• Harassment Of Black University Of Hartford Student Was Not ‘Racist,’ Lawyer Says
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    A revolting incident involving former University of Hartford student Brianna Brochu harassing her Black roommate in October was not “racist,” a lawyer for the disgraced student said Tuesday. “I think that when it’s all said and done, what you’re going to see is that there was nothing racist that motivated this,” Attorney Tom... Read more »
  • On Thanksgiving, Family Hurt By Harvey Counts Its Blessings
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    HOUSTON (AP) — The kitchen where George and Arva Dorsey prepare an 18-dish feast every Thanksgiving has been stripped of everything but its granite countertops, standing on their own with no appliances below. The house they renovated and expanded over three decades has been gutted down to its wooden beams. Almost... Read more »
  • US Navy Plane With 11 Aboard Crashes Into Pacific; 8 Rescued
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    TOKYO (AP) — Eight people were rescued and three remained missing after a U.S. Navy plane crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, the Navy said. The C-2 “Greyhound” transport aircraft came down about 500 nautical miles (925 kilometers) southeast of Okinawa as it was bringing passengers and cargo from... Read more »
  • Ohio Man Coaxes 4-Year-Old Son To Call Elderly Neighbor The N-Word
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    A Cleveland man must now answer to a judge for his racial abuse campaign against his 70-year-old African-American neighbor, including teaching his 4-year-old son to call her the N-word, the Cleveland.com. The woman told the police that she feared for her life and was “visibly shaken” when she reported a series... Read more »
  • Council Narrowly Approves Long-Term Flint Water Deal
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    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Flint City Council has narrowly approved a 30-year agreement to get drinking water from a regional agency, bringing to end one battle among many in the Michigan city still recovering from a lead-tainted water crisis. The deal was approved Tuesday night by a 5-4 vote after... Read more »
  • Security Tight For Thanksgiving Parade In Terror-Wary NYC
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    NEW YORK (AP) — Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and not even a month after a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan. New York City’s mayor and... Read more »
  • Former RNC Chair Michael Steele Calls Trump Out On Roy Moore
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    Michael Steele, the former head of the Republican National Committee is calling President Donald Trump out on Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore’s sexual assault allegations. While appearing on the show Harball hosted by Chris Matthews, Steele explained that Trump’s disregard for the sexual assault accusations against Moore. It showed that he... Read more »
  • Trump Speaks Up For Moore, Warns Against His ‘Liberal’ Rival
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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Silent for more than a week, President Donald Trump all but endorsed embattled Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore, discounting the sexual assault allegations against him and insisting repeatedly that voters must not support Moore’s “liberal” rival. The president said he would announce next week whether he will... Read more »
  • FCC Threatens Net Neutrality
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    MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission set out Tuesday to scrap rules around open internet access, a move that would allow giant cable and telecom companies to throttle broadband speeds and favor their own services if they wish. Ajit Pai followed through on a pledge... Read more »
  • #FreeCyntoiaBrown: Social Media Rallies Around Tennessee Teen
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    The intricate layers of the juvenile courts system have failed yet another Black woman. Cyntoia Brown was tried as an adult and sentenced to 51 years in prison for the murder of a 43-year-old man who purchased her for sex. Now at age 28, a recent documentary about her case is... Read more »