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Homeland Security shuts down dozens of Web sites without court order

http://www.rawstory.com

The Homeland Security Department's customs enforcement division has gone on a Web site shutdown spree, closing down at least 76 domains this week, according to online reports.

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Actor makes movie about oil/gas industry, DHS puts him on terror list

http://www.sfgate.com

Actor Mark Ruffalo has been placed on a terror advisory list by U.S. officials after organizing screenings for a new documentary about natural gas drilling.

The "Zodiac" actor arranged showings for "GasLand" earlier this year and voiced his concerns about the practice in relation to the national water supplies.

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Woman jailed for getting pregnant, then dies from medical neglect

http://womensrights.change.org

Thrown in jail for getting pregnant? That seems like a particularly absurd violation of women's reproductive rights. But it's actually an established policy in Allegheny County, PA. Cara reports at the Curvature that, for Amy Lynn Gillespie, becoming pregnant meant violating the terms of her work release under probation, and getting thrown in jail. Yet this story comes to an even more tragic ending, because Gillespie died while in custody from advanced pneumonia.

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Florida Oil Spill Arrest - NPA Candidate/10 Gal. Veg. Oil

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http:/FloridaVotes2010.com/?p=1509 Florida Oil Spill Arrest - Milton Florida's first vegetable oil bio-diesel powered homeowner is arrested and accused of spilling 500 lbs of petroleum, when in fact someone else actually spilled 10 gallons of recycled vegetable oil.

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Obama calls airport pat-downs necessary

http://tucsoncitizen.com

President Obama said today he sympathizes with passenger complaints about aggressive body pat-downs at airports, but his counter-terrorism aides say they are necessary to guard against hidden explosives.

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TSA pat-down leaves travelling cancer survivor covered in urine

http://www.msnbc.msn.com

A retired special education teacher on his way to a wedding in Orlando, Fla., said he was left humiliated, crying and covered with his own urine after an enhanced pat-down by TSA officers recently at Detroit Metropolitan Airport.

“I was absolutely humiliated, I couldn’t even speak,” said Thomas D. “Tom” Sawyer, 61, of Lansing, Mich.

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7 Men Busted For Playing Chess in the Park

http://www.nypost.com

A squad of cops in bulletproof vests swooped into an upper Manhattan park and charged seven men with the "crime" of playing chess in an area off-limits to adults unaccompanied by kids -- even though no youngsters were there.

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PA Police Use Steelers Van to Serve Warrants

http://www.pittsburghlive.com

Pennsylvania Constables Hubie Coleman and Albert "Rocky" Younkin serve arrest warrants and take those individuals to district court but have an especially long stretch when it comes to the monthly night court. They noticed an issue with picking up the bad guys. They had a hard time getting them to open their doors so they can serve their warrants."One guy told us he wouldn't come outside because of our car," Coleman said of the constable car that resembles a police cruiser. "So Rocky and I were thinking to use a Steelers van."

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Woman attempts to sue TSA after agent exposes her breasts.

http://gizmodo.com

Woman Suing Federal Government After TSA Screeners Exposed Her Breasts to Entire Airport (And Asked for Video)

The incident occurred during the spring of 2008 at Corpus Christi airport, and has (shockingly!) prompted legal action on the part of the victim. And yes, she was a victim:

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cops successful at stopping unlawful chess playing

http://gothamist.com

cops successful at stopping unlawful chess playing. NYPD Cracking Down On Rogue Chess Players

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