Facial recognition tools shared by 'Massive, secretive network of police departments'

At Medium's OneZero [@ozm], new reporting based on “thousands of pages of previously undisclosed emails” confirms “the existence of a massive, secretive network of police departments working together to share controversial facial recognition tools.” Read the rest

Stephen Miller's seriously racist emails

The Southern Poverty Law Center's HATEWATCH shares a number of leaked emails written by Trump Administration lackey Stephen Miller. Unsurprisingly, Miller expresses many racist ideas. Read the rest

Fishermen rescue deer floating at sea 5 miles off Maine coast

A lobster catcher in Maine rescued a deer that somehow got swept out 5 miles off the shore, in the ocean. Read the rest

Trump may attend Russia Victory Day in May with Putin at Kremlin in Moscow

Traitorous Trump is making spring travel plans with Vladimir Putin. Read the rest

Trump on Gordon Sondland: 'I hardly know the gentleman'

Donald is throwing Gordon Sondland under the Trump bus.

You knew this was inevitable.

Remember that time Sondland gave him a million dollars? Read the rest

Trump says something stupid: 'They shouldn’t be having public hearings'

“They shouldn’t be having public hearings,” said acting president of the united states Donald J. Trump today, about a week after he demanded public hearings. Read the rest

President tweets something dumb again, slurs 'three lowlife reporters' at Washington Post

This was just explained to him. Read the rest

Overturned mango truck makes mess of Maryland morning commute

Mangoes spilling from an overturned tractor trailer caused a messy morning commute on Maryland beltway. Read the rest

Five year old boy phones 911 to order McDonald’s Happy Meal

Police in a Phoenix, Arizona suburb received a 911 emergency call recently from a 5-year-old boy who just wanted to order a Happy Meal from McDonald’s, and who, other than this, didn't have an actual emergency. Read the rest

Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches accepted as payment for parking citations

If you have any unpaid parking fines at the University of Alaska Anchorage campus, and you have a loaf of bread and some peanut butter and jelly, you can now reduce or cover the cost of your tickets by making a PB&J sandwich. Read the rest

Trump pushed AG Barr to hold press briefing to say POTUS broke no laws in Ukraine phone call

Even Bill Barr knew it was dumb

U.S. will examine 2016 North Carolina poll books for election hacking

Finally. It's been almost 3 years.

Survey: 50% of Americans believe 'made-up news' is a very big problem for the country today. 46% say the same about climate change.

More Americans view made-up news as a 'very big problem' for the country, over terrorism, illegal immigration, racism, and sexism.

Former CDC director Tom Frieden pleads guilty to sex abuse case but gets no jail time

Friedman led CDC for 8 years under Obama, was charged with sex abuse, forcible touching, and harassment.

Trump's pick to head DHS immigration, Ken Cuccinelli, praised anti-Muslim extremist Brigitte Gabriel

Ken Cuccinelli is probably going to be confirmed soon as Donald Trump's new head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. He once praised and amplified a racist rant attacking Muslims by Brigitte Tudor, aka Brigitte Gabriel, a prominent anti-Muslim organizer based in the United States. Read the rest

Trump got millions in 2018 from small Florida bank whose CEO got a Federal Reserve post months later

What a coincidence.

ICE is detaining thousands of immigrants in solitary confinement in U.S.

Newly obtained documents show that under the administration of Donald Trump, thousands of ICE detainees who are mostly from Central America are “sometimes forced into extended periods of solitary confinement for reasons that have nothing to do with rule violations.” Read the rest

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