September 10, 2016

Judge refuses to stop Dakota Access pipeline, but Obama administration asks for voluntary halt so issues can be resolved. http://edition.cnn.com/2016/09/09/us/dakota-access-pipeline/

Congress passes bill that would allow 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabian government, Saudis threaten to divest, president considering veto. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/10/us/politics/house-911-victims-saudi-arabia.html?_r=0

Facebook removes 9/11 cover-up story from “trending topics”, labels it a “hoax story”. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2016/09/09/an-article-truthering-the-sept-11-attacks-just-trended-on-facebook/

Arizona marijuana legalization supporters claim prescription painkiller company is trying to “eliminate the competition” by making a $500,000 donation to anti-legalization movement. http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/09/09/seriously-sinister-big-pharma-opioid-maker-bankrolls-opposition-pro-pot-referendum

23 arrested at protest against Urban Shield SWAT conference in Pleasanton, California, groups say it encourages militarization of police forces and violence against citizens. http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/09/09/protest-targets-expo-spreading-war-our-communities

Senate investigator who probed CIA torture program claims agency lied to Bush and Obama administrations, government continues to obscure key details, people implicated still working for agency. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/sep/09/dan-jones-cia-torture-cover-report-senate

Russian-owned media channel RT is actually tougher on Donald Trump than U.S. media claims writer. https://theintercept.com/2016/09/09/from-russian-tv-network-little-love-for-donald-trump/

Prison labor is big business say striking prison workers working for private companies for cents per hour. https://news.vice.com/article/prisoners-all-over-the-us-are-on-strike-for-an-end-to-prison-slavery

Scary clown in Greensboro, North Carolina reportedly chased off by man with machete, another man arrested for bogus sighting in Winston-Salem. http://www.rawstory.com/2016/09/north-carolina-man-arrested-for-bogus-clown-sighting-police/

Arizona cop who resigned after DUI arrest was sentenced to 72 hours in jail, but was allegedly allowed to roam the building  freely, hang out in the office with the staff, and eat delivered fast food lunches with jail employees and his wife. http://www.rawstory.com/2016/09/arizona-jail-lets-cop-roam-free-and-eat-lunch-with-his-wife-while-serving-dui-sentence/

Wikileaks accused of not publishing email showing 2 billion euro transfer from Syrian government bank to Russian bank, Wikileaks says it has published all “Syria files” it received.  http://www.thedailybeast.com/cheats/2016/09/09/wikileaks-hid-syrian-deposits-in-russian-bank.html

 

 

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September 10, 2016

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