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Ole Miss J-School donor’s racially charged Facebook post drives school to drop his name

The University of Mississippi has distanced itself from a donor whose offensive Facebook rant, featuring photos of two black students, went viral and called for his name to be removed from its journalism school building, the Daily Mail reports. READ MORE: Critics blast racist political ad targeting Black voters ‘If you get caught, [white ...

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Critics blast racist political ad targeting Black voters: ‘If you get caught, [white women] will cry rape’

A radio ad backing a white Arkansas congressman is targeting black voters with a stereotypical characterization of two black women speaking in slang against Democrats while suggesting that they need to support Republicans or risk getting lynched, NBC News reports. READ MORE: Viral video catches white woman hurling racial slurs at black men The ...

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Paris attack fake victim Alexandra Damien jailed for fraud

Alexandra Damien, 33, was found guilty of fraud and perjury after passing herself off as a victim.

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St. Louis woman who blocked a Black man from entering apartment building, fired

In a case of another one bites the dust a nosey St. Louis woman is out of a job after social media did its due diligence and put her on blast for ...

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Ex-Patriots’ Aaron Hernandez reportedly sexually abused, beaten as a child

An investigation by the Boston Globe revealed that Aaron Hernandez had a hard time with coming to terms with his sexuality and was the victim of an ...

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Honduran Migrant Caravan Grows as it Moves Toward the US

The migrant caravan that started in San Pedro Sula in northern Honduras has grown as it crosses the country.  Some are walking. Some are in ...

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Hurricane Michael's youngest known victim was visiting grandparents

Sarah Radney, 11, was described by family members as someone who loved to perform and had recently starred in a school play.

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Trump: US Investigators in Turkey Probing Saudi Journalist's Disappearance

President Donald Trump said Thursday the U.S. has investigators in Turkey trying to determine what happened to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, last seen entering Riyadh's consulate in Istanbul last week, but acknowledged his life is imperiled. "He went in and didn't come out," Trump told the Fox & Friends news talk show. "It certainly ...

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Democrats Warily Eye Avenatti's Flirtation With 2020 Bid

Michael Avenatti held court last month with a dozen Democratic strategists in the main dining room at The Palm — a see-and-be-seen table at one of Washington's most prominent power lunch spots. Avenatti did most of the talking. While he offered few details about how he planned to raise enough money or hire the staff to run a presidential ...

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Eduardo Vela: 'Stolen babies' doctor escapes punishment in Spain

A victim of Eduardo Vela, 85, is to appeal after a Spanish court rules he cannot be convicted.

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Opinion: Khashoggi is victim of brutal politics

The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week remains a mystery.

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British PM Theresa May kicks off keynote speech with ABBA's 'Dancing Queen'

Theresa May isn't much of a dancer. So the British Prime Minister's decision to sway onto stage at her party's annual gathering, accompanied by a blast of ABBA's "Dancing Queen," was a brave attempt to shrug (and shuffle and swivel) off memories of ...

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Anti-Kavanaugh Vigils Held Across US as Senators Await FBI Report

Hundreds of vigils were held across the United States Wednesday with marchers hoping to persuade senators to vote against confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Reports say the FBI has completed its latest investigation into allegations Kavanaugh sexually assaulted Dr. Christine Blasey Ford at a party when they were in high ...

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Mother of teen shark attack victim says it's a miracle boy survived

"He said, 'Mom, the chances are so much more slim on the second bite," the woman said.

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Kavanaugh Hearing Spurs Sex Crimes Victims to Come Forward

The high-profile airing of sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has led victims around the country to flood support center lines with calls, come forward with reports of rapes and publicly share long-held stories ...

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White House adviser Conway: 'I'm a victim of sexual assault'

Kellyanne Conway, an adviser to President Donald Trump, said on Sunday that she was the victim of sexual assault and that women who survive such ...

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A Year After Shooting, Memories and Changes for Las Vegas

The drone hovered like a vulture from the ceiling, a drone catching cage ready to trap it. Nearby, an enormous concrete ball was painted white with ...

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Autopsy on Coptic Christian monk shows signs of poisoning

The victim was scheduled to testify in the trial of two monks charged with killing an abbot.

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Professor and television host Melissa Harris Perry reveals she was raped in 2016

Wednesday writer, professor and television host, Melissa Harris Perry joined in on the conversation by revealing her experience as a victim of rape. The post Professor and television host Melissa Harris Perry reveals she was raped in 2016 appeared first on theGrio.

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Family of Dallas police shooting victim will sue, attorney says

The victim's family will name Amber Guyger and the city of Dallas as defendants in the lawsuit.

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Senate Committee Probes New Allegations Against Supreme Court Nominee

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday it is investigating new allegations of sexually abusive behavior by Supreme Court nominee Brett ...

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Trump backs Kavanaugh 'all the way'

Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh says he is the victim of "grotesque" character assassination.

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White House Slams Second Allegation of Sexual Misconduct by Kavanaugh

The White House is denouncing a new allegation of sexual misconduct against federal Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee for the ...

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Afghan children killed in police station bomb blast

The children were playing near a police station when the bomb blast happened, witnesses say.

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A Fugitive Since 1992, Priest Returned to Face Abuse Charges

A fugitive priest who fled the U.S. decades ago amid allegations of child sex abuse has been returned to New Mexico to face charges after being arrested in Morocco last year, federal officials said Friday. Arthur J. Perrault, 80, a former Catholic priest in the Archdiocese of Santa Fe and a former Air Force chaplain, has been charged in a ...

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Black Italian politician faces lawsuit by right wingers after barrage of racial intimidation

Italy’s first black cabinet minister Cécile Kyenge continues to be the target of right-wing politicians who have reportedly thrown bananas at her, hurled racist taunts and even implied sexual violence against her. READ MORE: Whoopi Goldberg puts GOP members on blast over Kavanaugh allegations Now a populist coalition called the Northern League is ...

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Music from Prince’s hallowed vaults comes out and it’s a moment

Prince’s first posthumous album Piano & a Microphone 1983 has been released, Raw Story reports. READ MORE: Whoopi Goldberg puts GOP members on blast over Kavanaugh allegations The album includes nine tracks with unreleased works from the late ...

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