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City bills man after mistakenly crushing his car

http://www.jsonline.com

Ronald Carter isn't alone in having been shot by an off-duty Milwaukee cop.

But he may be the first to be billed by the city afterward.

How's that for adding insult to injury?

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Woman pursued after placing box next to recycling bin

http://www.thesun.co.uk

UK Grandmother brought to court for placing cardboard box next to recycling bin.

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U.K. to start tracking speeders via satellites

http://content.usatoday.com

Big Brother always on the move...literally. I am sure it will be popping it's head up here in the states.

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Lawmakers: Military could quell Chicago violence

http://www.msnbc.msn.com

Illinois lawmakers say violence has become so rampant in Chicago that the National Guard must be called in to help.

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More American Expatriates Give Up Citizenship

http://www.nytimes.com

Amid mounting frustration over taxation and banking problems, small but growing numbers of overseas Americans are taking the weighty step of renouncing their citizenship.

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Pirate radio ordered to stop

http://www.telegram.com

Flava 105.5 lacks license
According the the FCC's website, operating an unlicensed radio station is punishable by steep fines, seizure of equipment and, in rare cases, criminal prosecution.

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Phoenix truck driver handcuffed, forced to show birth certificate

http://www.azfamily.com

PHOENIX – A Valley man says he was pulled over Wednesday morning and questioned when he arrived at a weigh station for his commercial vehicle along Val Vista and the 202 freeway.

Abdon, who did not want to use his last name, says he provided several key pieces of information but what he provided apparently was not what was needed.

He tells 3TV, “I don't think it's correct, if I have to take my birth certificate with me all the time.”

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Japanese island set for mass rally against US bases

http://www.france24.com

AFP - Up to 100,000 demonstrators on the Japanese island of Okinawa are set to protest against a US airbase Sunday in a row that is dominating national politics and souring ties with Washington.

The huge rally near Kadena Air Base, the largest US military facility in the Asia-Pacific region, is expected to include Okinawa governor Hirokazu Nakaima and more than 30 town mayors.

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"Everybody Draw Mohammed Day"

http://www.mynorthwest.com

After Comedy Central cut a portion of a South Park episode following a death threat from a radical Muslim group, Seattle cartoonist Molly Norris wanted to counter the fear. She has declared May 20th "Everybody Draw Mohammed Day."

Norris told KIRO Radio's Dave Ross that cartoonists are meant to challenge the lines of political correctness. "That's a cartoonist's job, to be non-PC."

http://www.mynorthwest.com/?nid=11&sid=313170

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Big Mike in Jail Again! Please help.

http://www.youtube.com

Mike is in Jail again for protecting another activist's Liberties. Here is the last interview I got with him about his first arrest and how he plans to handle it in court. Send him a letter because jail sucks, get all the details at www.Mail-to-Jail.com.

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While economy crumbled, top financial watchdogs at SEC surfed for porn

http://www.nydailynews.com

The country's top financial watchdogs turned out to
be horndogs who spent hours gawking at porn Web
sites as the economy teetered on the brink,
according to a memo released Thursday night.

The shocking findings include Securities and
Exchange Commission senior staffers using
government computers to browse for booty and an
accountant who tried to access the raunchy sites
16,000 times in one month.

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Six Men Say Chicago Cops Ran Wild

http://www.courthousenews.com

Six men say that 20 Chicago cops assaulted, Tasered and Maced them in a private home, with a helicopter hovering overhead, because the men had shouted that "the kids were OK" as cops patted down a group of 10- and 11-year-old kids on the street.

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Treasury Department sets up Voluntary Tax Website to pay Debt!

https://www.pay.gov

Want a big federal Government? Have TOO much money? Love taxes? Wish you could pay more? Well now you can via the pay.gov website. The wonderful bureaucrats over at the treasury department are allowing anyone to voluntarily contribute more of their money to help pay for public debt. Now you and all the other blind nationalist sheep can go on bah bah-ing with each other knowing you did all you could to help YOUR government!

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Suspect Shot, Killed by APD Officer

http://www.myfoxatlanta.com

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. - An officer with the Atlanta Police Department was involved in a shooting Friday morning.

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Bolivia Slips Coke Back Into "Coca-Colla"

http://www.fastcompany.com

In the past, Bolivia has tried to banish the coca leaf--a mild stimulant--from production. But now that coca grower Evo Morales is president, the government has changed its stance. Morales' administration backs the coca leaf for certain uses, including teas, liqueurs, toothpaste, and now Coca-Colla. At the same time, the government has booted drug enforcement officials out of the country.

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Computer security expert proves cops lie

http://www.seattlepi.com

Eric Rachner, a Seattle cyber security expert and one of the golf players, wasn't satisfied when the city dismissed charges against him after a possibly illegal arrest for refusing to provide identification.

Rachner discovered through sleuthing that police had withheld video-recorded evidence in his case.

Rachner also hired Seattle attorney Cleveland Stockmeyer to look at his case and probably others where arrests might have been illegal or where police claimed to have destroyed valuable arrest videos that weren't, in fact, erased.

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Google, YouTube received 10,000 government requests for user data

http://www.networkworld.com

Google and the Google-owned YouTube received more than 10,000 requests for user data from government agencies in the six months ending Dec. 31, 2009, according to newly released data.

"Like other technology and communications companies, we regularly receive requests from government agencies around the world to remove content from our services, or provide information about users of our services and products," Google says on a new site that sheds more light onto government demands for user information and requests to take offensive material off the Web.

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NYCLU Lawsuit Challenges Federal Photography Regulation

http://blogofbile.com

The New York Civil Liberties Union today filed a lawsuit challenging a government regulation that unconstitutionally restricts photography on federal property, including public plazas and sidewalks.

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IRS Agent Didn't Report $41,842 in EBay Sales

http://preview.bloomberg.com

An Internal Revenue Service agent was found liable for back taxes and penalties for not reporting income on nearly 2,000 transactions on EBay Inc., the online auction site, according to the U.S. Tax Court.

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Federal Bureaucrat Accused of Rape at Gunpoint

http://www.cbsnews.com

A U.S. federal air marshal was arrested Saturday, accused of raping a woman at gunpoint inside a Seattle hotel room while on a layover for his job.

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