News Forum - HomePage - RSS News Forum - HomePage - RSS ( Sun, 31 38 2016 02:38:36 GMT Sun, 31 38 2016 02:38:36 GMT ´In God We Trust´ Became Our National Motto 60 Years Ago Today Sun, 31 15 2016 01:15:43 GMT 414bfea9c8f0342f6a52ab11e18a6a79ef402c05 Fox News, by Staff Posted By: JoniTx- Sun, 31 15 2016 01:15:43 GMT 60 years ago today, President Dwight Eisenhower signed legislation officially making “In God We Trust” our national motto. In 1955, Eisenhower signed a bill that mandated all U.S. currency and coins bear the inscription "In God We Trust," but it wasn´t officially adopted as the national motto until one year later. Before that, there was no official motto in the U.S. "Even though the motto was not officially adopted until 1956, it is interwoven into the fabric of this nation, from our founding documents, to our currency, to inscriptions on our government buildings," Sen. James Lankford (R'OK) and Rep. Randy Devastating scenes of America´s worst ever balloon accident: Pilot and his 15 passengers die after hot air balloon ´hits power lines and goes up like a fireball ´over field 30 miles from Austin Sun, 31 03 2016 01:03:12 GMT 14b72734e094b0e2da172ef97f79d645437a0b69 Daily Mail (UK), by Jessica Chia Posted By: JoniTx- Sun, 31 03 2016 01:03:12 GMT Sixteen people were killed in Texas in what is now the deadliest recreational hot air balloon crash in US history. Authorities said they believe the balloon hit high'voltage power lines before it erupted into flames and plummeted to the earth in Lockhart, around 30 miles from Austin,KSAT reported. While the victims´ names have not been released, the pilot has been identified as Skip Nichols of the company Heart of Texas Hot Air Balloon Rides. Scroll down for video (Photos/Videos) The sheriff´s office received a 911 call at 7.44am reporting a possible vehicle accident on Jolly Road near Cistern Road off Exclusive: Pat Caddell Blasts Reuters’ Back'Rigging Polls to Show Clinton Winning Sun, 31 38 2016 12:38:09 GMT 6b3a0a8ec43b4150a80ccdb9618235824049a4e3 Breitbart Presidential Race, by Neil W. McCabe Posted By: JoniTx- Sun, 31 38 2016 12:38:09 GMT Speaking exclusively to Breitbart News, political polling pioneer Pat Caddell said the Reuters news service was guilty of an unprecedented act of professional malpractice after it announced Friday it has dropped the “Neither” option from their presidential campaign tracking polls and then went back and reconfigured previously released polls to present different results with a reinterpretation of the “Neither” responses in those polls. “This comes as close as I have ever seen to cooking the results,” said the legendary pollster and political consultant. “I suppose you can get away with it in polling because there are no laws. But, if One in 10 DNC superdelegates were registered lobbyists Sun, 31 20 2016 12:20:35 GMT 1275abb4dcb24f1aaa720a128c7d3200750d9e2f Washington Examiner, by Daniel Chaitin Posted By: JoniTx- Sun, 31 20 2016 12:20:35 GMT Nearly one in 10 superdelegates who voted in the Democratic presidential primaries were registered lobbyists, according to a new report, adding some support to Bernie Sanders´s claim that "the system is rigged." At least 63 of 712 superdelegates were registered at some point as lobbyists on the state or federal level, according to an analysis conducted this year by the nonpartisan, nonprofit Sunlight Foundation. These individuals represented interests that span across big banks, healthcare insurers, the telecommunications industry and unions, including Goldman Sachs and Planned Parenthood. The list includes former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, who is currently registered for Donald Trump and RNC attack presidential debate schedule Sun, 31 06 2016 12:06:04 GMT 268bf7d285c5904d2771cb7652284d0817a06f09 CNN, by Brian Stelter Posted By: chickadee- Sun, 31 06 2016 12:06:04 GMT Donald Trump says the fall debate schedule is "unacceptable," raising the specter that he may try to skip them. In a tweet on Friday night, Trump incorrectly said that Hillary Clinton and the Democrats are "trying to rig the debates." In fact, the fall debate schedule was determined almost a year ago by the nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates, a private group made up of both Republicans and Democrats. RNC chief strategist Sean Spicer invoked criticism of the commission on CNN Saturday morning, saying "The entire system needs to be relooked at." The commission responded to Trump on Saturday by Two tropical waves catching eye of National Hurricane Center; see forecast map Sat, 30 31 2016 11:31:59 GMT 5b1196dd58121d55f67951589fe01b3aad743d80 Advocate [Baton Rouge, LA], by Staff Posted By: Attercliffe- Sat, 30 31 2016 11:31:59 GMT The National Hurricane Center is monitoring two areas of disturbed weather in the tropics. As of Friday morning, the first tropical wave has a 30 percent chance of further development in the next five days, the NHC said. The second wave has 50'50 shot of further development. The first wave '' located about 1200 miles east of the Lesser Antilles – is moving westward quickly at 25 mph and is poorly organized, meaning development will be slow if it occurs, according to the NHC. The second wave is just off the coast of Africa and, according to the NHC, is becoming better organized Trump’s Thunderbolts Sat, 30 24 2016 11:24:06 GMT 4e58f2b8bfbf357f7362451e73bffe6974a312df New York Times, by Maureen Dowd Posted By: Honeybadger- Sat, 30 24 2016 11:24:06 GMT Donald Trump is mad at me. He thinks I’ve treated him “very badly.” But he returned my call on Friday night on his way to a rally in Colorado and agreed to do a lightning round on the Democratic convention. He began, naturally, by bragging about his convention ratings and bounce, but then we got down to specifics. Michael Bloomberg’s speech suggesting Trump is not “sane” and mocking him as a con man:“A guy who didn’t have the guts to run for president. Little Michael. He doesn’t know anything about me. But he never had the guts to run. He Isis training children of foreign fighters to become ´next generation´ of terrorists Sat, 30 09 2016 11:09:46 GMT e70d14de348c19bf161feff74d20e32316bf3337 Independent [UK], by Lizzie Dearden Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- Sat, 30 09 2016 11:09:46 GMT The children of foreign fighters living in Isis territory in Syria and Iraq are being trained to become the “next generation” of terrorists, Europe’s law enforcement agency has warned. The terror group advertises its use of children as fighters and suicide bombers, as well as featuring children, including a four'year'old British boy, as executioners in its gory propaganda videos. There are concerns the number of young boys forced into Isis ranks will increase as young children taken to live in its territories or born to “jihadi brides” grow up. Autopsy: 18-year-old man killed by CPD officers was shot in back Sat, 30 55 2016 10:55:53 GMT 5091073dcd849c63dc71b4573a8893c220aca08e Sun-Times [Chicago, IL], by Mitchell Armentrout Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- Sat, 30 55 2016 10:55:53 GMT An 18-year-old man slain by Chicago Police officers Thursday night in the South Shore neighborhood died of a gunshot wound to the back, an autopsy has found. The Cook County medical examiner’s office ruled Paul O’Neal’s death a homicide on Saturday, a day after two of the three officers who opened fire on him were “relieved of their police powers” because they might have violated department policy in the shooting, CPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said. “CPD investigators determined [three] officers discharged their weapons … given what is known thus far, it appears that departmental policies may have been violated by Bernie Sanders’ Former Press Secretary Says She Experienced Blatant Racism From Staffers Sat, 30 40 2016 10:40:41 GMT 39571603023fa41d49e9e339ea42df375767bbe8 BuzzFeed News, by Tamerra Griffin Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- Sat, 30 40 2016 10:40:41 GMT Bernie Sanders’ former national press secretary says she experienced repeated incidents of racism from other staff while on the campaign trail, and at one point broke down in tears in her car. In an interview for Lenny, an online newsletter co-founded by Lena Dunham, 26-year-old Symone Sanders (no relation to the Vermont senator) spoke with writer Mikki Halpin and described several instances in which felt she was discriminated against as a high-ranking black female campaign worker. Mikki Halpin: Last time we spoke, you told me about some really frustrating experiences you had on the road that you felt were definitely Minnesota judge denies claims of 29 would'be heirs to Prince estate Sat, 30 34 2016 10:34:11 GMT 7245c6aea67635512e749373f3ecc206f5bc9858 Reuters, by Curtis Skinner Posted By: NorthernDog- Sat, 30 34 2016 10:34:11 GMT A Minnesota judge dismissed claims from 29 would'be heirs to the estate of the late pop star Prince, strengthening the inheritance claims of the performer´s surviving siblings, court records released on Friday showed. Carver County Judge Kevin Eide made the ruling on Thursday, adding that six people determined to be Prince´s siblings, half'siblings or other relatives would have to undergo genetic testing. The denials of other would'be heirs came in response to a flood of individuals seeking a piece of the estate, estimated to be worth more than $500 million, left by Prince when he died unexpectedly in April at the 2 teens charged with shooting at Columbia police Sat, 30 15 2016 10:15:01 GMT 2911e9b5c849613054cb86eeb9cd837dad48e002 York Daily Record [PA], by Dylan Segelbaum Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- Sat, 30 15 2016 10:15:01 GMT York, PA - Describing the acts as “senseless” and “chilling,” Lancaster County District Attorney Craig Stedman on Saturday said two teenagers had been charged with trying to kill police officers, in a series of shootings that threw parts of Columbia into lockdown for several hours. Marquell Rentas, 17, and Trenton Nace, 18, both of Columbia, are each charged with four counts of attempted criminal homicide of a law enforcement officer and related offenses. Both are being held in Lancaster County Prison on $2 million bail. "There's absolutely no question, with incidents like this and incidents that we've seen in the recent Dallas weatherman says ´slain thugs´ comment that led him to resign had no racist intent Sat, 30 07 2016 10:07:54 GMT 9882f18fbada8a2885834c2e0ee7593397807617 Dallas Morning News, by Liz Farmer Posted By: NorthernDog- Sat, 30 07 2016 10:07:54 GMT Weatherman Bob Goosmann denied there were any racial undertones to the incendiary Facebook comment that led him to resign as chief meteorologist at KRLD (1080 AM). (Snip) The Facebook message, posted Wednesday, said, "As many of you have probably noticed, I´ve stayed away from politics on FB. The DNC parading the mothers of slain thugs around on their stage has me furious." The comment came after black women whose children have died while in custody, in police shootings or other gun violence took the stage at the Democratic National Convention. Goosmann later posted a comment on dallasnews.comthat said he didn´t Meningitis outbreaks among gay men have experts puzzled Sat, 30 57 2016 09:57:52 GMT 1ba05755cd65cccff5a9f334fd620ec6640d5bed Los Angeles Times, by Soumya Karlamangla Posted By: NorthernDog- Sat, 30 57 2016 09:57:52 GMT As cases of meningitis, a rare and potentially fatal disease, popped up in cities nationwide over the past several years, public health officials noticed a trend: many of those infected were gay men. There’s no known medical reason why meningitis, which is transmitted through saliva, would spread more among gay and bisexual men. Yet New York, Chicago and now Southern California have experienced outbreaks disproportionately affecting that population. “It is perplexing,” said Dr. Rachel Civen, a medical epidemiologist at L.A. County’s Department of Public Health. Of the 13 cases of meningitis this year in L.A. County — excluding Long Beach, Federal Racial Discipline Quotas Create Chaos In St. Paul Schools Sat, 30 38 2016 09:38:22 GMT ea884cc7265c46cb0639e9e5b2cb36499a00546d The Federalist, by Katherine Kersten Posted By: JoniTx- Sat, 30 38 2016 09:38:22 GMT Schools in St. Paul, Minnesota, are out for the summer, and kids are basking in the rare Minnesota sun. As families head to the lake, there’s an overwhelming sense of relief that school is over. But this is not the usual end'of'school rejoicing, for it hasn’t been an ordinary year in St. Paul. Just days after the last school bell rang, a dramatic uprising of teachers, parents, and school board members ousted Superintendent Valeria Silva. Silva’s approach to school discipline sparked the revolt. Her policies, initiated in 2010, launched the St. Paul schools on a downward spiral of chaos and RNC Chair Reince Priebus: 90% of Republicans Are Now Supporting Trump, The Rest Should Get on Board (Video) Sat, 30 01 2016 09:01:30 GMT 3ef944617c243cf5779339f5c20191d844dab874 Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft Posted By: JoniTx- Sat, 30 01 2016 09:01:30 GMT RNC chairman Reince Priebus joined Tucker Carlson on Hannity Friday night to discuss the DNC Convention in Philadelphia. Reince told Tucker the Democrats were operating in a fantasyland of “unity” at their convention. (Photo) Reince went on to tell Tucker that 90 percent of Republicans are now supporting Donald Trump. Reince Priebus: Look, 90 percent of Republicans are on board. You have a handful of people that aren’t. They should be on board. They have agreed to be on board. They’re not on board. They should get on board. But I actually think when you look at these two parties Donald Trump to Father of Fallen Soldier: ´I´ve Made a Lot of Sacrifices´ Sat, 30 59 2016 08:59:28 GMT cedfa57a3fa7362afe25c4dd214dfd0a01c6633e ABC News, by Steve Turnham Posted By: chickadee- Sat, 30 59 2016 08:59:28 GMT In his first response to a searing charge from bereaved Army father Khizr Khan that he’d “sacrificed nothing” for his country, Donald Trump claimed that he had in fact sacrificed by employing “thousands and thousands of people.” He also suggested that Khan’s wife didn’t speak because she was forbidden to as a Muslim and questioned whether Khan’s words were his own. “Who wrote that? Did Hillary´s script writers write it?” Trump said in an interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos. “I think I´ve made a lot of sacrifices. I work very, very hard.” On the last night of the Democratic Watch ‘Clinton Cash’ This Weekend on One America News Network Sat, 30 49 2016 08:49:58 GMT 351de1d9619f9563e598ab6d2f89e96054448c66 Breitbart Big Hollywood, by Jerome Hudson Posted By: JoniTx- Sat, 30 49 2016 08:49:58 GMT One America News Network is airing the explosive documentary film Clinton Cash this Saturday and Sunday at 5 pm EST, making the 105'minute film that exposes the alarming pattern of corruption at the Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton Foundation available to a wider audience. “Whether your political views lean to the right or left, there’s nothing worse than politicians that abuse their power for personal gain,” One America News Network President Charles Herring told Breitbart News in an email. “Too many times we’ve seen elected officials take a position on an issue that isn’t based on fundamental values or what’s The sexist slideshow that got NCAA football coaches banned Sat, 30 37 2016 08:37:42 GMT a507104b81d5c24572b6bb4bbaae015ded09fdb0 Associated Press, by Staff Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- Sat, 30 37 2016 08:37:42 GMT (Tweet) College Station, TX ' Texas A&M has suspended two assistant football coaches for two weeks for what they described as a “failed attempt at humor” this week at a football clinic for women. Coach Kevin Sumlin announced Friday night that offensive line coach Jim Turner and special teams coordinator Jeff Banks have been suspended without pay and will have to serve 20 hours of community service. The assistant coaches’ presentation at the Chalk Talk clinic Wednesday night included slides with tips for blocking that had double entendre and what could be construed as sexual references. “There is absolutely no place in American Flags Fall In The Presence Of Hillary Clinton [Video] Sat, 30 33 2016 08:33:00 GMT 8e875d97bac2d54a54d0d0d30072b984b63b4541 Daily Caller, by Steve Guest Posted By: JoniTx- Sat, 30 33 2016 08:33:00 GMT After the balloon drop Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention, as Hillary Clinton made her way off the stage, an American flag fell to the ground, and it appears the nobody moved to save it. (Video) For her part, Clinton appeared to have been looking in the direction of the flag which was next to her top aide Huma Abedin. Last September at a campaign rally at the University of Wisconsin, the American flag adorned backdrop collapsed. In another instance in 2007, Clinton along with Abedin were present when multiple American flags fell to the ground. In this instance, Clinton Police: 3 dead, 11 wounded in weekend shootings Sat, 30 27 2016 08:27:45 GMT 508241e729fb377bf5db0ed5d2e6793359fa402e Chicago Sun'Times (IL), by Staff Posted By: JoniTx- Sat, 30 27 2016 08:27:45 GMT Shootings in Chicago left three people dead and at least 11 others wounded between Friday evening and Saturday morning, police said. Two women were shot — one fatally — and two more were stabbed during a fight early Saturday in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side, according to Chicago Police. The four women got into a fight with another group of women about 3:20 a.m. in the 0'100 block of North Leclaire, police said. A 27'year'old woman was shot in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. A 21'year'old woman was shot in the left ear, Bill would prevent LGBT discrimination at religious schools Sat, 30 23 2016 08:23:59 GMT cc9d3af0640900b11d7d4a30d45aa5fc1091f785 Associated Press, by Darcy Costello Posted By: JoniTx- Sat, 30 23 2016 08:23:59 GMT SACRAMENTO, Calif.' The conflict between religious freedom and gay rights has a new battleground ' California´s religious colleges and universities. A bill moving through the Legislature would remove a longstanding exemption from anti'discrimination laws for religious institutions, potentially exposing the schools to civil rights lawsuits from students and employees. Some schools call the measure, SB1146, an attack on their free exercise of religion and say the exemption allows them to craft campus policies in line with their faith. Currently, religious institutions can assign housing based on sex, not gender identity, and discipline students for violating moral codes of conduct, which Mystery Mower Carves ´Trump´ Into Texas Lawn Sat, 30 10 2016 08:10:43 GMT 5680a67c40ad5cade53bc46134ed2898a42f68bf KABC'TV [Los Angeles], by Lauren Lea Posted By: earlybird- Sat, 30 10 2016 08:10:43 GMT BAYTOWN, Texas '' A Baytown neighborhood is all abuzz after "Trump" was mowed into a neighbor´s front yard. One man claimed to have seen someone mowing the grass in the 100 block of N. Burnett Dr. Thursday, but the mystery mower´s identity is still unknown. "I think it´s a little crazy," said neighbor Julie Oinonen. "I noticed when I was going to work the grass was laid over but I didn´t know it actually said ´Trump´ there." Neighbors said the home has been vacant for a few years and no one has seen the owner recently. The lawn is neatly trimmed around Merkel must go! Germans turn against Chancellor as thousands protest at open'door policy Sat, 30 00 2016 08:00:55 GMT b98f000b3e400324e07cd7f6c91c452b1fb599b3 Daily Express [UK], by Katie Mansfield Posted By: Attercliffe- Sat, 30 00 2016 08:00:55 GMT Police are patrolling the protest as crowds gather in Washington Square for an anti'immigration rally following a spate of terror attacks in the country. Holding banners saying ‘Merkel must go’ and ‘The queen of smugglers. Merkel must leave’, crowds waving flags have flocked to the public square and the hashtag #Merkelmussweg is being used by protesters online. Counter'demonstrations are also being held by anti'fascist groups with police expecting up to 5,000 people to gather in the German capital. Posters reading ´Berlin! Better without Nazis´ have been seen as others walk around with t'shirts saying ´The German Reich lives in us’. Right'wing speakers will The fire marshal Trump insulted at a rally in Colorado has more than two decades of experience as a public servant and received an award for his work after two mass shootings Sat, 30 49 2016 07:49:07 GMT 97e23a052d4bfe9f27e3fab0a831531d02d7b8e6 Daily Mail [UK], by Jessica Chia Posted By: Attercliffe- Sat, 30 49 2016 07:49:07 GMT Donald Trump lashed out at a fire marshal who directed crowds of people into another room after an auditorium at the University of Colorado where he was speaking reached maximum capacity. Trump said Brett Lacey, a 23'year veteran fire marshal in Colorado Springs, was ´probably a Democrat´ who didn´t know what he was doing before spiraling to the conclusion: ´That´s why we´re going to hell.´ Lacey, who was recognized in February for his service after a 2015 shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic, said he was merely concerned with public safety. Trump spoke for nearly an hour at the Gallogly Events Center