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scary-clownTeens charged with ‘terroristic threats’ after creepy clown abduction posts on Facebook

Four teenagers in Georgia have been charged with making “terrorist threats” after allegedly posting Facebook messages threatening to abduct children while dressed as clowns.

The arrests come in the wake of a craze of creepy clown sightings that have spread fear amongst children and parents alike, and prompted police to establish if any real threat exists amidst the hoaxes. Reported sightings also sparked a spate of school closures.

Clowns are pretty scary. Pressure cooker bombs not so much, I suppose.


meccaChristian teen arrested for liking Facebook Mecca picture

Nabeel Masih, 16, is accused of blasphemy charges for clicking the like button under an image of the Kaaba in Mecca, one of the holiest sites in Islam.

A Muslim alerted officers to the post saying he found it insulting to his religion, police said.

The teenager has been held in custody ahead of a trial. If found guilty he could face the death penalty.


bono‘Donald Trump could destroy America’

U2’s lead singer Bono stretched out his arms and banged his head on the table when asked by ‘CBS This Morning’s’ Charlie Rose whether he thought Donald Trump was a ‘change agent.’

‘Look, America is like the best idea the world ever came up with. But Donald Trump is potentially the worst idea that ever happened to America, potentially,’ Bono replied. ‘It could destroy it,’ the rocker added.


One of the race hate stickers which have been posted in South Shields. See Ross Parry story RPYHATE; A series of race-hate stickers have appeared on lamp-posts and bus stop windows in a coastal town - saying 'rapefugees not welcome.' The Islamophobic and anti-immigration stickers, which are being investigated by police, show the logo of far-right group the North West Infidels. The images display the popular man's name 'Mohammad' and list a number of defamatory statements underneath. There is one stating 'Combat 18 operates in this area' and others state 'refugees not welcome'.

Islamophobic stickers appear on lamp-posts and bus stops in seaside town

The images display the popular man’s name ‘Mohammad’ and list a number of defamatory statements underneath.

There is one stating ‘Combat 18 operates in this area’ and others state ‘refugees not welcome’.

A sticker at the Market Place in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, just metres from the town’s new library, insults refugees and portrays them chasing a woman with knives.


oilSocialism’s left Venezuela a ‘walking dead’ nation

Here’s socialism at its finest: Venezuela is now forced to import oil from the United States, the devil in the eyes of the regime.

Yes, the South American energy powerhouse is still pumping 2.4 million barrels a day on its own — but that’s a million barrels below the level before Hugo Chavez took over in 1999, and down 350,000 barrels from just last year.

Worse, production in key fields has reduced the state to buying 50,000 barrels a day of US light crude to blend with the domestic petroleum for a product fit for export.

h/t Todd


no-trucksGot one of these jobs? You’re banned from driving

If you’re a skilled tradesmen, pharmacy assistant, or sailor, don’t expect to get a driving licence in Qatar.

A new list has been compiled of 240 professions banned from driving and includes some surprising additions, including shepherds, electricians and porters, according to Qatar site, Doha News.

Others on the banned list include security guards, cooks, hairdressers, cashiers, grocery store workers and photographer assistants.


celebvideoReally Freaked Out Celebrities Make Video Imploring People to Not Vote for Trump

Technically, they’re begging people to vote, just not for Trump. Which will, in all likelihood, compel even more people to vote for him. Yes, there’s nothing like the smell of fresh, smug arrogance is there? One of the “celebrities” is actually holding back tears as she exclaims “Your vote matters!” It does. And so does a future where the new normal isn’t controlled by a zombie army of terrorists and where Americans don’t have to worry about a bomb around every corner or getting stabbed in the mall. Just saying.

I have nothing but contempt for these people, whoever they are, and their fear delights me.


NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 20: Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada speaks at HeForShe 2nd Anniversary Reception at Museum of Modern Art on September 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke up for gender equality, and here are our favorite quotes

This week, the UN General Assembly is meeting in New York to discuss a range of global issues. One of those issues is the HeForShe initiative, for which Emma Watson is the spokeswoman. HeForShe is an initiative to promote women in our society, and specifically, it asks that men support and empower women as part of a larger goal to improve the world. Justin Trudeau, the awesome and adorable Prime Minister of Canada, spoke yesterday about his support for feminism and the HeForShe movement. And we were so excited hearing his empowering words, that we had to break down some of our favorite quote via one of our favorite TV politicians, Leslie Knope.


sweden-car-fires80 Per Cent Of Swedish Police Consider Quitting Over Migrant Danger

The criminal situation in Sweden may be heading for an even worse turn as a new report has shown that the vast majority of the Swedish police force is so unhappy they are looking into other careers. Sweden has been rocked by increasing levels of criminality from sex attacks at music festivals, hand grenade attacks and violence toward the police in areas populated mostly by migrants.

The report states that up to three Swedish police quit every day as they feel the government isn’t giving them the tools to tackle the epidemic of criminality Norwegian broadcaster NRK reports.


The Restaurant

Political comedy aimed at Kathleen Wynne and her privatization schemes.


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