Daily Archive: July 29, 2013

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    Black Caucus Holds Urban Violence Summit in Chicago

    After weeks of countless shooting-related deaths in Chicago, hundreds gathered at Chicago State University on Friday for the Emergency Summit on Urban Violence, led by the Congressional Black Caucus, to discuss finding a solution to gun violence throughout the city and nation. Although murders and shootings are down this year compared to 2012, it …

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    More Than 1,000 Inmates Escape From Libyan Jail

    (AP) — More than a thousand inmates escaped a prison Saturday in Libya as protesters stormed political party offices across the country, signs of the simmering unrest gripping a nation overrun by militias and awash in weaponry. It wasn’t immediately clear if the jailbreak at al-Kweifiya prison came as part of the demonstrations. P …