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  • Bill Cosby found guilty of drugging, molesting woman

    04/26/2018 11:11:34 AM PDT · by Anti-Bubba182 · 147 replies
    NY Post ^ | 4-26-2018 | Emily Saul
    NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Nearly 14 years after Bill Cosby drugged and molested a woman 30 years his junior, a jury found him guilty Thursday of all charges in his sex assault retrial......
  • Mike Pompeo Confirmed As Secretary Of State

    04/26/2018 10:08:00 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 43 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 26 Apr 2018
    The split vote represents the political scrutiny Pompeo is likely to encounter as he moves from the CIA to the State Department, where he’ll face the simultaneous challenges of reinvigorating an agency beset by flagging morale and answering for a president who is prone to impulsiveness. Pompeo, who grew close to President Trump as his CIA director, takes over at State as the United States faces a host of foreign policy challenges. Near term, a deadline looms for extending the Iran nuclear deal and for Trump’s historic denuclearization talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
  • Let Alfie Evans Go to Rome!

    04/26/2018 8:01:02 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    National Review ^ | 04/26/2018 | The Editors
    Alfie Evans, 23 months old, is hospitalized with a rare neurodegenerative disorder. Against his parents’ wishes, his doctors at Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool removed him from life support on Monday evening, maintaining that further treatment would be futile. Bambino Gesů Pediatric Hospital in Rome has offered to treat him and arranged for his medical transport, which is on standby. The Italian government has granted him citizenship, clearing legal and administrative hurdles in advance. Doctors in Liverpool forbid the child to be removed from their watch, however, and British courts have backed them up, holding out the possibility that at...
  • Exclusive: Ancient Mass Child Sacrifice May Be World's Largest

    04/26/2018 7:33:23 AM PDT · by jalisco555 · 57 replies
    National Geographic ^ | 4/26/18 | Kristin Romey
    Evidence for the largest single incident of mass child sacrifice in the Americas— and likely in world history—has been discovered on Peru's northern coast, archaeologists tell National Geographic. More than 140 children and 200 young llamas appear to have been ritually sacrificed in an event that took place some 550 years ago on a wind-swept bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, in the shadow of what was then the sprawling capital of the Chimú Empire. Scientific investigations by the international, interdisciplinary team, led by Gabriel Prieto of the Universidad Nacional de Trujillo and John Verano of Tulane University, are ongoing. The...
  • FISA Court Denied Record Number Of Spy Warrants In 2017

    04/26/2018 7:25:51 AM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 8 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 04/25/2018 | Chuck Ross
    The court approved 71 percent of surveillance applications submitted under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) in 2017, according to a report from the Administrative Office of the United States Courts. That’s down significantly from the 79 percent approved in 2016. The number of applications declined 8.5 percent, from 1,752 in 2016 to 1,614 the following year. The FBI and Justice Department abused the FISA process by relying heavily on the unverified Steele dossier in applications to spy on President Donald Trump’s former campaign adviser, Carter Page, Republican lawmakers have alleged. FISA warrants are granted when there is probable cause...
  • U.S. trade deficit in goods drops in March for first time in seven months

    04/26/2018 7:24:53 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 3 replies
    Market Watch ^ | 26 Apr 2018 | GREG ROBB
    The numbers: The trade deficit in goods narrowed 10.3% to $68 billion, according to the government’s advanced report released Thursday. This was the first narrowing of the deficit in seven months and came in well below the $73.4 billion estimate of economists polled by MarketWatch. The government’s advanced report on wholesale inventories showed a 0.5% gain in March. And advanced retail inventories fell 0.4% What happened: Imports fell 2.1% in March and the declines were widespread. Of the major categories, only auto imports rose in the month. Exports rose 2.4% during the month. The narrowing of the deficit in goods...
  • Video:Nunes and Meadows call for release of FBI text messages(Hannity just now)

    04/25/2018 7:50:39 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 31 replies
    the state department has them? DOJ Trying to Run clock out hoping the Rats will win in 2018.. Meadows on hone all day with DOJ also(not in this vid) Sara Carter called DOJ.... why the delay..no response https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2Uc82d7n5E
  • New rule could force EPA to ignore major human health studies

    04/25/2018 6:35:36 PM PDT · by Pontiac · 26 replies
    Science Magazine ^ | 4/25/18 | Warren Cornwall
    At an event at EPA headquarters in Washington, D.C., that was closed to the press, agency head Scott Pruitt touted the new policy as a way to increase transparency and enable the public to double-check research underpinning environmental regulations. The rule would require the agency to use only studies in which the underlying data are available for public scrutiny when formulating new “significant” regulations, which typically are regulations estimated to impose costs of $100 million or more. Specifically, the proposed rule says that EPA is seeking transparency for “the dose response data and models that underlie what we are calling...
  • British Appeals Court Agrees To Hear Alfie Evans Case

    04/25/2018 12:31:30 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/25/2018 | Ed Morrissey
    As Alfie Evans valiantly struggles to stay alive, his legal hopes of traveling outside of the UK for treatment got an unexpected boost. After what appeared to be a final ruling from the court yesterday that denied Evans’ parents the opportunity to use the air ambulance standing by to carry the child to Bambino Gesu Pediatric Hospital at the Vatican, the Evans’ attorneys got contacted by a judge explaining that they could launch another appeal. The case will get heard again this afternoon: Sir Andrew McFarlane, will head a panel of three Court of Appeal judges due to hear...
  • Exclusive: Ted Cruz Endorses Donald Trump in 2020

    04/25/2018 10:12:22 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 186 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Apr 2018 | ROBERT KRAYCHIK
    during a Tuesday interview with SiriusXM hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak on Breitbart News Tonight. Mansour asked Cruz, “Would you be supportive of President Trump if he ran for reelection in 2020?” Cruz replied, “I certainly assume so. I was supportive of and campaigned for President Trump in 2016, and I am very encouraged with the substantive policy victories we are getting, whether it is an historic tax cut bill, whether it is regulatory reform that’s unleashing jobs, whether it is repealing the Obamacare individual mandate — which I led the fight to do in the United States Senate...
  • Clinton fundraiser Caren Turner quits Port Authority post after video of her cursing out local cops

    04/25/2018 11:28:29 AM PDT · by NRx · 60 replies
    CNBC ^ | 04-24-2018 | Dan Mangan
    A Washington lobbyist who played a leading role in raising money for Hillary Clinton's presidential runs resigned her commissionership at a top transportation agency after being caught cursing out police on video. "You may shut the f--- up!" fumed the lobbyist, Caren Turner, at a Tenafly, NJ, cop during a March 31 traffic stop of a car in which Turner's daughter had been a passenger. "You're an ass," Turner later told the officer, according to a police report released Wednesday. "Look at that smug-ass look on your face." Turner, 60, had become increasingly frustrated and angry after police politely declined...
  • American Supporters of Alfie Evans to Hold Prayer Vigil at British Embassy in Washington Thursday

    04/25/2018 10:04:05 AM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | April 25, 2018 | Steven Ertelt
    American supporters of Alfie Evans who have been wondering what they can do now have an opportunity to show their support publicly. Supporters of Alfie and his family will be gathering in Washington DC on Thursday at the British Embassy to hold a prayer vigil on their behalf. Led by Rev. Patrick Mahoney of the Christian Defense Coalition,the prayer vigil for Alfie will take place at the British embassy on Thursday, April 26 at 11:00 a.m. “Alfie Evans has a mysterious, undiagnosed disease and is in Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, England. A massive court battle over his care...
  • North Korea’s nuclear test site has collapsed ... and that may be why Kim Jong-un suspended tests

    04/25/2018 9:58:22 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 82 replies
    SCMP ^ | 25 April, 2018 | 25 April, 2018
    North Korea’s nuclear test site has collapsed ... and that may be why Kim Jong-un suspended tests The mountain’s collapse after a fifth blast last fall has led to the creation of a massive ‘chimney’ that could leak radioactive fallout into the air, researchers have found North Korea’s mountain nuclear test site has collapsed, putting China and other nearby nations at unprecedented risk of radioactive exposure, two separate groups of Chinese scientists studying the issue have confirmed. The collapse after five nuclear blasts may be why North Korean leader Kim Jong-un declared on Friday that he would freeze the hermit...
  • 'Blue Wave' put on hold as Republican wins AZ special election

    04/25/2018 8:20:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/25/2018 | Rick Moran
    Democrats' path to take over the House in November took a sharp right turn last night as a Republican won a special congressional election in Arizona's 8th Congressional District. Debbie Lesko, a former state senator, bested Democrat Hiral Tipirneni, a physician, by about 10,000 votes.  Donald Trump won Arizona by 21 points in 2016. Lesko will serve out the term of Rep. Trent Franks, who resigned in disgrace. CNN: Lesko will fill the seat through the end of this congressional term in January and must run for re-election in November to continue serving. Even though Republicans avoided another stinging loss...
  • Bill Cosby prosecutors: This is why sexual-assault victims don't report this crime

    04/24/2018 11:36:12 PM PDT · by 4Runner · 46 replies
    Philadelphia Enquirer ^ | April 24, 2018 | Jeremy Roebuck & Laura McCrystal
    Montgomery County prosecutors lashed into Bill Cosby in their final pitch to jurors Tuesday, painting him as a serial sexual predator who hid for decades behind his reputation as “America’s Dad” to lure unsuspecting young women into situations where they were powerless to resist his advances. “He is nothing like the image he plays on TV,” Assistant District Attorney Kristen Feden said in an impassioned address to the panel of seven men and five women hearing the case. “He utilized that image and cloaked it around himself, so he could gain the trust of young, unsuspecting women to sexually assault...
  • Pro-Mass Immigration Koch Brothers Threaten GOP: Pass Amnesty for Illegal Aliens or Lose Our $$

    04/25/2018 6:29:56 AM PDT · by xzins · 107 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 24 Apr 18 | John Binder
    The pro-mass immigration GOP megadonor billionaire Koch brothers are threatening Republicans running midterm campaigns, saying they want to see an amnesty for millions of illegal aliens passed or they will “closely evaluate” their aiding and funding of certain candidates. The Koch brothers represent a number of organizations that purport to be conservative and libertarian-leaning, including Freedom Partners, the LIBRE Initiative, Americans for Prosperity, and Generation Opportunity. The billionaires’ businesses include Matador Cattle Company, Koch Pipeline, and Guardian Industries. In an interview with The Hill, Americans for Prosperity President Tim Phillips said the pro-amnesty, pro-mass immigration Koch networks would “closely evaluate”...
  • Arizona Special Election TODAY (Freepers GO VOTE!)

    04/24/2018 10:09:31 AM PDT · by TexasGurl24 · 57 replies
    New York Slimes ^ | 4/24/2018 | NY Slimes
    Tuesday’s special election in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District, in the conservative suburbs outside Phoenix, may reveal the depth of Republicans’ political challenges in 2018. Debbie Lesko, the party’s nominee and a former state senator, is favored to win over Hiral Tipirneni, a Democrat and emergency room doctor, in a district that supported President Trump in 2016 by more than 20 points.
  • Caravan of Migrants Reaches U.S. Border

    04/24/2018 9:42:05 AM PDT · by McGruff · 25 replies
    One America News ^ | April 24, 2018
    Hundreds of migrants arrive at the Mexican border seeking asylum in the U.S. Groups of people from Central America camped by the border wall Monday with tents and sleeping bags as they waited for their asylum pleas to be processed. They came as a part of a caravan allegedly fleeing violence and poverty in their native countries. The caravan started with about 1,200 migrants, but has reportedly thinned to around 600. President Trump has since taken to Twitter to announce he plans to keep the migrants from entering the country.
  • Consumer confidence in April rebounds close to 18-year high

    04/24/2018 7:33:55 AM PDT · by John W · 9 replies
    marketwatch.com ^ | April 24, 2018 | Jeffry Bartash
    The consumer confidence index climbed to 128.7 in April from 127 in March, the Conference Board said Tuesday. Two months ago, the index hit the highest level since the end of 2000. The present situation index, a measure of current conditions, rose to 159.6 from 158.1. The future expectations index advanced to 108.1 from 106.2. Americans were more optimistic about their own finances and they think jobs are easy to find, the survey showed.
  • Politico Reporter: With DNC Lawsuit, Democrats Worry Their Party

    04/23/2018 7:37:27 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 23, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    The cash-strapped Democratic National Committee has decided to be clown itself further by suing Wikileaks, Russia, and the Trump campaign for collusion during the 2016 election. For a party thatÂ’s tired of the media talking about Hillary and 2016, this is a way to keep both issues front and center. ItÂ’s going to re-open the wounds between the left and far left of the Democratic Party, erecting another obstacle for unity as the party heads into the 2016 election. Is the DNC's Trump-Russia conspiracy lawsuit a "political stunt?"Now, if youÂ’re a Democrat, it keeps Russia in the news, as the...