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Black voters in Jones County, N.C., haven't been heard, they say. Can a new lawsuit change that?
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Black voters in Jones County, N.C., haven't been heard, they say. Can a new lawsuit change that?

Yahoo News Black residents of Jones County, N.C., have struggled for years to ensure local representation, some say, but they hope that a new lawsuit will finally bring results. Since the five

Test your knowledge of the Dow Jones industrial average
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Test your knowledge of the Dow Jones industrial average

Yahoo News As the Dow Jones industrial average reaches its latest milestone, see how well you know the oldest and best-known barometer of the U.S. stock market.

This animated short is the perfect mix of Indiana Jones and Akira
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This animated short is the perfect mix of Indiana Jones and Akira

If you’ve ever wanted to see a mashup of animated cyberpunk action and the archeological thrills of Indiana Jones or Lara Croft, short film X-Story has it all. The short was created by Moscow-based

'Iron Lady' Thatcher tops female power list ahead of Beyonce, Bridget Jones
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'Iron Lady' Thatcher tops female power list ahead of Beyonce, Bridget Jones

Late British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, known as the "Iron Lady" for her steely resolve, topped a list of females who have had the biggest impact on women's lives over the past 70 years, the

How the Dow Jones industrial average finished Thursday
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How the Dow Jones industrial average finished Thursday

After a quiet start, major U.S. stock indexes again set all-time highs Thursday afternoon as the market built on a surge the previous day. Banks continued to lead the way as bond yields jumped, and

Union president Jones challenges Trump on Carrier
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Union president Jones challenges Trump on Carrier

WASHINGTON (AP) — The union president slammed by Donald Trump on Twitter challenged the president-elect Thursday to back up his claim that a deal to discourage Carrier Corp. from closing an Indiana

How the Dow Jones industrial average finished Tuesday
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How the Dow Jones industrial average finished Tuesday

Stocks posted slight gains on Tuesday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average to another record, helped by shares of telecommunications companies such as Verizon, Sprint and AT&T.

Jones expects English stars to dominate Lions tour
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Jones expects English stars to dominate Lions tour

Eddie Jones claims there could be up to 15 England players in the British and Irish Lions squad for next year's tour to New Zealand. Jones has masterminded 13 consecutive wins since replacing Stuart

Rugby Union - Jones expects English stars to dominate Lions tour
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Rugby Union - Jones expects English stars to dominate Lions tour

- Eddie Jones claims there could be up to 15 England players in the British and Irish Lions squad for next year's tour to New Zealand. Jones has masterminded 13 consecutive wins since replacing

Cheika unimpressed by 'clown' attack on Jones
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Cheika unimpressed by 'clown' attack on Jones

Australia coach Michael Cheika said a newspaper had gone too far in depicting England counterpart Eddie Jones as a 'clown' ahead of Saturday's clash at Twickenham. The hype intensified when Jones was

Jones wants England to follow Ali against Australia
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Jones wants England to follow Ali against Australia

England coach Eddie Jones believes his side are now at their most vulnerable as they go in search of a record-equalling win against his native Australia at Twickenham on Saturday. Victory in the

Jones and Cheika spat rumbles on
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Jones and Cheika spat rumbles on

England coach Eddie Jones and Australia counterpart Michael Cheika continued their war of words on Thursday ahead of this weekend's Test at Twickenham. Jones lit the blue touch paper immediately

Track of the Day: ‘This Land Is Your Land’ by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
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Track of the Day: ‘This Land Is Your Land’ by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

A funk/soul rendition of Woody Guthrie’s legendary folk song: But it comes to us bittersweet; Sharon Jones died Friday night of pancreatic cancer at the age of 60. I caught wind of her death while

Sharon Jones, Grammy-nominated soul singer, dies aged 60
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Sharon Jones, Grammy-nominated soul singer, dies aged 60

Sharon Jones, a fiery Grammy-nominated soul and funk singer sometimes called the "female James Brown," has died after losing a battle to pancreatic cancer. "She was surrounded by her loved ones,

Jones has no regrets over Harrison treatment
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Jones has no regrets over Harrison treatment

England coach Eddie Jones defended his handling of back-row Teimana Harrison after recalling him for Saturday's international against Fiji just months after taking him off barely half an hour into a

Redskins RB Matt Jones out for London game against Bengals
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Redskins RB Matt Jones out for London game against Bengals

LONDON (AP) — Redskins running back Matt Jones says he will not play in Washington's game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Wembley Stadium on Sunday because of a knee injury.

Redskins RB Matt Jones misses practice with knee injury
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Redskins RB Matt Jones misses practice with knee injury

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins running back Matt Jones was held out of practice Wednesday with a knee injury.

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Friday
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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Friday

U.S. stocks closed mostly lower Friday, led by declines in phone companies, health care and energy stocks. Consumer staples and technology companies eked out slight gains. Investors continued to

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday
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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday

Stocks closed slightly lower Thursday, giving back the modest gains they made the day before. Trading was mostly listless as investors waded through another round of company earnings news. Telecom

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday
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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday

U.S. stocks closed solidly higher Tuesday as several big companies delivered positive surprises in their quarterly earnings reports. Health care companies led the gains, which were broad and wiped

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday
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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

U.S. stocks closed modestly lower Monday, with some of the biggest declines coming in oil and gas companies as energy prices fell. Companies that rely on consumer spending also lost ground, while