Category Archives: National News

New Documents Reveal Secret Gov’t Rules For Spying On US Journalists

New Documents Reveal Secret Gov’t Rules For Spying On US Journalists

Journalists and free press advocates are responding with alarm to newly released documents (obtained through an ongoing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed last November) revealing the U.S. government’s secret rules for using the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court orders to spy on reporters, calling the revelations “important” and “terrifying.” “There’s a lack of clarity on the circumstances when the government might consider a journalist an agent of a foreign power,”.

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Trump Slaps Tariffs On $200BN In China Imports; Will Add Another $267BN If China Retaliates

Trump Slaps Tariffs On $200BN In China Imports; Will Add Another $267BN If China Retaliates

The White House announced that it has imposed tariffs on approximately $200 billion worth of imports from China, effective September 24. The tariffs will start at 10% until the end of the year, but in an unexpected twist, are set to rise to 25% on January 1, 2019. A substantial portion of the imports targeted this time are consumer goods, which means that the pain to the US household bottom line is about to get real.

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Company Making Bulletproof Backpacks For US Students Flooded With Orders [VIDEO]

Company Making Bulletproof Backpacks For US Students Flooded With Orders [VIDEO]

After the horrific shooting of 17 kids at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February 2018, the civilian defense industry as a whole experienced an influx of sales from school districts and worried parents. The hottest item on the block is the bulletproof backpack and there are several companies that have reported booming sales.

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New Mexico Jihad Compound Mysteriously Destroyed By Authorities [VIDEO]

In yet another bizarre twist in this developing story was the decision by authorities to raze the compound where a dozen children were being trained to commit school shootings. This after New Mexico judge Sarah Backus on Monday ordered four out of five alleged Muslim extremists free on a $20,000 “signature bond” (meaning they didn’t have to pay), including the suspect in his son’s murder, Siraj Ibn Wahhaj.

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“This Thing’s Massive” – 14,000 Fight Devastating California Fires, 2 Arsonists Charged As Death Toll Rises

Today saw two arsonists charged with starting some of the deadly wildfires that have consumed well over half a million acres in California. There are now over 14,000 on the frontline with crews, including almost 2,000 inmates, 200 soldiers, and dozens of firefighters from overseas fighting fires and some are projecting that they may not get the fires under control until September.

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IRS To Revoke 362,000 Passports From US Citizens

Section 32101 of the FAST Act required the US State Department to revoke or deny the passport of any taxpayer that the IRS deems to have “seriously delinquent tax debt.” Well, it took them a couple of years, but the IRS has finally started enforcing this law. Earlier this month the IRS acknowledged that they had sent at least 362,000 names to the State Department to start revoking or denying passports. And that’s just the beginning.

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US “Asleep At The Wheel” – As Nuclear Industry Faces Collapse [VIDEO]

A new, shocking report discovered that the US nuclear power industry could be on the verge of a collapse — a reality that many have yet to realize. “US nuclear power: The vanishing low-carbon wedge” examined 99 nuclear power reactors in 30 states, operated by 30 different power companies. As of 2017, there are two new reactors under construction, but 34 reactors have been permanently shut down as many plants reach the end of their lifespan.

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