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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...
baltimore-officers-punch

Baltimore Officer Suspended After Brutal Video Shows Him Pummelling Deshawn McGrier to the Ground 

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore police officer was suspended Saturday after a video surfaced online showing him repeatedly punching a man and knocking him down over steps on a sidewalk in a recording that...
Daniel Hambrick Nashville

Footage of Fatal Nashville Police Shooting Shows Daniel Hambrick Was Running Away from Officer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Surveillance camera footage released Wednesday of a fatal police shooting in Tennessee appears to show a white police officer chasing a black man and opening fire as he runs away...
Jim Brown Anthem

Hall of Famer Jim Brown Says He’d Never Kneel During Anthem

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jim Brown has spent much of his post-NFL career fighting for social justice and change. However, the Hall of Fame running back would never kneel during the national anthem. The 82-year-old Brown, who...
Trump Threatens Maxine Waters

NJ Senator Says Trump Dismisses the Likes of Maxine Waters, LeBron James Because They’re...

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez says President Donald Trump's attack on NBA star LeBron James is part of a larger pattern of racist behavior. Menendez wrote in a tweet...
Tiffany Haddish

Tiffany Haddish Jokes That Her Tesla Gift from Tyler Perry Is Perfect for Stalking

NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany Haddish is feeling very recharged these days — thanks to her new car. The comedian is enjoying her Tesla Model X, a high-end electric vehicle that was a gift from...
LeBron James Trump

President Trump Slams LeBron James and Don Lemon In Tweet; Michael Jordan, Others Respond

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Ahead of campaigning in Ohio on Saturday, President Donald Trump unleashed a withering attack on the state's favorite son, savaging LeBron James in a late-night tweet that derided the intelligence...
Oumou Kanoute

Police Called to Check on Black Student Eating Lunch at Smith College Because She...

Oumou Kanoute, who identified herself as the student, later posted on Facebook that it was outrageous she could not sit down and eat her lunch in peace.
Bobby Brown

Old Allegations of Domestic Abuse Clouds Bobby Brown’s Plan to Open Shelter In Bobbi...

ATLANTA (AP) — Singer Bobby Brown plans to build a shelter for domestic violence victims in honor of his late daughter while declining to directly address old allegations that he once hit his ex-wife...
Malcolm X

Schomburg Library Purchases Once-Missing Part of Malcolm X’s Autobiography

NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, a burning question loomed over a towering 20th-century book: "The Autobiography of Malcolm X": What happened to the reputedly missing chapters that may have contained some of the...
Roseanne Barr

Fans Drag Roseanne Barr’s Shady Apology to Valerie Jarrett

LOS ANGELES — In Roseanne Barr's first TV interview since her ABC sitcom was canceled for a racist tweet, the comedian seemingly apologized for her "ill-worded" post and insisted she is not a bigot. During...
Serena Williams

Serena Williams Stays Positive After Being Randomly Tested Again

Serena Williams has complained on social media that it's "test Serena" time again as she once more discuss the frequency with which she is selected for anti-doping tests. The 23-time Grand Slam champion took to...
Subway Stabbings

John Cowell’s Family Mourns Murder of Nia Wilson But Insists Cowell Suffered from Mental...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A paroled robber who allegedly stabbed to death an 18-year-old woman in an unprovoked attack at a California train station is mentally ill and failed to receive proper treatment, his...
John Cowell stabbing

Oakland Police Searching for John Cowell, a Man Suspected of Following, Stabbing Two Sisters...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A man fatally stabbed an 18-year-old woman in the neck and wounded her sister as they exited a train at a Northern California subway station in what officials said Monday...
Jason Spencer

Georgia Lawmaker Jason Spencer Repeatedly Shouts Racial Slur In Sacha Cohen’s Showtime Series

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia lawmaker is the latest public figure caught with his pants down on provocateur Sacha Baron Cohen's new cable TV series — this time literally, as the state legislator exposes...
Coleman Family Duck Boat

Captain Reportedly Told Duck Boat Passengers They Did Not Need Life Jackets ‘It Was...

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family, and they likely would not have...

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