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105 University Of Washington Fraternity Brothers Test Positive For COVID-19

At least 105 University of Washington students residing in fraternity houses near campus have tested positive for coronavirus, according to statements from university personnel Thursday. UW announced Tuesday that 38 fraternity members in nine different houses had COVID-19. This number jumped by 62 students by Thursday. The university inter-fraternity council (IFC) estimated that 105 students total in 15 greek houses ...

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LA City Council Okays Replacing Cops With Community Responders For Non-Violent Calls

The Los Angeles City Council approved a measure Tuesday that would allow unarmed community responders to step in for uniformed officers on non-violent calls, according to news reports. The local government’s initiative was unanimous and will replace cops on calls for drug overdoses and mental health issues, among other non-violent situations, according to CBS Los Angeles. The city is likely ...

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Colorado Supreme Court Upholds Law Banning Magazines Greater Than 15 Rounds

The Colorado Supreme Court upheld a law Monday banning the possession of gun magazines capable of holding more than 15 rounds of ammunition despite opposition from gun rights advocates. Justice Monica M. Márquez wrote the majority opinion, calling the gun control legislation “a reasonable exercise of the police power that has neither the purpose nor effect of nullifying the right ...

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Iran Issues Warrant For Trump’s Arrest Following The Killing Of Top Iranian General In January

An Iranian prosecutor on Monday demanded the arrest of three dozen United States politicians and military leaders, including President Donald Trump, after a U.S. drone strike killed a top military general in January. Tehran Prosecutor Ali Qasi Mehr issued arrest warrants for the 36 Americans on “murder and terrorism charges” after Trump ordered a pinpointed attack on Jan. 3 that ...

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DC Mayor Tells Residents To Stay Home For 4th Of July, Promotes Black Lives Matter Gatherings

Democratic Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser told residents to spend the 4th of July at home, despite encouraging Black Lives Matter (BLM) gatherings that took to the streets en masse amid the coronavirus outbreak. “Just because there are going to be fireworks downtown — doesn’t mean I have to go,” Bowser said in a press conference Thursday. She said she ...

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‘Lawlessness’: Businesses, Residents From Within Seattle’s CHOP Sue City

Businesses, workers and residents sued the city of Seattle on Wednesday, saying local leadership enabled and endorsed the occupied zone at the detriment of “basic public safety.” At least a dozen businesses filed the class-action lawsuit, which came as a result of Seattle’s Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP)’s continued proliferation in the city. “Rather than seeking to restore order and ...

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Arizona Officials Praise Border Wall During Trump’s Visit

Several federal and local Arizona officials praised President Donald Trump’s border wall for reducing undocumented immigrant crossings during his Tuesday visit. “You’re the only president in my 23-year career that has actually come down to the border multiple times to look at — assess what actually needs to be done,” president of the National Border Patrol Council Brandon Judd said ...

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Seattle’s CHOP Worse Than The ‘Complete And Total Anarchy’ Of Occupy Wall Street, NY Police Union Exec Says

Vice president of Sergeants Benevolent Association Vincent Vallelong compared the Occupy Wall Street protests of 2011 to the present-day Seattle occupation known as CHOP. He fears the Seattle occupation is far more grave than what he saw in 2011 in Manhattan and suggests Seattle PD is being stymied by local officials.  Vallelong said Seattle law enforcement missed a critical opportunity ...

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‘Brooks Was Not Running Away’: Attorney For Atlanta Officer Defends Cop Charged With Murder

Rayshard Brooks offered “extreme violence” to the officer now charged with murder, the former Atlanta police officer’s defense attorney said on Fox News Wednesday. An attorney for former Atlanta Police officer Garret Rolfe, who faces felony murder charges for the shooting, defended against claims that the shooting of Brooks was not justified on Fox’s “The Ingraham Angle” Wednesday. “Mr. Brooks ...

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson In Accident After Protester Reportedly Darted Into Road, Spokesperson Says

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was involved in a car accident Wednesday after a protester reportedly dashed into the middle of the road. Johnson’s Jaguar came to an abrupt stop after a police motorcycle leading his convoy slammed on the brakes inches from an elderly Kurdish protester who jutted into the road. The Range Rover following closely behind Johnson’s coupe ...

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Rep. Matt Gaetz: ATF Secretly Looking Into Restricting Certain Pistol Braces

Republican Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz announced Tuesday that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has been secretly working on restricting a type of device that allows gun owners to stabilize both pistols and short-barreled rifles against their arms. Such a pistol brace also allows a buyer to obtain a rifle-style weapon with a short barrel length without a ...

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FLASHBACK: Free Speech Doesn’t Allow Protesters To Camp Out For Months, New York Supreme Court Ruled

The New York State Supreme Court ruled against Occupy Wall Street encampments in 2011, stating free speech is not a justification to camp somewhere for months on end. Occupy Wall Street — a series of demonstrations protesting economic inequality — had its epicenter in privately-owned Zuccotti Park in Manhattan. Protesters maintained the idea that their continued presence in the area ...

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Federal Judge Blocks ICE From Arresting Illegal Aliens Near New York Court Houses

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents are forbidden to conduct immigration arrests both inside and near courthouses in New York state following a Wednesday ruling from a federal justice. District Court Judge Jed Rakoff ruled that the practice of arresting illegal aliens outside of courthouses violated the “principles of federalism and separation of powers,” ABC News reported. “It is one ...

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