July 6, 2016

Disabled, teenage cancer patient sues TSA over bloody takedown and arrest at Memphis International Airport. Meanwhile, her luggage was reportedly not taken off the plane and flew to Chattanooga without her. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/disabled-teen-sues-tsa-memphis-airport-after-bloody-scuffle/

Baton Rouge police fatally shoot man selling CDs outside convenience store. http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/alton-sterling-shooting-baton-rouge-police-sparks-outrage-protests-n604431

Louisiana woman arrested for desecrating Confederate flag. http://www.katc.com/story/32378205/harahan-teen-arrested-for-desecration-of-confederate-flag

Green Party says its presidential candidate will appear on the Illinois ballot after the party submitted more than 50,000 voter signatures.

FBI says Hillary Clinton accessed classified information with her private email account,  withheld work-related emails when turning over her correspondence to the State Department. https://www.salon.com/2016/07/05/no_charges_but_still_plenty_of_questions_3_big_takeaways_from_fbis_announcement_on_hillarys_emails/  and https://theintercept.com/2016/07/05/washington-has-been-obsessed-with-punishing-secrecy-violations-until-hillary-clinton/

Boston cab driver turns in $187,000 left behind in his cab, gets $100 reward. http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/boston-cabbie-returned-lost-187g-disappointed-100-reward-article-1.2700307

San Diego serial killer suspected in murders of homeless men. http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/san-diego-serial-homeless-murderer-kills-injures-article-1.2699980

Illinois man arrested after refusing to remove photo of himself burning an American flag from his Facebook account, Urbana police claim they were doing it to protect him from numerous death threats. http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/07/05/484817551/illinois-man-is-arrested-after-burning-u-s-flag-wont-face-charges

Judge in Freddie Gray case bars officer’s training records and police department policies from evidence. http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/freddie-gray/bs-md-ci-rice-pretrial-20160705-story.html

Homeless reportedly being driven from Beverly Hills by private “Greenshirt” security program. http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-beverly-hills-homeless-20160705-snap-story.html

Study finds that women who show cleavage in resume photos are five times more likely to be interviewed. http://www.livescience.com/55292-dress-helps-women-land-job-interviews.html

Off-duty New York City police officer fatally shoots motorist in connection with road rage incident. http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/ag-probe-nypd-fatal-brooklyn-road-rage-shooting-article-1.2700315

More than 100 suspected drug gang members reportedly killed in the Philippines since President Duterte’s election. https://news.vice.com/article/30-drug-dealers-killed-in-4-days-since-philippines-duterte-sworn-in-as-president

Trump tweet accusing Clinton of corruption with Star of David imposed over $100 bills was reportedly fifth he has taken from right-wing website. http://www.rawstory.com/2016/07/how-reporters-are-missing-the-most-disturbing-story-behind-trumps-twitter-images/

Senior Navy official who allegedly threatened partying teens with gun has not charged by police. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/senior-navy-official-karnig-ohannessian-caught-on-camera-threatening-young-men-with-a-gun/

Arab man in the U.S. for medical treatment suffers stroke after being “SWATed” at hotel. http://antiwar.com/blog/2016/07/04/ohio-citys-mayor-apologizes-after-police-falsely-arrest-emirati-tourist-giving-him-a-stroke/

Tenant screen service provides social media info to landlords, employers. http://antiwar.com/blog/2016/06/24/new-service-sends-summaries-of-your-social-media-to-landlords-employers-to-assess-you/

Obama administration releases estimate of number of civilians killed in drone strikes, experts say real number may be 10 times higher. http://www.democracynow.org/2016/7/5/headlines/obama_releases_dubiously_low_estimate_of_drone_civilian_casualties

New York City finds 520 boxes of missing files on 60’s and 70’s radicals. http://www.democracynow.org/2016/6/17/nypd_surveillance_unveiled_city_claims_to

Man killed by Belleville, Illinois police was reportedly Black Panther party official, party says he had been harassed in the past by local police. https://www.rawstory.com/2016/06/this-is-politically-motivated-missouri-police-shoot-black-panther-party-official-to-death/

Leaked FBI rules allow surveillance of journalists’ phone records without a warrant. https://theintercept.com/2016/06/30/secret-rules-make-it-pretty-easy-for-the-fbi-to-spy-on-journalists/

Trump reportedly accused in 60 lawsuits of not paying employees or contractors, has been hit with more than 200 mechanic’s liens. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2016/06/09/donald-trump-unpaid-bills-republican-president-laswuits/85297274/

Leaked Israeli police policy reportedly allows use of deadly force against stone-throwers, slingshot users and firework shooters. http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/07/05/israels-new-open-fire-rule-authorizes-extra-judicial-execution-palestinian-youths

France passes labor reform bill without allowing debate. http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/07/05/despite-mass-protests-france-passes-maligned-labor-bill-without-debate

 

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July 6, 2016

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