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Good morning
De Blasio says he has ‘no
respect’ for NYPD union leadership
Friday July 17th, 2020

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Libya (GNA) denounces Egyptian president's threats
In Tunisia's caretaker government, Ennahda ministers excluded
Tanker off UAE sought by US over Iran sanctions ‘hijacked’
Unarmed city workers will replace cops to conduct traffic stops in Berkeley, California, to 'limit racial profiling'
In the past 48 hours 26 drug traffickers nabbed in separate Counter- Narcotics operations in Afghanistan
Security forces in Iran shoot live rounds to disperse protests
Oregon lawmakers consider closing
prisons due to budget shortfall: report

Posted by: Fred || 07/17/2020 14:26 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336081 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Doesn't own a hairbrush?
Posted by: jpal || 07/17/2020 15:58 Comments || Top||

#2  ..there was a lockdown in 1902?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/17/2020 16:05 Comments || Top||

#3  Looks kinda (19)80s... big hair n shoulder pads
Posted by: Lumpy Mussolini7603 || 07/17/2020 16:26 Comments || Top||

#4  Love the eyes, and eyebrows.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 07/17/2020 16:36 Comments || Top||

#5  Early Bellatrix Lestrange model
Posted by: Frank G || 07/17/2020 17:18 Comments || Top||

#6  Ten cents! See the Wild Girl of Helena!
A bear? Well, bare-headed. She dwelt in a
Handbasket, careless
Of looks -- but not hairless! --
And murdered her dresser and milliner.
Posted by: Spanky Thing4713 || 07/17/2020 18:32 Comments || Top||

#7  I'll take Helena Bonham Carter for 600 Alex.

Posted by: jpal || 07/17/2020 22:35 Comments || Top||

#8  Eschew you the old Merchant Ivory,
So void of all shuckin' an' jivery!
Yes, shoot those old elephants,
Damn their irrelevance,
Herd me? Yo, on to the library!
Posted by: Zorba Whoting5984 || 07/17/2020 23:29 Comments || Top||

-Lurid Crime Tales-
New Jersey woman, 24, who climbed over a railing on Brooklyn Bridge and attacked NYPD cops with a cane in bloody beating is arrested and charged with assault
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • At least four officers - including the city’s highest ranking uniformed cop, Chief of Department Terence Monahan - were hurt Wednesday and 37 arrested

  • In surveillance footage a protester is seen swinging a long object down at the heads of a group of officers from a walkway as they attempt to arrest someone

  • Chanice Reyes, 24, was charged with two counts of assault on a police officer

  • She was arrested during an early morning raid near City Hall on Thursday

  • Photos of the aftermath showed a lieutenant with a bloodied face, a detective holding a bandage to his head, and an officer helping another to dress a wound
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/17/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336075 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Meh. She's probably been released already with no bail.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 07/17/2020 0:38 Comments || Top||

#3  ^ they're smart enough so far to avoid punching or assaulting the judges.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/17/2020 10:58 Comments || Top||

#4  "If the police and the courts will no longer protect people , then the people will start protecting themselves by arming them selves , forming militias , or hiring those who can actually protect them " When private armies are formed , historically it gets real nasty .
Posted by: Thaith Elmeresing6163 || 07/17/2020 13:17 Comments || Top||

#5  Juan Williams today on The Five, "There is no anarchy in our streets". When asked about the "protesters" attacking theses officers were just excerising their 1st amendment rights.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 07/17/2020 18:14 Comments || Top||

#6  Amazing what nonsense comes out of these pukes' gobs.
Posted by: Clem || 07/17/2020 19:17 Comments || Top||

In the past 48 hours 26 drug traffickers nabbed in separate Counter- Narcotics operations in Afghanistan
Posted by: Fred || 07/17/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336081 views] Top|| File under: Narcos

#1  That's what happens to people who don't share with upstairs?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru PB || 07/17/2020 7:53 Comments || Top||

#2  Didn't pay the "fees".
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/17/2020 13:04 Comments || Top||

Africa North
Libya (GNA) denounces Egyptian president's threats
Posted by: Fred || 07/17/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336074 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

Africa Subsaharan
Nigeria: 602 Boko Haram terrorists surrender
Posted by: Fred || 07/17/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336091 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)

#1  Can someone help me out here? When you go to the pic on Twitter, that looks like a rough flintlock. Please correct me.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 07/17/2020 16:35 Comments || Top||

#2  Dane gun? Crazy stuff. Maybe a Burger who's got some hanging on the wall (gotta be one) will weigh in?
Posted by: One Eyed Ometle7616 || 07/17/2020 19:59 Comments || Top||

Navy tests the use of NETS to snare migrants in the Channel as record numbers cross illegally from France
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Military ships worked with UK Border Force to try out tactics in May and June

  • Priti Patel revealed the scheme as she blamed Paris for the ongoing crisis

  • More than 2,750 thought to have reached the UK across the Channel this year
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/17/2020 09:02 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336068 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

Fifth Column
Protester, 35, is hit with felony arson charges a month after he 'set fire to the Seattle precinct in the cop-free CHOP' after his family saw surveillance video and reported him to the police
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Isaiah Thomas Willoughby, 35, received a federal arson charge Wednesday

  • He is believed to be the protester who set fire to the Seattle Police East Precinct on June 12 wearing a distinctive yellow hoodie

  • The precinct was then in the CHOP zone and police could not respond

  • Yet another protester followed the suspect and shared his picture online

  • Willoughby's family recognized him because in the surveillance video he was wearing a clothing brand he represents on social media

  • He allegedly told his aunt he set the fire because he was angry about his treatment during a prior arrest at the East Precinct

  • Willoughby was first arrested on June 18 and charged in a state court
Posted by: Herb Omomosing8705 || 07/17/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336067 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  his family saw surveillance video and reported him to the police

Families today.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/17/2020 3:20 Comments || Top||

#2  He confused the statute of limitations with his attention span.

I'd imagine his family just adores him, too.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/17/2020 8:40 Comments || Top||

#3  Does this mean he has to move out of Mom's basement?
Posted by: Raj || 07/17/2020 8:49 Comments || Top||

#4  He allegedly told his aunt he set the fire because he was angry about his treatment during a prior arrest at the East Precinct

My observation - if you're not an asshole to cops, they won't be an asshole to you.
Posted by: Raj || 07/17/2020 8:51 Comments || Top||

#5  The precinct was then in the CHOP zone and police could not respond

So the establishment of CHAZ by or with the consent of the local government was a necessary element of this arson.

Why aren't the mayor and/or other local politicians responsible for enjoining the police from responding within CHAZ charged as well?

BTW since he's being charged by the federal government, was there some federal institution located in the building that was burned down?

If yes, who ordered the federal institution to vacate the premises?

Did elements of the federal government actively facilitate the establishment of CHAZ?
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 07/17/2020 11:28 Comments || Top||

#6  Arson and Federal Law

In addition to state statutes there are also federal laws. The basic federal arson statute prohibits the willful and malicious setting of fires within the maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States. This applies to any of the following:

Structures or vessels;
Machinery or building materials or supplies;
Military or naval stores;
Munitions of war; or
Any structural aids or appliances for navigation or shipping.

Federal arson laws also cover the attempt to start the fire or entering into a conspiracy to do so.
Posted by: Herb Omomosing8705 || 07/17/2020 11:47 Comments || Top||

#7  I duckduckgoed a definition of “special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States”.

This seems to be the relevant part for this case:

(3) Any lands reserved or acquired for the use of the United States, and under the exclusive or concurrent jurisdiction thereof, or any place purchased or otherwise acquired by the United States by consent of the legislature of the State in which the same shall be, for the erection of a fort, magazine, arsenal, dockyard, or other needful building.
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 07/17/2020 14:23 Comments || Top||

#8  @#3 He probably set his Mom’s basement on fire.
Posted by: Airandee || 07/17/2020 14:24 Comments || Top||

Heavy Turkish aerial bombardment reported in three Zakho villages: local officials
[Rudaw] The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the occupiers of Greek Asia Minor...
’s air force heavily bombarded three villages in Zakho town’s Batifa subdistrict late Wednesday, dropping dozens of bombs on the area, according to local officials.

Dlsher Abdulsattar, the mayor of Batifa subdistrict in Duhok province’s Zakho told Rudaw that Turkey has been bombing the area since midday, but the bombardment intensified during the evening. He estimates that some 50 bombs fell on the abandoned villages of Avla and Pirbla, while some 25 others hit the nearby village of Sila.

Biladi Salih, mukhtar of Avla, confirmed to Rudaw that his village was hit by Arclight airstrike
s Wednesday.

Turkey began air and ground military operations in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq's disputed territories a month ago, with the stated aim of removing suspected Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) targets from the area.

A number of villages in Zakho have been abandoned and some others have been partially vacated.

Avla was abandoned on Friday after Turkey dropped 26 bombs on the village, hitting five houses. There were no casualties, with the five families residing in the houses out that day. They later opted to flee their homes.

Abdullah Osman is from Avla. He and his family of six fled their village on Friday. Now, he is staying in Zakho with his son.

Turkey "began bombarding the village in the evening [on Friday] and we all fled it," he told Rudaw on Wednesday.

The Batifa subdistrict is made up of 27 villages, and borders Turkey. At least thirteen of the villages have been affected by the recent bombardments. In Darkar, 25 of 63 villages have been subject to Ottoman Turkish bombs, according to the mayors of both areas.

Several other villages in the area have also been abandoned due to ongoing offensive in the area. Horor Bazib is one of these villages. It is home to 50 families, who haven't been able to visit their agricultural lands, fearing bombardments.

Mahmoud Ahmed is from the village. He told Rudaw Wednesday, "we cannot leave the village because we fear Turkey. We live on [the produce of our lands] on these mountains."
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/17/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336072 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

Hamas bans two Saudi-owned networks from Gaza reporting
[Al Ahram] The Islamist group Hamas, the well-beloved offspring of the Moslem Brotherhood, has blocked two Saudi-owned news networks, al-Arabiya and al-Hadath, from operating in the Gazoo
...Hellhole adjunct to Israel and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, inhabited by Gazooks. The place was acquired in the wake of the 1967 War and then presented to Paleostinian control in 2006 by Ariel Sharon, who had entered his dotage. It is currently ruled with an iron fist by Hamaswith about the living conditions you'd expect. It periodically attacks the Hated Zionist Entity whenever Iran needs a ruckus created or the hard boyz get bored, getting thumped by the IDF in return. The ruling turbans then wave the bloody shirt and holler loudly about oppression and disproportionate response...
Strip over allegations of false reporting, multiple sources said Thursday.

Hamas's interior ministry and al-Arabiya both confirmed the ban, which was imposed over a report saying that Hamas had arrested several of its members for collaborating with Israel.

A journalist who works with al-Arabiya, who requested anonymity, said the order bars "anyone or any business from providing services" to either network.

Al-Arabiya's office in Gaza was previously closed over a report concerning ties between Hamas and the Moslem Brüderbund.

But it and al-Hadath, which are Saudi-owned but based in Dubai, still work with freelancers in the Paleostinian enclave.

Hamas, which took power in Gaza in 2007, relies on substantial aid from Qatar
...an emirate on the east coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It sits on some really productive gas and oil deposits, which produces the highest per capita income in the world. They piss it all away on religion, financing the Moslem Brotherhood and several al-Qaeda affiliates. Home of nutbag holy manYusuf al-Qaradawi...
, which remains the target of a Saudi-led regional blockade.

In a statement, the Paleostinian journalists union denounced the reporting ban, saying "restrictions on press freedom and repeated shutdown of media" in Gaza were "contrary to national values and principles".

Posted by: Fred || 07/17/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336070 views] Top|| File under: Hamas

At least three ships are on fire at the Bushehr port in southern Iran
Posted by: Fred || 07/17/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336073 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Djinns
Posted by: Frank G || 07/17/2020 8:46 Comments || Top||

#2  I don't think I'd wanna fly commercial near Iran
Iranian air defense on high alert amid explosions - report
Posted by: Frank G || 07/17/2020 10:26 Comments || Top||

Security forces in Iran shoot live rounds to disperse protests
[THEBAGHDADPOST] As dozens of protesters in Iran's Behbahan city have chanted against the regime, reports claimed that the Iranian security forces shot live rounds to disperse the protests.

At the same time, reports found that the Iranian authorities have stopped imminent execution of three people facing protest-related charges amid public pressure, BBC reported.

Posted by: Fred || 07/17/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336073 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Bet it worked.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/17/2020 8:50 Comments || Top||

Tanker off UAE sought by US over Iran sanctions ‘hijacked’
[THEBAGHDADPOST] An oil tanker sought by the US over allegedly circumventing sanctions on Iran
...a theocratic Shiite state divided among the Medes, the Persians, and the (Arab) Elamites. Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979. The nation is today noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence. The word Iran is a cognate form of Aryan. The abbreviation IRGC is the same idea as Stürmabteilung (or SA). The term Supreme Guide is a the modern version form of either Duce or Führer or maybe both. They hate Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
was hijacked on July 5 off the coast of the UAE, a seafarers organization said Wednesday.

Satellite photos showed the vessel in Iranian waters on Tuesday and two of its sailors remained in the Iranian capital.

It wasn’t immediately clear what happened aboard the Dominica-flagged MT Gulf Sky, though its reported hijacking comes after months of tensions between Iran and the US.

David Hammond, the CEO of the United Kingdom-based group Human Rights at Sea, said he took a witness statement from the captain of the MT Gulf Sky, confirming the ship had been hijacked.

Hammond said that 26 of the Indian sailors on board had made it back to India, while two remained in Tehran, without elaborating.

"We are delighted to hear that the crew are safe and well, which has been our fundamental concern from the outset," Hammond told The News Agency that Dare Not be Named.

Hammond said that he had no other details about the vessel.

TankerTrackers.com, a website tracking the oil trade at sea, said it saw the vessel in satellite photos on Tuesday in Iranian waters off Hormuz Island.

Hormuz Island, near the port city of Bandar Abbas, is some 190 kilometers (120 miles) north of Khorfakkan, a city on the eastern coast of the United Arab Emirates where the vessel had been for months.

The Emirati government, the US Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the US Navy’s Bahrain-based 5th Fleet did not respond to requests for comment. Iranian state media did not immediately report on the vessel and Iran’s mission to the United Nations
...a formerly good idea gone bad...
did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

In May, the US Justice Department filed criminal charges against two Iranians, accusing them of trying to launder some $12 million to purchase the tanker, at that time named the MT Nautica, through a series of front companies.

The vessel then took on Iranian oil from Kharg Island to sell abroad, the US government said.

Court documents allege the scheme involved the Quds Force of Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard, which is its elite expeditionary unit, as well as Iran’s national oil and tanker companies. The two men charged, one of whom also has an Iraqi passport, remain on the lam.

"Because a US bank froze the funds related to the sale of the vessel, the seller never received payment," the Justice Department said. "As a result, the seller instituted a civil action in the UAE to recover the vessel."

That civil action was believed to be still pending, raising questions of how the tanker sailed away from the Emirates after being seized by authorities there.

Data from the MT Gulf Sky’s Automatic Identification System tracker shows it had been turned off around 4:30 a.m. on July 5, according to ship-tracking website MarineTraffic.com. Ships are supposed to keep their AIS trackers on, but Iranian vessels routinely turn theirs off to mask their movements.

...back at the precinct house, Sergeant Maloney wasn't buying it. It was just too pat. The whole thing smelled phony, kind of like a dead mackeral but without the scales...
the 28 Indian sailors on board the vessel found themselves stuck on board without pay for months, according to the International Labor Organization. It filed a report saying the vessel and its sailors had been abandoned by its owners since March off Khorfakkan. The ILO did not respond to a request for comment.

As tensions between Iran and the US heated up last year, tankers plying the waters of the Mideast became targets, particularly near the crucial Strait of Hormuz, the Arabian Gulf’s narrow mouth through which 20 percent of all oil passes. Suspected limpet mine attacks the US blamed on Iran targeted several tankers. Iran denied being involved, though it did seize several tankers.
Posted by: Fred || 07/17/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336074 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

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