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What about the tension between black folks and the police?

From Bloomberg here:

The shooting of two New York police officers, killed yesterday while sitting in their patrol car in Brooklyn, is inflaming tensions between the administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio and the city’s police unions.

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Hmmm, why would the Ferguson prosecutor allow liars into the grand jury?

From here:

In his first public interview since announcing the grand jury’s decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson, McCulloch told local radio station KTRS that he had decided to put witnesses forward to testify regardless of their credibility.

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Young black males should stay off Brooklyn streets well into 2015

From the New York Times:

Two police officers were fatally shot in their patrol car in Brooklyn on Saturday in what the mayor and the police commissioner called an “assassination” by a suspect who later killed himself with a gunshot to the head.

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White folks have no clue regarding black rage

I went to a religious service last night and some of the service dealt with recent shootings/deaths of black males at the hands of the police. 278 more words

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A majority of Americans should not be shocked when ISIS cuts off innocent American heads

From NBC News here:

A majority of Americans believe the harsh interrogation practices the Central Intelligence Agency used after the 9/11 terrorist attacks were acceptable under the circumstances, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

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Once more with feeling -- the great miracle of globalization!!!!!

From the BBC here:

Apple says it is dedicated to the ethical sourcing of minerals, but the programme found evidence that tin from illegal mines could be entering its supply chain.

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Haven't we spent 10+ years building the Iraqi military?

From Huffpo:

At the same time, Terry outlined a long fight ahead, cautioning it would take several years to build necessary capabilities of Iraqi forces, who crumbled during the Islamic State’s offensive this summer.

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