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FILE - In this March 9, 2016 file photo, New Orleans Sen. J.P. Morrell, left, a Democrat who chairs the Senate tax committee, talks with a Senate staff member on the final day of the special legislative session on the budget and taxes, in Baton Rouge, La. Morrell wants to strip a Jim Crow-era law from the state constitution that allows felony trials to be settled by divided juries. Louisiana is one of only two states in the country that allows for people to be imprisoned without the unanimous decision of a jury. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte, File)
April 14, 2018 - 10:07 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana is one of only two states in the country allowing a non-unanimous jury to convict a defendant of a felony, and a Louisiana lawmaker says it is time for the Jim Crow-era practice to end. Sen. J.P. Morrell says the unusual rule is a remnant of the Jim Crow era,...
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April 12, 2018 - 6:09 am
PARIS (AP) — Organizers of the Cannes Film Festival say new films by Spike Lee and Jean-Luc Godard will be among the competitors for the Palme d'Or next month. Spike Lee's "BlacKkKlansman" will open in theaters on Aug. 10, the one-year anniversary of the violent protests in Charlottesville,...
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FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2017 file photo, Democratic senatorial candidate Doug Jones speaks at a news conference in Dolomite, Ala. Jones, the Alabama Democrat who unexpectedly prevailed in one of the country’s most Republican states, has a book coming out next year. St. Martin’s Press told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Jones’ “Bending Toward Justice: The Birmingham Church Bombing that Changed the Course of Civil Rights” is scheduled for January. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
April 10, 2018 - 9:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Doug Jones, the Alabama Democrat who unexpectedly prevailed in one of the country's most Republican states, has a book coming out next year. St. Martin's Press told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Jones' "Bending Toward Justice: The Birmingham Church Bombing that Changed...
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April 09, 2018 - 9:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Spike Lee's "BlacKkKlansman" will open in theaters on the one-year anniversary of the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, where white nationalists marched and a counterprotester was killed. Focus Features on Monday announced that Lee's newly retitled drama will be...
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April 09, 2018 - 8:57 am
BERLIN (AP) — Gerd Honsik, an Austrian author who was considered a leading ideologue in Europe's neo-Nazi movement, has died at 76. The Austria Press Agency reports Honsik died Saturday at his home in Hungary. APA cited "multiple independent sources" in its report Monday. Honsik was convicted of...
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Martin Luther King III hugs his sister, the Rev. Bernice King, after she spoke at the Mason Temple of the Church of God in Christ in Memphis, Tenn., Tuesday, April 3, 2018. The church is where their father, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., delivered his final speech on April 3, 1968, the night before he was assassinated. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 04, 2018 - 1:31 am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Half a century ago, the enthusiastic crowd eager to hear from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. roused him from his bed at the Lorraine Motel across town in a thunderstorm to Memphis' Mason Temple Church of God in Christ. King's words rang anew during the program before his...
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FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Tanya Gersh poses for a photo. A neo-Nazi website publisher's travels outside the U.S. don't warrant dismissal of a lawsuit over an anti-Semitic online trolling campaign he orchestrated against a Montana family, a federal magistrate judge said in an order Wednesday, March 21, 2018. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeremiah Lynch said there is sufficient evidence that The Daily Stormer's publisher, Andrew Anglin, was legally "domiciled" in Ohio when Montana real estate agent Gersh sued him last April. (Dan Chung/Southern Poverty Law Center via AP, File)
April 03, 2018 - 10:05 pm
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Attorneys for a neo-Nazi website publisher and a Montana woman asked a judge Tuesday to decide whether the white nationalist had a First Amendment right to unleash a "troll storm" of anti-Semitic messages and threats against the Jewish woman's family. U.S. Magistrate Judge...
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ADDS THE YEAR 2010, WHEN THE PHOTO WAS CREATED - This 2010 student ID photo released by Austin Community College shows Mark Anthony Conditt, who attended classes there between 2010 and 2012, according to the school. Conditt, the suspect in the deadly bombings that terrorized Austin, blew himself up early Wednesday, March 21, 2018, as authorities closed in on him, bringing a grisly end to a three-week manhunt. (Austin Community College via AP)
March 23, 2018 - 10:17 pm
When a law enforcement official described a cellphone recording left by the Austin serial bomber as "the outcry of a very challenged young man," the remark caused an outcry of its own. Because the bomber was white, some people almost immediately questioned whether the same level of compassion would...
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ADDS THE YEAR 2010, WHEN THE PHOTO WAS CREATED - This 2010 student ID photo released by Austin Community College shows Mark Anthony Conditt, who attended classes there between 2010 and 2012, according to the school. Conditt, the suspect in the deadly bombings that terrorized Austin, blew himself up early Wednesday, March 21, 2018, as authorities closed in on him, bringing a grisly end to a three-week manhunt. (Austin Community College via AP)
March 23, 2018 - 3:09 pm
When a law enforcement official described a cellphone recording left by the Austin serial bomber as "the outcry of a very challenged young man," the remark caused an outcry of its own. Because the bomber was white, some people almost immediately questioned whether the same level of compassion would...
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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2018, file photo, White House chief economic adviser Gary Cohn, speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington. Cohn is leaving the White House after breaking with President Donald Trump on trade policy. Cohn, the director of the National Economic Council, has been the leading internal opponent to Trump's planned tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
March 06, 2018 - 7:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top economic adviser Gary Cohn is leaving the White House after breaking with President Donald Trump on trade policy, the latest in a string of high-level departures from the West Wing. Cohn, the director of the National Economic Council, has been the leading internal opponent to...
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