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  • 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...
  • Pace Car Wrecks Before IndyCar Start at Detroit Grand Prix:

    06/03/2018 6:55:03 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 61 replies
    l ^ | 6/8/18 | Liveleak
    GM executive Mark Reuss wrecked the pace car coming around turn two on the parade lap. Reuss was not alone in the car either, with celebrity guest Trey Wingo sitting in the passenger seat. Reuss left the Grand Prix medical center without speaking to reporters, 30 second video here.
  • Capitol Police Accidentally Gave Evidence To House Hacking Suspect’s Defense Attorney

    05/25/2018 3:25:23 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 67 replies ^ | 5/24/18 | Luke Rosiak
    The Capitol Police turned over a trove of evidence in the alleged Imran Awan House cyberbreach and theft case to the defense attorneys when they were supposed to deliver it to prosecutors instead, according to court documents and a source. And hours after The Daily Caller News Foundation asked prosecutors about the disclosure, Awan’s lawyer said he had learned of the forthcoming story from a source on Capitol Hill. TheDCNF had not told anyone other than prosecutors about it. “The cop came to [Awan’s defense attorney] Chris Gowen’s office with a stack of papers … Then he came back and...
  • Show Support for President Trump: Wear #MAGA hats this weekend during Singapore Summit

    05/11/2018 11:57:38 AM PDT · by topher · 14 replies
    Vanity | 11-May-2018 | vanity
    Why not show support for President Trump than by wearing your #MAGA - Make America Great Again hats... Our president needs our support and prayers!
  • Avenatti Accuses The Wrong Michael Cohens Of Making ‘Fraudulent’ Payments

    05/09/2018 12:04:45 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 102 replies
    Michael Avenatti, porn star Stormy Daniels’ lawyer, released a seven-page dossier on Tuesday containing a list of payments purportedly made to Michael Cohen, the lawyer for President Donald Trump. But there is one problem with the document: two of the allegedly “fraudulent” payments were made to men named Michael Cohen who have no affiliation with Trump. Avenatti’s report includes a section listing “possible fraudulent and illegal financial transactions” involving Trump’s lawyer. One of the payments is a $4,250 wire transfer from a Malaysian company called Actuarial Partners to a bank in Toronto. The other is a $980 transfer from a...
  • Florida Man Adjusts Radio, Crashes Off a 50-Foot-Tall Bridge in a Chevy Camaro

    04/23/2018 10:05:14 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 68 replies
    The Drive ^ | 4/20/2018 | Kyle Cheromcha
    The promised autonomous driving revolution can't come soon enough for some people—like the subject of today's entry in the Florida Man chronicles, a distracted driver who lost control of his 2016 Chevrolet Camaro convertible while adjusting the radio, launched off the side of a highway bridge, and plunged fifty feet to the street below. According to the Tampa Bay Times, the unofficial Dukes of Hazzard impression began when 61-year-old Thomas Highhouse took his eyes off the road to mess with the stereo in his 'Maro while driving down Interstate 275 in St. Petersburg. Highhouse "failed to maintain control of...
  • VIDEO: PGA Golfer Gets Hole in One During Masters Par 3 Contest Then Snaps Ankle While Celebrating

    04/04/2018 3:47:58 PM PDT · by savedbygrace · 38 replies
    True Pundit ^ | April 4, 2018 | admin
    Let’s hope Tony Finau is alright. The American PGA golfer scored a rare hole in one Wednesday at a Masters contest and then dislocated his ankle while celebrating. Finau is scheduled to partake in his first Masters Tournament beginning tomorrow.
  • Florida woman fails to put car into park, car rolls into pool with husband and child inside

    03/28/2018 6:57:40 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 62 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/28/2018 | Travis Fedschun
    A father and daughter in Florida ended up taking an unexpected dip in the pool on Tuesday, after the man's wife reportedly failed to put the family car in park and it ended up rolling into the water. The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post the woman thought she put the vehicle into park when she ran back into her apartment around 2 p.m. in the town of Crestview on Okaloosa Island, located on the state's panhandle. "New meaning to the term carpool - Mom thought she put the car in Park when she ran back in...
  • Denver Post cutting a third of its newsroom positions: reports

    03/14/2018 11:03:30 PM PDT · by cba123 · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/14/18 05:57 PM EDT | By Luis Sanchez
    The Denver Post is reportedly cutting 30 people from its newsroom, one-third of the paper's staff. The Post’s city hall reporter Jon Murray tweeted that an editor announced the news during a staff meeting. “There are some sobs in the room,” Murray added. (please see full article at the link)
  • There Goes The Bride: Woman arrested for DUI on way to wedding

    03/13/2018 6:51:04 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 35 replies
    Tucson News Now ^ | 3/12/2018 | Staff
    MARANA, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Most brides dream of the perfect wedding, complete with beautiful bouquets and limousine arrivals. Things went a little differently for one bride-to-be in Marana, Arizona. The Marana Police Department said Amber Young, 32, is facing a DUI charge after causing a three-vehicle crash on her way to her wedding. Chriswell Scott, a spokesman for the MPD, said Young was arrested in the field and released after submitting to a blood test. One person suffered minor injures in the crash, according to Scott. It is not known if Young made it to her wedding in...
  • Grumpy male elephant seal heaves his hulking body onto a beach and CRUSHES a weaned pup [tr]

    03/07/2018 11:35:27 AM PST · by C19fan · 20 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 7, 2018 | Charlotte Dean
    This weaned baby seal appears to have crossed the wrong mammal, as the defenceless pup gets crushed by its giant relative. The male deliberately chased, then lay on the weaner, who struggled and squealed before wriggling free - apparently uninjured. Baby seals are abandoned by their mothers after the weaning period who head back to sea to feed.
  • Child locks mother's iPhone for 48 YEARS [tr]

    03/06/2018 9:39:14 PM PST · by sparklite2 · 15 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6 March 2018 | Joe Pinkstone
    A mother in Shanghai left her son to watch 'educational videos' on her smartphone but returned to find it had been locked for 25 million minutes. Apple's iPhones can be set to lock out anyone trying to use them if a wrong passcode is entered with the lockout period increasing with each failed attempt, but it is not clear how many times the child typed in the wrong numbers.
  • Dreamers Turn on Dems, Block Entrance to DNC: 'Too Many Years, Too Many Lies!'

    03/06/2018 8:20:59 AM PST · by rktman · 33 replies ^ | 3/5/2018 | Debra Heine
    Hundreds of DACA supporters marched in D.C. Monday to mark President Trump's March 5 DACA deadline -- which passed with no action from Congress to protect DACA recipients facing deportation. One group of Dreamers held a sit-in in front of the Democratic National Committee, publicly revoking their affiliation with the party.
  • Unearthed Taxpayer Funded Gun Study Ordered By Obama Blows Holes In Every Gun Control Argument

    03/05/2018 10:03:13 AM PST · by OregonRancher · 65 replies
    DC Statesman ^ | 3/3/18 | Isabelle Weeks
    President Obama commissioned a $10 million study to look at crime deterrents in January 2013, and what it says about gun control blows everything liberals and Democrats have ever said about guns out of the water, reports CNS News. “Self-defense can be an important crime deterrent,” concluded a study by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) mandated via executive order by President Barack Obama. The study’s findings also question the effectiveness of gun-control measures. CNS News reports that the study’s findings include: Gun-use is the safest of studied “self-protective strategies,” Suicide accounts for most firearm deaths, Felons who use guns...
  • More Lies from Liberal Left: YouTube ‘Mistakenly’ Pulls Right-Wing Channels

    03/01/2018 6:26:25 AM PST · by davikkm · 16 replies
    IWB ^ | Chris Black
    To err is human, or at least that’s what they say. But the question is, how come that Internet behemoths like Google/YouTube, Facebook and Twitter always make ‘mistakes’ when it comes to their right wing users, Donald Trump (whose Twitter account was ‘deleted’ by mistake recently) included? This question has an obvious and not very politically correct answer, but I’ll let you sort it out on your own. Today we learned that Google owned YouTube ‘accidentally’ deleted a number of conservative/right wing channels and/or videos, following the Florida high-school massacre. Obviously, Google claims it was done by mistake, but all...
  • Man Burns Down Home In Attempt To Remove Skunk

    02/23/2018 9:11:54 AM PST · by Gamecock · 45 replies
    CBS Local ^ | Feb. 21, 2018
    (Ferndale, MI) A man who was just trying to get some skunks to leave him alone ended up burning down the rental home where he was living in Ferndale. The man told investigators he had enough with the skunks, who made a home in his crawlspace, and was attempting to drive them out with a smoke bomb when things went awry. The bomb triggered a fire that spread through the crawlspace and onto the first floor of the home, on W. Webster near Edgewood Place. The fire was burning for roughly 15 minutes before the man called 911 for help,...
  • NBC Erroneously Declared Olympic Winner in Women’s Super-G Before Finals Ended (tr)

    02/17/2018 9:14:52 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 36 replies
    Vulture ^ | February 17, 2018 | Devon Ivie
    NBC Olympics✔ @NBCOlympics You'd be shocked, too. 😱 Ester Ledecka, a world champion SNOWBOARDER, shocks the field to win a surprise-gold by 0.01 in alpine skiing women's super-G! #WinterOlympics 1,749 people are talking about this As the old saying goes: Don’t you dare cut away to the figure skating until all of the skiers have their time in the snow. NBC learned this the hard way during the network’s Olympics coverage on Friday evening, when commentators Bode Miller and Dan Hicks decided to crown Anna Veith, one of the most dominant Super-G competitors in the world, the winner of...
  • FBI Statement on the Shooting in Parkland, Florida

    02/16/2018 9:44:04 AM PST · by NohSpinZone · 38 replies ^ | 2/16/18 | FBI
    On January 5, 2018, a person close to Nikolas Cruz contacted the FBI’s Public Access Line (PAL) tipline to report concerns about him. The caller provided information about Cruz’s gun ownership, desire to kill people, erratic behavior, and disturbing social media posts, as well as the potential of him conducting a school shooting. Under established protocols, the information provided by the caller should have been assessed as a potential threat to life. The information then should have been forwarded to the FBI Miami Field Office, where appropriate investigative steps would have been taken. We have determined that these protocols were...
  • Pastor caught with a naked and bound man in a parked car claims it's not what it looks like

    02/14/2018 4:37:04 AM PST · by simpson96 · 55 replies ^ | 2/13/2018 | Carlin Becker
    A Pennsylvania pastor who was caught sitting in a parked car with a bound and naked man insists he was simply counseling the man. While answering a call about a suspicious vehicle, police discovered a naked man tied up with nylon rope sitting in the front seat of a car parked outside of a home. In the backseat was 61-year-old George Nelson Gregory, a preacher at the Waterfront Christian Community Church. When officers inquired about the situation, Gregory allegedly told them he and the man “were just playing” and that they “meet up from time to time to play with...