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Prosecutors Won't Charge Trump Supporter Who Threatened Don Lemon's Life

A threat on a man's life isn't a pressing issue, according to the District Attorney's office in Manhattan.

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A white nationalist sent CNN host Don Lemon death threats in the fall of 2017 via Twitter. Lemon tried to pursue legal action, but was recently informed that the District Attorney's office would not be pursuing charges.


He called police after receiving several threats from the anonymous man — a self-proclaimed white nationalist and Trump supporter. He also described himself as a "conservative pro-gun anti-Islam anti-terrorist anti-leftist" via his Twitter bio.

The man sent Lemon messages including, "F**k you ni**** can't wait to stab your neck" and "U r a pile of rotting Dog s**t, racist, communist, socialist, Liberal moron asshole, I will find U, U will pay. I'll see u real soon…"

The New York Police Department did investigate the threats and determined them to be "aggrieved harassment." A police spokesperson even confirmed that Lemon was sent "numerous threatening and anti-Black messages to his Twitter inbox from an unknown individual."

However, no arrests were made.

The Manhattan D.A.'s office advised that they wouldn't be pressing charges against the man because they felt the incident outweighed the potential punishment, which would have been less than one-year served in jail.

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Racial Attack on Black Woman in NYC Being Investigated as Hate Crime

A white man stabbed Ann Marie Washington in a subway station and "started punching her in her face because she was Black," a witness said.

A 57-year-old Black woman is recovering from surgery to repair a collapsed lung because while exiting a subway in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was punched in the mouth and stabbed by a white man who called her a "Black b--ch" The NYPD's Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating the attack as a hate crime.

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Black Security Guard Doing His Job Shot Dead By Police

Police officers saw, Jemel Roberson, "a Black man with a gun, and basically killed him," said a witness.

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Jemel Roberson, age 26, was working as a security guard at Manny's Blue Room bar in Robbins, Ill., when a drunken patron who he had been asked to leave earlier, returned with a gun. The patron shot four people.

Roberson, who was armed at the time, returned fire, grabbed one of the men, held him down and waited for police to arrive, according to witnesses.

"He had somebody on the ground with his knee in back, with his gun in his back like, 'Don't move,'" Adam Harris told WGN-TV.

An unnamed Midloathian police officer, according to other officers in that department who were called to assist Robbins' police, opened fire on Roberson, killing him.

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#ShoppingWhileBlack: Maryland Couple Sues Costco for $4M

A routine trip to Costco turned into a case of racial profiling.

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Barbara and Bahri Wallace loved to shop at Costco. And this trip to the megastore should have been like every other trip. However, while the couple were shopping at the Costco in Anne Arundel County in Maryland in May, the husband and wife reported they were being watched by management.

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Trump Cancels Visit to WWI Cemetery Because of Rain

"It's incredible that a president would travel to France for this significant anniversary — and then remain in his hotel room watching TV," David Frum said on Twitter.

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Light, steady rain resulted in President Trump cancelling plans to attend a commemoration in France on Saturday to honor U.S. soldiers killed during World War I.

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Uncounted Ballots Remain in Mail Center That Processed #MAGABomber Weapons: Report

United States Postal Service claims it was not aware of any ballots being mishandled.

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White Nationalists Feel at Home Visiting the White House

Identity Evropa leader, whose group believes in returning people of color back to native homelands, posts tour photos. Meanwhile, Trump calls Black reporter's white nationalism question "racist."

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Patrick Casey, leader of alt-right white nationalist group, Identity Evropa, and Charlottesville marcher, posted a visit to the White House on social media this week:

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