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Flash grenade explodes near Seattle Times reporter's foot [The Stranger]

WATCH: Journalist injured as Seattle cops throw flashbang grenade at protesters

The use of flashbang grenades by Seattle police is being investigated following the events of a protest late last week, including what appears to be wrongful use of non-lethal weapons, the Stranger reported.
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Video shows four parole officers detained by gun-wielding police for Driving While Black

According to video obtained recently by a Rockland County newspaper, the Journal News, the police pointed their guns at the parole officers, who had aroused suspicions because they were black people wearing bulletproof vests.
Samaria Rice (left) with her uncle Mike Rice during a press conference on May 4, 2015. [WEWS-TV]

Tamir Rice’s mother now living in a homeless shelter to avoid ‘killing field’ where police shot him dead

The family of 12-year-old Tamir Rice rejected Cleveland officials’ request that they delay a civil suit against the city, citing mental trauma his fatal shooting at the hands of police has caused his mother, the Washington Post reported.
Dave Goldberg, chief executive of SurveyMonkey, speaks during Reuters Global Technology Summit in San Francisco, on June 18, 2013. Photo by Stephen Lam for Reuters.

Tech executive Dave Goldberg’s death was caused by hotel gym accident: prosecutors

Goldberg, the husband of Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, fell off a treadmill at the Four Seasons Resort in Punta Mita and hit his head, the prosecutor’s spokesman said.
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High school baseball star loses college scholarship after yelling ‘f*****g n****rs’ at black family

The student player from Pinole Valley High School of Alameda, California said those hateful words following a game against Saint Mary’s College High School of Berkeley Wednesday.
Chloe Hough - Facebook

Kansas waitress refuses tip from budget-slashing Gov. Sam Brownback: ‘Tip the schools’ instead

The conservative governor recently cut funding for schools in an effort to keep the state solvent, forcing many schools to close early due to a lack of money.
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It’s 2015, and we’re still dealing with Mad Men-style sexism

Watching people debate whether or not the sexual harassment of Joan on Mad Men is too over-the-top for 1970 is kind of surreal.
Susan Hemeryck (Leon County Sheriff's Office)

Woman who destroyed Satanic holiday display seeks online funds to continue war against Lucifer

"Not only is it wrong for an atheistic and/or satanic minority to attempt to impose its values upon the faithful majority, it is deadly dangerous for us to allow Satan a place in our public square."