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Thursday June 25th, 2020 morning edition

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WILMINGTON — “We are just gonna go out and start slaughtering them fu—– ni—–.

These are the words of a now-former Wilmington Police Department officer Kevin Piner.

Michael ‘Kevin’ Piner, James ‘Brian’ Gilmore, and Jessie E. Moore II were all terminated from the force.

The announcement came from the new Chief of Police Donny Williams — not even 24-hours into his first day as chief.

On Wednesday afternoon, members of City Council along with Williams held a press conference to address the conduct of the former police officers.

Related: Three Wilmington police officers off the force after they were recorded making racist comments [Free].

Notification of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission in regards to the behaviors. »

Why NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace says he’ll take embarrassment over the alternative

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Why NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace says he’ll take embarrassment over the alternative The 43 car driver thanked NASCAR and FBI for taking threat seriously.

"I want to thank my team, NASCAR and the FBI for acting swiftly and treating this as a racial threat.

Wallace also helped push NASCAR to ban the Confederate Flag from all events and races and celebrated the sport for enacting real change. »

White House ordered NIH to cancel coronavirus research funding, Fauci says

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Fauci responded to Veasey saying: “It was cancelled because the NIH was told to cancel it.”.

After the hearing, Fauci clarified to Politico that it was the White House that told the NIH to cancel the funding.

An unnamed White House official told Politico that the White House did encourage the funding cut, but ultimately it was the Department of Health and Human Services—of which the NIH is a part—that made the final decision. »