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Ohio police officer on leave after driving over Black shooting victim who later died

A police officer in Ohio has been placed on leave after her dashcam video showed her patrol car driving over a shooting victim lying on a street, authorities said. The man died soon after. The incident occurred on the night of 13 June, when Springfield police officer Amanda Rosales was responding to a 911 call about a shooting on West Liberty Avenue. According to the video from inside of the cruise, Ms Rosales was driving the car when she struck an already bleeding Eric Cole, reported NBC News.Cole, a Black man, was flown to a hospital but was pronounced...
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GolfSporting News

US Open cut line 2021: Projected cut, rules, updates for Friday's leaderboard

A handful of top golfers are in danger of missing the cut line at the 2021 U.S. Open on Friday. The top of the leaderboard at Torrey Pines contains some unfamiliar names at the moment. Richard Bland (-5) is leading the tournament. The group chasing him contains more familiar names, such as Louis Oosthuizen (-4), Russell Henley (-4), Jon Rahm (-3) and Bubba Watson (-3).

Fire scorches thousands of acres in Michigan, forces evacuations

Thousands of acres in northeastern Michigan have been scorched by hearth after the US Forest Service did not include an tried managed burn on Friday. About 100 folks have been compelled to flee their houses in Iosco County, close to the Huron-Manistee Nationwide Forests, whereas some 6,000 acres of land have been burned, in line with studies.
Foreign PolicyNPR

North Korea's Kim Vows To Be Ready For Confrontation With The U.S.

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his government to be prepared for both dialogue and confrontation with the Biden administration — but more for confrontation, state media reported Friday. The move came just days after the United States and others urged the North to abandon its nuclear program and return to talks.
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In North Korea a packet of coffee costs $100, and that's a problem for Kim Jong Un

Hong Kong (CNN) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has bigger problems than the United States right now. He needs to feed his people, and his options are not good. The ruler of the secretive, hereditary communist dictatorship opened an important political meeting on Tuesday acknowledging the grim situation his country now faces. North Korea's food supply is strained and "getting tense," Kim said, according to the country's state-run newswire, KCNA.
TV & VideosMovieWeb

Downton Abbey 2 First Look Emerges in New Set Photo

As far as successful period dramas go, Downton Abbey has done better than most. A hugely popular TV series, which was followed by a hit movie, fans just cannot seem to get enough of the ups and downs of the Crawley family estate. So when Downton Abbey 2 was announced along with its Christmas release date, those awaiting more from Julian Fellowes' sterling drama have been hoping for some sign of things moving along. Today, they got just that with the first set photo showing that filming is underway.
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'Sangorians' take a page from insurgent playbook in fight against Taliban

They name themselves after a Turkish soap opera, count former Taliban insurgents among their ranks and dress like their enemies, but the shadowy "Sangorians" militiamen are among the fiercest forces on the Afghan battlefield. They were established in 2015 by Abdul Jabar Qahraman, a high-ranking politician and military commander who was assassinated three years later by a Taliban bomb. Local media reports say the covert group has received training from the country's spy agency as well as foreign forces. And the Jamestown Foundation -- a US-based conservative think-tank -- says it was established specifically to infiltrate and disrupt the Taliban.

Teen stabbed to death during dispute in NYC

A 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death during a dispute with an older man in Brooklyn on Thursday afternoon, police and sources said. Tory Lovik was rushed to Kings County Hospital following the 3:30 p.m. incident in Stuyvesant Heights, and was later pronounced dead, according to police. A 48-year-old man...
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Hackers Tried to Poison California Water Supply in Major Cyber Attack

A hacker accessed the system of a California water treatment plant in January and deleted several programs used to treat drinking water. NBC News reported on Thursday that an unidentified hacker carried out the attack on an unspecified water treatment plant on January 15 in the San Francisco Bay Area by using the username and password of a former employee at the facility.