Author: Jane Philips

New Zealand earthquake: 100,000 landslides amid aftershocks

Strong aftershocks have rocked New Zealand following a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that killed two people. The South Island has seen hundreds of tremors, including a 6.3-magnitude quake, after the initial one struck after midnight on Monday. The epicentre is northeast of Christchurch, near the town of Kaikoura which has been cut off by landslides. There are believed to be up to 1,000 tourists stranded in the town. Military helicopters and a navy ship are being sent to evacuate them and others from Kaikoura. The aftershocks have left some communities without power and water, although authorities are slowly restoring supplies. Prime...

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Warrant issued for vandalism suspect in anti-Trump riot

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 20-year-old man is wanted for allegedly destroying property during Thursday night’s anti-Trump riot in Portland, police said. Mateen Abdul Shaheed has a felony warrant out for his arrest in connection with the vandalism, according to Portland Police Bureau and Crime Stoppers of Oregon. He is described as an African American male, 6’1″ tall and 200 lbs. Anonymous tips reportedly helped investigators identify Shaheed. Detectives executed a search warrant at his home on Monday but he was not there. Crime Stoppers is offering up to $1,000 for information that helps solve the case. Anyone with...

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Wanda Sykes left the stage angered Saturday night after being booed for joking about President Elect Donald Trump. Sykes made it through five minutes of her gig at the 22nd annual Comics Come Home fundraising event in Boston, but fumbled when she uttered the tired claim that Trump is a racist bigot. “After the election I was going around consoling people. I said, ‘Guys, look on the bright side. Look at this.’ I was telling everybody… ‘I am certain this is not the first time we’ve elected a racist, sexist, homophobic president,’” she said. “Before Sykes could even finish...

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Top Mexican Cartel Leaders Met at Texas Border on U.S. Election Day, Planned New Routes

MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas — The leaders of two of the most powerful drug cartels in Mexico gathered to strengthen alliances, draw new routes and territories for the smuggling of drugs, and discuss battle plans against shared rivals. Last week, while the world tuned in to the U.S. elections, the leaders of the Gulf Cartel in Matamoros met with their counterparts of the Los Zetas Vieja Escuela (Old School Z), in an effort to solidify an alliance dubbed the “Carteles Unidos” (United Cartels). Mexican federal intelligence officials separetly confirmed the accuracy of the meeting witness’ claim to Breitbart Texas. The meeting...

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FALLING AWAY: Christian Author Makes Bombshell Lesbian Announcement

Love Warrior author and Momastery blog founder Glennon Doyle Melton made a bombshell announcement over the weekend: She’s dating soccer star Abby Wombach. Doyle Melton, whose new book is an Oprah Book Club selection, recently separated from her husband, Craig, for the second time. Doyle Melton posted the announcement to her social media channels. “Feels like the world could use all the love it can get right now. So today, I’m going to share with you my new love,” Doyle Melton writes. “Her name is Abby. You might recognize her from soccer. She was one of the best players...

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