O.J. Simpson granted parole after nearly 9 years in prison

Ken Ritter, Associated Press Writer LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) – O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist, successfully making his case in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America’s enduring fascination with the former football star. Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson More...

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By United Press International On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Florida man running for mayor tells black activists: ‘Go back to Africa’

Ray Downs, United Press International Writer SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla. (UPI) — A candidate for mayor in St. Petersburg, Fla. erupted at black reparations activists, telling them to “go back to Africa” More...

By United Press International On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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U.S. government contractor in Afghanistan pleads guilty to $250k kickback scheme

Ray Downs, United Press International Writer WASHINGTON (UPI) — A former employee of a U.S. government contractor in Afghanistan pleaded guilty to accepting more than $250,000 in illegal kickbacks from More...

By United Press International On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Missouri House rep drops bid to unseat McCaskill in Senate

Andrew V. Pestano United Press International JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (UPI) — Republican Missouri Rep. Vicky Hartzler said she will not run for the Senate to challenge Democratic incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill. Sen. More...

By United Press International On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Brexit talks stall as British cabinet feuds

Ed Adamczyk United Press International BRUSSELS (UPI) — Talks regarding Britain’s exit from the European Union resumed, and Britain’s prime minister warned her feuding cabinet to stop its infighting. British More...

By United Press International On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Thousands protest against judiciary reforms in Poland

Andrew V. Pestano United Press International People participate in a protest in front of a Polish parliament building in Warsaw, Poland, on Sunday to voice opposition to judiciary reforms by the ruling government. More...

By Reuters On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Venezuela opposition plots “zero hour” after big anti-Maduro vote

Andrew Cawthorne Reuters CARACAS (Reuters) — Energized by a massive vote against President Nicolas Maduro in an unofficial plebiscite, Venezuela’s opposition mulled on Monday how to escalate protests More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, July 16th, 2017
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Allegiant Air flight without air conditioning causes passengers to faint

CLEARWATER, Fla. (Heartland Newsfeed) — Reports about a June 22 incident involving an air conditioning unit malfunction on an Allegiant Air flight surfaced Friday, following two weeks since the incident took More...

By United Press International On Saturday, July 15th, 2017
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Lochte cleared of charges stemming from Rio gas station incident

Eric DuVall United Press International RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (UPI) — A Brazilian appellate court cleared U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte of criminal charges after police alleged Lochte exaggerated claims More...

By Reuters On Saturday, July 15th, 2017
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Merkel tells voters: Brexit, French poll changed my view on Europe

ZINGST, Germany (Reuters) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel told voters on Saturday that Britain’s decision to leave the European Union and France’s election of President Emmanuel Macron had changed More...