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  Weaponized police drones may be coming to a community near you. Well… technically, they could be if a bill passes in Connecticut that would allow police to stick weapons on drones. Take note if you are either a violent criminal or we are somehow living in a militarized police state by the time the bill passes. …

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  Google rolled out a new feature Friday for its search browser, which uses media outlets like Politifact and Snopes to help combat “fake news.” After inputting a search query on the tech conglomerate’s platform, a user is shown results with “fact checks for one or more public claims” or news stories. “The snippet will display information …

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  The California Senate Democrats has approved a multi-billion-dollar increase in the state’s gas tax to pay for road and infrastructure projects. The so-called Road Repair and Accountability Act would ratchet up the state’s gas tax by 12 cents a gallon, and raise the tax on diesel fuel by 20 cents a gallon. It also etches out …

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  Pepsi pulled its latest ad featuring Kendall Jenner Wednesday afternoon, after facing enormous outrage over the commercial. The ad, released Tuesday, featured Jenner joining an unspecified protest and giving a police officer a Pepsi, reports the Daily Beast. Pepsi issued an apology after many people called it insensitive to the Black Lives Matter movement …

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  The Tulsa police officer who shot an unarmed black man defended her decision to shoot him during an interview with 60 Minutes Sunday. “Is it possible that you saw him as more dangerous because he was a large black man?” 60 Minutes correspondent Bill Whitaker asked officer Betty Shelby. “No,” Shelby told Whitaker. “What …

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  George Ciccariello, an anti-white Drexel professor, said he was disgusted a fellow traveler gave up their seat for a uniformed member of the military. Then it was time for the rest of the Internet to register its disgust. The Twitter backlash was swift for Ciccariello, a visiting researcher at the National Autonomous University of …

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    The FBI Records Vault twitter account posted a link Thursday, containing 27 photos of the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. The photos detail the initial response to the terrorist attack as well as the investigation carried out by F.B.I. officials in the aftermath. You can view them all below. 9/11 Attacks and Investigation …

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  Two Marines killed by the Chattanooga terrorist in the devastating July 2015 attack are set to receive the highest non-combat award for heroism. The families of Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Sullivan and Staff Sgt. David Wyatt will accept the Navy and Marine Corps Medal on May 7 on behalf of the two deceased Marines, Marine Corps Times …

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  A white supremacist in North Dakota says he wants to name a church after President Donald Trump. In an interview with the New York Daily News, white supremacist Craig Cobb said that he intends to rebuild a church that recently burned down in Nome, ND — and then name it after the president. “The …

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  Oklahoma authorities have released the 911 audio from the call a homeowner’s son made right after he gunned down three potential robbers. Zach Peters, 23, fatally shot Maxwell Cook, 19, Jacob Redfearn, 17,  Jaykob Woodruff, 16, with his AR-15 when they tried to break into his family’s home Monday. Peters can be heard telling 911 …

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  A Nigerian citizen was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday for allegedly illegally reentering the U.S. after being deported and subsequently committing both tax and voter fraud. The federal indictment says that Kevin Kunlay Williams voted in both the 2012 and 2016 presidential elections. Williams was deported from the U.S. in 1995, and …

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  President Donald Trump will sign several executive orders that will effectively undo a great deal of former President Barack Obama’s efforts to destroy the coal industry in what he deemed was critical to combating climate change. The ultimate goal of the executive order is to put American jobs above environmental protection and tighten the …

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  North Carolina’s bathroom bill could cost the state almost $3.76 billion over twelve years, according to a Monday analysis by the Associated Press. The Associated Press, going through interviews and public records requests, based their findings on businesses that left the state explicitly because of the the bathroom bill. HB2 banned transgender people from …

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  Rachel Dolezal was the president of a NAACP branch until her parents outed her as white in 2015. Now, two years later, Dolezal has published her memoir titled “Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World.” “You know, the book was a difficult one to write, for sure,” Dolezal said during …

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  Alex Jones has apologized. Yes, you’re reading that correctly. The radio host famous for conspiracy theories including that fluoridated water is causing homosexuality and the Sandy Hook massacre was staged, has apparently thrown in the towel on another fan favorite: Pizzagate. In a highly unusual six-minute video, Jones issued a direct apology to James …

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  United Airlines found itself in the center of a firestorm on Twitter Sunday, when a 10-year-old girl — traveling on a free pass as the child of a United employee — was not allowed to board a flight because she was wearing leggings, which the gate agent deemed to be inappropriate attire. The story began to spread …

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  Tomi Lahren, The Blaze TV host who once declared herself “too controversial” for Fox News, is back in the job market today. Page Six is reporting Lahren is “permanently banned” from The Blaze TV, where she hosted “Tomi,” a daily news talk show. The departure does not come as a surprise to most media …

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A Muslim man was shocked to have his request for a judge to acknowledge Sharia law denied in court. Nadir Ibrahim Ombabi, a Minnesota taxi driver, was killed in a car accident. Following his passing, legal proceedings began to determine a settlement for his spouse or surviving family. A wrongful death suit was filed, in …

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