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  • AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL - April 22, 2018 - {Prayer}

    04/21/2018 9:32:00 PM PDT · by Faith · 1 replies
    April 22, 2018 | Faith
    Please join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for President Trump, Vice-President Pence, and for America: Government, Family, Military, Business, Education, Churches, and the Media. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. (I John 5:14) Religion forum threads labeled “Prayer” are closed to debate of any kind.
  • My GMAIL was spoofed, what can be done?

    04/21/2018 9:25:43 PM PDT · by Hostage · 16 replies
    Free Republic ^ | April 21, 2018 | Hostage
    Somehow my and my 11-year old son's gmail was spoofed, meaning someone is able to send messages out using our gmail accounts. The spoofed emails show up in my sent folder. We changed our Google account passwords. But I am still studying what else to do; not confident I understand how it happened, not confident I've done what needs to be done. My son plays on Xbox Live and I don't know what goes on there but he's smart enough to not give out personal info. I have a 2-step verification process enabled. Here's one of the spoofed messages (I...
  • RUSSIA'S WARNING: Putin tells students living in UK – 'Come home IMMEDIATELY'

    04/21/2018 9:09:55 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 6 replies
    express.co.uk ^ | Fri, Apr 20, 2018 | Will Stewart
    The threat of security problems and “provocations” in the wake of the Skripals' poisoning means they should flee now and move to the “wild east” of Russia. A campaign aimed at bringing home young people studying in the UK and other Western countries has been launched by an official group representing former Soviet states. They are told that there are excellent opportunities in the far east of Siberia instead of London - but the plan has been mocked on social media. In recent years some of Russia’s brightest students, as well as high-flying financial and technological graduates, have gravitated to...
  • Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. should look at its own actions if it wants jailed pastor freed

    04/21/2018 9:05:14 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 5 replies
    Reuters ^ | April 21, 2018 / 2:35 PM / Updated 2 hours ago | Reuters Staff
    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan said the United States should look at its own actions if it wants the return of an American Christian pastor who has been jailed in Turkey for suspected links to a 2016 failed coup. Erdogan made the comment in a live interview with broadcaster NTV. Andrew Brunson, who has lived in Turkey for more than two decades, was indicted on charges of helping the group that Ankara holds responsible for the failed coup against Erdogan. He faces up to 35 years in prison. Brunson denies the charges.
  • Liquid Ant Traps - They Really Do Work!

    04/21/2018 9:00:54 PM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 20 replies
    This is how you get rid of ants | 4/21/18
    It's the beginning of spring and this is when ants try to get into the houses. Not sure why now and not middle of winter when it is cold. Stepping on them and killing them when you see them makes you feel good for a minute or two but it does not solve the overall ant problem. For there are THOUSANDS and THOUSANDS of ants from where they came from, all intent on servicing the QUEEN at all costs. Normally I just tolerate the springtime ants, content to step on them when I see them and flush their dead...
  • This Man Who Discovered His Grandfather Was Prolific Serial Killer Ed Edwards

    04/21/2018 8:46:52 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 14 replies
    Megyn Kelly TODAY ^ | April 13, 2018 | Megan Kelly
    Megyn Kelly TODAY welcomes Wayne Wolfe, who had no idea until recently that his grandfather, Ed Edwards, may have been one of the most prolific serial killers of our time, along with veteran detective John Cameron, who believes Edwards may have been the notorious Zodiac Killer.
  • The Dead Sea Scrolls in Denver: Two Dead Sea Scrolls on display for the first time ever

    04/21/2018 8:42:00 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 2 replies
    Biblical Archaeaology Review ^ | 3/16/2018 | Megan Sauter
    If you ever have wanted to see the Dead Sea Scrolls but have not been able to travel to the Middle East, this may be your chance. Select Dead Sea Scrolls are on display at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science in Denver, Colorado, from March 16 to September 3, 2018. Perhaps the most significant archaeological discovery of the 20th century, the Dead Sea Scrolls represent the earliest extant copies of the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament). In addition to Biblical texts, the scrolls contain numerous texts, such as the War Scroll (Scroll 1QM), penned by a sectarian community.
  • NO-HITTER!!! Sean Manaea of the A's no-hits the Red-Sox

    04/21/2018 8:28:18 PM PDT · by dfwgator · 22 replies
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    Sean Manaea of the A's no-hits the Bosox. The A's won 3-0!
  • Lois Lerner, Slapped With Lawsuit Papers at Home

    04/21/2018 7:40:06 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 55 replies
    PJ Media ^ | https://pjmedia.com/blog/lois-learner-slapped-with-lawsuit-papers-at-home/ | J. Christian Adams
    True the Vote is suing IRS employees personally, including Lois Lerner. Learner was served this morning with the lawsuit (via Twitchy) by a process server at her home. The lawsuit can be found here listing Lerner as a defendant in her personal capacity.
  • An open letter to the US Congress: don’t let Trump rip up the Iran deal

    04/21/2018 7:38:32 PM PDT · by Innovative · 29 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Apr. 21. 2018 | Richard Bacon, Omid Nouripour, Delphine O
    For more than a decade, we – Europeans, Americans, and the international community – have feared the imminent threat of a nuclear-armed Iran. To counter this threat and make the Middle East a safer place, the international community came together, using the might of diplomatic negotiations and the force of sanctions, agreed by most of the major economic powers. After 13 years of joint diplomatic effort, we reached a major breakthrough and signed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), an agreement between Iran, France, the UK, Germany, the US, China, and Russia, regarding Tehran‘s nuclear programme. With that, we...
  • Mitt Romney fails to secure Utah GOP nomination, will face primary

    04/21/2018 7:36:11 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 73 replies
    CNN ^ | April 21, 2018 | Maeve Reston
    Mitt Romney did not win the Utah Republican Party's nomination on Saturday, meaning he must compete in a June primary election as he seeks to replace retiring US Sen. Orrin Hatch. After a wild and raucous day of voting at the Utah GOP convention, the former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee was unable to win the 60% that he needed to head to the November ballot unopposed. When none of the 12 candidates were able to cross that threshold, the party continued with successive rounds of caucus voting until one candidate reached 40%. On the second round of...
  • TEXAS MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT KILLED ON NATIONAL WALKOUT DAY

    04/21/2018 7:33:42 PM PDT · by BBell · 26 replies
    El Paso, Texas – An 11 year old Texas middle school student was hit and killed today during the time of the National Walkout when he tried to cross the freeway – Loop 375 in northeast El Paso. Though he was not actually participating in the walkout, he and another group of 12-15 students jumped the wall and left the campus during the walkout. It was a fatal mistake. The students from Parkland Middle School took advantage of the National Walkout Day today to sneak off and do their own thing. Though a staff member was posted at the front...
  • Quick Hits: Towers, Portland, Stanton, Draft

    04/21/2018 7:30:08 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 7 replies
    The effort to bring a MLB team to Portland appears to be growing in seriousness, as Gordon Friedman of The Oregonian recently reported. Portland Diamond Project, the entity spearheading the effort, has submitted bids on two parcels that could potentially house 32,000-seat ballparks. Clearly, there’s still a long ways to go before anybody will be watching a major-league contest in Portland, but it’ll certainly be interesting to see whether that municipality (and a few others) end up as serious suitors for existing or expansion franchises.
  • Students attacked, threatened thousands of school employees last year

    04/21/2018 7:27:15 PM PDT · by EinNYC · 11 replies
    NY Post ^ | April 21, 2018 | Dean Balsamini, Susan Edelman and Anna Sanders
    City school kids aren’t just hitting the books, they’re smacking their teachers. More than 10,000 city school employees, from custodians to principals, and about half of them teachers, were assaulted or threatened by students last school year, The Post has learned.
  • Hispanic Population in the United States - Census Maps

    04/21/2018 7:17:50 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 15 replies
    The Census Bureau ^ | 2010 | U.S. Department of the Census
    Here are two maps (scroll down after accessing website) which give some information on Hispanic population for the 2010 Census. Click here for 2010 Hispanic Population MapsHere's what I found years earlier for the 2000 Census. Far better: Click here for detailed reporting via maps of Hispanic population in the U.S.
  • The History Of The Toothbrush

    04/21/2018 7:10:12 PM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 26 replies
    Some dentists got together and put up a website. ^ | A few years back | Jeff Salmeri
    Wow, sonic technology to clean our teeth! That's what we have now, and it makes it easy to have cleaner, whiter teeth and healthier gums. The sonic technology drives the bristle tip velocity so that fluids can clean into tight spaces and the gum line. Healthy gums translate to a healthier heart. The toothbrush has come a long way. But what did people use thousands of years ago before electricity or nylon was invented? Well the first toothbrush was no doubt the human finger. It is recorded that people used salt, chalk or soot and rubbed it on their teeth...
  • Youth violence will bring a summer of carnage, warns surgeon Martin Griffiths

    04/21/2018 7:04:14 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 18 replies
    The Sunday Times ^ | 21 Apr, 2018 | Lucy Bannerman
    A leading trauma surgeon has predicted a summer of “carnage” if alarming rates of youth violence continue across the capital. Martin Griffiths said that treating children with knife and gunshot wounds had become “the bread and butter” of his work at the Royal London Hospital in east London. He said that the warmer weather would further inflame violence among young Londoners and that the severity and frequency of attacks had reached a level he would expect in South Africa or the US. A rise in violent crime across London has left more than 60 people dead from stabbings and shootings...
  • Map reveals the largest ethnic and religious group 'in every US County'...................

    04/21/2018 6:39:44 PM PDT · by caww · 85 replies
    Dailymail ^ | 4/20/2018 | created by Reddit user delugetheory
    combines 2016 Census data on ethnicity with 2010 data on religion from the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. It does not include atheism or no religion, and only shows pluralities, meaning the group shown may not be an absolute majority in the county. The county-level data shows intriguing patterns across the US.
  • Insane: California gives $330M a year to Hollywood....

    04/21/2018 6:30:51 PM PDT · by caww · 31 replies
    Fellowship Of The mnds ^ | 4/17/2018 | Dr. Eowyn
    Matthew Blake reports for Los Angeles Business Journal that on April 17, 2018, a bill to extend California’s motion picture tax credit program sailed through a state Assembly committee without opposition. Do California’s taxpayers know that they’re 'subsidizing' America-hating, anti-Second Amendment, pro-abortion, corrupt and debauched Hollywood ....to the tune of $330 million a year?
  • US airmen fired, demoted over using dino-puppet for oath

    04/21/2018 6:25:26 PM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 18 replies
    Liveleak.com ^ | 4-20-18
    295 US airmen fired, demoted over using dino-puppet for oath Three members of the Tennessee Air National Guard have been removed from their posts after a video of an oath-taking ceremony involving a puppet dinosaur went viral.