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TSA Agents Can Now Grope Travelers Without Fear Of Pesky Lawsuits
ZeroHedge | Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screeners have gained the upper glove when it comes to being sued by travelers subjected to assaults, false arrests or other abuses, thanks to a Wednesday ruling by a federal...
Trump Pardons Oregon Ranchers Whose Imprisonment Sparked Deadly 41-Day Standoff
ZeroHedge | President Trump pardoned a father and son from Oregon on Tuesday who were imprisoned after setting fire to federal land during what were intended to be controlled burns. The imprisonment - which followed a multi-decade...
"Mass Exodus": Seattle Cops Quitting In Droves Over City Politics
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ZeroHedge | Seattle cops are leaving in droves because they're "fed up" with Seattle's policies, according to the Seattle Police Officer's Guild.  In a Sunday appearance on Fox & Friends, Guild VP Rich O'Neill said that a "...
Five dead in 'targeted attack' at Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis
CapitalGazette | A gunman blasted his way into the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis with a shotgun Thursday afternoon, killing five people, authorities said. Journalists dived under their desks and pleaded for help on social media...
Father of Honduran two-year-old who became the face of family separation crisis reveals daughter was never separated from her mother
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DailyMail.co.uk | The father of the Honduran girl who became the face of the family separation crisis has revealed that he still has not been in touch with his wife or daughter but was happy to learn they are safe.  Denis Javier Varela...
Chicago police release body cam video of South Shore police shooting
ABC7Chicago | CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police released body camera video on Sunday of the fatal police shooting of 37-year-old Harith Augustus, which sparked a night of protests in the South Shore neighborhood. Supt. Eddie Johnson...
Media Admits FBI Groomed Terrorist for 4th of July Attack, Gave Him Supplies
FreeThoughtProject | Cleveland, Ohio – An innocent man is now facing terrorism charges after he was caught plotting a bombing at a Fourth of July celebration and then arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The only problem is that...
Capitol Police Arrest 575 People Protesting Trump Immigration Policies At Senate Building
ZeroHedge | The Capitol Police charged approximately 575 people with unlawfully demonstrating in the atrium of the Hart Senate Building. They are being processed on the scene and then released. Hundreds of women already arrested...
Calls to Abolish ICE Are Becoming More Mainstream. Is Washington Ready for the Conversation?
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TheIntercept | The upset victory on Tuesday night by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has forced one of her signature campaign issues into the national conversation about President Donald Trump’s immigration policy: the abolition of...
Movement to Split California Into Three States Fractures After Making Ballot
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Infowars.com | The movement to slice up the state of California is reeling from internal clashes over what’s the best way to rearrange the state. The Cal 3 measure, which seeks to break up America’s most populous state into three...
Seattle Backpedals On Homeless Housing Tax After Amazon, Starbucks Protest
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ZeroHedge | The Seattle City Council voted 7-2 on Tuesday to repeal a "head tax" on the city's largest companies - less than a month after the legislature approved the tax of $275 per employee for local companies that gross at...
AT&T wins: Judge clears $85 billion bid for Time Warner with no conditions
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CNBC | A federal judge said Tuesday that AT&T's $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner is legal, clearing the path for a deal that gives the pay-TV provider ownership of cable channels such as HBO and CNN as well as film...
Report on Pennsylvania priest abuse to be most extensive yet
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AP | PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The results of a lengthy probe into the handling of sexual abuse claims by Roman Catholic dioceses throughout Pennsylvania, which victim advocates say will be the biggest and most exhaustive ever by...
U.S. sending 1,600 immigration detainees to federal prisons
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Reuters | U.S. authorities are transferring into federal prisons about 1,600 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainees, officials told Reuters on Thursday, in the first large-scale use of federal prisons to hold...
Texas Republican Party Endorses Marijuana Decriminalization
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Forbes | Delegates at the Republican Party of Texas convention on Saturday voted to approve platform planks endorsing marijuana decriminalization, medical cannabis and industrial hemp. They are also calling for a change in...
Chilling Report Shows 88% of Missing Sex Trafficked Kids Come from US Foster Care
Trafficking
FreeThoughtProject | America has a dark secret that no one wants to admit. Talk of this secret will get you labelled as a conspiracy theorist, fake news, and outlets who report on it will have their organic reach throttled by social media...
Plan to split California into three states earns spot on November ballot
LATimes | California’s 168-year run as a single entity, hugging the continent’s edge for hundreds of miles and sprawling east across mountains and desert, could come to an end next year — as a controversial plan to split the...
New York Gang Database Expanded by 70 Percent Under Mayor Bill de Blasio
TheIntercept | The New York Police Department has quietly expanded its gang database under Mayor Bill de Blasio, targeting tens of thousands of young people of color for increased surveillance even in the absence of criminal conduct....