Back from bye, Titans beat Ravens 23-20 for 3rd straight win
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Back from bye, Titans beat Ravens 23-20 for 3rd straight win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans know they’re in no position to be choosy over how they win games. Not yet anyway. The Baltimore Ravens are eager to use their bye to heal up and clean up some of the mistakes that keep costing them. Marcus Mariota threw for two touchdowns and safety Kevin … Continue reading

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Police nationwide work on tactics for far-right rallies
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Police nationwide work on tactics for far-right rallies

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Snipers perched on rooftops. Police helicopters and drones hovered overhead. Officers in riot gear lined the streets. White nationalists and counterprotesters screamed at each other from fenced-off pens, but the tactics employed by law enforcement at the “White Lives Matter” rally last month in Tennessee might have prevented the kind of … Continue reading

Kenya’s leader urges peace ahead of vote as tensions rise
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Kenya’s leader urges peace ahead of vote as tensions rise

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Uhuru Kenyatta urged Kenyans to remain peaceful ahead of Thursday’s fresh presidential election, while a witness said police shot and wounded at least one person amid a rise in ethnic tensions in the capital, Nairobi. A resident of the low-income Lucky Summer neighborhood said tensions grew after members of Kenyatta’s … Continue reading

Trump defends call to fallen soldier’s widow
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Trump defends call to fallen soldier’s widow

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is defending his call to a fallen soldier’s widow, saying he was “respectful” and did not forget the slain soldier’s name. Trump addressed the call on Twitter Monday after Myeshia Johnson, La David Johnson’s widow, appeared on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” She said that in Trump’s call to her … Continue reading

Boseman, Hudlin team up to portray a young Thurgood Marshall
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Boseman, Hudlin team up to portray a young Thurgood Marshall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chadwick Boseman knows a little about portraying icons: his acting resume includes Jackie Robinson, James Brown and comic book’s first black superhero, the Black Panther.   But even Boseman was wary after director Reginald Hudlin approached him about portraying the younger days of the future Supreme Court justice in “Marshall.” There were … Continue reading

White House aide unamused by political Emmy Awards
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White House aide unamused by political Emmy Awards

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top White House aide is offering a lackluster review for the politically-charged Emmy Awards. Speaking Monday on “Fox & Friends,” White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway says “America is responding by tuning out.” Conway added people have a right to speak freely, but said “you’re showing the world you’re so easy with … Continue reading

Fierce storms haven’t slowed growth along US coastlines
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Fierce storms haven’t slowed growth along US coastlines

Rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years, a new Associated Press analysis shows. The latest punishing hurricanes scored bull’s-eyes on two of the country’s fastest growing regions: coastal Texas around Houston and resort areas of southwest Florida. Nothing seems to curb America’s appetite … Continue reading

White House, black college heads to meet amid strained ties
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White House, black college heads to meet amid strained ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — The presidents of historically black colleges and universities are making their second visit to the White House this year amid strains with the Trump administration over promises unkept. An annual gathering in the nation’s capital for those schools has been reduced to a two-day summit, further aggravating college officials already frustrated with … Continue reading