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Mississippi upholds 12-year sentence for cellphone in jail

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court's confirmation of a 12-year prison sentence for an African American man who carried his mobile phone...

US senator apologizes to anyone offended by ‘hanging’ remark

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi said during a debate with her African-American Democratic opponent Tuesday night that she...

Walmart requests refund after Hyde-Smith’s ‘hanging’ remark

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Walmart is asking U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith to return a recent campaign contribution because of comments by the Mississippi Republican...

Colleague: Senator’s ‘public hanging’ remark ‘being twisted’

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker says his Mississippi colleague is being treated unfairly for praising a supporter at a campaign...

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Venezuela judge convicts 6 American oil execs, orders prison

By SCOTT SMITH ASSOCIATED PRESSCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Six American oil executives held for three years in Venezuela were found guilty of corruption charges...