Congressman vows vote to stop DC from allowing psychedelics

Congressman vows vote to stop DC from allowing psychedelics

Maryland Republican Rep. Andy Harris says Washington, DC won’t decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms, cacti and plants on his watch. Harris told The Post he’s appalled that drug reform activists submitted on Monday what they say is enough signatures to get an initiative on the November ballot making natural hallucinogens the lowest law enforcement priority. Harris said … Read more

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NYPD’s own stats debunk claims about bail reform link to shootings

NYPD's own stats debunk claims about bail reform link to shootings

State bail reform and coronavirus-related releases from city jails are not driving this year’s surge in shootings, the NYPD’s own data shows — despite the insistence of department brass to the contrary. “It’s bail reform. It’s COVID. It’s emptying out prisons,” Commissioner Dermot Shea — who’s credited with developing the department’s data-driven policing model — as … Read more

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Bullets fly through NYC window into sleeping grandmother’s room

Bullets fly through NYC window into sleeping grandmother's room

Bullets flew through the window of a Brooklyn home and entered a sleeping grandmother’s bedroom early Wednesday, police sources said. The shots went off on Van Siclen Avenue near Belmont Avenue, piercing the door frame on the first floor and windows on both the first and second floors. The grandmother, who declined to give her … Read more

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Russia digs trench around village to enforce quarantine

Russia digs trench around village to enforce quarantine

A Siberian village is conducting trench warfare against the coronavirus. Russian authorities dug two ditches around Shuluta, which has 37 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among its 390 residents, to prevent those skeptical about an order to self-isolate from venturing out. Local officials believe the bug was spread throughout the village — located some 20 miles … Read more

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San Francisco official introduces CAREN Act to stop racist 911 calls

San Francisco official introduces CAREN Act to stop racist 911 calls

A San Francisco city official is taking aim against so-called “Karens” — by introducing an ordinance making it illegal to report bogus “racially biased” calls to cops. Supervisor Shamann Walton said he introduced the CAREN Act – or the Caution Against Racially Exploitative Non-Emergencies Act – during Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting in response to … Read more

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Feds investigating TikTok over children’s privacy issues: report

Feds investigating TikTok over children's privacy issues: report

The feds are investigating the popular app TikTok to determine if it failed to comply with a 2019 agreement aimed at protecting children’s privacy, according to a report. TikTok has been under scrutiny, including from the national security-focused Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, largely because it is Chinese owned at a time … Read more

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WHO acknowledges ‘evidence emerging’ of airborne spread of COVID-19

WHO acknowledges 'evidence emerging' of airborne spread of COVID-19

The World Health Organization acknowledges there is “evidence emerging” of the airborne spread of the coronavirus — after a group of more than 200 scientists urged the UN agency to update its guidance on how the respiratory illness passes between people. “We have been talking about the possibility of airborne transmission and aerosol transmission as … Read more

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GOP candidate claims he can topple AOC in general election

GOP candidate claims he can topple AOC in general election

The Republican candidate challenging Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claims he has a real shot at toppling the first-term democratic socialist firebrand in the general election. The campaign of ex-cop and retired teacher John Cummings said the 14th congressional district, covering portions of The Bronx and Queens, is populated with practical, working class voters — not radical … Read more

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