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Police ignored requests to protect Brooklyn mosque before horrific attack on Muslim teens

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After two Muslim teens were beaten outside of a mosque Sunday morning, it was discovered that the mosque had repeatedly requested that police increase protections around the building.

According to a BuzzFeed News report, mosque director Mohamed Bahe begged police for extra protection of the mosque but those requests went unanswered. When he contacted police he cited many of the anti-Muslim incidents in the country.

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Bahe said the man screamed, “You f*cking terrorists,” while beating them outside the Muslim Community Center of Brooklyn in Sunset Park.

Despite the utterance, a police spokesperson confirmed the incident was being classified as a “non-bias incident.”

“The hate crimes unit did interview both victims, who said the suspect didn’t say anything anti-Muslim to them,” he added.

Bahe called the classification “a blatant cover-up,” saying that police only spoke with the first injured man who was severely beaten.

Captain Emmanuel Gonzalez of NYPD’s 72nd precinct did visit the mosque on Sunday after the incident to formally apologize for not sending any units to their mosque during Ramadan. He assured Bahe that the department is taking the incident seriously.

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Companies owned by this billionaire GOP governor received up to $24 million in bailout loans

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Companies owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and his family received up to $24 million from one of the federal government’s key coronavirus economic relief programs, according to data made public Monday.

At least six companies from Justice’s empire showed up on the list of Paycheck Protection Program aid recipients released by the Small Business Administration.

The Greenbrier Hotel Corporation, Justice’s firm that owns and operates the iconic luxury resort, received a loan of between $5 million and $10 million.

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Trump friends and family cleared for millions in small business bailout

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Businesses tied to President Donald Trump’s family and associates stand to receive as much as $21 million in government loans designed to shore up payroll expenses for companies struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to federal data released Monday.

A hydroponic lettuce farm backed by Trump’s eldest son, Donald Jr., applied for at least $150,000 in Small Business Administration funding. Albert Hazzouri, a dentist frequently spotted at Mar-a-Lago, asked for a similar amount. A hospital run by Maria Ryan, a close associate of Trump lawyer and former mayor Rudy Giuliani, requested more than $5 million. Several companies connected to the president’s son-in-law and White House adviser, Jared Kushner, could get upward of $6 million.

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World War Z author: Donald Trump is ‘a homicidal buffoon’ who has committed ‘a type of war crime against the American people’

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The United States is stuck in a real-time dystopian nightmare that is all too real.

The coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the country with more than 130,000 Americans killed by the disease. The country is led by a neofascist regime that is actively trying to hurt its citizens through willful neglect and malevolence. The United States is in the midst of an economic collapse which will rival if not surpass the Great Depression. Yet, the very richest Americans are profiting from the economic chaos and human pain and overall destruction caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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