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Ex-St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley found not guilty of murder

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ST. LOUIS — Former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley was found not guilty Friday of murdering a man while on duty. St. Louis Circuit Judge Timothy Wilson’s highly anticipated verdict found the white former officer not guilty of first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the December 2011 shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith,…

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Treasury Looking Into Steve Mnuchin’s Plane Requests

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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is facing questions over claims of improper use of public resources for a second time, after reports that he requested a government plane to take him on his honeymoon. According to ABC News, a request was submitted in writing for a $25,000 dollar per hour U.S. Air Force Jet to take…

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North Korea Threatens to ‘Sink’ Japan With Nuke

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North Korea has threatened to use a nuclear weapon against Japan, as part of a series of threats against the U.S. and its allies in Asia-Pacific. The Korea Asia-Pacific Peace Committee, a North Korean organization affiliated with the ruling Workers’ Party that handles the country’s external ties and propaganda and regularly uses inflammatory language in…

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Trump’s Scarlet Letter – Angry GOP Rebrand Him ‘Independent’

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An unfamiliar courtship has begun taking place between Donald Trump and leading congressional Democrats, with neither side entirely sure whether to trust the other or what good might come from their political dalliance.   On Wednesday evening, the president had dinner with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA),…

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Bannon, Yiannopoulos and Coulter to Speak at Berkeley

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Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon is set to appear at “free speech week” at the University of California at Berkeley later this month, as are Milo Yiannopoulos, a political commentator who has been associated with the racist so-called alt-right movement, and controversial conservative commentator Ann Coulter. The UC Berkeley event, scheduled to take…

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Sister Margaret Ann and Her Chainsaw Help Cleanup

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A nun in West Kendall, Florida saw a car nearly go off the road while trying to avoid a tree that had fallen due to Hurricane Irma. So she found a chainsaw and got to work.   On Tuesday, an off-duty Miami-Dade police officer spotted Sister Margaret Ann of Archbishop Coleman F. Carroll High School…

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Reckless FL Nuclear Plant Narrowly Avoids Becoming America’s Fukushima

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Operators of a nuclear power plant in the path of Hurricane Irma kept one reactor operating during the cyclone, despite failing to bring the plant up to federal safety code and long-known concerns about the danger faced by nuclear power plants during power outages. The Turkey Point nuclear plant in Homestead, along the southeast Florida…

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Photos of Hurricane Irma’s Destruction in Florida Keys

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Severe storm damage in the Florida Keys may necessitate the evacuation of an additional 10,000 residents who remained home through Hurricane Irma. The Category 4 storm hit the lower Florida Keys on Sunday with 130 mph winds and widespread destruction. “Everything is underwater, I mean everything,” said Larry Kahn, an editor for the local newspaper…

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Pizza Hut Manager Threatens Employees Fleeing Irma

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A Pizza Hut manager in Florida threatened to punish employees who missed shifts while evacuating the state as Hurricane Irma approached. A picture circulating on social media Monday showed a memo to employees at a Pizza Hut branch in Jacksonville, in which the manager said employees have “responsibility and commitment” to the community, and that…

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Ted Cruz ‘Likes’ Porn on Twitter, Breaks Internet

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The excuses are almost inevitable, and predictable: The account was hacked, possibly by those pesky Russians. Or some rogue intern got hold of the social media, a secret Democrat intent on sabotage. Whatever the case, it is all but certain that Ted Cruz, the conservative Republican who serves as the junior Senator from Texas, will…

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