'Trump Your Cat' Encourages People To Put Donald Trump Hairstyles On Their Pets. The FBI's Response To Another Killer Cop Set Free? More Surveillance of Protestors. On Thursday, FBI Deputy Director Mark Giuliano gave a press conference about how his agency was preparing for the soon-to-be announced verdict for Michael Brelo, the white Cleveland Police Officer charged with two counts of voluntary homicide for shooting 49 bullets at two unarmed black victims, Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams, at least two of which were fatal shots for each victim and many of which were fired as he stood on the hood of their car.
However, Giuliano mentioned nothing about the details of this case or how the FBI may be mandated to investigate the state agents involved depending on the outcome. Instead, he mentioned other activities in which the FBI was engaged in the lead up to the Brelo verdict that are far outside of the FBI’s mandates, and possibly in violation of those mandates, against U.S. citizens engaged in First Amendment activity. If the FBI had any such plan, Guiliano didn’t mention it at his press conference. The fact that the FBI is tracking U.S. Mr. The FBI's Response To Another Killer Cop Set Free? More Surveillance of Protestors. New Report: Clinton Foundation Donors Got Weapons From Hillary's State Department.
Hillary Clinton attends a campaign rally for Colorado Democratic candidates in Aurora, Colorado, on October 21, 2014 A new report by David Sirota and Andrew Perez at the International Business Times details how Clinton Foundation donors received weapons deals from Hillary Clinton's State Department. The IBT analysis shows that Clinton's State Department sold $165 billion worth of commercial arms to 20 nations whose governments have given money to the Clinton Foundation. The investigation also identifies $151 billion in separate Pentagon-brokered deals for 16 countries that donated money to the Clinton Foundation. The story points out that, "under federal law, foreign governments seeking State Department clearance to buy American-made arms are barred from making campaign contributions -- a prohibition aimed at preventing foreign interests from using cash to influence national security policy.
" France outcry over Muslim schoolgirl's skirt ban - BBC News. France is facing a fresh backlash against its strict secular policy after it emerged a 15-year-old Muslim girl was sent home from school because she was wearing a long black skirt. The student, named as Sarah, was twice blocked from classes because the principal said her skirt broke a ban on religious signs in schools.
The girl removed her headscarf but said the skirt was not a religious symbol. The case has provoked angry reactions online. The hashtag #JePorteMaJupeCommeJeVeux, or "I wear my skirt how I want to" has had more than 45,000 tweets since Tuesday. Extreme interpretations The schoolgirl was sent home in Charleville-Mezieres in the northern Champagne-Ardenne region twice in April, according to reports.
Nicolas Cadene, an official advising the prime minister on secular issues, has said that wearing a long black skirt to school does not break the rules. "We obviously think of the veil, the kippah, a large cross, a Sikh turban... Analysis: Hugh Schofield, BBC News, Paris. Joe Arpaio Fine With Sex-Crimes As Long As They’re Against Illegals. Grant Shapps Accused Of Editing Wikipedia Pages Of Political Rivals. Who is Grant Shapps? The Conservative Party chairman, who earlier in the year was unmasked as "get rich quick" author Michael Green, was accused on Tuesday of having yet another identity -- that of Wikipedia sock puppet Contribsx, who fluffed his own entry and vandalised those of political rivals.
Shapps denied the allegation, dismissing the Guardian story as "categorically false" on the BBC. He also suggested he might be the victim of dirty tricks by Labour after it was reported that an online account from which changes were also made regularly to Shapps' own page had been blocked by the site's administrators. Shapps said that he was writing to Wikipedia over the fact that one anonymous editor was being reported as "speaking as if it's Wikipedia itself" and "being somebody who is with authority". "You could make this kind of story up about anybody in absolutely any type of circumstance. "I am satisfied that his has not come from my office or from someone close to me. Close Coco Mault/Flickr.
The "Food Babe" Blogger Is Full of Shit. Hari’s campaign last year against the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte drove me to launch my site (don’t fuck with a Bostonian’s Pumpkin-Spice Anything). You just made a huge fan out of me. You had this lady calling them toxic waste and others still saying that it is a sign of someone being basic or whatever. Like, seriously, if you dislike a fucking latte flavor for any other reason than "I think it tastes bad", then why don't you just take a french press filled with boiling water and the darkest roast of whatever organic-flavored hand ground coffee beans you like, put it down on your chair, and sit on it.
If you dislike them because you think they taste bad, then you should probably get that checked out, but at least you aren't a fear mongering idiot or a pretentious twit. Flagged. Allah flyers put up in Cardiff tell Muslims not to vote - BBC News. Flyers have been put up in Cardiff urging Muslims not to vote as democracy "violates the right of Allah". The notices were put up on lamp-posts and bus stops on Friday morning in Grangetown - an area with a significant Muslim population.
Many have been ripped off and Cardiff council said a cleaning team will remove any remaining ones. A trustee for the Muslim Council of Wales said the posters did not reflect views of the majority of Muslims. The flyers stated: "Democracy is a system whereby man violates the right of Allah and decides what is permissible or impermissible for mankind, based solely on their whims and desires. "Islam is the only real, working solution for the UK. Akmal Hanuk, a trustee at the Muslim Council of Wales, said: "It is not representing the views of the majority of Muslims.
"From a Muslim Council of Wales perspective, we encourage them to vote and to have a say in the democratic system. " A Cardiff council spokesman said it was already working to removed the flyers. Life term for 13-year-old boy over woman's punch murder - BBC News. A 13-year-old boy has been given a life sentence, with a minimum tariff of 12 years, for murdering a woman by punching her then stamping on her face. Glynis Bensley, 47, was killed outside the Seven Stars pub in Smethwick, West Midlands, on 3 September.
The judge lifted restrictions on her killer Petri Kurti, being named. A second defendant, Zoheb Majid, 20, of Cheshire Road, Smethwick, was jailed for ten years at Wolverhampton Crown Court, for her manslaughter. He was found not guilty of her murder. Judge John Warner said Kurti had been described afterwards as "boastful and not caring less" but also later "crying, saying [he] had not meant to do it". He told the pair it had been Ms Bensley's "enormous misfortune to cross paths with you" at 00:20 GMT that night, resulting in her death. Both defendants were also found guilty of robbery after they stole her phone, cash, cigarettes and jewellery before leaving her for dead. A post-mortem examination found Ms Bensley suffered a fatal head injury.
Migrants killed in 'religious clash' on Mediterranean boat - BBC News. Italian police say they have arrested 15 Muslim migrants after they allegedly threw 12 Christians overboard following a row on a boat heading to Italy. The Christian migrants, said to be from Ghana and Nigeria, are all feared dead. In a separate incident, more than 40 people drowned after another migrant boat sank between Libya and Italy. Almost 10,000 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean have been rescued in recent days. Italy has called for more help from the EU to handle the crisis. More than 500 people from Africa and the Middle East have died making the perilous crossing since the start of the year.
In the latest sinking, the Italian navy plucked four survivors - a Ghanaian, two Nigerians, and a man from Niger - from the sea and took them to Sicily along with 600 other migrants trying to make the crossing in various vessels. They told the police their inflatable boat sank not long after leaving the coast of Libya with 45 people on board. 'In tears' Passenger 'blocks' police in high-speed car chase in Birmingham - BBC News. Anjem Choudary Tells Muslims Not To Vote At Faceoff With EDL And Britain First. Radical cleric Anjem Choudary told Muslims on Friday not to vote in the General Election on 7 May, claiming it is "strictly forbidden" in Islam. The fringe Muslim cleric, who supports the implementation of Sharia Law in the UK and was arrested last year in connection with terrorism, was at the London Central Mosque where around 100 members of far-right groups Britain First and the English Defence League chanted and waved banners against Islam.
The protesters had to be held back by police as they campaigned against Choudary and clashed with Muslims attending afternoon prayers. The Press Association reported that Choudary - often dubbed a hate preacher - was attending worship, but many tweeters reported that he was running his own publicised protest and is not allowed into the mosque. Photo courtesy of Jon Scammell and Ruptly Speaking outside, Choudary told Muslims not to vote at the forthcoming election. He also handed out leaflets entitled "why it is strictly forbidden to vote in Islam".