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Caribbean nations seeking compensation for slavery

By Ralph Gonsalves Leaders of more than a dozen Caribbean countries are launching a united effort to seek compensation from three European nations for what they say is the lingering legacy of the Atlantic slave trade. The Caribbean Community, a … Continue reading

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Green paint splattered on the Lincoln Memorial

By Associated Press The U.S. Park Police in Washington say the Lincoln Memorial has been temporarily closed after someone splattered a splash of green paint on the statue. Police say the apparent vandalism was discovered around 1:30 a.m. Friday on … Continue reading

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Inmates Across California Join Hunger Strike Over Conditions

By Doreen McCallister Thousands of prisoners across the state are expressing solidarity with inmates being held in solitary confinement at Pelican Bay State Prison in northern California. It is a maximum security facility and problem inmates are held in the Security … Continue reading

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Paris Jackson Rushed To Hospital After Possible Suicide Attempt!

By Christina Coleman UPDATE: 4:30 PM EST It is being reported that Paris Jackson cut her right forearm with a meat cleaver and took a large number of Motrin pills. She received numerous stiches for the cut. She also called a suicide hotline … Continue reading

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Black Voter Turnout Rate Passes Whites In 2012 Election

By Hope Yen America’s blacks voted at a higher rate than other minority groups in 2012 and by most measures surpassed the white turnout for the first time, reflecting a deeply polarized presidential election in which blacks strongly supported Barack … Continue reading

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Wash. Judge Tells Cops To Return Man’s Marijuana Or Be Found In Contempt

By Associated Press Police in Tacoma could soon be in real trouble over pot.The department could be found in contempt if they continue to refuse to return a small amount of marijuana seized from a man after a traffic stop. … Continue reading

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Conflicting reports on Boston marathon suspect arrest

By Denise Lavoie A suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Wednesday a law enforcement official briefed on the investigation said Wednesday, but there have been conflicting reports of an arrest actually having happened. The official spoke shortly … Continue reading

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