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Young, Black and in power: Wisconsin’s lieutenant governor steps into national spotlight amid racial reckoning

(CNN)When Mandela Barnes learned that police officers in Kenosha, Wisconsin, shot an unarmed black man, he reacted not just as the highest-ranking black official in the state, but as a young black ma…

Trump to visit Kenosha despite objections of local officials

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump is slated to visit Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, going against the wishes of officials requesting he stay away from the city, which is still coping from the r…

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As protests continue in Portland after deadly clash, 2 sheriffs say they’re not sending deputies to help

(CNN)Though Portland protesters are growing smaller in number, a deadly clash over the weekend prompted Oregon’s governor to call on outside law enforcement agencies to rein in demonstrations. Two Po…

Jacob Blake’s father says he’s been receiving threats in the aftermath of his son’s shooting

(CNN)Jacob Blake Sr. says his 29-year-old son’s shooting and the protests that followed have led to threats against his family. “It is saddening to me that people don’t understand the type of pressu…

Trump inflames tensions and justifies violence –

Washington (CNN)For Donald Trump’s America-on-fire campaign strategy to work, he needs violence to boil in cities right up until Election Day, or at least for enough voters to believe the nation is s…

Two strangers, with the same first name, and a terrifying story about ketamine in policing

(CNN)Elijah McKnight admits he was drunk. The 25-year-old says he’d had a fifth of Jim Beam with a buddy before passing out on his way home on a sidewalk just outside Aurora, Colorado. That is where …

Pence was on standby to ‘take over’ during Trump’s unannounced Walter Reed visit, new book reports

Washington (CNN)Vice President Mike Pence was put on standby to temporarily assume the powers of the presidency during President Donald Trump’s unannounced visit to Walter Reed hospital in November 2…

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MTN launches new month-to-month contracts

MTN has announced it now offers a month-to-month payment option on its SIM-only packages. The payment option requires no long-term contract lock-in, credit checks, or completing complicated paperwor…

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South African-born Elon Musk is now the third richest person in the world

Elon Musk is now the third-richest person in the world. Musk passed Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg Monday as shares of Tesla Inc. continued their unrelenting rally after undergoing a forward st…