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US policewoman enters wrong flat, shoots African American man, Latest World News

CHICAGO: A white Texas police officer who entered an apartment mistaking it for her own and shot dead the black man who lived there was arrested on manslaughter charges.

Officer Amber Guyger with the Dallas Police Department was arrested Sunday and booked into the county jail, the Texas Department of Public Safety said.

At the end of her shift and still in uniform, Guyger entered the apartment in a complex near downtown Dallas late Thursday and shot a man who she thought was an intruder, police said.

Minutes after the shooting, she called emergency services and told responding officers that she thought she had entered her own apartment. The victim, an African-American, was identified as Mr Botham Shem Jean, 26, an immigrant from the Caribbean island nation of Saint Lucia.

Mr Jean had…

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OPINION, Dr. Kenneth Shefsiek: We’re having the wrong debate on monument issue – Opinion – Wilmington Star News

On Aug. 29, the StarNews published an opinion piece by Dr. Chris Fonvielle, recently retired professor of history at UNCW, in which he explained his work on the N.C. Historic Commission’s and its decision not to recommend the removal of the Confederate monuments on the North Carolina Capitol grounds. He explored the causes of the Civil War and the meanings of the monuments as those meanings changed over time. He also discussed at length why he believes the monuments should be preserved, as he did in an Aug. 29 panel discussion on WHQR’s Coastline.

While he explored a variety of reasons why the monuments should be protected, he stressed one in particular: their educational value. Dr. Fonvielle is unquestionably correct when he argues that the monuments can be used for educational…

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President Trump Gets South African Land Reform Wrong

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President Trump tweeted on August 22 that he has directed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to “closely study the South Africa land and farm seizures” and the “large scale killing of farmers.” In his tweet, the president quoted Fox News host Tucker Carlson that “South African government is now seizing land from white farmers.” Carlson had interviewed Marian Tupy, a senior policy analyst at a conservative Washington think tank, who recently penned an article calling on Trump to “warn South Africa on land expropriations,” comparing the new South African policy with that of Zimbabwe. Among a number of…

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African countries with ridiculous number of legislators and famous for the wrong reasons

The revelation that South Sudanese members of parliament are receiving $16million to buy luxury cars had many people wondering why the newest African nation had 400 MPs.

South Sudan is dealing with the aftermath of a civil war and at least 1.7 million people are suffering from hunger and starvation. The question of the number legislators and the amount of money spent on them has raised concerns about South Sudan’s priorities.

Sadly, South Sudan is not the only country with too many legislators who have been accused of shameful and embarrassing acts.  Here are other countries:

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Letter: The critics are wrong about Donald Trump

A 68-year-old African American grandmother granted clemency after 22 years in prison of a life sentence for a non-violent drug offense. She gets to …
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World Cup 2018: What went wrong for African teams in Russia?

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Fans in Nigeria, Morocco and Senegal express their sorrow after their teams were knocked out the tournament

Senegal’s World Cup exit on Thursday means Africa has suffered its worst World Cup display for 36 years, with no side from the continent in the knockout stage for the first time since 1982.

Going into the tournament, there were high hopes Africa could build on its display in Brazil in 2014 when two teams – Nigeria and Algeria – reached the second round for the first time.

Instead, a continent will be wondering where it went wrong as its 15 games resulted in 10…

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