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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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I can ‘do anything I want, I’m a police officer’: Indiana cop fired after racially profiling black men in mall parking lot

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A white police officer working for Lawrence Township in Indiana has been fired after he was filmed accosting two black men sitting in their car outside of a Nordstrom Rack and accusing them of being "suspicious."

According to WTHR, Lawrence Township Deputy Constable Daryl Jones approached cousins Aaron Blackwell and Durell Cunningham on the north side of Indianapolis but was filmed on a cellphone that eventually led to him losing his job.

The cousins stated that Jones racially profiled them and tried to run their car plates.

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GOP lawmaker goes on extended rant about Schiff to duck Tapper questions about Trump intimidating witnesses

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On Sunday morning House Intelligence Committee member Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH) attempted to blow off questions by CNN's Jake Tapper over whether President Donald Trump was trying to intimidate former Ukraine Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch with a tweet during her testimony, choosing instead to attack committee chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) for wanting to impeach the president.

Following a long interview where the State of the Union host had to correct the Ohio Republican's assertions multiple times -- with Tapper once flatly stating "That's not true" -- the CNN host asked about Trump's tweets that were immediately characterized as witness intimidation.

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We’re watching the same impeachment hearings, but seeing vastly different TV shows

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Are we watching the same show?” Let me tell you, critics love this timeworn retort from readers or other media types who disagree with something they’ve said or written about a favorite episode or series.

This article first appeared in Salon.

Opinions are singular and can be based on observation, structural minutiae, or simple gut feeling. They’re neither right nor wrong, unless some element of that opinion is related to a false premise. Or, and this seems to be more likely to be the case now than ever, unless the person declaring that your opinion is incorrect – not debatable, simply wrong – is utterly convinced they, themselves, are right. Nothing can persuade them otherwise.

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