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Portland police investigate shooting that injures man

PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — Portland police are investigating a shooting that critically injured one person.Officers responded to the Division Heights PDX building in the Hosford-Abernathy neighborhood at 2:30 a.m. Sunday after gunfire was reported.Police searched the area and didn't find any...

Woman arrested after allegedly stabbing 2 people in Portland

PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — Police arrested a 33-year-old woman in Portland after she allegedly stabbed two people.KOIN reports an ambulance took the male and female victims to a hospital for treatment after the stabbing early Sunday. They are expected to recover.Investigators believe the...

Missouri football assistant arrested for missing court date

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — An assistant Missouri football coach has been arrested for missing a court date on a traffic ticket.The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Vernon Hargreaves was arrested Saturday after a University Police officer discovered an arrest warrant related to a court date...

Domestic assault charges filed against Missouri player

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri defensive end Tre Williams was charged Wednesday in a domestic assault case.The Columbia Daily Tribune reported that probable cause statement alleges Williams and his girlfriend argued early Sunday and that he hit her several times while she was driving and at...

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Visionary Freedom Fighter Don Rojas Recounts Fighting Injustice

Battling cancer, Rojas and his wife have put their home up for sale to pay for medical expenses ...

Don’t Let Small Dollar Loans Ruin Your Holidays

If holiday lists seem bigger than budgets, turning to a high-interest, “small dollar” loan can turn joy into a financial quagmire ...

5 Holiday Traditions to Share With Your Pet

Dr. Jasmine on how to make new memories with your pet this holiday season ...

Studying Black Identity in South Africa Transformed My Worldview

Of the more than 330,000 U.S. students studying abroad, only 6.1 percent are African American and 10 percent are Latino ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

Remove or keep a statue? South Africa debates painful legacy

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A hulking statue of a late 19th century white leader, with a cane and top hat, has been a flashpoint for cultural conflict in South Africa for years. Black protesters threw paint on it. White supporters rallied around it. Authorities surrounded the statue with barbed wire...

Warren seeks to solidify backing of African Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren is seeking to solidify her connection with African-American voters as she prepares to launch a potential presidential campaign amid criticism of her approach to race and identity.The Massachusetts Democrat visited Morgan State University in Baltimore...

Their numbers growing, Latinos gain clout in new Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — A record 43 Latinos elected to Congress are set to take the oath of office in January, including the youngest woman ever elected, two Latinas from Texas, the first Latino to represent Ohio and a woman born in Ecuador.A few are ascending to leadership roles, demonstrating...

ENTERTAINMENT

AP names "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" its top TV show of 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The top 10 TV shows of the year by Associated Press writer Alicia Rancilio.1. "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," on Amazon Prime. From its costumes to the dialogue to the music to the quirky characters, this show is a delight. Watch it to feel good.2. "This is Us," on NBC. Some...

Emily Blunt on the 'daunting' task of playing Mary Poppins

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Emily Blunt loves a challenge, and in the world of movie musicals there's no greater trial than following in the footsteps of Julie Andrews to bring one of her most iconic, and beloved, roles to the screen for the first time in over half a century.It's only Mary...

Review: In 'The Mule,' Clint reflects on a life on the road

Both tender apologia and vigorous justification, Clint Eastwood's "The Mule" is a deeply, fascinatingly personal meditation from the 88-year-old director who, like his aged drug mule protagonist, has spent a long time on the road."The Mule" is the indefatigable Eastwood's second film just this...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, Nicks join Rock Hall of Fame

NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson joins her brother Michael and the Jackson 5 as members of the Rock and Roll...

Apple to build new Austin hub, expand in other tech hotbeds

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Apple plans to build a jumi billion campus in Austin, Texas, that will create at least...

EU leaders wary of May's plea for help selling Brexit deal

BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May implored European Union leaders Thursday to help her...

The Latest: EU chief says May had no plan for help on Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The latest on Brexit (all times local):11:25 p.m.EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker...

Sri Lanka Supreme Court says president violated constitution

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's Supreme Court ruled unanimously that President Maithripala Sirisena's...

Israel launches West Bank crackdown after Palestinian attack

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israel's military launched a West Bank manhunt Thursday, setting up checkpoints...

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