14-Year Old African American Female Behind: @KoolKidsKlanKKK Account

In Baltimore a 14-year old African American female was charged for sending a threatening tweet that read: “We’re planning to attack tomorrow” to Arundel High School.   According to CBS Baltimore, “authorities interviewed the girl while she was with her parents, and police say she admitted to creating the Twitter account and sending the threatening

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Mexican Soccer Fans Told To Stop Homophobic Chants

Elliott Almond, Bay Area News Group, reports that Mexican soccer fans were told to stop their homophobic chants Thursday on the day Copa America Centenary officials announced the quarterfinal game in the Bay Area between Chile and Mexico. The announcement came on the heels of Mexico’s fans chanting the slur during a game a day

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California Politician Points Finger At Brother – Corruption

Former Assemblyman Tom Calderon pleaded guilty to money laundering. In exchange for his plea, the U.S. Attorney’s Office will move to dismiss six other money laundering counts and seek, no more than 12 months in prison.  But in a rare twist, this plea also came by having Tom Calderon implicit his brother, former state Senator

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$150 for a Dozen Eggs – The Venezuela Crisis

With supermarket shelves empty and chronic power shortages, government offices are only open two days a week, crime has drastically spiked and inflation is eroding what remains of Venezuela’s currency value. According to the Los Angeles Times, it now costs $150 to buy a dozen eggs. And it doesn’t stop there, powered milk, corn flower

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Is Facebook Ruining or Saving Journalism

The news that Facebook employs editors to help curate its “Trending Topics” section was a rare glimpse into the inner workings of a company that has tremendous control over the journalism its users see. More and more, Americans turn to the platform for their news, but the customization of news feeds has taken control of

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Federal Judge Rules Obamacare Unconstitutional

District of Columbia Federal Judge Rosemary Collyer has ruled the Obama administration is unconstitutionally spending money to reimburse health insurers without first having obtained appropriation from Congress. While the United States Constitution says, “No money shall be drawn from the Treasury, but in Consequence of Appropriations made by Law,” the Obama administration has continued to

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Obamacare Rate Increase a Week Before Election Day – November 2016

From Politico: The last thing Democrats want to contend with just a week before the 2016 presidential election is an outcry over double-digit insurance hikes as millions of Americans begin signing up for Obamacare. But that looks increasingly likely as health plans socked by Obamacare losses look to regain their financial footing by raising rates.

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Son of Wrongly Cremated Woman Comes Forward

Annie Pearl Little, 82, died on Christmas Day. On the day of her funeral at McCall’s Bronxwood Funeral Home in the Bronx, the manager there called her only son, Donald Little. “You need to come in early,” Mr. Little said he was told by the manager, Patricia Myers. He did as instructed, and he said

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Could You Live in Less Than 400 sq. feet?

There’s no defined size though microunits are typically under 400 square feet. Because these mini-apartments take up less space, more of them fit into a housing complex. And that’s intrigued cities with housing shortages like Los Angeles. One proposal before the City Council would ease zoning restrictions on developers who build microunits. In Los Angeles,

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Voter Numbers Reveal Key Insights Into Presidential Race

Virginia An important state in the general election, Hillary Clinton beat Bernie Sanders here with: * 57 percent of white voters * 84 percent of African-American voters * 70 percent of female voters For the Republicans, Donald Trump polled almost evenly among men and women, and among whites and nonwhites: * 38 of male voters

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