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Old 11-20-14, 05:59 AM
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Accusations by 13 different women, and still drawing suspension with pay? Is there a number that crosses a line where the chief might say "ya know, I think there's probably something going on here that warrants suspension without pay".
A lot of that comes from union rules and collective bargaining. In most cases they can't do it until he is actually charged. Other times he's guaranteed money until he is convicted. Usually when a guy knows he's stepped in it, he'll decide to "retire". That at least guarantees his pension.
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More tennessee cops looking to seize money from out of state drivers (not drugs, they don't care as much about that), in this case from a federal police officer.
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Cops shaking down people for money, that only happens in third world countries.
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A New York City police officer killed an innocent, unarmed man, and claims that it was an accident. At the time, the officer was patrolling in an unlit stairwell inside a public housing complex.


http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/22/ny...-man.html?_r=0

Brooklyn Man Fatally Shot by Police Was Unarmed, Bratton Says

November 21, 2014

A rookie New York City police officer shot and killed an unarmed 28-year-old man in a darkened stairwell in Brooklyn late Thursday night, according to the police.

Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said that the victim, Akai Gurley, was “a total innocent” and called the shooting “an unfortunate accident.”


He was not engaged in any activity other than trying to walk down the stairs, Mr. Bratton said.

Mayor Bill de Blasio was also quick to offer his condolences to Mr. Gurley’s family. “This is a tragedy,” he said.

The officer who shot Mr. Gurley, Peter Liang, has been on the force for less than 18 months and was still on probationary status.

Officer Liang, 27, and his partner, who was also new to the force, were patrolling the Louis H. Pink Houses in East New York on Thursday night, part of an effort to increase the police presence at the housing complex, which had been plagued by a spate of violence, including two homicides.

The two officers had taken the elevator to check out the roof and, shortly before midnight, they entered the eighth-floor stairwell to walk back down. The lights were not working, making it nearly impossible to see, so both officers took out their flashlights.

Officer Liang also drew his weapon, the police said.

At the same moment the officers started down the stairwell, Mr. Gurley and his girlfriend entered through a door on the seventh floor, fourteen concrete steps below the officers.

It was unclear why, but Officer Liang accidentally discharged his weapon and fired a single shot that struck Mr. Gurley in the chest.



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The force of the blast sent Mr. Gurley tumbling down two flights of stairs, where his girlfriend knelt by his side. The officers, who briefly backed out of the stairwell, found her by Mr. Gurley’s side trying to save his life.

Mr. Gurley was taken to Brookdale Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Following standard protocol, Officer Liang was relieved of his gun and his badge.

As details about the shooting emerged, Mr. Bratton faced questions about why an officer would be on patrol with his weapon drawn when there was no clear threat.

“We leave that decision as to when to take a firearm out to the discretion of the officers based on what they are encountering or believe they may encounter,” Mr. Bratton said. “There’s not a specific prohibition against taking a firearm out.”

He added, “As in all cases, an officer would have to justify the circumstances that required him to or resulted in his unholstering his firearm.”

Tony Herbert, a community advocate in East New York, said that it was not unusual for police officers to patrol with their guns drawn.

“Honestly, I’d probably do the same thing if I’m walking into a dark staircase,” he said. “You want to be prepared for the worst if you feel the environment is threatening.”

Earlier that night, Mr. Gurley had been enjoying a leisurely evening with his girlfriend, Melissa Butler, having his hair braided for several hours, according to Janice Butler, Melissa’s sister.
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Mr. Gurley did not live in the building and the couple left the apartment intending to take the elevator to the ground floor. But it was taking too long, so they decided to walk.

The girlfriend entered the stairwell first and heard a door open nearby, Ms. Butler said. The next sound she heard was a shot echoing through the concrete stairwell. Then she saw her boyfriend, shot in the chest, staggering down the stairs.

Ms. Butler said that, according to her sister, the police did not identify themselves, or give any commands.

“The cop didn’t present himself, he just shot him in the chest,” Ms. Butler said. “They didn’t see their face or nothing.”

Ms. Butler, whose cheeks were streaked with tears, said her sister was in the building and grieving and was unable to speak to reporters.

Even when the lights are working, the stairwell at the housing projects is so dark at night that anyone standing in it appears as a silhouette, according to residents.

The stairwells are fitted with fluorescent lights, they said, but the burned out bulbs are seldom replaced, and the few that work are dim.

Mattie Dubose, a resident, yelled at the building superintendent Friday morning, as employees of the New York City Housing Authority furiously worked on the stairwells.

“You see how dark our staircases are? This is ridiculous,” she said. “The staircases from eight down are dark. If you want to walk in them, you need an escort.”

The Police Department is still dealing with the fallout over the death of Eric Garner, a Staten Island man who died after a confrontation with the police in July, and sought to diffuse tension on Friday by both naming the officer in the shooting — which is unusual — and noting repeatedly that the victim was blameless.

It was handled much more swiftly than in the case of Mr. Garner, when details about his death were made public only after a video surfaced. Mr. Garner, who was unarmed and being arrested under suspicion of illegally selling cigarettes on a street corner, died after being placed in a chokehold by a police officer trying to wrestle him to the ground.

A grand jury on Staten Island is deciding whether or not charges should be brought against any of the officers involved.

But the episode has raised questions about the use of force by the police and led the commissioner to call for sweeping reforms.

About a month after Mr. Garner’s death, the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., sparked violent protests and prompted a national discussion over police tactics. With a grand jury expected to decide in coming days whether to indict the officer in that shooting, residents there remain on edge, so much so that the National Guard has already been called in to quell any unrest.

“I think when people see a tragedy, of course it pains them and it reminds us that we have a lot of work to do,” Mr. de Blasio said. Still, he said each of the recent deaths involving the police, from Staten Island to Ferguson, had its own dynamics and he warned against linking them all together.

The shooting on Thursday in Brooklyn, he said, appeared to be a “tragic mistake.”

Charles Barron, a former New York City councilman who was recently elected to the State Assembly, arrived at the Brooklyn building Friday morning to speak with residents, and said it would take more than apology to ease the concerns of the community.

“People are outraged, this is happening all over the country, people have no respect for black life,” he said. “I want to hear the justification for this one. We’re going to fight for justice with this one just like they are in Ferguson.”
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Anonymous Crashes Cleveland City Website in Retaliation for Police Killing of 12-Year-Old

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Hello Citizens of the world, we are anonymous... Today we have recently learned of the tragic death of 12 year old Temir Rice, who got shot twice in the stomach for having a BB gun and whose fate was decided by an overzealous rookie officer... The Cleveland police department has refused to release the name of this childs murderer.... A quote from counter current news states that "They acknowledged that a 12-year-old was shot in the stomach by a First District officer. They would not reveal the name of that officer. When we asked them if the child was armed, they hesitated and said we really can’t say. This Rookie officer apparently was not trained. The police department he works for is to blame for this lack of appropriate training Officers are equipped with many non-lethal options such as Taser guns. Why did he not use a Taser on this child? Shooting him in cold blood was not necessary with these non-lethal options available. Are the police so moronic that they have to use the so called lethal force? The excuse “ We were feared for our lives” is Ludacris when the victim was only 12 years old and only had possession of a toy airsoft gun... Police of the United States you will learn in due time once anonymous has shut down your sites that we will not stand for your ignorant untrained rookie cops. We Are Anonymous. We Are Legion. We Do Not Forgive. We Do Not Forget. Expect Us.
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A New York City police officer killed an innocent, unarmed man, and claims that it was an accident. At the time, the officer was patrolling in an unlit stairwell inside a public housing complex.


http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/22/ny...-man.html?_r=0

Brooklyn Man Fatally Shot by Police Was Unarmed, Bratton Says

November 21, 2014

A rookie New York City police officer shot and killed an unarmed 28-year-old man in a darkened stairwell in Brooklyn late Thursday night, according to the police.

Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said that the victim, Akai Gurley, was “a total innocent” and called the shooting “an unfortunate accident.”


He was not engaged in any activity other than trying to walk down the stairs, Mr. Bratton said.

Mayor Bill de Blasio was also quick to offer his condolences to Mr. Gurley’s family. “This is a tragedy,” he said.

The officer who shot Mr. Gurley, Peter Liang, has been on the force for less than 18 months and was still on probationary status.

Officer Liang, 27, and his partner, who was also new to the force, were patrolling the Louis H. Pink Houses in East New York on Thursday night, part of an effort to increase the police presence at the housing complex, which had been plagued by a spate of violence, including two homicides.

The two officers had taken the elevator to check out the roof and, shortly before midnight, they entered the eighth-floor stairwell to walk back down. The lights were not working, making it nearly impossible to see, so both officers took out their flashlights.

Officer Liang also drew his weapon, the police said.

At the same moment the officers started down the stairwell, Mr. Gurley and his girlfriend entered through a door on the seventh floor, fourteen concrete steps below the officers.

It was unclear why, but Officer Liang accidentally discharged his weapon and fired a single shot that struck Mr. Gurley in the chest.



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The force of the blast sent Mr. Gurley tumbling down two flights of stairs, where his girlfriend knelt by his side. The officers, who briefly backed out of the stairwell, found her by Mr. Gurley’s side trying to save his life.

Mr. Gurley was taken to Brookdale Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Following standard protocol, Officer Liang was relieved of his gun and his badge.

As details about the shooting emerged, Mr. Bratton faced questions about why an officer would be on patrol with his weapon drawn when there was no clear threat.

“We leave that decision as to when to take a firearm out to the discretion of the officers based on what they are encountering or believe they may encounter,” Mr. Bratton said. “There’s not a specific prohibition against taking a firearm out.”

He added, “As in all cases, an officer would have to justify the circumstances that required him to or resulted in his unholstering his firearm.”

Tony Herbert, a community advocate in East New York, said that it was not unusual for police officers to patrol with their guns drawn.

“Honestly, I’d probably do the same thing if I’m walking into a dark staircase,” he said. “You want to be prepared for the worst if you feel the environment is threatening.”

Earlier that night, Mr. Gurley had been enjoying a leisurely evening with his girlfriend, Melissa Butler, having his hair braided for several hours, according to Janice Butler, Melissa’s sister.
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Mr. Gurley did not live in the building and the couple left the apartment intending to take the elevator to the ground floor. But it was taking too long, so they decided to walk.

The girlfriend entered the stairwell first and heard a door open nearby, Ms. Butler said. The next sound she heard was a shot echoing through the concrete stairwell. Then she saw her boyfriend, shot in the chest, staggering down the stairs.

Ms. Butler said that, according to her sister, the police did not identify themselves, or give any commands.

“The cop didn’t present himself, he just shot him in the chest,” Ms. Butler said. “They didn’t see their face or nothing.”

Ms. Butler, whose cheeks were streaked with tears, said her sister was in the building and grieving and was unable to speak to reporters.

Even when the lights are working, the stairwell at the housing projects is so dark at night that anyone standing in it appears as a silhouette, according to residents.

The stairwells are fitted with fluorescent lights, they said, but the burned out bulbs are seldom replaced, and the few that work are dim.

Mattie Dubose, a resident, yelled at the building superintendent Friday morning, as employees of the New York City Housing Authority furiously worked on the stairwells.

“You see how dark our staircases are? This is ridiculous,” she said. “The staircases from eight down are dark. If you want to walk in them, you need an escort.”

The Police Department is still dealing with the fallout over the death of Eric Garner, a Staten Island man who died after a confrontation with the police in July, and sought to diffuse tension on Friday by both naming the officer in the shooting — which is unusual — and noting repeatedly that the victim was blameless.

It was handled much more swiftly than in the case of Mr. Garner, when details about his death were made public only after a video surfaced. Mr. Garner, who was unarmed and being arrested under suspicion of illegally selling cigarettes on a street corner, died after being placed in a chokehold by a police officer trying to wrestle him to the ground.

A grand jury on Staten Island is deciding whether or not charges should be brought against any of the officers involved.

But the episode has raised questions about the use of force by the police and led the commissioner to call for sweeping reforms.

About a month after Mr. Garner’s death, the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., sparked violent protests and prompted a national discussion over police tactics. With a grand jury expected to decide in coming days whether to indict the officer in that shooting, residents there remain on edge, so much so that the National Guard has already been called in to quell any unrest.

“I think when people see a tragedy, of course it pains them and it reminds us that we have a lot of work to do,” Mr. de Blasio said. Still, he said each of the recent deaths involving the police, from Staten Island to Ferguson, had its own dynamics and he warned against linking them all together.

The shooting on Thursday in Brooklyn, he said, appeared to be a “tragic mistake.”

Charles Barron, a former New York City councilman who was recently elected to the State Assembly, arrived at the Brooklyn building Friday morning to speak with residents, and said it would take more than apology to ease the concerns of the community.

“People are outraged, this is happening all over the country, people have no respect for black life,” he said. “I want to hear the justification for this one. We’re going to fight for justice with this one just like they are in Ferguson.”
I can't see any way this guy shouldn't be charged with negligent homicide, but frankly I would expect him getting fired would be the worst we'll see.

BTW, it's hard to accidentally shoot someone with NYPD guns. They purposely have very heavy 12 lb trigger pulls specifically to avoid negligent discharges (and one the reasons NYPD cops have terrible hit percentages, it's hard to be accurate when having to pull 12 lb's with a finger. See a year or 2 ago when they shot 8 innocent bystanders when trying to shoot 1 bad guy).
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I can't see any way this guy shouldn't be charged with negligent homicide, but frankly I would expect him getting fired would be the worst we'll see.

BTW, it's hard to accidentally shoot someone with NYPD guns. They purposely have very heavy 12 lb trigger pulls specifically to avoid negligent discharges (and one the reasons NYPD cops have terrible hit percentages, it's hard to be accurate when having to pull 12 lb's with a finger. See a year or 2 ago when they shot 8 innocent bystanders when trying to shoot 1 bad guy).
I can see many ways this officer shouldn't be automatically charged with negligent homicide. Was the officer doing anything criminal? If not you'd be looking at manslaughter.
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There is no such thing as an accidental discharge. It always turns out to be a negligent discharge. In this case this was preventable. Finger off the trigger. Know where your gun is pointed and know what is at and beyond the line of sight of the barrel of the gun. Negligence pure and simple.
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Anonymous Crashes Cleveland City Website in Retaliation for Police Killing of 12-Year-Old

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How upper echelon of them. The ability to forgive is one of the primary traits of a civilized human.

That said, poor kid. Rookie in training got scared of an airsoft that looks just like the real thing and popped him.
Watch it end up being the kid had one with a red cap on the end.

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I was meaning whatever the generic homicide/manslaughter charge is in NY where there is no intent to kill.

I wouldn't be surprised however if the officer claims that do to the pitch dark and the surprise of the door opening at a short distance, that he did intend to fire and try to hide behind the convenient 'furtive movement' defense.

Also, this article mentions the officer was trying to open the door with his left hand, while carrying his gun in the same hand (although this account is subject to change after the official interview with the officer). You can't get much more negligent than that. You aren't carrying a tray of brownies, it's a fucking gun in your hand.
Officer Liang is left-handed, and he tried to turn the knob of the door that opens to the stairwell with that hand while also holding the gun, according to a high-ranking police official who was familiar with the investigation and who emphasized that the account could change.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/22/ny...-man.html?_r=0
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How upper echelon of them. The ability to forgive is one of the primary traits of a civilized human.
If you're shot by the police, just turn the other cheek!
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If you're shot by the police, just turn the other cheek!
The bullet will make that cheek turn.


Anyway ;

"We Are Anonymous. We Are Legion. We Do Not Forgive. We Do Not Forget. Expect Us."

So, they plaster that all over I assume? So if whoever they are mad at at the time corrects what they are mad at, do they eventually forgive, or do they really mean that?
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So, they plaster that all over I assume? So if whoever they are mad at at the time corrects what they are mad at, do they eventually forgive, or do they really mean that?
I'm not sure. How do you correct a dead child?
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Are they wanting the police forces to correct their ways? What if they do, they still going to act like the child saying "WE NEVER FORGIVE."?
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Police in Utah more dangerous than gangs:

In the past five years, more Utahns have been killed by police than by gang members.

Or drug dealers. Or from child abuse.


And so far this year, deadly force by police has claimed more lives — 13, including a Saturday shooting in South Jordan — than has violence between spouses and dating partners.

As the tally of fatal police shootings rises, law enforcement watchdogs say it is time to treat deadly force as a potentially serious public safety problem.

"The numbers reflect that there could be an issue, and it’s going to take a deeper understanding of these shootings," said Chris Gebhardt, a former police lieutenant and sergeant who served in Washington, D.C., and in Utah, including six years on SWAT teams and several training duties. "It definitely can’t be written off as citizen groups being upset with law enforcement."
I guess this means they're winning, right?
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The standards for becoming a cop must be getting pretty low. I see some NYPD that have not seen their feet in years. If the physical standards have been lowered have other standards also been lowered?
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Denver police accused of excessive force, illegal search

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Buffalo cop receives 1 year probation for beating a handcuffed man who was face down on the ground, although prosecutors had wanted 2 years in prison. This probation is on the condition that he continues his work with the FBI on the dangers of civil rights violations by the police. Yes, you read that right. You can't make this stuff up.

All this only happened because it was caught on video, and the officer admitted seizing the cell phone and attempting to destroy the video, but the person recording had swapped phones with a friend just before the officer seized it, so the video was on the other phone.

The officers attorney reminds us that it's all the criminals fault and disrespect is grounds for a beating (also mentions spitting at him, which is nowhere in the officers report and only came up at trial as a defense):
Rodney O. Personius, Cirulli’s defense lawyer, said his client regrets his actions, but reminded the court that it was Willet who fled the scene and later spat at Cirulli during the arrest.

“The suspect disrepected John in several ways,” Personius said.
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https://time.com/3611812/pontiac-pol...-pockets-cold/

Watch a Police Officer Stop a Michigan Man for Walking With His Hands in His Pockets

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at that high 5 attempt.
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Walking with hands in your pockets on a cold day while black. Guilty.
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I wanna see the video from the cop's perspective.
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I wanna see the video from the cop's perspective.
This link has both videos in it.



From what I understood of the story... A shop owner called 911 over an African-American man walking back and forth in front of the store multiple times. Police came upon the guy in the video matching the simple description given to him from dispatch and stopped him and asked him questions.

Here's another story that goes more into detail of what happened and includes video from both sides.

http://www.wxyz.com/news/tense-polic...ught-on-camera

Tense police stop in Oakland County caught on camera

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http://www.wxyz.com/news/tense-polic...20goes%20viral - Link to video

PONTIAC (WXYZ) - A tense stop by an Oakland County Sheriff's Office deputy of a black Pontiac resident was recorded on not just one cell phone, but two.

Brandon McKean, 25, was stopped while walking along Martin Luther King, Jr Boulevard on Thanksgiving afternoon. He started to take video on his cell phone. Once the deputy saw he was being recorded, he reached into his shirt pocket, pulled out his cell phone and also rolled.

The Ferguson, Missouri case of the white police officer killing of Michael Brown, a black teen, is on everyone's mind after a grand jury decided not to charge the officer.

McKean says he was profiled. But he was wearing a green hoodie and a black jacket, that matched the description of a suspect that was casing a nearby store that has been robbed seven times in the last two years.

The manager called 911, THERE’S A LIGHT SKINNED GUY, THAT PASSES BY FIVE – SIX TIMES, BACK AND FORTH, BACK AND FORTH, LOOKING AT US, LOOKING INSIDE. HE LOOKS SUSPICIOUS.

The 911 operator asks, ARE YOU OR ANYONE ELSE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER?
NO. I MEAN, I’M ASSUMING YEAH BECAUSE HE KEEPS GOING BACK AND FORTH LOOKING AT US.
I MEAN I’M ASSUMING HE’S GOING TO DO SOMETHING SO THAT’S WHY I’M TRYING TO NOTIFY YOU GUYS.

The call goes out to deputies, COMPLAINANT STATES THAT THERE’S A LIGHT SKINNED BLACK MALE IN HIS 30S, PASSED BY 5 OR 6 TIMES LOOKING INSIDE THE BUILDING. HAS ON A GREEN HOODIE AND A BLACK JACKET.

The exchange between the officer and McKean starts with McKean complaining about being stopped while just walking with his hands in his pockets.

"I believe I was racially profiled," McKean told 7 Action News.

The officer explains on the video he was stopped because he matched the description of the 911 call. It was over in seconds. McKean also says the officer treated him with respect.

Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard says the officer had probable cause to make the stop and could have gone further by patting down and checking the identity of McKean.

The Sheriff also says he has no problem with both men rolling their cell phones.

"We have nothing to hide when we do our job," Bouchard told 7 Action News.

McKean rolled his cell phone on another stop of another Pontiac resident with State Police on Friday. In that video he said, "with all the bull crap that's going on now days, this is for ya-all's safety as well as ours."

And he went on to say, "I think people should always film police encounters."
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This link has both videos in it.



From what I understood of the story... A shop owner called 911 over an African-American man walking back and forth in front of the store multiple times. Police came upon the guy in the video matching the simple description given to him from dispatch and stopped him and asked him questions.

Here's another story that goes more into detail of what happened and includes video from both sides.

http://www.wxyz.com/news/tense-polic...ught-on-camera
"was stopped while walking along Martin Luther King, Jr Boulevard"

nothing good ever comes from walking on Martin Luther King, Jr Boulevard no matter the city.
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Heavy toll, light penalties for police who drive drunk

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/201...aHM/story.html
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