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Man charged with murder in shooting of Houston area deputy

Texas prosecutors on Saturday charged a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a uniformed sher

Black Man Held for Months Over $5 Grocery Theft Found Dead in Jail

Jamycheal Mitchell, 24, was arrested in April on charges of stealing a Zebra Cake, Mountain Dew and Snickers bar from a 7-Eleven in Portsmouth, Va.

A 24-year-old black man was found dead in a Virginia jail cell after he was held without bail for four months over an alle

Poll disputes Donald Trump claim on black voter support

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Thursday that his plans to improve the economy for black Americans is why he is leading in the polls with black voters, though at least one recent poll disputes Trump's claim.

"I lead with almost every group, incl

Student killed in shooting at Savannah State University

Authorities are investigating after a shooting at Savannah State University killed a student and prompted a lockdown at the Georgia school.

A statement posted on the university's website identified the deceased as Christopher Starks, a junior from the Atlanta area. The st

Family of Vester Flanagan, Gunman Who Killed 2 on Live TV, Expresses Condolences

The family of a former TV reporter who gunned down two ex-colleagues during a live broadcast reacted with grief and sadness Wednesday.

"It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that we express our deepest condolences to the families of Alison Parker and Adam Ward. We are

MSNBC Moves Al Sharpton To Sunday Mornings

Al Sharpton is losing his daily show on MSNBC, with the network saying he'll be downshifted to the weekend. The move is one among many changes at the network as it moves away from commentary and towards breaking news coverage.

Sharpton's "Politics Nation" has aired at 6 p

Mom Slams #BlackLivesMatter For Not Addressing Black-On-Black Crime

Peggy Hubbard, a St. Louis mother now living in Rockford, Ill., posted a Facebook video rant railing against the #BlackLivesMatter movement last Thursday. The video has since gone viral and blasted the activists for not turning their efforts against combating what seems to

Man charged with murder in shooting of Houston area deputy

Man charged with murder in shooting of Houston area deputy

Shannon J. Miles and Darren Goforth"Cops' lives matter, too, so why don't we drop the qualifier and say lives matter?"HARRIS COUNTY SHERIFF RON HICKMAN Texas prosecutors on Saturday charged a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a uniformed sheriff's deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling his patrol car with gas in what officials described as a "senseless and cowardly act." The arrest of Shannon J. Miles - who has a criminal history...

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Black Man Held for Months Over $5 Grocery Theft Found Dead in Jail

Black Man Held for Months Over $5 Grocery Theft Found Dead in Jail

Jamycheal Mitchell, 24, was arrested in April on charges of stealing a Zebra Cake, Mountain Dew and Snickers bar from a 7-Eleven in Portsmouth, Va. A 24-year-old black man was found dead in a Virginia jail cell after he was held without bail for four months over an alleged theft of $5 worth of groceries, reports the Guardian. Jamycheal Mitchell, who reportedly suffered from mental illness and may have starved himself to death, was discovered in his cell...

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Poll disputes Donald Trump claim on black voter support

Poll disputes Donald Trump claim on black voter support

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Thursday that his plans to improve the economy for black Americans is why he is leading in the polls with black voters, though at least one recent poll disputes Trump's claim. "I lead with almost every group, including with the African-American groups," Trump told reporters at an event in Greenville, South Carolina. "I have tremendous support." Quinnipiac University released a national poll Thursday showing that while Trump is leading the Republican...

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Student killed in shooting at Savannah State University

Student killed in shooting at Savannah State University

Authorities are investigating after a shooting at Savannah State University killed a student and prompted a lockdown at the Georgia school. A statement posted on the university's website identified the deceased as Christopher Starks, a junior from the Atlanta area. The statement says he died at a hospital from gunshot wounds sustained during an altercation at the student union Thursday evening. Loretta Heyward, a spokeswoman for the university, told The Associated Press the campus lockdown was lifted...

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Family of Vester Flanagan, Gunman Who Killed 2 on Live TV, Expresses Condolences

Family of Vester Flanagan, Gunman Who Killed 2 on Live TV, Expresses Condolences

The family of a former TV reporter who gunned down two ex-colleagues during a live broadcast reacted with grief and sadness Wednesday. "It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that we express our deepest condolences to the families of Alison Parker and Adam Ward. We are also praying for the recovery of Vicki Gardner," the family of gunman Vester Flanagan said in a statement. "Our thoughts and prayers at this time are with the victims' families...

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MSNBC Moves Al Sharpton To Sunday Mornings

MSNBC Moves Al Sharpton To Sunday Mornings

Al Sharpton is losing his daily show on MSNBC, with the network saying he'll be downshifted to the weekend. The move is one among many changes at the network as it moves away from commentary and towards breaking news coverage. Sharpton's "Politics Nation" has aired at 6 p.m. EDT on weeknights for the past four years at the ratings-challenged news network. MSNBC is in the midst of wholesale changes under NBC News boss Andrew Lack, deemphasizing...

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Mom Slams #BlackLivesMatter For Not Addressing Black-On-Black Crime

Mom Slams #BlackLivesMatter For Not Addressing Black-On-Black Crime

Peggy Hubbard, a St. Louis mother now living in Rockford, Ill., posted a Facebook video rant railing against the #BlackLivesMatter movement last Thursday. The video has since gone viral and blasted the activists for not turning their efforts against combating what seems to be framed as Black-On-Black crimes and instead focusing on police brutality. The video, which now has over 7 million views, has been shared across various social media platforms. It was sparked by the tragic death of 9-year-old...

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Director Wes Craven dies at 76

30-08-2015

Director Wes Craven dies at 76

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wes Craven, the prolific writer-director who thrilled audiences with iconic and bloody suburban slashers like "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream"... Read more

Hurricane Ignacio weakens as it moves cl…

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White House renames Mount McKinley as De…

30-08-2015

White House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip

President Barack Obama will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major... Read more

Suspect in Houston officer shooting to a…

30-08-2015

Suspect in Houston officer shooting to appear in court Monday

The accused man, Shannon Miles, is scheduled to appear in Harris County District Court, records show. Miles is accused of shooting deputy Darren Goforth on... Read more

'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver …

30-08-2015

'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82

NEW YORK (AP) — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion... Read more

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Arrieta pitches no-hitter for Cubs in 2-…

30-08-2015

Arrieta pitches no-hitter for Cubs in 2-0 win over Dodgers (Yahoo Sports)

Jake Arrieta pitched the sixth no-hitter in the majors this season and second against the Los Angeles Dodgers in 10 days, leading the Chicago Cubs... Read more

AP Source: Indians president Shapiro lea…

30-08-2015

AP Source: Indians president Shapiro leaving for Blue Jays (Yahoo Sports)

Mark Shapiro worked his way up from the bottom in Cleveland's front office, becoming one of baseball's most respected executives. Shapiro, who has spent... Read more

AP Source: Indians president Shapiro lea…

30-08-2015

AP Source: Indians president Shapiro leaving for Blue Jays (Yahoo Sports)

Mark Shapiro worked his way up from the bottom in Cleveland's front office, becoming one of baseball's most respected executives. Shapiro, who has spent... Read more

Jake Arrieta of Cubs working on no-hitte…

30-08-2015

Jake Arrieta of Cubs working on no-hitter against Dodgers (Yahoo Sports)

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs has a no-hitter going against the Los Angeles Dodgers through seven innings.... Read more

Tomsula: LB Brooks won't return to 49ers…

30-08-2015

Tomsula: LB Brooks won't return to 49ers practice this week (Yahoo Sports)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks will not practice this coming week with the San Francisco 49ers, who sent him away from the... Read more

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30-08-2015

'A Sinner in Mecca' documents gay Muslim pilgrimage

© AFP/File Mohammed al-Shaikh Muslim pilgrims arriving for the evening prayer at Mecca's Grand Mosque, home of the cube-shaped Kaaba or "House of God", on... Read more

Horror master Wes Craven dies at 76

30-08-2015

Horror master Wes Craven dies at 76

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wes Craven, whose "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" movies made him one of the most recognizable names in the horror... Read more

Nicki Minaj just called out Miley Cyrus …

30-08-2015

Nicki Minaj just called out Miley Cyrus at the VMAs for talking about Minaj in the New York Times

MTV's 2015 Video Music Awards have been airing for about 45 minutes tonight and the bulk of that time has been taken up by calling... Read more

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Dog mayor to announce something big for …

30-08-2015

Dog mayor to announce something big for 2016

Dog mayor to announce something big for 2016 5 Share This Story! Let friends in your social... Read more

Obama administration renames Mount McKin…

30-08-2015

Obama administration renames Mount McKinley to Denali

North America's tallest peak, Mount McKinley, on Aug. 27, 2014. President Obama will announce Monday that his administration is changing... Read more

Obama to rename nation's tallest mountai…

30-08-2015

Obama to rename nation's tallest mountain

North America's tallest peak, Mount McKinley, on Aug. 27, 2014. President Obama will announce Monday that his administration is changing... Read more

Why are presidential candidates talking …

30-08-2015

Why are presidential candidates talking about heroin?

New Hampshire's heroin problem has caught the attention of many presidential hopefuls, but they're not taking a hard-line stance. Video provided... Read more

Clinton numbers may be better than some …

30-08-2015

Clinton numbers may be better than some think

Heidi Przybyla, USA TODAY 12 p.m. EDT August 30, 2015 Hillary Clinton speaks at the Democratic National Committee summer meeting... Read more

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