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Fugitive dead after shooting 2 US Marshals, cop in West Village

New York Post – by Selim Algar, Larry Celona, Jamie Schram and Antonio Antenucci An NYPD detective and two US Marshals were shot in a wild firefight with a fugitive child molester inside a smoke shop in the heart of … Continue reading

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U.S. Marshal and NYPD Detective Wounded in Village Shootout

They are searching my neighborhood right now. We were wondering what all the sirens and copter cover were. It is directly overhead.   News 4 stated they were 2 US Marshals. That is all I know, other than it is … Continue reading

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IRS fails to inform 9/11 victims of tax breaks, leaving many first responders without refunds

New York Daily News – by Dan Friedman Victims of the 9/11 attacks and their families are entitled to big tax breaks, but many are missing out because the IRS isn’t telling them about the benefit. Under a law passed … Continue reading

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Delta Aquarid Shooting Stars Make Skies Sparkle

Indian Country After a lull of a few months, meteor madness is set to descend once again, starting with the Delta Aquarids, which peak before dawn on Tuesday July 29. They are best viewed starting at about 2 a.m. Daylight … Continue reading

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More Defenseless Victims in San Diego County – July 2014 Edition

AmmoLand – by Rob Morse Southern California –(Ammoland.com) San Diego looks like paradise.  San Diego Sheriff Bill Gore said he will protect us and we have no need to protect ourselves. Somehow Sheriff Gore overlooked the thousand of crime victims in June. … Continue reading

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Victim of Alleged NYPD Stomping Appears with Eric Garner’s Family

Wall Street Journal –  by Mike Morales A week after a Staten Island man’s death following an alleged chokehold by a New York City police officer, another man whose violent run-in with police was also caught on video briefly spoke about his … Continue reading

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Federal court upholds Florida law in ‘Docs vs. Glocks’ case; Doctors can’t ask about gun ownership

Guns.com – by Chris Eger A Federal Court of Appeals overturned a 2011 injunction Friday won by Florida doctors against a state firearms owner’s privacy law. The suit, brought in part by the Florida chapters of the American Academy of Family … Continue reading

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Official: Ebola kills senior doctor in Liberia

AOL.com – by JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) – One of Liberia’s most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, a government official said Sunday, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat the deadly disease. Dr. Samuel Brisbane is the … Continue reading

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Pot may be legal, but homeowner agreements can ban

AOL – by Kristen Wyatt DENVER (AP) – Pot may be legal in some states – but the neighbors don’t have to like it. Marijuana and hemp have joined wacky paint colors and unsightly fences as common neighborhood disputes facing … Continue reading

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Feds Failing To Act On Antibiotic Resistance Despite Grave Threat, Health Advocates Warn

Huffington Post – by Lynne Peeples Public health advocates are fuming over a new court ruling that they say could hasten the coming of the next pandemic. In a 2-1 decision released Thursday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit ruled that … Continue reading

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NYPD detained men who had pressure cookers to ‘prepare rice’

NY Post – by Jamie Schram, Kevin Fasick and Natasha Velez Police detained two men at a Midtown hotel late Friday after a doorman reported they possessed a pair of pressure cookers like those used to make the Boston Marathon bombs. But the men … Continue reading

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Troop leader: Customs and Border agent held Boy Scout at gunpoint

Fox News – by Todd Starnes A Boy Scout troop from the nation’s heartland is demanding answers and a U.S. senator is expressing outrage after a group of scouts was detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents, with one … Continue reading

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Pushy Crown Heights Sign Urges You To “Please Dress Modestly”

Gothamist- by Lauren Evans It’s summer, and you know what that means: Short-shorts, bare midriffs, unseemly amounts of wicked skin positively everywhere. Well, some residents of Crown Heights are so scandalized by your vile body they’ve gone ahead and printed … Continue reading

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Two brothers band together against gun toting teen intruder in hockey mask

Guns.com – by Jennifer Cruz An apparent burglary at a home in New London, Connecticut, early Wednesday morning left an armed hockey mask wearing 15-year-old intruder singing a different tune once he discovered his intended victims were armed as well. … Continue reading

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Federal ivory ban could lead to confiscation of guns, senator says

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Police seek man who refused tuberculosis treatment

AOL STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) – Prosecutors in Northern California said Thursday that they have obtained an arrest warrant for a tuberculosis patient who has refused treatment and may be contagious, putting those around him at risk. Eduardo Rosas Cruz, a … Continue reading

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Gunman shoots two at Darby hospital, doctor returns fire

Philly.com – by Ben Finley, Allison Steele and Laura McCrystal A hospital caseworker is dead and a psychiatrist injured after a gunman opened fire inside Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Delaware County on Thursday afternoon, police said. Officials believe the gunman … Continue reading

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Lie, Delay and Deny Until They Die: How Veterans Are Treated by the VBA

Indian Country – by Mark Rogers This is the working mantra of the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA). After reading the latest report from the Office of the Inspector General, this is made blatantly clear. The mantra has long been rumor … Continue reading

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The Ponca and Pawnee Nations’ Drive to Preserve Ancestral Corn

Indian Country – by Tish Leizens When historians look back to this decade and the collective efforts of two tribes to save corn seeds from extinction, they will piece together stories of passionate gardeners who made it their mission to … Continue reading

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‘We Will Fight’: Keystone XL Pipeline Foes Fear Worst for Water Supply

NBC News – by Brian Brown Editor’s note: This story is one in a series on a crisis in America’s Breadbasket – the depletion of the Ogallala Aquifer and its effects on a region that helps feed the world. Read … Continue reading

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