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Texas sheriff slaps down ‘affluenza’ mom for whining about jail conditions: ‘It’s a jail, not a resort’

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The mother of “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch appeared in court Friday morning for an arraignment and complained about conditions in her jail cell, WFAA reports.

Couch has been arrested on accusations she helped her son, Ethan Couch, flee to Mexico after violating his probation after killing four in a drunk driving accident in 2013. Ethan Couch became infamous as the “affluenza teen” after he was sentenced to 10 years probation for the accident, which also seriously injured others.

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His defense had successfully argued for leniency, claiming the teen’s family wealth and poor parental relationships left him with no sense of responsibility.

On Friday, Tonya Couch appeared before a judge wearing a bright yellow jail jumpsuit. She is being held on $1 million bond. Couch complained that it was too bright to sleep in her cell.

This prompted Tarrant County Sheriff Dee Anderson to retort, “It’s jail, not a resort,” according to WFAA.

According to the Denver Post, Ethan Couch is still being held in Mexico City, awaiting deportation.

Prosecutors believe the pair fled the country in November when evidence surfaced that Ethan had violated his probation. They were detained by authorities after they used Ethan’s cell phone to order Domino’s pizza in Puerto Vallarta.

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WATCH: Video shows NYPD beating anti-police violence protesters with batons

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Protesters of police violence received a harsh reception from the New York Police Department on Friday evening.

The protesters had marched to the Barclays Center, where they were met with a large police presence.

Heavy police presence posted outside of Barclays Center. If you’re protesting, please stay safe.

- Legal Aid Society’s Contact Number: 212-577-3300- Link to Brooklyn Bail Fund: https://t.co/cxRXqgrrum #BlackLivesMatter #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd pic.twitter.com/IgISXvkOj1

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Trump is enacting the presidency ‘George Wallace never had’: Conservative columnist

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On Friday, writing for The Washington Post, conservative columnist Max Boot tore into President Donald Trump's legacy on race.

"We know how a normal president responds when a white police officer ignites furious protests by killing a black man. It is the way President Barack Obama responded in 2014 after a grand jury refused to indict a white police officer who had fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and the National Guard had to be called in to deal with looting and fires," wrote Boot. "Obama expressed sympathy for the protesters — their anger, he noted, was 'rooted in realities that have existed in this country for a long time' — while making clear that he had no sympathy with violence: 'Burning buildings, torching cars, destroying property, putting people at risk — that’s destructive and there’s no excuse for it. Those are criminal acts. And people should be prosecuted if they engage in criminal acts.'"

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White House goes into lockdown as George Floyd protests in DC rage hotter

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On Friday, CBS News reporter Weijia Jiang reported that the White House has now issued lockdown orders.

The development comes as protests against the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota have spread to Washington, D.C. and crowds are growing angrier. Earlier in the evening, a protester scaled the wall of a federal building and spray-painted an obscene anti-Trump message above a window.

The White House is currently under lockdown orders. https://t.co/LasnCIjkum

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