Police hunt for suspects after officer shot dead north of Chicago

Law enforcement officials at the site where a police officer was fatally shot in Fox Lake, Illinois, September 1, 2015.











Attorney: Former Jared Foundation chief to plead guilty

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An attorney says the former director of a Russell Taylor in an undated police booking photo foundation created by ex-Subway spokesman Jared Fogle will plead guilty to child pornography charges.

Russell Taylor was charged in May with seven counts of production of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography.

His attorney, Brad Banks, tells Fox59 in Indianapolis (WXIN-TV) that they "anticipate the filing of a guilty plea in the near future."

Taylor led the Jared Foundation, which raises awareness and money to fight childhood obesity.

Taylor is in federal custody.



China rebuilds its forgotten 'Auschwitz' to remember Japan's brutality

Liu Linsheng placed bouquets of yellow and white chrysanthemums Liu Linsheng brings flowers to the memorial site on the banks of the Sha river in Taiyuan. The site remembers hundreds of victims of a reported mass bayonetting by Japanese troops during the second world war. beside a sewage-choked creek and gazed over a wasteland where dozens of Chinese soldiers were bayonetted to death.

“This is a murder scene,” he said, pointing to a memorial stone he has erected at the heart of this northern mining hub about 500km south-west of Beijing.

The names of those responsible for the massacre had been carved into the rock in blood-red characters: the Japanese army chiefs who had run the place Liu calls “China’s Auschwitz”.

Nearly eight decades ago, as many as 100,000 Chinese civilians and soldiers – including Liu’s father – were captured and confined in the Taiyuan concentration camp by Japan’s imperial army.

Tens of thousands died, claimed Liu, a retired professor who has written a book about the prison that takes the name of the Nazi’s most infamous death camp.

“Some died from starvation and some from illness; some were beaten to death while others died working in places such as the coal mines,” he said.



Police: Friendly fire likely wounded officer in wrong-house encounter

(CNN)A police officer who was shot in the hip while responding to the But the caller didn't give an address for the house where the suspicious person was seen, county public safety director Cedric Alexander said. Instead, the caller described it as a tan-and-brick one-story home, the GBI said.wrong Atlanta-area home appears to have been shot by one of his colleagues, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Tuesday.

The incident also left the homeowner wounded, from a gunshot wound, and the homeowner's dog dead, according to police. "Early investigation indicates that the injured officer was likely shot (accidentally) by one of the other officers on the scene," the GBI report says.

"The preliminary GBI investigation indicates that the responding officers likely entered a residence unrelated to the initial 911 call although it matched the given dispatched description."

Though DeKalb County police initially said officers were responding to a 911 call about a suspicious person Monday evening, the GBI said Tuesday that the 911 call reported a "possible burglary in progress."



8 highlights of Hillary Clinton's latest email dump

Hillary ClintonBoehner is despised by the younger, more conservative members of the House Republican Conference.

They are repelled by his personal behavior. He is louche, alcoholic, lazy, and without any commitment to any principle.

1. Sid Blumenthal called John Boehner "louche, alcoholic, lazy."

2. Blumenthal shared his thoughts on the Tea Party and GOP "swamp fever."

3. Clinton supporter David Brock argued for impeaching Justice Clarence Thomas.

4. The State Department's help desk didn't know about Clinton's private email address.

5. Chelsea Clinton didn't like the State Department website.

6. Hillary Clinton wrote nice things about 2016 rival Martin O'Malley.

7. Robbery with Hillary Clinton mask sparked high-level interest, jokes.

8. Clinton called out "ogrish males" on her staff for lack of interest in women's issues.



Man Convicted of Murder in 1993 Is Ordered Released After Key Evidence Was Withheld

A man who had been convicted of murder was ordered released on “We think the process was fine during the trial, but not during post-conviction,” Oren Yaniv, a spokesman for the district attorney, said.Monday after 24 years of incarceration, after the Brooklyn district attorney admitted his office had withheld key evidence in the case against the man, Ruddy Quezada. The conviction was vacated after a search of records, prompted by Mr. Quezada’s latest legal challenge, found that prosecutors concealed information from him as he was seeking to have his conviction reversed.

Mr. Quezada, 53, is one of several men to have a conviction vacated in State Supreme Court in Brooklyn since early 2014.

The office of the district attorney, Kenneth P. Thompson, has been reviewing dozens of convictions under his long-serving predecessor, Charles J. Hynes, and defendants are also challenging old convictions in court.

Some men have been released because it seems unlikely or impossible they committed the crimes they were convicted of.

In the case of Mr. Quezada, prosecutors still believe he had a role in the killing, but agree that his due-process rights were violated when the office did not turn over evidence.



Pope Francis says priests can forgive women who've had abortions

(CNN)Pope Francis rocked the Catholic world -- again -- on Tuesday by POPEannouncing that contrite women who have had an abortion can seek forgiveness from all priests during the church's upcoming "Year of Mercy."

Traditionally, people involved in the procurement of abortion, condemned as a grave sin by the church, are considered automatically excommunicated, and only a bishop can lift the ban.

Under the new, temporary policy, Francis is essentially suspending bishops' power to prohibit priests from offering forgiveness and giving clergy full authority to absolve abortions in the name of God and the church.



Assad Is Slaughtering Civilians and It's Helping ISIS: The U.S.-led coalition is too narrowly focused on an ISIS-only strategyWhy We Need a No-Fly Zone

When they began one year ago, many Syrians, including myself, thought they would be a step towards ending the horrors in Syria. We thought they would root out ISIS. We thought they would bring an end to Syrian President Bashar Assad's brutality.



Suspect Allegedly Unloaded His Entire Pistol in Texas Deputy

A gunman unloaded his entire pistol into slain Harris County Sheriff's Goforth, 47, died at the gas station. Prosecutors said today Goforth was found face-down in a pool of blood.Deputy Darren Goforth when he stopped at a gas station near Houston Friday, prosecutors said in court today, adding that officials found 15 shell-casings at the scene.

Suspect Shannon Miles, 30, allegedly ran up to Goforth as he was filling up his tank and began firing immediately, Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson said today at Miles' court appearance.

Anderson said Miles kept firing even when Goforth was on the ground.

"The gun holds 14 in its magazine and one in its chamber," Anderson said.



Supremacist convicted of killing 3 at Kansas Jewish sites

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The man who admitted killing three people at two Although he has admitted to killing the three people, he has pleaded not guilty, saying it was his duty to stop genocide against the white race. None of the victims was Jewish.suburban Kansas City Jewish sites was convicted of murder and other charges Monday, shortly after he told jurors he hoped to "die a martyr" for the shootings.

After the jury of seven men and five women returned the verdict, Frazier Glenn Miller, 74, of Aurora, Missouri, said "the fat lady just sang." Next, the jury will deliberate the sentence for Miller, who could face the death penalty.

During the prosecution's closing, District Attorney Steve Howe cited a "mountain of evidence" against Miller, who is charged with capital murder in the April 2014 shootings at two Jewish sites in Overland Park, Kansas.



Hulk Hogan on Racial Slur Scandal:

'Please Forgive Me ... People Get Better'

With his signature leg drop, horseshoe moustache and undeniable The National Enquirer reported on the audio from a different part of that tape, in which Hogan can be heard using the racial slur, according to the Enquirer.strength, 12-time world wrestling champion Hulk Hogan single-handedly transformed wrestling into a global phenomenon, but he's now he’s fighting to maintain his legacy after fallout over his admitted use of the n-word.

In an exclusive interview with ABC News’ Amy Robach that aired Monday on "Good Morning America," a contrite and emotional Hogan talked about the circumstances surrounding his use of the n-word. He steadfastly denied being a racist and begged his fans for forgiveness.

In addition to the scandal involving his use of the n-word in the past, the 62-year-old is embroiled in a legal battle with Gawker Media following the gossip website's publication of a secretly recorded tape showing Hogan having sex.



Ukraine Kiev protest blast wounds 100 police after MPs vote

One hundred policemen protecting Ukraine's parliament were wounded, "Violations have become the norm," he told Swiss media.10 seriously, after MPs gave initial backing to reforms for more autonomy in the rebel-held east, officials say.

As police were pelted with fire crackers and petrol bombs, an explosion was heard in front of parliament.

MPs had just voted in a rowdy session to approve more powers in areas of Donetsk and Luhansk under control of pro-Russian rebels.

A fragile ceasefire is in place. Pushing through greater autonomy for the rebel-held areas is a key part of the Minsk deal, originally signed in February.

During the summer fighting between Ukrainian army forces and the rebels has escalated. But the two sides agreed last week to halt the violence on 1 September, the day children in the region return to school.Although the number of ceasefire violations appears to have fallen in recent days, a senior official in the OSCE international monitoring mission in Ukraine, Alexander Hug, warned that neither side was respecting the truce.



Ohio officer in video says 'direct eye contact' one reason he pulled over driver

(CNN)When a police officer in Dayton, Ohio, handed John Felton a "You made direct eye contact with me and held onto it when I was passing you," the officer said.warning for a traffic signal violation, Felton asked whether was stopped for something besides having out-of-state plates, according to a video of the conversation posted on Facebook.

"Because you made direct eye contact with me and held onto it when I was passing you,"

the officer replied in the video.

Felton posted the video on Facebook.

It's another example of how the national conversation about police-community interaction, especially with minorities, is being scrutinized. Technology makes the interactions easy to record and to share via social media.

"I'm not doing nothing, because I have a Michigan plate, other than that why are you trailing me?" Felton said on the recording. "You made direct eye contact with me and held onto it when I was passing you," the officer said. "What! I didn't even see you," Felton said. "I am not going to argue about it anymore with you, sir," the officer said. "I'll just scan your license and give you a citation for the violation and you could take it to court." "OK, sir," Felton says. He and the officer then drove away.



Images of Israeli soldier trying to arrest boy with broken arm go viral

Jerusalem (CNN)Images of an armed Israeli soldier trying to arrest an 11-Images of an armed Israeli soldier trying to arrest an 11-year-old Palestinian boy with a broken arm in the West Bank went viral on social media over the weekend.year-old Palestinian boy with a broken arm in the West Bank went viral on social media over the weekend.

The images show the soldier putting a headlock on the child while women pull on the soldier's back, trying to free the boy.

The altercation took place during a weekly protest Friday organized by Palestinian activists against settlement construction in the village of Nabi Saleh in the West Bank.

Bassem Tamimi, the boy's father, told CNN that he was present at the time.

"This is very difficult for any father or mother to see their son or daughter in that way, being violently attacked," said Tamimi.

Tamimi is a Palestinian activist and was one of the organizers of the demonstration.

Israeli army: Actions were justified

The Israeli army defended its actions, saying that people in the crowd had thrown rocks at the soldiers.



Egypt summons UK ambassador over al-Jazeera trial remarks

Britain's ambassador to Egypt has been summoned to the country's Egypt's foreign ministry called his words "unacceptable interference" in the country's judiciary.foreign ministry over his "unacceptable interference" following the trial of three al-Jazeera journalists.

Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed and Peter Greste were each jailed for three years on Saturday for "spreading false news".

Ambassador John Casson said he was "shocked and concerned" by the ruling. Egyptian authorities objected to his remarks and Mr Casson has attended a meeting with officials.

In comments made outside the court and on Facebook, Mr Casson said the court's decision would "undermine confidence in Egypt's stability".



Migrant crisis: Syrian children disappear from Austrian hospital

Police in Austria say three Syrian children and their families who werePolice in Austria say three Syrian children and their families who were rescued from a minivan containing 26 migrants have disappeared from the hospital where they were being treated.rescued from a minivan containing 26 migrants have disappeared from the hospital where they were being treated

. The children were taken to hospital in the town of Braunau am Inn on Friday suffering from severe dehydration.

Their discovery came a day after 71 bodies, thought to be migrants, were found on a dumped lorry in Austria.

Several European countries have called for urgent talks on the migrant crisis.

The children - two girls and a boy aged between one and five years old - were said to have been crammed

in the back along

with other migrants

from Syria, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.



Sheriff blames anti-police sentiment in Houston deputy's killing

Houston-area officials on Saturday blamed the shooting death of a Sounds like the sheriff is seeking empathy, when annually, hundreds are killed by copssheriff's deputy on anti-police sentiment around the country over policing and race.

Police questioned one person early on Saturday morning about the fatal shooting, but Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman said at a news conference that no one was in custody.

Harris County deputy Darren Goforth, in uniform, was pumping gas into his patrol car on Friday night when the gunman approached from behind and fired several shots, sheriff's officials said.

No motive has been reported. Hickman expressed outrage at the shooting, which occurred as demonstrators nationwide have been protesting police killings of unarmed minorities, in particular black men.

"Our system of justice

absolutely requires a law

enforcement presence to protect our communities,

so at any point where the

rhetoric ramps up to the

point where calculated

cold-blooded assassination

of police officers


This rhetoric has

gotten out of control,"

Hickman said.



Malaysia protests against PM Najib Razak draw thousands

Tens of thousands of Malaysians are protesting in the capital Kuala Jennifer Pak says protesters are showing "open defiance" by wearing banned yellow T-shirts, in order to "register their anger"Lumpur and elsewhere, calling for Prime Minister Najib Razak to step down over a financial scandal.

Protesters are angered by a $700m (£455m) payment made to his bank account from unnamed foreign donors.

It was discovered last month during a probe into alleged mismanagement at the debt-laden state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).

Mr Najib has denied any wrongdoing.

Saturday's rally is expected to continue into Sunday. The pro-democracy group Bersih has also called for protests in the cities of Kota Kinabalu and Kuching on the Malaysian side of Borneo.

Kuala Lumpur authorities have rejected the group's application for a permit to protest and Malaysian police have declared the rallies illegal. Security is tight: access to Kuala Lumpur's Independence Square has been blocked. Eyes will be focused on any possible army intervention.



Egyptian court sentences 3 Al Jazeera journalists to prison

Cairo (CNN)An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced three Al Jazeera 3 Al Jazeera Journalist sentenced in Egyptjournalists to three years in prison after a lengthy retrial. Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were present for the proceedings, with the latter given an additional six months in prison and a fine of 5,000 Egyptian pounds ($640.) Australian Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste, who was deported from Egypt in February 2015, was sentenced in absentia.



Bangkok bomb: Thai police arrest man over Erawan blast

Police in Bangkok say they have arrested a man in connection with a Jonathan Head: "Police found a lot of materials that appear to be connected to bomb-making with [the suspect] in the apartment"bomb that killed 20 people in the Thai capital nearly two weeks ago.

The man, a foreigner, was arrested in Nong Jok on the outskirts of Bangkok, a police spokesman said.

Bomb-making materials were found at the apartment along with 10 passports, said the spokesman, Prawut Thavornsiri.

The bomb tore through the crowded Erawan Shrine on 17 August injuring more than 100, mostly tourists.

Police said bomb-making material found at the apartment, including ballbearings and piping, was of the "similar or same type" used in that attack.



Suspect named in killing of Houston deputy

Shannon J. Miles Harris County authorities in Texas have a man in custody in Friday's shooting death of a sheriff's deputy,

Sheriff Ron Hickman said at a press conference Saturday.

The suspect, Shannon J. Miles,

has a previous criminal history

including resisting arrest and

disorderly conduct with a firearm.

He is being charged with

capital murder.




Man held in killing of Texas sheriff's deputy

(CNN)A man "believed to be the alleged gunman" in the killing of a Darren H. Goforthuniformed Houston-area sheriff's deputy was in custody Saturday morning, Sgt. William Kennard of the Texas Department of Public Safety told CNN.

The man's mother called the Harris County Sheriff's Department about her son, Kennard said. "All the information she had heard led to him."

A red pickup truck was parked at the spot where deputies took the person in custody, according to video shot by CNN affiliate KTRK.

Authorities had said the suspect drove away from the shooting in a red Ford Ranger.




UN calls on Netherlands to revamp 'Black Pete' tradition

A U.N. body called on the Netherlands on Friday to revamp its "Black Black Pete, who often appears with bright red lips and a curly black wig, has become a fraught topic in a country which has long regarded itself as progressive and tolerant.Pete" Christmas tradition, where white performers black up to entertain children, as many saw it as a "vestige of slavery".

The comments from the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will stoke an already heated debate on the custom, described as a harmless piece of fun by defenders, but condemned by other groups as an offensive stereotype.

Prime Minister Mark Rutte quickly dismissed the recommendations, saying it was not the government's job to shape folklore.

"Guys. Folk traditions, come on. What Christmas songs you should sing, how you celebrate Christmas and Easter - this isn't what politics is about," he told reporters in The Hague

"(The stereotypes) are experienced by many people of African descent as a vestige of slavery," it added.




Verdict reached in prep school rape trial

Owen LabrieThe jury has reached a verdict in the case of Owen Labrie, 19, accused of nine counts related to the alleged rape of another student at a prestigious New Hampshire boarding school.

At the time, she was 15 and he was 18. Labrie has since graduated. The jury, made up of nine men and three women, deliberated for 7½ hours.

Ex-prep school senior acquitted of felony rape




Ex-Arkansas treasurer gets 2 ½ years in prison

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner  Former Arkansas State Treasurer Marth Shoffner walks to federal court in Little Rock, Ark., Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. Shoffner is expected to learn her sentence on multiple convictions of extortion and bribery. was sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison on Friday following her conviction last year on federal bribery and extortion charges.

The Democrat was accused of steering state investments to a broker who gave her

$36,000 in cash,

some of which was delivered

in a pie box.

The 71-year-old resigned in 2013, days after she was arrested by FBI agents in a sting operation.

"It was wrong, it was unethical and it was a violation of the public's trust," Shoffner told U.S. District Judge Leon Holmes.

Sentencing guidelines had suggested a stiffer sentence, but Holmes said Shoffner had netted little from her crimes.




Young black man jailed since April for alleged $5 theft found dead in cell

A young black man arrested by police in Portsmouth, Virginia, on the “His body failed,” said Roxanne Adams, Mitchell’s aunt. “It is extraordinary. The person I saw deceased was not even the same person.”same day that one of the city’s officers fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old, has been found dead in jail after spending almost four months behind bars without bail for stealing groceries worth $5.

Jamycheal Mitchell, who had mental health problems, was discovered lying on the floorof his cell by guards early last Wednesday, according to authorities.

Mitchell’s family said they believed he starved to death after refusing meals and medication at the jail, where he was being held on misdemeanour charges of petty larceny and trespassing. A clerk at Portsmouth district court said Mitchell was accused of stealing a bottle of Mountain Dew, a Snickers bar and a Zebra Cake worth a total of $5 from a 7-Eleven.

More Clinton emails retroactively classified : FLAWED JUDGEMENT.... AGAIN, VALIDATES INCOMPITANCE

She voted in favor of authorizing the 2003 war in Iraq/ She was caught lying during the 2008 Elections/ She was the in charge as SS when Benghazi deaths took place/ and she chose to use her own server for email as the SS...



Desperation leads to death by the hundreds

200 feared dead in latest migrant disaster off Libya's coast 8/29

Citizens Abandon Country...
what does that say about the


Donald Trump

Trump wants donations, but 'no strings attached' 8/24

Republicans hate/love Donald Trump;
Democrats hate/love Donald Trump


AT&T Helped N.S.A. Spy on an Array of Internet Traffic 8/16

AT&T Stabbed every one of its customers

in the back



Kathleen Keen

Pennsylvania prosecutor seeks to draw attention from charges 8/15

When those in the seats of power are mal-behaved, removal is required to ensure systemic stability




'Where Are You?':
An Open Letter to American Civil Rights Groups 8/14

I Asked the Same Question, and I got the same response none.....



More Clinton emails retroactively classified

So.... Hillary didn't know she was viewing Classified Material?

As the Secretary of State,

Hillary's choice to allow unqualified people to manage her server should lead to criminal investigationin charge of every American Embassy around the world...

Hillary, at a minimum...

should have clearly understood that a vast majority of her conversations would be considered either

Confidential, Classified, Secret or Top Secret.

Thus far, we have yet to see Hillary actually perform in what can be construed as a "qualified" person at the two jobs that we are aware of,

Senator & Secretary of State.

Showing up and sitting in a seat doesn't qualify you to lead.

Because your husband was President doesn't qualify you to lead.

Roughly 150 of Hillary Clinton's State Department emails include information that has been retroactively upgraded to classified, a U.S. government official told CNN Monday. "

And per Hillary's own comments, she didn't recognize these emails as possibly confidential, which validates that she

"didn't know".

Can we really afford another "unqualified president"?






Father allegedly robs bank to pay for daughter’s chemotherapy

When a Crime define Valor & Convictions

A Young Man

"I guess it was desperation. Time was ticking right before her actual appointment came up,"subjects his future life to a jail in order to attain money to pay for his infant child's chemotherapy.

A true human sacrifice that speaks more about the character of such a young man

as appose to the act of

Robbing a Bank without a gun.

Brian Randolph, 23 years old found himself in a life situation which he, himself could not resolve and I don't care who you are,

when your child needs medical care,

those of us who understand the value of the love that one has for his/her child,

we would do anything to ensure that the child gets what the child needs because it is the nature of human beings to protect and care for a child that needs to be taken care of until that child is capable of taking care of itself.

Tears in my eyes are for Brian Randolph

and I hope that a judge realizes that this young man act of love ought not be consider a act of terror.

If I have a dime, I would help Brian Randolph.

These are the types of acts and actions of love

that we do not often hear about and it turns my soul.






Second minority woman describes bad experience on Napa Valley Wine Train

What is so special about Napa Valley Wine Train?

Getting on a train that serves "Wine".....

Ruiz's friends were Latino UC-Berkeley graduates and she told Slate that she's now realizing race played a role in how staff treated her could that experience be so special that you would subject yourself to being treated like this is still the 1920's and your

a black person attempting to being served on a white only train?

What is so special about being among those who don't want you there and they prove that they don't want you there be

staring at you like you stink,

they make you be quiet because they don't want to hear the sounds that you make,

and they even lie about your behavior to have you removed from the train and even lie to the cops to have you arrested... then

they post lies about your behavior on today's social media?

There isn't a place on earth that I would consider so special that I would spend "1 Red Cent" to subjected to such





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Kentucky clerk still won't issue same-sex marriage licenses


Uh-oh! Dow falls 300 points on more China fears


Hero Saves Toddler Dangling From 4th-Floor Window Using Only A MopA quick-thinking man is being hailed as a hero in China for climbing outside a fourth-floor window to save a toddler who was dangling off the side of the building. And he did it using only a mop.


Cell phone video shows man lifting hands, then being shot by Texas deputies
Gilbert Flores is shirtless, running in front of a home in San Antonio as the two sheriff's deputies approach him.


Lawsuit claims Chipotle has been deceiving customersChipotle


Migrants protest at Hungary train station as entry is barredAngry scenes erupted outside Budapest's main train station Tuesday morning, as crowds of angry migrants and refugees were prevented from boarding trains they hoped would take them on from Hungary toward Western Europe.


Cyber-Safe More than 225,000 Apple iPhone accounts hacked


ISIS destroys Temple of Bel in Palmyra, Syria, U.N. reportsTemple of Bel in Palmyra


Legionnaires' outbreak leaves 4 dead at Illinois veterans home-newspaper


The U.S. Smoking Rate Just Hit A Historic Low
Chalk up another big win for public health: The smoking rate among U.S. adults appears to have hit a new low.


Tackling the deadliest day for Japanese teenagers"I couldn't bear the school's ambience and my heart was pounding. I thought about killing myself, because that would have been easier."


Canadian economy enters recession


Judge sides with anti-abortion group in birth control case


Hispanics look to Pope Francis to lift debate on immigration with U.S. visitKarla Perez loves Pope Francis. Like her, he’s a native Spanish speaker. He is also the first Latin American to lead the Catholic Church, and he talks easily about soccer and prefers public buses to luxury cars.


Papers call for EU solidarity over refugeesGerman newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung’s headline says "Germany is a land of hope"


US murder rate sees sharp increase in 2015


Big guns in east Ukraine fall silent, two more die from wounds in Kiev protests


Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo scrapped amid plagiarism claimThe logo for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games has been scrapped after allegations that it was plagiarised.


Thousands of Icelanders Have Volunteered to Take Syrian Refugees Into Their HomesMore than 11,000 Icelanders have offered to take Syrian refugees into their homes, after their government said it would accept only 50 people this year.


UK national sperm bank has just nine donors


US weighs sanctioning Russia as well as China in cyber attacks


Just 2 Russian Bros Working Out, Grilling Steak, Drinking TeaPutin and Medvedev clinked teacups during their post-workout meal.


Somali militants overrun base for African Union forces


Boosting Family Leave Is Often About Getting Workers To Stay


Ruth Bader Ginsburg And Sandra Day O'Connor, 'Sisters In Law'As different as their backgrounds were, and even their approaches to judging, when it came to women's rights, Ruth Bader Ginsburg (left) and Sandra Day O'Connor were allies.


Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in MissouriA man sentenced to life without parole on a marijuana-related charge was freed Tuesday from a Missouri prison after being behind bars for two decades — a period in which the nation's attitudes toward pot steadily softened.


California doctor faces murder trial in 3 drug deaths
This March 16, 2012 file photo, Dr Lisa Tseng cries during her arraignment in court in Los Angeles



Turkish Violence Continues as Peace Talks LanguishA Kurdish militant, holding a molotov cocktail, runs from a tear gas cannister during clashes with Turkish police on Sunday in Istanbul.


Gold hunters blocked from site of alleged Nazi gold trainRailway guards patrolling tracks to prevent gold hunters and history buffs from getting harmed by passing trains near the site where two men allegedly found a Nazi gold train hidden underground near Walbrzych, Poland, on Monday, Aug. 31


Republicans Wary of Donald Trump’s Populist Tone on Taxes


Ukraine president vows 'severe' punishment for instigators of deadly Kiev clashesSmoke rises near the parliament building in Kiev as activists of radical Ukrainian parties, including the Ukrainian nationalist party Svoboda (Freedom), clash with police officers on August 31, 2015 (AFP Photo/Genya Savilov)


US warns China over Bashir tripOmar al-Bashir


Obama offended by attacks on Jews who back Iran dealPresident Barack Obama said people who attack Jews who support the Iran nuclear deal are like African-Americans who differ with him on policy and then conclude he's "not black enough."


Afghan police investigate gas poisoning at girls' schoolAfghan internally displaced children pose for a photograph at their makeshift home on the outskirts of Herat province, Kabul, western Afghanistan, Wednesday, July 22, 2015.


Turkish court arrests British reporters on 'IS terror' chargesA court in Turkey's Kurdish-dominated southeast Monday remanded in custody on terror charges two British journalists working for US-based media outlet Vice News, in a case that has sparked fresh concern about press freedoms.


244 immigrants arrested in four-day sweep across Southern California


DC mayor backs police chief after union's no-confidence vote


ISIS damages Bel, Syria's 'most important temple,' rights group saysFor nearly 2,000 years -- back to the days when Christ walked the earth -- the Temple of Bel has been the center of religious life in the Syrian city of Palmyra.


Migrant crisis: Austria holds suspected people smugglers


Definitive answers remain elusive in MH370 probe


Amal Clooney's dilemma over al-Jazeera trialAmal Clooney


Wes Craven, man behind 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' and 'Scream,' dies at 76Wes Craven, the visionary filmmaker who defined the horror genre with the long-enduring "A Nightmare on Elm Street" franchise, and later deconstructed and redefined it with "Scream," has died.


Obama to rename tallest U.S. peak in historic Alaska visit


What the US economy really needs next


Theresa May: Free EU movement 'for those with jobs'EU free movement should mean the "freedom to move to a job" - not to look for work or benefits - Home Secretary Theresa May has said.


Alison Parker's parents on gun-control fight: 'We cannot be intimidated'It's been less than a week since murder set their lives onto a new course, into roles they never wanted to take on and into a battle they never planned to fight.


Why is EU struggling with migrants and asylum?There has been unrest on the border between Greece and Macedonia as migrants try to travel towards northern Europe


Brazil mayor who ran town via WhatsApp wanted for corruptionA mayor in Brazil is on the run after she was accused of siphoning off funds from the school system and running the town remotely through WhatsApp.


Austria tightens border checks after migrant deathsAustria tightens border checks





Syrian rebels: Turkey tipped al-Qaida group to U.S.-trained fighters

Muslim Nations.... A Quagmire of Corruption & Deceit

Every western nation that has entered the middle east have, at best, In this image posted on the Twitter page of Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front on Saturday, March 28, 2015, which is consistent with AP reporting, a fighter from Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front holds his…brought in a unwanted behavior and values.

The Middle East has more than 2 thousand years of in fighting, power struggles between clans, and a caste system that to this day,

still exist.

Woman are 2nd class citizens, families have no rights to rise, and those who have enjoyed the fruits of power for generations....

continue to expect no change.

Yet... as the Islamic State destroy land, property and vast historic marvels, no one in the Muslim leadership have done a thing to prevent this huge disaster that is taking place.

It isn't the responsibility of western nations to save Muslim Nations because Muslim people can only be saved by Muslim people.

It's time for the poor among Muslims to band together and fight for their rights and to fight for their lands.







Why stocks are tumbling 6 years into the bull market

When Stock Market Dive and your 401k Does Too

For years, investors in U.S. stocks shrugged off threats — a government shutdown, fear of a euro collapse, a near U.S. debt defaultThe Stock Market and its yo yo ways ought not affect the money in your 401k and if it does..., you have the wrong 401k.

Playing Black Jack with your hard earned life savings isn't the purpose of creating and depositing into a 401k retirement plan and we continue to see how those hedge funds that manage your company's 401k retirement plan use your savings to play the stock market and when the hedge fund win... you don't... but

when that hedge fund that manages your company's money looses in a big way, they take your saving down with them.

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Iran unveils new longer-range solid fuel missile

Iran unveils Big Ass Weapon & Israel Audio released....  Coincidence?

Iran's new missilesWe have learned that

no WAR has a winner,

and the perception that any type of conflict will ever end well,

has also been squashed.....


we continue to see leaders in every corner of the world,

willing to create war and conflict, who themselves, are never the ones on the front line.

Ehud Barak

We see Russians dying on the front lines,

We see Syrians dying in the 4 year conflict,

We see Afghanistan & Pakistanis dying on the front lines,

We see now, Saudi Arabians and Iraqis dying on the front lines,

but we don't see anyone who chose not to agree to any negotiations,


We see Israeli's 44 years of flawed leadership inept at agreeing to any deal with the Palestinians, yet, every 18 months, there is some type of conflict costing innocent lives to be lost and the destruction of valuable property.


No one ever wins and it's always the poor who suffers while the leaders hide behind the walls of protection.






CNN/ORC poll: Obama disapproval up, most say U.S. doing badly

CNN Propaganda Machine Divides for ratings

" Propaganda: deceptive or distorted information that is systematically spread "

In the year of our lord, 2008, America was in a financial collapse Obama speakscreated by the Republican President Bush, who in 2008, had this nation involved in a illegal war based on flawed and subsequently proven wrong facts based on the reasons that America Attacked Iraq.

When Bush left the white house, America had just gave $Billions to Banks in order so save the American Currency, subsequently bailed out the Auto Industry and was in a tale spin regarding jobs with an unemployment rate of 9% plus, not to mention "$Trillions" in debt for a war that was costing $90 Billion Monthly.


America is at 5% unemployment, and financially stable, and not involved in "any war" that is the responsibility of America, yet,

if you listen to CNN, you will get the impression that

President Obama has America on the cusp of the 2008 existence, when in 2008, CNN wasn't speaking of the complete collapse that America was truly in.

CNN's Propaganda Machine is in full effect,

so make sure that you understand where we are before you believe anything CNN peddles.






Government Inquiry Into Clinton Emails Likely To Widen

Edward Snowden Whistle Blowing and Hillary's Arrogance

Edward Snowdan's Whistle Blowing on the NSA provided a window Hillary's choice to allow unqualified people to manage her server should lead to criminal investigation

into the degree to which those in the federal government would choose purposely, to ignore the U.S. Constitution as it associates to individual privacy.

Hillary Clinton's seemingly ignorance of the position of the Secretary of State pertaining to the extent of the degree of confidentiality that the position governs,

and her arrogant disposition regarding rules and regulations that she opts to work around based on her expectations of

"not to be questioned or prosecuted",

has provided us all with enough evidence to conclude that unqualified people are serving in the most important and most powerful offices in the U.S. Government.

The NSA's blatant spying and the lack of qualified members serving on the President's own cabinet has led to the constant disposition of "putting out fires" based on the inability to prevent or plan qualified and proper securities that would prevent technical attacks by China & Russia, because we have allow either abusiveness or ignorance in the seats of power.






China blast warehouse execs used connections to get safety approvals -Xinhua

How far is the U.S. from China's System of Corruption?

China's systemic corruption has lead to a tale spin of a series of Public anger against the government has surged in the northeastern port of Tianjin among residents of apartments near the blasts who believed authorities neglected to properly police the firm, Tianjin Dongjiang Port Ruihai International Logistics.disasters of catastrophic purportions, all pointing to the depth of China's corruption.

What's the difference between America & China?

The American Congress approval rating is less than 9%

and they, over the past 15 years, have done nothing that could be construed as acting on the behalf of the American Citizens outside of the Affordable Health Care Act,

which continues to this day, a challenge to remove it by all of the republicans who serve in the House of Reps simply Barak Obama got it done and no other reason why.

It is extremely important to understand that

our government is where China's government is

with respect to

caring about the citizens primarily because the American citizens have been convinced to acquiesce to a two party system that is so polluted with cronyism, nepotism, and donations for favors that

that American Citizen

simply does not care anymore.

Will it take a catastrophe like the huge explosion that took place in China for the citizens of America to understand that

"you vote them in".....






Notable Mississippians join chorus to change state flag

Confederate Racist Mantel Peace removal #2

The Confederate Flag is the

Historical Representation of The History of Racism in America

Former Netscape CEO Jim Barksdale and Mississippi business leader Jack Reed Sr. signed the letter. Those that display it proudly and claim that they are unaware of the history of what the confederate flag represent, simply take a good look at where these people live and who they associate with daily, and if the answer is

"very few non whites"

then there you go.

Those who suggest that it is time to remove the

 Confederate Flag from State Capital's say so to suggest that your state intent is to represent 100% of its citizens and not just those with

white skin, per the implied and historical history associated with the confederate flag.

Those that choose to continue to display the confederate flag on your own land or on your own property,

feel free to do so, however,

realize that you are identifying yourself for what you accept as perception of who you are.

Those who display the confederate flag proudly....

have you ever wondered why all whites don't do the same?






Huckabee's hard line on abortion: 10-year-old rape victim should have to carry child


So Outlandish to the point that Huckabee's comments are

Extreme Ignorance.

To state that a

" 10 Year Old Girl "

Huckabee is a complete idiot with a barbaric view of womanafter being raped, should she get pregnant, ought to be forced to carry the child until child is born.....

is so bad of a perspective that I can only conclude that

Mike Huckabee is Psychologically Damaged

The ramifications and the residual affects of a 10 year having a child and the child itself, being raised as the child of a 10 year old who was raped, in itself is enough to warrant human consideration for both of these two individuals lives, in that,

both will need long term psychological and emotional treatment and Huckabee position is,

this is better for the non born infant.

Mike Huckabee will never be discussed on this website again.






305 documents from Clinton server referred for further review

Clinton's use of a personal server proves that she has no idea

Common Sense tells us that if your speaking with the President daily Hillaryor weekly as part of your job requirements, there is a 99.9% chance that some of your conversations will be classified.

Hillary's inability to recognize that simple fact proves that she consciously chose to disregard common sense judgment because she simply refuses to follow any rules.

If you doubt that I'm right, surely you would have to assume that Hillary's Husband, former President Clinton,

would have informed her that part of her job was to speak with the President and having a server at home would surely be a bad move.

I'm going to assume the worse in this case, and that is, Bill attempted to tell Hillary but Hillary ignored Bill as well.


to put this Hillary and the email issue to bed,

conclude that there are potentially hundreds of possible instance where Hillary failed to adhere to basic confidential material protocol as the Secretary of State.

Hillary is either Stupid, or refuses to follow rules.



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I Want A Woman


That Is


Worthy Of


My Love


I know my heart,

I understand my mind, and

I challenge my body each and every day.


I have no fear of love, and

I have no fear of

giving my heart with reckless abandon.


I am not a jealous man

when observing my woman

smiling & talking with others.


I welcome love

with open arms and I challenge

any damage that may result

from my willingness to

give 100% of my heart


I say all of that to say,

I want a woman

that is
Worthy of My Love



My Love

recognizes my woman’s needs for that evening

by the way that she responds

to my “hello

when she comes in the door from work.

The Way

that my woman responds

to my hello tells me that

she had a good day,

tells me she had a bad day,

tells me that she is tired,

tells me that she needs a drink,

tells me that she is open to a movie

on the couch,

tells me that she needs me

to just disappear for a few hours,

tells me that she simply wants to

cuddle up with me and

just relax for the evening.



My Love

enjoys cooking breakfast

for my woman

and watching her enjoy all the different types

of breakfasts that she has shown me

how to prepare for her,
exactly as she likes them,

I take great pride in ensuring that

I cooked my woman’s breakfast

exactly as she likes them.



My Love

is on the table for all the world to see,
I hide no feelings from my woman,


I ensure that my love is “known”
and that she is the one

I love everywhere we are,
by taking a few minutes

to go over to my woman

while she stands among a group of people,
I gently ask her

if she needs me at her side…
If she doesn’t,

I give her kiss on her lips,


I go back to doing what I was doing.


My Kiss

on my woman’s lips

among the crowd

states that I love my woman with

no concerns of others


no want of another woman.



My Love

is cooking my woman a great dinner,

after I having cut the grass

and manicured the yard,

because I care about

how my home’s appearance.


My Love

is taking charge of the kitchen’s appearance

and cleanliness,

and hanging the curtains that

we shopped for together.


My Love

is serving my woman without want,

with the full intentions of

giving 100% love to my woman,

because I understand

that my love is pure,



and completely open.



My Love

studies my woman
and the results of

my love studying my woman

allows me to understand

what my woman wants,
what my woman doesn’t like,
what my woman likes in the bed,
what my woman likes on the couch,
what my woman likes in the kitchen

when my woman likes time to herself.



The Woman

that is Worthy of

My Love

reciprocates equally



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Failure in the Justice System

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The American Justice System,


The American way of life that is so called.... above and better than all societies around the world because those that sit in "our" seats of power within the American Justice System are more apt to behave rationally and morally towards our American Citizens
regardless of their race or gender,


The American Justice System blind to race, gender, and religious beliefs,


The American Justice System that preaches to the world regarding policies and procedures as if this American Justice System has no flaws and there are no flawed people within this American Justice System,


The American Justice System which purports equal justice for all and equal treatment for all,


The American Justice System that....
in reality... is at a minimum,

substandard to many nations that operate today,


racist based on 90% of those who sit in the seats of power and are in position to identify and act against racist cops and their pattern or racist behavior,


substandard based on the level of education required for those who are allowed to qualify as candidates for and serve as officers walking a beat each day,


substandard with respect to the quality of training in immediate supervisor who purport to be qualified to oversee any number of subordinates and take action to assign corrective actions as needed or recommend termination when required based on performance,


substandard with respect to realizing,


understanding and how to assess if a possible candidate is qualified psychologically or emotionally to become a police officer

officer's supervisor,

or a police chief,


substandard in assessing whether or not a police report is forged,


poorly written,

filled with un-realistic circumstance of a situation,


filled with blatant perjured information and unrealistic exaggerations.


There is absolutely no excuse or any acceptable explanation to place these two individuals in jail for 17 years based on the circumstances that they were tried for,
and all that have served during this trial whom would attempt to justify or explain a point of view that suggest that this was a
reasonable incarceration...
were and are wrong
to the extent that you should have your own 12 year old taken from your arms and subjected to the same 17 years of life as a convicted criminal.


Every Nation of people on earth that reads this story...,
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One battle the Confederate flag
is still winning 7/12

2 Historic Events that validates
a new American Future based on "Demographics"


The Election of President Obama and

the removal of the
Confederate Flag from the

South Carolina State Capital
are two consecutive signs of the snowballing effects of the changing attitude
in whites that solidifies the direction of what the future
America will eventually become.


The Willingness to Vote for a Black Man


President Obama could not have been elected without some of the white vote and the fact that a percentage of white people,
who chose to vote for President Obama,
added with the Blacks & Hispanics
and other non 100% white Americans
made it possible for the first Black American Citizen to actually win the
office of the
United States Presidency.


The first of it's kind,
a stance against the emblem of white supremacy
by whites in America... has just been accomplished
and it is this act and action by those whites that have
kicked open the doors to those whites who will choose to continue to be racist... but without the cloak of blinding into the huge numbers of whites that provide both
a representation of huge numbers,
and the protection of anonymity among those who said nothing to identify the true racist among the millions of white Americans.





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2 female protestes take over

Sanders' biggest rally yet comes with an undercurrent of racial issues 8/3/15


The American Race Reality....

Meet the Republican and

Democratic Parties




what exactly does that mean?


Different People,

with different living environments,
with different cultural upbringings,
with different skin color,
with different educational levels,
with different life and professional experiences,
with different religious beliefs,
with different sexual preferences,
with different convictions,
with different type parents who believe differently,
"all coming together as one nation of people"
is what defines the word


America's Two Parties,
designed, dominated and managed
for the past 175 years by the same one race of people,
is being introduced to the new
Political Power House
of the American Voting Block
called the new
American Dominating Demographics


The American Party,


a collection of all American Demographics,
equal to what is required to represent
100% of the American Population.


It's time for a political party that:




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No settlement reached between Tom Brady, NFL

Tom Brady

No settlement was reached in talks between the NFL and lawyers for Tom Brady at a New York Federal court house Monday morning. Judge Richard Berman engaged the two sides in settlement talks for weeks, but he quickly announced Monday that those talks are over. Berman announced publicly that no decision in the case will come Monday, but it could come as early as Tuesday or Wednesday.

The public portion of the case is now closed.

The public portion of the hearing lasted only four minutes on Monday before Berman sent everyone home for the day.

Read MoreNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Tom Brady were both in attendance for Monday's session. NFL Media legal analyst Gabe Feldman, who was in the court room, relayed Berman's words that some cases are simply not able to be settled.


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Washington Redskins to start Kirk Cousins in Week 1

RG3The Washington Redskins are moving forward with Kirk Cousins.

Coach Jay Gruden told players in a team meeting Monday morning that Cousins will start Week 1 of the regular season against the Miami Dolphins, team sources confirmed to NFL Media's Albert Breer.

Robert Griffin III's status, meanwhile, remains up in the air.



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A US appeals court has overturned a ruling that deemed the National NSASecurity Agency's (NSA) bulk collection of phone records to be illegal. District of Columbia judges said the plaintiffs had failed to prove they had been targeted for NSA surveillance.

Judges in a separate case in New York in May ruled the programme illegal. It is not clear what the latest ruling means, as Congress has since passed legislation phasing out the NSA's bulk collection of Americans' records.



Prosecutors won't seek retrial for officer in Charlotte shooting death

(CNN)Prosecutors in North Carolina will not seek a retrial in the case of a Randall kerrick gets away with murder in this instancepolice officer who was charged in the shooting death of an unarmed man, according to a letter from the state attorney general's office.

Officer Randall Kerrick of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department was

charged with voluntary manslaughter after he shot and killed Jonathan Ferrell,

a college student and football player, in 2013.

A judge declared a mistrial in Kerrick's case last week after the jury could not reach a verdict. Prosecutors made their decision after speaking with

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Bill Clinton Sought State Department OK For Paid Speeches Related to North Korea, Congo, New E-mails Show

ABC News has obtained State Department e-mails that shed light on Bill Bill Clinton was willing to consider giving speeches for huge pay outs in the worse areas of the worldClinton’s lucrative speaking engagements and show he and the Clinton Foundation tried to get approval for invitations related to two of the most repressive countries in the world -- North Korea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

While Hillary Clinton served as Secretary of State, Bill Clinton earned speaking fees around the globe totaling more than $48 million -- speeches that had to be vetted by the State Department to ensure there were no conflicts of interest with his wife's work as America's top diplomat. These newly revealed emails show speech requests that the State Department refused to approve.

The emails -- which have come to light because of a public records request by the conservative group Citizens United, which sued the State Department to get the documents -- show just how far Bill Clinton was willing to go to earn those lucrative fees -- seeking approval for appearances with ties to two of the most brutal countries in the world.




Austrian officials: 71 migrants likely suffocated in truck

VIENNA (AP) — Police arrested several people believed to be part of a Truck with 71 dead insidehuman smuggling operation in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants who likely suffocated in a refrigerated truck found abandoned on Austria's main highway, law enforcement officials said Friday.

Austrian police said three people had been arrested while their Hungarian counterparts said four were in detention. There was no immediate explanation for the discrepancy.



200 feared dead in latest migrant disaster off Libya's coast

ZUWARA, Libya (AP) — Libyan authorities were collecting the bodies of Desperation leads to death by the hundredsmigrants who drowned off the western coastal city of Zuwara, with some 200 feared dead on Friday in the latest disaster involving desperate people trying to reach Europe across the Mediterranean.

An Associated Press photographer at the scene saw workers removing bodies from the water, and pulling a flooded boat into the harbor that contained several drowned victims floating face down.

At least one victim, a man, was wearing a life vest. They were put into body bags and lined up on the waterfront.

Hussein Asheini, the head of Libya's Red Crescent in Zuwara, said at least 105 people were killed, some while trapped inside the boat after it capsized.

Fishermen and the coast guard found the waterlogged vessel at sea and towed it back to Zuwara, where they had to break the ship's deck to reach people trapped inside.

"The boat sank out at sea, and a coast guard team is still diving in and checking inside to see if there's anyone else," he said. There were conflicting casualty figures and the Red Crescent was still counting the bodies and the survivors, he added.



Michigan Man Allegedly Robbed Bank to Pay for Daughter’s Chemo

A Michigan man who robbed a local credit union reportedly did so in a "I guess it was desperation. Time was ticking right before her actual appointment came up,"desperate attempt to help pay for his daughter’s chemotherapy, according to authorities, ABC News reports. Brian Randolph, 23, is accused of entering the Vibe Credit Union in South Lyon earlier this month, and passing a note demanding money.

The note said that he had a gun hidden in his clothes,

but Randolph reportedly never showed a firearm and, according to the authorities, did not

actually have a gun with him.

The young father has

been charged with

armed robbery.

His bond was set at $500,000.

According to ABC News, Randolph’s troubles began when his insurance company reportedly stopped paying for his daughter’s chemotherapy treatment.

Brialynn, who is one, has retinoblastoma, a cancer that forms in the eye, and needs treatment,

that costs thousands of dollars, every four weeks, the site notes.

Randolph told the authorities

that it was a last-ditch

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Tianjin officials suspected of negligence over port explosion

China has accused 11 government and port officials of negligence over The blasts on 12 August destroyed homes and cars nearby the massive explosions that killed 139 people in Tianjin earlier this month. It remains unclear whether they have been taken into custody.

However 12 company executives have now been formally detained, mostly from Ruihai International Logistics, which owned the warehouse that blew up.

The 12 August chemical explosions sent a huge fireball in to the sky and destroyed hundreds of homes.

At least 34 people are still missing since the blast, more than 500 are still in hospital and thousands have been unable to return home.

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