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Former Rep Jesse Jackson apologizes at sentencing

Written By: Theo | Published: August-15-2013 | Category: US NEWS
Tagged Under: former, rep, jesse, jackson, Top News

WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., apologized Wednesday before he was sentenced to 30 months in prison for misusing campaign funds. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who is not related to Jackson Jr., also sentenced the former congressman's wife, Sandi, to a year in prison, the Chicago Tribune reported. The judge ...

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Rodeo clown wears Obama mask at Missouri State Fair criticism follows

Theo August-12-2013

SEDALIA, Mo., Aug. 12 (UPI) -- The announcer at a Missouri State Fair rodeo can be heard on a video revving up the crowd by asking if it wants to see President Obama be charged by a bull. A rode...

Juror has second thoughts says Zimmerman got away with murder

The Web Babies July-24-2013

NEW YORK, July 25 (UPI) -- The woman known as Juror B29 says former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman "got away with murder" in the shooting death of Travon Martin in Florida. The ju...

U.S. black leaders urge discussions on race relations

The Web Babies July-20-2013

WASHINGTON, July 21 (UPI) -- The chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus said President Obama's remarks on the Trayvon Martin verdict were a step toward a new debate on race relations.Rep. M...

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Politics 2014 Paul-Christie dialogue signals start of 2016 season

Theo August-04-2013

Winter, spring, summer or fall ... it's a long way to 2016 Rivers of ink and the bits and bytes devoted to Sen. Ron Paul, R-Ky., and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in their long-running feud about libertarianism and bringing fede...

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Opinion: Eminem went too far

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(CNN)You'd think that, after nearly a quarter of a century, Eminem might have had his fill of controversy. But if his latest lyrics are any indication, his appetite for outrage remains unsatisfied.

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A man took over an airport monitor to play video games until officials told him 'game over'

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(CNN)Most airport travelers with time on their hands will open a book, browse their phone or take a nap. Others will take things a level further.

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Rapper arrested for allegedly transporting a stolen Rolls Royce, authorities say

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See man's 'shocking' discovery in couch

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Best Buy opens investigation into allegations of misconduct by CEO

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(CNN Business)Best Buy is investigating allegations of misconduct against its CEO Corie Barry, a company spokesperson said on Friday.

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Abbas calls Jesus a Palestinian messenger


BETHLEHEM, West Bank, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Israel accused Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of trying to rewrite history by calling Jesus Chri...

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Russian Postal Service fined for delayed airmail


MOSCOW, July 26 (UPI) -- The Russian Postal Service has been fined $11,000 for allowing letters and packages to pile up at airports in the M...

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McCain Graham Obama should cut aid to Egypt


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Chicago police allegedly tortured five who then confessed to killings


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Former boxer Oscar De La Hoya going to rehab


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