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Fox Sheriff David Clarke: Protest over Keith Scott killing was ‘primitive, subhuman behavior’

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Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke rushed to condemn the demonstrations following the fatal shooting of Keith Scott by police, Media Matters reported on Wednesday.

“We saw a primitive behavior on display, at best primitive behavior,” Clarke told Fox Business Network host Neil Cavuto. “At worst, you saw subhuman behavior as people just reacted to circumstances, rioting, looting, it’s not a socially acceptable response to people’s frustration and what they may not know.”

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Scott was shot and killed on Tuesday following an encounter with Charlotte police officers who were seeking another person with outstanding warrants.

WSOC-TV reported that Officer Brentley Vinson, who committed the shooting, was not wearing a body camera when he killed Scott. Officials did say, however, that dashcam footage confirms their allegation that Scott approached officers with a gun in his hand. Scott’s relatives have argued that he was actually holding a book while waiting for his children’s school bus.

Neither Clarke nor Cavuto mentioned that North Carolina is an open-carry state. However, Clarke — who argued last year that “there is no police brutality” in the US — said that he was “disturbed” that while 12 officers were injured during the unrest in the city on Wednesday night, that no demonstrators were listed as “casualties.”

“You cannot put law enforcement officers in harm’s way if you’re not going to allow them to use all reasonable force to defend themselves and protect life and property,” he said. “Not minimum force, not minimum force, not deescalation, all reasonable force.”

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Clarke’s appearance came a day after The Influence reported that Terrill Thomas, a prisoner in Milwaukee County Jail — which is under his supervision — died after being denied water for six days. Clarke has not commented on Thomas’ death, which has been ruled a homicide.

Watch footage from the interview, as posted by Media Matters on Wednesday, below.

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Ex-prosecutor demands congressional investigation after latest report on the FBI and Brett Kavanaugh

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Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh had another allegation of sexual misconduct revealed on Saturday in a bombshell report in The New York Times.

"A classmate, Max Stier, saw Mr. Kavanaugh with his pants down at a different drunken dorm party, where friends pushed his penis into the hand of a female student. Mr. Stier, who runs a nonprofit organization in Washington, notified senators and the F.B.I. about this account, but the F.B.I. did not investigate and Mr. Stier has declined to discuss it publicly," the newspaper reported.

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Boris Johnson promises Britain will be like the Incredible Hulk during Brexit negotiations

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Saturday he was making a "huge amount of progress" towards a Brexit deal with the EU, in an interview in which he compared Britain to the Incredible Hulk.

"It's going to take a lot of work between now and October 17" when EU leaders gather for their final summit before Britain's scheduled exit from the bloc, he told the Mail on Sunday newspaper.

"But I'm going to go to that summit and I'm going to get a deal, I'm very confident. And if we don't get a deal then we'll come out on October 31."

His comments came ahead of talks with European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker and the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, in Luxembourg on Monday.

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NYT blasted for ‘spectacularly offensive sentiment’ after tweet illustrating ‘rape culture’

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The results of a 10-month investigation into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh by New York Times reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly was published on Saturday.

But attention was taken away from the powerful reporting after the Twitter account of The Times opinion page posted a shocking message.

"Having a penis thrust in your face at a drunken dorm party may seem like harmless fun," read the tweet.

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