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Jay-Z sues Mississippi prison officials over unfair conditions

15 January 2020, 6:03 PM

Rapper Jay-Z on Tuesday sued two Mississippi prison officials on behalf of 29 inmates who say authorities did nothing to stop violence that has killed five prisoners in the last two weeks, NBC News reported.

John Magufuli

US concerned by rising attacks on human rights in Tanzania

11 November 2018, 2:30 PM

The United States has spoken out against Tanzanian moves to cut back human rights and civil liberties, including arrests and harassment of “marginalised” people such as homosexuals.

Americans start voting in midterm verdict on Trump rule

6 November 2018, 4:14 PM

Americans started voting this Tuesday in critical midterm elections that mark the first major voter test of Donald Trump’s presidency, with control of Congress at stake.

US ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin gravely ill.

Ailing Aretha Franklin visited by Stevie Wonder, Jesse Jackson

15 August 2018, 6:32 AM

Aretha Franklin, the legendary soul singer who has fallen gravely ill, was visited at her Detroit-area home on Tuesday by fellow recording artist Stevie Wonder, U.S. civil rights leader Jesse Jackson and ex-husband Glynn Turman, her publicist said.

US President Donald Trump

U.S. states vow to fight Trump rollback on auto emissions

3 August 2018, 6:15 AM

California and 18 other U.S. states promised on Thursday to fight a Trump administration proposal to weaken fuel efficiency standards for cars and trucks and force states into line, arguing the United States has an obligation to protect the environment for future generations.



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