Maryland man charged with trying to aid ISIS

By Ralph Ellis, CNN Story highlights Mohamed Elshinawy, 30, of Edgewood, Maryland, was arrested Friday, authorities say FBI says he received $8,700 from people he thought were connected to ISIS for “nefarious purposes” (CNN)A Maryland man has been accused of receiving almost $9,000 to finance a terrorist attack in the United States, the FBI said

It Was ISIS!

It Was ISIS!

(CNN)The San Bernardino, California, mass shooting is now being investigated as “an act of terrorism,” FBI official David Bowdich said Friday. Bowdich said the FBI “uncovered evidence … of extreme planning.” He said some phone conversations between at least one of the shooters and other people are being investigated. The announcement means the FBI has

Barney Frank eats pot brownies

Barney Frank eats pot brownies

International Business Times

Former congressman Barney Frank (D-MA) opened up to a Gawker reporter about his marijuana use during an interview Monday. The interviews took place ahead of the release of the Showtime documentary on Frank entitled “Compared To What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank.” Frank was a member of the House of Representatives from 1983-2013, serving as…

Typos spell doom for Arkansas plan to legalize marijuana

Typos spell doom for Arkansas plan to legalize marijuana

International Business Times

Spelling errors and other “ambiguities in text” stood in the way of the approval of a constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana in Arkansas, reported the Associated Press. Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge cited the mistakes and discrepancies Monday as the reason for rejecting the proposal for the second time. JUST IN: Arkansas AG rejects proposed constitutional…

SC cop caught in school attack being sued for ‘recklessly’ accusing black students of gang activity

SC cop caught in school attack being sued for ‘recklessly’ accusing black students of gang activity

Arturo Garcia Richland County, South Carolina Deputy Ben Fields — who was filmed throwing a female high school student to the ground on Monday — is already being sued in federal court for allegedly targeting black students, Heavy reported. The suit, which is scheduled to go to trial in January, stated that Fields “recklessly targets