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Germany: Woman sentenced to 6 months in jail for poking holes in partner's condoms

Germany: Woman sentenced for poking holes in partner's condoms
In what the judge described as a "historic" case, a woman has been found guilty of sexual assault after poking holes in her partner's condoms without his knowledge or consent.


The case concerned a 39-year-old woman who was in a "friends with benefits" relationship with a 42-year-old man. The two met online at the beginning of 2021 and began a casual, sexual relationship.

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The 39-year-old woman then secretly poked holes in the package of condoms that her partner kept in his nightstand. She had hoped to get pregnant, but her efforts were reportedly unsuccessful.

Despite this, she later wrote the 42-year-old man a message on WhatsApp, saying that she believed she was pregnant — and told him that she'd purposefully damaged the condoms.

The man then pressed criminal charges against her — and the woman later admitted to attempting to manipulate her partner.

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Stealthing" typically occurs when a man secretly removes his condom during sexual intercourse, unbeknownst to his partner.

"This provision also applies in the reverse case. The condoms were rendered unusable without the man's knowledge or his consent," Salewski said in her decision.

https://www.dw.com/en/germany-woman-sentenced-for-poking-holes-in-partners-condoms/a-61689670
Posted by Demovictory9 | Fri May 6, 2022, 06:27 AM (2 replies)

'Replacement theory' fuels extremists and shooters. Now a top Border Patrol agent is spreading it

last month, Brandon Judd, who is a Border Patrol agent and the president of the National Border Patrol Council, a union representing more than 18,000 border patrol agents, sat for an interview with Fox News anchor Bill Hemmer.

Wearing a black polo shirt bearing the crest of his union, the shaven-headed Judd stared intently into the camera as Hemmer asked him why he thinks President Joe Biden has allowed “Virtually an open border.” With a shake of his head, Judd responded:


"I believe that they're trying to change the demographics of the electorate, that's what I believe they’re doing." As he spoke, the split-screen broadcast zoomed in on footage of people of color apparently crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, and Judd continued: "They want to stay in power, and the only way to stay in power is to continue to stay elected."

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Immigrants including Hispanics are helping change demographics of the United States – indeed, based on Census projections, many experts predict white Americans will be a minority as soon as two decades from now.

But the "Great Replacement Theory," pushed by hate groups across the world since the early 20th Century, claims this is not simply because of immigration, but is done by political design.

In its most extreme form the theory claims a cabal of powerful politicians, aided by sinister Jewish power-brokers, is deliberately working to replace white Europeans and Americans with non-white immigrants who are more likely to support left-leaning politicians. Though Judd did not provide this kind of elaborate story, he and others have promoted a portion of it.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/replacement-theory-fuels-extremists-and-shooters-now-a-top-border-patrol-agent-is-spreading-it/ar-AAWYxzI
Posted by Demovictory9 | Fri May 6, 2022, 06:15 AM (5 replies)

UT students arrested after robot vandalism

got their food from the robot delivery machine. then pushed damaged it and picked it up and slammed it to ground. caused $5,500 worth of damage.




Posted by Demovictory9 | Fri May 6, 2022, 04:34 AM (8 replies)

Former Colorado cop sentenced to 5 years for assaulting woman with dementia during 2020 arrest

A former Colorado police officer who was seen assaulting a 73-year-old woman with dementia during an arrest was sentenced to five years in prison on Thursday.



seen on widely-aired video, joking with colleagues about the arrest.

Austin Hopp accepted a plea agreement in March that allowed him to plead guilty to an amended charge of second-degree assault, a Class 4 felony, despite strong opposition from Garner's family. Hopp's original two felony charges and one misdemeanor charge were dismissed as part of the agreement. The plea agreement meant Hopp's potential maximum sentence dropped from 30 years in prison to eight.


Hopp was responding to a reported petty theft at Walmart, where staff had stopped Garner just outside the store after she tried to walk out with merchandise. Garner returned the items and was walking home when Hopp stopped her.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/former-colorado-cop-sentenced-to-5-years-for-assaulting-woman-with-dementia-during-2020-arrest/ar-AAWY5vs
Posted by Demovictory9 | Fri May 6, 2022, 04:28 AM (2 replies)

Phil Mickelson recorded $40 million in gambling losses over four years


Phil Mickelson's love of gambling is one of his defining characteristics. Now, a new book is reporting just how much that love cost him between 2010 and 2014: $40 million.

An excerpt of the book "Phil: The Rip-Roaring (and Unauthorized!) Biography of Golf’s Most Colorful Superstar," due to be published May 17, breaks down in thorough, agonizing detail just how much money Mickelson lost over that period.

Mickelson's losses were recorded in documents compiled by government auditors doing a forensic analysis of his finances in connection with an insider trading case. Billy Walters, a professional gambler, was accused of insider trading; Mickelson, an associate of Walters', was not charged, but paid back roughly $1 million in gains earned via Walters' tips. Walters, for his part, was sentenced to five years in prison and fined $10 million.

Shipnuck attempted some broad-strokes calculations of how $40 million in losses could have affected Mickelson.

“In those prime earning years, his income was estimated to be just north of $40 million a year,” Shipnuck writes. “That’s an obscene amount of money, but once he paid his taxes (including the California tariffs he publicly railed against), he was left with, what, low-20s? Then he had to cover his plane and mansion(s), plus his agent, caddie, pilots, chef, personal trainer, swing coaches and sundry others.

“Throw in all the other expenses of a big life — like an actual T-Rex skull for a birthday present — and that leaves, what, $10 million? Per the government audit, that’s roughly how much Mickelson averaged in annual gambling losses. (And we don’t know what we don’t know.) In other words, it’s quite possible he was barely breaking even, or maybe even in the red. And Mickelson’s income dropped considerably during his winless years from 2014 to ’17.”

https://sports.yahoo.com/phil-mickelson-gambling-losses-saudi-arabia-000228275.html

Trump pardoned a gambler linked to Mickelson

https://sports.yahoo.com/trump-commutes-sentence-of-vegas-gambler-connected-to-phil-mickelson-161457115.html
Posted by Demovictory9 | Fri May 6, 2022, 02:28 AM (4 replies)

How to do a perfect u-turn in a tight spot wait for it

Posted by Demovictory9 | Fri May 6, 2022, 02:19 AM (0 replies)

Thousands of homeowners hit with non-renewal insurance letters (Florida)

Posted by Demovictory9 | Fri May 6, 2022, 01:42 AM (7 replies)

School surveillance video from April 2022 tornado in Andover, KS

Posted by Demovictory9 | Fri May 6, 2022, 01:22 AM (1 replies)

Conservators 'speechless' that Kim Kardashian wore Marilyn Monroe's dress to Met Gala

https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2022-05-03/kim-kardashian-marilyn-monroe-dress-2022-met-gala-conservators

Textile conservators and fashion curators are appalled that beauty mogul Kim Kardashian donned Marilyn Monroe’s iconic Jean Louis gown for the 2022 Met Gala. Monroe’s show-stopping garment became famous 60 years ago when the Hollywood legend wore it to sing a breathless “Happy Birthday” to President Kennedy.

Kardashian, a pop culture phenom in her own right, became the only other person to slip into the historic garment for Monday’s Met Gala, a “gilded glamour"-themed affair at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. “The Kardashians” star joined hundreds toasting the opening of the Costume Institute’s newest exhibition, “In America: An Anthology of Fashion,” which examines historical context and tells stories of unsung heroes in early American fashion design.

“I’m frustrated because it sets back what is considered professional treatment for historic costume,” says Sarah Scaturro, chief conservator at the Cleveland Museum of Art and formerly a conservator at the Met’s Costume Institute. “In the ’80s, a bunch of costume professionals came together to state a resolution that historic costume should not be worn. So my worry is that colleagues in historic costume collections are now going to be pressured by important people to let them wear garments.”

Cara Varnell, a longtime independent art conservator specializing in historic dress, put it this way: “We just don’t wear archived historic pieces,” she says. “Obviously, if you have a Charles James hanging in your grandmother’s closet and you want to wear it, fine. But something that’s archived means it has enough cultural importance that we value it and want to save it. The dress represents something very important — it’s part of our collective cultural heritage. I’m speechless over it.”



https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2022/may/03/kim-kardashian-wears-marilyn-monroes-jfk-dress-as-met-gala-celebrates-gilded-age

As well as bleaching her hair platinum blond, Kardashian said she lost 16 pounds (7kg) in less than a month to fit into the dress.

“It was such a challenge,” she said. “It was like a role. I was determined to fit this. I would wear a sauna suit twice a day, run on the treadmill, completely cut out all sugar and all carbs, and just eat the cleanest veggies and protein.”

Acquiring the dress was a challenge, too. The piece sold in 2016 for $US4.8m and holds the record for the most expensive dress sold at auction, as reported by Vogue.

Now usually stored in a temperature-controlled vault at Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum in Orlando, Florida, the gown was transported to Kardashian’s home in Calabasas, California by private plane and accompanied by guards.
Posted by Demovictory9 | Fri May 6, 2022, 01:11 AM (2 replies)

Frank Langella Blames 'Cancel Culture' After Firing From Netflix Show

Frank Langella, who was fired in April from his leading role in a Netflix mini-series after a misconduct investigation, said on Thursday that his dismissal followed a love scene in which the actress playing his wife accused him of touching her leg — an action not in the script.

“She then turned and walked off the set, followed by the director and the intimacy coordinator,” Langella wrote in a column for Deadline, about a March 25 incident on the set of “The Fall of the House of Usher.” The series is based on works by Edgar Allan Poe and created by Mike Flanagan.

“I attempted to follow, but was asked to ‘give her some space.’ I waited for approximately one hour, and was then told she was not returning to set and we were wrapped,” Langella wrote.

Langella said he and the actress were both clothed during the scene. During the ensuing investigation, he said, someone in human resources told him that the intimacy coordinator had suggested where the actors should place their hands during the scene. Langella called the instructions “absurd,” he said.

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/05/arts/television/frank-langella-fired-column.html

“It was a love scene on camera,” Langella said. “Legislating the placement of hands, to my mind, is ludicrous. It undermines instinct and spontaneity.” Referring to the human resources employee, Langella wrote, “Toward the end of our conversation, she suggested that I not contact the young lady, the intimacy coordinator, or anyone else in the company. ‘We don’t want to risk retaliation,’ she said.”

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Langella said that he had been “canceled,” and that the harm to him has been “incalculable,” including losing a thrilling part, facing a stretch of unemployment and suffering a tarnished reputation. These indignities, he said, are “the real definition of unacceptable behavior.”
Posted by Demovictory9 | Fri May 6, 2022, 12:56 AM (5 replies)
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