Summary What do mom-dancing, hashtags and children's instruments have in common? "#Hashtag with Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake " (21 million views). "Jimmy Fallon, Miley Cyrus and The Roots Sing 'We Can't Stop' a Capella" (16 million views).

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Summary The sheer persistence of police killings of black youth contradicts the assumption that these are isolated aberrations. This use of the war on terror as a broad designation of the project of 21st-century western democracy has served as a justification of anti-Muslim racism; it has further legitimised the Israeli occupation of Palestine; it has redefined the repression of immigrants; and has indirectly led to the militarisation of local police departments throughout the country.

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Summary Then come back here and refresh the page. Philip Banks and Rafael Pineiro, the NYPD's highest ranking black and Latino officers, have resigned and retired. "I had an opportunity to speak to the mayor of the city of New York and express my concern and my disappointment. As well, I had an opportunity to speak to Chief Banks and urge him to reconsider," said Public Advocate Letitia James. The police commissioner says there is diversity in the NYPD.

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Summary The cartoon appeared Thursday in Haaretz, Israel's leading liberal newspaper, and elicited strong words both in Israel itself and from Anti-Defamation League head Abraham Foxman . "The message is that (Netanyahu) is destroying relations with American in an arrogant and thoughtless way and that he is leading us to a catastrophe on the magnitude of 9/11," he said.

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Summary Richard Branson's dream for space tourism is dealt a serious blow when a craft explodes, killing a pilot. It was the second catastrophe in three days for the commercial space industry. "Space is hard and today was a tough day," George Whitesides, chief executive of Virgin Galactic, said at a news conference hours after the accident.

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