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  • 400 new jobs coming to Greenville Co. with Samsung customer care (South Carolina)

    07/12/2018 5:08:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    WSPA-TV ^ | July 12, 2018 | Staff
    GREENVILLE Co., SC (WSPA) - Samsung is planning to bring 400 new jobs to Greenville Co. by the year 2020 with a new customer care center they're opening in the area, according to Greenville Area Development Corporation. At just under 35,000 square-foot, the tech company's "cutting-edge" facility will feature two advanced training centers for onsite agents, a private and secure video chat area and a connected living lab with Samsung and competitive products. The new customer care center will be located at 901 Holland Rd. in Simpsonville and will be Samsung's third location in South Carolina. Hiring is already underway,...
  • How Florida spread oxy across half of America

    07/11/2018 10:41:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Metro West Daily News ^ | July 8, 2018 | Pat Beall, The Palm Beach Post
    Reliably red on the political map, Huntington is a West Virginia town with a 191-year-old university, a storied football team and more than 100 churches. It’s where Will Lockwood graduated from high school. It’s where he enrolled at Marshall University. It’s where he first tried OxyContin. By the time Lockwood entered Marshall as a freshman, Detroit dealers were trickling into Huntington selling OxyContin and pills with OxyContin’s active ingredient, oxycodone. Even though Lockwood could step out his front door and get the drug, Detroit street dealers weren’t the preferred supplier. Florida was. It may be 1,000 miles away, but to...
  • Senate takes symbolic shot at Trump tariffs

    07/12/2018 12:17:43 AM PDT · by granada · 24 replies
    the Hill ^ | 11/07/18 | JORDAIN CARNEY
    The Senate on Wednesday took a symbolic shot at President Trump’s trade policy amid anxiety on Capitol Hill over his tariff strategy. Senators voted 88-11 to instruct lawmakers hashing out a deal on a government funding bill to include language “providing a role for Congress” on tariffs implemented for national security reasons, known as Section 232 of the trade laws. The vote is nonbinding, meaning lawmakers don’t have to add trade language into the funding bill. But the vote margin, with more senators supporting it than the amount needed to override a veto, underscores the depth of concern on Capitol...
  • Mercedes-Benz Vans vendor to create 180 jobs in Charleston County (South Carolina)

    07/11/2018 11:59:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Post and Courier ^ | July 11, 2018 | John McDermott
    A global transportation company that handles incoming parts and finished goods for other businesses is expanding to the Charleston region to support the Mercedes-Benz Van plant. Logistics giant Kuehne + Nagel Inc. said it plans to create 180 jobs over the next three years at its new Palmetto Commerce Park operation in North Charleston. Hiring for the positions is already underway. The firm is setting up shop on the expanding Mercedes-Benz campus, between Ashley Phosphate and Ladson roads. Its services will include taking deliveries, managing inventory and transporting parts to the Sprinter plant assembly line as needed on a "just-in-time"...
  • Confederate Flag To Fly Once Again At South Carolina Capital

    07/10/2018 1:13:07 PM PDT · by Eddie01 · 36 replies
    Hotair ^ | Jul 10, 2018 | Jazz Shaw
    Following the social unrest over Confederate flags, statues and symbols in 2015, a lot of southerners and their supporters around the country were rather unhappy with the results. (Regular readers already know you can count me among their ranks.) One of the most high-profile battles in that struggle took place at the capitol in South Carolina. There, the Confederate Battle Flag was finally lowered for the last time on July 10th of that year. Now, three years later, the flag is flying again… at least for a few hours. Some sons (and daughters) of the South are raising a temporary...
  • Hundreds of guns seized, 'top offenders' arrested in Richland-Columbia joint effort (SC)

    07/06/2018 9:51:30 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 24 replies
    The State ^ | Tim Dominick | July 05, 2018
    The Richland County Sheriff's Department and Columbia Police Department say a combined 60-day initiative aimed at reducing gun violence and seizing weapons was a success. “This is not something we’ve created to make people feel good," Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said, calling gun violence the most prominent problem in the Midlands. "This is something we want to work." As he spoke, Lott stood beside several photos of people killed by gun violence. "They're real people," Lott said. "There's real pain, and families are hurting. ... It's just not a number." Since the initiative began on April 24, the Richland...
  • WH staffer indicted on assault charges resigns

    09/02/2015 6:47:26 PM PDT · by markomalley · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/2/15 | Jordan Fabian
    A White House aide indicted for allegedly firing a gun at her boyfriend, a U.S. Capitol Police officer, has resigned. Barvetta Singletary submitted her resignation effective Aug. 28, a White House representative said Wednesday. Her resignation was accepted. Singletary is departing the West Wing three weeks after the Aug. 7 incident, in which police say she confronted her boyfriend about another woman. During the dispute at her Maryland home, Singletary allegedly fired her boyfriend’s gun at a sofa after he refused to give her his cellphone password. No one was injured. Singletary, 37, was indicted on assault charges Tuesday. She...
  • It's a first in York County: Rock Hill man accused of using pit bull to attack wife

    07/04/2018 1:17:24 AM PDT · by Norski · 24 replies
    The Herald ^ | July 3, 2018 | Andrew Dys
    A Rock Hill man has been charged with domestic violence against his wife involving — the man's pit bull. John Louis Walch, 59, is accused of opening a cage that held his pit bull in June and urging it to attack his wife, according to police and court records. Walch's wife was found under attack by the dog by responding officers, police said. Officers had to shoot the dog to stop the attack, police said. The use of a dog of any kind as a weapon in domestic violence is a first in York County, said Jenny Desch, the 16th...
  • Lindsey Graham Refuses To Back Down, Torches IG Report for Not Clearing Trump

    06/21/2018 5:50:42 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 31 replies
    westernjournal ^ | 06/19/2018 | Ben Marquis
    Many conservatives aren’t exactly fans of Republican South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, as he has a tendency to more often than not side with the bipartisan establishment over the GOP base on a number of issues. But he has been coming around a bit more lately, becoming more outspoken in his support of President Donald Trump and vociferously calling out misdeeds and wrongdoing where it is patently obvious. For example, check out his rather pointed line of questioning during Monday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing with Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz and FBI Director Christopher Wray to discuss the...
  • Linsey Graham destroys the FBI denial of bias with his questioning (I’m not joking)

    06/18/2018 1:02:10 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 130 replies
    Youtube ^ | Jun 18, 2018
    Link “Somebody is lying !!!”
  • Graham: If you don't like me working with Trump, 'I don't give a s--t'

    06/15/2018 9:56:28 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 40 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/15/18 | Mallory Shelbourne
    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Friday that he “doesn’t give a shit” about critics who don't like him working with President Trump. “If you don’t like me working with President Trump to make the world a better place, I don’t give a shit,” Graham told CNN’s “At This Hour.” Graham, who unsuccessfully ran for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016 and blasted Trump throughout the primary, said he trusts and likes the president. “I’ve got a relationship with the president at a time when he needs allies,” Graham said. The South Carolina senator has praised Trump for conducting missile strikes...
  • Graham makes surprise visit to northern Syria

    07/03/2018 7:47:21 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 47 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7/3/2018 | Washington Post/Furat FM
    Senator Lindsey O. Graham (R-SC) visited Manbij, Syria on July 2, where he promised to urge President Trump....
  • Syria Update: Ammo Dump Explosion, Fighting Northwest Of Deraa, Talk Of 'Reconciliation'

    07/03/2018 1:42:26 PM PDT · by Spiridon · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/3/2018 | Nextrush
    (LATE NEWS: US SENATOR LINDSEY GRAHAM-REPUBLICAN-SOUTH CAROLINA MADE A SURPRISE VISIT TO NORTHERN SYRIA MONDAY TELLING LOCAL JIHADIST-OPPOSITION LEADERS HE WILL URGE PRESIDENT TRUMP TO CONTINUE US MILITARY PRESENCE IN SYRIA) Link to:..... "Al Jazeera reported that there were explosions in a weapons warehouse belonging to the Syrian Army in #Daraa" Paul Antonopoulos Pro-Syrian Government Twitter 7/3/2018 "Syrian opposition sources report big explosions on Tuesday at ammunition depots serving Iranian militias fighting for the Assad regime in a region held by Syrian government forces near the Deraa-Damascus highway." Israeli "DEBKAfile" report 7/3/2018 The propaganda war is certainly on in Syria...
  • New company to locate at South Carolina inland port (54 jobs)

    07/03/2018 5:14:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    The Centre Daily Times ^ | July 3, 2018 | The Associated Press
    CHARLESTON, S.C. — A company that provides container and chassis maintenance is opening a facility at South Carolina's newest inland port. Container Maintenance Corp. plans to hire 54 people at a new operation in Dillon, The Post and Courier of Charleston reported. The State Ports Authority inland port along Interstate 95 in Dillon opened in April and is South Carolina's second such operation. The other is in Greer....
  • Devin Nunes warns Obama officials: Willingly testify on Russia investigation or face subpoenas

    07/03/2018 12:13:43 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 52 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 7/2/18 | Daniel Chaitin
    House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., warned that if Obama administration officials he referred to a congressional task force for testimony on the Russia investigation refuse to cooperate, they will face subpoenas. Nunes wrote a letter Monday to House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., with a list of 10 names from the Obama-era State Department and White House on Monday, urging them to interview these individuals in an "open setting." During a Monday evening interview on Fox News, Nunes emphasized that because all the people on his list are American...
  • New York Times editorial board to ‘ossified’ Nancy Pelosi and deputies: Step aside

    07/01/2018 1:07:30 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 70 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 7/1/18 | Laura Barrón-López
    The New York Times editorial board is calling on House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and her top two deputies to step aside and allow younger Democratic members to lead the caucus. The Times takes aim at Pelosi, House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., and Democratic Assistant Leader Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., criticizing the trio for maintaining their power rather than preparing the next generation. "For too long, this regime has clung to power at the expense of future leaders," the Times editorial board writes. "Neither of Ms. Pelosi’s two chief deputies, Steny Hoyer, the party whip, and Jim Clyburn, the...
  • Lindsey Graham: 'Fake news' to say Russia did not meddle in US election

    07/01/2018 2:32:33 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 67 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 1, 2018 | Emily Birnbaum
    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Sunday said it is “fake news” to say that Russia did not meddle in the 2016 presidential election. “The idea that Russia did not meddle in our election is fake news,” Graham said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “They did meddle in our election and they're doing it again in 2018,” he added. President Trump said on Friday that he will press Russian President Vladimir Putin on Moscow's meddling during their meeting later this month. “We don’t want anyone tampering with elections," Trump said, promising Russia’s interference in U.S. elections will be on the summit’s...
  • 'Go home' chants at Jim Acosta weren't racist

    06/26/2018 9:10:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | June 26, 2018 | Emily Jashinsky
    Jim Acosta, a Washington-based CNN reporter, visited South Carolina to cover President Trump's rally on Monday night. Accordingly, Trump supporters chanted, "Go home, Jim!" at the correspondent, who's become a favorite target of the president's base (a status he clearly relishes to some extent). The chant for Acosta to "go home" was described in a Buzzfeed report on the rally as "a taunt that sounded especially menacing when aimed at a reporter with a Hispanic surname and a father who fled Fidel Castro’s Cuba." Put in less tactful language, the contention is that it was racist. It wasn't — it...
  • What I saw at Trump's South Carolina rally (From Jim Acosta)

    06/26/2018 11:43:43 AM PDT · by LiveFreeOrDie2001 · 80 replies
    CNN ^ | 6/26/2018 | Jim Acosta
    West Columbia, South Carolina (CNN)It was fitting that President Donald Trump chose his rally in South Carolina Monday night to thank film director David Lynch for his recently announced support. Lynch, who is best known for such cinematic trips into the surreal as "Blue Velvet" and "Wild at Heart," could not have directed the scene any better. I felt like I was in one of his movies. Approximately three hours before Trump took the stage in West Columbia, an elderly woman walked right up to me and ordered me to leave the venue. Her language would likely make her grandkids...
  • Henry McMaster (DJT endorsed) wins the South Carolina Governor runoff election. easily.

    06/26/2018 6:28:10 PM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 54 replies
    Henry McMaster (DJT Endorsed) easily wins the Governor runoff race in South Carolina.