Daily Archive: January 5, 2013

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    6th Mississippi Man Charged in Racial Hate Crime Pleads Guilty

    An explosive federal hate crime case in Mississippi from 2011 has sparked charges against a mob of young Whites who confessed to harassing and assaulting Blacks in the town of Jackson, Miss. On Thursday, a sixth member of the group pleaded guilty to charges of a conspiracy to commit a hate crime in federal court, reports the Clarion Ledger. …

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    Latrell Sprewell Arrested for Playing Loud Music

    Former NBA player Latrell Sprewell was arrested for disorderly conduct on New Year’s Eve for allegedly playing his music too loud at his Milwaukee home, The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports. Following complaints from neighbors on the afternoon in question and fielding …

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    Obama: It’s Time To Tackle The Debt Ceiling

    (AP) — President Barack Obama is hailing a last-minute deal that avoids the so-called fiscal cliff but says it’s just one step in a broader effort to boost the economy and shrink federal deficits. Obama said in his radio and Internet address Saturday that the new law – approved by Congress on New Year’s Day and signed Thursday – raises taxe …

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    On GOP Selfishness, Gov. Christie Is The Pot To Their Kettle

    Guess who’s decided to work after being yelled at? On Friday, the House of Representatives approved $9.7 billion in new aid for victims of Hurricane Sandy. The vote comes on the heels of Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) being met with a wave of scathing criticism from tri-state Republicans, with the loudest critique coming from New …