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Judge: US withheld evidence that may have cleared J20 defendants

A judge said that the US government hid potentially 'exculpatory' evidence in trial stemming from anti-Trump protest.<p>A US judge of the Washington, DC Superior Court has ruled that the government withheld evidence that could have potentially cleared defendants in an increasingly controversial trial …

Corruption

2 Mississippi Police Officers Fired After Brutally Beating, Kicking Black Man

Two Mississippi officers were swiftly given the boot after being accused of brutally beating up a black man last week for avoiding a police …

Law Enforcement

There's a Reparations Happy Hour in Oregon where Black Attendees Get Cash from White Donors

Let’s get drinks, but make it reparations.<p>To be fair, I’m not exactly certain what that means, but apparently Portland, Ore. is now the place to go …

City Halls

The future of the GOP currently is a long, painful decline. Paul Ryan saw the writing on the wall — who's next?

In April, Rep. Paul Ryan announced that he would be joining the ranks of the several dozen Congressional Republicans who would not be seeking re-election this year. So why, after a mere three years as Republican Speaker of the House, has Ryan announced his political retirement? Only he knows, of …

Political Science

Autonomous helicopter makes first operational delivery to Marines

Drones are coming to the battlefield faster than you think. Aurora Flight Sciences recently unveiled an autonomous, LiDAR equipped helicopter called AACUS, which was already an impressive feat, considering a helicopter's complexity. Now, for the first time, it has completed an autonomous, …

Aviation

Teachers channel momentum from strikes into midterm races

PHOENIX (AP) — As they packed up their protest signs and returned to the classroom to finish out the school year, thousands of teachers in North Carolina turned their attention to a different fight: the midterm elections.<p>Their counterparts in Arizona, Oklahoma and West Virginia are already waging a …

North Carolina

Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate is Riding Around in a ‘Deportation Bus’ That He Promises to Fill With ‘Illegals’

Add this to the list of things that only a privileged white male in the United States of America could get away with: a gubernatorial candidate in …

Immigration

Amazon's Director of Learning Science shares 5 hacks to help you learn anything

Whether you're a student, an entry-level employee or an entrepreneur with your own company, learning is a vital part of getting ahead. Warren Buffett …

Self-improvement

Net neutrality clings to life in big win by Senate Democrats

They came, they fought, they won. But the fight to save the existing net neutrality protections still has a long way to go.<p>Democrats in the Senate squeaked out a major victory in their effort to save Obama-era net neutrality protections.<p>A vote on a resolution to turn back the Federal Communications …

Net Neutrality

A white woman called the cops on a black real estate investor. Police defended him.

In a twist on recent racial profiling incidents, police officers told the woman they weren’t needed.<p>Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen a wave of high-profile racial profiling incidents — white people calling the police because black people or people of color look “suspicious.”<p>But some officers …

Race & Ethnicity

Iconic Guyanese Restaurant Plants First U.S. Outpost in NYC Today

An iconic restaurant from Guyana gets its first international location today as <b>German’s Soup</b> opens in Brooklyn.<p>The casual spot in the Guyanese capital, Georgetown, is known for soups with a yellow split pea base, given some heft with oxtail, chicken, beef, and plantains, alongside stews and a few …

New York City

14 Perfect NYC Spring Date Ideas, Because The High Line's Not Gonna Walk Itself

There's plenty to do in New York City – most people are well aware of that. In a city that never sleeps, date activities can be found anytime, …

Staten Island

Education Department Unwinds Unit Investigating Fraud at For-Profits

WASHINGTON — Members of a special team at the Education Department that had been investigating widespread abuses by for-profit colleges have been marginalized, reassigned or instructed to focus on other matters, according to current and former employees.<p>The unwinding of the team has effectively …

Higher Education

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Cooking

This Next Level Weed Grinder Will Pack a Joint for You

The future is here.<p>Here's your chance to get smacked with minimal effort. On Wednesday's episode of <i>Desus & Mero</i>, the VICELAND hosts discussed the Otto Grinder, which not only grinds your bud but can pack it in a joint for you as well. It'll set you back around $130, but you gotta admit that it'd be …

A+E Networks

There’s nowhere your smartphone can’t see with this awesome wireless camera accessory

If love cool new smartphone accessories, prepare to be wowed. The Depstech 1200P Semi-rigid Wireless Borescope Camera is a 16-foot borescope that …

Tech Trends

Ranchers Sour On Trump Administration Over Proposal To Bring Back Grizzly Bears

Rancher Craig Verasjka enthusiastically voted for Donald Trump and his support for the president's interior secretary, Ryan Zinke, had been unwavering. Finally, he recalled thinking after the election, when making land management decisions the federal government might give a friendlier ear to rural …

Grizzly Bears

We Turned This Classic Cocktail Into a Slushy—and It’s Our New Summer Obsession

The iconic Amaretto Sour uses a simple recipe: amaretto (an almond-flavored liquor from Italy) shaken with ice, simple syrup, and lemon juice in a …

Cocktails

South Carolina Man Seeks White Supremacist Hit Man to Lynch Black Neighbor, Burn Cross on Lawn: FBI

In a noble attempt to boost the Trump administration’s record-low unemployment numbers, a South Carolina man has been indicted for reaching out to …

Crime

More than 30,000 nursing home eviction notices to be sent in Louisiana Thursday

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana's Department of Health will begin sending nursing home eviction notices Thursday to more than 30,000 residents who could lose Medicaid under the budget passed by the state House of Representatives.<p>"The Louisiana Department of Health is beginning the process of notifying all …

Health Care

Teachers get freebies, discounts this week — but not more pay

As school districts across the nation continue to debate pay and benefits for teachers, some businesses want to show educators a little love.<p>Teacher Appreciation Week kicks off Monday, but the biggest day for educators is Tuesday, Teacher Appreciation Day, also called National Teachers Day.<p>And …

Teaching

A Cop Union Lashed Out At A Tweet Informing People Of Their Fourth Amendment Rights

"You sit on your ass and target the NYPD all while growing up on the nipple of what's easy," tweeted the Sergeants Benevolent Association.<p>One of New York's most powerful police unions on Friday called all employees of the city's independent regulatory board for police misconduct a "disgrace."<p>The …

Justice

NYC Restaurants That Miraculously Still Have Mother’s Day Brunch Availability

Mother’s Day brunch madness is about to hit, and snagging a reservation is nothing short of a feat. But there is still just over a week to cobble together a brunch plan, and not every restaurant in NYC has hit its mom limit yet.<p>According to OpenTable and Resy, the following restaurants still have …

Manhattan

24 Summer Style Upgrades to Buy on Amazon Right Now

You already cop everything from headphones and dog food to vacuum cleaners and fishing rods on Amazon. Why not throw some fly new threads in your cart while you’re at it? We painstakingly scrolled through tens of thousands of search results to bring you all the swaggiest, swankiest wardrobe …

Men's Fashion

Lynching 2.0: White Family Charged With Murdering 2 Black Men, Dismembering Bodies

After a four-day search, Moore, Okla., police have charged a man and his brother, their mother and the mother’s boyfriend with murdering a pair of …

Crime

15 Quick Healthy Meals Doctors Make Every Day

What do doctors and nutritionists eat to stay healthy? They rely on quick healthy meals like these delicious options—and you should, too.<p>As a …

Healthy Eating

Sen. Rubio: Corporations aren't investing tax cuts in jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio says big businesses aren't investing much of their windfall from President Donald Trump's tax cuts into their workers despite GOP promises during last year's debate.<p>"There is still a lot of thinking on the right that if big corporations are happy, they're going to …

Republicans

The FIU Bridge Collapse: Do We Need Slow Engineering?

On the afternoon of Thursday, March 15, 2018, the concrete bridge that would have connected the Miami campus of Florida International University (FIU) with the student residential neighborhood of Sweetwater collapsed onto eight lanes of traffic on Southwest 8th Street. Consisting of a 174-foot-long …

Engineering

The 5 Protein Shake Rules You Should Always Follow In 2018.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Your pre-or-post-workout protein shake may taste great, but if you’re not careful, it could actually undo your efforts to lose …

Nutrition

Principal suspends teacher’s aide for ‘inappropriate’ yawn

This principal will make you lose sleep.<p>Marie Desforges, the head of PS 328 in Brooklyn, suspended a teacher’s aide for five days without pay last …

Teaching