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Dad Punches His Toddler in the Face so Hard He Falls to the Ground in a California Supermarket [Video]

A man caught on film by surveillance cameras allegedly hitting his three-year-old toddler in the face at a supermarket was arrested on Friday. KERO-TV reports 23-year-old Justin Whittington of Bakersfield, … Continue reading

April 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mom of Quadriplegic Man With Cerebral Palsy Abandoned in Cobbs Creek Park to be Arrested Upon Return [Video]

Police have signed an arrest warrant for a Philadelphia woman after she allegedly left her quadriplegic son with cerebral palsy alone in the woods for over five days with nothing but … Continue reading

April 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

US Recon Aircraft Intercepted by Russian Fighter Jet Over Baltic – Pentagon

An American RC-135U reconnaissance aircraft was buzzed by a Russian Sukhoi Su-27 fighter jet over the Baltic Sea near Russia’s Kaliningrad Region, according to the Pentagon, which accused the Russian … Continue reading

April 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Virginia Police Attempt, Fail to Delete Video of Assault on Teenager [VIDEO]

Virginia police unsuccessfully attempted to delete evidence of their assault on an unarmed teenager during a traffic stop for a broken license plate light. Video of the incident, taken by … Continue reading

April 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

U.S. Capitol Building on Lockdown After Reports of Shots Fired

Authorities responded Saturday to reports of shots fired on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol Building, prompting the entire building to be placed on lockdown, sources tell Fox News. … Continue reading

April 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

2 women sentenced in the hate killing of Mississippi black man

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Ohio State Trooper Gets 5 Yrs in Federal Prison for Sex Acts

An Ohio state trooper was sentenced to five years in prison by a federal court for coercing four women motorists to engage in sexual acts for lenient treatment over criminal … Continue reading

April 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sheriff Orders Internal Investigation Into Arrest Seen on “Disturbing” Video (Included)

The San Bernardino County Sheriff ordered an internal investigation Thursday into an arrest caught on NBC Los Angeles’ NewsChopper4 video that showed deputies beating a suspect when they caught up … Continue reading

April 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

One Dead as Tornadoes Hits Rochelle Illinois [Video]

A tornado touched down near Rochelle, Ill., Thursday evening, leaving one dead, according to a report, as well as substantial damage. One person has died in the tornadoes or tornadoes … Continue reading

April 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cubans Want Change – but Not If Uncle Sam Takes Over

Strolling the scimitar-shaped seaside boulevard in Havana known as the Malecon, Pedro, a native of the city, knows what he doesn’t want from the nascent thaw in relations between Cuba … Continue reading

April 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Detective Reveals Expansive Use of StingRay Surveillance

The Baltimore Police Department used controversial cell phone surveillance tools more than 4,000 times since 2007, an officer revealed this week, but has stayed largely silent on the topic until … Continue reading

April 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Charleston, South Carolina Officer Commits Suicide After Barricading Himself in Home

An armed Charleston, South Carolina police officer took his own life after barricading himself in his home following a domestic dispute. Sergeant George Hildebidle “decided to end his life his … Continue reading

April 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Dashcam Footage Released Shows Walter Scott Running Away From Officer

South Carolina state police have released dascham footage from officer Michael Slager’s car captured moments before he shot black unarmed man Walter Scott. The video shows Scott running away after … Continue reading

April 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Death of Walter Scott Preventable; Slager Had Prior Excessive Force Complaint [Video]

The South Carolina police officer charged with murder for fatally shooting an unarmed black man eight times as he fled had a previous excessive force complaint filed against him, according … Continue reading

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Detroit Police Officers Caught Robbing and Extorting Drug Dealers

A Detroit police lieutenant and officer — accused of robbing drug dealers and stealing money and drugs obtained during police searches — were indicted Wednesday. The indictment, which was unsealed … Continue reading

April 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Denver Broncos’ Aqib Talib Under Investigation in Dallas Assault

Dallas Police Department sources say NFL cornerback Aqib Talib and his brother are under investigation for an aggravated assault early Wednesday morning at a downtown Dallas nightclub. Aqib Talib and … Continue reading

April 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pacers Forward Chris Copeland Stabbed at 1 OAK Club; 2 Atlanta Hawks Arrested in Aftermath According to NYPD

In more NBA news, the Daily News is reporting that: Ex-Knicks forward Chris Copeland was stabbed in the gut and two other women slashed by a knife-wielding man in a … Continue reading

April 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

Phoenix Suns’ Morris Twins Named in Assault Case

AZCentral has reported that: The Phoenix Suns’ Morris twins live by the mantra “Family over everything.” Phoenix police say Marcus and Markieff Morris put those words into action when they … Continue reading

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South Carolina Cop, Michael Slager, Charged With Murder of Unarmed Walter Scott [Video]

A police officer in North Charleston, South Carolina, was charged with murder Tuesday after a cell-phone video was released of him fatally shooting an apparently unarmed man in the back … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · 2 Comments

After Being Crowned World’s Oldest Person Gertrude Weaver Passes Away

Gertrude Weaver, who became the world’s oldest person last week, died Monday morning in Arkansas after suffering complications from pneumonia. The 116-year-old became next in line to officially earn the title of … Continue reading

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California’s Water Shortage Set to Increase Price of Food Nationwide [Video]

As California’s multi-year drought rages on, consumers in the rest of the United States may soon be feeling the pinch at the grocery store as farmers around California reduce water … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Haitian Flood Kills Six, Damages Thousands of Homes

The first heavy rains of the wet season flooded parts of the Haitian capital Port-au-Price over the weekend, leaving at least six dead and damaging 8,000 homes, authorities said Monday. … Continue reading

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Greece Is Demanding €278.7 Billion in Reparations From Germany for World War II [Video]

Germany owes Greece no less than €278.7 billion in World War II reparations, Athens said, referring to the destruction wrought upon the nation during the Nazi occupation. The sum exceeds … Continue reading

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100-Year-Old Elmwood Park Man Killed Wife With Ax in Murder-Suicide According to Authorities

A 100-year-old Elmwood Park man whose family said he suffered from dementia killed his 88-year-old wife with an ax as she slept, before taking his own life with a knife, … Continue reading

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Freak ‘Tsunami’ Wreaks Havoc on Atacama Region in Chile [Video]

Dramatic footage of cars, trucks and whole buildings being washed away in muddy water has emerged online after thunderstorms and abnormal rainfall in Chile’s desert Atacama region caused the Copiapo … Continue reading

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Radiation From Tsunami-Wrecked Fukushima Power Plant Confirmed Present on Canadian Coast

Radiation produced by the tsunami-stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan has been confirmed off the coast of Canada, as the Japanese struggle to contain a number of leaks. The … Continue reading

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French Government Burned in Cover Up of “Cleaner” Alternative to Fracking

French authorities have found themselves mired in controversy after Le Figaro leaked a government-commissioned report that looked into a safer alternative to fracking for shale gas, banned in France. The … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Israel Continues to Self-Destruct as Female Palestinian MP Kidnapped by IDF, Held Without Charge for 6 Months

Israeli troops have placed under six-month administrative detention a female Palestinian MP who is involved in the PA’s relationship with the International Criminal Court. Israel has been fiercely opposed to … Continue reading

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Eurocentrism and Elitism Prevails as Judge Orders That Allegations Against Prince Andrew Thrown Out

A US judge has ordered that sex allegations made against Prince Andrew be struck from the court record. District Judge Kenneth Marra’s ruling came in a case involving the Duke … Continue reading

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Brother of ‘The Mindy Project’ Star Mindy Kaling Claims to Have Posed as Black to Get into Medical School

Vijay Chokal-Ingam, the brother of writer and actress Mindy Kaling, has sparked controversy with his new book, in which he claims to have been admitted to medical school after posing … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

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