September 18, 2016

U.S. aircraft “accidentally” attack Syrian government forces defending airbase, reportedly killing 62 and wounding 100, allowing IS forces to advance. http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/09/17/us-halts-air-raid-after-learning-syrian-forces-may-have-been-hit.html

Slain Philadelphia shooter had “a serious change in his attitude and overall demeanor” after months of solitary confinement in prison says his lawyer. http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Gunman-Nicholas-Glenn-Shooting-West-Philadelphia-Lawyer-Police-Sergeant-Officer-393848911.html

Two Houston transit cops suspended after video emerges of one officer striking a man repeatedly with his baton. http://www.houstonpress.com/news/two-metro-officers-suspended-after-one-beat-man-with-baton-on-train-platform-8776314

Ten Indiana residents reportedly tell elections officials they did not fill out voter registrations forms submitted by voter registration group. http://www.indystar.com/story/news/politics/2016/09/15/state-police-investigating-voter-registration-fraud/90407438/

Alabama gasoline pipeline spill occurred “within an unusually sensitive ecological area” says Dept. of Transportation agency, demands company investigate failed section of pipeline before reactivation. http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2016/09/17/us-agency-orders-corrective-action-after-gas-pipeline-spill/

15 reportedly arrested at Dakota Access pipeline protest in Iowa. http://www.usnews.com/news/business/articles/2016-09-17/at-least-15-protesters-arrested-at-iowa-pipeline-work-site

Sinkhole allows 215 million gallons of contaminated water from Florida fertilizer plant to leak into aquifer, local residents allegedly not notified by government agencies until press reports. http://wfla.com/2016/09/16/state-believes-radioactive-water-swallowed-by-sinkhole-has-been-contained/

Public’s trust in U.S. media to “report the news fully, accurately and fairly” hits all-time low according to poll. http://boston.cbslocal.com/2016/09/15/media-trust-gallup-poll-jon-keller/

Olympic anti-doping agency hack reveals U.S. athletes allowed to use banned substances for therapeutic reasons. http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/more-sports/wada-hacked-russian-group-williams-records-released-article-1.2790685

Donald Trump endorsed by Fraternal Order of Police, nation’s largest police union.  http://fusion.net/story/348408/fop-donald-trump-endorsement/

Trump suggests disarming Clinton’s security detail to “see what happens to her”, while making argument against gun control. http://fusion.net/story/348323/trump-clinton-gun-control/

Pharmaceutical waste water contributing to creation of “superbug” antibiotic resistant bacteria. http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/09/17/how-big-pharmas-industrial-waste-fueling-rise-superbugs-worldwide

Tulsa police officer reportedly tasers then fatally shoots man with stalled vehicle who was being uncooperative. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/sep/17/tulsa-oklahoma-police-shooting-suv

Programmer wanna-be tells dark tale of long hours, life in a two bedroom, illegal BNB in San Francisco with 12 other programmers, one of whom slept in a closet “private room” for $1,400 a month. https://www.salon.com/2016/09/17/hacker-house-blues-my-life-with-12-programmers-2-rooms-and-one-21st-century-dream/

Federal judge rules that government must release information about warrantless “pen registers” and “trap and traces” used for tracking phone and email communication. https://news.vice.com/article/pen-register-orders-trap-and-trace-device-documents-release

Black students at Washington D.C.’s American University claim they are the victims of racially motivated harassment, including having bananas thrown at them and demands that they “go back to Africa”. http://www.rawstory.com/2016/09/black-women-students-at-american-university-pelted-with-rotten-bananas-in-disgusting-racist-attacks/

NYC dumpster bomb injures 29, Mayor de Blasio says no know links to terrorism or to previous day’s explosion in New Jersey, second device found nearby appears to be pressure cooker bomb. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-37399592

 

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September 18, 2016

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