Pill presses for counterfeit drugs seized in record numbers

March 18, 2017

(CNN)Machines used to make counterfeit pills are reaching the US border in record numbers. US Customs and Border Protection is seizing pill presses at a rate 19 times higher than in 2011. That’s the year the synthetic drug fentanyl exploded in the US drug market, according to the American Association of Poison Control Centers. While the Justice Department’s Drug Enforcement Administration deals with a national problem of synthetic fentanyl overdoses, these machines are playing a …

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Dems Say They’ll Help Trump Fix Obamacare If He Stops Trying To Kill It

March 17, 2017

… Congressional Budget Office analysis of the GOPs replacement plan found the Affordable Care Act is not in dangerof collapse. Trump just needs to end his mission to destroy the entire legislation. And to be clear, the time for Republicans to back away from Trumpcare and its devastating consequences is now, not after tens of millions of people have lost their coverage, Murray added, referring to the CBO estimates that Trumps repeal push would cost 24 million people their insurance by 2026. …

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California Chief Justice To Feds: Quit ‘Stalking’ Undocumented Immigrants In Courthouses

March 17, 2017

… investigating officers have exhausted other options. Our courts are the main point of contact for millions of the most vulnerable Californians in times of anxiety, stress, and crises in their lives, Cantil-Sakauye wrote. Crime victims, victims of sexual abuse and domestic violence, witnesses to crimes who are aiding law enforcement, limited-English speakers, unrepresented litigants, and children and families all come to our courts seeking justice and due process of law. More From this …

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World’s best airports for 2017 revealed

March 15, 2017

(CNN)In news that should come as little surprise to global air travelers, Singapore’s done it again. For the fifth year in a row the city-state’s Changi Airport has been named “world’s best airport” at the annual Skytrax World Airport Awards. The awards, announced during a ceremony in Amsterdam on March 14, are based on millions of international passenger surveys. Vancouver Airport remains the No.1 airport in North America for an eighth consecutive year, …

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Why Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ just made history

March 15, 2017

… filmmaking is transitioning, with today’s technology, and groundbreaking ways to consume media, if Hollywood doesn’t catch up to the rest of the country, major movie studios stand to lose millions. Lastly, here is a reason why “Get Out” has hit all the right notes. Similar to the release of Wes Craven’s “Scream,” or Tobe Hooper’s “Poltergeist,” the film perfectly captures the fears of the culture at the moment of its release. Join us …

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