US Senate Candidate Robert O'Rourke responded to a black male constituent's question on illegal immigration by asserting that the US needs more warm bodies picking cotton (archived). The fourth generation Irish American progre's preferred pronoun is the hispanic nickname Beto which he uses for electoral purposes.
3D printing enthusiast Cody Wilson has been charged in Tavis Country, Texas with "sexual assault of a child" after allegedly paying a sex worker he met through "SugarDaddyMeet.com" 500 USD to have sex with him in a hotel room (archived). Pantsuit media outlets are referring to the sex worker as the "accuser" and she is cited in the affidavit making allegations against her customer. Police are citing surveilance footage of his vehicle at the meetup location as evidence. In the past Cody Wilson pretended to Bitcoin involvement in collaboration with Amir Taaki.
The US "National Solar Observatory Sunspot Solar Observatory" in New Mexico has been closed since September 6th due to unexplained security reasons (archived). The FBI dominates the observed USG presence at the facility while state and local police are being denied information on the security issue present.
According to the US Department of "Justice", Andrei Tiurin/TYURIN was abducted in Georgia and extradited to Manhattan where he will face Preet Bharara's replacement Geoff Berman (archived). The abduction victim Tiurin is accused of digitally humiliating many US banks, other financial institutions, and financial news services.
The US Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York has ruled that the unauthenticated web page snapshots on archive.org1 may be entered as legal evidence (archived). This is in spite of the myriad of mischief surrounding the service, in particular archive.org's active "curation" and in general the unreliability most "Internet Archivers" have when it comes to taking aomplete and faithful snapshots with many servers sending different content to archiving services than they send to other web browsers.
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The latest development in the saga of South Africa's racially motivated land thefts is a measure that would keep victims on the hook for loans taken out for the properties stolen from them (archived). This move comes after the IMF ended August saying they are cool with whatever South Africa does as long as they do it in a "rules based" manner (archived).
Richard Liu, founder and CEO of JD.com and student in the University of Minnesota's doctor of business administration program, was arrested and released pending complaint by the Hennepin county sheriff's office due to "suspicion of criminal sexual misconduct" (archived). Liu lives in China and studies through a partnership between the University of Minnesota and Tsinghua University in Beijing, and he was in Minnesota with other students in his program.
Members of the House of Saud are floating a plan to separate Qatar from Arabia by constructing a canal near Qatar's border and then converting the space between the water and Qatar's border into a nuclear waste dump (archived). The United Arab Emirates has similarly whispered about the possibility of making a nuclear waste dump along their border with Qatar as well.
In an attempt to address rampant street shitting and litter from intravenous drug use new San Francisco Mayor London Breed has approved hiring separate cleanup crew to address the problems (archived). Six new poop patrollers and ten needle pickers will be joining an existing crew of four needle pickers in an attempt to cover the city's 121.4 square kilometers. The specialist natures of the cleaning crews raises serious questions of the cost necessary to expand cleanliness to the whole city, especially when contrasted to other Western hemisphere cities like Montevideo which utilizes scheduled crews cleaning all types of messes to sweep Montevideo's 201 square kilometers while deep cultural pressures prevent the adoption of a street shitting norm.
Reality Winner, a former NSA contract worker who made the mistake of leaking to Omidyar and Greenwald's honey trap The Intercept, has been sentenced to 63 months in prison after pleaing guilty. Reality Winner was identified through "anti-counterfeiting dots" which were helpfully preserved by The Intercept when they published pdf scans of the printed secrets she delivered to them.
Reality Winner will be spending her incarceration at Federal Medical Center, Carswell in Fort Worth, Texas at her own request. The length of the sentence is anomalously long for an unauthorized disclosure case. This demonstrates once again that a guilty plea is not a bargain.