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  • AMERICA Prayer Vigil - August 14, 2018 (Prayer)

    08/14/2018 1:41:24 AM PDT · by Jeanbl · 2 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 8/14/18 | Jeanbl
    Join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for PRESIDENT TRUMP and 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. 1 JOHN 5:14 Religion Forum threads labeled [Prayer] are closed to debate of any kind. The wicked are so far from Salvation, for they do not care about Your message of Truth. . . I grieve when I see how the faithless ones live, for they just walk away from Your Promises. ....
  • Life without evenings: the people left behind by South Korea's war on overwork

    08/14/2018 1:21:32 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The Manchester Guardian ^ | August 13, 2018 | Benjamin Haas in Seoul
    Kim Jeong-cheol wakes up every morning at 6am to deliver packages to Seoul’s wealthier residents, and spends every night ferrying those same people home after a night out, ending his working day well past midnight. He also works at a cosmetics distribution company he runs from his home with his wife. Kim is one of many in South Korea’s capital to have taken on extra jobs as part of the unintended consequence of a law aimed at capping working hours and giving people more free time. On 1 July South Korea cut the maximum weekly work hours to 52, down...
  • Terror Attack at Houses of Parliament London

    08/14/2018 1:06:03 AM PDT · by Mr Radical · 20 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 14th Aug 2018 | Martin Robinson, Daily Mail
    "Several people are injured after car 'intentionally ploughs into cyclists at 50mph' and smashes into security barriers outside Houses of Parliament before armed police arrest man."
  • Omarosa Manigault Newman reportedly secretly taped Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner

    08/14/2018 12:59:04 AM PDT · by yoe · 8 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | August 13, 2018 | Anna Giaritellie
    Ousted White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman recently told friends and associates that she recorded private phone calls between herself and White House senior advisers Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner – President Trump’s daughter and son-in-law. One of those conversations took place Dec. 14, the day after Manigault Newman, who worked as director of the Office of Public Liaison, was informed by White House chief of staff John Kelly she was being fired.
  • Is North Korea breaking its word to Trump?

    08/14/2018 12:52:14 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 13, 2018 | Harry Kazianis
    Recent comments by North Korea’s foreign minister could signal that dictator Kim Jong Un may break his vague pledge to President Trump to dismantle the North’s nuclear weapons and missile programs. Since Kim, his father and grandfather who ruled before him all have a well-documented history of lying about North Korea’s military aims when it suits their interests, it should not come as a shock that Kim is continuing the proud family tradition. If so, Northeast Asia could very well be headed right back to the brink of war, with few options left to avoid what could be a dangerous...
  • Attention Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez! Since you have accepted Linda Sarsour’s endorsement...

    08/14/2018 12:32:40 AM PDT · by grundle · 5 replies
    wordpress ^ | August 14, 2018 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Attention Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez! Since you have accepted Linda Sarsour’s endorsement, please tell us if you agree or disagree with her statements that the U.S. should adopt Sharia law. In the video below, Linda Sarsour says the following about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez:“Alexandria is the hope that we’ve been waiting for.” July 29, 2018, Ocasio-Cortez and Sarsour co-headlined the 16th Annual Universal Muslim Association of America. Here is a photograph of the two of them together at the event, taken from this source: Linda Sarsour organized the Women’s March in January 2017.Sarsour made this tweet, which says the following:“10 weeks of PAID maternity leave...
  • Two Boise men killed in crash involving semi-truck near Las Vegas

    08/14/2018 12:06:28 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 2 replies
    The Idaho Press ^ | July 17, 2018 | CBS 2 News Staff
    LAS VEGAS — Two Boise men were killed in a crash Wednesday near Las Vegas, media partner CBS 2 News reports. The Nevada Highway Patrol told station KSNV a semi-truck driver admitted he fell asleep before a five-vehicle crash on Highway 93. The crash happened just before 6 a.m., Wednesday at an active construction zone. According to highway patrol, the semi was filled with sand, so the driver could not stop in time, running over the car in front of him. The car was ripped in half, split down the middle. The two men inside were pronounced dead at the...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-14-18, M, St. Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr

    08/13/2018 10:48:11 PM PDT · by Salvation · 5 replies ^ | 08-14-18 | Revised New American Bible
    August 14, 2018 Memorial of Saint Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr Reading 1 Ez 2:8—3:4 The Lord GOD said to me:As for you, son of man, obey me when I speak to you:be not rebellious like this house of rebellion,but open your mouth and eat what I shall give you. It was then I saw a hand stretched out to me,in which was a written scroll which he unrolled before me.It was covered with writing front and back,and written on it was: Lamentation and wailing and woe! He said to me: Son of man, eat what is before you;eat...
  • Bans on barbecues eased in parts of Sweden

    08/13/2018 10:26:51 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 18 replies
    The Local SE ^ | 12 August 2018
    Authorities in several Swedish counties have lifted bans on barbecues on private property. Bans on outside grilling, including at home, remain in place in five counties, TT reports. A total nationwide ban on lighting fires, including home barbecues, was introduced at the end of July at the request of the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (Myndigheten för samhällskydd och beredskap, MSB). That ban has now been eased by counties in several areas. The five counties in which bans remain in place are Skĺne, Blekinge, Halland, Västra Götaland and Östergötland. Further details on current bans can be found on Sweden’s emergency services...
  • Hawaii gives up Trump administration travel ban legal fight

    08/13/2018 10:24:05 PM PDT · by texas booster · 25 replies
    West Hawaii Today ^ | Monday, August 13, 2018, 5 p.m. | Generic
    Hawaii is dropping its legal fight against President Donald Trump’s travel ban on citizens from several mostly Muslim countries after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the policy. The state attorney general’s office voluntarily dismissed the case Monday. Lt. Gov. Doug Chin sued to stop the travel ban from taking effect when he was attorney general last year. “Although we were disappointed by the United States Supreme Court’s decision upholding President Trump’s third travel ban,” current Attorney General Russell Suzuki...
  • Trump Is Not the Reason the GOP Sputtered in Ohio

    08/13/2018 10:16:58 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies ^ | August 14, 2018 | Salena Zito
    Last week, Republican Troy Balderson struggled to beat Democrat Danny O'Connor in a House special election in suburban Columbus -- an Ohio district the GOP has held for decades and President Trump won by 11 percentage points two years ago. (The race -- still too close to call with a margin of 1,564 votes -- won't be declared until Aug. 24, when all the absentee ballots have been counted.) In March, Republican Rick Saccone lost a special election to Democrat Conor Lamb in Pennsylvania, another district that voted solidly for Trump. Both Ohio and Pennsylvania represent the new coalition...
  • Chicken of the Sea® Unveils World’s First Deli-Ready Tuna Slices

    08/13/2018 10:16:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Business Wire ^ | March 8, 2018
    Move over turkey, ham and roast beef. America’s deli cases and restaurants will never be the same again if the latest Chicken of the Sea product innovation catches on as expected: deli-style yellowfin tuna slices created for sandwiches, salads, wraps and more. Chicken of the Sea® Yellowfin Tuna Slices™ are the world’s first pre-sliced, pre-seasoned tuna slices made from whole yellowfin tuna loins. Developed to give tuna-loving deli users a healthier, convenient alternative to traditional luncheon meats, the revolutionary new product will be unveiled March 11-13 at the Chicken of the Sea booth (#519) at Seafood Expo North America in...
  • BREAKING: Inferno in Sweden as youth gangs make coordinated arson attacks at three locations

    08/13/2018 10:12:03 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 40 replies ^ | 8/14/18 | LAURA CAT
    They used molotov cocktails to set fire to the cars. There are an estimated 15 cars as well as a number of tyres set alight. Reports of other arson attacks came from the Kronogĺrden in Trollhättan. Footage from Frölunda in Gothenburg shows a gang torching car after car. The police received several reports about car fires and young people who were seen running from the site.
  • Hundreds of indictments dismissed after grand jury leader failed to follow procedure

    08/13/2018 10:03:36 PM PDT · by Revel · 6 replies
    FOX 13 ^ | 08/13/18 | Greg Coy
    SHELBY CO., Tenn. - Hundreds of indictments against suspected criminals have been dismissed after the Shelby County grand jury foreperson failed to follow proper procedure, according to officials. The Shelby County District Attorney’s Office announced Monday that all indictments filed on July 31 will be dismissed and replaced by indictments to come from a future grand jury. More than 500 people were arrested during two undercover police operations that centered around guns, drugs and other illicit activity.
  • George Webb Lead Investigator Dies Mysteriously

    08/13/2018 9:51:07 PM PDT · by Hostage · 31 replies
    George Webb Youtube Channel ^ | August 13, 2018 | George Webb
    George Webb is one of the strongest and most knowledgeable investigators into Deep State. Those that have followed him in the past know that he unearths tons of material facts connected with deep state movements, tactics, countermoves. Webb nee Sweigart was one of the first to uncover the Awan spy ring in Congress, Uranium 1, the Gulftainer deal, and just about everything else in between. He was instrumental in bringing attention to McCabe as a Dirty Cop who oversaw massive corruption within the FBI and who himself was and is massively corrupt. The level of detail and depth of his...
  • Michael Avenatti is no Donald Trump. Not even close.

    08/13/2018 9:42:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | August 13, 2018 | Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large
    Michael Avenatti was in Iowa this weekend. Because he is thinking, actively, about running for president. Of the United States. Which is something we have to take seriously. Because Donald Trump is president. Or something. The logic goes like this: Trump was a businessman who had never run for office before but was famous for being on TV. Avenatti, who, in case you haven't watched cable TV in the past few months (shame!) is porn star Stormy Daniels' lawyer, has also never run for political office before and is famous for being on TV. Avenatti himself is drawing comparisons between...
  • Animal shelter workers: We were forced to freeze kittens to death

    08/13/2018 9:20:45 PM PDT · by EinNYC · 22 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 13, 2018 | Chris Perez
    Indiana cops are investigating a disturbing case of animal abuse, in which shelter workers allegedly euthanized kittens by freezing them alive. Several ex-employees have come forward and claimed to have witnessed the cruel and inhumane procedure being performed at the Spencer County Animal Shelter on at least two different occasions.
  • Charlottesville anniversary: Peaceful protests, few arrests

    08/13/2018 9:05:51 PM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | August 13, 2018 | ASHRAF KHALIL, MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and SARAH RANKIN
    Thousands of people wanting to send a message that racism is unwelcome in the United States gathered in a park outside the White House to protest a white nationalist rally on the anniversary of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
  • [Catholic Caucus] Vigil of the Assumption (Gueranger)

    08/13/2018 9:01:21 PM PDT · by CMRosary
    Clutching My Rosary ^ | 1868 | Dom Prosper Gueranger
    Violet   WHAT IS THIS AURORA before which the brightest constellations pale? Laurence, who has been shining in the August heavens as an incomparable star, is well nigh eclipsed, and becomes but the humble satellite of the Queen of Saints, whose triumph is preparing beyond the clouds. Mary stayed on earth after her Son’s Ascension, in order to give birth to his Church; but she could not remain forever in exile. Yet she was not to take her flight to heaven until this new fruit of her maternity had acquired the growth and strength which it belongs to a...
  • The Taj Mahal is wasting away, and it may soon hit the point of no return

    08/13/2018 8:55:29 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 30 replies
    The Conversation UK ^ | August 10, 2018 | Carolyn Roberts, Keele University
    The saying goes that the Taj Mahal is pinkish in the morning, milky white in the evening, and golden when the moon shines. Though this may once have been true for the famously pristine marble monument, a mixture of pollution and poor management has now burdened the Taj with a 24-hour layer of yellowy-brown. Condemning the "lethargy" of restoration efforts, India's Supreme Court recently told the government to restore the Taj or demolish it. Located in Agra, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, the Taj Mahal is one of the most iconically beautiful buildings in the world. Built...