From Portland’s FM News 101 KXL: Portland, Ore. — FM News 101 learned late Wednesday night that in response to the criminal indictment of Officer Corey Budworth, the bureaus entire Rapid Response Team resigned. Sources...
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BuzzFeed News won for its innovative series exposing China’s mass detention of Muslims and was named a finalist for its colossal FinCEN Files investigation into the global banking industry.
From Forbes’ Subblogs: Cop Who Led Accidental No-Knock Raid Against 78-Year-Old Grandfather Can’t Be Sued, Court Rules
From Forbes’ subblogs: It was a police raid John Oliver called “almost cartoonishly idiotic.” Looking to apprehend a violent drug dealer at his home in McDonough, Georgia, more than two dozen officers executed a...
The FBI announced it had seized more than $2 million in bitcoin that was part of the Colonial Pipeline ransom payment.
Administered vaccination rates for Covid-19 have fallen by two-thirds from their April peak, imperiling the goal of 70% vaccinated nationwide.
The annual Hong Kong public vigil for the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre is looking like the original event’s aftermath.
The years-long effort to remove the visage of Nathan Bedford Forrest from Memphis is progressing in fact, if not fully in spirit.
From Buzzfeed News: More than 3,200 pages of emails obtained through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by BuzzFeed News — covering the period from January to June 2020 — provide a rare...
From The Washington Post: Anarchists and an increase in violent crime hijack Portland’s social justice movement
From the Washington Post: The sharpening conflict between rising violent crime and efforts to reduce the size of police departments has played out across the American West throughout this pandemic year. Now cities such...
The Senate vote to adopt a House measure to create a bipartisan January 6th Commission has failed by a vote of 54-35.
Sworn into office in a tent because the current office holder refuses to concede doesn’t sound too far fetched after the last few months
It appears that a high-profile critic of Belarus dictator Lukashenko was arrested off a flight that was diverted by a bogus bomb threat.
Anchor Chris Cuomo “was inappropriate” to advise the comms team for his brother, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, CNN admitted
From Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Pittsburgh, Allegheny County voters approve no-knock warrant ban, solitary confinement restrictions
From Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: No-knock warrants will be banned in Pittsburgh and solitary confinement will be restricted at Allegheny County Jail after voters overwhelmingly approved two ballot questions in Tuesday’s election. Voters petitioned to add...
From the IDF twitter feed: RAW FOOTAGE: This is the moment the Iron Dome intercepted a barrage of rockets over Tel Aviv and central Israel. pic.twitter.com/8jl8OTgWCl — Israel Defense Forces (@IDF) May 11, 2021