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Marine Corps Sends Legal Warning To Indicted GOP Rep: Stop Using Our Emblem In Your Campaign Mailers

NBC News reports: The Marine Corps has issued a cease and desist letter to Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., for using the official Marine Corps emblem and phrase on campaign mailers that link his likely 2020 opponent and two Democratic congresswomen to terror. In a letter to Hunter obtained by NBC News, the Marine Corps Trademark Licensing Office tells the congressman, …

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Florida Cop Arrested For Planting Meth On Drivers

The Tallahassee Democrat reports: Former Jackson County Deputy Zach Wester was arrested this morning on numerous charges he planted street drugs like meth on unsuspecting motorists before hauling them off to jail. Wester, 26, was arrested on felony charges of racketeering, official misconduct, fabricating evidence, possession of a controlled substance and false imprisonment. He was also charged with misdemeanor charges …

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Trump Claims He “Wasn’t A Fan” Of Jeffrey Epstein

CBS News reports: President Trump is meeting with Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani at the White House Tuesday, after dining with him Monday night. The meeting with the Qatari emir comes amid scrutiny of the president and Labor Secretary Alex Acosta for their past interactions with Jeffrey Epstein, who has been arrested for sex trafficking of minors. Acosta …

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Woman Pleads Guilty To Mailing Bombs To Obama And Others, Busted By DNA Match Of Her Cat’s Hair [VIDEO]

Courthouse News reports: A Texas woman charged with mailing a homemade bomb in 2016 to then-President Barack Obama, implicated when FBI agents matched a hair that was found on the package’s address label to her cat, pleaded guilty today. Julia Ann Poff, 47, of Brookshire, Texas, also admitted she mailed bombs to Texas Governor Greg Abbott and then-acting Social Security …

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Manafort Pleads Not Guilty To New York Fraud Charges

The Associated Press reports: Paul Manafort’s lawyer says he intends to seek the dismissal of state mortgage fraud charges, citing New York’s strong double jeopardy protections. Manafort is the former chairman of President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign. He pleaded not guilty Thursday at a Manhattan arraignment. Defense lawyer Todd Blanche said it’s his view that “the laws of New York …

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Pastor Busted For Child Porn Had Superimposed His Face Onto S/M Images Of Young Girls, Authorities Say

Penn Live reports: A Chambersburg-area pastor was jailed last week, accused of possessing sexually explicit images of bondage scenarios involving children that also had his face superimposed into them. The Office of the Attorney General’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force did the investigation into Stephen L. Dunn, 68, and filed charges on Thursday, according to court documents. During a …

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GOP Activist Arrested For Brandishing Gun At Marshal

The Colorado Gazette reports: Kanda Calef, a former Republican candidate, political activist and a hard-line gun rights supporter, faces a felony menacing charge after allegedly brandishing a pistol at a U.S. marshal in Interstate 25’s Gap construction zone. Calef, now free on $2,500 bail, is due in Douglas County’s 18th Judicial District on Wednesday, where she is expected to enter …

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DALLAS: Masked Gunman In Militia Gear Dead After Shootout With Police At Federal Courthouse [VIDEO]

The Dallas Morning News reports: A man in a mask, combat gear and glasses was shot and killed Monday morning after he opened fire outside the Earle Cabell federal courthouse in downtown Dallas. No one else was injured. FBI Special Agent in Charge Matthew DeSarno identified the shooter as Brian Isaack Clyde, 22 at a news conference on a street …

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Wife Of GOP House Rep. Duncan Hunter Pleads Guilty To Campaign Fraud, Will Cooperate With Prosecutors

San Diego’s Fox affiliate reports: Rep. Duncan Hunter’s wife, who pleaded not guilty last summer along with her husband to charges of using more than $250,000 in campaign funds for their personal use, changed her plea to guilty in a hearing Thursday morning. Attorneys for Margaret read a brief statement outside the courthouse after the hearing. She said in part: …

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Wife Of Indicted GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter To Drop Her Not Guilty Plea In Campaign Finance Corruption Case

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports: Margaret Hunter, the wife of longtime East County Congressman Duncan Hunter who was co-indicted with her husband last summer, has agreed to change her plea of not guilty and is scheduled to appear in federal court Thursday morning. The announcement was posted on the U.S. District Court docket late Wednesday morning without any supplemental documentation. …

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Hate Crime Charge For Man Who Screamed Death Threats, Vandalized Home Over Rainbow Porch [VIDEO]

NBC News St. Louis reports: A man has been charged with a hate crime and threatening to kill LGBTQ residents in Soulard. On May 24, police received several 911 calls about property damage in the 1300 block of Sidney Street. While investigating what happened, police obtained surveillance video that showed a man committing the crimes. That man was later identified …

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Man Charged In DC Pride False Shooting Panic [VIDEO]

The Washington Blade reports: A gun scare in Dupont Circle Saturday night that brought D.C.’s annual Capital Pride Parade to an abrupt end and sent hundreds of parade spectators fleeing in panic appears to have been caused by a man who told police he pointed a BB gun at another individual who was assaulting his female “significant other,” according to …

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Fifth Male Teenager Arrested In London Gay Bashing

Via press release from London’s Metropolitan Police: Detectives investigating a homophobic attack and robbery of two women in Camden have made a fifth arrest. A 16-year-old boy was arrested this morning, Saturday, 8 June on suspicion of robbery and aggravated GBH and is currently in custody. Four males aged between 15-18 have been arrested yesterday, Friday, 7 June on suspicion …

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Four Teenage Males Arrested In London Gay Bashing

The Guardian reports: A homophobic assault on two women on a bus that left them needing hospital treatment has been labelled a “disgusting, misogynistic attack” by the London mayor, Sadiq Khan. The attack happened in the early hours of 30 May when Melania Geymonat, 28, boarded a bus with her girlfriend, Chris. The couple said they were attacked after refusing …

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LONDON: Lesbian Couple Bloodied By Gang Of Men On City Bus After Refusing To Kiss For Their Amusement

Newsweek reports: A woman has spoken out about a terrifying ordeal in which she and her girlfriend were attacked by a gang of men on a London bus after they refused to kiss for their entertainment. Uruguay national Melania Geymonat, 28, posted a photo showing the aftermath of the assault in which she and her American girlfriend Chris are covered …

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German Nurse Gets Life Sentence For Killing 85 Patients

Deutsche Welle reports: Serial killer and former nurse Niels Högel was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for the murder of 85 patients. “Your guilt is unimaginable,” Judge Sebastian Bührmann told the convicted man. “The human mind struggles to take in the sheer scale of these crimes.” While working at a clinic in Oldenburg and a hospital in Delmenhorst, Högel …

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Pharma Douche Sues Former Company From Prison

The New York Daily News reports: Takes one to know one. Imprisoned “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli sued three former colleagues Friday over his ouster from the unethical pharmaceutical company he founded, alleging they were “driven by their egos, jealousy, and greed.” The notorious Brooklyn-born troll is serving seven years for securities fraud. His lawsuit describes a Bizarro Shkreli who was …

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Trump Organizer Charged With Animal Cruelty After 136 Abused Dogs Found In California Mansion [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: An investigation was underway Thursday after 136 dogs were found living in reportedly deplorable conditions in a multi million-dollar home in Orange County, California. Officers were called to the home in the 3800 block of East Woodbine Avenue around 2:20 p.m. They found dogs living in filthy conditions and began removing them one-by-one from the home, some …

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County Official Fired In 2016 For Racist Facebook Post About Michelle Obama Gets Sentenced For FEMA Fraud

Law & Crime reports: A former West Virginia county official who made headlines in 2016 for her racist online post about then-First Lady Michelle Obama was sentenced to prison Thursday for the embezzlement of disaster relief funds. Pamela Ramsey Taylor, 57, the former director at the Clay County Development Corporation, a West Virginia-based elderly non-profit group, was sentenced to 10 …

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JAPAN: Mass Stabbing Leaves Two Dead, 16 Injured, Trump Offers “Prayers And Sympathy” To Victims

The Associated Press reports: A man carrying a knife in each hand and screaming “I will kill you!” attacked a group of schoolgirls and adults just outside Tokyo on Tuesday, killing two and injuring 16 others, officials said. Most of the victims were children who were lined up at a bus stop near Noborito Park in the city of Kawasaki …

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