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Andrew Yang becomes first Democratic candidate to condemn antifa attack on conservative journalist

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Andrew Yang became the first Democratic presidential-primary contender to condemn last weekend’s mob attack in Portland that hospitalized a gay Asian journalist.

Andy Ngo, a right-leaning journalist who regularly records and reports on “antifa” protest activity, was treated for brain damage and for cuts and bruises to his face and neck after being mobbed Saturday by black-masked activists who grabbed his camera and pelted him with milkshakes and projectiles, as shown in video of the episode.

“I hope @MrAndyNgo is okay. Journalists should be safe to report on a protest without being targeted,” Mr. Yang tweeted Monday afternoon.

None of the other 19 Democratic candidates on the debate stage last week have mentioned the antifa mob attacks, which injured several other bystanders as the Portland police did not try to intervene, with the approval of the city’s Democratic mayor.

More than a few liberal journalists and activists have claimed that Mr. Ngo deserved to be attacked because he is a bad person.
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Tweaking Gators terrorizing Tennessee

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A police department in Loretto, Tennessee, is asking residents to refrain from flushing drugs, such as methamphetamine, down the toilet to prevent "meth-gators."

In the Facebook post, the Loretto Police Department wrote that on Saturday, officers executed a search warrant on a home and discovered the occupant trying to flush meth and drug paraphernalia down his toilet.

Although the suspect was unsuccessful, the officers used the incident to remind residents of the harm drugs can cause to the environment.

"Folks … please don’t flush your drugs m’kay ... our sewer guys take great pride in releasing water that is cleaner than what is in the creek, but they are not really prepared for meth," the post read. "Ducks, Geese, and other fowl frequent our treatment ponds and we shudder to think what one all hyped up on meth would do."

The post warns that meth could make its way into Shoal Creek, down the Tennessee River in North Alabama and into the bodies of alligators.

"Furthermore, if it made it far enough we could create meth-gators in Shoal Creek and the Tennessee River down in North Alabama," police wrote. "They’ve had enough methed up animals the past few weeks without our help. So, if you need to dispose of your drugs just give us a call and we will make sure they are disposed of in the proper way."
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Judge bans Trump ex-adviser Stone from making social media posts

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A visibly irritated federal judge on Tuesday banned President Donald Trump’s former adviser Roger Stone from posting on social media after prosecutors accused Stone of violating a gag order by repeatedly discussing his case on his Instagram account.

“Your lawyer had to twist the facts, twist the plain meaning of an order and twist himself into a pretzel” to argue that Stone’s social media posts did not violate her order, U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson told Stone.

Jackson said she would not jail Stone for violating the order, saying holding a contempt hearing, which could result in jail time or a fine, would only generate more media attention that could affect potential jurors down the road. But the judge told Stone she could revisit her decision if he violates her orders again.

“So what am I supposed to do with you?” Jackson asked, noting she is “wrestling with behavior that has more to do with middle school than a court of law.”

During the hearing, Jackson spent about an hour painstakingly reading each one of his posts aloud and asking Stone’s attorney Bruce Rogow if they violated her gag order, before taking an hour recess to weigh how she would rule.

One post, she said, featured a photo of Adam Schiff, the Democratic chairman of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, next to a meter saying “bullSchiff.”

Another involved a statement that Stone emailed to Buzzfeed News to deny a statement that Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen made to lawmakers during a congressional hearing.
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How media report wrong, because it fits into the narrative

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Yesterday, the Italian police arrested three right-wing extremists who owned a rocket and a weapons warehouse. They had fought in Ukraine against the separatists. Many media made it "pro-Russian" fighters

It also shows how compliant media reports that disseminate news agency news.

Yesterday that the Italian police carried out under the supervision of the prosecutor of Turin in an operation against right-wing extremists raids in Milan, Varese, Pavia, Novara and Forlì was announced. Three men were arrested, one Swiss and two Italians. Former customs inspector Fabio Del Bergiolo was a member of the right-wing extremist Forza Nova. The three men found a large weapons warehouse and a functioning Matra air-to-air missile, which was purchased in Qatar and was likely to be resold.

The DIGOS anti-terrorist unit in Turin has been monitoring and monitoring the right-wing extremists for a year after participating in battles in Ukraine against the separatists. It is well known that in right-wing nationalist and fascist militias - most notably the Azov battalion - are fighting on the side of the Ukrainian army. The Azov Battalion attracted rightwing extremists from many other countries, including Germany and Russia.

Here the right-wing extremists could get weapons and train the handling of weapons of all kinds in combat. Thus, Ukraine also became a training camp for violent right-wing extremists who, as in the case of those arrested, are also active in the arms trade. In addition to the rocket, the police found 9 assault rifles, a submachine gun, 7 pistols, 3 shotguns, 20 bayonets, nearly a thousand cartridges and many weapons parts. Also confiscated were numerous Nazi symbols.
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Snickers Crisp

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A 54-year-old man was beaten to death by crowd of onlookers in Philadelphia after he attempted to steal a car with three children inside but was stopped by the parents, police said.

The man, who police identified as Eric Hood, hopped into the car and drove off while the parents of the kids were inside a store on Thursday around 9:50 p.m., according to a press release from the Philadelphia Police Department.

The mother and father, who also were not identified, managed to chase down the vehicle and remove Hood from inside at a red light, police said.

The alleged carjacker assaulted the dad and fled, according to police, but was stopped by a larger crowd who kicked and punched him repeatedly. The assault continued until police arrived.

The children in the car were not injured in the incident, police said.
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Dutch police are being infiltrated by criminal gangs, report says

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The Algemeen Dagblad (AD) newspaper said the confidential police report confirmed suspicions that forces around the country were being infiltrated by organised crime, with 19 officers from the mid-Netherlands force alone found to have underworld connections.

Officers in the Dutch capital have been sacked or suspended for possession of hard drugs, forgery, tampering with official computers and divulging confidential information.

The report said the series of recent sackings and suspensions was “probably the tip of the iceberg”, with sources stressing that investigators have “a large number of other live inquiries” on which they cannot currently work due to lack of capacity.

A report published two years ago by the Dutch justice ministry noted that about 40% of “professional integrity breaches” in the police concerned officers with an immigrant background, who make up 7% of police personnel.

It concluded that officers from immigrant communities were more likely to be approached by criminals and more vulnerable to such offers because of the “relatively greater level of involvement of some ethnic groups” in criminal activity, and the extended networks and complex loyalties of immigrant families.
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Italy seizes air-to-air missile, guns in raids on neo-Nazis

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ROME (Reuters) - Italian police have seized a large arsenal of weapons, including an air-to-air missile, in raids on neo-Nazi sympathizers, they said on Monday.

Elite police forces searched properties across northern Italy following an investigation into Italians who had fought in eastern Ukraine in the conflict between government forces and Russian-backed separatists, a police statement said. A police official declined to say who they had been fighting for.

Three men were arrested, including a customs officer who has previously stood for parliament for an extreme right party.

During their raids, police discovered a French-made Matra air-to-air missile that appeared to have once belonged to the Qatar armed forces. Subsequent checks showed the weapon was in working condition but lacked an explosive charge.

Police said the suspects had tried to sell the missile in conversations with contacts on the WhatsApp messaging network.

Among other weapons uncovered were 26 guns, 20 bayonets, 306 gun parts, including silencers and rifle scopes, and more than 800 bullets of various calibers. The arms were primarily from Austria, Germany and the United States.

Police also seized Nazi memorabilia from the properties.

“The police investigation ... came into being because of the activities of some Italian fighters with extremist backgrounds who had taken part in the armed conflict in the Ukrainian region of Donbass,” the police statement said.

More than 10,000 people have been killed since 2014 in fighting between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian forces in eastern Ukraine.
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One month old Mohamed has penis amputated in Egypt after botched circumcision by a nurse

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Baby has penis amputated after nurse ‘pretending to be doctor’ botches circumcision

Ashraf Helmi has said his son's penis was amputated after a botched circumcision turned gangrenous

Kate Buck
Monday 15 Jul 2019
A one-month-old has had to have his penis amputated after it turned gangrenous following a botched circumcision in Egypt.

The boy’s dad, Ashraf Helmi told local media he had gone to have his son Mohamed vaccinated at a medical centre when his family convinced him to have his son circumcised.

He said he agreed to let a nurse do the operation, because she claimed she was a doctor.

Local media reports have claimed the nurse carried out the circumcision to earn a 50-EGP (£2.40) bonus.

‘She did it at an emergency room and not an operation room. I made sure I was there because you hear of all the botched surgeries out there,’ Mr Helmi said.

Pic shows: A screengrab of Ashraf Helmi, the boy's father A father had his heart broken after his one-month-old son, Mohamed, had to have his penis amputated following a botched circumcision leading to gangrene by a woman who pretended to be a doctor.
Ashraf Helmi, the boy’s dad said the woman claimed she was a doctor (Picture: CEN)
‘After finishing, she fastened the gauze so tightly and when I told her it’s very rough for a small boy, she said, “I know what I’m doing!”‘
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Queen Elizabeth to hand over powers to Prince Charles in 2 years, royal expert says

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The Queen will “give up her powers” to Prince Charles when she turns 95, a royal expert has claimed.

Her Majesty turned 93 in April but could bring in the 1937 Regency Act in two years to relinquish the “majority of duties” to her son and heir to the throne.

The Act allows a reigning monarch to hand over power if they feel they are unable to fully perform their duties.

The Queen would keep her royal title, but Charles, 70, would step up to perform the majority of her duties, with her husband Prince Philip, 98, becoming the Guardian of the Queen.

In order for it to pass, Prince Philip along with a Houses of Parliament spokesperson and a third senior person, would have to provide evidence supporting the Queen’s request.

Royal author Phil Dampier told Yahoo’s The Royal Box: “There is talk that when she reaches 95 in a couple of years she may slow down and possibly the Regency Act will be brought in.

“She will still be Queen but Prince Charles will, in fact, take over most of the duties.
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Facebook tracking in images

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Go ahead and check this yourself.
I just downloaded a random profile image from facebook and opened it in a hex editor, there was a string in the exif header starting with FBMD

take any facebook image and run it thru an exif reader, try
Its under the "special instrucitons" exif header

fagbook images are being used to track
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