Social affairs

September 23, 2017 - 12:12 am
PREP FOOTBALL Albemarle 27, Chatham Central 0 Alexander Central 59, West Caldwell 35 Apex 41, Cary Panther Creek 0 Apex Middle Creek 28, Raleigh Wakefield 20 Arden Christ School 57, Southlake Christian 21 Ashe County 35, Alleghany County 13 Asheville 43, Enka 7 Asheville Erwin 51, North Buncombe 9...
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September 22, 2017 - 11:23 pm
PREP FOOTBALL Adairsville 49, Murray County 30 Alcovy 35, Forest Park 6 Alexander 28, New Manchester 16 Aquinas 9, Calvary Day 3 Archer 37, Roswell 26 Athens Academy 53, Towns County 13 Augusta Christian 43, Oakbrook Prep, S.C. 0 Bainbridge 51, Sarasota, Fla. 0 Banks County 35, Monticello 21...
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September 22, 2017 - 11:22 pm
PREP FOOTBALL Abbeville 41, Mid-Carolina 6 Andrews 35, Latta 28 Augusta Christian, Ga. 43, Oakbrook Prep 0 Aynor 49, Word of God Christian Academy, N.C. 12 Bamberg-Ehrhardt 26, Edisto 0 Baptist Hill 48, North Charleston 18 Battery Creek 29, Calhoun County 22 Beaufort Academy 55, Calhoun Academy 18...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in support of Sen. Luther Strange, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Huntsville, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
September 22, 2017 - 11:18 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — President Donald Trump says National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem. And he's encouraging spectators to walk out in protest. In an extended riff during a freewheeling rally speech in Alabama Friday night, Trump also bemoaned...
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In this Sept. 15, 2017 photo, Maleeha Ahmed, 28, sits on a sidewalk as she describes being maced by police in a protest in St. Louis. The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri is suing the city of St. Louis over what it calls "unlawful and unconstitutional action" during demonstrations that followed the acquittal of a former police officer in the killing of a black man. The suit filed Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, accuses police of misconduct by using chemical weapons, interfering with video of police activity and violating due process. (AP Photo/Jim Salter)
September 22, 2017 - 10:48 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri filed a lawsuit against the city of St. Louis on Friday over what it called "unlawful and unconstitutional action" during demonstrations that followed the acquittal of a white former police officer in the death of a black man. The suit...
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Rohingya Muslims, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, stretch their arms out to collect rice bags distributed by aid workers near Balukhali refugee camp, Bangladesh, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. More than 420,000 Rohingya refugees have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh in less than a month, with most ending up in camps in the Bangladeshi district of Cox's Bazar, which already had hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who had fled prior rounds of violence in Myanmar. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
September 22, 2017 - 10:12 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Amnesty International said new satellite images and videos taken as recently as Friday afternoon in Myanmar's Rakhine state show smoke rising from Rohingya Muslim villages, contradicting Aung San Suu Kyi's claims that military operations there have ended. The London-based group said...
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U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos arrives at the dedication ceremony of Michigan State University's new Grand Rapids Medical Research Center on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in Grand Rapids, Mich. (Cory Morse /The Grand Rapids Press via AP)
September 22, 2017 - 9:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday scrapped Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new instructions that allow universities to require higher standards of evidence when handling complaints. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has said that...
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Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre addresses the United Nations General Assembly, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
September 22, 2017 - 7:55 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 7:45 p.m. The top diplomat from St. Vincent and the Grenadines says any disavowal of the Paris agreement on combatting climate change is "an act of hostility" that would contribute to weather-related death and...
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President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 22, 2017 - 7:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is weighing the next iteration of his controversial travel ban, which could include new, more tailored restrictions on travelers from additional countries. The Department of Homeland Security has recommended the president impose the new, targeted...
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Demonstrators march outside federal court in New Orleans, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. With immigrants and their advocates chanting and beating drums outside, a federal appeals court heard arguments Friday on whether it should allow a Texas law aimed at combatting "sanctuary cities" to immediately take effect. (AP Photo/Stacey Plaisance Jenkins)
September 22, 2017 - 7:01 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With immigrants and their advocates chanting and beating drums outside, a federal appeals court heard arguments Friday on whether it should allow a Texas law aimed at combatting "sanctuary cities" to immediately take effect. Under the law, Texas police chiefs could face removal...
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