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NY court: Flipping finger at cops not worth arrest

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NEW YORK (AP) — A Vietnam veteran and retired airline pilot arrested after giving the finger to a police officer can sue police for malicious prosecution, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday as it reversed a lower-court judge who found the actions of officers reasonable. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals noted that the act of giving the finger was "a gesture of insult known for...

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