The choking problem of Asia’s killer air pollution

China polutionAt the age of 13, Tan Yi Han could not see the edge of his schoolyard. It was 1998 in Singapore, the wealthy city-state known for its tidy streets and clean, green image. But for much of that particular school year, clouds of smoke shrouded the skyline. The record-setting air pollution, which had begun in 1997 and lasted for months, caused a 30% spike in hospital visits. It would later be remembered as one of South East Asia’s worst-ever “haze episodes”.


Why the U.S. Is Stuck With Saudi Arabia

Saudi New KingThe death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, who passed away Friday due to complications from a lung infection, elicited a series of gushing tributes from American leaders. In his official statement, President Obama praised his "enduring contribution to the search for peace" in the Middle East. Secretary of State John Kerry called him a "man of wisdom and vision


UN Security Council to meet on Ukraine crisis after Ukraine againdeadly clashes

Kiev (AFP) - The UN Security Council will hold a special meeting Monday on the violence in eastern Ukraine after a rocket barrage blamed on Kremlin-backed rebels killed 30 and threatened to open up a new front in the war.

US President Barack Obama vowed to ramp up pressure on Russia after Saturday's assault on Mariupol -- the main city standing between separatist territory near the Russian border and the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea that Moscow annexed in March.

The deadly assault on the port city came a day after the insurgents pulled out of peace talks and vowed to capture new land.

The special Security Council meeting, scheduled to start at 3:00 pm (2000 GMT) Monday, comes after its 15 members failed Saturday to agree on a resolution denouncing the rocket attacks after Russia blocked the effort, according to Western diplomats.


2 Marines identified in deadly California helicopter Pilots Killedcrash

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. — The Marines Corps has identified two pilots killed when their helicopter crashed during a training exercise in Southern California. The Marines said Sunday that Capt. Elizabeth Kealey and 1st Lt. Adam Satterfield died from their injuries in the crash Friday at the Twentynine Palms Marine base.

The pilots were the only two people onboard the UH-1Y Huey helicopter. Lt. Col. James M. Isaacs, commanding officer of their squadron, says the two were outstanding officers and talented pilots.



HD Shooting2 dead in shooting at NYC Home Depot

Two people are dead following a shooting at a Home Depot store in Manhattan on Sunday afternoon, police say. A spokeswoman for the NYPD told Yahoo News that both victims were male employees, and that an investigation was ongoing. According to the Daily News, the gunman, 31, shot the victim, 38, before turning the gun on himself in an apparent murder-suicide. An eyewitness told MSNBC that the shooter and victim knew each other.



Black HoodsResidents of Pr. George’s have seen the housing crisis erode their wealth

The county became a national symbol of the American Dream with a black twist. Families moved into expansive new homes, with rolling lawns, nearby golf courses and, most of all, neighbors who looked like them. In the early 2000s, home prices soared — some well beyond $1 million — allowing many African Americans to build the kind of wealth their elders could only imagine.


NetanyahuNetanyahu defends planned Congress speech as anti-Iran strategy

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended on Sunday a planned speech to the U.S. Congress about Iran, saying he had a moral obligation to speak out on an issue that poses a mortal threat to Israel.


Congresswoman Speier Calls on USDA IG to Investigate Allegations of Sexual Harassment and Retaliation in Region 5 Forest Service

Jackie SpeierWASHINGTON, DC – Congresswomen Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo Counties) sent a letter yesterday to Phyllis Fong, Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, calling on the Inspector General to lead an independent investigation into allegations of sexual harassment, attempted sexual assault, gender discrimination, and whistleblower retaliation in Region 5 of the U.S. Forest Service.

Speier was joined by Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee, and Congressman Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation of the House Natural Resources Committee.



Home Sports Deflate-gate: NFL Players Pile on New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady

Brady being dogged"I have no knowledge of anything," Brady, a three-time Super Bowl winner, said. "I was as surprised as anybody when I heard Monday morning that this happened."

"I wouldn't believe that. Quarterbacks, again, they're so particular about the footballs they throw in these football games. It's kind of like your Starbucks order. Some quarterbacks like footballs that are worn in. Some like them inflated. Some like them deflated," he said.

"I did not believe what Tom had to say," former Packers, New York Jets and Jacksonville Jaguars player Brunell said on ESPN. "Those balls were deflated. Somebody had to do it.

"This is unbelievable," Dawkins, nicknamed "Weapon X," said on ESPN. "For you not to know what you touch every play? ... The equipment manager is being thrown under the bus now.

"It's obvious that Tom Brady had something to do with this," Aikman told Dallas sports radio station KTCK-AM on Thursday. "For the balls to be deflated, that doesn't happen unless the quarterback wants that to happen, I can assure you of that."


Cops: Escaped murder suspect, 17, kidnapped elderly woman

Raymond Matthew ZimmermanCOLUMBUS, Ohio — A teenage murder suspect who escaped from police custody at a western Ohio hospital kidnapped a 70-year-old woman and forced her to give him a ride before he was caught, authorities said Saturday.


In a dramatic escape Friday night, 17-year-old Raymond Matthew Zimmerman was seen running away from the Springfield Regional Medical Center wearing an orange jail jumpsuit and no shoes, police said.

Authorities immediately notified area homes to be on the lookout.


FBI and US Marshals stock up on radars that can see through walls

Rang-R"at least 50 law enforcement agencies in the US, including the FBI and the US Marshals, have been stocking up on radars for the past two years.

The product they use is called Range-R (pictured above) manufactured by L-3 Communications, which is powerful enough to detect movement and even breathing within 50 feet, even behind one-foot thick walls of concrete.

It also sees through wood, glass, dirt and most other materials used for walls -- except metal, that is. Plus, since the device has a 160-degree field of view, it only takes a few seconds to scan a house or any other location."

Ars Technica looked through some documents detailing government expenditures and found that the US Marshals have spent over $52,000 on the radars since 2012.


Venezuelans demonstrate against President Maduro

Venezuelans demonstrateThousands of Venezuelans have attended an opposition march in Caracas, blaming government policies for the country's worsening economic crisis.


Saturday's march was the first attempt by the opposition in months to revive the protest movement that rocked the country last year. Many banged empty pots, in reference to the shortage of many staple foods.


Riot police blocked the demonstrators' access to the city centre, but there were no major clashes. Opposition politician Maria Corina Machado said Mr Maduro "must step aside now, so the Venezuelan people can stand united again".


Boko Haram frees 192 people held in NE Nigeria

Boko LeaderKano (Nigeria) (AFP) - Boko Haram has released nearly 200 hostages, most of them women, who were kidnapped from a village in the northeast Nigerian state of Yobe, a community leader and a military source told AFP Saturday. Related Stories Boko Haram survivor told not to search for children, 'we killed them' AFP Boko Haram frees hostages as Chad enters regional fight AFP Boko Haram suspected after girl, 10, blows herself up in NE Nigeria AFP Escape from Boko Haram:

'I kept stepping on dead bodies' AFP Boko Haram kidnaps at least 60 in deadly Cameroon attack AFP A total of 192 people were released on Friday from two Islamist enclaves, where they had been kept since a January 6 raid on Katarko, 20 kilometres (12 miles) from the state capital Damaturu.


Pro-Russian rebels attack key port; Ukraine says at least 30 dead

Ukraine Conflict againKIEV (Reuters) - Pro-Russian rebels launched an offensive against the strategic port of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine on Saturday, prompting the European Union's foreign policy chief to warn of a further "grave deterioration" in EU-Russian relations.

Mariupol's city administration said the rebels had killed at least 30 people and injured 83 others by firing rockets from long-range GRAD missile systems.

The city of 500,000, on the Sea of Azov, is vital for eastern Ukraine's steel and grain exports and straddles the coastal route from the Russian border to Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula in southern Ukraine seized by Russia last March.

President Petro Poroshenko, pledging to protect Ukrainian territory, said he would convene an emergency meeting of his country's security council on Sunday.

"Today an offensive was launched on Mariupol. This will be the best possible monument to all our dead," Russia's RIA news agency quoted rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko as saying at a memorial ceremony in the separatist-held city of Donetsk.


Police: Man shot his family, killing 3, then killed himself

Jonathon WalkerNEW YORK (AP) — In the quiet of a pre-dawn Saturday on a dead-end street, a father came home and shot his family in their heads, leaving women in three generations dead and a wounded 12-year-old girl calling 911, police said. "What I did, I cannot come back from," Jonathon Walker told his brother by phone soon afterward, police said. And Walker did not come back — police said he killed himself in his car on a desolate street a few miles away, ending a burst of violence that stunned relatives who said the family hadn't shown signs of trouble.


How an ISIS Beheading Might Change Japan

Haruna YukawaA video released on Islamic State-affiliated Twitter accounts show the apparent beheading of Haruna Yukawa, a 42-year-old Japanese citizen who had been held captive by ISIS forces since last August. Yukawa's death hasn't been independently verified, but the Japanese government said it believes the video to be authentic. The beheading came days after ISIS demanded Japan pay a $200 million ransom to free Yukawa and Kenji Goto, a 47-year-old journalist and fellow captive. The Japanese government had pledged to free the hostages, but said it would not "bow to terrorism."


Even Fox News is outraged at Boehner and Netanyahu's plan to undermine Obama

Fox News is not exactly known as an ally of the Obama administration, especially when it comes to disputes between Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, or disputes between Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

"I agree 100 percent," Wallace said when Smith read a quote from Indyk criticizing the Boehner-Netanyahu maneuver.


Klay Thompson nets NBA-record 37-point quarter, finishes with 52

Klay ThompsonOAKLAND, Calif. -- The sellout crowd chanted Klay Thompson's name. Both benches stood, equally stunned at what was taking place. Thompson's teammates continued to get him the ball -- and he just kept shooting. "They just kept wanting to see the show," Thompson said. "That's what they kept telling me." Thompson set a league record for the most points in a quarter Friday night, a thrilling 37-point third period that powered the Golden State Warriors to a 126-101 victory over the Sacramento Kings.


'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks dies at 83

Ernie BanksErnie Banks, the man whose Hall of Fame baseball career was defined by his passion and energy – and was only surpassed by his kindness and loyalty, died on Friday. He was 83. A family spokesman confirmed the news late Friday evening. Few details were made available, but it was announced that a news conference will be held at noon CST on Sunday in Chicago. Known the world over as "Mr. Cub," Banks broke in on Chicago's North Side in 1953 and never left.


Mark Carney: Technology firms' tax bills 'very small'

Mark Carney The governor of the Bank of England has said powerful technology firms are among those who take advantage of international tax deals.

Mark Carney said: "The amount of tax that's actually paid by technology companies is very small relative to the returns."

He was speaking at a BBC-hosted debate at the World Economic Forum, in Davos. Tackling tax avoidance is high on the agenda of several organisations at the moment, including the G20 and EC.

"We should recognise, actually, some of the firms which take most advantage of international tax rules are technology companies," Mr Carney said.


#BBCTrending: Is Winnipeg Canada's most racist city?

Racism in CanadaThe mayor of Winnipeg was surrounded by indigenous people as he spoke to the press Thursday - the same day his city was declared the most racist in Canada.

"Winnipeg has a responsibility right now to turn this ship around and change the way we all relate - aboriginal and non-aboriginal, Canadians alike from coast to coast to coast. … To do so, we have to shine a light on the problem we do have in Winnipeg, and the problem we share with communities across this nation, because without the light, we can't see what we're fighting."


Rapper Tiny Doo facing long prison sentence over lyrics

Tiny Doo(CNN)Song lyrics that glorify violence are hardly uncommon. But a prosecutor in California says one rapper's violent lyrics go beyond creative license to conspiracy. San Diego-based rapper Tiny Doo has already spent eight months in prison, and faces 25 years to life in prison if convicted under a little-known California statute that makes it illegal to benefit from gang activities.

The statute in question is California Penal Code 182.5. The code makes it a felony for anyone to participate in a criminal street gang, have knowledge that a street gang has engaged in criminal activity, or benefit from that activity.


Teenage jihad suspect sentenced to 4 years

shannon conleyDENVER — A teenager accused of preparing to wage armed jihad against fellow Americans and who was arrested while boarding a plane to the Middle East received a four-year prison sentence Friday afternoon in federal court.

Shannon Conley, 19, was arrested at Denver International Airport last April.

In September she pleaded guilty to a single charge of lending material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization, the Islamic State, also known as ISIL or ISIS.

"I have to send a message that deters others," Judge Raymond Moore said in sentencing Conley.

"I'm still not sure you get it."


Packing e-cigarettes in luggage is fire risk, FAA warns

EcigsWASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration is warning airlines about fire risks from electronic cigarettes stored in checked luggage and is recommending that passengers bring them into the cabins instead. In several incidents, e-cigarettes have overheated or caught fire when the heating element was activated accidentally, according to the FAA. An e-cigarette caused a fire in August in the checked luggage of a JetBlue flight in Boston, which forced the plane's evacuation.


NFL 'deflate-gate': Brady and Belichick deny any involvement

Bill BellichickNew England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady have denied knowledge of a plan to intentionally deflate balls during the win that sent them to the Super Bowl.

The NFL is continuing to investigate claims 11 balls were deflated in the rain-hit 45-7 win over the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship game.

"I have never talked to anyone about football air pressure," Belichick said.

Brady said: "I didn't alter the balls in any way."

If you deflate a ball in cold or wet conditions, it provides more grip for the quarterback, and it is normal for both teams to use their own set of balls when on offense.


Jailed Va. lawmaker still has backers despite new charges

Del. Joe Morrissey, I-Henrico, looks over the calendar during the House session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015.RICHMOND, Va. — New felony charges against a Virginia lawmaker who is spending nights in jail after a sex scandal involving a teenager may give disdainful colleagues fresh ammunition to censure or expel him. But the lawyer-politician still has friends in his corner and vows he'll prove his innocence. Del. Joseph D. Morrissey, a 57-year-old four-term Democrat who was recently re-elected as an independent despite the scandal, has been indicted on four felony charges of perjury and forgery. The indictments were unsealed Wednesday in Henrico County Circuit Court near Richmond.


McDonald's sued for racial discrimination in Virginia

The suit is part of ongoing efforts by labour organisers to hold McDonald's accountable for franchiseesTen former McDonald's workers have sued it in the Virginia federal court for racial and sexual discrimination. The suit alleges that some employees were fired from one franchise because there were "too many black people". It is being backed by a group campaigning for better wages for fast-food workers and the local Virginia National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. McDonald's has not yet commented specifically on the suit.


Leader of German anti-Islam marches pictured posing as Hitler

Lutz BachmannLutz Bachmann, co-founder and public face of the anti-immigrant populist movement, PEGIDA, has been castigated for posing as Hitler on Facebook. The picture in question shows Lutz Bachmann with a short moustache and parted hair, clearly emulating the fascist dictator. Bachmann deleted his profile picture after the German press contacted him and told them that the photo was a joke for a new satirical novel on Hitler’s return to contemporary Germany, entitled ‘He Is Back’.

A PEGIDA spokesperson also dismissed the remark as a joke to International Business Times. Bachmann, however has a history of making offensive jokes over social media. The Dresden Morgenpost, claims to show items from Bachmann’s Facebook profile including a picture of a Ku Klux Klan member captioned “three Ks a day keep the minorities away”.


Prince Andrew denies claims he had sex with underage girl

Prince AndrewBritain's Prince Andrew yesterday publicly denied for the first time allegations that he had sex with an underage teenager.

The 54-year-old royal, Queen Elizabeth II's second son and fifth in line to the British throne, has faced increasing pressure to respond to the accusations after the woman, identified only as Jane Doe No. 3 in court papers, named him in documents filed with a Florida court.


Saudi single women challenge tradition in love and marriage

Saudi Woman and LoveJIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Amna Fatani knows she wants a brilliant career and a life different from that of Saudi women of her mother's generation who married early, usually to a husband not of their own choosing. The 27-year-old, studying for her master's degree at Georgetown University in Washington and hoping to someday become Saudi Arabia's first female labor minister, is part of a growing number of Saudi women choosing to remain single through their 20s and into their 30s as they pursue other ambitions.


Navy container ship carrying troops runs aground

The maritime prepositioning ship Sgt. Matej Kocak ran aground six miles off the coast of Okinawa, Japan on Thursday, 7th Fleet said Thursday.

The Sgt. Matej Kocak, a Military Sealift Command ship led by a civilian crew, ran aground off the coast of Uruma at 11:30 a.m. local time and the Navy is working with Japan to free the 821-foot-long container ship, whose size is roughly equivalent to an amphibious assault ship.


Egypt's president says Islam needs a reboot

Islam needs a reboot as Egypt and France battle the same enemy by waging war against Islamic extremism and terrorism, Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Thursday.


It's a tolerant religion, he said, but in the past two to three decades it has become more associated with violent extremism.

"We need a new discourse that will be adapted to a new world and will remove some of the misconceptions," he said. "No one should believe that they have the truth with a capital T."


More Ukraine and Russia stuffUkraine cedes airport on one of bloodiest days of war

Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) - Ukrainian forces on Thursday ceded a long-disputed airport to Russian-backed rebels as an upsurge in clashes killed nearly 50 people and punctured Europe's latest push for peace in the nine-month war.

The deadliest day of fighting since the signing of an increasingly irrelevant September truce also saw Moscow and Kiev trade bitter blame for a trolleybus shelling in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk that killed 13 mostly elderly passengers.

Moscow called the incident a "crime against humanity" orchestrated by Kiev's pro-Western government, whose rise to power 11 months ago infuriated the Kremlin and prompted separatists to launch a revolt across the Russian-speaking industrial east.


Kiev for its part blamed the bus attack on "Russian terrorists" while monitors from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe who raced to the site said all they could say for certain was that "the weapon used was most likely either a mortar or an artillery piece."


10 killed, churches torched in protests over Charlie Hebdo

Charlie Hebdo(CNN)Violent protests have erupted in parts of the world over the latest issue of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

While there have also been largely peaceful protests, authorities from Africa to the Middle East are seeing clashes in the streets -- and seeking ways to tamp down the uproar among Muslims furious over depictions of the Prophet Mohammed.

Niger: 10 dead, churches destroyed The deadliest violence has been in Niger, where authorities report 10 people killed. Churches and homes have been destroyed, the government said in a statement.


Leaked video gives glimpse into Saudi beheadings

Saudi Woman Beheaded(CNN)"I did not kill! I did not kill!" a woman shrieks as Saudi police wrap her head with a black scarf.


"Praise God," a Saudi executioner dressed in white tells her. He lifts his long silver sword and strikes her neck -- a gasp, then she falls silent.


Twice more the hangman hacks at her neck, before stepping away to carefully wipe the blade. Ambulance workers immediately start placing the woman's remains on a stretcher as charges against her are hurriedly read out over a loud speaker in the Muslim holy city of Mecca.


She was accused of raping her seven-year-old stepdaughter with a broomstick and beating her to death. "A royal decree was issued to carry out the sharia law, in accordance with what is right," the statement says.


House GOP leaders face pushback from female members on abortion bill

GOP Female take a standWashington (CNN)House Republican leaders are facing a rebellion from a small, but critically important part of their caucus: GOP women. A group of female House Republicans is criticizing abortion legislation that is scheduled for a vote on Thursday, arguing provisions dealing with rape are too harsh, and could threaten the party's efforts to reach out to women and young people. The dust up could force leaders to make changes to the bill to make sure it passes.


Judge drops all charges against man accused in disappearance, murder of teen

Phylicia BarnesBALTIMORE—A Baltimore judge has dismissed charges against the man accused in the late 2010 disappearance and death of 16-year-old Phylicia Barnes, setting free the only suspect in a case that drew national attention but has been criticized as flimsy. Michael Maurice Johnson, 30, has been jailed since 2012 and was convicted of second-degree murder a year later for the teen's killing. Piecing together what they described as "circumstantial evidence," prosecutors alleged Johnson developed a questionable relationship with the teen — the younger half-sister of his longtime girlfriend — then killed her and dumped her body in the Susquehanna River.


Clean Up Those Contaminated Chicken Parts, USDA Tells Industry

Chicken PartsRight now, according to government surveys, about a quarter of the cut-up chicken you buy — and about half of all ground chicken — is contaminated with salmonella bacteria. It's a surprisingly high number, and it was a surprise to the USDA's food safety officials, too, when they realized this about a year ago. Because up to that point, their efforts had been focused on whole chickens, rather than the cut-up parts.


Israel bus attack: Tel Aviv passengers stabbed

Palestinian attacks with knifeIsraeli police say they have shot a Palestinian man from the West Bank who stabbed at least 11 people in an attack on a bus in central Tel Aviv.


The incident occurred on Maariv bridge where the suspect attacked people both on and outside the bus, police said.

Police say they are treating the incident as a terrorist attack.

The perpetrator attempted to flee the scene following the attack, and was lightly wounded after being shot in the leg, a police spokeswoman said.

Three of the victims were in a serious condition, with the others moderately or lightly wounded, according to the ambulance services.

Officers are patrolling the area to prevent further attacks, police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said on his Twitter account.


Shiite insurgents take control of Yemen’s presidential palace

 Houthi fighters SANAA, Yemen — Shiite insurgents reached an agreement late Wednesday with Yemen’s embattled president aimed at ending a violent standoff in the capital, the state news agency and government officials reported.

The accord came after Houthi rebels tightened their grip on Sanaa, seizing control of a missile base and holding President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi as a virtual hostage in a showdown that threatened a key American ally in the fight against al-Qaeda.


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If Muslims "must be held responsible" for last week's terror attacks in France, as media mogul Rupert Murdoch has said, does that make all Christians responsible for evil perpetuated by a small minority?

5 things that are Rupert Murdoch's fault as a Christian, according to Twitter 1/13

Rupert Murdoch, Is your Mirror filled with flawed & acceptance of mal behavior?



Boko Haram militants opened fire on northern Nigerian villages, leaving bodies scattered everywhere and as many as 2,000 people feared dead, officials said.
2,000 feared killed in 'deadliest' Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

Where is the Nigerian Leadership?

Where is the Nigerian Military?




The BBC's Hugh Schofield in Paris reports on the publication of a provocative new book which depicts France as an Islamicised country where universities are compelled to teach the Koran, women are made to wear the veil and polygamy is lawful.

Terror attack at Paris magazine leaves 12 dead; gunmen escape 1/7/15

Condoning the flawed mind

is the lack of action

by friends and family



Katty Kay: US political process 'not working'

Democracy, A Concept, Managed by Human Beings

The United States is a country founded on the ideal of freedom and equality, values later underlined by key historical figures like Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King.Systems, Ideas, Process or Concepts

are all inanimate.

The actual living

Systems, Ideas, Process or Concepts

are brought to life thru the acts and actions of the human beings, and when the human beings who are the managers or representatives of these systems or concepts,

act in a flawed or corrupt manner,

then the

Systems, Ideas, Process or Concepts

reflect the life characteristicS of corrupt or flawed.

The solution to having and maintaining good

Systems, Ideas, Processes or Concepts

is removing the flawed managers and representatives at every level.





When High Achievers Have No Place to Go

Diversity Missed due to Closed Mindedness

Rosario’s experience is part of a disturbing demographic shift at CUNY, one that has been under the public radar for the last decade and a half.Diversity in a working or living environment brings

Diversity in the perspective of the environment.

Limiting an environment to one, two, or three perspectives

Limits the number of possible directional approaches.

America, the Melting Pot of people whom all come to this nation to be valued in a way that no other nation can provide,

often find that in America,

if your not of a specific race, you will find yourself bouncing off boundaries that move with each level of education and each level of experience that you attain.

Diversity is lost due to the moving walls  of controls that ensure that only one or two perspectives are allowed at the table and it is that limiting of controls that limits

America's true potential explosion of ideas that could lead to America blowing the world's nations out of the water because of the many quality and valid options posed by the many

diverse perspectives.

Two Perspectives is what America Lives In

when there is possibly,

50 other perspectives not being allowed at the table.





Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Air Marshal Whistleblower

Finally, a win for "Telling the Truth"

Robert McLeanWhistle Blowers have continued to reap benefits of their willingness to come forward with the true facts with

"Reprimands, Retribution, Retaliation & Removal"

and if ever doubt that as being a fact,

tell the truth on what is really taking place in your working environment and you shortly find out.

In every industry in the American Society, the "snitch" becomes the victim and those in the seats of authority actually find themselves gaining accolades when attacking those who would out failure in leadership.

It's always nice to hear about a rare win.





Leaked video gives glimpse into Saudi beheadings

Saudi Woman BeheadedThe Barbaric & In-Human Punishment of

Physically Beheading

If you are a human being and you believe that the physical beheading of a person is an acceptable form of legitimate punishment,

then I entirely disagree with you.

There isn't a time in human existence that ought to have allowed or accepted the physical act of beheading a human being.

The Physical act of beheading can only be used to inflict psychological  fear in the hearts of any group of people.

There isn't a nation on earth that ought to be beheading any of its citizens to inflict psychological fear in the consciousness of its citizens in the 21st Century.

It's time to take real actions to express true disagreement with any nation that would chop off the head of any human being as a form of punishment.




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Nine-year-old brothers left home alone for 120 days: How did they survive?


Russian troops support rebel offensive in Ukraine, NATO says


Between The Laughs, South African Comedian Hopes To EducateOn Thursday, South African comedian Trevor Noah made his second appearance as a senior international correspondent on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.


Iran FM in rare Saudi visit after king's death


U.S. Once Had Universal Child Care, But Rebuilding It Won't Be Easy

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Vanderbilt gang-rape defense points to campus culture


Auschwitz: enduring testament to Nazi horrors The Auschwitz concentration camp, one of the most haunting symbols of the horrors of Nazism, is today a firm fixture on the tourist trail.


A Manhattan made-for-TV murderThomas Gilbert was shot and killed on Jan. 4, 2015, in his New York City apartment by his son, Thomas Gilbert Jr.


Why A Black Man's Murder Often Goes Unpunished In Los Angeles"For the first time in 40 years," he said, "the crime rate and the incarceration rate have come down together."


Half of Federal Arrests Are on Immigration Charges: Report


Students who survived Mexico’s night of bloody horror accuse army and police


France charges father with inciting his children to jihad



Supreme Court to review Oklahoma lethal injection procedure


Saudi's new King Salman likely to stay the course
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Teenage jihad suspect sentenced to 4 years


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Woman ordered to remove hijab files suit against policeA Muslim woman has filed a lawsuit accusing police of violating her constitutional rights by making her remove her headscarf after they arrested her for driving on a suspended license.


NFL says it's looking into why footballs were deflated at Patriots gameThe league said the Super Bowl-bound New England Patriots used footballs that didn't meet league specifications in the first half of the AFC championship game last Sunday.


Remains of 5 of 6 Md. mansion fire victims recovered


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Sports Illustrated lays off its staff photographers


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Haiti forms electoral panel for overdue polls


White House reverses course on health care privacy


Greek elections: Party leaders make final calls for votesGreek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has made a final appeal to voters ahead of Sunday's general election, with his party battling the left-wing Syriza.


At least 200 Yellowstone bison have been sent to slaughter: conservation group Yellowstone National Park has shipped at least 200 bison near the park boundary with Montana to slaughter as the famed tourist destination seeks to reduce a herd by 900 animals this winter, a U.S. conservation group said on Friday.


Ukraine rebel Zakharchenko 'rejects truce talks'


Bakeries are at the center of the fight for LGBT rights. Why?


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Senator to Hospitals: Stop Suing Poor Patients


Five Lebanon soldiers killed in border clash


Army: Fort Hood lacked system to ID threat of 2014 rampage


Li Ka-shing in talks to buy O2 for £10bn

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Moody's slashes Atlantic City rating on bankruptcy potential


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Mom's appeal to save Japanese hostage
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A win for Paterno? Proposed NCAA deal could restore Penn State victories

Rapes Ignored by Penn State..., Now.., a repreive for Penn State

A reminder of what caused Penn State to be appropriately punished:

Joe Paterno*  Prosecutors in Sandusky case present new, graphic details

*  Alleged victim says he screamed in vain for help during Sandusky incident

*  Former Penn State coach charged with sexual abuse, maintains innocence

*  Paterno: I wish I had done more

Poor decisions by those who were in positions of authority,

positions to protect the boys, and those in

positions to report the rapes,

Jerry Sanduskydid nothing, and they're lack of actions allowed the rapes to continue, and for that reason, Penn State was appropriately punished.

Now, once again, business as usual has the good old boys,

coming to the rescue of other good old boys by removing the necessary punishments that were determined as "soft".

Joe Paterno did nothing and that is why the Penn State's Wins were removed, and now, the punishments are being removed

in what I assess as a

Unconscionable Travesty.

Every Rape Victim consciousness is being

Re - Raped



Albuquerque police charged in homeless killing

Years after the shooting, and finally, Officers are being charged

Two police officers in Albuquerque, New Mexico, will face charges for killing a homeless camper, their lawyers say.

Video of James Boyd being shot by police officers made it obvious that the homeless man was murdered in a unreasonable shooting of a man who wasn't posing any physical threat to the officers, but,

why does it take almost 2 years for charges to be assigned?

Have you ever wondered why a person desire to become a police officer?

Have you ever wondered who are those that choose to become police officers?

Here are two facts regarding those who choose the profession of police officers.

1.  Very few college grads choose the profession of police officers.

2.  A large majority of those who choose the profession of police officers have no formal education above a high school graduation.

These two facts ought to speak volumes.



Idaho State University Cancels Order For 11 AR-15 Rifles

Military Weapons Purchase Decision reflects poor judgment


When a college leaders decide to purchase military weapons to defend it's campus, then you are observing the degree to which poor judgment that runs an institution of higher learning, can reach.

Why are college tuition prices rising?

When poor leadership is proven by poor decision making,

conclude that all the flaws and all the issues regarding today's issues with college campuses is the result of the wrong people

In Charge.


Hidden Rapes, Protection of Sports Athletes, Paying Coaches $Millions and Paying Professions thousands,

Under Age Drinking, etc..




Sheriff's Dept. higher-ups now appear to be targets in jails inquiry

The Obvious Ignored for at least a Century

Sheriff's officials convicted of obstructing a federal investigation into the Los Angeles County jails have been testifying before a grand jury as prosecutors set their sights on the highest echelons of the department, according to sources familiar with the probe.

Leadership in any system is, in fact, responsible for all the flaws associated with the behavior of the lower ranking workers.

The lack of accountability at the top ensures that any system,

any program and any entity, will continue to peform flawedly.

To allow higher ranking officers, or even the top ranking officer, in any police department, to go unwounded when a lower ranking police officer's flawed actions continue over time

is a direct reflection on the lack of accountability that reflect

corruption, conflict of interest, and

good old boy network of protectionism.



Mohammed holds 'Je suis Charlie' sign in new Charlie Hebdo

Cartoon causing mass murder signifies the degree of ignorance

Individual ignorance, Individual sociopath mind set,

Individual Criminal Activity

I am charlie cartoon withy Muhamad

are the labels that I would assess with respect to any person who would opt to kill someone because of a


A Religious belief does not authorize or justify an act or action of mass murder because someone posted a cartoon picture of any religious leader, or any cartoon that demeans any god.

We condone criminal behavior when we choose to opt not to challenge the ignorance in those who would kill because of a picture.

We become the victim when we choose not to chastise the radical minded people who would attack others because of a picture.

Adults and rational people don't murder because of a picture,

the criminal does and that criminal should be in





Holder: 'Highest levels' at DOJ to decide Petraeus fate

Good Old Boy Protectionism at work

The FBI and US Justice Department prosecutors have recommended bringing felony charges against retired General David Petraeus for allegedly providing classified information to his former mistress while he was director of the CIA, The New York Times reported Friday

It doesn't take a grand jury or a brain surgeon to determine whether or not a person allowed unauthorized people to view classified files in their hands.

David Petraeus, either allowed his side peace to view classified files or he did not, no ambiguity there at all, but,

when Senator Dianne Feinstein comes to his defense by suggesting that David Petraeus has paid enough by losing his job as a system of punishment for allowing his side peace to view classified documents, then the wheels of protecting friends, as apposed to,

allowing justice to take place

becomes the action that ensures non accountability equal to acts and actions by the lower level military ranks whom would have been long ago placed in jail.



'Selma' Stirs Powerful Memories In Its Namesake Town

American Racist History, a vicious reminder of "Hate"

Selma Screen shot

The further that America travels away from it's historic past of racism running rampant in all aspects of the African American Lives, condoned by a systemic simple society of whites who were either with the racist whom carried out barbaric atrocities

or those who were not with the racist,

said nothing when known acts of terror took place.

Yet, as we grow away from America's hidden racist past,

we draw that much closer to the melting pot of a mixed race society that will guarantee that no 1 race

will ever dominate the American Population ever again.

The Closer we get to equal racial numbers,

the more freedom that we have to expose the

true American past of brutal racism that have laid

under the surface of the American Consciousness,

waiting to be exposed like a lie waiting to be unveiled.


the world communicates all things in real time

and since the American News Conglomerates and the American Movie Makers have refuse to expose the truth about

the American History of Racial Brutality against

African Americans for centuries,

the sting of the new exposure of the truth about Black Abuse

will not be buffered by tid bits of information leaking

out and waiting to be validated.

Selma was an American Event,

and there are literally thousands of instances of Selma type occurrences in the well hidden American Past.

Welcome World,

prepare yourself to fed with a fire hose of information about what the

American Hypocrisy Truly Is.


has been the lives that blacks lived for the past 150 Years.



Buffalo Bills hire Rex Ryan as head coach

Rex Ryan... Over Rated and proven inept

REX RYANI'm completely baffled by the great interest in

Rex Ryan as a NFL Coach.

I've observed his team's progress, or lack there of, for the past 3 years, and I don't have to be a millionaire or an famous personality to conclude that Rex Ryan sucked for the past 3 years... as the coach of the NY Jets, to the extent that the Jets only won 1 game more than Tampa Bay.

Yet, there is the great rush to give this "coordinator" at best,

a head coaching job.

Truly Amazing.

 I guess that explains how the NFL Commissioner got away with Lying & Incompetence, meaning, brain matter isn't required to lead an NFL Team or the entirety of the NFL.

Buffalo is a mirror image of the Jets in terms of their offensive production and here we have the failed Rex Ryan heading back into the same situation that he was fired from.

Buffalo deserves what it's getting.

You  have got to be outside of your mind to hire

Rex Ryan as a NFL Coach.

Here's my recommendation for the Raiders....




Two anti-torture protesters arrested at Dick Cheney's house

Action is mandatory... to address the illegal Torture that took place

Two protesters were arrested at the McLean, Virginia, home of former Vice President Dick Cheney on Saturday after 20 demonstrators, some in orange prison jumpsuits, walked onto his property to mark the 14th anniversary of the opening of Guantanamo Bay prison.Until America take action to address the known and validated illegal actions of Torture, we as a nation, will remain in the disposition of a "Unjust Nation".

We preach to the world, yet we act contrary to the things that we say.

The only way to prove that America is the example,

is by being the example.

It is the citizens that must act in America because those who are in positions to take action are in fact, in elected seats,

or in appointed positions of legal authority...

refusing to do their jobs primarily because they are the ones who agreed with the Bush Administration's acts of

illegal torture.

America's House of Representatives have failed as a collective body,

to actively investigate the past known illegal activities of the

 Bush admin, and now that the world knows,

it is apparent that the citizens of America who must take a stance to

do something.

We cannot allow our flawed leaders to police themselves, thus,

we must remove them and place fresh bodies in the seats of authority to re-establish moral authority to the American Seats of Leadership.



#NAACPbombing goes viral as frustration grows

American Terrorism has more than a Century of Roots

The hashtag #NAACPbombing has gone viral, reflecting frustration among one of Twitter's most vocal communities about what they say is a glaring disparity in how news outlets cover violence against blacks.

Radical Muslims, don't have nothing on the

American Racist Terrorist

whom once roamed the

American Streets with impunity.

White Men Terror on

Black Families in the form of

Assassinations, Lynching's,

Church Bombings,

Home Burnings & Public Whippings

took place without even a stern investigations as to,

"which group of white males" actually carried out these horrific acts.

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

throws a dart at America for its hypocritical finger pointing at other nations for their treatment of citizens

when here in America, the American History of

Human Rights Violations goes back more than 100 years.

Today, lack of action against American Terrorist is a embarrassment unless the perpetrator is non white.

From the article:

Tim Wise @timjacobwise
If the #NAACPBombing had been a bombing of a Tea Party group by Muslims or POC it would be top story.

But white male terrorists? Yawn... "




Report: Arrested sheriff drove 100 mph after hit-and-run

This type of behavior suggests..., this isn't the

first time

When Leaders cross the line, it is generally because they use their State police reports accuse a South Carolina sheriff of driving more than 100 mph, speeding through a red light and nearly losing control of his county-issued pickup truck shortly before he was charged with drunken driving.

position of power for their benefit and long ago,

accepted corruption in their heart.

From the article:

State police reports accuse a South Carolina sheriff of driving more than 100 mph, speeding through a red light and nearly losing control of his county-issued pickup truck shortly before he was charged with drunken driving "

This is the type of behavior that would have landed the average person in jail with no bail.



Pakistan offers $100,000 bounty for Taliban leader

Finally, after 20 plus years, Pakistan takes action

Here's a novel thought after 20 years of the

Taliban's Destruction and Murderous ways.

The government of Pakistan's restive Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province announced a bounty worth 10 million rupees (US$100,000) for information leading to the arrest or death of the Pakistani Taliban chief, officials said.A Bounty of $100K for the Taliban's Leader..., well....

in a nation where 98% of all the citizens are poor and iliterate,

I just wonder, how far will 100k go in a nation of very poor citizens, and, I wonder how many Talilban would be willing to

Collect the 100k for turning in the boss?




Michael Brown: Juror sues to speak out about case

Secrecy of any preceding's leads to corruption

What was the purpose of the development of a Grand Jury?

Who were the people who design its purpose?

A juror on the panel that declined to charge a Missouri police officer for killing a black teenager has filed a lawsuit to speak out about the case. Corruption in the government and in the people who lead this nation as early as 50 years ago, was a accepted flawed behavior.

Grand Jury's design is flawed and its intentions have been invalidated based on its purpose.

Today, a Grand Jury Secrecy suggests that there are those

who would choose to keep the real information out of the possession of every American Citizen.

All conversations and all facts should be public,

because it is the public that pays the salaries of every

person who sits in the seats of every publicly held office.

From the article:

A juror on the panel that declined to charge a Missouri police officer for killing a black teenager has filed a lawsuit to speak out about the case.  "



changed 1/14


What would life be

without the ability to

give love?


As a human being,

the gift of consciousness

is above and beyond

the greatest gift of all.


gives us the ability to receive information, decipher information,

analyze information

and reach a conclusion based on the information associated

to the subject at hand.


is the Consciousness of the Heart

, in that, it receives signals

from the body,

the mind and the heart,

and based on that information

provided by the bodies

3 physical sensors,

the consciousness concludes

for the physical being,

that a connection to th

e heart’s consciousness

rates the feeling of


A positive response to the conclusion

of the consciousness is


To Love

another human being

is a inner sensation that surpasses

any and all other humanly bodily

functions or capabilities.


equally to the immenseness of the euphoric sensations of true love is

the opposite side of the same coin

, which is,

the pain of lost love


the loosing of love for one.

The sensation of physical pain

is generally controllable in life


understandable that there will be a short term conclusion to the physical pain,

but when it comes to the

consciousness of love

and the associating possible pain

of the results of a hurtful love,,,

the pain isn’t measurable,

isn’t controllable,

isn’t describable,

isn’t physical,,,

it is within the consciousness

that this pain exist and there ain’t no medicine for that.

Consciousness of Love

becomes torcher and torment

on a life level

that no medication can address.

The best and only known method

of addressing the conscious’s

fall from love is to

disassociate one’s physical association from the entity that caused

the damage to the conscious

of ones love.

Time and distance

is the only resolution to the damaged conscious heart.

Not understanding this

will cause the ignorant to continue

to suffer as long as he or she

does not allow the conscious heart

to heal via distance and time.

The length of time necessary

to allow for complete healing

differs for each person and

for each instance.

Know your heart,

know your consciousness,

know how long to heal

and life will be good under all instances

of a damaged consciousness.

Time & Distance is the Key.

Learning to master the

consciousness of love

allows for the purity of the

conscious heart,

the willingness to share it

without boundaries,

the ability to absorb inflicted pain

from others and the strength

to be willing to take pain

and not reciprocate,

the ability to be who and

what you are each day,

every day and everywhere.

The Consciousness

is where the art of forgiving

and asking for forgiveness dwells.


if you didn’t have any consciousness,,,

you would not be able to love,

give love,

or be loved.

Having consciousness allows us all

to love.

Felton M Batiste jr.
Father’s Day 6/20/2010


Added 6/23/2012

The Fear

of falling in love

is the residual affect of a past

that created a memory of being

damaged by a selfish


inconsiderate lover.

Understand... Love is

"giving from within,

giving without want"

and to fear these two human consciousness is the act of ensuring that

any possible desire to be

in great love

becomes an inevitable ending of pain.

100% giving of ones consciousness is,

the act of giving pure love,

and by doing so,

conscientious satisfaction in the relationship is ensured,

to the extent, that even if the relationship ends painfully,

the knowing that your love was true, ensures that you walked away from the relationship without any conscientious burdens of guilt

resulting from questioning

if you are bound to any cause of the

ended relationship.


if your not willing to give 100%

of your consciousness,

then the relationship can only be

that of


The Wonderful thing about being in love,
"you can do it over

and over

and over


If you learn the technique of

not fearing the pain

that may occur at the end

of a relationship,

due to your understanding that

Time & Distance

will eventually heal the heart

so that it can give

100% love again.


Read The Writing


Words that cause the ocean's of your heart to roar.
Keep these writings coming by
Donating something even if its is penny



Words from the Heart

reaches inside the consciousness





My World of knowledge
as great as
I create
as small as
I allow



Harold Thomas

Off duty, black cops in New York feel threat from fellow police 12/25


Having Great Character is required when among many that are flawed


Non Whites employed in a historically white working environment is extremely challenging.


Out of the 200 plus employees that are all part of the lower ranked personnel, 185 of them are white, and
your immediate supervisor,
the lower level manager,
the manager of the department,
the human resource manager,
are all white.

If your particular working environment is a male testosterone driven environment, such as a police department, there is no doubt that a racist foundation exist, and the challenge for the non white employee is to maneuvered the working environment without having to hear, view or experience any
comment, written document, or email,
that you would construe as


The focus for those who are not white, is to maintain your poise, and stay within the rules and parameters that are set forth by the system that you work in.

White Men don't realize that their behavior is unacceptable because no one in the chain of command is other than then white, thus,
the enforcement of professionalism is lax at best.

Thus, the challenge for any black police officer attempting to exist in a predominantly white police force that has 100 years of pureness...
is to act with the best of behavior in any and all circumstances, and be willing to practice what you expect.


The Few Blacks in these types of working environment... must purposely,
act like the purest and
most professional employee on the force
because you will have to complain against
racism, bigotry, abusiveness, un professionalism,
cheating, stealing, perjury, collusion
and other acts that,
if not immediately reported,
will draw you down...
and within the flawed behavior
of those who will eventually take advantage
of your lack of convictions.


Leadership in Management
Must Act


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A South Carolina judge on Wednesday took the unusual step of vacating the 1944 conviction of a black 14-year-old boy, the youngest person executed in the United States in the past century, saying he did not receive a fair trial in the murders of two white girls.

South Carolina judge tosses conviction of black teen executed in 1944


14 Years Old, accused of Murder, and no one helped him 12/19


The Innocence of the heart of a 14 year old Black Boy living in a time where, as a Black Male Youth, being a victim of a racist act or action is a day to day possibility with the results, in many cases, lead to severe beatings, whipped until flesh separated, and even being lynched.


The Horrors of the realization of daily life for a 14 year old black boy in America during these times allowed his eyes to witness his parent's kowtowing in fear when they are threatened by a white man who references the act and actions of the midnight visit by
himself and friends while cloaked in a
white hoods and white gowns.


The American Reality of 1944


70 years later, after finally being exonerated for a crime that George Stinney Jr. could not have possibly complete, his soul is released by the same system of justice that sent him to the execution chair.


To Little and Far To Late


If George Stinney Jr., at the age of 14, were alive today,
he would be able to walk the streets of his neighborhood not fearing the possibility of falling victim to an American Racist,
drunk and sticking of alcohol, chasing him thru the streets with impunity, with a bat in his hands with the pure intentions of beating him to death simply because George Stinney Jr. is a young black kid who happen to be walking down a street.


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Iran’s supreme leader has stepped into the debate over police violence and race in America, likening police shootings of black people in Ferguson and elsewhere to the Palestinian struggle in Gaza in a series of tweets using the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter.

Iran supreme leader uses Twitter to blast US and says #BlackLivesMatter 12/29


American Racism, coming alive,
but, lets share more....


Iran, Russia, China, & North Korea,
nations that the United States of America,
have accused of human rights violations for decades.


Iran, Russia, China, & North Korea,
now have verifiable, visual evidence of America's own history of it's mistreatment of Black Americans by the same Justice System that American Representatives travel
the world and loud with great pride,
as if America Justice System is the epitome of
Efficiency & Fair Treatment for every
American Citizens.


Iran, Russia, China, & North Korea,
are taking full advantage, on the world stage,
of turning the mirror of truth towards American by
accusing America for its hypocritical stance on human rights.


Over the past 8 years, stories of Black Lives being killed & beaten,
while the American Justice System, designed and enforced by
an American Citizenship that, to this day, rule by a 95% ratio of its enforcing staff that serves as the daily police officers, the sitting judges, the district attorneys who manipulate and maneuver the scales of justice towards what ever outcome they so desire
With Impunity.


lets open the door to the American True History,
just a little bit wider and perhaps we can shine the light of truth in the darkest and deepest corners of the American True History
of the treatment of its
Black Citizens.


a cleanly created documentary that cover the lives of the American Black Citizen post slavery years from 1868 to 1940.


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Klay Thompson nets NBA-record 37-point quarter, finishes with 52


Klay ThompsonA OAKLAND, Calif. -- The sellout crowd chanted Klay Thompson's name. Both benches stood, equally stunned at what was taking place. Thompson's teammates continued to get him the ball -- and he just kept shooting. "They just kept wanting to see the show," Thompson said. "That's what they kept telling me."

"I was one of the luckiest NBA players ever to play with Michael Jordan, Tim Duncan, David Robinson and some of the greatest players ever," Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. "As many spectacular things as Michael did, which he did nightly, I never saw him do that."


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Ernie Banks dies at age 83

Ernie Banks"Mr. Cub" Ernie Banks, the Hall of Fame slugger and two-time MVP who never lost his boundless enthusiasm for baseball despite years of playing on losing Chicago Cubs teams, died Friday night. He was 83.

"Words cannot express how important Ernie Banks will always be to the Chicago Cubs, the city of Chicago and Major League Baseball. He was one of the greatest players of all time," Tom Ricketts, chairman of the Cubs, said in a statement released by the team. "He was a pioneer in the major leagues. And more importantly, he was the warmest and most sincere person I've ever known.


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NFL 'deflate-gate': Brady and Belichick deny any involvement

Bill BellichickNew England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady have denied knowledge of a plan to intentionally deflate balls during the win that sent them to the Super Bowl.

The NFL is continuing to investigate claims 11 balls were deflated in the rain-hit 45-7 win over the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship game.

"I have never talked to anyone about football air pressure," Belichick said.

Brady said: "I didn't alter the balls in any way."


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Robert Allenby Allegedly Kidnapped, Beaten, Robbed While in Hawaii for Sony Open

Attackers allegedly kidnapped, beat and robbed professional golfer Robert Allenby on Friday night in Honolulu.

Allenby's caddie, Mick Middlemo, told Golf Channel's Steve Sands that Allenby was in a wine bar near Waikiki with Middlemo and another friend. ... Neither Middlemo nor the unidentified friend was with the Aussie at the time of the alleged kidnapping.

Allenby sustained significant facial injuries and was robbed of his wallet, cell phone, cash and credit cards, according to Middlemo.

Middlemo added that the assailants dropped Allenby off in a park more than six miles from the bar from which they kidnapped him. A retired military veteran recovered Allenby and dropped him off at the hotel where he was staying.


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Joe Paterno is now winningest coach

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State's football team is getting back 112 wins wiped out during the Jerry Sandusky child Joe Paternomolestation scandal, and the late Joe Paterno has been restored as the winningest coach in major college football history. The NCAA announced the new settlement with the school Friday, weeks before a scheduled trial on the legality of the 2012 consent decree it will replace. The new deal also directs a $60 million fine to address child abuse be spent within Pennsylvania and resolves that lawsuit.

The NCAA's board of governors approved the settlement, association spokesman Bob Williams said. The Penn State board approved it Friday afternoon.


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Weekly predictions results for 2014




Green Bay Packers



The King is wounded and the toughest defense in the league smells "weakness".

I have to go with the team that is 100% in this tough game.

A Hell of a NFL Playoffs game and the results will send the Sea Hawks back to the Super Bowl for the second time in two seasons.


Sea Hawks



Indianapolis Colts



The Colts has a big hill to climb and NE is just to savvy and to willing to cheat.

Indy is the fair hardworking team and NE is the hardworking cheating team.

It was over at half time. It would seem that the Colts should have been more prepared.


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Monserrate Shirley, who had pleaded not guilty after she and two men were charged in late 2012, appeared before a Marion County judge in a courtroom filled with current and former residents of the neighborhood marked by the blast.


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Lassana BathilyA Malian-born Muslim employee who hid customers from an Islamist gunman at a Paris kosher supermarket this month has been granted French nationality.


Lassana Bathily, 24, was in a stockroom when gunman Amedy Coulibaly burst in, killing four people. At a ceremony attended by top French ministers, Mr Bathily said he was "proud and moved" to become a citizen.

The attacks in Paris killed 17 people, most of them at the offices of the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine. Mr Bathily's efforts came to light when he sneaked out and told his story after hiding people in a cold store room during the assault by Coulibaly. "People say I'm a hero but I'm not a hero.

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"Eminent domain is a last resort and our first priority is always to negotiate voluntary agreements with landowners," TransCanada's Keystone projects land manager Andrew Craig said in a written statement.


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The massive oil spill happened when the 12-inch pipeline, which crosses the Yellowstone River, ruptured Saturday about 5 miles upstream from Glendive, Montana's Department of Environmental Quality said. The Bridger Pipeline company shut down the pipeline.


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Alberto Nisman(CNN)The furor in Argentina over the puzzling death of a prosecutor investigating a high-profile terror attack looked unlikely to recede as the first forensic results in the case were released Tuesday. Prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found dead in his apartment just one day before he was supposed to testify before lawmakers about allegations that the country's most powerful officials conspired to cover up Iran's involvement in the 1994 bombing.


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Al AssadIn August 2011, about six months into the civil war that has now been going on in Syria for nearly four years, President Obama issued his most unequivocal statement about the future of its dictator Bashar Assad, who was engaged in an increasingly bloody


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Hidalgo said the channel had "insulted" her city.Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo told CNN Tuesday she intends to sue Fox News in the wake of the channel's coverage of supposed "no-go zones" for non-Muslims.

Hidalgo said the channel had "insulted" her city.

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