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2014/08/27 14:21
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WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Justice Department probes the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, history suggests there's no guarantee of a criminal prosecution, let alone a...
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2014/08/27 03:58
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Israel, Hamas agree to open-ended cease-fire, but put off contentious issues for a month GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel and Gaza's ruling Hamas agreed Tuesday to an open-ended cease-fire after...
2014/08/27 03:36
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FORT WORTH — School trustees voted unanimously Tuesday night to take legal action against the Baptist minister who organized a janitorial project in which students expected to earn money by mopping...
2014/08/27 01:27
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The only thing you can count on as we learn more about the unlawful IRS targeting scandal is the Obama administration’s dedication to misleading the American people and Congress. After being told...
2014/08/27 00:28
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POOL/REUTERSMichael Brown was killed by Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9. He was laid to rest more than two weeks later at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Mo. It’s a fact that...
2014/08/27 00:23
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Democratic candidates for Massachusetts attorney general Warren Tolman, left, and Maura Healey. (Courtesy of the campaigns) BOSTON — With less than two weeks until primary day, the two Democrats...
2014/08/26 17:03
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Who's winning, who's losing, and why. Why Did Obama Say So Little About Ferguson?We hoped he would bring racial understanding. But with two years left, there’s nothing Obama can say about race that...
2014/08/26 15:22
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Couple agree to pay $850k after being accused of refusing to rent apartments to black families because they 'decreased value of property' John and Mary Ruth accused of discriminating against black...
2014/08/25 22:12
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Ohio landlords to pay $850,000 in housing discrimination case REUTERS CLEVELAND -- An Ohio couple who own apartment buildings agreed to pay $850,000 to settle complaints they discriminated against...
2014/08/24 06:57
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Is justice the real victim in Ferguson? For more than week, national news has focused on Ferguson, Mo. The garish scenes of drifting tear gas; crowds in the streets facing off against police; bang...
2014/08/22 18:27
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Commentary:By Earl Ofari HutchinsonNew America Media Attorney General Eric Holder has a compelling federal case in the Michael Brown killing if he decides to bring civil rights charges against...
2014/08/22 16:05
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Protesters in Washington state call for the arrest of police officer Darren Wilson. Photo: AP Washington: US government prosecutors investigating the fatal police shooting of unarmed black teenager...
2014/08/22 11:39
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When Mitch Landrieu was first elected New Orleans mayor in 2010, he said that selecting a police chief would be the most important decision he’d make. His choice, to nobody’s surprise, was Ronal...
2014/08/22 02:05
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by police officers who seemed to target him because...
2014/08/21 20:55
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Members of the media in Ferguson, Mo. should consider renting some condos, because it doesn’t seem like the grand jury convened to hear evidence regarding Michael Brown’s death will come to a decision...
2014/08/21 19:15
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Frank Schwelb, a onetime Justice Department civil rights lawyer who became a D.C. judge for more than three decades, known for his sometimes floridly written judicial decisions, died Aug. 13 at a...
2014/08/21 10:22
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Attorney General Eric Holder stops to shake hands with a patron at Drake's Place Restaurant,... Attorney General Eric Holder has gone from dead man walking to man of the hour for team Obama. “He...
2014/08/21 03:17
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Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration settled a discrimination complaint brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, agreeing to ensure that hiring follows rules that forbid asking most job...
2014/08/21 01:18
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Federal civil rights investigations begin with early assessments by FBI agents before the agency launches full-fledged probes into law enforcement wrong-doing, FBI Director James Comey said. Comey,...
2014/08/21 01:08
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... the story "Ferguson Live Updates, Con't" on Storify]Ferguson Live Updates, Con'tMashable continues to track the latest from Ferguson, Mo. Officer suspended after telling media in Ferguson: 'I...
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