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Daughter charged with shooting elderly parents then dismembering them
A daughter shot her parents in the head before using a chainsaw to dismember their bodies and partly stuff the parts in to trash cans, authorities said Wednesday.
On Tuesday evening, the couple’s son, Justin Beck, drove past his parents’ house, having not spoken to them in person or on the phone since January 7. The lights were off and when he returned later that evening he found his sister, Verity Beck, who also lived there, and his father’s body.
When police arrived later on Tuesday night, they found the badly decomposing bodies of Reid Beck, 73, and Miriam Beck, 72. Police discovered a pillow that had been hit with bullets, noting that this most likely indicated it was placed across the parents’ faces before they were shot at close range and then savagely mutilated.
Verity Beck, 49, from Pennsylvania, was charged with two counts of first-degree murder, two counts of third-degree murder and other crimes in the killings of the elderly couple, Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele told reporters.
WATCH: Texas Teens Face Human Smuggling Charges After Police Pursuit near Border
A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper arrested two teenagers on charges related to human smuggling. The arrests took place in Val Verde County, Texas, following a dangerous high-speed pursuit.
1.5 Tons of Marijuana Seized at Texas Border Crossing
CBP officers assigned to the World Trade Bridge in Laredo, Texas, observed a 2004 Freightliner tractor-trailer approaching for inspection for entry into the United States from Mexico, according to a statement from Laredo Field Office officials. The officers referred the driver to a secondary inspection station.
A search of the trailer by a K-9 team and non-intrusive inspection systems led to the discovery of the possibility of drugs being smuggled in a commercial shipment of cotton candy.
A physical search of the trailer led to the discovery of 3,373.51 pounds of what is believed to be marijuana. Officials report the value of the load to be $7,546,946.
The officers seized the drugs. The smuggling incident is being investigated by Homeland Security Investigations special agents, officials stated.
10K Migrants Apprehended, Got Away Last Week in One Texas Border Sector
Del Rio Sector Chief Patrol Agent Jason D. Owens tweeted a weekly recap indicating that his agents apprehended 6,923 migrants during a seven-day period last week. In addition, Chief Owens reported an additional 3,403 migrants classified as got-aways.
This brought the total known border crossers to 10,326.
The apprehended migrants came to the United States from 79 different countries. They included 13 criminal aliens, three sex offenders, and one person with a firearm, Owens reported.
The agents encountered seven large migrant groups. This is down significantly from previous weekly reports.
Illegal Alien Gets Up to 19 Years in Prison for Strangling Massachusetts School Teacher to Death
Jose Melendez, a 60-year-old illegal alien from the Dominican Republic, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to voluntary manslaughter in the killing of 49-year-old Sandra “Buffy” Hehir who was found strangled to death in her apartment on February 5, 2017.
Prosecutors had a strong case for their murder charge against Melendez, reportedly obtaining DNA evidence that linked the illegal alien directly to the crime scene in Hehir’s apartment.
Melendez, despite having a number of run-ins with law enforcement, was never deported from the United States before Hehir’s death. When his DNA was obtained at the crime scene in Hehir’s case, for instance, it matched the DNA discovered at the scene of an unsolved rape case in 2000.
Likewise, in 2014, Melendez defaulted on probation after being convicted of breaking and entering and was charged with two unrelated drug-related crimes at the time of his arrest for Hehir’s death.
Teaching Lab Denies Promoting CRT Learning Models Yet Hosts Bostic CRT Discussion on YouTube Channel
Dr. Quintin Bostic Says Non-Profit The Teaching Lab is a “Scam Lab”
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Murderous Sinaloa Cartel Cell Boss Caught in Mexican Border State, Say Police
Authorities in Baja California announced the arrest of a man known as Martin Ivan aka “El Guacho or Pica Gomas” near the town of La Rumorosa. The man is described as the leader of Los Plebes cell of the Sinaloa Cartel — a group linked to a spike in local crime.
Last week, Los Plebes were believed behind a shooting against hikers in La Rumorosa. According to Semanario Zeta, that attack took place on January 7, when gunmen in at least 8 SUVs began firing.
During a news conference this week by the Baja California Attorney General’s Office, authorities revealed that El Guacho is linked to murders, including one from November when gunmen kidnapped three teens, killing one.
Authorities believe the gunmen mistook the teens for rivals. According to General Leopoldo Tizoc Aguilar Durán, the head of Baja California’s State Police, El Guacho also has arrest warrants out of Sinaloa for murder.
Canadian Broadcaster Blasts Religious People, Wants NHL to Fine Flyers $1M for Allowing Player to Opt-Out of Gay Pride Night
Seixeiro was infuriated when Provorov refused to don a gay pride jersey and sat out the team’s warm-ups ahead of Tuesday’s game, citing his Russian Orthodox beliefs as his reason.
After the game, the 26-year-old Provorov told reporters that he “respects” everyone, but his religion prevents his participation in gay pride demonstrations.
“I respect everybody. I respect everybody’s choices,” he said, adding, “my choice is to stay true to myself and my religion.”
But all this drove Seixeiro, host of Canada’s Breakfast Television, to distraction. Seixeiro blasted people of faith and insisted that the NHL take serious action and impose heavy fines on the Flyers for violating the “rights” of the LGBTQ community.
Seixeiro started his rant by reminding his audience that several members of the Tampa Bay Rays also refused to participate in their team’s gay pride propaganda. Seixerio lamented that “Major League Baseball didn’t do much. It was a story for a little bit.”
Seixeiro wrapped up his rant by attacking Christians.
“And one last point,” Seixeiro said as he took aim at religious people. “Nothing scares me more than any human being who says ‘I’m not doing this because of my religious beliefs,’
Diet Google: DuckDuckGo Dinged by Privacy Ratings Service for Lack of Transparency
Neutronian’s annual Data Privacy Scores have placed DuckDuckGo, which monetizes its services through Microsoft-owned Bing, in the bottom 10 percent of companies for data privacy, partly because of its weak transparency.
“DuckDuckGo, a search engine marketing its services based on privacy, but monetize services through Bing, got dinged for lack of disclosure and transparency,” Timur Yarnall, CEO at Neutronian, told MediaPost.
DuckDuckGo has long presented itself as the plucky, values-driven alternative to Google. But the search engine appears to censor its results just as much, if not more, than its Big Tech rival.
Like Google, DuckDuckGo has a News Tab, where Breitbart News appears to be completely excluded. Searches for the exact string of a Breitbart News headline in DuckDuckGo’s news tab yield no results. The Daily Caller and Newsmax also appear to be completely banned from the News Tab.
Google censors conservative media too, as Breitbart News has extensively covered. But DuckDuckGo seems to be no better. The search engine’s CEO has publicly boasted about “down-ranking sites associated with disinformation.”
Justice ‘reforms’ forcing prosecutors to toss out 69% of NYC criminal cases, alarming new study finds
A controversial new evidence law has led to big surges in the number of cases that prosecutors are being forced to drop across the Big Apple — fueling crime by putting suspected bad guys back on the streets without ever having to face justice, a new study obtained by The Post reveals.
The rate at which cases were dismissed citywide rose from 44% in 2019 — the year new “discovery” rules were adopted by state lawmakers — to 69% by mid-October 2021, the Manhattan Institute finds in the report, set for release Thursday.
For misdemeanor cases, the increase was even more dramatic, jumping from 49% to 82% during the same period, according to official data cited by the conservative think tank.
“The statute, therefore, has correlated with a devastating rise in crime and a drop in arrests,” author and former NYPD analyst Hannah Meyers wrote.
California: 10.8 Million Mail-In Ballots ‘Unaccounted For’ in 2022 Elections
In 2022, California election officials mailed out more than 22.1 million ballots to registered voters, the data published by PILF shows. Of those, more than 10.8 million went “unaccounted for” as researchers said election officials can only make assumptions as to what happened with the ballots.
“Typically, when a polling place opens and closes, there is an accounting of all election materials. Significant issues arise when incidents occur such as ballots disappearing at poll closing time. With mass mail elections, problems accumulate,” PILF researchers state:
Meanwhile, more than 226,000 mail-in ballots were rejected in the 2022 primary and general midterm elections in California, including more than 120,000 mail-in ballots that were thrown out in the general election.
The data published by PILF finds that more than 800 mail-in ballots were rejected after California election officials discovered the person who cast them had already voted.
Likewise, more than 57,000 mail-in ballots were rejected for arriving late, nearly 48,000 for not having a matching signature, nearly 12,000 for having no signature, and 660 for refusing to provide any identification.
San Francisco reparations plan looks like “apartheid state”: Richie Greenberg | National Report
On Thursday’s “National Report,” Richie Greenberg warns about the ramifications of a proposed reparations plan in San Francisco and whether voters should decide on it.
VIDEO:A look inside a suspected Chinese police outpost in the US
In New York City’s Chinatown the fantastic and the practical attract tourists and locals — all looking for a piece of China on every corner.
But hidden from public view on these busy streets is a secret that has captured the attention of the U.S. government.
That secret first came to light this past fall when the European human rights organization Safeguard Defenders revealed the locations of more than 100 suspected Chinese police “service stations” around the world, including in New York.
Gao once worked in China’s Public Security Ministry, conducting criminal investigations, but after participating in protests against the Chinese government in Tiananmen Square in 1989 he fled to the U.S.
Now, he represents Chinese citizens in New York who say they have been persecuted by their government and that the Changle Association has become in effect a long arm of China.
American prisoner literally ‘rotting’ in Dubai as family pleads for help | Digital Originals
Zack Shahin, an American who has been rotting in a Dubai prison for 15 years was “abandoned” by the U.S., his family says as they plead for mercy before his death.
Atlanta: Protesters call for ‘violence’ against police after shooting leaves 1 dead, officer injured
The Twitter account Scenes from the Atlanta Forest calls for a “Night of Rage” on Friday to enact “reciprocal violence to be done to the police and their allies,” according to the Scenes from the Atlanta Forest Twitter account.
“Consider this a call for reciprocal violence to be done to the police and their allies.
On Friday, January 20th, wherever you are, you are invited to participate in a night of rage in order to honor the memory of our fallen comrade,” the group wrote on Twitter, in an apparent violation of the platform’s terms and conditions.
In another tweet, posted several hours later, the group added: “The police will kill you if given the chance. Now is the time for bravery. Take care of each other. Be dangerous together.”
The upcoming event comes after a Georgia State Patrol trooper, wearing a bulletproof vest, was shot in the abdomen Wednesday morning.
It happened as police tried to clear an encampment near the site where the $90 million Atlanta Police Department (APD) facility will be constructed.
Russia’s Medvedev warns of nuclear fallout if Russia defeated by NATO arms in Ukraine
“The loss of a nuclear power in a conventional war can provoke the beginning of a nuclear war,” he said in a Telegram post as Western officials convene for another meeting with the Ukraine Defense Contact Group at Ramstein Air Base in Germany.
“Nuclear powers have [never] lost major conflicts on which their fate depends,” the Kremlin official added.
Though his comments on Russia’s theoretical defeat in Ukraine may show that the Kremlin is increasingly worried about its ability to win Putin’s war as Western support for Kyiv continues to roll in.
The U.S. is expected to announce another $3 billion defensive aid package for Ukraine Friday after Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin meets with allies in Germany, multiple U.S. officials told Fox News.
The announcement would come just two weeks after Washington committed a separate $3 billion package and pledged to send Bradley Fighting Vehicles and other military vehicles suited for combat like armored Personnel Carriers, Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles and High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles.
Defense Contractors Rake in Millions as U.S. Seeks to Supply More Weapons to Ukraine
Defense contractors are raking in millions of dollars as the Biden administration pledges to continue supporting Ukraine for “as long as it takes.”
The U.S. Army announced in December it awarded an $84 million contract to Raytheon Missiles and Defense for more than 1,000 Excalibur 1B precision munitions to replenish those sent to Ukraine.
Just weeks before, the Army awarded a $432 million contract to Lockheed Martin to replenish High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launchers that the U.S. and allies sent to Ukraine, according to Defense News. The Army also awarded a $1.2 billion contract to Raytheon for six National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS) batteries for Ukraine.
This week, the Biden administration is expected to announce more military assistance to Ukraine when U.S. defense leaders meet with their counterparts in Germany for the eighth meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group.
The U.S. pledged $400 million in military equipment at the group’s last meeting on November 23. CNN reported on Wednesday that the administration is putting together one of its largest aid packages ever.
Stockholm rocked by more gang-related explosions as bombings reach double digits in 2023
An explosion on Wednesday outside an office building in the Kista district of Stockholm brought the number of bombings in Sweden to double digits already for the year.
The blast, which occurred in the early hours of Wednesday in the Swedish capital, was the result of a large explosive charge that detonated, causing extensive damage to an office building, police spokesperson Ola Osterling told Swedish public broadcaster SVT.
“The explosive charge has destroyed the gate, and we also have damage on the first and second floors,” he said, confirming that no casualties had been reported as a result of the explosion.
The bombing came just one day after a restaurant in the Södermalm island district of Stockholm was targeted by a powerful explosion.
That incident resulted in considerable damage to the restaurant and nearby residential buildings, which suffered shattered windows as a result of the blast.
Kaylea Titford: Emergency crews ‘felt physically sick’ when seeing ‘shocking’ conditions where 22-stone teenager died, court hears
Kaylea Titford, 16, weighed more than 22 stone when she was found dead by paramedics at her home in Powys, Wales, in October 2020.
Her mother, Sarah Lloyd-Jones, 39, has admitted manslaughter by gross negligence, while her father Alun Titford, 45, is on trial at Mold Crown Court after denying the same charge.
The court heard the initial 999 call, made by Kaylea’s grandmother, saying that Kaylea was “cold”, and the family were “unable to wake her”.
In a follow-up call from ambulance control, Kaylea’s father, Alun Titford, can be heard saying his daughter was “too big to move”, when asked by the 999 controller to position her on to her side.
Berlin asked for permission to send German-made Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, Ben Wallace reveals
A country that operates German-made Leopard tanks has asked for permission from Berlin to give the heavy armour to Ukraine, Britain’s defence secretary has revealed.
Ben Wallace did not say which nation he was referring to but it is likely to be Poland, which has made clear it would like to send some of its Leopard 2 main battle tanks to support Ukrainian forces in their fight against Russia.
Pressure is mounting on Olaf Scholz’s government to allow the Leopard, one of the world’s most lethal and modern tanks, to be part of a new wave of increasingly powerful military aid to Kyiv ahead of what many believe will be a new escalation in the war.
Germany holds the export licence so any country wanting to supply Ukraine with its own fleet of tanks needs to obtain permission from Berlin.
Pakistani Taliban Attacks Police Outpost, Killing Three Officers
PESHAWAR (Reuters) – The Pakistani Taliban on Thursday claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack on a police post in northern Pakistan that killed three police officers.
Attackers threw grenades at a police outpost near the Afghan border in northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and entered the premises where a suicide bomber detonated explosives, according to police.
They said the number of wounded was not yet known.
Former Commander In Bosnian Serb Military Sentenced To 15 Years For War Crime
The Court of Bosnia-Herzegovina ruled on January 19 that Boban Indjic participated in the killings and sentenced him, ending a trial that started in 2015 for a war crime committed 30 years ago. His detention was extended after the first-instance verdict, which can be appealed.
The court found Indjic was part of a group of Bosnian Serb soldiers and paramilitaries that ambushed the train and abducted the 20 passengers in February 1993.
Indjic was initially charged with eight other members of the same military unit, but the trials were separated because Indjic was convicted in Serbia of causing a traffic accident. After serving his sentence for that crime his trial continued before the Court of Bosnia-Herzegovina.
A Bosnian state court convicted Indjic’s seven comrades in October 2022 and sentenced each to 13 years in prison.
EU Parliament call for blacklisting IRGC; US to deepen cooperation with Israel TV7 Israel News 19.01
1) U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan met Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier today – during which wide-ranging deliberations ensued over matters of mutual concern.
2) The IRGC concluded a naval drill in the Persian Gulf – in evident preparation for a possible conflagration.
3) The European Parliament adopted a resolution calling on the European Commission to black-list the IRGC and sanction Iran’s top leaders.
“What is going on at Davos?” – Thierry Baudet interviewed by Andrew Lawton
Increased risk of stroke
There are increasing reports of various types of stroke.
Ischemic stroke, and hemorrhagic stroke, cerebral venous sinus thrombosis after COVID-19 vaccination.
Most of such patients are women under 60 years of age and who had received ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine.
US, South Africa and European Union https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-c… Stopped rollout of Johnson & Johnson Covid jab, after reports of blood clotting British heart foundation https://www.bhf.org.uk/informationsup… Is the AstraZeneca vaccine still being used in the UK?
End the Tyrants of Iran | Masih Alinejad | EP 324
Dr Jordan B Peterson and Masih Alinejad discuss the current situation in Iran, the growing unrest as revolution beckons, and the need for support from the world stage.
Alinejad recounts her personal experiences growing up in Iran, being exiled, and multiple kidnapping attempts orchestrated by the current regime.
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‘Enough is enough’ as US hits debt ceiling again
Rep. Wesley Hunt, R-Texas, reacts to the U.S., hitting the debt ceiling and discusses several topics House Republicans plan to investigate.
Democrat Darling Jacinda Ardern Leaves Legacy of Cruelty, Tyranny in New Zealand
Ardern has served as prime minister of the country since 2017, a term set to end on February 7. She will remain a member of the New Zealand parliament through at least April.
Parliamentary elections will be held on October 14, presumably marking a formal end to her political career, unless she changes her mind about running for re-election.
In her departing remarks, Ardern depicted herself as a victim of burnout, stating, “I just don’t have enough in the tank for another four years.” She noted she wanted time to “finally” marry her fiancé and spend more time with family, giving the impression that her collapsing approval rating and her Labour Party’s growing unpopularity did not play a role in the decision, one final dishonest message to the public.
The authoritarian left went into overdrive celebrating Ardern even in quitting on Thursday, praising her alleged “humility,” “strength,” (she just quit her job because it was too hard), and “grace.” The Associated Press cited her “health-driven” coronavirus response — which featured KFC smuggler arrests, orgy jokes, and an admission she wanted to make citizens who disagreed with her second-class — as a highlight of her tenure and praised her as an “inspiration to women.”
Many Americans likely first became aware of Ardern during the 2020 presidential campaign, when, seemingly out of nowhere, multiple Democrat candidates celebrated the radical socialist as a role model.
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Uproar Over NHL Hockey Player Refusing to Wear Rainbow Jersey, with the Ruthless Podcasts Hosts
Megyn Kelly is joined by the hosts of the Ruthless Podcast, Comfortably Smug, Josh Holmes, Michael Duncan and John Ashbrook, to discuss the backlash in response to NHL player Ivan Provorov’s refusal to participate in pride night, how the NHL has gone “woke”, a Canadian journalist’s criticism over the actions, and more.
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Mike Rowe on Davos hypocrisy: Maybe things just have to go ‘splat’
These are billionaires … who fly privately to this resort to basically blame the everyday guy for all of the trouble in the world.
Konstantin Kisin: We live in a society in which adults are afraid of children
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Tucker Carlson: This is hilariously idiotic
Fox News host Tucker Carlson gives his take on the World Economic Forum and its ‘mediocre’ attendees on ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight.’