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Solange explains why black people feel unsafe in ‘white spaces'

Solange Knowles is speaking her mind about being black in a “white space” after a group of women nearly ruined a concert for her on Friday night. The 30-year-old younger sister of Beyoncé went on a Twitter rant Friday after she was told by four white women to sit down while at a Kraftwerk concert in New Orleans with her ...

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Texas mattress store that ran Sept. 11 ad closed indefinitely

The Texas mattress store that tried to make light of Sept. 11 in a “Twin Tower sale” commercial will close indefinitely, its owner said Friday. The spot for Miracle Mattress in San Antonio showed two stacks of mattresses, one with an American flag on top, falling down in a spoof of the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people 15 years ...

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LAPD seek two men linked to woman slain near Manson killings site

Los Angeles police are searching for two men in connection with the 1969 murder of a 19-year-old Canadian woman found brutally stabbed to death near the site of the infamous Manson family killings. The LAPD recently released two sketches of the wanted men, based on witness interviews of how they would have looked nearly a half century ago, when Reet ...

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Clinton groups half of Trump's supporters in deplorable 'basket'

When Hillary Clinton takes a look at Donald Trump’s supporters, she sees half of them as a basket of nuts.  Clinton ripped 50% of Trump supporters during a LGBT fundraiser in lower Manhattan Friday evening, grouping them into a “basket of deplorables.” “You know, to just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump’s supporters into what I call ...

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PAPD to pay NFL fine if Titans LB wears 9/11-tribute cleats

Wear those patriotic cleats! We’ll cover the fine. That was the message from the union that represents the Port Authority cops after the NFL threatened to fine a Tennessee Titans linebacker who had planned to pay tribute to the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with a pair of custom cleats. Avery Williamson, a third-year linebacker from Ohio, had ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Accused J’Ouvert killer too drunk to remember shooting

The suspect accused of fatally shooting a St. John’s grad student at the J’Ouvert celebration insists he was so wasted he has no idea what happened that night. “If I did it, it wasn’t intentional,” a weepy Reginald Moise, 20, told the Daily News in an exclusive Friday interview at Riker’s Island. Moise’s eyes welled with tears as he asked ...

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Bigot tried ripping off Muslim women's hijabs in hateful attack

A bigoted Brooklyn woman launched a sickening attack on two Muslim women pushing their babies in strollers — punching them in the face and trying to pull off their hijabs, prosecutors said Friday. Emirjeta Xhelili, 32, hurled Islamophobic insults as she pounced on the two victims near her Bath Beach home about 1:30 p.m. Thursday, authorities said. “Get the f–k ...

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SEE IT: JonBenet's brother smiles as he recalls her disappearance

The older brother of JonBenet Ramsey strangely smiled as he recalled the moment the family realized she was missing from their Colorado home 20 years ago. JonBenet was reported missing on Dec. 26, 1996, and her body was later found in the basement of her family’s home. “The first thing I remember is my mom bursting in my room, really ...

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House OKs bill allowing 9/11 victim families to sue Saudi Arabia

The House, with the 15th anniversary of 9/11 looming, approved legislation Friday permitting victims’ families to sue Saudi Arabia over the terrorist attack. Passage of the bipartisan legislation will likely prove a pyrrhic victory as the White House has already indicated President Obama will veto the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA). But the House vote voice, coming four ...

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San Bernardino killers nearly stopped by 3 men who rushed them

They had the semiautomatic rifles needed to slaughter 14 innocent people in San Bernardino last December — including three men who valiantly tried to rush and overwhelm them. But in the end, their weapons, hatred and silly stockpile of ibuprofen, adult diapers and Airsoft neck guards were no match for the incredible police response that hunted them down. A new ...

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