Friday Show 11-4-16
Title 18. Section 2071
Title 18. Section 2071. here’s what it says:”(a) Whoever willfully and unlawfully conceals, removes, mutilates, obliterates, or destroys, or attempts to do so, or, with intent to do so takes and carries away any record, proceeding, map, book, paper, document, or other thing, filed or deposited with any clerk or officer of any court of the United States, or in any public office, or with any judicial or public officer of the United States, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than three years, or both.
Prospect of early general election increases after High Court rules Government cannot trigger Article 50 without parliamentary approval
The High Court has ruled that the Government does not have power to trigger Article 50 without parliamentary approval and a vote from Mps. Campaigners have won their battle over Theresa May’s decision to use the royal prerogative in her Brexit strategy to start the process of leaving the European Union.
In Britain, Feeding Birds or Crying in Your Own Home Can Bring Fines in Crackdown on Anti-Social Behavior
Feeding birds. Letting the front lawn get a little weedy. Crying inside your home. These are just some of the behaviors that local authorities across Britain are cracking down on using powers given to them two years ago, according to a new report issued this week.
Real Unemployment rate is 9.5%
Although much of the major media are reporting the national unemployment rate for October as 4.9%, the “real unemployment rate,” as determined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and which includes part-time workers and those marginally attached to the work force, is 9.5%.
S&P posts longest losing streak in nearly 36 years as investors gear up for US election
The Dow Jones industrial average ended about 40 points lower, with Procter & Gamble contributing the most losses. The S&P 500 fell nearly 0.2 percent and extended its losing streak to nine sessions, with consumer staples leading decliners. The S&P’s losing streak is the longest in almost 36 years. During that streak, the index has fallen nearly 3 percent.
Unemployment Rate for Blacks: 8.6%
Although the national unemployment rate in October was 4.9% for all workers, the unemployment rate for black Americans, who make up 13.3% of the population, was 8.6%.
Feds: Number of unaccompanied alien children resettled in U.S. up 87%
Statistics from the Department of Health and Human Service’s (HHS) Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) show that the number of unaccompanied alien children resettled across the United States is up 87 percent, from 27,840 in fiscal year 2015 to 52,147 in fiscal year 2016.
Feds to Spend $10 Million ‘Determining and Monitoring Health Conditions’ of ‘US-Bound Refugees’
The Department of Health and Human Services is planning to spend up to $10 million researching infectious diseases among U.S.-bound refugees. According to a grant solicitation posted on Oct. 26, “the emphasis will be on emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, neglected tropical diseases, tuberculosis, influenza, HIV/AIDS, zoonotic diseases, vector-borne and parasitic diseases, vaccine-preventable diseases, and other conditions of public health.
Pew: 8 million illegal immigrant workers in the U.S. in 2014
There were about 8 million illegal immigrants in the U.S. workforce in 2014, a number that didn’t change significantly since the end of the Great Recession in 2009, according to the Pew Research Center.
Venezuelan President Maduro tells opposition, ‘the revolution will continue’
The Venezuelan opposition needs to understand that “the revolution is going to continue,” President Nicolás Maduro said Thursday, while urging his political foes to remain part of the dialogue the two sides began earlier this week.
Once bitter enemies, Zeta and Gulf Cartel members form ‘United Cartels,’ hitman says
A faction of the depleted Zetas drug cartel has joined forces with its longtime rival, the Gulf Cartel, to form the so-called “Carteles Unidos” (United Cartels), according to the jailhouse confession of the leader of a Zetas-connected hit squad.
Auburn Amish continue to fight ordinance
The court system in Logan County has seen a pile of court cases accumulate in which people are accused of violating a local ordinance in Auburn requiring large animals to wear collection bags to catch their droppings.