Coma-causing NYPD cop testifies that he punched partygoer to protect himself and friend


An NYPD cop told a jury Tuesday that he clocked a plastered upper Manhattan club patron — who was knocked into a coma when he hit the floor — to protect himself and his pal. The rowdy reveler was threatening off-duty Officer Ariel Frias, 30, and a friend about 3:30 a.m. on Jan. 8, 2012, at the Mamajuana Cafe on ...

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County Removes Confederate Flag, Replaces It With Another Confederate Flag


In the wake of the reignited controversy over the Confederate battle flag, Walton County, Florida, voted Tuesday to remove the flag from the county courthouse — only to replace it with a different Confederate flag. “It’s perplexing how this is perceived as any compromise,” Daniel Uhlfelder, a key force in the local movement to have the flag taken down, told ...

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Zimbabwean Authorities Seek American Dentist Responsible in Killing of Famed Cecil the Lion


Two men arrested in the death of Cecil the lion — a case in which an American dentist has also been accused, unleashing a torrent of anger online — were released Wednesday by a court in Zimbabwe on $1,000 bail each. Theo Bronchorst, a professional hunter, and Honest Trymore Ndlovu, a landowner, both Zimbabweans, said through their attorney that they ...

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Thanks to the Supreme Court, Traffic Stops Can Become a Gamble Between Life and Death


As we delve deeper into every minute of the infamous Sandra Bland traffic stop seen around the world, experts (as expected) are clawing into every legal nook and cranny to ask one of the most pressing questions of 2015: Exactly how many rights do you have should you see the popo’s red and blue lights flashing in the rearview? It’s ...

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Officer Is Fired, Turns Himself In On 1st Degree Murder Charge

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April V. Taylor Officer Ray Tensing, who fatally shot unarmed motorist Sam Dubose on July 19, has officially been fired by the University of Cincinnati police department and has turned himself in on first degree murder charges. A grand jury returned an indictment earlier today, and as promised, the prosecutor in the case, Joe Deters, has released the body camera ...

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VIDEO: Body Cam Video Of UC Officer Shooting Unarmed Suspect

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April V. Taylor A University of Cincinnati police officer has been indicted for murder, and after a long wait, the footage from his body camera has finally been released. The footage shows Officer Ray Tensing shooting unarmed motorist Sam DuBose in the head despite the fact that he was not being belligerent or aggressive. The University of Cincinnati campus has ...

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LISTEN: Audio Reveals Cop ‘Purposefully Killed’ Unarmed Man, Video Footage To Be Released Today

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April V. Taylor The University of Cincinnati has shut down; homeland security has been called in, and the city is preparing for unrest as the country waits for the release of body camera footage that shows an officer suddenly shooting an unarmed man during a routine traffic stop. The officer, Ray Tensing, was just indicted for murder, representing the first ...

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Prosecutor Calls Shooting ‘Most Asinine Act By Police Officer’ Ever, Officer Indicted For Murder

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April V. Taylor A grand jury has quickly returned a murder charge against Officer Ray Tensing for shooting Sam Dubose in the head during a traffic stop. Dubose was unarmed, and according to family members was in such frail health he would have been unable to resist the officer. His frail physical condition could have contributed to him being unable ...

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Billy Graham’s Son: Stop Muslims From Coming to America


By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Franklin Graham, the son of evangelist Billy Graham, is causing an uproar with his comments made recently that the United States should stop Muslims from coming to America. Graham’s belief is that Muslims who come to America are becoming “radicalized” and therefore pose a threat to the lives of Americans. The young Graham claims to ...

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What Kenya Went Through in Order For Obama To Visit

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Whenever a U.S. President travels, you can be sure that security is a top issue. Whether the president is traveling within the United States of America or abroad, security measures have to be taken. The safety of the president is the number one priority. As President Obama landed in Kenya on Friday, he was greeted ...

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