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Prosecutors are looking to modify Kyle Rittenhouse's bail conditions after the Kenosha shooter flashed white power signs and was spotted out with Proud Boys

Kyle Rittenhouse sits while listening during an extradition hearing in Lake County court Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, in Waukegan, Ill. Rittenhouse is accused of killing two protesters days after Jacob Blake was shot by police in Kenosha, Wis. AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, Pool Kenosha County prosecutors filed a motion Wednesday seeking to modify Kyle Rittenhouse's bail conditions. The move comes after Rittenhouse, 18, was spotted at a bar after posting $2 million bail in November. According to prosecuto...
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Kenosha bracing for protests when charging decision is announced in Jacob Blake case

City officials in Kenosha, Wis., said Sunday that they are preparing for protests ahead of the decision by the county's district...
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Kyle Rittenhouse’s Attorney Thanks Actor Ricky Schroder for Helping Post $2 Million Bail

The attorney for Kyle Rittenhouse, a 17-year-old gunman accused of killing two protestors in August in Kenosha, Wis., said actor Ricky Schroder was among those who helped the teen post $2 million bail for his release on Friday. Attorney Lin Wood took to Twitter on Friday to announce Rittenhouse’s release, giving a shoutout to Schroder […]
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Kyle Rittenhouse, Accused of Killing 2 in Kenosha, Freed on $2 Million Bail

The 17-year-old was captured on video shooting three people during protests in Kenosha, Wis., over the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
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Kyle Rittenhouse’s 19-Year-Old Friend Charged for Allegedly Giving Him Rifle Used in Shootings

A 19-year-old friend of Kyle Rittenhouse, the teen who allegedly shot and killed two protestors in Kenosha, Wis. during unrest in August, faces two felony charges after prosecutors said he supplied the then 17-year-old with a gun.Dominick Black was charged with two counts of intentionally giving a dangerous weapon to a person under the age of 18, causing death, according to NBC Chicago.According to a criminal complaint from the Kenosha County District Attorney, Black purchased a rifle on May 1 u...
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How COVID-19 Fundamentally Reshaped Biden’s Campaign For The White House

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden was fresh off winning the Michigan primary and effectively capturing the Democratic presidential nomination, a prize he’d sought for the better part of three decades. Instead of plotting a strategy to build momentum, he was contemplating an abrupt halt. He gathered his senior team in a conference room on the 19th floor of his campaign’s Philadelphia headquarters, the type of in-person meeting that would soon be deemed a public health risk. A former surgeon gener...
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Trump returns to Kenosha with a familiar message about law and order and turning the corner on COVID

On his final day of campaigning President Trump returned to Kenosha, Wis., a city that had provided him with a backdrop to push his message that the election was about “law and order.”
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Illinois teen Kyle Rittenhouse will face homicide charges in Wisconsin after judge OKs extradition

Kyle Rittenhouse, the Illinois teen who fatally shot two protesters in Kenosha, Wis. in August, will be extradited to Wisconsin to face...
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Pennsylvania Governor Orders National Guard to Philadelphia after Riots

Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf ordered National Guardsmen to Philadelphia on Tuesday, following a night of riots that left 30 police officers injured and various businesses vandalized.The riots began after police shot and killed 27-year-old Walter Wallace Jr., an African American man, who officers said approached them with a knife. Video of the incident showed Wallace walking towards officers with his mother attempting to hold him back, and when the camera points away police fire several shots."...
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Protests in Illinois city over police killing of Black teenager

Less than 20 miles south of Kenosha, Wis., where police shot Jacob Blake multiple times in the back in August, a police shooting that left a Black teenager dead and his girlfriend badly wounded last week is stirring up anger in Waukegan, Ill.
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Legaler Aid Aims To Tackle The Justice Gap Through Crowdfunding And Blockchain

Way back in 2018, I reported here on the plan by Australia-based company Legaler to create a blockchain-based legal charity to allow social justice legal cases to be supported through crowdfunding and matched with lawyers willing to handle them. Today that project, Legaler Aid, is officially launching, promising to connect litigants in social justice cases with the lawyers and funding they need “to navigate an overpriced legal system.” Formed as a charitable organization in both the U.S. and Aus...
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Kenosha shooting suspect Kyle Rittenhouse fights extradition charges

A 17-year-old from Illinois accused of killing two Kenosha, Wis., protesters days after Jacob Blake was shot by Kenosha police fought his return to Wisconsin on Friday to face homicide charges that could put him in prison for life.
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Kenosha shooter's defense painting him as 'American patriot'

Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old who shot to death two Kenosha, Wis., protesters, is being portrayed as a patriot by his attorneys.
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300 and counting: Push by feds to arrest in US protests

By MICHAEL BALSAMO, ALANNA DURKIN RICHER and COLLEEN LONG | Associated Press WASHINGTON — In a private call with federal prosecutors across the country, Attorney General William Barr’s message was clear: aggressively go after demonstrators who cause violence. Barr pushed his U.S. attorneys to bring federal charges whenever they could, keeping a grip on cases even if a defendant could be tried instead in state court, according to officials with knowledge of last week’s call who were not authorize...
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ACLU Staffer Attacks University for Accepting ‘Provocateur in Training’ Nick Sandmann

An ACLU Kentucky communications associate criticized Transylvania University on Saturday for accepting Nick Sandmann, the high school student who sued major news outlets for their coverage of a controversial interaction he and several of his classmates had with a Native American activist.“Does anyone else think it’s a bit of a stain on Transylvania University for accepting Nick Sandman [sic]? I’m sure it’s a “both sides” defense, but it’s pretty counter to their mission and another instance of t...
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Kamala Harris Told Jacob Blake She Was ‘Proud’ of Him, Lawyer Says

Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris spoke with Jacob Blake on Monday, telling the 29-year-old who was shot in the back by Kenosha, Wis. police that she was proud of him.Blake “told Sen. Harris that he was proud of her, and the senator told Jacob that she was also proud of him and how he is working through his pain,” lawyer Ben Crump said in a statement.Harris spoke with Blake, who is in the hospital with massive internal injuries and is paralyzed below the waist after the shooting...
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The Coming Police Crisis

American policing is heading for a crisis.Cops are going to keep showing up for work. They’re not going to go on strike and parade in front of local police stations with picket signs. But they are going to stop performing the kind of proactive police work that every good cop knows is what really prevents crimes. No doubt many already have.Picture this scenario: A cop on patrol spots several young males loitering on a corner in a high-crime neighborhood. (Race doesn’t matter — they are whatever c...
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As Nov. 3 election draws near, fears mount of escalating street violence

As a bitterly divided nation barrels toward the Nov. 3 presidential election, experts who study domestic terrorism and extremism are alarmed by the escalating civil unrest across the country, with one warning that “once violence becomes more normalized, it doesn’t go back in the shell.” A summer of street protests since the Memorial Day killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis is turning more deadly, marked by the Aug. 25 fatal shooting of two protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, by an armed youth wh...
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‘I Would Not Vote to Convict’: Rep. Thomas Massie Says Kyle Rittenhouse ‘Responded in Self-Defense’

Representative Thomas Massie (R., KY) said Thursday that if he were a juror, he would not convict 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse on any of the charges he is facing in connection with the fatal shooting of two people in Kenosha, Wis. during rioting in the city. "The strongest thing in his favor is actually the video of the event … the video of him running down the street and falling,” Massie said on the Tom Roten Morning Show. “He was fulfilling his obligation to retreat. … He fell down. … He respo...
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In Kenosha, Biden says Trump's rhetoric 'legitimizes the dark side of human nature'

During a visit to Kenosha, Wis., on Thursday, former Vice President Joe Biden said President Trump’s rhetoric surrounding violent protests “legitimizes the dark side of human nature.”
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Trump threatens to cut funding to so-called 'anarchist' cities like Portland and NYC if they refuse to let him send federal forces to confront protesters

President Donald Trump talks with John Rode of Rode's Camera Shop as he speaks with business owners Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, during a tour of an area damaged during demonstrations after a police officer shot Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wis. AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Trump has signed a White House memo ordering officials to find ways to cut federal funding to cities deemed "anarchist jurisdictions."  It singles out New York City; Washington, DC; and Portland, Oregon, as examples. It says...
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Americans’ View of White-Black Relations Sinks to New Low

Americans' perception of relations between white and black Americans sank to a new low this year, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday.The poll, which was conducted by telephone between June 8 and July 24 and surveyed 1,226 U.S. adults, found that 24 percent of respondents believe that race relations are very bad and 31 percent believe they are somewhat bad. Fewer than half of Americans believe race relations stand in a positive place, with 37 percent saying they are somewhat good a...
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A Kenosha business owner says he declined Trump's photo-op invitation and the previous owner replaced him

President Donald Trump talks with John Rode of Rode's Camera Shop as he speaks with business owners Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, during a tour of an area damaged during demonstrations after a police officer shot Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wis. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Tom Gram, the owner of Rode's Camera Shop, is accusing President Donald Trump of using his destroyed Kenosha, Wisconsin, business for political gain, TMJ4 reported Tuesday night.Gram declined to do a photo-op with Trump and said he was...
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Police arrested food truck workers at gunpoint and jailed them for 48 hours to try to keep them from Kenosha protests, attorneys say

Authorities disperse people from a park in Kenosha, Wis. on Aug. 25. Morry Gash/AP Kenosha, Wis. police and a federal officer arrested food truck workers at gunpoint, alleging that their presence at a gas station was evidence they were "preparing for criminal activity" amid protests prompted by the shooting of an unarmed Black man.A leader with the Riot Kitchen group rejected claims the group was breaking the law, saying they were filling fuel jugs needed to power their generator on their b...
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Mark Ruffalo Supports Activists in Hometown of Kenosha: ‘It’s About Public Safety for All Americans’

Mark Ruffalo virtually joined Tuesday morning’s Justice for Jacob Community Celebration in his hometown, Kenosha, Wis. He appeared via Instagram Live to support Jacob Blake’s family and community leaders, who organized a peaceful gathering at the site of where Blake was shot by police. The event kicked off with a press conference and a community […]
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Trump wades into racial tensions with Kenosha visit

By ZEKE MILLER, JONATHAN LEMIRE and WILL WEISSERT | Associated Press KENOSHA, Wis. — President Donald Trump dove into the latest eruption in the nation’s reckoning over racial injustice on Tuesday, visiting the “destruction” left by rioters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and declaring it was enabled by Democratic leaders. Related: Tensions mount in South LA after deputies fatally shoot Dijon Kizzee Soon after arriving in the city, a visit made over the objections of state and local leaders, Trump toured...
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Trump refuses to criticize armed supporters, including Rittenhouse

President Trump on Monday refused to criticize his armed supporters, including Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, who is accused of a shooting incident in Kenosha, Wis., that left two people dead.
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Trump's Kenosha visit highlights his reelection message: Only Trump will keep you safe

With protests continuing to rage in Kenosha, Wis., over the Aug. 23 police shooting of African-American Jacob Blake, President Trump will travel there Tuesday on a visit to the key swing state that will echo his “law and order” campaign message.
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Kenosha mayor says Trump shouldn't visit Tuesday because the community is still healing

On Monday, Kenosha, Wis., Mayor John Antaramian said he requested that President Trump not visit the city on Tuesday because it is in the process of healing after the shooting of Jacob Blake.
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White House says Trump is going to Kenosha because he ‘wants to visit hurting Americans.’

At a press briefing on Monday, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said President Trump is visiting Kenosha, Wis., on Tuesday, where protests and violence erupted after a police officer shot Jacob Blake, because “the president wants to visit hurting Americans.”
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