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Georgia cop accuses own police chief of ‘unjustifiable’ assault and choking of teen

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A Georgia police sergeant has backed up the story of a teen who claims the local police chief assaulted him in the back of a police cruiser, reports WSB.

Lithonia Police Chief Roosevelt Smith has been accused of grabbing and choking 17-year-old Isiah Harvey on Feb. 5., after he was taken into custody for breaking into a home.

According to Harvey, Smith grabbed him by the chin and then around the throat, choking him for close to ten seconds.

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Harvey’s attorney, Frank Smith, also stated that Smith used handcuffs on the teen in such a manner that it made his client bleed.

“He squeezed the handcuffs around my client’s wrists to the point where it immediately drew out blood and accused swelling,” Smith claimed.

Harvey’s father, Ricky Thomas, called what the police chief did “police brutality,” stating, “If I choked someone like that, they would lock me up. He should be locked up if you ask me. He should be charged with assault.”

The chief has admitted that he did grab the teen, saying the he was responding to being threatened and kicked, but an officer at the scene called what police chief did “unjustifiable.”

In a report submitted the day after the arrest, Sgt. Angela Hatchett wrote: “What I observed last night was wrong. Chief Smith and Captain L. Owens assaulted Mr. Harvey… Their actions were unjustifiable and unethical.”

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“At some point, you have to decide that someone is lying — either Sgt. Hatchett is lying or the chief and that captain are lying,” attorney Smith said.

A city administrator, who was formerly the police chief is conducting an internal investigation.

Watch the video below from WSB:

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Former acting CIA director explains why Trump’s inaction on Russian bounty scandal will make things worse

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It was revealed nearly two weeks ago that the Russian government is paying a bounty to the Taliban for killing American soldiers.

Since then, President Donald Trump has denied that he and his administration didn't know anything about it. Then he claimed it was a hoax. Now it has become clear that the stories are not only true but that if Trump read his presidential daily briefing in 2019, he would have been aware of the problem.

Speaking to the House Thursday, Trump's former acting CIA director Michael Morell explained that things are being made far worse by the president's denial.

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Here are 7 hilarious videos about wearing COVID-19 masks to send people who won’t wear them

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While late-night shows are off for a Summer break, Americans are glued to TikTok and Twitter for their humor and every folks have delivered.

The latest trend is to mock fools who refuse to wear masks. While many people who refuse to wear a mask tuck their tails and sulk as they walk away, some take it to a whole new level of fury. Those precious souls are being mocked and shamed all around the world.

Here are seven videos that are hilarious or adorable that encourage wearing masks during the COVID-19 pandemic:

Wearing a mask is like wearing a lifejacket.https://twitter.com/mattbooshell/status/1280933495674732544

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Trump tells Fox News the ‘Black Lives Matter’ sign on Fifth Avenue is like he’s being ‘prosecuted’

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President Donald Trump appeared to reveal another quid pro quo during an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity.

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell pointed it out during an interview with Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA).

"I was very nice to Mayor de Blasio. I got him ventilators when he needed them... I got him the gowns. I got him the masks. I got him everything. Then he throws a big Black Lives Matter sign right down in the middle of Fifth Avenue. I was so good to him and to Gov. Cuomo, like nobody's ever been good. And then all you end up doing out of that place is getting prosecuted."

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