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Wisconsin man bought gun and practiced before killing co-worker who spurned his advances: ‘It was easy’

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A Wisconsin man who killed a co-worker after she spurned his advances told police he held off killing her for a day so he could practice with his newly purchased gun.

Christopher O’Kroley, 26, was taken into custody after killing grocery store co-worker, Caroline Nosal, 24, after her harassment complaint led to O’Kroley’s suspension and eventual firing.

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O’Kroley shot Nosal three times Tuesday in the parking lot of the Madison grocery store after getting former co-workers to share her work schedule, reports WKOW.

Questioned by detectives, O’Kroley said “it was easy to kill” Nosal who had turned him down because “she had ruined my life” when she complained about his harassment which led to his job loss.

O’Kroley admitted that he had purchased the gun right after he was fired, but held off killing Nosal immediately so he could practice using the firearm since he had never fired one before.

After shooting Nosal, he texted a co-worker: “I killed Caroline and I’m about to kill myself. So don’t be surprised when I don’t respond anymore.”

The Madison man was taken into custody the following day after exchanging gunfire with Madison police officer Michele Walker when she tried to take him into custody at a local mall.

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O’Kroley, who is on suicide watch, described himself to police as a “sociopath,” with a former girlfriend saying he had attempted suicide in 2014 and suffered with severe mental health issues.

He is being held on $1 million bail and is scheduled to return to court Feb. 15.

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Horseback riding club rolls into Houston protests to stand in solidarity with protesters

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Horses are raising a hoof to support Black Lives Matter protesters in Houston, Texas Tuesday.

After several nights of protests, an urban trail riding club, Nonstop Riders, joined the efforts

“We’re here representing for all our black brothers and sisters," said Marcus Johnson, sitting atop his horse.

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As the riders fists stretched toward the blue Texas sky, the protest crowd broke into cheers and applause.

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Brianna Noble did the same at the protests Friday, sitting atop Dapper Dan, leading a crowd of protesters.

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Even evangelical groups were disgusted by Trump’s Bible stunt: former White House faith adviser

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On CNN Tuesday, former Obama White House faith and race adviser Joshua Dubois said President Donald Trump's Bible photo-op in front of the church near the White House could backfire on him with his most critical voting bloc.

"I thought it was farcical. And it is kind of blowing up in his face even in the faith community and communities that support, him like some conservative evangelical communities," said Dubois. "The reason is Jesus stood up for everyday people, including the vulnerable, and didn't believe in false displays of piety, and yesterday President Trump ordered — or was okay with — everyday people being gassed and shot with rubber bullets in order to make his way to a false display of piety."

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‘Oh my Lord’: Ex-senator goes off on Trump for lie that he’s a Christian

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President Donald Trump staged a photo-op in front of St. John's Church in Washington, DC on Monday, clumsily holding a Bible to celebrate his demand to call in the National Guard to disperse Black Lives Matter protesters.

It was a move that sent former Sen. Claire McCaskill into a fury.

"You know, I am so sad and angry and full of emotion about what our country is going through right now," she said during an MSNBC appearance. "And the nerve of this man and the people around him thinking it was a good idea to use police on horses and tear gas and flashbangs to move a peaceful crowd so he could go out there and do something that's at its essence so phony."

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