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Tucker Carlson says 'every story' about Jacob Blake and George Floyd is a lie, the same day a federal judge wrote that viewers don't take Carlson's statements seriously

Tucker Carlson. Associated Press Fox News host Tucker Carlson said Thursday that "every story" told of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Jacob Blake, and other victims of police brutality is "at its core" a lie. His remarks came on the same day that a federal judge dismissed a defamation case against Fox News, arguing that nobody takes Carlson seriously. Carlson made several claims about Floyd and Blake that omitted certain details. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. On the sa...
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Trouble signs showed up early in the career of fired Minneapolis police officer Tou Thao

His decision May 25 to help two rookie officers on what seemed a routine call involving George Floyd would be his last for the department.
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Tou Thao says he felt a duty to protect, but his police career was troubled

His decision May 25 to help two rookie officers on what seemed a routine call involving George Floyd would be his last for the department.
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BLM Group Gathers At Capitol For Breonna Taylor; Another Protest Planned For Saturday Evening

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How the deaths of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd have changed the police body cam industry

The year 2020 has brought more attention to the police body camera industry in the aftermath of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor's killings at the hands of police in Minneapolis and Louisville.
Tags: Minneapolis, Cnn, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd

Tou Thao felt a duty to protect, but his police career was troubled

His decision May 25 to help two rookie officers on what seemed a routine call involving George Floyd would be his last for the department.
Tags: George Floyd, Tou Thao

2020 is a stressful mess. Now, brands are trying to capitalize on the dystopian year from hell.

Reese's Big Cups with Pretzels. Reese's Reese's said its snarky ad campaign for its new Big Cups with Pretzels is symbolic of everyone in 2020 — "keeping it together on the outside, but we're salty on the inside."  The candy brand joins a number of other companies that are crafting marketing based on how horrible and stressful 2020 has been.  Other campaigns that acknowledge how bad this year is include Natural Lights' offer to build a "mobile dorm" as colleges go remote due to COV...
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How Breonna Taylor and George Floyd have changed the police body cam industry

The year 2020 has been a pivotal one for the police body camera industry in the aftermath of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor's killings at the hands of current and former officers in Minneapolis and Louisville.
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Why Didn't We Riot? On being a Black man in Trumpland

In his new book, Issac J Bailey considers the killing of George Floyd, the protests it inspired – and whether change will resultIn a scene from the 1992 Denzel Washington–directed movie Antwone Fisher, the central character shows up on the doorstep of his childhood foster home and is greeted by a woman who had spent years sexually abusing him when he was young. Related: My Brother Moochie review: a masterpiece of race, injustice and forgiveness Continue reading...
Tags: Protest, Race, World news, US news, US politics, US policing, Donald Trump, Denzel Washington, Moochie, Antwone Fisher, Issac J Bailey, Trump Administration, Trumpland, US elections 2020, George Floyd

Oregon lawmakers demand answers after a report alleges that the Trump administration spied on protesters' electronic communication

PORTLAND, OREGON - JULY 26: Federal police confront protesters in front of the Mark O. Hatfield federal courthouse in downtown Portland as the city experiences another night of unrest on July 26, 2020 in Portland, Oregon. For over 56 straight nights, protesters in downtown Portland have faced off in often violent clashes with the Portland Police Bureau and, more recently, federal officers. The demonstrations began to honor the life of George Floyd and other black Americans killed by law enforc...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Oregon, US, Trends, Dhs, Surveillance, Portland, Portland Oregon, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Black Lives Matter, Charles Davis, Trump, US Department of Homeland Security, Portland Police Bureau

Tucker Carlson: "Every story" about George Floyd and Breonna Taylor has "at its core" been "a lie"

Fox News recently admitted in court that its star host is not always accurate when he discusses the news on TV
Tags: News, Fox News, Tucker Carlson, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd

Q&A With San Antonio Based Rapper Spy MC

Hey Spy MC! Please tell us how long have you been making music? Most importantly, how did you come up with your rap name? I’ve been making music since 2006. I used to go by DJ Spy when I starting spinning drum & bass at raves back in 2000 and was emceeing for DNB djs by 2001. During this time I was also competing in freestyle tourneys and would sign up as Spy MC and decided to keep that name when I started writing & recording music in 2006. What separates you from all the other rappers in your ...
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CNN’s Brianna Keilar Fires Back at Tucker Carlson and Kayleigh McEnany

CNN’s Brianna Keilar spent more than 10 minutes of her broadcast on Friday dismantling the smears she has received from both Fox News and the Trump White House this week.“Yesterday, White House Press Secretary implied that I am responsible for two police officers being shot in Louisville,” the anchor began. “She is lying to Americans again and I’ll address that in a moment. But first, I’m not the Brianna that the White House should be focused on right now. Breonna Taylor is.”After recapping for ...
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U.S. Bank reveals targets for reopening Minneapolis branches damaged in riots

Two of the three branches — damaged in riots following the police killing of George Floyd — are being rebuilt from the ground up.
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Breonna Taylor’s Life Mattered and Our Rage is Righteous

On March 13, 2020, Breonna Taylor was in her apartment sleeping when police banged on the door, broke the door off its hinges, shooting. Her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, shot back once at the invaders, hitting one in the thigh. Breonna was shot 5 times by the police. She never made it to the hospital. She died there. Why were the police there? They were looking for two suspected drug dealers whose homes were nowhere near Breonna’s. They ended up at her apartment because one of the suspects was so...
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‘Her Boyfriend Did Shoot At The Cops’: Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal Face Backlash After Comments On Breonna Taylor Case

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Charles Barkley, Shaquille O'Neal: Don't 'lump' killing of Breonna Taylor with George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery

Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal said the presence of a warrant differentiated Breonna Taylor's death from those of George Floyd or Ahmaud Arbery.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Vice President Mike Pence highlights Minneapolis destruction in wake of George Floyd's killing

Vice President Mike Pence rallies with police and makes a surprise visit to north Minneapolis.
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Drivers Keep Running Over Protesters—and Getting Away With It

When a blue Jeep sped down an Aurora, Colorado, roadway in July, narrowly missing protesters, some witnesses swore the driver had put their lives at risk.“I saw him look straight at the crowd and hit the gas,” Rebecca Wolff, a protester who spoke to police about the incident, told the Denver Post. Another protester broke a leg jumping off the raised highway to avoid the driver.But in an hour-long press conference on Wednesday, District Attorney George Brauchler announced that he would not press ...
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Oregon governor sends state police to Portland for protests

Portland has been roiled by often violent protests for more than three months following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Demonstrations that went into a lull during Oregon's recent wildfires resumed this week, fueled by a Kentucky grand jury’s decision to not indict officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor. Brown told reporters she is exercising her gubernatorial authority to place Multnomah County Sheriff Mike Reese and Oregon State Police Superintendent Travis Hampt...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Kentucky, Oregon, Portland, Oregon State Police, Mike Reese, Travis Hampton, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor Brown

Minneapolis paid more than $3.3 million in police overtime in wake of George Floyd's death

Costs associated with the summer unrest doubled the Minneapolis Police Department's allotted overtime budget for 2020.
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Denver’s Jamal Murray climbs up reputation rung in NBA playoffs

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. >> However these Western Conference Finals turn out, observers will agree on at least one thing: Jamal Murray has raised his game. The fourth-year guard is the highest draft pick on the Denver Nuggets’ roster, landed at No. 7 in 2016. At the time, Nuggets coach Michael Malone thought he was a steal even so. And now as he averages 26.6 points, 6.5 assists while shooting better than 47 percent from three in 17 playoff games, he’s outshone a lot of even what Malone could have...
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Fox News won a court case by 'persuasively' arguing that no 'reasonable viewer' takes Tucker Carlson seriously

Tucker Carlson. Fox News A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against Fox News this week after lawyers for the network argued that no "reasonable viewer" would take the network's primetime star Tucker Carlson seriously. The former Playboy model Karen McDougal filed a defamation suit against Fox alleging that Carlson slandered her during a December 2018 episode of his show, "Tucker Carlson Tonight." The network asked a judge to dismiss the case by arguing that "Carlson's statements were not ...
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Vice President Mike Pence highlights Minneapolis destruction in wake of George Floyd's killing

Vice President Mike Pence rallies with police a day and makes a surprise visit to north Minneapolis.
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George Floyd's death inspires Minnesota violinist to create 'video meditation'

"How Many Breaths?" will premiere online Sunday.
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‘Anarchist’ Seattle Makes It Official, Slashes Police Dept. Funding

With Seattle being declared a jurisdiction where anarchy is rampant, the City Council has voted to cut the police department budget. Weeks ago, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms advised Seattle residents to arm themselves. iStock-1138299265 U.S.A. –-( Barely 24 hours after the Department of Justice declared Seattle to be a jurisdiction that has “permitted violence and destruction of property to persist,” the far-left Seattle City Council made it official...
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Tim Scott Is ‘Disappointed’ By Lone Indictment Unrelated To Breonna Taylor’s Death

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) wrote in a statement on Thursday that the grand jury’s decision to indict only one officer involved in Breonna Taylor’s fatal shooting by Louisville police leaves him “angry, sad, and frustrated.” On Wednesday, a grand jury in Taylor’s case indicted former Louisville Metro Police Department Detective Brett Hankison with three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment. The two other officers involved in the fatal shooting of Taylor — Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly and Detective ...
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2020 elections: Battle continues for LAUSD District 3 board seat

 Los Angeles Unified school board District 3 District: Includes West San Fernando Valley and portions of the South Valley through North Hollywood Incumbent: Scott Schmerelson, 69, was elected to the board in 2015 after nearly four decades as an educator. He has been a classroom teacher, counselor and principal and is currently the director of Region 21 of the California School Boards Association. He previously served as president and executive director of Region 16 of the Association of Califo...
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Reparations for Black Americans would cost trillions of dollars, and it's time the US government paid up

getty In a new paper, we at the Review of Black Political Economy estimated that the "40 acres and a mule" promise made to Black Americans after the slavery era is worth over $12 trillion today. This would give each descendant of the enslaved around $254,782. Either the government should pay the amount, or the funds should go into social programs and trust funds. Trevor Smith is a writer and communications specialist who conducts research on the history of reparations within the United St...
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First she lost her friend, George Floyd. Then she lost her sister to Covid-19

"The loss of George Floyd was the most impact in my whole entire life, you know, up until my sister passed," Ruby Mallard says.
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