Jesse Jackson out of hospital after Howard University fall

CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson was released Tuesday from a Washington, D.C. hospital a day after falling and hitting his head while helping Howard University students who are protesting campus living conditions, according to a spokesman. Jackson, 80, left Howard University Hospital after an overnight stay and was back at the university working with students,… Continue reading Jesse Jackson out of hospital after Howard University fall

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Biden impact? Polls close in tight Virginia governor’s race

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Polls were closing Tuesday night in the nation’s most closely watched off-year election as Virginia voters chose between Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin in a campaign that became partly a referendum on President Joe Biden’s first year in office. Barely 12 months after Biden captured the state by 10… Continue reading Biden impact? Polls close in tight Virginia governor’s race

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Gophers’ Mike Brown-Stephens on success, famous uncle John Legend and promising brother, U commit Anthony Brown

After Mike Brown-Stephens caught a slant route and dove into the end zone at Camp Randall Stadium last December, the Gopher receiver jumped into the air and fist-pumped in mid-flight. Logging his first career touchdown, the second-year player’s confidence was spiking much higher than the number of inches on his vertical leap. “Wow, I did it,’… Continue reading Gophers’ Mike Brown-Stephens on success, famous uncle John Legend and promising brother, U commit Anthony Brown

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Lawmakers demand apology for border detention of Iranians

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. congresswomen renewed demands Tuesday for U.S. Customs and Border Protection to provide a formal apology and release records in connection with the January 2020 detainment of 200 Iranian Americans at the U.S.-Canada border. Reps. Pramila Jayapal and Suzan DelBene, both of Washington state, sent a letter to the federal agency,… Continue reading Lawmakers demand apology for border detention of Iranians

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San Francisco officer charged in death of man shot in 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco police officer was charged Tuesday with voluntary manslaughter after a man he shot in 2017 died from his injuries, District Attorney Chesa Boudin announced. San Francisco Police Officer Kenneth Cha was charged with voluntary manslaughter and assault with a semiautomatic firearm, along with enhancements accusing him of inflicting… Continue reading San Francisco officer charged in death of man shot in 2017

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Blackhawks hold settlement talks with former player’s lawyer

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks held settlement talks Tuesday with an attorney for a former player who is suing the team after he accused an assistant coach of sexual assault in 2010 and the team largely ignored the allegations. The sides met for about an hour, according to Susan Loggans, who represents former first-round… Continue reading Blackhawks hold settlement talks with former player’s lawyer

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LA County to pay $2.5M to settle Kobe crash photo lawsuits

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County agreed Tuesday to pay $2.5 million to two families who lost relatives in last year’s helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven other people. The Board of Supervisors approved a settlement of two federal lawsuits filed by the Altobelli and Mauser families alleging they suffered… Continue reading LA County to pay $2.5M to settle Kobe crash photo lawsuits

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Lille edges Sevilla 2-1 in tight Group G in Champions League

SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Lille earned its first Champions League win of the season, coming from behind to beat Sevilla 2-1 on Tuesday and staying in contention to advance to the knockout rounds from a tight Group G. Lucas Ocampos put the hosts ahead early in the first half but Jonathan David equalized by converting… Continue reading Lille edges Sevilla 2-1 in tight Group G in Champions League

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Villarreal ignores speculation over coach to beat Young Boys

VILLARREAL, Spain (AP) — Villarreal put aside speculation about its coach’s imminent departure to beat Young Boys 2-0 on Tuesday and move level on points with leader Manchester United at the top of their Champions League group. Étienne Capoue scored in the first half and Arnaut Danjuma sealed the victory near the end to give… Continue reading Villarreal ignores speculation over coach to beat Young Boys

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