• Outrage after Chicago police fatally shoot man
Outrage after Chicago police fatally shoot man

He was also in possession of several magazines of ammunition, said Waller. Chicago police patrol chief Fred Waller told a news conference that a crowd became combative after the shooting earlier Saturday, throwing bottles and jumping on top of a squad vehicle.

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  • Three Kansas City Police Officers Shot; Suspect Barricaded in Home
Three Kansas City Police Officers Shot; Suspect Barricaded in Home

The suspect drove away and then fled on foot, police said . Officers were then called to the area of 30th and Topping Avenue where they exchanged gunfire with the suspect. "At that point two of our officers were shot", Smith said . That vehicle was recovered a short time later. "We'd been looking for him all week", Smith said.

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  • Trump says U.S.-Russia ties have 'never been worse'
Trump says U.S.-Russia ties have 'never been worse'

This summit will be the third time that both the leaders would meet face-to-face. Gowdy's advice to Trump was to press for the extradition of the Russians accused in the latest indictment and of 13 who were charged in an earlier indictment with using social media to interfere in the USA election.

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  • Canada, U.S. express concern at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation over Russian pipeline into Germany
Canada, U.S. express concern at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation over Russian pipeline into Germany

Trump is, however, wrong to say that Germany is "is totally controlled by Russian Federation because they will be getting from 60 percent to 70 percent of their energy from Russian Federation and a new pipeline". Europe needs diverse sources of gas, not, in our view, a new Nord Stream 2 pipeline, and to lock in greater reliance on Russian Federat...

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  • Donald Trump has 'low expectations' for Helsinki summit
Donald Trump has 'low expectations' for Helsinki summit

Chants of "We Love Trump, We Love Trump" broke out as the president's motorcade passed and Trump waved. Top Senate Democrats urged Trump in a letter on Saturday to make " Russia's attack on our election" a "top issue" and encouraged him to act on the advice of other federal agencies, saying "you must rely on the expertise and the experts of th...

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  • Chicago Police Shoot Man 'Exhibiting Characteristics Of An Armed Person'
Chicago Police Shoot Man 'Exhibiting Characteristics Of An Armed Person'

In a late-night press conference outside CPD headquarters, Chief of Patrol Fred Waller said the man had a bulge near his waistband and "became combative". Protesters were seen approaching and shouting at the police officer cordon. The officers involved have been reassigned to administrative duties for thirty days while the case is investigated.

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  • Jaguar escapes at Audubon Zoo, kills 6 animals
Jaguar escapes at Audubon Zoo, kills 6 animals

Three others animals were also injured. The zoo announced that it would remain closed through Saturday, but would reopen Sunday. The large feline was first reported missing at 7.20am, but was only spotted nearly one hour later, when it was tranquilised and returned to its enclosure.

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  • Death toll leaps to 128 in Pakistan bombing
Death toll leaps to 128 in Pakistan bombing

Siraj, the younger brother of former Balochistan Chief Minister Aslam Raisani, was attacked during a corner meeting organised for the promotion of his candidature. In February 2017, Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a shrine in southern Pakistan, killing 83 people and wounding over 150.

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  • Israel and Gaza militants agree to end fierce flare-up of fighting
Israel and Gaza militants agree to end fierce flare-up of fighting

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant group said in a separate statement that a truce had been reached. Daoud Shiha, a spokesman of the movement, speaking to Anadolu Agency said the cease-fire came into force by 8.00 p.m. Two Palestinian teenagers were killed in an airstrike in Gaza City , while three Israelis were wounded from a rocket that la...

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  • Trump, Katy Perry among Twitter users hit hardest by follower purge
Trump, Katy Perry among Twitter users hit hardest by follower purge

Singer Katy Perry , who has the most-followed account on Twitter , lost 1.5 million followers, dropping 1.4 per cent to 108.1 million followers. "As a result, the number of followers displayed on many profiles may go down", it said, explaining that "Most people will see a change of four followers or fewer; others with larger follower counts w...

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  • Donald Trump told Theresa May to sue the EU
Donald Trump told Theresa May to sue the EU

Trump said Queen Elizabeth , 92, was a "fantastic woman", adding: "up close, you see she's so lovely. and she's got a lotta years left". The US President said Friday during a joint news conference with May that he had given the Prime Minister a suggestion that she had found too "brutal".

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  • Maryam Nawaz Sharif says goodbye to her kids ahead of her arrest
Maryam Nawaz Sharif says goodbye to her kids ahead of her arrest

Both quickly vowed to return to appeal and though neither can stand in the July 25 general election, the PML-N hopes their appearance can galvanise a campaign which has seen them lose ground to the party of cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan .

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  • This Is the Most Tender Photo of the World Cup So Far
This Is the Most Tender Photo of the World Cup So Far

Matt Reece, 25, who works in marketing, said England had far outperformed the low expectations of them when the tournament began. I don't realistically think any of us did. But if you like Belgium to win, the safest play could just be on Belgium -135 to finish in third place regardless of the 90-minute result. So it's hats off to us.

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  • Israeli air strikes hit southwest Syria: Damascus state media
Israeli air strikes hit southwest Syria: Damascus state media

The military said it will "continue to operate determinedly and decisively against any attempt to breach Israeli sovereignty and will act against any attempt to hurt its civilians". In a series of posts on Twitter the Israeli army said it hit the three military posts "in response to the infiltration of the Syrian UAV into Israel".

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  • ACLU eyes date to reunify kids, deported parents
ACLU eyes date to reunify kids, deported parents

The Trump administration announced Thursday it has reunited 57 of the youngest 103 immigrant children it had separated at the border- but said the remaining 46 were "ineligible" for reunification. The California judge in the case had ordered those children reunited by Tuesday. Most of the illegal immigrants try to enter the USA through Me...

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  • US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praises Trump's SCOTUS pick
US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praises Trump's SCOTUS pick

Democrats are voicing alarm about what the new justice could mean for charged issues such as abortion rights and gay rights. The finalists are believed to be four federal judges: Brett Kavanaugh , Raymond Kethledge , Amy Coney Barrett and Thomas Hardiman .

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  • Thai cave rescue sees four more boys freed
Thai cave rescue sees four more boys freed

Rescuers are hustling to bring the remaining members of the Wild Boar soccer to out of the Tham Luang Nang Non cave before monsoon rainstorm forecast for the area strikes and threaten to flood the cave again. As many as four boys stuck in the Tham Luang cave had been rescued on Sunday. There was no immediate word on their conditions. Earl...

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  • All 13 rescued from flooded Thai cave - navy SEAL unit
All 13 rescued from flooded Thai cave - navy SEAL unit

Expert divers entered the sprawling complex for the complicated and risky mission. The next operation will begin in 10 to 20 hours and will involve 90 divers, he said . The four boys were among 12 members of the Wild Boars team, ages 11-16, who ventured deep into the cave along with their 25-year-old coach on June 23 .

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association chief invites Thai kids trapped in cave to World Cup final
Federation Internationale de Football Association chief invites Thai kids trapped in cave to World Cup final

He died due to lack of oxygen when attempting to return to a command center. "It was sad news". This could not be independently corroborated by Reuters , but Narongsak, a former provincial governor, told reporters earlier on Saturday that the next three to four days was "the best and most ideal time for the rescue operation".

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  • Japan executes Shoko Asahara, founder of Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult
Japan executes Shoko Asahara, founder of Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult

Other members from bottom left to right, Yoshihiro Inoue, Tomomitsu Nimi, and Kiyohide Hayakawa. A facility of Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult led by its guru Shoko Asahara in Kamikuishiki in Kamikucishiki, Japan . "These crimes ... plunged people not only in Japan but in other countries as well into deadly fear and shook society to its core", Kam...

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  • Shock as Brexit minister and his deputy quit fragile UK government
Shock as Brexit minister and his deputy quit fragile UK government

The official portrait of David Davis. In his resignation letter, Mr Davis said he could no longer be an "reluctant conscript" to the Prime Minister's strategy on leaving the EU. - To trigger a formal leadership challenge, 48 Conservative lawmakers need to write to the chairman of a committee which represents the interests of Conservative members ...

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  • Merriam-Webster mocks Trump over misspelled tweet
Merriam-Webster mocks Trump over misspelled tweet

Trump should have written that the media "pore" over his tweets, which means 'to read or study attentively - usually used with over'. And J.K. Rowling has responded with a great putdown - by literally laughing off his silly claim in a series of "hahahahaha" tweets.

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  • World powers back Iran oil exports despite USA sanctions threat
World powers back Iran oil exports despite USA sanctions threat

As tensions grow, the United States president is demanding that all countries end imports of Iranian oil by 4 November, as part of a series of 12 demands aimed at forcing Iran to behave "like a normal country". Trump said he was unilaterally pulling out of the deal negotiated by his predecessor because he felt it wasn't strong enough and didn't cov...

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  • North Korea official jokes to Pompeo: 'Pay taxes' for visit
North Korea official jokes to Pompeo: 'Pay taxes' for visit

South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo said that Trump had even raised the subject of the epithet in their meeting in Singapore . "Our policy toward North Korea has not changed, we're committed to a denuclearized North Korea". Hur, a former guard whose two sons are among the players who travelled to the North, talked about his friendship with reti...

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  • Jim Jordan and his accusers, Part Two
Jim Jordan and his accusers, Part Two

No question in my mind. Jordan is the powerful Republican founder of the House Freedom Caucus and dark horse candidate for speaker. Jordan has very recently been accused of having knowledge of accusations that the Ohio State wrestling team doctor was sexually abusing wrestlers.

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