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Police release footage from ‘backseat suicide’ traffic stop

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Police in Jonesboro, Arkansas have released more footage from the traffic stop that culminated in the alleged suicide of a young man who sat handcuffed in a police car.

But according to the Associated Press, the new video, shot from the officers’ dashboard camera, shows footage taken after 21-year-old Chavis Carter was found dead in the back of the vehicle last month.

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“There’s still nothing in there about what actually happened with Chavis,” said attorney Benjamin Irwin, who is representing Carter’s family, prior to the release of the new footage.

In the video, Carter can be seen leaving a white pickup truck and being searched without incident, though something did fall on the ground, before being led away from the frame. Two other men are shown being questioned and handcuffed, but they would later be released. The video ends after they drive away in the truck.

The new footage was released after a previous video stopped before Carter was found with a gunshot wound to his right temple. In the new video, an unseen man says, “He was breathing a second ago,” presumably referring to Carter. As an ambulance pulls up, someone says, “I patted him down. I don’t know where he had it hidden.”

Earlier this week, police had also released a reenactment they say shows how Carter, who had been put in the car after no weapons were found despite being searched twice, could have pulled out a gun and shot himself in the head.

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Some footage from the traffic stop, posted by the Associated Press and ABC News, can be seen below.

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Kavanaugh book authors battle The View’s Meghan McCain over New York Times uproar

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The authors of a new book about U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh appeared on "The View" to explain some of the controversial aspects of an excerpt published by the New York Times.

Co-host Meghan McCain pressed authors Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly, whose book The Education of Brett Kavanaugh was published Tuesday, to explain an editor's note that conservatives have argued invalidates some of their bombshell reporting about sexual misconduct allegations against the justice.

Thank you for the question," Kelly explained. "We're eager to clear the air on this. First of all, there was no desire to withhold important information from our readers. We have all of it in the book and the essay is an adaptation of the book that of course we had to edit for length and clarity."

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Trump challenger unloads on GOP for canceling primaries in his home state: ‘What you see in third-world republics’

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Former Rep. Mark Sanford (R-SC) on Tuesday unloaded on the Republican Party for canceling the presidential primary in his home state in a seeming effort to prevent him from challenging President Donald Trump for the nomination.

During an interview with CNN's Kate Bolduan, Sanford accused the South Carolina GOP of acting more like apparatchiks for a dictatorship rather than a political party.

"I think is what you see in third-world republics, closer to what you see in a lot of places around the world where elections and debates are snuffed out based on raw political might," he charged.

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The View audience goes wild when Meghan McCain and Abby Huntsman get schooled on democratic socialism

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Both conservatives on "The View" warned of the dangers of democratic socialism, but co-host Joy Behar drew a rowdy response with her impassioned defense of wealth distribution.

The panelists were discussing Sen. Elizabeth Warren's climb in the polls, and Meghan McCain speculated about the possibility of the Massachusetts Democrat heading into a contested Democratic convention with Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders.

"I happen to love Elizabeth Warren," Behar said. "I think she would make a magnificent president, and I think this whole talk about she's too far to the left is a lot of hooey, frankly."

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