With the US higher education bubble bursting, a group of small colleges have managed to bully a firm to abandon the release of a report damning their dismal situations (archived). The report was going to project how many years of operation are left across 946 private US colleges in order to assist parents and prospective students weight the risk of school closure in their higher education decisions.
Sergiy Usatyuk of Orland Park, Illinois was hit with 13 months in prison by a North Carolina based US Circuit Court for operating the "Exostresser" DDoS for hire service in partnership with a unknown "Canadian" (archived). The 21 year old plead guilty to running the service between August 2015 and November 2017. In addition to the 13 months of incarceration, Usatyuk will enjoy 3 years of supervised release and an order to forfeit 542,925 USD.
A Mexican military plane carrying Evo Morales and other recently resigned Bolivian government socialists into Mexican asylum was diverted to Paraguay to refuel after Peru closed their airspace to the plane's political cargo (archived). Chile and Ecuador are alleged to have closed their airspace and airports as well. In the end, Brazil allowed Mexico the use of its airspace to make the coca growing would be Aymaran Tito into a northern hemisphere problem.
Alleged "whistleblower" Eric Ciaramella's name is systemically being censored by Pantsuit alligned media and online censorship organs including but not limited to Google, Twitter, and Facebook (archived).
Koby Peters, a black Colorado State University Student Senator, was kicked out of a student government meeting for wearing a blackface costume mocking very pasty Canadian Prime Minister Justine Turdearow (archived). Peter claims to be suffering attacks by other students that accuse him of 'cooning' or 'being and Uncle Tom' over his decision to dress as a white man dressed as a black man while being a black man himself.
An operation in Mexico provoked by US meddling over concerns that fentanyl was being produced in the country lead to the defeat of Mexican police and military forces during a clusterfuck in which one of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's sons was briefly detained (archived, archived). Mexican President Obrador claims to not want to be forced into a drug war, a position likely informed by increasingly decisive and embarrasing defeats in the field suffered by Government forces repeatedly breaking informal ceasefires in aggression against superior Commercial forces.
The US 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that victims of the local police's destruction of their home are entitled to no compensation at all for their home's reckless destruction by police. An alleged shoplifter unrelated to the home's owners attempted to use the structure as shelter to evade police after he allegedly shoplifted two belts and a t-shirt from a Walmart. With their quarry cornered, the local police spent 19 hours assaulting the structure with repeated strikes from an armoured vehicle and expended more than 72 chemical weapons and smoke munitions ultimately leaving the structure a ruin.
In an 8 to 10 vote, the US Federal Reserve Board of Governors has decided to lower their target federal funds rate offered to select, friendly "depository institutions" all the way down to the 1.5 to 1.75 percent range (archived). The USD had began this week falling versus the Peso Uruguayo despite a lack of local central bank action to push this movement (archived).