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Hit-and-run driver crashes into Los Angeles vigil for man killed in hit-and-run

Hit-and-run driver crashes into Los Angeles vigil for man killed in hit-and-runA vigil for a cyclist killed in a hit-and-run crash in Los Angeles was disrupted when a pedestrian was struck by a car in another hit-and-run. More than 100 friends, family and fellow cyclists had gathered at the intersection of LA’s Normandie and Manchester avenues where 22-year-old Frederick Frazier had died a day earlier after being struck by a white Porsche Cayenne. The cyclists "basically took over the intersection" and blocked traffic, said LAPD Captain Rafael Ramirez.


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Florida school shooter wants to donate inheritance to survivors

Florida school shooter wants to donate inheritance to survivorsParkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz wants to donate his inheritance -- which could run to hundreds of thousands of dollars or more -- to the bereaved families and survivors of his attack, his lawyers said Wednesday. Cruz walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the south Florida city of Parkland on February 14 and opened fire at students and staff with an AR-15-style semi-automatic weapon. At a court hearing on Wednesday, Broward County Judge Elizabeth Scherer sought to determine whether Cruz -- who has so far been represented by public defenders -- is able to pay for his own defense.


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Who are Diamond and Silk and why is everyone talking about them

Who are Diamond and Silk and why is everyone talking about them?Over the past two days, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been bombarded with pointed questions and statements about the many missteps of the social media platform. But one thing that seems to be top in the minds of congresspeople is the duo Diamond and Silk. SEE ALSO: Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook testimony turned into a lesson of how the internet works If you had no idea who these two women were before Wednesday's hearing, you'd be forgiven for being confused as to why they seemed to be a bigger deal than Russia's use of Facebook during the 2016 presidential campaign.  Diamond and Silk are social media personalities who claim that, last fall, it was getting more difficult to alert fans of new videos. Last week, the pair claimed that Facebook told them their videos were "unsafe" though the company didn't elaborate. And that's put the spotlight on them during Zuckerberg's trip to Capitol Hill. .@DiamondandSilk have been corresponding since September 7, 2017, with @facebook (owned by Mark Zuckerberg), about their bias censorship and discrimination against D&S brand page. Finally after several emails, chats, phone calls, appeals, beating around the bush, lies, and...... — Diamond and Silk® (@DiamondandSilk) April 7, 2018 Here's what you need to know about Diamond and Silk and their 15 seconds in the national limelight. Who are Diamond and Silk? In Republican circles, Diamond and Silk are a big deal. The North Carolina-based sisters share their videos across multiple platforms, including YouTube and Facebook, and have been vocal supporters of Trump since the earliest days of his presidential campaign.  They spoke at some of Trump's campaign rallies and even got presidential shoutouts from Trump's Twitter account in summer 2016. Thank you Diamond and Silk! https://t.co/qdsLUy2hqD — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 6, 2016 They're so popular, they recently spoke at Liberty University and were treated like rock stars at the 2016 Republican National Convention where they even shared the stage with the notorious Milo Yiannopoulos. Perh

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