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Woman facing hate-crime charge used SUV to strike boy before hitting Latina teen, police say

Woman facing hate-crime charge used SUV to strike boy before hitting Latina teen, police sayNicole Marie Poole Franklin is also charged with a hate crime for calling people at a gas station racial slurs the same night as the hit-and-runs.



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The Texas ex-police officer who fatally shot Atatiana Jefferson in her own home has been indicted on a murder charge

The Texas ex-police officer who fatally shot Atatiana Jefferson in her own home has been indicted on a murder chargeAtatiana Jefferson had been playing video games with her nephew on October 12 when the officer, Aaron Dean, shot her through her bedroom window.



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Judge drops hate crime charge in student's fatal stabbing

Judge drops hate crime charge in student's fatal stabbingA judge on Tuesday dismissed a hate crime charge against a white man who stabbed a black college student to death at a bus stop on the University of Maryland’s campus. Prince George’s County Circuit Court Judge Lawrence Hill Jr. granted a defense motion to acquit Urbanski of the hate crime charge, which carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, according to defense attorney William Brennan and state’s attorney’s office spokeswoman Denise Roberts. News outlets report that the judge ruled prosecutors didn’t meet their legal burden of showing that racial hatred motivated Urbanski to stab Collins.



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Man whose info found on Jersey shooter nabbed on gun charge

Man whose info found on Jersey shooter nabbed on gun chargeA New Jersey man whose number was found in the back pocket of one of the perpetrators of last week’s fatal attack on a Jewish market has been arrested for illegally possessing a weapon, federal authorities said. A-Hady hasn’t been charged with providing any of the weapons used in Tuesday’s bloody rampage in Jersey City. David Anderson and Francine Graham killed Jersey City Police Det.



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Czech police charge 58 with drug trafficking to Australia, New Zealand

Czech police charge 58 with drug trafficking to Australia, New ZealandCzech police have charged 58 people with helping an international gang to smuggle large amounts of cocaine and heroin worth $ 90 million to Australia and New Zealand, the police said on Friday. The gang, operating on four continents, hired couriers in the Czech Republic to transport drugs valued at 2.1 billion crowns from “countries close to production areas”, the police said. In Australia, four couriers have been arrested and received jail sentences ranging from seven to nine years.



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U.S. seeks to charge asylum seekers for immigration

U.S. seeks to charge asylum seekers for immigrationThe Trump administration rolled out a proposal Friday to hike application fees for immigrants seeking to remain in the U.S. including a first-ever charge for those seeking refuge. It's the administration's latest move to restrict pathways for obtaining asylum and immigration benefits like U.S. citizenship.



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U.S. seeks to charge asylum seekers and hike fees for immigration

U.S. seeks to charge asylum seekers and hike fees for immigrationFor the first time in U.S. history, the Trump administration is looking to impose an application fee for those seeking protection from persecution



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Prosecutors charge man with hate crime in acid attack

Prosecutors charge man with hate crime in acid attackA 61-year-old white Milwaukee man accused of throwing acid on a Hispanic man’s face will be charged with a hate crime, increasing the possible sentence he may receive if convicted, prosecutors announced Wednesday. Prosecutors filed one charge against Clifton Blackwell — first-degree reckless injury — but added the sentencing enhancers of hate crime and use of a dangerous weapon. The victim, Mahud Villalaz, 42, said his attacker approached him near a restaurant Friday night and confronted him about being parked too close to a bus stop, according to charging documents.



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'I'm in charge of the Hatch Act': Trump lashes out at chief of staff over potential ethics violations, report says

'I'm in charge of the Hatch Act': Trump lashes out at chief of staff over potential ethics violations, report saysDonald Trump reportedly told a room of his top aides that he is in charge of the Hatch Act, when warned by his chief of staff that bringing his cabinet members to a campaign rally could violate ethics rules.The comment, reported in a new Wall Street Journal article, illustrates the degree to which Mr Trump believes his administration does not have to worry about the rule, which was passed a century ago with the intention of warding off political activity by government employees.



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Felony charge for girl, 13, who pointed finger-guns at other students, officials say

Felony charge for girl, 13, who pointed finger-guns at other students, officials sayThere were previous encounters involving the student that resulted in classmates being "fearful" of her, according to police.



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