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10:29 AM / Sunday June 16, 2019

Week In Review

John Singleton, maker of ‘Boyz N the Hood,’ dies at 51

May 3, 2019

By Jake Coyle and Hillel Italie associated press NEW YORK —  Director John Singleton, who made one of Hollywood’s most memorable debuts with the Oscar-nominated “Boyz N the Hood” and continued over the following decades to probe the lives of Black communities in his native Los Angeles and beyond, has died. He was 51. Singleton’s…

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Texas town reflects on Byrd dragging death ahead of execution

April 26, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Jamie Byrd-Grant, daughter, Renee Mullins, daughter, and Thurman Byrd, brother, unveil a bench in memory of James Byrd Jr. on the lawn of the Jasper County Courthouse in Jasper, Texas, Thursday, June 7, 2018. (Ryan Pelham/The Beaumont Enterprise via AP) By Juan A. Lozano associated press [Ed. note: As of this printing, John…

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Easter Sunday bomb blasts kill more than 200 in Sri Lanka

April 26, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Dead bodies of victims lie inside St. Sebastian’s Church damaged in blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. More than two hundred people were killed and hundreds more injured in eight blasts that rocked churches and hotels in and just outside Sri Lanka’s capital on Easter Sunday. (AP…

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Tiger Woods makes Masters his 15th and most improbable major

April 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Tiger Woods wears his green jacket holding the winning trophy after the final round for the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) ASSOCIATED PRESS  AUGUSTA, GA. —  Tiger Woods blazing to victory in his Sunday red at the Masters, a scene once so familiar, was never…

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AP-NORC Poll: Bullying, not schools, blamed for shootings

April 19, 2019

By Emily Swanson, Carolyn Thompson and Hannah Fingerhut associated press  Twenty years after the Columbine High School shooting made practicing for armed intruders as routine as fire drills, many parents have only tepid confidence in the ability of schools to stop a gunman, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public…

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25 years after genocide, Rwanda has a new light, says leader

April 12, 2019

From left to right, Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat, , Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame, Rwanda’s First Lady Jeannette Kagame, and president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, light the flame of remembrance at the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Kigali, Rwanda on Sunday, April 7, 2019.  (AP Photo/Ben Curtis) By Ignatius Ssuuna…

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Manhunt over, focus in Nipsey Hussle case shifts to court

April 5, 2019

By Andrew Dalton ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES — After a nearly 48-hour manhunt, police arrested the suspect they say gunned down Nipsey Hussle in front of the popular rapper’s South Los Angeles clothing store. Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies detained Eric Holder, 29, on Tuesday afternoon in the city of Bellflower, two days after the…

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Measles count in U.S. this year already more than all of 2018

April 5, 2019

By Mike Stobbe associated press NEW YORK — The number of U.S. measles cases through the first three months of this year have surpassed the count for all of 2018, health officials say. There have been 387 cases through March, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday. There were 372 last year. The…

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Prosecutors drop criminal charges against Jussie Smollett

March 29, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Jussie Smollett (Photo: Shutterstock) By Amanda Seitz and Michael Tarm associated press CHICAGO — Prosecutors on Tuesday abruptly dropped all charges against Jussie Smollett, the “Empire” actor who was accused of lying to police about being the target of a racist, anti-gay attack in downtown Chicago, his attorneys said. Smollett’s attorneys said his…

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