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Four of the five Kennesaw State cheerleaders who took a knee three weeks ago during the Kennesaw State football game, take a knee once again out of sight of the fans under the visitors' bleachers, during the national anthem before an NCAA college football game between Kennesaw State and Gardner-Webb, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Kennesaw, Ga. The cheerleaders are kneeling in protest police brutality. (Kelly J. Huff/The Marietta Daily Journal via AP)
October 21, 2017 - 9:41 pm
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Four Kennesaw State cheerleaders took a knee in the tunnel during the national anthem at the Gardner-Webb-Kennesaw State game on Saturday night. The cheerleaders first knelt during the national anthem at a Sept. 30 football game to protest racial inequality and police brutality...
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People carry the coffin, covered with the an Egyptian flag, of police captain Ahmed Fayez who was killed in a gun battle in al-Wahat al-Bahriya area in Giza province, about 135 kilometers (84 miles) southwest of Cairo, during his funeral at Al-Hosary mosque, in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout southwest of Cairo escalated into an all-out firefight, authorities said Saturday, in one of the single deadliest attacks by militants against Egyptian security forces in recent years. (AP Photo/Alaa Elkassas)
October 21, 2017 - 1:15 pm
CAIRO (AP) — At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout southwest of Cairo was ambushed, officials said Saturday. The ensuing firefight was one of the deadliest for Egyptian security forces in recent years. Two police officials told...
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Amy Mashberg gathered with other protesters outside of U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Texas to speak out against Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the President's immigration priorities Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 in Austin, Texas. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday defended "sanctuary city" prohibitions while addressing a small group that included a Democratic sheriff who changed her jail policies last month under the threat of facing criminal charges herself. (Ricardo B. Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
October 20, 2017 - 5:28 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday defended a ban on "sanctuary cities" at a meeting attended by a Texas sheriff who had announced on the day of President Donald Trump's inauguration that her city would not honor some federal requests to hold immigrants in jail...
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October 20, 2017 - 3:04 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Militants killed 14 policemen and wounded eight in a shootout during a raid Friday on a militants' hideout southwest of Cairo, an Egyptian security official said. The exchange took place in the al-Wahat al-Bahriya area in the Giza governorate, about 135 kilometers (84 miles) from the...
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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, waves to the crowd as he arrives at Uhuru Park, in Nairobi, Kenya, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, as he leads the nation in marking Mashujaa Day (Heroes Day). (AP Photo/Sayyid Abdul Azim)
October 20, 2017 - 9:50 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Four people have been killed in opposition demonstrations this month as Kenya's fresh presidential election approaches next week, national police said Friday, as concerns rose about violence around the vote. The deaths occurred in "confrontations between rioters and police...
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October 20, 2017 - 9:14 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has refused to release a report on the North Charleston Police Department after the shooting death of an unarmed black man by a white officer in South Carolina. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported the federal agency said it was holding...
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October 19, 2017 - 10:25 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The judge in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's now-pardoned criminal case has refused the retired lawman's request to throw out all rulings in the case, including a blistering decision that explained her reasoning in finding him guilty of a crime. The request denied Thursday by U.S...
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October 19, 2017 - 4:32 pm
LINCOLNTON, N.C. (AP) — A sheriff's department in North Carolina has arrested a man who they say tried to buy a $90,000 car with a stolen identity. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said in a news release on Thursday that a car dealership called to say a person using the identity of a Naples,...
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October 18, 2017 - 8:39 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina appeals court grappled Wednesday with when documents held by government bodies should stay private because they address an employee's work performance. The state Court of Appeals heard from attorneys in a lawsuit demanding to see documents withheld by the town...
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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2011 file photo, Rep. Thomas Marino, R-Pa., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia is demanding that the White House withdraw the nomination of Marino to be the nation's drug czar. Manchin says Marino played a key role in passing a bill weakening the Drug Enforcement Administration's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 18, 2017 - 5:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former nominee to be the nation's drug czar is defending his role in writing a law that critics say weakened the government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids. Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., said he's proud of his work on the 2016 law, which...
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