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'Infinitely harder': Trumpland fears Facebook's impact on 2024
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AngelaPerea
He accused Facebook, Twitter, and Google of taking away his free speech, called them "corrupt" and demanded that they "pay a political price." 1
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Elsewhere, Republicans argued that keeping Trump off Facebook would be good for the party, even if (or perhaps because) it would be "devastating" for Trump. 1
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DHS announces drop in illegal immigrant children in CBP custody amid crisis
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The Department of Homeland Security announced that as of Saturday, there were just 677 children in CBP custody, an 88% drop from March 28 when more than 5,700 children were in custody. 1
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Images from late February and mid-March showed long lines and packed holding areas, including rows of children sleeping under foil blankets. 1
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Danville residents urge police chief to hold officers accountable after killings
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JamesJalaPayneo
The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office filed the charge one month after Hall had fatally shot another man: Tyrell Wilson, 32, a Danville resident. 1
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Disgraced Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher claims entire platoon agreed to kill captured ISIS fighter: 'We killed that guy. Our intention was to kill him. Everybody was on board'
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Gallagher, 41, claimed the squad agreed to attempt medical procedures on the dying 17-year-old. 1
In 2019, Gallagher was acquitted of murdering the teenager. 1The Navy attempted to demote Gallagher and take away his status as a SEAL, but Trump intervened both times and the accused war criminal retired as a SEAL. 1
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'Forgotten Astronaut' Michael Collins Dies
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AngelaPerea
An astronaut who flew on one of the most famous space missions of all time has died. 1
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Because of that, Collins is often called the 'forgotten astronaut'. 1
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He was the one who really knew how to fly the spacecraft solo (the only person who flew a spacecraft solo in the entire mission) and the only one who could get all three of them home." 1
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Justice Dept. to investigate Louisville police practices after Breonna Taylor's fatal shooting
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AngelaPerea
Garland said the federal "pattern or practice" probe will seek to determine whether the Louisville police have engaged in a history of abusive and unlawful tactics with little accountability - marking the second time in five days he has sought to use federal power to examine a local law enforcement agency's use of deadly force. 1
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With Slow Progress On Federal Level, Police Reform Remains Patchwork Across U.S.
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JamesJalaPayneo
Lawmakers in all 50 states put forward more than 2,000 bills related to policing in the last year. 1
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Reward raised to $15K in case of 3-year-old fatally shot at NE Miami-Dade birthday party
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JamesJalaPayneo
Miami-Dade Police announced that the department has approved an additional contribution of $5,000 to the reward in the case of the shooting of Elijah LaFrance. 1
Police also said the Florida Sheriff's Association donated $5,000 to the reward. 1
Those two donations, in addition to the Crime Stoppers payout of $5,000 through their number, bring the total reward to $15,000. 1
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Man fatally shot in front of stepson after pointing gun at cops: bodycam video
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Cops soon learned that the 7-year-old and his stepdad, David William Kahler, 30, had been involved in a car crash on a nearby freeway in a vehicle believed to have been stolen from Las Vegas - and that the pair had fled on foot before walking to the hotel, said Burbank police Lt. Derek Green. 1
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Apple will let Parler back on the App Store
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AngelaPerea
The decision clears the way for Parler, an app popular with conservatives including some members of the far right, to be downloaded once again on Apple devices. 1
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On April 14, Apple's app review team told Parler that its proposed changes were sufficient, the letter continued. 1
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The app came back online on Feb. 15, but not before Parler's CEO was terminated by its board. 1
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