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In first, European Parliament condemns Hamas for terror, use of human shields
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Dept of Justice IG reportedly probing Comey memos over classified material (opens to video)
[FOX] The Justice Department’s internal watchdog reportedly is looking into memos containing classified information that James Comey gave to a friend last year, putting the former FBI boss in the crosshairs of a probe just as his former deputy faces the possibility of a criminal investigation over a separate leak.

The Wall Street Journal reported that at least two of those Comey memos had material now deemed classified, prompting the inspector general investigation.

A broader set of memos, documenting Comey’s conversations with President Trump, were handed over to Congress Thursday evening.

Comey has maintained he didn’t release memos containing classified material.

But the Journal noted that Comey himself redacted classified elements in one of those memos, and another memo had material later upgraded by the FBI to "confidential" (a low classification level).
Posted by: Besoeker || 04/20/2018 14:06 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6461 views] Top|| File under:

Home Invasion Victims Use AR–15 To Defend Themselves Against Five Armed Intruders
[Daily Caller] Three men were asleep inside their Glen St. Mary, Fla., mobile home when five young intruders claiming to be police broke down the front door at 4:00 a.m. on Tuesday, News 4 Jax reports.

The first intruder wore a mask and shouted, "Sheriff’s office!" from outside the trailer before breaking the front door down and shooting a single round.

Upon hearing the break-in, two of the three men staying in the mobile home ‐ one armed with an AR‐15 and another with a handgun ‐ confronted the criminals with open fire in self-defense.

The armed victims shot about 30 rounds, killing the gunman who wore a mask ‐ Corey Lauramore ‐ and wounding two others ‐ William Lauramore and an unidentified 16-year-old.
Posted by: Besoeker || 04/20/2018 01:44 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6486 views] Top|| File under:

#1  This should be unpossible. I have been assured that the AR-15 has no use in self-defense. Also, magazines holding more than a single round are superfluous.

Sounds like they could have used some Swedish hand grenades, though.
Posted by: SteveS || 04/20/2018 1:51 Comments || Top||

#2  SteveS, the vics are lucky a grenade wasn't thrown in when the door was broken down.

Posted by: AlanC || 04/20/2018 7:54 Comments || Top||

#3  Didn't they fire a warning shot, first?
Posted by: Bobby || 04/20/2018 9:44 Comments || Top||

#4  The next protest will be about 'needlessly shooting some kids who were having a prank'.
Just watch.
Posted by: ed in texas || 04/20/2018 9:58 Comments || Top||

#5  But they thought the Health Club, Starbucks, mobile home was having an open house.
Posted by: Besoeker || 04/20/2018 9:59 Comments || Top||

#6  Drugs.
Posted by: BrerRabbit || 04/20/2018 18:50 Comments || Top||

#7  Mobil home (a.k.a. 'Redneck Mansion')? DEFINITELY not a high value target. The third guy in the home who did have a gun should be tied to the trailer hitch and flogged in front of the whole Trailer Park.
Posted by: Ulaigum Ebbineng7056 || 04/20/2018 18:51 Comments || Top||

#8  *correction* did should read didn't
Posted by: Ulaigum Ebbineng7056 || 04/20/2018 18:52 Comments || Top||

911 operator who hung up on emergency calls is sentenced to jail
[FOXNEWS] A former 911 operator who hung up the phone "thousands" of times on people attempting to call in emergencies in Harris County, Texas has been sentenced to jail time.

Crenshanda Williams, 44, was found guilty of interference with emergency telephone calls Wednesday after "systematically" hanging up the phone on residents of Harris County, KTRK reported.

She was sentenced to 10 days in jail and 18 months probation.

Williams reportedly had an unusual number of "short calls," which were no longer than 20 seconds. Prosecutors, according to the Houston Chronicle, determined she hung up on "thousands" of calls.

In one instance, emergency caller Jim Moten told KTRK he called 911 in 2016 after he spotted two vehicles speeding on a highway where people had been killed from speeding weeks earlier and thought his call had dropped after a few seconds.

Williams had taken Moten's call and, before he could finish explaining his emergency, she reportedly said: "Ain't nobody got time for this. For real."
Court documents, according to the news station, stated that Williams had taken Moten's call and, before he could finish explaining his emergency, she reportedly said: "Ain't nobody got time for this. For real."

The dispatcher also hung up on a caller who tried to report a violent robbery, according to the Chronicle.

Williams reportedly spent a year and a half at the Houston Emergency Center taking 911 calls. She was caught in August 2016 and fired.

"The citizens of Harris County rely on 911 operators to dispatch help in their time of need," Assistant District Attorney Lauren Reeder said in a statement. "When a public servant betrays the community's trust and breaks the law, we have a responsibility to hold them criminally accountable."
Posted by: Fred || 04/20/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6475 views] Top|| File under:

#1  criminally accountable

Ten days in jail? I'm sure Houston feels better now!
Posted by: Bobby || 04/20/2018 10:08 Comments || Top||

#2  Ten days, WTF? Does that come with a free Starbucks Vanilla Latte and lifetime Gold's Gym membership ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 04/20/2018 10:13 Comments || Top||

#3  Whatever her motive, it seems to have been worth it.
Posted by: gorb || 04/20/2018 10:41 Comments || Top||

#4  Around here 911 operators are county employees at county pay scales with county benefits. With this conviction on her record, Ms Williams will never find that kind of employment again, which means she’ll be working a good deal longer than she intended.
Posted by: trailing wife || 04/20/2018 15:46 Comments || Top||

#5  ..unless she's a registered Democrat and fully paid union member. Sigh.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 04/20/2018 16:09 Comments || Top||

#6  And A deputy who stood outside a high school in Florida while kids were slaughtered is busy enjoying retirement and his boss is still the high sheriff.
Posted by: Ulaigum Ebbineng7056 || 04/20/2018 19:06 Comments || Top||

#7  which means she’ll be working a good deal longer than she intended.

Doesn't seem she intended to work much at all. Now, prohibit unemployment, welfare, EBT cards, and shit for her and she be wanting to talk to somebody NOW
Posted by: Frank G || 04/20/2018 20:58 Comments || Top||

Louisiana homeowner finds naked intruder in her tub, eating Cheetos
[NOLA] Police in Louisiana say a woman came home to discover a naked stranger in her tub, eating her Cheetos while taking a bath.
"Mmmm! Junk food! My favorite!"
A Monroe police affidavit says 29-year-old Evelyn Washington was jugged
Maw! They're comin' to get me, Maw!
on burglary and property damage charges.
"Into the paddy wagon wit' yez! And put some clothes on!"
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that a responding officer found "a full tub of water and a plate of food along with half eaten Cheetos belonging to the victim on the toilet next to the tub."
How do you half eat a Cheeto?
Washington told the homeowner and police that an unknown male had told her to break into the house.
"Yeah. Dat's right. It ain't my fault! Somebody told me to break into a house and eat Cheetos while I was takin' a bath!"
Police found a tall ice chest under a broken window.
"Ahah! A clue! Quick, Legume, my French horn!"
Posted by: Fred || 04/20/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6458 views] Top|| File under:

#1  How do you half eat a Cheeto?

Ummm... first ya suck off dat ernge stuff, then ya crunch the object itself? Of course I'm just guessing. Also, I coulda sworn that the term "chee-wee dreads" (or variant spelling thereof) went national back in the '90s? Looks like maybe not.

Posted by: Omolugum Whomoger7285 || 04/20/2018 7:45 Comments || Top||

#2  property damage charges.

You ever try to get that orange stuff off the grout? That's gonna leave a mark.
Posted by: AlanC || 04/20/2018 7:59 Comments || Top||

#3  Wet Cheetos just doesn't make it as a good tasty junk food.
Posted by: JohnQC || 04/20/2018 9:11 Comments || Top||

#4  Cheetos can't buy advertising like this!
Posted by: Raj || 04/20/2018 9:21 Comments || Top||

#5  Of course you have to wash up after eating Cheetos, or you could end up looking like Donald Trump's hair.
Posted by: ed in texas || 04/20/2018 10:00 Comments || Top||

#6  "Nola" is the Florida of Louisiana.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 04/20/2018 10:09 Comments || Top||

#7  Wet Cheetos just doesn't make it as a good tasty junk food.

This is why civilized people eat Cheetos on the couch and not in the bathtub.
Posted by: SteveS || 04/20/2018 10:48 Comments || Top||

#8  Finally, Hillary has a hobby!
Posted by: Woodrow || 04/20/2018 14:51 Comments || Top||

-Short Attention Span Theater-
Head of Norway's road agency pleas for students to stop bizarre tradition because it's a traffic hazard
  • Norwegian students celebrate high school graduation with weeks of partying

  • Drunken challenges often involve sex and nudity but roads chief issued warning

  • Roundabouts hazardous enough without couples having sex on them, he said
Posted by: Skidmark || 04/20/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6459 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Spring break in Norway? Not much different from spring break in USA!
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 04/20/2018 10:03 Comments || Top||

#2  I remember college days. One fraternity had a charming tradition called "Spawn on the Lawn"
Posted by: Frozen Al || 04/20/2018 12:38 Comments || Top||

Vegas war playground gives visitors a battlefield experience
[FoxNews] Just off the Las Vegas Strip, a large tract of land resembles an army barracks replete with tanks, Humvees, and a parked helicopter. But this is no official military installation. Instead, the grounds are a sort of war theme park for civilians clamoring to experience a day in the life of a soldier.

Battlefield Vegas opened in 2012 and has amassed an arsenal of hundreds of weapons dating back to World War I for customers to choose from. The indoor gun range is the highlight of the shooting experience. Fox News was allowed to shoot a minigun. This multi-barrel machine gun can spray 200 rounds in 1.3 seconds.
Posted by: Skidmark || 04/20/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6459 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The 2017 Las Vegas shooting gave a battlefield experience.
Posted by: JohnQC || 04/20/2018 9:09 Comments || Top||

#2  War theme park, WTF? I think I know where this is going.
Posted by: Besoeker || 04/20/2018 10:08 Comments || Top||

#3  Mandalay bay has some competition now !
Posted by: Jack Chaiter7913 || 04/20/2018 16:49 Comments || Top||

-War on Police-
2 Florida deputies fatally shot in Gilchrist County
RENTON, Fla. (WOGX FOX 51) - Two young deputies in Gilchrist County, Florida were murdered in broad daylight on Thursday afternoon. Investigators are calling it a senseless act of violence.

Sgt. Noel Ramirez, 29, and Deputy Taylor Lindsey, 25, were just sitting down for lunch at the Ace China restaurant in Trenton, Florida, when a lone gunman approached the window and fired two shots ‐ killing them instantly.

Bullet holes could be seen in the window where the man without a motive opened fire. They were ambushed with no chance to return fire, investigators say, murdered in cold blood. The gunman was found dead in the parking lot.
Posted by: Besoeker || 04/20/2018 01:24 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6459 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I wonder what's the story behind the actions is.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 04/20/2018 5:19 Comments || Top||

#2  "the man without a motive opened fire"

There's always some kind of motive. Even "crazy" is a motive. Ideology? Retaliation or vengeance? The man without a motive only fired two shots through the restaurant window? Head shots? No witnesses to the shooting, no reports on a description of the shooter? There are a lot of blanks in the story. Not much help to the public.

RIP officers.

Posted by: JohnQC || 04/20/2018 8:57 Comments || Top||

#3  'Trained' professionals choosing to sit in full view of the street rather than in the back from where they could watch the room and entrances.

Maybe they were surveilling the street.
Maybe they thought badges and uniforms protected them.
Maybe they thought crime took a lunchbreak.
Maybe they were just victims.
Posted by: Skidmark || 04/20/2018 10:19 Comments || Top||

-Land of the Free
Snake slithers across US military sniper's rifle in stunning photo
Posted by: Skidmark || 04/20/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6484 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The pic makes it look like the snake is trying to mate with the garden hose.
Posted by: JohnQC || 04/20/2018 8:58 Comments || Top||

#2  This is the perfect image to keep in mind the next time I hear some lisping soy-boy talking tough, bring it on Nancy.
Posted by: Cesare || 04/20/2018 9:29 Comments || Top||

#3  It's just a black rat snake for Pete's sake! I have to handle them occasionally out here in the wild. They are very docile.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 04/20/2018 9:44 Comments || Top||

#4  Unless you're a small rodent.
Posted by: brujotejano || 04/20/2018 13:43 Comments || Top||

Posted by: Jack Chaiter7913 || 04/20/2018 16:51 Comments || Top||

#6  Deacon Blues that is a Southern Black Racer. They are not an easy to handle snake they are harmless but very prone to bite! They also can move very fast. If it was a rat snake I would say the photo is staged but unless that snake was really cold there is no way you could get a racer to poise like that! Also we don't have black rat snakes in FL. Since the pic was taken at Elgin AFB the rat snake from that area would be a Gulf Hammock Ratsnake or what is called a "white oak snake".
Posted by: Thrise Shomble3667 || 04/20/2018 19:22 Comments || Top||

Caribbean-Latin America
Miguel Diaz-Canel becomes Cuba's president, Raul Castro steps down
[NBCNEWS] Cuba has a new president, and for the first time in over 40 years, his last name is not Castro.

Miguel Díaz-Canel officially became president on Thursday morning after Raúl Castro stepped down and Díaz-Canel was confirmed by the National Assembly.

Castro, 86, will remain head of the Communist Party, the most powerful governing body on the island, but his departure from the presidency represents a symbolic shift in an aging leadership.

The transition is an effort to guarantee that younger leaders like Díaz-Canel ‐ who has served as Cuba's first vice president since 2013 and turns 58 on Friday ‐ can maintain the power of the Communist-run government put in place by the party's now octogenarian founders.

Among Díaz-Canel's immediate challenges are Cuba's economic stagnation and a younger generation's disenchantment with its limited opportunities.

Compañero Raul Castro
...Fidel's little brother...
served two five-year terms as president, succeeding his brother, Fidel, in 2006 after Fidel fell ill and transferred power to Raul (Fidel died in 2016.)

BBC reports Miguel saying today:
No room for Capitalism!
Posted by: Fred || 04/20/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6466 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  And now for something completely the same.
Posted by: SteveS || 04/20/2018 1:37 Comments || Top||

Rosy Future of Korean Nation Holding Peerlessly Great Man in High Esteem
[KCNAWATCH.CO] With the approach of the north-south summit meeting and talks to be noteworthy in the history of the national reunification movement, all Koreans are full of conviction in rosy future of the nation that holds the respected Supreme Leader Kim Pudge Jong-un
...the overweight, pouty-looking hereditary potentate of North Korea. Pudge appears to believe in his own divinity, but has yet to produce any loaves and fishes, so his subjects remain malnourished...
in high esteem.

The north-south summit meeting and talks are unthinkable without his rare wisdom, firm will for national reunification, broadminded magnanimity and noble compatriotism.

On the summit meeting and talks to be held thanks to the steel-strong will for reunification and broadminded and compatriotic steps of Kim Jong-un, all Koreans at home and abroad praise him as the peerlessly great man taking the helm of the history and steering the trend of the world. They are convinced that the bright future is always in store for the nation when they value and maintain the good atmosphere of the north-south relations provided by him.

Immensely rosy is the future of our nation holding Kim Jong-un, heaven-sent great man of Paektu, in high esteem.

No persistent move of the anti-reunification forces can block the Korean nation vigorously advancing along the road of independent reunification under his leadership.
Posted by: Fred || 04/20/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6474 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  "...steering the trend of the world."

I was thinking of how stale these things were getting but every once in a while they come up with a pretty good new phrase.
Posted by: Waldemar Munster2613 || 04/20/2018 18:15 Comments || Top||

Enormous deposits of rare earth minerals found near the Japanese island of Minamitori.

Posted by: 3dc || 04/20/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6460 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ..near the Japanese soon to be claimed Chinese island of Minamitori.
Posted by: Mercutio || 04/20/2018 8:19 Comments || Top||

#2  Chinese Scholars discover scroll in Forbidden City archives showing the 'Eastern Pirates' (a.k.a. Japanese) ceded their island possessions to the Middle Kingdom over 400 years ago...
Posted by: magpie || 04/20/2018 9:59 Comments || Top||

#3  The shape of the Island suggest to me that the Japanese are far ahead of the Chinese at that "island building" technology to gain maximal economic sea zones.
Posted by: 3dc || 04/20/2018 11:34 Comments || Top||

French police evacuate occupied Paris university site
PARIS (Reuters) - French police swooped before dawn on Friday to clear out around 100 people who had occupied a Paris university premises in protest against student admissions rules.

It was one of a dozen blockaded campus sites in the country and the clear-out was accompanied by a government message that law and order would be restored as the exam period approaches.

Paris police said one person had been arrested in what was otherwise an evacuation that had happened "calmly and without any incident."

The head of the university had requested police intervention more than a week ago, saying protesters, at least some of whom are believed to be anti-government activists rather than people studying there, had seriously damaged the premises.

"Law and order will be restored everywhere," Collomb said in a statement.
Posted by: Besoeker || 04/20/2018 01:51 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6470 views] Top|| File under:

Soros in Retreat: Billionaire’s University to Move from Budapest to Vienna
[BREITBART] After a sustained campaign against the influence of left-wing billionaire George Soros
...either Ernst Stavro Blofeld or Auric Goldfinger come true...
by the Hungarian government, Soros’s Central European University has announced its plans to move from Budapest to Vienna.

The Central European University (CEU) has come under fire from the Hungarian government which had previously claimed it was unfair that the institution was allowed to give out both Hungarian and U.S. diplomas while not operating a campus in the USA.

Now, the university has announced that it has plans to leave Budapest and move to neighbouring Austria where a new campus will be set up, Swedish radio broadcaster Sveriges Radio reports.

Éva Fodor, Deputy Rector at CEU said that the university had already signed an agreement with a landlord in Vienna but some were still hopeful the university would not have to move as the administration had set up a branch in New York state, as requested by the Hungarian government.
Posted by: Fred || 04/20/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6475 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Not welcome in Hungary?
Posted by: JohnQC || 04/20/2018 8:40 Comments || Top||

#2  When is this evil b@stard finally going to die?
Posted by: Deadeye Whager9769 || 04/20/2018 13:44 Comments || Top||

#3  I'm convinced George Soros is the AntiChrist
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 04/20/2018 15:42 Comments || Top||

#4  Ahhhh, my country of birth has the distinction of being the only country in Europe to- 1) physically fighting the Soviets, 2) thwarting Islamic colonialism and 3) militating against the leftist-Soros cancer.
Posted by: jack salami || 04/20/2018 20:57 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Politix
The New Russian Collusion - Dem senators demand POTUS explain ties to Koch bros
[The Hill] Senate Democrats are demanding that the Trump administration explain its ties to GOP megadonor brothers Charles and David Koch after the brothers' network took credit for some policies passed during President Trump’s first year in office, McClatchy reported.

The letters come after a report was sent to a group of Koch donors called the Seminar Network that took responsibility for roughly a dozen new policies passed by the Trump administration, including the new GOP tax law and the repeal of the Obama-era Clean Power Plan.

"Americans have a right to know if special interests are unduly influencing public policy decisions that have profound implications for public health, the environment, and the economy," the senators write in their letters obtained by McClatchy.

Democratic Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse (R.I.), Edward Markey (Mass.), Catherine Cortez Masto (Nev.), Ron Wyden (Ore.), Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) and Tom Udall (N.M.) all signed the letters.
Posted by: Besoeker || 04/20/2018 08:32 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6477 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I didn't think the Koch brothers were all that fond of Trump.
Posted by: JohnQC || 04/20/2018 8:43 Comments || Top||

#2  I demand they explain their ties to Soros and the Clintons.
Posted by: DarthVader || 04/20/2018 10:39 Comments || Top||

#4  The crotch bros got their fingers in everything. Filth...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 04/20/2018 11:24 Comments || Top||

#5  JohnQC:
You are correct. They did not spend any money on the Trump campaign, preferring to spend their money on the senate and house races.

To the extent that "Trump's policies" depend on a Republican House and Senate, the Kochs can claim credit.
Posted by: Frozen Al || 04/20/2018 12:29 Comments || Top||

#6  Really? Going after freedom of association now?

You fascist democrats are the scum of the planet. A plague. A disease and a petulance. You people are all the things of evil incorporated into the biggest racketeering mafia on the planet.

Anarchists dividing the Country over sodomy and bigotry. You, the democrat party Are Culmany.

I AM coming after your power structures.
Posted by: newc || 04/20/2018 13:30 Comments || Top||

Rudy Giuliani Joins Trump Legal Team
[Breitbart] Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani announced his decision to join President Donald Trump’s legal team as the Russia investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller continues.

"I’m doing it because I hope we can negotiate an end to this for the good of the country and because I have high regard for the president and for Bob Mueller," Giuliani said in an interview with the Washington Post.

Counsel to the President Jay Sekulow confirmed the news in a statement to reporters.

"I have had the privilege of working with Mayor Giuliani for many years, and we welcome his expertise," he said.

The former New York City mayor, who was a key Trump supporter during the 2016 election, will leave his law firm Greenberg Traurig to join the president’s legal team.

"Rudy is great," Trump said in the statement. "He has been my friend for a long time and wants to get this matter quickly resolved for the good of the country."

Giuliani was a rumored candidate to serve as Trump’s attorney general, but the job went to Sen. Jeff Sessions instead, who recused himself from the ongoing Russia investigation.
Posted by: Besoeker || 04/20/2018 00:43 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under:

#1  It is rumored Giuliani has the "Insurance File" from the Huma-Weiner's computer.
Posted by: JohnQC || 04/20/2018 8:42 Comments || Top||

#2  So Sessions is soon to be out?
Posted by: Skidmark || 04/20/2018 17:02 Comments || Top||

Muslims flee Kashmir village after girl’s rape, murder
[DAWN] There are no Moslems left in the village of Rasana, which has become a symbol of India’s rape crisis after the brutal murder of an eight-year-old Moslem girl blamed on Hindu men.

Police say the girl was raped and killed as part of an attempt by some of the village’s majority Hindus to evict Bakarwal Moslem nomads, who graze their cattle in the hills in the summer months.

It seems to have worked: the girl’s family have headed for India-held held Kashmire hills under police protection. Other Moslem families in the community of around 100 people all left after the rape in January.

At the empty home of the dead girl’s family, five armed police kept guard half asleep in chairs outside.

Police say the child was drugged, held captive in a Hindu temple for five days, and repeatedly raped before being beaten to death.

Her anonymous grave in orange earth partially covered by weeds is in a nearby village in Kathua district, about 60 kilometres from the region’s main city Jammu.

Media reports said Hindus in Rasana refused to allow the girl to be buried there.

In Rasana, the village’s few remaining inhabitants are reluctant to speak to outsiders.

"Since all this happened, the village has emptied," according to 39-year-old Yash Paul Sharma, a rare resident willing to talk.

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3 female students in Gujrat attacked with acid for 'refusing marriage proposal'
[DAWN] Three female university students suffered burns in an acid attack carried out by three men in Gujrat on Thursday morning, DawnNewsTV reported.

According to the police, the students ‐ two sisters and another girl ‐ were at a bus stop when three men on a cycle of violence threw acid on them. The victims have been taken to Aziz Bhatti Shaheed Hospital where they are being treated for the burns on their faces.

Danga cop shoppe's SHO Ameer Abbas speaks to DawnNewsTV. ‐ Photo by author
Danga cop shoppe SHO Ameer Abbas told DawnNewsTV that the primary suspect was the uncle of the two sisters who were attacked. Another accused was identified as the uncle's friend. The SHO's statements were seconded by one of the victims.

The uncle and his friend managed to escape, Abbas said, while the third suspect has been tossed in the slammer
Youse'll never take me alive coppers!... [BANG!]... Ow!... I quit!
According to the police, one of the girls had refused a marriage proposal which was the reason behind the attack.

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Sukkur man sets wife on fire for attending wedding function without permission
[DAWN] A man allegedly doused his wife with petrol and set her on fire in the New Pind area of Sukkur, DawnNewsTV reported on Thursday.

Police said the woman reportedly attended a wedding function at her uncle's residence against the wishes of her husband, "who also suspected him of being unfaithful to him".

Subsequently, the accused lost his temper during a domestic squabble, reportedly setting the victim ablaze.

The police reached the scene soon after the incident and rushed the victim to Civil Hospital Sukkur, where she is being treated. Doctors said that the victim has burns on 99 per cent of her body.

Meanwhile, police arrested the main accused along with his accomplice and filed a first information report against them.

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Screaming woman ‘is viciously beaten by women in Iran because her red head scarf is deemed an "insufficient" hijab'
[DailyMail] The outrageous scene, in what appears to be a public park in broad daylight, was secretly filmed by an onlooker and has been spread online by dissident groups.

A Facebook group which highlights such instances of abuse, My Stealthy Freedom, uploaded the video.

In a description of the footage, the activists wrote: 'This woman is savagely beaten up by morality police as punishment for her insufficient hijab. And they tell us hijab is a "small issue".'

They added: 'We expose them and we resist compulsory hijab.'

The group's founder - and also the founder of the anti-hijab 'White Wednesdays' movement - said to the thugs who beat the woman: 'Shame on you'.

White Wednesdays encourages women to flout regulations by capturing footage and pictures of themselves without their hijabs and posting it online.
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Earthquake near Iranian Nuke Plant (courtesy Haliburton Earthmoving Div)

Posted by: Mercutio || 04/20/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6460 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Hmmm. Same thing happened in Nork land right before Kim surrendered
Posted by: Flilet Omeremble3846 || 04/20/2018 8:18 Comments || Top||

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US Air National Guard member fired over woman who took enlistment oath with dinosaur puppet
[Indpendent] Three US Air National Guard members have been disciplined, and one of them fired, for an incident involving a children’s dinosaur puppet.

Master Sergeant Robin Brown, a senior non-commissioned officer (NCO) with the Air National Guard, was removed from her position at the Tennessee Joint Public Affairs Office after video circulated of her taking her enlistment oath with a tyrannosaurus rex puppet in hand.

In the video, an unnamed colonel administers the oath while holding back a smile. Ms Brown repeats each line of the oath back, moving the sock puppet’s mouth along as she speaks. It was not immediately clear why she chose to employ the puppet.

Three US Air National Guard members have been disciplined, and one of them fired, for an incident involving a children’s dinosaur puppet.
Posted by: Besoeker || 04/20/2018 07:30 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6473 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Dishonoring the Oath?
Posted by: Flilet Omeremble3846 || 04/20/2018 8:09 Comments || Top||

#2  I remember my oath as though it were yesterday. A serious moment with some serious words.

If these dingbats are not going to take what they do seriously, why should our adversaries?

Posted by: Vast Right Wing Conspiracy || 04/20/2018 9:18 Comments || Top||

#3  It's the Air Farce, not like it's real military.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 04/20/2018 9:47 Comments || Top||

#4  OK, she was a senior NCO when this was filmed. It couldn't have been the oath taken at entry, so evidently they were doing a gag about people taking the oath.
So she lost her gig in the PA office; back to recruitment and training.
Posted by: ed in texas || 04/20/2018 9:56 Comments || Top||

#5  Our SPOD will NOT be amused, I assure you.
Posted by: Besoeker || 04/20/2018 9:58 Comments || Top||

#6  And I'm not
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 04/20/2018 11:19 Comments || Top||

#7  I remember clearly a Gunnery Sergeant at MCRD explaining that the USAF was a collection of gentlemen who share a common tailor. This is worse....
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 04/20/2018 11:47 Comments || Top||

#8  an unnamed colonel administers the oath

And this permissive dickhead should be shown the door as well.
Posted by: Skidmark || 04/20/2018 11:54 Comments || Top||

#9  Skid,

He was - lost his eagles, got busted to 05 and was invited to put in his retirement papers, immediately-like.

Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 04/20/2018 12:24 Comments || Top||

Posted by: Jack Chaiter7913 || 04/20/2018 16:48 Comments || Top||

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