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Blacks more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than whites in Louisiana: Racial profiling report
September 20th, 2018

A new report on racial profiling published on Tuesday revealed that Black people are almost three times more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession charges than white people in the state of Louisiana. The study released by the nonprofit Southern Poverty Law Center found that black people in the state are 2.9 times more…

Mother of MS-13 victim fatally struck by car at daughter’s memorial site in New York
September 17th, 2018

Mother of MS-13 victim fatally struck by a car at daughter’s memorial site in New York The grieving mother of a young girl ruthlessly murdered by MS-13 members on Long Island was killed after getting hit by a car on Friday while getting ready for a candlelight vigil for her daughter. Evelyn Rodriguez — who…

One of the most decorated officers in Colombia arrested following spy ring investigation
September 13th, 2018

Associated Press – One of the most decorated police officers in Colombia has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a criminal ring that illegally intercepted the private communications of prominent politicians and business leaders. Law enforcement officials in Colombia said Gen. Humberto Guatibonza led an anti-kidnapping police unit and headed Bogota’s police until he…

Nearly 20% of California marijuana products fail safety tests
September 12th, 2018

Nearly 20% of California marijuana products fail safety tests Associated Press – Nearly 20 percent of  California marijuana products have failed tests for potency and purity since the state started requiring the checks on July 1, a failure rate some in the industry say has more to do with unrealistic standards and technical glitches than protecting…

Feds admit they misinterpreted texts from accused Russian spy Maria Butina
September 11th, 2018

Federal prosecutors have admitted they misinterpreted texts that they previously used as evidence to accuse Russian spy Maria Butina of offering sexual favors for access to political figures. The government believed that Butina offered sex to someone who was not her boyfriend “in exchange for a position in a special interest organization.” According to CNN,…

Recently elected Mexican mayor seeks U.S. asylum following death threats from drug cartels: Video

Recently elected Mexican mayor seeks U.S. asylum following death threats from drug cartels A recently elected Mexican councilwoman who was appointed the mayor of a city in the southern state of Michoacan publicly relinquished her position and announced her plans to seek asylum in the United States following threats made against her life by drug…

Russian nationals charged in nerve-agent poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal
September 9th, 2018

Earlier this week, British authorities implicated two Russian military-intelligence officers for the nerve-agent attack on presumed Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, in the most recent twist in the most significant East-West diplomatic crisis since the Cold War ended. Prime Minister Theresa May addressed Parliament and revealed that investigators allege that the failed assassination attempt…

Elon Musk faces possible Pentagon probe after he appears to smoke weed during appearance on Joe Rogan Podcast
September 8th, 2018

Elon Musk smoking weed with Joe Rogan during podcast Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk could face a possible investigation by the United State Air Force after he appeared to smoke weed during an entertaining appearance on the Joe Rogan podcast last Thursday. CNBC citing a Pentagon official reported that the U.S. Airforce was looking into whether…

Twitter, Facebook pledge to protect social media platforms against foreign intrusions
September 6th, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook and Twitter executives pledged on Wednesday to better protect their social media platforms in the 2018 elections and beyond, and told Congress of aggressive efforts to root out foreign intrusions aimed at sowing divisions in American democracy. Facebook’s No. 2 executive, Sheryl Sandberg, and Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey, testified before the…

Federal judge rules cities can’t prosecute homeless people
September 5th, 2018

Federal judge rules cities can’t prosecute homeless people Watch the latest video at foxnews.com Cities can’t prosecute homeless people for sleeping on the streets if they have nowhere else to go because it amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, which is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court said Tuesday. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals…