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  • Horrifying video of father using hot sauce to potty train his toddler son sparks police child...

    02/09/2018 10:51:05 AM PST · by Morgana · 21 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | Feb 9, 2018 | Gareth Davies For Mailonline
    FULL TITLE: Horrifying video of father using HOT SAUCE to potty train his toddler son sparks police child abuse investigation A mother and father are being investigated by police after a video emerged appearing to show hot sauce being poured down a child's pants in order to potty train him. The video was uploaded to Snapchat with the caption 'potty training 101' which was filmed in a house in Oklahoma. A man in the video lifts a child over his shoulder and appears to pour a bottle which looks like hot sauce down his pants before squirting a handful of...
  • ‘Black Panther’ Brings Hope, Hype and Pride

    02/09/2018 10:45:52 AM PST · by C19fan · 39 replies
    NY Times ^ | February 9, 2018 | Salamishah Tillet
    “I suppose neither of us is used to the spotlight,” a dapper T’Challa, the prince of Wakanda, says upon meeting Natasha Romanova, a.k.a. the Black Widow, in “Captain America: Civil War.” A few scenes later, a recently orphaned and vengeful T’Challa, swapping his bespoke blue suit for a full-body bulletproof one, reappears as a new Marvel movie superhero.
  • 'Home Improvement' actor, Bob Dylan drummer Mickey Jones dies

    02/09/2018 10:38:52 AM PST · by bgill · 4 replies
    mysa ^ | Feb. 8, 2018 | Andrew Dansby
    Mickey Jones had a most unusual career that included sitting behind Judas, as well as playing all manner of drug dealers and rough bikers and also standing in the lobby of the Hotel California. A Houston native, Jones worked as a drummer and then actor in a career that spanned more than 50 years. He was best known for playing Pete Bilker on TV's "Home Improvement," a role that gave him a catch phrase for the remainder of his life: "That would be me." Jones died Wednesday after a long illness. He was 76.
  • Russian nuclear scientists arrested for 'Bitcoin mining plot'

    02/09/2018 10:35:33 AM PST · by C19fan · 7 replies
    BBC ^ | February 9, 2018 | Staff
    Russian security officers have arrested several scientists working at a top-secret Russian nuclear warhead facility for allegedly mining crypto-currencies. The suspects had tried to use one of Russia's most powerful supercomputers to mine Bitcoins, media reports say. The Federal Nuclear Centre in Sarov, western Russia, is a restricted area.
  • Cave collapse caused 40-foot-deep hole west of Round Rock

    02/09/2018 10:25:13 AM PST · by bgill · 19 replies
    kxan ^ | Feb. 9, 2018 | Kate Winkle
    Residents in a Williamson County neighborhood woke up Thursday morning to find a 20-foot-deep hole outside. Neighbors reported hearing what they thought was thunder at around 3 a.m. Thursday, then they called the utility district because the water went out. Ten homes in the area of Woods of Brushy Creek subdivision are without water due to a broken water line in the 8400 block of Cambria Drive, which is north of State Highway 45. Brushy Creek MUD says the roof of a cave collapsed at the intersection of Cambria Drive and Ephraim Road. The collapse broke the water line, which...
  • Prison for woman, 19, who livestreamed drunken-driving crash that killed sister

    02/09/2018 10:11:42 AM PST · by simpson96 · 11 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 2/8/2018 | Frank Miles
    A young woman in California has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for driving drunk while livestreaming the crash that killed her younger sister. The Merced Sun Star reported that Obdulia Sanchez, 19, was sentenced Thursday after being convicted of gross vehicular manslaughter, DUI and child endangerment stemming from the July crash. The car driven by Sanchez veered onto the shoulder of a road in Los Banos, about 100 miles south of San Francisco. Authorities say she overcorrected, causing the vehicle to swerve and overturn. Ejected and killed was her 14-year-old sister, Jacqueline. Prosecutors say Sanchez was...
  • Strzok Savaged Chelsea Clinton In Texts

    02/09/2018 10:05:51 AM PST · by simpson96 · 67 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2/8/2018 | Jack Crowe
    The recently released batch of text message exchanges between Peter Strzok and Lisa Page reveal the partisan FBI agents criticized Chelsea Clinton in harsh and personal terms. Strzok, who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation for sending anti-Trump texts, criticized Clinton’s speech at the Democratic National Committee convention in late July. “Chelsea was awful. Tried to do Bills up close sharing. Didn’t come across as genuine. Plus, she has a HORRIBLE billv goat speech tic,” Strzok wrote in a text to Page — his mistress and FBI colleague on the investigation at the time. The insulting characterization...
  • Q-Anon, BD, Lionel N, S Hannity, Dr J Corsi et al How about a working BRAINSTORMING Support of POTUS

    02/09/2018 10:00:29 AM PST · by JockoManning · 156 replies
    Jocko | 9 FEB 2018 | Jocko Manning
    FULL TITLE: Q-Anon, Brenden Dilley, Lionel Nation, S Hannity, Dr Jerome Corsi et al How about a working BRAINSTORMING thread in Support of POTUS and our Republic Given Looming Big Changes? Background: My sense (& buddy's) is that the next several days to 2 weeks are highly likely (90+% chance) to entail dramatic, even shocking changes in our body politic; in DC; in the halls of power; in how the average citizen construes reality--particularly political and social realities.Highly likely events, changes (one or more of the following): surprising arrests, wealth confiscation &/or exposure of major treason and/or horrific child sex...
  • Devastated Fifty Shades fans are left SOBBING in cinemas as the trilogy comes to a close

    02/09/2018 9:57:02 AM PST · by C19fan · 39 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 9 ,2018 | Siofra Brennan and Alexander Robertson
    It's already had a drubbing from critics but enthusiastic fans of the Fifty Shades franchise have been left bereft at the end of their much-loved trilogy, with many breaking down in the cinema. Devoted viewers took to Twitter to admit they were in tears at watching the final installment of the tortured love story of Ana and Christian Grey in which the couple formalise their erotic union by tying the knot.
  • Rep. Nunes Seeks To Discuss Obama-Era FBI Abuses With Chief Justice Roberts

    02/09/2018 9:43:26 AM PST · by Golden Eagle · 27 replies
    One America News ^ | Thurs. February 8, 2018 | OAN Newsroom
    House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes is considering speaking with the Supreme Court Chief Justice over the newly revealed surveillance abuse by the FBI. On Wednesday, Congressman Nunes said FISA judges may have been misled by the previous administration into issuing spy warrants against the 2016 Trump campaign. Nunes is now seeking to discuss the matter with Chief Justice John Roberts, who is in charge of appointing judges to the Surveillance Court. “Our next step with the courts is to make them aware, if they’re not aware already, that this happened by watching the news, so we will be sending...
  • Princeton professor under fire for using n-word during lecture

    02/09/2018 9:17:50 AM PST · by EinNYC · 26 replies
    NY Post ^ | February 9, 2018 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    An anthropology professor at Princeton University allegedly used the n-word multiple times during a lecture this week, prompting several students to walk out and an expletive-laced in-class confrontation. Several students told The Daily Princetonian that professor Lawrence Rosen used the word “n—-r” when asking a question Tuesday during his anthropology 212 course, “Cultural Freedoms: Hate Speech, Blasphemy and Pornography.”
  • Joe DiGenova: We Are Going to See Several Criminal Charges Against a Number of DOJ-FBI Officials

    02/09/2018 8:53:45 AM PST · by Signalman · 118 replies
    Media Circus ^ | 2/7/2018 | Media Cirus
    Former US Attorney for the District of Columbia told Sean Hannity on Wednesday night that we are going to see several criminal charges against a number of top DOJ-FBI officials. Former US Attorney for the District of Columbia Joe diGenova says several senior DOJ and FBI officials will face criminal charges. Joe diGenova: We are heading toward a very sad ending for the FBI and senior DOJ officials. McCabe is gone because Wray knows what’s in the other emails and other texts… The investigation that is underway is going to lead to criminal charges against a number of people. What...
  • Report: Climate change 'worst-case scenario' ruled out

    02/09/2018 8:42:45 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/09/2018 | Rick Moran
    The most cataclysmic scenarios for global warming have been ruled out, according to a new report from the University of British Columbia. But the report also warns that the climate will still destabilize, wreaking havoc on the planet. According to the report, it all comes down to a reduction in the use of coal. Bloomberg: The researchers contend that current goals of reducing coal, oil[,] and gas consumption may be closer than we think, thus allowing us to set the bar even higher in our efforts to reduce pollution.  The bad news is that this is good news in the way a...
  • It's Back To The Future For U.S. F-15C Eagles And Conformal Fuel Tanks

    02/09/2018 8:09:30 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 31 replies
    The Drive ^ | FEBRUARY 5, 2018 | TYLER ROGOWAY
    Boeing posted an image today of a Louisiana Air National Guard F-15C wearing a pair of conformal fuel tanks (CFTs). The tanks are part of a new initiative to give the F-15C fleet more gas and weapons carrying capability in order to execute what the Air National Guard calls future "persistent air dominance missions." The 159th Fighter Wing "Bayou Militia" is the first unit to receive the tanks for testing and evaluation. Boeing's Randy Jackson stated the following in an email to the The War Zone: "The first flight with the tanks was achieved in just 10 months after the...
  • Trump tweet regarding Senator Mark Warner contact with a lobbyist for a Russian oligarch.”

    02/09/2018 7:58:40 AM PST · by Cats Pajamas · 24 replies
    Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump · 12h Wow! -Senator Mark Warner got caught having extensive contact with a lobbyist for a Russian oligarch. Warner did not want a “paper trail” on a “private” meeting (in London) he requested with Steele of fraudulent Dossier fame. All tied into Crooked Hillary
  • Does President Trump Now Have the Authority to FIRE Government Employees?

    02/09/2018 7:20:23 AM PST · by hapnHal · 49 replies
    9 Feb 18 | hapnHal
    Does President Trump Now Have the Authority to FIRE Government Employees? Going back it was very difficult to fire a Government employee. They were suspended, but not fired, exceptin rare cases. Which leads to the question, why is Peter Strzok and Lisa Page still employed by the FBI?
  • REPORT: White House to propose billions for a fence, not a wall (video)

    02/09/2018 7:19:29 AM PST · by Cheerio · 52 replies
    DML ^ | FEBRUARY 9, 2018 | TEAM DML
    During his campaign, Trump revved his crowds by having them chant, “Build the wall.” Then he would slap on the false campaign promise of the century by stating ‘Mexico would pay for the wall.’ Perhaps the president was just “playing chess” with his loyal supporters? Perhaps the reality TV star turned president should have created the chant, “Build the fence,” because that’s what a new proposal is reportedly declaring. According to Breitbart, a senior official claims the White House was scheduled to request $3 billion in funding for President Donald Trump’s long-promised wall on the Southern border. However, the requested...
  • Jill Messick, Rose McGowan’s manager at time of alleged Harvey Weinstein rape, commits suicide

    02/09/2018 7:13:49 AM PST · by Red Badger · 11 replies ^ | Thursday, February 8, 2018, 5:54 PM | Rachel Desantis
    A longtime Hollywood exec who served as Rose McGowan's manager when the actress was allegedly raped by Harvey Weinstein committed suicide Wednesday amid a slew of media attention her family says made her collateral damage in the pair’s war of words. Jill Messick's family said in a statement obtained by the Daily News she had battled depression for many years, but had recently been "victimized" by allegations put forth by McGowan and the subsequent response from Weinstein. The former Miramax production executive was McGowan's manager in January 1997, when the actress has claimed she was raped by Weinstein in a...
  • Police hunt gunman who killed motorist on I-95 in Boca Raton

    02/09/2018 7:12:18 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 21 replies
    The Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | February 7, 2018 | Linda Trischitta
    An unknown gunman killed a man driving a sports car early Wednesday on Interstate 95, but it remained unclear whether shooter was a random sniper. The gunman had not been found late Wednesday. Police released few details about the crime, except to say they believe Edvin Milkevic, 29, of Boca Raton, was shot while driving on the highway. A Florida Highway Patrol trooper at a nighttime paving job on I-95 heard a crash near the Yamato Road exit about 4:30 a.m. The black Nissan 370 Z had hit a construction barrel and drove up the west side of the grassy...
  • Glass ceiling for dogs? Males win Westminster almost twice as often

    02/09/2018 6:50:19 AM PST · by C19fan · 26 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 9, 2018 | Stephanie Kelly
    After the German shepherd Rumor won the top prize at last year's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, she had her first litter of puppies and retired from competition, like many female show dogs. By contrast, most top male show dogs can keep competing for years, and it is no coincidence that they also win "Best in Show" in the prestigious annual competition far more often than females, breeders and handlers said as they prepared for this year's show, which opens Monday, Feb. 12 in New York.