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Maine’s Right-Wing Governor Leaves Profanity-Laced Threats On Lawmakers Voicemail
"When a snot-nosed little guy from Westbrook calls me a racist, now I'd like him to come up here because, tell you right now, I wish it were 1825."
‘Biggest Gerrymandering Case In A Generation’ Could Have Huge Impact On Elections
'Gerrymandering pits political power against the people, regardless of which party holds power.'
Elderly Veteran Commits Suicide In VA Parking Lot After Being Denied Treatment
238,000 out of 847,000 veterans died after submitting requests for treatment they never received.
Pesticide For Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes In Florida Linked To Autism Risk
Is pesticide spraying to kill mosquitoes causing autism? In the least, the government is spraying larvicides with great impunity in many neighborhoods throughout the U.S. in order to ‘combat Zika’ and other diseases said to be caused by mosquitoes. Little is known of the true ramifications for such hackneyed actions, but one study suggests that in places where mosquito pesticides are sprayed, a 25 percent increase in autism results. Researchers used data from another study, called the CHARGE
Cop Who Raped 7-Year-Old Interrupts His Victim’s Testimony To Enter A Guilty Plea
The victim, who is now 17 and in treatment for depression, was raped repeatedly by former Elburn police officer David Wright over the course of a decade, but she faced accusations in court that she made up her charges out of ‘loneliness’ or ‘sadness.’
Trump Stokes Hate Against Journalists, Clinton Attacks Whistleblowers & Press Freedom
The GOP presidential nominee has openly encouraged voters’ contempt for the media, but his Democratic opponent has a history of supporting prosecution of whistleblowers and backing repressive regimes in the Middle East that oppress journalists.
WikiLeaks Confirms Upcoming Release Of ‘Game-Changing’ Clinton Leaks
“We have a lot of material, thousands of pages of material. There’s a variety of different types of documents and different types of institutions that are associated with the election campaign, some quite unexpected angles that are, you know, quite interesting, some even entertaining.”
Court Rules Feds Cannot Prosecute Medical Marijuana Cases In States That Have Legalized
The unanimous 9th Circuit ruling on Tuesday was issued by a three-judge panel, two of whom are Republican appointees with a history of pro-law enforcement opinions.
The UK’s Leading Pro-Brexit Politician Campaigns For Trump
Leading pro-Brexit politician Nigel Farage has come out to back US Republican nominee Donald Trump. He told Trump supporters to "get your walking boots on" and campaign for the controversial billionaire to clinch the upcoming November US election.
Baltimore Police Have Been Secretly Spying On Entire City From The Air
“Imagine Google Earth with TiVo capability.”