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Month: April 2021

NO BOND, CAPITAL MURDER CHARGES FOR 2 BROTHERS HELD IN JAMIE IVERSON MURDER
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NO BOND, CAPITAL MURDER CHARGES FOR 2 BROTHERS HELD IN JAMIE IVERSON MURDER

Capital murder charges and no bond for the two men arrested in connection with the murder of Paul’s Jewelry owner Jamie Iverson. Kenterius Wright, 19, and Daquarius Wright, 20, appeared before Sunflower County Justice Court Judge (Northern District) Lisa Bell on Thursday afternoon.During the initial appearance, Bell granted no bond to either of the men who now face one count of capital murder each.The two men, who are brothers, were booked into the Sunflower County Jail on Wednesday afternoon. They were apprehended in the Jackson metro area earlier this week thanks to a tip, according to Indianola Interim Police Chief Earnest Gilson.Gilson said Wednesday that more arrests may follow in this case. The perpetrators in the April 23 murder were d...
BREAKING: Joe Biden Cancels Military-Funded Border Wall Projects
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BREAKING: Joe Biden Cancels Military-Funded Border Wall Projects

President Biden is cancelling projects to build the wall along the southern border using diverted defense funds.Former President Donald Trump diverted billions in military construction funds toward building the wall, using emergency powers after Congress refused to fully fund the project directly."Consistent with the President’s Proclamation terminating the redirection of funds for border wall, no more money will be diverted from other purposes to building a border wall," a Biden administration official said Friday."Today, the Department of Defense will begin cancelling all wall projects using the diverted funds, and will take steps to return remaining unobligated military construction funds to their appropriated purpose as permitted by law."A Defense Department s...
NEW INFORMATION: Transcript Shows Iranian Minister ‘Did Not Know’ About Israeli Ops in Syria Until John Kerry Tipped Him
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NEW INFORMATION: Transcript Shows Iranian Minister ‘Did Not Know’ About Israeli Ops in Syria Until John Kerry Tipped Him

According to the Washington Free Beacon a copy of a translated Transcript from Iran reportedly shows the Foreign Minister was unaware of Israeli military operations in Syria until he was informed of the strikes by then Secretary of State John Kerry.“Kerry told me that Israel had launched 200 airstrikes against you [Iran],” said Zarif. “You didn’t know?” asked his interviewer. “No, no,” he confirmed.“If this transcript is confirmed, John Kerry must resign immediately and if he doesn’t, President Biden must fire him immediately,” posted Ted Cruz on Twitter.Original Story: April 28th, 2021Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blasted his predecessor this week after leaked audio claims John Kerry was divulging Israeli military secrets to Iran; saying the top Obama ...
Gov. Kristi Noem Says South Dakota is Suing Joe Biden Over Fireworks at Mt. Rushmore
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Gov. Kristi Noem Says South Dakota is Suing Joe Biden Over Fireworks at Mt. Rushmore

Gov. Kristi Noem is turning to the federal court system in hopes of keeping fireworks at Mt. Rushmore on Independence Day.The Republican governor, who has been outspoken against President Joe Biden, told a Watertown crowd Thursday that she's directed her office to file a lawsuit against the National Parks Service after the agency earlier this year rejected permits to hold the July fireworks display in the Black Hills.“I’m going to file a lawsuit against the administration to get the fireworks back,” Noem said.  Noem sent a letter earlier this month to the White House advocating for the Fourth of July fireworks celebration, asking that a Memorandum of Agreement between NPS and South Dakota put in place before last year's Independence Day firewo...
Mass Shooting: Man Killed His Mother, Stepfather and 2 Deputies in Watauga County, N.C.
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Mass Shooting: Man Killed His Mother, Stepfather and 2 Deputies in Watauga County, N.C.

WATAUGA COUNTY, N.C. - Authorities say a man killed his mother, stepfather and two deputies during an hours-long standoff in Watauga County Wednesday. A third officer was also shot in the standoff.Deputies say 32-year-old Isaac Alton Barnes is suspected of killing 36-year-old Sgt. Chris Ward, 25-year-old K-9 Deputy Logan Fox, 61-year-old Michelle Annette Ligon and 58-year-old George Wyatt Ligon.Barnes, who is the son and stepson of the Michelle and George Ligon, died at the scene.The two deputies were shot while responding to a welfare check at a home on Hardaman Circle in Boone after the homeowner and his family did not go to work or respond to phone calls. Deputies entered the residence after discovering all vehicles belonging to the residents were on the property....
President Biden Gets Fact-Checked For False Statement Made About Donald Trump In Address To Congress
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President Biden Gets Fact-Checked For False Statement Made About Donald Trump In Address To Congress

https://vimeo.com/543213863President Joe Biden took center stage last night in his first address to a joint session of congress.Biden marked his first 100 days in office with the speech as the nation is caught in the middle of several different crises from the border to race relations. This year's scene was significantly different as there were fewer politicians in attendance and no guests.In his speech, the president pushed his $1.8 trillion massive spending bill, saying that the coronavirus gave the country a good opportunity for the government to invest in the United States. He repeatedly hammered how his massive spending bill would restore jobs lost because of the shutdowns. In addition, he laid out a sweeping proposal for universal preschool, two years of free communi...
Judge Rules Andrew Brown Jr. Body Cam Video Will Not Be Released After Prosecutor Reveals Brown Hit Officers With Car
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Judge Rules Andrew Brown Jr. Body Cam Video Will Not Be Released After Prosecutor Reveals Brown Hit Officers With Car

https://vimeo.com/543215050A North Carolina law that gives local courts authority to decide whether or not to release body camera video is under fire after a judge decided he won't immediately release the tape of Andrew Brown Jr.The 2016 law says that law enforcement video is not a public record and generally cannot be released without court approval. A judge ruled Wednesday that body camera and dashboard footage of brown's death must be kept from public view for at least another month to avoid harming a state investigation.However, the family of brown, and their attorneys were given a private viewing of the footage. Demonstrators took to the streets of Elizabeth Cty hours after the judge's ruling. The protesters could be heard chanting Andrew Brown's name and "hands up, d...
Donald Trump Is 100% Considering Running For President In 2024 – Will Consider Florida Governor Ron Desantis As Running Mate
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Donald Trump Is 100% Considering Running For President In 2024 – Will Consider Florida Governor Ron Desantis As Running Mate

The 45th president of the united states of America, Donald Trump has said that he is definitely considering running for president in 2024,https://vimeo.com/543288215"Yes, 100%. And the polls show that everybody wants me to do it. 100%, I'm thinking about running. The polls show that everybody wants me to do it," he said.Donald TrumpAnd Trump is right polls have consistently shown that Trump is a leading contender for the republican party's 2024 nomination with a majority of Republicans saying they will back the former president.Trump also strongly criticized president Joe Biden following the current president's speech to congress last night saying Biden's first 100 days in office have been a disaster especially when it comes to border security."Now everybody's pouri...
Murder-Suicide in Boone County
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Murder-Suicide in Boone County

Yesterday, April 28th, Watauga County Sheriff’s Office responded to a welfare check at the home of George and Michelle Ligon located at 553 Hardaman Circle.George’s employer had called police when he didn’t arrive at work that morning. When the officers arrived at 9:44am and noticed cars in the driveway and no one came to the unlocked door, they did what officers do,risked their lives. As they went inside, they were met with bullets. As NC House Rep. Ray Pickett said, “The deputies were ambushed.”Sergeant Chris Ward was immediately rescued from the scene and flown to Johnson City Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. Meanwhile, K-9 Deputy Logan Fox was gravely injured and remained trapped in the house with the unknown shooter. The armed occupant continued to shoot at offi...
2 North Carolina Deputies Killed, 3 others Found Dead After 13-hour Standoff
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2 North Carolina Deputies Killed, 3 others Found Dead After 13-hour Standoff

https://vimeo.com/543291264Watauga County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Chris Ward and K-9 Deputy Logan Fox both diedTwo deputies in North Carolina have died from their injuries suffered during a more than 13-hour-long standoff at a home near Boone, Watauga County Sheriff Len Hagaman confirmed Thursday morning. Three civilians -- including the suspected gunman -- also died, bringing the death toll to five people. K-9 Deputy Logan Fox died at the scene, Watauga County Sheriff’s Office also confirmed in a statement Thursday. Sgt. Chris Ward died after being flown to Johnson City Medical Center for treatment.Hagaman said that another law enforcement member, a Boone Police officer who participated in an initial rescue attempt, was shot in the head -- but h...