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The U.S. Is Using 22 Miles Of Razor Wire To Secure The Border From Influx Of Migrants

U.S. Customs and Border Protection closed the San Ysidro entry point in San Diego, CA earlier today and added additional layers of razor wire, as well as concrete barriers, amid fears of a migrant crowd surge. In a statement, the agency said: “CBP officials received reports of groups of persons…

Chipotle Under Fire After Store Manager Refuses To Serve Black Customers

A St. Paul, Minnesota Chipotle restaurant was scrutinized on social media after Twitter user Masud Ali posted a video showing what appears to be store employees refusing to serve African American customers because “they had no money.” Ali’s tweet said the following: “Can a group of young well established African…

Northern California Sheriff Says More Than 1,000 People Unaccounted For After Deadly Wildfires Ravage State

Approximately 1,011 names have been added to a missing persons list that was created due to the devastating California wildfires, according to Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea. In a press conference, Honea called the list “dynamic” and thinks it will likely fluctuate up and down, depending on how many residents…

Pharmaceutical Exec Who Aimed To Lower Drug Prices Found Dead Due To Multiple Blunt Force Injuries

On November 1, 2018, Daniel Best, a 49-year-old executive who worked with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and led an effort to lower prescription drug prices, was found “unresponsive” near the garage door exit of an apartment building in Washington, D.C. Medical personnel were called to…

Hundreds of Honduran Migrants Are Currently Camped On Tijuana Beach, Just Feet Away From Border

Countless migrants have set up makeshift camps on a beach in Tijuana near the see-through fence that separates the United States and Mexico. From their tents, they can view their target destination where they will most likely claim asylum. Border Patrol, ICE and other federal law enforcement officials are working…

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange To Be Prosecuted By U.S. Justice Department

The Wall Street Journal reported earlier today that Julian Assange, the elusive creator of popular disclosure website WikiLeaks, will most likely be prosecuted by the Justice Department. Officials are hopeful they’ll be able to get him into a U.S. courtroom in the near future. According to The Week: “In 2012,…