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Antwon Rose

Defense Attorney Presents Witness to Show Officer Was Allegedly Distraught After Shooting Black Teen...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A witness in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer said Wednesday he saw the officer standing on the sidewalk, panicking, saying, "I don't know why...
Clarence Thomas

Clarence Thomas Breaks 3-Year Silence In Supreme Court Only to Note That White People...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deeply troubled by a Mississippi prosecutor's pattern of excluding African-American jurors, the Supreme Court seemed in broad agreement Wednesday that a black death row inmate's conviction and death sentence at his...
Donna Brazile

Conservatives Lose Their Head After Fox News Hires Donna Brazile as Political Contributor, Others...

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News says it has hired former Democratic National Committee chief Donna Brazile as a political commentator. Brazile had been let go from a similar role at CNN in 2016 after...
Jeanine Pirro

Despite Fox News’ Attempt to Punish Pirro By Removing Her from Lineup, Trump Rallies...

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News weekend host Jeanine Pirro's show didn't air a week after her comments questioning U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar over her wearing a Muslim head covering. No explanation was given. Pirro's...
Mosque Shooting New Zealand

28-Year-Old White Australian Man Arrested for Deadly Mosque Shooting; Manifesto Highlights White Supremacist Influences 

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — At least 49 people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques full of worshippers attending Friday prayers on what the prime minister called "one of New Zealand's darkest...
Media-Fox-Pirro

Rep. Ilhan Omar Thanks Fox for Condemning Jeanine Pirro’s Anti-Constitution Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar thanked Fox News on Monday for condemning comments made on the network by weekend host Jeanine Pirro centering on the freshman Democrat's wearing of a traditional...
Police Shooting

Ex Florida Cop Nouman Raja Found Guilty of Manslaughter, Attempted Murder for Killing Stranded...

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A fired Florida police officer was found guilty of manslaughter and attempted murder Thursday for the fatal 2015 shooting of a stranded black motorist, becoming the first officer...

R. Kelly Taken Back Into Custody After Child-Support Hearing

CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly was taken back into custody Wednesday after appearing at a child-support hearing, authorities said, hours after the broadcast of an interview in which the R&B star cried and ranted...
Chicago Violence Gang TV

Young Chicago Journalists are Telling Stories of Gang Life, While Risking Their Own

CHICAGO (AP) — Shawn Cotton no longer drives his $55,000, bright pink Corvette to work because he's afraid it could get him killed like his friend. But there are two things he won't leave...
Jacquelyn Smith

Baltimore Police Arrest Husband Near Mexico Border as Evidence Revealed He, Not Panhandler, Killed...

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland woman whose death last year was blamed on an attack by a panhandler was actually killed by her husband and his adult daughter, police said Sunday. Keith Smith, 52, had...
Nigeria Election

Nigerian Leader Appeals for Unity as Challenger Rejects Vote

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's president on Wednesday defended his sweeping win of a second term as free and fair and appealed to a "common love of country" as his top challenger vowed to...

Attorney Details Disturbing Contents of New R. Kelly Alleged Sex Tape: ‘It Leaves No...

CHICAGO — When R. Kelly was released on bail after spending the weekend in a Chicago jail, he headed straight to a McDonald's — a restaurant chain he has fond childhood memories of but...
Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson to Launch Las Vegas Residency in May

NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson is heading to Las Vegas. The pop icon announced Tuesday that she's launching a residency in Sin City later this year. The singer said in her Instagram post "Hey...
MSNBC Alva Johnson

Ex Black Campaign Worker Sues Trump Over Alleged Unwanted Kiss

MIAMI (AP) — A former worker on President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign claims in a lawsuit filed Monday that he abruptly grabbed her by the hand and planted an unwanted kiss on her face...

Pennsylvania Police Arrest ‘Disoriented’ Mother and Daughter After Bodies of Five Relatives Were Found...

MORRISVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Police found a Pennsylvania woman and her adult daughter in an apartment with the bodies of five relatives they had killed, including three children, authorities said Tuesday. Shana S. Decree, 45,...
reparations

Harris, Warren, and Castro Have Different Ideas of What Reparations May Look Like for Black...

Several Democratic presidential candidates are embracing reparations for the descendants of slaves — but not in the traditional sense. Over the past week, Sen. Kamala Harris of California, Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and former...
Tanzania

US Airstrike in Somalia Kills 35 al-Shabab Extremists

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The United States military said Monday that its latest airstrike in Somalia killed 35 fighters with the al-Shabab extremist group not far from the Ethiopian border. The U.S. military command for the...
Nigeria Elections

African Union Calls for Peace As Final Election Results Near

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — As Nigeria tensely await the results in its election in which President Muhammadu Buhari seeks a second term in Africa's most populous country, observers are giving mixed assessments of the...
Zimbabwe Mine Disaster

Zimbabwe Mine Disaster Leaves 24 Dead, Search Continues

KADOMA, Zimbabwe (AP) — Searchers have recovered 24 bodies from a mine in Zimbabwe that was flooded after heavy rains, trapping dozens of subsistence miners underground. Henrietta Rushwaya, leader of the country's small-scale miners' association,...
R. Kelly

Gloria Allred Believes One of Her Clients May Be Young Girl in Latest Sex...

CHICAGO (AP) — Attorney Gloria Allred told The Associated Press Friday she has contacted law enforcement about concerns one of her clients may be the person in a VHS tape recently given to Chicago...
Colin Kaepernick

Source: Newly-Formed Football League AAF Had Conversation with Kaepernick

A person with knowledge of the conversation tells The Associated Press that the new Alliance of American Football spoke with Colin Kaepernick during its development about joining the league. But Kaepernick wanted $20 million or...

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