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CNN’s Erin Burnett faced off with former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani tonight over policing in minority communities and black crime. Giuliani was offended by the suggestion that the NYPD is unfairly targeting black people.

Burnett confronted Giuliani with some statistics about blacks being targeted by the police, but Giuliani dismissively said, “Statistics don’t tell you anything.”

Then he threw out a statistic of his own, that blacks commit a majority of murders. Burnett pushed back and they tussled a bit, with Burnett saying “if you are gonna play statistics that way…” and Giuliani responding, “You’re the one that brought up statistics.”


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The Senate Intelligence Committee torture report contains evidence of many brutalities.

According to the New York Times, the report released by the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday found that the Central Intelligence Agency’s methods were more brutal than the C.I.A. acknowledged either to Bush administration officials or to the public.

Should those who were in power be prosecuted?

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Hillary Clinton addressed the crowd. (Photo: Ross Barkan)

During a speech in New York last week for victims of the 9/11 attacks, Hillary Clinton was interrupted by immigration protestors.

According to multiple reports, the small group of protestors chanted « undocumented, unafraid » at the end of the speech, but Clinton did not respond to them.

Some wore T-shirts reading « Will you deport my family? »

The protestors were escorted out by security.

According to Business Insider, one of the protestors, Mateo Tabares, 19, told reporters they were there to ask Clinton why she would deport their families. Tabares said Clinton opposed action by President Obama to prevent some deportations.

Clinton did not respond to multiple questions from a reporter for her reaction to the protestors, according to Business Insider.

In her remarks, Clinton called on Congress to extend the Zadroga Act, which aids people with health problems stemming from the 9/11 attacks. Its programs are set to expire in 2015…

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