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Turlock mayor's campaign signs vandalized with homophobic slur

Turlock mayor's campaign signs vandalized with homophobic slur

6 hours ago   |   KCRA

Turlock Mayor Gary Soiseth said several of his campaign signs were vandalized with a homophobic slur earlier this week.
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Ole Miss: Donor wants his name removed after ‘racial' post

13 hours ago   |   National Post

JACKSON, Miss. - A University of Mississippi donor has asked for his name to be removed from the university's journalism school following a social media post criticized for an...
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‘Racially profiled & humiliated': Black candidate busted for dealing politics seeks apology

14 hours ago   |   RT

An African-American nominee for the Wisconsin State Assembly told RT that she felt hurt and humiliated after being racially profiled and reported to cops as she was canvassing...
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Campaign Signs Vandalized With Swastikas and Racist Graffiti in New Jersey

17 hours ago   |   NY Times

Swastikas, racial epithets and profanity were scrawled across a campaign banner for Representative Josh Gottheimer and the home of a supporter who had put the sign on his lawn.
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Superintendent Lynn Redden Resigns After Racist Remark About Deshaun Watson

19 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Lynn Redden, a Texas school superintendent who made a racially insensitive remark about Houston Texans Deshaun Watson on the Houston Chronicle 's Facebook page, has resigned...
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Retrial set for man accused in woman's burning death

23 hours ago   |   National Post

JACKSON, Miss. - Was it Quinton or Eric? That's likely to be the choice again facing Mississippi jurors this week in the trial of Quinton Tellis, accused of setting 19-year-old...
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Solar entrepreneur to bring jobs, training to Minneapolis

1 day ago   |   Miami Herald

Jamez Staples has big dreams of bringing clean energy - and its economic benefits - to his underserved and racially diverse Minneapolis neighborhood. The 39-year-old solar...
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Ole Miss could remove donor's name after ‘racial' post

1 day ago   |   National Post

JACKSON, Miss. - University of Mississippi Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter said Friday that the university could consider removing a donor's name from its journalism school following...
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New Jersey sheriff recorded making racial remarks resigns

1 day ago   |   ABC

The sheriff of New Jersey's most populous county resigned Friday amid mounting pressure from his own party after a recording surfaced in which he made derogatory remarks about...
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Report pans life without parole in Pennsylvania

1 day ago   |   The Morning Call

Pennsylvania should end life-without-parole sentences, an advocacy group says in a new report that charges the punishment is harsh, expensive and racially disparate. More than...
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Stolen smokes: Man gets 20 years for cigarette theft

Stolen smokes: Man gets 20 years for cigarette theft

A Florida man who stole $600 worth of cigarettes from a convenience store has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Read more ...

Giants benching tackle Ereck Flowers for Chad Wheeler, report says

Giants benching tackle Ereck Flowers for Chad Wheeler, report says

The decision comes after Flowers, a starter for more than three years, had two underwhelming performances this season. Read more ...

NFL trade rumors: Cowboys want to restart talks for Earl Thomas deal

NFL trade rumors: Cowboys want to restart talks for Earl Thomas deal

The Seahawks and the Cowboys face each other Sunday in Seattle, giving Dallas an opportunity to inquire about Thomas again. Read more ...

Anthony Joshua has to be a whole lot sharper for potential Deontay Wilder fight

Anthony Joshua has to be a whole lot sharper for potential Deontay Wilder fight

After his seventh-round TKO of Alexander Povetkin on Saturday, the unified heavyweight champion can't afford to make a mistake against the punching power of Deontay Wilder. Read more ...

Kavanaugh accuser will testify against him

Kavanaugh accuser will testify against him

The woman who has roiled the U.S. Senate with sexual assault accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will testify against him, after all. Attorneys for... Read more ...

Longtime lawmaker quits re-election race amid daughter's inappropriate...

Longtime lawmaker quits re-election race amid daughter's inappropriate touching allegations

The Minnesota state representative called the claims "indescribably hurtful" and said he dropped out of the race so he could work toward healing his family. Read more ...

Father, son accused of killing neighbor over dispute about box spring

Father, son accused of killing neighbor over dispute about box spring

Police said a father and son who killed a neighbor were taken into custody again Friday after a court reviewed their bonds and raised them to $250,000 each. Read more ...

A Timeline Of Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill Controversy As Kavanaugh To Face...

A Timeline Of Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill Controversy As Kavanaugh To Face Accuser

As another Supreme Court nominee faces allegations of sexual misconduct, what can be learned from the handling of the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill controversy? Read more ...

Twitter reacts to Thiago "Marreta" Santos' TKO of Eryk Anders at UFC Fight...

Twitter reacts to Thiago "Marreta" Santos' TKO of Eryk Anders at UFC Fight Night 137

Thiago “Marreta” Santos emerged on top in UFC Fight Night 137's makeshift main event on Saturday when he defeated Eryk Anders in a light heavyweight matchup. Santos scored a... Read more ...

Comcast Outbids Fox And Will Acquire British Broadcaster Sky

Comcast Outbids Fox And Will Acquire British Broadcaster Sky

The U.S. cable giant won a rare auction held by British regulators with a bid of $39 billion. Comcast hopes acquiring Sky will help it compete with online streaming services... Read more ...