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Former 'Apprentice' star Omarosa denies White House firing

Former "Apprentice" star Omarosa denies she was fired from her job at the White House — and she's teasing that she has stories to tell about what she's seen and heard there.

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Murphy names his pick to lead New Jersey's treasury

Democratic Gov.-elect Phil Murphy said Wednesday he is nominating a Democratic assemblywoman to be New Jersey's next treasurer.

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Atlantic City casino to train minority youths as workers

Dominick White has a bleak but clear-eyed view of his Atlantic City home in a public housing project known for crime and drugs.

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Ferguson reviewing nearly 8,000 old court cases

The city of Ferguson, Missouri, is reviewing nearly 8,000 municipal court cases from before 2014 to determine which should be thrown out, a process expected to take about six months, the attorney for the St. Louis suburb told a federal judge Tuesday.

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Democrat Jones wins stunning red-state Alabama Senate upset

In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations.

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Report: Firm buying Revel casino for $200M; Straub denies it

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A Wall Street ratings firm said Monday that a Colorado company is buying Atlantic City's former Revel casino for $200 million, but the mercurial owner of the shuttered casino insists there's no deal.

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New Jersey gov-elect talks guns, rails, taxes with senators

New Jersey Governor-elect Phil Murphy has met with the state's two U.S. senators to discuss working together when Murphy takes office next month.

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Hundreds rallied for Meek Mill, but what about the rest?

Recently, hundreds of fans and supporters held a rally outside a Philadelphia courthouse, chanting for Robert Rihmeek Williams a.k.a. Meek Mill, to be released. The rapper was sentenced to two to four years in prison for violating his parole, stemming from 10 year-old charges, including drug possession and carrying a firearm without a license. Several media outlets have reported that the presiding Judge Genece Brinkley is now under investigation by the FBI.

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Bridgeton Mayor Albert B. Kelly installed as president of New Jersey Urban Mayors Association

The New Jersey Urban Mayors Association (NJUMA) has recently transitioned to new leadership as Bridgeton Mayor Albert B. Kelly was installed as president of the association on Nov. 15 by outgoing president, Perth Amboy Mayor Wilda Diaz.

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Christie's lame-duck wish list includes Amazon tax credits

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is in the twilight of his two terms as one of the country's most powerful governors and he's hopeful he can still enact up to $5 billion in tax credits to attract Amazon's second headquarters, a measure aimed at keeping property taxes low and criminal justice changes.

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump off on black homeownership, trade

In his Alabama-ish rally, President Donald Trump falsely stated that black homeownership has hit a record high under his stewardship and made the dubious claim that he set Canada's prime minister straight on the state of trade between the two countries.

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A look at high-profile police-related deaths of US blacks

A white former police officer in South Carolina will spend two decades in prison for shooting an unarmed black motorist to death in 2015.

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Trump hails civil rights heroes; protesters pan his record

President Donald Trump paid tribute Saturday to the leaders and foot soldiers of the civil rights movement whose sacrifices help make the United States a fairer and more just country, though protests surrounding his visit to Mississippi laid bare the stark divisions among Americans about his commitment to that legacy.

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Video key in ex-officer's stiff sentence for killing Walter Scott

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The video was viewed millions of times around the world. It was somewhat blurry, recorded from a distance, but it clearly showed an unarmed black man running from a white officer, who shot him five times in the back.

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Black Faith Leaders Encourage Their Flocks to Sign Up for Obamacare

Faith leaders in the Black community are encouraging members of their congregations to sign-up for healthcare coverage during the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment period that ends on December 15.

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TV One Cancels Roland Martin’s NewsOne Now

The only Black daily newscast on television is no more.

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Murphy to visit Puerto Rico, tour Maria damage

New Jersey Gov.-elect Phil Murphy is planning a trip to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico.

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76ers trade Jahlil Okafor, 2nd-round pick to Brooklyn

Buried on the bench in Philly, Jahlil Okafor has a chance to prove in Brooklyn he's not a bust.

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Combative Franken quits, points to GOP tolerance of Trump

Sen. Al Franken, a rising political star only weeks ago, reluctantly announced Thursday he's resigning from Congress, succumbing to a torrent of sexual harassment allegations and evaporating support from fellow Democrats. But he fired a defiant parting shot at President Donald Trump and other Republicans he said have survived much worse accusations.

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Christie backs pension amendment, but only with benefits cut

New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie endorsed a plan to cut the state's public worker retirement benefits and enact a constitutional amendment to commit the state to pension payments.

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