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Mourners line up for Baltimore man who died in police custody

Mourners lined up on Monday before the funeral of a Baltimore black man who died in police custody, a death that has led to protests in the latest outcry over U.S. law enforcement's treatment of minorities.

The long line stretched out of the front door of the New Shiloh B

Freddie Gray funeral draws White House officials, Eric Garner's family

Protesters and police square off  April 25.

Freddie Gray will be laid to rest Monday before the country even knows what really happened to him.

It's been 15 days since Baltimore police arrested Gray who they said had a switchblade. His lawyer said it was a legal pocket knife.

Fifteen days have passed since Gra

Lynch inherits civil rights probes from Holder as U.S. attorney general

Scenes of Chaos in Baltimore as Thousands Protest Freddie Gray’s Death

A largely peaceful protest over the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who suffered a spinal cord injury in police custody, gave way to scattered scenes of chaos here on Saturday night, as demonstrators smashed a downtown storefront window, threw rocks and

Low down payments make a comeback


Borrowers who have steady income and good credit, but not much money in the bank, will find that it recently became easier to buy a home.

Down payment requirements, which rose after the subprime mortgage crisis, are easing again as lenders and mortgage backers try to draw i

Baltimore’s ‘Broken Relationship’ With Police

Freddie Gray’s death has cast attention on the Baltimore police.seditrew Angerer for The New York Times        

arly two years, ever since her brother Tyrone West died after a struggle with the police, a 35-year-old preschool teacher named Tawanda Jones has been i

Freddie Gray Protesters Aim To 'Shut Down' Baltimore Saturday

FREDDIE GRAY

Freddie Gray should have received medical attention at the spot where he was arrested -- before he was put inside a police van, authorities said Friday.

Baltimore police have come under intense scrutiny after Gray was taken into custody and suffered an unexplained spinal

Mourners line up for Baltimore man who died in police custody

Mourners line up for Baltimore man who died in police custody

Mourners lined up on Monday before the funeral of a Baltimore black man who died in police custody, a death that has led to protests in the latest outcry over U.S. law enforcement's treatment of minorities. The long line stretched out of the front door of the New Shiloh Baptist Church for the funeral of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. Police say he died of a neck injury on April 19 after being arrested on April 12. "I am...

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Freddie Gray funeral draws White House officials, Eric Garner's family

Freddie Gray funeral draws White House officials, Eric Garner's family

Freddie Gray will be laid to rest Monday before the country even knows what really happened to him. It's been 15 days since Baltimore police arrested Gray who they said had a switchblade. His lawyer said it was a legal pocket knife. Fifteen days have passed since Gray was taken into a police van and suffered a fatal spinal cord injury. Eight days since he died, spurring a flurry of protests and questions about what went wrong...

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Lynch inherits civil rights probes from Holder as U.S. attorney general

Lynch inherits civil rights probes from Holder as U.S. attorney general

A string of deadly confrontations between mostly white police and black men will be among challenges immediately facing Loretta Lynch when she is sworn in on Monday as U.S. attorney general. Lynch, 55, takes over as the country's top law enforcement official after a weekend that saw thousands of people in Baltimore, Maryland, take to the streets in mostly peaceful protests over the latest such case. A 25-year-old black man died a week after being injured...

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Scenes of Chaos in Baltimore as Thousands Protest Freddie Gray’s Death

Scenes of Chaos in Baltimore as Thousands Protest Freddie Gray’s Death

A largely peaceful protest over the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who suffered a spinal cord injury in police custody, gave way to scattered scenes of chaos here on Saturday night, as demonstrators smashed a downtown storefront window, threw rocks and bottles and damaged police cruisers, while officers in riot gear broke up skirmishes and made 12 arrests near Camden Yards. Shortly before 10 p.m., Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake convened a news conference at...

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Low down payments make a comeback

Low down payments make a comeback

Borrowers who have steady income and good credit, but not much money in the bank, will find that it recently became easier to buy a home. Down payment requirements, which rose after the subprime mortgage crisis, are easing again as lenders and mortgage backers try to draw in new buyers. "It's one of the things that's inhibiting first-time homebuyers," said Rob Chrane, president of Down Payment Resource. "There are a lot more people who can qualify for...

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Baltimore’s ‘Broken Relationship’ With Police

Baltimore’s ‘Broken Relationship’ With Police

Freddie Gray’s death has cast attention on the Baltimore police. Credit Drew Angerer for The New York Times        For nearly two years, ever since her brother Tyrone West died after a struggle with the police, a 35-year-old preschool teacher named Tawanda Jones has been in the streets here on Wednesday nights, protesting. Her message: “We need killer cops in cellblocks.” Though the officers involved in Mr. West’s July 2013 death have been cleared...

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Freddie Gray Protesters Aim To 'Shut Down' Baltimore Saturday

Freddie Gray Protesters Aim To 'Shut Down' Baltimore Saturday

Freddie Gray should have received medical attention at the spot where he was arrested -- before he was put inside a police van, authorities said Friday. Baltimore police have come under intense scrutiny after Gray was taken into custody and suffered an unexplained spinal injury that led to his death. Six officers have been suspended with pay as local police and federal authorities investigate. Commissioner Anthony Batts said the investigation is being refined and the picture is...

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Baltimore erupts in riots after funeral …

27-04-2015

Baltimore erupts in riots after funeral of man who died in police custody

By Ian Simpson BALTIMORE (Reuters) - Baltimore erupted in violence on Monday as hundreds of rioters looted stores, set buildings on fire and injured at... Read more

Nurses union plans short strikes in Cali…

27-04-2015

A union representing nurses in California and Illinois said on Monday 6,400 members planned to walk off their jobs later this week for a series... Read more

World 'closer than ever' to Iran nuclear…

27-04-2015

World 'closer than ever' to Iran nuclear deal, Kerry says

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The world is "closer than ever" to reaching a comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran but the work is far from over,... Read more

Baltimore riot: seven officers hurt, one…

27-04-2015

Baltimore riot: seven officers hurt, one 'unresponsive'

Baltimore (AFP) - At least seven US police officers were wounded Monday and one of them was "unresponsive" after clashes erupted in the city of... Read more

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EXCLUSIVE: Republicans Slam Hillary Clin…

27-04-2015

EXCLUSIVE: Republicans Slam Hillary Clinton In Clinton Foundation Tax Error

Source: Charles Ommanney / Getty Images A day after the Clinton Foundation acknowledged mistakes in how it disclosed its donors, a representative with the Republican... Read more

LIVESTREAM: Protests In Baltimore – Poli…

27-04-2015

LIVESTREAM: Protests In Baltimore – Police Clash With Youth, Shut Down Transit System

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Mom Recognizes Teen Son In Sexual Assaul…

27-04-2015

Mom Recognizes Teen Son In Sexual Assault Photos, Turns Him In To Police

The mother of a 15-year-old turned the boy in to police after she recognized him in the surveillance footage from a sexual assault incident in Chicago,... Read more

Loretta Lynch Sworn In As First Black U.…

27-04-2015

Loretta Lynch Sworn In As First Black U.S. Attorney General In Moving Ceremony

Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday morning by Vice President Joe Biden as the 83rd U.S. attorney general during a moving ceremony at the U.S.... Read more

Baltimore Police Admit Mistakes In Fredd…

27-04-2015

Baltimore Police Admit Mistakes In Freddie Gray Arrest

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Entertainment

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Fight School: Fast and Furious Is Plan for Pacquiao

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The Warm Up: Jay Z Stands Behind TIDAL

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The Warm Up: Jay Z Stands Behind TIDAL

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Isaiah Washington Carves Perfect Role for Mo’Nique

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POTUS’s Alter Ego Goes Off at Correspond…

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POTUS’s Alter Ego Goes Off at Correspondent’s Dinner

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Cavs rule out Love for next series

27-04-2015

Cavs rule out Love for next series

Cavaliers rule Kevin Love out for Eastern Conference semifinals 54 Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you... Read more

Business News

Favours needed again as Juventus look to…

27-04-2015

Favours needed again as Juventus look to clinch title

© AFP/File Marco Bertorello Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo (L) celebrates with his teammates after scoring during the Serie A match against Torino on April 26,... Read more

Facebook quietly dumped Skype

27-04-2015

Facebook quietly dumped Skype

Here's what Facebook's Skype integration looked like when it was launched in 2011 Social media can make a relationship a lot more complicated.  Take, for... Read more

This Google exec has the perfect strateg…

27-04-2015

This Google exec has the perfect strategy for managing an army of tech geniuses

Neilson Barnard/Getty Images Laszlo Bock, senior vice president of People Operations at Google. Google has had a long and odd relationship with the whole idea... Read more

Middle East musical rise on display at F…

27-04-2015

Middle East musical rise on display at French festival

© AFP Guillaume Souvant Israeli singer Asaf Avidan performs on stage as part of the 39th edition of "Le Printemps de Bourges" rock and pop... Read more

Political News

Kids of Republicans pull parents to the …

27-04-2015

Kids of Republicans pull parents to the left on gay marriage

Some of the most effective lobbyists on same-sex marriage don’t stalk the halls of Congress or pound the pavement on... Read more

Britain's racially charged election

27-04-2015

Labour is becoming an ethnic minority party. Will this cost it the support of the white working class?... Read more

Trade deal needed to curb China, Obama s…

27-04-2015

Trade deal needed to curb China, Obama says

The president's critics have suggested he is undermining the economic foundation of middle-class Americans. | AP Photo... Read more

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