• LeBron Calls For Love, Unity Before Taking Swipe At Trump
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    SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Along with getting good grades and listening to their parents, LeBron James has encouraged kids in his foundation’s educational program to stand up for their beliefs. On Tuesday night, the superstar gave a lesson in how it’s done. Concluding a day of fun and games at an amusement... Read more »
  • LAPD Shooting Of Unarmed Black Man Justified, Says Panel
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    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police officers acted within department policy when they fatally shot an 18-year-old man last year, whose death sparked a series of protests across the city, the police department’s civilian oversight panel ruled Tuesday. The determination from the Los Angeles Police Commission found the officers involved... Read more »
  • Defiant Trump Doubles Down On Charlottesville: ‘Blame Both Sides For Violence’
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    President Donald Trump speaks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) NEW YORK (AP) — Combative and insistent, President Donald Trump declared anew Tuesday “there is blame on both sides” for the deadly violence last weekend in Charlottesville,... Read more »
  • Second Lawyer Wants Off Bill Cosby Case
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    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A second lawyer who defended Bill Cosby in his sex assault trial that ended with a deadlocked jury wants off the case before the start of his retrial that’s set for November. Los Angeles-based lawyer Angela Agrusa filed documents Tuesday seeking to withdraw as Cosby’s counsel. Lead defense... Read more »
  • Thousands Flee As Iraq Steps Up Airstrikes On IS-Held Town
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    BADOUSH, Iraq (AP) — Thousands of Iraqis have fled an Islamic State-held town west of Mosul as Iraqi and coalition warplanes step up strikes ahead of a ground offensive to drive out the militants. Tal Afar and the surrounding area is one of the last pockets of IS-held territory in Iraq... Read more »
  • Retired Man Builds Mansion For Family And Friends [WATCH]
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    Your browser does not support iframes. Retired Houston executive Reggie Van Lee is putting a new meaning behind the song We Are Family since he has his sisters, brother-in-laws and more with him in a 20,000 square foot mansion he built just for them. Learn more about Mr. Lee’s huge gift above! Like... Read more »
  • Stacey Abrams Is Calling For The Removal Of Confederate Statues In Georgia
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    Stacey Abrams, the Georgia governor candidate, is calling for the removal of the statue of three Confederate war leaders on the face of state-owned Stone Mountain. In a series of tweets early Tuesday morning, Abrams said, “Confederate monuments belong in museums where we can study and reflect on that terrible history,... Read more »
  • Teen Chokes And Kills Mom’s Ex-Boyfriend For Beating Her
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    According to Pix 11 News, an 18-year-old male choked his mother’s ex-boyfriend to death on Monday, in their Bronx apartment, after seeing the man beat his mother in their apartment. The NYPD arrested Luis Moux and charged him with manslaughter. 43-year-old Stanley Washington, the boyfriend, according to police reports showed up at... Read more »
  • Deadly Rally Accelerates Removal Of Confederate Statues
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    In Gainesville, Florida, workers hired by the Daughters of the Confederacy chipped away at a Confederate soldier’s statue, loaded it quietly on a truck and drove away with little fanfare. In Baltimore, Mayor Catherine Pugh said she’s ready to tear down all of her city’s Confederate statues, and the city council... Read more »
  • Support Drops For Charter Schools
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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Expanding charter schools around the country is losing support among Americans, even as President Donald Trump and his administration continue to push for school choice, according to a survey released Tuesday. Trump campaigned on a promise to dramatically improve school choice — charter schools and private school voucher... Read more »