Category Archives: News

Probably caused by fracking up in the Dakotas

TEGUCIGALPA, Jan 9 (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 7.6 struck near remote Caribbean Islands belonging to Honduras on Tuesday, sparking a tsunami warning for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The quake rattled windows in the Honduran capital … Continue reading

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No sense of civility at all

A fight broke out Monday evening near the entrance of the Manhattan church where mourners are paying their respects to Erica Garner, the eldest daughter of Eric Garner. The physical altercation erupted around 5 p.m. after Erica’s uninvited grandmother, Gwen … Continue reading

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Drone attack at Russian airbase

Russian security forces of the Khmeimim air base and Russian Naval CSS point in the city of Tartus thwarted a terrorist attack “with massive application of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) through the night of 5th – 6th January 2018,” according … Continue reading

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Another meteor over Russia?

A mysterious bright flash turned night into day over a huge area of Russia – sparking fears the US had launched a strike on North Korea. The explosion of light accompanied by the ‘ground shaking’ was also blamed on a … Continue reading

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Implications of Houthi capture of US Navy underwater drone

The Iran-backed Yemeni Houthis have captured a US Navy underwater drone. The navy says the drone was part of a “meteorological study,” a lame excuse for carrying out a secret operation along Yemen’s coast. So what was really going on? … Continue reading

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Karma’s a bitch

Roy Moore accuser Tina Johnson lost her home Tuesday in a fire that is now under investigation by the Etowah County Arson Task Force. Tina Johnson, who first came to public notice for accusing Senate candidate Roy Moore of grabbing … Continue reading

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Cold weather fucks with NYC subways

The monster snowstorm that punished the tri-state with gusty winds and blizzard-like conditions caused changes to mass transit service and severely impacted the roads. But many of the conditions that impacted the region on Thursday amid the storm will also … Continue reading

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Philip Morris to give up cigarettes?

Philip Morris International has made a dramatic New Year’s resolution: “We’re trying to give up cigarettes.” What? The maker of such cigarette brands as Marlboro, L&M, Parliament and Chesterfield took out full-page ads in several newspapers in the United Kingdom … Continue reading

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That city is just a fucking cesspool

The Detroit area is dealing with a significant Hepatitis A outbreak. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) reports 630 known cases in Southeast Michigan in 2017, twenty of them resulting in death. There were 150 cases diagnosed … Continue reading

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Gone in 30 seconds

Christmas came early for a homeless man at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport who stumbled on two bags of cash holding €490,000, after he “accidentally” leaned on a door at one of the terminals. The man, only identified by airport … Continue reading

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“Sorry ’bout that”

What happens when a North Korean ballistic missile test fails in flight and explodes in a populated area? On April 28, 2017, North Korea launched a single Hwasong-12/KN17 intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) from Pukchang Airfield in South Pyongan Province (the … Continue reading

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Probably the white man’s fault somehow

Baltimore students and teachers returned to school from holiday break on Tuesday, expecting to start the new year with a bang, but that proved an overly optimistic assumption for a collapsing school system, as the classrooms they found were flooded, … Continue reading

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Half nekked wimmens and drugs – Hell yeah

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — Authorities have released more information into what led to the arrests of more than 70 people at a New Year’s weekend lingerie-themed birthday party. According to Cartersville officials, the city’s police department responded to Cain Drive in … Continue reading

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Accidents happen

(CBS Local) — Although their goal was to cure diabetes, scientists may have stumbled onto a new medication to help treat the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s disease. According to a press release from researchers at Lancaster University, a new drug … Continue reading

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Missing hunter survives subzero temps

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A missing hunter who walked and crawled to safety in subzero temperatures is sharing his story of survival. “I kept saying, ‘I can’t fall. If I fall I’m going to be in a bind,’” said 72-year-old Dave … Continue reading

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Who grooms a bulldog?

HYANNIS (CBS) – A Cape Cod PetSmart employee was seriously injured when a dog being groomed attacked her. Barnstable Police say the 22-year-old woman was grooming the pit bull mix at the Hyannis store when he bit down on her … Continue reading

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No no, let’s not blame the animals

For the third year in a row, Baltimore, Md., has had more than 300 murders, reaching a new record of murders per number of residents in 2017. Some residents attribute the high murder rate to relaxed police patrols in the … Continue reading

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Those inscrutable Asians

SEOUL (Reuters) – Kim Jong Un on Monday warned the United States that he has a “nuclear button” on his desk ready for use if North Korea is threatened, but offered an olive branch to South Korea, saying he was … Continue reading

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Shall we guess the race?

A 12-year-old girl on Tennessee has been charged as a juvenile with killing another girl in her grandmother’s apartment with a stolen gun, the Nashville Metro Police Department said Sunday. Brentrice Wilson, 16, was pronounced dead at the scene after … Continue reading

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Five Colorado deputies shot, one fatally

Five deputies were shot, one fatally, after they responded to a report of a domestic disturbance on Sunday morning in a suburb of Denver, officials said. The gunman was shot by deputies and was “believed to be deceased,” the Douglas … Continue reading

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