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The Officer Who Put Eric Garner in a Chokehold Won't Face Federal Charges

4 monthes ago   |   By MTV

The Department of Justice is not pursuing federal charges against the police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner. Garner's famous last words - "I can't breathe" - became a rallying cry against police brutality in the U.S.
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No federal charges for NYPD officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner

No federal charges for NYPD officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner

4 monthes ago   |   By WMUR

Garner's words “I can't breathe” became a rallying cry for police reform activists, coming amid a stretch of other deaths of black men at the hands of white officers.
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Eric Garner's Death Will Not Lead to Federal Charges for N.Y.P.D. Officer

4 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

The decision came five years after Mr. Garner's dying words - “I can't breathe” - became a rallying cry.
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‘Benson,' ‘Star Trek' actor René Auberjonois has died at 79

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Federal workers to get 12 weeks of paid parental leave, Schumer says

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Under the current federal law, civilian workers are eligible for 12 weeks of unpaid leave. Read more ...

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Caroll Spinney, voice of Sesame Street characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, dies

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Three U.S. Navy sailors were killed when they "didn't run from danger," U.S. Navy officials said. Read more ...

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Dramatic video shows monster volcano eruption swallowing an island in New...

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