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October 9, 2015

Inmates at NY Prisons Suffer “suffocation, broken bones,teeth….prolonged solitary confinement”

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By Robert C. Bess Sr. “The Stanford prison Experiment,” is a movie based on Professor Philllip Zimbardo’s 1971 psychology investigation of the effects of average college students being locked in jail. The experiment was cut short because of abuse and the potential for further problems. The author of the article Samuel K. Roberts, Phd. while viewing the movie was tormented with the reality of the abuse of incarcerated males in…

Model sues Bill Cosby over alleged 2008 sexual assault

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A model who has accused Bill Cosby of drugging her at the Playboy Mansion in 2008 sued the comedian on Tuesday for sexual assault. Chloe Goins’ lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles seeks punitive damages for a variety of problems she says she has endured since the incident, including mental anguish, loss of self-esteem and dignity. “Bill Cosby touched an intimate part of…

City to pay $6.5M to family of Walter Scott

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NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina (AP) — A city in South Carolina approved a $6.5 million settlement Thursday with the family of an unarmed black man shot to death earlier this year by a white police officer. The North Charleston City Council approved the settlement by a 10-0 vote, and members of Walter Scott’s family were on hand when it was announced. The council had met several times in the past…

Ben Carson recalls being held at gunpoint in Popeye’s

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Republican presidential hopefulBen Carson has been in trouble lately over remarks he made concerning the mass shooting at Oregon in which he suggested that the victims should have rushed the gunman. Now, he is telling the story of how he reacted when a gun was pulled on him. “I have had a gun held on me when I was in a Popeye’s organization,” he told Sirius XM Radio host Karen…

Trump: I’m never dropping out

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Donald Trump has an answer for those asking when he would exit the race: Never. “You know what I say right now? I give more of a political answer: I’m never getting out,” Trump said in a telephone interview on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” days after an interview with NBC News’ Chuck Todd in which he laid out a hypothetical scenario in which he would drop out of the race. Story…

Behind McCarthy’s decision to bail

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The doubts haunted Kevin McCarthy. Publicly, he projected an air of confidence, the appearance of the man who would be the next speaker of the House. But in private, his allies told him the pursuit for power was changing him and he wasn’t himself. Some said that even if he won, he couldn’t govern. Story Continued Below “We need somebody to get us 247,” McCarthy said in an extensive interview…

Clinton heckled at Hispanic Caucus event

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Hillary Clinton was briefly interrupted by a heckler during her award presentation at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s gala Thursday. The front-runner for the Democratic nomination did not address the individual but Roselyn Sanchez, the actress and singer emceeing the event, said she didn’t know how politicians were able to keep talking while they were being yelled at. Story Continued Below “That was real intense, my Puerto Rican temper would…