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Bodycam Footage Shows Vallejo Police Shoot Willie McCoy While Asleep in Car

Vallejo Police have released footage of the killing of 20-year-old Willie McCoy, who was in his car at a Taco Bell before six officers shot into his vehicle.
The body cam footage supports claims made by McCoy’s family who said their loved one, who rapped as Willie Bo with group FBG, was not alert when shot.
The footage can be seen below. The shooting begins 19:58 into the video.
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NRA Could 'Be Forced to Shut Down Forever,' Says Executive Vice President

NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre hit group members with a four-page letter. In it, he blamed the group’s financial woes on Andrew Cuomo, who ordered state regulators to encourage insurance companies, state-chartered banks and financial services companies to review their relationships with the NRA.
According to The Daily Beast, LaPierre believes the threat is imminent.
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Police have identified the man who shot and killed Nipsey Hussle

Los Angeles police are seeking a 29-year-old man who they believe shot and killed Nipsey Hussle outside the rapper’s clothing store where he was trying to remake his community.
Los Angeles police Chief Michel Moore has scheduled a briefing Tuesday morning in which he will discuss how detectives came to identify Eric Holder as the man suspected of killing Hussle Sunday afternoon and wounding ... Read more

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Senate Passes Bill That Makes Lynching a Federal Crime

February 16, 2019
On Thursday, the U.S. Senate passed a bill that would make lynching a federal crime.
The bill, which was introduced in June by Sens. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Tim Scott (R-S.C.) had previously passed in the Senate in December, but did not pass in the GOP-majority House before the end of the 115th Congress. The Hill reports that the bill passed Thursday w... Read more

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Trump Will Sign Spending Bill, Declare National Emergency Because He Can't Stand Losing

The president lost the wall.
Despite billing himself as the great negotiator who will get the deals done, his strong-arm tactics proved ineffective, highly ineffective. The president drove the government into the longest standstill in American history, demanding full funding for his border wall. In the end, he not only got no funding for his wall, but he got publicly humiliated.Now, with the possi... Read more

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New England Patriots’ Duron Harmon Says He Won’t Go To White House After Super Bowl Win

Don’t expect to see New England Patriots safety Duron Harmon celebrating his team’s Super Bowl win at the White House this year.

The 28-year-old athlete said he was not planning to attend the ceremony during an interview with TMZ Sunday night following the Patriots’ victory over the Los Angeles Rams.

“Nah, man,” Harmon said. “They don’t want me ... Read more

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Florida Regulators Struggle To Keep Up With Medical Marijuana Industry

June 24, 2018 - 
Florida’s embattled medical marijuana office continues wading through rulemaking—two years after Florida voters approved the system. But the industry is moving faster than regulators' ability to govern it, leading to problems. Last week a California-based medical marijuana company purchased a Florida one for $53 million. There have been a couple of these sales alr... Read more

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MLK daughter claps back at Steve Bannon for saying her father would be proud of Trump

June 24, 2018 - 
What Steve Bannon is not gonna do is use Dr. Martin Luther King’s Jr’s name in vain. But the fired White House Chief Strategist tried it when he said Dr. King would be “proud” of what President Donald Trump has done so far for African Americans, reports WSBTV. “Martin Luther King … he would be proud ... Read more

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Winky Wright's long career rewarded with place in the Hall of Fame

June 18, 2018 - For a five-year stretch during the early days of Ronald "Winky" Wright's 22-year boxing career he found himself as a virtual nomad. He and career-long trainer Dan Birmingham left behind the club circuit in the Tampa, Florida, region and embarked on a globetrotting tour as Wright searched for bigger opportunities and bigger purses. Luxemburg. France. Germany. Monaco. Argentina. Engla... Read more

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Civilizations: Paradise on Earth

WEDU PBS aires Tuesday June 19, 2018 at 8:00 pm 
Explore one of humanity’s deepest artistic urges: the depiction of nature. But landscape painting is seldom a straightforward portrayal of observed nature; it's a projection of dreams, idylls, escapes and refuges—the elusive paradise on earth. Visit www.wedu.org to watch preview. ... Read more