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US President Barack Obama has warned that Africa could not advance if its leaders refused to step down when their terms ended. He… Read More

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Waller County was named for Edwin Waller, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence from Mexico in 1836, who four years later… Read More

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Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Sunday that the in-custody death of Sandra Bland in Texas and the recently released dash-cam… Read More

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The cause of Sandra Bland's death was hanging; the manner of death was suicide, a prosecutor told reporters, citing preliminary… Read More

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by Daniel Kerry

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