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Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton is a Baptist minister and radio talk show host. He is also a well-known civil rights activist.
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  • 'Meet the Press' Transition is Only the Latest Gaffe for Comcast's NBC News Division

    As Comcast awaited approval to acquire NBCUniversal, producer Peter Chernin interviewed CEO Brian Roberts at the 2010 Cable Show. Chernin wondered whether Roberts was truly ready for the headaches associated with owning NBC, particularly the controversy potentially triggered by the news division and MSNBC.
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    Marcos Ambrose

    Marcos Ambrose
    Australian racecar driver Marcos Ambrose was born on Sept. 1, 1976 in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. He started racing karts at the age of 10 and won four Tasmanian state junior karting titles. He was the Australian kart champion in 1995. He finished second in the Australian Formula Ford championship in 1997. He then moved to Europe to try his hand at European racing. He won the European Formula Ford Championship in 1999. After financial problems, Ambrose returned to Australia in 2000. In 2003 and 2004, Ambrose won at the Eastern Creek Raceway, also winning the Barry Sheene Medal those years. The medal is awarded to the driver who shows outstanding leadership, personality, fan appeal and s... Show more »
    Australian racecar driver Marcos Ambrose was born on Sept. 1, 1976 in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. He started racing karts at the age of 10 and won four Tasmanian state junior karting titles. He was the Australian kart champion in 1995. He finished second in the Australian Formula Ford championship in 1997. He then moved to Europe to try his hand at European racing. He won the European Formula Ford Championship in 1999. After financial problems, Ambrose returned to Australia in 2000. In 2003 and 2004, Ambrose won at the Eastern Creek Raceway, also winning the Barry Sheene Medal those years. The medal is awarded to the driver who shows outstanding leadership, personality, fan appeal and sportsmanship. He is the only driver to have a round win in every V8 Supercar season he participated in; he left in 2005 to go race in NASCAR in the U.S. He is the first Australian to lead laps in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Ambrose won in the Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen in 2008, his first Nationwide Series victory. He won the Zippo 200 three straight years. « Show less

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    • Marcos Ambrose notches Watkins Glen repeat in wild finish, Clint Bowyer is 4th

      Marcos Ambrose notches Watkins Glen repeat in wild finish, Clint Bowyer is 4th
      On a track too greasy to provide traction, Marco Ambrose surged from third to first on the final lap of Sunday's Finger Lakes 355 at Watkins Glen International and won the race in a slugfest with runner-up Brad Keselowski. Keselowski had grabbed the lead...
    • Ageless Mark Martin wins Cup pole at Michigan

      Ageless Mark Martin wins Cup pole at Michigan
      Carl Edwards joked that he played with Mark Martin toys as a child. But it was Martin, 53, who had the last laugh Friday, as he blew away the rest of the field in qualifying for Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan...
    • Biffle wins at Michigan when Johnson's car falters, Bowyer is 7th

      Biffle wins at Michigan when Johnson's car falters, Bowyer is 7th
      Greg Biffle won the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday when leader Jimmie Johnson's car left the track with engine trouble with only six laps remaining.     Johnson started the race from the back because of an engine...
    • Allmendinger overcomes late draw for Cup pole at Kansas

      Allmendinger overcomes late draw for Cup pole at Kansas
      Despite a late draw on a slick track that warmed throughout Saturday's qualifying session, AJ Allmendinger claimed the pole for Sunday's STP 400 at Kansas Speedway, posting a lap at 175.993 mph (30.683 seconds). In winning the second Coors Light pole...
    • Hamlin holds off Truex to win at Kansas Speedway

      Hamlin holds off Truex to win at Kansas Speedway
      It was Denny Hamlin's day in the sun.  Taking advantage of changing conditions Sunday at Kansas Speedway, Denny Hamlin held offMartin Truex Jr.over the final 30 laps to win the STP 400, his second victory of the season, his first at the 1.5-mile track...
    • Kyle Busch capitalizes on late caution for Richmond win, Bowyer is seventh

      Kyle Busch capitalizes on late caution for Richmond win, Bowyer is seventh
      Pulling away from Dale Earnhardt Jr. after a restart with eight laps left in Saturday night's Capital City 400 at Richmond International Raceway, Kyle Busch streaked to his fourth straight victory in the spring race at the .75-mile track. The win was...
    • Coke Zero 400: Harvick wins crash-filled race

       
      Kevin Harvick wins Coke Zero 400....
    • Two-time UARA Champion Matt McCall to race a Pistone LTO Racing Chassis against elite group in Denny Hamlin’s Short Track Showdown

       
      United Auto Racing Association (UARA) Series two-time Champion, Matt McCall, has been invited to race against an elite group of NASCAR drivers that includes Bobby Labonte, Kevin Harvick, Elliott Sadler, Aric Almirola and Marcos Ambrose, Tony Stewart, Kyle...

    Can the mourning of Michael Brown help us find our common language?

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Tuesday, Aug. 26: On the day the nation watched Michael Brown laid to rest in a nationally televised funeral, there were 16 death notices in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. That is...

    Slain Missouri teen remembered with calls for peace, justice

    Slain Missouri teen remembered with calls for peace, justice
    Family and supporters of Michael Brown on Monday celebrated the life of the black teenager killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, in a music-filled funeral service ringing with calls for peace and police reforms. Brown's body lay in a...

    Michael Brown laid to rest with recollections and calls to action

    ST. LOUIS Shortly before Michael Brown died, his stepmother was admitted to the hospital. He became convinced she wasn't going to make it. "Because I've been dreaming about death," Cal Brown recalled her stepson saying, recounting a conversation at his...