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Family Of Minneapolis Police Shooting Victim Hires Philando Castile Lawyer

Justine Ruszczyk, who went by her fiance's name, Damond, called the police twice Saturday night when she heard noises "out the back", suspecting sexual assault. A Minneapolis police spokesman has declined to comment on whether the officers are being investigated for potentially violating departmental policy regarding body cameras.

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China's Feng leads after weather-affected opening day at US Women's Open

Midway through the championship, with the USGA having received favorable feedback from players about the course and how they've been treated, Davis defended the decision to hold the event at Trump Bedminster . Feng was playing in the group behind Henderson. Her supporters were ecstatic after her putts on the 17th and 18th. "Now that's my kind of tournament!", I said to myself, echoing the sentiments of many other golf fans who are sick of the nonsense that the 2016 Presidential Election ...

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China's Nobel Laureate dies a prisoner at 61

The futility of it all as nothing has changed in all of Liu's years of fighting for reform in the Communist Party-dominated regime is what the free world will have to live with. China said at the time that Liu's award was an "obscenity" that should not have gone to a man it called a criminal and a subversive. "For [China], they do not want to highlight Liu Xiaobo because he is a powerful voice for freedom and against tyranny", Cruz said.

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Federer Races Past Raonic to Reach Wimbledon Semifinals

Yet winning this year's tournament - his first Wimbledon title in five years - would arguably be Federer's greatest achievement at the All England Club to date . Ivo Karlovic holds the record with 12,062 aces, and Goran Ivanisevic is second with 10,131 aces. Federer plays world number 15 Tomas Berdych on Friday in the Wimbledon semi-finals and is now the overwhelming favourite to seal a 19th grand slam title.

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Metro area companies join 'Net Neutrality Day of Action'

But, ironically, while advocating for an "open internet ", Facebook shut down the pages of legal marijuana shops in Alaska, frustrating the affected businesses. Basically - with net neutrality , it doesn't matter if you're looking at the New York Times or some really gross porn. Cable giant Charter also told its investors a year ago that the regulations "hasn't hurt us".

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Amazon Prime Day Deals Launch This Evening

One of the most interesting offers of Amazon Prime is the 30-day free trial . If you sign up for Prime Day , you get a 30-day free trial. However, you must avoid the $99 fee. The Fossil Q Wander is now getting a 40% price cut for Amazon Prime Day . Want to help others as you shop? The TL;DR is that there will be significant markdowns on things you probably are planning to buy at some point anyway, especially in the beauty department.

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Lions name unchanged team for third Test

That will change on Saturday when (barring a late illness or injury) the Lions will throw the same 23 at New Zealand that beat the All Blacks in Wellington. Having officiated in the Lions' final midweek game against the Hurricanes, Frenchman referee Romain Poite will run the rule over the third and final Test.

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CAL FIRE Warns of Dangers as Holiday Weekend Approaches

Unfortunately, emergency rooms across the country see a spike in patients due to fireworks injuries every July. "Soon as we light them up, we just run", Daniels said. Never experiment with homemade fireworks . Always have a bucket of water on hand to dispose of fireworks and a hose connected to water ready in case of fire.

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At least 12 GOP senators now say they oppose the healthcare bill

Lee is one of at least five GOP senators who meant to vote against allowing the Senate's version of repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act to even be considered. It also highlights the deep ideological divides within the party over how to improve the health care system while not cutting millions of Americans out of insurance coverage.

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4th of July Fireworks 2017

Mount Vernon Independence Day. The town's pool, basketball courts, tennis courts will be open, weather permitting, with events beginning around 3 p.m. Before hand, Farmington musician Mark Gentle will be performing from 6:30 p.m. until around 9 p.m., sponsored by the Farmers' Union. The 10K race will follow at 7:30 a.m., with the 5K starting at 7:45 a.m.

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White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

Democrats had pushed the narrative that the vote was a referendum on Trump's presidency. "And when you hear Republicans talk in the gym or running around the House floor, they say, you know, 'Just keep going the way you're going because we're still using this, '" Ryan told CNN Wednesday night, referring to the GOP's use of Pelosi as a bogeyman in its messaging.

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How the Senate health bill compares to House, 'Obamacare'

Facing unanimous Democratic opposition, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell must get yes votes from 50 of the 52 GOP senators to avoid a defeat. Those costs are rising there and elsewhere even with the federal government paying for most of the expansion, largely because more people signed up than originally expected.

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Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

It's time for new leadership. While both campaigns disavowed the ad's content, Moms Demand Action and Everytown condemned it, saying it was "disgusting to politicize this national tragedy and use it to get voters to the polls". Pelosi:"I'm worth the trouble". And the Republican crowing will be loud, long and likely important in the congressional health care debate. That followed another recent Democratic disappointment in Montana, where the Republican candidate won even after ...

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Georgia race: Sigh of relief for GOP on health care

Rep. Brian Mast , R-Palm City, campaigned last month for Karen Handel in a high-stakes special House race in Georgia. "Democrats haven't figured out how to beat Trump ", a senior Trump administration official said Tuesday night. Price himself was easily reelected several times, but Trump himself carried the district over Hillary Clinton by less than two percentage points last November, fueling Democratic hopes they could flip the district.

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Trump congratulates Handel on Twitter

The matchup between Handel and Ossoff in Georgia's 6th Congressional District has become a proxy for the national political atmosphere and a test of GOP strength early in Donald Trump's presidency. His frequent mentions of the network are a break from past presidents, who rarely singled out specific networks for positive coverage. She pointed voters instead to her "proven conservative record" as a state and local elected official.

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Queen outlines UK government agenda in scaled-down speech

Initial fears allayed, we've all been reminded that goatskin is not goatskin, even though there were worries about sourcing goatskin style parchment at such short notice. in the circumstances where his policies go against everything we stand for". Peers take their seats in the House of Lords before the State Opening Of Parliament.

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In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation

In a paid "Sponsored" post that Trump has published on Facebook , he is asking for help from his supporters in order to fight a so-called "Witch Hunt". The former House speaker, discussing the "pugnacious" president on ABC's "This Week", said that Trump's attack instincts don't "serve him well". Jay Sekulow , personal lawyer for Donald Trump .

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Hafeez hails Pakistan spirit for India stunner

Pakistan dominated with both bat and ball to thrash a rather off-colour India by 180 runs and lift the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy on Sunday. "We showed great character". "But it is, you know, it really is", a smiling Arthur said. Earlier also, several times chaos has been witnessed in this area after India-Pakistan match, but this is the first time when the government has imposed restriction in the area.

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Deputy AG Rosenstein set for budget hearing Tuesday

Several Trump-supporting media figures called for Robert Mueller to be fired; a Trump friend said the president was actually considering it; a Trump lawyer wouldn't rule it out; a conservative newspaper suggested Mueller faces a conflict of interest; and a top Trump surrogate accused him of partisan bias.

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Andre Ward Vs. Sergey Kovalev II

The 33-year-old Ward on June 17 improved his record to 32-0 (15 knockouts) by defeating the 34-year-old Kovalev (31-1-1, 26 KOs) in the 175-pound title rematch. "You kind of see a theme in his fights ". Coverage of the fight in the United Kingdom will be shown live on Sky Sports 1 as part of their "Fight Night International: Ward v Kovalev" programme.

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Jeremy Corbyn enjoys kickabout as politics takes a backseat

In a statement outside Downing Street, the 60-year-old premier promised to " fulfil the promise of Brexit ". It is said a deal has been worked out with Democratic Unionist Party which has won 10 seats to form a coalition government if permitted by the Queen.

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World Cup Qualifying Table, Standings and Updated Points After USA Draw

Michael Bradley put his footprint on Sunday's USA men's national soccer team game against Mexico with a long-range finish 5:25 into the contest. However, it took Mexico only 15 minutes to to equalise, as Carlos Vela finished off a counterattack with a fine finish. Bradley was key in the midfield slowing down the Mexico midfield.

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British PM Theresa May apologises to own MPs for 'election mess'

May shrugged off suggestions her days in Downing St. were numbered. However, not only did she fail to extend the 17-seat majority inherited from Cameron, she ruinously lost it. Brexit will likely be on the agenda at the Paris meeting, after May confirmed she will stick to the negotiating timetable. Mrs May is also engaged in delicate negotiations with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), a small Protestant party from Northern Ireland that usually plays no role in British-wide politics, ...

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British PM Theresa May reshuffles Cabinet

Brexiteer Mr Gove becomes Environment Secretary and will have to deal with farming and fisheries as well as coping with flood disasters and implementing Tory policy to bring back fox hunting. But what I'm doing now is actually getting on with the immediate job. Within months of his sacking from the cabinet last year Gove was re-hired by the Times , writing columns and book reviews for a reported £150,000 a year.

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May's top aides resign after UK election fiasco

I think she should probably resign and there should probably be another general election . Many MPs are angry over what they see as an unnecessary vote that has cost several lawmakers their seats and are demanding she run a more open, collegiate government after her first months of a dictatorial regime.

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Britain's snap election backfires on Prime Minister Theresa May

Ms. May said the government would guide the country through critical Brexit talks, due to take place later this month, suggesting there would be no change to the timeline. Reuters reports that Gunther H. Oettinger, a European Commission budget and human resources commissioner, expressed doubt about the talks starting as planned.

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Kuwait says Qatar is 'willing' to hold dialogue

Like the UAE and Saudi Arabia , Qatar is a member of the GCC and of the oil-cartel OPEC. "Whatever has been thrown as an accusation is all based on misinformation and we think that the entire crisis is being based on misinformation". Saudi Arabia has sealed Qatar's only land border, through which it had imported most of its food. The time had come to call on Qatar to end its funding - they have to end that funding - and its extremist ideology.

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Clinging On To Her Job, Britain's May Appoints New Ministers

But the ballot-box humiliation has seriously - and possibly mortally - wounded May's leadership just as Britain is about to begin complex exit talks with the European Union . DUP leader Arlene Foster said "we have made good progress but the discussions continue". We know when they must end. "We need stability ", she said .

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Health of Nashville defenceman Ryan Ellis still in question

But they are dragging this Penguins train down the tracks, and they know how close they are. But after their ugliest performance of the playoffs, they're on the brink of elimination. The same would hold true if the award is presented to Evgeni Malkin should the Pens win. Over the last decade, Pittsburgh has turned into the franchise to emulate, as Detroit was at that time .

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Counting gets under way after polls close in Scotland

Despite widespread opposition to the United Kingdom leaving Europe, voters Thursday appeared to make clear that they didn't go along with the manifesto promise to hold another independence referendum sometime between Autumn 2018 and Spring 2019.