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Here are the 21 US states where pre-teen children can hunt big game alone

Pretty much anyone 16 and older can hunt big game alone in the United States, but many states allow pre-teens to hunt big game alone, not just rabbits and squirrels and the like. As list maintainer Outdoor Empire notes, "Generally it's recommended to be around 10 years of age to understand everything taught in the ...

Assange extradition hearing begins in London

Asked today by the presiding judge whether he consents to be extradicted to the U.S. on espionage charges, Julian Assange said "No." The district judge Vanessa Baraitser commented: "That was the response I was anticipating." There were no opening statements by either parties. The indictment says Assange and WikiLeaks "repeatedly sought, obtained, and disseminated information ...

Cops **** Portland shooting suspect during arrest

Michael Forest Reinoehl, the man suspected of shooting and killing Aaron "Jay" Danielson during a night of rowdy protests in Portland, Oregon, was himself shot dead last night by police moving to arrest him. A spokesperson for the U.S. Marshals service reports that Reinoehl, 48, drew a gun on federal officers when they confronted him ...

Fox News host falsely claims Bannon’s arrest is a “deep state” conspiracy

Steve Bannon might look like a fraudster who got arrested on a boat, but Fox News bloviator Lou Dobbs insists that he is in fact the target of a "Deep State" conspiracy. Addressing the story on his show on Thursday night, Dobbs, one of Donald Trump's favorite Fox hosts, said Bannon "was arrested this morning, ...

Oracle and Salesforce hit with GDPR class action lawsuits over cookie tracking consent

The use of third party cookies for ad tracking and targeting by data broker giants Oracle and Salesforce is the focus of class action style litigation announced today in the UK and the Netherlands. The suits will argue that mass surveillance of Internet users to carry out real-time bidding ad auctions cannot possibly be compatible ...

Worker fired for mocking company pay with Downfall meme awarded $200k

In 2018, BP refinery worker Scott Tracey posted a Downfall parody on Facebook to mock the company's salary negotiations. So it fired him, claiming it was "highly offensive and inappropriate". Two years later he has emerged victorious from an unfair dismissal case filed against BP in Australia, forcing the company to reinstate him ...

Court finds some fault with UK police force’s use of ****** recognition tech

Civil rights campaigners in the UK have won a legal challenge to South Wales Police’s (SWP) use of ****** recognition technology. The win on appeal is being hailed as a “world-first” victory in the fight against the use of an “oppressive surveillance tool”, as human rights group Liberty puts it. However the police force does ...

FBI SWAT team raids YouTube star Jake Paul’s mansion

• Search warrant executed by FBI at Calabasas home of YouTube star Jake Paul on Wednesday • Judge has sealed the search-warrant affidavit • No info on nature of FBI investigation, or individual served

The Southern California home of YouTube star Jake Paul was raided today in a large FBI operation that included a SWAT team. Many ...

UK commits to redesign visa streaming algorithm after challenge to ‘racist’ tool

The UK government is suspending the use of an algorithm used to stream visa applications after concerns were raised the technology bakes in unconscious bias and racism. The tool had been the target of a legal challenge. The Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI) and campaigning law firm Foxglove had asked a court ...