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A Black YouTuber’s video of a racist confrontation led to an Arizona man’s arrest and firing

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Andre Abram and his roommate were getting ready to shoot a video for his YouTube channel last week in Scottsdale, Arizona, when they were confronted by a man who used racial slurs after asking them what they were do...

Why the firing of Mark Esper is just the start of a very wild 72 days

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On Monday afternoon, President Donald Trump fired his secretary of defense, Mark Esper, via tweet. Which, well, wasn't terribly surprising. Esper had been on Trump's naughty list for months -- ever since he opposed ...

GOP lawmakers defend CIA Director Gina Haspel as Trump weighs firing her

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Several GOP lawmakers have publicly defended CIA Director Gina Haspel in recent days as it has become increasingly clear that President Donald Trump is considering firing her as part of his post-election government ...

Justice Department rushing to expand execution methods like firing squads for federal death row inmates

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The Justice Department has rushed to change the rules around federal death penalties as they expedite a slew of scheduled executions in the final days of the Trump administration, including expanding possible execut...

Leo Terrell: Dem mayor followed ‘vigilante justice’ in firing city official after police-involved shooting

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PAGNO: IF CITY MANAGER FIRED FOR ADVOCATING FOR DUE PROCESS 'WHERE DOES THAT LEAVE THE REST OF US'? LEO TERRELL: That was a profile of courage moment for the city manager. He was following the law. What you saw—this ...

A Nevada man sentenced to death tells court he’d rather die by firing squad than lethal injection

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A Nevada death row inmate is scheduled to die by lethal injection at the beginning of June, but he's fighting his sentence, and in a recent court filing, he said he'd prefer to die by firing squad rather than a dead...

South Carolina to bring back firing squads for executions

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The state House voted 66-43 Wednesday on legislation that would allow death row inmates to choose between being shot or electrocuted if lethal injection drugs aren't available. The state is one of nine that still use...

Former New Jersey police officer reacts to firing over BLM post: Law enforcement in a ‘sad state of affairs’

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ERWIN: I wrote what I wrote last June, it was a very emotional weekend. There were riots that had broken out in nearby Trenton. We had to send officers to that location. And I was receiving texts and phone calls and ...

South Carolina may become the fourth state to allow executions by firing squad

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The South Carolina House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that allows for firing squads to carry out death penalty sentences and makes electrocution a more likely means of execution. The potential change i...

California Cypress College union claims firing of anti-cop professor had ‘chilling effect’ on workplace safety

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She made the claim, before a virtual class of sophomore students, that calling 911 during an armed home invasion would actually further put her life in danger.  "United Faculty stands in solidarity with all our facul...

French pilot files legal complaint alleging being tied up on firing range during explosions as hazing ritual

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A French pilot has filed a legal complaint for "aggravated voluntary violence" and "endangering someone's life" alleging colleagues in the French Air Force tied him to a target and ordered fighter jets to open fire ...

Hogan criticizes GOP as a ‘circular firing squad’ that had ‘worst four years’ under Trump

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Republican Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Sunday lambasted the GOP as a "circular firing squad" attacking each other and said the party experienced "the worst four years" under former President Donald Trump. The comme...

South Carolina governor signs bill adding firing squad as an option for executions

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Republican South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster on Friday signed into law a bill allowing death row inmates to elect execution by electric chair or firing squad if lethal injection drugs are not available, according t...

Kayleigh McEnany rips ‘Cuomo Nepotism Network’ for not firing governor’s little brother

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POYNTER INSTITUTE BLASTS CNN'S CHRIS CUOMO FOR 'CROSSING A JOURNALISTIC LINE' WITH ADVICE TO EMBATTLED BROTHER KAYLEIGH MCENANY: I agree with [Kyle Smith] at the New York Post, who said CNN now stands for the ‘Cuomo ...

Supreme Court denies hearing to Missouri death row inmate requesting a firing squad

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The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 Monday against a Missouri death row inmate suffering from a brain tumor who sought to have his execution carried out by firing squad because he fears the state's lethal injection protocol...

2 South Carolina executions halted until firing squad formed

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The high court halted this month’s scheduled executions of Brad Sigmon and Freddie Owens, writing that corrections officials need to put together a firing squad so that inmates can really choose between that or the e...

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