09 20 2014
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Family of Nigerian Bomb Suspect Pens Open Letter Expressing Shock and Prayers

(GIN) - The family of a young Nigerian traveler who allegedly attempted to detonate a powerful explosive while traveling to Detroit from Amsterdam, has issued a statement that provides more details of the alleged conversion of their son to extremist beliefs.


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The 'Color-Line' Problem Declared by Du Bois Still America's Major Flaw in 2010

WASHINGTON (NNPA) - It was in 1903, the birth of the 20th Century, when W.E.B. Du Bois wrote in his book, "The Souls of Black Folk" the statement that has become prophetic: "…for the problem of the Twentieth Century is the problem of the color-line."


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Soldiers Home for Holidays with Combat Awards – and Wounds – from Iraq

ST. LOUIS (NNPA) - The soldiers saw a flash, and then heavy smoke began to fill the tank. Through the fog, Aaron Johnson, a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army, looked around at his squad of seven soldiers, who were on a standard patrol in Iraq. Several were bleeding, and his gunner was the worst of all. Johnson feared he was dead.


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Despite Sex Scandal, Tiger Named Athlete of Decade

(NNPA) - U.S. sports editors have selected Tiger Woods as Athlete of the Decade, a result that reflects 10 years of greatness on the golf course, rather than the three-week tsunami of negative headlines about a shocking sex scandal. Golf's No. 1 received 56 of the 142 votes cast by Associated Press member newspaper editors since last month, it was announced last week.


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