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Watch: Black teen body-slammed and arrested for selling water outside Philadelphia zoo

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Shocking video appears to show a black boy being body-slammed by police and arrested for selling water outside the zoo in Philadelphia.

The video, posted on Thursday by a woman named Dominique Davis, shows the cops run up on the boy, tackle him, slam him to the ground and cuff him amidst a chaotic scene where bystanders attempt to intervene.

“Don’t do that y’all!” yells one woman.

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“No! No!” yell others.

Even one of the zoo officers seems to think the use of force is excessive, asking the other “Is this what you want?”

According to the Philadelphia Voice, police are reviewing the incident but have not released more information.

A spokesperson for the zoo told the Voice that “the same group” of teens has been causing trouble by asking for money and allegedly “throwing rocks” at someone and “harassing another female public safety officer just before this incident occurred.”

Philly Black Lives Matter organizer Asa Khalif posted about the incident and said that the group would demand answers.

“The Philadelphia cops are out of control,” Khalif said. “They were selling water,” he added. “Not crack, not drugs, not any of that nonsense. They were selling water to raise money. Entrepreneurs, that’s what they were and that’s who they are.”

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West Virginia mail carrier busted for helping GOP by tampering with absentee ballot requests

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A mail carrier in West Virginia is facing jail time after he was caught tampering with absentee ballot requests in a way that suppressed turnout in local Democratic primary elections.

BuzzFeed News reports that 47-year-old Thomas Cooper pleaded guilty this week to attempting to defraud the residents of West Virginia of a fair election when he switched West Virginia residents' ballot requests from Democratic to Republican ballots.

Cooper altered a total of eight different ballot requests, although he told investigators that he did it "as a joke" and didn't mean to cause any harm. Cooper's attorney, Scott Curnutte, similarly told BuzzFeed News that Cooper's actions had just been a "silly lark."

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Former acting CIA director explains why Trump’s inaction on Russian bounty scandal will make things worse

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Here are 7 hilarious videos about wearing COVID-19 masks to send people who won’t wear them

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