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‘Kids will be kids’: School’s security officer ignites outrage after rape on campus

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School officials in Wisconsin are apologizing for comments a school safety coordinator made to a local news station after a rape, New 3 reported Tuesday.

Madison Metropolitan School District safety and security coordinator Joe Ballace spoke to the station on Monday after two 15-year-old boys were arrested for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl inside the school.

“Our buildings are full of kids, and kids will be kids,” Balles said. “As terrible and tragic as that incident sounds, I would just ask that people just be patient. Our schools are very safe but there are incidents that are going to happen from time to time.”

Now Madison East High Principal Michael Hernandez is apologizing for Ballace’s comments.

“I apologize about the statements that were made by the Head of Security last night in the news,” Hernandez wrote in a letter to families of students.

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“We are working with the Rape Crisis Center to problem solve together next steps to provide a safe space for all in our community,” he continued. “There is no excuse for this type of behavior and we will do everything that we can to provide (sic) it.”

The school district is also in damage control mode.

“There is no place in our schools for sexual violence or comments that minimize sexual assault,” MMSD said in a statement.

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Former FBI Director James Comey outlines the burning questions he’d ask Robert Mueller

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Former FBI Director James Comey has written a lengthy post at the Lawfare blog outlining the most important questions that Democrats need to ask of former special counsel Robert Mueller.

Although many of the questions outlined by Comey are simply asking Mueller to rehash the findings of his final report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, he does ask some questions designed to get Mueller to offer up his own analysis of President Donald Trump's actions, such as, "Did you find substantial evidence that the president had committed obstruction of justice crimes?" and "Did you reach a judgment as to whether the president had committed obstruction of justice crimes?"

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Republican running against Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had lavished praise on her great leadership

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Only one year after her historic victory over Rep. Joe Crowley, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez might face a challenger.

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Scherie Murray is a Jamaican immigrant who lives in Queens. She runs an advertising company and identifies as a Republican, the News reports. Murray, in announcing her challenge, accused Ocasio-Cortez of seeking fame at the expense of her constituents.

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Ivanka bashed by CNN guest for jumping into Trump’s racism scandal late and trying to make herself look good

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Appearing on CNN, the author of a piece in The Atlantic on Ivanka Trump's disappearing act whenever her father, President Donald Trump, does something offensive, said the first daughter likes to pick her spots when she can be "part of the show."

Speaking with CNN host Ana Cabrera, journalist Elaina Plott said Ivanka's influence on her father has been overstated since the beginning of his presidency and she moves into the public eye when it benefits her.

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