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Author: 0 No federal charges against officers in Alton Sterling death

By the police account, officers Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake saw Sterling, 37, outside a convenience store in July after it was reported that a man had threatened someone there with a gun. That announcement was anticlimactic, coming almost 24 hours after sources in Washington, D.C., leaked to The Washington Post that no federal charges would be forthcoming.

Author: 0 No charges expected in Louisiana police shooting of black man

Dozens of people gathered Tuesday evening outside the Baton Rouge convenience store where Sterling was shot and killed during a struggle with the two officers on July 5, 2016. In Louisiana, two police officers will not face federal charges in connection with the death of a man selling CDs outside a convenience store. For numerous same reasons described above, the Department of Justice concluded the evidence was insufficient to prove the officers' actions were a willful violation of the ...

World China's Xi discusses nuclear issue with new South Korean president
Author: 0 China's Xi discusses nuclear issue with new South Korean president

Centrist Ahn Cheol-soo, widely seen as a strong contender, came third with 21.4%. The Thaad deployment was agreed by Mr Moon's predecessor, conservative leader Park Guen-hye. But as it draws closer to China, South Korea might push the USA away. President Trump invited President Moon to the White House to celebrate the two leaders' election victories, saying he respects the choice made by the South Korean people.

Author: 0 IEA revises up forecast for non-OPEC crude output

The decision for extending the oil production cut was mutually agreed upon by the two major oil producing countries and all the active members of the OPEC . The country's oil minister said last week Iraq would support a six-month extension. OPEC officials will meet next week in Vienna to talk about extending oil production cuts that have stabilized oil prices but haven't rebalanced the global oil market yet.

World Putin undecided which song to play when he meets Trump
Author: 0 Putin undecided which song to play when he meets Trump

Smith criticized USA intelligence agencies, including the CIA and National Security Agency, for "stockpiling" software code that can be used by hackers. Putin warned that "nothing good" could come from North Korea's latest missile test and said Russian Federation remained "categorically opposed to any expansion of the club of nuclear powers, including in the case of the Korean peninsula".

World BBC presenter Ben Brown's live TV boob 'completely unintentional'
Author: 0 BBC presenter Ben Brown's live TV boob 'completely unintentional'

As awkward as that is, it's even more awkward when you realize that as soon as she comes into view, Brown pauses, surveys the situation, and then still, seemingly deliberately, puts his hand on her chest and pushes her away. Whether he simply misplaced his hand in the heat of the moment or intentionally cupped grabbed her breast is the big question. "How can that be unintentional?" she asked.

World Defecting French ex-PM Valls is told he must join Macron's party
Author: 0 Defecting French ex-PM Valls is told he must join Macron's party

Macron has promised that half of those candidates will be new to elected politics, as he was before his victory Sunday. First, as a political rookie who has very little experience in popular elections and only served briefly as the minister for the economy and finance under the incumbent president Francois Hollande, it remains to be seen whether Macron can make a good and capable president.

Author: 0 General election 2017: The Lib Dems pledge more cash for entrepreneurs

The Liberal Democrats will introduce votes at age 16 for elections and referendums across the United Kingdom, and make it easier to register to vote in schools and colleges. With the under-30s also disproportionately in favour of remain, Farron will hope the manifesto offer, as well as a pledge for another European Union referendum, will be enough to boost his party in some key seats, such as Bath, Cambridge and south-west London constituencies.

World JK Rowling urges fans not to buy an extremely rare stolen 'Harry
Author: 0 JK Rowling urges fans not to buy an extremely rare stolen 'Harry

West Midlands Police said Friday that it was stolen, along with some jewelry, during a burglary in Birmingham, central England between April 13 and 24. They are confronted by two "muggle" policemen after a high-speed motorbike chase but manage to escape on their broomsticks. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra accompanied screenings of the first Potter film last week, and will tour the United Kingdom to Cardiff, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds and Glasgow.

World Scottish Conservatives launch Angus general election campaign
Author: 0 Scottish Conservatives launch Angus general election campaign

The SNP remain in the lead with nine seats after three more ward results were declared, with Labour now on seven, the Greens equalling their previous tally of four and the Tories' formerly sole councillor David Meikle retaining his seat to take their total to three so far.

World N. Korea detains another American over alleged hostile acts
Author: 0 N. Korea detains another American over alleged hostile acts

The U.S. does not have diplomatic relations with North Korea and the Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang helps U.S. citizens who encounter problems in North Korea. Earlier this year, China publicly called on North Korea to suspend its nuclear and missile activities in return for the United States discontinuing its annual military exercises with South Korea.

World Triple talaq should've been repealed earlier
Author: 0 Triple talaq should've been repealed earlier

The SC bench also wanted to know from AIMPLB that whether the board's advisory will be followed by the Qazis at the ground level. The Supreme Court today asked the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) whether a woman can be given an option of saying "no" to triple talaq at the time of execution of " nikahnama " (Islamic marriage contract).

World Comey sacking: Trump urged to hand over any tapes
Author: 0 Comey sacking: Trump urged to hand over any tapes

And it comes at a particularly precarious time for the Trump administration as it searches for someone to nominate to succeed Comey as the next leader of the FBI - the official who will take over investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election and any coordination between Trump associates and Russian officials.

Author: 0 Christy Clark remains BC premier until all votes counted

NDP's Mitzi Dean has taken the lead with the Liberal and Green candidate splitting the remaining votes. The Greens, with three seats, can now decide who forms the next government. Weaver said watching B.C. invest in old fossil fuel technologies and miss opportunities to develop a sustainable and modern economy convinced him to pursue politics.

World Nevada's Booth enjoys great second day at NCAA Regionals
Author: 0 Nevada's Booth enjoys great second day at NCAA Regionals

I knew I was playing well. "You know in this sport you can't play defense so all you can do is play your own game as good as you can", said Millican. 38 Purdue. The California native started the second round strong, shooting -2 on the front nine. The junior ultimately went on to shoot 77, 5-over par, but is still in the top 10 and tied for eighth place at 1-over par.

Author: 0 Derby winner Always Dreaming gallops smoothly for Preakness

His behavior forced Pletcher to adjust his equipment and use a different exercise rider in the mornings. Advance preparation had as much to do with Always Dreaming's victory as the colt's natural speed. "Truthfully, I think he's doing better than ever", said Norman Casse, son and chief assistant to trainer Mark Casse. After carefully reviewing every aspect of the May 6 Kentucky Derby , I am struck by something that Churchill Downs needs to change.

World Turkey threatens military action against US-allied Syrian Kurdish fighters
Author: 0 Turkey threatens military action against US-allied Syrian Kurdish fighters

Mattis stressed the enduring nature of the U.S. -Turkey relationship in a meeting with Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, the first face-to-face contact between officials from the two countries since the U.S. Different foreign-backed terrorist groups have been wreaking havoc in Syria since 2011.Over the past few months, Syrian forces have made sweeping gains against Takfiri elements who have lately increased their acts of violence across the country following a series of defeats on the ground.

World Trump Threatens to Stop White House Press Briefings
Author: 0 Trump Threatens to Stop White House Press Briefings

The interview on Fox comes after a week of intense scrutiny of Trump following his unexpected firing of Comey. Walsh has since left the White House to work at a pro-Trump organization, according to Mediate, though it isn't clear whether she was sacked or decided herself to leave.

Author: 0 US Tells Israeli Officials Western Wall is 'Not Your Territory'

While in Israel he is expected to announce confidence building measures for brokering a peace deal under new terms, where the US would recognize all of Jerusalem as Israel's capital in exchange for throwing support behind the creation of a Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza.

World Germany's Schulz sees 'rocky road' to election after key state defeat
Author: 0 Germany's Schulz sees 'rocky road' to election after key state defeat

But the conservatives, who have now defeated the SPD in three state elections since the end of March, are hoping to build on the momentum in the run-up to the federal vote on September 24, where Merkel is seeking a fourth term. Support for the Greens nearly halved to 6.4 percent, while the liberal Free Democratic Party gained four percentage points to 12.6 percent. "Firstly, because he himself comes from here [this federal state]; secondly, this federal land has always been a mainstay, the ...

Author: 0 Sudan's president invited by Saudi Arabia to Trump meeting

However, Saudi Arabia, like the USA, is not a party to the ICC. But US ties with Riyadh and its Gulf neighbors became increasingly frayed during the administration of president Barack Obama. Saudi Arabia plays a highly visible and significant role in security and counterterrorism in the region, sharing information with many countries. Saudi Arabia is ruled politically by an absolute monarchy and theologically by Wahhabism, both immensely radical.

World Comey documented Trump request to drop Flynn investigation in memo
Author: 0 Comey documented Trump request to drop Flynn investigation in memo

In those statements, White House officials had denied Flynn had discussed easing USA sanctions against Russia when he spoke to Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak in late December. Other lawmakers also demanded strong action. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., said Comey needs to come to Capitol Hill and testify. The top Democrats in the Senate and House also chimed in.

World Where does Jeremy Corbyn stand on foreign policy?
Author: 0 Where does Jeremy Corbyn stand on foreign policy?

Pressed repeatedly on whether he is wealthy, Mr Corbyn, who was entitled to a salary of more than £138,000 as an MP and Leader of the Opposition, insisted he was not, because of "where I put the money", although he refused to elaborate on that.

Author: 0 Trump, in tweets, defends his sharing of information with Russians

Revelations about Trump's meeting with Comey follow a Washington Post story published late Monday that said Trump gave the Russian ambassador and other Russian officials classified information about ISIS the United States received from an ally, reportedly Israel.