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Armed Jewel Thieves Rob New York Diamond District Store Popular With Rappers, Celebrities

Armed Jewel Thieves Rob New York Diamond District Store Popular With Rappers, CelebritiesAvianne and Co's customers have included Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne



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Texas school district sued for coloring black pupil's scalp with marker

Texas school district sued for coloring black pupil's scalp with markerParents of a black teenager in Texas are suing their Houston-area school district after three white middle school personnel used a marker to blot out a design in their son’s scalp. The federal civil rights lawsuit was filed Sunday against the Pearland Independent School District and the three staff members of Berry Miller Junior High who used the marker to color the student’s scalp. The three claimed that his “common African American ‘fade’ haircut violated the Pearland ISD dress code policy,” the lawsuit reads.



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Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters in tourist district

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters in tourist districtHong Kong riot police fired repeated tear gas rounds on Saturday evening at pro-democracy protesters in a popular tourist district, during the latest violence to rock the global finance hub despite increasingly stern warnings from China. Authorities in Hong Kong and Beijing this week signalled a hardening stance. Dozens of protesters were arrested, and the Chinese military said it was ready to quell the “intolerable” unrest if requested.



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Supreme Court will decide if convicted sniper in 2002 District of Columbia-area killings can get new sentence

Supreme Court will decide if convicted sniper in 2002 District of Columbia-area killings can get new sentenceThe Supreme Court agreed to decide whether life-without-parole sentences for the primary gunman in a series of D.C.-area murders in 2002 must be reconsidered.



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Striking teachers in LA reach tentative settlement with district

Striking teachers in LA reach tentative settlement with districtLos Angeles public school teachers reached a tentative settlement with school officials Tuesday in order to end a weeklong strike that has affected some 500,000 students. The settlement — reached after 21 hours of marathon talks that ended early Tuesday — was set to be voted on by the roughly 30,000 members of the teachers union later in the day and classes are due to resume on Wednesday. “The strike nobody wanted is now behind us,” Los Angeles United School District superintendent Austin Beutner said at a joint press conference with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Alex Caputo-Pearl, the president of United Teachers Los Angeles.



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'Our Armageddon': Los Angeles teachers strike in nation's 2nd largest school district

'Our Armageddon': Los Angeles teachers strike in nation's 2nd largest school districtTeachers in Los Angeles are striking in the pouring rain, throwing the nation’s second-largest school district into chaos.



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Wisconsin district investigates boys' apparent Nazi salute

Wisconsin district investigates boys' apparent Nazi saluteBARABOO, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin school district is investigating a photo of a group of high school boys giving what appears to be a Nazi salute, drawing a strong rebuke on social media.



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How Lucy McBath Won The Same Georgia District That Jon Ossoff Lost

How Lucy McBath Won The Same Georgia District That Jon Ossoff LostDemocrat Lucia "Lucy" McBath won her race for Congress in Georgia's



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Uncounted Ballots Could Flip Utah District Race in Favor of Rep. Mia Love

Uncounted Ballots Could Flip Utah District Race in Favor of Rep. Mia LoveOne day after the polls closed in Utah, more than 278,000 votes have yet to be counted. The biggest pool of uncounted ballots is in Salt Lake County and Utah County, where Rep. Mia Love’s challenger Ben McAdams has a slight lead.



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CBS subpoenaed by Manhattan district attorney on Moonves

CBS subpoenaed by Manhattan district attorney on MoonvesNEW YORK (AP) — CBS said Friday that a New York City prosecutor has subpoenaed the company for information related to sexual misconduct allegations that led to the ouster of longtime chief Les Moonves.



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