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WASHINGTON (AP) — Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of a Virginia Indian tribe because of its history of banning intermarriage with blacks.In January, the Interi ...more

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BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A half-dozen potential Republican presidential contenders spent last week peacocking across the sprawling grounds of a pink-hued luxury resort, schmoozing with donors and sizing up the competition in the party's most fractured f ...more

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Disrupting commerce, transit and traffic became focal points for demonstrators across the country days after the announcement that a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri declined to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-ol ...more

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LANDOVER HILLS, Md. (AP) — A surgeon who died of Ebola after treating patients in his native Sierra Leone will be remembered in the suburbs of Washington, where his family lives.Forty-four-year-old Dr. Martin Salia (SAH'-lee-uh) died earlier thi ...more

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MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Bahraini voters returned to the polls Saturday for a runoff election being boycotted by the opposition for the tiny island nation's first new parliament since widespread Arab Spring-inspired protests nearly four years ago. ...more

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"We want them to think twice before spending that dollar today. As long as black lives are put second to materialism, there will be no peace." — Kristiana Colon, 28, who protested at Chicago's popular Magnificent Mile shopping district a grand jury's d ...more

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COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Greenland's ruling Siumut Party retained a slim majority in a snap election called after an expenses scandal, according to results issued early on Saturday, but its new leader Kim Kielsen will need to build a coalition to form a ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Beijing has adopted a smoking ban in all indoor public spaces including workplaces and public transport.The official Xinhua News Agency reported that the ban will go into effect in the capital city of 21 million people on June 1 a ...more

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(Reuters) - A woman shot a 22-year-old man trying to barge into her home early on Thanksgiving morning in a Seattle suburb, and he may have been drinking and gone to the home by mistake, a television station reported. The 33-year-old mother ...more

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Demonstrators temporarily shut down three large malls in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest shopping days of the year and then marched in front of the Ferguson police department to protest a grand jury's recent decision not t ...more