Eyewitnesses Recall Police Shooting American in the Head During London Attacks

(TFTP) An innocent American bystander was reportedly among the victims of a series of attacks in London on Saturday after he was shot in the head—by police. A total of seven people were killed and 48 injured after multiple suspects in a van mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge, and then went on a stabbing spree […]

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Veteran Harassed By Police For Paying Parking Ticket With Pennies

  On today’s edition of “The System is Broken,” New Hampshire police called in the SWAT team to deal with a man who was paying a parking ticket in pennies… yes, really. When Billy Spaulding visited City Hall in Manchester, New Hampshire, with a 5-gallon bucket of pennies last week, and attempted to pay the $75 […]

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NY Judge: DoJ Cannot Force Apple to Extract Data from Locked iPhone in Drug Case

In an unprecedented move, a New York Magistrate Judge ruled Monday that the United States Department of Justice cannot force Apple Inc. to extract data from a locked iPhone as ordered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, in a criminal drug case. While the ruling is not binding in any other court, and the case […]

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Ammon Bundy Calls for Fellow Protestors to ‘Stand Down, Go Home’

After he was taken into FBI custody Tuesday, Ammon Bundy released a statement Wednesday calling for fellow protestors occupying the Malheur Wildlife Refuge headquarters in Burns, Oregon, to “stand down” and to “go home.” Bundy, who has acted as the leader of the group since it began occupying the refuge headquarters on Jan. 2, was […]

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Bundy Family Claims Protester was Unarmed, had Hands Up when Killed by FBI

The Bundy family claimed Arizona rancher Robert “LaVoy” Finicum was unarmed and had his hands up when he shot and killed by FBI agents during a confrontation Tuesday near Burns, Oregon. Finicum, 55, was part of the group of protestors occupying the Malheur Wildlife Refuge headquarters in Burns. At least eight others, including protest leaders […]

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California Police Dept. Using Software to Determine ‘Pre-Crime’ Threat Score

The police department in Fresno, California has begun implementing a new technology that, in addition to looking at arrest reports and property records, uses content from social media postings to calculates an individual’s “threat score.” According to a report from the Washington Post, when Fresno police received a 911 call about a man threatening his […]

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Texas State Trooper Who Arrested Sandra Bland, Indicted for Perjury by Grand Jury

The Texas state trooper who arrested Sandra Bland, 28, during a routine traffic stop in July 2015, was indicted for perjury charges by a grand jury on Wednesday, and will be fired by the Texas Department of Public Safety. Trooper Brian Encinia was charged with perjury for lying about his confrontation with Bland when he […]

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Ex-Cop Indicted for Killing Walter Scott Granted Bail, Released from Jail

Michael Slager, the former police officer who was indicted for the murder of Walter Scott during a traffic stop in North Charleston, South Carolina, in April 2015, has been released from jail on a $500,000 bond. Slager, 33, was previously denied bail and was held in solitary confinement at the Charleston County Detention Center after footage […]

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Armed Protesters Occupy Oregon Wildlife Refuge

A group of armed protestors have occupied the headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Burns, Oregon, in support of two ranchers who are supposed to begin prison sentences on Monday for arson charges. Dwight Hammond, 73, served three months and his son Steven Hammond, 46, served one year in prison, after the two were […]

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