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Saturday, May 23, 2015

D'NewZ Ep1 - Cop Shoots Two, Teacher Goes HAM, Daughter Shamed, and more

Dj. Normski and the Big Homie Capone give the heads up on banks stealing money, debate a story about a substitute teacher beating kids, and talk about a mom who shames daughter for sexy Facebook posts.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Police Shoots Two Skateboarders - Olympia, WA (Update)

Hundreds marched peacefully in Washington state's capital city to protest a police shooting that wounded two unarmed stepbrothers suspected of trying to steal beer from a grocery store.
The officer reported he was being assaulted with a skateboard early Thursday before the shooting that left a 21-year-old man in critical condition and a 24-year-old man in stable condition. Both were expected to survive.
The stepbrothers are black, and the officer is white, but Olympia Police Chief Ronnie Roberts said, "There's no indication to me that race was a factor in this case at all."
Protesters who turned out Thursday evening held signs that read "Race is a Factor" and "We Are Grieving."
The two men were identified as Andre Thompson, 24, and Bryson Chaplin, 21, both of Olympia.
"It was terrible," the young men's mother, Crystal Chaplin, told KIRO-TV. "It's heartbreaking to see two of my babies in the hospital over something stupid."
The shooting is being investigated by a team of detectives from several agencies. Brad Watkins, chief deputy of the Thurston County Sheriff's Department, said two skateboards were recovered from the shooting scene and an investigation will likely take three to six weeks. The young men had no guns, investigators said.
The crowd of demonstrators rallied first at a park, then marched about a mile to a building that houses the Olympia police headquarters and City Hall. Protesters chanted "Black Lives Matter," ''No Justice, No Peace" and the names of the young men who were shot.

In radio calls released by police, Donald calls dispatchers once he spots the men, and again to report that he fired shots.
"I believe one of them is hit, both of them are running," Donald said.
He tells dispatchers that one of the men "assaulted me with his skateboard."
"I tried to grab his friend," Donald said. "They're very aggressive, just so you know."
He says he has one man, then both, at gunpoint and asks for help.
Seconds later, he shouts, "Shots fired! One down," and asks for more backup units. He then says the second man has been shot.

The police chief said Donald wasn't injured but an officer "has the right to defend himself" if a suspect wields an object that could be used as a deadly weapon.
Donald, 35, who is on administrative leave pending the investigation, has been with the department for just over three years. No residents have filed complaints against him, and he was recently recognized by the agency for being proactive on investigations, Roberts said. He worked previously as an Army police officer, the chief said.

Olympia police tweeted their thanks to marchers "for keeping the event nonviolent."
"We are committed to helping our community work through this difficult circumstance and help us understand this tragic event,"

sources:FOX News,  The Olympian

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Citigroup, Barclays and Bank of America Fined Billions for Illegal Price Manipulation

Citigroup (C), Barclays (BCS), JP Morgan Chase (JPM), and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBSPF)were fined more than $2.5 billion by the U.S. after pleading guilty to conspiring to manipulate the price of dollars and euros.

The four banks, plus UBS (UBS) , have also been fined $1.6 billion by the Federal Reserve, and Barclays will pay regulators another $1.3 billion to settle related claims.
The first four banks operated what they described as "The Cartel" from as early as 2007, using online chatrooms and coded language to influence the twice-daily setting of benchmarks in an effort to increase their profits.
Sources; CNN Money

Teacher Gets Some ASS!

Police Shoots Two Skateboarders - Olympia, WA

OLYMPIA — An independent investigation has been launched after an Olympia police officer shot two brothers who allegedly attacked him with a skateboard during a shoplifting and assault investigation early Thursday morning.

“Olympia is a community that cares deeply about social justice,” Roberts said. “It’s important that we stand together as a community during the investigation.”
Olympia Police Chief Ronnie Roberts and Mayor Stephen Buxbaum spoke to multiple media outlets around 10 a.m., expressing sorrow for the tragedy of two young men being shot, and to call for calm as multiple law enforcement agencies investigate.