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'I was wrong': Michael Bloomberg sorry for 'stop and frisk' policing, reflects with about-face apology

8 monthes ago   |   By WESH

The new comments by the former three-term mayor of New York could be viewed as an attempt to address a controversial aspect of his tenure.
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Bloomberg blasted for apology & U-turn on NYC's ‘stop & frisk' policy ahead of presidential nomination bid

Bloomberg blasted for apology & U-turn on NYC's ‘stop & frisk' policy ahead of presidential nomination bid

8 monthes ago   |   By RT

What better time than an election campaign start to repent sins? Former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg probably thought so as he apologized at a black church for the controversial ‘stop and frisk' policy, but few were buying it.
A billionaire media mogul and a former New York mayor, Michael Bloomberg has suddenly backtracked on his longstanding support for the controversial ‘stop and frisk' police policy he adamantly backed during his time as mayor.
The questionable practice involving police briefly detaining, questioning and sometimes searching random people on the streets for weapons or...
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Police union, de Blasio blast Bloomberg over stop-and-frisk apology

Police union, de Blasio blast Bloomberg over stop-and-frisk apology

8 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

The Police Benevolent Association slammed former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg over his stunning Sunday apology for his administration's use of stop-and-frisk - by calling the practice city cops carried out for years a “misguided policy” that put officers in the line of fire. “Mayor Bloomberg could have saved himself this apology if he...
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Michael Bloomberg Says 'I Was Wrong' About Stop-And-Frisk Policy

Michael Bloomberg Says 'I Was Wrong' About Stop-And-Frisk Policy

8 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The potential 2020 candidate told a Black megachurch that the legacy of the practice, which largely affected Blacks and Latinos, “still bothers me.”
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Michael Bloomberg Apologizes for 'Stop-and-Frisk' Policy While as NYC Mayor, Says 'I Was Wrong'

Michael Bloomberg Apologizes for 'Stop-and-Frisk' Policy While as NYC Mayor, Says 'I Was Wrong'

8 monthes ago   |   By Newsweek

Critics are skeptical after the former New York City mayor apologized for the "stop-and-frisk" policy he aggressively enforced for more than a decade.
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Michael Bloomberg apologizes for stop-and-frisk policy amid a potential presidential run

Michael Bloomberg apologizes for stop-and-frisk policy amid a potential presidential run

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg apologized in a Sunday speech for his support of the New York Police Department's use of "stop-and-frisk."
For years, Bloomberg has vigorously defended "stop-and-frisk," even after a federal judge ruled in 2013 that the program violated the constitutional rights of minorities.
Bloomberg's speech comes as he considers a possible presidential run for the Democratic nomination.
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President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump also predicted, without providing evidence, that mail-in ballots would lead to widespread voter fraud in November. Read more ...

President Trump says UAE to open diplomatic ties with Israel

President Trump says UAE to open diplomatic ties with Israel

The announcement means that the UAE, which is home to the cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, would become the first Gulf Arab state to have ties to Israel. Read more ...

LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with...

LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with attorney general

Attorneys for the family of Breonna Taylor are holding a news conference Thursday to discuss the meeting they had with Kentucky's attorney general. Read more ...

US jobless claims fall below 1 million but remain high

US jobless claims fall below 1 million but remain high

WASHINGTON - The number of laid-off workers applying for unemployment aid fell below 1 million last week for the first time since the pandemic intensified five months ago yet... Read more ...

AMC Theaters reopening in Mass.; 15-cent tickets offered on first day

AMC Theaters reopening in Mass.; 15-cent tickets offered on first day

AMC Theatres, the nation's largest movie theater chain, will reopen in the U.S. on Aug. 20 with retro ticket prices of 15 cents per movie. Read more ...

DOJ: Yale Discriminates Against Asian American and White Applicants In...

DOJ: Yale Discriminates Against Asian American and White Applicants In Admissions

The Justice Department said its two-year investigation found that race is "the determinative factor in hundreds of admissions decisions each year." Yale categorically denies... Read more ...

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

President Trump on Thursday announced a historic peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates that would pave the way for full normalization of relations between... Read more ...

Travis Kelce cashing in with huge extension from Chiefs

Travis Kelce cashing in with huge extension from Chiefs

The Chiefs and star tight end Travis Kelce are reportedly closing in on an extension. According to multiple reports Thursday, the five-time Pro Bowler is about to ink a... Read more ...

NCAA cancels fall championships as major football marches on

NCAA cancels fall championships as major football marches on

The highest tier of Division I football, the Bowl Subdivision, is not impacted. The College Football Playoff is run by the conferences and six of those leagues are still moving... Read more ...

Maskless woman hit gate agent after being turned away from flight: cops

Maskless woman hit gate agent after being turned away from flight: cops

An American Airlines passenger was arrested for hitting an employee in Phoenix after being told she couldn't get on a flight without a mask, according to a report. Yolanda... Read more ...