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Washington high school teacher threatened to shoot students, officials say

A high school geometry teacher in Washington state was busted for threatening to shoot students, authorities said. Julie Elizabeth Hillend-Jones, a 58-year-old teacher at Emerald Ridge High School in Puyallup, made the threat while on the phone with a caseworker on Tuesday, but refused to “back off from those comments” as Pierce County sheriff’s officials Read More…

School principal who banned ‘homosexual’ books charged with possessing child porn

A Kentucky school principal who once banned books with “homosexual content” from classrooms has been indicted on child porn charges. Phillip Todd Wilson, 54, became infamous in 2009 when he banned LGBTQ-themed books, as well as others he deemed “soft pornography,” calling them “inappropriate” for students, according to the Louisville Courier Journal. Wilson has now Read More…

Epstein’s estate creates victims compensation fund as accusations pour in

Jeffrey Epstein’s estate has taken legal steps to start a special compensation program for his “victims,” the group announced Thursday. The estate filed papers in the Superior Court of the U.S. Virgin Islands — where Epstein’s will was also filed before his death — seeking “expedited approval” for a confidential claims resolution program. It is Read More…

Turkey’s Erdogan showed propaganda film about Kurds in the Oval Office: report

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan whipped out his iPad and played a propaganda video portraying Kurdish fighters as terrorists during his meeting with President Trump in the White House, according to a report. Axios, citing three unidentified sources familiar with the meeting, reported that Erdoğan displayed the video to Trump and five GOP senators who Read More…

Hong Kong’s crisis is entirely Beijing’s fault

“Over the past two days, our society has been pushed to the brink of a total breakdown,” the Hong Kong police said at a Tuesday news conference. What they didn’t dare say is that it’s Beijing that’s doing the pushing. Last weekend was the bloodiest since mass demonstrations began five months ago. A man was Read More…

Caribbean hurricanes scaring Sandals Resorts bidders

A bid to sell the Caribbean’s biggest resort chain is running into headwinds — and hurricanes are to blame, The Post has learned. Sandals — whose all-inclusive hotels dominate the Caribbean resort scene — has been wooing suitors for its two-dozen vacation properties scattered across seven tropical-island countries. The family-owned franchise, founded by former appliance Read More…

Pete Buttigieg’s ‘fantasy’ trillions and other commentary

Libertarian: Pete’s ‘Fantasy’ Trillions Pete Buttigieg released his economic plan Friday — and, sighs Reason’s Scott Shackford, it’s an “expensive proposal to push for even greater amounts of federal spending and regulation in housing, child care, college and the workplace.” That’s “hardly a surprise from a Democratic candidate, even a self-styled moderate like Buttigieg.” But Read More…