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UC Berkeley Gears Up For Violent Protests Over Coulter Speech Cancellation
Berkely
CBS-SF | BERKELEY (CBS SF) — Following the cancellation of the Ann Coulter speech at University of California, Berkeley, far-right supporters plan to hold a rally Thursday to denounce what they claim is the attempted silencing...
DHS and FEMA prep for nuclear attack in New Jersey
MetLife Stadium
Fox5NY | Federal authorities are running nuclear response drills at MetLife Stadium in northern New Jersey. Homeland Security and FEMA are conducting Operation Gotham Shield.  The purpose is to practice how to assess, treat and...
U.S. to slap 20% tariff on Canadian softwood lumber imports
Logging
MarketWatch | The Trump administration is taking retaliatory action against Canada over a trade dispute, moving to impose a 20% tariff on softwood lumber that is typically used to build single-family homes. In an interview Monday,...
"Total Chaos" - Cyber Attack Feared As Multiple Cities Hit With Simultaneous Power Grid Failures
Blackout
SHTFPlan | The U.S. power grid appears to have been hit with multiple power outages affecting San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles. Officials report that business, traffic and day-to-day life has come to a standstill in San...
Asylum seekers crossing from US into Canada at record pace
Canadian Border
Reuters | Canadian authorities caught 887 asylum seekers crossing unlawfully into Canada from the United States in March, nearly triple the number in January, according to numbers released by the government Wednesday. This...
Air Force Launches Unarmed ICBM In California
ICBM
DFW - CBS | VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile has been launched from a U.S. Air Force Base in California on a flight to a target in the Pacific Ocean. The missile...
Judge Blocks Trump Threat to Withold 'Sanctuary City' Funds
Gavel
AP | SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A federal judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's attempt to withhold funding from "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with U.S. immigration officials, saying the president has no...
6 Flint Residents Arrested At Town Hall For Protesting Water Crisis – Yeah, That’s Still Happening
LastAmericanVegabond | Flint, MI — (RT) Six were arrested at a heavily policed Flint, Michigan, public town hall meeting that was convened at a church to address the mayor’s decision to remain connected with a Detroit-area water system....
Ann Coulter's canceled Berkeley event reignites free speech debate
San Diego Union Tribune | Campus officials have canceled conservative pundit and author Ann Coulter’s scheduled speech at University of California at Berkeley, citing safety concerns and reigniting the debate over free speech on U.S. campuses,...
Three dead in Fresno shooting rampage
FresnoBee | Three men were killed Tuesday morning in a Fresno shooting rampage that police say was carried out by a man they had identified only hours earlier as the suspect in the fatal shooting of an unarmed motel security guard...
Saudi banks, bin Laden companies face $4.2 billion U.S. lawsuit by 9/11 insurers
Saudi Flag
Reuters | More than two dozen U.S. insurers affiliated with Travelers Cos (TRV.N) have sued two Saudi banks, companies affiliated with Osama bin Laden's family, and several charities for at least $4.2 billion over the Sept. 11,...
Trump administration moving quickly to build up nationwide deportation force
ICE
WashingtonPost | The Trump administration is quickly identifying ways to assemble the nationwide deportation force that President Trump promised on the campaign trail as he railed against the dangers posed by illegal immigration. An...
United CEO Defends Staff's Violent "Reaccomodation" Of "Belligerent" Passenger
United CEO Oscar Munoz
ZeroHedge | In a letter to employees, United CEO Oscar Munoz said he was "upset to see and hear about what happened," but defended his staff's actions because the passenger had been "disruptive and belligerent." It seems not...
Elderly Man Forcibly Removed From United Airlines Flight
TheDailySheeple | You are probably wondering what this man did to deserve being yanked out of his seat and dragged off of that plane. Well, you see, United Airlines overbooked that flight. Audra D. Bridges, a passenger on the flight,...
Facebook killer dead after McDonald’s workers tipped police
Steve Stephens
GoErie | Steve Stephens’ taste for McDonald’s helped the Pennsylvania State Police catch the accused Facebook killer in Erie. Employees at the McDonald’s on Buffalo Road, in Harborcreek Township, said a drive-through attendant...
Hawaii panel asks state to prepare for North Korea attack
Pearl Harbor
HawaiiNewsNow | HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii lawmakers want state officials to update plans for coping with a nuclear attack as North Korea develops nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles that can reach the islands. The state House Public...
First African-American Woman to Serve on State's Highest Court Found Dead in Hudson River
Sheila Abdus-Salaam
NY1 | olice are investigating after a judge on New York state's highest court was found dead in the Hudson River Wednesday afternoon. NYPD officials say Sheila Abdus-Salaam was found dead by police near West 132nd Street...
Sessions: 'The border is not open. Please don't come'
FoxNews | Attorney General Jeff Sessions told Fox News' "Hannity" Tuesday night that the Trump administration is trying to send a strong message to anyone thinking of trying to enter America illegally.  "The border is not open....