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    Black Inmate’s Death after Run-in with Staff Ruled Homicide

    By John O'Connor, AP Political Writer The death of an inmate following an "altercation with correctional staff" at Western Illinois Correctional Center in May has been ruled a homicide, according to an autopsy report provided to...

    Migrants Won’t See Armed US Soldiers on Border

    By JULIE WATSON, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — As thousands of migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on the doorstep of the United States, what they won't find are armed American soldiers...

    Jennie-O Recalling Ground Turkey in Salmonella Outbreak

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jennie-O Turkey recalled packages of ground turkey in a salmonella outbreak, and regulators say additional products from other companies could be named as their investigation continues. The recall was the first...

    Death of Black Security Guard Brings Call for Investigation

    By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago alderman called Tuesday for Cook County prosecutors to investigate the fatal shooting of a black security guard by a white police officer outside the bar...

    Ugandan Pop Star-Politician Performs 1st Show Since Jailing

    By RODNEY MUHUMUZA, Associated Press KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan pop star and opposition politician Bobi Wine performed his first concert since he was charged with treason and jailed, a show of defiance Saturday punctuated...

    Minnesota Sees Rise of Payday Loan Alternatives

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sky-high interest payday loans are getting some more affordable competition in the Twin Cities area from community-based organizations. Minnesota Public Radio reports that Exodus Lending is one nonprofit offering residents interest-free loans...

    Wisconsin Refugee Works to Reunite With his Family

    By The Associated Press APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A Congolese refugee who resettled in Wisconsin is working to reunite with his family. The Post-Crescent reports that 33-year-old Heritier Muhorana of Appleton has been working with World...

    Black Candidates Win Sheriff, DA in Largest Alabama County

    By The Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Black candidates have been elected for the first time to two top law enforcement positions in Alabama's most populous county, with both advocating new approaches to the...

    Dutch Convict 34 for Blocking Anti-Racism Demonstrators

    The Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A court in the Netherlands convicted 34 people Friday for blocking a highway to prevent anti-racism demonstrators from protesting at a festive parade featuring the Dutch version...

    4 Car Bombs Explode by Hotel in Somalia’s Capital; 20 Dead

    By FARAH ABDI and ABDI GULED, Associated Press MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Four car bombs by Islamic extremists exploded outside a hotel in the capital, Mogadishu, killing at least 20 people and injuring 17, said...

    More Crossing US-Mexico Border Come From Far-Flung Lands

    By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The young man traversed Andean mountains, plains and cities in buses, took a harrowing boat ride in which five fellow migrants drowned, walked through thick jungle...

    Facebook Blocks 115 Accounts Ahead of US Midterm Elections

    By KELVIN CHAN, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Facebook said it blocked 115 accounts for suspected "coordinated inauthentic behavior" linked to foreign groups attempting to interfere in Tuesday's U.S. midterm elections. The social media company shut down...

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