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Botched Cook County Property Tax Relief Backfires On Working Class, Minorities
WirePoints | This one was so easy to see coming we can only say, “Duh,” instead of our usual “Told you so.” Last year, Chicago lawmakers wanted a way to soften the blow of the city’s recent property tax increases, or at least make...
Boston police captain's son gets 20 years for terror plot
Boston
ABCNews | A Boston police captain's son, who authorities called a "committed soldier" of the Islamic State group, was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Wednesday for plotting to use assault rifles and homemade bombs to kill...
Cops took $10K of their casino winnings during a traffic stop. And it was legal
NJ.com | Dimitrios Patlias and Tonya Smith have no plans to visit West Virginia ever again. The Egg Harbor City couple say a traffic stop there in June turned into a summer-long ordeal. Police suspected the couple of nefarious...
3 ‘extremist Muslim’ New Mexico compound suspects released after judge drops all charges
FoxNews | Three suspects tied to a New Mexico compound where alleged Muslim extremists reportedly trained children to be school shooters were released from custody on Wednesday, hours after a judge dismissed all of the charges...
What the Hell Is Going On In West Virginia?
West Virginia
MotherJones | Earlier this month, Republicans in West Virginia impeached the state’s entire Supreme Court, a first in US history, over a scandal involving allegations of wasteful spending, poor administrative decisions, and criminal...
Laws Punishing Homeless People for Sleeping in Public Are Cruel and Unusual, Court Rules
Tents
NYTimes | Prosecuting homeless people for sleeping on the streets when there is no shelter available is a form of cruel and unusual punishment that violates the Constitution, a federal appeals court said this week. The case...
Emirates claims ten passengers were removed from a quarantined flight at the JFK following reports that a HUNDRED fell ill onboard
DailyMail.co.uk | An Emirates airline flight from Dubai to New York City has been quarantined after several passengers reported feeling sick. The plane landed at John F. Kennedy International Airport Wednesday morning shortly after 9am...
U.S. is denying passports to Americans along the border, throwing their citizenship into question
Border Patrol
WashingtonPost | PHARR, Tex. — On paper, he’s a devoted U.S. citizen. His official American birth certificate shows he was delivered by a midwife in Brownsville, at the southern tip of Texas. He spent his life wearing American uniforms...
Jacksonville Madden NFL game tournament shooter was twice treated for mental illness with psych drugs
Sick Fuck
NaturalNews | (Natural News) The Madden NFL gamer who shot and killed three people in Jacksonville, Fla., on Sunday and wounded nearly a dozen others before turning his gun on himself was an “all-business” introvert who was twice...
Verizon throttled fire department’s “unlimited” data during Calif. wildfire
Firefighter
ArsTechnica | Verizon Wireless' throttling of a fire department that uses its data services has been submitted as evidence in a lawsuit that seeks to reinstate federal net neutrality rules. "County Fire has experienced throttling by...
New Mexico Jihad Compound Mysteriously Destroyed By Authorities
ZeroHedge | New Mexico authorities have executed a court order to destroy an encampment where the son of a famous New York Imam ritualistically murdered his three-year-old son and trained nearly a dozen other children to commit...
In knocking Trump, Andrew Cuomo criticized for saying America 'was never that great'
Cuomo
LoHud | ALBANY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave an impassioned speech Wednesday by knocking President Donald Trump over his comments and policies toward women. Then Cuomo was stung by his own comments as he derided Trump when he said...
California's Largest Wildfire Ever Spirals Out Of Control
ZeroHedge | On Monday, the twin fires being treated as one incident north of San Francisco became the largest wildfire in state history, destroying 443 square miles (1,148 square kilometers), nearly the size of the city of Los...
80-year-old medical marijuana patient with expired card jailed for less than an eighth of cannabis
Buds
Fox17Online | CLARE COUNTY, Mich. -- An 80-year-old grandmother in Clare County was jailed for the first time in her life, because she had a small amount of cannabis at home but her Michigan medical marijuana card expired. Delores...
Heavy rains pound Big Island as Cat 4 Lane barrels toward Hawaii
HawaiianNewsNow | Much of the state remains under a hurricane warning as Lane continues its slow march toward the islands as a massive Category 4 storm. Kauai County, meanwhile, is under a hurricane watch. The hurricane warning, in...
U.S. Special Forces Soldier Arrested for Trying to Smuggle 90 Pounds of Cocaine into Florida
Drugs
AntiMedia | (ANTIMEDIA) — A U.S. special forces soldier is accused of attempting to smuggle 90 pounds of cocaine from Cali, Colombia, into the Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. Army Master Sgt. Daniel Gould, assigned to the 7th...
Defunct Nuclear Power Plant On California Coast Is A "Fukushima Waiting To Happen"
TheAntiMedia.com | A nuclear power plant in Southern California that was shut down in 2012 continues to leak radioactive material and poses a threat to nearby communities.   The aging San Onofre, located in San Clemente, CA, was shut down...
301 ‘Predator Priests’ Named In Pa. Grand Jury Sex Abuse Report
CBS | PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The long-awaited state grand jury report into sexual abuse in six Pennsylvania dioceses, including Pittsburgh and Greensburg, has finally been released. The 884-page document, two years in the making...