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Black 14-year-old Carrying a Puppy Tackled and Choked by Police for Giving Them a “Dehumanizing Stare”

    May 30, 2013 |New cell phone footage shows Miami-Dade Police officers aggressively pinning an unarmed teen to the ground while choking him. His alleged crime: giving the officers “dehumanizing stares” and “clenching his fists.” Fourteen-year-old Tremaine McMillan says he was feeding his puppy and playing on the beach with some friends when cops… Continue reading Black 14-year-old Carrying a Puppy Tackled and Choked by Police for Giving Them a “Dehumanizing Stare”

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NYC police: Notes to Obama, mayor had gun threats

  WASHINGTON (AP) — A suspicious letter mailed to the White House and intercepted this week was similar to two threatening, poison-laced letters on the gun law debate sent to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, one of the nation's most potent gun-control advocates, officials said Thursday. Yet another letter became known publicly on Thursday, one… Continue reading NYC police: Notes to Obama, mayor had gun threats

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You’re Invited! – My First Loves Exclusive Film Benefit

Join Award Winning Filmmaker Dominga Martin and Special Guest/Celebrity DJ, Beverly Bond on Monday, June 3, 2013 for a benefit to help support the making of Dominga's first feature film: My First Loves. "My First Loves" is a romantic comedy with a dash of drama. The film will be produced by Monty Ross, the producer… Continue reading You’re Invited! – My First Loves Exclusive Film Benefit

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Fugitive in Cuba: Joanne Chesimard, First Woman on FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist List

   For the first time, a woman has been added to the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist list: Joanne Chesimard. The FBI and the state of New Jersey are now offering $2 million for information leading to her capture.Chesimard was already wanted for several felonies, including bank robbery, when she was accused of killing New Jersey state… Continue reading Fugitive in Cuba: Joanne Chesimard, First Woman on FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist List

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Chris Kelly of Rap Duo Kris Kross Dead at 34

Chris Kelly, one half of the '90s rap duo Kris Kross, has died of a possible drug overdose, Georgia authorities said. Kelly, 34, was pronounced dead Wednesday night at the Atlanta Medical Center, Clint Harbin, an investigator with the Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office, told ABC News Radio. Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding his… Continue reading Chris Kelly of Rap Duo Kris Kross Dead at 34

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President Obama’s Remarks on the Boston Marathon Tragedy

Remarks provided by the White House Press Office THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. Earlier today, I was briefed by my homeland security team on the events in Boston. We’re continuing to monitor and respond to the situation as it unfolds. And I’ve directed the full resources of the federal government to help state and local… Continue reading President Obama’s Remarks on the Boston Marathon Tragedy

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FBI Busts Queens State Sen. Malcolm Smith And City Councilman Dan Halloran In Mayoral Election Bribery Plot

Smith and Halloran were arrested on charges they schemed to rig the 2013 mayoral election by buying Smith a spot on the GOP ballot. Agents were also rounding up 4 others, including GOP party leaders. Some of the payments were made, but Smith never actually jumped into the race.   The FBI busted Democratic state… Continue reading FBI Busts Queens State Sen. Malcolm Smith And City Councilman Dan Halloran In Mayoral Election Bribery Plot