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Drunken Pittsburgh man sucker punches oblivious Indian man he mistook for ‘sand n****r’

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A drunken Pittsburgh man attacked an Indian man sitting next to him at a bar after mistaking him for a Muslim.

Ankur Mehta said he was working on a tablet computer and wearing earbuds as he sat at the bar at a Red Robin Restaurant in the South Hills Village mall, reported WTAE-TV.

The man seated next to him, later identified as 54-year-old Jeffrey Burgess, allegedly told Mehta “things are different now” and “I don’t want you sitting next to me — you people.”

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He then called Mehta a “sand n****r” and a “f*cking Muslim” before striking him four or five times in the face with his elbow and fist, witnesses said.

Mehta was oblivious to the impending attack because he had been wearing earbuds while working on his computer, witnesses said.

Burgess, who appeared to be intoxicated, was charged with ethnic intimidation, simple assault, harassment and public drunkenness.

Mehta is not Muslim, but the local head of the Council on American-Islamic Relations counted the incident among the recent wave of attacks against Muslims and other minorities since the Nov. 8 election of Donald Trump.

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“Our political leaders need to speak out against such breakdowns in social order, apparently inspired by reckless rhetoric during the election cycle,” said chapter president Safdar Khwaja.


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Trump gets triggered by ‘threats of impeaching’ Kavanaugh ‘over made up stories’ of sexual misconduct

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President Donald Trump on Sunday lashed out at Democrats who have called for the impeachment of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

After fresh evidence of sexual misconduct came to light over the weekend, several Democratic presidential candidates said that they support the impeachment of Kavanaugh.

By Sunday afternoon, Trump fired back on Twitter, comparing the case to the impeachment proceedings he is facing.

Can’t let Brett Kavanaugh give Radical Left Democrat (Liberal Plus) Opinions based on threats of Impeaching him over made up stories (sound familiar?), false allegations, and lies. This is the game they play. Fake and Corrupt News is working overtime! #ProtectKavanaugh

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A dive into the ‘deadliest wave of the opioid epidemic’ is the most frightening book of the year — and mandatory reading

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First a spoiler alert: Among the multiple apocalyptic revelations in Ben Westhoff’s Fentanyl, Inc.:  How Rogue Chemists Are Creating the Deadliest Wave of the Opioid Epidemic is sour news for all hard drug users, from casual weekend abusers to full-time cocaine cowboys. In light of developments presented in this epic book in gruesome and unprecedented fashion, putting questionable substances up your nose, in your veins, or even on your tongue is highly discouraged from here on in.

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‘He didn’t do nothing’: Black kids confront white Philly cops as they terrorize innocent student at bus stop

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A group of children called out Philadelphia police officers who said that they wanted the kids to be "shaking" from the confrontation.

Video posted on social media over the weekend shows a white officer telling a shirtless African-American boy to get in his police cruiser.

The video was posted by Twitter by a user named Asia who claimed to be a student waiting for her bus.

Instagram is helping this get out, but it needs more attraction. This Happened in Philadelphia,Pa on Thursday. A group of school kids and I were waiting for the bus at the bus stop when a cop car came to us, slowed down and stared at us then kept going down the street. pic.twitter.com/OrvOvWf3Oh

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