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A policeman was acquitted of the murder of an African-American man

A policeman was acquitted of the murder of an African-American man The trial, which lasted eight days, focused on whether Shelby was justified in using deadly force against Crutcher, or if her actions were based on fear. " I have sorrow that this happened that this man lost his life but he caused the situation to occur ", Shelby said. The case in Oklahoma sparked criticisms that Shelby, who is white, overreacted when she shot Crutcher, who was black. [Full Article...]

Jeremy Paxman hits May with brutal Brexit 'blowhard' jibe

In the only only televised appearance of the election campaign involving the two main party leaders, Labour leader Corbyn, faced tough questioning over his past alliances, with questions over his meetings with Hamas officials and his refusal to condemn the IRA cropping up. [Full Article...]

Sofia Coppola becomes the 2nd woman to win Best Director at Cannes

Sofia Coppola becomes the 2nd woman to win Best Director at Cannes This is a lovely way to come back to the dream", Kidman said. Tant pis that Kidman wasn't on the Riviera anymore. Coppola received the Best Director award for her film The Beguiled , a civil war thriller starring Nicole Kidman , Kirsten Dunst and Colin Farrell . [Full Article...]

Great white shark leaps into fisherman's boat

Great white shark leaps into fisherman's boat The Marine Rescue Unit took Selwood to a hospital and returned to the boat, where it discovered a shark that had expired. The shark was later measured at nearly 9 feet (2.7 meters) long. "He knocked me off balance, of course, and I just fell on my hands and knees". Why the shark flung itself over the motor and into the anchored boat is a mystery. [Full Article...]

Manchester investigation concentrating on bomber's blue suitcase

Police are trying to pinpoint Abedi's movement between 18 May, when he returned from a trip to Libya, and 22 May, when he carried out the deadly attack that killed 22 people and injured dozens more. The suicide attacker appeared on police logs in 2012 over offences of theft, receiving stolen goods and assault, Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police Ian Hopkins disclosed. [Full Article...]

Baraboo circus keeps tradtion alive after Ringling Bros closure

On Saturday afternoon, under cloudy skies, fans streamed into the Nassau Coliseum in suburban NY to pay their last respects to the iconic show. In a show of support, Circus World invited the performers in Ringling Bros Circus to be the Grand Marshalls in Baraboo's annual Big Top Parade this July. [Full Article...]

DHS sec'y 'wouldn't criticize' Russian Federation channels

Mr Kushner , who is married to Mr Trump's daughter Ivanka, had contact with Moscow in December about opening a secret backchannel of communications, according to news reports published while Mr Trump was away on his trip. "It's both normal, in my opinion, and acceptable", he said on ABC's "This Week" program. United States president is said to have described German trade practices as "ver... [Full Article...]

Germany's Merkel calls for faster progress on EU-India trade deal

In turn, German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggested over the weekend that her country's relationship with the U.S. had shifted. "What I said was simply to indicate that, here are even more reasons beyond those we already have that Europe needs to take its destiny into its own hands", she said. [Full Article...]

Must-Have Items for the Wonder Woman Collector and Fan

Jensen also comments on how unique Wonder Woman's action will be in the film , and says that Diana's full reveal as Wonder Woman will have nearly the same effect as Christopher Reeve flashing Superman's signature "S" for the first time or Christian Bale growling "I'm Batman" an hour into the Batman Begins . [Full Article...]

Tiger arrested for DUI; officer found him asleep at wheel

However, according to ESPN , Woods blew a 0.00 on a breathalyzer test for alcohol. The Mercedes' engine was running, but its brake lights were on and the right blinker was flashing, reports the Palm Beach Post . "I fully cooperated with law enforcement", he said in the statement. He was released at 10:50am on "his own recognisance", meaning he has given a written undertaking to co-operate wit... [Full Article...]

There was no need for BCCI to meet PCB, says Vijay Goel

Insisting on politics-free sports, Mashal said the final agreement with the Pakistan Cricket Board will become ready after the technical teams of the two country have thorough discussions and finalize the agreement. "The series will not be possible without approval from the government". Pakistan last visited India in December 2012 for a limited overs series that included three One-Day Internat... [Full Article...]

Jury selection ends for day in officer's trial

Defense attorney Earl Gray argued that Yanez, 29, didn't know Castile had a permit to carry at the time of the shooting , so evidence about it is irrelevant in his trial. "The job of being a police officer is very stressful", said Daly, an emeritus professor at Mitchell Hamline School of Law. Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of a police officer accused of fatally shooting a black m... [Full Article...]

Zvyagintsev wins Jury Prize at 70th Cannes Film Festival with 'Loveless'

Two-time Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain said she and other members of the jury led by Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar wrestled Sunday with "a very hard choice". Coppola is one of just four women who've been nominated for best director at the Academy Awards. Smith was bubbly as ever, saying: "I'm ecstatic". [Full Article...]

Film director Dasari Narayana Rao dead

Film director Dasari Narayana Rao dead Victor of several awards , he introduced several artists and technicians to the Telugu film industry . "We are extremely sorry to announce the sad demise of Dasari Narayana Rao ". Some of his best films include Premabhishekam , Meghasandesham, Osey Ramulamma and Tata Manavadu among others. He had directed about 151 films, which is a record in itself. [Full Article...]

Parvathamma Rajkumar, wife of late actor Rajkumar passes away

Parvathamma Rajkumar, wife of late actor Rajkumar passes away She is survived by three sons (Shivaraj, Raghavendra and Puneeth Rajkumar) and two daughters. The late producer's body has been taken to her son Raghavendra's residence, and will be placed at Poorna Pragna grounds for people to pay their respects. [Full Article...]

New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Characters Revealed In Awesome Images

Carrie's name and then the 'd-word.' Because I think of her in the present tense. Like many facets of the Star Wars universe, more information about Supreme Leader Snoke has been released in canonical books that have been released since The Force Awakens came out in 2015. [Full Article...]

Jay Z's nephew keeps dunking on the top high school recruits

Jay Z's nephew keeps dunking on the top high school recruits On Sunday, Carter dunked on an opponent during an AAU game. Turns out, Jay Z's nephew is the Jay Z of dunking on people. Carter is the son of Jay Z's brother Eric Carter. Carter and his Albany City Rocks team beat the Pro Skills team Saturday at the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League's "Session IV" in Los Angeles. Bol comes in at No. [Full Article...]

Mark Farner on Touring with Allman Brothers Band, Legacy of Gregg Allman

Mark Farner on Touring with Allman Brothers Band, Legacy of Gregg Allman And then the following day, I go to the Beacon and I get to sit in with The Allman Brothers , which is sort of the holy grail to me - with Warren and obviously with all of them. After Willie Nelson expressed concern about his health during the band's 1995 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame , Allman got sober, and he and the band hit the road once again. [Full Article...]

Stapleton remains in Billboard top 10

Stapleton remains in Billboard top 10 This is the sixth time the band has reached number the top slot on the chart, putting them in elite company. Only four bands have more Billboard 200 chart toppers, U2 and Led Zeppelin with seven, The Rolling Stones with nine, and, of course, The Beatles with 19. [Full Article...]

Information leaked in U.S. affects Manchester bomb probe

Mrs May, a former Home Secretary, will use the opportunity of a meeting of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders in Brussels on Thursday to speak with Mr Trump about her concerns, according to a United Kingdom government official with knowledge of her plans. [Full Article...]


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