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Lawsuit calls Mississippi's way of choosing governors racist

Lawsuit calls Mississippi's way of choosing governors racist

JACKSON, Miss.
Restaurant must provide surveillance footage in Spacey case

Restaurant must provide surveillance footage in Spacey case

NANTUCKET, Mass. — A judge is ordering a Nantucket restaurant to hand over any surveillance footage taken the night prosecutors say actor Kevin Spacey groped a young man in 2016.
New Hampshire repeals death penalty as Senate overrides veto

New Hampshire repeals death penalty as Senate overrides veto

CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire, which hasn't executed anyone in 80 years and has only one inmate on death row, on Thursday became the latest state to abolish the death penalty when the state Senate voted to override the governor's veto.

2 peregrine falcon chicks hatched, banded in Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. — Two peregrine falcon chicks that hatched earlier this month atop a 12-story building in Topeka have been given metal identification bands to help track their movements.
Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi gives birth to 3rd child

Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi gives birth to 3rd child

NEW YORK — Reality TV personality Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi has welcomed her third child into the world. The 31-year-old "Jersey Shore" cast member tells People magazine she gave birth early Thursday morning to a boy named Angelo James LaValle.
Prince's bodyguard deposed in wrongful death lawsuit

Prince's bodyguard deposed in wrongful death lawsuit

CHASKA, Minn. — Prince's former bodyguard answered questions from attorneys for seven hours as part of a wrongful death lawsuit filed by relatives of the late rock star.
Couture Council to honour Louboutin and his red-soled shoes

Couture Council to honour Louboutin and his red-soled shoes

NEW YORK — From a tiny bottle of nail polish, a luxury fashion empire was born.
Polish advocate for church victims resigns in scandal

Polish advocate for church victims resigns in scandal

WARSAW, Poland — The founder and head of a Polish organization dedicated to helping victims of clerical sex abuse has resigned following a reports that a victim believes he had cheated her for money and that he demanded money from the producers of a

Strong earthquake off coast of El Salvador

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — A strong earthquake hit off the coast of El Salvador early Thursday, sending frightened residents running out of their homes in the pre-dawn hours.
Judge: Kodak Black should remain jailed until trial

Judge: Kodak Black should remain jailed until trial

MIAMI — Federal prosecutors in Miami on Wednesday successfully appealed a judge's decision to release rapper Kodak Black on bond after his arrest for a weapons violation. In a hearing in U.S.