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BET Founder Says African-Americans Should Give Trump a Shot

BET Founder Says African-Americans Should Give Trump a Shot

Referring to Trump's plea to black voters during the campaign, asking, "What do you have to lose?" However, he did reach out to one Black man of influence recently, businessman Bob Johnson . Instead of talking politics, Johnson said they had a business-based conversation that involved real money and real jobs to improve African-Americans status in America.


Window tint checks could be required in vehicle inspections

Window tint checks could be required in vehicle inspections

The democrat held a Town Hall discussion on Monday in which he outlined his pledge to address anti-hate crimes that have increased and shield those who would be targeted by the policies Trump has said he would impose. This story was updated to include additional comment from de Blasio and Cuomo spokespeople. Under the controversial law enforcement practice, up to 90 percent of people who were stopped by police were not found to have done anything wrong, the Washington Post reported .


Denver sheriff illegally excluded non-citizens in hiring

Denver sheriff illegally excluded non-citizens in hiring

An investigation by the Justice Department found that from approximately January 1, 2015 until approximately March 23, 2016, the Denver Sheriff Department required applicants for deputy sheriff positions to be USA citizens and published job postings with US citizenship requirements in violation of the INA.



Schumer, McConnell elected top leaders in US Senate

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has formally announced she is seeking re-election to the job. Democrats disgruntled about last week's election results had pressured Pelosi to delay leadership elections that had been scheduled for this week.


Texas, Missouri, Florida officers shot in attacks; 1 killed

Texas, Missouri, Florida officers shot in attacks; 1 killed

Police arrested 31-year-old Otis Tyrone McKane around 4:30 p.m. Monday while he was riding with a woman and a 2-year-old child in a vehicle on Interstate 10, Chief McManus said. And earlier this month, two Des Moines, Iowa-area police officers were fatally shot in separate ambush-style attacks while sitting in their patrol cars.


Forest fires force new evacuations in western NC

Forest fires force new evacuations in western NC

Severe drought conditions has helped fuel wildfire development in parts of western South and North Carolina, northern Georgia, and eastern Tennessee. A wildfire near Lake Lure, N.C., doubled in size overnight, stoked by continued dry conditions and low humidity, emergency officials said.