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Hero police dog shot, credited with taking bullet meant for officer, sheriff says

Update: Casper is recovering well after surgery and was released on Saturday. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office released a new video showing him heading home. JUPITER, Fla. — Authorities say a man was shot and killed after two separate shootouts with South Florida deputies while a police dog took a bullet during one of the shootouts. The Palm Beach Post reports ...

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Police dog heading home after taking bullet for partner

A heroic police dog that was shot in the line of duty is heading home, one day after taking a bullet for his partner in South Florida. K-9 Officer Casper “has done wonderful[ly]” and “is walking fairly well, all things considered,” veterinarian Michele Tucker said in a video released by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO). Casper was shot ...

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Democrats Troll Donald Trump And Republicans On Gun Control

“Every time Speaker Ryan tries to gavel us down, we’re going to speak louder,” said Rep. Steve Israel. Wearing rainbow ribbons, House Democrats organized a press conference for the second day in a row to talk about gun safety in the wake of the shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida that left at least 49 dead. “We are ...

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U.S. May Ban Laptops on All Flights From Europe

The Department of Homeland Security is considering banning laptops and other large electronic devices from carry-on bags on flights from Europe to the United States, a department spokesman said on Wednesday. The action would extend a limited ban that was put in place in March. At that time, the United States and Britain barred passengers traveling through airports in 10 ...

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Can Anyone Justify Trump Firing Comey?

On tonight’s Big Picture, Sam talks to Dave McCulloch of Capitol Media Partners and Isaiah Poole of People’s Action about the Trump administration’s decision to fire FBI director James Comey, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions looking to start another war on drugs. Then, Sam discusses the GOP healthcare bill’s fate in the Senate with Michael Lighty of National Nurses United.

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Russia’s ‘Pivot to China’ Was All Talk and Little Action

MOSCOW — Chinese officials have visited Russia, the Russian government has announced plans to increase trade volume with China by $200 billion in the next few years and the China National Petroleum Corporation has expressed interest in increasing its stake in Russian oil giant Rosneft. So, is Russia pivoting to China or not? This question took on ideological importance when, ...

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President Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey

You are hereby terminated and removed from office, effective immediately’ President Trump has dismissed FBI Director James Comey, according to a statement today by the White House. According to press secretary Sean Spicer, the move came at the request of the Department of Justice, specifically Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy Rod Rosenstein, as a direct result of Comey’s ...

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Roy Oliver faces murder charges in Jordan Edwards case

White Texas police officer fired at car of teenagers, killing 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, who was black. A white Texas police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting of a black teenager for which the officer was fired, according to an arrest warrant. Roy Oliver turned himself in after the warrant was issued on Friday, the Dallas County Sheriff’s ...

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Joko Widodo: Islam in Indonesia is moderate

Indonesia’s president reflects on his three years in office and discusses claims of religious intolerance. Joko Widodo, commonly known as Jokowi, was elected president of Indonesia, one of Asia’s leading economies – and the country with the largest Muslim population in the world – in October 2014. He rose to power promising to be “the people’s president” and with an initial ...

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