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on March 26, 2015 in World News

9/11 Commission Report Instructs FBI to Step Up Fake Terror Plots

9/11 Commission Report Instructs FBI to Step Up Fake Terror Plots Report appears as agency visits Capitol Hill to defend an $8.48 billion budget request On Wednesday the FBI released a final report to the 9/11 Review Commission. “I am pleased the Review Commission recognized the significant progress we have made to build a threat-based, intelligence-driven law enforcement and national security organization,” said FBI Director James B. Comey. It states the FBI must concentrate on sharing information with other law enforcement agencies and the government at a time of emerging new threats such as the Islamic State and the...

9/11 Commission Report Instructs FBI to Step Up Fake Terror Plots Report appears as agency visits Capitol Hill to defend an $8.48 billion budget request On Wednesday the FBI released a final report to the 9/11 Review Commission. “I...

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on March 26, 2015 in World News

Cops Harass Legal Gun Owner, Confiscate Weapon

Cops Harass Legal Gun Owner, Confiscate Weapon “This is what a police state looks like” A legal gun owner filmed himself and his friend being harassed by state troopers in South Florida, after being stopped for speeding and forced to hand over a legally owned firearm. The driver and his passenger repeatedly asked the officers under what law they were authorised to confiscate a legally owned gun from their vehicle. It quickly became obvious that the cops didn’t know or care if there was such a law. The driver, Cody Lewis, noted during the video “this is what a...

Cops Harass Legal Gun Owner, Confiscate Weapon “This is what a police state looks like” A legal gun owner filmed himself and his friend being harassed by state troopers in South Florida, after being stopped for speeding and forced...

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on March 26, 2015 in World News

House Bill Seeks To Abolish PATRIOT Act

House Bill Seeks To Abolish PATRIOT Act Would block NSA snooping, protect whistleblowers Legislation introduced into the House of Representatives Tuesday is designed to abolish the draconian PATRIOT Act and restore protections under the Constitution that have been violated, according to its authors. The bill, dubbed The Surveillance State Repeal Act, H.R. 1466 [PDF], would also prohibit US spooks from plating backdoors into technology, as well as provide extended protections for whistleblowers such as Edward Snowden. “The Patriot Act contains many provisions that violate the Fourth Amendment and have led to a dramatic expansion of our domestic surveillance state,” said… View Article

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on March 26, 2015 in World News

Judge convicts Christian for voicing Bible verse

Judge convicts Christian for voicing Bible verse Says OK to preach from Leviticus 18, but not Leviticus 20 A Christian street preacher convicted and fined by a U.K. judge, who also serves with an Islamic Shariah court, is guilty of having breached the public order by his choice of Bible verses. Michael Overd, a former British paratrooper who has been street preaching for five years, was convicted this week of delivering “homophobic sermons” over a loudspeaker in Taunton, Somerset, last summer. Overd faced two charges relating to claims by homosexuals he had offended them and another of causing “racially aggravated”… View Article

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on March 26, 2015 in World News

Man with concealed carry stops slaughter

Man with concealed carry stops slaughter ‘I guess he saved a lot of people in there’ An armed passerby, carrying his permitted pistol, is being credited with saving the lives of several people when he stepped in off the street and killed a gunman shooting at occupants of a Philadelphia barbershop. The incident Sunday began when a man, identified by police only by his age, 40, pulled out a gun and opened fire on barbers and customers inside Falah Barber Shop. “They were arguing,” Yusaf Mack, 16, a customer inside the shop at the time told WCAU News. “They were… View Article

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on March 26, 2015 in World News

“Unprecedented” Visa Intervention on Behalf of Harry Reid

Inspector General Report Accuses Homeland Security Official of “Unprecedented” Visa Intervention on Behalf of Harry Reid, Virginia’s Current Governor and Others The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) inspector general has accused the department’s former No. 2 official of “unprecedented” interference in a visa program for wealthy foreign investors on behalf of prominent politicians. Inspector General John Roth said in “an unusually harsh and detailed report,” according to Government Executive, that the former head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and deputy secretary, Alejandro Mayorkas, had helped politically connected foreign investors seeking U.S. residency. Those receiving favoritism from Mayorkas… View Article

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on March 26, 2015 in World News

US Military Sexually Abused at Least 54 Colombian Children

US Military Sexually Abused at Least 54 Colombian Children U.S. soldiers and contractors have not been prosecuted for sexually abusing Colombian girls because of diplomatic immunity. U.S. soldiers and military contractors sexually abused at least 54 children between 2003 and 2007, according to a report commissioned by the Colombian government and the FARC. ​“There is abundant information about the sexual violence, which ocurred under absolute impunity because of the bilateral agreements and the diplomatic immunity of United States officials,” said Renan Vega of the Pedagogic University in Bogota, who helped write the report. Vega detailed a case in 2004 in… View Article

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on March 26, 2015 in World News

US Declassifies Document Revealing Israel’s Nuclear Program

US Declassifies Document Revealing Israel’s Nuclear Program In a development that has largely been missed by mainstream media, the Pentagon early last month quietly declassified a Department of Defense top-secret document detailing Israel’s nuclear program, a highly covert topic that Israel has never formally announced to avoid a regional nuclear arms race, and which the US until now has respected by remaining silent. But by publishing the declassified document from 1987, the US reportedly breached the silent agreement to keep quiet on Israel’s nuclear powersfor the first time ever, detailing the nuclear program in great depth. The timing of the… View Article

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on March 26, 2015 in World News

Domino’s Gun Ban Update: Pizzeria Robbed at Gunpoint by 350 Pound Man in Broad Daylight

Domino’s Gun Ban Update: Pizzeria Robbed at Gunpoint by 350 Pound Man in Broad Daylight On March 24, a Domino’s Pizza store in Sayville, New Jersey, was robbed in broad daylight by an armed man who demanded cash and two pizzas. According to the Sayville-Bayfield Patch, an armed “heavyset white male” allegedly entered the store around 4:30 p.m. and demanded cash. CBS New York reported that the man allegedly told employee Ray Brenkert to “get down on [his] knees and open the safe,” but Brenkert could not get the safe to open. The armed man then allegedly told Brenkert, “Well,… View Article

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on March 26, 2015 in World News

Kansas House, Senate: Abolishing Concealed Permit About ‘Freedom, Liberty’

Kansas House, Senate: Abolishing Concealed Permit About ‘Freedom, Liberty’ On March 25 the Kansas House and Senate passed a concealed carry reform bill–SB 45–that ends the requirement for a permit to carry a concealed handgun in that state. According to The Topeka Capital-Journal, SB 45 was sponsored by state representative Travis Couture-Lovelady (R-110th Dist.), who said requiring a permit for carry is just “a feel good measure.” He said his bill “is about freedom and liberty. No more fees. No license. Carrying a guns is a lifestyle and government should trust its citizens.” SB 45 passed the house 85-39 and… View Article

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