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Tuesday, March 03, 2020


NOI 3/2/20 Wicomico Dwelling Fire Standford Road

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Date:   March 2, 2020
Time:  3:08 p.m.
Location / Address:  28169 Stanford Road, Eden, Wicomico Co.
Type of Incident:  Fire
Description of Structure / Property:  One story wood frame single family dwelling          
Owner / Occupants:  Rufat Arqub (Owner)    /    Awad Hassan (Occupant)
Injuries or Deaths: None
Estimated $ Loss: Structure:  $1,000                      Contents: $50
Smoke Alarm Status: Present, did not activate (exterior fire)
Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status:  n/a
Arrests(s):  None
Primary Responding Fire Department: Fruitland Volunteer Fire Department
# of Alarms: 1      # Of Firefighters: 6
Time to Control: 5 minutes
Discovered By:  Occupant
Area of Origin:  Rear deck
Preliminary Cause:  Accidental, improperly discarded smoking materials
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Joe Biden, 77, Becomes Youngest Male Candidate in Democrat Primary

Former Vice President Joe Biden, 77, is now the youngest male candidate in the Democrats’ presidential primary after former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg dropped out of the race Sunday.

As of last week, Buttigieg, 38, was the field’s youngest candidate. He would have been 39 years and one day old upon taking up the White House had he won the general election. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), the presumed frontrunner, is the oldest at 78 years old, followed by former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, who is only eight months younger than the Vermont senator. Sanders will be 79 if he wins the White House.


Mexican immigrant who was released by Chicago authorities despite ICE telling them not to 'went on to rape a three-year-old girl in a McDonald's bathroom as she cried 'daddy, daddy''

A Mexican immigrant who was released by Chicago authorities despite ICE telling them not to 'went on to rape a three-year-old girl in a McDonald's bathroom as she cried ''daddy, daddy''.'

Christopher Puente, 34, is accused of sexually assaulting the girl at the restaurant on 600 N. Clark St. in the River North area of the city at around 8am on February 19.

The alleged attack happened while the girl's father was in another stall with her brother, who had had an accident in the restaurant.

However ICE had requested that police continue detaining the previously deported felon - who had convictions for forced-entry burglary and forgery.


Calls Grow to Quarantine Senator Chris Murphy after Secret Meeting with Coronavirus Carriers from Iranian Regime

In early January the United States killed General Qassim Soleimani, a top commander of Iran’s al-Quds Force, in an airstrike at Baghdad’s International Airport. The strike also killed Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the deputy commander of Iran-backed militias known as the Popular Mobilization Forces. Seven people were reportedly killed in the airstrike.

Following the death of Commander Soleimani Democrat Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) lashed out at President Trump for assassinating the Iranian al-Quds terrorist leader who was responsible for the deaths and maiming of HUNDREDS of US soldiers.

It soon became apparent why Murphy was sooo upset with Soleimani’s death.

Senator Murphy has a history of supporting Iran’s mullahs.
Murphy is a routine speaker at the NIAC Council, the regime’s lobby house in the US.


Baltimore officials investigating after reports of major water billing problems

BALTIMORE (WBFF) – The City of Baltimore says an internal audit of the water system is now underway after reports of properties across the city not being billed properly.

According to the Department of Public Works, they’re investigating two different types of issues with water metering and billing. One instance is where properties aren’t paying the city right now because of billing disputes, the other is where properties were never sent a bill at all.

Mayor Jack Young’s Deputy of Operations tells Fox 45 that the issue was first uncovered back in October when DPW realized the Ritz Carleton had not been billed for water in more than a decade.


SNL host John Mulaney blasted for joking it would be ‘interesting’ if senators stabbed President Trump after comparing him to Julius Caesar

Comedian John Mulaney was blasted this weekend after comparing President Donald Trump to Julius Caesar and joking that an assassination would be 'interesting' to bring back.

Mulaney, 37, shared the remark during his opening monologue on Saturday Night Live's latest episode.

The SNL alum began by noting that the show fell on a Leap Year, which was created by Julius Caesar, and that the Roman military man ultimately met his demise when stabbed during a Senate session on March 15, 44 BC.

'[Caesar] started the Leap Year in order to correct the calendar and we still do it to this day,' Mulaney said.



A video clip out of the UK shows a drag queen teaching toddlers how to twerk, confounding claims by leftists that drag queens aren’t inherently sexual in the nature of their performance.

The clip appears to show the drag queen at a bookstore or library. Judging from the sounds of the children who aren’t seen on camera, they’re likely to be pre-school age.

The drag queen begins talking about dances from the video game Fortnite, but then states, “Most of all Michael likes to twerk.”


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82 people test positive for the flu on Royal Caribbean cruise back to Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WBFF) - 82 people tested positive for the flu on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship back to Baltimore.

According to officials with the cruise line, on the February 8-20 voyage of Grandeur of the Seas, medical staff let the CDC know that dozens of guests and crew had flu-like illness or tested positive for influenza A or B and were placed in isolation.

None of the 82 patients met the CDC criteria as a person under investigation for the CDC.


Maryland Senate GOP introduces bill for Hogan to declare state of emergency in Baltimore

Annapolis, Md. (WBFF) -- Senate Minority Leader J.B. Jennings, Senate Minority Whip Steve Hershey and members of the Senate Minority Caucus introduced a bill to provide an immediate response to the violent crime crisis in Baltimore City.

“There have been 52 murders in Baltimore City so far this year. We are more than halfway through this legislative session, and Rome is still burning,” said Senate Minority Leader J.B. Jennings. “The citizens of Baltimore don’t have the luxury of waiting for the legislature to compromise. Something has to be done now to restore law and order in Baltimore.”

The Senate Republican bill expands the emergency powers of the Governor to declare a Violent Crime Emergency and provide an immediate response with State resources.


"They're Flying It In!" - Canadians Furious At Trudeau As Government Refuses To Stop Travelers From Iran

Furious Canadians slammed the government for failing to cancel flights from Iran, presently the country with the worst outbreak outside China, and other policies that suggest a dangerously blithe response from the government, perhaps as a consequence of PM Trudeau's commitment to 'woke' policies (many have slammed travel bans as racist).
#COVID-19 is coming. With the explosion of the virus in Italy, Korea, China, and Iran, containment is no longer realistic.

It is however important to slow the spread so hospitals are not overwhelmed.

The Trudeau government's response is unsatisfactory.— David Jacobs (@DrJacobsRad) March 1, 2020
One critic even accused Ottawa of "flying in" the virus by refusing to cancel flights. Though, to be fair, while President Trump has cracked down on China and Iran, his reaction to Italy and South Korea has been slightly more mild (though the State Department has issued travel advisories targeting SK and Italy.


FEMA preparing for Trump emergency declaration on coronavirus: report

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is preparing for President Trump to potentially make an emergency declaration regarding the coronavirus outbreak, NBC News reported Monday.

The agency is readying itself in case Trump makes an “infectious disease emergency declaration,” which would allow states and local governments to receive disaster relief funding and federal assistance to combat the virus, according to internal planning documents obtained by NBC.

The declaration would allow FEMA to distribute this funding under the 1988 Stafford Act, which is more often used to provide money for natural disaster relief but can also be used for diseases. The Stafford Act was also used to help fund the fight against the West Nile virus in New York and New Jersey in 2000.



Austin, Texas, once a thriving small town Mecca of genuine Americana has become a victim of its own success.

After high rent and property taxes ran all of the musicians that made Austin the “Live Music Capital of the World” out of town, Austin is now preyed on by a left-wing real estate millionaire whose zoning decisions apparently still don’t merit a conflict of interest.

Steve Adler’s real estate empire of $320 Million worth of properties includes a luxury condo in the ivory tower of the W Hotel directly behind Austin City Hall.

Among Adler and the City Council’s waste of taxpayer dollars is an 85 thousand dollar storage room that was never used, three solar toilets for $450,000, $6 million for a rundown hotel valued at $2.6 million to house homeless people in, roughly 370 million in taxpayer dollars for a power plant that has been abandoned, dumping millions into a Convention Center that lost $40 Million last year alone, ruined Austin’s credit rating and oversees $1.2 Billion in City debt.


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Senate Homeland Committee To Issue First Subpoena In Biden-Burisma Probe

Senate Homeland Security Committee chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI) plans to force a vote to issue the first subpoena linked to his probe involving Hunter Biden and Ukrainian energy firm, Burisma Holdings.

Johnson sent a letter to members of his committee on Sunday saying that it is his "intention to schedule a business meeting to consider a committee subpoena" of a former consultant for Blue Star Strategies, which Johnson noted worked as a U.S. representative for Burisma.
"As part of the committee's ongoing investigation, it has received U.S. government records indicating that Blue Star sought to leverage Hunter Biden's role as a board member of Burisma to gain access to, and potentially influence matters at, the State Department," Johnson wrote in the letter to committee members. -The Hill


Judge Judy makes an incoherent argument for Mike Bloomberg

The era of Judge Judy is coming to an end. At least, Judge Judith Sheindlin announced Monday that her famous courtroom TV show on CBS will conclude after its 25th season finishes. Judge Judy plans to use her massive popularity to launch a new show — but also to make the case for Michael Bloomberg in the 2020 election.

Judge Judy endorsed Bloomberg and his authoritarianism a while back, but in an explosive USA Today op-ed published on Sunday, she attacked Bernie Sanders and made her case for the former New York City mayor. While Judge Judy’s attacks on the socialist senator certainly had some merit, her argument for Bloomberg did not. In fact, it was downright incoherent and endorsed a version of Bloomberg incompatible with the reality of the man’s character and his legacy.

"I’m supporting Michael Bloomberg for president, and I urge you to do the same,” Judge Judy wrote. “He, and he alone, can provide the leadership we need to bring us together and end the toxic civil war that is ripping our nation apart.”


County updates ICE detainees contract

The Worcester County Commissioners on Tuesday agreed to sign a contract amendment to their agreement with Immigration and Customs Enforcement to house immigration-related detainees at the Worcester County Jail in Snow Hill.

Even so, a bill in the General Assembly in Annapolis could end that contract.

The commissioners moved to sign the amendment to come into compliance with the National Detention Standards 2019.

The updated contract will incorporate the robotics process automation, detention-transportation invoice template, the bed space tracking initiative and email submission form.

The contract will also update jail wages.


Maryland Universities Cancel Study Abroad Programs Amid Coronavirus Concerns

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Flagship universities in Maryland and North Carolina have canceled study abroad programs in Italy and are working to bring students home amid the continuing spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

The University of Maryland, along with Towson University in Maryland, suspended study abroad programs in Italy and told students to return home after the Centers for Disease Control raised its coronavirus warning level Friday night to limit travel in that country. At the moment there are nine TU students studying in Italy.

"Towson University is recalling all faculty, staff, and students who are currently abroad in Italy,” said university officials on the school's website.


Virginia Senate agrees to House red-flag legislation; agreements made on other gun-control bills

The Virginia Senate on Friday voted to advance red-flag gun legislation that already has passed the House as the Legislature continues working on other gun-control bills.

The legislation, a House substituted version of Senate Bill 240, gives a judge or magistrate the authority to order police to seize firearms from a person deemed to be a threat to himself or others. A person would not need to be convicted of a crime, charged with a crime or even accused of a crime to have his or her guns seized.

Under the legislation, a person whose guns have been seized will be guaranteed a hearing no later than 14 days after the seizure takes place. The law requires the police request the person give up his guns and they can receive a search warrant only if that person refuses to give them up or they have reason to believe the person is hiding weapons.


Dr. Marc Siegel: I’ve Never Seen an Emerging Contagion Handled Better

The Trump administration is handling the coronavirus outbreak better than previous administrations addressed earlier emerging contagions, said Dr. Marc Siegel, professor of medicine at New York University, Fox News medical correspondent, and author of False Alarm: The Truth about the Epidemic of Fear.

Siegel shared his analysis on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Sunday.

“I’ve been handling these emerging contagions for about 20 years now, and I have to tell you, I’ve never seen one handled better,” said Dr. Siegel of President Donald Trump’s approach to the coronavirus outbreak.

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New restrictions placed on Chinese journalists after country expelled US reporters

The State Department has issued new limits on the number of Chinese journalists who can work for five China-run news organizations, escalating a diplomatic feud between the two countries.

The new restrictions were announced on Monday. While they won't result in the direct expulsion of Chinese reporters, they could force some to leave if their visas are tethered to the media group they work for, according to the New York Times. There are currently 160 Chinese nationals working at the five outlets, but that number will now be capped at 100.

The rule only applies to media companies the United States considers propaganda outlets: Xinhua, CGTN, China Radio, China Daily, and People’s Daily. The decrease would force the organizations to decide which Chinese workers to keep on staff unless the employees are able to obtain a different type of visa.


Ex-CDC head Tom Frieden says kids may be secret coronavirus carriers

The ex-director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that the deadly coronavirus may be “impossible” to contain — and that kids may be secret carriers of the disease.

“We think it will be very difficult if not impossible to contain it … but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try,” Dr. Tom Frieden told reporters.

Frieden, who ran the agency under President Obama and was the New York City health commissioner under Mayor Mike Bloomberg, said the spread of the virus to more than 89,000 people across the world has been an “unprecedented situation.”


Police: 2 off-duty BPD officers arrested in Parkville hit-and-run crash

PARKVILLE, Md. —Two Baltimore City police officers are out of jail tonight after police said they were involved in a hit-and-run crash in Parkville over the weekend.

The officers were off duty at the time. Police said there is video of what happened.

Police said that officer Akeem Nelson was driving and officer Danielle White was in the passenger seat as they rode in the 7500 block Hillsway Avenue at 1:30 a.m. on Sunday.

At some point, investigators said they ran into a parked car.


'He's going to die:' Cincinnati 911 dispatcher suspended after not sending help to stroke victim

CINCINNATI —A Cincinnati 911 dispatcher was suspended without pay after Cincinnati's city Manager said the person failed to send help when a man had a stroke.

Cincinnati City Manager Patrick A. Duhaney wrote a letter to Cincinnati City Council members detailing what he called "nothing short of a tragedy," highlighting that the dispatcher violated multiple processes and procedures.

In the letter, he stated on Jan. 12, a resident of an apartment complex called 911 to report one of his neighbors appeared to be having a stroke.

The caller was not with the stroke victim when he placed the 911 call pleading for help. He was in a different apartment on a separate floor. The dispatcher, who was an employee of an Emergency Communications Center, told the caller to go to the stroke victim so that he could ask questions, but the caller said the victim might not want to answer questions or want help.


State Police Conducting Death Investigation- Selbyville

Selbyville– The Delaware State Police are currently conducting a death investigation after skeletal remains were located in a wooded area off of Polybranch Road.

On March 2, 2020 at approximately 6:12 p.m., Troopers responded to Polybranch Road just north of Roxana Road, Selbyville, after an individual discovered human remains in a wooded area. Detectives responded to the wooded area and confirmed them to be human skeletal remains.

The remains have been turned over to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science where an autopsy will be performed to determine the identification and cause and manner of death.

The case continues to remain under investigation and there is no concern for public safety at this time. If anyone has information in reference to this case, they are asked to contact, Troop 4, Major Crimes Unit, Detective K. Archer at 302-856-5850. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at

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Husband of Los Angeles DA pulls gun on Black Lives Matter protesters

The husband of Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey pulled a gun on Black Lives Matter protesters outside the couple’s home early Monday morning.

Police said they were called to the home around 5:40 a.m. after being told some 50 demonstrators were outside. No arrests were made.

Video posted on social media shows David Lacey holding a firearm in the doorway of his Grenada Hills home, as organizer Melina Abdullah says off-camera “Good morning. Are you going to shoot me?”

“I will shoot you. Get off my porch,” he responds.


Fact-Check: Obama Waited Until 'Millions' Infected and 1000 Dead in U.S. Before Declaring H1N1 Emergency

"Let's call it Trumpvirus," urged a New York Times opinion writer conspiratorially. Nancy Pelosi groused that President Trump waited too long to attack the coronavirus (COVID-19) and then impetuously declared he couldn't have leftover and unspent Ebola virus money to fight it, while Senator Chuck Schumer looked down his nose and over his glasses to intone that it was the end of the world and the president hadn't spent enough money to stop the scourge. Joe Biden and Michael Bloomberg have both been called out for politicizing the virus.

By their lights, Trump's doing it all wrong. They won't be able to tell you why, but (stomps foot) they just know. They're praying for a pandemic filled with infected people and decimation of the stock market just to fix Trump's wagon in his re-election campaign, now that the whole Russian-secret-agent and peeing-hooker story went belly-up.

They just know that he's such a dummy that it wouldn't ever occur to him to stop air travel from an infected nation, increase screenings, involuntarily quarantine those infected with the virus when they were repatriated and seek a vaccine now.


Florida A&M Student: Donald Trump Deserves Credit for Progress at Historically Black Colleges

Florida A&M University student Chrichanni Watson told Breitbart News that Donald Trump has made great progress for historically black colleges and universities (HCBU) and “you’ve got to give the man some credit.” Watson spoke to host Alex Marlow for a Wednesday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily.

“In Washington, D.C., I had the opportunity to work with a Republican representative, this is my first experience with the conservative movement, and I was just blown away,” said Watson. “So I had the idea to bring that same energy back to my university in Tallahassee.”

“I personally think he’s making progress,” said Watson of President Donald Trump. “The first thing that I looked into, especially at my university, is how he recently signed for HBCU’s to be permanently funded.”

“That directly impacts us, as HBCU students, and that’s something that cannot be said for the last administration,” she added. “I mean, you’ve got to give the man some credit.”



Business advocacy groups converged on Annapolis on Monday to protest legislation that would expand Maryland’s sales tax to services not currently taxed and raise an estimated $2.9 billion over the next five years to help fund the recommendations of the Kirwan Commission.

They spoke prior to a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the legislation. The hearing began this afternoon at 1 EST. The bill does not as of yet have a Senate counterpart.

“It is a regressive tax on our state’s small businesses and their customers. Just one trip to the auto mechanic…will double what proponents say the annual cost to Maryland taxpayers will be,” Mike O’Halloran, state director, Maryland & Delaware National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), said at a news conference at the Lowe House Office Building.


Elizabeth Warren Vows to Reinstate Welfare-Dependent Immigration to U.S.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is promising to reinstate welfare-dependent legal immigration to the United States, taking the side of corporate interests over American taxpayers.

Warren’s “Dignity for Farmworkers and Food Chain Workers” plan vows to end President Trump’s recently implemented “Public Charge” rule that prevents known welfare-users to permanently resettle in the U.S. by obtaining a green card.

Under Warren’s plan, those taking welfare would be able to obtain green cards:
And I am committed to repealing the Trump administration’s public charge rule, which forces many farmworker families to choose between accessing basic services and staying together. [Emphasis added]

Nashville Tornadoes: 9 Dead, 40 Buildings Collapsed After Tornadoes Rip Through Nashville, Middle Tennessee

At least nine people were reported dead in the Nashville, Tennessee, area after two tornadoes ripped through downtown Nashville and Middle Tennessee. Local news outlet WKRN's Josh Breslow reported that Metro authorities said two died in East Nashville, one died in Benton County, four died in Putnam County and two died in Wilson County.

Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) spokeswoman Maggie Hannah confirmed the initial death toll of 7 to the Associated Press.

The Associated Press reported that the tornadoes caused about 40 buildings to collapse around the city.

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Photos: Tornado slams Nashville overnight, causing widespread damage

Baltimore sees more than 50 homicides so far in 2020

Only into the third month of the new year and more than 50 people have been killed in the Baltimore city area.

The Baltimore Police Department announced Sunday that 19-year-old Graham Blake was charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a 26-year-old man on Friday, one of four shootings in Charm City Friday night that left two men dead and four injured.

At least 52 homicides were been reported throughout the city as of March 2, according to a tally by The Baltimore Sun. The major northeastern city in Maryland of more than 600,000 people is one of the most dangerous in America, according to the FBI.

"This city was never like this, even when it was at its worst," activist Tyree Moorehead told FOX45 on Sunday. “That's scary because there's people whose family members haven’t been shot yet that have a bullet with their name on it and don't even know it."

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Who really decided to bring infected people to the United States?

Two months after the outbreak of the coronavirus, #TrumpVirus began trending on Twitter. Why? Because it’s the only chance that the Democrats have of winning back the White House in 2020.

Saddled with broken primaries whose nominee, after a possible brokered convention, will either be a Socialist who admires Communists, a senile lecher who admires young girls, or a billionaire who admires power, the coronavirus is a much more effective candidate than Sanders, Biden, or Bloomberg.

#TrumpVirus follows in the footsteps of #TrumpHurricane which attempted to blame a natural disaster and local corruption in Puerto Rico on President Trump. And that just dusted off the smears and slanders of Hurricane Katrina and substituted Puerto Ricans for black people and Trump for Bush.

Not to mention the CDC for FEMA.

The truth about disaster relief and pandemic management is that it hasn’t changed much between administrations. The Bush administration dealt with SARS in much the same way that the Obama administration addressed swine flu. And the Trump administration is doing most of the same things.

That’s because the actual decisions are being made by bureaucrats based on existing protocols.

The best example of this was the decision to fly back infected American passengers from the Diamond Princess. This fateful decision helped spread the virus inside the United States.

President Trump had been told that nobody with the coronavirus would be flown to America.

The State Department decided to do it anyway without telling him and only made the announcement shortly after the planes landed in the United States.

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Remembering Andrew Breitbart

“Walk toward the fire. Don’t worry about what they call you. All those things are said against you because they want to stop you in your tracks. But if you keep going, you’re sending a message to people who are rooting for you, who are agreeing with you. The message is that they can do it, too.”

-– Andrew Breitbart, 1969–2012