Texas cop present at Sandra Bland's arrest says prosecutors warned him not to speak out

A Texas police officer who was present during Sandra Bland's traffic stop and arrest that led to her untimely death in a Waller County jail cell last year has said that county officials told him not to speak out about what really happened.

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Conservative Montana builder faces death threats over rumors he’s making homes for Muslim refugees

A social media mix-up has caused a Montana contractor to receive endless death threats from neighbors who think he is building houses for Muslim refugees.

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Sesame Street creators face backlash for axing three remaining original cast members

It looks as if there will be even more changes to Sesame Street's neighborhood as the longtime beloved children's show recently announced that it will cut its three oldest cast members, drawing ire and accusations of ageism on social media.

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Militia goon threatens to shoot Pennsylvania cops who arrested his teen son on heroin charges

A Pennsylvania man who threatened to shoot police officers for arresting his son over drug charges is part of a growing movement listed as a terrorist threat by top law enforcement agencies -- right-wing extremist militias.

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Maryland prosecutor blasts police ’reluctance and obvious bias’ that hindered Freddie Gray investigation

Following the announcement that all charges have been dropped against police officers complicit in the death of Freddie Gray in 2015, State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby tore into the process where police were allowed to investigate their peers and called for reform.

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Black woman gets called the N-word for eating out – but her response takes the internet by storm

A woman's response to a racist Snapchat post from a Tennessee restaurant waitress who served her is itself making the rounds on social media.

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Racist Sheriff Joe Arpaio's legal case is costing Arizona taxpayers millions of dollars

Residents of Arizona's Maricopa County may once again foot the bill for a court case against Joe Arpaio, the county's notorious sheriff whose racial profiling against Latino residents a judge has ruled illegal.

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Sanders delegate shows you don't have to join the 'Never Hillary' camp to continue the Bernie revolution

A California delegate for Bernie Sanders demonstrated that not all of the Vermont senator's supporters inside the Democratic National Convention believe one has to remain firmly in the "Never Hillary" camp to continue Sanders' political revolution.

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CNN’s cop apologist promotes racist video calling for a ban on violent ‘n****s’

A CNN law enforcement analyst promoted a video on social media that declared African-Americans are responsible for most of the violent crime in the U.S.

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Kentucky man sparks panic in movie theater after pulling gun on child who kicked his seat

Panic struck a Paducah, Kentucky movie theater on Saturday after a man in the audience pulled a gun during a fight caused by a child kicking the back of his seat.

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Private prison inmate dies of an overdose after calling for help for two hours

An inmate at a private prison in England died after apparently overdosing on prescription drugs after trying to alert prison authorities for more than two hours.

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Witness says cops fired at caregiver and autistic man even though he told them they were unarmed

A witness to the North Miami police shooting of unarmed black caregiver, Charles Kinsey, said he tried to warn officers that Kinsey and his patient were unarmed.

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Edward Snowden invents phone case protecting reporters against surveillance

NSA whistleblower and privacy advocate Edward Snowden announced today that he is working on inventing a case-like device that will warn iPhone users if the government is tracking them.

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Trump-loving white supremacist hit with criminal charges for harassing black woman

A notorious white supremacist movement leader is among three men who are facing criminal charges for assaulting and verbally harassing a black female protester at a Donald Trump rally in Louisville in March.

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Florida Muslims fight back after mosque removed as polling place

The Florida chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) says it will likely file a lawsuit against Palm Beach County's elections department after the agency removed an Islamic community center as a voting site for the general election in November.

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