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Ohio police officer on leave after driving over Black shooting victim who later died

A police officer in Ohio has been placed on leave after her dashcam video showed her patrol car driving over a shooting victim lying on a street, authorities said. The man died soon after. The incident occurred on the night of 13 June, when Springfield police officer Amanda Rosales was responding to a 911 call about a shooting on West Liberty Avenue. According to the video from inside of the cruise, Ms Rosales was driving the car when she struck an already bleeding Eric Cole, reported NBC News.Cole, a Black man, was flown to a hospital but was pronounced...
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In North Korea a packet of coffee costs $100, and that's a problem for Kim Jong Un

Hong Kong (CNN) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has bigger problems than the United States right now. He needs to feed his people, and his options are not good. The ruler of the secretive, hereditary communist dictatorship opened an important political meeting on Tuesday acknowledging the grim situation his country now faces. North Korea's food supply is strained and "getting tense," Kim said, according to the country's state-run newswire, KCNA.
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1 dead, 12 injured in Arizona drive-by shooting spree

June 17 (UPI) -- Police in Arizona said officers have taken a man into custody following a drive-by shooting spree through three West Valley cities that left one person dead and at least 12 others injured. Peoria Sgt. Brandon Sheffert told reporters in a press conference that the male suspect...
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3 dead, 2 missing after tubers go over N.C. dam

June 18 (UPI) -- Authorities in North Carolina said search and rescue crews scouring the Dan River for a group of tubers who went over a dam a day earlier retrieved three bodies while two other people were still missing. "I can confirm we have three recoveries off the river...
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Man from Windsor to have 'record-breaking' kidneys removed

A man is preparing to have both his kidneys removed after they enlarged to a potentially "record-breaking" size. Warren Higgs, 54, from Windsor, has polycystic kidney disease (PKD) that causes small fluid-filled sacs called cysts to develop in the kidneys. He said his kidneys had grown so large they could...

Houston’s racist landmarks: Streets, schools, major institutions and more

Houston is the most diverse city in the United States and the largest city in the state with more Blackfolk than any other. Yet, even as Houston has tried historically to put on a good face as an example of a new or different south from the 1900s to the 1960s, racism never took a break (see 1917 Camp Logan Rebellion, 1967 HPD attack upon TSU and TSU students erroneously labeled a student riot, the 1960s attempts to avoid major protests during the Civil Rights Movement, the 1989 HPD killings of Ida B. Delaney and Byron Gillum, etc.), white supremacy remained and remains a constant presence.
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34 Women Sue Pornhub In Sex Abuse Video, Trafficking Case

Nearly three dozen women have filed a lawsuit in California against adult video website Pornhub, accusing it and its parent company of knowingly profiting from footage depicting rape and sexual exploitation, including of minors. Lawyers representing the 34 plaintiffs accuse the online giant -- one of the world's largest adult...
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Suspect lunges for cop’s gun in Las Vegas police interview room

Shocking surveillance video shows the moment a 27-year-old murder suspect charged with killing a toddler lunges for a cop’s gun in a Las Vegas police station interrogation room. Terrell Rhodes, who had allegedly just confessed to beating 2-year-old Amari Nicholson to death, is seen lunging for the officer’s gun and...

Teen stabbed to death during dispute in NYC

A 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death during a dispute with an older man in Brooklyn on Thursday afternoon, police and sources said. Tory Lovik was rushed to Kings County Hospital following the 3:30 p.m. incident in Stuyvesant Heights, and was later pronounced dead, according to police. A 48-year-old man...
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PJ Tucker’s impassioned comments on guarding Kevin Durant will give you goosebumps

The Milwaukee Bucks are still alive and PJ Tucker is all for it. The Bucks staved off elimination after soundly beating the Brooklyn Nets in Game 6, 104-89 to force a do-or-die match. Tucker only put up three points and five rebounds, but he once again covered Kevin Durant for most of the game. His passion-fueled comments after their win, however, were his biggest contributions (via The Athletic’s Eric Nehm).