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WHITE HOUSE SHRUGS OFF COLOMBIAN REPORT

By VICTORIA JONES Talk Radio News Service WHITE HOUSE – The White House Thursday dismissed a report in WaPo implicating a WH advance team member in a 2012 Secret Service prostitution scandal in Colombia and denied allegations the team member’s involvement had been covered up (Reuters, Hill, WaPo, me) Washington Post reported Thursday that records […]

DALLAS HOSPITAL DEFENDS EBOLA CARE

TALK RADIO NEWS SERVICE Texas Health Dallas is pushing back about what it said were “misconceptions” about the treatment of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S., who died of the disease Wednesday.  “Our care team provided Mr. Duncan with the same high level of attention and care that would be given […]

ONCE AGAIN, NOBEL PEACE PRIZE DOESN’T GO FOR PEACE

By DAVID SWANSON The Nobel Peace Prize is required by Alfred Nobel’s will, which created it, to go to “the person who shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses.” The Nobel Committee […]

FED JUDGE BLOCKS TX VOTER ID LAW

A federal judge on Thursday blocked Texas from enforcing voter ID requirements just weeks ahead of the November elections, knocking down a law that the U.S. Justice Department condemned in court as the state’s latest means of suppressing minority turnout. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos of Corpus Christi is a defeat […]

EX-MMA FIGHTER JASON ‘MAYHEM’ MILLER TWEETS STANDOFF WITH COPS

Retired mixed martial artist Jason Miller was taken into custody Thursday afternoon following a nonviolent standoff with Orange County Sheriff’s Department officers in California. Miller live-tweeted the standoff from his personal account, which has 222,000 followers. At one point during the standoff, he wrote, “just (sic) don’t let them shoot me.”

ANOTHER MEXICAN DRUG CARTEL BOSS BUSTED

Mexican federal authorities say they’ve captured Juarez Cartel leader Vicente Carrillo Fuentes. Carrillo Fuentes, known as “El Viceroy,” was one of Mexico’s most wanted criminals. He was detained in an operation in Mexico’s Coahuila state, CNN affiliate FOROtv reported.

SNL VET JAN HOOKS DEAD

Jan Hooks, who worked alongside some of the biggest “Saturday Night Live” stars … died Thursday … TMZ has learned. She was 57. We’ve learned she passed away this morning in New York City. Sources tell us Jan had been battling a serious illness. Jan was part of the ‘SNL’ cast from 1986-91 … the […]

AIRPLANE CLEANERS STRIKE OVER EBOLA THREAT

Nearly 200 airline cabin cleaners walked off the job at a New York City airport overnight, striking over health and safety issues that include fears over possible exposure to Ebola. The protest involves Air Serv cabin cleaners in Terminal D at New York’s LaGuardia airport, a contractor that serves Delta, as well as supporting workers […]

HIL GIVES A PEAK INTO HER FOREIGN POLICY; DECLARES ISIS GREATER THREAT THAN AL QAEDA

Islamic State militants are stronger and better-funded than al-Qaeda and could pose a direct threat to the United States and other Western nations if their advance is not stopped, former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday. “It’s a serious threat because this is the best-funded, most professional, expansionist jihadist military force that we […]

AL PASTOR HAD AIDS, SLEPT WITH PARISHIONERS

It’s an announcement that continues to rock a Montgomery church and the surrounding community. WSFA 12 News confirmed with church leaders, including the now former pastor of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Juan Demetrius McFarland himself, that McFarland confessed from the pulpit a few Sundays ago that he had full blown AIDS and had slept with […]

CONDITION OF NURSE IN SPAIN WITH EBOLA WORSENS

The health of a Spanish nurse who became the first person to contract Ebola outside of West Africa has worsened, a hospital official said on Thursday. Teresa Romero’s brother said her health had deteriorated and she was now being helped with her breathing in hospital.

BRITISH MAN DIES OF EBOLA IN MACEDONIA

Officials were urgently investigating reports that a British citizen has died of Ebola in Macedonia and another has contracted the disease. The Macedonian Health Ministry said the Britons had travelled to the country from the UK, raising fears that they might already have passed it on to friends or family.

ADMINISTRATION DENIES ISIS IS ENTERING U.S. FROM MEXICO

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson blasted Rep. Duncan Hunter’s suggestion that ISIS fighters have crossed the United States’ southern border into Texas. “Let’s not unduly create fear and anxiety in the public by passing on speculation and rumor,” Johnson said Wednesday on CNN’s “Situation Room.”

DALLAS SHERIFF’S DEPUTY OK; NO EBOLA

There’s “no risk of Ebola” for a Dallas deputy who was hospitalized with possible symptoms of the virus, a Texas health official said Wednesday. The deputy, named by local media as Sgt. Michael Monnig, didn’t have any direct contact with Thomas Eric Duncan, the man who died of Ebola in Dallas on Wednesday.  

TURKISH FOREIGN MINISTER: WE’RE NOT SENDING GROUND TROOPS INTO SYRIA TO FIGHT ISIS

Turkey’s foreign minister said Thursday that it was not “realistic” to expect his country to conduct a military ground operation on its own against Islamic State militants. Mevlut Cavusoglu made the comments in the Turkish capital Ankara...Show More Summary

ENTIRE UPSTATE NY FAMILY MURDERED

Four people were found slain inside an upstate New York home Wednesday that neighbors said belonged to a Chinese family with three elementary school-aged children. Police declined to name the victims or describe how they died, but news of the tragedy surrounding the well-known family rocked Western Avenue in Guilderland, a suburb of nearby Albany.

FAMED NY ATTY, FIGHTING RAPE ACCUSATIONS, BOWS OUT OF POLICE CHOKE HOLD CASE

Dogged by a rape accusation, grounded legal eagle Sanford Rubenstein said Wednesday he was bowing out of the Eric Garner police chokehold death case. “I will be stepping back from any role representing the family of police choking victim Eric Garner so there are no distractions from the family’s fight for justice,” Rubenstein said in […]

ANOTHER POLICE-INVOLVED SHOOTING IN MO PROMPTS FERGUSON-LIKE PROTESTS

A St Louis city policeman shot and killed a young male suspect on Wednesday, authorities said, bringing new tension as protests continue over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in August. The officer had attempted to stop the fleeing suspect, the St Louis Metropolitan Police Department said on Twitter. During the chase […]

HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF BEES ATTACK 2 MEN, KILL 1 IN S. AZ

A swarm of thousands of Africanized bees killed one yard worker and critically injured another Wednesday during an attack in southern Arizona, the Douglas Fire Department reported. The aggressive bees came from a colony of an estimated 800,000 bees in a 3-by-8-foot nest in an attic.

SHERIFF’S DEPUTY WHO RESPONDED TO EBOLA PATIENT’S APT UNDER OBSERVATION

Crews transported a patient exhibiting “signs and symptoms of Ebola” from a Frisco CareNow clinic to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. “Right now, there are more questions than answers about this case,” said Wendell Watson, a spokesman with the hospital. The patient was identified as Dallas County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Michael Monnig, who accompanied county […]

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