Posts Tagged Social affairs

Libya withdraws as host of 2017 African Cup

Violence-plagued Libya conceded it won’t be able to host the African Cup of Nations in 2017 because of security concerns, throwing organizers into a frantic rush Saturday to find a new venue for the continent’s top football tournament.

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Police officer accused of sex assaults on patrol

This Aug. 21, 2014 photo made available by the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office shows Daniel K. Holtzclaw. The 27-year-old Oklahoma City police officer was arrested Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 and is being held in lieu of $5 million bond after being accused of committing a series of sexual assaults against at least six women while on duty. (AP Photo/Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Residents of a neighborhood where an Oklahoma City officer is accused of sexually assaulting women say the allegations make them distrust police.

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Amazon seeks to reach viewers with ‘Hand of God’

This image provided by Amazon Studios shows Dana Delany, left, and Ron Perlman in a sceen from "Hand of God." The gutsy drama, which centers on "Sons of Anarchy" and "Hellboy" star Ron Perlman as a judge who believes God is guiding him after his family is attacked, is among the latest batch of potential series that'll be streamed online beginning Aug. 28 by Amazon. (AP Photo/Amazon Studios, Karen Ballard)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dana Delany had an urge.

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Illini hope weapons around Lunt an upgrade on 2013

Illinois quarterback Wes Lunt talks with reporters at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill., on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, after learning he will be the starting Illini quarterback. Lunt transferred from Oklahoma State after starting as a freshman but sat out last season under NCAA transfer rules. Illinois starts its season Aug. 30 against Youngstown State. (AP Photo/David Mercer)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — It was all but a given that Illinois would name Wes Lunt its starting quarterback. What is less certain is the quality of the players around the transfer from Oklahoma State.

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Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

This Aug. 20, 2014 file photo shows Tennessee Titans players taking part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after NFL football practice in Nashville, Tenn. Former Titans linebacker Tim Shaw has announced that he has ALS and visited the facility and witnessed the event to raise money and awareness to battle the disease. The phenomenal success of the fundraising craze is making charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors, specifically through social media. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The ice bucket challenge’s phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors.

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