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South Carolina ex-cop faces December sentencing for motorist's shooting CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A white former South Carolina police officer filmed as he fatally shot an unarmed black motorist in the back two years ago will be sentenced on Dec. 4 on a federal civil rights charge, court officials said on Friday.
Reuters | Nov 17, 2017 9:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Florida Democratic Party chief resigns after women say he made them uneasy By Bernie Woodall FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - The chairman of the Florida Democratic Party resigned and apologized on Friday after being accused of creating an uncomfortable work environment for women by making suggestive comments and leering at the
Yahoo! News | Nov 17, 2017 8:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Head of Puerto Rico's power utility resigns The embattled head of Puerto Rico's power utility resigned on Friday, the latest controversy to hit the island as it struggles to recover.
MSNBC | Nov 17, 2017 8:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
FAA approves AT&T drone in Puerto Rico for cellular service The Pulse Vapor 55 drone functions like a cell tower in the sky, providing voice, data and internet service, the FAA said. Puerto Rico's wireless and broadband communications networks, along with its power grid, were devastated after Hurricane Maria made
Yahoo! News | Nov 17, 2017 8:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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South Carolina ex-cop faces December sentencing for motorist's shooting A white former South Carolina police officer filmed as he fatally shot an unarmed black motorist in the back two years ago will be sentenced on Dec. 4 on a federal civil rights charge, court officials said on Friday. Ex-North Charleston officer Michael Sl
Yahoo! News | Nov 17, 2017 8:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. civil rights activist Jesse Jackson says he has Parkinson's disease (Reuters) - U.S. civil rights activist Jesse Jackson announced on Friday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, an ailment that constrains movement and gets progressively worse with time.
Reuters | Nov 17, 2017 7:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Federal Agency Drafts New Rules For Transparency In Political Social-Media Ads The Federal Election Commission sets disclosure rules for ads that discuss candidates. Many of the ads in question dealt only with issues.
NPR.org | Nov 17, 2017 7:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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U.S. civil rights activist Jesse Jackson says he has Parkinson's disease In a statement issued by the Chicago-based Rainbow Push Coalition which he founded, the 76-year-old minister said he reluctantly sought medical attention after his ability to move and perform routine tasks became increasingly difficult over a three-year p
Yahoo! News | Nov 17, 2017 7:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Very large partisan gaps' in views on transgender issues, study finds Democrats and Republicans have sharply different views on issues surrounding gender identity, a new Pew Research Center study found.
MSNBC | Nov 17, 2017 6:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Woman with crude anti-Trump truck decal arrested for fraud A woman with a crude anti-Trump decal was arrested on an outstanding warrant the day after a traffic stop
CBS News | Nov 17, 2017 6:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend