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Bernard Madoff, Architect of Largest Ponzi Scheme in History, Dead at 82

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>His enormous fraud left behind a devastating human toll and paper losses totaling $64.8 billion.

>Bernard L. Madoff, the one-time senior statesman of Wall Street who in 2008 became the human face of an era of financial misdeeds and missteps for running the largest and possibly most devastating Ponzi scheme in financial history, died on Wednesday in a federal prison hospital in Butner, N.C. He was 82.

>The Federal Bureau of Prisons confirmed the death, at the Federal Medical Center, part of the Butner Federal Correctional Complex.

>Mr. Madoff, who was serving a 150-year prison sentence, had asked for early release in February 2020, saying in a court filing that he had less than 18 months to live after entering the final stages of kidney disease and that he had been admitted to palliative care.

>In phone interviews with The Washington Post at the time, Mr. Madoff expressed remorse for his misdeeds, saying he had "made a terrible mistake."

>"I'm terminally ill," he said. "There's no cure for my type of disease. So, you know, I've served. I've served 11 years already, and, quite frankly, I've suffered through it."

Ebola Patient Arrives United States

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African Congo Refugee arrives in chicago vomiting blood. dies from ebola symptoms


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Ukrainian Nazis in the center of Kiev beat a black guy and promised to cut off his fingers.

Video on the link.

These Nazis are supported by the current Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky.
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Her Boss Sent Harassing Texts. So She Beat Him With a Mop.

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tl;dr: A video of a woman in China beating her boss with a mop after he sent her harassing text messages has prompted a debate about the persistence of workplace sexual harassment in the country.

>HONG KONG - It was a thrashing to behold.

>A government worker in northeastern China who complained of harassing text messages from her boss was captured on video beating him with the business end of a mop, spurring debate about the persistence of workplace harassment and turning her into an internet sensation.

>In the 14-minute video, the woman, later identified by her last name, Zhou, can be seen throwing books at the face of her boss, identified as Wang, and dousing him with water, in addition to hitting him with the mop. He is seen hiding his face behind his fingers, attempting to apologize and saying that he had been joking when he sent the messages.

>It is unclear exactly when the incident took place, but local news outlets said the woman filed a police report last week accusing her boss of harassment, and the video began circulating widely online this week. It has been viewed millions of times, with many social media users relishing what they saw as an uncommon display of resistance against an authority figure in a country with limited workplace protections against sexual harassment. Many users sided with the woman, lauding her for flipping the balance of power and calling her a defender of justice and a martial arts warrior.

>Lu Pin, a prominent Chinese feminist activist, said that many people viewed the video as an outlet for pent-up anger over the general absence of accountability for harassers and of available recourse from courts or the police. Many victims of harassment feel powerless to report it and worry that they will be disbelieved or retaliated against if they do.

Jake Paul accused of sexual assault

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Let's be honest, fellas. Is that at all surprising?
>TikTok star Justine Paradise has accused YouTuber Jake Paul of sexually assaulting her at his home in Los Angeles in 2019.

>Paradise alleges Paul grabbed her face and forced her to perform oral sex on him, and touched her inappropriately without consent.

>She made the allegations in a 20-minute video posted on YouTube last week.

>The BBC has contacted representatives for Jake Paul for comment but has not yet had a response.

>Paradise said she had waited for two years to speak out because she had signed a non-disclosure agreement, something which was allegedly required of all guests who entered Paul's home.

>The pair met several times in June and July 2019, when Paradise would visit Paul's home - known as his Team 10 house - in California. Paradise says she was introduced to Paul via a mutual friend.
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Madoff Dead

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2021 confirmed as expiration date of contract several liches made with death. Disgraced fraudster dies in medical section of white-collar crime penthouse.

Latinx activists protest renaming Thomas Jefferson Middle School after Barack and Michelle Obama

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WAUKEGAN, Ill. (WLS) -- Waukegan's Board of Education met Tuesday night as it considers changing the names of two of its schools, Thomas Jefferson Middle School and Daniel Webster Middle School.

Jefferson, who was the nation's third president, owned slaves. Webster was a former senator who supported slavery. Renaming committees were formed for each school, and included people in the community, students and staff.

The school board heard concerns from the public Tuesday night over one of the finalists in the running to be the new name for Thomas Jefferson Middle School.

The country's first Black President and First Lady, Barack and Michelle Obama, is one of the top three choices for the school's new name, but is drawing opposition in the area with a large Latinx population.

RELATED: Waukegan renaming 2 middle schools due to namesakes' ties to slavery

"I will not be part of renaming a school after someone who did not and does not represent the undocumented community," said District 60 school board member Edgar Castellanos. Castellanos said he came to the United States undocumented as a child.
Waukegan activist Julie Contreras works with a group that runs shelters for undocumented children at the U.S./Mexico border.

She said former President Obama failed to deliver on promises to help the immigrant population.

Contreras, who leads United Giving Hope, is organizing protests against naming the school for the Obamas.

"From the time Barack Obama became President until 2017 when he left, he today is still the highest ranking president with deportations in our nation," Contreras said. "We feel that Barack Obama did disservice to us. He denied us, and he didn't stop the deportations, the way he promised."

"I personally don't object to the name, but I have to be aware of the concerns," said school board president Brandon Ewing.
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Never Forget The Victim

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Adrian Gonazalez who brutally raped & murdered 8y/o Maddie, in Santa Cruz, will serve less than 10 years thanks to scumbag attorney Larry Biggam who said the case was never about victim but about the bloodthirsty killer’s punishment. Thanks to libtard criminal justice “reform,” the 21y/o will be back on streets before he’s 30. Biggam (biggam, christenson & minsloff) says this is justice. Contact Biggam & SC prosecutors office to let them know what u think of this miscarriage of justice.
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US regime massacres peaceful Uyghur freedom fighters near Chinese border

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Divider in chief king biden to attempt to deny Americans gun rights via royal decree

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Daily reminder that "Universal Background Checks" is code for a registry, which NZ, UK, and Aus all used for confiscation. "Assault weapons" have been sold to the US public since 1905. Rifles of all kind (including "assault weapons/rifles" were only used in 297 murders in 2018, that same year AIDs killed 15,820 Americans so sodomy is literally 53 times more dangerous than all rifles. Most guns used in crimes are stolen or straw purchased. There were only 12 mass shootings in 2019, 10 in 2018, and 2 in 2020 and each year fewer than 100 people were killed in mass shootings. Dems want to ban guns because they are planning another holocaust.
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