Select Page

Month: February 2018

Woman Posts Pics With Her First Gun Boasting Of Her Safe Personality, Regrets It A Few Weeks Later

You gotta be pretty careful about the things you say on social media. As so many people have found out to their cost, your past comments can be dug up and used against you to make you look pretty silly, hypocritical or even incriminate you if you really screwed up. This was the case with Fiona, the subject of our story who uploaded a picture of herself and her new gun on the Facebook group DC9, and arrogantly defending her ‘safe’ personality and suitability for gun ownership. At the same time being, in her own words, a ‘flamboyant liberal...

Read More

Inside the Two Years That Shook Facebookand the World

One day in late February of 2016, Mark Zuckerberg sent a memo to all of Facebook’s employees to address some troubling behavior in the ranks. His message pertained to some walls at the company’s Menlo Park headquarters where staffers are encouraged to scribble notes and signatures. On at least a couple of occasions, someone had crossed out the words “Black Lives Matter” and replaced them with “All Lives Matter.” Zuckerberg wanted whoever was responsible to cut it out. “ ‘Black Lives Matter’ doesn’t mean other lives don’t,” he wrote. “We’ve never had rules around what people can write on our...

Read More

DACA recipient, 21, threatened to ‘shoot all of ya b—-es’ at NY high school, police say

Abigail Hernandez, 21, is a DACA recipient and an illegal immigrant who was arrested last week in Rochester, N.Y. for making terroristic threats against students in a high school, officials said. A 21-year-old illegal immigrant who was allowed to stay in the U.S. under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was arrested last week in Rochester, N.Y., for making terroristic threats against students in a high school, officials said. Abigail Hernandez was arrested and charged for the threats against East High School and was remanded to the Monroe County Jail in lieu of $15,000 bail, WHAM reported....

Read More

Mueller Accuses Russians of Pro-Trump, Anti-Clinton Meddling

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller unveiled the details of a widespread and coordinated campaign by Russians to influence the U.S. presidential election in favor of Donald Trump, delivering on his initial mandate by the Justice Department. In an indictment announced Friday in Washington, Mueller describes a years-long, multimillion-dollar conspiracy by hundreds of Russians aimed at criticizing Hillary Clinton and supporting Senator Bernie Sanders and Trump. Mueller charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities and accused them of defrauding the U.S. government by interfering with the political process. Prosecutors provided a remarkably detailed picture of how Russians used social media,...

Read More

Mirai Nagasu makes Olympic history with figure skating triple axel

Mirai Nagasu of the United States celebrates after her performance in the ladies single skating free skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018.  (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) Olympic figure skater Mirai Nagasu made history Monday in Pyeongchang, South Korea, as she landed a triple axel during her performance — a feat never performed by an American woman at the Winter Games. Nagasu, a 24-year-old from Montebello, California, skated first of five women in the women’s free skate during the team competition in the Gangneung Ice Arena. A performance for...

Read More