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WATCH: White Chicago man goes on crazed ‘slave’ rant against black Starbucks customers

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A white man launched into a racist tirade in a downtown Chicago café after a black man spilled some coffee on his suit.

The incident began about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Starbucks in the Loop neighborhood, when the man became enraged when some coffee spilled on his light-colored suit, reported WLS-TV.

A photographer from the TV station was inside the coffee shop when the incident began and recorded video, along with other customers.

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“Shut up, slave!” yelled the man, later identified as 23-year-old William Boucher. “Do not talk to me!”

Boucher also referred to the man as livestock and suggested he should be tagged with a bar code involving his Social Security number.

“You’re disgusting,” the man yells.

The argument spilled outside, where the dispute became violent.

“Your children are disposable vermin!” Boucher yells at one man, who is also videotaping him, and spits on the 30-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman.

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The man shoves Boucher, who continues ranting at black bystanders.

“Get on all fours right now!” he yells. “Get on all fours! Do not walk off on two legs! You don’t deserve to walk on two legs, vermin.”

Another man then approaches Boucher, who knocks the older man to the ground with one punch.

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Bystanders then tackled Boucher and held him until police arrived and arrested him.

Boucher, who Starbucks employees said had been a problem customer in the past but never violent, was charged with three counts of misdemeanor battery.

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The 59-year-old man he’s seen punching was treated at a nearby hospital for an eye injury.

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‘Quiet!’ Trump erupts as reporters question him about witness intimidation — and demands ‘freedom of speech’

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President Donald Trump on Friday got into a testy exchange with reporters after they asked him whether his angry tweet at former American ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch constituted witness intimidation.

While talking with reporters, Trump falsely claimed that Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee had been prevented from asking questions during Yovanovitch's testimony.

"We have the right to speak!" the president fumed. "I have freedom of speech just as other people do but they have taken away the Republicans rights. I watched today as certain very talented people, who wanted to ask questions, and they weren’t even allowed to ask questions, Republicans. They weren’t allowed to ask questions."

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Laughter breaks out inside hearing room as Dem mocks GOP’s attempts to downplay smear campaign against Yovanovitch

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During the second public House impeachment hearing this Friday, Congressman Mike Quigley (D-IL) took a dig at President Trump in light of testimony from former ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, who recounted how she became the target of a smear campaign orchestrated by Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, along with the help of the right-wing news media. After her ouster from her position, Yovanovitch returned to Washington and took up a role as a senior State Department fellow at Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study of Diplomacy.

"It's like a Hallmark movie -- you ended up at Georgetown. This is all okay," Quigley said sarcastically, prompting laughter from the room.

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Dozens of groups urge California Gov. Gavin Newsom to ‘facilitate a public takeover of PG&E’

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"PG&E would be in prison, if it were a citizen, given how many people have died at its hands."

As the West Coast's wildfire season continues, dozens of progressive organizations sent a letter to California Gov. Gavin Newsom Thursday urging the first-term Democrat to "facilitate a public takeover of PG&E to protect ratepayers, California communities, and our climate."

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