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Concert bombing victims: Eight-year-old girl among dead

An 8-year-old described as a "beautiful little girl" has been named as one of the 22 people killed in a vicious bomb attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday night.

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Campus killing: Suspect is a member of 'Alt-Reich' Facebook group, police say

A judge has denied bond for a white University of Maryland student accused of fatally stabbing a young black student at a campus bus stop.

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Jury selection begins in Bill Cosby's assault trial

Comedian Bill Cosby arrived in a courtroom here Monday as jury selection began in his assault trial.

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Black lawmaker received racist threats after calling for impeachment

Rep. Al Green played recordings at a town hall on Saturday of racist threats he received after recently calling for President Donald Trump's impeachment.

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Billboard Music Awards 2017: What you missed

The 2017 Billboard Music Awards were held Sunday in Las Vegas and oh what a night.

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Inside Beyoncé's baby shower

Don't act like you didn't know Beyoncé was going to shut it down when it came to her baby shower.

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Tulsa jury foreman: Shooting of unarmed black man 'tragic but justifiable'

A jury acquitted a white Tulsa police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man because there was no evidence the officer acted outside her training, the jury foreman said in a letter released Friday.

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Liberty win home opener, but Laimbeer displeased

“We can’t play like that and expect to compete for a championship,” said New York Liberty coach Bill Laimbeer after the team’s opening game of the 2017 WNBA season. Although the Liberty was victorious 73-64 over the San Antonio Stars, the coach felt the effort was disappointing on every level.

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Skill, not luck, will guide the Knicks’ course

Even Walt Frazier’s satirical splendor couldn’t move the basketball gods to elevate the Knicks into one of the top spots in the NBA Draft, which will be held June 22.

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WNBA teams show continued commitment to community

WNBA teams and the league’s players have always been known for their community outreach. Last week, the New York Liberty stepped it up with all the players, coaches and management participating in a large-scale community initiative. The players were matched with organizations or causes about which they are passionate.

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Retirement of Jeter’s number brings back many memories

With all of the celebration, the pomp and the circumstance, the remembrances and wonderfully kind words this past weekend for retired New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, whose number is also now retired, I can’t help but be reminded of Jeter’s appearance with Bernie Williams on one of the hilarious episodes of “Seinfeld,” a television show now in reruns. 

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Is Kaepernick being blackballed? Does Kaepernick want to play?

Blaine Gabbert’s signing with the Arizona Cardinals last week brings one question to mind: Is Colin Kaepernick being blackballed by NFL owners?

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Greg Popovich persists in rejecting Donald Trump

As Donald Trump continues his political decompensation, prominent sports figures have been unwavering in lending their voice to the resistance of his authoritarian and regressive ideology that has placed American democracy and the well-being of the masses in peril.

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The Celtics look to halt the Cavs’ march to the Finals

The runaway locomotive that is the Cleveland Cavaliers led by its motorman, LeBron James, has thus far obliterated everything in its path this postseason.

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Proficient on both offense and defense, Golden State only lacks empathy

They each took a different road to get here. They each secured a top-seeded position, and then advanced to these NBA Conference Finals—East and West.

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Harlem patients share stories with future doctors

Patients who have struggled in the past with medical and mental health challenges and who live in the Harlem community recently came to Touro to speak with medical and pharmacy students about their experiences being treated in nursing homes, prisons and other facilities.

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The cough, that irritating cough

Basically, the body eliminates foreign material by coughing. Now, the cough may be caused by dust, mold, vapors from spray cans, dusting powders, perfumes or a host of other irritants that might be in the air. However, there is one cough that is caused by a condition that is often overlooked.

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FPWA expert panel dissects Trump’s urban agenda

The Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies hosted its latest installment of Personally Speaking entitled “The First 100 Days: Examining the Impact of Trump’s Urban Agenda”

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Let’s extend Mother’s Day

This past Sunday, many of us celebrated the amazing women in our lives.

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Pamela Tate-McMullen focuses on student achievement

Bedford Academy High School in Brooklyn enjoys a prominence for its exceptional student accomplishments and its strict educational curriculum.

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