Sunday, May 27, 2018

Clinton visits ailing Mandela in South Africa

Clinton visits ailing Mandela

Former South African President Nelson Mandela, retired from public life and largely confined to his house, smiled when he saw Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday, but the 94-year-old Nobel laureate appeared very frail. "That's a beautiful smile!" Clinton exclaimed after she and a group of aides flew from Johannesburg to pay respects to Mandela in his home village, Qunu. Clinton is on an eight-nation African visit.

Church apology goes out on Web

A predominantly white Mississippi church has apologized for its refusal to allow a black couple to marry in its sanctuary. The First Baptist Church of Crystal Springs posted the apology on its website Sunday, saying it was seeking "forgiveness and reconciliation" with Charles Wilson and Te'Andrea Henderson Wilson, their families and friends and God. However, Charles Wilson said Monday that no one from the church had contacted him or his wife.

Ads urge bravery to report bullies

Parents are urged to teach their kids to speak up if they witness school bullying in new ads that target an issue that top Obama administration officials vow to make a national priority. The campaign is a joint effort by the Ad Council and the Free to Be Foundation, a group that includes entertainers Marlo Thomas, Alan Alda and Mel Brooks.

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Live Coverage: Sunday’s Alberto updates

Live Coverage: Sunday’s Alberto updates

Here’s the latest. First, a look at the radar over Florida as of 3:10 p.m. Sunday. For a look at the live, interactive radar, click here.Screen grab of the TBO radar reading of the weather over Florida from 3:10 p.m. Sunday, May 27. Credit: TBO...
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Tennessee GOP governor front-runners go right on immigration

The Republican front-runners for Tennessee governor are parroting President Donald Trump's call to "build the wall" and depicting each other as sympathizers of people in the country illegally
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Acuna injured in a tumble, Braves beat Red Sox 7-1

Acuna injured in a tumble, Braves beat Red Sox 7-1

Prized rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. took a high-flying tumble while beating out an infield hit, exiting with knee and lower back pain as the Atlanta Braves beat the Boston Red Sox 7-1
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The Latest: Officials bracing for rain but not storm surge

The Latest: Officials bracing for rain but not storm surge

Officials in one Florida Panhandle county say that Subtropical Storm Alberto will likely dump rain on the region, and that's more of a concern than storm surge
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AP Top News at 4:18 p.m. EDT

AP Top News at 4:18 p.m. EDT
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US delegation holds talks with North Korean officials in DMZ

US delegation holds talks with North Korean officials in DMZ

An American delegation is holding talks with North Korean officials in the Demilitarized Zone as planning seems to move ahead for the on-off-perhaps on again summit between President Donald Trump and the North's Kim Jong Un.
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US delegation holds talks with North Korean officials in DMZ

US delegation holds talks with North Korean officials in DMZ

An American delegation is holding talks with North Korean officials in the Demilitarized Zone as planning seems to move ahead for the on-off-perhaps on again summit between President Donald Trump and the North's Kim Jong Un.
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Neymar admits not being 100 percent fit ahead of World Cup

Neymar has admitted he is not 100 percent in shape after a week's training with Brazil in its World Cup preparations
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Slaton, White among 11-member WVU Sports Hall of Fame class

Quarterback Pat White and running back Steve Slaton highlight the West Virginia Sports Hall of Fame's 2018 class
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Defending champ Oklahoma, top seed Oregon head WCWS field

Defending champ Oklahoma, top seed Oregon head WCWS field

Defending champ Oklahoma, top seed Oregon head WCWS field
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