Wounded Warrior Project’s CEO, Steven Nardizzi, and COO, Al Giordano, were fired by the charity’s board amid criticisms about how it spent more than $800 million in donations over the last four years. The development was confirmed by Abernathy MacGregor, a public relations firm hired to represent the veterans charity.
From public records, CBS News found that the charity spent only 60 percent of donations on vets. Odierno disputed the figure, claiming the organization spends about 80 percent. But that number includes expenses spent on promotional items, direct response advertising and postage costs, which charity watch groups do not consider programming.
A group of ironworkers and riggers working in Louisiana have been told to remove American flags from their trucks or be terminated.
Jarome Hatch, a member of the crew, who thanked BPR and informed us that he just left a meeting in which the crew was told their vehicles, with American flags attached, are now allowed back on the property as long as they are properly fastened and the speed limit is obeyed.
“Perhaps, this is no secret, if I say that at some stage the Americans suggested performing a ‘division of labor’: the Russian Air Forces should concentrate on the liberation of Palmyra, and the American coalition with Russian support will focus on the liberation of Raqqa,” said Lavrov, according to Reuters.
North Korea’s provocative nuclear rhetoric has gotten so bad even the Kremlin has come out against the hermit kingdom, warning continued nuclear threats could justify an invasion.
The package containing the missiles was found by bomb-sniffing dogs in the cargo hold of the plane. The Air Serbia flight originated in Beirut, Lebanon and landed in the Serbian capital of Belgrade before the package was discovered, according to a Sunday Associated Press report. The two missiles, armed with explosive warheads, were hidden inside two coffins. Serbian media has reported that the package’s final destination was believed to have been Portland.
ISIL fighters unleashed two chemical attacks near the city of Kirkuk in Iraq, killing three-year-old Fatima Samir and wounding up to 600 people, Iraqi officials have said. Early Saturday morning, rockets filled with chemicals were fired from the ISIS-held town of Bashir upon the small town of Taza, which was also struck by chemical weapons only three days earlier.
…and Hillary’s answer to this woman? “Keep shopping” and try to find a better deal:
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) March 14, 2016
At Sherwood Forest Elementary School on Federal Way, Ms. Callender’s second and third grade classes decided to create the Buddy Spot to tackle loneliness.
“We should regulate tobacco products proportionate to their risks, and e-cigarette evidence suggests they’re less risky products,” said the Cornell study’s lead author Dr. Michael F. Pesko. “While there’s some risk, it would be a mistake to regulate them the same way we regulate cigarettes.”
“One of the biggest challenges we face as an industry – and one that our industry has been outflanked on up until this point – is the rampant misinformation disseminated about our technology,” says Tony Abboud, VTA national legislative director.
Video now proves that Fields exaggerated the story for some strange reason.
New video shows the contact (yes, contact was made), but it appears she may be embellishing a bit. Don’t know if the bruises are legit or not, but she wasn’t nearly thrown down to the ground as had been alleged.