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Righties will defend this.

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A transgender woman was forced to share a jail cell with 3 men, and one of them beat her up so badly it broke her jaw, lawsuit says

A transgender woman was forced to share a jail cell with three men, one of whom "viciously" assaulted her when she was asleep, according to a lawsuit against San Diego County and its sheriff's department.

When Kristina Frost first arrived at San Diego Central Jail on November 25, 2020, she was placed alone in a holding cell, according to the lawsuit, which was filed last Tuesday and reviewed by Insider.

But later that day, the deputies moved Frost to a "minimally monitored" cell with three men, the lawsuit said.

The move was "against her wishes," and Frost was "confused" as to why she was being transferred, given that her DMV records and driver's license both said she was a woman, the lawsuit said. Frost also said that at the time of her booking, she had been wearing "feminine" clothes — high-cut shorts and a bra — the filing said.

She also said deputies there repeatedly misgendered Frost both in person and on official reports, the lawsuit said.
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US jury awards $25m in damages over Unite the Right rally

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A US jury has awarded $25m (£19m) in damages against the organisers of a deadly far-right rally in August 2017.

The defendants were found liable in four out of six counts over the bloodshed at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The civil lawsuit was filed by nine people who suffered physical or emotional injuries in the rally.

A woman was killed and dozens were hurt after an avowed neo-Nazi drove a car into counter-protesters.

In court, the jury awarded $500,000 in punitive damages against 12 defendants, and $1m against five white supremacist organisations. Punitive damages are awarded at a court's discretion to punish a defendant for conduct judged to be especially harmful.

A total of $12m in punitive damages was also imposed against the driver of the car in the fatal incident.

The jury of 11 deliberated for over three days following nearly a month of testimony at the trial in Charlottesville.

The two federal conspiracy charges that jurors could not agree on alleged that the defendants had plotted to commit racially motivated violence.

Roberta Kaplan, an attorney for the plaintiffs, said they plan to refile the lawsuit so a new jury can decide on those two charges.

The legal action alleged that the defendants "brought with them to Charlottesville the imagery of the Holocaust, of slavery, of Jim Crow and of fascism".

"They also brought with them semi-automatic weapons, pistols, mace, rods, armour, shields and torches," the lawsuit said.
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ChyyNa hints not wet market but Fauci funded ChyyNese lab is covid source

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When asked what he believes after China's government refuted the idea that the virus was transmitted to humans from inside the wet market itself Fauci responded and said, "I don't think you could say that. I don't think you can say that. I think you could say we don't know how and where it originated. There were wet markets in Wuhan that are ample opportunity for a virus to jump from an animal that gets brought in from all parts of China that are very closely related physically to bat enclaves in caves and come to the market. So I don't think anyone can say that it didn't come from here or it did come from here."
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Concerns rise over Indonesia's sputtering Covid vaccinations .

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Former DOJ official could be second person to face contempt charges for defying January 6 committee

The House Select Committee investigating the January 6 insurrection is poised to vote on a criminal contempt of Congress referral for former top Department of Justice official, Jeffrey Clark, the panel announced Monday.

The committee plans to meet Wednesday night to vote on a report recommending that the full House refer Clark to the Justice Department on criminal contempt charges. A House vote has not yet been scheduled.
If the committee moves to hold Clark in contempt, he would become the second person to potentially face criminal charges for refusing to provide critical information to investigators under subpoena.
Trump ally Steve Bannon is currently awaiting trial for a misdemeanor criminal contempt charge after he refused to show up for a deposition or provide documents to the committee, citing executive privilege claims made by former President Donald Trump.
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Lauren Boebert says Ilhan Omar is a jihadist brother fucker

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Boebert delivered an unhinged rant that accused Omar of incest, and named the Minnesota congresswoman as a member of what she called the “Jihad Squad.”

“The ‘Jihad Squad’ member from Minnesota has paid her husband—and not her brother-husband, the other one—has paid over a million dollars in campaign funds,” Boebert said, referring to Omar. “This member is allowed on the Foreign Affairs committee while praising terrorists.”

Omar responded on Twitter by referencing Boebert’s husband’s 2004 arrest and guilty plea for public indecency and lewd exposure, after he allegedly exposed his penis to two young women at a bowling alley.

“Luckily my dad raised me right, otherwise I might have gone to the floor to talk about this insurrectionist who sleeps with a pervert,” Omar said. “I am grateful I was raised to be a decent human and not a deprived person who shamefully defecates & defiles the House of Representatives.”

In referencing Omar’s alleged “brother-husband,” Boebert put a years-old right-wing conspiracy alleging Omar married her sibling into the Congressional record. The allegation that Omar’s ex-husband is actually her brother and they married so he could get a green card originated in an internet forum in 2016, while Omar was a Minnesota state representative, and rapidly spread throughout the American right.
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Biden says no vax passport til you get booster aka 3rd shot

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The Biden administration is expected to begin the process of expanding the booster authorization to all adults as early as this week, according to a source familiar with internal planning.

Why it matters: America's booster campaign got off to an underwhelming start, potentially leaving millions of vulnerable people at risk as the holidays approach.

The big picture: The pandemic still isn't over, and the data is clear that vaccine effectiveness has waned over time and with the rise of Delta — but also that a booster dose restores protection against the virus to remarkable levels.
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Waukesha Christmas parade attack suspect was out on ‘inappropriately low’ bond, DA admits

The man arrested over the deadly Christmas parade attack in Wisconsin should have been behind bars following an arrest earlier this month, but was released on an “inappropriately low” bond days before the attack, the district attorney admitted Monday.

Darrell Brooks, 39, is charged with five counts of intentional homicide over the deadly crash on Sunday in Waukesha that left five dead and at least 48 injured, police said.

Brooks was out on $1,000 cash bail at the time of Sunday’s tragedy after he allegedly punched the mother of his child and purposefully ran her “over with his vehicle” in a Milwaukee gas station parking lot on Nov. 2, according to court documents.

He was arrested and charged that same day with resisting or obstructing an officer, reckless endangering safety, disorderly conduct, bail jumping and battery.

The Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office said Monday it had launched an internal probe into how Brooks was given such a low bond given the seriousness of the charges and his criminal history.
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And yet you still wonder why people don't trust cops anymore

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An Iowa State Trooper's dash camera captured an incident in which he pulled over a motorcyclist, exited his vehicle with his gun drawn as the man's hands were up. The cop then bashes the motorcyclist over his bike, which falls and the officer then drags him to the ground, where he bashed the man's head into the concrete and then placed his knee on the man's neck.

Robert James Smith, who has now resigned from the Iowa Highway Patrol, was indicted Wednesday for using excessive force on Bryce Yakish, the driver of the motorcycle, reported local KCRG.

According to the filing, Yakish had to have medical attention due to what Smith did to him.

The state settled a lawsuit alleging Smith "falsely arrested Yakish and then lied about what happened." According to the complaint, Smith said that Yakish "resisted arrest" for a routine traffic stop. "Yakish lost his license because of the arrest, his motorcycle was impounded and he spent the night in jail," the report said. The state paid out $225,000 for the incident, The Gazette reported.

Another problem for Smith is that this isn't his first time using excessive force. A Durant, Iowa woman also made an allegation of excessive force during an arrest.

"Cedar County Sheriff Warren Wethington released the video in 2019 after announcing he would no longer book any suspects arrested by Trooper Smith at his jail because he could not vouch for the officer's credibility," said The Gazette. "Prosecutors also dismissed several cases brought by Smith, saying he was no longer a credible witness."

Dash cam footage:
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