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Louisiana policemen fired over Facebook post suggesting Ocasio-Cortez be shot

Added: 23.07.2019 0:01 | 1 views | 0 comments

A Louisiana policeman who suggested on Facebook that high-profile U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needed to be shot was fired on Monday, along with a second officer who "liked" his post.

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Louisiana police officer fired after suggesting AOC should be shot

Added: 22.07.2019 21:13 | 18 views | 0 comments

The officer called Ocasio-Cortez a "vile idiot" who "needs a round, and I don't mean the kind she used to serve."

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Louisiana police officer suggests on Facebook that AOC be shot

Added: 22.07.2019 18:18 | 16 views | 0 comments

The officer was responding to a fake quote attributed to Ocasio-Cortez.

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| Barry spares New Orleans but fuels fears of floods and tornadoes

Added: 22.07.2019 17:26 | 11 views | 0 comments

  • Storm briefly attains hurricane strength before weakening
  • Authorities counsel continued caution

Tropical Storm Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf coast states on Sunday, sparing New Orleans a direct hit but stoking fears elsewhere of flooding, tornadoes and prolonged power outages.
Though winds weakened steadily after the storm made landfall on Saturday in Louisiana, rain bands created a flooding and tornado threat from central Louisiana to eastern Mississippi and beyond. Several parishes or counties in both states were under flash flood warnings.

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| Storm Barry makes landfall in Louisiana - video

Added: 22.07.2019 17:26 | 10 views | 0 comments

Thousands of homes have been left without power after Storm Barry battered parts of Louisiana early on Sunday. The storm flooded highways, forced people to scramble on to rooftops, and dumped heavy rain as it made landfall 160 miles west of New Orleans. Authorities have warned of disastrous flooding across the Gulf Coast

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    | 'Do not drop your guard': Tropical Storm Barry threatens heavy rain after landfall

    Added: 21.07.2019 17:24 | 18 views | 0 comments

    • New Orleans residents told to seek shelter as 50,000 lose power
    • NHC director details ‘amazing amount of moisture’

    Carrying “off the chart” amounts of moisture, Barry crawled ashore on Saturday in Louisiana at hurricane strength. It quickly weakened back to a tropical storm but it promised heavy rains that could last for days, testing flood-prevention systems built after Hurricane Katrina.
    Officials warned that the storm could still cause disastrous flooding across a wide stretch of the Gulf coast.

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    'You're breathtaking': Keanu Reeves pulls another classic Keanu move, surprises fans

    Added: 21.07.2019 16:56 | 20 views | 0 comments

    The internet's new boyfriend, Keanu Reeves, found a way to surprise fans while on the way to the set of "Bill & Ted Face the Music" in Louisiana.

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    | Storm Barry: New Orleans residents brace for possible hurricane

    Added: 20.07.2019 11:17 | 11 views | 0 comments

    Many are remaining in the city as storm Barry, predicted to land as a category one, approaches
    As the Louisiana gulf coast braces for a possible hurricane landfall this weekend, New Orleans residents are mostly content to sit and ride the storm out, often sharing the same folk-wisdom refrain:
    “Three or higher.”

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    | New Orleans: evacuations ordered as city braces for possible hurricane

    Added: 20.07.2019 11:17 | 13 views | 0 comments

    Forecasters say the biggest danger is not destructive winds but heavy rain as it was upgraded to Tropical Storm Barry on Thursday
    Thousands of Louisianans broke out sandbags or fled to higher ground on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry threatened to turn into the first hurricane of the season and blow ashore with torrential rains that could pose a severe test of New Orleans’ improved post-Katrina flood defenses.
    National guard troops and rescue crews in high-water vehicles took up positions around the state as Louisiana braced for the arrival of the storm along its swampy southern tip Friday night or early Saturday.

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