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June 8, 2017

Hung Parliament in Great Britain as Prime Minister May’s Party Loses Majority; Some Call for PM to Step Down

​Theresa May is facing a mounting backlash over her "catastrophic" election campaign after an exit poll suggested that her snap election gamble had failed to pay off. The Conservatives are set to be the largest party but without an overall... Continue Reading →

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Poll Says Theresa May’s Conservative Party May Fall Short of Majority in Parliament

An exit poll has projected that Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party will win the biggest share of seats in Britain's Thursday election but could fall short of a majority in Parliament. If confirmed, the result will be humiliating for... Continue Reading →

Interim Morehouse President Bill Taggart Dies Suddenly From Aneurysm; College Mourns Loss, Moves Ahead with Search For New President

Morehouse College’s effort to bring stability to its campus took a surprisingly sad turn Thursday when it announced its interim president, Bill Taggart, died.  Taggart was named interim president in April after the board of trustees removed John Silvanus Wilson and... Continue Reading →

Texas Grand Jury Indicts Deputy & Her Husband on Murder Charges

A Texas sheriff's deputy and her husband were indicted Thursday on murder charges in the death of a man they restrained during a late night confrontation outside of a Houston-area restaurant. A Harris County grand jury in Houston returned the... Continue Reading →

Jesse Jackson Blasts NFL For Failing To Find Colin Kaepernick a Job

Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson blasted the NFL on Wednesday for failing to find a role for Colin Kaepernick, the quarterback who sparked debate last season with his sideline protest over police violence against African-Americans. Kaepernick, who is a free... Continue Reading →

2 Men From Michigan & NYC Arrested for Plotting Terror Attacks

Two men from Michigan and New York City were tasked by a terrorist organization with looking for potential terrorism targets in New York and Panama, U.S. authorities said Thursday as they announced the suspects' recent arrests. Samer El Debek, 37,... Continue Reading →

45 People Killed in Zimbabwe After Bus Loses Control and Crashes

Police in Zimbabwe say a bus traveling to Zambia has crashed, killing 45 people. Police spokeswoman Charity Charamba said Thursday that the bus crashed on Wednesday night about 156 kilometers (96 miles) north of the Zimbabwean capital, Harare. Charamba says... Continue Reading →

Alabama to Execute Man For 1994 Killing of 3 Fast-Food Workers

Alabama is preparing to execute an inmate for the shooting deaths of three fast food restaurant workers during a 1994 robbery. Robert Bryant Melson, 46, is scheduled to die by lethal injection Thursday evening at a south Alabama prison. State... Continue Reading →

Sen. McCain Says His Confusion When Questioning Comey Resulted From Tiredness

Sen. John McCain suggested that he was tired when he questioned fired FBI director James Comey on Thursday, a performance that lit up Twitter and the Internet with unsparing criticism. The 80-year-old Arizona Republican joked that maybe he shouldn't have... Continue Reading →

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