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State of emergency called after second night of unrest in Charlotte, North Carolina

One person was shot and gravely wounded on Wednesday in a second night of unrest in Charlotte, North Carolina, officials said, as riot police dispersed unruly protesters after the fatal police shooting of a black man under disputed circumstances. North Carolina’s governor later declared a state of emergency amid the disturbances and said the National

Kitten grabs 6-hour ride to western NY on gas tank

  The couple started hearing the meows before they left their home in Connecticut. They assumed the sounds must be coming from a cat somewhere outside of the car. But when they stopped for gas on their trip to drop their son off at the Rochester Institute of Technology, they once again heard the purring,

Several People Shot Near Empire State Building, NYPD Says

In this frame grab from WABC-TV, emergency personnel respond to reports of several people being shot outside the Empire State Building, on Aug. 24, 2012, in New York. Authorities say the shooter is dead. Photograph: WABC-TV via AP   As many as 10 people were injured, four of them shot, after a gunman opened fire

Black Teens Beat White Man Because They Were Bored – Where is Sharpton and Jackson?

victim of beating by 6 black teens

I live just south of Cincinnati, Ohio and a local news story has caught my attention. Six black teenagers were bored, so they decided to attack and beat up a helpless white man who was walking down the street minding his own business. The victim had just finished some shopping at a local Ameristop and

Cops Interrogate Family For Allowing Kids To Play Outside

Social services harass mother for having ‘free range’ children A family has been harassed by social services and police for the egregious crime of allowing their children to play outside in another example of how the nanny state is running wild in America. Lenore Skenazy, editor of the Free Range Kids website, was contacted by

Wave of Anti-Putin Protests Hits the U.S.


While Friday’s sentencing in Russia of three members of a punk rock protest outfit was a travesty of justice–the girls were each give two-year prison terms–it also exposed the Putin regime’s thuggish tactics to a broader audience, making it more difficult for apologists to gloss over the government’s oppression. As Seth noted, Pussy Riot’s treatment