November 16, 2023

1 Minute
Nation & World

Officials Name a New President for Mississippi’s Largest Historically Black University News2america

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Higher education officials in Mississippi voted Thursday to name a new president of Jackson State University, the state’s largest historically Black university. The board of trustees for the state Institutions...
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California Family Sues Sheriff’s Office After Deputy Kidnapped Girl, Killed Her Mother, Grandparents News2america

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California family is suing a Virginia sheriff’s department that hired a deputy who sexually extorted and kidnapped a 15-year-old girl at gunpoint, killed her mother and grandparents, and set...
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Could America’s Giant Panda Exodus Be Reversed? the Chinese President’s Comments Spark Optimism News2america

WASHINGTON (AP) — Panda lovers in America received a much-needed injection of hope when Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday that his government was “ready to continue” lending the black and white icons to...
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Tim Stützle Scored the OT Winner as the Ottawa Senators Edge the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 in Sweden News2america

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Tim Stützle scored the winner with seconds remaining in overtime as Ottawa Senators edged the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 after wasting a 4-0 lead in the Swedish capital on Thursday. Captain...
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Kentucky Governor Announces Departure of Commissioner Running Troubled Juvenile Justice Agency News2america

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday announced the pending departure of the state’s juvenile justice commissioner but said a series of policy actions within the past year had created a...
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Judge Declares Mistrial After Jury Deadlocks in Trial of Ex-Officer in Deadly Breonna Taylor Raid News2america

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge declared a mistrial Thursday afternoon after a jury deadlocked on civil rights charges against a former Louisville police officer who fired stray bullets in the deadly raid...
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