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1 killed, 7 injured in Tennessee church shooting

Police in Nashville, Tenn., say a gunman has been captured after opening fire at a church, killing one and wounding seven. Nashville fire department spokesman Joseph Pleasant says the wounded were transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. The gunman was among the wounded, but his condition is unknown. Metropolitan Nashville police spokesman Don Aaron…

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'Take a knee': Athletes and celebrities call for protest after Donald Trump's tweets

LeBron James called him “a bum.” J.K. Rowling cited “privilege.” and Stevie Wonder knelt in solidarity at his concert Saturday — Donald Trump’s latest feud attacking some of America’s best athletes is spilling over into a much wider and deeper confrontation. “It has nothing to do with football or business,” music mogul Sean Diddy Combs wrote Saturday in a tweet…

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Merkel goes for 4th term as voting has begun to determine Germany's 'democratic future'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is going for a fourth term as voting began Sunday in an election that is also likely to see the farthest right-wing party in 60 years, the anti-migrant Alternative for Germany, win seats in parliament.  Merkel campaigned on her record as chancellor for 12 years, emphasizing the country’s record-low unemployment, strong economic…

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