Added by Hunter N. Gatherer on August 18, 2015 at 9:46am — 5 Comments
Get your shovels and snow blowers ready, the Farmer's Almanac predicts another brutal winter here in Ohio.
The long range outlook comes days after a very different forecast from NOAA scientists who say a strong El Nino may give us a break from the cold and…Continue
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BOSTON (AP) - Defense…Continue
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(AP) — Records show that an Ohio state trooper accused of forcing female motorists into sexual acts in exchange for dropping traffic charges used Craigslist to offer "traffic stop sex."
The records also show that trooper Bryan Lee sent multiple Facebook messages to a female passenger he photographed without her shirt on, including one that let her know he'd been keeping an eye on her.
The details are included in hundreds of pages of records the State Highway Patrol released…Continue
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(AP) — The State Department review of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails so far has found as many as 305 messages that could contain classified information and require further scrutiny by federal agencies, the department said Monday.
In a court filing that was part of a lawsuit against the State Department, officials told a federal judge in Washington they would be able to meet an existing schedule to release copies of Clinton's emails because only…Continue
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Gun laws were so strict, in fact, that in 2010, the US Supreme Court interveined saying the law was going to far. However, city lawmakers were able to “keep the ban” without “legally keeping the ban.”
The ban on assault rifles, a high-capacity magazine ban, and nowhere to purchase ammo makes…Continue
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The FBI is investigating at least 11 physical attacks on high-capacity Internet cables in California's San Francisco Bay Area dating back a year, including one early Tuesday morning.
Agents confirm the latest attack disrupted Internet service for businesses and residential customers in and around Sacramento, the state's capital.
FBI agents declined to specify how significantly the attack affected customers, citing the ongoing investigation. In Tuesday's attack, someone broke…Continue
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(AP) — Two French soldiers serving in the African country of Burkina Faso are being suspended over accusations of sexual abuse of minors, authorities said Tuesday.
It is the second case of alleged sexual abuse of minors by French soldiers in Africa to surface in recent months. French officials insisted Tuesday that the Burkina Faso case was unrelated to the earlier one, in Central African Republic, involving different soldiers.
French military spokesman Col. Gilles Jaron said…Continue
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When did CNN stop being a news channel? On April 15th, 2014, when the network held a panel discussion on whether Malaysian Airlines flight 370 fell into a black hole.
Yet on Saturday the broadcaster surpassed that nadir, running an "exclusive" segment on the “unnerving sight” of the Islamic State flag at a Pride event in London.
Added by Hunter N. Gatherer on June 28, 2015 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments
Lerner hard-drive crash likely due to “an impact of some sort”
What could happen in an IRS office on a Saturday evening to create “an impact of some sort” on a laptop hard drive? According to Lois Lerner, the computer mysteriously failed to operate when she returned to the office on Monday, June 13, 2011, but server data shows that the computer had been in communication with the office systems continuously until Saturday, June 11th, at least until 5 pm. The House Oversight…Continue
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French spies secretly organized and funded the Libyan rebels who defeated Moammar Gadhafi, according to confidential emails to Hillary Clinton that were made…
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Cancer, infertility, and learning disabilities might be caused by our cell phones and WiFi, according to a new Parliamentary report.
The microwave radiation from our little wireless devices is now a “serious public health issue” according to the report delivered Tuesday by the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health (HESA).
The unanimous report…Continue
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A U.S. Senate subcommittee voted to more than double funding for the Nonprofit Security Grant Program to $25 million for the coming year.
The increase approved Tuesday by the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee for Fiscal Year 2016, up from the current $13 million, was actively supported by the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, Agudath Israel of America and the Jewish Federations of North America. The full Senate Appropriations Committee is…Continue
Added by Hunter N. Gatherer on June 23, 2015 at 5:42pm — 4 Comments
The House voted to resurrect the centerpiece of President Obama’s trade agenda Thursday, six days after his fellow Democrats dealt him a dramatic setback after a months-long lobbying effort.
Thursday’s 218-to-208 vote to grant Obama “fast track” authority to negotiate trade deals — including the controversial 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership — is a win for the president, but it is not yet a victory.
It is the first in a complicated series of moves to get around a blockade…Continue
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By Jonathan Stempel
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A divided U.S. appeals court said the federal government’s top law enforcers can be sued by former inmates who claim their civil rights were violated while jailed after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks…Continue
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threat of dangerous flooding in TX, OK and the Ozarks this week: http://wxch.nl/1IO4Hmj …Continue
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Last month, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper shed crocodile tears over the country’s use of low-wage temporary foreign workers, when he shared a podium with Benigno Aquino III, the visiting Philippine president.
“This country is not going to have a policy,” Harper began, “where we will have a permanent underclass of... people who are so-called temporary, but here forever, with no rights of citizenship and no rights of mobility.”
Hidden behind Harper’s words were the…Continue
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