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UK Police: 19 Confirmed Dead In Explosion at Ariana Grande concert

LONDON (AP) — An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert in northern England late Monday, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens in what police say they are treating as a terrorist attack. Greater...

Texas Police Officer Faces Murder Charge in Shooting Death of Jordan Edwards

DALLAS (AP) — A white Texas police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting of a black teenager for which the officer was fired, according to an arrest warrant issued Friday. The warrant...

Thousands of Venezuelans March In Memory of Those Killed In Unrest

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Thousands of Venezuelans dressed in white marched in the capital Saturday to pay homage to the at least 20 people killed in anti-government unrest in recent weeks. Protests have been roiling...

A Look At UN Peacekeeping Missions As US Seeks Cuts

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Part of President Donald Trump's proposed deep budget cuts in foreign aid could be significant reductions in U.N. peacekeeping missions in some of the world's most dangerous places. The U.N....

Obamas Spotted on Caribbean Vacation Looking Unbothered 

https://twitter.com/ronaldo129/status/826596713771188224 After eight long years as the leader of the free world, Barack Obama has been enjoying some well-earned down time. After handing over the Presidential reins to Donald Trump, Obama, 55, and his family flew...

AU Accuses ICC of Unfairly Targeting Africans, Urges Mass Withdrawal of Member States

The African Union has called for the mass withdrawal of member states from the International Criminal Court (ICC). However, the resolution is nonbinding, with Nigeria and Senegal opposing a withdrawal. South Africa and Burundi have already...

Virgin Islands Offering $300 Credits as Part of Its Centennial Celebration

Tourists are being paid to visit the U.S. Virgin Islands this year, as the region celebrates 100 years of being part of the United States. The U.S. territory is giving visitors $300 in spending credit,...

Descendants of Herero and Namaqua Genocide Victims Sue Germany for Reparations In U.S. Court

Germany is facing a court case in the U.S. and demands for reparations over a forgotten genocide in Africa that is seen as a precursor to the Holocaust. Representatives of the Herero and Nama peoples...

Expert: China’s New Ivory Ban Will Go a Long Way Toward Protecting Elephants in...

Nakuru — Since the 1970s, poaching has been a major threat to the survival of elephants in Kenya, with some critics in recent years blaming the Chinese market for fueling the demand. Now, a new...

Citizenship-by-Investment Practice In Caribbean Nations Coming Under Scrutiny

The controversial practice in some Caribbean nations of "Citizenship by Investment" was in the global spotlight Sunday as CBS’ "60 Minutes" put the focus on what it called simply: "Passports for Sale." Steve Kroft, along...

North Carolina Congressman Just Said Black Protesters in Charlotte ‘Hate White People’ and You...

https://twitter.com/BBCNewsnight/status/779074944881741824 Following push back from the video, congressman Robert Pittenger stated he responded to reporter's question in a way he regrets. Pittenger has since apologized while appearing on CNN with Don Lemon.

Bahamas Issues Traveling Advisory to Citizens Visiting to the U.S. in Wake of Deadly...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration has taken a note of the recent tensions in some American cities over shootings of young black males by police officers. At the commencement of the Independence holiday...

Piedmont Park Hanging Case Turned Over to FBI, Atlanta Mayor Promises ‘Robust Investigation’

A startling scene at Atlanta's Piedmont park unfolded this morning when a young Black man was discovered hanging from a tree. “There were no discernible signs of a struggle or foul play,” read a...

Raw Video Captures Shootout, Chaos Outside Gay Orlando Nightclub Massacre That Left At Least...

A less than 40 second video captured by a bystander shows moments outside a gay Orlando Nightclub where a deadly shooting took place. A gunman stormed a nightclub around 2 a.m. in the morning...

#BlackGirlMagic: 9-Year Old Anaya Lee Willabus is Youngest Female Author to Publish a Chapter...

In an interview with PIX11, the 9-year old Brooklyn-based author stated: "It's just so inspirational, not only for me but for younger kids and that's good." Source: PIX11

Trump’s Silent Majority Says ‘I Am Angry… How Do We Deal With These Thugs’

MSNBC's Kate Snow interviews Donald Trump supporters in southern Florida and unveils the presidential candidate's secret weapon: the "silent majority." Source: MSNBC

President Obama and Misty Copeland Talk Race, Body Shaming and Black Women’s Curves in...

President Obama and ballerina Misty Copeland--the first African-American principal dancer at the American Ballet Theater--sat down for a joint interview published by TIME magazine.

Crab Shack Offers Black Patrons ‘Free Meal’ After They Discover Sickening Image of Lynching...

"Black patrons of a Joe's Crab Shack restaurant in Roseville, Minn., were alarmed to see an image of a Black man being publicly hanged in the artwork on their table. At a press conference...

Mission Accomplished: Ghana President Says Country Has Fulfilled Nkrumah’s Vision to ‘Lay Its Own...

After 59 years of independence, Ghana has demonstrated Kwame Nkrumah’s vision, President John Dramani Mahama has said. Addressing the nation at the Black Stars Square to mark Ghana’s 59th Independence Anniversary, the president said the...

Barbados Throws Support Behind Young Entrepreneurs: ‘Think of Your Business in 2060’

The future of Barbados' economy rests in the hands of local entrepreneurs. And the Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme has been hailed as a critical entity in the advancement of local business building. Last night, in celebration...

Breaking Video: R. Kelly Just Walked Out of ‘Disrespectful’ Interview in New York City

Multi-platinum selling artist R. Kelly sat down with Huffington Post Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss his new album, The Buffet. However things took a turn for the worst when Modarressy-Tehrani asked a few...

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