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Vigilante gunman shoots and kills Tucson man who shoplifted beer from Circle K

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Police in Tucson, Arizona have released the name of a 46-year-old man who was shot and killed by a gun-toting civilian on Sunday.

According to the Arizona Daily Star, Gerald Ramon was attempting to shoplift beer from a Circle K store when a witness gunned him down.

At around 2:30 on Sunday, said police spokesman Sgt. Pete Dugan, Ramon entered the Circle K store and attempted to leave the premises with several “beer items” without paying.

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Witnesses chased Ramon, who fled on foot. A witness on a bicycle caught up with Ramon at a nearby Burger King, but Ramon reportedly threatened to hit the man with a large piece of wood. The witness drew a gun and fired, hitting Ramon, who was pronounced dead at Banner University of Arizona Medical Center.

The vigilante shooter remained on the scene and is reportedly cooperating with police.


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Julian Assange lawyer tells court: After pardon fell through, Trump administration resorted to ‘extortion’

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An attorney for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accused the Trump administration of extortion in a London court on Monday.

The WikiLeaks attorney appeared at Woolwich Crown Court along with U.S. prosecutors, who argued that Assange should be extradited the United States, where he faces 18 charges and up to 175 years in jail.

Attorneys for Assange previously told the court that former Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) tried to broker a pardon deal between the White House and Assange if he would agree to say that Russia was not the source of hacked Democratic Party emails.

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Black teens shocked after basketball announcer calls their names ‘disgusting’

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A longtime announcer at high-school basketball games in Oklahoma sparked outrage last week when he said that black players on the Crooked Oak High School lady's basketball team had "disgusting" names.

Local news station KFOR reports that the announcer made the remarks during a game between Crooked Oak and rival Newkirk High School on Friday.

In a video taken at the game, the announcer can be heard saying, "The Crooked Oak Lady Ruff Necks, now their names are pretty disgusting."

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‘Money hungry mannequin’ Ivanka Trump buried for her taxpayer-funded ‘field trip’ to India with her dad

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Ivanka Trump was hammered on Twitter for posting pictures of her trip to India where she praised the "grandeur" of the Taj Mahal -- with herself featured front and center before it.

Donald Trump's daughter, a senior White House adviser, has taken to using her Twitter feed to promote herself (usually via photos or video clips) as she travels the world, presumably representing the United States. Monday morning's tweet was no exception, with the two pictures accompanied by, "The grandeur and beauty of the Taj Mahal is awe inspiring!" followed by emojis of the American flag and India's flag.

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