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US Election 2020 Alabama profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more
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US Election 2020 Alabama profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more

Alabama is a southeastern US state that is home to significant landmarks from the American Civil Rights Movement

US election: As Donald Trump slides in polls, Republicans scramble to maintain control of Senate
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US election: As Donald Trump slides in polls, Republicans scramble to maintain control of Senate

Trump's first debate against Democrat Joe Biden, during which the president refused to condemn white nationalism, and his controversial move to nominate a new US Supreme Court justice are heaping pressure on down-ballot Republicans in competitive races

Civil rights hero John Lewis' funeral set for Atlanta church that Martin Luther King Jr once led
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Civil rights hero John Lewis' funeral set for Atlanta church that Martin Luther King Jr once led

King, a former pastor to the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, inspired Lewis' civil rights work as he fought segregation both on the street and during his long tenure in the US Congress

John Lewis, towering figure of America's Civil Rights Movement, dies at 80
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John Lewis, towering figure of America's Civil Rights Movement, dies at 80

On the front lines of the bloody campaign to end Jim Crow laws, with blows to his body and a fractured skull to prove it, John Lewis was a valiant stalwart of the civil rights movement and the last surviving speaker at the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963.

Bubba Wallace, NASCAR's agent of change, doing 'what feels right'
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Bubba Wallace, NASCAR's agent of change, doing 'what feels right'

The face of a movement is a tough haul for anyone, especially when Bubba Wallace stands as the lone Black driver at the top level of NASCAR.

NASA's Mars 2020 helicopter is named 'Ingenuity' by Alabama high school teen
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NASA's Mars 2020 helicopter is named 'Ingenuity' by Alabama high school teen

Vaneeza Rupani came up with the name ‘Ingenuity’ during NASA’s ‘Name the Rover’ essay contest.

Democratic candidates lack enthusiasm, says Donald Trump while addressing election rally in North Carolina
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Democratic candidates lack enthusiasm, says Donald Trump while addressing election rally in North Carolina

Donald Trump alleged that two Democratic presidential aspirants Senator Amy Klobuchar and former Mayor Pete Buttigieg by endorsing Biden had traded administration position

Just Mercy movie review: Michael B Jordan, Jamie Foxx's straightforward legal drama exposes America's criminal injustice system
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Just Mercy movie review: Michael B Jordan, Jamie Foxx's straightforward legal drama exposes America's criminal injustice system

Just Mercy could have then been more than just a standard legal drama, but a punch in the gut to America's civil rights legacy.

Michael Bloomberg visits Arkansas to register for state's presidential primary; no formal announcement on bid for nomination yet
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Michael Bloomberg visits Arkansas to register for state's presidential primary; no formal announcement on bid for nomination yet

Michael Bloomberg has filed paperwork to appear on the ballot in Arkansas' 3 March presidential primary

Michael Bloomberg files nomination paper for 2020 US presidential elections: billionaire registers as candidate in Alabama Democratic primary race
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Michael Bloomberg files nomination paper for 2020 US presidential elections: billionaire registers as candidate in Alabama Democratic primary race

New York business tycoon Michael Bloomberg has paved the way for a shot at the US presidency, registering as a candidate in the Alabama Democratic primary race before Friday's filing deadline

Thousands take out protest in Alabama against abortion ban; Kentucky, Ohio, Missouri look at limiting rights
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Thousands take out protest in Alabama against abortion ban; Kentucky, Ohio, Missouri look at limiting rights

Thousands took to the streets in the southern US state of Alabama on Sunday to rally against the nation's most restrictive bans on abortions in decades

Amid controversy over US abortion laws, Donald Trump says he's 'pro-life' but favours exceptions for rape and incest
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Amid controversy over US abortion laws, Donald Trump says he's 'pro-life' but favours exceptions for rape and incest

President Donald Trump on Saturday declared himself "strongly pro-life" but in favor of exceptions for pregnancies resulting from rape or incest, after several US states passed tough new restrictions on abortions.

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy; no exceptions for rape, incest cases
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Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy; no exceptions for rape, incest cases

Missouri's Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Senators approved the legislation 24-10 early Thursday with just hours left before a Friday deadline to pass bills

Alabama senate passes toughest abortion ban bill in US, gives no exceptions to cases of rape or incest
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Alabama senate passes toughest abortion ban bill in US, gives no exceptions to cases of rape or incest

The ACLU, promised to file a lawsuit to block its implementation, although the abortion bill's backers have expressly said they want to bring the case to the SC

Donald Trump dismisses 'fake Melania' theories suggesting she has body double; blames ‘deranged’ fake news
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Donald Trump dismisses 'fake Melania' theories suggesting she has body double; blames ‘deranged’ fake news

Donald Trump is not amused by the #FakeMelania conspiracy theories circulating on social media and blamed ‘fake news’ for spreading these theories without evidence

Alabama tornado: 23 dead, dozens missing as rescue crews search for victims after deadliest storm in 6 years
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Alabama tornado: 23 dead, dozens missing as rescue crews search for victims after deadliest storm in 6 years

Rescue crews using dogs and drones searched for victims amid splintered lumber and twisted metal Monday after the deadliest U.S. tornado in nearly six years ripped through a rural Alabama community. At least 23 people were killed, some of them children.

Alabama tornadoes kill at least 23 people, two in ICU; as search ops continue, officials warn toll may rise
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Alabama tornadoes kill at least 23 people, two in ICU; as search ops continue, officials warn toll may rise

An tornado roaring across southeast Alabama killed at least 22 people and injured several others Sunday as severe storms destroyed mobile homes, snapped trees and scattered destruction and weather warnings into Georgia, Florida and South Carolina.

LinkedIn co-founder unknowingly funded disinformation effort in Alabama elections
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LinkedIn co-founder unknowingly funded disinformation effort in Alabama elections

Hoffman invested a total of $7,50,000 in the group's which used Russian-style disinformation tactics.

Two, including a child, killed in Hurricane Michael; Florida witnesses 'worst' storm
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Two, including a child, killed in Hurricane Michael; Florida witnesses 'worst' storm

Now, having weakened to a tropical storm, Hurricane Michael was on its way to the Carolinas.

Hurricane Michael slams into Florida with terrifying winds of 155 mph; now twisting towards Georgia and Carolinas
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Hurricane Michael slams into Florida with terrifying winds of 155 mph; now twisting towards Georgia and Carolinas

Hurricane Michael is one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S., and the proof is strewn across miles of Florida's coastline: Roofs and awnings peeled from buildings, pieces of homes scattered amid snapped trees and downed power lines, chunks of beaches washed away.