Wednesday February 21, 2018

Archive for the ‘Scary’ Category

In wake of Weinstein, men wonder if hugging women still OK

Steve Wyard thought he knew what sexual harassment looked like: a put-out-or-lose-your-job overture. Now he’s not so sure. "Have we gotten to the point now where men can’t say, ‘That’s a nice dress’ or ‘Did you do something with your hair?’" says the veteran sales associate for a Los Angeles company. "The potential problem is you can’t even feel safe saying, ‘Good morning’ anymore."  More…

How nutty adjuncts are slipping into local colleges

A Russian spy, a “sperminator” who’s fathered 29 kids and a radical who revels in the thought of “dead cops.” Meet the esteemed CUNY faculty shaping young minds. Many of these nutty professors are adjuncts, part-time instructors who are barely vetted and often hired on the fly just days before classes start.  More…

That explains it: Many Congress members have Alzheimer’s

A pharmacist who fills all the scripts for Congress members says he’s given Alzheimer’s drugs to lawmakers — who may be running the country minus their marbles. “It makes you kind of sit back and say, ‘Wow, they’re making the highest laws of the land and they might not even remember what happened yesterday.’”  More…

UN diplomat falls to his death from balcony after ‘trust game’ goes wrong

Don’t trust everybody. A game of “trust” took a deadly turn for an Australian diplomat, who plunged to his death from his Manhattan balcony early Wednesday during a night of boozing with friends and his wife, police sources said.  More…

Texas church shooter Devin Kelley preached atheism

The Texas church shooter who mercilessly shot dead 26 people and injured 24 others was an ‘outcast’ who ‘preached his atheism’ online. Former classmates say Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, who stormed First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas and opened fire on Sunday, was ‘creepy’, ‘crazy’ and ‘weird’.  More…

26 dead, 30 injured in Sutherland Springs church shooting

At least 26 people have been killed and 30 people have been injured in a mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. A witness reported seeing a man walk into First Baptist Church and began shooting around 11:30 a.m. Sunday.  More…

California Drops Felony Charge for Those Who Knowingly Transmit HIV to Partners

Starting Jan. 1, it will no longer be a felony in California to knowingly expose a sexual partner to HIV with the intention of spreading the virus. California Gov. Jerry Brown (D.) signed the legislation last Friday to lower the offense to a misdemeanor.  More…

Obama and Hillary Clinton’s stunning cover-up of Russian crimes

It turns out the Obama administration knew the Russians were engaged in bribery, kickbacks and extortion in order to gain control of US atomic resources that gave Moscow control of one-fifth of America’s uranium. Hillary Clinton sat on a key government body that approved the deal, but claims she had no role in a deal and called the Russian gifts of $145 million to the Clinton Foundation a coincidence.  More…

Texas girl, 3, missing after she was sent outside at night as punishment

A 3-year-old girl in suburban Dallas is missing after her father said he punished her for not drinking her milk by telling her to stand outside by herself at night near an alley behind her home. Wesley Mathews, 37, told police that he had seen coyotes in the alley near where he told his daughter to stand, the affidavit said.  More…

Sonoma County officials opted not to send mass alert on deadly fire

As fires burned across the North Bay late Sunday, Sonoma County considered sending a mass alert to cell phones in the region to warn of the rapidly spreading flames. But county officials decided against it, worried that doing so might create widespread panic and hinder the ability of first responders to combat the blazes. As of Wednesday evening, 13 people were confirmed dead in the Sonoma County fires, and officials expected the total to rise.  More…

Mandalay Bay staffers didn’t call cops after security guard was shot

Hotel staffers at the Mandalay Bay did not call Las Vegas police until after Stephen Paddock started his mass shooting spree, according to phone records. An anonymous source who has reviewed the records told ABC’s “World News Tonight” that employees initially refused to alert authorities — even after security guard Jesus Campos took a bullet to the leg.  More…

A Supreme test for a ‘war on cops’ outrage

The war on cops is moving from the streets to the US Supreme Court. Last week, the justices heard a case that threatens police officers with financial ruin if they make arrests and the charges don’t hold up. One mistake making an arrest could mean losing their home and everything else. Faced with that risk, who would ever want to be a cop?  More…

GRAPHIC: Picture of Dead Mass Murderer Stephen Paddock

The shooter was identified as 64-year-old Stephen Craig Paddock of Mesquite, Nevada. He was found dead in his hotel room with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. A photo posted online by the website Golden State Times appears to show Paddock deceased by a gunshot and laying in a pool of blood.  More…

Girl fatally shoots herself digging for candy in grandma’s purse

A 4-year-old Florida girl accidentally killed herself when she reached into her grandma’s purse for some candy — and grabbed a loaded gun instead, a report said.  More…

143 Million Social Security numbers exposed after Equifax hack

Hackers may have the names and social security numbers of 143 million Americans after a massive breach of credit-reporting agency Equifax, the company said Thursday.  More…