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Minnesota officer acquitted in motorist shooting

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As the world waited outside the Ramsey County Courthouse, inside Courtroom 880, the foreman of a jury of seven men and five women, including two persons of color, handed their papers to the clerk. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Minnesota released the following statement: "From the outset, this case has been closely monitored by the Department of Justice". Lire la suite »

After a Tragedy, We Get Back on the Field

WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond said Thursday that the current political climate in A... "By playing tonight, you are showing the world that we will not be intimidated by threats, acts of violence, or assaults on our democracy", Trump said. Lire la suite »

Grenfell Tower death toll rises to 30 as recovery efforts continue

Some residents trapped in the building jumped to their deaths rather than face the flames that morning, and witnesses reported seeing small children thrown from the tower by their families in a desperate bid to save them. One of those was Gloria Trevisan, a 26-year-old Italian architect who was living in London because her family was having financial difficulties at home in Italy. Lire la suite »

Firefighters battle large San Francisco warehouse blaze

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According to SFFD spokesperson Lt. Jonathan Baxter , as of 3 p.m. there are 122 firefighters and 40 apparatus at the scene "to keep the fire from spreading". "There's a lot of toxic materials inside", she said. The public was urged to avoid the area due to the presence of "many hazards associated to this fire", officials wrote on Twitter. Lire la suite »

Theresa May under pressure as anger mounts over Grenfell Tower

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Then as the fire took hold, the heat became so severe they could not get in to the tower between 3am and 7am . Relatives of those missing after a high-rise tower blaze in London are searching frantically for their loved ones, as the police commander in charge of the investigation says he hopes the death toll will not rise to three figures. Lire la suite »

GM: ~1000 workers affected by shift reduction at KCK plant

Padilla says the decision is due to declining market demand for mid-sized cars. They make the Chevrolet Malibu midsize auto. The announcement came two days after GM made public that the plant would extend its summer shutdown from two weeks to five because of decreased sales of the Chevrolet Malibu, built at the plant. Lire la suite »

Someone needs to explain 'obstruction of justice' to Donald Trump

Mr. Trump did receive assurances that he wasn't personally under investigation, as fired FBI Director James Comey reiterated in testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week. The transition official spoke on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to discuss post-election decisions publicly. According to an AP poll released on Thursday, 60 percent of Americans think Trump tried to interfere in the Russian Federation investigation and 62 percent are ... Lire la suite »

China police: Bomb behind kindergarten blast; suspect dead

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The blast occurred at about 4:48 p.m. on Thursday at the gate of the kindergarten when many relatives were waiting to pick up children. The man behind a bombing at a kindergarten in eastern China that left eight people dead, including himself, suffered from a neurological system disorder, announced the police. Lire la suite »

Risky heat wave to grip SoCal

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NWS forecasters stated a dome of exceptionally hot and dry air had made its way into the region on Thursday, resulting with the 2017 calendar year high temperature - thus far - of 104 degrees, according to weather data observed by the Seminole Sentinel via Texas Tech University's weather mesonet monitoring system. Lire la suite »

European Union warns United Kingdom of the consequences of delaying Brexit talks

Following a botched gamble on a snap election, May's Conservative Party resumed talks on Wednesday with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) on securing the support of its 10 members of parliament to pass legislation. Britain will be the first member state ever to leave the bloc. The European Parliament's Brexit coordinator, Guy Verhofstadt, struck a harsher tone: Britain, he said, could change its mind, but it would be poorer. Lire la suite »

Trump needs to keep Mueller

A White House official told BuzzFeed that Ruddy was "speaking for himself and did not speak to the president ". Susan Collins, R-Maine, Rosenstein said , "Senator, I'm not going to follow any order unless I believe those are lawful and appropriate orders". Lire la suite »

Un enfant bruxellois sur trois vit dans une "pauvreté de revenus relative"

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C'est typiquement le cas des Etats-Unis, mal notés (37 sur 41), juste devant le Mexique, la Roumanie , la Bulgarie et le Chili, dernier du classement des 41 pays passés au scanner d'Innocenti, le centre de recherche de l'Unicef. "Trop de nos enfants sont en mauvaise santé et ne sont pas en sécurité et vivent des inégalités", ajoute-t-il. Premièrement, il leur demande d'investir davantage et plus tôt dans les enfants. Lire la suite »

Canada denies it wants G20 to drop mention of Paris climate pact

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Speaking to reporters Monday after a weekend meeting with her G7 counterparts in Italy , Environment Minister Catherine McKenna dismissed the Der Spiegel report as an "incorrect translation". "California, in many ways, is out of control", said President Trump, unable to ignore the state's rebellion. That group seems to be giving credence to the notion that Trump's pull out won't affect USA emissions much. Lire la suite »

Libya coastguard intercepts over 900 refugees in Mediterranean Sea

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He went on to say that one of the rubber boats had been perforated and nearly submerged, and a wooden boat remained idle as its engine was removed, adding that the refugees were African, Asian and Arab. Mediterranean refugee arrivals reached 60,521 to date this year, with more than 80 percent arriving in Italy while 1,530 refugees died in 2017 trying to reach Europe via the sea, according to latest figures from the International Organization for Migration. Lire la suite »

The trial of officer Jeronimo Yanez

Yanez, a 29-year-old Latino officer, is charged in the July 6 death of Philando Castile . Yanez is charged with second-degree manslaughter, punishable by up to 10 years in prison, and with two lesser counts of endangering Reynolds and her then-4-year-old daughter for firing his gun into the vehicle near them. Lire la suite »

Gingrich: 'The President of the United States cannot obstruct ju

While speaker of the House, Gingrich voted in 1998 to impeach President Bill Clinton on charges of obstruction of justice and perjury. "Under the Justice Department's rules, Mueller has his own obligation to recuse himself with anything involving Comey", Gingrich, the former Republican Georgia congressman, told Sean Hannity on Fox News . Lire la suite »

Michelle Carter Found Guilty Of Involuntary Manslaughter

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The 18-year-old MA native with a history of mental health problems and suicide attempts also left a note for his 17-year-old girlfriend Carter , who prosecutors say instigated his May 2014 suicide. "This court, having reviewed the evidence, now finds you guilty on the indictment charging you with involuntary manslaughter ", Mr Moniz told the court. Lire la suite »

Trump acknowledges he's being investigated

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He wrote: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein submitted a widely circulated memo to the president last month raising concerns over Mr Comey's performance, but Mr Trump later said he had already made the decision to fire Mr Comey. Lire la suite »

Three Palestinians killed after attacking Israeli officers

Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said Hadas Malka , 23, was responding to an attack nearby when a Palestinian assaulted her with a knife. A gun used by one of the attackers reportedly jammed. Palestinian media named the attackers as Adel Ankush, 18, from a village near Ramallah, Bra'a Salah, 18, from the same village, and Amar Bedui, 31 from Hebron. Lire la suite »

Death toll rises to 30 after massive London apartment fire

Commander Cundy said: "The recovery of victims from inside the building is enormously challenging, but it is our absolute priority above everything else to recover and identify the victims and let the families know". Firefighters were using drones and sniffer dogs to search the building, saying that some of the upper floors are still inaccessible to humans because of concerns about the stability of the structure. Lire la suite »

Almost 200 Congressional Democrats File Lawsuit Against Trump

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Were plaintiffs' interpretation correct, presidents from the very beginning of the Republic, including George Washington , would have received prohibited "emoluments". (The attorneys general of Maryland and DC, as well as a group called Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington , have filed the same suit.) His supposed crime? They said the suit involves so-called emolument clauses of the Constitution — little-known anti-corruption provisions meant to shield the president from ... Lire la suite »

May says Brexit talks to start as scheduled

May appears to understand that she will have to be more accommodating in negotiations now. Meanwhile, they say that the British election has wasted precious time needed for negotiations, which by treaty are limited to two years before Britain is unceremoniously kicked out without any deal at all. Lire la suite »

Britain says no European Union exit deal unless future relationship taken into account

The article states that discussions on a member's withdrawal must "take account of the framework for its future relationship with the Union". But Mr Davis insisted the United Kingdom still wants to negotiate its future trade relationship with the European Union "alongside" talks on the terms for Brexit, which he said was the process set out in Article 50 of the European Union treaties. Lire la suite »