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ER doctor suspended for mocking black patient suffering anxiety attack: ‘You people come here for drugs’

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An emergency room physician working at El Camino Hospital in Los Gatos, California has been put on leave after footage was released showing her mocking a black athlete who suffered a panic attack during a basketball practice.

According to 5KPIX, Dr. Beth Keegstra, is awaiting her fate after the video was released, showing her doubting Samuel Bardwell’s account of his symptoms after he had to be rushed to the ER by his father.

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“You are the least sick of all the people who are here, who are dying. So you put your head up. Don’t try to tell me you can’t move. Come on. Sit up,” Keegstra brusquely told Bardwell as his father, Donald, filmed the encounter.

Keegstra then tied to pull the younger man up by his arm, telling him, “You want us to wheel you to your house in a gurney?”

According to the young man’s father, his son has a history of anxiety attacks and takes Klonopin, which treats seizures and anxiety disorders. He added that Samuel had not taken his medication in the days leading up to Tuesday’s attack.

Speaking with 5KPIX, Donald Bardwell said the doctor entered the cubicle with an attitude.

“She never first came in and introduced herself,” he explained. “She never said her name, she never asked for his name, she never really examined him.”

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He added that she accused them both of looking for drugs.

“She said, ‘I know why you people are here, you people who come here for drugs,’ and I said ‘What do you mean you people?’” Donald recalled. “She was rambling on so angrily that’s why I pulled out my phone.”

Administrators at the hospital issued a statement saying Keegstra has been “removed from the work schedule, pending further investigation.”

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Trump says he is Israel’s best friend — and that some Jewish-Americans ‘don’t love Israel enough’

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US President Donald Trump aimed to make inroads Saturday in the politically important Jewish-American vote with a Florida speech where he declared himself the best friend Israel has ever had.

At a conference in Hollywood, Florida, the Republican real estate magnate said Jewish-Americans had been wrong to vote for Democrats under his predecessor Barack Obama.

"So many of you voted for people in the last administration," he said.

"Someday you'll have to explain that to me because I don't think they liked Israel too much."

By contrast, Trump said, "the Jewish state has never had a better friend in the White House than your president, Donald J. Trump."

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Will Smith still feels "emotional" about homelessness years after playing a destitute man in one of his most acclaimed film roles, the Hollywood star has told charity campaigners braving a fierce New York winter night to sleep rough.

Hundreds of people had gathered in Times Square on Saturday, rugged up and ready to bunk down in freezing temperatures, in a campaign to raise funds for what organizers said was record homelessness globally.

Smith told the crowd that his Oscar-nominated role in "The Pursuit of Happyness" -- a 2007 biopic of a salesman forced to live on the streets of San Francisco with his young son -- was a "life-changing experience" that had allowed him to understand the misery of poverty.

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‘Emotional’ Will Smith campaigns against homelessness in New York

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Will Smith still feels "emotional" about homelessness years after playing a destitute man in one of his most acclaimed film roles, the Hollywood star has told charity campaigners braving a fierce New York winter night to sleep rough.

Hundreds of people had gathered in Times Square on Saturday, rugged up and ready to bunk down in freezing temperatures, in a campaign to raise funds for what organizers said was record homelessness globally.

Smith told the crowd that his Oscar-nominated role in "The Pursuit of Happyness" -- a 2007 biopic of a salesman forced to live on the streets of San Francisco with his young son -- was a "life-changing experience" that had allowed him to understand the misery of poverty.

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