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Jury Acquits Tulsa Police Officer in Fatal Shooting of Black Man

Shelby told the jury that she was taught during training that if a suspect reaches into an area like a auto, an officer does not let them pull their arm back because they might be holding a gun, t...

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Moody's cuts China rating citing rising debt, slowing growth

A finance ministry statement accused Moody's of using "inappropriate methods" that it said gave a false picture of China's financial outlook. China's leaders have identified the containment of finan...

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It's wrong to have soldiers on our streets

It's wrong to have soldiers on our streets

Today, home secretary Amber Rudd confirmed that 984 military personnel will be providing extra security as they take up positions around the country. "It is an ongoing operation which means that the...

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OPEC moves towards 9-month output cut extension

OPEC moves towards 9-month output cut extension

Members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will gather at the organization's headquarters in Austria to consider extending production cuts that helped revive oil markets late ...

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Boeing signs defense, commercial deals with Saudi Arabia

Boeing has emerged as one of the high-profile winners during the visit by the President of the United States to Saudi Arabia. "Additionally, it bolsters the Kingdom's ability to provide for its own...

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China dismisses Moody's downgrade decision

All the same, authorities have moved cautiously to avoid knocking economic growth, gingerly raising short-term interest rates while tightening regulatory supervision. China now has the same credit rat...

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Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

That was Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning's reaction to the first full budgetproposed by President Donald Trump that, remarkably, considering the document was authored in Wa...

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Mulvaney defends Trump budget's social safety net cuts

Democrats will oppose any changes to the program, which is designed as a temporary safety net for Americans who find themselves unable to adequately feed themselves or their families. "It's never happ...

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New Zealand test rocket makes it to space but not to orbit

New Zealand test rocket makes it to space but not to orbit

New Zealand media said it was also believed to be the world's first succesful launch from a private site, and marks a further advancement in the move towards private enterprise carrying small satellit...

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TSA tests screening larger electronic devices separately

TSA tests screening larger electronic devices separately

There are no changes to what passengers can bring onto airplanes, just how they check your items. As of right now the policy is only being implemented in ten airports on a trial basis so not everyo...

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What Will Fall's Windows 10 Update Bring?

Microsoft will take your raw video clips and photos and assemble them into cute little movies. "With a visual timeline that displays what you were doing when, you can easily hop back into files, ...

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Google's Alpha Go beats Chinese master again to clinch series win

Google's Alpha Go beats Chinese master again to clinch series win

The high-profile AlphaGo match comes amid a Chinese government push to compete internationally in artificial intelligence . "Huge respect to Ke Jie for playing such a great game and pushing AlphaGo t...

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Here's how the world reacted to Trump's Saudi Arabia visit

Some regarded his speech as a positive step towards Muslims. But not everyone was convinced that it was the case. In the speech-where he departed from his typical rhetoric about terrorism-" Islamist...

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Brexit latest: Value-Added Tax receipt slowdown in April points to weakening consumers

Brexit latest: Value-Added Tax receipt slowdown in April points to weakening consumers

Consumers have powered the United Kingdom economy since last June's Brexit vote, but the latest VAT weakness adds to the evidence that rising inflation is curbing the public's spending appetite. "The ...

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The Big Questions OPEC Must Answer At Its Meeting Thursday

The Big Questions OPEC Must Answer At Its Meeting Thursday

Opec is due to meet with fellow producers on May 25 to decide on the extension. This has the USA breathing down Saudi Arabia's neck as the world's third-largest producer, and raises the stakes for the...

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New Jersey's Newark Airport closes after plane engine fire

New Jersey's Newark Airport closes after plane engine fire

Newark Airport is temporarily closed due to deployment of emergency chutes on a plane with an apparent engine fire. "But all in all the situation was handled really well, no one was hurt, and we made...

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Ethiopian wins vote to be first African head of WHO

Ethiopian wins vote to be first African head of WHO

Achieving universal health care, of course, is an ambitious goal, and it is one which will require strong country-level ownership. The election is just the start of a long journey for Tedros, who ...

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Iran foreign minister scorns Trump after speech, arms deal

Iran foreign minister scorns Trump after speech, arms deal

Trump's visit to Israel follow his speech Sunday at the Arab Islamic American Summit in Saudi Arabia , where he said the US was not at war with Islam and urged all countries to "drive out" extrem...

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Fiat used software to cheat tests

Fiat used software to cheat tests

Investors may be interested in viewing the Gross Margin score on shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (BIT: FCA ). That could set up an intense showdown between US officials and Fiat Chrysl...

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FCC will not take any action against CBS' 'Colbert' show

FCC will not take any action against CBS' 'Colbert' show

Colbert defended his joke, saying it was a "fair fight" against the president, but that he "would change a few words that were cruder than they needed to be". Colbert's " The Late Show " took advantag...

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Manchester bombing victim, 8, was

Manchester bombing victim, 8, was "a beautiful little girl"

In a statement , the head teacher of the Tarleton Community Primary School that she attended in the village of Tarleton, Lancashire, described her as "simply a handsome little girl in every aspect of...

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Geely takes 49.9 percent stake in Malaysian car maker Proton

Geely takes 49.9 percent stake in Malaysian car maker Proton

As well as a controlling share of Proton, Geely will buy a 51% majority stake in British-based Lotus. He added that Proton now needs to focus on the joint venture instead of focusing on managing Lot...

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Saudi oil minister confident in extension of production cuts

That could raise production above 10 million bpd, up from 9.3 million bpd now, putting the U.S.in competition with Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation for the world's biggest oil producer. Prices ...

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Ford Shake-Up: A Look at Who's In and Who's Out

Ford Shake-Up: A Look at Who's In and Who's Out

Fields will be replaced by Jim Hackett, who joined Ford's board in 2013. US sales are slipping, and Ford's profits are trailing those of larger rival General Motors, whose shares fell 13 percent...

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Entertainment, cable, DTH to attract lower taxes under GST

Entertainment, cable, DTH to attract lower taxes under GST

President of The Film and Television Producers Guild of India Siddharth Roy Kapur has, however, called the GST rate of 28 per cent on cinema tickets a huge setback for the film industry. Monitors an...

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Glencore May Make Takeover Approach to Grain Trader Bunge

Glencore May Make Takeover Approach to Grain Trader Bunge

Bunge , meanwhile, said its not engaged in business combination talks with Glencore or its JV Glencore Agriculture Limited. The Swiss commodity production, processing, and trading firm cautioned t...

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Sam Mendes In Talks To Helm Live-Action 'Pinocchio' For Disney

Sam Mendes In Talks To Helm Live-Action 'Pinocchio' For Disney

Find out more about Sam Mendes directing Pinocchio below. Director Guy Ritchie is also moving on from his recently panned King Arthur: Legend of the Sword with a live-action version of Aladdi...

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China's UN envoy says 'no reason' not to talk with N.Korea

China's UN envoy says 'no reason' not to talk with N.Korea

Ambassador Liu Jieyi told reporters after a closed-door emergency session on the DPRK following Sunday's missile launch, that China and the United States are discussing possible new sanctions....

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Macron wins Merkel backing for bid to shake up Europe

Macron wins Merkel backing for bid to shake up Europe

Mrs Merkel said the EU depended on France being strong, and that she and Mr Macron had a "joint conviction that we are not only going to deal with the British exit from the European Union , but we al...

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Theresa May announces cap on social care policy as Tories' lead dwindles

Theresa May announces cap on social care policy as Tories' lead dwindles

But some critics, including incumbent Ilford North candidate Wes Streeting, condemned the prime minister's change of heart as damning proof a Conservative government would take advantage of the el...

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