“Allahu Akhbar” and Guns — Panic on the Vienna Subway

January 31, 2017 MJA 10

GatesOfVienna: There was chaos yesterday on the U-bahn in Vienna as several high-spirited “youths” terrorized passengers with guns and “Allahu Akhbar!” Many thanks to Nash Montana for translating this piece from the Kronen Zeitung: Young Migrants Trigger Mass Panic in Vienna Subway Incident on Monday [Read More]

Mayhem Expected Over Gorsuch Nomination

January 31, 2017 BFH 30

(Can we simply dispense with the coming “Gorsucks” nickname?) Common Dreams- Message To Dems: Block Neil Gorsuch Nomination ‘Using All Available Means.’ President Trump’s pick for U.S. Supreme Court called ‘extreme’ and ‘disastrous.’ by Lauren McCauley, staff writer President Donald Trump has nominated federal judge Neil Gorsuch to fill [Read More]

Neil Gorsuch -Supreme Court Nominee

January 31, 2017 BFH 47

npr- President Trump has selected federal appeals court Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill a Supreme Court seat that has sat vacant for nearly a year, setting up a blockbuster confirmation hearing that could put the new White House’s domestic political agenda on trial in the [Read More]

Net Flicks

January 31, 2017 BFH 15

People stealing stamps is the least of the modern English problems. This “crime stopping net” is quaint. If all you ever had to worry about was an apple thief running off with a Granny Smith this is an effective tool. For a homicide bomber? Not so [Read More]

Murderer Identified After 40 Year Search

January 31, 2017 Dr. Tar 13

  Forty one years ago Karen Klaas was at home when she was sexually assaulted and strangled.  The divorced spouse of Righteous Brothers singer Bill Medley died the next day in the hospital.  It was the longest open case in Hermosa Beach, CA history, but based [Read More]

From Shards To Riches

January 31, 2017 BFH 30

Russians dumped beer, wine and other liquor bottles all over a beach, making it un-walkable and posing a hazard for potential visitors. But years of tides and waves tumbled the shards into beautiful sea glass. Now they are charging admission to the beach. Who said [Read More]

Casino Mogul Steve Wynn to Be RNC Finance Chair

January 31, 2017 MJA 3

LifeZette: The Republican National Committee is poised to name President Donald Trump’s former rival as the next finance chair for the party. Billionaire casino mogul Steve Wynn was selected to lead the GOP fundraising operation into the 2018 midterm election at a meeting of RNC [Read More]

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