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Hundreds arrested in human-trafficking crackdown in CA

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — More than 500 suspects were arrested and 56 people were rescued during a statewide human-trafficking crackdown, officials said. The Los Angeles County Regional Human Trafficking Task Forces announced the arrests of 510 suspects during the three-day sweep, called Operation Reclaim and Rebuild. During the operation, which took place between Jan. 25 […]

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U.S. city to experiment with ‘universal basic income’

(World Net Daily)  The mayor of Stockton, California, is leading an experiment with “universal basic income,” which is set to start by giving low-income residents $500 a month, no questions asked. Mayor Michael Tubbs calls his city “ground zero” for issues like wage stagnation, rising housing prices and loss of middle-class jobs that affect the […]

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Feds Raid California ‘Maternity Hotels’ for Birth Tourists

(NBC News)  Southern California apartment complexes that doubled as “maternity hotels” for Chinese women who want made-in-America babies were raided early Tuesday, capping an unprecedented federal sting operation, officials said. NBC News was on the scene as Homeland Security agents swept into The Carlyle, a luxury property in Irvine, California, which housed pregnant women and new […]

Controversial

California Led U.S. with 490 UFO Sightings in 2017

(PJ Media) UFO sightings are nothing new. The Puritans reported strange sightings and lights in the sky as early as the 1600s. With the advent of movies about outer space and unidentified flying objects came even more sightings. The National UFO Reporting Center (NUFORC) has an entire website dedicated to the “collection and dissemination of […]

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California Gov. Jerry Brown to protesters during climate speech: ‘Let’s put you in the ground’

(Washington Examiner)  California Gov. Jerry Brown jokingly called for protesters to be “put in the ground” as they disrupted his speech at a climate change event in Germany. “I agree with you, in the ground. Let’s put you in the ground so we can get on with the show here,” Brown, a Democrat, responded to […]

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Is ISIS Responsible For California Wildfires? – Newswars.com

(Newswars) Historic wildfires are raging in western United States, Spain and Portugal, and officials are beginning to speculate that the blazes are acts of terrorism, which could implicate a variety of groups or individuals – including ISIS-inspired jihadists. In a recent edition of Rumiyah, ISIS’ online propaganda magazine and instruction manual, the Islamic State called on readers […]

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With 31 dead, Wine Country wildfires deadliest in state history – Mercury News

(Mercury News) After four days of terrorizing Wine Country and surrounding regions, the Northern California wildfires on Thursday became the deadliest in state history, with 31 confirmed fatalities and more expected. The most destructive of those, the Tubbs fire, killed at least 15 people, and new figures told of its destruction. Santa Rosa lost 2,834 […]