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A suspect has been arrested in a Dallas salon shooting investigated as a hate crime
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The Associated Press | May 17, 2022
Authorities have said a man dressed all in black opened fire at the Hair World Salon on Wednesday, wounding three women, then drove off in a maroon minivan. A suspect has been arrested in the shooting, police said Tuesday. Rebecca Slezak | The Dallas Morning News via AP Updated May ...
Elon Musk says doubt about spam accounts could doom Twitter deal
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The Associated Press | May 17, 2022
Part of the Twitter page of Elon Musk is seen on the screen of a computer in Sausalito, Calif., in April. Eric Risberg | AP LONDON — Tesla CEO Elon Musk says his deal to buy Twitter can't move forward unless the company shows public proof that less than 5% ...
The military’s UFO database now has info from about 400 reported incidents
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Christopher Dean Hopkins, Giles Snyder | May 17, 2022
Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence Scott Bray, left, and Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security Ronald Moultrie speak Tuesday during a House Intelligence, Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation Subcommittee hearing on "Unidentified Aerial Phenomena" on Capitol Hill in Washington. Alex Brandon | AP Updated May 17, 2022 at 11:49 ...
Delaware State University to file a complaint with DOJ after bus search incident
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Jonathan Franklin | May 17, 2022
Delaware State University, a historically Black institution, says the stop and search of a bus transporting members of its women's lacrosse team in Georgia was "constitutionally dubious." Here, the entrance of Delaware State University in Dover, Del., in September 2007. Tim Shaffer/Reuters Delaware State University, a historically Black institution in ...
The ‘great replacement’ conspiracy theory isn’t fringe anymore, it’s mainstream
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Odette Yousef | May 17, 2022
Hundreds of white nationalists, neo-Nazis and members of the "alt-right" march down East Market Street toward Emancipation Park during the "Unite the Right" rally August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images A 180-page online screed attributed to the white man accused of killing 10 people at ...
Congressional candidate Alexandra Hunt wants you to look beyond her past
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Jaclyn Diaz | May 17, 2022
Alexandra Hunt listens to the concerns of Philadelphians during a rally in support of Philly students at the Cherry Street Pier in Pennsylvania on July 16, 2021. Cory Clark | NurPhoto via Reuters Alexandra Hunt is hoping to unseat establishment Democrat Rep. Dwight Evans for Pennsylvania's 3rd Congressional District during ...
From across the Pacific, Taiwan’s president castigates California shooting
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The Associated Press | May 17, 2022
People pray during a prayer vigil in Irvine, Calif., Monday, May 16, 2022. The vigil was held to honor victims in Sunday's shooting at Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods, Calif. Jae C. Hong | AP TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan's president has condemned the shooting at a Taiwanese church in ...
After Julie’s mortifying moment in college, a classmate knew just how to help
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Brigid McCarthy, Autumn Barnes | May 17, 2022
Julie Ort (left) said she has never forgotten the kindness of a fellow classmate after an embarrassing fall in her freshman year physics class. Julie Ort This story is part of the My Unsung Hero series from the Hidden Brain team about people whose kindness left a lasting impression on ...
How the ‘Replacement’ theory went mainstream on the political right
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Domenico Montanaro | May 17, 2022
Former President Donald Trump speaks during the American Freedom Tour on Saturday in Austin, Texas. Brandon Bell | Getty Images Following the shooting in Buffalo, N.Y., focus has been trained on the "Replacement" theory, also known as "White Replacement" theory. That's because a white man, who killed 10 Black people ...