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Ferguson Elects First Black And Woman Mayor In Its History

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

Ella Jones is both the first African-American and woman to be elected the mayor of the Missouri city.
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First black mayor elected in Ferguson, nearly six years after protests solidified Black Lives Matter movement

First black mayor elected in Ferguson, nearly six years after protests solidified Black Lives Matter movement

1 month ago   |   By KOAT

The Missouri city where the death of a black teen set off weeks of nationwide protests and outrage in 2014 elected its first woman and first black mayor Tuesday night.
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Multiple investigations after social media video of Allentown police...

Multiple investigations after social media video of Allentown police kneeling on man sparks protest

This incident comes less than two months after George Floyd was killed in police custody while being held in a similar restraint by the Minneapolis police department, which... Read more ...

Zindzi Mandela, daughter of Nelson and Winnie, dead at 59

Zindzi Mandela, daughter of Nelson and Winnie, dead at 59

JOHANNESBURG - Zindzi Mandela, the daughter of South African anti-apartheid leaders Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has died aged 59. State television South... Read more ...

Tit for tat: China blacklists US Senators Rubio, Cruz & other officials in...

Tit for tat: China blacklists US Senators Rubio, Cruz & other officials in response to sanctions over Xinjiang

Beijing has placed sanctions on several US officials, including hawkish Republican Party Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz. China said the move was made in response to US... Read more ...

Catalonia's leader calls on citizens to follow home confinement orders...

Catalonia's leader calls on citizens to follow home confinement orders despite Spanish judge's bar on lockdown

The leader of Spain's Catalonia Quim Torra has called on the residents of the city of Lleida to follow his government's home confinement orders, after a rise in coronavirus... Read more ...

Kelly Preston, actor and wife of John Travolta, dies at 57

Kelly Preston, actor and wife of John Travolta, dies at 57

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Service outages, compromised security possible unless government takes...

Service outages, compromised security possible unless government takes common-sense approach to Huawei - BT CEO

Rushing to exclude Chinese telecom giant Huawei from the UK market may have serious consequences, including a failure to keep British networks safe, the head of... Read more ...

Incumbent Andrzej Duda on course for 2nd term with narrow victory in...

Incumbent Andrzej Duda on course for 2nd term with narrow victory in Poland's runoff presidential vote

Polish President Andrzej Duda is leading the polls by a slim margin with the nationwide vote count nearly over. The election commission has said the final tally will not change... Read more ...

US Navy amphibious assault ship catches fire in San Diego, explosion &...

US Navy amphibious assault ship catches fire in San Diego, explosion & injuries reported

The USS Bonhomme Richard has caught fire at a naval base in San Diego. Footage from the scene shows a large plume of smoke emitting from under the ship's deck; at least one... Read more ...

Florida man accused of setting Catholic church on fire

Florida man accused of setting Catholic church on fire

OCALA, Fla. - A man accused of setting a Florida church on fire was being held without bail Sunday on charges that include attempted second-degree murder and arson. Man drives... Read more ...

Pennsylvania man charged with kidnapping Amish woman who is still missing...

Pennsylvania man charged with kidnapping Amish woman who is still missing, officials say

A Pennsylvania man is charged with kidnapping 18-year-old Linda Stoltzfoos, an Amish woman who has been missing for almost four weeks. Read more ...