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Finney officials challenge possible sanctuary designation

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) – Fearing the possible loss of Federal Emergency Management Agency funds, Finney county officials are challenging Rep. Kevin Yoder’s assertion that their county is an immigrant sanctuary. 100 more words

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WAL-MART + JADE HELM

April 15, 2015.  Five Wal-Marts stores were closed simultaneously, shortly before the implementation of “Op Jade Helm 15″.  Each store is located in areas where there is military activity (Pico Rivera, CA.  155 more words

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Data crunching firm Palantir raises gargantuan funding round

Data analytics specialist Palantir has so far raised $450 million out of a $500 million funding round, according to a regulatory filing Thursday, in a funding round that is said to have valued the company at $20 billion, the… 151 more words

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U.S. National Security Council's Alice Hill on Addressing Climate Change Risks

On Friday, the New Security Beat posted a great blog and podcast featuring comments by Alice Hill, the senior director for resilience policy at the U.S. 99 more words

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A Conversation with Ali Mayorkas

What are the key strategic priorities for DHS? How is the DHS Unity of Effort initiative going? What is DHS doing to improve its operational performance? 30 more words

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Why Palantir and Hershey want food companies to swap data

When most people think of the big data company Palantir, they probably have an image in their minds of secretive government agencies like the CIA, FBI, and the Department of Homeland… 466 more words

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Tennessee Shooting: Bradley County Incident Debunked, Five Injured

There have been five reported casualties, one police officer and four soldiers, in a shooting in Chattanooga, Tennessee, while a reported shooting in Bradley County has been debunked. 144 more words

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