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  • What happened to “innocent until PROVEN guilty”?

    07/16/2018 5:13:51 PM PDT · by FL_Native · 22 replies
    We’ve seen so many people’s lives ruined and now they want to start a war with Russia over accusations. Can’t we wait until after these accusations have been proven in a court of law? Fire away
  • Dutchess County teen continues growth, recovery 9 Years after dog mauling

    07/16/2018 5:08:36 PM PDT · by Norski · 16 replies
    ABC7NewYork ^ | July 16, 2018 | Tim Fleischer
    sharetweetshareemail PETS & ANIMALS Dutchess County teen continues growth, recovery 9 years after dog mauling Ad Duration00:00 Current time01:44 Seek % buffered 00:14 Duration02:15 Volume EMBED More Videos AJ Ross reports on the fourth death from the Union City fire. By Tim Fleischer Updated 1 hr 48 mins ago ARLINGTON, Dutchess County (WABC) -- Nine years after he was viciously mauled by a dog, Frankie Flora is going in for more surgery but still with an amazingly positive attitude. "It's laser surgery," he said. "So it will take this and like some of the red spots like that and just...
  • Pentagon Sees Quantum Computing as Key Weapon for War in Space

    07/16/2018 4:46:49 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 4 replies
    Space.com ^ | July 16, 2018 10:33am ET | Sandra Erwin,
    Top Pentagon official Michael Griffin sat down a few weeks ago with Air Force scientists at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio to discuss the future of quantum computing in the U.S. military. Griffin, the undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, has listed quantum computers and related applications among the Pentagon's must-do R&D investments. Quantum computing is one area where the Pentagon worries that it is playing catchup while China continues to leap ahead. The technology is being developed for many civilian applications, and the military sees it as potentially game-changing for information and space warfare. The U.S....
  • Public Schools: The Three Big Problems We Must Fix

    07/16/2018 4:36:34 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 8 replies
    Republic Standard ^ | May 3, 2018 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    One thing our public schools do well is undermine real education. K-12 education is a big swirl of unnecessary problems and impasses. Millions of children are damaged by what seem to be ideological decisions. Our self-appointed experts, which I call the Education Establishment, appear unable to improve the schools. Worse, they don't seem to want to. Let’s identify the three main problems as the first step toward fixing them: First, our schools seem to become dumber by the year and probably by the month. Government statistics say that the majority of our students, in both fourth grade and eighth grade,...
  • Prof claims Trump ‘making microaggressions worse’ on campus

    07/16/2018 4:24:34 PM PDT · by PROCON · 48 replies
    campusreform.org ^ | July 16, 2018 | Toni Airaksinen
    A professor at the University of St. Thomas in Texas recently blamed the Trump administration for the rise in microaggressions she and her colleagues have allegedly faced from each other since the 2016 election. Nicole Walters published “Trump’s America is Making Microaggressions an Even Greater Reality for Women Faculty of Color” in the recent issue of the peer-reviewed academic journal Women, Gender, and Families of Color.Walters—who is also a Dean at the Texas institution—cites the alleged rise in microaggressions on her campus as a “marked difference from President Barack Obama’s ethos of inclusivity and his message of hope and unity.”Since...
  • Would-be robber beaten up by restaurant employees in Arizona

    07/16/2018 4:17:57 PM PDT · by BBell · 14 replies
    TUCSON, Az. (FOX26 NEWS) — A would-be robber in Arizona was stopped by several restaurant employees and the whole thing was caught on camera. In the video, the crook can be seen standing behind a counter, armed with a knife and demanding money from employees. However, the workers were not amused and one of them decided to take action by throw a chair at the suspect. At least six employees then start attacking the man and subduing him until police arrive.
  • Cleaning Lady, Firefighters Hurt In Bee Attack

    07/16/2018 4:17:24 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 17 replies
    bcs2la ^ | Dave Lopez
    Firefighters say she had what appeared to be around 50 bees covering her body, including her face, Bommarito said. There were as many as 80,000 bees in all involved in the attack... Opting not to wait for special suits to protect them from the bees, the firefighters rushed in with a carbon dioxide fire extinguisher they typically use for grease fires, Bommarito said. “They determined they needed to get that patient away from the bees, so they sprayed them with a carbon dioxide extinguisher and in the process all four got stung, two multiple times,” the captain said. The woman...
  • Caption Time

    07/16/2018 4:09:08 PM PDT · by PROCON · 12 replies
    Vanity | July 16, 2018
    President Trump can be very Persuasive:
  • 23 injured after explosion hurls 'basketball-sized' lava bomb onto tour boat

    07/16/2018 3:24:18 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 25 replies
    Hawaii News Now ^ | 07/16/2018
    U.S. Coast Guard crews initially responded around 6 a.m. to reports that several crew members and passengers were injured aboard the roof of the boat, leaving a large hole. U.S. Coast Guard crews initially responded around 6 a.m. to reports that several crew members and passengers were injured aboard the tour boat Hot Shot. The boat returned to Wailoa Harbor in Hilo with the injured passengers around 7 a.m., county officials said.  Four passengers were taken by ambulance to the Hilo Medical Center. One person, a woman in her 20s, was in serious condition with a fractured femur. The other passengers suffered burns...
  • WATCH AN OUTNUMBERED PUNK GET A BIG SURPRISE DURING ATTEMPTED ROBBERY

    07/16/2018 2:43:59 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 33 replies
    https://downtrend.com ^ | JULY 16, 2018 | BY DONN MARTEN
    In a video that is now going viral for perfectly understandable reasons, a punk in a hoodie who tried to rob a restaurant ended up getting way more than he bargained for. The incident went down in Arizona when the thug menaced employees at an Arizona eatery with a box cutter and demanded money.
  • Hawaii volcano eruption forms new lava 'island' just off coast

    07/16/2018 2:35:55 PM PDT · by ETL · 40 replies
    FoxNews.com/Science ^ | July 16, 2018 | Travis Fedschun
    The ongoing eruption of Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano and continued lava flows into the sea has created a tiny new landmass off the Big Island, officials revealed Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey said the tiny island formed off the northernmost part of the ocean entry from Fissure 8, and was oozing lava similar to that of the larger lava flow along the coast. In photos posted by the agency, the "island" is just a few meters off shore, and about 20 to 30 feet in diameter. "It's most likely part of the fissure 8 flow that's entering the ocean—and possibly a...
  • Father of 43 children found beaten in West Side home

    07/16/2018 1:54:56 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 53 replies
    ABC 7 Chicago ^ | July 15, 2018
    A 63-year-old father of 43 children was found beaten to death Sunday afternoon in his home on Chicago's West Side. The body of John Hearring -- known as Nicholas -- was discovered with head trauma in his upstairs apartment in the 1000-block of North Leamington Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood. Multiple family members confirmed that he had 43 children. Hearring was a long-time resident there and well-known in the neighborhood.
  • Maria Butina Connects Russians, NRA, Trump, Sibby, and Mathew Wollmann

    07/16/2018 1:41:40 PM PDT · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 15 replies
    https://dakotafreepress.com/ ^ | Posted 2017-03-27 04:45 | by Cory Allen Heidelberger
    She was known about long before today's indebtment As the Legislature convenes one more time to deal with Governor Dennis DaugaardÂ’s veto of two of their gun bills, an eager reader gets me reading about the National Rifle AssociationÂ’s Russia connection, which will lead us to Donald Trump, Sibby, and Mathew Wollmann. In 2014, to punish Russia for supporting separatist militias in Ukraine, the United States imposed sanctions on two state-owned Russian banks, two state-owned Russian oil companies, and six Russian arms manufacturers, including Kalashnikov, maker of the AK-47 rifle. To maintain access to the lucrative American gun market, Kalashnikov...
  • Donald Trump's GoldenHair

    07/16/2018 1:32:15 PM PDT · by Twotone · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 9, 2018 | Unknown
    As the meeting with Kim Jong-Un approaches, Huw Parkinson takes a look at the adventures of secret agent Donald Trump and discovers his troubles back on home soil continue to both shake AND stir.
  • Report: China Considers Economic Incentives to Make Couples Have Children

    07/16/2018 12:56:17 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 16, 2018 | Frances Martel
    Chinese state media noted on Wednesday that at least one province in the country is considering offering financial rewards to couples to incentivize them to have children, following an unsuccessful campaign to increase the country’s birth rate that began with a loosening of the previous one-child policy. Under Communist Party leader Xi Jinping, Chinese couples were formally allowed to have up to two children per family in 2015. Yet birth rates, expected to skyrocket with that announcement, have remained mostly stagnant and threaten to decline. According to an article in the Communist Party’s People’s Daily newspaper this week, China could...
  • Russian woman arrested in Washington, accused of acting as Russian government agent {Ti Ming)

    07/16/2018 12:39:41 PM PDT · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 77 replies
    http://wdez.com ^ | Monday, July 16, 2018 2:04 p.m. CDT
    <p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A 29-year-old Russian woman living in Washington has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian government while developing ties with U.S. citizens and infiltrating political groups, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday.</p>
  • Trump/Putin and wow, look at the reaction!

    07/16/2018 12:28:13 PM PDT · by right way right · 80 replies
    vanity/observation | self
    Well, Clinton sure did lay out todays theme for the globalists side. Today, that side is apocalyptic! Wow, I mean, they REALLY are apocalyptic! They’re about to overplay it. Shumer just stepped in it too. They protest too much. You don’t have to trust Putin at all to clearly see that YUUGE nerve sticking out. Many on ‘our side’ are hand wringing, as usual too.
  • Reporter forcibly removed from Trump, Putin presser in Helsinki [from left wing The Nation]

    07/16/2018 12:18:40 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 18 replies
    New york Daily News ^ | 7/16/2018 | Staff
    A reporter was forcibly removed from the President Trump and Vladimir Putin presser in Helsinki, Finland Monday morning after he reportedly brought a sign into the meeting. The journalist, identified by CNBC as Sam Husseini, an op-ed reporter with progressive publication The Nation, was initially asked by security to exit the press room, and he obliged, according to CNN. When he was brought back into the room to retrieve his things, he reportedly claimed he got the boot because of a sign that talked about the nuclear test ban treaty. CNBC reports the sign — which read “Nuclear Weapon Ban...
  • CVS manager who called Chicago police on black woman over coupon 'no longer employed'

    07/16/2018 11:27:22 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 72 replies
    ABC7Chicago.com ^ | 7/16/2018 | staff
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Two CVS managers involved in an incident at a store on Chicago's North Side are no longer working for the company, according to a statement released Monday. CVS said in a tweet that its investigation is now complete. The company issued an apology Sunday to a black woman after a white store manager called police, accusing her of trying to use a fake coupon. The incident happened Friday night at a CVS in the 6100-block of North Broadway in the city's Edgewater neighborhood. The woman, Camilla Hudson, captured the incident on cellphone video, which shows manager Morry...
  • Lost Stanley Kubrick screenplay, Burning Secret, is found 60 years on

    07/16/2018 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 36 replies
    www.theguardian.com ^ | 07/16/2018 | Staff
    His first world war classic, Paths of Glory, is one of cinema’s most powerful anti-war movies, widely acclaimed as a masterpiece, as was his Roman epic, Spartacus, both of which starred Kirk Douglas. Now a “lost” screenplay by director Stanley Kubrick has been discovered – and it is so close to completion that it could be developed by film-makers. Entitled Burning Secret, the script is an adaptation of the 1913 novella by the Viennese writer Stefan Zweig. In Kubrick’s adaptation of the story of adultery and passion set in a spa resort, a suave and predatory man befriends a 10-year-old...