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feds introduce slur filled texts in case against border patrol agent
Feds introduce slur-filled texts in case against Border Patrol agent: https://t.co/nsyzSgD71z
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rest in power melvin edmonds of after 7
Rest in power: Melvin Edmonds of After 7 https://t.co/C9ZAXcGAVT
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whitney houston may soon return as a hologram
Whitney Houston may soon return -- as a hologram: https://t.co/fJoiNQQvFk
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keke palmer wades into the alabama abortion debate
Keke Palmer wades into the Alabama abortion debate: https://t.co/EePT5PuLEH
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donald trump is pissed because fox news gave airtime to mayor pete buttigieg and other 2020 democrats
Donald Trump is pissed because Fox News gave airtime to Mayor Pete Buttigieg and other 2020 Democrats: https://t.co/afRvCDZfqa
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gift or gimmick what s the deal with purs 100 shade foundation debut
Gift, or Gimmick? What's the Deal with Pür’s 100-Shade Foundation Debut? https://t.co/gfObYgPeD1
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ascap to honor motown records 60th anniversary ti will receive special new award
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donald trump claims that a report about with russia s favorite bank is and says he will be in office for four
Donald Trump claims that a report about with Russia's favorite bank is #FakeNews and says he will be in office for four more years: https://t.co/FvVFjpyB1T
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former nfl player kellen winslow jr began trial monday amid charges of lewd conduct indecent exposure raping t
Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. began trial Monday amid charges of lewd conduct, indecent exposure, raping two women last year, as well as a 2003 rape of an unconscious 17-year-old girl: https://t.co/x3Uf2ZRAYW
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magic johnson claims betrayal and backstabbing as reasons he abruptly left the los angeles lakers

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this kid roasting his teacher for lying about christopher columbus is the greatest thing you ll read today
This kid roasting his teacher for lying about Christopher Columbus is the greatest thing you'll read today: https://t.co/uTOBMKggwQ
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flint mich has not had clean water for 1571 days flintwatercrisis
Flint, Mich. has not had clean water for 1,571 days: https://t.co/IxvSNy1VfH #FlintWaterCrisis
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today marks the 10 year anniversary of bernie mac s passing let s reflect on the life of a legend
Today marks the 10 year anniversary of Bernie Mac's passing. Let's reflect on the life of a legend:
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23 year old muhlaysia booker a transgender woman who was assaulted by several males in april was found dead in
23-year-old Muhlaysia Booker, a transgender woman who was assaulted by several males in April, was found dead in Dallas, TX. https://t.co/lk2xofQCKX
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white dude who claimed a black guy stabbed him because of his haircut admits that he lied and stabbed himself
White dude who claimed a Black guy stabbed him because of his haircut admits that he lied and stabbed himself https://t.co/Wq3HOSiky6
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black teenager found not guilty of crime still sentenced to 7 years in prison
Black teenager found not guilty of crime, still sentenced to 7 years in prison https://t.co/ATuNCoFFm1
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three years ago a life was ended too soon when a cleveland officer shot amp killed tamirrice
Three years ago a life was ended too soon, when a Cleveland officer shot & killed #TamirRice.
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a black male prostitute was found dead inside a wealthy democratic donor s home and the family is searching fo
A black male prostitute was found dead inside a wealthy Democratic donor's home and the family is searching for answers https://t.co/ogLAN6vCX2
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denzel washington on sustaining a 35 year marriage i do what i m told and keep my mouth shut
Denzel Washington on sustaining a 35-year marriage: 'I do what I'm told and keep my mouth shut!' https://t.co/iAuNoro4Uf
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