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Jail house video busts Georgia cops Tasering compliant black man from behind

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A Georgia man has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against two deputies in Richmond County after they used Tasers on him as he stood facing a wall with his hands behind his back as instructed, reports WSB.

According to Carlos Seals, he suffered head injuries as well as claiming he suffered a stroke following the August 2015 incident.

In an incident report the two Richmond County deputies, Donnie Crawford and Christopher Alexis, claimed that Seals was being “combative,” forcing them to use their Tasers. According to one deputy, he deployed his Taser and when it proved to be ineffective, the other deputy used his which brought Seals to the ground.

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However, in video obtained by WSB, Seals can be seen complying with the deputies by facing the wall with his hands behind his back before being Taseed from a distance.

In the video Seals is seen falling to the ground while screaming and writhing in pain.

“I watched him come through the door and he say ‘pop his ass.’ As soon as he said that, dude shot me back,” Seals remembered. “You don’t shoot a dart and then run electricity through the dart unless they are violently resisting you.”

According to Seals’ attorney, the city needs to pay his medical bills which have exceeded $20,000.

“They are refusing to pay the bills, so now not only does he have injuries to deal with, but has bills to pay,” attorney Anita Lamar said.

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The sheriff’s office issued a statement saying they couldn’t comment on the lawsuit, but did say that Deputy Crawford was terminated after the incident but  no action was taken against Alexis.

Watch the video below from WSB:

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BUSTED: Trump’s new spy chief worked for foreign politician the US accused of corruption

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President Donald Trump’s new acting intelligence director, Richard Grenell, used to do consulting work on behalf of an Eastern European oligarch who is now a fugitive and was recently barred from entering the U.S. under anti-corruption sanctions imposed last month by the State Department.

In 2016, Grenell wrote several articles defending the oligarch, a Moldovan politician named Vladimir Plahotniuc, but did not disclose that he was being paid, according to records and interviews. Grenell also did not register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act, which generally requires people to disclose work in the U.S. on behalf of foreign politicians.

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About 1 of every 25 deaths in the U.S. occurs prematurely because of exposure to air pollution. Dirty air kills roughly 110,000 Americans yearly, which is more than all transportation accidents and shootings combined.

When the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency weighs decisions about air pollution regulations, it typically selects candidate actions from one or more sectors, such as electric power generation and industry. For each strategy considered, the agency carefully estimates the costs and benefits, then decides which actions to pursue.

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Rosie O’Donnell hilariously responds to attacks from ‘demented liar’ Donald Trump

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President Donald Trump lashed out at Rosie O'Donnell during a campaign rally in Las Vegas on Friday.

During his third rally in as many days, Trump alleged that O'Donnell had committed crimes.

O'Donnell, who had been friendly with Trump before he began publicly feuding with her, responded to the news on Twitter.

fuck off u demented liar #TrumpRussiaCollusion https://t.co/GJIGne4WI7

— ROSIE (@Rosie) February 21, 2020

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