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US judge rules Bill Cosby must stand trial on sexual assault charges

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In court, Cosby responded with "thank you" when Judge Elizabeth McHugh announced her decision. She wished him luck.

Constand, a former basketball coach at Cosby's Temple University alma mater, is the only woman whose accusations of sexual assault have resulted in criminal

Supreme Court Rules Prosecutors Violated The Constitution When Excluding Black Jurors

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that Georgia prosecutors discriminated on the basis of race when they excluded two black prospective jurors from serving in the trial of a black defendant facing the death penalty.

Timothy Foster had argued that the exclusion of Afr

Freddie Gray verdict: Officer Edward Nero not guilty

Officer Edward M. Nero one of six Baltimore city police officers charged in connection to the death of Freddie Gray, walks outside of the courthouse on a lunch break during the beginning of his trial, Thursday, May 12, 2016, in Baltimore.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Baltimore police Officer Edward Nero was found not guilty of all charges Monday in connection with the death of Freddie Gray, Judge Barry Williams ruled Monday after a bench trial.

Nero, one of six officers charged and the second to be tried in the Gray case, was accused

President Obama Is Bringing Overtime Pay To Millions Of Workers

The reform is one of the most consequential of his whole tenure.

The Labor Department announced Tuesday that it completed one of the most ambitious economic reforms of the Obama era, finalizing a new rule that will extend overtime protections to millions of additional wor

Texas Woman Dies In Police Custody After Two Weeks Of ‘Gross Negligence’

Symone Marshall’s sisters say police refused to get her proper medical care after a severe car accident. A family is seeking justice for their 22-year-old sister who they claim died from neglect at a Huntsville, Texas, jail on Tuesday, two weeks after getting into a car ac

Here’s What You Should Know About The State Of Black America

Black America is falling way behind, and a new report released Tuesday shows just how unequal the country is when it is divided along racial lines. 

The 16 “State of Black America” report is miannual study issued by the National Urban League that takes a detail

Michigan WWII veteran, one of first black Marines, receives U.S. Gold Medal

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It's a different world, and a different U.S. military than the one John Willie Jordan, one of the nation's first black Marines, joined nearly 60 years ago.

Jordan's creased green Garrison cap, is however, the same.

It's the same one he received not long after enlisting i

US judge rules Bill Cosby must stand trial on sexual assault charges

US judge rules Bill Cosby must stand trial on sexual assault charges

In court, Cosby responded with "thank you" when Judge Elizabeth McHugh announced her decision. She wished him luck. Constand, a former basketball coach at Cosby's Temple University alma mater, is the only woman whose accusations of sexual assault have resulted in criminal charges against Cosby. Once one of the most beloved U.S. entertainers, Cosby has been hit by a wave of sexual assault allegations from more than 50 women, although most of the cases are too old...

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Supreme Court Rules Prosecutors Violated The Constitution When Excluding Black Jurors

Supreme Court Rules Prosecutors Violated The Constitution When Excluding Black Jurors

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that Georgia prosecutors discriminated on the basis of race when they excluded two black prospective jurors from serving in the trial of a black defendant facing the death penalty. Timothy Foster had argued that the exclusion of African-Americans from the jury tasked with weighing his case violated the Constitution, which prohibits states from using what are known as peremptory strikes to leave out jurors because of their skin color. “Two peremptory strikes...

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Freddie Gray verdict: Officer Edward Nero not guilty

Freddie Gray verdict: Officer Edward Nero not guilty

Baltimore police Officer Edward Nero was found not guilty of all charges Monday in connection with the death of Freddie Gray, Judge Barry Williams ruled Monday after a bench trial. Nero, one of six officers charged and the second to be tried in the Gray case, was accused of second-degree intentional assault, two counts of misconduct in office and reckless endangerment. The verdict brings perhaps only a sliver of resolution to a city that seethed with unrest...

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President Obama Is Bringing Overtime Pay To Millions Of Workers

President Obama Is Bringing Overtime Pay To Millions Of Workers

The reform is one of the most consequential of his whole tenure. The Labor Department announced Tuesday that it completed one of the most ambitious economic reforms of the Obama era, finalizing a new rule that will extend overtime protections to millions of additional workers. The administration will accomplish that by raising what’s known as the overtime salary threshold. Nearly all workers earning salaries beneath that threshold are entitled to time-and-a-half pay whenever they work more than...

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Texas Woman Dies In Police Custody After Two Weeks Of ‘Gross Negligence’

Texas Woman Dies In Police Custody After Two Weeks Of ‘Gross Negligence’

Symone Marshall’s sisters say police refused to get her proper medical care after a severe car accident. A family is seeking justice for their 22-year-old sister who they claim died from neglect at a Huntsville, Texas, jail on Tuesday, two weeks after getting into a car accident and being arrested. Symone Marshall, who had moved to the area from Detroit two months prior, borrowed her boyfriend’s cousin’s car to run an errand with her friend Amanda...

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Here’s What You Should Know About The State Of Black America

Here’s What You Should Know About The State Of Black America

Black America is falling way behind, and a new report released Tuesday shows just how unequal the country is when it is divided along racial lines.  The 2016 “State of Black America” report is a semiannual study issued by the National Urban League that takes a detailed look at the quality of black life in America compared to whites. This year’s report, which marks 40 years since the study was founded, not only examines the current state of...

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Michigan WWII veteran, one of first black Marines, receives U.S. Gold Medal

Michigan WWII veteran, one of first black Marines, receives U.S. Gold Medal

It's a different world, and a different U.S. military than the one John Willie Jordan, one of the nation's first black Marines, joined nearly 60 years ago. Jordan's creased green Garrison cap, is however, the same. It's the same one he received not long after enlisting in the U.S. Marines while the nation was embroiled in World War II. His draft card had been pulled. Jordan had to join a branch of the U.S. military and potentially die...

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Paul Ryan says he's still not ready to e…

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Paul Ryan says he's still not ready to endorse Donald Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan will be endorsing presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, senior-level Trump campaign sources told ABC News today.... Read more

11 states sue over Obama's school transg…

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11 states sue over Obama's school transgender directive

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students... Read more

Paul Ryan to endorse Donald Trump, accor…

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Paul Ryan to endorse Donald Trump, according to senior campaign sources

House Speaker Paul Ryan will be endorsing presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, senior-level Trump campaign sources told ABC News today.... Read more

State Department email probe slams Hilla…

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State Department email probe slams Hillary Clinton

A report by the State Department inspector general sharply criticizes Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email system, concluding that the former secretary of state... Read more

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Three White Football Players Charged Wit…

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Three White Football Players Charged With Using Coat Hanger To Rape Black Disabled Teammate

D etails are so gruesome that the presiding judge sealed documents until they were released after an April 22 preliminary hearing, writes the MagicValley.com . The... Read more

Leading Black Lives Matter Activist Accu…

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Leading Black Lives Matter Activist Accused Of Prostituting 17-Year-Old Girl

M aryland police arrested Charles Wade , an activist associated with the Black Lives Matter movement, and charged him last month with prostitution and human trafficking,... Read more

Ferguson Prosecutor Quits After Racial B…

25-05-2016

Ferguson Prosecutor Quits After Racial Bias Found In Criminal Courts

M onths after federal investigators criticized Ferguson, Missouri’s justice system after the death of Michael Brown, prosecutor Stephanie Karr stepped down Monday in a written letter, according to... Read more

Woman Who Supplied Gun ID’d In 14-Year-O…

25-05-2016

Woman Who Supplied Gun ID’d In 14-Year-Old Endia Martin’s Fatal Shooting

T he mother of a 16-year-old girl accused of fatally shooting  Endia Martin,  14, identified Vandetta Redwood to police as the woman who gave her... Read more

Entertainment

Amber Heard Files for Divorce From Johnn…

25-05-2016

Amber Heard Files for Divorce From Johnny Depp

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp are calling it quits. The actress filed for divorce from the Hollywood A-lister on Monday citing the ever-so-popular "irreconcilable differences,"...... Read more

Stop Right Now! Victoria Beckham Has a S…

25-05-2016

Stop Right Now! Victoria Beckham Has a Secret '00s Hip-Hop Album She Never Wanted You to Hear

Thank you VERY much, Victoria Beckham! You're a Goddess. Unbeknownst to fans everywhere, the former Spice Girl made a beautifully '00s hip-hop album, back when Von Dutch was a thing.... Read more

What the Heck Is Flashpoint and How Will…

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What the Heck Is Flashpoint and How Will It Affect The Flash Season 3?

Still scratching your head over what season three of The Flash will look like after Barry went and screwed everything up in the season two finale? Um, same. The timeline is... Read more

You Will Love Adele Even More After She …

25-05-2016

You Will Love Adele Even More After She Accidently Forgets the Words to Her Song in Concert

Nobody's perfect, not even the beloved Adele. As the "Hello" singer continues her world tour in support of her latest album 25, fans received a minor surprise in concert this...... Read more

Sports News

WR DeSean Jackson a no-show at Redskins'…

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WR DeSean Jackson a no-show at Redskins' 1st voluntary OTAs (Yahoo Sports)

DeSean Jackson isn't taking part in voluntary team workouts, and the Washington Redskins don't seem to care. Jackson was the only healthy player not... Read more

Matz wins 7th straight, Mets beat Nats 2…

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Matz wins 7th straight, Mets beat Nats 2-0 to take series (Yahoo Sports)

Steven Matz pitched through the eighth inning for the first time in his big league career, and the most satisfying pitch was his final one,... Read more

Sharks need 1 win vs. Blues to reach 1st…

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Sharks need 1 win vs. Blues to reach 1st Stanley Cup final (Yahoo Sports)

Patrick Marleau has played more than 1,500 games with the San Jose Sharks since joining the NHL as an 18-year-old draft pick but never one... Read more

Purdue's Swanigan will return to school …

25-05-2016

Purdue's Swanigan will return to school for sophomore season (Yahoo Sports)

Purdue forward Caleb Swanigan has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to school for his sophomore season. The Boilermakers made the announcement... Read more

Business News

OPEC's head says $65 oil is 'badly neede…

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OPEC's head says $65 oil is 'badly needed'

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How to train your brain for high perform…

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How to train your brain for high performance

For the past two decades, my good friend and mentor Gerhard Gschwandtner (if you don't know who he is, you're not in sales) has been... Read more

Marketplace lending is facing a troubles…

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Marketplace lending is facing a troublesome scenario

BII This story was delivered to BI Intelligence " Fintech Briefing " subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here . U.K. marketplace lenders... Read more

Fully understand the IoT with this repor…

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Fully understand the IoT with this report

Business Insider The Internet of Things (IoT) Revolution is picking up speed and it will change how we live, work, and entertain ourselves in a... Read more

Political News

Trump Bashes 'Crazy Bernie,' 'Crooked Hi…

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Trump Bashes 'Crazy Bernie,' 'Crooked Hillary'

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump railed against \u0022Crooked Hillary\u0022 Clinton and \u0022Crazy Bernie\u0022 Sanders during a raucous but mostly... Read more

UAW endorses Clinton for president

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11 states sue U.S. government over Obama…

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11 states sue U.S. government over Obama's transgender directive

Attorney General Ken Paxton is filing a legal challenge against President Barack Obama's directive on bathroom access for transgender students.... Read more

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