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Move Over Radar Gun, Here Comes A New Revenue Collector: The Text Message Detector Gun
As if the police don’t have enough tools at their disposal to steal the hard earned money of the public, a new device is being developed to tell if a person in a vehicle is texting.
ACLU Sues Philladelphia Police For Using Force To Stop Citizen Recording Of Police By
“I was shocked when Officer Brown pushed me against a column and restrained me by my neck, just for recording the activities of her colleagues as they arrested someone.”
Political Solution Fails In Bahrain As Monarch Tightens His Grip On Power By
A Bahraini girl holds up a poster of Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, a jailed activist who is on hunger strike to protest his detention, during a march in Shakhoora, Bahrain.
VIDEO: Americans Don’t Actually Know Who We’re Bombing By
Many Americans don't know which countries we're bombing - but in their defense, there are a lot of countries, and we drop a lot of bombs.
VIDEO: Major Cheese Supplier For Pizza Hut, Papa Johns Caught On Video Torturing Cows By
Is your pizza topped with horrific animal cruelty? A new Mercy For Animals undercover investigation reveals shocking animal abuse at a major pizza cheese supplier — Leprino Foods.
The United States Has The Largest Prison Population In The World — And It’s Growing By
In the federal prisons, more than half of those sentenced to a stints of a year or longer are still there for drug crimes.
VIDEO: L.A. Schools Police Will Return Grenade Launchers But Keep Rifles, Armored Vehicle By
Los Angeles Unified school police officials said Tuesday that the department will relinquish some of the military weaponry it acquired through a federal program that furnishes local
Desperate Gazans Flee To Europe In Risky Sea Trips By
It's a new escape route and a measure of growing desperation in the crowded sliver of land where two-thirds of those under 30 are unemployed.
John Kerry Calls On Code Pink To Support Military Action In Iraq By
Kerry referenced his own opposition to the Vietnam War in 1971, but argued that this current effort will advance the very causes championed by the anti-war organization.
VIDEO: Occupy Abolishes $4 Million In Other People’s Student Loan Debt By
After forgiving millions of dollars in medical debt, Occupy Wall Street is tackling a new beast: student loans.
Christians In Northern Lebanon And Hezbollah Unite Over Shared ISIS Threat By
”[O]ur necks and Hezbollah’s neck are intertwined. If Hezbollah wins, we win, and if it is slaughtered we will be slaughtered with it.
VIDEO: Big Brother 3.0: FBI Launches Facial Recognition Program By
The FBI calls system "fully operational" despite one-fifth false positive rate.
VIDEO: Demand Grows For The Release Of 28 Missing Pages On The 9/11 Attacks By
The 28 pages are widely believed to implicate high level Saudi officials in the 9/11 attacks.
VIDEO: Obama Says Ebola Spiralling Out Of Control, Commits 3,000 Troops To Fight It By
The US President sends 3,000 troops to West Africa, as health experts warn the ebola crisis threatens a "human catastrophPresident Barack Obama has warned of a "potential threat to
VIDEO: Anal Probes Run Amok: Drug-Sniffing Dogs Must Be Stopped By
The case of Timothy Young made national headlines in 2012 when New Mexico police anally probed him in search of drugs (no contraband was found). His ordeal was the result of a false
VIDEO: Feds Says Cannabis Is Not Medicine While Holding The Patent On Cannabis As Medicine By
For those who believe in marijuana and cannabis freedom, the future has never been brighter. Right now there is an awakening to the benefits of cannabis for medicinal purposes, specifically
VIDEO: A Michigan Mother Loses Her Home Over A Missed Property Tax Payment By
“When I paid the taxes in 2012 right there in Richland, no one said, ‘Oh, well you still owe money for 2011,'”Calley said. “So, I didn’t really have a clue. I thought I was
VIDEO: Civil Forfeiture: ‘Your Property Is Guilty Until You Prove It Innocent’ By
In the wake of Sept. 11, 2001, an aggressive brand of policing called “highway interdiction,” which involves authorities seizing money and property during traffic stops, has grown
Saudi Arabia Contuies Brutal Crackdown On Peaceful Dissent By
The face of the uprising in Saudi’s eastern province says that he "will be the next martyr", in the country's struggle for democracy.
Israeli Spy Unit Refuses To Be Tools Of Occupation, Sparking Ire From Officials By
Landmark letter of refusal to serve denounces unchecked surveillance, 'intelligence [that] is an inseparable part of military control'.
NPR: Millions Of Americans’ Wages Seized Over Credit Card And Medical Debt By
Millions of Americans are still grappling with debt they've accumulated since the recession hit. And new numbers out Monday show many are having a tougher time than you might think.
Report: US Provides ISIS Intelligence To Syria By
Ruling out coordination, the US is still funneling intel. to Assad