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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...

Chicago Police Confirm Jussie Smollett Assault Case Has ‘Shifted’, Actor’s Lawyer Denies There’s Any...

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police said Saturday the investigation into the assault reported by Jussie Smollett has "shifted" due to information received from two brothers questioned in the case, and attorneys for the "Empire"...
Aurora shooter

Police Say Man Who Killed 5 at Manufacturing Warehouse Was 15-Year Employee That Was...

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The frantic calls started pouring in at 1:24 p.m. A gunman was shooting people inside a sprawling manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Illinois. Within four minutes, the first police officers rushed to...
Cindy McCain

Black Mother Reveals She Walks with Daughter’s Birth Certificate After Meghan McCain’s Mom Cindy...

PHOENIX (AP) — Amberkatherine DeCory carried photos of her daughter's birth certificate in her diaper bag in case she had to prove that the lighter-skinned girl was really hers. Cydnee Rafferty gives her husband...
Jason Van Dyke

Family of Ex-Cop Convicted for Murdering Laquan McDonald Say He Was Beaten In Prison,...

CHICAGO (AP) — A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot Black teenager Laquan McDonald was assaulted by inmates in his cell at a Connecticut prison, the officer's wife said Wednesday. Jason Van Dyke was...
jessie woo

‘Y’all Not Gonna Keep Using Me to do This Bulls—!’ Jessie Woo Walks Out...

It's Jessie Woo's debut season on “Love and Hip Hop: Miami” but she's already sick and tired of the reality TV game. The star's storyline has included conflict with O.G. castmember Amara La Negra, who is said to...
Native American

Black Hebrew Israelites Caught in the Middle of White Teens Accused of Mocking Native...

DETROIT (AP) — The student who stared and smiled at an elderly Native American protester drumming in his face outside the Lincoln Memorial as his schoolmates chanted and laughed says he did nothing to...
Jason Van Dyke sentencing

Jason Van Dyke Sentenced to 7 Years in Laquan McDonald’s Murder, Wife’s ‘Biggest Fear...

CHICAGO (AP) — The white Chicago officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison, ending an explosive case that was centered on a graphic...
Jazmine Barnes shooter

20-Year-Old Black Man Arrested and Charged In the Slaying of Jazmine Barnes, Family Explains...

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities in Texas have charged a 20-year-old man in the shooting death of a 7-year-old black girl who was killed while riding in a vehicle with her family. The Harris County Sheriff's...
Offset, Cardi B

Offset Responds After Cardi B Announces Breakup: ‘We Grew Out of Love’

LOS ANGELES — Cardi B is no longer feeling the love after little more than a year of marriage to fellow rapper Offset. She posted a video on Instagram saying that "things just haven't been working out...
Election 2018

Brian Kemp Calls Stacey Abrams’ Commitment to Ensuring All Votes Are Counted ‘A Disgrace...

ATLANTA (AP) — His election still undecided, Republican Brian Kemp is proceeding as a victorious candidate and promising to be a governor for all Georgians. That might not be so easy. Should his narrow lead...
Band Teacher Fights Student

LA Community Comes Together to Raise $84K and Counting for Band Teacher Who Punched...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Community members have raised more than $84,000 for a Los Angeles-area teacher captured on video punching a student who had repeatedly called him a racial slur and other names. A Gofundme page, launched...
Oprah Stacey Abrams

While Stumping for Abrams In Georgia, Oprah Tells Nonvoters They’re ‘Dishonoring’ Their Ancestors Who...

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — In a rousing speech in the Republican-leaning suburbs of Atlanta, Oprah Winfrey urged voters on Thursday to make history by backing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams in next week's election. Winfrey...
Cesar Sayoc

Why Doesn’t the U.S. Have a Domestic Terrorism Law?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The package bombs sent to Democrats across the country, the brutal death of two unsuspecting shoppers a Kentucky Kroger, and the killings of Jews at a Pittsburgh synagogue may seem like...
Ricardo Hayes

Video Shows Chicago Cop Shooting Unarmed Black Autistic Teen

CHICAGO (AP) — Surveillance video shows an off-duty Chicago police officer shooting and wounding an unarmed autistic black teenager in an incident the police department had described as an armed confrontation. The video released Tuesday by the...
Charleston Gas Station Incident with Gas Station Gail

Woman Calls Police On Black People During Their ‘Stop The Violence’ Rally

Another video has surfaced allegedly showing a white person calling law enforcement on Black people doing the everyday things that law-abiding citizens do. The video which reportedly was recorded this past Sunday shows patrons carrying...

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