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‘Stop f*cking crying’: Mass. cops hold naked woman and kids at gunpoint after raiding wrong apartment

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Police terrorized a naked woman and her children at gunpoint last week during a no-knock raid on the wrong apartment.

Marianne Diaz said she was awakened about 5:30 a.m. Wednesday by SWAT officers knocking down the door to her Worcester, Massachusetts, apartment as officers wearing helmets and shields burst inside and pointed “big guns” at her head, reported the Telegram & Gazette.

“Stop f*cking crying and take care of your f*cking kids,” one officer commanded, Diaz said.

Diaz said her 7-year-old daughter was shaking in terror as she held her 18-month-old daughter in her lap, and she said officers would not allow her to cover up for about 10 minutes — after a woman officer frisked her nude body.

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“It was terrorizing, and the worst thing I’ve ever been through in my life,” Diaz told WBZ-TV. “They were loud, vulgar and disgusting in behavior.”

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Police were looking for a man who had previously lived in the apartment, where the 23-year-old Diaz has lived since May with her children, her 23-year-old fiancé and a 27-year-old mutual friend.

Prosecutors said Friday that police acted on the “best information” they had before obtaining a search warrant from a Central District Court judge, but court documents show the man police were looking for had been arrested nearly two weeks earlier and listed another address as his home.

The affidavit shows no indication that state Trooper Nicholas Nason had firsthand knowledge the man still lived at Diaz’s apartment or that any surveillance had been conducted on the residence.

The Registry of Motor Vehicles shows two people claim the apartment as their residence — Diaz, who has no criminal record and pays the utility bills under her own name, and another man with a lengthy criminal record.

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Police listed no evidence of a relationship between Diaz and that man, who authorities considered armed and dangerous.

“I’m really upset about that,” Diaz said. “If they knew I lived there and had no criminal record, and the electricity was under my name, then why (do this) and use excessive force?”

Officers burst through the front and back doors of the third-floor apartment, throwing Diaz’s fiancé Bryant Alequin and their roommate Joshua Matos to the ground.

“I screamed and tried to explain my wrist was messed up,” said Matos, whose fractured wrist was re-broken during the raid. “They told me to shut the f*ck up.”

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After officers failed to turn up any drugs, weapons or the target of their warrant, Diaz said they started murmuring to one another.

“Oh sh*t, the snake got away,” one officer said, according to Diaz.

Diaz has asked the city and police department to investigate why the raid was permitted in the first place, but prosecutors have already said it “was executed in the manner it was for the safety of all involved.”

The young mother said she still couldn’t believe what had happened.

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“Before they left, one (officer) said, ‘We treated you with respect,’” Diaz said. “They didn’t even apologize.”

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Trump perfectly trolled with Obama’s stock market success after president warns of crash without him

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Reporting on one of Donald Trump's Saturday tweets -- where the president darkly warned that the stock market would collapse if he is not re-elected -- a financial reporter for Bloomberg slyly pointed out that Trump financial successes since he became president are "middling" -- and that his predecessor was more successful.

According to Bloomberg's Roz Krasny, "President Donald Trump, gearing up for the official start of his 2020 campaign, warned that the U.S. would face an epic stock market crash if he’s not re-elected," noting his tweet stated, "The Trump Economy is setting records, and has a long way up to go....However, if anyone but me takes over in 2020 (I know the competition very well), there will be a Market Crash the likes of which has not been seen before! KEEP AMERICA GREAT."

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Sarah Sanders’ lies were worse than reported — here is how she got away with them

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In her tenure as White House Press Secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders became legendary for her ability to lie at the podium.

But according to conservative commentator Andrew Egger, writing for The Bulwark, Sanders' real "success" for the Trump administration did not come from how frequently she lied — it came from the fact that most of her lies were boring.

"Her morose, plodding style and Bartlebyesque refusals to grant reporters a single inch of ground poured cold water on news cycle after news cycle that might otherwise have ignited," wrote Egger. "The downside, of course, was that she lied a lot. But even here she distinguished herself from [predecessor Sean] Spicer, whose sweaty, frantic tall tales—that was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period!—always invited heaps of instant ridicule. Deadpanning her way through boring, misleading briefing after boring, misleading briefing, Sarah Sanders managed to take most of the fun out of calling her out—as much of a victory as Trump could typically hope for, under the circumstances."

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Trump roasted on Twitter for promoting ‘no-brainer’ flag burning amendment: ‘Everyone protect the magic skycloth’

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On Saturday, President Donald Trump tweeted his support for a constitutional amendment sponsored by Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) to ban the burning of the American flag:

All in for Senator Steve Daines as he proposes an Amendment for a strong BAN on burning our American Flag. A no brainer!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 15, 2019

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