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LONG RUN ENDS Escaped prison inmate recaptured — 32 years later

Arkansas authorites said Sunday that they had apprehended an inmate who had been on the run for more than three decades.  Steven Dishman, 60, was arrested at a home in Springdale, in the northwestern part of the state.  Dishman escaped ...

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Africa: Changing Perceptions on Display at U.S.-Africa Business Summit in DC

[allAfrica] Washington, DC -“We must change the lenses with which we look at Africa from the traditional development mindset to an investment mindset,” Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), told last week’s U.S.-Africa Business Summit. AllAfrica News: ...

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‘Your actual place in society': Minority Montrealers stung by racial divide at Fête nationale parade

A viral video of Saturday’s parade quickly sparked controversy with some saying organizers were advertising systemic racism by allowing floats to be pushed predominantly by minorities and ridden predominantly by white people. CBC | Canada News

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'A VERY GOOD PLAN': Trump optimistic about health care overhaul, despite GOP senators' concerns

President Trump expressed optimism Sunday about GOP congressional leaders being close to overhauling the “dead carcass” of ObamaCare, but acknowledged more deal-making is needed to get enough votes, as Republican senators appeared to put their chamber’s legislation in further doubt. ...

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3 trials, 0 convictions in fatal police shootings

All three cases started with a traffic stop. CNN.com – RSS Channel – US

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Three dead after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

A rescue operation is underway in Colombia after a tourist boat with about 150 people on board sank in a reservoir near Medellin. The head of the disaster response agency in Colombia’s Antioquia state says that nine people are dead ...

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'MEDIA BUZZ' Spicer to Kurtz: Comey tapes gambit worked

Below is the full transcript of Fox News’ June 25, 2017, “MediaBuzz” interview between show host Howard Kurtz and White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer: HOWARD KURTZ: Sean Spicer, welcome. SEAN SPICER: Thanks for having me. ON TRUMP TWEET SAYING ...

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WARMBIER TRAGEDY N. Korea, not US student, 'biggest victim' — officials

North Korean officials, in their first remarks responding to the death of American student Otto Warmbier, are calling themselves the “biggest victim” in the tragedy and accusing the U.S of corroborating with South Korea in a “smear campaign.” The North’s ...

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