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The last survivor of the Hindenburg disaster dies 90 years

Werner Gustav Doehner, the last survivor of the 1937 Hindenburg disaster, died at his home in Laconia, New Hampshire, on Friday. He was 90 years old. Doehner was only 8 years old when the famous zeppelin erupted in flames and crashed while docked in Lakehurst, New Jersey, on May 6, 1937, according to his death. His father and sister were …

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Rudy Giuliani, a New York Times reporter and I: When corrections go wrong

This article is a correction and apology. I would like to frame it in connection with a section I wrote in Paste Magazine last year on the dangers of the oxymoronic "prejudice of justice" in the mainstream press. The passage was recently cited in Merriam-Webster . The state of our nation and our president have clearly passed the point of …

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Gunman, 4 others accused in football game in New Jersey high school: prosecutor

The alleged gunman for a shooting at a New Jersey football game on Friday night that seriously injured two and sent fans and players running for their lives has been arrested, prosecutors said on Saturday. Alvin Wyatt, 31, of Atlantic City was charged with three counts of attempted murder, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for …

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Seattle police captain busted in prostitution sting after offering $ 40 to undercover police: reports

A Seattle police captain was among the five men arrested this week in a string of prostitution, reports say. Capt. Randal Woolery, a member of the Seattle Police Department for 31 years, was placed on administrative leave following his arrest Wednesday in northern Seattle, KING-TV reported. The station reported that they could not reach Woolery for comment. An email Saturday …

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Stephen Miller may drive racist shit, but "The President has his back"

When Southern Poverty Law Center blog Hatewatch on Tuesday revealed that Stephen Miller had been pushing racist – and explicitly nationalist – content over and over in 2015 and 2016, President Donald Trump's senior political adviser did not need assurances from his boss or colleagues his job was safe. Practically everyone in the building already knew it. "Stephen's not going …

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