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Millions of $ of farm equipment burned possibly due to Trump Flag in central Nebraska - I-80
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Investigation: 9NEWS has used multiple unlicensed security guards
[9NEWS] Unlicensed security guard Matthew Dolloff, 30, is facing 2nd degree murder charges for the shooting and killing of 49-year-old Lee Keltner during dueling Denver rallies on Saturday, Oct. 10. Separate from the criminal investigation, there is also an administrative investigation taking place because the city said Dolloff was not licensed to work as a security guard in Denver, or to be armed while doing so.

"There is no record of this individual ever being licensed or even applying for a security guard license in the city and county of Denver," said Eric Escudero, the director of communications for Denver City and County Excise and Licenses.

This investigation finds Dolloff is not the only unlicensed or not properly credentialed security guard to accompany 9NEWS crews as they covered protests and riots during the past five months.
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Posted by: Fred || 10/17/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6524 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  I call BS. These companies are involved in essentially law enforcement activities. Knowledge of the law is an essential part of doing such activities. The cute notion that "they didn't know" does not pass the smell test.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/17/2020 5:55 Comments || Top||

#2  Like hiring 'Technicals' in Somalia, a form of Danegeld?
Posted by: magpie || 10/17/2020 19:08 Comments || Top||


-Land of the Free
Wisconsin Prosecutors Drop Charges Against First Shooter in Order to Prosecute Kyle Rittenhouse
[TheTruthAboutGuns] On October 13, 2020, the Gateway Pundit broke the story that the person who fired the first shot the night Kyle Rittenhouse was forced to defend his life, Joshua Ziminski, was arrested and charged.

The man who fired the first shots from behind Kyle Rittenhouse during the fatal incident in Kenosha has been charged.

Joshua Ziminski, 35, has been charged with disorderly conduct and use of a dangerous weapon for firing his weapon during the incident on August 25.

On the face of it, that would appear to bolster Rittenhouse’s self-defense claim. He was being attacked at the time by Joseph Rosenbaum and someone fired a gun. Sane people would accepted that he had reasonable cause to fear for his life. Apparently the prosecutors think so as well.

This is Ziminski’s jail booking sheet:
Booking sheet can be seen at link.
The only charge that remains is disorderly conduct; the felony recklessly endangering safety charge for firing the handgun will not proceed. Having to argue in one case that Ziminski fired the first shot that night might have proved embarrassing while trying to prosecute the Rittenhouse case, where their story is that Kyle started all the trouble. So Ziminski’s inconvenient gun charge has simply gone away.

Also an oddity in the Ziminski situation: the lack of any charges for possession of a firearm. Per a Wisconsin Right Now report, Ziminski has multiple convictions for violating harassment orders, which may make him a prohibited person for domestic violence. He also has a 2005 marijuana conviction which definitely gave him prohibited status.

The Ziminski charging document, as seen above, makes it clear that not only do the police have video evidence of Ziminski in possession of a firearm, but Ziminski and his wife both admitted that he had a gun. Other people have been convicted of unlawful possession on weaker evidence, but the Wisconsin prosecutors cannot admit that a bad guy had and used a gun that night before Rittenhouse did.

It appears that the prosecutors prefer to let a violent criminal off rather than lose the chance to persecute Kyle Rittenhouse.
Posted by: 746 || 10/17/2020 00:49 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6522 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Might be time to explore other charges
Posted by: Mercutio || 10/17/2020 8:21 Comments || Top||

#2  I'm not a lawyer, but I still have this feeling that the arrest and charge, later dropped, of Methhead Shaggy is still a matter of public record and though not charged, the charges and video evidence can still be presented to the jury for consideration.

Help me out here.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/17/2020 11:40 Comments || Top||

#3  Still call Methhead Shaggy as a witness?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/17/2020 11:44 Comments || Top||

#4  ^ exactly. You don't have to charge someone with a crime before he can be called as an exculpatory or incriminating witness at trial
Posted by: Herb Glatle5245 || 10/17/2020 12:12 Comments || Top||

#5  ^Good luck finding him by the time Rittenhouse is tried.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/17/2020 12:17 Comments || Top||

#6  ^^^^^
Check the morgue. I hear there's an opening.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 10/17/2020 12:36 Comments || Top||

#7  Kyle's lawyers are gonna have a ball with this.

With any luck, so will a federal prosecutor.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 10/17/2020 13:03 Comments || Top||

#8  The prosecutors need to be disbarred!
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 10/17/2020 18:57 Comments || Top||

#9  That they decided to ignore Shaggy's actions shows prosecutorial bias I think.
Posted by: gorb || 10/17/2020 23:07 Comments || Top||


-War on Police-
“At least 118 officers have separated from the force in 2020, with the bulk leaving after the Seattle City Council embraced radical activists pushing to defund the police.”
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 10/17/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6482 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  You don't pay them enough to be property owners, so they rent. They just pack and move. Jurisdictions that couldn't compete with the 'big city' on pay, now may look more hospitable.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/17/2020 11:34 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
Return of Taliban Emirate Unacceptable to Afghans: Abdullah
[ToloNews] Abdullah Abdullah
...the former foreign minister of the Northern Alliance government, advisor to Masood, and candidate for president against both Karzai and Ghani. Dr. Abdullah was born in Kabul and is half Tadjik and half Pashtun. He also held the meaningless salaried sop position as CEO of Afghanistan, while Ghani was president...
, head of the High Council for National Reconciliation, on Friday said that a return of the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
’s emirate is unacceptable to Afghans under any circumstances as it will continue the war in Afghanistan.

Abdullah made the remarks at a ceremony on the second anniversary of former Kandahar police chief Gen. Abdul Raziq’s death where other dignitaries and politicians including First Vice President Amrullah Saleh, National Security Advisor Hamdullah Mohib and Jamaat-e-Islami
...The Islamic Society, founded in 1941 in Lahore by Maulana Sayyid Abul Ala Maududi, aka The Great Apostosizer. The Jamaat opposed the independence of Bangladesh but has operated an independent branch there since 1975. It maintains close ties with international Mohammedan groups such as the Moslem Brotherhood. the Taliban, and al-Qaeda. The Jamaat's objectives are the establishment of a pure Islamic state, governed by Sharia law. It is distinguished by its xenophobia, and its opposition to Westernization, capitalism, socialism, secularism, and liberalist social mores...
chief Salahuddin Rabbani also attended.

Abdullah stressed the need for unity among Afghans and said violence will not lead the country to peace.

"If there is a thought to reimpose the Taliban emirate on the people after the withdrawal of the international forces, it will not be acceptable for the people of Afghanistan under any circumstances," Abdullah said.

Condemning recent increase in violence, Abdullah said that peace will not be achieved by increasing violence and targeting ordinary people, religious scholars, political figures and journalists to reduce people’s morale.

He said that other countries are supporting the Afghan government efforts for peace and that they have already announced their stance on ceasefire in Afghanistan.

He said that it will be a wrong calculation if the Taliban thinks that they will have a better position by keeping pressure on a district or a province. This, Abdullah said, has prevented the people from achieving peace over the last years.

"No side should think that they will achieve their goals by killing and bloodshed," he said, adding that there is a need to continue the grinding of the peace processor with confidence and patience.

He also stressed that the people’s dignity, identity and pride will not be undermined when it comes to peace in the country.

Abdullah said that Afghans will defend the country’s dignity and illusory sovereignty if "ultimately the Taliban accepts no logic way for peace."

Violence was expected to reduce with the start of peace negotiations in Doha a month ago, but it has increased unexpectedly over the last few weeks. The Taliban attacked many parts of Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
a week ago, leaving thousands of families displaced.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/17/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6482 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa Horn
Sudan to normalize ties with Israel after US ultimatum - report
[Jpost] The decision was reportedly made after a heated discussion on Wednesday.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/17/2020 01:34 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6469 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Sudan


Africa Subsaharan
Sacking of Sudan's Kassala Governor Sparks Riots
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 10/17/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6476 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Sudan


Arabia
Top European rabbi to address Saudi Arabia interfaith forum
[IsraelTimes] Kingdom hosting five-day event aimed at enhancing relationships among Jews, Moslems, Christians, Buddhists, Hindus.
We live in a new world, dear Reader.
Soddy Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. When the oil runs out the rest of the world is going to kick sand in the Soddy national face...
is presiding over a virtual global interfaith forum
Ah. Not in the holy Muslim heartland, then, where Jews are forbidden altogether and Christians are tolerated so long as they do not parade it evenly privately. The new world is still evolving, it seems...
that began on Tuesday, with participation from Moslem holy mans, Jewish rabbis, Christian priests and other religious figures.

The kingdom is hosting the online event as part of its presidency this year of the Group of 20 leading rich and developing nations.

Saudi Arabia has embarked more assertively in recent years on an outreach effort to Jewish and Christian groups. Some of those efforts have coincided with a broader alignment of interests and emerging ties between the Gulf Arab states and Israel, which share a common foe in Iran.

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
...Crown Prince and modernizer of Saudi Arabia as of 2016. The Turks hate him, so he must be all right, despite the occasional brutal murder of Qatar-owned journalists...
has also overseen efforts to supplant a religiously conservative Saudi identity with one rooted in hyper-nationalism, following decades of adherence to a hard-line interpretation of Islam known as Wahhabism, which has flourished in the kingdom.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/17/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6474 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Saudi Arabia

#1  Before I AM comes back and beats your stupid heads together and fucks up all of your plans to do anything.

GOD is going to start cutting your hands.,

No more of this 4th Grad Bullshit.


Also,

Jesus Christ WILL Come. Be Prepared and sober of Mind. Be you lest in the Grace.
Posted by: newc || 10/17/2020 2:05 Comments || Top||

#2  event aimed at enhancing relationships among Jews, Moslems, Christians, Buddhists, Hindus

What, no wiccans or atheists?
Bastards. Curses on those deo-supremacists
Posted by: Clomoling Unuth2025 || 10/17/2020 2:12 Comments || Top||

#3  Happy, happy! Joy, joy!
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/17/2020 3:56 Comments || Top||

#4  Having worked in Riyadh about 25 years ago, I am absolutely stunned that this is happening. Pleasantly stunned, I should say.
Posted by: Tom || 10/17/2020 17:51 Comments || Top||


Europe
France warns Turkey of EU sanctions over 'provocations'
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 10/17/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6479 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


The Grand Turk
Turkish-Israel trade on the rise as diplomatic relations hit bottom
[Jpost] Despite pandemic, Turkish food and beverage exports to Israel up so far in 2020.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/17/2020 01:34 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Cybersecurity groups: Iranians targeted top Israeli firms in ransomware attack
[IsraelTimes] ClearSky, Profero say they thwarted hacking attempts by IRGC contractors, but warn that methods could’ve been used in previously unnoticed hacks targeting Jewish state.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/17/2020 02:34 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6469 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran



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  Millions of $ of farm equipment burned possibly due to Trump Flag in central Nebraska - I-80
Fri 2020-10-16
  Trump Wants US Troops Out Of Somalia: Report
Thu 2020-10-15
  Lavrov: Russia does not consider Turkey a strategic ally, despite the partnership between the two countries
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  Denver Local News Bodyguard Who Killed Trump Supporter Bragged About Harassing and Confronting Conservatives in the Past
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  Vatican to open refugee reception centre in Rome
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  Osama bin Laden's ex-London spokesman is ‘freed early from 25 year US jail term because he is at high risk from Covid due to his obesity' and 'will return to the UK within weeks'
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  Iraq reshuffles military chiefs amid escalation of ISIS groups
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  Elon Musk and the U.S. military plan to build a reusable 7,500mph cargo rocket
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  US hits Iran’s entire financial sector with sanctions
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  International mediation meeting on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict set for Geneva
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  BLM rioters in Los Angeles are breaking into buildings & smashing the glass
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  Baku demands apology from France after Macron claims Syrian jihadists deployed to Nagorno-Karabakh
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  DC Antifa ‘Ringleader’ Jason Charter Arrested Again at WalkAway Rally
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  Iraqi Air Force bombed ISIS terrorist hideouts on the border between Diyala and Salah al-Din

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