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Man arrested, accused of fatally shooting 2 in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police early Tuesday arrested a 26-year-old man accused of fatally shooting two apparent strangers during separate incidents in downtown Portland, Oregon.The Oregonian/Oregon live reports the man was arrested early Tuesday.Authorities said Carol L. Horner, 70, of...

It may be harder to find the perfect Christmas tree

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — People may need to trim back their Christmas tree expectations this year.A tight supply means some shoppers will be paying more and searching longer for that perfect Christmas tree this holiday season. But there's no need for panic buying on Black Friday as industry...

Arkansas suspends DBs for socializing with MSU spirit squad

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas defensive backs Ryan Pulley and Kamren Curl have been suspended for the season finale against Missouri for socializing with members of Mississippi State's spirit squad.Arkansas coach Chad Morris announced the decision earlier this week. Pulley and Curl were...

Jacksonville State has 8 first-team all-OVC selections

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (AP) — The 2018 All-Ohio Valley Conference team and awards as voted on by coaches and sports information directors and released Tuesday:___Offensive Player of the Year: RB Marquis Terry, Southeast MissouriDefensive Player of the Year: LB Zach Hall, Southeast MissouriFreshman...

OPINION

Is the FBI Underreporting the Surge in Hate Crimes?

Some organizations are skeptical of the FBI statistics and say underreporting remains a significant problem in its annual survey ...

Trump, the Republicans and the Neo-Confederate Objective

The critical image that is now materializing is that of the Confederate States of America ...

NAACP: Election Proved Power of Black Voters

Voter suppression failed to stop Black voters from rebuking Trump and making significant gains in the Midterms ...

Why Are So Many Americans Struggling to Save for Retirement?

Most Americans will be pinching pennies after they retire ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

Police: Marine reservists attacked, robbed in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say a group of men and women attacked several Marine Corps reservists near a conservative rally last weekend.The "We the People Rally" near Independence Hall drew more counterprotesters than participants Saturday.Police say a few blocks away from the...

Vienna conference calls on combating anti-Semitism in Europe

VIENNA (AP) — Jewish and European leaders are vowing to combat the resurgence of anti-Semitism on the continent and proposed concrete measures to counter the hatred of Jews.The head of the European Jewish Congress, Moshe Kantor, warned at Wednesday's "Europe Beyond Anti-Semitism and...

Prosecutors clear Oregon FedEx driver after deadly punch

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Prosecutors say a FedEx driver was justified in punching a Portland, Oregon, man after he yelled racial slurs and tried to hit the driver first.Joseph Magnuson died following the September encounter with driver Timothy Warren, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported .The...

ENTERTAINMENT

Aerosmith's Perry cancels tour after recent hospital visit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Perry has canceled his fall tour to take time off after recently being hospitalized with breathing problems.The Aerosmith guitarist's publicist said in a statement Tuesday the 68-year-old will take the rest of the year off. He had expected to return to the road...

Netflix docu-series 'Dogs' lovingly serves up the human bond

NEW YORK (AP) — In these heated and oft-difficult times, do we need dogs more than ever?Do we need to rescue them, let them run free, accept their precious help with our most trying physical challenges and revel in their licks and loving nudges?Filmmakers Glen Zipper and Amy Berg think...

Ludwig Goransson is having the best year ever. Period.

NEW YORK (AP) — He's had his hand in two of the year's biggest pop culture moments — with the film "Black Panther" and the song "This Is America" — but unlike Michael B. Jordan or Childish Gambino, Ludwig Goransson can easily walk down the street like a regular dude.At just 34,...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

Ludwig Goransson is having the best year ever. Period.

NEW YORK (AP) — He's had his hand in two of the year's biggest pop culture moments — with the film...

Peacekeepers left more than 6,000 children in Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The only memento Moses Z. Kaine has from his father is a T-shirt, left more than...

Light rain falling in N California could hurt search effort

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Light rain falling Wednesday in some areas of Northern California could aid crews...

American killed by isolated tribe on Indian island

NEW DELHI (AP) — An American adventurer was killed by an isolated Indian island tribe known to shoot at...

Poland moves to reinstate retired judges to Supreme Court

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's parliament passed legislation Wednesday to reinstate Supreme Court judges...

Peacekeepers left more than 6,000 children in Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The only memento Moses Z. Kaine has from his father is a T-shirt, left more than...

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