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  • Officials: Woman passes gas, pulls knife on offended...

    Thursday Nov 29 | via WAOW 

    A Florida woman faces an aggravated assault charge after authorities say she passed gas in line at a dollar store and pulled a knife on a man who complained about it. Citing a Broward Sheriff's Office report, the Miami Herald reports 37-year-old Shanetta Yvette Wilson passed gas while waiting in line at a Dollar General Sunday night and upset a nearby customer.

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  • Murdered gangster Whitey Bulger hoped for a peaceful...

    Thursday Nov 29 | via WAOW 

    The Boston Globe reports that Bulger described in several letters to a friend his declining health and his hope to be "one of those he Died in his Sleep kind." Florida resident Charlie Hopkins said he wanted to share Bulger's letters to show his friend wasn't healthy enough to be transferred from a Florida prison to a West Virginia prison with fewer medical services.

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  • Kansas man to change plea over threat to blow up Whi...

    Thursday Nov 29 | via WAOW 

    A Kansas man accused of threatening to "blow up" the White House has notified a federal court that he plans to change his plea. Thirty-two-year-old Brandon Koss of Wichita had pleaded not guilty to making a threat against the president.

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  • The Nigerian army is deceitfully using a Trump quote...

    Nov 2, 2018 | via Washington Examiner 

    The New York Times described the Nigerian army's claim uncritically, opening their news article with "The Nigerian Army, part of a military criticized for rampant human rights abuses, on Friday used the words of President Trump to justify its fatal shootings of rock-throwing protesters." They note that the shooting occurred on Monday, but nowhere do they note that Trump's comment came after the incident.

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