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PBC News & Comment: FBI Used Spy Planes Over Baltimore

ACLU gets evidence of FBI aerial surveillance of Baltimore during Freddy Gray protests; did FBI planes also deploy Stingray surveillance?….–copy of FBI document for “consensual surveillance” included in report at

–Justice Dept. announces new rules requiring police departments to report all officer-involved deaths

–at VICE, Jason Leopold reports on letters between FBI and State Dept. that show investigation examined possible security breaches to her mail server

–in political stunt, parents of Benghazi victims sue Clinton

–Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) announces that she won’t vote for Trump or Clinton

–50 neocons say they won’t support Trump, either

–in Detroit, Trump badly delivers a teleprompter speech about the economy, says middle class will benefit from proposed tax cuts for rich, corporations

–in our latest in-depth interview, former Boston Globe reporter Larry Tye talks about the contradictions of Bobby Kennedy

–Veterans For Peace presents: A JUST AND SUSTAINABLE FUTURE OR EXTINCTION? – Helen Caldicott, Oliver Stone, Andrew Bacevich, Roy Scranton and Rhodessa Jones 7pm Pauley Ballroom details here

–Bernie Sanders denounces Brazil’s impeachment of Rousseff and demands new elections, as Glenn Greenwald reports

–waste recycling systems are imperiled by collapse of market

–in report on latest “domestic terrorism” bust in Michigan, “undercover agent” shows up in the second sentence

–criminal trial is underway for Pennsylvania’s Attorney General, Kathleen Kane

–in novel approach to international law, US appeals court sides with Chevron, says Ecuador can’t collect $9 billion judgment