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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Shocking moment gang member shoots dead man in Manhattan's East Village before he is killed by NYPD cops
Why shoot a dead man?
Posted by: Skidmark || 02/21/2020 10:10 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [212 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Why shoot a dead man?

It's easier than shooting a live one. You don't have to lead them as much.
Posted by: SteveS || 02/21/2020 11:47 Comments || Top||

#2  ^ Perfect!
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 02/21/2020 11:58 Comments || Top||

#3  Got into in "altercation" outside a hookah lounge?

1. That tells you all you need to know about both guys' motivations. PLUS, it is NYC.

2. Not a sentence you'd read about happening in a small town. (Sure, the killing would happen, but I doubt it would happen "outside a hookah lounge.")
Posted by: Barbara || 02/21/2020 16:58 Comments || Top||

#4  #1 - Perpetual Snark 'O The Day Candidate, Army of Steve Member
Posted by: Frank G || 02/21/2020 18:40 Comments || Top||

Man loses three toes in Dubai knife attack
[Gulf News] A gang of four men cut three toes off an Emirati man and assaulted his nephew over a heated argument, a Dubai court heard on Thursday.
A Paleo gang?
The incident started when the 37-year-old victim received a call from the 32-year-old Emirati defendant, who asked him to meet to solve a dispute between the victim’s nephew and friends of the defendant.

"He said that his friends assaulted my nephew and asked me to come to his residence to settle the dispute. I went alone and saw the defendant with other members of his gang. They served me with tea and water as I called my nephew to come to settle the problem," the victim said in official records.

The victim was angry when the 20-year-old Emirati nephew came and signs of physical assault were clear on his body.

"They start pushing me and the defendant held me from my neck. Others came and raised knives and physically assaulted me. They hit my head with a brick and held me while someone started cutting my toes until I fell unconscious," the victim added.

The nephew testified that he had a fight in the Mirdif area with the 21-year-old Emirati man who is part of the defendant’s gang and chased him when he tried to escape.

They had a car chase and crossed red signals all the way from Mirdif to the Abu Hail area.

Later he received a call from his uncle to come and settle the dispute when he saw the defendant and other three men assaulting his uncle and cutting his toes.

He took his uncle to hospital to recover from his severe injuries.

Dubai Public Prosecution arrested the nephew, the defendant and three members of his gang.

The four defendants were charged with assaulting the uncle and causing permanent disability.

The nephew was charged with physically assaulting one of the defendants.
Posted by: Fred || 02/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [88 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Just goes to show you that you don't bring toes to a knife fight.....(or something)
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 02/21/2020 14:25 Comments || Top||

-Short Attention Span Theater-
Good Samaritan survives 75-foot fall off highway bridge
[AP] SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) ‐ A FedEx driver who stopped to help a stranded driver on a North Carolina highway fell 75 feet (23 meters) from a bridge and survived.

Jeremiah Cribb, 24, was driving a FedEx truck early Wednesday morning on Interstate 85 in Rowan County when he saw a driver stranded in the fast lane, news outlets reported.

Cribb said he got out to help the driver but soon noticed a tractor-trailer barreling toward them, so he jumped out of the way to avoid getting hit. Cribb thought he was jumping onto a grass median of the same height but instead jumped off the Yadkin River Bridge and landed on a sandbar 75 feet (23 meters) below.

"When I realized he was going to hit the car, which he did, ... I just reacted. It’s pitch black dark. I was thinking I was hopping over a median," Cribb said. "I just started free-falling."

Salisbury firefighter Jacob Vodochodsky rappelled down the bridge and initially thought Cribb was paralyzed, but found him able to stand. Despite some dizziness and shortness of breath, Cribb was able to get into a harness to be pulled to safety, Vodochodsky said.

"To be honest, (it’s) entirely miraculous," Salisbury Fire Battalion Chief Nicholas Martin said. "We would not anticipate the outcome from such a fall would be so positive."

Cribb has three fractured ribs and a collapsed lung. He is expected to remain in the hospital for a few days.

"I was not supposed to get up," Cribb said. "I just thank God I’m alive."

Posted by: Besoeker || 02/21/2020 03:41 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [97 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Guardian Angels 1 - Gravity 0
Posted by: Warthog || 02/21/2020 9:43 Comments || Top||

-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Angry mob attacks coronavirus evacuees and starts a riot in Ukraine to try and stop them returning to the country
Posted by: Skidmark || 02/21/2020 09:46 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [97 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Why, that's germaphobic you bastards!
Posted by: Skidmark || 02/21/2020 14:53 Comments || Top||

Coronavirus outbreak could cost airlines $30billion as industry body warns 'this will be a very tough year for us'
"To save costs, we've installed an extra 347 seats on each jet"
Posted by: Skidmark || 02/21/2020 09:30 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [80 views] Top|| File under:

#1  where is my extra small violin
Posted by: Chris || 02/21/2020 10:24 Comments || Top||

#2  To balance the Boeing losses?
Posted by: Skidmark || 02/21/2020 11:05 Comments || Top||

Corona Virus Outbreak in Chinese prisons reported
[CNBC] State reports of 512 coronavirus cases on Friday traced back to four prisons in mainland China, including two in Hubei, the center of the disease’s outbreak.

Nothing yet from Chinese Uyghur re-education centers and concentration camps
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/21/2020 07:52 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [101 views] Top|| File under:

Pres. Trump budget calls for slashing funds to climate science centers
[The Hill] President Trump’s budget proposes closing a network of climate science centers, prompting concerns the administration will hamstring climate change research while booting employees from the federal workforce.

Trump’s fiscal 2021 budget would slash funding for the National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers, eliminating all $38 million for research to help wildlife and humans "adapt to a changing climate."

Rather than fund all eight regional centers along with the national one, the budget instead calls for just one center, at a cost of $20 million.

The restructuring plans follow similar steps employed by the Trump administration, where agencies with research ties are reshuffled or relocated, often prompting a reduction in staff.

"They have a track record of doing this," said Aaron Weiss, deputy director at the Center for Western Priorities, an environmental watchdog group. "In a normal administration, you wouldn't blow up eight other regional climate centers without going through Congress. I don't know exactly what they’re going to do, but, this being their wishlist, I won't be surprised if they try to put some of it into action without approval from Congress."

The administration previously moved two research wings of the Agriculture Department to Kansas City. One of those agencies, the Economic Research Service, lost nearly 80 percent of its nearly 200-plus person staff and had trouble producing required reports.
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/21/2020 02:29 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [346 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I would also recommend slashing the leading "scientific" lights in that field - with a knout, for every gross distortion of known facts in their papers.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 02/21/2020 2:53 Comments || Top||

#2  Do they know how much paper it takes to make a stack of $ bills ? The ink and printing itself ?
Posted by: Dron66046 || 02/21/2020 6:25 Comments || Top||

#3  #1 I would also recommend slashing the leading "scientific" lights in that field - with a knout, for every gross distortion of known facts in their papers.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru 2020-02-21 02:53

I'd recommend a cudgel myself, but I'm kinda traditional that way.

Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 02/21/2020 6:37 Comments || Top||

#4  In this revolution, research has become central; it also becomes more formalized, complex, and costly. A steadily increasing share is conducted for, by, or at the direction of, the Federal government.

Today, the solitary inventor, tinkering in his shop, has been overshadowed by task forces of scientists in laboratories and testing fields. In the same fashion, the free university, historically the fountainhead of free ideas and scientific discovery, has experienced a revolution in the conduct of research. Partly because of the huge costs involved, a government contract becomes virtually a substitute for intellectual curiosity. For every old blackboard there are now hundreds of new electronic computers.

The prospect of domination of the nation's scholars by Federal employment, project allocations, and the power of money is ever present and is gravely to be regarded. Yet, in holding scientific research and discovery in respect, as we should, we must also be alert to the equal and opposite danger that public policy could itself become the captive of a scientific technological elite.

Eisenhower's farewell address
Posted by: Procopius2k || 02/21/2020 7:20 Comments || Top||

#5  ...while booting employees from the federal workforce.

Said as though it's a bad thing.
Posted by: Raj || 02/21/2020 9:48 Comments || Top||

#9  These idiots aren't scientists, they are rent chasers. Grants and Foundation money is only given to those who march in step. Control is the agenda.

We have ice core samples now that you never hear about because they are quite revealing of the hoax, and past cataclysms for the matter.

Climate is a cycle of glacial vs post interglacial periods, the most recent being the Holocene.
Posted by: mossomo || 02/21/2020 11:56 Comments || Top||

#10  I hear he needs the money to send all the climate scientists to combat climate change... on mars.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 02/21/2020 12:20 Comments || Top||

#11  Replace them all with one thermometer
Posted by: bbrewer126 || 02/21/2020 17:50 Comments || Top||

Blockades on road in Ukraine's Poltavska oblast, where almost 50 evacuated Ukrainians from Wuhan are expected to be quarantined
Posted by: Fred || 02/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [75 views] Top|| File under:

Coronavirus update:- 76,188 cases worldwide
Posted by: Fred || 02/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [106 views] Top|| File under:

#1  No count on the nurses.
Posted by: Skidmark || 02/21/2020 9:10 Comments || Top||

10 Coronavirus deaths in Iran in the last 24 hours. Panic in Iran
Posted by: Fred || 02/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [393 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Iranian panic @ pandemic? Manic-Quranic no tonic... ironic!
Posted by: Lex || 02/21/2020 0:40 Comments || Top||

#2  Pray harder!
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 02/21/2020 2:24 Comments || Top||

#3  "Oh shiite! It's spread to the well! I hear the hidden Imam coughing"
Posted by: Frank G || 02/21/2020 3:58 Comments || Top||

#4  ^LOL
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 02/21/2020 4:05 Comments || Top||

#5  Get our boys out the mid-east ASAP.
Once it hit's Syria the MidEast will go...
Posted by: 3dc || 02/21/2020 4:37 Comments || Top||

#6  [Twitter] 9/ Iran health officials say source of coronavirus & path to Iran is not clear. People who died had not traveled & had no contact with foreigners suggesting virus has spread to public spaces
Posted by: 3dc || 02/21/2020 4:59 Comments || Top||

#8  Guess all that Chinese aid and co-operation is looking less attractive now.
Posted by: Mercutio || 02/21/2020 6:57 Comments || Top||

#9  it will be interesting if an Israeli company (GILD) has a product that treats the disease

the Fatwas ensuing might actually be worth reading
Posted by: lord garth || 02/21/2020 8:25 Comments || Top||

#10  I guess Allan only care when yall are blowing yourselves up.
Posted by: Chris || 02/21/2020 10:26 Comments || Top||

#11  Locust, plague, Trump...someone is sending a message?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 02/21/2020 11:51 Comments || Top||

#12  It was all over Persian socials. Gov't civil servants might not know the source, but Persian citizens do know that Iran evacuated a bunch of citizens and students from Wuhan. Then didn't isolate them or take any precautions on their return.

Mahan Airline is a vector to Iran from China.

Posted by: mossomo || 02/21/2020 12:14 Comments || Top||

#13  I agree about our troops getting out of the area. This ME petri dish of non sanitation will be a breeding ground for for the virus, as much as they imitate life.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 02/21/2020 12:34 Comments || Top||

#14  Hey, it's Iran, I'm sure their world class scientists, the ones that came up with all that cool stuff that is better than ours, will cure it in a week.

*stifles laughter and makes popcorn.*
Posted by: Silentbrick || 02/21/2020 13:42 Comments || Top||

#15  What are the astronomical odds the outbreak right by the nuclear plant stuff wow!?!
Posted by: Zenobia tse Tung8658 || 02/21/2020 16:10 Comments || Top||

#16  They shot down the wrong airliner.
Posted by: bbrewer126 || 02/21/2020 17:54 Comments || Top||

#17  Cruel but funny. My Popcorn stocks are really going up when the virus hits the US West Coast. " Kill it, kill it with FIRE !"
Posted by: Thaith Elmeresing6163 || 02/21/2020 21:29 Comments || Top||

Another 13 people on board a cruise ship that was quarantined off the coast of Japan have been diagnosed with the new #coronavirus
Posted by: Fred || 02/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [128 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I'm not a scientist but it appears they are hell bent on getting everyone infected. Some lawyer working on a lawsuit to squeeze China for billions?
Posted by: Beau || 02/21/2020 7:15 Comments || Top||

#2  Is it too late to short Princess Cruise Lines and buy Roche?
Posted by: Skidmark || 02/21/2020 9:12 Comments || Top||

Streets of South Korea’s fourth-largest city are abandoned, with residents holed up indoors after dozens of people caught the #coronavirus

In South Korea, Daegu Mayor Kwon Young-jin told residents to stay indoors after 90 people who worshipped at the Church of Jesus the Temple of the Tabernacle of the Testimony showed symptoms of infection and dozens of new cases were confirmed.

The church had been attended by a 61-year-old woman who tested positive, known as “Patient 31.” Korea’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention described the outbreak there as a “super-spreading event.”

“We are in an unprecedented crisis,” Kwon told reporters, adding that all members of the church would be tested. “We’ve asked them to stay at home isolated from their families.”

Describing the abandoned streets, resident Kim Geun-woo, 28, told Reuters by telephone: “It’s like someone dropped a bomb in the middle of the city. It looks like a zombie apocalypse.”

South Korea now has 104 confirmed cases of the flu-like virus, and reported its first death.
Posted by: Fred || 02/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [132 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ...soon to be the 5th largest city?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 02/21/2020 7:15 Comments || Top||

Africa North
Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, who succeeded longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika in December, is asking for more time to implement ‘radical’ changes
Posted by: Fred || 02/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [58 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

Africa Subsaharan
United States, which has curbed relations with South Sudan over its political impasse, welcomes a deal on reaching a long-awaited unity government
Posted by: Fred || 02/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [63 views] Top|| File under:

Analysis: Coronavirus has temporarily reduced China's CO2 emissions by a quarter
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 02/21/2020 05:56 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [161 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Saint Greta's curse again. Locusts, plagues... oh dear !
Posted by: Dron66046 || 02/21/2020 6:06 Comments || Top||

#2  Actually, doing the job Greta refused to do .... take it to the real polluters.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 02/21/2020 6:56 Comments || Top||

#3  It's the truth. We still get clouds on rainy days, otherwise, it's mostly blue sky's and kinda nice here now. The next week will be really nice, 60-70 degrees, some rain so not perfect. We'll see how it goes.
Posted by: Beau || 02/21/2020 7:08 Comments || Top||

#4  Here in Western Alaska we have had blizzards for weeks. Hoping to fly out today back to Anchorage. Drifted Global Warming fallout all over the village.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 02/21/2020 12:06 Comments || Top||

#5  Coronavirus has temporarily reduced China's CO2 emissions by a quarter

This is good. Sure, it's all a bit apocalyptic, but now we don't have to nuke them to save the Earth. For the Children! And the bunnies.
Posted by: SteveS || 02/21/2020 13:00 Comments || Top||

#6  Yeah, but the body burning...
Posted by: Skidmark || 02/21/2020 18:49 Comments || Top||

Trump signs memorandum diverting water to California's Central Valley farms
[Legal Insurrection] A smart move
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 02/21/2020 02:46 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [559 views] Top|| File under:

Home Front: Politix
San Diego County Sheriff to comply with federal order to release migrant-arrest data
[10News] The San Diego County Sheriff's Department announced today it will comply with federal court orders seeking migrant-arrest data that California's sanctuary state legislation seeks to shield.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials served subpoenas on the sheriff's department on Friday to compel it to produce information on four recent cases involving arrests of Mexican nationals believed to be in the country without authorization.

It was the first time ICE had taken such a step in California. Though the passage of state Senate Bill 54 in 2017 sought to prevent local police agencies in California from helping enforce immigration law, they nonetheless are "obligated to comply with lawfully issued subpoenas,'' the sheriff's department asserted in a prepared statement.
Posted by: Frank G || 02/21/2020 04:05 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [196 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Marbury v. Madison, since 1803
Posted by: Procopius2k || 02/21/2020 6:57 Comments || Top||

#2  San Diego is not as radical as LA or San Francisco.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 02/21/2020 9:42 Comments || Top||

#3  AND they are more troubled by migrants.
Posted by: Skidmark || 02/21/2020 11:07 Comments || Top||

#4  If they refuse to comply, arrest them for contempt.
Posted by: DarthVader || 02/21/2020 11:41 Comments || Top||

#5  /\ Put them on record and then send the US Marshals to arrest them for a Federal Trial.
Posted by: magpie || 02/21/2020 12:56 Comments || Top||

#6  It's not an issue with the rank-and-file
Posted by: Frank G || 02/21/2020 13:03 Comments || Top||

#7  I wonder how much info will be redacted, or even scrubbed, by the department?
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 02/21/2020 13:21 Comments || Top||

#8  ...well, if the FBI can get away with that....
Posted by: Procopius2k || 02/21/2020 15:31 Comments || Top||

Iraq prepares quarantine centers along its territories bordering Iran
Posted by: Fred || 02/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [79 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq

#1  hah hah hah
Posted by: 3dc || 02/21/2020 4:41 Comments || Top||

#2  Contrary to that
This latest news means it is no purely airborne and can travel long distances
If none of these cases can be contact traced to a traveler to Hubei then the epidemiological crap has hit the fans
I always thought that Stephen King’s the Stand was prophetic about the dangers of genetic manipulation of pathogens
Drastic measures may have to be taken and we may have to sacrifice thousands to halt the spread maybe millions
This news out of Iran is really the worst yet
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 02/21/2020 10:33 Comments || Top||

#3  The Masque of the Red Death
Posted by: Skidmark || 02/21/2020 11:10 Comments || Top||

Science & Technology
US scientists have completed a coronavirus vaccine, Texas-based genetic engineering company claims
[Daily Mail]
  • Greffex said Wednesday that they had finished development of their vaccine for the virus that has killed more than 2,000 worldwide

  • Their shot is now ready for animal testing, followed by human trials

  • Scientists at Greffex are among dozens worldwide racing to develop shots and drugs to prevent and treat the virus that's struck nearly 76,000 worldwide
Posted by: Skidmark || 02/21/2020 09:54 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [239 views] Top|| File under:

#1  if true, look how fast things happen when you take the graft out.
Posted by: Chris || 02/21/2020 10:23 Comments || Top||

#2  if true,

Sure, I remember how many staid research centers came up with the cold-fusion process.
Posted by: Skidmark || 02/21/2020 11:04 Comments || Top||

#3  Better than dying, of course, but in general I'd like to see these things get 10-15 years of field time. It's amazing how many problems are discovered well after a drug is approved as "safe."
Posted by: Iblis || 02/21/2020 14:09 Comments || Top||

#4  IDK, if I'm in a hospital bed ready to check out,call me crazy,but I'll try anything and worry about the consequences later.
Posted by: bbrewer126 || 02/21/2020 17:47 Comments || Top||

#5  if I'm in a hospital bed ready to check out

Been there. Bemused.
Posted by: Skidmark || 02/21/2020 18:49 Comments || Top||

Brownells California Compliant Retro Rifle Coming to The Golden State Thanks to Battle Arms
[Brownells] Replica of the Original AR-15 Prototype - As Back To Basics as You Can Get! -California Compliant

Step into the Wayback Machine and go back to the beginning of the AR-15 with our BRN-Proto® - a faithful replica of the Eugene Stoner’s very first AR-15 prototype. If you're an AR-15 aficionado or collector, the BRN-Proto® is a rifle you should not be without! Based on AR-15 Serial Number One, the Brownells BRN-Proto® sports a wealth of unique, historically accurate features you will not see on later AR-15 / M16 models.

First, the BRN-Proto® has the distinctive trigger-like charging handle on top of the receiver, under the carry handle, just like the early AR-10 models (remember, the AR-15 was developed second.). It has the uncluttered "slick-side" upper receiver of the early rifles and stock, handguard, and pistol grip of brown reinforced polymer that replicates the look - but not the weaknesses - of the original fiberglass furniture. If the round cross-section handguard looks oversized, that's because it is. Just as the original was a "borrowed" AR-10 'guard, it's actually lifted from our BRN-10® .308 rifles!
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/21/2020 03:57 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [152 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The original was in 7.62 Nato if I recall correctly.
If you want something you can put a lot of 5.56 rounds through buy a Colt or FN. The cost is high but they are actually Mil-Spec not reversed engineered and best guess.
Posted by: Thaith Elmeresing6163 || 02/21/2020 13:41 Comments || Top||

Iranian government has suspended schools, universities and higher education institutes in the city of Qom
Posted by: Fred || 02/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [113 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

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Two weeks of WOT
Fri 2020-02-21
  Missile intercept by #Saudi forces in #Yanbu
Thu 2020-02-20
  Turkey asks NATO to provide air support for the operation in Idlib
Wed 2020-02-19
  Ashraf Ghani declared winner of Afghan presidential poll, Abdullah rejects results
Tue 2020-02-18
  LNA claims to destroy Turkish arms ship in Tripoli harbor.
Mon 2020-02-17
  24 Killed In Brutal Terror Attack On Burkina Faso Church; Local Pastor Targeted
Sun 2020-02-16
  Switzerland Thwarts Major Islamic State Terror Attack
Sat 2020-02-15
  Six Cartel Kidnappers Busted with Mexican Border City Victim in Trunk
Fri 2020-02-14
  US navy ship seizes 150 Iranian-manufactured anti-tank guided missiles after boarding a vessel in the Arabian Sea
Thu 2020-02-13
  Hafiz Saeed sentenced to five-and-a-half years in prison for terror financing
Wed 2020-02-12
  Sudan will hand over Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court
Tue 2020-02-11
  Russians bomb a joint Turkish & Jihadi column
Mon 2020-02-10
  Ehsanullah Ehsan sends greetings from Turkey, thumbs nose
Sun 2020-02-09
  Multiple US troops killed during shootout in eastern Afghanistan
Sat 2020-02-08
  Khalid Haqqani and Qari Saifullah banged in Kabul
Fri 2020-02-07
  Syria says its troops enter the strategic city of Saraqib in Idlib and begins ‘combing’ its neighborhoods

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