Sunday July 14th, 2013
|Cop Attempting To Shoot Dog Hits His Own Partner
posted 07/14/2013, 5:29 AM (InformationLiberation)|
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - An officer with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department suffered minor injuries after he was accidentally wounded by his partner Thursday morning in a south city neighborhood.KSDK reports the police may charge the owner of the dog they shot for not having it on a leash.
The incident occurred around 11:20 a.m. in the 3700 block of Keokuk Street, located in the Dutchtown South neighborhood.
Two officers were responding to a call regarding copper thefts in the neighborhood and were approached by what they said was an aggressive dog showing its teeth. One of the officers, fearing for his safety, pulled out his gun and fired three or four shots at the dog. One of the bullets missed the animal, ricocheted off the sidewalk and struck his partner in the arm near his elbow.
The wounded officer was taken to Saint Louis University Hospital to be treated.
The dog, species unknown, ran away and police are not sure if it was wounded.
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|URGENT: Investigate Michael Hastings' Death
posted 07/14/2013, 5:24 AM (YouTube)|
Abby Martin takes a closer look at the death of award winning journalist Michael Hastings, featuring interviews with Michael's close friend, Joe Biggs, who suspects his death was not an accident, and Kimberly Dvorak, an investigative journalist who has been conducting an investigation into the anomalies despite stonewalling from the LAPD.
|Snowden documents could be 'worst nightmare' for U.S. - journalist
posted 07/14/2013, 5:24 AM (Reuters)|
[Category: Big Brother/Orwellian]
Fugitive former U.S. spy contractor Edward Snowden controls dangerous information that could become the United States' "worst nightmare" if revealed, a journalist familiar with the data said in a newspaper interview.
Glenn Greenwald, the Guardian journalist who first published the documents Snowden leaked, said in a newspaper interview published on Saturday that the U.S. government should be careful in its pursuit of the former computer analyst.
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|Art Called 'Illegal' in West Texas
posted 07/14/2013, 5:11 AM (Enlightened Rogue)|
Even in the barren expanse of West Texas, free, creative minds are not free of the state’s rules bullies:
A Texas agency says Playboy has 45 days to remove a neon-lit 40-foot high sculpture of the magazine's iconic bunny logo from a West Texas road.
The Texas Department of Transportation ordered the removal of the sign, called "Playboy Marfa," because Playboy does not have a license for outdoor advertisement in Texas.