• NYC Pipe Bomb Attack Leaves Four Injured
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    NEW YORK (AP) — A man inspired by Islamic State extremists strapped on a crude pipe bomb, slipped unnoticed into the nation’s busiest subway system and set the device off at rush hour Monday in a scenario that New York has dreaded for years, authorities said. In the end, the only... Read more »
  • Famed Autopsy Doctor’s Resignation Calls Attention To Police Cover Ups
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    After exposing the NFL for suppressing a pattern of brain injuries from concussions, Dr. Bennet Omalu is now exposing alleged police corruption. He resigned his position as chief forensic pathologist in San Joaquin County, California and accused the county’s sheriff of interfering with his work to protect his officers, KQED reported. Omalu... Read more »
  • Transgender People Can Enlist In Military January 1
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    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is allowing transgender people to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, despite President Donald Trump’s opposition. The new policy reflects growing legal pressure on the issue, and the difficult hurdles the federal government would have to cross to enforce Trump’s demand to ban transgender individuals... Read more »
  • Graphic: Innocent Black Woman Viciously Attacked By Police Dog And Told ‘You’re Fine’
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    We’ve all heard of driving while Black. Now, taking out the trash while Black can make you a victim of police tactics. On the evening of September 23, Desiree Collins, 52, was taking out the trash outside of her St. Paul, Minnesota home when she was viciously attacked by a police... Read more »
  • In Tax Push, Trump’s Team Uses A Dubious Growth Estimate
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    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department just gave Republicans ammunition that their tax cuts would pay for themselves. But the one-page memo relies on a mathematical gimmick: It includes an assumption that tax cuts and other Trump administration policies would cause the economy to expand at a 2.9 percent annual pace... Read more »
  • ‘Englewood Four’ Agree To $31 Million Settlement In Chicago Wrongful Conviction Case
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    Four men reached a $31 million settlement with Chicago for their wrongful conviction, The Chicago Sun Times reported. The so-called “Englewood Four” were teenagers when the police coerced them into confessing to a rape and murder they did not commit. “These were four young men who no way possible they could... Read more »
  • Louisiana Man Admits Using Trump’s Social Security Number
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    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana private investigator pleaded guilty on Monday to misusing Donald Trump’s Social Security number in repeated attempts to access the candidate’s federal tax information during the presidential campaign. Jordan Hamlett, 32, faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine following... Read more »
  • Barack Obama Records Robocall Rejecting Roy Moore
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    Barack Obama has broken his silence on the Alabama Senate race. The former president recorded a phone message imploring voters to go to the polls Tuesday to reject the candidacy of Republican Roy Moore, currently riddled with allegations of past sexual misconduct against teen girls. “This one’s serious,” Obama says in the... Read more »
  • Virginia Man Found Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity For Attacking Black Woman
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    A Virginia man facing hate crime charges for attacking a Black woman has been found not guilty by reason of insanity. According to the Richmond-Times Dispatch, Matthew R. Ellis was accused of attacking the victim last year after he pulled up to her car at a traffic light and yelled obscenities through... Read more »
  • Pipe Bomb Strapped To Man Explodes In NYC Subway
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    NEW YORK (AP) — A pipe bomb that was strapped to a man went off in the New York City subway near the Times Square area of Manhattan on Monday, injuring the suspect and another person on the platform at the height of the morning rush hour, law enforcement officials... Read more »