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Starbucks to close stores for an afternoon for bias training

Starbucks Black Men Arrested-2

Starbucks, moving swiftly to confront a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two black men at...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 19, the 109th day of 2018. There are 256 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 19, 1993, the 51-day siege at the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, ended as fire destroyed the structure after federal agents began smashing...


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Expert: Benadryl, quaaludes could've affected Cosby accuser

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NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby’s chief accuser could have been made woozy either by the cold and allergy medicine Benadryl or by quaaludes, an expert testified Thursday as the prosecution rested in the comedian’s sexual assault retrial. The identity of the pills that Cosby gave Andrea Constand...


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The Latest: British cybersecurity expert's US case delayed

Cyberattack Fighter Detained

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on the criminal case of a British cybersecurity expert once heralded as a hero for stopping the WannaCry worldwide computer virus (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Attorneys for a British cybersecurity expert credited with stopping a computer virus have been given more time...


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2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

Starbucks Black Men Arrested

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn’t use the restroom because he wasn’t a paying customer. He thought nothing of it when he and his childhood friend and business partner, Donte Robinson, were approached at their table and were...


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Rosenstein said to tell Trump he's not target in Mueller probe

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told President Donald Trump last week that he isn’t a target of any part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, according to two people familiar with the matter. Rosenstein, who brought up the Mueller probe himself, offered the...


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The Latest: Judge rejects Cosby team's bid for acquittal

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NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Bill Cosby’s lawyers have lost another bid to cut his sex assault retrial short. Judge Steven O’Neill rejected a defense motion that he acquit Cosby and send jurors home. The defense asked the...


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Prosecutor: Prince thought he was taking common painkiller

Prince Death Investigation

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince thought he was taking a common painkiller but instead ingested a counterfeit pill that he probably did not know contained fentanyl, a Minnesota prosecutor said Thursday as he announced that no charges would be filed in the musician’s death. Carver County Attorney Mark Metz...


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NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a 'real star'

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LeBron James fought back tears. Former President Bill Clinton offered condolences. Craig Sager’s daughter tweeted that she was “just sick” over the news. Such is the regard that so many, from so many walks of life, have for San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, whose 67-year-...


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Rosenstein said to tell Trump he's not target in Mueller probe

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told President Donald Trump last week that he isn’t a target of any part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, according to two people familiar with the matter. Rosenstein, who brought up the Mueller probe himself, offered the...


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EPA inspector general to probe Pruitt's use of security detail on personal trips

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Another day, another inquiry. The Environmental Protection Agency’s inspector general on Thursday said he plans to examine Administrator Scott Pruitt’s use of his round-the-clock security detail while on personal trips, including a family visit to...


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