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Protesters question investigation of fatal police shooting in New Jersey

Protesters, protest, investigation, police, shooting, New Jersey

Protesters gathered in Bridgeton, New Jersey on Saturday, to rally against what some see as a biased investigation into the police shooting death of a 36-year-old man in December. On ...

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Missouri shooting rampage: details of alleged gunman’s past emerge

Missouri, shooting, rampage, details, gunman

Authorities continued to search for answers on Saturday in the murders of seven people in a small Missouri town, as details emerged of the alleged gunman’s criminal background and local ...

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Homan Square protesters demand answers over police ‘black site’

Homan Square, protesters, demand, police, black site

More than 100 activists and community leaders rallied in Chicago on Saturday to call for official investigations into and even a shutdown of Homan Square, the police facility at the ...

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Senator Rand Paul leads in CPAC straw poll

Senator, Rand Paul, lead, CPAC, straw poll,

Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky won the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) presidential straw poll for a third year in a row on Saturday, beating rising 2016 hopeful Scott Walker ...

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Obama would veto bill letting Congress weigh in on Iran deal

Barak Obama, veto, bill, Congress, Iran, deal

Barack Obama would veto a bill recently introduced in the US Senate allowing Congress to weigh in on any deal the US and other negotiating countries reach with Iran on ...

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Undefeated Princeton women taking aim at history-making perfect season

Undefeated, Princeton, women, Princeton Tigers, basketball

After running down all of the different interview requests on deck for the rest of the week with a media relations staffer before a recent practice at Jadwin Gymnasium, Princeton ...

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First black player in NBA dies at 86

Earl Lloyd,black, player, NBA, die

Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died on Thursday. He was 86. Lloyd’s alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed the death. It did not provide details. Lloyd ...

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TJ Maxx and Home Goods follow Walmart with plan to raise wages

TJ Maxx, Walmart, raise, wages

The owner of TJ Maxx, Marshalls and Home Goods stores said on Wednesday that it will boost pay for its US workers to at least $9 per hour. The announcement ...

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US economy slows in fourth quarter of 2014

US, economy, slow, GDP, rise

The US economy slowed more sharply in the final three months of the year than initial estimates, reflecting weaker business stockpiling and a bigger trade deficit. The Commerce Department said ...

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Gun-rights advocates fight Obama over ban on ‘military-grade’ AR-15 bullets

Gun, advocates, fight, Obama, ban, AR-15, bullets

Gun-rights advocates are up in arms over a new proposal by Barack Obama’s administration that aims to ban a popular “armor-piercing” bullet used in AR-15 semiautomatic rifles. The US Bureau ...

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