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Updated: 6:54 PM - Drowsy driving can have fatal consequences. That's why family members of a local 8-year-old girl killed in a crash are reminding motorists about "Drowsy Driving Week."
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FAMU 10 for 10 Challenge

Updated: 08/30/2014 - FAMU alumni have started a new challenge on social media and it's bringing big dollars to the University.

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  • Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks
    MOSCOW (AP) -- Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks....
  • UN backs inquiry of IS group's alleged crimes
    GENEVA (AP) -- The U.N.'s top human rights body on Monday overwhelmingly approved the Iraqi government's request for an investigation into alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State group in its rampage across northeastern Syria and parts of Iraq....
  • Iraqi prime minister pledges to root out militants
    BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq's outgoing prime minster pledged Monday to turn his country into "a big grave" for Sunni militants from the Islamic State group and commended security forces who achieved a rare victory over insurgents by ending the siege of a Shiite town....
  • Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to "keep the bums in," with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another term when ballots are counted Nov. 4....
  • Americans detained in North Korea call for US help
    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom....
  • Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to "keep the bums in," with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another term when ballots are counted Nov. 4....
  • 2016ers jockey even before congressional elections
    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) -- One set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the unofficial starting line in the 2016 race for the White House....
  • Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question....
  • 5 things to know about driving on marijuana
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The legalization of recreational marijuana in two states - Colorado and Washington - and medical marijuana in more than 20 others has raised concern that there will be more drivers stoned behind the wheel. What's not clear is whether that will translate into an increase in fatal crashes....
  • No gray area: Beliefs shape views of Brown killing
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Lamont Jones and Keith Stephens stood 60 feet from each other, separated by four lanes of pavement and a thousand miles of perception....
  • Pakistan's premier challenged by raging protests
    ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Ahead of a joint session of parliament, Pakistan's prime minister and army chief held marathon meetings Monday over violent anti-government protests that could force the premier of this nuclear-armed country to resign....
  • Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks
    MOSCOW (AP) -- Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks....
  • China anti-dissent playbook may fail in Hong Kong
    HONG KONG (AP) -- China's Communist leaders have pulled out their usual playbook to suppress resistance to their plans to tightly limit the first direct election of Hong Kong's leader, but are likely to find that the results are quite different....
  • Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage
    HAVANA (AP) -- Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and other hard-to-obtain consumer goods, travelers arriving in Cuba on Monday complained that new government restrictions on their imports would leave their families wanting....
  • Parents of ill UK boy fight extradition from Spain
    LONDON (AP) -- The parents say they want to give their 5 year-old-boy with a brain tumor the best chance to live with a revolutionary new treatment they learned about on the Internet. Their British hospital says the boy has a 70 percent to 80 percent chance of survival with the treatment it offers, and it's the parents who are putting the child at risk....
  • Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages
    MILWAUKEE (AP) -- President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy's "revving" performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm congressional elections....
  • Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to "keep the bums in," with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another term when ballots are counted Nov. 4....
  • Obama seeks to do no harm to Democrats in midterms
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hampered by low approval ratings and an unfriendly electoral map, President Barack Obama enters the fall campaign as a liability to some vulnerable Democrats and a target for Republicans trying to fire up conservatives and appeal to disillusioned independents....
  • 2016ers jockey even before congressional elections
    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) -- One set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the unofficial starting line in the 2016 race for the White House....
  • Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question....
  • Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages
    MILWAUKEE (AP) -- President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy's "revving" performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm congressional elections....
  • Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades
    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Europe's economic recovery is in danger. Governments are under pressure to save it, but struggling with political obstacles and disagreement among themselves over what to do....
  • Markets drift as Wall Street has day off
    LONDON (AP) -- Ahead of a raft of economic developments this week, financial markets started the week on a lackluster note Monday as Wall Street was closed for the Labor Day holiday....
  • Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight
    NEW YORK (AP) -- McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry's workers....
  • Atlantic City's Revel starts closing after 2 years
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling began to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel emptied its hotel....
  • Inquiries begin into nude celebrity photo leaks
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online....
  • Alibaba IPO comes with unusual structure
    BEIJING (AP) -- Foreigners who want to buy Alibaba Group shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant's U.S. public offering will need to get comfortable with an unusual business structure....
  • Cleveland welcomes growing field of server farms
    CLEVELAND (AP) -- Northeast Ohio is hardly ready to usurp Silicon Valley as a high-tech mecca, but a growing number of data centers are choosing to locate in and around Cleveland to take advantage of cheap power, an abundance of fiber-optic cable and one of the safest environments in the country for storing digital information....
  • Sony wooing Japanese to PS4 with Dragon Quest
    TOKYO (AP) -- Sony is trying to woo Japanese game fans to the PlayStation 4 home console that went on sale in November in the U.S. and Europe, but didn't arrive at stores here until February....
  • Chinese e-commerce rivals challenge Alibaba
    BEIJING (AP) -- China's biggest property developer, Wanda Group, and Internet giants Baidu and Tencent unveiled a new e-commerce venture Friday in a challenge to industry leader Alibaba Group ahead of its U.S. stock offering....
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