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Barricades have been set up around two downtown courthouses and St. Louis city police headquarters in anticipation of St. Louis Circuit Judge Timothy Wilson's verdict. Stockley testified he thought Smith, who was black, was reaching for a gun. Both the St. Louis City and St. Louis County police departments have announced 12-hour shifts for officers starting Friday at 6 a.m.
  • Boris Johnson praises Anguilla's 'huge effort' on tour of hurricane-hit island

    Boris Johnson praises Anguilla's 'huge effort' on tour of hurricane-hit island

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    Most part-time residents - and anyone else who didn't have to stay - had cleared out as well, back to homes on the mainland with water, power and Internet, and where food isn't scarce. One person is known to have died on the island of 1,600 residents, apparently a child whose family was trying to get to safer ground. The death toll is at least 30: 14 in the French island of St Barts and the Dutch-French territory of St Martin; six in the British Caribbean islands; at least four in the US ...
  • Judge urges Weiner, Abedin to divorce amicably

    Judge urges Weiner, Abedin to divorce amicably

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    They said he never sought out teenagers on the internet and didn't engage in other predatory behaviors typical of those arrested in similar cases. The girl at the center of the controversy was seeking "somehow to influence the US presidential election, in addition to securing personal profit", his lawyers argue, and the girl is now seeking a book deal related to her experience.
  • Davis Cup Draws Set For Semifinals

    Davis Cup Draws Set For Semifinals

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    Meanwhile, fellow problem child Bernard Tomic, who has dropped from 17th to 146th in the AT rankings, has been snubbed for a bad attitude and obvious lack of 2017 results. Let's now get to the order of play for the weekend. However, Millman's run to the third round at the US Open and the final at a challenger tournament in Kentucky last month were enough to convince Hewitt he was ready to open the match against Belgium No.1 David Goffin on Friday.
  • Facebook Removes Advertiser Ability to Target 'Jew Haters'

    Facebook Removes Advertiser Ability to Target 'Jew Haters'

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    ProPublica earlier reported that it had bought an ad in Facebook's housing categories, and prevented it from being shown to African-Americans, Hispanics, and Asian-Americans. ProPublica said the number of people who fell into those ad categories was too small to buy ads. "It was shocking to read about this practice on Facebook, and we are glad Facebook ended it", he said in a statement .
  • Amla and Perera help World XI level series

    Amla and Perera help World XI level series

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    The target looked relatively tough for World XI after the departure of Faf du Plessis (20) and they were left with 41 runs to get off the final three overs. World XI beat Pakistan by seven wickets in the second Twenty20 worldwide to level the match series 1-1. Thisara Perera and Samuel Badree picked up two wickets each while Ben Cutting and Imran Tahir took one apiece.
  • LSU President: All greek activities suspended; death possibly related to hazing

    LSU President: All greek activities suspended; death possibly related to hazing

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    Gruver was transported to Our Lady of the Lake Hospital on Thursday morning where he was pronounced dead, university officials said. "And it will not be tolerated at LSU", Alexander said at a Thursday news conference. An 18-year-old from Georgia died overnight after being taken to a Baton Rouge hospital from an LSU frat house. "The death of Maxwell Gruver was tragic and untimely", Alexander said.
  • Bulgarien strebt Euro-Einführung an

    Bulgarien strebt Euro-Einführung an

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    Auch die Idee, alle EU-Länder sollten der Schengenzone ohne Grenzkontrollen beitreten, sei "nichts Neues". Auf Widerstand bei CDU und CSU stößt auch der Vorschlag, die nach dem britischen Brexit frei werdenden Sitze im Europaparlament über paneuropäische Listen neu zu vergeben.
  • Cuba cleans up after Hurricane Irma tears through Caribbean

    Cuba cleans up after Hurricane Irma tears through Caribbean

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    The British Virgin Islands' head, Orlando Smith, said they would require long haul assistance from the UK: "We are a flexible people yet this has shaken us to our center". Her marine engineer partner Leo Whitting stayed behind - but after seeing images of the awesome power of the storm Knight said she thought he had died.
  • Percent of Mexicans Have 'No Confidence' in Trump

    Percent of Mexicans Have 'No Confidence' in Trump

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    Almost two-thirds of Mexicans view the United States negatively, more than double two years ago, according to the poll. This erosion of goodwill toward the USA can be traced to low approval of President Donald Trump's policies, especially those targeted at Mexico.
  • Pakistan win toss, bat against World XI in second T20

    Pakistan win toss, bat against World XI in second T20

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    Perera had dropped Sarfraz Ahmed during Sri Lanka's ICC Champions Trophy 2017 league match against Pakistan in England with a semifinal spot on the line. Shoaib Malik smashed a 20-ball 38 with two sixes and four boundaries to give the final touches to the innings. It was left to Ahmed Shehzad and Babar Azam to fix the innings, like they did with their 122-run stand on Tuesday.
  • Eight people dead after Florida nursing home loses power

    Eight people dead after Florida nursing home loses power

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    Gov. Rick Scott called on Florida emergency workers to immediately check on nursing homes and assisted living facilities to make sure patients are safe. Hollywood police have begun a criminal investigation into the deaths at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills , while the Agency for Health Care Administration and Department of Children & Families have begun their own investigations.
  • Rubio: Trump Never Said He Wanted to Deport Dreamers

    Rubio: Trump Never Said He Wanted to Deport Dreamers

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    San Jose is poised to "suffer tangible losses from the Trump administration's actions given the significant services, work product, and taxes that these employees now contribute to their community", the statement said. As part of that effort, Ryan will be meeting with the House's top Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, on Wednesday evening, before Pelosi heads to the White House for a dinner with President Trump and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer.
  • Rep. Hoyer: GOP Won't Address Debt Ceiling in December

    Rep. Hoyer: GOP Won't Address Debt Ceiling in December

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    Nobody should think this is a Democratic victory. The shorter timeline was opposed by the top Republicans in Congress , who were urging an 18-month borrowing extension in order to avoid another tough vote for vulnerable GOP incumbents ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.
  • Ohio School Report Cards released; CMSD improves in two areas

    Ohio School Report Cards released; CMSD improves in two areas

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    The components are achievement , progress , gap closing, graduation rate , K-3 literacy and prepared for success . The four-year rate measures students who would have normally become the class of 2016. K-3 Literacy Improvement: Measures what percentage of struggling readers get back on track to proficiency between kindergarten and third grade. "We had to generate a report to say, 'You know what parents, community members here is what the state says, which is an unfair assessment".
  • Momentum is the key word for 37th Terry Fox Run

    Momentum is the key word for 37th Terry Fox Run

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    There are one-kilometre, three-kilometre and five-kilometre options for the participants. The community run, which is the one that takes place from the Morrisburg Legion, raised $4,740 previous year. His cancer returned during the run and he eventually stopped near Thunder Bay, Ont. Busby had experience with the Terry Fox Run during his post-secondary education, and made a decision to step up to help with the Welland run.
  • Jeff Sessions tendered his resignation letter to Trump in May

    Jeff Sessions tendered his resignation letter to Trump in May

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    Trump reportedly told Sessions that believed Mueller's appointment was his fault for recusing himself in March from the Russian Federation investigation. The president rejected his resignation, however, because of the bad optics that would likely follow him after firing both his Federal Bureau of Investigation director and national security adviser earlier in the administration, The New York Times reported Thursday.
  • NYPD releases bodycam video from deadly shooting

    NYPD releases bodycam video from deadly shooting

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    The NYPD has released released body camera footage on Thursday of a chaotic scene in which officers shot and killed a man holding a knife and a fake gun, the first fatal police encounter captured on the devices since officers started wearing them this year.
  • Former JBS exec Batista arrested for insider trading

    Former JBS exec Batista arrested for insider trading

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    It was the kind of large-scale graft network similar to those uncovered in the last three years at other major Brazilian companies. The impact from the leak, which ensnared senior politicians, led to Brazil's worst financial market selloff in at least a decade.
  • Leinster duo sent home after being denied entry to South Africa

    Leinster duo sent home after being denied entry to South Africa

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    In a statement released this morning, the province's head of rugby operations, Guy Easterby, admitted the club were unaware of South African law change which now requires New Zealand nationals to travel to South African with a visa. "This was clearly an administrative oversight on our part and a valuable lesson has been learned", said Easterby. " Nick McCarthy will join the squad and for the moment no other player will be called up".