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Former NJ mayor awarded $75,000 settlement after officials called him ‘boy’ and ‘monkey’

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FAIRFIELD TWP. — The township paid a former mayor a $75,000 settlement for his discrimination lawsuit after allegedly being called “boy and “monkey” by people connected to the township. The lawsuit states that then-committeeman and former mayor Michael Sharp was called boy on May 14, 2013, during a township meeting by Joseph Servais, on June 12,…

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LIVE COVERAGE: Multiple victims reported in Southern California school shooting

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Police are searching for a shooter who opened fire at southern California high school.

The Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's office tweeted Thursday around 8 a.m. local time that shots had been fired at Saugus High School.

Saugus was placed on lockdown, along with nearby elementary schools.

Multiple victims were reported at the school, although few details were released.

The shooter remains at large.

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After surprise ruling, firearm-makers may finally decide it’s in their interest to help reduce gun violence

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Mass shootings have become a routine occurrence in America.

Gun-makers have long refused to take responsibility for their role in this epidemic. That may be about to change.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 12 refused to block a lawsuit filed by the families of the Sandy Hook Elementary mass shooting victims, clearing the way for the litigation to proceed. Remington Arms, which manufactured and sold the semiautomatic rifle used in the attack, had hoped the broad immunity the industry has enjoyed for years would shield it from any liability.

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CNN panel blows up Lindsey Graham’s ‘hearsay’ talking points: ‘He knows what he’s saying is nonsense’

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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Thursday lashed out at the House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry and argued that it was completely illegitimate because it was relying on "hearsay" testimony from witnesses such as George Kent and Bill Taylor.

CNN's John King reacted to Graham's latest tirade by taking all his talking points apart piece by piece, starting with his accusation that evidence can't be gathered from hearsay. In particular, King pointed to the role that hearsay played in the impeachment of former President Bill Clinton.

"He's talking about hearsay -- Number One, this is not a court of law, Congress is not a court of law," he said. "Number Two, I would remind Lindsey Graham, Linda Tripp heard about [Clinton's affair with Monica Lewinsky] from a friend."

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