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Syria war: US victims of Manbij 'IS suicide bomber' named

A cryptologist, a soldier and a civilian were among victims of the suicide bombing at a restaurant.

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Uber drivers get training on how to spot sex trafficking victims ahead of Super Bowl in Atlanta

With more than one million people from all over the world expected to converge on Atlanta during the Super Bowl LIII weekend Feb. 3, local Uber drivers were given lessons on how to spot sex trafficking victims. —This Cardi B song remixing her epic Trump takedown is your friday mood— According to reports, Atlanta is […] The post ...

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Indigenous Peoples Stage Solidarity March on Washington

“U.S. political leaders and the media have ignored us long enough.” That’s the message thousands of international indigenous activists will be ...

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The hidden victims of the Yemen war

The conflict is having a long-term impact on the lives of people even away from the battlegrounds.

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Storm Batters California for 3 Days, Causes 6 Deaths

The storm that pummeled much of California for three days began moving east Thursday after causing at least six deaths, forcing wildfire victims ...

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Question of the day: Why is Karen Pence, the nation’s ‘Second Lady’ teaching at a school that’s clearly anti-LGBTQ+?

Second Lady Karen Pence is making her views on the LGBTQ+ community loud and clear by choosing to accept employment from an employer with such ...

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Who are the Nairobi victims?

Victims of the siege at the hotel complex include a 9/11 survivor, a YouTuber and two inseparable friends.

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MSU president faces ouster after saying Nassar victims are 'enjoying' the 'recognition'

Interim President Engler said women sexually assaulted by Larry Nassar have been enjoying the "spotlight" since coming forward.

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Rights Groups Worry Barr Will Continue Sessions' Policies

A day after reassuring members of Congress that he'd allow the special counsel to complete his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, attorney general nominee William Barr drew fresh criticism Wednesday over his support for the controversial policies of his ousted predecessor, Jeff Sessions. A parade of ...

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Carol Channing remembered by LGBTQ community as 'gay icon'

"A stamp of approval from the gay community is almost a guarantee of success," Channing said in a 2013 interview. "Just ask Liza Minnelli, Bette ...

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Kenya says all gunmen killed in hotel attack; 14 victims

Kenya’s security forces have killed the Islamic extremist gunmen whose assault on a luxury hotel and shopping complex took 14 “innocent ...

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Vatican Sources: Disgraced Former US Cardinal Could Be Defrocked

Disgraced former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick is almost certain to be defrocked in the next few weeks over allegations against him, including sexual abuse of minors, two Vatican sources said. Last July, McCarrick became the first Catholic ...

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Parkland Pushes Back Against Arming Teachers

Parents, teachers and students are pushing back on a report released recently in Parkland, Florida — the site of a mass shooting at a high school last February — that recommends arming teachers to secure schools. “I don’t agree we should arm teachers,” said Lori Alhadeff, whose 16-year-old daughter, Alyssa, was shot and killed at Marjory ...

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Texas woman took her own life and two girls found near her were murdered

Even though the medical examiner ruled Olson's cause of death a suicide and the two girls homicides, an official said it's still too early to say who killed the younger victims.

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Baltimore Church Leaders Handing Over Files Amid Abuse Probe

The Catholic archdiocese in Baltimore has delivered over 50,000 internal files to Maryland's top law enforcement official amid an investigation into child sex abuse and are in the process of handing over more, church leaders announced ...

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‘Serial predator’: Writer investigating Ed Buck for over a year shares disturbing findings 

A writer is coming forward to say that Ed Buck's list of alleged victims far exceeds what any of us could have imagined. The post ‘Serial ...

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Charges dropped against Black men at the center of Memphis mall hoodie arrest thanks to Roc Nation

TheGrio has launched a special series called #BlackonBlue to examine the relationship between law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters ...

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Two Women Victims Unharmed After UPS Hostage Situation

Prosecutors say an armed man burst into a UPS facility in New Jersey and took two female workers hostage before officers stormed in and resolved the ordeal. Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore says the suspect was apparently shot and injured, but the women were unharmed in the situation Monday at the supply chain processing facility in ...

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French Montana expresses support for R. Kelly and his “legacy”; immediately regrets it and backtracks

In the days since the Surviving R. Kelly documentary aired, a number of high-profile celebrities have weighed in and done everything from loudly support the victims to offering no comment to attempting to “both sides” and “none of our business” their way out of it. Enter French Montana, who on Saturday night offered up one of the […] The ...

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“Ready To Love” star Mike Anthony is teaching men to keep it real while dating. ( And he’s still going strong with Shea.)

The bearded and buff, Michael “Mike” Anthony, captured hearts and plenty of laughs on OWN TV’s hit dating show, Ready To Love. Now the charismatic breakout star is onto his next media venture, launching a YouTube channel about love and relationships. Love, Lust and Lies: Q&A From the Distinguished Barbarian, is ...

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Mass overdose in California leaves 1 dead, 12 hospitalized

Police say the victims used the powerful narcotic fentanyl, and first responders treated them with naloxone, which likely saved lives.

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Pompeo: Qatar Diplomatic Crisis 'Has Dragged on Too Long'

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday an ongoing boycott of Qatar by four of America's allies in the Middle East "has dragged on too long," ...

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Government Shutdown Day 23: Congress Gone, President Tweets

The longest government shutdown in U.S. history continues, entering its 23rd day Sunday. On Saturday, U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter ...

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Paris 'gas explosion' kills three in city centre

The victims include two firefighters who were responding to a gas leak when a huge explosion happened.

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Trump's shameless use of female pain to sell his border wall

The president’s apparent concern this week for the victims of sexual assault and abuse is curious considering his actions.

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'Serial predator': L.A. writer has been sounding alarm on Ed Buck for over a year

Long before a second man died in the political donor's home, writer Jasmyne Cannick has been publishing accounts from his alleged victims.

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New Florida Governor Suspends Sheriff Over School Massacre

New Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel on Friday over his handling of February's massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The Republican governor flew to Fort Lauderdale three days after taking office ...

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