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(BBC) — A man who had previously been identified by the F.B.I. as a jihadist terrorism suspect was one of the two gunmen who were killed Sunday after opening fire at an event where people were invited to present cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, a law enforcement official said.Edit
This mother should not be celebrated for physically attacking her rioting son.
This moment, caught on live TV should not be celebrated. It’s not heroic to beat anyone into making better decisions, especially when it’s your child. While her action is certainly better than non-action, it’s still a miserable display of violence to fight violence … which is occurring as a response to police violence that took the life of Freddie Gray.Edit
(ABC) — President Obama condemned the violence in Baltimore this afternoon, saying there is "no excuse" for the violence, looting and arson that followed the funeral held for Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old African American who died after suffering a spine injury in police custody earlier this month. "They're not protesting, they're not making a statement, they're stealing," Obama said in a joint press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.Edit