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2:54 AM / Saturday June 24, 2017

Week In Review

Minnesota officer acquitted in shooting of Philando Castile

June 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Valerie Castile, mother of Philando Castile, spoke with passion about her reaction to a not guity verdict for Officer Jeronimo Yanez at the Ramsey County Courthouse in St. Paul, Minn., on Friday June 16, 2017. (Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP)   By Steve Karnowski and Amy Forliti Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn….

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Seattle police kill woman that family says was pregnant

June 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Charleena Lyles  (Photo: Facebook)   By Phuong Le Associated Press SEATTLE — Seattle police are investigating the fatal shooting by two officers of a 30-year-old woman family members say was pregnant and struggling with mental health issues. The officers went to the apartment – where several children were present – after a call…

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Trump restores some Cuba penalties, rejecting ‘oppressors’

June 22, 2017

ABOVE CARTOON: Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News   By Darlene Superville and Michael Weissenstein Associated Press MIAMI — President Donald Trump declared Friday he was restoring some travel and economic restrictions on Cuba that were lifted as part of the Obama administration’s historic easing. He challenged the communist government of Raul Castro to negotiate a…

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Rifle-wielding gunman wounds lawmaker, then killed by police

June 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA)  and Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ)   By Erica Werner and Chad Day Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a congressional baseball practice Wednesday, wounding House GOP Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and several others as congressmen and aides dove for cover….

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Maryland, DC attorneys general plan lawsuit against Trump

June 15, 2017

ABOVE CARTOON:  Ed Wexler, PoliticalCartoons.com   By Brian Witte Associated Press The attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia say they will sue Donald Trump on Monday, alleging he has violated the Constitution by taking payments from foreign governments as president. Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh outlined details of the lawsuit in an…

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Hundreds reflect on anniversary of Pulse nightclub shooting

June 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Rep. John Lewis (GA-05), center, speaks at an event on the steps of the U.S. Capitol Building for an evening of remembrance honoring the victims and survivors of the mass shooting that took place at Pulse nightclub in Orlando one month ago on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Paul Morigi/AP Images…

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Nick Gordon arrested on domestic battery charge

June 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Nick Gordon   (Photo: Shutterstock)   Gordon, the former boyfriend of Bobbi Kristina Brown, was arrested by Sanford, Florida police on Saturday.   NewsOne .com Nick Gordon, the former boyfriend of the late Bobbi Kristina Brown, was arrested on domestic violence charges and false imprisonment, reports ‘People.’ According to the outlet, Gordon was…

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London attacker’s mom blames internet for radicalizing son

June 9, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  People with their hands on their heads about 10 minutes after midnight as they leave from inside a police cordon after an attack in London, Sunday, June 4, 2017. Armed British police rushed to London Bridge late Saturday after reports of a vehicle running down pedestrians and people being stabbed nearby. (AP Photo/Matt…

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Suspect in custody in stabbing of Philadelphia Councilman David Oh

June 9, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  David Oh associated press A man sought in the stabbing of a Philadelphia city councilman during an attempted robbery near his residence has turned himself in, authorities said Saturday. A man has been charged with attempted murder in the stabbing of a Philadelphia city councilman during an attempted robbery last week. Twenty-four-year-old Shawn…

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