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‘There Was Blood Everywhere’: 42 Injured After Train Crashes Into Train at 69th Street Transportatio

A high-speed train barreled into a parked train at one of SEPTA’s busiest terminals overnight, injuring more than 40 people and causing what one passenger described as a bloody scene.

SEPTA officials say a Norristown High Speed Line train was arriving at the 69th Street Transportation Center on Market Street in Upper Darby around 12:10 a.m. Tuesday when it crashed into an unoccupied train that was sitting in the terminal.—More..

By News on the Net -- NBC News- Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - Full Story

Anger boils over in Charlottesville city council meeting as residents call for mayor’s resigna

Anger boiled over at the first Charlottesville City Council meeting since a white nationalist rally in the city descended into violent chaos, with some residents screaming and cursing at councilors Monday night and calling for their resignations.

After the residents of Charlottesville were allowed to voice their frustrations with the way city officials handled the event, the council unanimously voted to take the first steps to remove a statue of the Confederate general Stonewall Jackson, The Daily Progress reported. —More…

By News on the Net -- NY Daily News- Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - Full Story

Quebec police hint at arrests after anti-immigration counter-rally turns violent

MONTREAL — Quebec City’s mayor says right-wing protesters are not welcome in Quebec City but he believes an anti-immigration group won the popularity contest during duelling demonstrations over the weekend.

Mayor Regis Labeaume thanked members of the right-wing group, La Meute, for collaborating with police while some counter-protesters turned violent.—More…

By News on the Net -- Toronto Sun- Monday, August 21, 2017 - Full Story

Missouri Democratic state senator apologizes for hoping Trump is assassinated

Amid calls for her resignation, a Democratic state senator in Missouri on Sunday said she made a mistake for posting on Facebook Thursday that she hopes President Donald Trump is assassinated.

State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal —  who has said she isn’t resigning over the post —  apologized at a press conference streamed live on the Facebook page of the Clayton Times, a St. Louis County newspaper.—More…

By News on the Net -- Fox News- Monday, August 21, 2017 - Full Story

POLL: Most Millennials just fine with Confederate monuments

A new poll suggests that those college students who are demanding the removal of Confederate monuments are actually in the minority among their peers.

University campuses have figured prominently in the recent controversies surrounding statues, markers, and other monuments honoring Confederate soldiers and political leaders.—More…

By News on the Net -- Campus Reform- Monday, August 21, 2017 - Full Story

Clinton paid aide Huma Abedin nearly $65G from campaign funds since defeat

Failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has paid Huma Abedin nearly $65,000 from her campaign funds since her November election defeat, Federal Election Commission filings show.

Records show Abedin, Clinton’s longtime friend and aide who served as the vice chair of the campaign, has been paid $64,415.10 in salary from Hillary for America, Clinton’s campaign committee, since mid-November.—More…

By News on the Net -- Fox News- Monday, August 21, 2017 - Full Story

White farmers launch ‘international’ legal action against Zimbabwe

White farmers whose farms were forcibly taken over by supporters of President Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe say they have “launched a new international legal initiative to seek justice and compensation”.

“Dispossessed Zimbabwean commercial farmers have launched a new international legal initiative to seek justice and compensation for the loss of their farms and livelihoods, and to stop the ongoing farm seizures which are ravaging the economy,” said Ben Freeth, spokesman for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Tribunal Rights Watch, Zimbabwe, in a weekend press statement.—More…

By News on the Net -- The Citizen- Monday, August 21, 2017 - Full Story

Petition asking Trump to recognize Antifa as terror group reaches threshold for White House response

A petition calling on the Trump administration to formally recognize the Antifa movement as a terrorist organization has reached the threshold after which the White House is compelled to reply.

The effort passed the 100,000 benchmark around 8 p.m. Eastern time on Sunday. Though the petition had 30 days to reach that goal, it did so in less than a week.—More…

By News on the Net -- Washington Examiner- Monday, August 21, 2017 - Full Story

Police and counter-protesters clash in Quebec City outside right-wing event

Quebec City police in riot gear clashed with protesters on Sunday as a counter demonstration that was organized in opposition to a planned right-wing event turned violent.

Several hundred people gathered around a building to oppose a gathering planned by La Meute, or “the Pack”—a group considered close to the far right.—More…

By News on the Net -- CTV News- Sunday, August 20, 2017 - Full Story

Anti-Trump Activists Protest Confederate Statue By Dousing Reporters With White Powder [VIDEO]

Reporters for The Daily Caller News Foundation were covered with white powder by protesters calling for the removal of a Confederate statue in downtown Washington, D.C., Friday evening.

“White flour! White flour! Make America white again!” a woman carrying a bag of what appeared to be flour said as she threw the white powder in protest. “Wife power! Wife power! Go wife power! Go wife power!” the woman chanted.—More..

 

By News on the Net -- Daily Caller- Sunday, August 20, 2017 - Full Story

Dozens demonstrate in Detroit against white supremacy, Christopher Columbus

Dozens of demonstrators converged under a raised bust of Christopher Columbus in downtown Detroit on Saturday and demanded the monument come down as they protested against white supremacy and a list of perceived affronts to black Detroiters.

The peaceful gathering, organized by the Detroit chapter of BYP100, formerly known as the Black Youth Project 100, was one of numerous rallies and protests across the country in the wake of last weekend’s street clash in Virginia over the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from a park.—More…

By News on the Net -- Detroit Free Press- Sunday, August 20, 2017 - Full Story

Eclipse mania! Millions of Americans sit in some of the ‘worst traffic jams in history’

Twilight will fall at midday on Monday, stars will glimmer and birds will roost in an eerie stillness as millions of Americans and visitors witness the first total solar eclipse to traverse the United States from coast to coast in 99 years.

The sight of the moon’s shadow passing directly in front of the sun, blotting out all but the halo-like solar corona, may draw the largest live audience for a celestial event in human history. When those watching via broadcast and online media are factored into the mix, the spectacle will likely smash records.—More..

By News on the Net -- Daily Mail- Sunday, August 20, 2017 - Full Story

Watch: Boston Protesters Tell Israeli Flag Wearing Trump Supporter to ‘Get the F—K Out&#

The Washington Examiner reports:  Among the eclectic throng of demonstrators in Boston on Saturday, a supporter of President Trump found himself surrounded by protesters who yelled profanities at him.

A man wearing an Israeli flag as a cape can be seen in a video shared by Univision’s Jessica Weiss, walking through a crowd of protesters. One person rips off his “Make America Great Again” and throws it away. Amid the obscenities directed at him, one protester shouted, “Get the # out of our # town.” Another person can be heard urging the other protesters not to be violent.—More…

By News on the Net -- Breitbart- Sunday, August 20, 2017 - Full Story

Lonegan: House Leadership Must Kill the First Amendment Tax

You know our representatives have gone off the deep end when they begin considering imposing a tax on the First Amendment to raise more government revenue. But unfortunately, that’s the reality we’re now living in.

Recently, the Daily News and Washington Times reported that party leadership is considering replacing the failed border adjustment tax with revenue raisers from former Rep. Dave Camp’s (D-MI) 2014 tax reform plan. Allegedly, one of the top contenders for replacement is his old advertising tax provision, which would scrap advertising’s full deductibility as a business expense and make it only half deductible, with the other half being amortized over a ten-year period.—More…

By News on the Net -- Breitbart- Sunday, August 20, 2017 - Full Story

Raheem Kassam: ‘Now Steve Bannon Knows Who The Enemies of the American People Are’

Steve Bannon, the outgoing White House chief strategist now “knows who the enemies of the American people are” after seven months working within the government, Breitbart London editor in chief Raheem Kassam has said.

Speaking in a discussion on Fox News with anchor Martha MacCallum on the departure of Mr Bannon from the White House, Mr Kassam said the move didn’t mean there had been a falling out between the President and the returning Breitbart boss.—More…

By News on the Net -- Breitbart- Saturday, August 19, 2017 - Full Story