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  • Irving Releases (14 pages of) Threatening Emails (ClockMed)

    10/09/2015 12:19:37 PM PDT · by wtd · 13 replies
    CBSDFW/KTVTTV ^ | 10/9/2015
    CBS video: Irving Releases 14 pages of Threatening Emails Quote: "There are consequences. We are a group of aircraft owners, operators and pilots who provide free emergency and non-emergency space available air transportation." "Not for you (expletive)'s. All employees of Irving ISD and the Irving PD and their immediate family members are banned from our aircraft." "That means that our members will watch your child die bleeding and convulsing on the Love Field tarmac." "If you do not stand down and (back) away from your position, I'll be detaining police officers in your jurisdiction who possess any suspicious looking...
  • Whistleblower: Terror Intel 'Grossly Thrown to the Side' by CENTCOM

    10/07/2015 10:44:31 PM PDT · by Chgogal · 14 replies
    Hannity ^ | October 7, 2015 | Hannity
    Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class William Kotel said this was done in an attempt to paint a rosy picture of the coalition's efforts in the Middle East. "They left key information out of intelligence, such as attacks," Kotel said. "The idea was that Al Qaeda was decimated, so therefore it wasn’t part of the threat analysis that should be submitted higher." Kotel said that is very critical information that is important to the nation's safety and security. "The chain of command and higher don't see a clear picture if we leave intelligence out, especially about attacks and any kind of...
  • U.S. Marines introduce 29 gender-neutral jobs

    10/06/2015 8:48:39 AM PDT · by PROCON · 52 replies
    UPI ^ | Oct. 6, 2015 | UPI
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) — The U.S. Marine Corps has unveiled new physical standards that all recruits — male and female — must meet to qualify for 29 of the branch’s jobs. The new gender-neutral standards could make it a lot harder for boot camp recruits and Officer Candidates to obtrain certain positions, according to the Marine Corps Times. These fields include infantry, combat engineering, tanks and amphibious assault vehicles, close-air support, and ground ordnance. One of the standards all recruits must meet is being able to evacuate a casualty, and conduct an MK19 grenade launcher lift. Most posts in...
  • US Delegates Refuse to Applaud Netanyahu at UN (VIDEO)

    10/01/2015 11:09:16 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 20 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | October 1, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to the UN General Assembly today in New York City. At one point the auditorium broke out is applause after Netanyahu’s comments on Iranian threats. The US delegates refused to applaud.
  • Russia says will not join U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State: RIA

    10/01/2015 8:25:33 AM PDT · by markomalley · 39 replies
    Reuters ^ | 10-1-15
    Russia does not intend to join the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State in its current form, the RIA news agency reported on Thursday, citing a foreign ministry official.
  • Pentagon's top Russia official resigns

    09/30/2015 10:59:58 AM PDT · by RinaseaofDs · 24 replies
    Politico ^ | 9/29/2015 | Austin Wright and Philip Ewing
    The Pentagon's top official dealing with Russia has just resigned, according to Politico. Evelyn Farkas, deputy assistant secretary of defence for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia, will leave at the end of October, a senior defence official told Politico. Ms Farkas's responsibilities included dealing with Russia on Syria and Ukraine.
  • U.S. Gives 1,519 Engaged in Terrorism “While Under Duress” Residency, Asylum

    09/29/2015 2:26:21 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 66 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | September 29, 2015
    As if the President Obama’s sweeping amnesty measures haven’t compromised national security enough, the administration let 1,519 “inadmissible” foreigners embroiled in terrorism into the U.S. last year because the crimes were committed “while under duress.” Before the Obama administration tweaked a federal law last year, these foreign nationals would have been banned from the country for supporting terrorist causes. But under the changes the Secretary of Homeland Security has “discretionary authority” to waive certain grounds of inadmissibility relating to terrorism. We’ve seen this discretionary authority abused in the last few years and in fact, the administration has eliminated a zero...
  • Taliban capture major city in Afghanistan, free hundreds of prisoners

    09/28/2015 9:40:58 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 2 replies
    Taliban insurgents launched a massive assault on the northern city of Kunduz Monday, seizing a courthouse, a hospital and other government buildings, and freeing hundreds of inmates from a prison, despite a series of battles with government forces. Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi told The Associated Press that "Kunduz city has collapsed into the hands of the Taliban." "Security forces in Kunduz were prepared for an attack, but not one of this size, and not one that was coordinated in 10 different locations at the same time," Sediqqi said.
  • DoD accused of ducking Afghan child abuse controversy with 'lawyer-speak'

    09/26/2015 6:08:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Fox ^ | September 26, 2015 | Kelley Beaucar Vlahos
    The Defense Department has responded to mounting allegations that U.S. soldiers were told to ignore Afghan troops abusing children by insisting there was "no such policy" at the time. But lawmakers and those who served in Afghanistan suggest that the Pentagon is leaning on semantics -- and that while there may have been no official policy telling troops to turn a blind eye, they certainly didn't encourage American soldiers to intervene either. Plus, they say cases where those who did intervene were punished sent a clear message to fellow soldiers. Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., who served in Afghanistan, called the...
  • The Desecration of Fallen Officers-disturbing aspect of Black Lives Matter's war on police.

    09/24/2015 6:32:13 AM PDT · by SJackson · 4 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | September 23, 2015 | Dawn Perlmutter
    The Desecration of Fallen Officers The disturbing underreported aspect of Black Lives Matter's war on police. September 23, 2015 Dawn Perlmutter    An underreported aspect of the war on police is the widespread desecration of fallen officer memorials throughout the country. The increase in vandalism of police memorials directly corresponds to the increase in anti-police movements and protests. Since the formation of the Black Lives Matter Movement memorials honoring officers killed in the line of duty have been attacked in Philadelphia, Chicago, Fresno, Denver, New Orleans, Oakland, Austin, Rochester NY, Covington KY, Fayetteville AR and Raleigh NC. Vandalism has...
  • Millions More Government Fingerprints Deemed Stolen (hacked about 5 million)

    09/23/2015 9:03:54 AM PDT · by dennisw · 20 replies
    NY Times ^ | SEPT. 23, 2015, 11:28 A.M. E.D.T.
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration says the fingerprints of 5.6 million people who applied for or received a federal security clearance were stolen — not 1.1 million as first believed. That sobering news comes from the Office of Personnel Management, the federal personnel agency whose data was hacked in what officials believe was a Chinese espionage operation. An estimated 21.5 million current and former federal employees or job applicants were affected in a data theft that experts say will give Chinese intelligence a huge leg up in recruiting informants. It could also help the Chinese catch U.S. spies. The agency...
  • The Park Police (This is not Jellystone Park anymore Yogi...)

    10/09/2013 7:46:46 PM PDT · by Route395 · 24 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | Oct. 9, 2013 | Johnathan V. Last
    The conduct of the National Park Service over the last week might be the biggest scandal of the Obama administration. This is an expansive claim, of course. Benghazi, Fast and Furious, the IRS, the NSA, the HHS mandate​—​this is an administration that has not lacked for appalling abuses of power. And we still have three years to go. Even so, consider the actions of the National Park Service since the government shutdown began. People first noticed what the NPS was up to when the World War II Memorial on the National Mall was “closed.” Just to be clear, the memorial...
  • Senate GOP unveils measure to fund government through Dec. 11

    09/22/2015 8:13:00 PM PDT · by PROCON · 20 replies ^ | Sep. 22, 2015 | Tom Howell Jr.
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he will push a short-term spending bill that funds the government through Dec. 11 and redirects Planned Parenthood funding to other health centers amid controversy over the organization’s abortion practice. Mr. McConnell, Kentucky Republican, set up a procedural vote on the measure for Thursday, or after Congress hears from Pope Francis in a joint session, although Democrats will likely block the GOP bid. “I know Democrats have already blocked virtually every bill to fund the government this year, but I’m asking them to allow the Senate to fund the government now,” Mr. McConnell...
  • [Monterey, CA] Two officers shot, two gunmen dead

    09/21/2015 10:15:54 PM PDT · by BlueNgold · 32 replies
    KSBW TV ^ | 21 September 2015 | KSBW
    Sand City, CA. Two officers were shot in Sand City outside the Target shopping center.It appears there were two gunmen. Shots were fired during a confrontation. Four people were shot, including two police officers and the two suspected gunmen.The victims were immediately sent to a nearby hospital.According to Monterey District Attorney Dean Flippo, the two suspected gunmen are dead.The two police officers have non-life threatening injuries and are expected to make a full recovery. The Target store is now closed.
  • Kids with cancer and their parents ejected from park near White House

    09/21/2015 9:56:35 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 12 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | September 21, 2015 | Fredrick Kunkle
    The U.S. Secret Service ordered hundreds of parents and their cancer-stricken children out of Lafayette Square on Saturday night, barricading the park for at least two hours and disrupting the group’s plans for a candlelight vigil to raise awareness of and research funding for childhood cancer, participants said. Some of the parents and children expressed hurt and disappointment that the Secret Service and Park Police, citing security precautions, virtually shut down part of a two-day event called CureFest for Childhood Cancer.
  • In Unit Stalked by Suicide, Veterans Try to Save One Another

    09/21/2015 7:18:06 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 52 replies
    New York Times ^ | Sept 19, 2015 | DAVE PHILIPPS
    After the sixth suicide in his old battalion, Manny Bojorquez sank onto his bed. With a half-empty bottle of Jim Beam beside him and a pistol in his hand, he began to cry. He had gone to Afghanistan at 19 as a machine-gunner in the Marine Corps. In the 18 months since leaving the military, he had grown long hair and a bushy mustache. It was 2012. He was working part time in a store selling baseball caps and going to community college while living with his parents in the suburbs of Phoenix. He rarely mentioned the war to friends...
  • Veterans’ suicides, ignoring child abuse in Afghanistan, the Bergdahl case, [truncated}

    09/21/2015 7:13:01 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 25 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Sept 21, 2012 | Karoun Demirjian
    VETERANS’ SUICIDES. Over the weekend, The New York Times published a moving and sobering account of one unit of veterans from Afghanistan who have had an extremely high incidence of suicide – and what the living members of the unit are trying to do to save each other. The report bring to life the ongoing struggles of these soldiers, even years after they have returned from combat, and how even those most determined to survive can end up overwhelmed, and taking their lives. The system in place to help them didn’t seem to be working, so these vets created their...
  • Cancer-stricken children, parents ejected from park near White House

    09/20/2015 6:29:49 PM PDT · by TroutStalker · 47 replies
    Washington Post ^ | September 20, 2015 | Fredrick Kunkle
    The U.S. Secret Service ordered hundreds of parents and their cancer-stricken children out of Lafayette Square on Saturday night, barricading the park for at least two hours and disrupting the group’s plans for a candlelight vigil to raise awareness and research funding for childhood cancer, participants said. Some of the parents and children expressed hurt and disappointment that the Secret Service and Park Police, citing security precautions, virtually shut down part of a two-day event called CureFest for Childhood Cancer. “We ended up waiting at the gates for two hours, and they never let us in,” said Natasha Gould, an...
  • ISIS releases ‘Kill List’ of US cities

    09/20/2015 7:17:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 172 replies
    News Near You ^ | September 20, 2015
    The Pentagon has responded to a globally-released ‘Kill List’, asking law enforcement to give extra protection for military personnel whose personal information was released,News Channel 10 reports. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports the Pentagon spent the weekend notifying the soldiers who appeared on the list, and urged city police departments and military police to increase patrol in the neighborhoods where the targeted live. The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) published the list days ago, a report that contained names, photos, and home addresses of U.S. Armed Forces personnel, causing alarm in cities potentially at high-risk....
  • Report: Two police officers refused service at a Whataburger in Lewisville, Texas

    09/16/2015 8:41:11 AM PDT · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 51 replies ^ | 9/16/15 | Twitchy Staff
    Here we go again. A Whataburger fast-food restaurant in Lewisville, Texas reportedly refused to serve two off-duty police officers last night because they were cops: Cops say a Whataburger employee refused them service, said "We don’t serve police officers.”
  • Guantanamo prisoner accused of being Osama bin Laden's associate has a DATING PROFILE on

    09/14/2015 9:53:33 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 16 replies
    A Guantanamo Bay prisoner has an online dating profile. Muhammad Rahim al-Afghani is looking for love on from the confines of his prison camp, where he has been held since 2007. According to his lawyer Carlos Warner, who monitors the account, al-Afghani set up the profile in 2012. With the location set to 'Guantanamo Bay', his tag line reads, 'detained but ready to mingle' - and he gets matches every day. Read more: Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
  • BREAKING: Shots fired, officer down (Kentucky)

    09/13/2015 9:31:35 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 122 replies
    Broadcastify - (Police scanner) ^ | September 13 | Staff
    shots fired officer down! KSP officer was just shot on I24 2 gunshots wounds (officer is in full arrest cpr in being done) Foot pursuit now in the woods with the shooter, In Lyon Co they are shutting the interstate down at the 45 mile marker
  • Overnight Cybersecurity: US power grid getting hammered

    09/10/2015 3:26:29 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 49 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/9/15 | Cory Bennett and Katie Bo Williams
    Critical infrastructure operators in the U.S. continue to face a hailstorm of hacks. Federal documents obtained by USA Today through a FOIA request revealed that hackers infiltrated the Department of Energy's computer system over 150 times between 2010 and 2014. As the department overseeing the country's power grid and nuclear weapons stockpile, the Energy Department is an attractive target for overseas cyber spies seeking to uncover vulnerabilities. Meanwhile, the Department of Homeland Security is warning critical infrastructure providers of a malicious spear-phishing campaign in which hackers use bogus emails to infiltrate users' networks. The campaign has targeted government facilities and...
  • Probe of Military Labs Expands to Plague, Encephalitis

    09/10/2015 2:05:54 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 4 replies
    associated press ^ | Sep 10, 2015 | lolita c. baldor and robert burns
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its investigation into possible mishandling and improper shipment by Defense Department laboratories of organisms that cause deadly diseases, including plague and encephalitis, U.S. officials said Thursday. Concerns about the handling of those samples led the Army to announce a moratorium on production, shipping and handling of toxins at nine labs last week. But officials did not acknowledge until Thursday that plague and encephalitis samples were involved. When asked why the Pentagon didn't disclose the new concerns about plague and encephalitis last week, Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said that officials were...
  • State Department only turns over fraction of requested documents about Clinton aide

    09/10/2015 8:22:33 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 10, 2015
    WASHINGTON – The State Department has delivered only seven of nearly 70 pages of documents that a federal judge identified as potentially responsive to an Associated Press request for documents relating to Hillary Rodham Clinton's hiring of longtime aide Huma Abedin as a special government contract staffer. The department's response contained only five email documents, two of them partially censored. Meanwhile, government lawyers asked another federal judge to delay releasing thousands of pages of documents, sought by news media and legal and political organizations, from Clinton's tenure as secretary of state until January 2016. The State Department's request to delay...
  • Police: Air Force pilot beaten by masked ‘anarchists’ after displaying Confederate flags

    09/10/2015 4:43:13 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 37 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 9/9/15 | Dan Lamothe
    An Air Force pilot was assaulted with a bat in Washington state Saturday by masked “anarchists” after they noticed he was displaying two Confederate flags on his motorcycle, police said. The incident occurred in Olympia, Wash., a few miles west of where the man is stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The pilot was stopped because protesters were marching in the street. Then they surrounded him as they attempted to knock his motorcycle over, according to a police report. “They sprayed the victim in the face with mace, and struck him in the back with a baseball bat and a glass...
  • Man posts threat to the Geneva PD

    09/07/2015 5:44:53 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 13 replies ^ | 9/6/15 @ 3:35 pm
    A Facebook post was captured Sunday afternoon from a male threatening the lives of Officers of the Geneva Police Department.
  • Cheney: European refugee crisis 'direct consequence' of failed Obama policy

    09/06/2015 11:02:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 72 replies
    Fox ^ | September 6, 2015
    Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Sunday that the European refugee crisis is “a direct consequence” of President Obama’s failed foreign policy and that he does not support the Iran nuclear deal. Cheney, who was vice president in the George W. Bush administration, said Obama has helped to “create a huge vacuum” in Iraq for terror groups like the Islamic State to flourish and kill by failing to secure an agreement with Iraqi leaders to keep U.S. troops in the country after the war. “That contributed directly to the refugee crisis,” Cheney told “Fox News Sunday.” “It’s a crisis of...
  • Police officer shot in east Las Vegas near Tropicana, Nellis Blvd.

    A Las Vegas police officer was shot Sunday afternoon. The shooting occurred around noon near Tropicana Avenue and Nellis Boulevard. Police reported three shots were fired at the officer "ambush-style."
  • US wars bear blame for European refugee and humanitarian crisis

    09/06/2015 4:59:53 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 32 replies
    Global Times ^ | 2015-09-06 | Hu Yao
    When millions of people around the world were taken aghast by the pictures of drowned three-year-old Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi lying washed up on a Turkish beach and the massive refugee crisis engulfing Europe, they should see through the fact that the US is mainly responsible for all the mess. The main sources of today's refugees - Syria, Libya, Iraq and Afghanistan - are targets of US intervention, which led to devastation, chaos, deteriorating domestic security and extensive displacements. People in those countries could no longer enjoy even basic human rights. Many of them had no choice but to flee...
  • ISIS burns 4 hog-tied men alive in new video

    09/04/2015 12:17:28 PM PDT · by marthemaria · 56 replies
    ISIS set four captured Iraqi men on fire by hog-tying them upside down, hanging them from a pole, then burning them alive. Once again, the savage execution was captured on video and shared on social media accounts friendly with the terror group as part of its propaganda and fear campaign. The four men in orange jumpsuits introduce themselves on camera and are made to watch videos of other ISIS executions before they’re marched out to the desert, with chains around their wrists and ankles, to their fate. After a man wearing camouflage and a mask explains how the men must...
  • Black Lives Matter Activist:"Pigs In A Blanket" Chant Was "More Playful Than Anything"

    09/02/2015 4:27:59 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 30 replies ^ | September 2, 2015 | Ian Hanchett
    Black Lives Matter St. Paul organizer Trahern Crews stated that protesters chanting “Pigs in a blanket, fry ‘em like bacon” was “more playful than anything” on Wednesday’s “All In With Chris Hayes” on MSNBC. Crews was asked, whether “Black Lives Matter activists hate police officers?” In light of the video showing activists chanting “Pigs in a blanket, fry ‘em like bacon.”
  • Poll: Majority of Republicans think Obama is a Muslim

    09/01/2015 8:49:10 AM PDT · by PROCON · 33 replies ^ | Sep. 1, 2015 | Jesse Byrnes
    A majority of Republican voters, 54 percent, think that President Obama is a Muslim, according to a new survey from the left-leaning Public Policy Polling (PPP). Asked whether they thought Obama is a Christian or Muslim or if they were unsure, 32 percent said they were unsure. Fourteen percent said he was a Christian. Many right-leaning voters have been deeply skeptical about Obama's faith since before he became president. The topic arose again prominently in 2012, when Obama faced former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, a devout Mormon, in the general election. Obama rarely invokes his own faith in speeches and...
  • Officer dies, manhunt for armed suspects in Fox Lake (Illinois)

    09/01/2015 8:49:33 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 20 replies
    WGN ^ | September 1 | Staff
    FOX LAKE, Ill. -- Sources tell WGN that a Fox Lake police officer has died after being shot Tuesday morning. Sources tell WGN that the officer's gun and pepper spray was taken. Meanwhile, police are searching for two suspects: one white male and one black male. There is also possibly a third suspect. Multiple helicopters and K9s are searching the area.
  • Shannon Miles Arrested And Charged In Execution Of Texas Sheriff’s Deputy

    08/29/2015 3:51:30 PM PDT · by maggief · 88 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | August 29, 2015 | Chuck Ross
    Police in Harris County, Tex. have charged 30-year-old Shannon J. Miles with capital murder in the point-blank execution killing of sheriff’s deputy Darren Goforth. Goforth was on duty and pumping gas at Chevron in a suburb northwest of Houston at about 8:30 p.m. Friday when Miles allegedly approached him from behind and shot him in the back of the head. Miles then shot Goforth several more times before fleeing in a red Ford Ranger, police believe. Harris County sheriff Ron Hickman said at a press conference Saturday afternoon that a motive for the killing is still unknown. But he said...
  • Sheriff's deputy fatally shot in Houston while pumping gas

    08/28/2015 11:51:43 PM PDT · by pawpawrick · 78 replies
    yahoo news ^ | Houston AP
    HOUSTON (AP) — A sheriff's deputy in uniform was shot and killed Friday night while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station, according to authorities.
  • Judge blocks EPA water rule; EPA say they will defy injunction

    08/28/2015 7:46:46 AM PDT · by rktman · 31 replies ^ | 8/28/2015 | Rick Moran
    A federal judge has ruled that a controversial regulation that would give the Environmental Protection Agency jurisdiction over small streams and ditches is bureaucratic overreach and has halted the implementation of the rule. The judge was not pleased with the EPA, who said they would go ahead and implement the regulation in the 37 states that did not sue to end it.
  • US reports unusual spike in human plague cases

    08/27/2015 6:28:55 PM PDT · by Smokin' Joe · 17 replies
    Yahoo! news ^ | August 25, 2015 | AFP
    An unusually high number of cases of human plague have been recorded by US health authorities since April -- 11 in all, with three of them fatal, officials said Tuesday. "It is unclear why the number of cases in 2015 is higher than usual," the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The CDC said that having 11 cases in just the past four months is unusual...
  • Thugs Rob Woman of 72-yrs Before Sucker Punching Her in Church

    08/19/2015 12:26:12 AM PDT · by csvset · 21 replies
    LiveLeak ^ | 18 August 2015 | LiveLeak
    Thugs Rob Woman of 72-yrs Before Sucker Punching Her in Church Surveillance cameras catch a violent scene Sunday inside St. Cecilia Cathedral. In the video shared by Father James Netusil, Associate Pastor, two men can be seen entering the church before approaching a woman reading a church newsletter. One grabs her purse and takes off through the door while the other punches the woman in the side of the head.
  • State Department Accused Of ‘Incompetence’ After It ‘Finds’ 81,000 Clinton Aide Emails

    08/17/2015 2:03:00 PM PDT · by maggief · 62 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | August 17, 2015 | Chuck Ross
    The State Department says it has more than 81,000 emails from a top Clinton aide at the State Department despite the agency’s past claims that it did not have such records. The discrepancy, which has led to accusations that the State Department is either “lying” or “incompetent,” is laid out in the agency’s Aug. 13 response in a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by Gawker. In Sept. 2012, the website filed a FOIA request for emails Clinton aide Philippe Reines sent to reporters at various news agencies. The State Department responded in July 2013, saying that it found...
  • How the Pentagon's distribution of military gear to police is about to tighten again

    08/16/2015 3:12:36 AM PDT · by markomalley · 3 replies
    Stars & Stripes ^ | 8/15/15 | Dan Lamothe
    <p>One year after the use of military vehicles and equipment by police in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, prompted questions about how the Pentagon distributes unused gear and weapons to local law enforcement agencies, new guidelines tightening the program will soon take effect.</p>
  • Man, 37, 'shoves woman to the ground and storms into her home' to tear down Confederate flag

    08/12/2015 8:27:02 PM PDT · by dennisw · 39 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 12 August 2015 | Ashley Collman
    Man, 37, 'shoves woman to the ground and storms into her home' to tear down Confederate flag hanging in a bathroom window The resident says Tajaun Boatner, 37, initially asked her politely to take down the Confederate flag she had hanging in her kitchen window The two got into a screaming match though, after she moved the flag from the kitchen to the bathroom When the unidentified woman called Boatner a racial slur, the man shoved her to the ground and broke into the home to take down the flag himself He then continued to resist arrest when police arrived...
  • Obama Aide Who Played Key Role in Crafting ObamaCare Tries to Shoot Boyfriend

    08/11/2015 7:16:14 AM PDT · by pabianice · 16 replies
    Front Page ^ | 8/11/15 | Greenfield
    Now we know why ObamaCare is so great. A psycho played an integral role in it. Barvetta Singletary, a Howard U graduate, followed her dream of helping ruin health insurance for millions of Americans and then try to shoot her boyfriend. Singletary started out as a policy director for the Congressional Black Caucus' James Clyburn before moving on to becoming Special Assistant to the President. She also, "played an integral role in crafting the landmark healthcare law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Health Education Reconciliation Act." The White House has placed an aide to President Obama...
  • US intervenes in lawsuit over Palestinian terror attacks

    08/11/2015 7:22:41 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 11, 2015 10:17 AM EDT
    The Obama administration has intervened in a lawsuit over Palestinian attacks that have killed Americans. In a court filing, the U.S. government says a hefty bond requirement could financially destabilize the Palestinian government. The filing comes in a case in New York City, where a jury this year awarded $218.5 million to survivors and victims’ relatives. That amount is automatically tripled. …
  • Russian Warships Dock In Iran for War Training

    08/10/2015 1:31:35 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 26 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | August 10, 2015 | By Adam Kredo
    Two Russian warships have docked in northern Iran for a series of naval training exercises with the Islamic Republic, according to Persian-language reports translated by the CIA’s Open Source Center. The two Russian ships docked in Iran’s Anzali port on Sunday and will hold “joint naval exercises during the three-day stay of the warships in Iran,” according to a Persian-language report in Iran’s state-controlled Fars News Agency. “The [Russian] warships, Volgodonsk and Makhachkala docked in Anzali Port [near the Caspian Sea], in the fourth naval zone, on the afternoon of 9 August,” the report says. The war exercises come just...
  • Senior US official: China has accessed Obama administration private emails since 2010

    08/10/2015 8:33:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 08/09/2015 | NATASHA BERTRAND
    Chinese cyberspies have been reading the private emails of Obama administration officials and "all top national security and trade officials" since 2010, according to a senior administration official and a top secret NSA document obtained by NBC. The email espionage — codenamed "Dancing Panda" by the US before being dubbed "Legion Amethyst" — was detected in April 2010. "The intrusion into personal emails was still active at the time of the briefing and, according to the senior official, is still going on," NBC reported. "Dancing Panda" has successfully attacked at least 600 targets over the last five years, according to...
  • EPA spill: 'The magnitude of it, you can't even describe it'

    08/10/2015 2:54:07 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 120 replies
    CNN ^ | 10 Aug 15 | Dana Ford
    The city of Durango and La Plata County, Colorado, have declared a state of emergency after a federal cleanup crew accidentally released mine waste into the water. An estimated 1 million gallons of waste water spilled out of an abandoned mine area in the southern part of the state last week, turning the Animas River orange and prompting the Environmental Protection Agency to tell locals to avoid it. According to the EPA, the spill occurred when one of its teams was using heavy equipment to enter the Gold King Mine, a suspended mine near Durango. Instead of entering the mine...
  • Two Shot During Ferguson Clashes, Say Police

    08/09/2015 11:13:46 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Sky News ^ | August 10, 2015
    Demonstrators flee in multiple directions, hiding behind cars and taking cover in buildings as the shots ring out.Two people have been shot during clashes between police and protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, one year since Michael Brown was killed by a white police officer. St Louis County Police Department say an officer returned shots after coming under heavy gunfire. It was unclear where the shots came from but St Louis County Police Department also tweeted at least two unmarked cars took shots, with accompanying photos showing a car with a smashed windscreen ("windshield" to us). Associated Press reported that one of...
  • Ferguson protesters march with roasted pig's head that has Darren Wilson's name scrawled on it..

    08/09/2015 12:59:40 PM PDT · by PROCON · 34 replies ^ | Aug. 9, 2015 | Associated Press and Reporter
    Full Title: Ferguson protesters march with roasted pig's head that has Darren Wilson's name scrawled on it one year after death of Michael Brown Ferguson protesters used a roasted pig's head during a demonstration marking the eve of the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown's shooting death. After a peaceful march during the day, hundreds of protesters converged outside the police department after 10 pm. They carved and ate from the pig's head, which was placed on a concrete barrier near the building. Earlier in the day, someone had scrawled the name 'Darren Wilson' on the side of the animal.
  • Man charged in Birmingham detective's beating; outrage follows support of attack on social media

    08/08/2015 8:53:06 PM PDT · by boycott · 26 replies ^ | August 08, 2015 | Carol Robinson
    A Center Point man with a violent past is now charged with attempted murder in the pistol-whipping of a Birmingham police detective during a traffic stop Friday morning. Police today identified the suspect as 34-year-old Janard Shamar Cunningham, also known as Janaris Shavar Cunningham. He has at least a half dozen convictions dating back to 1999, and as many arrests in which charges were dismissed during the same time period. Cunningham is charged in the beating of a detective who is a six-year veteran of the force. Authorities said Cunningham stole the detective's gun and then repeatedly hit him in...