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Dec 08 10:39

What is SkywayBridge.com?

The following is an interview we conducted with the administrator for the website SkywayBridge.com. The website tracks suicide attempts and suicides from the Skyway Bridge. The Skyway Bridge is in the Tampa Bay area of Florida. It joins the cities of St. Petersburg and Palmetto/Bradenton together.

CT: What is SkywayBridge.com?

SB: SkywayBridge.com is a website focused on those that choose to jump off the Skyway Bridge of their own accord and less about the iconic structure that greets tourists as the gateway to Tampa Bay.....

Dec 08 09:51

INSANE: Prof says God is 'unethical' and 'grossly predatory,' the Virgin Mary did not give 'consent'

Eric Sprankle, an associate psychology professor at Minnesota State University Mankato, tweeted that the Virgin Mary did not consent to being impregnated by God — "an all-knowing, all-powerful deity."

Dec 08 09:51

'Sorry to break it to you, Donnie, but you are Individual-1': MILLIONS on Twitter mock the President for saying the Cohen sentence memo 'totally clears' him as Mueller reveals POTUS lawyer broke the law ‘at the direction’ of Trump

Donald Trump was mercilessly ridiculed on social media for declaring that the memo recommending that his former lawyer Michael Cohen serves jail time for a range of federal crimes 'totally clears' him of any wrongdoing.

Dec 08 09:43

Employment, NYSE margin debt

Dec 08 09:27

Wayne County Cops Seized Her Car Over $10 Worth of Weed. Now She's Suing.

A Detroit woman is suing Wayne County, Michigan, after police seized her car for possession of $10 worth of marijuana under the state's civil asset forfeiture laws.
Crystal Sisson alleges in a federal civil rights lawsuit filed Wednesday that she was pulled over by Wayne County Sheriff's deputies this July after they surveilled her going into a Detroit medical marijuana dispensary, where she had bought a small amount of marijuana for $10. After discovering the marijuana, which is decriminalized in Detroit, the sheriff's deputies cited her for "illegally occupying a place where controlled substances are sold" and seized her 2015 Kia Soul.

Dec 08 09:27

The US deported a man who said he feared for his life 'on a daily basis' in Honduras and was trying to seek asylum. He was found murdered

A migrant who sought asylum in the United States, but was denied and deported back to Honduras in 2016, soon met the violent death he had feared, according to the Washington Post.
Santos Chirino was reportedly killed in Honduras in April 2017, less than one year after being deported from the United States.

Dec 08 09:26

TSA’s Roadmap for Airport Surveillance Moves in a Dangerous Direction

By India McKinney

The Transportation Security Administration has set out an alarming vision of pervasive biometric surveillance at airports, which cuts against the right to privacy, the “right to travel,” and the right to anonymous association with others...

Dec 08 09:25

Ouch! Don Jr. mocks 'socialist' Ocasio-Cortez with dog-eating meme, only for her to remind him that she is 'a member of a body that will have subpoena power in a month'

Rep-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hit back at Trump Jr. with the not-so subtle reminder that she will be 'a member of a body that will have subpoena power in a month', after he posted a meme implying that socialists eat dogs.
On Thursday, the president's son took time out of his day to upload a meme to Instagram that he wrote he found to be particularly 'funny cuz it's true!!!'
The meme featured a picture of Ocasio-Cortez, 29, a democratic socialist from New York, speaking with media, paired with the words: 'Why are you so afraid of a socialist economy?'

Dec 08 09:19

Feud erupts as Trump calls Rex Tillerson 'dumb as a rock' and 'lazy as hell' after fired secretary of state said president is 'undisciplined', read nothing and told him to break the law

President Donald Trump insulted his own former secretary of state Rex Tillerson as 'dumb' and 'lazy' hours after the former diplomat revealed he considered Trump an impulsive force with no conception of how he was constrained by law or treaty.
Trump weighed in hours after clips circulated of Tillerson sharing his apparent criticisms and reservations about the man he served for a year as secretary of state. Tillerson had called his former boss 'undisciplined' and said he didn't even like to read his briefing books before issuing pronouncements.

Dec 08 09:19

Hypocrisy Is Baked Into The Policy Process

By Veronique de Rugy

I have written in the past about the profound inconsistencies that exist in government. For instance, Congress routinely passes legislation that works against the consequences of existing statutes. A good example is the nest of legislation regulating agriculture. It includes provisions that increase the price of food (e.g., the sugar program) and others that lower the price of food for some buyers (e.g., food stamps).

Dec 08 09:18

Air Force lieutenant colonel, 47, is arrested in an undercover sting for 'going to a hotel to meet a 14-year-old girl for sex after they met on a dating app'

An FBI sex sting has netted a lieutenant colonel in the US Air Force, who is now accused of trying to meet a 14-year-old girl at a Georgia hotel after the two talked online.
Air Force Lt. Col. Willie Newson, 47, was arrested on Tuesday at the Radisson at 1775 Parkway Place in Marietta on charges of child exploitation.
According to authorities, the high-ranking serviceman had gone to the hotel seeking to meet up with a teen he met on a dating app.

Dec 08 09:11

He Played Handball For Australia's Men's Team. Now Transgender, He's Dominating Women's Handball.

Standing at six-foot-two and weighing-in at 220 pounds, male-to-female transgender handballer Hannah Mouncey is dominating at the women's Asian Championships in Japan.
Before his transition to female in May 2016, Mousey played for the Australian men's handball team.

Dec 08 09:09

Netflix Tells Kids To Learn About Sex By Watching The 'American Pie' Films

Gone are the days when children would learn about the birds and bees in a chat with mom and dad by the fireplace. In progressive 2018, the headmasters of Netflix are the great educators, and they have the perfect instructional materials to broaden the little tykes' horizons: the "American Pie" movies.

Dec 08 09:06

The West African nation where girls are forced to consume up to 16,000 calories a DAY by their mothers during 'feeding season' – to make them 'beautiful' for men

Girls of a West African nation are forced to consume up to 16,000 calories a day in a bid to make them gain weight so they appear more 'attractive' to men, a new documentary reveals.
Tonight's episode of Channel 4's Unreported World travels to Mauritania, where being fat is seen as a sign of wealth and beauty.
Presenter Sahar Zand learns about the so-called 'feeding season', when girls as young as 11 are made to spend two months eating kilos of porridge and couscous, and drinking litres of sweetened camel milk, in the hope they will pile on the pounds.

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