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  • Rape charges against 4 California dentists dismissed after video contradicts woman's story

    10/13/2018 10:33:56 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    KSNV-TV ^ | 10/1/18 | Marvin Clemons
    Four dentists from California, including three brothers, who faced rape charges for the alleged assault of a woman at the Wynn Las Vegas, had all charges dismissed in court Monday. Charged were Ali Badkoobehi and brothers Poria Edalat, Saman Edalat and Sina Edalat. The charges included sex assault
  • LIVE:President Trump Holds MAGA Rally 7pm today (LV time) Las Vegas Convention Center.

    09/20/2018 10:42:46 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 207 replies
    President Donald Trump plans to visit Las Vegas on Thursday for a “Make America Great Again” rally in advance of the November midterm elections, the Review-Journal has learned. The rally is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Details, such as which Republican candidates will appear at the event, are still to be determined. This will be Trump’s seventh rally in Las Vegas since he declared his candidacy for the presidency in June 2015. The White House announced the campaign event after canceling scheduled rallies in Missouri and Mississippi on Thursday and Friday so that the president...
  • The Fed may have triggered the '08 crash by accident

    09/15/2018 7:36:39 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 129 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/15/18 | DOUG CARR
    The gut-wrenching slide of the 2008 stock market crash is unforgettable for those caught in it. In the six weeks from the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy on Sep. 17, the stock market lost over 40 percent of its value. A quarter of trading days had plunges of 4 percent or more. Investors saw life’s savings dissipate. Traders saw a year’s work and bonus compensation vaporize. The Federal Reserve and U.S. Treasury, which had been scrambling to cope with the developing financial crisis, accelerated their efforts to a frenetic pace, developing program after program to stem the panic. A chart of the...
  • Officer fatally shoots man after entering wrong apartment

    09/07/2018 10:05:52 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 45 replies
    Yahoo/GMA ^ | 9/7 | Morgan Windsor
    Dallas police and the county district attorney's office are investigating after police said one of their officers shot and killed a 26-year-old man Thursday night upon returning home from her shift and entering the wrong apartment in her building. Preliminary information suggests the off-duty officer, who has not been publicly identified, was still wearing her police uniform and was returning home after working a full shift, the Dallas Police Department said in a statement Friday.
  • Connecticut woman blows off fingers after mistaking dynamite for candle

    09/07/2018 10:12:43 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 79 replies
    ABC 7 New York ^ | September 7, 2018
    A woman was seriously injured in Connecticut after authorities say she mistook a stick of dynamite for a candle.
  • Lindsey Graham on Booker's 'Gotcha' Document: You Should Have 'Read the Damn Thing'

    09/07/2018 10:11:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 58 replies ^ | September 7, 2018 | Cortney O'Brien
    Democratic senators put on quite a show Thursday at Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing. Desperate for a "gotcha" moment that would disqualify the Trump nominee, the senators asked pointed questions and gave lectures about transparency. But, they embarrassed themselves in the process. Sen. Cory Booker (NJ) got the loudest laugh.Booker's theatrics came at the very beginning of the hearing. He interrupted Chairman Chuck Grassley's opening remarks to announce that he had broken Senate rules and released "committee confidential" documents about Kavanaugh's opinions on racial profiling. He even referred to himself as "Spartacus," as if he was some kind of...
  • Hunter misses squirrel, shoots own brother instead

    09/06/2018 9:38:16 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 83 replies
    Fox News / NY Post ^ | September 6, 2018
    Well, that was quick. On Sept. 1, the opening day of Iowa’s squirrel-hunting season, a 50-year-old man accidentally shot his brother, 55, at the Brushy Creek State Recreation Area, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources reported. Sao Bunpan and his brother Khor were hunting with two others when Khor accidentally shot Sao in the upper body, authorities believe. Sao was initially rushed to a hospital in Webster City, before being brought to Des Moines for further treatment. His injuries are said to be non-life-threatening. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are investigating the incident, though they do not suspect...
  • Mountain Dew Mistakenly Tells All of Scotland to Masturbate for 'Epic Thrills'

    08/30/2018 1:31:45 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 41 replies
    Vice ^ | August 29, 2018 | Jelisa Castrodale
    Not terribly long ago, The Scotsman newspaper printed a helpful list of 15 words that have alternate meanings in Scotland. It pointed out that pudding has nothing to do with a Jell-O mix but is often a sausage made from pigs’ blood, that messages means grocery shopping, and that if you mince something, you’ve pretty much effed it up. Unfortunately, the paper failed to include chug on the list, which is why Mountain Dew UK is being dragged across Scottish Twitter for inadvertently telling everyone that they’re chronic masturbators.
  • Body of possible chase suspect found inside entrance column of Lancaster [CA] supermarket

    08/11/2018 11:09:14 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 18 replies
    A decomposing body was found inside the entrance column of a supermarket in Lancaster on Saturday, and investigators believe it may be a chase suspect who escaped authorities earlier this week. ... LASD Lt. John Corina said the manager of the store smelled a strong odor from the column in front of the business. He assumed it was a sewage leak and called out a plumber to check it out. The plumber and store's handyman then broke off some of the brick from the column and found a leg and shoe inside, Corina said. … Corina said the unidentified suspect...
  • Satellite Images Suggest Something Happened at Iranian Nuclear Facility -- But

    12/10/2011 3:52:32 AM PST · by nuconvert · 59 replies
    Fox ^ | December 09, 2011 | Amy Kellogg
    The first clear pictures of Iran’s nuclear site near Isfahan have been published and analyzed following an explosion at or near the site on Nov. 28, and they provide another piece of the puzzle. But what happened there remains a mystery. -excerpt- ISIS analysts who looked at the images from Isfahan said there had been a dramatic change in the landscape around a tunnel leading down to a storage facility on the periphery of the uranium conversion site. Several structures above that storage facility, which had been there for 15 years and stood intact as recently as August, are gone....
  • Hatch to Google: I'm not dead, here's proof

    07/24/2018 6:55:47 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/24/18 | Judy Kurtz
    Sen. Orrin Hatch wants the world to know he’s very much alive after a Google search results snafu had declared the 84-year-old Utah Republican dearly departed. On Monday night, Hatch’s office pointed out the news of the senator’s “death” via the search engine. Pulling from a faulty Wikipedia entry, Google had declared that Hatch passed away last September. Matt Whitlock, Hatch's spokesman, tells ITK, “When Sen. Hatch first heard of his passing he was quite alarmed. Having advanced four major bills last night he was surprised to hear that he may have been dead the whole time.” Hatch’s office tweeted...
  • Trump says he misspoke during Putin news conference

    07/17/2018 1:14:55 PM PDT · by babble-on · 80 replies
    UPI ^ | 07/17/2018 | Danielle Haynes
    July 17 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he misspoke during a news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin when he said he didn't "see any reason why" Russia would interfere in the 2016 U.S. election. Speaking to reporters from the White House, Trump said he was surprised at the reaction he received over his public remarks with Putin on Monday. "I have to say, I came back and I said ... 'what's the big deal?'" he said. Trump said he reviewed the transcript and clips from the news conference and said he made a mistake when he...
  • Roaming stork lands Polish charity with huge phone bill

    07/03/2018 11:37:57 PM PDT · by BBell · 10 replies ^ | 7/3/18 | Alice Tidey
    A Polish charity has been hit with a massive phone bill after a GPS tracker it had put on a stork was stolen. In April 2017, Polish environmental group EkoLogiczna placed a GPS tracker on the back of Kajtek, a white stork, to collect data about the bird’s winter migration route as well as its feeding habits. In the year that followed, Kajtek travelled some 6,000 kilometres but was last recorded on 26 April in the Blue Nile Valley in eastern Sudan.In a Facebook post, the group explains that “for unknown reasons” Kajtek stayed in the area for over two...
  • Backfire: Trump soars 5 points in IBD/TIPP poll after Democrats go rabid

    07/03/2018 5:02:07 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 48 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 7/2/2018 | Monica Showalter
    Are Democrats the biggest idiots alive? A new poll from IBD/TIPP (the most reliable, by the way) shows that President Trump has soared five fat points in the wake of Democrats' ragefest against him over illegal immigration. Our president is looking more presidential to the voters, and the left seems to be eating itself. Seriously, many warnings have gone out that Democrats staking their future on open borders, hollering about 'the children' isn't working at all. As Trump soars, it turns out they're digging their own grave. Investor's Business Daily's John Merline writes: Increasingly bitter and aggressive attacks on President...
  • Trump Revels in Crowley's Loss: 'Got His A** Kicked'

    06/27/2018 8:14:09 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 34 replies ^ | Wednesday, 27 June 2018 | Todd Beamon
    President Donald Trump said Wednesday that New York Rep. Joe Crowley "got his a– kicked" in his Democratic primary Tuesday by a 28-year-old Bernie Sanders supporter "who had a lot of energy." "Last night, we had a great evening," Trump told a rally in Fargo, North Dakota, for Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer, who is facing Democratic incumbent Sen. Heidi Heitkamp in November. "We watched that television — and we were winning left and right," Trump said. "They didn't know what the hell happened.
  • Dem Nominee Forgets If He’s Running For The House Or Senate

    06/26/2018 3:31:29 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 34 replies
    Randy Wadkins, the Democratic nominee for Mississippi’s first congressional district, is apparently having a hard time remembering exactly what seat he is running for. In a tracking video captured by America Rising PAC, Wadkins tries and fails twice to tell the camera who he is and whether he is running for Senate or the House of Representatives. “Hey, my name is Randy Wadkins, I am the Democratic nominee for the United States Senate,” he begins before realizing he is not actually running for Senate. “Er, sorry let’s back up.”
  • Democratic Congresswoman Compares CBP Practices to Auschwitz, But Uses Obama-Era Photos

    06/23/2018 10:27:21 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 22 replies ^ | June 22, 2018 | Lauretta Brown
    Thursday evening, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) compared U.S. Customs and Border Protection confiscating items from detained immigrants crossing the border to images from Auschwitz. The pictures in the story Speier cited were from an artist’s exhibit using items confiscated from 2007 to 2014, mostly under the Obama administration. “CBP takes away rosaries, shoes, wallets and toothbrushes from detained immigrants; what they call “non-essential” personal property,” Speier tweeted. “The images in these photos shockingly resemble the shoes collected from Auschwitz – and it’s revolting and chilling.”
  • Thief electrocuted while attempting to steal copper wire from light pole

    06/22/2018 1:27:34 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 69 replies
    CBS ^ | 6/22/2018 | THOMAS LEAVY
    A man was killed early Thursday morning in east Oklahoma City after being electrocuted while attempting to steal copper wire from a light pole, according to KWTV. The spike in copper prices in recent years has driven well known black market for the metal. The National Insurance Crime Bureau reported that over a three year period there were 28,000 claims for theft of industrial metals -- 98% of which was copper. The trend has been attributed to copper's ease of access, as it is often unguarded in industrial air conditioning units, open construction sites, abandoned properties and public power utilities....
  • Kansas parents may be stuck with $132,000 bill after kid knocks over sculpture

    06/16/2018 2:53:51 PM PDT · by Morgana · 64 replies
    wmar ^ | June 14, 2018 | Tom Dempsey
    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Two parents may be stuck with a $132,000 bill after their child damaged a sculpture inside the Tomahawk Ridge Community Center in Overland Park, Kansas. The child’s mother, Sarah Goodman, said the incident happened during a wedding reception last month. Surveillance video shows the child hug the sculpture, then seconds later, it fell. “We heard a bunch of commotion and I thought, 'Whose yelling at my son?'” Goodman explained. “This glass mosaic torso is laying on the ground and someone is following me around demanding my personal information.”
  • Fireball whisky covers interstate after big rigs crash in central Arkansas

    06/15/2018 3:17:21 PM PDT · by BBell · 45 replies
    PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. (KATV) - A fiery crash involving two 18-wheelers shut down an interstate in central Arkansas and left the roadway covered in Fireball whisky Thursday morning. The crash happened about 10:45 a.m. on Interstate 40 west between Galloway and Kerr in Pulaski County, according to the state Department of Transportation. The department reported at 1:30 p.m. that the left lane had re-opened, but the right lane "will be closed for a while" for cleanup.The department tweeted a photo of the crash that shows bottles of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky strewn about the highway. Another photo shows the burned cabin...