Eric Holder’s Statement on NY Police Fatal Shootings

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WASHINGTON - Attorney General Eric Holder released the following statement Saturday regarding the fatal shootings of two New York City police officers:         “I condemn this afternoon's senseless shooting of two New York City police officers in the strongest possible terms. This was an … [Read more...]

Statement by US Attorney Loretta Lynch on Assassination of NY Police Officers

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BROOKLYN, NY – United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta E. Lynch released the following statement: “I was shocked and deeply saddened to hear of this afternoon’s brutal and senseless attack on two NYPD Officers, and I join Attorney General Holder in expressing my deepest … [Read more...]

Obama: Black America ‘better off’ now

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Source: CNN April Ryan and Jay Carney discuss Pres. Obama's comments that Black America is better now than before he was in office. … [Read more...]

White House and Muslim Nations: Torture Report

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(AURN) -- The White House contends this administration and this country has a good working relationship with Muslim countries around the world. That, in light of the finding in the U.S. Senate Torture report, where Muslim detainees were physically harmed to extract information. The information … [Read more...]

Obama: US offers Mexico help on missing students

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the U.S. has offered to help Mexico figure out what happened to 43 college students who have been missing since September, but he stopped short of saying that aid to the U.S. ally and neighbor should be reconsidered on the basis of the … [Read more...]

Biden: Release of torture report is ‘badge of honor’

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Julie Mason and April Ryan on Presidential Reaction to Garner Decision

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Julie Mason with April Ryan on Pres. Obama reaction to Garner decision Julie Mason is a veteran journalist and host of The Press Pool heard weekdays from 3-6pm East on POTUS, SiriusXM 124. Listen on demand at www.siriusxm.com/ondemand … [Read more...]

Officials Investigating Brown’s Stepfather

Louis Head, center front, Michael Brown's stepfather, and Brown's mother Lesley McSpadden,react as they listen to the announcement that a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

ST. LOUIS (AP)/AURN - Police are investigating Michael Brown's stepfather for angry comments made to a Ferguson crowd after a grand jury decided not to indict the police officer who fatally shot his stepson. St. Louis County Police spokesman Brian Schellman said Tuesday that police want … [Read more...]

Tea Party Darling Surges in Presidential Poll

Dr. Ben Carson, professor emeritus at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference annual meeting in National Harbor, Md., Saturday, March 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

(AURN) -- While Hillary Clinton and Mitt Romney lead 2106 presidential polling, an Afrian-American ultra-conservative, continues to turn heads. More than a year out from the first nominating races, the long shot potential candidate in the GOP race is Ben Carson. The retired neurosurgeon and … [Read more...]

Congressman Cleaver Applauds President Obama’s Decision to Strengthen Community Policing 

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Today, President Obama released the Administration’s Review of Federal Support for Local Law Enforcement Equipment Acquisition. This review is part of a broader effort to strengthen community policing and fortify the trust that must exist between law enforcement officers and the communities they … [Read more...]