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RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) – Virginia’s attorney general on Wednesday admitted he wore blackface at a college party, becoming the state’s third high-ranking Democrat caught up in scandal since the release of a racist photo from Governor Ralph Northam’s medical school yearbook. FILE PHOTO: Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring speaks at the Virginia Democratic Party’s annual
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PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) – Signs that read “Parkland Strong” and “MSD Strong” still dot the well-manicured Florida town where a young gunman carried out the deadliest U.S. high school shooting on Valentine’s Day in 2018. FILE PHOTO: People attend a candlelight vigil the day after a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland,
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(Reuters) – Embattled Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Tuesday resisted calls to step down over a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page, with the state’s Democratic Latino organization joining the chorus seeking his resignation. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, accompanied by his wife Pamela Northam announces he will not resign during a news
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FILE PHOTO: A mountain lion makes its way through fresh snow in the foothills outside of Golden, Colorado April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/File Photo DENVER (Reuters) – A Colorado jogger fought off a mountain lion in the foothills of Horsetooth Mountain on Monday, suffering severe bites before he killed the wild animal in self-defense, authorities
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(Reuters) – Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes sued the U.S. Southern Poverty Law Center on Monday for defamation after it labeled his organization a hate group, alleging the designation was aimed at getting him kicked off social media platforms. FILE PHOTO: Co-founder of Vice Media Gavin McInnes leaves a group of protesters after giving a
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Smoke rises from a fire at PBF Energy Inc’s 175,000 barrel-per-day crude unit at its Delaware City, Delaware refinery in this still image taken from Delaware Department of Transportation traffic camera video in Delaware City, Delaware, U.S. February 3, 2019. Delaware DOT/Handout via REUTERS (Reuters) – PBF Energy Inc said a fire occurred around noon
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday temporarily prevented a Louisiana law imposing strict regulations on abortion clinics from taking effect in a case that presents a key test on the contentious issue following last year’s retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, a pivotal supporter of abortion rights. FILE PHOTO: Anti-abortion marchers rally at
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. job growth surged in January, with employers hiring the most workers in 11 months, pointing to underlying strength in the economy despite an uncertain outlook that has left the Federal Reserve wary about more interest rate hikes this year. The Labor Department said its closely watched monthly employment report on Friday
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FILE PHOTO – Heavy machinery is seen before the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump as he participates in the Foxconn Technology Group groundbreaking ceremony for its LCD manufacturing campus, in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, U.S., June 28, 2018. REUTERS/Darren Hauck WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Foxconn Technology said Friday it will build a factory in Wisconsin after
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