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FBI arrests California man who quoted Trump while threatening to execute Boston Globe journalists

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A California man from Encino has been taken into custody after threatening to execute journalists at the Boston Globe in response to an editorial the paper ran defending the press from attacks by President Donald Trump.

According to tweets by NBC News Investigations reporter Tom Winter, 68-year-old Robert Chain was arrested for the death threats which included calling the Boston paper “the enemy of the people” in multiple phone calls.

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In a transcript of one call that was released by the FBI, Chain claims, “You’re the enemy of the people, and we’re going to kill every f*cking one of you.”

“Still there faggot?” he continued. “Alright, why, you going to trace my call? What are you going to do motherf*cker? You ain’t going to do sh*t. I’m going to shoot you in the f*cking head, later today at 4 o’clock.”

According to WBZ, Chain will be charged with one count of making threatening communications in interstate commerce and is expected to appear in a Los Angeles federal courtroom Thursday afternoon before being transferred to Boston.

You can see Winter’s tweets below:

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‘He didn’t do anything!’ Wisconsin cops jump man on bicycle as peaceful protesters object

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On Tuesday, a Twitter user posted an incident in Milwaukee, Wisconsin involving a line of police officers and a crowd of peaceful protesters.

In the video, the officers can be seen charging a man on a bicycle, jumping on him as he collapsed. "F**king scum!" the man recording the video can be heard shouting. "He didn't do anything! F**k you!"

The police then gassed the crowd and fired rubber bullets, as people in the crowd shouted "Don't shoot!" and "We are peaceful!"

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This Just took place in Milwaukee, WI.

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‘They want to kill us’: Police in Massachusetts slammed for tear-gassing black protesters

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The racial dynamics that launched nationwide protests were on full display in Brockton, Massachusetts on Tuesday night.

Here are some of the videos from the scene.

Brockton is the Blackest city in Massachusetts, nestled in a racist county with some of the worst inequality in the state.

Tonight, the cops are opening fire into a completely peaceful crowd. #BlackLivesMattter pic.twitter.com/JJpho9iYKm

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Spider-Man scales Manhattan Bridge — as NYPD corner protesters on the structure: report

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Protesters on the Manhattan Bridge in New York City were greeted by a fascinating sight as a person wearing a Spiderman costume climbed the structure.

Tense situation in Manhattan - we’re at the Manhattan bridge where it crosses into Brooklyn. Police are blocking protesters from crossing into Manhattan. Protesters are chanting: let us through. Curfew went into effect at 8pmET https://t.co/PMDkll0RG0

— David Begnaud (@DavidBegnaud) June 3, 2020

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