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2 Georgia students threatened terror attack at high school, had hit list, police say “Two Georgia teenagers were arrested Wednesday after they planned to attack their classmates and faculty at their Atlanta-area high school in a plot discovered in one of their diaries, officials said.
Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Sgt. Marianne Kelley told reporters that 17-year-olds Alfred Dupree and Victoria McCurley face charges including criminal attempt to commit murder and criminal attempt to commit arson for threats against Etowah High School and its staff.”
Idaho woman stole leg braces from disabled child, officials say “An Idaho woman was arrested Friday after she allegedly stole a disabled girl’s backpack — which contained custom leg braces.
Sky Lynn Larsen, 19, of Pocatello, was accused of going into the garage of a home and taking a backpack, which contained custom-made leg braces, from a disabled girl’s wheelchair, the Pocatello Police Department stated. Police said another backpack and other property were taken from the garage, too.”
Raquel Welch talks working with Robert Wagner, meeting Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra “When Raquel Welch was offered the role of a grandmother who dates, loves the nightlife and gets caught by her granddaughters doing the “walk of shame,” the sultry screen siren didn’t hesitate to say yes.
The 77-year-old stars as Rosa on UP TV’s family-friendly sitcom “Date My Dad.” The show tells the story of Ricky Cooper, Rosa’s son-in-law, who completely dedicates his life to fatherhood after losing his beloved wife Isabella.”
TV Execs Scramble to Stop Plummeting NFL Ratings, Suggest Canceling Ten ‘Thursday Night Football’ Games “Network executives are scrambling to solve the growing problem of crashing ratings for the National Football League, by cutting games to end the perceived “over-saturation” of football on TV.
To put an end to the sliding ratings, the executives are proposing that fewer games may be the ticket to stop that “over-saturation,” with one idea being to cut Thursday Night Football by a whopping ten games.”
Twitter bans ads from two Russian media outlets, cites election meddling SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – “Twitter Inc on Thursday accused Russian media outlets Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik of interfering in the 2016 U.S. election and banned them from buying ads on its network, after criticism the social network had not done enough to deter international meddling.”
Brazilian who led U.S. to $17 million under mattress pleads guilty BOSTON (Reuters) – “A Brazilian whose arrest led U.S. authorities to discover $17 million hidden under a mattress pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges that he tried to launder funds tied to one of the largest pyramid schemes ever.”
Officer takes child to McDonald’s after not being picked up from school on birthday “A Green Bay police officer helped make an elementary school child’s birthday special after not being picked up from school due to their parent being incarcerated.
According to a Facebook post, the child had no other family contacts, so Officer Robinson picked the child up from school to go on a ride in the police car and get a meal at McDonald’s for a birthday surprise.”
NY woman missing since 1975 found alive in nursing home “The 42-year-old mystery of a New York woman who vanished after being dropped off for a doctor’s appointment came to a happy ending this week when detectives located her at a Massachusetts assisted living facility.”
Deep State / Government Corruption / Russian Collusion:
Clinton mum on Fusion GPS scandal as Dems’ dossier denials pile up “The Clinton campaign and Democratic National Committee paid more than $9 million to a law firm that, in turn, retained the political consultants who commissioned the now-infamous Trump dossier.
But nobody at the top is copping to knowing a thing about it.”
FEC complaint accuses Clinton campaign, DNC of violating campaign finance law with dossier payments “FEC complaint accuses Clinton campaign, DNC of violating campaign finance law with dossier payments “Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the Democratic National Committee violated campaign finance law by failing to disclose payments for a dossier on Donald Trump, according to a complaint filed Wednesday with the Federal Election Commission.”
FBI informant in Obama-era Russian nuclear bribery cleared to testify before Congress “The Justice Department on Wednesday night released a former FBI informant from a confidentiality agreement, allowing him to testify before Congress about what he witnessed while undercover about the Russian nuclear industry’s efforts to win favorable decisions during the Obama administration.”
Trump DOJ settles lawsuits over Tea Party targeting by Obama IRS “The Trump administration, after years of litigation, has settled lawsuits with Tea Party and other conservative groups who say they were unfairly targeted by the IRS under the Obama administration.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced early Thursday that the Justice Department had entered into settlements with Tea Party groups whose tax-exempt status was significantly delayed by the IRS dating back to 2013, “based solely on their viewpoint or ideology.”
Security Expert on DNC-Russian Dossier: Monstrous Scandal That Could Change American Politics Forever (VIDEO) “Former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino joined FOX and Friends Thursday morning to discuss the Uranium One scandal.
Bongino asked the FOX and Friends hosts, “How is this not the scandal of the century?”
Hannity slams Maddow, Megyn Kelly: ‘Are you proud of that reporting?’ “Fox News host Sean Hannity called out his former prime-time colleague Megyn Kelly on Wednesday night, asking the onetime “Kelly File” host if she was “proud” of a recent Rachel Maddow MSNBC interview with former Attorney General Eric Holder that didn’t include any questions about the Uranium One controversy involving former Secretary of “State Hillary Clinton.”
Sessions slams judges for blocking Trump policies “The attorney general says he’s restoring the rule of law that’s been almost lost in ‘dust’ under Obama.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions blasted federal judges Thursday for resisting policies like President Donald Trump’s travel ban executive order and his decision to wind down the federal program giving quasi-legal status to undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers.”
Facebook, Google, Twitter: How tech giants are involved in the Russia investigation “As congressional lawmakers investigate Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential election, they are looking at social media’s function in the spread of misinformation.
Representatives from Facebook and Twitter have already privately met with lawmakers on the Hill to discuss purchased ads during the campaign. And both Senate and House intelligence committees have asked the companies, along with Google, to come back for a public hearing in the next few months.”
UK couple who swapped violent messages guilty of attack plot LONDON – “A young married couple who traded phone messages about carrying out beheadings have been convicted of plotting an attack in Britain.
Madihah Taheer was convicted in a London court Thursday of preparing an act of terrorism. Her husband, Ummariyat Mirza, admitted the same charge at an earlier hearing.
Prosecutors said the two 21 year olds from Birmingham in central England were inspired by the Islamic State group. They bought a hunting knife to carry out an attack, and a training dummy to practice on.”
Catalan companies face boycott over independence push“Calls for a boycott of Catalan food, cars and other goods, to punish the region for its separatist push, are worrying businesses who fear the economy will suffer.”
Venezuelan anti-Maduro governor sacked, opposition in chaos MARACAIBO/CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – “The newly elected opposition governor of Venezuela’s western Zulia state was dismissed on Thursday by the pro-government local state legislature, adding to disarray among foes of the ruling socialists.”
Further isolation of Venezuela may be needed, Latin American group says TORONTO (Reuters) – “A regional Latin American grouping on Thursday concluded more steps may be needed to further isolate Venezuela, where President Nicolas Maduro has faced months of violent protests, said Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland.”
U.S. sanctions North Koreans over forced labor, other alleged abuses WASHINGTON (Reuters) – “The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on seven North Korean individuals and three entities over what it called serious human rights abuses, including forced labor and hunting down of asylum seekers.”
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