Republicans have for weeks blasted the closed-door impeachment process, but transcripts released this week of private depositions show most GOP lawmakers on the three panels at the center of the probe have simply not shown up. read more
Seeking to showcase his pride for his comrades' heroism, hardline pastry chef Dave Southerton had reportedly displayed a black-and-white American flag with a raspberry cream stripe Tuesday to honor the sacrifices bakers make every day. "My profession is constantly under attack nowadays by people who claim we're overusing confectioners sugar or that we're trigger happy with our piping guns, but until you've been in our kitchens and had to make a snap judgment about when to take the cake out of the oven, you'll never understand what it's like," said Southerton, telling reporters that the flag symbolized that he was part of the "thin meringue line" that separates order from chaos. read more
Here's pretty much all you need to know about Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio: He has questionable ties to Roger Stone, he thinks it's funny to use racist and homophobic slurs, and he was banned from Twitter after threatening to personally report undocumented immigrants to the feds as a method of retaliation against his critics. Now he's apparently running for Congress.
In a video of the incident obtained by the Houston Chronicle, a man identified as Vaco can be seen talking with three Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies in the parking lot of an IHOP. A deputy can be heard telling the man to "slap the (s- - - -) out of me and get it off your chest." "Are you going to arrest me?" Vaco asks. The deputy again tells Vaco to slap him. "I am giving you permission to slap the (s- - - -) out of me, and get it off your chest," the deputy said. Vaco puts a cigarette in his mouth and begins to slowly reach out with his palm toward to deputy. It is unclear in the video if Vaco slaps the deputy. read more
A caretaker of religious place here unleashed his pet lion on an electrician for demanding wages, recently. According to the Pakistani media report, a case of attempt to murder has been registered against the caretaker. Though the incident took place on September 9 in the capital of Punjab province, the complaint was lodged just two days ago. According to the police, electrician Mohammad Rafique didn't file any complaint against Ali Raza, caretaker of congregation hall Sada-e-Imam Hussain, as he had been promised proper treatment of injuries received in the lion attack. But when Raza refused to get his wounds treated and pay the compensation he had promised, Rafique lodged the complaint, the police said. read more