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It took a Louisiana mother six months to learn that police had killed her son during a scuffle. She believed he had died due to brain damage from chronic cocaine use. Now the FBI is investigating his death. Robert Minjarez Jr. died in March, but it wasn’t until the 11-page state forensic pathologist’s report was …

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Another day, another potential NYPD abuse of power under investigation. According to the indispensable ANIMAL NY, the New York Police Department’s Internal Affairs Bureau has launched an investigation after video emerged of a Sunday police scuffle with street vendors in the mostly-Latino neighborhood of Sunset Park, Brooklyn. In the below video — originally posted to …

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The Syosset, New York, resident booked a Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta to New York’s LaGuardia airport and did everything she was supposed to do. Gold had her boarding pass printed curbside at Hartsfield-Jackson airport on Aug. 21, WCBS-TV in New York reported. “You give them your driver’s license or whatever form of identification you’re …

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When traveling YouTube filmmaker Mike Graziano went for a bicycle ride in broad daylight through a “rough” part of Buenos Aires, he found himself being held up by a man on a motorbike. Luckily for Graziano, his GoPro camera captured the entire ordeal. As Graziano rides down an unidentified street, the motorbike thief pulls up …

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A controversial ban on saggy pants in Ocala City, Florida, has been pulled up after a threatened lawsuit from the civil rights group NACCP. The NACCP had criticized the law, which came into effect in July 2014, and said it would take action against the city for unfairly profiling African-American men, according to WKMG radio. …

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Thomas G. McInerney, who retired from the Air Force in 1994 as a lieutenant general, currently serves as a Fox News military analyst and was invited to speak by the Moore County Republican Party. The general was originally slated to talk about how military downsizing may affect preparedness, but changed his topic to instead address …

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Consider this hypothetical situation: You, a wealthy socialite, want to make friends over the internet, but without encountering any of the riff-raff that hangs out on traditional social networking sites. What do you do? If you’re former Minnesota Philharmonic Orchestra conductor James Touchi-Peters, then you would have resolved this dilemma by launching Netropolitan — an …

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A new poll released today quantifies the racial tensions surrounding Ferguson, Mo., with some not-so-surprising findings: 62% of white residents of St. Louis believe that the shooting of Michael Brown at the hands of a police officer was justified, while 65% of African-American residents did not. The poll, released by the Remington Research Group, asked …

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The Satanic Temple has announced that it will provide pamphlets on Satanism to students in Florida, following the school board’s decision permitting the distribution of religious materials. Among the materials that are set to be distributed are pamphlets on the philosophy, practice of Satanism, the Satanic Temple’s tenets. Also, the sect tells school children about …

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Bill O’Reilly said on Monday night, September 12, 2014, President Obama is not “fully engaged” enough on ISIS, and if he wants to show his commitment to taking out America’s enemies, he and Congress should work to pass a formal declaration of war. The “war” label was thesubject of some debate in the past few days, …

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“Too Big To Fail” has never been applied to a besieged nation torn apart by sectarian factions, but let’s try it here: Afghanistan’s government recently asked the US for a $537 million bailout to pay its bills, and they’d like it within the next “five to six” days. “We hope they will pay for us, …

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A Texas gun shop known for its controversial signs has managed to raise eyebrows once again by criticizing President Barack Obama and bringing up the gruesome issue of beheadings to do it. Outside of the Katy, Texas-based Tactical Firearms, the company currently has a sign asking, “Does one of Obama’s family members have to be …

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Warner Bros. has filed a lawsuit against a small bar from Amityville, New York, for playing one of their songs without permission. The track in question is not a recent pop song, but the 80-year old love song “I Only Have Eyes for You” which first appeared in Warner’s 1934 movie “Dames.” Many bars, pubs …

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During his debut as moderator of Meet the Presslast Sunday, Chuck Todd attempted to explainwhy President Barack Obama prefers to term “ISIL” over “ISIS” to describe the terrorist network that the U.S. may or may not be at war with currently. In Todd’s view, calling the group “ISIL,” or the Islamic State in Iraq and …

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From Right Wing News: ABC7 reports that the older victim remains hospitalized in stable condition. The attack caused a gash 6 inches long and 1 ½ inches deep that required over 30 stitches to close. WGN reports that the Border Patrol had been called in to investigate the immigration status of the assailants – finding …

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Journalists getting cussed out by politicians is nothing new, but in this case, a talk radio host felt compelled to file a police report against Alabama Democratic gubernatorial candidate Parker Griffith after he allegedly threatened him after a radio interview. “By the way, during the break, Parker Griffith just referred to me as ‘a piece of …

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Donuts for school students are out, but 590 calorie “Jumbo Honeybuns” are still very much IN at the White House. Because of First Lady Michelle Obama’s healthy lunch program, the USDA has banned school’s from selling “unhealthy” snacks to students during school hours. But the “Jumbo Honeybuns” sold at the White House make the 240+ …

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