Rep. Bob Goodlatte Announces He’s Retiring in 2018

One day after Democrats swept multiple races including the governorship of Virginia, Rep. Bob Goodlatte became the latest Republican to announce his retirement from Congress.

He follows Sens. Jeff Flake and Bob Corker and numerous Republican representativesto the exit.

Goodlatte (R-Va.), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, announced on Thursday that he will not seek re-election in 2018.

Full Article: CNS News

Good, get rid of another swampling and get some fresh blood in there.

Charlie Sheen accused of watching ‘gay porn featuring teen boys’ in unearthed divorce papers

Amid rape accusations directed at Charlie Sheen’s, allegations made against the actor by ex-wife Denise Richards in her filings for divorce have resurfaced.

Sheen, 52, has categorically denied claims that he raped Corey Haim when the child star was 13 years old.

As Sheen’s name is in headlines, the 2006 divorce papers filed by Denise Richards have resurfaced, containing disturbing allegations that Sheen watched gay pornography featuring what Richards claimed were underage boys.

Full Article: Metro UK

Michigan’s GOP-led Senate OKs concealed guns in schools, churches, bars

Licensed gun owners with extra training could legally carry inside schools, churches, bars and other pistol-free zones under hotly contested legislation that was approved Wednesday by the Republican-led Michigan Senate, days after the Texas church massacre.

The bills were sent to the GOP-led House for consideration next. They face an uncertain future because Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican, vetoed a similar plan in 2012 following the mass shooting of elementary schoolchildren in Connecticut.

Snyder is not commenting on the new legislation until, or if, it wins final legislative passage.

Full Article: New York Post

Kevin Spacey airbrushed from new movie

Kevin Spacey has been replaced by Christopher Plummer in All The Money In The World, just six weeks before the big-budget movie’s release date.

The actor, 58, has been written out of the film in a bold move by director Ridley Scott in the wake of multiple sexual assault allegations.

The cast and crew have all agreed to re-shoot Spacey’s scenes, and are said to be ‘determined’ to stick to the December 22 release date, Deadline reports.

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Saudi Arabia Tells Its Citizens to Leave Lebanon

The political party of Prime Minister Saad Hariri is calling for his immediate return to Lebanon after he announced his resignation in strange, pre-recorded statement from Saudi Arabia.

Following a meeting of his Saudi-aligned Future Party in Beirut Thursday, the party issued a statement saying it was “necessary” for Hariri to return “to restore Lebanon’s dignity and respect.”

The statement read by former Prime Minister Fuad Saniora seemed to indicate that Hariri is being held in Saudi Arabia against his will.

Full Article: Bloomberg News

Man who claimed to be first ‘Dreamer’ deported under Trump arrested again for allegedly trying to enter US

A man who claimed to be the first “Dreamer” to be deported under the Trump administration was arrested again for attempting to return to the U.S. for the second time this year, authorities said Wednesday.

Juan Manuel Montes, 23, was taken into custody near Calexico, Calif., for illegally re-entering the U.S. late Monday night, the U.S. Border Patrol said.

Montes was spotted by agents just north of a border fence, and allegedly ran from them for about 200 yards before lying down. He then attempted to get up again and run, but was quickly caught, the Border Patrol said.

Full Article: FoxNews

Arizona man found guilty of murder after locking girl in box: court official

An Arizona man was found guilty on Wednesday of murder and other charges in the death of a 10-year-old girl who was locked in a small bin for taking a Popsicle without permission, a court official said.

The verdict by the Maricopa County jury allows the trial of John Allen, 29, to move to the penalty phase, in which the panel will determine if he should face the death penalty, court spokesman Vincent Funari said in a statement. That phase begins on Thursday and could take weeks, he said.

Sammantha Allen, John Allen’s wife, was sentenced to death in August after she was also convicted of murder in the 2011 death of 10-year-old Ame Deal, who was her cousin.

Full Article: Reuters

Texas church shooter’s father breaks silence, ‘We are grieving’

The father of Texas church shooter Devin Kelley broke his silence on Wednesday to say his family was in mourning.

Michael Kelley, who lives just 35 miles away from Sutherland Springs, where his son killed 25 people and an unborn child at the First Baptist Church, told ABC, “We are grieving, our family is grieving.”

The 26-year-old shot himself in the head after he sustained two gunshot wounds from Stephen Willeford, who grabbed his rifle when he heard shots ring out inside the church.

Full Article: AOL News

Prays to all the families.

Muslim teenager lied about harassment by Trump supporters

A Muslim teenager who reported being harassed on the New York City subway by supporters of President-elect Donald Trump fabricated the story, a New York City Police Department spokesperson told Business Insider.

Yasmin Seweid, 18, a Baruch College student, was in police custody as of Wednesday afternoon and has been charged with filing a false report, as well as obstructing governmental administration, according to the NYPD.

Full Article: Business Insider

Wendy’s makes big push into delivery

Fast-food chain to expand delivery to 2,500 locations by end of 2017

Add The Wendy’s Co. to the growing list of restaurant chains making a huge push on delivery.

The Dublin, Ohio-based quick-service chain on Wednesday said it is planning to expand its delivery partnership with Door Dash to 2,500 locations in 48 markets by the end of the year.

Full Article: hRestaurant News

There several members of my family that are now VERY happy.