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November 2017

Denzel Washington on black incarceration: ‘I can’t blame the system,’ ‘it starts in the home’

Denzel Washington stressed the importance of having a positive father figure in the home while speaking recently about the mass incarceration of black males. The Oscar-winning actor told a reporter for The Grio during a special advanced screening in New York of his film “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” that positive change in the black community [...]...

Trump, Democrats spar as government shutdown looms

US President Donald Trump clashed with Democratic leaders in dramatic fashion Tuesday, heaping pressure on Congress to craft a compromise on federal spending or face a crippling government shutdown in 10 days. Hours after the president suggested a funding deal with Democrats may be impossible, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and top Senate Democrat Chuck [...]...

N. Korea fires ballistic missile

North Korea fired a ballistic missile Wednesday, South Korean military officials said, the first such launch in two months and just a week after the US slapped fresh sanctions on the hermit state and declared it a state sponsor of terrorism. The North has stoked international alarm over its banned nuclear missile program but before [...]...

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