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Trump: Only ‘stupid’ people and ‘fools’ think good relations with Kremlin bad
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Trump: Only ‘stupid’ people and ‘fools’ think good relations with Kremlin bad

President-elect Donald Trump said yesterday that "only 'stupid' people or fools" would dismiss closer ties with Russia and suggested warmer relations between the two countries would help solve "some of the many great and pressing problems and issues of the wor...
Judge allows malicious prosecution lawsuit against Marilyn Mosby to proceed
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Judge allows malicious prosecution lawsuit against Marilyn Mosby to proceed

A federal judge is allowing key parts of a lawsuit against Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby, brought by five of the six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, to move forward. U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Garbis ruled that claims in...
GOP Lawmaker Removes Capitol Hill Painting Depicting Police as Pigs
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GOP Lawmaker Removes Capitol Hill Painting Depicting Police as Pigs

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Republican lawmaker removed a high school student's painting from a Capitol Hill display Friday because it shows a pig in a police uniform aiming a gun at African-American protesters. The image was inspired by the shooting and protests in ...
‘It is over’: Biden shuts down foolish Democrats as election results certified
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‘It is over’: Biden shuts down foolish Democrats as election results certified

Newly sworn-in U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal made an attention-grabbing last-ditch effort to block Donald Trump from the White House, objecting to the certification of the Electoral College vote. But the effort was shut down by Vice President Joe Biden. Jayapal, ...
Judge orders blacks who tortured disabled white man held without bail
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Judge orders blacks who tortured disabled white man held without bail

One day after a chilling live Facebook video made headlines, four suspects appeared in a packed Cook County courtroom Friday to face hate crime charges alleging they beat and tortured a mentally disabled teen in an attack that once again put the city's ugly vi...
Shooting at South Florida airport; FBI working motive
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Shooting at South Florida airport; FBI working motive

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (UPI) -- More than a dozen people were shot Friday at one of South Florida's busiest airports, several fatally, in an incident that led to a total shutdown of the facility and a bloody aftermath that saw the accused gunman surrender and f...
Black Lives Matter, Brown Berets demand Fresno police initiate ‘don’t shoot’ policy
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Black Lives Matter, Brown Berets demand Fresno police initiate ‘don’t shoot’ policy

Several organizations, including Fresno Black Lives Matter, the Brown Berets and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, gathered Tuesday outside Fresno Police Department headquarters on the Mariposa Mall to demand that the agency change polici...
Facebook refuses to explain why live video of Chicago hate crime wasn’t flagged sooner
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Facebook refuses to explain why live video of Chicago hate crime wasn’t flagged sooner

Facebook on Thursday refused to respond to mounting questions over its apparent failure to take down a live broadcast of the brutal attack of a young man with disabilities in Chicago. Related Story: Obama Legacy? Four Arrested for Torture, Kidnapping as The...
What’s New? ‘Sanctuary’ Restaurants
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What’s New? ‘Sanctuary’ Restaurants

Chicago's Honey Butter Fried Chicken is among a couple of dozen restaurants across the country to sign onto a new "sanctuary restaurant" movement meant to offer safe workplaces for immigrants, Muslims and other communities they feel are under threat in the cur...
How many more criminals will Obama set free?
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How many more criminals will Obama set free?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under mounting pressure to free convicts as a last act, President Barack Obama is planning at least one more batch of pardons and commutations before leaving office in two weeks, but don't expect many famous offenders to make the list. The l...