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New Specialty Braiding License Signed Into Law
Braids
ij.org | Jefferson City, Mo.—On Friday, legislation to create a new stand-alone braiding license was signed into law, finally allowing natural, African-style hair braiders in Missouri to practice their art without the tremendous...
Ex-Senator who called for gun control gets 5 years in prison for weapons trafficking
AmericanMilitaryNews | Former California Sen. Leland Yee was sentenced to five years in prison on Wednesday for accepting bribes and trafficking in arms. Throughout Yee’s political career, he was a staunch gun control advocate, the Washington...
US Admits It ‘Lost’ 1,500 Immigrant Children, Handed Many Of Them Directly To Human Traffickers
LastAmericanVegabond | Hundreds of immigrant children are unaccounted for in the U.S. and in some cases, the agency that was supposed to protect them sent them to live with human traffickers. (TFTP) According to a Senate subcommittee...
E-Waste Recycler Sentenced To Over A Year In Prison For Fixing Old PCs and Selling Them
Computers
FreeThoughtProject | Computer technician and E-waste recycler Eric Lundgren is going to prison for 15 months for selling restore disks for computers, which would extend their longevity and allow them to be resold to new users. A federal...
Most Shocking Reveals From the Sex Cult’s FBI Informant
DailyBeast | Netflix’s Wild Wild Country is, so far, the must-see television event of 2018. Created by brothers Maclain and Chapman Way, it explores the incredible true story of Rajneeshpuram—a city established by cult leader...
Preacher Asks Followers To Help Buy Fourth Private Jet For $54 Million
ZeroHedge | One would think that by the time you are buying your 4th private jet, you can afford it on your own; well in the case of US televangelist Jesse Duplantis, that's not the case: it turns out Jesse decided to share the...
Man Protests Police Department's Violation of Speech Rights, So Cops Arrest Him
Cuffs
Reason.com | The chief of police of Stamford, Connecticut, personally oversaw the arrest of a protester who held a sign that criticized the police department's disrespect for freedom of speech. In April, Michael Picard staged a...
Man Sentenced to 8 Months in Prison After Flipping Off a Red Light Camera
Red Light Cameras
FreeThoughtProject | On Monday, the North Yorkshire Police department took to Twitter to harass and intimidate otherwise entirely innocent people by bragging about a man going to jail who had been caught on one of their traffic cameras...
Chinese man caught by facial recognition at pop concert
China
BBC | Chinese police have used facial recognition technology to locate and arrest a man who was among a crowd of 60,000 concert goers. The suspect, who has been identified only as Mr Ao, was attending a concert by pop star...
Florida Shooting: Confessed School Gunman Flooded With Fan Mail
MiamiCBS | PARKLAND (CBSMiami) — Confessed Parkland school gunman Nikolas Cruz is getting stacks of fan mail and love letters along with hundreds of dollars for his commissary account. Fans span from teenage girls to women and...
‘No dancing’: Saudi Concert Edict Stirs Ridicule
Saudi
AFP | A “No dancing or swaying” instruction on tickets to Egyptian pop sensation Tamer Hosny’s upcoming concert in Saudi Arabia has triggered an avalanche of mockery and ridicule on social media. Thousands of fans were taken...
CNN’s Van Jones Says Armed Teachers Are More Likely To Use Guns Against Black And Latino Kids
INfowars.com | CNN contributor Van Jones bizarrely suggested Thursday that if teachers in schools were armed, it would place black and Latino students in more danger, because of racism that exists in places of education. Jones made...
City Fines Landlord $2 Million Because They Offered Homeless and Disabled Veterans Cheap Rent
FreeThoughtProject | San Francisco, CA — In the land of the free, government and law enforcement not only wage war on the poor and homeless through various unscrupulous means designed to extract revenue and attack the right to exist but...
Disturbing Precedent: Mother Sterilized As Court Hands Down Order Recommending It
Summer Thyme Creel
FreeThoughtProject | At the request of an Oklahoma court, a mother of seven has been sterilized as part of a judge’s order, setting a damning precedent in the process. Summer Thyme Creel, 34, had the procedure in November after the judge...
Creepy military-coded voicemail goes viral
Sun.co.uk | The creepy message features a robotic voice droning out to an automated message in NATO phonetic alphabet. Deciphered, it reads: “S Danger SOS it is dire for you to evacuate be caution they are not human 042933964230...
Russian Plane Loses 3 Tons Of Gold On Takeoff
ZeroHedge | In the west there is "helicopter money." In Russia, they do "airplane gold." Gems, precious metals and diamonds worth hundreds of millions rained over Russia’s coldest region when a Russian plane with ten tons of gold,...
Tiny Homes Banned in U.S. at Increasing Rate as Govt Criminalizes Sustainable Living
TIny House
FreeThoughtProject | As the corporatocracy tightens its grip on the masses – finding ever more ways to funnel wealth to the top – humanity responds in a number of ways, including the rising popularity of tiny houses. These dwellings,...
Missing NY skier found alive a week later in Sacramento and no recollection of how he got there
MyNBC5 | WILMINGTON, N.Y. — A skier missing from Whiteface Mountain has been found in California. New York State Police said Constantinos “Danny” Filippidis, 49, of Toronto, was found 2,900 miles away Tuesday in Sacramento....