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Michigan doctor believes US ready for first Muslim governor

September 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Dr. Abdul El-Sayed high-fives supporter Sonique Watson in Detroit. Perhaps no state has embraced the political outsider as much as Michigan. But El-Sayed, a 32-year-old liberal doctor, is putting that affinity for newcomers to the test by mounting a surprisingly strong bid to become the nation’s first Muslim governor. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) By…

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At UN, Trump threatens ‘total destruction’ of North Korea

September 22, 2017

ABOVE CARTOON:  Milt Priggee, www.miltpriggee.com   By Jonathan Lemire and Darlene Superville Associated Press UNITED NATIONS — President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened the “total destruction’” of North Korea if the nation’s “Rocket man” leader does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons. Trump, who has ramped…

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Jacksonville Nurses Fired After Making Black Newborns Rap, Dance

September 21, 2017

“Nurses uploading video of them making newborn baby dance to rap music, referred to children as “mini Satans” Ebony.com Two Jacksonville, Fla. nurses have been relieved of their duties after video footage of them making an newborn baby “dance” to rap music. The women took to Snapchat to not only record the ridiculousness but to…

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Federal employees ordered to attend anti-leaking classes

September 21, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Employees at the Environmental Protection Agency are attending mandatory training sessions this week to reinforce their compliance with laws and rules against leaking classified or sensitive government information. It is part of a broader Trump administration order for anti-leaks training at all executive branch agencies. The Associated Press obtained training materials from…

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Friends, family gather to celebrate the life of Dick Gregory

September 20, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Dick Gregory’s casket sitting in front of the podium at Circle of Praise Church, during the Celebration of Life Ceremony, in his honor. associated press (Photos: Solomon Williams) LANDOVER, Md.  — Friends and family of Dick Gregory gathered at a Maryland church in the suburbs of the nation’s capital to celebrate the life…

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Hurricane Maria Slams Puerto Rico With 150MPH Winds

September 20, 2017

SUN NOTE: 8 deaths and 900,000 are without power in Puerto Rico NBC10–One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday with sustained 150 mph winds as officials warned it would decimate the power company’s crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria made landfall around…

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Death Toll In Mexico’s Earthquake Rises, Rescue Attempts Continue

September 20, 2017

MEXICO CITY (CNN) — A sea of rescuers in hard hats and masks continue to descend upon the streets of Mexico City in search of survivors after a deadly earthquake struck the region. “The priority now is continue rescuing those who are still trapped and provide medical attention to the injured,” said President Enrique Pena…

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