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SABMiller board likes AB InBev’s sweetened offer

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The MegaBrew deal is set to be tapped. The board of London-based SABMiller announced Friday that it will recommend shareholders acceptAnheuser-Busch InBev’s improved offer to acquire the No. 2 global brewer. Earlier in the day, the two companies cleared the last large international hurdle in the $105 billion deal when Chinese regulators approved the merger, contingent on AB InBev’s plan to sell SABMiller’s stake in ...

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Hillary Clinton Reminds America It’s Not About Qualifications

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 29:   Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds a rally a day after accepting the Democratic Party's nomination for president at Temple University on July 29, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Clinton and her running mate, U.S. Sen Tim Kaine will move onto a bus tour of Ohio and other swing states as they go up against Donald Trump and  Mike Pence for the presidency of the United States. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The Democratic presidential nominee struck a presidential pose Thursday night, and that’s exactly what she needed to do. Qualified people get passed over for jobs all the time. Having the best résumé, doing the perfect interview and even providing the most stellar references (“Applicant saved me from a burning building once and makes a damn good cup of coffee; hire him!”) ...

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Cousin of Cop Killed in Baton Rouge, La., Wrongly Arrested in the Ambush, Allegedly Denied Diabetes Medication

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Damarcus Alexander, a cousin of Police Officer Montrell Jackson who was one of three officers killed in an ambush in Baton Rouge, La., said he almost went into a coma after being denied his medication while in custody. The cousin of one of the Baton Rouge, La., law-enforcement officials killed in an apparent ambush was wrongfully arrested and allegedly denied his ...

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Kidz Bop Is the Best Hustle Ever

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If you’re a parent who loves hip-hop and R&B, the music struggle is real. Luckily, these kid-friendly remakes save the day. For a vast many people who haven’t put birth control to the test (and failed), Kidz Bop isn’t a thing. If you don’t have children, there’s literally zero reason to know of its existence. But for a lot of ...

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Police rally as mayor says Black Lives Matter banner stays

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SOMERVILLE, Mass. (AP) — About 50 police officers and their supporters upset about a Black Lives Matter banner that has been hanging outside City Hall for a year rallied on Thursday to try to pressure the mayor to remove it. The primarily white opponents of the banner broke into chants of “All lives matter!” and “Take it down!” Many held ...

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Memorial to 1st black Marines dedicated at Camp Lejeune

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — At the dedication of a memorial Friday honoring the first black U.S. Marines, John Spencer imagines his mind will recall what it was like to become a Montford Point Marine. “I’ll think about the trials and tribulations we went through to prove that we were good Americans and that we loved our country and were willing ...

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Hillary Clinton kicks off swing state tour vowing to create jobs

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kicking off her fall campaign for the White House, Hillary Clinton used her first post-convention rally Friday to stress the “stark choice” voters will face in November between her and Republican rival Donald Trump. “There’s no doubt in my mind that every election is important in its own way, but I can’t think of an election that ...

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I’m With Her: Kendall Jenner Says ‘Free the Nipple,’ and I Do Too

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What’s the big deal about going braless? Let me start by saying that I have a hard time remembering the difference between Kylie and Kendall Jenner. Before the youngest spawns of Kris Jenner officially embraced the Kardashian way and jumped the “celebreality” shark, they were like Thing 1 and Thing 2 to me, background players who were indiscernible from each ...

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#Election2016: Trump Ain’t New, and Clinton Ain’t Savior

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Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton perpetuate and benefit from white supremacy. “Lesser evil” in an anti-black political system does not exist. “To not vote for Hillary, is to vote for Trump,” is a refrain liberals have championed this election season. It often rears its ugly head when leftists or black radicals denounce the two-party system, raising significant concerns about ...

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Boy who went missing from Boston beach found dead

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BOSTON (AP) — The city has launched a review of protocols at all of its summer camps after a 7-year-old boy wandered away unnoticed from a camp at a beach and later was found dead in the water. City officials and police are trying to piece together what happened in the approximately 30 minutes between the time Kyzr Willis was ...

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