Jon Swaine

Trump's McDonald's Binges and Screaming Fits Revealed in New Book

Donald Trump’s preferred order at McDonald’s has been revealed as a waistband-busting meal containing alarming amounts of fat and salt.

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Two of the Most Prominent Anti-Trump Conspiracists Online Have Been Exposed by Their Hoaxer

Explosive allegations about Donald Trump made by online writers with large followings among Trump critics were based on bogus information from a hoaxer who falsely claimed to work in law enforcement.

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This Trump Lawyer's Business Dealings Are as Slimy as His Most Famous Client's

More than 15,000 Americans were losing their jobs each day in June 2009, as the US struggled to climb out of a painful recession following its worst financial crisis in decades.

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Four More Journalists Slapped With Felony Charges for Covering Inauguration Unrest

Four more journalists have been charged with felonies after being arrested while covering the unrest around Donald Trump’s inauguration, meaning that at least six media workers are facing up to 10 years in prison and a $25,000 fine if convicted.

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Young Black Men Killed by U.S. Police at Highest Rate in Year of 1,134 Deaths

Young black men were nine times more likely than other Americans to be killed by police officers in 2015, according to the findings of a Guardian study that recorded a final tally of 1,134 deaths at the hands of law enforcement officers this year.

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Cleveland Officer Who Fatally Shot 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice Will Not Face Charges

The white police officer who fatally shot Tamir Rice, an African American 12-year-old, will not face criminal charges, it was announced on Monday, more than a year after the shooting in Cleveland.

A grand jury declined to indict officer Timothy Loehmann, who opened fire on Rice less than two seconds after arriving at a park where the 12-year-old was playing with a toy gun on Nov. 22, 2014. Loehmann’s partner, Frank Garmback, will also face no charges, Cuyahoga county prosecutor Timothy McGinty announced at a press conference.

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Trump: I Would Have 'Just Listened' If Supporter Had Opposed Black People

Donald Trump on Sunday defended his failure to challenge a supporter who made anti-Muslim remarks at one of his presidential campaign rallies, by saying he would have responded the same way if the man had attacked black people.

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Young Black Man Jailed Since April For Alleged $5 Theft Found Dead In Cell

A young black man arrested by police in Portsmouth, Virginia, on the same day that one of the city’s officers fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old, has been found dead in jail after spending almost four months behind bars without bail for stealing groceries worth $5.

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Autopsy Indicates Officer Shot Unarmed Teen William Chapman from Distance

An unarmed black 18-year-old was fatally shot in the face by a police officer from several feet away during their confrontation outside a supermarket in Virginiaearlier this year, the findings of his autopsy indicate.

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St. Louis Teenager Killed by Police Was Shot in the Back, Autopsy Finds

A black 18-year-old killed by police in St Louis earlier this week was shot in the back, authorities said on Friday, adding weight to protests that have challenged the official account of his death.

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