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Throngs cheer new president’s triumphant return to Gambia

By CARLEY PETESCH President Adama Barrow returned triumphantly to Gambia on Thursday, nearly two months after winning an election disputed by the country’s longtime dictator, to the cheers of hundreds of thousands who jammed the roads in welcome. “That’s my president!” the crowds cried, eager to see Barrow fulfill the promise of democratic reforms and …

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James Pate’s KKK series called “Kin Killin Kin” at MCC-Penn Valley Community College.

Cascade Media Group was on location at the opening of the Traveling Exhibit of artist James Pate’s KKK series called “Kin Killin Kin” at MCC-Penn Valley Community College. The interim President Dr. Tony Ross speaks with Simone Hooper with Cascade Media Group about the exhibit and gives an explanation as to why it is important …

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Artist James Pate links Black on Black violence with the KKK

This is ​an​ awesome exhibit at the Carter Arts Center at the Metropolitan Community College–Penn Valley campus from January 23, 2017 to February 4, 2017. Dayton, Ohio artist James Pate uses art to spark a discussion on urban violence by visually comparing Black on Black violence with that of the KKK in his latest exhibit …

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Senate Democrats to propose $1 trillion infrastructure plan

Senate Democrats on Tuesday will propose spending $1 trillion on transportation and other infrastructure projects over 10 years in an attempt to engage President Donald Trump on an issue where they hope to find common ground. Details of the plan provided to The Associated Press include $200 billion for a “vital infrastructure fund.” An example …

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Harsh exchanges make for a rocky start to latest Syria talks

By PHILIP ISSA Negotiators for the Syrian government and representatives of rebel factions traded accusations of terrorism after their first face-to-face meeting on Monday, as talks in Kazakhstan arranged by Russia and Turkey got off to a rocky start. The gathering in Astana, the Kazakh capital, is the latest in a long line of diplomatic …

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Trump summons business leaders, lawmakers to White House

By JILL COLVIN Opening his first official week in office, President Donald Trump warned business leaders Monday that he would impose a “substantial border tax” on companies that move their manufacturing out of the United States, while promising unspecified advantages to companies that manufacture domestically. “All you have to do is stay,” he said during …

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The Latest: Lawyer for El Chapo: No evidence of wrongdoing

The Latest on Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman facing drug trafficking and other charges in the United States (all times local): 3:40 p.m. A U.S. lawyer for Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman says he hasn’t seen any evidence that indicates Guzman has “done anything wrong.” Attorney Michael Schneider said Friday that …

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