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13 Philadelphia Cops Will Be Fired For Racist And Violent Facebook Posts

The move came after the Plain View Project identified thousands of offensive and disturbing posts made by police officers around the US, sparking several investigations.

Tasneem Nashrulla • 2 days ago

A Video Shows Trump And Jeffrey Epstein Laughing And Discussing Women's Looks At A 1992 Mar-A-Lago Party

Trump — who is seen making Epstein double over with laughter at the party — recently said that he wasn't a "big fan" of the accused sex trafficker.

Tasneem Nashrulla • 4 days ago

R. Kelly Was Denied Bond After Being Charged With Federal Sex Crimes

The R&B singer pleaded not guilty in Chicago federal court.

Jason Wells • 5 days ago

The Police Officer Who Killed Eric Garner Will Officially Not Be Charged With Any Crimes

Wednesday is the five-year anniversary of Garner's death, and also the day the statute of limitations for charges runs out.

Amber Jamieson • 5 days ago

Beloved Baton Rouge Activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph Suffocated To Death And Was Found In A Car’s Trunk

The death of Roberts-Joseph, founder of the city’s African American history museum, has been ruled a homicide.

Tasneem Nashrulla • 6 days ago

Michelle Carter, Who Encouraged Her Boyfriend To Kill Himself, Wants The Supreme Court To Review Her Case

Carter’s lawyers said her manslaughter conviction for urging Conrad Roy through text messages to kill himself violates her First Amendment right to free speech.

Tasneem Nashrulla • 13 days ago

Jeffrey Epstein Was Charged With Sex-Trafficking Underage Girls, Including At Least One 14-Year-Old

The billionaire former hedge fund manager, with links to President Donald Trump and former president Bill Clinton, has long been accused of molesting underage girls in his New York and Florida mansions.

Tasneem Nashrulla • 14 days ago

A Judge Said A 16-Year-Old Boy Accused Of Rape Came From "A Good Family" So He Deserves Leniency

The ruling was later overturned. It's the second recent case in New Jersey where judges defended the characters of boys accused of rape.

Tasneem Nashrulla • 18 days ago
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A Pregnant Woman Was Shot, Then Charged For Her Fetus’s Death. The Woman Who Shot Her Says “Sorry.”

Ebony Jemison shot Marshae Jones, killing her unborn child. Jones was indicted for manslaughter. Jemison told BuzzFeed News that’s too harsh: “She didn’t go upon killing her baby herself.”

Tasneem Nashrulla • 24 days ago

This Is What You Need To Know About The First Night Of The Democratic Debate

Former US housing secretary Julián Castro had a breakout evening, and frontrunner Sen. Elizabeth Warren mostly remained above the fray.

Tasneem Nashrulla • 25 days ago

YouTuber Etika Has Been Found Dead In New York After Posting A Video Expressing Suicidal Thoughts

New York police found Etika’s unresponsive body in the East River on Monday evening, less than a week after he was reported missing.

Tasneem Nashrulla • 26 days ago

Donald Trump Has Been Accused Of Raping An Advice Columnist In A Department Store Dressing Room

In her book, writer E. Jean Carroll alleged that Trump attacked her and "thrust his penis" in her in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room around 23 years ago.

Tasneem Nashrulla • One month ago

Cuba Gooding Jr. Has Been Charged With Groping A Woman At A New York Nightclub

The Jerry Maguire actor is in police custody after a woman accused him of grabbing her breast at a New York City nightclub.

Tasneem Nashrulla • One month ago

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders Is Leaving The White House

The president said he hopes she now decides to run for governor of Arkansas.

Tasneem Nashrulla • One month ago

The Chapel Hill Shooter Pleaded Guilty To Killing Three Muslim American Students In 2015

Craig Hicks was sentenced to life in prison without parole for the murders of Deah Barakat; his wife, Yusor Abu-Salha; and her 19-year-old sister Razan Abu-Salha.

Tasneem Nashrulla • One month ago

A Helicopter Crash-Landed On A Building Roof In New York City, Killing The Pilot

The helicopter — flying in foggy conditions — was forced to make an emergency landing on the building in Manhattan.

Tasneem Nashrulla • One month ago

A Sheriff’s Deputy Allegedly Filmed A Mother Sexually Abusing Her 1-Year-Old Son As Part Of His “Fantasy”

The mother told investigators that the now-fired deputy coerced her into performing oral sex on her child because she had an arrest warrant against her.

Tasneem Nashrulla • One month ago

The Writer Who Lost Her Book Deal After Calling Out A DC Metro Worker For Eating On The Train Is Suing The Publisher For $13 Million

Natasha Tynes — who said she got death threats, was forced to leave the US, and had suicidal ideations in the viral aftermath of her tweet — accused Rare Bird Books of subjecting “an immigrant woman of color to this racial torment.”

Tasneem Nashrulla • One month ago

A Stanford Professor Fired Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations Cited His “Hispanic Heritage”

A veteran professor of medicine, Jose Montoya, apologized for not “appreciating the difference” in social norms between the US and his native Colombia.

Tasneem Nashrulla • One month ago