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‘Write a check to Darren Wilson’: Supporters of Ferguson cop hawk St. Louis playoff tees

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Supporters of Darren Wilson, the Ferguson policeman who shot and killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown, are raising money for the police officer this weekend by selling t-shirts to be worn to the St. Louis Cardinals playoff game with “Go Cards’ hand-painted on the front and “Darren Wilson 6” on the back, according to their Facebook page.

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The significance of the ‘6’ — also found on wristbands stating “We got your 6” —  is a military expression meaning “I’ve got your back,” and, coincidentally,  the number of  gunshot wounds Brown suffered when Wilson shot the teen on August 9th, setting off a wave of protests and a national debate on the high incidence of police officers shooting black teens.

According to the Facebook page, St. Louis residents planning to attend the Cardinals game can pre-order their t-shirt and pick it up at Barney’s Sports Pub on the way to Saturday’s playoff game against the San Francisco Giants.

Barney’s Sports Pub was recently the site where the same group sold t-shirts supporting Wilson with a spokesperson stating, “We will not hide. We will no longer live in fear.”

Cardinals fans were recently filmed clashing with Brown supporters from Ferguson, chanting “Let’s go Darren.”

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The Facebook page states that t-shirts can be purchased for $10, and wristbands priced at $5,  with checks made out to ‘Darren Wilson.’

The Ferguson Police Department recently was asked by the Justice Department to instruct officers that they may not wear “I am Darren Wilson” bracelets while on duty.


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Bernie Sanders just lost an important progressive endorsement to Elizabeth Warren

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The Working Families Party, a progressive political party that endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) for president in 2016, has now endorsed Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) for president.

The New York Times reports that the labor-aligned organization's members overwhelmingly backed Warren's candidacy.

A spokesperson for the party tells the Times that "tens of thousands" of party members backed Warren's candidacy and that she received 60 percent of votes on the first ballot.

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WATCH: Boris Johnson booed off the stage in Luxembourg while trying to talk about Brexit

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was scheduled to hold a press conference in Luxembourg after talks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel.

But according to Business Insider, Johnson was forced to scrap the press conference when he was greeted with a giant mass of booing protestors. Some of the demonstrators played Ludwig van Beethoven's "Ode to Joy," — a symbol of the European Union — and others shouted "We are the smiling piccaninnies of Luxembourg," referencing Johnson's racist remarks about black Africans.

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Justin Amash rips Trump for taking ‘orders’ from Saudi Arabia

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Rep. Justin Amash (I-MI) blasted President Donald Trump for taking "orders" from Saudi Arabia as he threatened a military strike against Iran.

The Republican-turned-independent lawmaker called on Congress to determine what response was necessary to an alleged attack on oil production facilities in the Saudi Arabia, after the president warned the U.S. military was "locked and loaded" and awaiting further instruction from the kingdom.

"Under our Constitution, the power to commence war lies with Congress, not the president and certainly not Saudi Arabia," Amash tweeted. "We don’t take orders from foreign powers."

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