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  • Organizer of Unite the Right rally punched and tackled to the floor (truncated)

    08/14/2017 12:19:16 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 42 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 13 August 2017 | Hannah Parry and Alana Goodman
    The organizer of the yesterday's Unite the Right rally was mobbed as he tried to give a press conference blaming the city and cops for the death of a woman protesting the hate-fueled march. Jason Kessler, who was behind the march that turned violent yesterday, leaving one dead and at least 19 injured, was punched and tackled to the ground after the surrounding crowd at his presser turned nasty.
  • Massive holes ‘punched’ through a trail of stars likely caused by dark matter

    09/08/2016 12:46:49 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 25 replies
    The discovery of two massive holes punched through a stream of stars could help answer questions about the nature of dark matter, the mysterious substance holding galaxies together. Researchers have detected two massive holes which have been ‘punched’ through a stream of stars just outside the Milky Way, and found that they were likely caused by clumps of dark matter, the invisible substance which holds galaxies together and makes up a quarter of all matter and energy in the universe. The scientists, from the University of Cambridge, found the holes by studying the distribution of stars in the Milky Way....
  • Father who punched a drug dealer he saw attacking a terrified woman is jailed for six years

    02/10/2014 11:34:25 AM PST · by Teotwawki · 46 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | February 10, 2014 | Lizzie Edmonds
    A father who punched a drug dealer after seeing him attack a vulnerable woman in the street has been jailed - but the pusher won't be prosecuted because he was so badly hurt. Father-of-one Carl Neale, 23, floored the dealer with a single punch after shouting at him to stop hitting the terrified woman....[snip]...Neale, also from Nuneaton, was jailed for six years on Friday after Coventry Crown Court heard the drug dealer had been left fighting for his life.
  • School Skit Features Romney Getting Punched

    11/05/2012 3:39:16 PM PST · by tobyhill · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/5/2012 | Todd Starnes
    A Texas high school marching band is facing criticism for a halftime performance that featured someone dressed like Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney getting assaulted.
  • Walmart Greeter Punched By Customer Gets Fired

    01/08/2010 11:47:12 PM PST · by VeniVidiVici · 65 replies · 3,575+ views
    WESH-TV ^ | 1/8/2010 | Staff
    Greeter Terminated For 'Gross Misconduct' PALM BAY, Fla. -- A Walmart greeter who was shown on video getting punched by a customer has been fired. Ed Bauman, 69, said the act of defending himself cost him his job. Bauman went into Walmart hoping to get back to work for the first time since police said he was punched by a customer. Instead, Bauman said he was fired. His termination notice called the incident an act of "gross misconduct" and accused Bauman of fighting with a customer. "They told me I did a good job of defending myself," said Bauman. "Then...
  • Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton punched (manager of the Black Eyed Peas popped him one)

    06/22/2009 9:12:44 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 47 replies · 2,022+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/22/09 | Rob Gillies - ap
    TORONTO – Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton says he got a black eye from the manager of the Black Eyed Peas. Hilton says he got into argument with Fergie and of the Black Eyed Peas at a Toronto nightclub early Monday morning and was punched outside the club by Polo Molina, the band's manager. Toronto Police Constable Tony Vella says Molina turned himself in and has been charged with assault
  • Dash Cam Records Deputy Beating Teen (VIDEO: held down, punched in the face 13 times then tasered)

    08/10/2008 1:16:47 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 35 replies · 427+ views
    WYFF ^ | 8/8/08
    Deputy Charged In BeatingGREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. -- An 18-year-old was punched 13 times in the face by a deputy, and it was all caught on tape. The deputy, Brian Tollison, has been fired and had been charged in the incident. WYFF was exclusively given excerpts from the video that was recorded on the deputy's dash camera on May 15. The video shows Tollison, who was working undercover, trying to take a driver into custody after he pulled him over in the Judson community. In the video, a back-up deputy appears to hold onto the teen while Tollison hits him. When...
  • Senate intelligence chief blasts media over leaks

    06/27/2006 7:33:08 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 24 replies · 833+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 6/27/06 | Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday blasted U.S. media for exposing details of highly secretive intelligence programs and asked the Bush administration for a formal damage assessment. Sen. Pat Roberts (news, bio, voting record), a Kansas Republican, asked U.S. intelligence chief John Negroponte to report particularly on any damage to President George W. Bush's domestic spying program and another secret program by the Treasury Department that tracks private bank records. "Numerous, recent unauthorized disclosures of sensitive intelligence programs have directly threatened important efforts in the war against terrorism," Roberts, a staunch White House ally,...
  • Breaking? - Cynthia McKinney Accused of Slapping Capitol Guard

    03/29/2006 2:11:03 PM PST · by freedomlover · 367 replies · 18,374+ views
    Heard on AM 750 ^ | 3.29.6 | Freedomlover
    Just heard driving home Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-Ga) has been accused of slapping a Capitol Guard (?) over some type of dispute. 10 second story nothing follows.

    03/23/2004 8:02:34 PM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 24 replies · 140+ views
    AP Breaking News ^ | 23 March 2004 | Michael Rubinkam
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - An attorney punched in the face by his client was permitted to withdraw from the case Tuesday, while a second lawyer who refused to take it over was held in contempt and temporarily locked up. Public defender Andrea Konow, who witnessed the sucker punch of her colleague in court Monday, said she could not in good conscience represent Malik El-Shabazz, 20, on trial for raping and murdering a 6-year-old girl. Common Pleas Judge Jane Cutler Greenspan held Konow in contempt and she was led out of the courtroom by sheriff's deputies. The Defender Association of Philadelphia appealed...