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12:33 PM / Friday November 17, 2017

Week In Review

Playboy Magazine founder Hugh Hefner, dies at 91

September 29, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Hugh Hefner poses for a photograph at his home at the Playboy Mansion in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Kristian Dowling)   associated press LOS ANGELES — Hugh Hefner turned silk pajamas into a work uniform, women into centerfolds and sexual desire into a worldwide multimedia empire that spanned several generations of American life….

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A Cause For Optimism

September 29, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Members of the O.V. Catto Elks Lodge #20 (in background) looking onthe Octavius V. Catto Memorial with City Council President Darrell Clarke. (Photo by Bill Z. Foster) With the unveiling of the new Octavius V. Catto monument at City Hall on Tuesday, the possibility of history being more inclusive rises. By Denise Clay Most…

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UK lowers official terrorist threat level after 2nd arrest

September 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Emergency workers help people to disembark a train near the Parsons Green Underground Station after an explosion in London Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. A reported explosion at a train station sent commuters stampeding in panic, injuring several people at the height of London’s morning rush hour, and police said they were investigating it…

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Governments turn tables by suing public records requesters

September 22, 2017

associated press IOWA CITY, Iowa  — An Oregon parent wanted details about school employees getting paid to stay home. A retired educator sought data about student performance in Louisiana. And college journalists in Kentucky requested documents about the investigations of employees accused of sexual misconduct. Instead, they got something else: sued by the agencies they…

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Irma pushes Florida’s poor closer to the edge of ruin

September 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  The remains of a house destroyed by Hurricane Irma are seen in Goodland, Fla., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman)   By Jay Reeves Associated Press IMMOKALEE, Fla.  — Larry and Elida Dimas didn’t have much to begin with, and Hurricane Irma left them with even less. The storm peeled open the…

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New Hampshire cops silent after White teens attack 8-year-old biracial boy

September 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  An 8-year-old Claremont, N.H., resident suffered rope burns after an Aug. 28, 2017, incident involving teenagers. The incident is under investigation.  (Courtesy photograph)   Relatives and community activists are demanding that police release more details about the assault. By NewsOne Staff newsone.com Local activists in Claremont, New Hampshire are demanding that police officials…

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Solemn, personal ceremonies as US commemorates 9/11

September 14, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  In this Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 photo, the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, bottom, is surrounded by high-rise towers in New York. The new towers are: WTC 1, second from left, WTC 7, third from left, WTC 3, second from right, and WTC 4, right. Monday will mark the sixteenth anniversary of…

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South Korea simulates attack on North’s nuke site after test

September 8, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  In this undated image distributed on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, by the North Korean government, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at an undisclosed location. North Korea’s state media on Sunday, Sept 3, 2017, said leader Kim Jong Un inspected the loading of a hydrogen bomb into a new intercontinental ballistic missile,…

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Trump orders end to program protecting immigrant ‘dreamers’

September 8, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  DACA protestors take to the streets in Old City Philadelphia.Juntos, a Philly-based immigrant rights organization, hosted the demonstration.   (Photo: Solomon Williams) By Jill Colvin Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has begun dismantling Barack Obama’s program protecting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as…

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Response from former President Barack Obama on the disbanding of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)

September 8, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  President Barack Obama  (Photo: Frederic Legrand-COMEO/shutterstock) Immigration can be a controversial topic. We all want safe, secure borders and a dynamic economy, and people of goodwill can have legitimate disagreements about how to fix our immigration system so that everybody plays by the rules. But that’s not what the action that the White…

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