'Honor the ancestors': Harris appeals directly to Black men
Democratic vice presidential hopeful Kamala Harris has made a direct appeal to Black men in Atlanta, blasting President Donald Trump as 'úracist'Ě and vouching for Joe Biden as a man capable of addressing systemic racism and leading a diverse country
Ethiopia blasts Trump remark that Egypt will 'blow up' damEthiopia is denouncing 'úbelligerent threats'Ě over the huge dam it has nearly completed on the Blue Nile River, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump said downstream Egypt will 'úblow up'Ě the project it has called an existential threat
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Therapy dog in Western School District makes people happyBARRY, Ill. (AP) - The newest staff member in the Western School District is making the rounds with Superintendent Jessica Funk, and he's getting plenty of attention. 'úThere's a lot of gasping when I walk through the hallways,'Ě Funk said.
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Car leaves roadway, strikes 3 Notre Dame students, killing 2A vehicle left a roadway in the northern Indiana city of South Bend and struck three University of Notre Dame students, killing two of them
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