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Jul 19 09:59

Man Films Cop Breaking the Law, So a Dozen Bully Cops Harass Him and Steal His Camera

By Matt Agorist

Recently, there has been a new phenomenon taking off, not just of folks filming arrests and police stops, but filming police departments to see how they react to legal behavior. These folks take to public spaces and legally begin filming to see what the police response will be. The practice of legally filming public spaces to report on the police response is known as a “First Amendment Audit.”...

Jul 19 09:52

Hawaii telescope protest shuts down 13 observatories on Mauna Kea

Hundreds of protestors have blocked construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on Mauna Kea in Hawaii. Thirteen astronomical observatories that call the mountain home have evacuated workers and curtailed their operations.

Work on the TMT was set to resume on 15 July after a four-year delay caused by legal challenges and protests. Hawaii’s state supreme court ruled in October that the TMT’s construction permit was valid.

But last weekend, opponents of the telescope began gathering at a site at the base of the access road that leads up Mauna Kea. They sang, held signs and spoke out against the TMT, which they believe will further despoil a sacred mountain.

Jul 19 09:50

Ukraine’s president says he backs prisoner swap with Russia

Ukraine’s president on Friday outlined the details of an impending prisoner swap with Russia, saying that Kiev is willing to release a jailed Russian journalist in exchange for a Ukrainian film director.

President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s statement comes at the end of the week of shuttle diplomacy, with the Russian and Ukrainian human rights ombudswomen holding talks both in Moscow and in Kiev. The flurry of activity around imprisoned Russians and Ukrainians follows last week’s first telephone call between Zelenskiy and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Jul 19 09:36

Rand Paul nails 'guttersnipe' Jon Stewart and the 'left-wing mob' for lying about 9/11 survivor fund

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) did not hold back in his scathing response to comedian Jon Stewart and the "left-wing mob" who claimed that he blocked a bill on funding for survivors of the 9/11 terror attack.

Jul 19 09:35

Armed man tries breaking into woman's home. But she's got a gun as well — and he learns a painful lesson.

When Seattle police arrived at a reported shooting scene around midnight Thursday, they encountered something they probably didn't expect — the homeowner who made the 911 call atop her roof and armed with a rifle, KCPQ-TV reported.

Jul 19 09:30

Berkeley City Council bans 'manpower,' 'manhole,' other 'male-centric' terms while 'he' and 'she' are getting replaced by 'they'

The University of California, Berkeley, was once known as the birthplace of the 1960s free-speech movement, but violent protests against conservative speakers on campus in recent years seemingly put a blemish on the school's lofty status as a haven for unfettered expression.

Jul 19 09:29

Portland considers ban on masked protesters in an effort to stop Antifa violence

Officials in Portland are considering a law that bans protesters from wearing masks as the city struggles with how to tamp down violence involving the far-left group Antifa, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Jul 19 09:29

'It feels good to be home!' Ilhan Omar slams Trump and says a Somalian refugee in Congress is his worst 'nightmare' as she lands in Minneapolis one day after rally crowd chanted 'send her back'

Rep. Ilhan Omar was greeted by supporters at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Thursday
'Welcome home Ilhan' they chanted as she returned for town hall in her home district
Comes a day after Trump supporters changed 'send her back' about Omar at a rally in North Carolina
Trump disavowed the chant but has harshly criticized the Somali-born immigrant
Omar responds by labeling Trump a 'fascist' and vows to be a 'nightmare' for the president

Jul 19 09:21

How mobile phones CAN interfere with plane navigation systems on some jets even in 'flight mode'

Mobile phones still pose a real risk to the safety of planes even when in the supposedly flight-safe 'airplane mode'.

The feature found on most handsets disables all external signals from a phone but the device can still use WiFi, which interferes with some faulty screens still in use.

A vulnerability was discovered in 2014 that caused cockpit screens in Boeing 737 Next Generation and 777 airliners to suffer with interference from WiFi signals.

In 2014 the US Government promptly issued a deadline for all operators to replace or fix the fault by November 2019, but some are still believed to still be in use.

Jul 19 09:21

'I was having sex with one of them... then his friends burst in and attacked me' British woman, 19, relives 'gang rape ordeal by 12 Israeli teenagers' in Ayia Napa - as Instagram messages reveal one flirted with her for days

Briton, 19, told police that she was gang-raped by 12 Israeli teens in Ayia Napa
She told officers that one of the teenagers held her down while the others assaulted her 'one after the other for an hour' - some without a condom
She said the men were drunk and 'hurt my whole body' during alleged attack
Three Israelis admit having sex with the girl but say it was consensual, while the other nine deny having anything to do with the incident
Instagram messages reveal she spoke to one of the men for days beforehand

Jul 19 09:13

Trump claims joyful Minnesota airport welcome for Ilhan Omar was 'STAGED' as he predicts he'll win the state and blasts media for not covering her 'vile and disgusting' anti-Semitism

Donald Trump claimed the welcome rally Rep. Ilhan Omar received when she return to her home state of Minnesota was 'staged'
He also predicted he'll win the state in the 2020 election
In tweet storm, he railed against media coverage of his 'send her back' rally
''They even covered a tiny staged crowd as they greeted Foul Mouthed Omar in Minnesota, a State which I will win in #2020,' he complained of media
On Thursday evening, Omar was greeted by a crowd of supporters at the Minneapolis airport when she arrived from Washington D.C.
Earlier Trump disavowed 'Send her back!' chant from Wednesday night rally
8,000 fans screamed for Omar to self-deport
President said he felt 'a little badly' but didn't take responsibility for the chant
'I didn't say that. They did,' Trump told reporters in the Oval Office
Chant erupted after Trump told rally crowd that Omar ''has a history of launching vicious anti-Semitic screeds'

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