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Dozens injured after vehicle runs into crowd of paradegoers in New Orleans

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:09:01 -0500

A vehicle crashed into a crowd of people at an intersection in New Orleans on Saturday night, injuring several people, police say.


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NAACP leader: 'I do consider myself to be black'

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:44:46 -0500

Spokane, Washington's NAACP President, Rachel Dolezal, responded to claims from biological parents that she is actually white. She also talked about claims that her 'son' is actually her adopted brother.


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Customs: Ali’s son wasn't detained because he's Muslim

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:46:11 -0500

Muhammad Ali Jr. and his mother, Khalilah Camacho-Ali were pulled aside for questioning at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Feb. 7.


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Trump's Navy secretary pick follows Army nominee out the door

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:41:09 -0500

Businessman and former Army officer Philip Bilden has withdrawn as President Trump's nominee for secretary of the Navy, apparently a victim of financial entanglements.


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Raw: Forces Push Deeper in Battle for Mosul

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:12:51 -0500

Iraqi federal police units pushed deeper into western Mosul, gaining control of a neighborhood along the Tigris River and the foot of one of the city's five bridges amid intense clashes with Islamic State group (IS) militants. (Feb. 27)


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Rachel Dolezal, former NAACP leader who claimed to be black, is on food stamps

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:50:43 -0500

Rachel Dolezal, the former NAACP leader from Spokane, Wash., who resigned after it came to light that she was falsely presenting herself as black, is jobless and may soon be homeless. 


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Barry Jenkins' 'La La Land' hugs

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:07:51 -0500

At the Governors Ball, "Moonlight" director Barry Jenkins and "La La Land" producer Jordan Horowitz talk about the Best Picture mishap. (Feb. 27)


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Suspect in Kansas bar shooting not a racist, neighbor says

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:42:50 -0500

Incident has stoked fears about the treatment of immigrants; suspect appears in court Monday,


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Stone, Kidman, Theron arrive at Governors Ball

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:32:50 -0500

Emma Stone, Nicole Kidman and Charlize Theron among the stars to arrive at the post-Oscars' official party, the Governors Ball. (Feb. 27)


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ShowBiz Minute: 'Moonlight,' Affleck, Paxton

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:07:56 -0500

'Moonlight' takes top honor at the Oscars; Affleck scoops Best Actor at Oscars; Paxton tributes on Oscar red carpet. (Feb. 27)


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Jenkins and Ali get Oscars engraved

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:12:50 -0500

After the fiasco at the ceremony, Barry Jenkins and Mahershala Ali relax with the engraver finishing their Oscars at the Governor's Ball in Los Angeles. (Feb. 27)


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AP Top Stories February 27 A

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:12:49 -0500

Here's the latest for Monday, February 27th: Moonlight wins best picture; New strategy to fight Islamic State militants due; Trump to meet Governors; New Orleans celebrating Mardi Gras.


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Trump welcomes governors to the White House

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 05:59:44 -0500

President Donald Trump toasted that nation's governors and their spouses at the Governors Ball, an annual black-tie gala at the White House. (Feb. 26)


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Jewish cemetery vandalized in Philadelphia

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 05:54:58 -0500

More than 100 headstones were vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia. The damage was discovered less than a week after similar vandalism in Missouri.


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Good times roll at Mardi Gras Bacchus Parade

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 05:51:18 -0500

New Orleans celebrated Mardi Gras with the Bacchus Parade on Sunday. The parade was held safely, one day after a car driven by a suspected drunk driver hit the crowd, injuring dozens. (Feb. 27)



Raw: Vigil for Kansas bar shooting victim

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 05:36:00 -0500

A vigil was held in Olathe, Kansas on Sunday for the victims of Wednesday night's bar shooting. Hundreds gathered at the Ball Conference Center in Olathe. (Feb. 27)


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Moonlight Best Picture After La La Land Snafu

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 03:19:01 -0500

La La Land was briefly announced as the Academy Awards best picture before the vote tabulators corrected the mistake and announced that the winner was Moonlight. (Feb. 27)


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'Moonlight' wins best picture at botched Oscars

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 02:37:53 -0500

'Moonlight' has won best picture at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar upset that followed Faye Dunaway first reading the wrong winner. (Feb 26)


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'Moonlight' wins best picture at botched Oscars

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 02:37:40 -0500

'Moonlight' has won best picture at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar upset that followed Faye Dunaway first reading the wrong winner. (Feb 26)


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'Moonlight' wins best picture at botched Oscars

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 02:27:59 -0500

"Moonlight" has won best picture at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar upset that followed Faye Dunaway first reading the wrong winner. (Feb 26)


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Wrong Movie Announced For Best Picture

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 01:52:53 -0500

"La La Land" was announced as the winner of Best Picture at the Academy Awards before representatives for ballot tabulators Price Waterhouse Coopers raced onstage to try to stop the acceptance speech and announce that "Moonlight" had won. (Feb. 27)


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AP Exclusive: Abuse, Terror Haunt Ex Churchgoers

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 01:17:52 -0500

From all over the world, they flocked to Spindale, North Carolina, lured by promises of inner peace and eternal life. What many found instead: years of terror — waged in the name of the Lord. (Feb. 27)


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Today in History for February 27th

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:27:52 -0500

Highlights of this day in history: Germany's Reichstag burns, giving the Nazis under Adolf Hitler a pretext to seize absolute power; A cease-fire ends the Persian Gulf War; Actress Elizabeth Taylor born; Children's TV host Fred Rogers dies. (Feb. 27)


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Backlash over plan to park oil barges by NYC

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:46:54 -0500

Opponents say plan will "re-industrialize" Hudson River and increase chance of oil spill.


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Obama for French president? There's a petition for it.

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 20:49:44 -0500

A group launched a petition to put Barack Obama on France's presidential ballot this year.


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Philly vandals damage Jewish gravesites

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 20:25:56 -0500

Police: 75 to 100 headstones broken or overturned at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia.


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