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  • RECOUNT: Judge says he may not toss mismatch signatures (read before you comment!)

    11/15/2018 4:57:58 AM PST · by rarestia · 4 replies
    Spectrum BayNews 9 ^ | November 15, 2018 @6:43 AM | By Spectrum News Staff
    A federal judge stated that he is not likely to allow election officials in Florida to automatically count thousands of mail-in ballots that have signatures that do not match those on file as deadline day for the Florida recount has arrived as counties across the state must have ballots re-tabulated by 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon. A big point of contention for incumbent Democrat U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Democrats, mail-in ballots that have signatures that do not match those on file have been thrown out. "So I ask each of you, just consider whether or not you'd want you ballot...
  • 'Jesus' face' uncovered at ancient church in the Israeli desert

    11/15/2018 4:57:18 AM PST · by SJackson · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | James Rogers
    A previously unknown 1,500-year-old painting of Christ’s face has been uncovered at a Byzantine church in Israel’s Negev desert. The discovery in the ancient Byzantine village of Shivta has thrilled archaeologists. Although the painting is fragmented, experts from Israel’s University of Haifa were able to make out the facial outline. Their research was published recently in the journal Antiquity. he painting, which is believed to date from the sixth century, depicts Jesus as a short-haired youth. “Christ’s face in this painting is an important discovery in itself,” they explained in their paper. “It belongs to the iconographic scheme of a...
  • Broward County Brings In Expert Consultant To Speed Up Ballot Count

    11/15/2018 4:49:56 AM PST · by Zakeet · 3 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | November 13, 2018
    Broward County, which has had trouble meeting its legal deadlines in the counting of ballots, has now brought in a consultant to speed up the recount: counting expert Count von Count. The Count wasted no time and immediately began counting as soon as he saw the ballots. He picked up one and said, "One vote for governor, eh eh eh." After that, he picked up a second ballot and said, "Two votes for governor, eh eh eh." Next, he picked up a third ballot and said, "Three votes for governor, eh eh eh." "Wow!" exclaimed Broward County official Stanley...
  • Israel critic elected to House backtracks on her previous opposition to BDS

    11/15/2018 4:30:25 AM PST · by SJackson · 5 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 11-15-2018
    Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar now says she ‘believes in and supports’ boycott movement, after calling it ‘counterproductive’ during election campaign Democrat Ilhan Omar on November 7, 2018, in Minneapolis after winning Minnesota's 5th Congressional District race in the 2018 US midterm elections. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) WASHINGTON — A newly elected congressperson from Minnesotta who spoke out against boycotts of Israel during her campaign now says she supports the BDS movement. Ilhan Omar, one of two Muslim women who became the first elected to Congress last week, had said during her campaign that the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement was “counteractive”...
  • ‘Alarming’ Study Claiming Global Warming Heating Up Oceans Based on Math Error

    11/15/2018 3:52:28 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 20 replies ^ | Elizabeth Harrington
    A highly circulated study claiming oceans are warming at a much higher rate due to global warming contains "key errors," forcing researchers to issue a correction. The study published by the journal Nature on Oct. 31 by researchers at Princeton University and UC San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography claimed the oceans were warming at a rate 60 percent higher than previously thought. However, a mathematical error discovered by independent climate scientist Nic Lewis after he perused the study's first page has led the journal to retract its key finding. The study has a much larger margin of error, making...
  • Border Patrol stops almost 500 undocumented immigrants in 48 hours [650+]

    11/15/2018 3:26:13 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 11 replies
    Tucson news ^ | November 9, 2018
    YUMA, AZ (Border Patrol) - Border Patrol agents assigned to Yuma Station apprehended over 400 [now 650] illegal aliens who surrendered..., including two huge groups of Central American nationals... Just before midnight, a Border Patrol camera operator observed ... illegal aliens illegally crossing into the United States by traversing over the legacy landing mat border wall east of the San Luis Port of Entry. A majority of the illegal aliens were family units from Guatemala ... The illegal alien ... was observed digging a shallow hole underneath the same older portion of wall to gain access into the United States......
  • Pope Francis Warns: People Who Gossip Are ‘Terrorists’

    11/15/2018 3:05:00 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.
    Pope Francis said Wednesday that those who spread gossip are terrorists whose words are grenades that destroy other people’s reputations. “Gossipers are killers,” the pope told the 20,000 pilgrims gathered in Saint Peter’s Square for his weekly audience. “They kill others because the tongue kills like a knife. Be careful!” “A gossiper is a terrorist, because with his tongue he throws a bomb and then walks away, but that tossed bomb destroys the good name of others. Do not forget: to gossip is to kill,” he said. In his remarks, the pope was reflecting on the eighth commandment of the...
  • Report: U.S. Begins Accepting Caravan Migrants In for Asylum Claims

    11/15/2018 3:04:56 AM PST · by · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Breitbart Texas
    Mexican federal authorities at the ports of entry in Tijuana are now allowing migrants from the Central American caravan into the U.S. so they can begin asylum requests. This week, at the Chaparral Port of Entry in Tijuana, Mexican immigration officials announced 90 Central American caravan migrants would be allowed to advance to ask for asylum, journalist Rebecca Plevin reported. Twenty-five asylum seekers were allowed on Monday and 60 more on Tuesday. At El Chaparral port of entry in Tijuana, Mexican immigration officials say 90 people will be allowed to make asylum claims today. People cheer; some 25 were allowed...
  • The Warroom With Jim Quinn, and the Quinn and Rose Morning Show Nov 15, 2018

    11/15/2018 3:04:46 AM PST · by sneakers · 3 replies
    Join Jim Quinn in the Warroom from 6:00am to 8:00 am, Monday thru Friday on and locally on the radio on WYSL in Rochester, NY. then, Rose will join Quinn for their new show which airs from 8:00 to 10:00 daily and can be heard on iheart radio on ESPN 970 am or 106.3 fm.
  • 22 Buses with 900 Caravan Migrants Nears U.S. Border

    Portions of the migrant caravan consisting of nearly 900 Central Americans in 22 buses arrived in the northern border state of Sonora, escorted by state and federal police on Wednesday. A video posted online captures the caravan traveling along Mexican federal highway 15, through Esperanza, just north of Ciudad Obregon, Sonora. A smaller caravan reportedly passed through Tuesday night with an additional 400 in transit. The 22-bus caravan is expected to continue north on Mexican Federal Highway 15–temporarily stopping or passing through Hermosillo and north through Santa Ana, then west onto Mexican Federal Highway 2 past Caborca, San Luis Rio...
  • Justice Depths : “Matthew Whitaker appointment as acting AG fully lawful”

    11/15/2018 2:32:00 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 5 replies
    Espeak ^ | Nov 15, 2018
    Nov. 14 (UPI) — The U.S. Justice Department dismissed claims Wednesday that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker’s appointment to succeed Jeff Sessions violated the Constitution. The department issued a 20-page memorandum to show President Donald Trump could appoint Whitaker without a Senate confirmation. Whitaker was appointed acting attorney general last week after Sessions was forced out. The department said it had sought legal advice about a succession plan before his departure. “As all three branches of government have long recognized, the president may designate an acting official to perform the duties of a vacant principal office, including a Cabinet office,...
  • Court Rules Hillary Clinton Must Answer Questions About. Her Private Server

    11/15/2018 1:08:30 AM PST · by Freedom of Speech Wins · 23 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 11/14/18 | Christina Laila
    Judicial Watch appeared in a DC federal court Wednesday on a motion to compel more testimony from Hillary Clinton as well as to make public video recordings of depositions of top Clinton aides such as Huma Abedin and Cheryl Mills.
  • Microcomputer inventor, 79, is among the 51 dead in devastating California wildfires as hunt for...

    11/14/2018 10:28:34 PM PST · by bunkerhill7 · 8 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Nov. 14, 2018 | Reporter
    Microcomputer inventor, 79, is among the 51 dead in devastating California wildfires as hunt for more victims continues- Bill Godbout, 79, died on Thursday when the wildfire burned down his Concow home and workshop Godbout was 'a legend in the S-100 community for his 1970s-1980s work at Godbout Electronics and CompuPro'
  • Republican activists claim 15 ballot box tags as proof of Florida election fraud

    11/14/2018 8:42:25 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 13 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | James Varney and S.A. Miller
    Attorney for Bikers for Trump leader Chris Cox says 15 tags could prove tampering with 37,500 ballots This is what democracy looks like. Bikers for Trump leader Chris Cox bustled through the throng of protesters at the Broward County elections office at the heart of the Florida recount fandango, drawing attention to colored zip-tie tags found on the ground near the building’s loading dock. Mr. Cox and a crowd of Republican activists are convinced that the 15 red and orange tags were cut off ballot boxes before the votes reached the election office, which could be a violation of state...
  • Trump names handbag designer as ambassador to South Africa (Outrageous Headline Bias)

    11/14/2018 8:40:07 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/14/18 | John Bowden
    President Trump on Wednesday announced his nomination of Lana Marks, a handbag designer and Mar-a-Lago club member to be his next U.S. ambassador to South Africa. In a statement, the White House noted Marks's service on the Women’s Leadership Board at the Harvard Kennedy School, as well as her schooling in South Africa. Marks speaks Afrikaans and Xhosa, two of South Africa's 11 official languages, according to the release. CNN reported that Marks remains a member of Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, noting that her daughter was married at the location. Marks's handbag line, CNN noted, features certain designs with...
  • Male Australian Senator Declares He’s a Woman & He Has a Good Reason

    11/14/2018 8:30:11 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 14 replies
    Independent Sentinel ^ | November 14, 2018 | S. Noble
    An elderly white male politician in Australia found a creative way to keep the pro-abortion activists from criticizing him for being anti-abortion. Barry O’Sullivan has decided to declare himself a woman. Every time he tries to criticize abortion, women condemn him because an old, white man and has no right to do so as a result. O’ Sullivan recently called for pro-choice activists to be banned from disrupting the annual “Day of the Unborn Child”, established by Pope John Paul II to provide a “position option in favor of life”. It was shot down. HANDS OFF MY OVARIES As they...
  • Dem rep slams Facebook: It 'cannot be trusted to regulate itself'

    11/14/2018 8:07:19 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 19 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/14/18 | John Bowden
    Rhode Island Rep. David Cicilline (D) sharply criticized tech giant Facebook on Twitter on Wednesday evening, arguing that the social media company can't be trusted any longer to regulate itself. In a series of tweets, the lawmaker ripped into Facebook executives over a New York Times report detailing how the company used a Republican opposition research firm to link public detractors of the company to billionaire Democratic donor George Soros amid criticism of Facebook for its use by Russian operatives to influence Americans during the 2016 election. The report was based mainly on anonymous, insider accounts. "We’ve known for some...
  • Avenatti denies domestic violence allegations

    11/14/2018 7:55:20 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 51 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/14/18 | Megan Keller
    High-profile lawyer Michael Avenatti denied domestic violence allegations being levied against him after he was released on bail Wednesday night, stating that he would not be "intimidated" from advocating for women's rights. "I have never struck a woman. I never will strike a woman," Avenatti told reporters according to video posted by KABC. "I have been an advocate for women's rights my entire career and I'm going to continue to be an advocate. "I'm not going to be intimidated from stopping what I'm doing." "I am looking forward to a full investigation at which point I am confident that I...
  • New Documents Reveal CIA Spied on Congress, Whistleblowers

    11/14/2018 7:50:25 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 25 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | November 14, 2018 Updated: November 14, 2018 | SHARYL ATTKISSON
    Newly declassified documents reveal the CIA—which is supposed to be strictly limited in the types of surveillance and other secret operations it conducts on U.S. soil—routinely monitors U.S. government computer systems. That information is contained in two formerly secret letters of “congressional notification” written in 2014 by the Intelligence Community inspector general at the time, Charles McCullough. In the letters, McCullough reveals the CIA secretly intercepted and collected emails between congressional staff and the CIA’s head of whistleblowing and source protection. The collection was said to occur as part of the CIA’s “routine counterintelligence monitoring of government computer systems.” Several...
  • Absentee ballots missing birth dates must be counted, judge orders

    11/14/2018 7:31:56 PM PST · by Revel · 64 replies
    Wsbtv ^ | 11/14/18 | Tia Mitchel
    ATLANTA - A federal judge has ruled that Georgia counties must count absentee ballots even if the voter’s date of birth is incorrect or missing, and he is preventing the state from finalizing election results until that happens. Although U.S. District Judge Steve Jones agreed with the Georgia Democratic Party and Stacey Abrams’ campaign on this issue, he ruled against them on two others. He will not require counties to accept absentee ballots with incorrect residence addresses or to accept provisional ballots cast by people who attempted to vote in a different county than where they are registered to vote....