. Mr. Obama and his presidential foundation have been deliberating for months over whether to place the library in Jackson Park, which is on a broad expanse of Lake Michigan and borders the Woodlawn neighborhood, or in the Washington Park neighborhood, which is closer to the Obamas’ home in Chicago. …
  • What would you do if you won $3 million? This man spent it on meth

    07/27/2016 11:38:41 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 48 replies
    The State ^ | 7/27/2016 | TOM UHLER
    “When I win the lottery ...” How many of us have chanted that refrain, daydreaming about how we’d quit our jobs, grab our winnings and head to a secluded beach with the family to live in blissful paradise? Or whatever your imagination conjures life-after-hitting-the-jackpot to be. Of course it hardly ever turns out that way. We’re always hearing about lottery winners who blew it all. But Ronnie Music Jr., 45, a former maintenance supervisor in Georgia, has taken the storyline to a new depth. Music, who won $3 million in a scratch-off lottery game in Georgia last year, invested his...
  • Indiana General Election: Trump 50% (+14) Clinton 36%

    07/27/2016 6:30:00 AM PDT · by orchestra · 30 replies
    Political Polls ^ | 7/27/2016
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