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11:22 AM / Wednesday December 11, 2019

Week In Review

Impeachment now a threat like no other Trump has faced

October 4, 2019

By Julie Pace and Zeke Miller ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON— From the moment Donald Trump became a national political figure, he has been shadowed by investigations and controversy. They have been layered, lengthy and often inconclusive, leaving many Americans scandal-weary and numb to his behavior. And with each charge against him, Trump has perfected the art…

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Jury convicts ex-police officer who fatally shot neighbor

October 4, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Amber Guyger [insert] (AP Photo) By Jake Bleiberg ASSOCIATED PRESS DALLAS — A White former Dallas police officer who said she fatally shot her unarmed, Black neighbor after mistaking his apartment for her own was found guilty of murder on Tuesday. A jury reached the verdict in Amber Guyger’s high-profile trial for the…

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Sanders has heart procedure, cancels campaign events for now

October 4, 2019

By Nicholas Riccardi and Lauran Neergaard associated press WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders’ campaign said Wednesday that the Democratic presidential candidate had a heart procedure for a blocked artery and was canceling events and appearances “until further notice.” The 78-year-old Sanders was taken to a Las Vegas hospital after he experienced chest discomfort during a campaign…

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The Union Label

September 26, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Former Vice President Joe Biden (Photo: K-Len Anderson)_ At the Workers Presidential Summit, members of Pennsylvania’s unions got the chance to tell a group of Democratic presidential hopefuls what labor needs from the next president of the United States. By Denise Clay and Amy V. Simmons When it comes to a unionized workforce, cities…

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Nobel laureate starts fund for survivors of sexual violence

September 26, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dr. Denis Mukwege speaks to the media during a news conference in Oslo, Norway. The Nobel Peace-prize winning surgeon whose hospital in war-torn Congo has treated over 50,000 victims of sexual violence has launched a fund with the goal of providing reparations for survivors of conflicts around the world….

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US civil rights advocate Juanita Abernathy dies at 88

September 20, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Civil rights activist Juanita Abernathy speaks after receiving the George Thomas “Mickey” Leland Award at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 45th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington. Juanita Abernathy, who wrote the business plan for the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott and took other influential…

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White House says bin Laden’s son killed in US operation

September 20, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: (Insert) This wanted poster released by the U.S. Department of State Rewards for Justice program shows Hamza bin Laden. The White House announced Saturday that bin Laden, the son of the late al-Qaida leader was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region (Rewards for Justice via AP) by Zeke Miller…

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Judge reinstates nationwide halt on Trump asylum policy plan

September 13, 2019

ASSOCIATED PRESS OAKLAND, Calif.  — A U.S. judge in California on Monday reinstated a nationwide halt on the Trump administration’s plan to prevent most migrants from seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar ruled in Oakland that an injunction blocking the administration’s policy from taking effect should apply nationwide. Tigar blocked…

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Ex-prison shows animated films made by incarcerated artists

September 13, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Hidden Lives Illuminated; Justino and Lead Teaching Artist Erika Tsuchiya-Bergere play his animation sequence in a zoetrope cylinder during classes at the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution at Chester. (Photographer: Richard Patterson) By Kristen De Groot ASSOCIATED PRESS Ezra has been locked up for about 45 years. In that time, he’s taken the opportunities…

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