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  • 'Everything that was struck was destroyed'

    10/17/2018 11:13:59 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 17/10/18
    Major General Herzi Halevi, the Commanding Officer of the IDF Southern Command, slammed the Hamas terrorist organization following the rocket attack on Be'er Sheva early Wednesday morning. "Hamas pretends to govern in Gaza, and tells the Gazan population that it seeks to improve their lives. However, in reality, Hamas specializes in riots at the border fence and in using explosive devices, incendiary and explosive balloons, and, as we saw last night, rockets," Gen. Halevi said in a statement. "Hamas worsens the lives of ordinary Gazans and last night took actions which forced us to strike a range of weapon production...
  • How the candidates for governor would fix the traffic mess (Connecticut)

    10/17/2018 10:51:47 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    The Connecticut Post ^ | October 13, 2018 | Bill Cummings
    More than 300 bridges in Connecticut — carrying 4.3 million vehicles daily — are considered structurally deficient. Highways in the Bridgeport-Stamford area are so congested motorists waste 49 hours a year in bumper-to-bumper traffic. And 62 percent of Connecticut’s major roads are in such poor condition they cost motorists $681 annually in vehicle repairs, according to TRIP, a national transportation think tank. Given those challenges, the three men seeking to replace Gov. Dannel P. Malloy could be making transportation the centerpiece of their campaigns. But instead, these candidates for governor are offering mostly modest plans to fix the state’s infrastructure...
  • No accusations of physical, emotional abuse by Keith Ellison in divorce file

    10/17/2018 10:09:55 AM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 12 replies
    KMSP.com ^ | 10/17/18 | KMSP Staff
    A judge unsealed the divorce file for Democratic attorney general candidate Keith Ellison and his ex-wife Kim Ellison Wednesday morning. The couple divorced in 2012. The Star Tribune and Alpha News sued to have the files released after Ellison’s ex-girlfriend claimed he abused her. Ellison has denied the allegations. The media outlets argued the public has a right to know what is in the divorce records. In the documents, Kim does not accuse Keith of physical or emotional abuse.
  • THREE DEBATES SCHEDULED FOR ELIZABETH WARREN AND GEOFF DIEHL (vanity)

    10/17/2018 8:16:43 AM PDT · by bitt · 23 replies
    MASSLIVE.COM ^ | 10/17/2018 | self
    Good entertainment coming up, folks - First debate: Oct 19th, 8:00, go to CBSBoston.com Second debate: Oct 21st, 7:00, go to masslive.com Third debate: Oct 30th, ???, go to WCVB.com, BostonGlobe.com and Boston.com. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ BOSTON (CBS) – The candidates for U.S. Senate, incumbent Senator Elizabeth Warren (D) and her challenger Representative Geoff Diehl (R), will participate in their first, televised debate in Boston on Friday, October 19. The hour-long debate will air live on WSBK-TV from 8-9 p.m., as well as stream live on CBSBoston.com. https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2018/10/debate_senate_tease.jpg?w=560 2nd televised 1 hour debate in Western Massachusetts on Oct. 21,at 7p.m. and will...
  • State trooper, an 11-year veteran, shot dead during traffic stop in North Carolina

    10/17/2018 8:14:44 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 20 replies
    News Channel Nebraska ^ | Oct 17, 2018 | ABC News Radio
    (COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C.) — A veteran state trooper in North Carolina was shot dead while making a traffic stop early Wednesday, authorities said. The deadly confrontation unfolded when Kevin Conner, an 11-year veteran, stopped a pickup truck for speeding in Columbus County just after midnight, the North Carolina Department of Public Safety said. The driver pulled onto the shoulder, and when Conner approached, the driver allegedly fired several shots, authorities said. The suspected shooter then fled the scene and led police on a car chase, authorities said. His car became stuck while trying to drive over a railroad crossing, authorities...
  • *2018-2019 Winter Outlook...looks like a cold and snowy winter*(I95 Corridor)

    10/17/2018 6:23:34 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 23 replies
    perspectaweather.com ^ | Oct 12, 2018 | Meteorologist Paul Dorian
    ...The bottom line A detailed analysis of many different factors suggests to me that much of the eastern half of the nation should experience a colder-than-normal winter with more snow than normal. Coastal storms in the eastern US will be much more of a threat this winter as compared to last year when La Nina conditions dominated in the equatorial Pacific. Overall temperatures in the Mid-Atlantic region are likely to end up about 1.5-3.0 degrees (F) below-normal for the winter season and perhaps an even more dramatic chill will take place in the Southeast US where overall temperatures may average...
  • Robert Mueller Ready to Announce if Trump Campaign Colluded With Russia: Report (after the election)

    10/17/2018 2:26:02 AM PDT · by Libloather · 69 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 10/17/18
    Special counsel Robert Mueller is “ready to deliver the key findings” of his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, according to Bloomberg News. Two unnamed U.S. officials said Mueller will divulge what he’s found shortly after the November midterm elections as he faces growing pressure to produce more indictments or shut down his investigation. The announcements will reportedly focus on the two key planks of the investigation: whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia, and whether Trump himself took any actions that constitute obstruction of justice. However, Mueller’s findings won’t necessarily be made public if he doesn’t...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The What's Wrong In These Twilight Zone Images Quiz - Wed., October 17, 2018

    10/16/2018 6:00:42 PM PDT · by LUV W · 65 replies
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  • Organized Honduran Migrant Caravan Attempts to Reach U.S. Border to Coordinate with Mid-Term Ele…

    10/16/2018 4:24:17 PM PDT · by bitt · 78 replies
    CONSERVATIVE TREEHOUSE ^ | 12/16/2015 | SUNDANCE
    Last week there were six unique encounters between President Trump and U.S. journalists where the topic of illegal aliens and family border separations was brought up. It seemed odd at the time because the issue has not been a topic within discussion. These exchanges culminated in CBS correspondent Leslie Stahl asking the same question repeatedly during a 60 minutes interview on Sunday night. Now things become clear. There are thousands of Honduran migrants traveling north to the U.S. border timed to arrive in conjunction with the mid-term election. Obviously an engineered narrative timed by the political left and media allies....
  • Where does your toll money go? Miami drivers, sick of traffic and expense, want to know

    10/16/2018 8:05:08 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 24 replies
    The Miami Herald ^ | October 10, 2018 | Dylan Jackson
    In life, some things are unavoidable: death, taxes — and if you live in South Florida — tolls. Coughing up money to drive on the highways add to the cost of living in South Florida. Drivers in Miami-Dade and Broward spent more than a half billion dollars in tolls fees in the last year. Consider: A daily trip from Kendall to downtown Miami costs over $4 roundtrip by Sunpass, or about $1,000 a year for a five-day a week, 50-week commuter. For those who haven’t signed up for Sunpass, the toll-by-plate rate of almost $8 per day amounts to $2,000...
  • Republican gains ground in tight West Virginia House race: poll

    10/16/2018 7:43:59 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 11 replies
    The Hill ^ | 16 Oct 2018 | John Bowden
    Republican Carol Miller has overtaken Richard Ojeda (D) in the race for West Virginia's 3rd District House seat, according to a poll released Tuesday. A Monmouth University poll shows Miller with the support of 48 percent of likely midterm voters in the state, compared to 45 percent who say they support Ojeda. The poll's results come after previous surveys of the district in deep-red West Virginia showed Ojeda with as much as a double-digit lead. In a Monmouth poll in June, Ojeda led Miller by 9 points, according to Monmouth. Monmouth said in a press release with the poll on...
  • Young Virginia Voters Aren’t Sending In Their Ballots Because…

    10/16/2018 7:27:57 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 46 replies
    12160 ^ | Oct 16, 2018 | Diana. Is Hotair
    Democrats are already worried about turnout this November, particularly because polling shows that the youngest voters – college students in particular – are the least enthusiastic and the least likely to show up at the polls. That gap extends up through the age bracket of the youngest millennials but mostly focuses on what’s now being called Generation Z. In Virginia, however, it appears that enthusiasm isn’t the only problem they have. Young voters there are complaining that they can’t mail in their absentee ballots. Why? Because many of them can’t figure out where and how to purchase stamps to send...
  • Bodies of 11 infants found in ceiling of closed funeral home (Detroit)

    10/16/2018 3:47:30 AM PDT · by Libloather · 6 replies
    See BS ^ | 10/13/18
    <p>The bodies of 11 babies were discovered Friday in a Detroit funeral home that was shut down six months ago. Police made the gruesome discovery at the Cantrell Funeral Home after they received an anonymous tip.</p> <p>Police said eight or nine bodies were found in a cardboard box and the others in one or more caskets, all hidden in a ceiling. Police ordered a search of the building to ensure there are no additional bodies inside.</p>
  • Six former Dems ‘#WalkAway’ from party in protest

    10/16/2018 2:32:30 AM PDT · by Libloather · 7 replies
    Wilson Times ^ | 10/15/18 | Olivia Neeley
    Wilson voters made a statement Monday afternoon when they banded together to change their political party affiliation. **SNIP** Six voters headed to the Wilson County Board of Elections Monday to do just that, including 88-year-old Joyce Wells. “I’ve never felt like this before,” said Wells, who has been a registered Democrat for 70 years. “I’m going to independent.” Wells said the decision to switch followed Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who was accused of sexual misconduct. “I can tell you how simple it is for me,” Wells said. “I believe in the Constitution and innocent until...
  • UK weather forecast: Britain braces for ‘SEVERE snow’ - FREAK SOLAR STORM warning

    10/16/2018 12:53:02 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 37 replies
    UK Express ^ | Oct 16, 2018 | Nathan Rao
    Freak changes in the composition of space around the sun are about to drive a chain of meteorological events locking the UK into a savage early Arctic freeze, it has been claimed. The so-called solar corona has become dotted with holes on its Earth-facing side threatening serious knock-on effects to the flow of the jet stream and the weather this winter. Temperatures are expected to nosedive towards the end of October bringing ‘substantial snowfall’ across Scotland, northern and central England. It could herald the start of a four-month Polar assault with snow and sub-zero temperatures threatening to grip the nation...
  • Seoul, Washington start talks to share cost of U.S. forces stationed in S.Korea

    10/16/2018 12:47:52 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    Xinhua ^ | October 16, 2018 | Staff
    SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- South Korea and the United States on Tuesday started talks on how to share the defense costs of U.S. forces stationed in South Korea, according to Seoul's foreign ministry. The two-day negotiations were launched in central Seoul to reach a new deal on South Korea's financial contribution to the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK). The negotiation period can be extended, if necessary, as the current deal was set to expire by the end of this year, the Seoul ministry said. In consideration of the time needed for the parliamentary approval, the talks are required to be...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee ~ 16 October 2018

    10/15/2018 6:05:38 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 59 replies
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        ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Arnold Air Force Base, TennesseeArnold Air Force Base (Arnold AFB) is a United States Air Force base located in Coffee and Franklin counties, Tennessee, adjacent to the city of Tullahoma. It is named for General Henry "Hap" Arnold, the father of the U.S. Air Force. There is no longer an active airfield on the base, as the airfield was decommissioned in 2009. Army aviation assets (helicopters) continue to utilize Arnold as part of missions supporting Fort Campbell or the Tennessee Army National Guard.The Arnold Engineering Development Complex operates more than 55 aerodynamic...
  • Florida Supreme Court: New Governor to Fill Vacancies, Not Scott

    10/15/2018 4:32:33 PM PDT · by rarestia · 21 replies
    Spectrum BayNews 9 ^ | October 15, 2018 @2:04 PM | Spectrum News Staff & Associated Press
    <p>TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida's next governor will get to pick three new justices to the Florida Supreme Court, the high court ruled Monday in a rebuke to Gov. Rick Scott.</p> <p>Three justices appointed by the late Gov. Lawton Chiles will retire next January, the same day Scott leaves office.</p>
  • GA: Absentee ballots, initial in-person voting lines in Cobb showing early election enthusiasm

    10/15/2018 4:19:45 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 15 replies
    Marietta DIly Journel ^ | Oct 15, 2018 | Jon Gargis
    Vote early, and often. The oft-used mantra seems to have been taken to heart by many Cobb residents based on initial election turnout numbers released Monday before the end of the first day of early voting. Votes submitted by absentee mail as of Friday, prior to the start of Monday’s in-person early voting, totaled 6,379 — nearly four times the number of votes returned by the same time ahead of the 2014 general election: 1,659. Absentee ballots issued for this year’s election total 21,689 — more than triple the 6,496 issued in 2014 prior to in-person voting then. This year’s...
  • Troll in Chief {Trump Owns Media on Warren DNA}

    10/15/2018 4:15:02 PM PDT · by drpix · 49 replies
    twitter.com ^ | 10/15/18 | Caleb SkHull
    {VIDEO} "Do I owe her? She owes the country an apology. What’s her percentage? 1/1000th?"