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Harriet Tubman chosen to replace Jackson on $20 bill
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Harriet Tubman chosen to replace Jackson on $20 bill

After months of speculation, lobbying and debate, prominent American anti-slavery crusader Harriet Tubman will become the first woman to grace U.S. currency in more than a century when she replaces former President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, the Treasury ...
Couple faces jail over lost Dr. Seuss library book
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Couple faces jail over lost Dr. Seuss library book

TECUMSEH, Mich. (AP) -- A judge told a Michigan couple they could land in jail for up to 93 days and face a maximum $500 fine for failing to return a novel and a Dr. Seuss book borrowed from the local public library. Cathy and Melvin Duren of Tecumseh, Mich...
Citadel to allow cadets with permits to have guns in cars
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Citadel to allow cadets with permits to have guns in cars

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Bowing to cadet pressure, The Citadel will allow cadets with concealed weapons permits to keep their personal guns in their cars. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports that the military college's Board of Visitors last weekend v...
Jesse Jackson Calls for Chicago to Close Homan Square, Claiming Racism and Corruption
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Jesse Jackson Calls for Chicago to Close Homan Square, Claiming Racism and Corruption

The Rev Jesse Jackson has called for Chicago police to close the warehouse it uses for thousands of incommunicado detentions and interrogations, condemning Homan Square as an “international disgrace”.
Obama meets with Saudi King Salman amid 9/11 lawsuit debate
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Obama meets with Saudi King Salman amid 9/11 lawsuit debate

President Barack Obama arrived in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday where he was greeted by King Salman amid U.S. controversy surrounding a bill seeking to revoke the Kingdom’s sovereign immunity that protects it from facing lawsuits related to the Sept. 11 terror att...