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  • First guilty verdicts for sexual assaults at Cologne NYE [sentenced to probation]

    07/07/2016 9:45:38 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies ^ | 07 Jul 2016 16:26 GMT+02:00
    Two men were on Thursday pronounced guilty of sexual assault on New Year’s Eve in Cologne and handed probationary sentences. The Cologne court found a 21-year-old Iraqi guilty and handed down a one-year probationary sentence, reports Spiegel. The court said it was evident that Hussein A. had kissed a young woman against her will and had licked her face. […] An Algerian man, Hassan T., was also found guilty of being an accomplice to a sexual assault that was carried out by a group of 15 to 20 men. The 26-year-old told a man who was with the two female...
  • Of 15 Arrested Rapist Jihadis in Koln, 14 from Syria, 1 from Afghanistan

    01/08/2016 8:26:21 PM PST · by Yaelle · 34 replies
    Frankfurter Allgemeine ^ | 1/9/2016 | Reiner Burger
    Zur Frage der Herkunft der Männer vor dem Hauptbahnhof berichtet der Beamte der Zeitung, durch seine Gruppe habe es in der Nacht 15 vorläufige Festnahmen gegeben. Diese Personen seien „definitiv erst wenige Tage oder Wochen“ in Deutschland gewesen: „Von diesen Personen waren 14 aus Syrien und eine aus Afghanistan. Das ist die Wahrheit. Auch wenn sie schmerzt.“ My translation of above: A law enforcement official answered the question of where the men [attackers] originated and told the paper his squad arrested 15 that night. These people were definitely only a few weeks or days in the country. "Of these men,...

    01/07/2016 2:32:41 PM PST · by wtd · 16 replies
    TundraTabloids ^ | 1/7/2016 | KGS
    FINNISH POLICE HAD INTEL OF COLOGNE RAPE-JIHAD INTENDED FOR HELSINKI NEW YEARS EVE, STOPPED MUSLIM ASYLUM ATTACKERS IN TIME……This is an update to a previous storySo this was not just a random happening, it was organized in tandem with muslim operatives in Germany, and not only did German officials know about it in time (UPDATE: Finnish journalist contacts the TT and says not sure Germans warned the Finns), they passed information to Finnish officials who were able to act in time and prevent rapes, molestations and general robbery and thuggery by muslim settler males. Cologne events were intended for...
  • Cover-up claim over NYE mass sexual assaults (Köln, Germany)

    01/04/2016 2:42:04 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 32 replies ^ | 04 Jan 2016 19:23 GMT+01:00
    Men of "Arab background" were likely responsible for sexual assaults on dozens of women in central Cologne over the New Year, police said on Monday - as a social media storm accused police and media of a cover-up. Around 60 complaints have been made to the police in Cologne after a group of around 1,000 men attacked revelers in the city center in a brutal and "completely unheard of" way, Wolfgang Albers, Chief of Police in the Rhineland city said at a press conference on Monday afternoon. Around a third of the complaints were of sexual assault, regional paper Express...
  • German police clear two train stations due to 'imminent threat' of terror attack

    12/31/2015 7:53:13 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/31/2015
    <p>Two Munich train stations were evacuated Thursday due to an "imminent threat" of a terror attack just minutes before New Year's celebrations were set to hit the German city.</p> <p>Bavaria's Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann told reporters at Munich's police headquarters authorities had received information that the terror group Islamic State was behind the threat.</p>
  • NYE in Muslim-Saturated Brussels: 804 Cars Torched, Xmas Tree Explodes, Car Pushed Down Subway

    01/01/2016 10:51:45 PM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 32 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 02 January 2016 | Reaganite Republican
    In all cases immigrant perpetrators described  by disingenuous media as 'Belgian youths' Belgian blog sites are reporting on mayhem in Brussels in New Year's Eve (where they cancelled New Year's celebrations entirely in a vain attempt to avoid Muslim violence). The stories are being buried/spun by media -despite their magnitude- because the EU, MSM, and Belgian government feel a persistent need to lie to their people about the reckless Islamic invasion they've brought upon Europe... Violent scum described as 'Belgian youths' (by any site that dared report it) pushed a small car down the steps of a Brussels subway station as terrified (actual)...
  • German police hunt for seven Iraqi suicide bombers who planned to launch New Year's Eve attacks

    01/01/2016 11:37:27 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 01/01/2015 | Jay Akbar
    * French, US intelligence agencies warned Germany of suicide bomb attacks * Their report identified seven Iraqis living in Munich as potential attackers * Two Munich stations evacuated after warnings of 'serious, imminent threat' * Soldiers on the streets of Paris, extra police in London, Madrid and Istanbul ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ German police are hunting seven suspected suicide bombers who planned to blow themselves up in Munich train stations during the New Year's Eve celebrations, it has been reported. French and US intelligence agencies are said to have given Germany the names of the seven suspects, thought to be from Iraq and...
  • Turkey Foils New Year's Eve Terror Attack Plot

    12/31/2015 6:44:47 PM PST · by traumer · 20 replies
    Two men are thought to have been preparing an attack in the centre of Ankara where crowds gather to celebrate the New Year. Police seized a suicide vest armed with a bomb, an explosive device fortified with ball bearings and metal sticks and placed inside a backpack, as well as bomb-making equipment Turkish police have detained two suspected Islamic State militants believed to be planning suicide attacks during New Year celebrations in central Ankara, officials said. The two men were detained in a raid on a house in the low-income Mamak neighbourhood of Ankara. Police seized a suicide vest armed...
  • Belgium Shocked by New Terror Arrests: Muslim Radicals Had Planned New Year's Attacks

    12/31/2015 5:56:52 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 84 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12-31-2015 | Michael van der Galien
    Belgium has arrested six terror suspects. The terrorists, all Islamic, had planned to carry out attacks during the New Year's party in the country's capital, Brussels. The six were arrested during a massive operation in the Brussels neighborhood of Molenbeek, its suburb Laken, and in the towns of Sint-Pieters Leeuw and Anderlecht. Yesterday, Belgian authorities arrested another man -- Ayoub B. -- on the suspicion of membership in a terrorist organization and involvement in terror related murders. That arrest came a few days after Belgian police arrested two men -- SaĂŻd S. and Mohamed K. -- because they too had...
  • Huge fire near New Year's Eve celebrations at Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

    12/31/2015 9:54:45 AM PST · by prisoner6 · 66 replies
    Fox News TV ^ | 12/31/2016 | NA
    Pics just on TV. Link is for future reference.
  • Paris to celebrate New Year under high surveillance (Muslim tradition - burning cars)

    12/27/2015 3:40:11 PM PST · by Libloather · 10 replies
    France 24 via MSN ^ | 12/27/15 | Avi Davis
    The traditional New Year's Eve celebrations on the Champs-Elysees will be the first large assembly to be sanctioned in Paris since France's state of emergency started in November. Each year, hundreds of thousands of people gather on Paris's Champs-Elysees to celebrate the "Reveillon," as the French call December 31. But after a year that started with the Charlie Hebdo attacks and ended with the November 13 shooting and bomb attacks that killed 130 people, it was unclear whether New Year celebrations in Paris would go ahead as usual. France has been under a state of emergency since November 13, and...
  • Trump Joining Fox News for New Year’s Eve

    12/22/2015 12:17:33 PM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 29 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | 12/22/15 12:09 PM EST | By Hadas Gold at Politico
    Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump will join Fox News for its New Year's Eve countdown special, hosts Eric Bolling and Kimberly Guilfoyle revealed. "Trump is going to ring in the new year with us," Bolling said on The Five. The GOP candidate will join the broadcast from Florida, at his Mar-A-Lago estate. (full article at link)
  • NYPD Slow: Times Square had 1 million revelers, zero tickets

    01/10/2015 12:47:02 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 28 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 10, 2015 11:56 AM EST | Colleen Long and Jennifer Peltz
    Of all the statistics from the recent New Year’s Eve in Times Square—1 million revelers, 2,000 pounds of confetti, thousands of police officers, dozens of surveillance cameras—there is one number that stands out: zero, as in zero tickets for low-level crimes. No tickets for having an open container of alcohol, no tickets for public urination, no tickets for double parking, no tickets for furry, costumed characters hassling tourists to take their picture. Add in low-level arrests, and there was just one, for a subway-related offense. And that wasn’t just on New Year’s Eve. That was for the entire week containing...
  • Muslims Torch 940 Cars Across France on New Year’s Eve

    01/03/2015 1:32:31 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 26 replies
    The enemedia is applauding this because the number is a few shy of last year’s mass car burnings — as if this were consequential. Wrong. Burning close to 1000 cars is the lede — that’s the story, but media has little to say about that, and even less about the fact that it was Muslims. Perhaps the number would have been higher if so many French Muslims hadn’t gone to the Middle East to wage jihad alongside the Islamic State.
  • The Complete Twilight Zone Viewrers Marathon Today

    12/31/2014 8:50:45 AM PST · by Gefn · 112 replies
    Paleofuture ^ | 12/31/2014 | Matt Novak
    It's the most wonderful time of the year! New Year's Eve might be a garbage holiday, but at least e have Syfy's Twilight Zone Marathon to console us. Below, a list of when you can watch each episode during this years festivities.

    12/29/2014 7:34:01 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/29/2014 | Kerry Picket
    Anti-police protesters are planning to disrupt New Year’s Eve celebrations at major metropolitan sites. The website Stop Mass Incarceration calls upon activists to not allow New Years Eve 2015 “to go down because business as usual in Amerikkka includes wanton police murder of Black people.”The announcement says that as Americans around the country ringing in the New Year must be disrupted: “The refusal of grand juries in Ferguson and Staten Island to indict the cops who murdered Michael Brown and Eric Garner made this clear. So the powerful, beautiful and necessary outpourings that have disrupted this society’s normal routine must...
  • Justice Sotomayor to Drop Ball, Not Gavel, on 2014 Times Square Countdown [Celebrity Justice!]

    12/29/2013 1:03:51 PM PST · by Steelfish · 29 replies
    NYTimes ^ | December 29, 2013
    Justice Sotomayor to Drop Ball, Not Gavel, on 2014 Times Square Countdown December 29, 2013 NEW YORK — U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor will take center stage among about 1 million revelers in New York's Times Square to usher in 2014 by pressing the button to lower the iconic countdown ball, organizers said on Sunday. New York native Sotomayor will join pop star Lady Gaga, boxing great Muhammad Ali as well as Bill and Hillary Clinton among those who have had the honor of starting the ball drop, which organizers said will be watched by an estimated 1...
  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "Repeat Performance"(1947)

    12/29/2013 11:51:46 AM PST · by ReformationFan · 13 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1947 | Alfred Werker
  • Justice Sotomayor to helm Times Square ball drop

    12/29/2013 7:33:28 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 39 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 29, 2013 9:52 AM EST
    The countdown to the new year in Times Square is getting some high-profile help—U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. The organizers of the annual celebration announced Sunday that Sotomayor will lead the final 60-second countdown and push the ceremonial button to signal the descent of the Times Square New Year’s Eve ball. …
  • KDOC Los Angeles Had The Most Spectacularly Disastrous New Year’s Special In The History Of TV

    01/07/2013 11:18:38 AM PST · by EveningStar · 20 replies
    Mediaite ^ | January 5, 2013 | Andrew Kirell
    Note: This is NSFW. The article, and especially the video, contain profanity.KDOC Los Angeles Had The Most Spectacularly Disastrous New Year’s Special In The History Of Television Okay, so lots of things have been said about this year’s batch of New Year’s Eve TV broadcasts — mostly about Kathy Griffin bending down to kiss Anderson Cooper‘s crotch on CNN’s air. But forget that. Just forget it. It wasn’t important. After you read this post, none of those other faux-NYE messes will be relevant. Why? Because independent local Los Angeles station KDOC’s New Year’s Eve special was the most glorious train...
  • Muslims Burn About 1,200 Cars on New Year’s Eve in France

    01/01/2013 2:41:12 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 36 replies
    The Conservative Papers ^ | January 1, 2013 | alpineski
    Muslims Burn About 1,200 cars on New Year’s Eve in France Interior Minister Manuel Valls said Tuesday that 1,193 vehicles were burned overnight around the country. Clashes between police and offenders in the New Year’s Eve took place in the Muslim majority districts in the city of Strasbourg and Mulhouse. About seven police officers were attacked New Years eve night. Around 1,200 cars were burned by rioting Muslims on the New Year’s Eve in France, where the mass burning cars in the national holidays are kind of tradition among Muslim residents of the disadvantaged suburbs of immigrants. In recent years,...
  • NEW YEAR’S EVE Support for Our Military - Pic Heavy - Olney, MD - Wk 310, Dec. 31, 2011

    01/05/2012 7:06:17 AM PST · by trooprally · 15 replies
    Seven Patriots supported our troops in Olney this morning of New Year’s Eve. Our special guest today was 3DJoy who brought up some warm southern temps for the DC area the past 10 days. Some spring bulbs even started to come up. While I was in the sun, I had to remove my jacket. Of course when the shade over took my spot, it got a little chilly and back on went the jacket. We also had a “newbie” today. Martin from [Mrs] T’s and Cindy_True_Supporter’s American Legion Post. Martin had such a good time waving, talking with every one...
  • Dead blackbirds fall again in Arkansas town

    01/01/2012 10:15:43 AM PST · by yank in the UK · 47 replies
    Yahoo news ^ | 1st Jan, 2012 | Jeannie Nuss
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Thousands of dead blackbirds rained down on a town in central Arkansas last New Year's Eve after revelers set off fireworks that spooked them from their roost, and officials were reporting a similar occurrence Saturday as 2012 approached.
  • New Year’s Eve passes ‘quietly’ [France]

    01/03/2011 5:14:50 AM PST · by nuconvert · 10 replies
    The Connexion ^ | January 03, 2011
    NEW Year’s Eve was quiet “with no major incidents” according to the Interior Minister, who has been criticised by the Opposition for a “minimalist” report on the night. Interior Minister Brice Hortefeux has not published figures for cars burned during the night (a new year tradition for criminals) because he believes the annual toll is turning into a competition. Publishing figures just gives a kind of target for criminals to beat, he believes, having refused to publish similar figures for car burning on July 14 last year. Nonetheless, the minister said that 501 people were questioned by police during the...
  • Snooki To Be Inside Ball That Drops On NYE

    12/08/2010 1:37:23 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 35 replies · 3+ views
    <p>LOS ANGELES -- You know it's New Year's Eve when the Snooki drops - or at least you will this year.</p> <p>MTV says it plans to put "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi inside a ball that drops in New York's Times Square to ring in 2011 as part of its "MTV New Year's Bash" special.</p>
  • Perdogg Predictions 2010 (post your predictions)

    12/12/2009 10:36:32 AM PST · by Perdogg · 51 replies · 1,840+ views
    Perdogg's Crystal Ball | 12.12.09 | Perdogg
    Recape Predictions for 2009 Business/Economy 1) The last half of 2008 will be declared a recession and it will continue through the first quarter. We will have little growth in the 2nd and 3rd quarter, modest growth in the 4th quarter. >Right 2) The Dow will finish at 11,500 on the last trading day of 2009, which will be Thursday, December 31st. >probably not 3) Dollar at the end of 2009 will equal € 1.32 > No ADD strikes again. I meant to say 1 Euro = $1.32 - No either way 4) Unemployment will peak in early fall. >TBD...

    12/24/2009 12:11:51 PM PST · by freespeechzones · 77 replies · 2,623+ views
    The Last Crusade ^ | December 24, 2009 | Dr. Paul Williams
    Further proof to support President Barack Obama’s assertion that America is no longer a Judeo-Christian nation will be unveiled on New York’s Eve. When the ball drops at midnight on Times Square, a massive message will appear on the 26-foot by 20-foot JumbroTron not to issue New Year greetings but to maintain that Islam is a religion of peace and goodwill, despite a rash of recent attacks by radical Muslims on American soil.
  • BART appeals for calm as footage shows shooting..Update

    01/05/2009 5:59:05 PM PST · by GSP.FAN · 47 replies · 1,385+ views
    SFgate ^ | Jan 5 09 | Demian Bulwa
    01-04) 19:38 PST Oakland -- BART's police chief asked for patience from the public on Sunday after video footage surfaced showing one of his officers fatally shooting an unarmed man who was on the ground on a station platform on New Year's Day, and after an attorney for the dead man's family said he planned to sue the transit agency for $25 million.
  • More than a thousand cars torched on New Year's Eve (France)

    01/01/2009 4:25:32 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 54 replies · 1,735+ views
    Update: The French press reported that the Interior Ministry released a final "verified" count of 1,147 vehicles burned in France over New Year's Eve. The number is up 30.64% from last year's total, 878. REUTERS - At least 445 cars were torched over the night of New Year's Eve in France, a 20 percent rise on last year, but there were relatively few clashes with police, the Interior Ministry and police said on Thursday. Car burnings are regular occurrences in France but the registering the New Year's Eve total has become something of a tradition since they achieved symbolic status...
  • ** Official 2009 Prediction Thread ** Place your Predictions Here

    12/31/2008 9:34:55 AM PST · by Scythian · 106 replies · 29,961+ views
    Okay, I'll start: 1) Blagojevich walks scott free 2) My salary continues to remain stagnate 3) The bailout results in a massive debt to taxpayers with zero benefit to them 4) Iran aquires nuclear weapons and we (including Bush) failed to do anything about it 5) Jamie Gertz continue's to become even more attractive as she ages
  • Happy New Year 2009 !!

    12/31/2008 5:47:14 PM PST · by lainie · 76 replies · 1,204+ views
    Sydney Harbor, AustraliaAhmahdabad, IndiaSeoul, South KoreaThe KremlinLondonBrandenburg Gate, BerlinManilaIt's cooooooold in Times Square
  • New Year's hangover? Take two eels and call me in the morning

    12/25/2008 12:52:59 PM PST · by dynachrome · 11 replies · 574+ views
    AFP via ^ | 12-21-08 | unattributed
    The French call it "la gueule de bois," or wooden mouth. For Germans, it's "Kater," or a tomcat. Japanese know it as "futsukayoi," or "two-days drunk." But whatever the language and wherever it takes place, a hangover is the same: headache, nausea, shaking, blurred vision, biliousness, dry mouth... the list of evils is long. In Roman times, Pliny the Elder swore by raw owls' eggs. In Elizabethan England, a pair of eels suffocated in wine was touted as the trick. Green frogs were an acceptable substitute for those who were out of eels. In the 19th century, hungover chimney sweeps...
  • Iraq: In a safer Baghdad, Iraqis party for 2008

    01/02/2008 12:33:37 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 10 replies · 180+ views
    Reuters ^ | 12/31/07 | Peter Graff
    In a safer Baghdad, Iraqis party for 2008 By Peter Graff Mon Dec 31, 4:23 PM ET On New Year's Eve Ridaa al-Azzawi squeezed into his pointy snakeskin boots, his tight black sweater and his snazzy corduroy flared jeans, hustled down to a Baghdad hotel ballroom and partied for peace. 2008 arrived in a less-violent Baghdad, and residents said it was the first real party they had seen in years. At the stroke of midnight, exuberant locals fired into the air with automatic rifles, sending red tracer fire streaking over the city, as fireworks lit up the sky. While the...
  • We are dropping a Hershey Kiss here tonight for New Years. What is your town dropping?

    12/31/2007 5:33:10 PM PST · by AGreatPer · 99 replies · 479+ views
    na | AGreatPer
    Hershey is dropping a Hershey Kiss tonight for New Years Eve. I wonder what other towns are dropping?
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush A tribute to the Dose Hosts (photos): 12-31-07

    12/31/2007 4:38:40 PM PST · by snugs · 176 replies · 364+ views
    Today the President signed into law S. 2271, the "Sudan Accountability and Divestment Act of 2007 Click here for further details Today, Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour announced the appointment of Representative Roger Wicker to serve as United State Senator for the State of Mississippi, succeeding Senator Trent Lott. Click here for the President's comments The President also issued his New Year message see Quote of the Day for the contents. At the end of the year it is often a time reflect on the previous year or maybe to look forward to something special or life changing that you know...
  • D.A., cops warn revelers against celebration shootings

    12/31/2007 1:39:33 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 8 replies · 291+ views
    Philadephia Daily News ^ | 12/31/07 | JULIE SHAW
    Don't be a fool: Pumping bullets into the air on New Year's Eve is illegal, could put you in the slammer and could get someone killed. That's the annual reminder being sent out to the public by the city's top brass and by one victim of New Year's Eve stupidity who doesn't want what happened to him to happen to others. District Attorney Lynne Abraham and Police Chief Inspector Anthony DiLacqua are expected to make this announcement at a news conference today in the D.A.'s building with victim Joe Jaskolka, who was 11 when he was struck in the head...
  • Three blasts in Thailand wound 27 (ROP new years attack)

    12/31/2007 11:59:18 AM PST · by Proud_USA_Republican · 9 replies · 279+ views ^ | 12/30/2007 | Reuters
    BANGKOK - Explosives planted by suspected Muslim militants went off at three locations in southern Narathiwat Province near the Malaysian border early on Monday wounding 27 people, police said. The blasts, at the border town of Sungai Kolok, went off in near succession by parking lots of two hotels and at a discotheque, they said. Two of the blasts came from improvised explosives stashed in fuel tanks of motorcycles abandoned at the parking lots.
  • FReeper Predictions for 2008

    12/30/2007 11:05:44 PM PST · by Momaw Nadon · 71 replies · 482+ views
    Free Republic ^ | Monday, December 31, 2007 | Free Republic
    Happy New Year's Eve to all at Free Republic!!! Make your predictions for 2008. Good Luck!!!
  • Times Square confetti to carry messages

    12/30/2007 8:50:32 AM PST · by Daffynition · 16 replies · 316+ views
    YahooNews ^ | Dec 29, 2007 | staff reporter
    Messages and wishes for the new year from people around the world will float down on the New Year's Eve revelers in Times Square when the confetti is dropped. For the first time, anyone can get a message printed on a piece of the multicolored confetti by visiting the Times Square Information Center or by using the Internet to type a message on a "Wishing Wall Online" — The message-carrying pieces will be mixed among the more than one ton of confetti, organizers said. Messages can be serious or silly, said Tim Tompkins, a spokesman for the Times Square...
  • No Brussels Fireworks Amid Terror Threat

    12/30/2007 7:32:45 AM PST · by blam · 11 replies · 221+ views
    At&T ^ | 12-30-2007
    No Brussels Fireworks Amid Terror Threat Published: 12/30/07, 10:05 AM EDT BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) - Traditional New Year's Eve fireworks in central Brussels have been canceled due to a continuing terror threat in the Belgian capital, officials said Sunday. The popular downtown Christmas market will close early, at 6 p.m., on Dec. 31 rather than staying open all night, and the adjacent skating rink will shut at 8 p.m. Authorities warned of an increased risk of attack after police last week detained 14 people suspected of plotting to help an accused al-Qaida militant break out of jail. The inmate, Nizar...
  • A Few of FR's Finest....Every Day....12-28-07 to 1-1-08....New Year's Eve In Times Square

    12/27/2007 9:10:06 PM PST · by Aquamarine · 720 replies · 433+ views
    A Few of FR's Finest....Every Day Free Republic made its debut in September, 1996, and the forum was added in early 1997.   Over 200,000 people have registered for posting privileges on Free Republic, and the forum is read daily by tens of thousands of concerned citizens and patriots from all around the country and the world. A Few of FR's Finest....Every Day was introduced on June 24, 2002. It's only a small room in JimRob's house where we can get to know one another a little better; salute and support our military and our leaders; pray for those in...
  • Staying Home (grab the barf bucket, folks!)

    12/23/2007 8:11:25 PM PST · by paltz · 88 replies · 1,087+ views ^ | December 16, 2007 | By BRIAN GOEDDE
    It’s New Year’s Eve a few years back: candles are lighted in Emily’s “cozy one-bedroom” apartment, iTunes shifts seamlessly from the Magnetic Fields to Maria Callas to Nina Simone, and although we love to look out her second-story windows at the packs of people clamoring between bars and parties, and although we half-made plans to go to bars and parties ourselves, there’s no way we’re going out. The abortion is scheduled for two days from now, and we’re holing up.
  • Yale Choir Assaulted; No Arrests By SFPD ( Choir sang The Star Spangled Banner )

    01/10/2007 10:25:26 PM PST · by george76 · 84 replies · 2,313+ views
    ABC7 ^ | Jan. 8 | Dan Noyes
    - KGO - Members of a renowned choral group from Yale University were attacked outside a New Year's Eve party in San Francisco, sending several of them to the hospital. Now the police department is coming under fire for its handling of the case. This does not look good for the city. Yale sends its popular singing group, The Baker's Dozen, on a holiday concert tour. And San Francisco sends the young men away bloody, bruised, and several of them seriously injured. Laura Aziz sent her son, Sharyar, off on a concert tour with one of Yale University's singing groups...
  • Calif. Husband, Wife Leave Sons Home Alone

    01/05/2006 8:02:57 AM PST · by Calpernia · 19 replies · 473+ views
    1010 WINS ^ | Jan 5, 12:14 AM EST | JULIANA BARBASSA
    MANTECA, Calif. (AP) -- A married couple who got a dog sitter for their puppies but left the man's young children home alone while they vacationed in Las Vegas were arrested Wednesday, police said. Jacob Calero, 39, and Michelle De La Vega, 32, were taken into custody as they arrived home on a flight to Oakland. They had left town Friday to celebrate the new year, authorities said. The couple apparently told 9-year-old Joshua to look after his 5-year-brother, Jason, who is autistic. The children spent one night alone before police found them. The grandmother, Libbey Holden, said she called...
  • Nephew shoots gun on New Years Eve, hits water pipe

    12/31/2005 9:18:05 PM PST · by Supernatural · 88 replies · 1,668+ views
    Self | 1/1/06 | Supernatural
    Called my sister shortly before midnight. She said her husband has three guns loaded to shoot off for New Year's Eve. I don't approve of this. I told her to shoot the guns into the ground, not into the air.They followed my advice. When my nephew shot one of the guns into the ground he hit a water pipe. Now water is gushing out of the ground. Just desserts. What can I say?
  • Rollicking Sendoff for 2005 in New Orleans

    12/31/2005 5:10:21 PM PST · by Ellesu · 10 replies · 304+ views ^ | 12/31/05 | CAIN BURDEAU
    Ringing out one of the worst years in its colorful history, New Orleans launched into a rollicking New Year's Eve of memorials and merrymaking, from a traditional jazz funeral procession in honor of the hundreds of hurricane victims to an after-dark New Year's party. Despite the destruction still evident four months after Hurricane Katrina, the city decided to welcome the New Year with fireworks, concerts, and in a twist on the Times Square ball drop, the lowering of a giant gumbo pot to mark the start of 2006. "New Orleans is back open, so come on down and start visiting....
  • Moscow, Russia - Leaflets warn of New Years Eve terrorism

    12/30/2005 1:00:41 AM PST · by HAL9000 · 11 replies · 365+ views via PROMT translation ^ | December 30, 2005
    Are hanged out In Moscow on houses leaflets about tomorrow's acts of terrorism Terrorists are going to lead tomorrow in Moscow the large armed action, radio station " Echo of Moscow " referring to the operative information which has acted to address of capital authorities informs. In this connection authorities of city have disposed to check up all uninhabited, basement and garrets for explosives. Besides written preventions of probable acts of terrorism have appeared on apartment houses of the Western district of Moscow. These are x-copies of the telephone message in which zamprefekta the Western district asks heads of...
  • Ebony Moon: New Year's Eve 2005

    12/29/2005 6:44:17 PM PST · by lainie · 28 replies · 2,588+ views
    What's Up In Space EBONY MOON: According to modern folklore, when there are two Full Moons in a month, we call the second a Blue Moon. Question: what do you call it when there are two New Moons in a month? It's about to happen. On Dec. 31st, New Year's Eve, the moon will be new for the second time this month. (The first time was Dec. 1st.) Double new moons occur about once every 2.5 years, the same frequency as Blue Moons. There's no widely accepted name for a second New Moon, so we asked SpaceWeather readers to suggest...
  • Does Your Town Have "First Night" New Year's Eve?

    12/28/2005 10:15:27 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 6 replies · 444+ views
    raccoonradio ^ | 12/28/05 | raccoonradio
    Does your town or city have a First Night celebration? Mine does--Beverly, MA. Admittedly this year it's been cut back due to lack of volunteers--will "end" at 9:30--but I'm looking forward to it. Usually I work on New Year's Eve but I get it off this year and next. First Night started in Boston (and the "First Night" name is licensed through that organization) around the time of the Bicentennial as an "alcohol-free New Year's celebration" with arts, concerts, fun for the kids, etc. I live within walking distance of the events here... no worry about drunk drivers (though I'll...
  • Rush Guitarist and Family Want Ritz To Pick Up Tab In Lawsuit (Florida Police Brutality Case)

    06/03/2005 12:55:18 AM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 22 replies · 1,576+ views
    All Headline News | 6-3-2005 | Douglas Maher
    Rush Guitarist Alex Lifeson and Family Want Ritz To Pick Up Tab In Lawsuit Douglas Maher-All Headline News Reporter June 3,2005 3:15 EST Naples,Florida (AHN)-Guitarist for the rock band Rush, Alex Lifeson, his son Justin, and daughter-in-law Michelle filed a lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court in Ft.Myers, Florida against the Ritz-Carlton, its security director and three sheriff’s deputies stemming from a New Year’s Eve 2003 altercation at the Naples hotel. Alex, Justin and Michelle Zivojinovich allege the defendants violated their civil rights, battered and falsely imprisoned them before their arrests on criminal charges that were either later dropped or...