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Libya state TV anchor clutches AK-47 on-air during pro-Gaddafi screed

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A newsreader on a pro-Gaddafi Libya state TV channel appeared on air brandishing a rifle and finger-wagged his way through a rant of support for Gaddafi and condemnation for the opposition.

Translated, via BusinessInsider:

“I’m ready at any time, awake or asleep, to defend the country. This is our weapon,” the anchor said. “Who in the world can distribute arms to his people if he does not trust his people? Show me a man or a president in the whole world who dares to arm his civilian people if these people are not genuinely loyal to the leadership. In the name of almighty god, I pledge to you dear leader that I will sacrifice my last breathe, my last bullet, my last drop of blood, my last baby and child for you. Nobody can touch you. We will not allow them to harm you. And you are too superior to them and more dignified than them.”

This clip is from MSNBC’s “Way Too Early,” broadcast March 28, 2011.

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Black man and realtor handcuffed for ‘forced entry’ into property’s open house: lawyers

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On Tuesday, the Daily Mail reported that Anthony Edwards has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Cincinnati and three police officers after he and his real estate agent, Jerry Isham, were handcuffed and detained at gunpoint last year while touring an open house.

The police were summoned by Thomas Branigan, a retired police officer living next door, who called 911 to report them as home invaders and said they had "forced entry" into the house. He later admitted he did not have a view of the door at the time.

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Rob Reiner has the perfect plan for the GOP and Trump’s ‘N-word tapes’ from ‘The Apprentice’

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For years, there have been rumors about the existence of unbroadcast tapes from NBC's "The Apprentice" that are said to document Donald Trump using the N-word.

Actor Tom Arnold has been pushing the idea.

While conventional wisdom may once of held that such a release would be a political catastrophe for a president, the release could actually help Trump in his 2020 re-election campaign, director Rob Reiner argued on Tuesday.

"I’ve heard there are tapes of Trump using the N-word during his time on The Apprentice. Based on the GOP’s support of his racism, they should ask producer Mark Burnett to release the tapes to boost the support of his base," Reiner tweeted.

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‘You have to think about it?’ Kris Kobach goes down in epic flames when CNN’s Cuomo asks if he’d vote for a racist

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Kris Kobach went down in flames going up against CNN host Chris Cuomo on Tuesday, as the Kansas Republican attempted to "explain" what President Donald Trump "really said" about the four congresswomen of color he attacked Sunday.

Cuomo read Trump's quotes aloud asking if they were racist.

"Now you're editorializing it," Kobach said. "The problem with Twitter, it's 140 characters and since it's so vague--"

As a point of fact, Trump used three tweets to say what he said about the women, not editing it down to 280 characters.

"He said the words," Cuomo fact-checked.

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