US aircraft carrier to block Iranian shipments to Yemen

The hot spot of the Middle East is getting hotter with US involvement as the USS Theodore Roosevelt and the USS Normandy are headed towards the Persian Gulf to block attempts by Iran to support Houthi rebels in Yemen.

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Raw Video of California Sheriffs Beating Horseback Bandit Released

San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies are being investigated following the beating of a surrendering man captured on video by NBC Los Angeles. The “horseback bandit,” Francis Jared Pusok, was laying on his stomach when the deputies assaulted him.

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There’s a ‘Blob’ of Warm Water that May be Exacerbating California’s Drought

California is in a drought. The Golden State has been in this state for several years, but it has only been big news recently with the Governor calling for a 25% reduction in water usage.

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DirecTV Urged to Yank Rob Lowe Commercials Over Unsubstantiated Claims

Those popular Rob Lowe DirecTV commercials have given many people a giggle or two while waiting for their television shows to return. Now, DirectTV is being urged to take down the ads for false claims after competitor Comcast brought into question their validity.

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New Spark Loses EV Option

It was a fun ride while it lasted. The ride continues as a gas vehicle, but the electric vehicle variation of the Chevrolet Spark is going bye-bye. Fear not. The domestic automaker isn’t giving up on electric vehicles. They’re just focusing everything on one new vehicle.

The redesign unveiled at the New York Auto Show demonstrates their commitment to the Spark line, but the upcoming Chevy Bolt is the new darling for electric vehicle lovers in the General Motors lineup. The new Spark has more power, smaller headlights (thankfully) and will still be a great green alternative for those who don’t find electric vehicles to be practical.

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Do Baltimore Politicians take their Jobs Seriously?

Apparently, they do not.

The importance of being a public servant on any level cannot be overstated. Government is the foundation of the order that society holds dear and our elected officials are supposed to take their jobs as seriously as possible. The decisions they make impact others. It doesn’t matter whether it’s 6 people or 6 million people. It’s important.

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