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LISTEN: Journalist shares horrific death threats from Trump supporters in wake of Annapolis massacre

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In the wake of the fatal mass shooting of Capital Gazette reporters, an editor at Splinter published voicemail threats he had received after reporting on President Donald Trump.

On Monday, editor Hamilton Nolan published a widely-cited piece predicting increasing backlash against individual members of the Trump administration, after press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was denied service at the Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Virginia.

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“This week I wrote something that got widely circulated among angry right-wing people on the internet, which caused my personal contact information to be published online, which allowed me to hear voicemails from many new friends,” he wrote.

“Watch your ass, watch your ass,” one caller threatened. “You’re going down, boy, cause sweet 16″ hunting knife to carve your ass up.”

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“Violence is coming your way, bastard,” another threatened.

“You want the wrath of hell brought down on you?” asked another caller.

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“This is a Trump supporter, he’s going to get reelected again and I hope you f*cking choke on it,” a woman said. “You f*cking snowflake.”

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Alleged Jeffrey Epstein accomplice complains of ‘uniquely onerous conditions’ in jail

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Ghislaine Maxwell, the alleged accomplice of the late accused billionaire child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, has filed a formal complaint about her treatment in prison.

NBC News reports that Maxwell's attorneys this week made a court filing in which they said she has faced "uniquely onerous conditions" in New York's Metropolitan Detention Center ever since she was arrested last month and charged with conspiracy to entice minors to travel and engage in illegal sex acts.

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Black woman who recently lost dad to COVID endures racist rant from man she asked to wear a mask

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Ashley Hall, who works as a security guard in San Mateo, California, was the target end of a racist rant and sexual innuendos after she asked a man to wear a mask.

"That's when things got really disrespectful. I've never had anyone disrespect me like that... 'Go back to Africa, go feed your own kids, come clean my house'... I felt all of a sudden how my people feel about everything," she told ABC7.

Making matters worse, Hall lost her father to the coronavirus back in May.

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Kentuckians turn on McConnell as economy implodes: ‘Mitch better have my money’

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On Tuesday, The Washington Post reported that Kentucky workers and businesses are losing patience with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) as their economic prospect worsens.

"About five months after Kentucky reported its first loss of life from covid-19, its economy continues to sputter amid the coronavirus pandemic," reported Tony Romm. "Many unemployed workers say their benefit checks aren’t enough to afford their bills, and some here simply have stopped looking for jobs. Businesses say they’re also hemorrhaging cash, and local governments fear they’re on the precipice of financial ruin, too."

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