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Condemned church shooter Roof seeks appellate court mercy

PlayChuck Burton/AP PhotoWATCH Grandfather of Charleston church shooter: ‘Dylann is not all bad’ 0 Shares Email A white supremacist petitioned a court for mercy, asking the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday to overturn his conviction and death sentence for killing nine black worshippers in a racist attack at a Charleston church. The […]

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Times Square crash: 5 still hospitalized, but teen goes home

The Associated PressFILE- In this May 18, 2017 file photo, a firefighter passes a smashed car sits in New York’s Times Square after it ploughed through a crowd of pedestrians. The crash killed a Michigan teen and injured over a dozen other people. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File) 0 Shares Email A New Jersey high school […]

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Texas moves to soften voter ID law after judge finds bias

The Associated PressTexas Rep. Phil King, R-Weatherford, looks over papers before debate over SB5, a weakened version of the state’s voter ID law that a federal judge called discriminatory, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Austin. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) 0 Shares Email Texas Republicans are moving to weaken a voter ID law and send it to […]

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Black caucus: White rep should resign over lynch comment

PlayRogelio V. Solis/AP PhotoWATCH New Orleans removes 3rd Confederate monument 0 Shares Email Black lawmakers in Mississippi are demanding the resignation of a white colleague who said Louisiana leaders should be lynched for removing Confederate monuments. Republican Rep. Karl Oliver of Winona apologized on Monday for referring to lynching in a Facebook post Saturday. Oliver […]

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Acquitted Tulsa cop who killed unarmed man returns to work

PlayThe Associated PressWATCH Protests after Officer Betty Shelby was found not guilty of manslaughter 0 Shares Email A white Oklahoma police officer who was acquitted of manslaughter after fatally shooting an unarmed black man is back on the force working “a desk job,” her attorney said Tuesday. Tulsa officer Betty Jo Shelby returned to work […]

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Strong storms, tornadoes possible in parts of Deep South

PlayThe Associated PressWATCH Tornado and flash flood alerts in the Southeast 0 Shares Email Forecasters say powerful thunderstorms are possible across parts of the South, bringing the threat of tornadoes to south Georgia and northern Florida. The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch Wednesday for a large part of Florida, including the cities of […]

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More sponsors pull out of New York’s Puerto Rican Day parade

The Associated PressFILE – In this May 18, 2017 file photo, Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera, center, who pardoned by former President Barack Obama in January, arrives for a gathering in his honor in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood. Organizers of New York’s Puerto Rican Day Parade on June 11 stand firm amid boycotts over […]

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Indonesia police publicly steamroller 100k bottles of booze ahead of Ramadan (PHOTOS)

Indonesian authorities destroy thousands of bottles of alcohol ahead of the holy month of Ramadan at a police station in Surabaya, eastern Java island, on May 24, 2017. © Juni Kriswanto / AFP Police have publicly steamrollered thousands of bottles of alcohol in Indonesia, as a special reminder to believers to keep away from strong […]

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Indonesian police chief announces task force to target homosexuals

© Reno Esnir / Reuters An Indonesian police chief has announced plans to deploy a task force to investigate LGBT activity, stating that it will be particularly focused on disrupting “secret parties.” It comes just days after police raided a gay club in the country’s capital. Anton Charliyan, police chief of Indonesia’s most populous province […]

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‘They told me to die & threw a Molotov at me’ – protester on Venezuela riots

Caracas, Venezuela, May 20, 2017. © Marco Bello / Reuters A government supporter set on fire during opposition riots in Venezuela’s capital, Caracas, is in a coma suffering from severe burns and stab wounds, his doctor told RT. Another man was also injured by rioters who were apparently trying to kill him. Read more Venezuelans top […]

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