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Milwaukee ex-cop who fatally shot Sylville Smith found not guilty

A jury cleared a former black Milwaukee police officer of all charges in connection to his shooting of a black man Wednesday. Prosecutors focused on the sec...


Russia criticizes US for 'anti-Cuban' approach, says it sides with Cuba

Stricter Enforcement - President Trump indicated in his speech that there will be a stricter enforcement environment with regard to both the embargo on Cuba...


Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria, targets ISIS

Such an attack is rare in Syria's long-running civil war, in which Iran is backing embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad. The IRGC said the operation "struc...


Readers respond to Comey's testimony

I can not fathom how intimidated Mr. Comey must have been alone in a room with President Trump. Asked if he would make that denial under oath, he said: "100%"...


Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

The decision came after a Multnomah County Court judge granted a transgender person's petition to be legally considered "non-binary" previous year. "Our liv...


Ark. Tyson lobbyist injured in Virginia baseball practice shooting

Relatives of a MI native who was shot during a Republican baseball practice outside Washington , D.C., say he's in critical condition after suffering multipl...


Staff Member of US Rep. Roger Williams Shot at Congressional Baseball Practice

Update 11 a.m.: President Donald Trump says the assailant in the congressional shooting has died from his injuries. Williams, of Austin, identified the victim...


Trump Calls Former FBI Director Comey 'Cowardly' but Twitter Doesn't Buy It

Pressure mounted at the start of the week following reports that Sessions offered his resignation to Trump because the President blamed Sessions for exacerbatin...


Putin Denies Ever Meeting With Trump

The Russian president again denied Kremlin interference in the US election by hacking Democratic Party emails. Russian President Vladimir Putin dismisses th...


Child found in Illinois garage may have been killed in 2013

Police believe the remains of a child found in the garage of a vacant IL home had been there four years. Now authorities in St. Clair County are trying to det...


Chinese president Xi, California governor pledge action on climate change

Brown told reporters at the global clean energy conference in Beijing that nixing the Paris agreement is only a temporary setback, adding that China , Euro...


Girl, 8, Banned From Soccer Game For Looking Like Boy

Mili's father Gerardo Hernandez said his daughter "was in shock". That last point became an issue this weekend when Mili's all-girl team was disqualified from...


Trump waives law requiring US to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

The US embassy in Israel will stay in Tel Aviv for a while longer, after President Donald Trump temporarily waived a law requiring its relocation to Jeru...


Social media rushes to define Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

On Tuesday, Spicer declined to say if Trump has met with attorneys over representing him in a personal capacity. Dubke's departure comes amid White House ...


Harper, Strickland trade punches as Nationals beat Giants 3-0

He displayed that competitive spirit again on Monday as his brawl with San Francisco Giants pitcher Hunter Strickland led to the benches clearing. You don'...


Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69

A cause of death was not immediately disclosed. In 2016, Allman cancelled several tour dates, before announcing in August that he was "under his doctor's ...


Trump tells Pope Francis: 'I won't forget what you said'

Trump leaves Rome later today, and flies to Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting Thursday. He arrived in Europe from Israel and the Pale...


Illinois Men's Golf Advances to Tenth Consecutive NCAA Tournament

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Pichaikool shot an even-par 72 and jumped 15 spots to tie for 35th. Michigan State is tied for 13th place, six shots out of being i...


Coast Guard searching for missing plane with four people on board

The wreckage "appears to be airplane debris", said Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric Woodall, spokesperson for the US Coast Guard District 7. A rescue swimmer retrie...


Shimkus calls vote for health care change a promise fulfilled

Mostly the "losers" of the act are lower-income people, older people, people with pre-existing health conditions, Planned Parenthood, hospitals and state govern...


Rapper charged before for encouraging fans to rush the stage

A source said: "It's serious enough they're not just partying together, but Kylie's actually met his family . We're told he had no intention of putting anyone ...


Must-have toy: Shelburne kids clear shelves of fidget spinners

However, they have since exploded in popularity with YouTubers posting videos about tricks. Curiously, while spinners were originally introduced as an aid t...


Trump and Putin to meet in July, Russian state media says

Peskov said Russian Federation stands ready to move as far forward on its diplomatic agenda with the United States as Washington is willing. After being sum...


Sean Spicer Claims Delay in Firing Followed Protocol

Obama had warned Trump, then president-elect, not to give the post of national security adviser in his administration to Flynn just after the Republican's surpr...


Israel Criticizes UN Cultural Agency Resolution on Jerusalem

UNESCO's Executive Board on Tuesday - Israel's Independence Day - passed the resolution with 22 countries in favor, 23 abstentions, 10 opposed, and the repres...


White House Remains on Defensive After Firing FBI Director

When asked by Senator Angus King of ME about press secretary Sean Spicer's statement that the probe was "one of the smallest things on the plate of the FBI", Mc...


Tunnel collapse latest safety issue at nuclear site

Authorities have detected no signs that radiation emanated from the collapsed tunnel, and the hole was filled with 53 truckloads of dirt delivered by workers we...


Midwest, South recovering after deadly weekend storms

Parts of IN have received up to 20cm of rain IN the floods, while some areas IN Oklahoma, Missouri and Arkansas have been submerged IN floods 10cm deep. Emerg...


Trump delaying decision on Paris climate deal

The core of the Paris deal was an agreement between Xi and then USA president Barack Obama. The deal seeks to reduce greenhouse gases emissions, which are blame...


Valparaiso to join Missouri Valley Conference

The league Tuesday that its nine members had voted unanimously to extend an invite to the Crusaders, who now play in the Horizon League, effective on July 1. Ad...