Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooter Likely to Get Death Penalty

Robert Bowers, the suspect gunman of the devastating Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, was on trial today for the murder of 11 congregants. Handcuffed and surrounded by marshals, Bowers entered the federal court in downtown Pittsburgh in a wheelchair. Magistrate Judge Robert read a list of 29 criminal charges against him including the obstruction of the free exercise of religious beliefs, or hate crime, which itself could justify a death penalty. When asked if he understood the charges, Bowers replied “yes.” Prosecutors successfully argued that “no condition or combination of conditions will…

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Multiple Explosive Devices Intended for Notable Targets Are Intercepted, Suspect Arrested

The story that has gripped our nation for multiple days has now seemingly come to an end with the arrest of a suspect in Florida today, October 26th, 2018. Beginning earlier this week, the packages were observed to contain crude pipe bombs filled with shrapnel. The throughline between all intended targets were vocal decriers of President Trump, with names such as Former President Barack Obama, Former Presidential Candidate Hilary Clinton, investor George Soros, former Vice President Joe Biden, famous actor Robert De Niro and various other people of political power including senators…

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White Man Claimed He Tripped and Accidentally Shot at 14-year-old Black Teen

A white man from Michigan on Friday was found guilty of assault for firing his shotgun at an African-American teenager who merely wanted to ask for directions to school. On the morning of April 12th, a 14-year-old boy Brennan Walker slept through his alarm and missed his school bus to Rochester High School. Thinking that he would instead go to school on foot and realizing after moments of walking that he had lost his way, Brennan knocked on the door of a nearby Rochester Hills home for help. Little did…

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U.S. Prosecutors Ask to Extend Deadline for Manafort’s Retrial

U.S. prosecutors who have been tasked with investigating former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort have requested to be granted more time to decide on his retrial. The jury presiding over Manafort’s case were deadlocked over ten claims, and prosecutors originally had until Wednesday to decide whether or not to hold a retrial. However, they reported that the businessman’s defense asked for a 30-day extension to file their post-trial motions. The defense was unable to meet this deadline. In a filing in U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Virginia, the prosecutors asked…

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Madden 19 Video Game Tournament Turns Deadly in Jacksonville

Today, August 26th, a video game tournament for the popular football simulation game Madden 19 was taking place at the Jacksonville Landing complex where several e-sports teams were vying to get past the qualifying stage. A video posted on CNN captures what seems to be the sound of gunfire during a live portion of the tournament, with several screams in the background before the live footage was halted. Several fatalities are currently all that is known for this mass shooting, one of which includes a shooting suspect. Authorities currently are not aware…

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