St. Louis black leaders urge boycott of Target, other stores
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St. Louis black leaders urge boycott of Target, other stores

  ST. LOUIS (AP) — Black St. Louis faith and civic leaders involved in recent protests over the acquittal of a former white police officer in the killing of a black suspect are calling for supporters to boycott a dozen businesses, including Target and a grocery store chain. The group issued its call for an … Continue reading

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Campus Life / Education

3 Lindenwood basketball players face charges in rape case

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — Three basketball players at Lindenwood University in suburban St. Louis are facing charges in connection with an alleged rape. Authorities say 22-year-old Ermias Tesfia Nega of Arlington, Virginia, and 19-year-old Tylan Jamon Birts of Homestead, Florida, were charged Oct. 14 with second-degree rape. A third player, 20-year-old Bradley Newman Jr. … Continue reading

Yik Yak social media service can reveal user data to police
Business / International News / Lifestyle / U.S. News

Yik Yak social media service can reveal user data to police

WASHINGTON (AP) — Internet users of the Yik Yak social media app popular among college students aren’t nearly as anonymous as they believe: Missouri police within hours arrested a student accused of threatening violence, the latest in a string of such arrests at colleges in recent months involving threats of mass violence posted online using … Continue reading