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South Carolina cop shooting so bad, even Ben Carson calls it an ‘assassination in the streets’

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Possible Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said on Wednesday that he was shocked by the “execution” of unarmed South Carolina man Walter Scott by a white North Charleston cop, but urged people not to make generalizations about law enforcement because only “that particular policeman” had been too quick to kill a black man.

In an interview with BuzzFeed’s Ilan Ben-Meir, Carson lamented that it was “horrible to see an execution taking place in the streets like that.”

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“Do you think the police are too quick to shoot people, especially black men and boys?” Ben-Meir wondered.

“Well certainly that particularly policeman was too quick to do it,” Carson laughed. “I don’t know that you can always generalize in a situation like that. But certainly, that officer was wrong.”

“I think it’s so obvious that he was wrong that this provides an excellent opportunity for law enforcement personnel across the country to really come out and condemn this. And if they do that tells us a lot. And if they don’t that tells us a lot.”

Earlier this year, Carson had criticized the black community for protesting the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

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“It’s basically crying wolf,” he said on C-SPAN in January. “That really delegitimizes us. And yes those lives are important but we need to be thinking about things that what we can do to prevent those situations from occurring in the first place.”

Listen to the audio below from BuzzFeed.

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‘Possible war in the Middle East’: Editor explains why Trump’s visa attack on Iran is ‘lame’ response to oil field bombing

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As the United States is searching for ways to draw down on decades-long wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, serious conflicts might be afoot, one Daily Beast reporter told MSNBC Sunday.

World News editor Christopher Dickey told host Kendis Gibson he doesn't understand the point of barring Iranian diplomats from being able to come to the United Nations General Assembly meeting this fall. During a "Meet the Press" interview Sunday morning, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) said that the U.S. should deny the visas. The statement prompted Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) to call her out for "warmongering," and said she was out of touch with Americans who don't want to get into another costly Middle East war.

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‘Please give me the audacity of a mediocre white man’: Editor unleashes on Justice Brett Kavanaugh

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Managing Editor Tiffany Cross, who co-founded The Beat DC, unleashed on the most recent Supreme Court Justice to be outed for sexual misconduct.

Max Stier, a classmate of Justice Brett Kavanaugh came out with another story of the justice forcing his naked penis into the hand of a woman. The FBI was supposed to do a full investigation into Kavanaugh, and Stier gave them the information. Somehow, however, the investigation either wasn't completed, wasn't revealed or was ignored, because none of the information revealed was released.

Cross said that there are some who normally would have said, "man if only we knew about these allegations during the confirmation hearing." The problem, of course, is that it was known, Cross explained. It was simply ignored by Republicans in the majority. Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) is an excellent example of a pro-choice, pro-woman senator who claimed she trusted Kavanaugh. She's suffered the consequences from her home-state in wake of the vote. In the past four years, she has dropped from being the most favored senator in the country to among the least.

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Benjamin Netanyahu ditches campaign rally after new data shows him losing — now he’s turning to Trump

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in the fight for his political career after failing to form a coalition government in his previous reelection.

An MSNBC report revealed that Netanyahu was a no-show at a campaign rally after his team got a new poll that showed him losing on Tuesday.

Five months ago, the election was inconclusive, so Netanyahu declared himself the victor. The law dictates he must choose his coalition government by May, which automatically resets and requires another election. Ironically, it's one of the ways that Netanyahu was able to rise to power in his first election.

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