News Forum - HomePage - RSS News Forum - HomePage - RSS ( Sat, 25 04 2014 09:04:10 GMT Sat, 25 04 2014 09:04:10 GMT Washington Post Calls for CNN´s Carol Costello to Apologize to Palin Family On'Air Sat, 25 57 2014 07:57:07 GMT bea6305b0f4bb93fbea7711c88e5306e2a604cdb Breitbart Big Journalism, by John Nolte Posted By: JoniTx- Sat, 25 57 2014 07:57:07 GMT Washington Post media reporter Erik Wemple called on CNN´s Carol Costello to apologize to the Palin family in the same venue where she mocked audio of Bristol Palin reporting a physical assault: on'air. Although Costello herself called for an ESPN anchor to be suspended for comments he made about a assault on a woman (after he had apologized on'air), thus far Costello has only issued a short written apology through CNN. The Washington Post: Costello apologized quickly and in airtight fashion: “Over the past few days I have been roundly criticized for joking about a brawl involving the Palin family. After Negative Ebola Test, Quarantined Nurse Criticizes Treatment at Newark Airport Sat, 25 56 2014 07:56:35 GMT 7adaf1ee4510f6dbfdd60d5bf3685e1e5675378b New York Times, by ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS Posted By: flyright- Sat, 25 56 2014 07:56:35 GMT A nurse who tested negative for the Ebola virus but remained under a 21'day quarantine in a Newark hospital on Saturday is angry and frustrated with how she was treated when she returned to the United States from West Africa.A first'person account by the nurse, Kaci Hickox, of what happened when she landed at Newark Liberty International Airport about 1 p.m. Friday was published on Saturday on the website of The Dallas Morning News. Ms. Hickox said that four hours after she landed at the airport, her fever registered 101 degrees when it was taken with a forehead scanner by a UTA grad isolated at New Jersey hospital as part of Ebola quarantine Sat, 25 45 2014 07:45:41 GMT 25fe3f83ec90fbcc8d9430e477fbb31bbde1604c Dallas Morning News, by Kaci Hickox Posted By: earlybird- Sat, 25 45 2014 07:45:41 GMT <i>(Editor’s note: Kaci Hickox, a nurse with degrees from the University of Texas at Arlington and the Johns Hopkins University, has been caring for Ebola patients while on assignment with Doctors Without Borders in Sierra Leone. Upon her return to the U.S. on Friday, she was placed in quarantine at a New Jersey hospital. She has tested negative in a preliminary test for Ebola, but the hospital says she will remain under mandatory quarantine for 21 days and will be monitored by public health officials.</i> (Snip) I am a nurse who has just returned to the U.S. after working with Doctors Charlie Crist Refuses to Return Strip Club Money Sat, 25 27 2014 07:27:40 GMT 7615dcfa61b5d1c1e99dbca7f4a4d86528b22086 Breitbart TV, by Ian Hanchett Posted By: mitzi- Sat, 25 27 2014 07:27:40 GMT Charlie Crist, the Democratic candidate for governor in Florida, refused to give about $90,000 he received from strip club owners during a preview of an interview on CBS Miami’s “Facing South Florida” set to air Sunday. When Crist was asked if why he hadn’t returned the money by anchor Jim DeFede, Crist responded “because we got it from a management company.” After DeFede pressed Crist, asking if now that he knew the source of the money, he thought it should be returned, Crist responded “no, I don’t.” Dr. Oz: Ebola is ‘dumb’ Sat, 25 26 2014 07:26:17 GMT da6978058c92e6eb9dfaf3d31e5e78379a5c83b4 New York Post, by Bryan Hood Posted By: woofwoofwoof- Sat, 25 26 2014 07:26:17 GMT There’s at least one New Yorker who isn’t concerned about Ebola: Dr. Oz. ... Oz stressed that one of the main reasons New Yorkers shouldn’t worry about Ebola becoming a plague is because the virus is “dumb.” “At its very core, Ebola is a dumb virus,” he explained. “What I mean by that is that it’s not very smart; it doesn’t spread well. It’s not very smart because it doesn’t keep you alive. A smart virus doesn’t kill its host. This version of this virus is not what’s going to be a pandemic.” Top Israeli minister declares ‘crisis’ in relationship with U.S. Sat, 25 08 2014 07:08:20 GMT ffdcf4dffb0166797cbd078dc2f5201b045af044 Associated Press, by Staff Posted By: JoniTx- Sat, 25 08 2014 07:08:20 GMT JERUSALEM — A top Israeli minister says there is a “crisis” in in the country’s relations with the United States that must be fixed. Finance Minister Yair Lapid’s comments Saturday came a day after U.S. officials said the Obama administration refused Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon’s requests to meet several top national security aides. The White House and the State Department rejected Israeli proposals for meetings with Vice President Joe Biden, National Security Adviser Susan Rice and Secretary of State John Kerry on his five-day trip to the United States. The administration is still miffed over negative comments Yaalon made Five congressional candidates who could make Capitol Hill interesting Sat, 25 49 2014 06:49:56 GMT a624c6d656be4f20339b586ef3b9d38138361256 Washington Post, by Emily Heil Posted By: JoniTx- Sat, 25 49 2014 06:49:56 GMT As totally unbiased journalists, we have zero political agenda and wouldn’t in a million years dream of backing a political candidate. But as gossips, we can’t help but root for a freshman class in Congress that’s packed with fresh faces and interesting characters — regardless of their party. And as the midterm elections near, we’re ever hopeful that we’ll have some standouts among the frosh — folks who could add something to the extracurricular life on Capitol Hill. Here are five congressional candidates who, if they’re elected, we could see snagging class superlatives: Most Popular — Zach Dasher would have Could It Possibly Get Any Worse? It Already Did! Sat, 25 38 2014 06:38:05 GMT 53012ba35f4c4730653126d9cad7f95471e1b6f6 PJ Media, by Roger L. Simon Posted By: Gertrude- Sat, 25 38 2014 06:38:05 GMT Only eight days ago, October 15, I wrote a piece asking “Could It Possibly Get Any Worse?” Although I was only half-serious and thought I was just being intentionally hyperbolic, it already did! Today, in my birth city of New York, within hours of each other, we had a doctor come down with Ebola and another quasi-Islamo-lunatic bash a cop in the head with a hatchet, only a day after a similar event in Canada. The most amazing part of the cop attack was, at approximately 7PM West Coast time, after millions of people had been hearing about it on cable television for hours, according to Ed Henry on Fox, Crisis in Mexico: The Disappearance of the Forty'Three Sat, 25 00 2014 06:00:16 GMT a50728ef1a77c4ae937ee6d27c855dbf0f7774f7 New Yorker, by Francisco Goldman Posted By: StormCnter- Sat, 25 00 2014 06:00:16 GMT Every morning, the newspapers in Mexico City announce how many days it has been since forty'three students from the Ayotzinapa Normal School disappeared while in Iguala, Guerrero. On Friday, the number—twenty'eight days—was accompanied by an announcement that the governor of Guerrero state, Ángel Aguirre Rivero, had finally resigned after weeks of outrage over the violence and lawlessness that marked his tenure. The disappearance of the forty'three has aroused horror, indignation, and protest throughout Mexico and all over the world. An air of sadness, disgust, fear and foreboding hangs over Mexico City, where I live, like the unseasonably cold, gray, drizzly weather The nastiest political tactic this year Sat, 25 57 2014 05:57:37 GMT 64e488d22b621d4cd271cba34f73bdcdb3d29620 Washington Post, by George F. Will Posted By: StormCnter- Sat, 25 57 2014 05:57:37 GMT The early'morning paramilitary'style raids on citizens’ homes were conducted by law enforcement officers, sometimes wearing bulletproof vests and lugging battering rams, pounding on doors and issuing threats. Spouses were separated as the police seized computers, including those of children still in pajamas. Clothes drawers, including the children’s, were ransacked, cellphones were confiscated and the citizens were told that it would be a crime to tell anyone of the raids. Some raids were precursors of, others were parts of, the nastiest episode of this unlovely political season, an episode that has occurred in an unlikely place. This attempted criminalization of politics to Cancer rumors swirl around Putin Sat, 25 53 2014 05:53:11 GMT 606d4d3e660dc8e0602de39c120b8a55f2e39fd0 New York Post, by Richard Johnson Posted By: StormCnter- Sat, 25 53 2014 05:53:11 GMT There is an explanation for Vladimir Putin’s hurry to invade Ukraine — it is rumored he has cancer. News outlets from Belarus to Poland have reported for months that the Russian strongman has cancer of the spinal cord. But my sources say it’s pancreatic cancer, one of the most lethal forms of the disease. Putin is allegedly being treated by an elderly doctor from the old East Germany whom Putin met decades ago while serving in Dresden for the KGB. The doctor has been trying various treatments including steroid shots, which would explain Putin’s puffy appearance. The physician, who is 84 years old, Obama: ´There’s a Silver Lining in All The Attention The Ebola Situation Has Received´ Sat, 25 48 2014 05:48:03 GMT 457d26d453a16ba6c9dbd849d6979f09ef1dd0c8 Cybercast News Service, by Terence P. Jeffrey Posted By: JoniTx- Sat, 25 48 2014 05:48:03 GMT In remarks delivered in the Oval Office late on Wednesday afternoon, President Barack Obama pointed to what he called &#34;a silver lining&#34; in the attention that has been focused on people in the United States falling ill with Ebola. This &#34;silver lining,&#34; the president said, is that it points out how important public health systems are. Additionally, the president noted that at some point in the future Americans may in fact be dealing &#34;with an airborne disease that is much easier to catch and is deadly.&#34; &#34;I’ll say one other thing about this,&#34; Obama said. &#34;If there’s a silver lining True love’s bond is stronger than ever Sat, 25 43 2014 05:43:36 GMT 73281cbd0d6e48ece9d1eb72b33e9edc9bb8fa6a Boston Herald, by Joe Fitzgerald Posted By: JoniTx- Sat, 25 43 2014 05:43:36 GMT He remembers the first time he saw her. He was far from his Roxbury roots, living in a small northeast community that reminded him of Mayberry RFD, trying to establish himself in a career that had always been his heart´s desire. He was sitting at one end of the counter in a popular local eatery when, at the opposite end, he saw her emerge from the kitchen and engage a customer in friendly banter. He asked the townie next to him, &#34;Who is that?&#34; He was told she was a college junior, home for the summer, waitressing. Call it magic. Call Ebola in New York: Feel O.K.? Sat, 25 27 2014 05:27:26 GMT 4782274e2a5b3f6a008fb05ff26d30e73af4298a New Yorker Magazine, by Nick Paumgarten Posted By: NorthernDog- Sat, 25 27 2014 05:27:26 GMT Around dawn Thursday, not far from my apartment, a dog walker discovered a dead body in Central Park. This was in a stranded wedge of park, a triangle bounded by the branches of the Ninety'seventh Street Transverse and Fifth Avenue. There’s a statue there, Lord knows why, of Albert Bertel Thorvaldsen, the Danish sculptor. I heard some of the details from the guy who found the corpse: reportedly, the deceased was a ninety'five'year'old psychiatrist who had been missing for a week. The body was in the bushes—pants down, no shoes. The cops treated it as a crime scene. There were Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learns Sat, 25 26 2014 05:26:13 GMT 46147eb88f56eb2e21337e9890808973e19c95fd Washington Post, by Valerie Strauss Posted By: JoniTx- Sat, 25 26 2014 05:26:13 GMT Do teachers really know what students go through? To find out, one teacher followed two students for two days and was amazed at what she found. Her report is in following post, which appeared on the blog of Grant Wiggins, the co'author of “Understanding by Design” and the author of “Educative Assessment” and numerous articles on education. A high school teacher for 14 years, he is now the president of Authentic Education, in Hopewell, New Jersey, which provides professional development and other services to schools aimed at improving student learning. You can read more about him and his work at GOP´s Will Hurd: The Obama administration ´spends too much and listens too little´ Sat, 25 09 2014 05:09:05 GMT 89fb7f25e11cc4da983babc4e8c1dbf6dd97d75e Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm Posted By: SurferLad- Sat, 25 09 2014 05:09:05 GMT House Candidate Will Hurd gives the Republican Party's Weekly Remarks - Good morning. My name is Will Hurd. My hope is to be elected representative of Texas’ 23rd Congressional District. Because, like you, I want to get this mess in Washington cleaned up once and for all. For too long, we’ve had an administration in DC that spends too much and listens too little, that thinks the answer to every question is more government. But when we can’t trust that government to protect our economy … secure our borders … to provide basic services to our veterans, we know something has to change. Obama on Ebola: ´We can beat this disease´ Sat, 25 49 2014 04:49:36 GMT 71f32abbda1d5008bc8e6d6426ef962dcfc329ac Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm Posted By: SurferLad- Sat, 25 49 2014 04:49:36 GMT President Obama´s weekly remarks - Hi everybody, this week, we remained focused on our fight against Ebola. In Dallas, dozens of family, friends and others who had been in close contact with the first patient, Mr. Duncan, were declared free of Ebola—a reminder that this disease is actually very hard to catch. Across Dallas, others being monitored—including health care workers who were most at risk—were also declared Ebola-free. Two Americans—patients in Georgia and Nebraska who contracted the disease in West Africa—recovered and were released from the hospital. The first of the two Dallas nurses Woman beheaded for killing ISIS member who attempted to rape her Sat, 25 43 2014 04:43:09 GMT e486a7c359c505c1a88c7de77f957cdbb3e88d25 Iraqi News [Baghdad], by Abdelhak Mamoun Posted By: Hazymac- Sat, 25 43 2014 04:43:09 GMT DIYALA '' According to a security source in Diyala province, the terrorist organization ISIS beheaded a 30 year old woman for killing one its members as he attempted to rape her in her home located northeast of Baquba. The source said in an interview for “On Wednesday, a member of the terrorist organization ISIS attempted to rape a 30 year old woman inside her house in a village located in the northern district of Muqdadiya (35 km northeast of Baquba), but she managed to grab his gun and kill him in order to maintain her honor. The woman was 2 law officers killed in ´incredibly dangerous´ shooting rampage Sat, 25 38 2014 04:38:37 GMT ed314779d5eb6eeaa6d8121b24e648c2b17295ac Los Angeles Times, by Adolfo Flores, Brittny Mejia Posted By: Ribicon- Sat, 25 38 2014 04:38:37 GMT A gunman suspected of fatally shooting two Northern California law officers Friday and wounding two other people was arrested after a six'hour chase with search dogs, helicopters and armored vehicles. Marcelo Marquez, 34, of Salt Lake City, was taken into custody by a SWAT team from a home in Auburn in Placer County, hours after the initial shooting occurred 30 miles away in a strip mall in Sacramento, said Placer County Sheriff´s spokeswoman Dena Erwin. (Snip) One of the officers killed was Placer County Sheriff´s Det. Michael David Davis Jr. The 42'year'old died 26 years to the day after West waging a ´CNN war´ in Syria as Isil makes gains in Iraq Sat, 25 11 2014 04:11:07 GMT 6468361a9098b47c02f994225b9a436f42e8f75a Telegraph [UK], by Sofia Barbarani* Posted By: NorthernDog- Sat, 25 11 2014 04:11:07 GMT On the barren wastes of Mount Sinjar, the Yazidis are once more surrounded and fighting for their lives. &#34;We saw Isil, there are daily clashes with Isil. Today and yesterday there was heavy fighting,&#34; said one stranded Yazidi man, Dre´i Shamo, last week. &#34;The situation is very tragic and critical.&#34; (Snip) Analysts and some Iraqis now wonder whether President Barack Obama´s declared strategy in the Middle East has been abandoned in favour of pursuing a short'term agenda dictated by the news agenda: that the &#34;CNN factor was at play&#34;, as Ben Barry, a former British Army brigadier, put it after Washington State School Shooting – Hormone Rage Over A Girl – Jaylen Fryberg …and Why We Don’t Outline School Shootings Sat, 25 57 2014 01:57:32 GMT 723900bfedbc1cb952a8c576fe3d5574c4e0d0ea Conservative Treehouse, by Sundance Posted By: earlybird- Sat, 25 57 2014 01:57:32 GMT Jaylen Fryberg was a 15'year'old Native American Indian boy who shot six people in his High School today.(Snip)The motive for the shooting are hormones and sexuality. A glance at Jaylen Fryberg’s social media…. (TWITTER and INSTAGRAM) …show an exceptional focus on SEX. In essence a 15'year'old going through the hormone induced instability that happens when young men are moving toward adulthood. Unfortunately, his girlfriend broke up with him a few weeks ago and his violent rage, his rampage, followed as a consequence of her affections being directed toward another person he was close with. It is exceptionally sad. Liberals Feel Sorry for the &#34;Lone Wolf&#34; Terrorists They´ve Created Sat, 25 02 2014 01:02:18 GMT 800cbd3ee9be78976269c7493e019086882e112f, by Rush Limbaugh Posted By: Desert Fox- Sat, 25 02 2014 01:02:18 GMT RUSH: We were told yesterday '' not only by Canadian authorities, but repeated by American media '' turns out to not have been totally true, folks. It´s up to me to point this out. A caller yesterday on the program '' and we had several news sources pointing out that the gunman in Canada was monitored. He was a known figure. Well, now police say that the gunman was not being &#34;monitored.&#34; He´d been there only three weeks. &#34;A soldier was shot and killed in a war memorial and shots were fired in Parliament before the gunman was killed.&#34; We all know Supposed Feminist Carol Costello Loves the Sound of Bristol Palin Attacked by Drunken Men Sat, 25 48 2014 12:48:22 GMT 742c734d063d3b8a58aece526f0e13d9a2cd47a5, by Rush Limbaugh Posted By: Desert Fox- Sat, 25 48 2014 12:48:22 GMT RUSH: Carol Costello, my former stalker at CNN. She has a corner on the market on laughing at things. Did you hear what happened? Did you hear what she... (interruption) Yeah. And this is so classic. This is just typical. What happened was Bristol Palin, the daughter of Sarah Palin, got beat up. She basically got beat up and ended up calling the cops, and Carol Costello at CNN just thought it was the greatest news that she´d ever heard. Oh, yeah, Carol talked about this as being something that we hadn´t enjoyed in a long, long time. Here, grab audio Ya´alon Refused Meetings with Biden and Kerry Sat, 25 46 2014 12:46:45 GMT e1f05919813e1dd54d3b1a191a1bb46cc5ac8b64 Arutz Sheva [Israel], by Ben Ariel Posted By: Attercliffe- Sat, 25 46 2014 12:46:45 GMT Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon was denied meetings with top American officials during his visit to the United States this week, The Associated Press (AP) reported on Friday, citing officials in Washington. While Defense Minister Moshe Ya´alon did see Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, the officials said the White House and State Department rejected Israeli proposals for meetings with Vice President Joe Biden, national security adviser Susan Rice and Secretary of State John Kerry. The officials also revealed that the Obama administration had sought to stop Ya´alon from seeing Power, but the objections were made