A judge in upstate New York was forced to resign after posting an image of a noose on his Facebook page with a caption claiming people must be punished in order to “MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN,” officials said Tuesday. Kyle R. Canning, 29, who served as a justice for the Altona Town Court about 175 miles north of Albany, submitted...

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Judge resigns after sharing image of noose in ‘Make America Great...

A judge in upstate New York was forced to resign after posting an image of a noose on his Facebook page with a caption...

Nigeria’s Buhari moves to block food imports

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US House votes to condemn Trump’s attacks on congresswomen

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