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4:03 AM / Friday November 24, 2017

Week In Review

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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Nations rush to help islands devastated by Hurricane Irma

September 8, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  People board up windows in preparation for Hurricane Irma, in Canovanas, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. Irma roared into the Caribbean with record force early Wednesday, its 185-mph winds shaking homes and flooding buildings on a chain of small islands along a path toward Puerto Rico, Cuba and Hispaniola and a possible…

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Rescuers pluck hundreds from rising floodwaters in Houston

September 2, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  A family is helped to a bus as they are evacuated as the outer bands of Hurricane Harvey begin to make landfall, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, in Corpus Christi, Texas. Harvey intensified into a hurricane Thursday and steered for the Texas coast with the potential for up to 3 feet of rain, 125…

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Harvey – How You Can Help

September 2, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  A drives moves through flood waters left behind by Hurricane Harvey, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Aransas Pass, Texas. Harvey rolled over the Texas Gulf Coast on Saturday, smashing homes and businesses and lashing the shore with wind and rain so intense that drivers were forced off the road because they could not…

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Two dams and levee overflow, adding to Houston floodwater

September 1, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Evacuees wade down a flooded section of Interstate 610 as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston. The remnants of Hurricane Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into Houston Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) By Michael Graczyk…

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Remembering comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory

August 24, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Long time civil rights activist, writer, social critic, and comedian Dick Gregory, talks to the crowd at the 16th annual Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival, MLK Leadership Luncheon, in 2016, at the University Area Community Development Center, in Tampa, Fla. Gregory died late Saturday in Washington DC while he was in the hospital…

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Tracee Ellis Ross hosted the AMAs while her mother, Diana Ross took the stage for a rare performance

November 22, 2017

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November 22, 2017

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November 22, 2017

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Commentary

Trump’s assault on Barack Obama’s legacy will fail

November 22, 2017

By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Donald Trump defines his administration as against all things Obama. Beneath the current...

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Control your diabetes while controlling costs

November 22, 2017

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Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Nov. 26

November 22, 2017

All Signs: This week the Sun, Mercury, Venus and Saturn are all in Sagittarius. Yowsers! Let’s all...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff