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  • BART Withholding Surveillance Videos Of Crime To Avoid ‘Stereotypes’

    07/11/2017 2:54:34 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 56 replies
    CBS ^ | 7/9/2017
    In the last three months, there have been at least three robberies on BART involving groups of teenagers. “I think people are genuinely concerned — they are fearful about the stories that have come out about the recent attacks, the assaults, the thefts,” said Debora Allen, who is a member of the BART Board of Directors. April 22: Forty to sixty kids boarded a train at the Coliseum stop and robbed seven passengers, beating up two; June 28: A group of four kids assaulted a passenger and made off with a cell phone at Dublin; and June 30: A woman...
  • Infamous Philly Mob Boss “Little Nicky” Scarfo Dies At Age 87

    01/15/2017 12:42:29 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 22 replies
    CBS News(Philly) ^ | 01/15/2017 | Molly Daly
    Notorious former Philadelphia mob boss Nicodemo “Little Nicky” Scarfo has died in a federal prison medical facility in North Carolina. He was 87. A family attorney confirmed to CBS Philly on Sunday that Scarfo passed away Friday at the Butner Federal Prison. Scarfo, who had been banished from Atlantic City, became head of the Philadelphia crime family in 1981 after the murders of Angelo Bruno and Phil “Chicken Man” Testa.
  • Mexico: Dozens of Bodies Found in Hidden Graves

    11/27/2016 8:08:22 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    CNN ^ | 11/27
    Mexican authorities say an investigation that began with an anonymous tip about kidnappings led to a grisly find: 32 bodies and nine severed heads. The remains had been buried in hidden graves in a remote, mountainous area of Guerrero state, a hotbed of drug-related violence. The victims and suspects have not yet been identified, state officials said in a statement Thursday. Authorities are still combing the area to see whether there are more hidden graves at the site, the statement said. The investigation began earlier this week after authorities, acting on a tip, found a man who'd been kidnapped and...
  • US: Clinton calendars won't be released until after election

    08/27/2016 10:58:48 PM PDT · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 49 replies
    AP ^ | Ted Bridis
    Trump spokesman Jason Miller released a statement Friday night saying: "It is unacceptable that the State Department is now refusing to release her official schedule before the election in full. Voters deserve to know the truth before they cast their ballots."
  • Just In: Wikileaks Issues A Formal Statement On Murder Of DNC Staffer Seth Rich

    Just In: Wikileaks Issues A Formal Statement On Murder Of DNC Staffer Seth Rich.
  • Former CIA Director And Hillary Supporter: "We Should Kill Russians And Iranians Covertly"

    08/09/2016 3:17:06 PM PDT · by amorphous · 34 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | 9 August 2016 | Tyler Durden
    Last Friday, former deputy and acting director of the CIA, Mike Morell became the latest neocon to join the Hillary bandwagon with a NYT Op-Ed titled "I Ran the C.I.A. Now I'm Endorsing Hillary Clinton" in which he not only praised Hillary but slammed Donald Trump, as follows: "Mrs. Clinton is highly qualified to be commander in chief. I trust she will deliver on the most important duty of a president — keeping our nation safe. Second, Donald J. Trump is not only unqualified for the job, but he may well pose a threat to our national security.... In the...
  • Gov. Abbott announces Police Protection Act

    07/18/2016 4:48:56 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 25 replies
    WFAA.COM ^ | 18 JULY 2016 | WFAA.COM
    AUSTIN -- A new potential law created by Texas Governor Greg Abbott would bring stronger penalties for crimes against law enforcement officers. The Police Protection Act would make any crime committed against a police officer "out of bias against police" be labeled a "hate crime." Under the act, assaulting a law enforcement officer would become a 2nd degree felony. It's currently a 3rd degree felony.
  • Comey: 'Nobody' Uses 1917 Law Making Gross Negligence in Handling Classified Material a Crime

    07/09/2016 12:47:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 77 replies
    CNS News ^ | July 7, 2016 | Susan Jones
    FBI Director James Comey told Congress on Thursday that there is a law, passed in 1917, criminalizing gross negligence in handling classified material, but "nobody" ever invokes it, and he insisted that Justice Department prosecutors wouldn't, either. He said the Justice Department has applied that 1917 law only once over the years; and knowing the Justice Department as he does, "No reasonable prosecutor would bring the second case in 100 years focused on gross negligence," Comey said. "I know the Department of Justice, I know no reasonable prosecutor would bring this case. I know a lot of my former friends...
  • Obama Pushes More Federal Oversight of Cops After Dallas Attack on Cops

    07/09/2016 1:45:49 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 113 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 9, 2016 | Neil Munro
    President Barack Obama is harnessing the increasing attacks on police in Dallas — and the periodic shootings of people by stressed cops — to push his agenda to federalize state and local police forces. “I want to start moving on constructive actions that are actually going to make a difference,” he said during his evening press conference in Poland when he was asked about the Dallas attack.
  • America's Orwellian Liberalism

    10/15/2011 6:11:54 AM PDT · by radioone
    American Thinker ^ | October 15, 2011 | Marvin Folkertsma
    The ink was barely dry on the asterisk in Jimmy Hoffa, Jr.'s rant about taking out those "son-of-a-b*tches" -- referring to Tea Party members -- when the vice president made his own contribution at a Labor Day rally. "This is a fight for the existence of organized labor," the veep shouted. "You are the only ones who can stop the barbarians at the gate!" And the diatribes have continued with the establishment of a website designed to track unfair comments made by those who, in President Obama's words, want to "cripple" America. Congresswoman Maxine Waters' snippet about telling the Tea...
  • Freep a Poll! (Do you think Hillary Clinton should be criminally prosecuted?)

    07/05/2016 2:07:09 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 47 replies
    wric.com ^ | 7-4-16 | ABC8
    Do you think Hillary Clinton should be criminally prosecuted for her use of a private email server while serving as Secretary of State? Yes No Undecided
  • FBI Source to Fox News: Agents Are 'Livid' About Clinton-Lynch Meeting

    07/01/2016 2:38:20 PM PDT · by Leaning Right · 103 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 1, 2016 | Fox News Insider
    FBI agents are "livid" about Attorney General Loretta Lynch's meeting with Bill Clinton, Fox News chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge reported today on Outnumbered. Herridge said that, according to a well-placed FBI source, the agents are not just upset about the poor optics of the meeting. She explained that Bill Clinton is a potential witness because the FBI is separately investigating corruption allegations against the Clinton Foundation.
  • ATTORNEY GENERAL WISHES SHE HADN'T MET WITH BILL CLINTON

    07/01/2016 2:43:13 PM PDT · by PROCON · 120 replies
    AP ^ | July 1, 2016 | ERIC TUCKER
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Loretta Lynch is expressing regret that she sat down with Bill Clinton while his wife is under federal criminal investigation, a chance encounter she acknowledges "cast a shadow" on the public's perception of a case bound to influence the presidential campaign. "I certainly wouldn't do it again," Lynch said of the meeting.
  • Kasich legalizes medical marijuana in Ohio

    06/09/2016 6:11:20 PM PDT · by Ken H · 122 replies
    Politico ^ | June 08, 2016 | BRIANNA GURCIULLO
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed a medical marijuana legalization bill into law on Wednesday, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported. The former Republican presidential candidate's penmanship makes Ohio the 26th state in the nation to legalize marijuana use for medical purposes.
  • Deputy Shot And Killed In Shootout (Colorado)

    02/24/2016 11:29:53 AM PST · by rktman · 30 replies
    kktv.com ^ | 2/24/2016 | unknown
    A Park County deputy was shot and killed during a shootout with a suspect at a home in Bailey. Two other deputies, also with Park County, were injured. Their injuries are not life threatening. The Park County Sheriff's Office says the shootout involved the three deputies and one suspect. The suspect was also shot and killed.
  • N.J. has lost its wealthiest resident to Florida, report says (David Tepper)

    04/06/2016 8:14:15 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 24 replies
    NJ.com ^ | 16, 2016 at 3:04 PM, updated March 17, 2016 at 7:17 AM | By Craig McCarthy
    New Jersey's wealthiest man may be making a common Northeast move: a relocation to the tax-friendly state of Florida, a report says. According to Bloomberg, David Tepper has shifted the base of his Appaloosa Management to the Sunshine State as of Jan. 1 after registering to vote and declaring citizenship in Miami at the end of 2015. Taxes were reportedly an important part of the 58-year-old's decision, but also, quality-of-life played big part in his choice to move, according to the article. Tepper has been a resident of the Garden State for more than two decades and has continually appeared...
  • Three year old bitten by pit bull; dog owner charged

    03/31/2016 5:03:23 AM PDT · by kevcol · 18 replies
    WITN ^ | March 30, 2016
    GREENVILLE, NC...The dog was in a fenced in backyard at 303 Cadillac Street and pushed his way out of the gate, according to GPD spokeswoman Kristen Hunter. Hunter says the gate was only secured by a cement block and that the dog made its way to the neighbor's front yard where it ended up biting the child's leg. The police spokeswoman says the child had a "pretty significant" injury. The owner of the dog, Tobisha Willoughby, was charged with a leash law violation, as well as given a rabies vaccination notice.
  • From Communist Gold To Kremlin Power: Spanish Prosecutors Outline Russia's Captive State

    12/19/2015 12:18:16 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 27 replies
    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) ^ | December 17, 2015 | Viktor Rezunkov and Robert Coalson
    S T. PETERSBURG -- Suspicions of connections with organized crime have dogged Vladimir Putin since his stint in the St. Petersburg mayor's office in the early 1990s. The accusations have gained new momentum in recent weeks with two important developments. On December 1, opposition politician and anticorruption campaigner Aleksei Navalny released a film expose on Prosecutor-General Yury Chaika and his sons, outlining circumstantial evidence of ties to organized crime and abuse of the prosecutor's office for financial gain. The film has garnered more than 3.5 million views and it is becoming increasingly hard for the Kremlin to ignore, despite the...
  • Navigating Dark Waters

    12/18/2015 8:33:32 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/18/15 | John Thompson
    Warfare is no longer the exclusive business of the state, and our weak and weary national governments are going to need all the help they can muster…but don’t expect them to rally to your defence against all the warriors who might be coming after you Forward to the Past The dark web, terrorism, hacktivists, intruding drones, transnational organized crime – a dizzying array of problems are growing but these are only the froth of a growing wave of instability. The order we knew in past decades is no longer assured. In a world menaced by significant population growth, environmental stresses,...
  • Paris climate talks unveil final solution, hope everyone enjoys living in caves

    12/12/2015 1:42:25 PM PST · by Kaslin · 49 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | December 12, 2015 | JAZZ SHAW
    The Paris climate talks have mostly wound to an end. There are still a few details to clean up over the weekend, but we’re being told that representatives from hundreds of nations have come together and are prepared to release their final agreement on how to save the world from climate change. Or maybe not: even as of this morning nobody seemed to be able to agree as to whether or not there was an agreement. (CNN) “Obviously, nobody will get 100% of what they want,” French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Friday as he discussed the “balanced and as...