Author: by Marwa Eltagouri

Jeff Sessions spoke of the ‘Anglo-American heritage of law enforcement.’ Here’s what that means. – Washington Post

GOOGLE NEWS Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday praised the nation’s sheriffs — then referenced the “Anglo-American heritage” of law enforcement. “I want to thank every sheriff in America. Since our founding, the independently elected sheriff has been the people’s protector, who keeps law enforcement close to and accountable to people through the elected process,” Sessions told members of the National Sheriffs’ Association during their winter conference in Washington. He added: “The office of sheriff is a critical part of the Anglo-American heritage of law enforcement.” Organizations such as the NAACP deemed Sessions’s language his latest act of racism. Lawyers, however,...

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A fire destroyed the home of a Roy Moore accuser. It’s being investigated as arson. – Washington Post

GOOGLE NEWS Tina Johnson’s home on 1166 Lake Mary Louise Road in Gadsden, Alabama caught fire on Jan. 3, 2017. (Google Earth) The home of Tina Johnson, who accused former U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of groping her, was destroyed Wednesday in a fire that is being investigated as an act of arson, though officials say they do not believe it is related to the Moore allegations. Johnson’s house on Lake Mary Louise Road in Gadsden, Ala. caught fire Wednesday morning, while she and her husband were at work and while her grandson was at school. “I am devastated, just devastated,” Johnson told AL.com on Friday morning....

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