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Ole Miss Meek

Black Woman Attacked In Racist Post Tells Ole Miss Donor to Save His Apology

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The namesake of the University of Mississippi's journalism school apologized Thursday for his Facebook that had photos of two black women in short dresses and suggested that the women exemplify...
Ancient Hashtag

Sketch Found In South African Cave Could Be World’s Oldest Drawing

NEW YORK (AP) — It looks a bit like a hashtag, but it's 73,000 years old. And scientists say this tiny sketch found in a South African cave is the oldest known drawing. It's not...
Police shooting

Grandmother Sues Over Police Shooting of 13-Year-Old Tyre King

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Witnesses say that the white police officer who killed a black 13-year-old used a racial slur after firing and that a toy gun the eighth-grader had wasn't visible when the...
Serena Williams US Open

Serena Williams Moves On From US Open Loss to Discuss Fashion Moves In Las...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Serena Williams talked about her fashion business and her family, but not tennis fouls during a Friday appearance before a business trade group in Las Vegas. The 23-time Grand Slam champion...
dallas officer booking

Video Surfaces of Dallas Officer Amber Guyger Barely Shed a Tear During Booking

DALLAS (AP) — Attorneys for the family of a black man who was killed in his own apartment by a white police officer accused Dallas police of trying to "assassinate his character" and expressed...
Dallas Officer

Dallas Police Fire Pepper Balls At Crowd Protesting Botham Jean’s Death, Chief Wants to...

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas police chief said she has called for a full review and plans to meet with protest leaders after learning about reports that police used pepper-spray projectiles at a demonstration...
Chicago Officer trial

Judge Chooses to Fine Ex-Cop Only $200 for Blatantly Violating a Court Order Against...

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge decided not to jail a white Chicago police officer and ordered him to pay only $200 on Thursday for giving media interviews that the judge said were a violation...
Dallas shooting apartment

Unnamed Dallas Officer In Wrong Apartment Shooting to be Charged with Manslaughter

DALLAS (AP) — A white Dallas police officer who said she mistook a black neighbor's apartment for her own fatally shot that person and will be charged with manslaughter, police said Friday. It was not...
Alex Jones Banned

Twitter Finally Bans Alex Jones and Infowars, Citing Abuse

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter permanently banned right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his Infowars show for abusive behavior, a day after CEO Jack Dorsey testified before Congress about alleged bias against conservatives on the platform. The...
Andrew Gillum, Chris King

Andrew Gillum Picks Running Mate for Florida Governor

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis and Democratic Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum announced their running mates for Florida governor Thursday, with DeSantis choosing the first Cuban-American woman to be on the...
Brazil museum fire

Luzia, the Oldest Fossil Found In the Americas Among Items Destroyed In Brazil Museum...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Firefighters found bone fragments from a collection in the still-smoldering National Museum, an official said Tuesday, raising hopes that a famed skull might somehow have survived a massive blaze...
Colin Kaepernick

Kaepernick Scores New Deal with Nike Though He’s Not in NFL

Colin Kaepernick has a new deal with Nike, even without having a job in the NFL. Kaepernick's attorney, Mark Geragos, made the announcement on Twitter, calling the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback an "All American Icon" and...
Kaepernick Serena

Serena Williams Thinks Athletes Should Be Grateful for Colin Kaepernick

Serena Williams said every athlete "should be completely grateful and honored" for the protests started by former NFL players Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid. Kaepernick and Reid, two former San Francisco 49ers now out of...
Andrew Gillum

Republican Opponents Are Already Working Overtime to Paint Andrew Gillum As Untrustworthy 

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Andrew Gillum, who engineered a surprising upset victory in Florida's Democratic primary this week, is picking up endorsements, money and plenty of national attention in the aftermath of his win. But...
Charlotesville sentencing

2 Sentenced In Beating of DeAndre Harris During Charlottesville Rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Two men have received multi-year prison sentences for the beating of a black man who was left severely injured the day of a 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Daily...
Young Thug, Jeffery Lamar Williams

Rapper Young Thug Booked on Weapons Charge in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say rapper Young Thug was arrested in Los Angeles after officers found a concealed firearm inside his car. Officer Drake Madison says Friday the rapper, whose real name is Jeffery...
Mississippi

Mississippi Flag Foes Want Court Arguments on Rebel Symbol

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Some Mississippi residents are asking a federal court of appeals to fully consider their arguments that the state flag with the Confederate battle emblem represents white supremacy and sends a...
Subway Body Scanners

LA to Become First In US to Install Subway Body Scanners

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles subway system will become the first in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives, officials said Tuesday. The Los Angeles County Metropolitan...
Gary Tuggle, James Wolfe

Baltimore Officer Captured Punching a Man Could Face Assault Charge

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore police officer recorded while repeatedly punching a man in a street confrontation has resigned, and investigators are looking at charging him with second-degree assault, Interim Police Commissioner Gary Tuggle...
Omarosa Trump

Omarosa Exposes Trump In New Recording, President Lashes Out with Scathing Tweets Calling Her...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at Omarosa Manigault Newman Monday, saying the former White House adviser — who is promoting a tell-all book and airing secret audio recordings —"got fired for...
Omarosa Manigault

Rudy Giuliani Alleges Omarosa May Have Broken the Law as Manigault Threatens to Release...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman released another audio recording Monday that she says features President Donald Trump, as she threatened to "blow the whistle" on White House corruption. The recording, released...

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