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Indicted Coast Guard Officer Targeted SCOTUS Justices, Wanted ‘Race War’

The white nationalist Coast Guard officer accused of stockpiling weapons and drafting a kill list must remain in custody pending trial because he “poses a substantial risk of danger to the community,” prosecutors said in a Tuesday filing laying out additional evidence. Christopher Hasson asked to be released from federal custody last week since prosecutors have not charged him with terrorism-related offenses, despite referring to him as a “domestic terrorist.” The judge overseeing the case ha...
Tags: Muckraker, Christopher Hasson, Coast Guard, Race, White Nationalism, Allegra Kirkland


Feds: Coast Guard officer targeted Supreme Court justices

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling guns and compiling a hit list of prominent Democrats and network TV journalists looked at other targets: two Supreme Court justices and two executives of social media companies. Those new allegations are contained in a court filing Tuesday in which prosecutors […]
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Ap, Nation, Coast Guard, Greenbelt Md


Coast Guard officer accused of terror attack plot allegedly searched internet for addresses of Supreme Court justices and best gun to kill African-Americans

Domestic terror suspect Christopher Hasson, who is accused of planning a terror attack on politicians and media figures, also allegedly searched the internet for the home addresses of two Supreme Court justices as well as the best gun to kill African-Americans, according to court documents filed Tuesday.
Tags: Supreme Court, Cnn, Coast Guard, Christopher Hasson


Coast Guard service members face drug charges in Alaska

KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Coast Guard service members face criminal drug charges in Alaska stemming from an internal investigation. The Kodiak Daily Mirror reported Monday that the investigation beginning in fall 2018 has produced charges of cocaine and marijuana distribution, possession and use. The Coast Guard did not identify those charged, but documents indicate they […]
Tags: News, Ap, Alaska, Northwest, Coast Guard, Kodiak Alaska, Kodiak Daily Mirror


Even after sinking of Seattle-based Destination, Coast Guard slow-walks training for fishing boat skippers

The Coast Guard investigation into the 2017 sinking of the Destination put a fresh spotlight on the need for training, noting that unsafe loading put the boat at risk for capsizing.
Tags: Business, News, Seattle, Local News, Northwest, Coast Guard, Destination Coast Guard


Ige urges resurrection of water rights bill, vacation rental bills sent to Honolulu mayor, eruption communication criticized, gas prices up 5 cents, homeless rousting continues, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Pipe brings water down from mountain ©2019 All Hawaii News Gov. David Ige urges Hawaii Legislature to resurrect water rights bill opposed by environmentalists. Gov. David Ige is prodding state lawmakers to resurrect a controversial bill that would give public water users, including Alexander & Baldwin, the electrical utilities, farmers and others, more time to meet stringent requirements for obtaining long-term leases, a move that has angered opponents of House Bill 1326. Star-Advertiser....
Tags: Travel, Senate, Hawaii, Associated Press, City Council, Customs, Kilauea, Big Island, Kauai, Patricia, Border Protection, Honolulu, Coast Guard, Oahu, Civil Defense, Kailua Kona


Coast Guard suspends search for boater in Gulf of Mexico

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says it is suspending the search for a boater who was reported overdue during a trip from Cozumel, Mexico, to Tampa. The agency said in a news release that the wife of 74-year-old Grant Neie contacted officials on Sunday when he did not return as planned. He was […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Miami, Gulf of Mexico, Tampa, Coast Guard, U S Coast Guard, Cozumel Mexico, Grant Neie


White Nationalist Coast Guard Officer Isn’t Facing Terrorism Charges

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling guns and compiling a hit list of prominent Democrats and network TV journalists is seeking his release from federal custody since prosecutors haven’t charged him with any terrorism-related offenses. Christopher Hasson, 49, has remained in custody since his Feb. 15 arrest and subsequent indictment in Maryland on firearms and drug charges. Hasson’s attorney, Liz Oyer, wrote in a court filing Monday that prosecutors recently...
Tags: News, Maryland, Washington, Senate, Court, Ap, Cnn, Marine, House, Nancy Pelosi, Extremism, Msnbc, Charles Day, Kamala Harris, Joe Scarborough, Coast Guard


Malnourished gray whale found dead in Seattle’s Elliott Bay

Whale researchers say a dead gray whale whose carcass was found floating in Seattle’s Elliott Bay Sunday had likely died some time ago and showed signs of malnourishment. KOMO-TV reports the 39-foot whale was discovered near the Coast Guard station at Elliott Bay and was examined by whale researchers and veterinarian organizations. Whale researchers with […]
Tags: News, Seattle, Local News, Coast Guard, Elliott Bay, KOMO TV


Attorney: Coast Guard officer isn’t facing terrorism charges

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling guns and compiling a hit list of prominent Democrats and network TV journalists is seeking his release from federal custody since prosecutors haven’t charged him with any terrorism-related offenses. Christopher Hasson, 49, has remained in custody since his Feb. 15 arrest and subsequent […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Coast Guard, COLLEGE PARK Md, Christopher Hasson


Fooey on the Draft

Iancu v. Brunetti (Supreme Court 2019) [Oral Arg Transcript] In this case, the Federal Circuit held that the prohibition on registering “immoral” or “scandalous” marks is a facial violation of a registrant’s First Amendment free speech rights.  Here, Brunetti is seeking to register the mark “FUCT,” which the solicitor identified as a close homonym of “the paradigmatic word of profanity in our language.” Oral arguments were held on April 15 before the nine Supreme Court justices. In the case bef...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, California, Uspto, Patent, Tam, Cohen, Coast Guard, Roberts, Ginsburg, Alito, PTO, Sotomayor, Breyer, Sommer, Kavanaugh


Coast Guard: We worked with Carnival cruise to rescue 23 people adrift for days in Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. Coast Guard said it worked with a cruise ship to rescue 23 people adrift for days in the Gulf of Mexico.            [Author: Associated Press]
Tags: News, Associated Press, Gulf of Mexico, Coast Guard, U S Coast Guard


Coast Guard searching for missing boater in Gulf of Mexico

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a boater reported missing by his wife. The agency said in a news release that 71-year-old Grant Neie was reported overdue Sunday while on a trip from Cozumel, Mexico, to Tampa, in a 38-foot (11-meter) sailboat. Officials say Neie is in a white twinhull sailboat […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Miami, Gulf of Mexico, Tampa, Coast Guard, U S Coast Guard, Cozumel Mexico, Grant Neie


Coast Guard: 23 adrift for days rescued in Gulf of Mexico

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard said it worked with a cruise ship to rescue 23 people adrift for days in the Gulf of Mexico. A Coast Guard news statement issued Sunday saying 22 Cubans started traveling on a wooden boat from Cuba to Mexico before losing power and drifting three days. A […]
Tags: News, Mexico, Ap, Nation, New Orleans, Cuba, Gulf of Mexico, Coast Guard, U S Coast Guard


Coast Guard delivers documents in harassment, bullying probe

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — The Coast Guard has turned over more than 1,000 pages of documents in response to a congressional inquiry of how the service has handled complaints of harassment and bullying at the Coast Guard Academy. The Day of New London, Connecticut, reports that the heads of two House committees and other […]
Tags: News, Nation, House, Coast Guard, Conn AP, New London, Coast Guard Academy, New London Connecticut


Man on sailboat allegedly had jugs of liquid meth

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Attorney’s office in Oregon said a Canadian man was charged Thursday with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine after 28 jugs of liquid meth were allegedly found on the sailboat he was piloting off the Oregon coast. When Coast Guard personnel boarded the Mandalay on Tuesday, John Stirling’s speech […]
Tags: News, Oregon, Ap, Northwest, Mandalay, Coast Guard, John Stirling


White nationalism is deadly threat

The threat of homegrown terrorism, including white supremacist terrorism, appears to be on the rise. Headlines are full of recent terrorist attacks carried out by people with white supremacist views; they include the Tree of Life synagogue killer, the Coast Guard lieutenant charged with plotting a major attack on politicians and news anchors perceived to be left-leaning (he has pleaded not guilty), the New Zealand mosque killer, and the mail bomber Cesar Sayoc.
Tags: News, New Zealand, Stories, Tree Of Life, Coast Guard


Prosecutors pick up Trump's slack on this key issue

The threat of homegrown terrorism, including white supremacist terrorism, appears to be on the rise. Headlines are full of recent terrorist attacks carried out by people with white supremacist views; they include the Tree of Life synagogue killer, the Coast Guard lieutenant charged with plotting a major attack on politicians and news anchors perceived to be left-leaning (he has pleaded not guilty), the New Zealand mosque killer, and the mail bomber Cesar Sayoc.
Tags: News, New Zealand, Stories, Tree Of Life, Trump, Coast Guard


Not just another dinner in Rancho Palos Verdes: Here’s what happened inside Trump National Golf Club during the president’s South Bay visit

The guest list didn’t include any Hollywood stars — but it did include one of their high-octane bosses, along with an array of other powerful politicos. Longtime media mogul Rupert Murdoch, currently executive co-chairman of Fox Corporation, topped a heavy-hitting guest list when President Donald Trump pulled together a two-hour dinner and impromptu reception at his Rancho Palos Verdes golf course on Friday, April 5. Murdoch founded a mammoth media empire that includes Fox News, the president’s ...
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Here’s what happened inside Trump National Golf Club during the president’s South Bay visit

The guest list didn’t include any Hollywood stars — but it did include one of their high-octane bosses, along with an array of other powerful politicos. Longtime media mogul Rupert Murdoch, currently executive co-chairman of Fox Corporation, topped a heavy-hitting guest list when President Donald Trump pulled together a two-hour dinner and impromptu reception at his Rancho Palos Verdes golf course on Friday, April 5. Murdoch founded a mammoth media empire that includes Fox News, the president’s ...
Tags: Post, Florida, Hollywood, News, Congress, California, Washington Post, Washington, La, White House, Virginia, US, Sport, Fox, Soccer, United States


Trump's homeland security chief Kirstjen Nielsen resigns

US President Donald Trump on Sunday announced the departure of Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, underscoring his intent to toughen immigration policy amid a surge in illegal crossings along the southern border. Ms Nielsen's exit marks the end of a difficult relationship with her boss, who was said to be unhappy with her performance despite her unswerving loyalty and full-throated defense of the president's most controversial policies. During her 18 months at the helm of the powerful ...
Tags: News, Congress, California, Mexico, Senate, White House, US, Dhs, United Nations, Homeland Security, Nancy Pelosi, Nielsen, Guatemala, Donald Trump, Trump, Reuters


Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen from raft after boat sinks

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three fishermen from a life raft after their fishing boat sank in the Gulf of Mexico. A Coast Guard statement says mayday calls were sent by an unknown source early Monday morning. Two cruise ships also reported hearing mayday calls and the Norwegian Pearl was sent […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Gulf of Mexico, Coast Guard, U S Coast Guard, Naples Fla


A New Strongman Marches on the Libyan Capital

Abdullah Doma/GettyROME–The orders in Libya are clear: “Don’t shoot civilians if they are waving a white flag.” But what’s not clear is whether Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar’s rogue Libyan National Army will listen as it advances toward Tripoli, guns blazing. The militia army, which is known to have some ISIS fighters in its ranks, has taken the town of Gharyan, about 50 miles from Tripoli, and is moving west toward the Libyan capital.“We hear your call, Tripoli,” Haftar told his militiamen, a...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Isis, News, France, Eu, Qatar, Rome, United States, Nato, Italy, United Arab Emirates, Libya, Muammar Gaddafi, Silvio Berlusconi, Cia


Coast Guard rescues stranded boaters from Alaska river

HAINES, Alaska (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a group of boaters from a sandbar in an Alaska river early Sunday. The Anchorage Daily News reported Sunday that the helicopter responded from Sitka to a distress call and rescued the group of seven boaters and a dog from the Chilkat River near […]
Tags: News, Ap, Alaska, Northwest, Coast Guard, U S Coast Guard, Anchorage Daily News, Sitka, Haines Alaska, Chilkat River


Greece: Search operation for 2 migrants missing at sea

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s coast guard has launched a search and rescue operation off the eastern Aegean island of Chios for two men reported missing after a migrant boat made it to shore from nearby Turkey. The coast guard said a total of 36 people had been found safe early Thursday. Survivors reported the […]
Tags: News, Greece, Turkey, Ap, Nation, Coast Guard, ATHENS Greece, Aegean


Opinion analysis: The justices wish Sturgeon “good hunting” in Sturgeon v. Frost

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously yesterday in favor of Alaskan John Sturgeon, who waged a 12-year battle against the National Park Service over its ban on hovercraft in park preserves. As a result of the decision, Sturgeon can once again “rev up his hovercraft in search of moose” on the Nation River in the Yukon Charley Preserve. This is the second time this fight has come before the Supreme Court. On one hand, it involves important legal issues affecting public lands, federalism and water ri...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, United States, Alaska, Epa, Frost, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sturgeon, National Park, Federal Government, National Park Service, Nps, Sonia Sotomayor, 9th Circuit


Turkey: 3 women, 1 infant die as migrant boat sinks

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities say three women and an infant have died after a fiberglass boat carrying migrants to Greece sank off the Turkish coast. The coast guard said 11 other migrants were saved in an air and sea search mission launched early Tuesday off the town of Ayvacik, in northwest Canakkale province. […]
Tags: News, Greece, Turkey, Ap, Nation, Coast Guard, Ankara Turkey, Ayvacik, Canakkale


Deer Park's mayor says progress is being made after the chemical fire. But some residents aren't so sure

The Houston Ship Channel remained closed Monday because of oil and pollutants that leaked into the waterway during last week's chemical fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company in Deer Park, Texas, a Coast Guard official told reporters.
Tags: Cnn, Coast Guard, Houston Ship Channel, Deer Park Texas, Intercontinental Terminals Company


THERE MAY BE A PARTY FIRST

The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday is planning to offload around 27,000 pounds of cocaine seized recently during operations off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America.  The drugs have an estimated value of around $360 million and will be sent for destruction after it's brought to the Coast Guard's base in Miami Beach, Florida. (Thanks to Not My Usual Alias, who says "so if there is another shutdown, the Coast Guard will get paid.")  
Tags: Coast Guard, U S Coast Guard, Miami Beach Florida, Mexico Central and South America


A look at how the number of women in the military has steadily grown

Coast Guard Lt. Ronaqua Russell, 28, was awarded the Coast Guard Air Medal for operations. (Screenshot from U.S. Coast Guard video) Last month, Coast Guard Lt. Ronaqua Russell, 28, was one of eight pilots to be awarded the prestigious Coast Guard Air Medal for operations after the deadly hurricane that hit Houston in 2017. She is the first African-American woman in the branch to receive the Air Medal. The Women in Aviation International Conference ends Saturday, March 16 in Long Beach. Nine C...
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