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Black teen detained while riding home from church with white grandma because couple thought he was robbing her

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A young black man was handcuffed by Wisconsin police on his way home from church Sunday because two passersby saw him in a car with a white woman — who is his grandmother.

Akil Carter, 18, was riding with his grandmother and her friend when they were pulled over by Wauwatosa after a black couple reported that he was robbing two older white women, reported the Journal-Sentinel.

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The incident was recorded on police video, and police said officers drew their handguns but pointed them away from the Carter and the two women.

Officers called Carter toward them, rather than approaching the vehicle, and placed him in handcuffs for about six minutes while they investigated the witness report.

Video recorded in the squad car shows the handcuffed Carter explaining that his grandmother was the passenger and her friend was driving the car.

“I’m guessing what this sounds like is a really big misunderstanding,” an officer finally says.

Carter’s grandmother can be heard on the video, saying the passersby must have made an assumption based on her grandson’s race — and an officer tells her the couple who reported them was also black.

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“That is even worse,” the grandmother says.

Police had ordered the couple to remain at the scene while they investigated the report, but they left when officers returned and have not made a formal statement.

One of the officers apologized to the family for the apparent misunderstanding.

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Matt Gaetz forgot which network he was on: Surprised CNN anchor said ‘I’ve never been called Sean Hannity’

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Rep. Matt Gaetz seemed to confuse cable news networks during a Thursday appearance

Gaetz was interviewed by CNN's Chris Cuomo, who aggressively challenged Gaetz on the facts as the Florida Republican attempted to defend President Donald Trump.

Despite the fact Cuomo's interview was nothing like the puff segments Gaetz is used to on Fox, the congressman seemed confused by the end.

"Congressman, you are always welcome, wherever I am, at nine or eleven, whenever," Cuomo said.

"Thanks Sean," Gaetz replied.

"Did you just call me Sean?" Cuomo asked. "Did you just call me Sean?"

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California lawmaker who chaired Republican Assembly caucus leaving GOP — to become an independent: report

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On Thursday, the Sacramento Bee reported that California Assemblyman Chad Mayes, the former Assembly Minority Leader, is leaving the Republican Party and registering as No Party Preference.

"Instead of focusing on solutions for the big problems that we've got, we focused on winning elections," said Mayes in his announcement. "For me, I'm at the point in my life where I'm done with gamesmanship."

Mayes, a controversial figure who was implicated in an affair with a fellow public official, represents Yucca Valley. He is the second Republican Assemblyman this year to leave the party, after Brian Maienschein of San Diego, who Maienschein of San Diego.

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‘Quantum physics generator’ incident in Ohio results in evacuation — hazmat found no radiation

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Authorities in Columbus, Ohio evacuated dozens of homes after a man called 911 to report being burned by a

"Firefighters say nothing threatening was found in a northwest Columbus garage," WCMH-TV reported. "According to firefighters, a man called and reported that he received ‘RF burns’ while building some sort of ‘quantum physics generator’ in a garage. The man used words like ‘particle accelerator,’ ‘alpha rays,’ and ‘radiation’ while describing how he was burned."

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