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Video: Elderly man pushed to ground by Buffalo police starts bleeding from head...
A Buffalo police officer was caught on video shoving a man to the ground, causing him to bang his head on the sidewalk and start bleeding from the back of skull, according to the local public radio station. The video shows the man, wearing a face mask, wa
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-05 03:04 UTC
Los Angeles to slash up to $150B from LAPD budget, reinvest into communities of color...
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday that he tasked the city to "identify $250 million in cuts" to invest more money into the black community, communities of color, women and "people who have been left behind.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-04 03:50 UTC
Last US citizen receiving a Civil War pension dies in North Carolina...
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Irene Triplett, whose father fought for the Union Army between 1863 and 1865, passed away Sunday in Wilkesboro from complications following surgery.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-04 03:13 UTC
Hollywood stars sign open letter calling to defund the police...
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Lizzo, John Legend, Natalie Portman and more Hollywood stars sign open letter calling to defund the police and use the money for communities
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-04 03:08 UTC
What a World Without Cops Would Look Like...
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Can we come up with a situation where there are fewer killings, and fewer collateral consequences?
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-04 03:08 UTC
Growing calls to "defund the police," explained...
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Calls to restrict police funding have grown with protests and GOP-imposed austerity.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-04 03:03 UTC
'Lay down your arms, uphold your oath': Former military leaders and lawmakers resoundingly blast Trump's idea of deploying US troops on American streets...
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President Donald Trump's urging of state leaders to deploy their National Guard assets to "dominate the streets" amid the nationwide protests caught the ire of congressional lawmakers with national security experience and retired senior milita
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-04 03:00 UTC
Reports: President Trump Not Happy with Defense Secretary Mark Esper Distancing Himself over Civil Unrest...
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Esper stated at a press conference Wednesday that he did not support using active-duty forces in a law enforcement role, just two days after the president ordered them to the capitol, warning he would use them if violence and looting continued. “The option to use active duty forces in a law
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-04 02:58 UTC
Donald Trump is a threat to the Constitution, says former US defence secretary James Mattis...
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"We are witnessing the consequences of three years of this deliberate effort. We are witnessing the consequences of three years without mature leadership."
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-04 02:53 UTC
Trump slams Jim Mattis after Mattis writes about Trump's plan to violate the Constitution...
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In a statement, Mattis said that federal soldiers under Trump’s command were ordered to “violate the Constitutional rights of their fellow citizens” by clearing Lafayette Park of protesters on Monday. “We must reject and hold accountable those in office who would make a mockery of our
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-04 02:52 UTC
Cumulus Cleared By FCC To Become Up To 100% Foreign-Owned....
Cumulus Media has secured government approval to become as much as 100% foreign-owned. The FCC has approved a petition filed by the company, saying its approval would likely enable Cumulus
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-03 02:48 UTC
George Floyd and Derek Chauvin worked security at same club and may have crossed paths, owner says...
The owner of El Nuevo Rodeo said the two men both worked security during a popular weekly event.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-02 23:46 UTC
Gun Sales Up 80 Percent Amid COVID Shutdown and Violent Riots...
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More than 3 million background checks were conducted by the FBI's national instant check system last month, setting a monthly record for May and about a 32 percent increase over May of 2019.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-02 12:53 UTC
SUV runs down crowd of police during New York protest, injuring two officers...
At least two law enforcement officers in Buffalo, New York, were injured Monday evening when a vehicle drove into a crowd of dozens of police officers and state troopers.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-02 05:04 UTC
'A Year's Worth of Suicide Attempts in Four Weeks': The Consequences of COVID-19 Lockdowns...
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Doctors at John Muir Medical Center tell them they have seen more deaths by suicide than COVID-19 during the quarantine.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-05-31 17:53 UTC
The answer to police violence is not 'reform'. It's defunding. Here's why...
Bias training, body cameras, community dialogues Minneapolis has tried them all. We need a better response
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-05-31 17:44 UTC
The Pandemic Is the Right Time to Defund the Police...
The coronavirus has slowed much American police work, but the rate of police killings has remained relatively unchanged.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-05-31 17:39 UTC
The George Floyd Killing Exposes the Failures of Police Reform...
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As protests engulf Minneapolis after yet another police killing, advocates across the country say the time for police reform is over.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-05-31 17:38 UTC
Thousands of Americans across the US are peacefully marching against police violence...
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Despite the majority protesting peacefully that is often not the story being told by the fake news media or social media. Instead, instances of destructive or violent protest — usually against private property, not people have become the dominant storyline.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-05-31 16:58 UTC
While everyone is distracted by other news, USCIS resumes premium processing for H-1B, green cards...
Despite millions of unemployed Americans, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is resuming premium processing of H-1B's starting June 1.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-05-31 16:46 UTC
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