French rap songs investigated for allegedly racist content

PARIS (AP) — The Paris public prosecutor’s office opened an investigation Thursday into video clips and songs by popular French rapper Freeze Corleone for alleged racist content and hate speech. ...

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Chinese dissident launches new single: 'Take Down the CCP'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Exiled Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui (郭文貴) released his first single, "Take Down the CCP," last week, and it has since skyrocketed up the music charts around th...

Is France really growing more 'savage'? Word stirs trouble

PARIS (AP) — The subject is serious: violence in French society. But senior ministers have been stumbling over each other’s words in a debate about how grave the problem really is and how best to desc...

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Zimbabwe's 'keyboard warriors' hold protests off the streets

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Unable to protest on the streets, some in Zimbabwe are calling themselves “keyboard warriors” as they take to graffiti and social media to pressure a government that promised r...

'WHATS POPPIN' remakes by 2 Georgia teachers go viral

ATLANTA (AP) — Two teachers were recently looking for ways to motivate their students for a new school year amid the coronavirus pandemic, which has hit their south Georgia community especially hard. ...

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Harris will be Democrats' main counter to Trump on Thursday

Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris on Thursday plans a speech condemning President Donald Trump, hours before he is set to accept renomination for a second term, for his handling of th...

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Thai police arrest rapper, activists in crackdown on protest

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police arrested a rapper and four pro-democracy activists in a crackdown on growing protests that have emerged as the most serious threat to the government led by a former army gen...

Ex-Providence police recruit alleges race-based harassment

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A former Providence police recruit who is Black endured race-based harassment and humiliation at the hands of his instructors at the police academy before he was dismissed base...

Panthers coach Rhule bringing energy, earning respect

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — In the middle of Monday's first padded training camp practice, first-year Panthers coach Matt Rhule blew a whistle and stopped the action during a defensive line drill. ...

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