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Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. transferred after prison dispute

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has been moved from a federal prison in North Carolina to a minimum-security prison camp in Montgomery, Ala., after clashing with prison officials and being placed in solitary confinement, a source told the Chicago Sun-Times. The 49-year-old former Chicago congressman had been advising other
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Elena Popp

Elena Popp is an attorney in private practice specializing enforcing the rights of tenants to live in decent, safe, and affordable housing. She was the founder and former Executive Director of the Eviction Defense Network, a social entrepreneurship project dedicated to ensuring access to justice to the 70,000 tenants that
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Renisha McBride shooter wants new judge

DETROIT (AP) — Lawyers for a Detroit-area man who fatally shot a young, unarmed woman on his porch are asking a rookie judge to step aside and are signaling that the victim’s lifestyle should be fair game at a June trial. Several court filings reviewed by The Associated Press show
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Horace Butler

Horace Butler is a preeminent Scholar and Researcher in the the field of Biblical and Ancient Egyptian writings. While in college on a journalism scholarship, Mr. Butler became deeply curious to know the origins of the biblical writings. That curiosity led him to the writings of Clement, Justinian and other
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U.S. secretly created ‘Cuban Twitter’ to stir unrest

WASHINGTON — In July 2010, Joe McSpedon, a U.S. government official, flew to Barcelona to put the final touches on a secret plan to build a social media project aimed at undermining Cuba’s communist government. McSpedon and his team of high-tech contractors had come in from Costa Rica and Nicaragua,
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DC teen Avery Coffey sought by 5 different Ivy League schools

To say that Washington, D.C. native Avery Coffey has a bright future ahead of him would be a huge understatement. The 17-year-old has maintained a 4.3 grade point average at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School, he plays four different team sports and he even built a robot at the U.S.
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CIA misled on interrogation program, Senate report says

A report by the Senate Intelligence Committee concludes that the CIA misled the government and the public about aspects of its brutal interrogation program for years — concealing details about the severity of its methods, overstating the significance of plots and prisoners, and taking credit for critical pieces of intelligence
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Obamacare Enrollment Heading to 7 Million at Deadline

The first yearly sign-up period for Obamacare closes today, with early returns suggesting the administration may near a projection of 7 million enrollees made before the U.S. health exchange struggled at its startup. The rollout has been under constant attack from Republican foes and faced a key U.S. Supreme Court
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Dhahabu Bellard

Dhahabu is an avid reader and dedicated to furthering his education as a life long study of the whole being approach through manual medicine (Massage Touch Therapy). He has always been a teacher, by nature; before formally becoming a Massage Therapy Instructor, he took an active role as an intermittent
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