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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Violence’

Obama Condemns Furguson Violence

President Barack Obama harshly criticized protesters Tuesday night for the racially charged violence in Ferguson, Missouri, after mayhem erupted after a grand jury refused to indict a white police officer who shot a black teenager. Speaking from Chicago, Obama declared, “To those who think that what happened in Ferguson is an excuse for violence, I do not have any sympathy …

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Michael Brown Verdict: Schools Will Be Told First

The Michael Brown verdict will be known likely before the end of November. As the community of Ferguson and surrounding areas prepare for the reaction following the Michael Brown verdict, it has been reported that the schools in the area will be alerted of the verdict three hours before the media, or 24 hours if the decision is reached on …

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Ohio Walmart Shooting Bystander Collapses and Dies

An innocent bystander collapsed and later died while fleeing a shooting incident at a Walmart store in Beavercreek, Ohio Tuesday. Beavercreek police shot John Crawford, 22, of Fairfield, Ohio after he refused to stop waving a gun at shoppers. He was taken to Miami Valley Hospital, where he later died. Crawford’s girlfriend believes he was brandishing a toy gun, and …

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Venezuela Protests Leave 3 People Dead

Youth Day marches in Caracas, Venezuela turned violent with at least three people dead from gunshot wounds. Protests against the government have been escalating since the inauguration of President Nicolas Maduro in April 2013. The violent events were another cry from the opposition hardliners, who have been denouncing Maduro through demonstrations in provinces weeks prior to the latest incident. According to …

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Knights Templar Drug Cartel Boss Is Caught

Mexican officials have captured one of the country’s most wanted drug lords, officials say. The government had a 30m-peso ($2.2 million) bounty on his head for drug and money-laundering crimes. The attorney general’s office said on Monday that security forces arrested Dionisio Loya Plancarte, known as “El Tio” (‘The Uncle’), the most senior member of the Knights Templar. He was …

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Mexico Prison Stormed By Gunmen, Nine Dead

An exchange of gunfire occurred on Friday at a prison in Guerrero, Mexico. Six men disguised as police officers commuted to the facility in a stolen pickup truck and pretended to transport an inmate. Once inside the doors of the prison, they started confrontation with some of the guards and inmates. Four inmates and five assailants were killed in the …

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Rose McGowan Witnesses “Knockout Game” Beatdown

Rose McGowan has claimed that she personally witnessed a distressful “knockout game” attack in LA, Thursday. McGowan was going about her business when a masked man suddenly appeared and walloped an unsuspecting elderly man in the head before fleeing the scene on a skateboard. The knockout game is an assault in which an assailant punches an unsuspecting victim. In most …

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Nurse Stabbed, Yet Remembered for Being a Good Nurse

Gail Sandidge was working at Good Shepherd Ambulatory Surgical Center in Longview, Texas, when 22-year-old Kyron Templeton moved about the hospital wielding a hunting knife. At 7 in the morning, Templeton ran through the hospital screaming, “You’re not going to kill my mother,” before stabbing and killing Sandidge as well as wounding four other people. According to eyewitness Chad Jackson, …

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North Korea Executes 80 for Bad TV, Having a Bible

In the past year, North Korea came under international criticism when details of gulag-like prisons leaked out from defectors. Although the world reacted in horror as those details included the familiar stories of loved ones disappearing mysteriously in true Stalinist fashion, little international momentum was gained. The latest human rights violations from North Korea might change that. Fox News and …

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Supermax Prisons: Created in Response to Aryan Murders

Slate crime correspondent Justin Peters wrote a story last week that explored the origins of the Super-maximum-security prison. In 1983, the Marion Penitentiary in Illinois was the toughest prison in the federal system. In Marion’s maximum-security complex, the most dangerous and violent federal inmates were held; the worst had to live in the “control unit,” which Peters equated with being …

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Cafeteria Lady Hires Hit On 4th Grader

You’re working as a janitor at an elementary school. One day, a 4th grade student walks up to you and says something rude and inappropriate. So what do you do with that fresh rage inflicted upon you by one politely mannered snowflake? After being provoked to such a degree of spitefulness, you seek out two other 4th grade students, offer …

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Duck Dynasty Shirt Landed a Student in Hot Water

As the Duck Commander guys say on A&E’s Duck Dynasty, “You can’t spell ‘stupid’ without ‘S,I,” and that’s a sentiment that many people are feeling after a high school student was forced to take off his Duck Dynasty shirt. The shirt features the popular Uncle Si Robertson with one of his funny sayings, “I will hurt you physically and metaphysically.” …

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