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Millions 4 Prisoners March: Abolish 'legalized' slavery.

I am one of the leading voices of prisoners throughout the United States who are calling for the amending of the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and a total and final abolition of slavery in Amerika. An organization located here in the USA, Raleigh, North Carolina, to be exact, is educating, organizing and ...

- San Francisco Bay View - US

Cooper announces advisory committee, thanks teachers.

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has reconstituted a committee of current and former teachers and support staff to advise him on public education issues.

- WRAL.com - US

NC Sen Burr says Trump "misguided" in Charlottesville blame.

U.S. Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina says President Donald Trump was "misguided" for blaming both white supremacists and anti-fascist protesters for the deadly weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

- WRAL.com - US

The Latest: Top senator skeptical about ending monument law.

The Latest on the debate over the future of Confederate monuments in North Carolina :

- WRAL.com - US

Top lawmaker skeptical about removing North Carolina statues.

One of North Carolina's most powerful legislators expressed skepticism Thursday about scrapping a 2015 law that gives the General Assembly — not local governments or a state history panel — final say over removing Confederate monuments from public property.

- WRAL.com - US

Activist arrested for Confederate monument destruction in North Carolina.

Takiyah Thompson, a member of Workers World Party and student at N.C. Central University is arrested after activists held a press conference at NC Central University Tuesday afternoon, August 15, 2017. In a release Thompson said she was the one who tied a rope around the soldier's neck so that others could pull the statue ...

- Miami Herald - US

Overdoses on the road: Drugged driving rises as a menace.

COLUMBUS, Ohio " An SUV crashed after all four occupants overdosed on heroin in North Carolina. The same day, a man in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, grabbed the steering wheel after his grandson lost consciousness while driving....

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

In a show of solidarity, hundreds lined up to turn themselves in for toppling a Confederate statue.

Activists in North Carolina took matters into their own hands and removed a Confederate statue in front of the old Durham County courthouse. Four people were quickly arrested after video went viral of them participating. Three of the four are expected in court Thursday — Dante Emmanuel Strobino, 35, Ngoc Loan Tran, 24, ...

- Daily Kos - US

WATCH: Protesters Try To Surrender In Solidarity With Confederate Statue Topplers.

Upward of 100 people showed up at a courthouse in Durham, N.C., to support the people arrested for tearing down a Confederate monument. Then, they tried to turn themselves in, saying, "Arrest me too!"

- NPR - US

Statue defaced as US Confederate monument protests grow.

NORTH CAROLINA, Aug 18 — A statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee was defaced at North Carolina's Duke University and there were more arrests yesterday over the toppling of a similar statue as communities in the US South faced a...

- The Malay Mail - MY

People are asking why North Carolina police watched protesters vandalize a statue, then arrested them for it.

Twitter/Derrick LewisOn August 14, in Durham NC, something strange happened that does not make sense to me. A demonstrator protester climbed up on the statue of a Confederate soldier, tied a rope around his neck, gave a signal, and her fellow protesters pulled until the statue came crashing down. Then several other ...

- Business Insider - US

Eight are charged in toppling of North Carolina statue as scores line up to confess

Scores of people lined up in front of the sheriff's office in Durham County, North Carolina, on Thursday to "confess" to vandalizing a Confederate statue that protesters pulled down from its pedestal earlier this week, a demonstration meant to raise concerns about the charges officials leveled...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Statue defaced as Confederate monument protests grow

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON - A statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee was defaced at North Carolina's Duke University and there were more arrests on Thursday over the toppling of a similar statue as communities in the U.S. South faced a contentious debate over such divisive monuments. The discovery came as President ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Statue defaced at Duke University as Confederate monument protests grow

A statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee was defaced at North Carolina's Duke University and there were more arrests on Thursday over the toppling of a similar statue as communities in the U.S. South faced a contentious debate over such divisive monuments. The discovery came as President ...

- The Raw Story - US

Texas failed to pass its controversial 'bathroom bill' — but conservatives aren't giving up

AP Photo/Eric GayAn effort to pass a "bathroom bill" in Texas died on Tuesday, seemingly shutting the window for the foreseeable future on legislation that critics say discriminates against transgender people. However, the fight to regulate bathrooms is far from over in the Lone Star State, according to people on both sides ...

- Business Insider - US

Here are the 'beautiful' Confederate monuments Trump wants to stay put

A Confederate monument is toppled in Durham, N.C., others are vandalized as municipal leaders in cities across the U.S. said they would step up efforts to pull such monuments from public spaces.

- Yahoo! News - US

North Carolina Resident Hangs White Flag On Confederate Statue

A Wilmington, N.C. resident has been repeatedly hanging a white flag on the gun of a statue of a Confederate soldier this week, despite attempts from neighbors to take it down, according to WWAY3 News. The resident, Andrew Bopes, said he has been hanging the flag because he doesn’t understand why the statue is still ...

- TPM News - US

Overdoses on the road: Drugged driving rises as a menace

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An SUV crashed after all four occupants overdosed on heroin in North Carolina. The same day, a man in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, grabbed the steering wheel after his grandson lost consciousness while driving. Police in the city…

- Billings Gazette - US

Overdoses on the road: Drugged driving rises as a menace

An SUV crashed after all four occupants overdosed on heroin in North Carolina. The same day, a man in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, grabbed the steering wheel after his grandson lost consciousness while driving. Police in the city of 30,000 responded to 11 other overdose reports that day, including a woman who crashed her car ...

- WRAL.com - US

Police: North Carolina man tried to abduct kids from school

Police in North Carolina have arrested a man who they say attempted to abduct two children from a preschool.

- WRAL.com - US

Public hearings on expected legislative maps set for Tuesday

North Carolina lawmakers have set the date for the public to comment on anticipated General Assembly district boundaries being redrawn under court orders.

- WRAL.com - US

Confederate monuments removed in wake of Charlottesville violence

A Confederate monument is toppled in Durham, N.C., others are vandalized as municipal leaders in cities across the U.S. said they would step up efforts to pull such monuments from public spaces.

- Yahoo! News - US

N Carolina Senate head's campaign forfeits $5,500 with audit

North Carolina Senate leader Phil Berger is giving up some campaign money because contributions to his political committee from three donors were above the legal limit.

- WRAL.com - US

Town finally qualifies for state assistance after floods

A North Carolina town that took a one-two punch last summer from Tropical Storm Julia and Hurricane Matthew can now get financial assistance from the state to pay for cleaning up the first storm.

- WRAL.com - US

Police find baby near body of North Carolina woman

Authorities in South Carolina have rescued a baby who was found inside a parked car which also contained a dead woman.

- WRAL.com - US

18-year-old accused of fatally striking moped driver

An 18-year-old driver is accused of fatally striking a North Carolina man on a moped.

- WRAL.com - US

After students wait a day for answers, Charlotte Law says it took down website to comply with law

Charlotte School of Law intends to comply with North Carolina law, and its leaders say that is why its website went dark Monday following news…

- ABA Journal - US

Fox News invited a conservative and a liberal to debate Confederate statues. They both ripped Trump.

The two guests on the Fox News program "Fox and Friends" had been invited to talk about the toppling of a North Carolina Confederate monument Wednesday morning in the way … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

AP Explains: How the Texas 'bathroom bill' keeps faltering

AUSTIN, Texas " A Texas version of a North Carolina-style "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people again sputtered out.Chances of any last-minute deals extinguished when the House adjourned for good late Tuesday in a special...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

North Carolina woman confronts man flying Nazi flag at his home

A North Carolina woman who confronted a man flying a Nazi flag outside his home says she felt the need to stand up to his show of hate in the wake of violence that erupted during a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend.

- Yahoo! News - US

Texas Bathroom Bill Dies Again, Raising Republican Acrimony

A Texas version of a North Carolina-style bill to restrict transgender bathroom use failed to pass the Legislature during a contentious special session.

- New York Times - US

US woman confronts her neighbour over Nazi flag

Page Blaswell couldn't believe her eyes when she drove past a home flying a Nazi flag in North Carolina.

- BBC - UK

Fox News invited a conservative and a liberal to debate Confederate statues. They both ripped Trump

The two guests on the Fox News programme Fox and Friends had been invited to talk about the toppling of a North Carolina, US, Confederate monument in the way cable news often sets up: talking heads at opposite ends of the political spectrum bickering over partisan talking points.

- Stuff - NZ

N.C. college student charged in connection with toppling of Confederate statue

Takiyah Thompson was filmed putting a rope around the neck of a Confederate soldier statue in Durham.         

- USA TODAY - US

Kisner licks PGA wounds, regroups for Wyndham Championship

GREENSBORO, North Carolina - Kevin Kisner has had little time to wallow in disappointment after last week's PGA Championship and will return to action at the Wyndham Championship on Thursday.

- SBS.com.au - AU

The Latest: NC governor wants Confederate monuments removed

DURHAM, N.C. " The Latest on a demonstration that resulted in a Confederate statue in North Carolina being torn down :___6 p.m.North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper says Confederate monuments "should come down"...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

More arrested in toppling of Confederate statue in North Carolina

Two more protesters were arrested Wednesday for participating in the toppling of a nearly century-old statue of a Confederate soldier in North Carolina.

- FOX News - US

Solange Deletes Twitter Account With a Call to Action

Solange Knowles deleted her Twitter account on Tuesday night. Before the singer left the social media platform, she used her final tweet to share a rallying cry for Takiyah Thompson, a 22-year-old student at North Carolina Central University. Thompson was arrested in connection with the toppling of a Confederate monument ...

- TIME Magazine - US

More arrests made in toppling of Confederate statue

DURHAM, N.C. — A North Carolina sheriff has arrested more protesters in connection with the toppling of a Confederate statue.

- Billings Gazette - US

Anarchists and the antifa: The history of activists Trump condemns as the 'alt-left'

They smashed windows and rioted through the streets of Washington during the inauguration of President Donald Trump. In Charlottesville they joined liberal demonstrators in counter-protesting a white supremacist rally. And this week, they toppled over a bronze Confederate statue in Durham, N.C....

- Baltimoresun.com - US

NC Gov: Allow Removal of Confederate Statues Lest Protesters get Hurt Pulling Them Down

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper called on the state legislature to grant counties, municipalities, and the state the ability to remove Confederate statues lest protesters get hurt pulling them down.

- Breitbart - US

Police: Carjacking suspect may have drowned while fleeing

Police in North Carolina say a carjacking suspect may have drowned while running from officers toward a creek.

- WRAL.com - US

Man convicted of killing at North Carolina motel

A Virginia man has been convicted of killing a man at a North Carolina motel nearly three years ago.

- WRAL.com - US

North Carolina Guv Calls For Removal Of Confederate Statues From State Land

Roy Cooper, the Democratic governor of North Carolina, on Tuesday called for the state to initiate the removal of confederate statues from state property, citing the recent attack in Charlottesville allegedly carried out by a self-proclaimed white supremacist. “Some people cling to the belief that the Civil War was ...

- TPM News - US

Logan Lucky reminds us why we love heist movies

There's a moment early in Steven Soderbergh's Logan Lucky when Jimmy Logan, played by Channing Tatum, is called into his boss's office after a long day operating construction machinery fixing up the Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina. The boss, in his best casual-yet-firm voice, asks Jimmy to shut the door behind ...

- The Week - US

NC KKK Leader 'Glad Protester Died'

They don't call it a hate group for nothing: The chief of a North Carolina Ku Klux Klan group says he's glad that 32-year-old Heather Heyer was killed when a car plowed into counter-protesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. "I'm sorta glad that them people got hit...

- Newser - US

Stephen Colbert wonders about Trump's Confederate statue fixation, offers a solution

Despite the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend as various flavors of white supremacists marched ostensibly to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, cities are picking up the pace in removing Confederate statues, Stephen Colbert noted on Tuesday's Late Show. One statue was ...

- The Week - US

Woman arrested for helping to topple Confederate statue in North Carolina

Takiyah Thompson, 22, said she indeed helped pull down the statue.

- ABC News - US

AP Explains: How the Texas 'bathroom bill' keeps faltering

AUSTIN, Texas — A Texas version of a North Carolina-style "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people again sputtered out.

- Billings Gazette - US

Top 10 Misconceptions About Charlottesville

1. Let’s start with the obvious. Charlottesville, Virginia, and Charlotte, North Carolina, are actually two completely different places in the world. The flood of concern and good wishes for those of us here in Charlottesville is wonderful and ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

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