Investigators Uncover Nude Photos, Mayor Faces Criminal Charges

Western Journalism   By Henry Rodgers       Fri., Feb.23, 2018

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has received information that could lead to criminal charges against Democrat Nashville Mayor Megan Barry, (pic above on right) according to a Thursday report.

Barry, who admitted she had an expensive affair with her head of security detail using taxpayer dollars, was reportedly in possession of nude photos of a woman taken on the phone of former Sergeant Rob Forrest, the man she had an affair with.

Barry also allegedly deleted text messages between her and Forrest.

Nashville Judge Steve Dozier signed an affidavit in support of a search warrant for information on the mayor’s phone in reference to the affair she had using taxpayer dollars.

“A search of Megan Barry’s phone could reveal information that is crucial evidence for this case,” the affidavit stated. “In particular, data and information that has been deleted from Sgt. Forrest’s phone may still exist on Megan Barry’s phone.”

The affidavit made it clear that text messages between Barry and her security detail were deleted. “The deleted chats and messages between Sgt. Forrest and Megan Barry, if recovered, could provide further evidence of their activities while Sgt. Forrest reported to be on duty,” the affidavit continued.

Barry, who is married, apologized for having an affair with Forrest and using nearly $33,000 of the government’s money on their travel expenses over the last 10 months.

Barry claims that her travels as mayor of Nashville were for business, including trips to Paris and Athens. However, Barry does not think she improperly misused taxpayer money, NPR reported.

“I’m embarrassed, and I am sad, and I am so sorry for all the pain that I have caused my family and his family,” Barry said Wednesday. “I know that God will forgive me, but that Nashville doesn’t have to. … I hope that I can earn your trust back and that you will forgive me.”

The mayor also traveled with Forrest to Washington, D.C.; New York; Denver; Oakland, California; Salt Lake City and Kansas City.

Although she apologized she did not resign or even mention resigning. Barry claimed law enforcement set the policy for her coverage and that Forrest’s protection was necessary on her trips.

“I’ve had a very aggressive schedule, I’m out in the community, and that’s reflected with the overtime that has been billed to my detail,” Barry said.

“The police set the policy for the kind of detail coverage that a mayor gets, and I have been the recipient of that. I have taken trips that have included detail and those trips have always been for business.”

If found guilty, Barry could lose her position as mayor of Nashville, as well as face serious criminal charges.

Source: https://www.westernjournal.com/mayor-faces-possible-criminal-charges-investigators-uncover-nude-photos-deleted-chats/

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As South and North Korea Seek Peace, Trump Plans “Largest Ever” Sanctions Against North

PRESS TV     Friday, Feb.23, 2018

The United States is reportedly set to unveil a large package of sanctions against North Korea, even as Pyongyang is continuing to engage its main rival Seoul in pursuit of peace.

The administration of US President Donald Trump will announce on Friday what is being described as “the largest package of new sanctions” ever against Pyongyang in an attempt to put more pressure on the North Korean government over its nuclear and missile programs, a senior administration official told Reuters on condition of anonymity.

North Korea, already under numerous harsh UN and other international sanctions, has resisted the pressure campaign led by Washington to try to force Pyongyang to halt its weapons program. It has vowed to keep up the development of its weapons programs as a deterrent against foreign aggression, including by the US, which has substantial offensive military presence in the region.

US Vice President Mike Pence had spoken about the plan for the new sanctions when he was heading to South Korea from Tokyo two weeks ago.

The two Koreas have been improving ties since last month, when Pyongyang announced its willingness to participate in the Winter Olympics, a decision that led to the historic visit to the South by Kim’s sister, during which an invitation was extended to President Moon Jae-in for a visit to Pyongyang.

Meanwhile, Seoul said on Friday that it had approved a visit by another high-level North Korean official, currently sanctioned by the US and South, for the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang on Sunday.

Kim Yong-chol, the vice-chairman of the North’s ruling Workers’ Party’s Central Committee, will lead a high-level delegation to South Korea. The delegation is also scheduled to hold a meeting with Moon.

He was previously chief of a top North Korean military intelligence agency, which Seoul blamed for the 2010 sinking of a South Korean navy ship that killed 46 sailors.

The South’s Unification Ministry Baik Tae-hyun said on Friday that they prefer to focus on dialog with North Korean officials rather than “on their past or who they are.”

“Under current difficult circumstances, we have decided to focus on whether peace on the Korean Peninsula and improvement in inter-Korean relations can be derived from dialog with (the visiting North Korean officials), not on their past or who they are,” Baik told a media briefing.

Full article here:  http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/02/23/553308/North-Korea-US-largest-package-sanctions-Korean-peace

 

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Inmate’s Execution Halted In Alabama. Here’s Why! Updated!

RT News        Posted Fri., Feb.23, 2018

Alabama has postponed the execution of a cancer-hit inmate who also suffers from hepatitis C and whose veins are too badly damaged for a lethal injection – one of three men scheduled to be executed on the same day in the US.

Inmate Doyle Lee Hamm’s  (pic on right with his brother, Danny on left) scheduled execution was halted on Thursday night as the prison medical staff did not have enough time to prepare him before the death warrant expires.

Earlier on Thursday, the Supreme Court greenlighted the capital punishment, but before midnight, Alabama Corrections Commissioner Jeff Dunn said it was impossible to have “the appropriate venous access.”

The 61-year-old man suffers from hepatitis C after years of intravenous drug use and has B-cell lymphoma, which is progressing according to his attorney, Bernard Harcourt, who tried to stop the lethal injection. Harcourt argues that the injection would be “a botched, painful, and bloody execution” as Hamm’s veins are severely compromised.

“They probably could not find a vein, as we had insisted since July. Unconscionable. Simply unconscionable,” Harcourt tweeted. He added that he had been waiting outside the execution room for more than two hours while the prison staff might have been trying in vain attempt to find a proper place to insert the needle.

Earlier, the inmate was discovered to have no usable veins in his upper extremities, forcing prison officials to attempt to put an intravenous line to a vein in his hips, legs, or feet.

The state argues that Hamm’s disease is in remission and that the procedure can be carried out. State Attorney General Steve Marshall says that the execution will not be stopped.

Hamm has been on Alabama’s death row since 1987 for the murder of motel clerk Patrick Cunningham in a robbery in which $410 was taken.

Florida Inmate Screams “Murderers” During Execution

On Thursday, two other southern states, Florida and Texas, planned to execute inmates. Texas called off the execution of Thomas Whitaker, 38, less than an hour before he was set to be put to death. His sentence was lowered to life without parole. The man was convicted in 2003 for the murders of his mother and brother.

Continues here:  https://www.rt.com/usa/419647-alabama-postones-execution-cancer/

UPDATE:  Fri., Feb.23, 2018   4:30PM

Alabama on Thursday moved closer to approving the use of nitrogen gas in executions, a method that has never been used to carry out a death sentence.

The Alabama Senate voted 29-0 for the bill that permits execution by nitrogen hypoxia if lethal injection drugs are unavailable or are ruled unconstitutional. The proposal now moves to the Alabama House of Representatives.

State Sen. Trip Pittman, the Republican lawmaker sponsoring the bill, said Alabama needs an alternative method of execution as lethal injection face legal challenges. Pittman said he believed the method could be more humane, likening it to how aircraft passengers lose consciousness if the plane depressurizes

Source: http://us.pressfrom.com/news/crime/-122156-alabama-senate-votes-to-allow-execution-by-nitrogen-gas/

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Rev. Billy Graham Ridiculed Jews In Private And Supported Israel In Public

Billy Graham and Pres. Richard Nixon (on right) above. (r. a. note)

JTA.org  By Ron Kampeas         Thurs., Feb.22, 2018

Billy Graham, the giant of American evangelism who was exalted by Jews for his championing of Israel at its hour of need and then condemned when a nasty anti-Semitic streak was revealed, has died.

Graham, 99, died at his home in Montreat, North Carolina, media reported. He was a counselor to Democratic and Republican presidents and, with his massive arena appearances, was a precursor of the Protestant televangelism that helped reshape the American religious and political landscapes. His son, Franklin, is one of President Donald Trump’s highest-profile religious supporters.

The elder Graham was an early and avid backer of Israel. A tour of the country in 1960 raised the country’s profile among American evangelicals, establishing the seeds of strong pro-Israel support that persist in that community until now. In 1967, he urged Israeli leaders not to yield to diplomatic pressures that could endanger the country’s security; such entreaties, commonplace now on the American right, were unusual at the time. He made a film, “His Land,” about Israel that continues to be screened among pro-Israel evangelicals.

Graham also was a champion for the Jews persecuted in the former Soviet Union and counseled his evangelical brethren not to proselytize Jews.

“Just as Judaism frowns on proselytizing that is coercive, or that seeks to commit men against their will, so do I,” Graham told an American Jewish Committee delegation that met with him in 1973.

He received awards from the organized Jewish community and was so beloved in its precincts that in 1994, when H. R. Haldeman, a former top aide to President Richard Nixon, revealed Graham’s lacerating anti-Semitism expressed in private talks with Nixon, the Jewish community dismissed Haldeman’s account out of hand.

Tapes from the Nixon Library released in 2002 validated Haldeman’s account, however.

“A lot of Jews are great friends of mine,” Graham told Nixon in 1972. “They swarm around me and are friendly to me. Because they know that I am friendly to Israel and so forth. But they don’t know how I really feel about what they’re doing to this country, and I have no power and no way to handle them.”

Graham also said that the Jewish “stranglehold” on the media “has got to be broken or this country’s going down the drain.”

In 2002, Graham apologized for the remarks, and Jewish community leaders accepted his apology — but the relationship would never again be the same.

“We knew that Nixon was an anti-Semite,” Abraham Foxman, then the Anti-Defamation League’s national director, told JTA at the time, whereas Graham is “a guy we all felt comfortable with … And he was so infected with this virulent anti-Semitism.”

Rabbi A. James Rudin, the AJC’s senior interreligious adviser, wrote in a statement Wednesday that Graham regretted his remarks about Jews and Judaism.

“He publicly apologized for them and asked for forgiveness during his 2002 ‘Crusade’ in New York City,” Rudin wrote. “I had a private conversation with him at that time, where he expressed deep personal remorse and asked me to convey his sincere apologies to the entire Jewish community.”

Source:  https://www.jta.org/2018/02/21/news-opinion/politics/billy-graham-who-championed-israel-in-public-and-derided-jews-in-private-dies-at-99

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UN Required To Halt US And Israel’s Escalation Against Syria

AWD News.com         Thurs., Feb.22, 2018

Israel’s mounting interest in the US-led war on Syria, and in particular in picking fights with the Syrian government, Iran, and Hezbollah – after the defeat of ISIL by these allied forces – have included reports by analysts of a growing amount of Israeli arms and ammunition flowing across the border for Qaeda-allied terrorist groups on the Golan frontier.

To be clear, similar reports and evidence have put the United States on the side of all these terror proxy groups, like Al-Qaeda’s Nusra Front, which have been active in the area for some time. After all, American officials, the Pentagon regime, and the CIA continue to be very public saying they prefer ISIL over the elected government in Syria.

No wonder the regime changers are pushing the UN Security Council members for the Syrian government and its allies to halt their ongoing offensive in the Idlib province. Their desperate attempts to stop the successful offensive are designed primarily to save the Nusra Front and other terror proxies. This way they can claim they need to stay in the country, support the so-called “moderates”, and prolong their illegal occupation and war on the pretext of fighting terror.

The significance of all this is clear: In blatant violation of International Law and the UN Charter, which bars UN member states from supporting military action to overthrow other members’ governments, the US and its allies have been largely responsible for having extended the power of ISIL and Al-Qaeda across a significant part of Syrian territory.

The CIA, the Mossad and the Pentagon regime are still doing anything they can to regime change post-ISIL Syria. Unless the United Nations and the international civil society confront the warmongers explicitly, they will continue to be complicit in the consolidation of power by Al-Qaeda in Syria, even if ISIL has been defeated there.

The CIA, the Mossad and the Pentagon regime are still doing anything they can to regime change post-ISIL Syria. Unless the United Nations and the international civil society confront the warmongers explicitly, they will continue to be complicit in the consolidation of power by Al-Qaeda in Syria, even if ISIL has been defeated there.

Here is the conclusion: Much of the carnage that has ravaged Syria during the past seven years is due to the criminal actions and the calamitous policies of the United States and its allies in the Middle East, mainly Israel and Saudi Arabia. Their failed regime-change war is at risk of a new round of escalation.

Now, faced with an alarming risk of a renewed escalation, it’s time for the United Nations to step in to end the US and Israeli threats and aggressions against Syrian sovereignty. It’s not clear why the UN has never condemned Israel’s continued attacks on Syria and the United States’ unauthorized deployment in the country both in support of the terrorists in open alliance with Al-Qaeda.

Full article here:  http://www.awdnews.com/index/un-required-step-end-us-israel-escalation-syria/

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Church To Hold A Controversial Blessing Ceremony For AR-15s, The Rod Of Iron (Vid link incl)

By  Grace Centered.com      Thurs., Feb.22, 2018 

CBS Local — A church in Pennsylvania has thrown itself into the nationwide debate on gun laws by announcing they will be hosting a blessing ceremony for couples with an AR-15 assault rifle.

The controversial event is set to take place just two weeks after 17 people were killed in a Florida high school by a gunman using the same weapon.

The World Peace and Unification Sanctuary in Newfoundland, Pennsylvania, an offshoot of the Unification Church, is inviting couples to bring their semi-automatic rifles to the church on Feb. 28 to “show their willingness to defend their families, communities and nation.”

“All of the weapons in the ceremony will be checked to make sure they are unloaded, with a zip tie so that no bullets can be inserted,” Sanctuary Church president Richard Panzer said in an email obtained by The Times-Tribune. The church leader added that local police were welcome to attend the ceremony to make sure the event is safe.

According to the church’s website, the ceremony will focus on the “rod of iron” and each couples’ pledge to defend their home and the coming nation of Cheon Il Guk — the biblical kingdom of God referred to in Scripture. full story

Note: AR means Armalite Rifle. Armalite is the company who first sold this model. A true assault weapon is belt fed, meaning that the trigger is pulled and more than one bullet fires in succession without the need to pull the trigger again. With an AR-15, the trigger is pulled once and only one bullet comes out.

Source: http://www.gracecentered.com/church-hold-controversial-blessing-ceremony-ar-15s.htm

LINK TO INTERVIEW VIDEO   https://www.onenewspage.com/video/20180222/9697476/VIDEO-Local-church-holds-ceremony-with-AR-15s.htm

 

 

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Bestiality: Pittsburgh Attorney Charged For Sexual Abuse Of His Dog (34 sec vid)

 DML News.com  BY KAT SHEPHERD       Thurs., Feb.22, 2018

Neighbors reported the horrific abuse by prominent Pittsburgh attorney Ivan DeVoren (pic above)  of his pet Labrador retriever, after gathering evidence to turn over to police.

According to KDKA, DeVoren has been charged with ten felony counts of aggravated cruelty to an animal, as well as ten counts of sexual intercourse with an animal.

According to a police report, witnesses say they heard Ivan DeVoren engaging in sexual activities with his dog, Snoopy, on several different occasions.

Witnesses described hearing sex sounds coming from DeVoren’s apartment on numerous occasions.

They kept records of the alleged incidents, including sounds of a dog whimpering, creaking furniture and inappropriate language.

After Police took custody of the dog, a local veterinarian found signs consistent with sexual abuse.

Detectives found numerous drugs, including crack cocaine, heroin, and marijuana when they searched DeVoren’s home. DeVoren is facing additional charges for possession of the drugs.

Source: https://dmlnews.com/prominent-attorney-charged-sexually-abusing-dog-video/

 

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EXPOSED! Florida Shooting Survivor Reciting From A Script

Freedom Outpost.com      by Mac Slavo     Wed., Feb.21, 2018

Florida school shooting survivor and now pseudo famous anti-gun activist, David Hogg (pic above) has been exposed.  His father was in the FBI, and he appears to have been coached on his anti-gun and anti-Trump rhetoric.

Anyone who has been following the news could tell about the scandal involving the FBI, who in collusion with the Obama Administration and Clinton campaign, set out to push the false “verification” of the junk Steele Dossier. It has also been widely reported that the FBI received tips well in advance of the Florida school shooting and decided, for whatever reason, not to act.

Hogg is now so media obsessed and determined to continue the propaganda charade that he snubbed an invitation to meet with President Donald Trump this Wednesday in favor of appearing on a televised town hall with CNN’s Jake Tapper.

Few have seen this type of rapid media play before, and when they have it has come from well-trained political operatives and MSM commentators. Immediately, these students-turned-activists threw up some red flags.

In what was initially as an incredibly odd move for a high school student, Hogg vehemently defended the FBI and placed the blame squarely on the President’s shoulders…. before admitting that his father was in the FBI. –Gateway Pundit

“I think it’s disgusting, personally. My father’s a retired FBI agent and the FBI are some of the hardest working individuals I have ever seen in my life,” proclaimed David Hogg to CNN. “It’s wrong that the president is blaming them for this.”

Adding to the “credibility” of Hogg, in a recently uncovered early cut from one of his interviews it appears he was heavily coached on lines and is merely reciting a script. Frequently seen in the footage mouthing the lines he should be reciting. Hogg becomes flustered multiple times, is seen apologizing, and asking for re-takes.

Many immediately snapped to Hogg’s defense saying he was just a nervous and traumatized kid who is having trouble expressing his emotions during such a difficult time.  But another interview surfaced of Hogg speaking much more smoothly from 2017.

Of course, an incident with a lifeguard isn’t the same thing as being a student during a school shooting.  But what about this information?  It seems ironic at best to see that the altercation with a lifeguard happened in Redondo Beach, California, and there are claims he went to school in that same area, although many say they are able to debunk this information.

NOTE: We could not confirm or debunk whether or not Hogg went to Redondo Shores High School in Redondo Beach, California. The photo of him in the Redondo Shores yearbook bearing his name also bears an uncanny resemblance.

Hogg has come out publically in the media to declare he isn’t a crisis actor and some of those who have called him a crisis actor have lost their jobs.

Our job is not to tell you what to think, but to present information so you can come to your own conclusions. Does this look like a child of a former FBI agent is being used as a pawn in the war against the people to curb the rights of those who literally committed no crime?  You decide.

Source:  https://freedomoutpost.com/florida-shooting-survivor-exposed-fathers-retired-fbi-agent/

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Mob Justice: Two Accused Of Rape Lynched By Angry Throng

 

Sputnik International      Wed., Feb.21, 2018

In a horrific incident of mob justice, 1,000 people protesting the rape and murder of a minor stormed the police station, dragged out the two accused and lynched them. The incident happened in Lohit district of India’s northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh after the body of the five-year-old rape victim was found in the jungle on Sunday.

New Delhi (Sputnik): The two men accused of raping and murdering a five-year-old girl and dumping her in the jungle were reportedly lynched by people armed with hammers, iron rods and sticks after parading them naked on the streets.

Police officers trying to dissuade the mob from lynching the accused were also attacked. Fifteen police personnel have reportedly received serious injuries.

A mob of nearly 1,000 people attacked the police lockup and took away the two accused. Some policemen have also sustained injuries in the attack,” Aaid Apur Bitin, Deputy Inspector General of the state told to local media.

The two accused — Sanjay Sobor (30 years) and Jagdish Lohar (25 years) — had been arrested at the Tengapani tea garden area on Sunday by state police for allegedly raping and murdering the girl on February 12.

Local media reported that the two accused had confessed to having raped and murdered the girl before dumping her in the jungle.

The Arunachal Pradesh government, ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party, has condemned the rape and murder of the minor calling it a “barbaric and inhuman” crime, but has insisted on a detailed inquiry into the mob lynching.

“We are citizens of a great country who abide by the law enshrined in the constitution. Our laid-down rules and regulations do not allow us to take the law into our hands and so have placed the police and judiciary,” Pema Khandu, state chief minister said.

Source:  https://sputniknews.com/asia/201802211061865865-mob-lynched-rape-acused/

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Iranian Official Warns Israel: Tehran’s Retaliation Will “Level Tel Aviv To The Ground”

RT NEWS        Wed., Feb.21, 2018

Israel’s capital will be leveled “to the ground” by an immediate retaliatory strike if Benjamin Netanyahu follows through on his threat to attack the Islamic Republic, an Iranian politician has threatened.

Waving a piece of an Iranian drone, allegedly downed over northern Israel last week, the Israeli Prime Minister last Sunday warned Tehran against testing Israel’s resolve. “We will act without hesitation to defend ourselves. And we will act if necessary not just against Iran’s proxies that are attacking us, but against Iran itself,” Benjamin Netanyahu said at the Munich Security Conference, after Israeli forces conducted a massive cross-border intrusion into Syria to strike Iranian targets.

The threat seems to have struck a nerve in Tehran. Iranian conservative politician, Mohsen Rezaee, who is also secretary of the Expediency Discernment Council, warned that the Islamic Republic stands ready to retaliate and strike Tel Aviv before the Israeli PM even gets a chance to flee the capital.

About Netanyahu’s unwise words, I should say that if they carry out the slightest unwise move against Iran, we will level Tel Aviv to the ground and will not give any opportunity to Netanyahu to flee,” Rezaee told al-Manar news channel on Monday, according to Fars News Agency. “The US and Israeli leaders don’t know Iran and don’t understand the power of resistance and therefore, they continuously face defeat.”

Tel Aviv has repeatedly warned Iran against meddling in Israeli affairs by supplying advanced missiles to Hezbollah in Lebanon. Israel also remains very concerned over the foothold the Islamic Republic has in Syria.

Netanyahu, who branded the milestone nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers a “historic mistake” and a threat to Israel’s survival, also continues to argue that that the deal is flawed and allows Iran to potentially produce hundreds of nuclear weapons that can strike Israel.

Source: https://www.rt.com/news/419396-iran-israel-level-tel-aviv/

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