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IG has referred McCabe for possible prosecution

(Paul Mirengoff) The Justice Department’s inspector general (IG) referred his finding that former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe repeatedly misled investigators for a determination of whether McCabe should be criminally prosecuted. The referral was to the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia. It came …

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The War on Opioids Probably Helped Kill Prince

Pop legend Prince died of a fentanyl overdose in 2016, probably because he bought what he thought was Vicodin on the black market. Today officials announced they are closing the investigation into Prince’s death and will not be filing any charges because they don’t know …

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Don’t Overregulate CRISPR Genome Editing

The recently developed genome editing technique CRISPR enables researchers to make very precise modifications in the genes of nearly any organism. Researchers are racing to use the technique to create drought-resistant corn, reduced-gluten wheat, and tastier tomatoes. Research on CRISPR-based treatments for maladies such as …

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Posing As a Metro Rider on Twitter, D.C. Transit Union Attacks Critics As Paid Plants

The union representing workers for Washington, D.C.’s notoriously dangerous and dysfunctional Metro rail system seems to have been running a Twitter account that purported to express the views of an ordinary, Metro-loving rider. For months now, @DCMetroTruth has claimed to be a Washington-area commuter telling …

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Inspector general refers McCabe to federal prosecutors

Andrew McCabe Andrew McCabe, the fired FBI deputy director, was accused by the Department of Justice’s inspector general of lying, and now he’s been referred to federal prosecutors. The IG’s report on the FBI’s onetime second-in-command concluded he lied about media contacts. The IG found McCabe “lacked …

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Cuomo to use pardons to let felons vote

(Reason) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today he’ll use the power of the pen to bypass a state legislature that has refused to support some of his criminal justice reform efforts. New York State doesn’t restore the voting rights of felons who have been …

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Rudy Giuliani joins Trump's legal team

Former New York City mayor and U.S. attorney Rudy Giuliani is joining President Trump’s legal team (Photo: Wikipedia) Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani is ready to join President Trump’s legal team and “negotiate an end” to the ongoing and contentious saga involving the president and special …

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LA Fitness fires three workers after two black men are asked to leave one of their gyms

Management at a New Jersey LA Fitness fired three employees after reportedly giving two black patrons a hard time and asking them to leave the gym. What’s the history here? Two men said that they were racially profiled when they visited a New Jersey LA …

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HS students fly Confederate flags, spurring threats and school closure. But students hatch new plan.

After students from Bay City Western High School in Auburn, Michigan, flew Confederate flags from their vehicles at school this week, rumors flew that others planned to converge on the school and confront the students, The Associated Press reported. With that, Bay City Public Schools …

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