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Middle America heading to Washington, DC in celebration of Trump's inauguration

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Paddy Olson, 13, is a huge Donald Trump fan. He and his parents, Kelly, left, and Allen, are headed to Washington, D.C. for the inauguration. Photo taken Jan. 17, 2017.
Tim Lambing never doubted this moment would come.

Even as pundits and polls dismissed the idea that Donald Trump had much of a chance of winning the presidential election, Lambing held on to unshakable confidence that the billionaire businessman would pull it off.

The 41-year-old father of three from Kearney, Missouri, even guessed the exact number of electoral votes Trump would win: 304.

"I called it dead on," Lambing said.

Now Lambing and his wife, Lindsay, 35, have made the trip from Missouri to Washington to witness Trump's swearing-in as president, and the dawn of what they hope will be a stronger, safer America.


Zombie kids: Parents turning to hypnosis as cure-all for everything from ADHD to improving school performance

Hypnosis parenting therapist, Lisa Machenberg seen treating her patient at her home. '
Hypnosis has taken on a new focus. More and more parents are now putting their kids under a hypnotic trance, but some say the practice may be going too far.

Eric Ferrer-Alfaro, 10, has ADHD. His mother doesn't want to medicate him, and nothing else has worked. She's turned to hypnotism.

"We've tried meditation, relaxation, things like that," Silvana Ferrer said.

She said he has trouble focusing in school, and she's optimistic this will help.

"I'm hoping for the teachers not to call me anymore, or at least call me less," Ferrer said.

Hypnotherapist said she's hypnotized close to a thousand children, including her own.

Comment: Consistent practice of mindfulness or meditation would likely accomplish the same goals and would be a safer alternative than teaching children more ways to dissociate - most are already far too adept at tuning out.

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Wynn Las Vegas drops Tom Ford beauty products after designer makes insulting comments about Melania Trump

On the attack: Donald Trump (left) lashed out at Tom Ford (right) in an interview on Wednesday, saying his wife Melania never asked the designer to dress her
The Wynn Las Vegas has removed all Tom Ford beauty products and eyewear from the resort after comments the designer made about Melania Trump.

Ford, 55, said during an appearance on The View in November that he would not be dressing Melania Trump while she was in the White House because his clothes are 'too expensive' for a first lady to wear, noting that in that position she would have to 'relate to everybody.'

Donald Trump responded by telling Ainsley Earhardt on Fox & Friends that Melania never asked Tom Ford to dress her.

'Never asked Tom Ford, doesn't like Tom Ford, doesn't like his designs,' said Trump.

He then went on to say: 'Tom Ford is an example. "I will not dress the First Lady." He was never asked to dress - and Steve Wynn just called me and he said he thought it was so terrible what Tom Ford said, that he threw his clothing out of his Las Vegas hotel.

That was later confirmed by a spokesperson for Wynn Las Vegas, who told DailyMail.com in statement: 'Wynn Las Vegas confirms it removed the Tom Ford line of cosmetics and sunglasses from the resort this past weekend.'


Pro-marijuana group gives out free joints in protest of Trump inauguration, long lines in DC

Marijuana protest
A cannabis-legalization group is giving away thousands of marijuana joints in protest of the inauguration of Donald Trump.

The D.C. Cannabis Coalition calls the event the #Trump420 demonstration and says they'll hand out 4,200 joints as they parade from DuPont Circle to the National Mall. The group is for the legalization of marijuana in all 50 states and in the District of Columbia.

On their website, the group plans to light the joints four minutes and twenty seconds into Trump inauguration speech. The group says it will check the identification of everyone requesting marijuana. They also warn participants of the risk for arrest if smoking or carrying marijuana onto Federal property.

Lines at the event appeared to stretch over a block long. The group plans to be at the National Mall by 10 a.m.


'Done!': Fox host Tucker Carlson cuts interview with HuffPo 'crackpot' who refuses to accept election results

Fox host Tucker Carlson cut short a live interview with a Huffington Post contributor Wednesday night after the guest continuously insisted that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is the "legitimate" president-elect of the United States without providing any evidence to support his claim.

In a piece published Sunday by the Huffington Post, contributor Alex Mohajer openly advocated for the federal court system to step in and stop the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. Mohajer cited two different federal lawsuits, both filed earlier this month, that effectively call on federal judges to invalidate the results of the Nov. 8 election and order that a new nationwide presidential election be held.
It is well-established that in shaping equity decrees, federal courts are vested with broad discretionary powers, and a plethora of case law exists stating that courts may intervene to protect the integrity of free and fair elections. While true that a presidential election has never been overturned, cases like Donohue v. Board Of Elections, which arose from the 1976 presidential election, have ruled that the authority exists to order a special election, even at the presidential level. The judge reiterated that "protecting the integrity of elections, particularly Presidential contests, is essential to a free and democratic society."

Comment: Has the entire US 'Left-Wing' gone nuts?


Woman changes mind about becoming a cop after police detective rapes her in public in search of drugs

According to a report from The Riverfront Times, a St. Louis Metropolitan Police Officer performed an unauthorized vaginal cavity search of a female suspect, all while another cop was watching.

The incident allegedly occurred on the night of October 19th, 2012. Aspiring police officer, 24-year-old Kayla Robinson was a passenger in a car with a few other friends and were going home from a St. Louis Cardinals game. The friends made a U-turn on Goodfellow Blvd. at around 10:45pm. Supposedly suspecting the car was attempting to avoid a police checkpoint just ahead, Detective Angela Hawkins and her partner pulled the car over and began to question the individuals inside.

The police officers took Robinson out of the car, and according to RT, "Hawkins allegedly pushed the young woman up against a tractor-trailer and demanded to know where 'the dope and the guns' were." That's when Robinson says her nightmare began. Detective Hawkins then allegedly unbuttoned her pants, forced her to bend over while facing Hawkins' male partner, and she then placed her fingers inside Robinson's vagina, attempting to find drugs the detective believed were shoved inside. All the while Robinson was pleading for the cavity search to take place at the police station and not outside, in the open, in between several tractor trailers.

Robinson says her requests for a more private search were denied and she was forcibly penetrated by Hawkins. Now Robinson is demanding that Detective Hawkins answer for her actions in a civil suit filed against the officer as well as the city of St. Louis. According to the lawsuit:
Defendant Hawkins put the gloves on, turned Plaintiff around so as to face the male officer, and began unbuttoning Plaintiff's pants. At this time, Plaintiff was crying hysterically and begging Defendant Hawkins to take her to jail and search her there. ... Defendant Hawkins instead forced Plaintiff to bend over and placed her fingers inside Plaintiff's vagina. ... After finding no drugs on Plaintiff during the course of this unreasonable and unlawful search, Defendant Hawkins fastened Plaintiff's pants and slammed her with excessive force into the parked trailer.


Plea to Putin: Mexican petition pleads for Russian intervention to deal with corruption

Russian President Vladimir Putin's interference is necessary because "international organizations know what is happening in Mexico, but do nothing," the author of a Spanish-language petition urging Putin to intervene in Mexico's internal affairs to solve the country's corruption problem told Sputnik Mundo.

In an exclusive interview with Sputnik Mundo, the author of a Spanish-language petition urging Russian President Vladimir Putin to intervene in Mexico's internal affairs to resolve the country's corruption problem, said that Putin's interference is necessary because "international organizations know what is happening in Mexico, but do nothing."

"The political situation in Mexico is in its worst condition in history," the petition, published on Saturday on the website change.org, read.


Vancouver, BC: Where precious snowflakes need a safe space from signs referring to literature classics like 'Moby Dick'

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Moby Dick, a fish and chips restaurant in White Rock, B.C., was barred from opening a new location in Vancouver, in part because the building's strata council deemed the name offensive, according to allegations contained in a lawsuit filed in B.C. Supreme Court.
A Vancouver business is suing its strata corporation for refusing to allow the opening of a Moby Dick fish and chips franchise location, due in part to an "offensive" word in the restaurant's name.

According to a lawsuit filed in B.C. Supreme Court, L&H Trading Corp. leased a commercial property on Denman Street in Vancouver's Coal Harbour, where it previously operated The Change, an Asian fusion restaurant.

L&H hit hard financial times in early 2016, so, in May, it sold its restaurant business to Moby Dick, a fish and chips restaurant in White Rock named for the famous novel by Herman Melville about a giant white whale.

But just before Moby Dick was to take over the property, court documents allege the building's strata council refused to allow the restaurant to open for a number of reasons — one of which was the restaurant name contained the word "dick," an "offensive term."

Restaurant would 'harm' building image

According to the lawsuit, the strata felt the restaurant would "harm the image" of the building and would decrease property values.

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17-year-old female facing life in prison for raping teenage boy at knife-point

© Courtesy Photo/Saginaw County Sheriff's Office
Lestina Marie Smith
A 17-year-old Saginaw woman could face life in prison on charges she raped a 19-year-old man at knife point.

Lestina Marie Smith was arraigned Tuesday morning, Jan. 17, on two felony counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. Each charge carries a maximum punishment of life in prison.

The charges stem from a Jan. 11 incident in Saginaw Township where Smith allegedly held another Saginaw teen at knife point and engaged in oral and vaginal sex with him.

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Video analysis of alleged 'terror attack' makes liars out of Israeli police

The Israeli police stated yesterday (January 18, 2016) that they killed Yaqub Musa Abu al-Qi'an, a Bedouin man when he tried to run them over in a terror attack, in Umm al-Hiran, Northern Negev. Forensic Architecture investigation shows that Abu al-Qi'an was shot before driving over the policemen, and that after the incident the police shot to kill him when already incapacitated.

Forensic Architecture collaborated with Activestills to investigate the killing of the a Bedouin man, Yaqub Musa Abu al-Qi'an, and of a policeman, Erez Levi on January 18, 2017 in the illegalized Bedouin village of Umm al-Hiran in the northern Negev.