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Cyberattack on US pipeline is linked to criminal gang

May 9, 2021

By MAE ANDERSON and FRANK BAJAK NEW YORK (AP) — The cyberextortion attempt that has forced the shutdown of a vital U.S. pipeline was carried out by a criminal gang known as DarkSide that cultivates a Robin Hood image of […]

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Biden faces donor vs. diversity test

May 9, 2021

By AAMER MADHANI President Joe Biden is facing a fresh challenge to his oft-repeated commitment to diversity in his administration: assembling a diplomatic corps that gives a nod to key political allies and donors while staying true to a campaign pledge to […]

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South Carolina city elects all Black City Council

May 8, 2021

CHESTER, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina city whose population is nearly two-thirds African American has elected its first ever all Black city council. Chester voters elected four new members to City Council on Tuesday and once they were sworn […]

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Black America’s ‘attorney general’ seems to be everywhere

May 2, 2021

Ben Crump, the Rev. Al Sharpton says, is “Black America’s attorney general.” In less than a decade, the Florida-based attorney has become the voice for the families of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd — Black people […]

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NC governor pardons man who had murder convictions vacated

May 1, 2021

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper granted a pardon of innocence Friday to a man imprisoned for two decades before his two murder convictions were vacated more than four years ago by a trial judge.  The pardon […]

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Public Housing Residents to Receive Training & Support

April 29, 2021

By Dr. Joynicole Martinez, Staff Writer The place-based Jobs Plus Initiative program addresses poverty among public housing residents by incentivizing and enabling employment through income disregards for working families, and a set of services designed to support work including employer […]

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North Carolina body camera law comes under harsh glare

April 29, 2021

By GARY D. ROBERTSON and JONATHAN DREW RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina law that gives local courts authority over the release of body camera video has come under a harsh glare after a judge refused to make public […]

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US indicts 3 on hate crime charges in death of Ahmaud Arbery

April 29, 2021

By MICHAEL BALSAMO and RUSS BYNUM WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department brought federal hate crimes charges Wednesday in the death of Ahmaud Arbery, charging a father and son who armed themselves, chased and fatally shot the 25-year-old Black man […]

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Biden’s declaration: America’s democracy ‘is rising anew’

April 29, 2021

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden declared that “America is rising anew” as he called for an expansion of federal programs to drive the economy past the coronavirus pandemic and broadly extend the social safety net […]

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America’s Police Brutality Surfaces in NC Again With Andrew Brown Killing

April 29, 2021

By D’Nasia Marshburn, Staff Writer At a press conference held in Elizabeth City, on the 200 block of Colonial Avenue, many citizens awaited the reveal of full body camera footage of the last moments of Andrew Brown Jr’s life.The City […]

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