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FBI document quotes eyewitness who saw second shooter with 'automatic high-powered rifle' during Las Vegas shooting

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Photo of the Las Vegas Village grounds published in the LVMPD final report, showing locations of the deceased inside the venue
A female who attended the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival on the night of October 1, 2017, where 58 people lost their lives to automatic gunfire told the investigators from the Federal Bureau of Investigation that she saw a second shooter firing a high-powered automatic rifle from a parking lot located to the east of the venue where country music singer Jason Aldean and his band were playing onstage at the time of the shooting.

The eyewitness told investigators with the bureau that she and about 20 other concertgoers managed to escape the venue grounds and head northeast toward the Tropicana during the third volley of gunfire.

"When she reached the parking lot, she saw a person whom she did not believe was an officer with an automatic high-powered rifle firing his gun," the report says. "She ran past him and left the festival grounds ducking into the Tropicana."

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Russian man fights off Siberian bear by biting its tongue off

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An unarmed Russian man fended off a gruesome bear attack in a remote forest in Siberia by biting the animal's tongue off, the media reports citing local police.

Ten days ago, Nikolay Irgit, 30, along with two friends went to a local forest reserve in the Tuva region of southern Siberia to collect horns shed by deer and moose. The journey into the wilderness was not only dangerous but illegal as well, since the men had no permits for collecting the remains of animals. The horns, used for medical purposes and making furniture, are often sold for a hefty price on the black market.

The horn hunt went as planned at first. The men arrived at the spot and set up camp. They started a fire, cooked food, and split up to cover more ground. Irgit went alone, deep into the forest, where he suddenly stumbled across a brown bear.

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Swedish police shoot 'threatening' man at Malmo train station, check suspicious object

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Police shot and injured a man exhibiting "threatening behavior" at Malmo Central Station in Sweden on Monday morning. Parts of the neighborhood have been labeled notorious 'no-go' areas for drug and gang crime.

The station was evacuated and a bomb squad has been called to the scene. No other injuries have been reported. It's too early to say whether the incident is terrorism related, police said.

The man reportedly threatened to blow up the train station and said he had weapons and explosives in his bag, Expressen reports.

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95 dead in latest massacre to hit central Mali by Islamic extremists

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Unknown assailants killed at least 95 people in an ethnic Dogon village overnight in the latest massacre to destabilize central Mali, a government official said Monday.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, though tensions have been high since an ethnic Dogon militia was accused of carrying out a larger massacre in an ethnic Peuhl village in March.

Youssouf Toloba, who leads the Dogon militia known as Dan Na Ambassagou, has denied that his fighters carried out the March bloodshed that left at least 157 people dead. Some Peuhl leaders, however, have vowed to carry out reprisal attacks.

Amadou Sangho, spokesman for the Interior Security ministry, said another 19 people were missing after the Dogon village of Sobane was attacked around 3 a.m. on Monday. The village is in the commune of Sangha, the heart of the Dogon militia blamed for the March attack that has been the deadliest so far.


Man with a BB gun and false active shooter reports cause panic at DC pride parade

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A man pulled out a BB gun during an altercation during Saturday's Capital Pride Parade, causing widespread panic and mistaken reports of an active shooter, police say. Several people were hurt in the chaos as hundreds fled.

D.C Police Chief Peter Newsham confirmed to News4 that a shooting did not occur at the Dupont Circle festival on Saturday. A police report released Sunday shows that the confusion may have started when a man pulled out a BB gun.

Aftabjit Singh, 38, will appear in court Monday on misdemeanor charges.

According to a police incident report, Singh said he pulled out the fake gun to threaten an unknown person who was hitting his significant other.


YouTube pulls 'Triumph of the Will' for violating new hate speech policy

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“Triumph of the Will”

Under YouTube's new policy, Leni Riefenstahl's 1935 propaganda epic had to go. But the decision raises major questions about history and representation.

YouTube hovers in paradox: It's a platform for expression that vacillates on the kinds of expression it wants to support. Even when the site makes constructive changes in the content it promotes or prohibits, the outcomes raise questions about censorship and curation. On Wednesday YouTube revealed extensive new policies around hate speech in a move to "reduce more hateful and supremacist content from YouTube," as the company announced in a blog post.

The policy also meant the removal of Leni Riefenstahl's 1935 Nazi propaganda epic "Triumph of the Will," which left the site hours after YouTube announced its new standards. After all, "Triumph of the Will" falls under the rubric of "videos that promote or glorify Nazi ideology, which is inherently discriminatory," as YouTube explains one prohibited category. The movie is also regarded as one with major historical value, raising essential questions about the nature of the film medium. Does it belong in the same category as Lunikoff, a German Neo-Nazi band whose channel also got the boot?

Comment: One solution to this censorship problem would be to not censor in the first place. If YouTube is unable to see the value of having historic Nazi propaganda on its website for research and education purposes, then maybe they shouldn't be making the decisions over what is and isn't acceptable content.

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Milo Yiannopoulos named marshal for 'Straight Pride' parade

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Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been named the grand marshal for Boston's "Straight Pride" parade.

Organizers announced Friday the former Breitbart editor as the parade's grand marshal after they originally used actor Brad Pitt's name and likeness for the event.

The head of Super Happy Fun America, a group that "advocates on behalf of the straight community," told the Boston Herald that Pitt "was not super happy" about the group using his name and likeness without his consent.

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Facebook removes 'far-right conspiracy' site Natural News

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Facebook on Sunday removed the page for Natural News, a far-right conspiracy outlet that had nearly 3 million followers. Facebook did not immediately return a request for comment.

Comment: Keep in mind that Daily Beast identifies anyone right of Michael Moore as "far-right".

Natural News' founder Mike Adams wrote on fellow-right wing conspiracy site Infowars that his site was "permanently banned" from posting. He told the Gateway Pundit, another far-right site, that the apparent ban is evidence of a conspiracy against his website.

The Daily Beast reported on Saturday that Natural News and its founder had a history of pushing hoaxes and calling for mass arrests against the left. Before the ban, Natural News had more Facebook followers than Infowars at its peak. Natural News used the page to push its trademark combination of natural remedies and far-right conspiracy theories, including disinformation about vaccines.

Comment: From Natural News:
Facebook bans Natural News; Health Ranger responds with message for humanity
Sunday, June 09, 2019 by: Mike Adams

In response to a coordinated, heavily-funded smear campaign against Natural News and myself, the Health Ranger, Facebook has now permanently banned Natural News from posting content. The channel name that has been banned is Facebook.com/healthranger, which was our primary channel reaching over 2.5 million people.

This is on top of the permanent bans of Natural News content from Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Google News, Apple and other techno-fascists that now represent the greatest threat to human freedom the world has ever seen.

The techno-fascists, including Wikipedia, have decided that no speech that questions any official narrative will be allowed on any platform. Anyone who questions the safety of toxic vaccines, 5G cell towers, geoengineering, chemotherapy or glyphosate weed killer chemicals is now maliciously attacked, smeared and de-platformed. You're not even allowed now to talk about nutrition, anti-cancer foods or nutritional supplements without being labeled a "vitamin" website accused of pushing fake cures. (That's right: The left-wing authoritarian tyrants are now anti-nutrition on top of everything else.)

Every website or individual who expresses any view of dissent against the corrupt scientific establishment is immediately labeled "fake news," even as the left-wing media routinely pushed total fabrications about President Trump and anyone who supports Trump.

As I have repeatedly pointed out, the tech giants and their CEOs are truly enemies of humanity.

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Remember: As all this censorship is taking place, the tech giants somehow claim they aren't censoring anyone at all. They claim to have a monopoly on "facts" or "truth" and proclaim themselves to have the King's unique right to decide who gets to speak and who must be silenced. These criminals like Zuckerberg, Dorsey and Cook are unelected, subject to zero transparency and offer no mechanism for due process whereby channels who are banned might defend themselves against unfair, dishonest smears or fake news attacks run by left-wing journo-terrorism hacks.

In essence, the entire internet is now run by the most lawless evil war criminals imaginable, and they have zero respect for human rights, human dignity or free speech.

I have posted a video response to the Facebook ban on Brighteon.com, the video platform we created following YouTube's de-platforming of natural health and conservative channels.
Natural News was previously banned by Google, but was eventually restored. See:


Clashes outside Hong Kong parliament as 'over 1 million' march against extradition bill

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Hong Kong police used batons and pepper spray as they clashed with crowds of protesters outside the city's parliament. Hundreds of thousands filled the city's streets to oppose a bill allowing extradition to mainland China.

Hundreds of protesters stormed police barricades on Sunday night while trying to force themselves into the city's parliament building, local media reported. The officers, in full riot gear, pushed the crowd away using batons and pepper spray.

Clashes were also reported along the Admiralty section of the city's business district where the parliament is based.


Against big tech viewpoint discrimination

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This week, YouTube decided American conservative "shock jock" commentator Steven Crowder broke the rules of their Partner Program. Since YouTube is privately owned, shouldn't principled free market advocates support the company's right to purge videos Silicon Valley finds triggering, even if a disproportionate number are created by conservative commentators such as Crowder?

Well, imagine electric companies stood up for progressive values by cutting off power to homes with pro-Trump yard signs. Even staunch supporters of free markets would likely object to these restrictions on expression by privately owned enterprises. When we examine why power companies shouldn't be able to make service contingent on not violating political sensibilities, we see that analogous arguments should stop social media giants from exiling political dissidents.

If Burger King won't sell you a hamburger, so what - buy one from McDonald's. Competition among businesses normally protects you from harm if one refuses you service.

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