• Verdict reached in trial of ex-Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor
Verdict reached in trial of ex-Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor

Damond had called 911 just minutes before she was shot to report a possible sexual assault in the alley behind her home. Prosecutors countered that the thump was a story made up later and that Ruszczyk, approaching the squad in her pajamas that night, could not have been considered a threat.

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  • UNCC warns of 'assailant' on campus; 3 reportedly shot
UNCC warns of 'assailant' on campus; 3 reportedly shot

Two of the injured victims were treated for life-threatening injuries. Although officials have yet to confirm the matter, media reports indicate that one suspect has been taken into custody. According to the school's official website , the Woodford Kennedy building houses the administrative offices for Information Technology Services. Videos ...

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  • Barr's testimony to House on Mueller in doubt amid dispute
Barr's testimony to House on Mueller in doubt amid dispute

Per an unnamed committee source "with knowledge of the matter", Barr may respond to Nadler's hearing format by not showing up at all. Nadler also is proposing that the committee should go into closed session to discuss the sections of the report that are redacted.

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  • Ocasio-Cortez, Conway spar on Twitter over Sri Lanka response
Ocasio-Cortez, Conway spar on Twitter over Sri Lanka response

Following the New Zealand mosque attacks last month, Ocasio-Cortez tweeted approximately 14 times about the attacks as she pushed for her far-left gun control agenda. First, Conway explained the reason why she mentioned Ocasio-Cortez during her interview with Tapper, noting that some people "found it odd a prolific tweeter was silent" about the Sri...

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  • Video Shows ‘Hero’ 8-Year-Old Save Sister From Attempted Kidnapping
Video Shows ‘Hero’ 8-Year-Old Save Sister From Attempted Kidnapping

The siblings, Chance Blue and Skylar Weaver, stayed in the vehicle while she headed towards the facility when a man - who the police have since arrested - jumped into the driver's seat and took off with the children still in the back. The video shows the two children tumbling out of the rear door just as Coburn runs alongside the auto. "This litt...

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  • Suspect in Taiwan Valentine’s murder jailed in Hong Kong
Suspect in Taiwan Valentine’s murder jailed in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Bar Association , human rights organizations , and others have raised concerns over this proposal given China's lack of legal protections and fears of the erosion of Hong Kong's judicial independence from China. Historically the city has baulked at mainland extraditions because of the opacity of China's criminal justice system an...

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  • SNP is seen as the most anti-Brexit party in the UK
SNP is seen as the most anti-Brexit party in the UK

Tories fear the May 23 poll could result in an electoral mauling for Theresa May if she has not been able to deliver the Brexit that Britons voted for nearly three years ago. The polling comes on the same day as a crunch meeting of the Labour national executive to decide whether its European election manifesto will include a commitment to hold a se...

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  • Yeti footprints sighted near Makalu basecamp: Army puts out fresh pictures
Yeti footprints sighted near Makalu basecamp: Army puts out fresh pictures

The Army too had remarked how the yeti has only been spotted only in the Makalu-Barun National Park area before. Rajul Datal, a resident of the village said, "People here believe that Yeti exists and roams around and at Panchachuli peak".

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  • Whale with harness could be Russian weapon, say Norwegian experts
Whale with harness could be Russian weapon, say Norwegian experts

Petersburg " labelled on it which the experts suggest could be used to attach cameras or other instruments. Norwegian fisherman Joar Hesten tries to attract a beluga whale swimming next to his boat off the northern Norwegian coast, before the Norwegian fishermen were able to removed the tight harness, April 26, 2019.

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  • More than 270 election workers ‘die from overwork’ in Indonesia
More than 270 election workers ‘die from overwork’ in Indonesia

Rawat said that there is no question of bringing the ballot papers back. Reuters notes that this year's day at the polls on April 17 was the first time the nation merged its parliamentary and national votes with the presidential one, mainly to save money.

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  • Venezuela's Guaido, flanked by soldiers, leads
Venezuela's Guaido, flanked by soldiers, leads "final phase" to oust Maduro

Lopez had been under house arrest, but said on Twitter he had been freed by military personnel. "It's now or never", said one of the young soldiers, his face covered in the blue bandanna preferred by the few dozen soldiers who stood alongside Guaido and Lopez.

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  • College Student, Marine Suffer Fatal Injuries In Seattle Crane Collapse
College Student, Marine Suffer Fatal Injuries In Seattle Crane Collapse

The tower crane was being disassembled when it fell from the building, Church said. The crane was being dismantled when it fell over, according to a spokesperson for the Washington Department of Labor & Industries. She said she drove to Seattle on Saturday night thinking that seeing the scene would give her closure, "but it didn't because he'...

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  • Easter blasts carried out by local islamist group: Sri Lankan Officials
Easter blasts carried out by local islamist group: Sri Lankan Officials

Sri Lanka said on Monday it was invoking emergency powers in the aftermath of devastating bomb attacks on hotels and churches, blamed on militants with foreign links, in which 290 people were killed and almost 500 wounded. Its small Christian community has seen only scattered incidents of harassment. They collapsed ceilings and blew out wind...

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  • Boeing defends deactivation of safety feature in 737 MAX
Boeing defends deactivation of safety feature in 737 MAX

But those proposals garnered just 34 and 32 percent of the votes, respectively, somewhat better than similar measures a year ago, but still well below 50 percent. Muilenburg said that he's been talking with factory workers in Renton, Wash., and with Boeing test pilots over the past few weeks. "The software update does that".

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  • Emporer Akihito begins rituals to abdicate Japanese throne
Emporer Akihito begins rituals to abdicate Japanese throne

But he also encouraged Japan to acknowledge its wartime past, and never pandered to the conservative nationalists who revere the tradition embodied in his role, experts say. Around 300 guests, including cabinet ministers, the leaders of both Diet chambers and Supreme Court justices as well as prefectural governors are expected to attend the cerem...

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  • Global Defense Spending Hit Highest-Ever Amount in 2018
Global Defense Spending Hit Highest-Ever Amount in 2018

Military spending by the United States of America increased for the first time since 2010, while spending by China grew for the 24th consecutive year. According to a new report released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, world military expenditure rose to $1.82 trillion in 2018, marking a 2.6 percent from 2017.

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  • Trump sues banks to block House subpoenas
Trump sues banks to block House subpoenas

The banks did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Waters has said that 'the potential use of the US financial system for illicit purposes is a very serious concern'. The subpoenas extend to 'current or former employees, officers, directors, shareholders, partners, members, consultants, managers, senior associates, staff employees, in...

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  • Authorities discuss arrest in terror plot targeting SoCal sites
Authorities discuss arrest in terror plot targeting SoCal sites

Authorities said Domingo was handcuffed after he took a delivery of what he thought was a live IED from the agent. The affidavit says federal investigators first discovered Domingo after encountering him in a private message group online, where he "described his support for violent jihad and his aspiration to conduct an attack in the Los Angele...

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  • US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein quits
US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein quits

Rosenstein, 54, who worked at the justice department for almost 30 years, came under an unusually bright spotlight because of his role initiating the special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the USA election.

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  • Islamic State leader al-Baghdadi appears in new video
Islamic State leader al-Baghdadi appears in new video

But he insisted that IS's operations against the west were part of a "long battle", and that IS would "take revenge" on members who had been killed. According to news agency Reuters, he says the group is fighting a "battle of attrition". Last month it was reported that Baghdadi "only has three companions" - his older brother Jumaa, his driver and...

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