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WATCH: Unhinged Cop Turns to Camera and Smiles before Choking and Beating Man
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WATCH: Unhinged Cop Turns to Camera and Smiles before Choking and Beating Man

The Virginia state troopers claimed to have smelled marijuana but they found none in the car after pulling the man out.Knowing he was being live streamed, a Virginia state trooper turned to the camera and smiled before placing a man in a chokehold and pulling him out of his car over the suspected smell of marijuana. "Watch the show, folks," Trooper Charles Hewitt said to the camera before attacking Derrick Thompson. Turns out, Derrick Thompson did not have any weed in the car. He just didn't want his rights violated. Thompson had been pulled over for an expired inspection tag when the cop claimed she smelled weed and ordered him out of the car. But Thompson refused to step out, claiming it to be an illegal search. He also believed he was being racially profiled. The...
Net worth  of Facebook dropped to $ 54 billion
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Net worth of Facebook dropped to $ 54 billion

Facebook watched as $54 billion was wiped off its market value on Friday after a slew of major advertisers said they would be boycotting the social network. The platform's stock price plunged by more than 8 percent, with shares expected to cost $212.50 a piece when markets open on Monday, down from $235 when markets closed on Thursday. Bloomberg reported that Facebook's value had fallen by $56 billion, adding that the downturn had also taken $7.2 billion off of Mark Zuckerberg's net worth. The share fall was the largest the company had witnessed in several months, and appeared to be triggered in part by Unilever and Coca-Cola's moves to join an advertising boycott of the social media platform. In a statement published yesterday, Unilever said: "We have decided that starting now...
Most Americans say they regularly wore a mask in stores in the past month; fewer see others doing it
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Most Americans say they regularly wore a mask in stores in the past month; fewer see others doing it

As states across the country take steps toward reopening, public health authorities have emphasized the importance of wearing masks inside stores or other enclosed spaces as a precaution against COVID-19. A majority of Americans report they have followed this guidance all or most of the time in the past month; fewer say all or most of the people in their communities are wearing masks in similar settings, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted June 4-10, 2020. Overall, 65% of U.S. adults say that they have personally worn a mask in stores or other businesses all or most of the time in the past month, while 15% say they did this some of the time. Relatively small shares of adults say they hardly ever (9%) or never (7%) wore a mask in the past month, and 4% say they have not g...
Quick & Healthy Dinner: 20 Minute Honey Garlic Shrimp
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Quick & Healthy Dinner: 20 Minute Honey Garlic Shrimp

RThis simple and healthy 20 minute honey garlic shrimp comes together in no time ! Yield: serves 4   Ingredients: 1/3 cup honey 1/4 cup soy sauce (I use reduced sodium) 1 Tablespoon minced garlic optional: 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger 1 lb medium uncooked shrimp, peeled & deveined1 2 teaspoons olive oil Optional: chopped green onion for garnish Directions: Whisk the honey, soy sauce, garlic, and ginger (if using) together in a medium bowl. Place shrimp in a large zipped-top bag or tupperware. Pour 1/2 of the marinade mixture on top, give it all a shake or stir, then allow shrimp to marinate in the refrigerator for 15 minutes or for up to 8-12 hours. Cover and refrigerate the rest of the marinade for step 3. (Time-saving tip: while t...
WATCH: Cop Body Slams Innocent Man, Fracturing his Wrist, then Lies on Report
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WATCH: Cop Body Slams Innocent Man, Fracturing his Wrist, then Lies on Report

The Georgia police officer is being sued along with several other officers for violating the man's civil rights.A Georgia cop claimed he felt threatened by Antonio Smith when he snuck up behind him and grabbed his wrist, wrapping his arms around his body, ordering him to put his hands behind his back.Body camera footage shows Valdosta Police Sergeant Billy Wheeler had Smith in a tight bearhug from behind, restricting Smith's movements, making it impossible for him to move his arms. Smith's arms also appeared to already be behind his back when the sergeant picked him up and slammed him to the ground, breaking his left wrist. It was only after the sergeant and two other cops had piled on top of Smith, planting their knees on him to handcuff him, that another cop informed them they had...
COVID Testing Sites to Lose Federal Funding Even as Fauci Calls for More Testing
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COVID Testing Sites to Lose Federal Funding Even as Fauci Calls for More Testing

The Trump administration is planning to defund a number of COVID-19 testing sites across the country, and it remains unclear whether doing so might be part of a broad plan by the president to “slow down on testing.” Thirteen sites across five states in the U.S. that have been funded since the start of the administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic are set to lose federal dollars by the end of this month, according to reporting from Talking Points Memo. Seven of the sites included in that list are in Texas alone, a state that has seen rates of coronavirus increase substantially in just the past few days. Looking over the past week’s numbers, from June 16 to 22, Texas witnessed a daily average of 4,037.85 cases. That’s more than double the previous week’s daily average, when...
Florida shatters coronavirus case record with 5,511 new infections
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Florida shatters coronavirus case record with 5,511 new infections

Florida reported 5,511 new coronavirus infections Wednesday, the most ever for single day, and the outlook for the future might be even more sobering. “We have to take this very seriously,” said José Szapocznik, professor of public health at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. “We have a much worse problem now than at any point since the outbreak started in Florida. … We’re in a much worse situation.” The tally Wednesday easily broke the previous record high of 4,049, set just four days ago, continuing a monthlong surge of COVID-19 infections. Only New York State and California appear to have had more new cases than Florida in a single day. New York reported 11,571 cases on April 14, records show. California set a record with 7,149 cases ...
Someone hung the photos of 6 Black victims of violence by nooses from a tree in Milwaukee
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Someone hung the photos of 6 Black victims of violence by nooses from a tree in Milwaukee

  Members of the Original Black Panthers took down photos of six African American victims found hanging from a tree in Milwaukee's Riverside Park. The laminated photos were tied with nooses. They were removed Saturday evening. The photos included Breonna Taylor, Eric Garner, Botham Jean, Ahmaud Arbery, Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin. Four of the six died at the hands of police. The Original Black Panthers called the photos racist. "Historically, African Americans have been hung and lynched," activist King Rick said. "I don't care what anybody says, they can justify it all they want to. It was disrespectful not only to the memories of these individuals — our beloved individuals — but also to the African American community, so I'm not hearing it." They said the...
Cops Kill Woman Claiming she Threatened them with Gun but No Gun was ever Found
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Cops Kill Woman Claiming she Threatened them with Gun but No Gun was ever Found

Hannah Fizer's father believes his daughter had a phone in her hand which the deputy confused for a gun.In what is turning out to be a questionable shooting, a sheriff's deputy in Missouri shot and killed a 25-year-old woman Saturday night after she ran a red light, claiming to have feared for his life after she threatened to shoot him. But no gun was ever found in Hannah Fizer's car and her father believes she was holding a phone in her hand. And that would mean the deputy fabricated the story about the gun. Unfortunately, the shooting was not captured on body or dash cam video because the Pettis County Sheriff's Office stopped using the cameras three years ago because of "technical difficulties and a lack of funding," according to KOMU. However, a witness gave the following d...
People with blood type O more protected against COVID-19 – studies
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People with blood type O more protected against COVID-19 – studies

If a person with blood type A transmits the virus to a person with type O blood, the type O person will have antibodies that can fight the virus. People with blood type O have less of a chance of getting COVID-19, according to a number of studies published all over the world during the pandemic. But people with type A might be more vulnerable. After the pandemic broke out, one of the questions that scientists and doctors became puzzled by was why are some people more susceptible to contracting and even succumbing to the disease caused by coronavirus than others? Several studies have researched the link that genetics plays in susceptibility to contracting the virus, and some more specifically have linked the role played by blood type. The studies all came to a similar conclusio...