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Woke Milwaukee DA admitted that bail reform GUARANTEED innocent people would be killed

Milwaukee County DA John Chisolm, who wants to abolish cash bail, said in 2007 that his bail reforms 'guaranteed' some of the killers he let go would end up murdering people, but he still did it anyway.

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'Awakened capital embodied': Microsoft event opens with land recognitions and pronouns - Asume Tech

from Microsoft virtual Ignite 2021 conference was all hybrid work, metaverse and the cloud, but it opened up with “Awards of the earth” to the local native tribe and featured speakers describing theirs race and favorite pronouns. The virtual event which r

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BREAKING: Colin Powell Dies At 84

On Monday, the family of General Colin Powell, the first black Secretary of State who served under three Republican presidents before endorsing former President Barack Obama twice, announced the 84-year-old former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff had died “due to complications from Covid 19.”

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Accused Arlington school shooter released on bail the following day

Since when is a school shooter back on the streets the following day?

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HORRENDOUS: U.S. General Allegedly Abandoned Allies in Afghanistan for Souvenirs

Major General Christopher Donahue allegedly booted somewhere between 50–100 American allies off a cargo plane in Kabul, so he could load a Taliban souvenir

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Parler wants an apology from Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg after a report said the FBI found little evidence the Capitol riot was a coordinated attack

Sandberg said the attack was planned on other platforms, such as Parler, the "free speech" app that conservatives flocked to after the election.

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WATCH: Cubans Carry American Flag, Chant ‘Liberty’ & ‘Freedom,’ While Demanding Freedom From Communist Dictatorship

Thousands of Cubans took to the street across the island nation on Sunday in rarely seen protests and demanded freedom from the communist dictatorship.

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    NPR Trashes Declaration Of Independence On Fourth Of July, Adds ‘Editor’s Note’ To Warn Of ‘Racist Slur’

    National Public Radio (NPR) denounced the Declaration of Independence on the Fourth of July because of terms it deemed offensive.

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    Heart inflammation after COVID-19 shots higher than expected in study of U.S. military

    Members of the U.S. military who were vaccinated against COVID-19 showed higher-than-expected rates of heart inflammation, although the condition was still extremely rare, according to a study released on Tuesday.

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    Man with ’12 prior arrests’ and out on ‘parole for an attempted murder’ was arrested for the shooting of a Bronx man with 2 kids in the crossfire

    "His most recent arrest was in 2020."

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    CA County Cuts COVID Death Toll By 25% After Reevaluation: Deaths ‘Clearly Not’ Caused By Virus

    A county in California has revised their COVID-19 death total down 25% — by 411 cases — after initially counting all deaths with a positive COVID-19 test as a COVID-related death.

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    US government found no evidence that Navy UFO sightings were alien spacecraft: report | TheHill

    U.S. government has found no evidence that the unidentified flying objects observed by Navy pilots are alien spacecraft, but intelligence officials said that they are still unable to explain the strange moving phenomena. 

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    LA Times Writer Angry “Friends” Reunion Wasn’t More Diverse

    The Los Angeles Times would like the show “Friends” to go back in time and retroactively feature a more diverse cast. “It should have been subtitled, 'The

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    Peloton Recalls Treadmills

    Fitness company Peloton Interactive Inc. announced that it will be separately recalling its Tread and Tread+ treadmills in a safety effort.

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    BREAKING: Jury Finds Derek Chauvin Guilty

    After a little over ten hours of deliberation, a jury on Tuesday found former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of second-degree murder,

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    Nation of Islam Calls Supporter Who Assaulted U.S. Capitol 'Brother With Such Great Potential'

    The Nation of Islam said it is investigating what caused one of its followers to stage a deadly assault against U.S. Capitol police last week, calling the deceased attacker a "brother with such great potential" who could have been a "star in the mission o

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    Mohammad Anwar’s Alleged Teenage Murderers Reach Plea Deal, Will Not Be ‘Held Past The Age Of 21’ Or ‘Placed In A Prison

    According to reports, the two teenage girls charged with the felony murder of a 66-year-old Uber Eats driver in Washington, D.C. have reached a plea deal

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    Riot Police Clash With Hundreds of Homeless in Los Angeles

    Echo Park Lake in Los Angeles has been home to thousands of homeless people since 2019.

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    Speed Cameras In LA? A New Bill Would Allow CA Cities To Explore The Technology

    State and local leaders call speed cameras a 'proven tool' to reduce speeding and save lives.

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    California school board members mock parents in video: 'They want their babysitters back'

    The superintendent of a California school district board apologized for board members' "truly inappropriate comments" after a group published a video that appeared to show board members complaining about parents who want teachers to return to classrooms,

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    ‘Now do water fountains!’ Parody Titania McGrath OWNS woke non-parody Brentwood School for openly pushing segregation

    But we thought segregation was bad?

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    Lawsuit: Twitter States that Child Porn Video 'Didn't Violate Policies'

    Twitter repeatedly told the victim of child sexual abuse that a video of his ordeal circulating on the platform didn't violate the platform's policies, according to a lawsuit filed on the victim's behalf by the  National Center on Sexual Exploitation.

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    New Navy destroyer-fired laser will change maritime war

    When the Navy is ready to deploy a new 60kw ship-fired laser weapon from a destroyer later this year, maritime attack strategy and tactics will enter new dimensions of massive warfare on the open seas.

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    PGA will strip Trump Bedminster of 2022 PGA Championship, insider says

    The golf major will be moved, according to a report.

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    Newsom sued by restaurant owner over California coronavirus shutdown

    A California restaurant is suing California Gov. Gavin Newsom and other state officials over an order that forced it to close due to the spread of the coronavirus pandemic after its owner shared a video of a television production with tables set up next t

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    Hollywood Blvd Struggling Amid Pandemic With 75% Of Businesses Boarded Up m

    The popular tourist attraction Hollywood BLVD has been badly hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic, with 75% of the famous street's businesses now boarded up with

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    Virginia to replace statue of Robert E. Lee with Barbara Johns effigy

    A commission in Virginia on Wednesday selected to replace the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee representing that state in the U.S. Capitol with an effigy of a black teenage girl who protested segregation.

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    Chuck Yeager's Amazing Life Told Through The Airplanes He Flew

    Chuck Yeager is among the most famous aviators of all time. The airplane was his brush, the sky his canvas, and flying was his art.

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    On Pearl Harbor Day, no survivors or eyewitnesses attended the ceremony

    In what's believed to be a first, no survivors or veterans of World War II attended the annual Pearl Harbor Day event in Hawaii due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

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    ‘Our City Is Bleeding’: Minneapolis Police Chief Pleads For Outside Help Amid Hemorrhaging Police Force

    The Minneapolis chief of police implored the city council to bring in help from the outside after a hemorrhaging police force has left the city reeling

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    BREAKING: 30 Cops Injured By Anti-Police Rioters In Democrat-Controlled Philadelphia

    Violent anti-police rioters attacked law enforcement officials in Philadelphia on Monday night, injuring 30 officers in response to police killing a man

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    102-year-old WWII veteran celebrates her birthday by skydiving

    A Howard County 102-year-old celebrated her birthday in epic fashion Sunday.

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    Firefighters: L.A. County Ballot Box Intentionally Set On Fire

    Firefighters said Monday that a ballot box in Los Angeles County was intentionally set on fire Sunday evening.

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    No Coronavirus Quarantine Rules For MTV 2020 VMA Performers – Report

    At the VMAs, it's quarantine for thee, but not for me. New York City quarantine rules are now being enforced on travelers from 34 states, requiring a two-week isolation if arriving in the five boroughs for longer than a 24-hour stopover. That is, if you'r

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    Flying during coronavirus pandemic: Florida CEO has been on 33 flights this year, and stayed safe

    A Florida-based CEO who has flown more than two dozen times this year says he protects himself from coronavirus while traveling by wearing multiple layers of disposable gloves and exposing the “least amount of skin as possible.”

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    DOJ says Chinese hackers targeted coronavirus vaccine research - POLITICO

    The hackers allegedly breached defense contractors and stole sensitive military information, prosecutors said.

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    County officials move to close Men’s Central Jail in downtown L.A., invest in health care-based responses

    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to initiate a plan to close the Men’s Central Jail in downtown L.A. within the year, officials said. The panel vowed “to reinvest any savings from closing the facility towards health-based respo

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    FBI: NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace not target of hate crime, ‘noose’ was at garage since 2019

    The FBI has concluded that NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace was not a victim of a hate crime as a “noose” found in his garage stall had been there since last year.

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    2 California schools named for Washington, Jefferson getting new names after Black Lives Matter push

    Two San Francisco-area elementary schools named after a pair of founding fathers who owned slaves will get new names after a school board approved a Black Lives Matter resolution last week, according to a report.

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    UC System Discarded SAT Test As Hard On Minorities. They Ignored Study Saying It Actually Helped Minority Admissions.

    In May, the Board of Regents of the University of California voted unanimously to jettison the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and ACT over the next five years for use in judging admissions, with some members saying that the test itself was racist and ther

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    Buzz Aldrin reminds us of the importance of Flag Day ‘today and every day’

    "...let us remember all the men and women who've fought valiantly to defend it."

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    LA homicides up by 250 percent over last week, LAPD reports

    Los Angeles saw a massive spike in homicides during the first week of June, authorities said Tuesday.

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    Dallas Love Field removes Texas Ranger statue, citing racism concerns amid George Floyd anger

    The city of Dallas on Thursday removed the statue of a Texas Ranger in the main hall at Dallas Love Field because of the conduct of the man celebrated by it.

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    NYC Coronavirus ‘Front Line’ Doctor Calls For END To Lockdown

    A Bronx doctor who has treated the novel coronavirus for weeks and has even contracted the virus himself called for an end to nationwide lockdown measures in  op-ed published by The New York Post on Monday. Daniel G. Murphy, MD, the chairman of the Depart

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    A 93-year-old woman got a massive Coors Light delivery after a viral plea for more beer

    Singing the folk song "99 Bottles of Beer" might be how some people are passing the time during the coronavirus pandemic.

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    What America Loses With Every Shuttered Main Street Restaurant

    In the wake of coronavirus, our communities will be immeasurably poorer without the kind of small restaurants that made me who I am today.

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    95-year-old WWII veteran shares positive message after surviving coronavirus

    ABC News(SALEM, Oregon) -- William "Bill" Kelly, a 95-year-old veteran of WWII 2 who also lived through the Great Depression has added another accomplishment to his name after contracting the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and beating it."I am doing well,"

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    Fred 'Curly' Neal, Harlem Globetrotters Legend, Dead at 77

    “Before the internet and cable television really existed, it was Curly Neal and the Harlem Globetrotters who first introduced the sport of basketball to millions of people around the world for the first time”

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    BREAKING: Video Appears To Show Missile Hitting Passenger Plane In Iran

    Video obtained and verified by The New York Times on Thursday appears to show an Iranian missile hitting a plane near Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran, the same area where a Ukrainian passenger plane went down earlier this week. “A smal

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    Glacier National Park is replacing signs that predicted its glaciers would be gone by 2020

    The signs at Glacier National Park warning that its signature glaciers would be gone by 2020 are being changed.

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    LA residents fed up with officials, demand change after homeless crisis spirals in city

    It’s the stale stench of liquor and human waste that hits you first. Then it's visual -- row after row of dirty tarp tents crammed together on the sidewalk next to piles rotting trash and broken appliances. There are half-dressed, drugged-out shells of

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    Chris Cuomo once referred to himself as 'Fredo' in radio interview

    CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, who was captured on a viral video getting into a profanity-laced exchange with a person who called him “Fredo,” once referred to himself as the hapless “Th…

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    Remains of 22 servicemembers killed 76 years ago in Battle of Tarawa return to US soil - Pacific - Stripes

    The 76-hour Battle of Tarawa cost the lives of about 1,000 U.S. Marines and sailors, many of whom were buried where they fell. Efforts to exhume the graves and identify remains were hampered due to incomplete record keeping and by the alterations to the c

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    Metal drinking straw fatally impales woman in England

    Elena Struthers-Gardner, 60, who was known as ‘Lena,’\u00a0suffered brain injuries in the accident at her home in\u00a0England.

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    Veteran-Owned Apparel Company Has Perfect Response To Nike Dropping American Flag-Style Shoe | Daily Wire

    Veteran-owned clothing store, Nine Line Apparel, offered a response to Nike’s controversial move to drop an American Flag-style shoe with their own gear, nodding to the allegedly “offensive” Betsy Ross flag.

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    FDNY Spirit Run honors firefighters who battled Notre Dame fire

    New York probationary firefighters carried both American and French flags Wednesday during their final Spirit Run before their graduation in tribute to the firefighters who battled the horrible fire of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday.

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    Charles Van Doren, figure in 1950s game-show scandals, dies at 93

    Van Doren was the central figure in the TV game-show scandals of the late 1950s and eventually pleaded guilty to perjury for lying to a grand jury that investigated them

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    Multiple fatalities at 2 New Zealand mosque shootings

    New Zealand police said one person was in custody in connection with a mass shooting that claimed multiple lives at two mosques in the city of Christchurch Friday.

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    Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin Among Celebs, CEOs Arrested in College Admissions Cheating Scandal

    The rich and famous are accused of paying up to $6 million to gets kids admitted to elite schools.

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    Edward Nixon dies. He was former President Richard Nixon's last surviving brother - CNN

    Edward Nixon, former President Richard Nixon's youngest and last surviving brother, died Wednesday. He was 88.

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    Trove of war posters discovered at New Hampshire library

    Fragile but mostly in good condition, the posters offer viewers a glimpse of what life was like during war time.

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    How the Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet Made Air Travel Affordable | Inverse

    On September 30, 1968, the first Boeing 747 was built, a wide-body "jumbo jet" that, at the time, became the largest civilian airplane in the world. Most US airlines have retired their 747s, marking the end of an era, but the Boeing helped make

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    The Budweiser 9/11 tribute ad that aired only once

    Still reeling from the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, beer maker Budweiser used its iconic clydesdales to pay tribute to the victims.

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    Trump's 'incredible' Air Force One to be red, white and blue, cost $3.9 billion

    The next generation of Air Force One will abandon the planes' traditional color scheme in favor of red, white and blue, President Donald Trump said. The Department of Defense announced Tuesday that Boeing secured the $3.9 billion contract for two pla

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    Terry Gilliam on diversity: 'I tell the world now I’m a black lesbian' | Film | The Guardian

    The film-maker weighs in on the controversy surrounding BBC comedy chief Shane Allen’s comment about ‘six Oxbridge white blokes’

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    A Woman Is Suing NASA Over Some Moon Dust Neil Armstrong Once Gave Her

    It was a Saturday, and Laura Murray was a 10-year-old girl hanging out with her nanny outside her family's Cincinnati townhouse. Her mother, giddy with excitement, handed the little girl a small glass vial filled with light-gray dust.

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    Kim Jong Un commits to 'complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula'

    The joint document says Secretary of State Pompeo and a senior North Korean official will hold follow-up talks as soon as possible.

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    Trump and Kim shook hands in scene complex as their rivalry

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Donald Trump approached from the right, striding down the long portico at the colonial-era Singapore resort. Kim Jong Un, dressed in his familiar Mao suit, emerge

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    Miss America dropping swimsuit competition | Fox News

    The Miss America Organization is dropping the swimsuit competition from its nationally televised broadcast, saying it will no longer judge contestants on their appearance.

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    Powerful Photo: Braves Fan Hold Umbrella For Marine Corps JROTC Member On Memorial Day

    A photo from an Atlanta Braves game is going viral online. The photo did not capture the action of the game, but instead, a random act of kindness on Memorial Day.

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    This is the officer who stopped the Maryland school shooter

    The officer who confronted the Maryland school shooter Tuesday was identified as 34-year-old Blaine Gaskill, a veteran sheriff’s deputy with SWAT training. A six-year St. Mary’s County sheriff’s de…

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    Did the Air Force bomb the SpaceX rocket that fell into the sea? – BGR

    One very good thing that happened this week was SpaceX's successful Falcon Heavy test launch, and subsequent jaw-dropping dual rocket landing. But it's easy to forget that Falcon Heavy wasn't the only rocket SpaceX launched in 2018, and the fate of the bo

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    Even dogs might go vegan in LA

    Soon shelter dogs in LA may have to worry about more than finding a happy home: a restrictive vegan diet. Chowing down on meaty bits, as dogs are wont to do, may be outlawed if the Los Angeles City…

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      Cassini, NASA's 13-year Saturn mission, has ended - CNN

      Contact has been lost with the Cassini spacecraft after it completed a "death dive" into the upper atmosphere of Saturn and transmitted its final signal, according to NASA.

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      Unarmed Russian Air Force jet overflies the Pentagon, Capitol - CNN

      An unarmed Russian Air Force aircraft overflew the US Capitol, the Pentagon, Central Intelligence Agency and Joint Base Andrews at low altitude on Wednesday as part of a longstanding treaty that allows the militaries of the United States and Russia to obs

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      President makes a call to last Doolittle Raider

      WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump called Lt. Col. Dick Cole, the last surviving member of the Doolittle Raiders, on Sunday, according to a press

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      Kathy Griffin: Trump is 'trying to ruin my life' after photo scandal - CNN.com

      Kathy Griffin is fighting back against the abuse and "death threats" she has received in light of controversial images released earlier this week that showed the comedian holding up a bloody head resembling that of President Donald Trump.

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      Trump condemns killing of pair who tried to stop racist rant

      President Donald Trump on Monday condemned the fatal stabbing of two good Samaritans trying to help a pair of young women targeted by an anti-Muslim tirade on a Portland, Oregon, light rail train.

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      5 things to know about the MOAB - CNN.com

      The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) is 30 feet long, weighs 21,600 pounds and is around 40% more powerful than its predecessor.

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      11 Officers Shot, 5 Fatally, by Snipers Amid Dallas Protest; Standoff Underway - ABC News

      At least 11 cops were shot and four killed in Dallas on Thursday.

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      She's 'no longer here': The Orlando shooter reportedly gave his wife access to his bank account before the attack

      She's "no longer here," Omar Mateen's father, Seddique, told reporters outside of his Fort Pierce, Florida, home on Wednesday.

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      If a Bomb Brought Down EgyptAir 804, the War on Terror Is About to Change

      While the cause of the crash is still unknown, the possibility of terrorism looms large

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      San Bernardino shooting suspect traveled to Saudi Arabia, was married, appeared to be living 'American Dream,' co-workers say

      As the holiday gathering got underway Wednesday morning, Syed Rizwan Farook joined dozens of his colleagues from San Bernardino County's public health department. Farook, an inspector, seemed quiet during the early hours of the event, then vanished just a

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      Largest police union cautions Quentin Tarantino - Business Insider

      In a veiled threat, the largest police union in the country says it has a "surprise" in store for Quentin Tarantino.

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      Tombstone actor shot when live rounds fired during gunfight

      A member of a group of Old West re-enactors was wounded Sunday afternoon when another actor fired a bullet from a pistol that held live rounds. Ken Curtis of the Tombstone Vigilantes was shot, a woman was struck by another bullet, and other bullet fragmen

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      Russian air strikes in Syria: John McCain 'confirms US-trained rebels hit during bombing campaign' - live updates

      Vladimir Putin has denied reports that Russian air strikes have killed civilians. Speaking at a meeting with human rights activists in the Kremlin, he reportedly described the claims as "information attacks."

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      Russia launches first airstrikes in Syria - CNNPolitics.com

      Russian says its airstrike in Syria on Wednesday targeted ISIS; U.S. official says it had "no strategic purpose" in combating ISIS.

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      Ted Nugent Doesn’t Buy The Cecil The Lion Narrative: ‘This Whole Story Is A Lie’

      In the days since the Cecil the Lion story broke, dentist Walter Palmer has been trolled and hunted online. He has since (allegedly) written a letter to his clients, saying, “I had no idea that the lion I took was a known, local favorite.” He blamed “local professional guides” for allowing him to shoot a national Zimbabwe treasure. In other words, Palmer isn’t sorry he killed a lion. He’s only sorry that he killed a lion that people would notice.

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      Converse Redesigned Its Iconic Chucks for the First Time in 98 Years

      Some would consider it as sacrilegious as when Coke dabbled with its classic formula back in the 80s, but after 98 years Converse has updated its iconic Chuck Taylor All-Stars. On the outside they look nearly identical, but on the inside the Chuck II is a

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      Peyton Manning visits Chattanooga to honor military and police officers

      Multiple sources confirm that Peyton Manning showed up at the Naval Marine Corps Reserve Center on Amnicola Highway where four U.S. Marines were shot dead by a lone gunman last week.

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      A United pilot flushed bullets down the on-board toilet

      DALLAS — A United Airlines captain threw bullets in a trash bin accessible to passengers and later flushed them down a toilet on board a flight that he was piloting to Germany.

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      'Dukes of Hazzard' Toy Car Axed Amid Confederate Flag Controversy

      This isn’t the first time the Dukes’ mode of transportation has been at the heart of a controversy

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      Tsarnaev sentenced to death for role in Boston Marathon bombing

      BOSTON --Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death for his role in the Boston Marathon bombings and the further bloodshed that followed. The jury deliberated for 16 hours over parts of three days be...

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      Brian Williams Suspended Six Months in Wake of Review - NBC News.com

      NBC News is suspending managing editor and Nightly News anchor Brian Williams for six months, without pay, in the wake of an internal review of comments abou...

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      'What a hero...': The storied career of Brian Williams [Photoshops]

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      No indictment in Ferguson case

      Schools were closed, a police command center was in place and a St. Louis County grand jury was widely expected to continue its work Monday in determining the fate of the white Ferguson police officer who