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Giving Trump a pardon wish list won’t solve systemic criminal justice problems, NFL-er Malcolm Jenkins says

Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins is exploring better alternatives to creating change within the country’s criminal justice system than providing President Donald Trump with a “VIP” list of names, he told ABC News.On Thursday, The New York Times published an op-ed by Jenkins and three other former and current NFL players in…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 6/20/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUECincinnati 5, Detroit 3Toronto 5, Atlanta 4Oakland 12, San Diego 4Baltimore 3, Washington 0AMERICAN LEAGUECleveland 12, Chicago White Sox 0N.Y. Yankees 7, Seattle 5Houston 5, Tampa Bay 1Minnesota 4, Boston 1Texas 3, Kansas City 2NATIONAL LEAGUEPhiladelphia 4, St. Louis 3Chicago Cubs 4, L.A. Dodgers 0San…read more »

Olympic swimmer documents harrowing journey from Syria to Europe in new book

Ker Robertson/Getty Images(BERLIN) — Before the violence in Syria changed her life, Yusra Mardini was a normal teenager in many ways.A passionate swimmer since childhood, she trained daily and attended competitions abroad. She came of age with her older sister Sara, putting on makeup and high heels and going to cafes with friends. Yet amid…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 6/19/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUEWashington 9, Baltimore 7Atlanta 11, Toronto 4Cincinnati 9, Detroit 5L.A. Angels 5, Arizona 4Oakland 4, San Diego 2, 10 InningsAMERICAN LEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 7, Seattle 2Cleveland 6, Chicago White Sox 3Minnesota 6, Boston 2Tampa Bay 2, Houston 1Texas 4, Kansas City 1NATIONAL LEAGUEL.A. Dodgers 4, Chicago…read more »

Cop took out gun during Sterling Brown tasing incident, body-cam footage shows

Milwaukee Police Dept.(MILWAUKEE) — One of the officers involved in the tasing and arrest of unarmed Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown briefly took his gun out of his holster during the confrontation, new body-camera footage released by Brown’s attorney shows.The video, published by ABC Milwaukee affiliate WISN Monday, shows the officer briefly drawing his gun…read more »

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