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Philadelphia Expected to Fire Cops After Database Reveals Offensive Posts

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Some fallout from the database published online in June that catalogs thousands of racist or otherwise offensive Facebook posts of current and former police officers: Sources tell the Philadelphia Inquirer the city's police department plans to start the process of firing officers whose posts were documented there. As many as......

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House Approves New Minimum Wage

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The House has struck again: A day after addressing two hot-button issues , the legislative body voted Thursday to increase the US minimum wage to $15 by 2025. The 231-199 vote fell mostly on party lines and showed that centrist and liberal Democrats can still compromise, the Hill reports. Liberals won......

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