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White Minnesota student accused of brutal beating that left black teacher on life support released without bail


A white student who stands accused of brutally beating a black teacher’s assistant was released without bail on Wednesday, the Star-Tribune reports.

Corey David Burfield, 18, of St. 68 more words

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61chrissterry reblogged this and commented:

This is worrying and also discriminatory. If this had been a Black student attacking a White teacher's assistant, would he have been released without bail. Would he have even been released. This is a serious charge so at least bail should have been a requirement. There will be no justice and equality anywhere, but expressly in America until all persons are dealt with equally.

Republican candidate for Governor in Oklahoma calls for euthanizing poor people (VIDEO)

By Robert A. Vella

Christopher Barnett is a Republican candidate for governor in Oklahoma.  He’s now under intense scrutiny for allegedly posting comments on Facebook which call for euthanizing poor disabled people who cannot work or support themselves.  47 more words

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61chrissterry reblogged this on 61chrissterry and commented:

This is the thoughts of a Republican in America is it also the thoughts within the DWP, policies would appear to lead to this conclusion.

Toronto and Tennessee: Two white suspects, no Trump tweets : Salon

Continuing a pattern that traces back to the early days of his 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump himself has yet to openly acknowledge a series of attacks in which the perpetrators were white. 146 more words

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House of Lords defeats government over EU withdrawal bill : Independent

Peers have inflicted an embarrassing defeat on the government after voting in favour of remaining in a customs union with the EU after Brexit. 81 more words

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Iran's supreme leader says Western attack on Syria a crime : Reuters

“Today’s dawn attack on Syria is a crime. I clearly declare that the president of the United States, the president of France and the British prime minister are criminals,” Khamenei said in a speech, according to his Twitter account. 112 more words

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Opinion | Trump says ‘attorney-client privilege is dead!’ Loretta Lynch begs to differ. : The Washington Post

“Attorney-client privilege is alive and well in this country.”

Hours after his personal lawyer’s office, home and hotel room were raided by federal investigators on Monday, President Trump petulantly declared,  76 more words

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Pensioner, 78, arrested after burglar stabbed to death will not be charged : Mirror

The 78-year-old pensioner arrested on suspicion of murder after a burglar was stabbed to death will face no further action, police announced.

Richard Osborn-Brooks was held on suspicion of murdering drug addict and career criminal Henry Vincent, but will now not be charged. 109 more words

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