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Police Say Suspect In Hit Of NYC Mob Boss Researched #QAnon Online And Often Wore Trump’s MAGA Hat

The New York Post reports: Anthony Comello, 24, who even yawned during the highly anticipated appearance in a New Jersey courtroom, held up his left palm and revealed a large, bold “Q” written in blue ink in the center of his hand. It was surrounded by the phrases “MAGA Forever,” “United We Stand” and “Patriots in Charge USA.” “Patriots in …

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ALABAMA: Man Convicted In Infamous Torture Killing Of Gay Man Is Stabbed To Death By Fellow Prison Inmate

The Birmingham Herald reports: A 45-year-old man convicted in the 1999 hate crime murder of Billy Jack Gaither has been killed in an Alabama prison. Steven Eric Mullins [photo] was found unresponsive Feb. 26 at St. Clair Correctional Facility, Alabama Department of Corrections officials announced Monday. The Department of Corrections’ Investigations and Intelligence Division is filing capital murder charges against …

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Life Sentence For Killer White Supremacist [VIDEO]

The New York Post reports: A virulent Maryland racist who murdered a black man with a sword in Manhattan nearly two years ago was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison — as the district attorney revealed for the first time the hateful contents of his manifesto. James Jackson, 30, previously pleaded guilty to six counts of first-degree murder, terrorism, hate-crime …

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Trump Confidante In Dubai: Whatever Happened To Khashoggi, Atrocities In America Are Equal Or Worse

The Week reports: Tom Barrack, a billionaire financier who GOP operative Roger Stone once called President Trump’s “best friend”, defended Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman on Tuesday while speaking in Dubai on Tuesday. When CNN’s Becky Anderson asked Barrack about the effect the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has had on Saudi Arabia’s global reputation, Barrack first …

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Saudi Prince Vowed To Use “Bullet” On Jamal Khashoggi

The New York Times reports: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia told a top aide in a conversation in 2017 that he would use “a bullet” on Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist killed in October, if Mr. Khashoggi did not return to the kingdom and end his criticism of the Saudi government, according to current and former American and …

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WISCONSIN: Parents Charged In Torture Murder Of Young Boy Because He Couldn’t Memorize Bible Verses

The Independent reports: Nearly one year on, police have filed charges in relation to the death of a seven-year-old Wisconsin boy who was buried alive in snow as a part of grueling punishment for not being able to recite 13 bible verses to his father’s satisfaction. The death of Ethan Hauschultz has led to the arrest of three family members …

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Openly Gay Rapper Kevin Fret Murdered In Puerto Rico

CBS News reports: One of the few well-known openly gay rappers in Puerto Rico has become a victim of intensifying violence on the island. Kevin Fret, a 24-year-old musician and outspoken advocate for the LGBT community, was murdered early Thursday morning in Santurce, one of San Juan’s busiest and most densely populated neighborhoods, according to El Vocero, one the largest …

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Liberty Counsel To Lobby Against Anti-Lynching Bill Because LGBTs Get “Special Right” Of Being Protected

From the American Family Association’s OneNewsNow: The Justice for Victims of Lynching Act passed unanimously in the U.S. Senate but Liberty Counsel founder Mat Staver says it passed without some senators realizing an amendment was added providing special rights for homosexuals and transgenders. He calls that amendment the proverbial camel’s nose under the tent. “The old saying is once that …

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BREAKING: Nazi Driver Guilty Of First Degree Murder

The Washington Post reports: An avowed supporter of neo-Nazi beliefs who took part in the violent and chaotic white supremacist “Unite the Right” rally in this city last year was found guilty Friday of first-degree murder for killing a woman by ramming his car through a crowd of counterprotesters. A jury of seven women and five men began deliberating Friday …

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Autopsy Reveals Transgender Woman Was Beaten In ICE Custody, Died After Days Of Untreated Dehydration

The Daily Beast reports: A transgender woman who died in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody at a privately operated detention center was likely physically abused there, according an autopsy report released Monday, and died after several days of severe, untreated dehydration. Roxsana Hernández Rodriguez, a 33-year-old transgender woman from Honduras, died on May 25, nine days after being transferred to …

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VIRGINIA: Jury Selection Begins For Killer Neo-Nazi

The Charlottesville Daily Progress reports: More than a year after the Unite the Right rally culminated in a deadly car attack, the man charged with intentionally driving into a crowd of anti-racist protesters goes to trial Monday. James Alex Fields Jr., 21, a self-described neo-Nazi, is charged with first-degree murder and multiple counts of malicious wounding in the Aug. 12, …

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Nigerian Army Uses Trump’s “Treat Rocks Like Rifles” Comment To Justify Having Killed 45 Protesters [VIDEO]

Buzzfeed News reports: Trump said in a speech on Thursday that rocks thrown by migrants on the US–Mexico border should be considered as firearms. By Friday, the Nigerian army had already used a video of the speech to justify shooting protesters that a human rights group said were unarmed. “We’re not going to put up with that. If they want …

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FLORIDA: GOP Official Charged With Murdering Fleeing Shoplifter, Ordered To Be Held Without Bail [VIDEO]

Florida’s Lakeland Ledger reports: Lakeland City Commissioner Michael Dunn will remain in jail without the chance to post bail following his indictment Friday on a charge of second-degree murder. Dunn, 47, had his first court appearance Saturday morning before Judge Bob Grode at the Polk County Courthouse in Bartow. Grode ordered Dunn to be held without bond. Dunn was arrested …

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FLORIDA: GOP Official Kills Fleeing Shoplifter, Previously Held Anti-Parkland Rally, Attended Confederacy Rally

Fort Lauderdale’s ABC affiliate reports: Lakeland police have released surveillance video showing a city commissioner shoot a man who was trying to steal a hatchet from his military surplus store. Michael Dunn is a Lakeland City Commissioner who took office in January of 2018. The shooting happened Oct. 3 at the Vets Army Navy Surplus which is owned by Dunn. …

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Death Penalty For White Supremacist Killer Of Florida Gay Couple: “Homosexuals Are A Disease To Mankind”

The Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel reports: Peter Avsenew, convicted of killing a Wilton Manors couple days before Christmas 2010 and stealing their car to escape to north Florida, who told a jury in January that he had no regrets and a judge in March that he had killed before and would again, has been sentenced to die. He is the first …

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Texas Cop Found Guilty Of Killing Unarmed Black Teen

The Dallas Morning News reports: A Dallas County jury found the former Balch Springs police officer who killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards guilty of murder Tuesday. Roy Oliver, 38, was found not guilty, however, on two counts of aggravated assault for firing his rifle into a car full of teens as they left a house party last year. Oliver was taken …

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CALIFORNIA: Social Media Posts Spur Hate Crime Charge For Man Accused In Murder Of Gay Student

The Los Angeles Times reports: A 21-year-old Newport Beach man charged with murder in the stabbing death of former high school classmate Blaze Bernstein will also face a hate crime sentencing enhancement, the Orange County district attorney announced Thursday. Orange County District Atty. Tony Rackauckas said prosecutors added the hate crime enhancement based on allegations that Samuel Woodward killed 19-year-old …

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CALIFORNIA: Mother’s Boyfriend Charged In Torture Murder Of Child Who Said He “Liked Boys” [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: A man described as a member of a violent gang was arrested Wednesday and charged with murder in the death of a 10-year-old boy in Southern California, officials said. The boy, Anthony Avalos, had recently come out as gay, a county official said, and some suspect that homophobia played a role in his death. Anthony Avalos was …

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29 Hate Crime Charges For Nazi Charlottesville Driver

The Associated Press reports: Federal hate crime charges were filed Wednesday against a man accused of plowing a car into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing a woman and injuring dozens more. The Department of Justice announced that an indictment returned Wednesday charges 21-year-old James Alex Fields Jr. of Maumee, Ohio, with 30 …

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CALIFORNIA: Mother Suspected In Torture Death Of Ten Year Old Who Reportedly Said He “Liked Boys” [VIDEO]

The Los Angeles Times reports: Anthony Avalos came out as gay in recent weeks, and authorities are now investigating whether homophobia played a role in the death of the 10-year-old Lancaster boy, a county official said. Anthony was found mortally wounded at his home last week with severe head injuries and cigarette burns covering his body. Brandon Nichols, deputy director …

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