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5-Year-Old Boy Shows ‘Real Signs Of Recovery’ Following Mall Of America Attack

A 5-year-old boy was showing “real signs of recovery” after being thrown off the third-floor balcony at the Mall of America near Minneapolis on April 12. “We have good news to share with you on this Good Friday,” attorney Stephen Tillitt said, CBS News reported. “Our miracle child is showing real signs of recovery. New test results have been positive, ...

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Sarah Sanders Backs Up ‘Countless FBI Agents’ Comment: ‘It Was In The Heat Of The Moment’

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said during an appearance on Good Morning America Friday that her comment on Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents’ confidence loss over former FBI director James Comey in 2017 was made “in the heat of the moment.” “I said that the word I used ‘countless’ and I also said if you look at what’s ...

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New York Judge Strikes Down Rule Over Private And Religious School Inspections

A New York judge struck down a rule that allowed public inspection of private schools Wednesday. Judge Christina Ryba ruled that the updated guidelines were not enacted in compliance with the State Administrative Procedure Act (SAPA), The Associated Press reported Thursday. The New York State Education Department introduced the set of guidelines in November 2018 to check if private schools were ...

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Some Congress Members Will Get To See Mueller Report ‘Without Certain Redactions’

The Department of Justice (DOJ) will let some Congress members to see a copy of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report “without certain redactions.” “Once the redacted version of the report has been released to the public, the Justice Department plans to make available for review by a limited number of Members of Congress and their staff a copy of the ...

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Stranger Charged With Attempted Homicide After Throwing 5-Year-Old Boy Over Third-Story Balcony At Mall Of America

A man who allegedly threw a 5-year-old boy over the third-floor balcony at the Mall of America near Minneapolis Friday was charged with suspicion of attempted homicide. Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda, 24, was quickly caught and arrested at the mall’s transit station following the attack Friday, The Associated Press reported. “Officers and witnesses located an injured five-year-old child on the first ...

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More Than 2 Dozen Possible Graves Found At Infamous Florida School

More than two dozen possible graves were discovered during a cleanup at a defunct Florida school, infamous for abusing children. A subcontractor found the 27 “‘anomalies’ consistent with possible graves” at the former Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in March, a letter from Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday. Jerry Cooper, who attended the school in the 1960s, ...

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Georgetown Students Vote To Pay For Slavery Reparations

Georgetown University students voted in favor to increase their tuition to pay for descendants of slaves sold by university affiliates nearly 200 years ago. More than 2,500 votes were cast in favor of the semester fee Thursday, according to a Georgetown University Student Association tweet. The results of the referendum are as follows: 66.08% for yes (2541 votes), 33.92% for ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley Wants Yale’s Federal Funding Stripped If Religious Students Are Not Treated Fairly

Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley said he wanted Yale University’s federal funding taken away if the school was not treating religious students fairly in an appearance with Fox & Friends Wednesday. “I want to see that they are treating religious students and religious organizations in the same way they treat every other legal organization and every other student,” Hawley, who ...

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WaPo Asks For Sandmann’s Lawsuit Against Them to be Thrown Out

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The Washington Post asked a federal court Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann in February. Several Covington Catholic boys, including Sandmann, were caught in a viral encounter with American Indian activist Nathan Phillips in January. An initial video made it appear like the boys donning Make America Great Again (MAGA) hats were ...

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Teen Who Admitted To Planning ISIS-Inspired Mass Murder Gets 20 Years Behind Bars

A judge gave a 20-year prison sentence to a teenager who admitted to plotting an ISIS-inspired attack at a Texas mall Monday. “Pursuant to a plea agreement reached by prosecutors and the defendant, Judge [John] Roach sentenced Azizi-Yarand to 20 years in prison for the solicitation charge and 10 years in prison for the terroristic threat charge,” according to the U.S. ...

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Everyone Doubted Three Year Old’s Story Until A Housing Renovation Ended In A Murder Charge

A Florida man who allegedly murdered his wife in 1993 is set to go on trial Monday after the biological son found his mother’s skull during a housing renovation in 2014. No one believed Aaron Fraser when he recounted the incident as a 3-year-old, The Washington Post reported Monday. “Daddy hurt her,” Fraser allegedly said to a child protection service ...

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Ted Cruz To Open Investigation Over Yale Policy That Allegedly Discriminates Against Christians

Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz informed Yale Law School in a Thursday letter that he will investigate a policy that allegedly “blacklists Christian organizations.” Cruz wrote in a letter to law school dean Heather Gerken that Yale must respect students’ constitutional rights and cannot single out students or groups based on religious affiliation. “However, public news reports indicate that Yale ...

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States Sue Trump Administration Over Changes To Obama-Era School Lunch Standards

Several states along with the District of Columbia filed a complaint against President Donald Trump’s administration Wednesday over the changes to school lunch standards introduced during former President Barack Obama’s administration. New York, Illinois, California, Minnesota, New Mexico and Vermont were the states that filed the suit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and ...

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Lori Lightfoot Wins Chicago Mayoral Race Replacing Rahm Emanuel

Former federal prosecutor Lori Lightfoot won Chicago’s mayoral race Tuesday and will replace outgoing mayor Rahm Emanuel. Lightfoot, 56, defeated Cook County Board of Commissioners President Toni Preckwinkle, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Preckwinkle previously served on the City Council for 19 years before her board position and also serves as the chairwoman for Cook County’s Democratic Party, according to ...

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