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Trump surrogate Mark Burns tweets cartoon of Hillary Clinton in blackface

Pastor Mark Burns, an African-American Trump advisor who spoke at the Republican National Convention, tweeted a cartoon of Hillary Clinton in blackface Monday. He defended the post Monday afternoon on TV, but later apologized for it

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Brazil's Rousseff defends self ahead of Senate's ouster vote

On what could prove to be her last day as Brazil's president, Dilma Rousseff mounted a forceful defense of her time leading Latin America's most populous nation, warning senators that ousting her would hurt a young democracy while defiantly promising to go down fighting in what many see as a losing battle.

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Brazil's president proclaims innocence at impeachment trial

In a 14-hour session that was less electric than expected, Brazil's suspended president proclaimed her innocence at her impeachment trial Monday, branding her vice president a "usurper," calling the drive to oust her a "coup" and warning senators that history will judge them harshly if they oust a democratically elected leader on false charges.

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Mourning 'Chrissy', Bluffton car accident victim

Tabitha Johnson, Christine Barrett's older sister, has been coming to the site of Barrett's informal memorial on Bluffton Parkway "six, seven times a day" since the 18-year-old Bluffton resident lost her life in a car accident in the early morning hours of Aug. 27. Johnson spoke about her sister during a visit Aug. 29.
Josh Mitelman The Island Packet & The Beaufort Gazette
Mourning 'Chrissy', Bluffton car accident victim 0:26

Mourning 'Chrissy', Bluffton car accident victim

'By Our Love' service at Tabernacle Baptist Church 1:37

'By Our Love' service at Tabernacle Baptist Church

Beaufort's Tabernacle Baptist Church celebrates its 153rd anniversary 1:09

Beaufort's Tabernacle Baptist Church celebrates its 153rd anniversary

Military Appreciation Day at Laurel Bay 0:57

Military Appreciation Day at Laurel Bay