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California assisted death law overturned in court
SacramentoBee | A judge in Riverside County on Tuesday overturned California's controversial assisted death law nearly two years after it took effect, ruling that the Legislature improperly passed the measure during a special session...
New York Democrats want to BAN shooting sports because it ‘spreads gun culture’
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BizPacReview | New York Democrat Linda Rosenthal introduced legislation to ban shooting sports from New York schools Friday, claiming the sports “spread gun culture.” If the legislation is passed, high school shooting teams, including...
West Sacramento Launching Controversial Program Watching Public’s Social Media Posts
CBS-Sacramento | WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — West Sacramento is the first city to launch a controversial new program that watches what people post about it online. The pilot project gives city leaders a look at what’s trending in the city...
Activists Uncover Pre-Crime Police Program Operated by the LAPD
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ActivistPost | One of the most controversial aspects of “policing in the 21st century” is the notion that if police can sweep all information into centralized databases and let artificial intelligence do the investigative work of...
Eruption sends lava soaring 100 feet into the air; evacuations ordered
HawaiiNews | Residents in Puna's Leilani Estates subdivision fled with little more than the clothes on their backs Thursday night after an eruption in Kilauea's east rift zone created a fissure in the community, spewing lava into...
Seattle City Council votes 9-0 for scaled-down head tax on large employers
SeattleTimes | After a weekend of high-stakes negotiations between Seattle City Council members and Mayor Jenny Durkan, the council voted unanimously Monday to tax the city’s largest employers to help address homelessness. Starting...
2-Year-Old Girl Taken Away From Parents Because Military Vet Dad Chose Medical Cannabis Over Dangerous Psych Drugs for PTSD
MedicalKidnap | daho is usually a place that has numerous parental protections, including choosing whether or not to vaccinate your children, homeschool your children, or even take your children to a doctor when you believe that your...
CIA Veteran, Ray McGovern, Dragged Out Of Haspel Confirmation And Tackled By Capitol Police
ZeroHedge | 78-year-old former CIA analyst of 27 years turned anti-war protester, Ray McGovern, was dragged out of Gina Haspel's confirmation hearing on Wednesday, before being thrown to the ground and tackled by Capitol Police....
NY attorney general latest scalp in #MeToo reckoning
Eric Schneiderman
AFP | New York (AFP) - New York state's top prosecutor, a public defender of the #MeToo movement and antagonist of Donald Trump, has become the latest public figure to resign over allegations of sexual misconduct. Eric...
Dozens more caravan asylum seekers let in to U.S. from Mexico
Rueters | TIJUANA (Reuters) - Dozens more Central American caravan migrants were let into the United States to begin pleading their case for asylum on Thursday despite sharp criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump, bringing...
Use of DNA in serial killer probe sparks privacy concerns
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AP | SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Investigators who used a genealogical website to find the ex-policeman they believe is a shadowy serial killer and rapist who terrified California decades ago call the technique groundbreaking...
Boston Globe Columnist on leave for Embellishment Claims during Boston Marathon Bombing
Boston CBS | BOSTON (CBS) – A popular Boston Globe columnist was placed on administrative leave after allegations that he embellished accounts of the Boston Marathon bombings. The newspaper launched an investigation after claims...
Police Went to a Funeral Home to Unlock a Dead Man's Phone With His Finger
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Time.com | (LARGO, Fla.) — Florida authorities went to a funeral home and used a dead man’s finger to try to unlock his cellphone as part of their investigation. Thirty-year-old Linus Phillip was killed by a Largo police officer...
U.S. Visa Applicants Could Have To Disclose 5 Years Of Social Media Usage
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ActivistPost | The Trump administration is cracking down on your rights, employing more surveillance. A proposed State Department form would require all U.S. visa applicants, both immigrant and non, to disclose social media handles...
Mandalay Bay Shooting Body Camera Footage Released: No Broken Windows Reported
ZeroHedge | The Las Vegas Police Department has released nearly three hours of footage from the October, 2017 shooting at Mandalay Bay, in which Stephen Paddock, 64, killed 58 and wounded over 500 more. The footage shows a group of...
Members of migrant caravan stopped at US border entry: report
TheHill | A group of Central American migrants traveling to the United States was blocked at an inspection facility and prevented from crossing the border from Mexico, The Associated Press reported. Appriximately 50 members made...
5 Fast Facts You Need To Know About The Tennessee Waffle House Shooting
LastAmericanVegabond | The suspected gunman in the Waffle House shooting is still on the loose and his record shows that he was interviewed by the FBI and his guns were seized after an incident last year. UPDATE: The Metropolitan Nashville...
The 'Calexit' plan to split California from the US gets a second chance
CNBC | California's secession movement will get a second try as the state's "war" against the Trump administration rages on several fronts. On Monday, the California Secretary of State's Office announced that a secession...