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Aug 23 09:30

Are You Ready For The "No One Could Have Known" Routine?

And, of course, I’d be remiss if I didn’t remind you to mask up real tight, especially in light of the CDC numbers — you’ll have to forgive here for breaking with the rich tradition of pure panic-driven narrative and moving to the realm of empirical figures — which tell us that up until this point in our “everything must change” crisis:

0.011% of the US population under 65 have died of COVID

0.005% of the US population under 55 have died of COVID

0.0009% of the US population under 35 have died of COVID

0.0002% of the US population under 25 have died of COVID

0.00008% of the US population under 15 have died of COVID

And as for the most “high risk” people?

0.23% of the US population over 65 have died of COVID

Aug 23 09:30

Black Lives Matter Activist: ‘World Is Going To End If We Do Not’ Stop Israel From Going Into Palestine, Get Green New Deal

A Black Lives Matter activist said at a protest in Chicago on Saturday that the world was going to end if society does not get socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-NY) “Green New Deal” and if Israel is not stopped from going into “Palestine.”

Aug 23 09:28

Kamala Harris reportedly duped by Russian pranksters posing as Greta Thunberg

A duo of notorious pranksters, who have made a name for themselves by hoodwinking U.S. politicians, allege that their latest victim is Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.). The hoaxers claim they duped the recently anointed Democratic vice presidential nominee into believing she was talking to Greta Thunberg, even getting Harris into accepting fake dirt on President Donald Trump.

Aug 23 09:27

Alyssa Milano gets torched by Hollywood star after claiming Dem Party has made 'the world a better place'

Alyssa Milano got more than she bargained for over the weekend after starting a Twitter thread to list all of the things she claims the Democratic Party "has done to make the world a better place."

Aug 23 09:26

Double Hurricane Set To Pound Gulf Coast, Both Storms May Be Headed For Louisiana

Last week, weather experts predicted that the tropical storms, Marco and Laura, would hit in separate locations along the Gulf Coast, with Marco hitting closer to Texas and Louisana, and Laura hitting closer to Alabama and the Florida panhandle. Recent changes in both storms’ trajectories now seem to indicate both will make landfall at the mouth of the Mississippi River, near New Orleans.

Aug 23 09:25

Leftists Storm Suburb With Guillotine, Burn American Flags: ‘Get In The F***ing Streets!’

Violent rioters attacked police in Portland on Saturday after marching through a suburb area carrying a guillotine and other weapons.

Aug 23 09:24

Tennessee puts violent protesters on notice with new law that significantly increases criminal punishments

Violent protests in Portland, Seattle, and Chicago have made headlines for months. In those Democrat-controlled cities, far-left protesters riot, loot, and cause widespread destruction that costs the city and businesses millions of dollars.

Aug 23 09:14

Pro-Biden Women Steal MAGA Hat From 7-Year-Old Boy, Assault Mom In Viral Video. Police Just Made An Arrest.

Police have arrested a Wilmington, Delaware, woman who was seen stealing a "Make America Great Again" hat from a 7-year-old boy in a viral video.

Aug 23 09:13

Lawmaker Exposes What House Democrats Are 'Suddenly' Stuffing In Emergency USPS Bill

The Democrat-controlled House will vote Saturday on new legislation related to the U.S. Postal Service amid controversy over operational changes.

Aug 23 09:05

Navy SEAL explains exactly what to do if an angry mob surrounds your car, threatens your family

What should you do if you're driving your car and you find yourself surrounded by an angry mob?

Aug 23 09:01

GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy: 'There Is No Place For Q-Anon In The Republican Party'

There is no place for the Republican base in the Republican Party.

Aug 23 09:00

Chicago: Man Steals 14-Year-Old's Bike And Calls Him A Racist

A 22-year-old African-American man was arrested earlier this week in Chicago and charged with two counts of felony robbery after he allegedly stole a 14-year-old boy's bike and called him a racist.

Aug 23 09:00

Tennessee puts violent protesters on notice with new law that significantly increases criminal punishments

Violent protests in Portland, Seattle, and Chicago have made headlines for months. In those Democrat-controlled cities, far-left protesters riot, loot, and cause widespread destruction that costs the city and businesses millions of dollars.

Aug 23 08:59

Humans have now consumed the Earth's natural resources for the year — It's called "Overshoot Day", the moment each year when humans have used up more natural resources that the Earth can renew in 12 months.

It's called "Overshoot Day", the moment each year when we humans have used up more natural resources that the Earth can renew in 12 months.

Aug 23 08:47

Detroit cop shoots dog in its own yard

A Detroit police officer will not be reprimanded after shooting a dog in the head on the city's east side Aug. 3 while searching neighborhood yards for a suspect's weapon, as department officials say the officer acted according to protocol.

Aug 23 08:24

Demonstration in Ireland

Aug 23 08:07

Texas DPS Tracking Down And Arresting Rioters And Looters

The Texas Department of Public Safety is tracking down and arresting rioters and looters and the media is absolutely furious.

Aug 23 07:39

Canada's Chief Medical Officer believes official discussion for decriminalization of all drugs should begin as soon as possible

The delicate politics of drug policy were on full display this week, as Canada’s chief health officer suggested decriminalizing hard drugs should be discussed to address a spike in opioid overdose deaths, while Health Minister Patty Hajdu insisted decriminalization was not a “silver bullet” solution.

Aug 23 07:34

Detroit firefighter veteran found dead after diving into river to save 3 young girls

A veteran firefighter in Detroit was found dead on Saturday after he dived into a river to save three young girls from drowning, authorities said.

Aug 23 07:34

Utah anti-child trafficking event postponed after group's ties to QAnon uncovered

The Utah Attorney General’s office abruptly pulled the plug on an anti-child trafficking rally after it came to light that organizers of one of the groups involved are sympathetic to the QAnon conspiracy theory.

Aug 23 07:29

House passes bill to reverse Postal Service changes, infuse $25B in emergency funds

The House passed a bill Saturday giving $25 billion in emergency funds to the U.S. Postal Service and reversing recent cost-cutting operational changes. Democrats are seeking to reinforce the agency ahead of the November election when many voters are expected to cast mail-in ballots due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Aug 23 07:25

People with COVID-19 often lie about symptoms and distancing, according to research

People living in the United States who believe, or know, they are COVID-19 positive are more likely to lie about their physical distancing practices when compared to people who believe they are free of the virus, new Brock University research has found.

Aug 23 07:24

William Barr told Murdoch to 'muzzle' Fox News Trump critic, new book says

The attorney general, William Barr, told Rupert Murdoch to “muzzle” Andrew Napolitano, a prominent Fox News personality who became a critic of Donald Trump, according to a new book about the rightwing TV network.

Aug 23 06:14

Sen. McSally Urges Supporters To Donate To Her Campaign Instead Of Buying A Meal

Down in the polls and behind in fundraising, Arizona Sen. Martha McSally is telling her supporters to "fast a meal" and donate the money to her campaign instead.

Aug 23 06:13

Ketamine That's Injected During Arrests Draws New Scrutiny

Police stopped Elijah McClain on the street in suburban Denver last year after deeming the young Black man suspicious. He was thrown into a chokehold, threatened with a dog and stun gun, then subjected to another law enforcement tool before he died: a drug called ketamine.

Aug 23 06:11

Trump's sister Maryanne was secretly recorded by his niece Mary admitting 'Donald is cruel' and has 'no principles': Said he was a 'brat' who paid a friend take his exams to get into college

Donald Trump's sister said her brother has 'no principles', 'you can't trust him' and he has been 'lying' throughout his presidency, according to secret audio recorded by the president's niece.

Aug 23 06:10

Where IS the Wuhan virus researcher who was named as Patient Zero? And why WERE road blocks placed around the lab where she worked last October? Top US body asks explosive questions on the origin of coronavirus

The US government’s leading health research body has raised a series of bombshell concerns over the origins of the coronavirus pandemic and the activities of a secretive Chinese laboratory that was investigating bat diseases.

Aug 23 06:08

Northern California wildfire now 2nd-largest ever as total blazes scorch nearly 1M acres

A massive wildfire in Northern California has grown to become the second-largest in state history as it and hundreds of other blazes have now scorched nearly one million acres.

Aug 23 06:05

Republican Governor Signs Law That ‘Severely’ Criminalizes Dissent, Threatens Voting Rights: ACLU

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee (R) on Thursday signed a controversial law the will significantly increase penalties for protesters–including depriving them of their right to vote–for participating in certain kinds of demonstrations, the Associated Press reported Friday.

Aug 23 06:03

Hundreds attend anti-mask mandate rally; students encouraged to take off masks, ‘get expelled’

Hundreds of Southern Utah residents attended a rally in front of the Washington County School District offices Friday morning to protest Gov. Gary Herbert’s mandatory mask mandate for schools.

Aug 23 06:02

A room of one's own! 11-year-old girl transforms an old camper into her own beachy boho-style 'tiny home' complete with a bedroom, kitchen, and bathroom for just $800

An 11-year-old girl renovated an old camper to make herself an adorable 'tiny home' complete with a bedroom, bathroom, and kitchen area — and it only cost her $800.

Aug 23 05:49

Police Break Up Illegal Rave Attended By 300 Revellers In Huddersfield While Officers In Birmingham Are Called To More Than 70 Parties: Organisers Face £10,000 Fines From Next Weekend

Police were pelted with missiles as they broke up a rave attended by 300 revellers in Huddersfield last night as officers in Birmingham were called to more than 70 parties on the last weekend before organisers face a £10,000 fine for setting up the gatherings.

Aug 23 05:49

BBC 'Is Considering Dropping Rule Britannia And Land Of Hope And Glory From Last Night Of The Proms In Wake Of BLM Protests' Because Organisers Fear Backlash Over Their Links To Colonialism And Slavery

British anthems Rule, Britannia and Land of Hope and Glory could be axed from the BBC Proms amid the Black Lives Matter movement, an insider has claimed.

Aug 23 05:44

California wildfires can be seen from SPACE as Donald Trump issues disaster declaration and one blaze grows to become the second largest in state history as 14,000 firefighters battle the infernos

A huge California wildfire has grown to become the second largest in the state's history as 14,000 firefighters battle more than 500 blazes that have scorched one million acres and killed at least six.

Aug 23 05:42

Joe Biden faces new plagiarism accusation after viewers claim lines from his DNC acceptance speech sound suspiciously similar to those written by late Canadian politician Jack Layton

Joe Biden is facing accusations he plagiarized a section of the acceptance speech he gave at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night.

Aug 23 05:42

Now snowflakes are triggered by FULL STOPS: Sensitive readers find the humble dot 'weird, mean or too blunt'

Readers of a sensitive nature be warned – this story contains full stops.
The humble dot may have been used to end sentences for the past 2,200 years without any whiff of offence, but to a new generation weaned on text messages, it has become a sign of muted aggression.

Aug 23 05:42

The Skripals were 'frozen like statues': Britain's top chemical weapons expert provides a gripping account of the Salisbury attack and how he became a target for Russian goons as Putin is accused of poisoning ANOTHER foe

As Putin is accused of poisoning ANOTHER enemy, a gripping inside account by Britain's top chemical weapons expert of the day of the Salisbury attack – and how he ended up as a target for Russian goons

Aug 23 05:41

Mission Incredible! Tom Cruise, 58, leaps from a speeding motorbike as it hurtles off a ramp 500ft into the air during action sequence for seventh MI film - but says: I'll stop the stunts at 60

Leaping from a speeding motorbike as it hurtles off a ramp 500ft in the air, Tom Cruise proves yet again that nothing is a Mission: Impossible – even at the age of 58.

Aug 23 05:40

World's oldest man dies four months after his 116th birthday when he complained he couldn't find any tobacco to roll his own cigarettes due to the Covid lockdown

The world's 'oldest man' has died four months after his 116th birthday in South Africa.
Born on May 8 1904, South African Fredie Blom had 'lived this long because of God's grace,' he said on his birthday earlier this year.

Aug 23 05:18

Meet The Scandal-Hit Son Trump Is Hoping Will Cost Joe Biden The Presidency: Hunter, 50, Who Was Thrown Out Of The Navy For Cocaine Abuse, Fathered A Child With A Stripper... And Even Had An Affair With His Dead Brother's Widow

It has been a great week for Joe Biden. The man running against Donald Trump in November’s US Presidential election was eulogised by his party’s biggest beasts during the virtual Democratic national convention.

Aug 23 05:17

California Superior Court Judge Orders Trump To Pay $43,000 Legal Fees To Porn Star Stormy Daniels As Part Of Lawsuit Over $130K Non-Disclosure Agreement Signed With Michael Cohen

President Donald Trump has been ordered to pay $43,000 in legal fees to Stormy Daniels, according to lawyers representing the porn star who posted the court ruling online.

Aug 23 04:40

California man, 81, reveals how he spent 30 years building his 'dream house' before it was burned to ashes this week in one of the state's biggest wildfires on record

A California man, 81, has revealed how he spent 30 years building his 'dream house' before it was burned to ashes this week in one of the state's biggest wildfires on record.

Aug 23 04:40

Dramatic video shows dangerous nighttime helicopter rescue of two California firefighters who were stranded in mountainous Bay Area region as wildfire was closing in

Two California firefighters who were left stranded by a Bay Area wildfire that was closing in on them were rescued by helicopter in a daring nighttime mission that was caught on film.

Aug 23 04:39

NBC Sports REMOVES analyst Mike Milbury for making 'insensitive' joke that NHL players were lucky they had 'no women to disrupt their concentration' in the playing bubble

NBC Sports have removed National Hockey League analyst Mike Milbury for making an 'insensitive' and 'insulting' comment about women.
On Thursday, the 68-year-old sparked furor for making the off-color remark during a live broadcast of a game between the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals.

Aug 23 04:04

My work meeting today. I quit! Oregon

Aug 23 04:03

TikTok will sue the Trump administration over order banning it from the US

TikTok is preparing to mount a legal challenge as early as Monday to President Donald Trump's executive order banning its US transactions.

Aug 23 04:02

Trump threatens to veto Pelosi's $25BN USPS funding package as bill passes the House with the help of 26 Republicans who broke from the president

President Trump on Saturday blasted House Democrats as they passed legislation that would send $25billion in emergency funds to the US Postal Service in the run-up to the November election.

Aug 23 03:56

'Cold, colorless and boring': Social media users blast Melania's design for newly renovated White House Rose Garden and decry uprooting of historic cherry trees

Social media users have blasted the design of the newly renovated White House Rose Garden as 'a cemetery' and 'parking lot' and hit out at Melania Trump for uprooting its historic cherry trees.

Aug 23 03:55

Fire chief tried to 'run over elected official in retribution for her leaking a photo of his son wearing a yarmulke and side curls at a party which ruined his police career'

A New Jersey committeewoman is claiming the township’s Office of Emergency Management coordinator tried to run her over with his car in retaliation for her supposedly leaking embarrassing photos of his son.

Aug 23 03:27

Russia launches a SECOND Covid vaccine: New jab developed at top-secret biological weapons plant 'avoids side-effects of first one' that Putin announced to widespread scepticism

Russia says a second Covid-19 vaccine is on its way which 'avoids the side-effects of the first one'.

Aug 23 03:27

Trump asks why 'Suburban Women' would vote for Biden amid unrest in Democrat-run cities and 'let their low income suburbs plan return on steroids'

President Trump says surging crime rates currently plaguing Democrat-run cities could spread to the suburbs if Joe Biden is elected in November.

Aug 23 03:24

Trump Will Announce A 'Major Therapeutic Breakthrough' On Coronavirus Sunday After Accusing The 'Deep State, Or Whoever, Over In The FDA' Of Holding Up COVID Vaccine And Treatment Testing

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said that President Trump will hold a press conference Sunday night to announce a 'major therapeutic breakthrough' for coronavirus.

Aug 23 03:24

REVEALED: Melania Trump's New Overhauled White House Rose Garden Where She Will Make The Case For President's Re-Election On Tuesday During Her Convention Speech

Melania Trump unveiled her renovations to the White House Rose Garden on Saturday, completed in time for her to make her case for her husband's re-election when she speaks from there Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention.

Aug 23 03:21

Grammar Police (21 Pics)

Aug 23 03:20

'I felt like a prisoner': Paris Hilton details physical and mental abuse she faced as a teenager at boarding school in Utah

Paris Hilton has revealed the devastating impact of physical and mental abuse she suffered at a boarding school during her teen years.

Aug 23 03:19

'Guess who's moving? You!' Unemployed single mom-of-two is slapped with insensitive eviction notice containing a smiling emoji waving goodbye after she fell behind on rent during the pandemic

An unemployed mother of two was hit with an insensitive eviction notice containing an image of an emoji waving her goodbye after she had fallen behind on rent during the pandemic.

Aug 23 03:18

Two of PC Andrew Harper's killers 'are planning to write a book about their crime and have enlisted help of ''associate'' in prison because neither can read or write'

Two of the teenagers who killed Police Constable Andrew Harper are reported to be planning to write a book about their horrific crimes.
It is also claimed that neither Albert Bowers nor Jessie Cole, both 18, can read or write so they have commissioned someone in prison to help them write the book.

Aug 23 03:18

The family who set up their own mini-nation in the North Sea... and saw off invaders with guns and Molotov cocktails: Stand by for one of the craziest stories of British eccentricity you'll ever read, as told in a new book

Penny Bates, 19, lived with her brother Michael, 15, on a Second World War fort
The fort was a metal platform the size of two tennis courts on two concrete legs
Sailors contracted by British Government made lascivious comments at Penny

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