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Atatiana Jefferson's Father Speaks Out; Calls Her Death By Cop 'Senseless'

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Add Texas Police Shooting as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Texas Police Shooting news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The responding officer fired a shot through a window, killing 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson . "We don't think that Fort Worth police should be investigating it on their own", Jefferson family attorney Lee Merritt told CNN Sunday. "This call that this officer went on?" "However, we're homeowners in the state of Texas". Read More »

Queen's Speech: Why didn't the Queen wear her crown?

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The queen was driven the mile or so from Buckingham Palace in the horse-drawn Diamond Jubilee State Coach for the ceremony, in which the monarch outlines the government's program for the coming year. Lawmakers are summoned to listen to the queen by a security official named Black Rod - but only comply after slamming the House of Commons door in their face to symbolise the chamber's independence from the monarch. Read More »

China State Run Media Head Praises ‘Breakthrough’ in Trade Talks

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But Darin Friedrichs, senior Asia commodity analyst at brokerage INTL FCStone in Shanghai, threw cold water on the pledge. "I think our expectation is we'll meet with the vice premier in Chile before the presidents meet to make sure there aren't any final issues, and if we need to have in-person meetings, more in-person meetings to get this done, obviously we'll do that". Read More »

Iran: Tanker may have been attacked by missiles

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The state-run IRNA news agency, quoting Iran's National Iranian Tanker Co., identified the stricken vessel as the Sabiti. Images released by Iran's Petroleum Ministry appeared to show no visible damage to the Sabiti visible from its bridge, though they did not show the ship's sides. Read More »

Kate Middleton Channels Princess Diana at the Start of Pakistan Tour

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The people are honouredAnd they know how to show itIt's a big dealAnd we are ready! Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge , arrive in Islamabad , Pakistan October 14, 2019. It will see them travel more than 1,000 kilometres throughout the country, from Islamabad to the mountainous north, to the border city of Lahore. Read More »

Joe Biden's son Hunter stepping down from Chinese board

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For months, conservative activists have honed in on Hunter's business in Ukraine while his dad was in office, though no wrongdoing has emerged. Hunter Biden's work overseas sits at the centre of the House impeachment inquiry into Trump , who has admitted asking foreign powers to investigate Hunter Biden's business dealings abroad. Read More »

Girl dies after falling off ride at NJ weekend festival, cops say

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The New Jersey State Police is investigating the death of 10-year-old girl who sustained fatal injuries after she was. She was later pronounced deceased at 7:20 p.m. Investigators are trying to determine how the girl fell out of the ride, but have not released any details about their initial findings. Other performances by break dancers and BMXers are also scheduled. Read More »

Some states honouring indigenous people instead of Columbus

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A photo shows the statue of Christopher Columbus at Columbus Circle in front of Union Station in Washington, D.C., in October 2007. New Mexico is marking its statewide Indigenous Peoples Day with an invocation by several tribal leaders in unison in their native languages. Read More »

Putin visits Saudi Arabia following attacks on oil installations

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The Russian president is also expected to participate in the inaugural meeting of the Russian-Saudi Economic Council. According to Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov, the agenda of the visit includes talks with top Saudi officials and focuses on Syria, Yemen and the situation in the Persian Gulf, as well as bilateral cooperation in the defence and energy sector. Read More »

British pedophile who operated in Malaysia, Cambodia found dead in prison

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Richard Huckle, 33, was given 22 life sentences in 2016 after admitting 71 charges of sex abuse of children aged between six months and 12 years, between 2006 and 2014. At the end of his trial, Judge Peter Rook said Huckle's sentence reflected the "public abhorrence" over his "campaign of rape". He was initially charged with 91 counts of abuse regarding 23 children from poor Christian communities in Kuala Lumpur, whom he groomed while posing as a Christian missionary. Read More »

Girl, 3, Abducted From Outdoor Birthday Party

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Kamille was last seen wearing a pink t-shirt with leopard print design and leopard print shorts with no shoes. Birmingham Deputy Chief Scott Praytor told Al.com that investigators are asking any homes or businesses in the Avondale area near the Tom Brown Village public housing complex to share surveillance camera footage with police. Read More »

Royal couple to see 'breadth and depth' of Pakistan: UK HC

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Prior to that, Prince William's grandmother, the ruling monarch Queen Elizabeth II, visited Pakistan in 1961 and again in 1997. A royal source said: "The duke and duchess will be covering a lot of ground and are keen to put Pakistan back on the map as a country that is now much safer than people expect it to be". Read More »

Trump Hits Back at Brian Kilmeade For Panning His Syria Decision

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Kurdish forces are holding an estimated 10,000 IS prisoners, and experts fear they will escape detention as Kurdish and Turkish forces engage in battle. Esper said the "deliberate withdrawal" only applies to northern part of Syria, but he wouldn't elaborate on how long the troops will be out of the region. Read More »

Opposition candidate wins Budapest

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Sunday's nationwide local elections were seen as a key test of an opposition strategy of rallying behind a single candidate against Fidesz, which has scored seven consecutive landslide election wins since 2010 on the national, municipal and European levels. Read More »

Trump ‘Has Not Yet Seen,’ but ‘Strongly Condemns’ Violent Anti-Media Video

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The video shows Trump's head superimposed on the body of a man wearing a pinstriped suit opening fire at a "Church of Fake News" with some parishioners faces with logos of various news organisations, the Times reported . "The president and his family, the White House, and the Trump campaign need to denounce it immediately in the strongest possible terms". All Americans should condemn this depiction of violence directed toward journalists and the President's political opponents . Read More »

Turkey-backed rebels make gains in Syria

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Trump has emphasized that the United States finally defeated the Islamic State jihadists early this year and needs to get out of Middle East conflicts. The SDF said Turkish air strikes and shelling had killed nine civilians. Turkish and allied forces yesterday faced stiff Kurdish resistance as they battled to seize key border towns on the third day of a broad offensive that has sparked a civilian exodus. Read More »

USA suspect in Harry Dunn death ‘does not have diplomatic immunity’

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Sacoolas was originally cooperating in the case, police have said, but she left the country despite assuring them she would remain in the UK. Mrs Charles said: 'The letter from the FCO was unbelievable, we felt like we finally had a breakthrough, we finally had confirmed that the immunity that we didn't think she had has been confirmed, that she doesn't have it, certainly since she absconded back to the USA. Read More »

Corbyn unlikely to back deal Johnson makes with EU

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U.K. Finance Minister Sajid Javid said on October 14 he planned to deliver Britain's first post-Brexit budget statement on November 6, less than a week after the country's deadline for leaving the European Union, if it exits with a deal. "If talks are going nicely, we could also affirm there might be development however beyond regular time is wished to proceed". If he succeeds, Britain will leave the bloc on October 31 with arrangements to minimize disruption at borders and preserve the ... Read More »

Poland's ruling PiS party wins parliamentary elections

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According to the poll, PiS's closest opposition rival, the Civic Platform, is in second place with 27.4 percent of the vote. Turnout in these elections was estimated at 61.1 per cent, higher than that of four years ago. Opposition hopes of winning enough seats to form a coalition government even if PiS topped the vote looked in disarray after a bitter campaign in which the ruling populists positioned themselves as defenders of "Polish values". Read More »

Girona reject sentences for Catalan secession leaders and call for their release

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All defendants were acquitted of the gravest charge, rebellion, but other leading separatists were quick to call the ruling an "atrocity" and an "attack on democracy". The Spanish government stepped in and fired the Catalan regional government, with prosecutors later bringing charges. The separatist leaders' failed attempt to secede from Spain sparked the worst political crisis in decades. Read More »

Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee among three to receive Economics Nobel

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Duflo, who was born in 1972 in Paris, is the youngest ever to receive the economics prize. Each award carries with it a cash prize of 9 million kronor ($917,000). The chemistry prize was awarded on October 9 to a trio of pioneers of the modern lithium-ion battery, M. Stanley Whittingham, Akira Yoshino and John Goodenough. Read More »

Bridge in China falls on cars below, killing three people

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Social media customers shared photos of bridge collapse in Wuxi metropolis of China. The overpass located in China's eastern province of Jiangsu, overturned around 6:10pm on Thursday (local time) in the city of Wuxi, instantly killing three people located in two vehicles below. Read More »

U.S. presidential candidate targets Facebook policy with ‘false’ Zuckerberg ad

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But Factcheck.org noted that while Biden did threaten to withhold U.S. money from Ukraine, there's no evidence he did this to help his son, which is what the Facebook ad implied. Despite the criticism, Facebook has doubled down on its political advertising policy. "If Senator Warren wants to say things she knows to be untrue, we believe Facebook should not be in the position of censoring that speech", the spokesperson said, according to The Hill. Read More »

Trudeau says threat to his safety grows from online polarization and hate

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When asked by reporters why the event on Saturday went ahead despite the threat and a more than 90 minute delay, Trudeau said he took the advice of the RCMP. But sources later confirmed to The Canadian Press that Trudeau, wore a suit jacket during the rally rather than his usual rolled-up sleeves and loosened tie, was wearing a vest, which was noticeable in photos taken at the event. Read More »

Why not vote? Democrats say it's impeachment either way

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There has been no evidence of wrongdoing by either Joe or Hunter Biden in Ukraine . The impeachment probe was sparked by a whistleblowerwho revealed that Trump asked Ukraine's new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, to investigate Biden's family and Ukraine's role of in the 2016 election that put Trump in office. Read More »

Shoppers evacuated from Town Center mall, reports of shots fired

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The male victim suffered a non-life threatening "trauma wound" and was transported to the Del Ray Medical Center after first responders arrived, Boca Raton Police Chief Dan Alexander told reporters at a news conference Sunday afternoon. Meanwhile, officers located the victim in the food court area. Paramedics remained outside the mall to tend to shoppers with minor injuries. "We' don't have any suspect information that we're releasing at this time". Read More »

Deep south's only Democratic governor heads into runoff in primary election

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After Saturday's results, Trump took credit for a run-off being required. He'll face a head-to-head competition in the November 16 runoff with Rispone, a Baton Rouge businessman and longtime GOP political donor. For one thing, despite the fact that Edwards managed to win the runoff election four years ago against former Senator David Vitter, Louisiana is a solidly red state. Read More »

Suspect in custody after shooting at New Hampshire church

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One of the people who helped subdue the suspect, who arrived and began shooting after the wedding began, suffered minor injuries, Roark said. Police are on scene after multiple people were reportedly shot near a church New Hampshire. A police dispatcher said reports of a shooting were being investigated but there was no confirmation of any injuries. The church was also preparing Saturday for the noon celebration of life for Luis "Kiko" Alberto Garcia. Read More »

Trump defends Giuliani after report of federal probe

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The latest investigation is reportedly focused on what role Giuliani played in having former US ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch recalled from her post in May, and whether that decision was part of a broader scheme created to pressure Ukraine to provide political assistance for President Donald Trump . Read More »

Labour's Corbyn to accuse PM Johnson of using queen for political gain

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On Saturday, shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer said that if the Prime Minister returned from Brussels with an agreement Labour would demand it was put to the country in a confirmatory vote. British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has sparked a war of words in India between the BJP and the Congress on Thursday after he claimed that human rights situation in Kashmir was discussed during a meeting with "UK representatives from the Indian Congress Party". Read More »

Turkey's military crosses into Syria, targets SDF positions

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The First Minister said the president's actions were "reprehensible". "We are deeply concerned by the Turkish military operation in northeast Syria ", the countries - France, Germany, Britain, Belgium and Poland - said in a joint statement after an emergency meeting. Read More »

Officer kills woman inside her Texas home after welfare call

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Bodycam video released by police on Saturday shows two police officers using their flashlights to check the perimeter of the home, inspecting multiple doors that are open with a screen door closed. The body camera footage from the officer shows him walking through the backyard. Civil rights lawyer S. Lee Merritt , who is reportedly representing Jefferson's family, criticized the police department for releasing an image of the firearm without providing context. Read More »