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  • Coming Soon: Legislation To Heavily Regulate Ammunition In New York

    12/30/2015 2:08:55 PM PST · by Kaslin · 63 replies ^ | December 30, 2015 | Matt Vespa
    I wish I could say I'm shocked, but this is New York. It's an anti-gun state. Of course, some local legislators were going to try and regulate the sale of ammunition (via Brooklyn Daily Eagle): State lawmakers from Brooklyn announced on Monday new draft legislation aimed at tightly restricting the sale of ammunition in New York. The Senate and Assembly bills were drafted in an effort to keep potential terrorists from stocking up on ammo, according to sponsors state Sen. Roxanne Persaud and Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon. The twin bills are backed by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, who worked with...
  • Marine goes to restaurant and gets warned it’s not a safe place for whites....

    08/26/2014 10:09:43 AM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    rare ^ | ap
    FULL TITLE: Marine goes to restaurant and gets warned it’s not a safe place for whites, leaves with “life-threatening injuries” The police chief of West Point, in northern Mississippi, said one man was arrested Monday and more arrests are expected in a weekend assault that hospitalized a 32-year-old former Marine. Courtez McMillian, 22, of Okolona, was jailed pending charges of aggravated assault, Police Chief Tim Brinkley said in a statement. Okolona is about 30 miles north of West Point, where events unfolded outside two restaurants early Saturday. Investigators are reviewing video footage from Saturday and have compiled a list of...
  • Bergdahl’s Hometown Reportedly Calls Off Planned Celebration

    06/04/2014 1:43:16 PM PDT · by Second Amendment First · 17 replies
    mediaite ^ | June 4th, 2014 | Josh Feldman
    Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was expected to get a hero’s welcome in his hometown of Hailey, Idaho, but as more information comes out about Bergdahl possibly being a deserter whose actions led to other soldiers dying, the tide has turned, and now Reuters’ Mark Felsenthal reports that the town of Hailey has called off its planned celebration for Bergdahl’s return. This comes just a day after town officials were pleading for a damper on the hate they’ve all received ever since allegation’s of Bergdahl’s misconduct came out. The president of the town’s Chamber of Commerce said she’s received an onslaught of...
  • Al Roker blasts Mayor de Blasio on Twitter for not canceling school (NYC)

    02/13/2014 11:21:50 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Thursday, February 13, 2014, 12:49 pm | Annie Karni and Irving DeJohn
    Al Roker can add political pundit to his resume. The NBC weatherman, who normally has a rather sunny disposition, traded icy barbs with Mayor de Blasio Thursday for Hizzoner’s handling of Thursday’s snow storm. “I knew this am @NYCMayorsOffice @NYCSchools would close schools. Talk about a bad prediction. Long range DiBlasio (sic) forecast: 1 term,” the “Today” show forecaster tweeted. …
  • Biden Visits Japan, Asks Women 'Do Your Husbands Like You Working Full Time?'

    12/03/2013 8:48:02 AM PST · by ColdOne · 18 replies ^ | 12/3/13 | Ben Shapiro
    Vice President Joe Biden visited Japan on Tuesday in an attempt to quell tensions between Japan and China – and, in the process, he proceeded to gaffe his way around the nation. After stepping off the plane and meeting new ambassador Caroline Kennedy, Biden swung over to a Japanese internet company, where he was slated to speak on women in the economy – the so-called “Womenomics” program. He then sat down with five women in the DeNa cafeteria and asked them, “Do your husbands like you working full time?” Biden asked the women if they could work from home, as...
  • Stranger than fiction: George Zimmerman emerges from hiding — to rescue victim of car accident

    07/22/2013 11:40:10 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 182 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/22/2013 | AllahPundit
    Ever wonder whether reality is an illusion and we’re actually living inside a simulation run by an omnipotent being? Well, here’s the proof that it’s true. And that the omnipotent being is Tom Wolfe.Alternate headline: “George Zimmerman hasn’t moved out of Florida yet?” George Zimmerman, who has been in hiding since he was acquitted of murder in the death of Trayvon Martin, emerged to help rescue someone who was trapped in an overturned truck, police said today.Sanford Police Department Capt. Jim McAuliffe told ABC News that Zimmerman “pulled an individual from a truck that had rolled over” at the intersection...
  • Michelle Obama, daughters attend Beyonce concert

    05/26/2012 9:42:59 PM PDT · by quantim · 24 replies
    AP/WorldMag ^ | May 26, 11:34 PM EDT | MESFIN FEKADU
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Michelle Obama is with the single ladies this weekend: The First Lady is at a Beyonce concert in Atlantic City. Obama is at Revel Resorts with daughters Sasha and Malia where Beyonce is performing Saturday night. The girls were singing along to "Love on Top." The crowd cheered loudly as Obama made her way to her seat in a shiny green dress. Some took photos while others screamed her name. One fan yelled, "This is history!" Beyonce entered the stage wearing a glimmering silver outfit and hot pink shoes that matched her nails. The singer's...
  • Appeals Court Suspends Judge's Ban on Stem Cell Research Funding

    09/09/2010 11:43:13 AM PDT · by topher · 7 replies ^ | September 9, 2010 | Associated Press
    A U.S. Appeals court on Thursday temporarily lifted a judge's ban on federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research until it rules on the merits of the Obama administration's argument against the ban. U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth ruled last month that embryonic stem cell research violated federal law because it involved destroying human embryos. The Obama administration claimed that the ban would set back key research and cost more than a thousand jobs -- an argument that Lamberth rejected on Tuesday -- but the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit agreed Tuesday to lift...
  • Minneapolis will pay $165,000 to zombies

    08/23/2010 10:09:46 AM PDT · by Smogger · 13 replies
    Minneapolis (Red) Star Tribune ^ | August 23, 2010 - 12:20 AM | RANDY FURST
    The Minneapolis city attorney's office has decided to pay seven zombies and their attorney $165,000. The payout, approved by the City Council on Friday, settles a federal lawsuit the seven filed after they were arrested and jailed for two days for dressing up like zombies in downtown Minneapolis on July 22, 2006, to protest "mindless" consumerism. When arrested at the intersection of Hennepin Avenue and 6th Street N., most of them had thick white powder and fake blood on their faces and dark makeup around their eyes. They were walking in a stiff, lurching fashion and carrying four bags of...
  • Gun-toting soccer moms a scary thought in D.C. area, but not out west

    PHOENIX -- In the red rock and sand of the Arizona desert, just past the retirement villages and golf greens that have made this sun-worshipping city famous, sits the biggest public shooting range in the United States. Not far away are the Wal-Marts where Arizonans pay Sun City retirees to wait in line when a new ammo shipment arrives, lest the supply run out. Residents have the right to carry handguns openly, and starting last month residents who have no criminal records and are at least 21 also are able to carry concealed weapons just about anywhere, without the bother...
  • Rasmussen: Obama Approval Drops To 44%...

    05/24/2010 8:01:18 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 53 replies · 1,360+ views ^ | May 24,2010 | Biggirl
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 25% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as president. Forty-three percent (43%) Strongly Disapprove, giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -18 (see trends). Following passage of health care, enthusiasm for the president among Democrats soared. Today, however, just 49% of Democrats Strongly Approve of Obama’s performance. That’s down from a high of 65%. It remains to be seen whether this is a temporary aberration or the beginning of a lasting change.
  • At Least 4 Stabbed in SoCal Target, Woman Arrested

    05/03/2010 5:35:35 PM PDT · by metmom · 33 replies · 1,344+ views ^ | Associated Press
    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- A woman who stabbed and wounded four people in a busy Target store Monday afternoon was arrested when an off-duty sheriff's deputy pulled his gun and ordered the woman to the ground as screaming shoppers ran from the building, authorities said. Layla Trawick started randomly stabbing people with a blade about the size of a kitchen knife at about 12:45 p.m., Los Angeles sheriff's Sgt. Josh Mankini said. The 35-year-old was arrested with the help of private security guards.
  • NYPD: Video Has Possible SUV Bomb Suspect In Alley ["White Man In His 40s]

    05/02/2010 5:50:38 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 77 replies · 2,669+ views
    APReport ^ | May 02nd 2010 | TOM HAYS and DEEPTI HAJELA
    NYPD: Video Has Possible SUV Bomb Suspect In Alley By TOM HAYS and DEEPTI HAJELA NEW YORK – Police investigating a terror attack that could have set off a deadly fireball in Times Square focused Sunday on finding a man who was videotaped shedding his shirt near the SUV where the bomb was found. They also were trying to determine whether more than 100 pounds of a fertilizer-like substance in the vehicle could have made the crude device even more devastating. The video shows an unidentified white man in his 40s slipping down an alley, taking off one shirt and...
  • World's shortest man dies aged 21

    03/15/2010 4:41:22 PM PDT · by Justaham · 5 replies · 542+ views
    The world's shortest man, He Pingping, has died at the age of 21, a Guinness World Records spokesman said. Pingping, who was 29 inches tall, was filming a television programme in Italy when he developed chest problems. The Chinese-born man, who became a record-holder in March 2008, was taken to hospital in Rome for treatment but passed away on Saturday. It is understood he died of heart complications. Craig Glenday, Guinness World Records editor-in-chief and the man who measured Pingping in Inner Mongolia to confirm his status as the world's smallest man, paid tribute to him. He said: ''From the...
  • Shots Fired at Pentagon, at Least Two Police Injured

    03/04/2010 4:43:36 PM PST · by jakerobins · 38 replies · 1,660+ views
    Two police officers were injured by a gunman firing shots outside the Pentagon tonight. Hundreds of employees there were ordered to go into "Code Red" -- the entire building locked down, with no one allowed to enter or leave. . ABC's Steven Portnoy reported that Pentagon police had a suspect in custody. ABC's Martha Raddatz reported that three ambulances were on the scene, and all parking lots at the massive Defense Department headquarters were closed off. The shooting occurred at the Pentagon Metro Station, which is just outside the Pentagon's main entrance.
  • Obama Ad Distorts His Record

    07/07/2008 8:37:18 PM PDT · by yoe · 12 replies · 139+ views
    News Max ^ | July 7, 2008 | Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
    The campaign of 2008 started on July 1 when Obama launched his first national advertising buy of the season. How McCain responds and whether or not he does, will have a big impact in determining whether Obama can solidify or expand his current lead in the polls. As always, the media fails to cover the significant events of the campaign — but this is one of the most critical. The Obama ad, which introduces him as someone who worked his way through college, fights for American jobs, and battles for healthcare also seeks to move him to the center by...
  • Harvard student denied extra exam time for breastfeeding

    09/19/2007 3:31:31 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 64 replies · 821+ views
    CNews ^ | 19 Sep 07 | DENISE LAVOIE
    BOSTON (AP) — A judge rejected a Harvard student’s request Wednesday for extra break time during her nine-hour medical licensing exam so she could pump breast milk for her infant daughter. Sophie Currier, 33, sued after the National Board of Medical Examiners turned down her request to take more than the standard 45 minutes in breaks during the exam. She said that if she does not nurse her 4-month-old daughter, Lea, or pump breast milk every two to three hours, she risks medical complications. Norfolk Superior Court Judge Patrick Brady said Currier has other options, beyond asking the board to...
  • Georgia Man Dies After Armless Man Headbutts Him During Fight

    09/18/2007 5:02:43 PM PDT · by indcons · 39 replies · 206+ views
    FOX News ^ | Tuesday, September 18, 2007 | FOX News
    Police are investigating the death of a man who collapsed after being headbutted by an armless man in a fight over a woman. Snellville Police Chief Roy Whitehead said the two men, Charles Keith Teer and William Russell Redfren, scuffled Monday afternoon in the driveway of a suburban Atlanta home. Witnesses told authorities that Redfren, who has no arms, kicked Teer, and Teer struck Redfren, Whitehead said. After bystanders separated them, Redfren "came back and headbutted [Teer] one time," Whitehead said. Teer complained of feeling dizzy, collapsed, and died, Whitehead said.
  • Manhattan prosecutors investigate political fundraiser Hsu

    09/12/2007 5:19:53 PM PDT · by jdm · 12 replies · 581+ views
    AP via Staten Island Live ^ | September 12, 2007 | By SAMUEL MAULL
    NEW YORK (AP) — Local prosecutors are investigating whether political fundraiser and contributor Norman Hsu, a fugitive from a California theft conviction for 15 years, stole millions of dollars from an investment fund. A spokeswoman for Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau said Wednesday that lawyers for the fund, Source Financing Investors, referred the matter to her office last week "and we are investigating whether funds were misappropriated." The spokeswoman, Barbara Thompson, said Hsu contributed $2,000 to Morgenthau's last re-election campaign. She said the district attorney has put the money into an escrow account pending the outcome of the investigation. Source...
  • Immigration raids Koch Foods Ohio chicken plant

    08/29/2007 4:34:18 AM PDT · by Man50D · 12 replies · 468+ views
    Reuters ^ | Aug 28, 2007 | Andrea Hopkins
    CINCINNATI (Reuters) - Hundreds of U.S. immigration agents raided the Koch Foods Inc. chicken plant in Fairfield, Ohio, and arrested more than 160 employees as part of a criminal operation against illegal immigrants, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said on Tuesday. "As of 2:45 p.m. (EDT) more than 180 Koch employees have been identified for further questioning and more than 160 have been administratively arrested for immigration violations," ICE special agent in charge Brian Moskowitz told a news conference in Cincinnati. Moskowitz said employees faced a range of charges including illegal reentry to the United States, identity theft, document fraud,...

    08/28/2007 5:54:50 PM PDT · by Reaganesque · 212 replies · 3,460+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 08/28/07 | Mark Murray
    In his interview on CNBC's Kudlow & Company (which will air later this afternoon), Mitt Romney had some sharp words for Sen. Larry Craig, who had endorsed the former Massachusetts governor's presidential campaign and was his Idaho chairman. "Once again, we've found people in Washington have not lived up to the level of respect and dignity that we would expect for somebody that gets elected to a position of high influence. Very disappointing. He's no longer associated with my campaign, as you can imagine... I'm sorry to see that he has fallen short." And Romney also included this jab at...
  • Georgia tops Japan in Little League World Series

    08/26/2007 6:59:58 PM PDT · by meandog · 21 replies · 1,218+ views
    ESPN ^ | 8.26.07
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Dalton Carriker couldn't feel his legs as he rounded the bases. His home run in the bottom of the eighth had just given Warner Robins, Ga., a thrilling 3-2 victory over Tokyo to win the Little League World Series title. "I felt like I was flying, like Peter Pan," Carriker said. "I didn't know what I was doing." Adrenaline took over from there, said the 12-year-old slugger with braces. His dramatic home run over the right-field wall off a 2-1 pitch from Japan's Junsho Kiuchi gave the United States three straight Little League championships. "USA! USA!"...