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Bernie Fans Can’t Stop Laughing At Topless Vegan Protestors

Feb 16, 2020 Protesters calling for Sen. Bernie Sanders to cut his support for the dairy industry crashed his Nevada rally on Sunday. One protester grabbed a microphone to say she was Sanders' "biggest supporter" but pleaded that he "stop pumping up the dairy industry." While she was speaking, three topless women took the stage with "let dairy die" written on their chests. Business Insider – Topless protesters crashed the stage at a...

Local Health Officials Declare First Coronavirus Emergency in US

San Diego County declares local health emergency to aid coronavirus response – while simultaneously insisting public is not at risk | Feb. 14, 2020 Los Angeles Times – Looking to increase funding for local quarantine operations connected to novel coronavirus, San Diego county public health officials declared health and local emergencies Friday afternoon. The action, which must be ratified by the county supervisors on Feb. 19, is similar to one taken by the Santa Clara County Board...

Schoolgirl Athletes Seek Ban On ‘Transgender’ Boys

‘Forcing girls to be spectators in their own sports is completely at odds with Title IX…’ Joshua Paladino, Liberty Headlines – Three high-school girls and their mothers, with legal assistance from the Alliance Defending Freedom, sued Connecticut‘s public schools on Wednesday for letting boys compete in female athletics. “Girls deserve to compete on a level playing field,” said ADF Legal Counsel Christiana Holcomb, according to ADF’s press release. “Forcing them to compete against boys isn’t fair,...

Biden’s Famous Last Words In NH

"I'm the guy that helped get Obamacare passed." – Joe Biden, Feb. 11, 2020 Biden wrapped himself in Obamacare ... it did not go well  Headline Health – Joe Biden went down in spectacular defeat with a fifth-place finish in yesterday's first-in-the-nation New Hampshire presidential primary. In the final hours before he beat a hasty retreat out of the Granite State – leaving loyal supporters at his election night gathering in Nashua dazed and confused – the former...

Trump Rips Dems On Healthcare, Iowa SNAFU

"Democrats want to run your healthcare, but they can't even run a caucus in Iowa." – President Donald Trump, Manchester, NH, Feb 10, 2020 Trump Skewers Dems On Healthcare, Iowa The Sun – President Donald Trump mocked "mumbling" Nancy Pelosi at his New Hampshire rally, saying Democrats are "losing their minds" ahead of tomorrow's primary. During the Manchester rally, the president derided "radical socialist Democrats" and impersonated Pelosi's response to his State of the Union speech last...

Alien Sues ICE Over Care For Tot Who Fell Out Of Grocery Cart

HOUSTON (AP) — The mother of a 5-year-old Guatemalan boy sued U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement over the medical care he has received in detention for a head injury suffered before the family was arrested. The lawsuit filed late Friday in California asks a judge to order the child to be taken to a pediatric neurologist or pediatric neurosurgeon. It also seeks to prevent ICE from trying to immediately deport the family. The boy fell out of...

Military Hospital Chief Charged In Bribery Scandal

Walter Reed prosthetics chief allegedly took sports tickets GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted the former chief of prosthetics and orthotics at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Court records show David Laufer pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to five counts of making a false statement. The office of the U.S. Attorney in Maryland said Wednesday that the 63-year-old Pittsburgh resident failed to report financial benefits, including travel and tickets to sporting events,...

“Oral Copulation By Anesthesia” Case Dropped

Feb 4, 2020 Los Angeles Magazine – Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer announced today that his office plans to drop all charges in a high-profile case in which a Newport Beach doctor and his girlfriend were accused of drugging and sexually assaulting multiple women. Spitzer said at a press conference that a review of the case by his office found “There’s insufficient evidence to prove this case beyond a reasonable doubt.” Dr. Grant Robicheaux, 39, and...

US-Funded $130M HIV Program In Africa Deemed A Failure

"The will enroll 5,400 HIV-uninfected men and women ages 18-35 at risk for HIV infection at 15 clinical research sites. NIAID and BMGF are funding the US$130 million trial." – U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), 2016 NIH discontinues vaccinations in Africa after 252 participants get HIV during trial |  Feb 3, 2020 The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has stopped administration of vaccinations in its...

Super-Drunk Rep. Tries “Don’t You Know Who I Am” Defense …

... it does not go well. | "I just don't want this on camera for my future. It will ruin my career." – Rep. Rebekah Warren Feb 1, 2020 | Fox News – A Michigan state lawmaker was clearly upset her December drunk driving arrest was being recorded by police video cameras, according to a report. The video obtained by WXYZ-TV on Friday shows Democratic state Rep. Rebekah Warren in the back seat of a patrol car after being taken...

Trump Admin. Orders 14-Day China Virus Quarantine

Jan 31, 2020 ARS TECHNICA – The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued the first federal quarantine order in more than 50 years for 195 Americans who were evacuated out of Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak (2019-nCoV) The US citizens will be held under quarantine at the March Air Reserve Base in California, where they arrived from Wuhan on Wednesday, January 29 on an aircraft chartered by the...

Hong Kong Shuts Border; Should Trump Do The Same?

Hong Kong union calls strike to demand China border closure HONG KONG (AP) — A union for Hong Kong hospital workers said its members will go on strike Monday to press a demand for the semi-autonomous Chinese territory to reject all travelers from the mainland in an effort to stem the spread of a new viral disease. The Hospital Authority Employees Alliance, one of several groups that represent hospital employees, said Saturday more than 9,000 of...

Trump’s Next Battle: NY Woman Sues For His DNA

Insists Donald Trump raped her, but not sure when  Washington (CNN) – E. Jean Carroll, an advice columnist, alleged in a lawsuit filed in November that President Donald Trump attacked her at Bergdorf Goodman, a luxury department store in Manhattan, in the 1990s. Trump has repeatedly denied the allegation, saying last June that he had "never met this person in my life." Her lawyers served an attorney for Trump with papers on Thursday requesting the President's DNA be...

State Considers Sex Ed For Kindergarteners

Bill would require "comprehensive sex education" for all public school students "WHEREAS, it is a critical responsibility of this Commonwealth to promote the well-being of Kentucky students; NOW, THEREFORE, Be it enacted ... : each school district shall provide comprehensive sex education to all public school students in kindergarten through grade twelve." Jan 30, 2020 WJW – Lawmakers will consider legislation this session that would bring sex education to Kentucky kindergarteners. House Bill 296 does include an opt...

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