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101060 No. 101060 ID: 1fb1a6 Stickied hide watch quickreply [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
Local news stories that lack significance outside their stagnant little backwaters go here.
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>> No. 117491 ID: cce514
>A young girl was playing with family members at an ice cream shop in Alabama -- when she suddenly fell into a six-foot-deep grease pit and drowned, the Opelika-Auburn News reported Saturday.

>The 3-year-old girl’s body was pulled Saturday from the in-ground container used to trap cooking grease at Brewster’s Real Ice Cream in Auburn, the newspaper added.

>“Video evidence from the scene shows that the young girl was playing with two of her siblings when she apparently fell through a lid covering one of the grease pits on the property,” Lee County Coroner Bill Harris said in a release.

>“She had been missing about 5-10 minutes when she was found unresponsive in the grease trap,” the coroner said.

>The girl was taken to a hospital where she was declared dead Saturday afternoon, according to the release. It said that her death is considered an accidental drowning.

>“No foul play is suspected and the death investigation indicates that she drowned in the sludge that was in the six-foot-deep inground container,” according to Harris.
>> No. 117492 ID: c3b8cf
>The Cameron County District Attorney’s Office has beef with one Juvenile Justice Department employee, alleging he stole $1.2 million worth of fajitas during the past nine years.

>The Cameron County Juvenile Justice Department does not serve fajitas.

>“If it wasn’t so serious, you’d think it was a Saturday Night Live skit. But this is the real thing,” District Attorney Luis V. Saenz said.


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49763 No. 49763 ID: c574bd Locked Stickied hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
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>> No. 101059 ID: 1fb1a6
  ConcernedCitizen is drafting the official changes, but for now to limit reports I would like to outline a slight rule change:

/n/ is no longer limited to national/international news.

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For local stories with no real impact - we will be crafting a Flawda thread to contain them.

Here is some food for thought:


All other rules remain in effect until further notice.
>> No. 101062 ID: 1fb1a6
Bump to be on top of the Flawda thread.

Threads that dissolve into accusations of schilling and tripfighting will be locked. Don't do it in the flawda thread either or you'll be banned.

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117493 No. 117493 ID: df12a0 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
>Though Puerto Rican law prohibits ownership and bearing of most long-guns and especially semiautomatic weapons, the streets of the stricken US colony now throng with mercenaries in tactical gear bearing such arms, their faces masked. They wear no insignia or nametags and won't say who they work for, apart from vague statements in broken Spanish: "We work with the government. It’s a humanitarian mission, we’re helping Puerto Rico."

>> No. 117494 ID: 3e843b
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Does that dude on the right have a P90?

Also, what do people think is going on, some conspiracy? These are either private security for some company or individuals. Considering how Mad Max things might get down there its probably a good thing for companies or humanitarian groups to have armed security keeping shit from getting out of hand.

This articles reeks of fear mongering like a motherfuck.
>> No. 117496 ID: cce514
And especially considering how much the response has been fucked up. Fuckin' FEMA is requiring that people have Army Corps of Engineers supervision when putting up fucking tarps for shelter and instead of humanitarian rations or MREs is giving out "rations" which are a can of Vienna sausages and a nutri-grain bar. People are drinking water that's either contaminated with chemicals or sewage.

It's not hard at all to see some corporation deciding to send some guys with guns down to protect their property.
>> No. 117501 ID: 4c768d
>Does that dude on the right have a P90?

Looks like it.

Also is that an Australian Flag on that guys hat?
>> No. 117502 ID: da39fa
They call Puerto Rico a colony so you know it's shitty journalism from the start.

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116922 No. 116922 ID: aadd02 hide watch quickreply [Reply]

When former Attorney General Loretta Lynch testified last year about her decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton for mishandling classified information, she swore she never talked to “anyone” on the Clinton campaign. That categorical denial, though made in response to a series of questions about whether she spoke with Clintonworld about remaining attorney general if Hillary won the election, could come back to haunt her.

The Senate Judiciary Committee, which has launched a bipartisan investigation into Lynch for possible obstruction of justice, recently learned of the existence of a document indicating Lynch assured the political director of Clinton’s campaign she wouldn’t let FBI agents “go too far” in probing the former secretary of state.

Lynch’s lawyer says she is cooperating with committee investigators, who are seeking answers to several questions, as well as relevant documents. Among other things, they want to know if she or any of her Justice Department staff “ever communicated with Amanda Renteria,” who headed Clinton’s political operations during the campaign. Renteria, who has been identified in the document as the senior Clinton campaign aide with whom Lynch privately communicated, has also been asked to testify.

The committee also wants to know if Lynch or any of her aides were in contact with former DNC chief Debbie Wasserman Schultz regarding the Clinton email investigation, according to a three-page list of questions that Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley and ranking Democrat Dianne Feinstein recently sent to Lynch at her New York apartment.
>> No. 117497 ID: 02090d
Hillary Clinton’s lawyers defended by state of Maryland amid ethics probe


FBI uncovered Russian bribery plot before Obama administration approved controversial nuclear deal with Moscow


>They also obtained an eyewitness account — backed by documents — indicating Russian nuclear officials had routed millions of dollars to the U.S. designed to benefit former President Bill Clinton’s charitable foundation during the time Secretary of State Hillary Clinton served on a government body that provided a favorable decision to Moscow, sources told The Hill.
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Hey, at least you can hope to die a natural death.
>> No. 117500 ID: cce514
>remember the moderate islamic jihadists brutally murdered by the american zionists! cheki breki it is like a second fascist war of extermination against russians!

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117495 No. 117495 ID: cce514 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
>But not all of Jones’s offerings are quite as harmless as essential oils or arabica beans. In fact, new research commissioned by the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) has determined that two products sold by Jones contain potentially dangerous levels of the heavy metal lead, which is universally known to be harmful to the body.

>“The chemical was found in the Infowars Caveman Paleo Formula and the Info Wars Myco-ZX supplements. People who take the daily recommended dose of the Formula product would ingest more than twice the daily limit for lead under California law. People who take the Myco-ZX product would ingest more than six times the daily limit for lead under California law,” a CEH release said.

>Caveman Paleo Formula is a “bone broth drink mix” that “harnesses the power of ancient supernutrients with cutting edge nutraceutical science.” It contains bee pollen and turmeric root.

>Myco-ZX is “an all-natural blend of potent herbs and enzymes that support the body's healthy detoxification of yeast and undesirable fungal organisms.” It contains licorice root and anise seed.

>CEH has announced that it has filed “legal notice” against Infowars for violation of California’s law governing public exposure to toxic chemicals. That law, passed in 1986, is known as Proposition 65. It “requires businesses to notify Californians about significant amounts of chemicals in the products they purchase, in their homes or workplaces, or that are released into the environment,” according to the state’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment. OEHHA lists lead as potentially causing cancer, developmental toxicity, male reproductive toxicity and female reproductive toxicity.

>“These products are supposed to enhance human health and performance, not lead to increased risk of heart attacks and sperm damage,” says Michael Green, the CEH’s CEO. (Infowars did not reply to Newsweek’s requests for comment made by email and telephone.)

>The warning about male virility is especially notable because many of Jones’s products are geared toward men.

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117345 No. 117345 ID: 85023b hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]

We had a family friend in that shit storm. Luckily, she got out.
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>> No. 117484 ID: 1989a8
Welp, now that Jesus Campos guy has disappeared.
>> No. 117485 ID: c93f32

What the fuck is going on!?
>> No. 117487 ID: 1989a8
Some grill that reported multiple shooters in her facebook account has also died of supposed seizure recently. I've seen a screenshot of her retelling the story but I dunno if it's legit. The page has apparently been wiped and restored back to 2k16, which is while being weird in and of itself leads one to be skeptical of anything that you can see posted in her name.
>> No. 117488 ID: 1989a8
Here's the cap https://twitter.com/darkstar74/status/919529109847461888
>> No. 117490 ID: cce514
Union probably told him not to talk to anybody. And I wouldn't either, there's no fucking doubt somebody would try to sue him for not breaching the room and killing Paddock himself. Or conspiracy theorists harassing his family.

You forgot to note she was schizophrenic and had a brain tumor.

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>An air of unease set into the security circles on Sunday as they prepared for the disclosure of high-severity vulnerabilities in the Wi-Fi Protected Access II protocol that make it possible for attackers to eavesdrop Wi-Fi traffic passing between computers and access points.

>The proof-of-concept exploit is called KRACK, short for Key Reinstallation Attacks. The research has been a closely guarded secret for weeks ahead of a coordinated disclosure that's scheduled for 8am Monday, East Coast time. A website disclosing the vulnerability said it affects the core WPA2 protocol itself and is effective against devices running the Android, Linux, Apple, Windows, and OpenBSD operating systems, as well as MediaTek Linksys, and other types of devices. The site warned attackers can exploit it to decrypt a wealth of sensitive data that's normally encrypted by the nearly ubiquitous Wi-Fi encryption protocol.

>"This can be abused to steal sensitive information such as credit card numbers, passwords, chat messages, emails, photos, and so on. The attack works against all modern protected Wi-Fi networks. Depending on the network configuration, it is also possible to inject and manipulate data. For example, an attacker might be able to inject ransomware or other malware into websites."

>The site went on to warn that visiting only HTTPS-protected Web pages wasn't automatically a remedy for the risk.

>"Although websites or apps may use HTTPS as an additional layer of protection, we warn that this extra protection can (still) be bypassed in a worrying number of situations," the researchers explained. "For example, HTTPS was previously bypassed in non-browser software, in Apple's iOS and OS X, in Android apps, in Android apps again, in banking apps, and even in VPN apps."

>The researchers went on to say that the weakness allows attackers to target both vulnerable access points as well as vulnerable computers, smartphones and other types of clients with differing levels of difficulty. Both Windows and iOS aren't believed to be vulnerable to the most effective attacks. Linux and Android appear to be more susceptible, because attackers can force network decryption on clients in seconds with little effort. Linux patches are available but it's not immediately clear when they will become available for various distributions and for Android users. Patches are also available for some but
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117283 No. 117283 ID: 04ff43 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
>The convoy became stuck in the no man’s land between the front lines of the Syrian army and the Islamic State after the U.S. military bombed the road ahead to prevent it from reaching Islamic State territory in eastern Syria. It had been traveling there from western Syria under the terms of a deal struck between the Islamic State and the Lebanese Hezbollah movement to end fighting along the Lebanese border.

>Because Syrian troops are now in control of the area, the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State agreed to a Russian request to halt the surveillance, in the interests of deconflicting the rival Russian- and U.S.-backed efforts to defeat the militants, the statement said.

>Islamic State militants stranded in the Syrian desert for two weeks have reached their destination in eastern Syria, opposition activists said, after the U.S.-led coalition heeded Russia’s request to cease airstrikes on the convoy’s route.

>The convoy of buses traveled across Syria as part of a controversial deal brokered in August by the Lebanese militia group Hezbollah that allowed 600 people—Islamic State fighters and their families—to withdraw from the Lebanese border in southwestern Syria and head toward its border with Iraq.

>The convoy was able to reach Deir Ezzour province, an Islamic State-held area in eastern Syria, after the coalition ended its aerial surveillance and airstrikes on the group, according to the U.K.-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which has a network of activists across the country.

>Col. Ryan Dillon, spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition in Iraq and Syria, said Thursday morning he couldn’t confirm that the buses reached their final destination and said that the coalition hadn’t had persistent surveillance of them for days.

>The U.S. had been preventing Islamic State convoy from moving toward the Iraqi border by bombing roadways and using aircraft to attack fighters who attempted to move forward. But it set aside those efforts and withdrew U.S. aircraft from the area last week at the request
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>> No. 117452 ID: 278cbe
  How NOT to fight terrorism.
1. Declare that a certain country has "ISIS" on it's territory and invade it.
2. Target as much civilian infrastructure as you can. In fact, kill everything that moves as long as you have ammo.
3. Avoid hitting military targets, so that someone can capture them later.
4. Disrupt and destroy local government, police and army. Open prisons and borders.
5. Support separatists and dissidents and help them capture military infrastructure.
6. Introduce sanctions against state. Provide aid to countries and groups that actively fight the state.
7. Deliver humanitarian aid and military supplies to random locations so that better armed people can take them.
8. Interfere with any peace talks as much as you can.
9. If everything fails, start to supply terrorists with arms and information directly, support them from air, land, and internet.
10. Never, ever avoid the opportunity to remind everyone that you are fighting the righteous war.

How to fight terrorism.
1. Respond to international requests on fighting terrorism, made by legitimized government.
2. Avoid hitting civilian targets and other unnecessary casualties. Seek help from local population.
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>> No. 117453 ID: 278cbe
  Free Syrian Army? More like American Mercenary Legion.
>> No. 117477 ID: da203f
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No, it's just Islam being itself. It's the only belief system extant that explicitly calls for human sacrifice. It's evil people believing evil things.
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>> No. 117486 ID: 278cbe

>Iraqi forces have reportedly captured a military base, an airport and oilfields outside the northern city of Kirkuk after the prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, ordered the army to “impose security” on the Kurdish-held territory.

>Iraqi troops began advancing on the oil city in the early hours of Monday morning amid reports of clashes with the Kurdish peshmerga fighters, the special forces of the autonomous region of Iraqi Kurdistan.

Oops indeed.

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117219 No. 117219 ID: 2e52bb hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]


Anyone want in on the betting pool?
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>> No. 117314 ID: 09c7e0
I find it surprising that Puerto Rico, (home to almost 4 million Americans) being hammered by a cat 4.9 whirlygig isn't more of a media spectacle. Harvey & Irma were headlines for a week+, Maria is below the fold on her biggest day.
Hurricanes occur at the end of summer as part of the process of oceanic heat dissipation due to the Earth's variable heating from the sun. Sunspot are low pressure weather systems on the Sun's surface and they also have chronological variation, its about 11 years between sunspot seasons, so where is The Sun getting variable heat input from, why does it have seasons?
>> No. 117316 ID: 3e9aae

>San Juan San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz told MSNBC that the devastation in the capital was unlike any she had ever seen.

>"The San Juan that we knew yesterday is no longer there," Yulín said, adding: "We're looking at four to six months without electricity" in Puerto Rico, home to nearly 3.5 million people.
>> No. 117339 ID: df12a0

...are you sure it's not an automotive trick to get nautical salvage?
>> No. 117341 ID: 3e9aae
Trump spent first days of Hurricane Maria response sitting in his golf club yelling at NFL players on TV. Now, with the government bungling the response worse than Katrina, he's making personal attacks against people begging for aid and resorting to whataboutism.
>But then for four days after that — as storm-ravaged Puerto Rico struggled for food and water amid the darkness of power outages — Trump and his top aides effectively went dark themselves.

>Trump jetted to New Jersey that Thursday night to spend a long weekend at his private golf club there, save for a quick trip to Alabama for a political rally. Neither Trump nor any of his senior White House aides said a word publicly about the unfolding crisis.

>Trump did hold a meeting at his golf club that Friday with half a dozen Cabinet officials — including acting Homeland Security secretary Elaine Duke, who oversees disaster response — but the gathering was to discuss his new travel ban, not the hurricane. Duke and Trump spoke briefly about Puerto Rico but did not talk again until Tuesday, an administration official said.

>After the dinner, Trump lashed out on social media. He blamed the island’s financial woes and ailing infrastructure for the difficult recovery process. He also declared that efforts to provide food, water and medical care were “doing well.”

>On the ground in Puerto Rico, nothing could be further from the truth. It had taken until Monday — five days after Maria made landfall — for the first senior administration officials from Washington to touch down to survey the damage firsthand. And only after White House Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert and FEMA Director Brock Long returned to Washington did the administration leap into action.

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Looks like those dopes at FEMA did it again!

Also Ireland is about to get a hurricane too.

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117474 No. 117474 ID: 82db8b hide watch quickreply [Reply]
2001: get antivirus software before going online!
2017: we regret to inform you that the russians have turned the anti-virus software into a virus
>The Israeli officials who had hacked into Kaspersky’s own network alerted the United States to the broad Russian intrusion, which has not been previously reported, leading to a decision just last month to order Kaspersky software removed from government computers.

>The Russian operation, described by multiple people who have been briefed on the matter, is known to have stolen classified documents from a National Security Agency employee who had improperly stored them on his home computer, on which Kaspersky’s antivirus software was installed. What additional American secrets the Russian hackers may have gleaned from multiple agencies, by turning the Kaspersky software into a sort of Google search for sensitive information, is not yet publicly known.


>It is not clear whether, or to what degree, Eugene V. Kaspersky, the founder of Kaspersky Lab, and other company employees have been complicit in the hacking using their products. Technical experts say that at least in theory, Russian intelligence hackers could have exploited Kaspersky’s worldwide deployment of software and sensors without the company’s cooperation or knowledge. Another possibility is that Russian intelligence officers might have infiltrated the company without the knowledge of its executives.

>But experts on Russia say that under President Vladimir V. Putin, a former K.G.B. officer, businesses asked for assistance by Russian spy agencies may feel they have no choice but to give it. To refuse might well invite hostile action from the government against the business or its leaders. Mr. Kaspersky, who attended an intelligence institute and served in Russia’s Ministry of Defense, would have few illusions about the cost of refusing a Kremlin request.

>Steven L. Hall, a former chief of Russian operations at the C.I.A., said his former agency never used Kaspersky software, but other federal agencies did. By 2013, he said, Kaspersky officials were “trying to do damage control and convince the U.S. government that it was just another security company.”

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>Exclusive: Even Pokémon Go used by extensive Russian-linked meddling effort


>Russian efforts to meddle in American politics did not end at Facebook and Twitter. A CNN investigation of a Russian-linked account shows its tentacles extended to YouTube, Tumblr and even Pokémon Go.

>One Russian-linked campaign posing as part of the Black Lives Matter movement used Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr and Pokémon Go and even contacted some reporters in an effort to exploit racial tensions and sow discord among Americans, CNN has learned.


>The Blacktivist store on Represent was taken down on Tuesday after CNN contacted the company. Represent would not say if it had been contacted by federal authorities investigating Russia's role in the 2016 election.


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>> No. 117478 ID: 9c5e28
The psychology is simple enough to explain:
"Russia cannot be great without enemies!" > *the world doesn't want to be russia's enemy* > "Russia must therefore create enemies!"

And thus you have Russia funding neo-nazi/islamist groups and meddling in elections.
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>> No. 117480 ID: 241b9d

The Israelis have a long history of doing the same shit with vendors like Checkpoint etc.
I'm sure the Americans do similar things though Microsoft etc. And the Americans have been caught multiple times intercepting hardware (like cisco & juniper) at the border to implant their own firmware on them to allow them to listen in more easily.

So yeah. Take this as you will. It's good that this becomes common knowledge, but it's hardly anything new under the sun.

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