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Tennessee teen pulled gun on McDonalds worker for complaining about racist abuse

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A Tennessee teenager was arrested and charged after he allegedly threatened a McDonald’s worker with a gun after his friend hurled a racial slur at the employee.

The teenagers pulled up to the drive-through window Saturday morning in a 2007 Hummer HU3 and paid for their food at the Memphis restaurant, reported WREG-TV.

The employee dropped some of the teens’ change during the transaction, and the front passenger called him a racial slur, police said.

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The man asked the 15-year-old boy not to call him that, police said, and the 17-year-old driver drew a gun and partially opened the SUV door.

The McDonald’s manager told police he hit the security alarm and locked the drive-through window.

The three teenagers in the Hummer were still sitting in the drive-through when police arrived, and all three were detained.

The driver was charged with aggravated assault and unlawful possession of a weapon after police discovered the gun had been stolen in February.

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The other two teens were cited with a curfew violation.


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Three judges suspended for drunken 3 AM fight at White Castle — that ended with two shot

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Three judges were suspended after engaging in a drunken shooting outside a White Castle.

"Three Indiana judges involved in a Downtown Indianapolis fight in May that ended with two of the judges shot have been suspended without pay after the Indiana Supreme Court determined they committed judicial misconduct," the Indianapolis Star reports. "In an opinion issued Tuesday, the court said judges Bradley Jacobs, Andrew Adams and Sabrina Bell 'engaged in judicial misconduct by appearing in public in an intoxicated state and behaving in an injudicious manner and by becoming involved in a verbal altercation.'"

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What Zelensky knew: The devastating and darkly ironic impact of Trump’s attempt to bribe Ukraine

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In their effort to exculpate President Donald Trump in the impeachment inquiry, Republicans put Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s denial that he ever felt pressure from the White House to open up investigations into Democrats at the center of their argument. A new GOP memo says that both leaders have acknowledged “there was no pressure” on the famous July 25 call that sparked the inquiry and thus argues that the allegations made by Democrats that Trump abused his power don’t hold.

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Greta Thunberg says ‘people must finally wake up’ to the fact Trump is ‘so extreme’ on climate change

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Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg said Tuesday that US President Donald Trump's climate change denialism was "so extreme" that it had helped galvanize the movement to halt long term planetary warming.

She spoke in an interview with AFP on the eve of her departure from North America where she has spent almost three months.

"He's so extreme and he says so extreme things, so I think people wake up by that in a way," the 16-year-old said from on board a sailboat preparing to depart from the East Coast town of Hampton, Virginia for Europe early Wednesday.

"I thought when he got elected, now people will finally, now people must finally wake up," she continued.

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