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Judicial Watch Statement on Discovery of Backups for “Missing” Lois Lerner IRS Emails – Judicial Watch

Department of Justice attorneys for the Internal Revenue Service told Judicial Watch on Friday that ’s emails, indeed all government computer records, are backed up by the federal government in case of a government-wide catastrophe.  The Obama administration attorneys said that this back-up system would be too onerous to search.  The DOJ attorneys also acknowledged that the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) is investigating this back-up system.

New details in Granger newborn death case | Local –

A judge will decide later today if a charge will stand against a woman.

Group defends Granger woman accused in newborn’s death | Local –

The Indiana Religious Coalition for Reproductive Justice is coming to the defense of a St. Joseph County woman charged with feticide.

Too bad this group can’t take the time to actually read Indiana law on the subject:

Ind. Code Ann. § 35-42-1-6 specifies that a person who knowingly or intentionally terminates a human pregnancy with an intention other than to produce a live birth or to remove a dead fetus commits feticide; the law does not apply to an . The law was amended in 2009 to change feticide from a Class C to a Class B felony. (2009 Ind. Acts, P.L. 40, SB 236)

South Bend considers body cameras for officers | Local –

Teachman says each camera and the software to run them could cost more than $150,000 and he doesn’t have that in his budget.

New Publication Available: The Effect of Body-Worn Cameras on Police Use-of-Force | Police Foundation

Wearing was associated with dramatic reductions in use-of-force and complaints against officers. The authors conclude:

Former AP Reporter Details Cover-Ups, Intimidation and Bias in Israel Coverage |

A former Jerusalem-based reporter for the Associated Press has written a lengthy piece documenting what he says is the institutional bias that guides the mainstream media’s Israel-Palestinian coverage.

Superintendent Criticizes Students For Revealing Clothes | The Daily Caller

An Oklahoma school district superintendent angered some female students late this week when she publicly made examples of them for wearing what the superintendent called inappropriate attire.

For Democrats, Burger King now public enemy No. 1 – Washington Times

’s decision to abandon the United States means consumersshould turn to Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers or White Castle sliders. has always said ‘Have it Your Way.’ Well, my way is to support two Ohio companies that haven’t abandoned their country or customers,” said Sen. Sherrod Brown, Ohio Democrat.

Burger King: US tax rate 40% vs. Canadian 26% | The Conservative Papers

International fast food behemoth Burger King Worldwide Inc. confirmed Tuesday that it will pay about $11 billion to buy Canadian chain Tim Hortons Inc., which sells coffee, donuts, and other breakfast food fare. The deal would merge America’s second-largest burger chain, which is valued at nearly $10 billion, with the Canadian equivalent to Dunkin’ Donuts, which is valued at more than $8 billion. It would also move the new company’s headquarters to Canada, where corporate are significantly lower.

U.S. Firms Move Abroad to Cut Taxes – WSJ

More big U.S. companies are reincorporating abroad despite a 2004 federal law that sought to curb the practice. One big reason: Taxes.

These are the companies abandoning the U.S. to dodge taxes – The Washington Post

It is a tax trick that has been around for years, but the pace of companies moving their headquarters overseas to lower their tax rate has sped up in the last decade.

More companies want to ditch America to cut taxes – CBS News

Some wealthy Americans have moved overseas to avoid the long arm of Uncle Sam. Now, a growing number of companies are looking to do the same.