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  • Vanderbilt football player, Found GUILTY of Orchestrating Gang Rape

    06/18/2016 10:38:05 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 121 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 19 June 2016 | Reporter and Associated Press
    A jury has found a former Vanderbilt football player guilty on all charges for his role in the rape of an unconscious woman. Brandon Vandenburg was found guilty by the jury in Nashville of raping the woman who he was dating at the time in his Vanderbilt dorm room three years ago. The jury took four hours to make their decision and delivered their verdict just after 8.20pm local time. Vandenburg now faces a potential jail sentence of up to 25 years and was taken into custody as soon as the verdicts were read out while his parents began to...
  • Canadian Football Player Fined for Anti-Semitic Tweets

    05/14/2015 10:33:30 PM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies
    INN ^ | 5/14/15 | Ben Ariel
    A football player in Canada has been fined by both the Canadian Football League (CFL) and his team over anti-Semitic tweets, The Toronto Star reports. The CFL and the Montreal Alouettes fined defensive lineman Khalif Mitchell an undisclosed amount for “tweets violating the league’s social media policy”, according to the report. The CFL and the Alouettes began looking into Mitchell’s social media conduct after B’nai Brith Canada, the Jewish human rights advocacy group, alerted them to “hateful content” on his Twitter account. Mitchell recently tweeted a link to a 2015 YouTube video titled “The greatest lie ever told – The...
  • Christie vetoes gun magazine reduction bill

    07/03/2014 6:39:07 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies ^ | 7/2/2014 | unknown
    Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a gun control bill Wednesday that would have banned ammunition magazines holding more than 10 rounds. In his veto message, the Republican governor rejected the idea that limiting the number of bullets that guns can hold will put an end to mass shootings, calling it a "simplistic" and "trivial" approach. The bill would have reduced the legal ammunition capacity from 15 to 10 rounds.
  • Saxophone player attacked in the street by three black women 'who said a white girl shouldn't

    07/04/2013 1:38:06 PM PDT · by Nachum · 58 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/4/13 | staff
    A saxophone player has claimed that she was assaulted as she played a jazz song in the street by three African American women who said a white girl shouldn't play that sort of music. Cassandra Struve, 26, was performing in the street outside the Summerfest grounds in Milwaukee, Wisconsin around 11pm on June 26 when the three women approached her. 'I was playing Minnie the Moocher, classic Blues Brothers song,' Struve told WITI. 'A lady with a child in her hand came up to me, smacked me in my face and said, "Don’t play that".' They added that a white...
  • Cain: ‘Look for My Army on Capitol Hill’

    12/20/2011 1:03:38 PM PST · by Fred · 123 replies
    NRO Online ^ | 122011 | Robert Costa
    Herman Cain tells National Review Online that he will launch a new political-action committee in January. The outfit, whose final name remains under wraps, will be Cain’s main project next year. Its mission will be to enact his “9-9-9” economic plan. “We continue the campaign without a candidate,” says Cain, who hinted at the endeavor during his departure speech. “There are a lot of people who are willing to support the campaign for solutions without the end objective being my election as president of the United States.” As Cain transitions to private life, “Friends of Herman Cain,” the financial force...
  • Help for a tech-challenged mom! (Vanity)

    12/15/2011 5:57:44 PM PST · by Former Fetus · 22 replies
    I am trying to take short videos with my Nikon Coolpix, to help my son improve his running form. Well, taking the video is no problem and neither it is downloading it into my PC. Now my problems begin! I've tried to watch the video with Windows Player and Real Player, but both say they cannot open a .mov video. It recommends to download Apple Application Support. I googled it, found it and tried to download it, to no avail! Here is my question, is there any other way to change the format of a .mov file into a format...
  • Need help finding sports apparel (vanity)

    10/12/2009 3:05:33 PM PDT · by taxcontrol · 12 replies · 810+ views
    None ^ | Oct 12, 2009 | self
    Folks, I need to find a coat / jacket / cape that I saw at a high school football game. The weather was really cold and the players on the sidelines had a cape / jacket type cover. It did not appear to be just a XXXL type jacket. Rather it seemed to be DESIGNED to go over the pads. I've done a Google search but don't really know what I'm looking for search word wise. Can anyone offer some insight or point me to a vendor? Thanks
  • Obama the Player

    10/06/2009 6:41:16 PM PDT · by Dysart · 8 replies · 501+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 10-6-09 | Steve McGregor
    Already, President Obama has been compared to a Colonial Despot and Richie Cunningham. But you can't understand anything about his leadership until you know, that if nothing else, Obama is a Player (or, ‘playa,' if you will). For those who don't know, the movie, "How to Be a Player," with Bernie Mac and Bill Bellamy, explains the game. Players have a ‘steady' (a faithful, trusting girlfriend or wife) and then all their other girls on the side. Using deceit and flattery, the Player tries to balance all his love affairs at once. For Obama, the American people are his ‘steady'...
  • Soccer fan shoots player dead (Hilla, Iraq)

    03/17/2009 7:54:04 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 28 replies · 1,063+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 3/17/09 | Wisam Mohammed
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) – An Iraqi soccer fan shot dead a player of the opposing team as he tried to score an equalizing goal in the final minutes of a match, police said on Monday. The shooting on Saturday in Hilla, 100 km (60 miles) south of Baghdad, during a match between local teams, underscored the country's propensity to lawlessness even as violence by militant groups falls to lows not seen since mid-2003. "As soon as Haider Kadhim (the player) was alone in front of the goalkeeper and close to equalizing, a fan in the crowd fired a pistol at him,"...
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd keyboard player Billy Powell dead at 56

    01/28/2009 9:05:58 AM PST · by OL Hickory · 32 replies · 1,602+ views ^ | Jan. 28, 2009 | Matt Soergel
    Billy Powell, a longtime keyboard player for Lynyrd Skynyrd who survived the band's 1977 plane crash, died at his Orange Park condo early this morning, according to police.
  • Oboe Player Gets Into the Fight

    10/30/2007 4:41:39 PM PDT · by SandRat · 29 replies · 57+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Gunnery Sgt. Brenda L. Varnadore, USMC
    HIT, Iraq, Oct. 30, 2007 – When Marine Commandant Gen. James T. Conway earlier this year sent a message to all Marines titled, “Every Marine into the fight,” he gave an oboe player with the Marine band at the Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Center an opportunity he thought would never materialize. Marine Sgt. Regan Young, an oboe player by trade, poses for a photograph in Hit, Iraq. The Arlington, Va., native is serving as the police sergeant for 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, after requesting to deploy under the commandant of the Marine Corps' guidance of “Every...
  • Former NFL Player Stingley Dies at 55 (paralyzed after a hard hit)

    04/05/2007 8:14:16 AM PDT · by bedolido · 7 replies · 553+ views
    Foxnews ^ | 4-5-2007 | staff writer
    CHICAGO — Darryl Stingley, a former New England Patriots receiver who was paralyzed after a hard hit during an NFL exhibition game nearly 30 years ago, has died. He was 55.
  • Iran seeks to become major Mideast player

    07/20/2006 2:12:37 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 15 replies · 512+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 7/20/06 | Brian Murphy - ap
    TEHRAN, Iran - Iranian officials often say that places with the greatest troubles offer their country the best opportunities. Iranian influence in Iraq has surged since the U.S.-led invasion three years ago. Its reach into Afghanistan continues to grow. And now, the war in Lebanon could make Iran an even more important player in the Islamic world even as its militant Shiite Arab client, Hezbollah, gets pounded by Israel. "Iran sees itself more than just the moral father of Hezbollah. Iran seeks to become a major force across the region as a counterbalance to America and Israel," said Ahmad Bakhshaiesh,...
  • Man, 83, Is Oldest Pro Baseball Player

    07/13/2006 8:07:37 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 4 replies · 1,001+ views ^ | 7 13 06 | Associated Press
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - No one in the bleachers at the Sioux Falls Canaries game was quite sure what was going on down on the field. They were all quiet, wondering and transfixed on the little old man digging into the batters' box. The infielders moved up on the grass, giggling, and pitcher looked as uncomfortable as anyone else would have felt. But to 83-year-old Jim Eriotes, it was serious business. Eriotes led off Tuesday's game for the Canaries against the St. Joe (Mo.) Blacksnakes and took four big swings _ even fouling a pitch off _ before striking out....
  • Judge reduces bond of Duke lacrosse player (appears No toxicology test was performed on victim)

    06/22/2006 6:37:57 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 15 replies · 1,654+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/22/06 | Aaron Beard - ap
    DURHAM, N.C. - A judge reduced the bond of a Duke University lacrosse player charged with rape to $100,000 at a hearing Thursday, and the prosecutor said he had turned over hundreds of additional pages of evidence to defense lawyers. The family of sophomore Reade Seligmann, 20, of Essex Fells, N.J., had posted a $400,000 bond after their son was charged in April with rape, kidnapping and sexual offense. The two other players facing the same charges — Collin Finnerty, 19, of Garden City, N.Y., and David Evans, 23, of Bethesda, Md. — remain free on $400,000 bond. A trial...
  • Gates: We will challenge iPod

    02/13/2006 7:08:46 AM PST · by stainlessbanner · 94 replies · 1,559+ views ^ | February 11, 2006 | Reuters
    REDMOND, Wash.--Microsoft and its hardware partners will continue to develop new digital media devices aimed at challenging the dominance of Apple Computer's ubiquitous iPod music player, Chairman Bill Gates said on Friday. "I don't think what's out on the market today is the final answer," Gates said, speaking to a group of minority students. "Between us and our partners, you can expect some pretty hot products coming out over the next few years." The Microsoft founder praised Apple's iTunes music store and said the software giant was talking with hardware partners to create media devices that can be less expensive...
  • Fiber optic needs met by former ball player

    01/14/2006 9:06:41 PM PST · by SandRat · 19 replies · 564+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Jan 14, 2006 | Cpl. Ruben D. Maestre
    CAMP FALLUJAH, IRAQ (Jan. 14, 2006) -- The tall, soft spoken Texan joined the Marine Corps at the late age of 27. The married father of three children was looking for job stability to support his family, but he also wanted to somehow serve his country after it went to war. “When the war started, I saw the military’s men and women in Iraq, and I asked myself, ‘Why am I too good to be over there?,’” said Cpl. Jack R. McNellie, a Mansfield, Texas, native, assigned to Electronic Maintenance Platoon, Charlie Company, 8th Communication Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force,...
  • Bowl sponsor's CEO apologizes to B.C. player (High Wimp Factor Alert)

    12/30/2005 4:18:00 PM PST · by StoneWallJack · 28 replies · 674+ views
    FOXSports ^ | 1/30/2005 | AP
    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - CEO of MPC Computers apologized to Boston College defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka on Thursday for making fun of his name during a banquet before the Eagles' bowl game against Boise State. At a banquet Monday night before the MPC Computers Bowl between the Eagles and Boise State, Mike Adkins read a list of the top 10 things Boise and Boston have in common, including, "No one in either city can properly pronounce Mathias Kiwanuka." Adkins mispronounced Kiwanuka's name in the punchline and some Boston College players said later they found the joke insulting and disrespectful... ......
  • NFL Defensive Player Guards End Zone, America

    12/19/2005 3:48:39 PM PST · by SandRat · 13 replies · 642+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Dec 19, 2005 | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2005 – When Seattle Seahawk's defensive end Bryce Fisher isn't staring down an opponent across the line of scrimmage, he's standing in defense of freedom. Fisher, a native of Renton, Wash., recently took the oath of office as a captain in the Washington Air National Guard, where he now serves as a public affairs officer. Fisher graduated from the Air Force Academy in 1999, and the Buffalo Bills drafted him in the seventh round of the National Football League draft the same year. Because of his unique situation, an agreement he reached with the Air Force led...
  • Coming soon: the mp3 breast implant

    10/13/2005 3:35:18 PM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 59 replies · 7,677+ views
    the register ^ | 10-13-05 | Lester Haines
    Here's an appealing thought: an mp3 breast implant which will allow surgically-enhanced girls to store and play back their entire music collections from their 36DD assets. We kid you not. According to UK tabloid the Sun - ever watchful for life-enhancing technology, especially when it's got a big jubs angle - BT Laboratories bod Ian Pearson reckons breast implants may as well do something useful if they're to be permanently installed, rather than just looking decorative. Accordingly, he's proposed sticking an mp3 player in one dug, and a storage chip in the other. Quite how playback is achieved we're not...