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2No Justice For Freddie Gray, And The Internet Blames Marilyn Mosby
All remaining charges against Baltimore officers Garrett Miller, William Porter and Sgt. Alicia White were dropped moments before Miller was set to stand trial, reports the Baltimore Sun. The inevitable decision comes after prosecutors failed to secure a single conviction during the first four trials, and most recently the acquittal of Lt. Brian Rice.
Released from a year-long gag under, Marilyn Mosby was heated conference where she defended the prosecution team and reaffirmed her belief that Gray's death was the result of a homicide. Mosby made it clear she was against police brutality, and noted that the charges brought against the officers sparked an investigation into the Baltimore Police Department by the Department of Justice that inches us “one step closer to equality." (via: Baltimore Sun)
Donald Trump Still Refuses To Turn Over His Tax Returns
Despite growing scrutiny over his investments in Russia and his sus friendship with Vladimir Putin, Paul Manafort announced on CBS This Morning that Trump will not be releasing his tax returns, currently under audit. "It has nothing to do with Russia, it has nothing to do with any country other than the United States and his normal tax auditing process," Manafort added. Surprisingly, Trump has not tweeted anything about his tax fiasco because he's too busy begging Russia to hack into "crooked" Hillary Clinton's emails.
4The Ice Bucket Challenge Winds Up Being More Than Just A Trend
The $115 million raised from the Ice Bucket Challenge to fund the research on the disorder helped a group of researches identify the NEK1 gene, a disease that attacks neurons in the brain and spinal cord. (Via: CNN)
Science Says Drink With Your Partner If You Want Everlasting Love
According to a recent study published in the Journal of Gerontology, couples who drink together are more likely to stay married. Surveying over 2,767 married couples over the age of 50 for a decade, ~*~science~*~ found that couples with similar drinking patterns tend to be happier than couples where only one partner drinks. (Via: Daily Mail)
PostedJul 27, 2016