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Suspect in killings of 2 Fla. officers arrested at bar

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A police officer in Florida died from his injuries Saturday, a day after his colleague was killed when a suspect fired at them during a scuffle while they were on patrol. The suspect was later arrested at a bar.

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Capitol holiday display would pay homage to police shooting victims

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A South Florida activist and former blogger has again filed to erect a “Festivus” pole in the state Capitol this year as a holiday display. But this year’s pole has a politically charged twist, according to Chaz Stevens‘ application to the state. “The all black, six-foot-tall Festivus-inspired pole will contain the names of all unarmed black men killed by police in 2016,” Stevens wrote. The application has not yet been acted on by the Department of Management Services, which oversees state property. For the last few years,…

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Hillary Clinton: Deaths of unarmed blacks ‘unbearable’ and ‘intolerable’

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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton decried the two recent police shootings of unarmed black men – and all those that have proceeded it the past two years – as “unbearable” and “intolerable” and vowed to do something about it as president. In a speech she gave in a predominantly black neighborhood in Orlando Wednesday, Clinton also decried the targeting of police officers, including the incident in Philadelphia Saturday in which a gunman targeting police killed a civilian and wounded two…

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