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Fugitive teen asks authorities to use more flattering ‘wanted’ photo while still on the run

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A teenager on the run from police in Australia checked in on social media to ask her pursuers to please use a more flattering image than her mugshot in their search for her.

BuzzFeed News reported Sunday about Sydney teenager Amy Sharp, 18, who escaped police custody on Aug. 19, then commented on a news outlet’s Facebook post calling for citizens to be on the lookout.

Sydney’s Channel 7 News posted late last week about Sharp’s escape from custody, saying, “Police are searching for an escapee who fled from Surry Hills Corrective Services Cell Complex last week. Shortly after 3pm on Friday 19 August 2016, 18-year-old Amy Sharp fled from Corrective Services officers.”

“Amy is considered a low risk to the public and was in custody for property offences. Police have urged members of the public not to approach Amy, but to contact triple zero (000) immediately. Anyone with information on Amy’s whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers,” the post said, which featured mugshots of a bedraggled-looking Sharp wrapped in a pink blanket with bloodshot eyes.

Sharp commented on the post not long after it was published, providing a photo of herself smiling and writing, “(C)an you use this photo, please and thank you. Yours Truly, Amy Sharp xx.”

Police caught up with Sharp and arrested her again on Friday. She appeared in Parramatta Bail Court on Saturday.

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Virginia Democrats are so fired up that the party chair had to scold them: ‘Sit down — be quiet’

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Democrats in Virginia are fired up as they gathered in Richmond for their annual gala dinner.

Political analysts believe the Democratic Party of Virginia has a good chance to win control of the state legislature in 2019's election, before setting their sights on the Commonwealth continuing its recent trend of voting Democratic in presidential elections.

Patrick Wilson, a political reporter for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, attended the event.

He reported that Democrats were so "noisy" that it was hard to hear the speakers, which include presidential candidates Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

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‘Everyone knows what to expect’ at Trump’s Amway Center re-election kickoff

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Donald Trump considers himself a legendary salesman, but can he really sell America on giving him four more drama-filled years at the White House?

Tuesday, he'll make his big pitch.

The 2020 reelection kickoff rally is being held in Orlando, Florida and campaign operations chief Michael Glassner says the "historic" event "has already generated tens of thousands of ticketing requests."

There's little mystery about how the night will go down.

Expect Trump, the self-promoting hero of his ghost-written book "The Art of the Deal," to claim the US economy is richer, the military stronger, and the country more respected than ever in history.

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Florida man’s own family blasts him after he was arrested for racist threats: ‘This isn’t how we were raised’

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After a Florida man was arrested for trying to start a race war, a member of his own family slammed his values.

"A Florida man’s social media posts that threatened violence against African-Americans, Jews and homosexuals and that urged his followers to start a race war netted him a $1 million bond," the Miami Herald reported Saturday. "And then there’s another $100,000 bond he would have to pay to get out of Lee County Jail because of a weapons charge."

Joshua Leff, 40, is being held in the Lee County Jail.

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