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Mourners carry the Turkish flag-draped coffin of Yunus Gormek, 23, one of the victims of the attack at a nightclub on New Year's Day, during the funeral in Istanbul, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. An assailant armed with a long-barrelled weapon, opened fire at the nightclub in Istanbul's Ortakoy district during New Year's celebrations, killing dozens of people and wounding many others. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel) 

The group says a "soldier of the caliphate" carried out the mass shooting at an Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people on New Years Eve


House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., listens to testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 19, 2015. House Republicans on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, voted to eviscerate the Office of Congressional Ethics. Under the ethics change pushed by Goodlatte, the independent body would fall under the control of the House Ethics Committee, which is run by lawmakers. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File) 

Independent body set up to keep lawmakers accountable is no longer independent


In this Dec. 8, 2016 file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., and others, listen as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republicans' grip on all levers of power stands as a mandate to the GOP-led Congress, which will move swiftly to try to undo eight years of outgoing President Barack Obama's agenda. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File) 

Republican House, Senate and President will be able to push through conservative agenda


Osama Abu Zeid of the the main moderate Syrian opposition group Free Syrian Army, shows what he said is a copy of the five-point cease-fire agreement for Syria, during a news conference in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016. 

A potential breakthrough in the five-year conflict could be in sight



NAACP President Cornell William Brooks to Join Protests at Sessions' Mobile, AL Office

Protests at Five Sessions Offices in Alabama Scheduled 



Historic and current failure to acknowledge voter suppression remains a key issue 


(AP Photo/Max Becherer, File) 

Trump victory, Brexit, police brutality top editors’ list of big stories 


In this Dec. 17 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala. 

From Brexit to the Presidential race to the Oregon occupation, many headlines showed deepening distrust and division 


This June 18, 2015, file photo, provided by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office shows Dylann Roof. Roof was convicted Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, in the chilling attack on nine black church members who were shot to death last year during a Bible study, affirming the prosecution's portrayal of a young white man who hoped the slayings would start a race war or bring back segregation. (Charleston County Sheriff's Office via AP, File) 

U.S. judge warns Roof acting as his own attorney is a bad idea 


Nielsen membership and field representatives went into classrooms across the country for the Great American Teach In. This group of field associates taught business etiquette to students at Friendship Public Charter School in Southeast Washington DC. 

Around one in seven of the Millennial generation (aged 16-34) are African American


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