There Will Be A Women’s March Near You This Weekend

World (PT) – No matter where you live in America, there will be a rally happening close by, or at least within road trip distance. The screen shot below is from the Women’s March website. And it depicts the vast amounts of cities in almost every state taking part today and tomorrow. And don’t worry, PT will be out this weekend covering the events. Screen shot or map of Women’s Rallies happening all over the country. The 2-day event is catching on around the world as clearly visible with events in…

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Feds Drop Felony Charges Against 129 Inauguration #DisruptJ20 Protesters

US (Sputnik) – Federal prosecutors in Washington, DC have abruptly dismissed their felony cases against 129 of the 188 DisruptJ20 protesters who were charged with felony rioting following the inauguration of Donald Trump. The first six DisruptJ20 protesters were found not guilty of all felony and misdemeanor charges levied against them during the December verdict. However, the first defendants had particularly weak cases brought against them: two were arrested for carrying medical supplies during the protests, which prosecutors unsuccessfully argued was an an implicit admission of violent intent. The Justice Department’s failure to secure a single conviction during the first trials…

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The Murder of Jason Pero Sparks Outrage From This Wisconsin Community

Wisconsin (PT) – Jason Pero went home from school due to illness. A few hours later he was dead, murdered by an out of control cop that works for perhaps one of the worst departments in Wisconsin, the Ashland County Sheriffs Department. For those unfamiliar, Ashland County sits on the South Shore of Lake Superior in Northern Wisconsin, with the city of Ashland serving as it’s hub. Ashland has a population that floats around 8,100 people. Almost half of the total county population of 15,714. Just 9 miles to the East,…

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For 2018: Perspective To All The UFO News In The Last Month

Earth (Pontiac) – Lately, there has been a lot of news about UFO’s (Unidentified Flying Objects), from sightings to a previously unacknowledged Department of Defense (DoD) program studying the phenomenon. Those just happened within the last couple weeks of 2017, including a large sighting in California now attributed to a Space X missile launch. Regardless, what’s going on with all the news on unidentified flying phenomena, and disclosure of programs? What do we do with anything we learn, going forward into the new year? Before the news turned exotic, first came…

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When Companies Deny Climate Science, Their Workers Pay

US (OtherWords) – After decades spreading misinformation about greenhouse gas emissions’ role as a driver of climate change, the deceptive tactics of the fossil fuel industry are slowly beginning to backfire. In December, for instance, General Electric announced major cuts to its fossil-fuel-heavy power department — and the pain of this unplanned transition is already being felt by the people least responsible for the company’s decisions: its workers. In the last two years, many stories have surfaced on the knowledge major fossil fuel companies like Exxon-Mobil had about the climate impacts of their activities,…

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DEA Operation Played Hidden Role in the Disappearance of Five Innocent Mexicans

Monterrey, Mexico (ProPublica) – At about 2 a.m. on April 21, 2010, a convoy of gunmen working for the Zetas drug cartel, one of the most violent drug trafficking organizations in the world, rolled into Monterrey, Mexico, a wealthy, bustling city considered that country’s commercial capital. With brazen efficiency, they set up roadblocks at all major thoroughfares, then sent a convoy of sport utility vehicles downtown, encircling a Holiday Inn. The heavily armed men, some wearing ski masks, swarmed into the hotel’s lobby and rushed directly to the fifth floor, bursting into…

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Pentagon Wants To Prepare Military Bases For Climate Change

Washington, DC (Pontiac) – Despite climate change denial from Donald Trump, and many of his political associates and supporters… The Pentagon has other idea’s. In fact, the agency is prepping the US military’s vast global network of bases to withstand destructive climate phenomena. Climate change adaption is now a military priority overseas, but not for civilians here at home? Universal symbol to indicate environmental toxicity. Image source; Pixabay According to Washington Post, even Trump-appointed Defense Secretary General James Mattis noted the impact climate change has on national security. The well known…

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Keep Calm and Send Nudes: A Sedgwick County Jail Story

Wichita, KS (KE) – Women are propositioned by strange men asking for nude photos everyday. But what do you do if the man asking for your nudes has just booked you into jail and has your home address, phone number and workplace information? Sedgwick County Sheriff Deputy Austin Martens pulled over a then 20 year-old woman and arrested her for possession of marijuana paraphernalia, booked her into the Sedgwick County Detention Facility, and then, inexplicably Facebook messaged the young woman asking her to send him nude photographs of herself, according to the…

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Pedestrian Tickets Lead to Hundreds of Suspended Driver’s Licenses

Jacksonville, FL (ProPublica) – More than half the 2,000 people who received pedestrian tickets in Duval County, Florida, from 2012 to 2016 saw their driver’s licenses suspended or their ability to obtain one limited, according to an analysis by the Florida Times-Union and ProPublica. The tickets, which carry what can seem like a modest $65 fine, can have more significant consequences for those who get them and refuse to pay or are unable to do so. Over five years, a total of 2,004 pedestrian tickets were issued in Duval County, which is…

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US Police Shot More People as Previously Thought, Mostly Black People – Reports

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Police officers across the United States shot at 4,098 Americans between 2010 and 2016, double the amount previously known with a higher number of those shot being black, Vice News reported Monday. According to the outlet, of the 4,098 Americans shot between 2010-2016, 1,378 resulted in fatalities and 2,720 were non-fatal, while as many as 700 police missed their targets altogether. Roughly 967 were shot and wounded but survived. Vice News said their data was retrieved from 50 police departments in the United States representing 148,000 officers serving 54 million people. The data shows that police shoot black people at a higher rate than any…

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