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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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3 dead, 2 missing after tubers go over North Carolina dam

EDEN, N.C. (AP) — Three people are dead and two remain missing after a group floating down a North Carolina river on inflatable tubes went over a dam, authorities said Thursday. Rockingham County Emergency Services Director Rodney Cates told reporters that a group of nine people tubing on the Dan...
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Trump was wrong about the law, Obamacare politics and his judges

WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump promised to repeal Obamacare, the health insurance program that helped fuel the backlash tea party movement and ultimately his own candidacy. If Trump couldn't get Congress to do away with the law — and he couldn't, even with Republicans in control of both chambers...
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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.
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Bruce Springsteen fans with AstraZeneca vaccine to be turned away from New York theatre shows

Bruce Springsteen fans who have had the AstraZeneca vaccine will be turned away from his comeback shows on Broadway, it has been announced. The musician is returning with a five-night run at the St James theatre in New York on Saturday 26 June, with additional performances scheduled for September. Tickets went on sale on 10 June.A notice on Springsteen’s official website says audience members are required to provide proof of full Covid-19 vaccination in order to enter the theatre. However, a link to further information states that guests need to be fully vaccinated with an FDA-approved [Food and Drug...
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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.
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Thriller 'SWEAT' shows the perils of influencer fame

Sylwia is constantly being watched -- first by her 600,000 Instagram followers, then by a man parked outside her apartment. If you are fascinated by the landscape of internet celebrity and what lurks beneath, the Polish thriller "SWEAT" -- part of the official selection at Cannes Film Festival 2020 -- should leave you reeling.
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Skeleton of Man Who Died Two Years Ago Found in Apartment

A skeleton of a man who is believed to have died two years ago has been found in an apartment in France. Local police and firefighters discovered the skeleton of a 44-year-old man in an apartment of the Capucines residence, avenue du Maréchal-Juin, just behind Périgueux station, in Dordogne, southwest France.
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The sycophantic inner circle egging on Trump – and fueling his big lie

On 7 November 2020, after several days of vote-counting, Donald Trump lost the US presidential election. More than 60 unsuccessful lawsuits and one insurrection later, Trump has still lost the election, but the former president refuses to accept defeat. Egged on by a group of sycophants and fantasists, including a...
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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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Video of Joe Biden Yelling at Reporter, Saying 'I'm Not Confident of Anything,' Goes Viral

Video of President Joe Biden's irked response to a question about the future actions of Russian President Vladimir Putin has been widely viewed online. Following Wednesday's much anticipated summit with his Russian counterpart in Geneva, Switzerland, Biden snapped back at a question posed by CNN's chief White House correspondent, Kaitlan Collins, about Putin's intentions.
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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.