Cleburne police are investigating after a video circulated online of one of its officers coaxing a dog toward him before shooting it. The short video, taken from a body camera’s perspective, shows a man’s arms wielding a handgun while the officer summons two dogs toward him. As the animals approached with their tails wagging, the …

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A mix of shock, joy and uncertainty buzzed in this tiny, rural community Thursday as residents contemplated how the town might pay a court judgment so large it could fund the local budget for the next 162 years. Mayor Tim Grimsley, a white-bearded Santa Claus figure who drives an old VW van, said business was …

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Montressia Williams’ Walmart co-workers think she is on vacation, but her trip to New York is anything but. The trip, paid for by labour organisers, is a part of the national protests to demand better wages, schedules and treatment for low-wage workers at retailers like Walmart and McDonald’s. Thursday’s protests, which started with a march …

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Edward Snowden has hit out at Dropbox and other services he says are “hostile to privacy,” urging web users to abandon unencrypted communication and adjust privacy settings to prevent governments from spying on them in increasingly intrusive ways. “We are no longer citizens, we no longer have leaders. We’re subjects, and we have rulers,” Snowden …

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The FBI director has slammed Apple and Google for offering their customers encryption technology that protects users’ privacy. “Deeply concerned” James Comey wants to push on Congress to “fix” laws to ensure police can still access private data. “It’s the equivalent of a closet that can’t be opened. A safe that can’t be cracked,” Comey, …

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Federal health officials are focusing their attention on New York as a key potential Ebola point of entry, with a new report warning: “Ongoing transmission of Ebolavirus in West Africa could result in an infected person arriving in NYC.” The report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noted that New York is key entry …

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by Thomas Madison, Powdered Wig Society Well, here is one job Obama can take credit for, and I promise you he will more than happy to do that. The Brainless Liberal, I mean Freedom Socialist Party from Seattle, Washington wins Powder Wig’s Hypocrite of the Month Award. From the Freedom Socialist Party 2012 Platform the group …

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Nashville’s chief of police dropped a bombshell allegation today: The Secret Service asked him to fake a warrant in order to arrest a man who made fake death threats against the president on Facebook. Chief Steve Anderson sent a letter outlining his allegations to the House Oversight Committee, which has been conducting the investigation into …

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ISIS could be soon taking its terror fight to the sky, after a report that former Iraqi pilots are training Islamic militants to fly captured Syrian war planes. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights group says some ex-Iraqi air force pilots are training members of ISIS to fly three warplanes—believed to be MiG-21 and …

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Concern over the spread of the Ebola virus in the United States is “way overblown” right now thanks to panic induced by mainstream media and the federal government, according to former Republican congressman and three-time presidential candidate Ron Paul. Paul, known for his conservative libertarian stances against many forms of government intervention, said during an …

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Documents obtained through a lawsuit recently issued against the City of Phoenix by government watchdog Judicial Watch reveal a weapon from the Department of Justice’s Operation Fast and Furious was used to injure two people in a 2013 gang-style assault on an apartment complex. When the incident occurred and during investigation afterward, police worked with federal law …

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While there is no Ebola outbreak in the United States and health officials have said there is little reason for the general public to be concerned, the fact remains that some Americans are scared. Just look at the passenger spotted at Washington Dulles International Airport wearing a plastic body suit. Then there was this doctor …

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ARLINGTON, Va. (CBSDC/AP) — The Pentagon is now the latest place to suffer from an Ebola scare. Arlington News reports that a woman began vomiting while on a tour bus at the Pentagon. Pentagon Force Protection Agency spokesman Chris Layman told Arlington News that Arlington County’s hazmat team was called out when they learned that the woman was recently …

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In the battle over how much access law enforcement should have to your smartphone, don’t expect the government to be outsmarted without a fight. FBI Director James Comey said as much Thursday in a speech at the Brookings Institution in Washington, suggesting the agency might ask congress to force companies to provide what amounts to …

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from Ben Crystal, Personal Liberty Before you break your keyboard while angrily pounding out a complaint email to Mr. Livingston, hear me out. There is no way a rational human being can observe nearly six years of President Barack Obama’s executive efforts and derive any other conclusion. If the Republican Party wanted to bring an …

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