• "It's senseless": Texas woman shot dead by cop in her home
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    "It's senseless": Texas woman shot dead by cop in her home

    Fort Worth police officer fatally shot 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson inside her home while she was playing video games with her 8-year-old nephew

  • Parents of crash victim urge diplomat's wife to return to UK
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    Parents of crash victim urge diplomat's wife to return to UK

    The parents of a motorcyclist killed in a traffic crash with an American diplomat's wife took their case directly to U.S. audiences Monday, holding a New York news conference at which they urged the woman to return to Britain. The parents of Harry Dunn have reached out to U.S. politicians and plan

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    UPDATE 5-Trump ex-Russia adviser testifies in impeachment inquiry

    U.S. President Donald Trump's former Russia adviser testified on Monday behind closed doors as the latest witness summoned in the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry against Trump over his request that Ukraine investigate a domestic political rival. Fiona Hill, former senior director for European

  • Real estate developer, wife donate $100M to University of Virginia to help first-generation students
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    Real estate developer, wife donate $100M to University of Virginia to help first-generation students

    A man who was the first in his family to attend college and went on to become a successful real estate developer has made a $100 million contribution to help other first-generation students. David Walentas and his wife Jane are donating $100 million of their fortune to Walentas’ alma mater the University

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    A Kansas 13-year-old was charged with a felony for pointing a finger gun at her classmates

    The girl is facing a felony for threatening her classmates after another teen asked her who in the class she would kill if given the chance.

  • $20,000 worth of ride props were reportedly stolen from Walt Disney World
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    $20,000 worth of ride props were reportedly stolen from Walt Disney World

    The Orlando Sentinel reported on Thursday that the items were taken from a shed behind Test Track in Epcot.

  • Executed man's daughter asks court to order DNA testing
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    Executed man's daughter asks court to order DNA testing

    A woman whose father was executed for murder in Tennessee 13 years ago asked a judge on Monday to order the testing of DNA evidence in the case. The hearing in Memphis focused largely on whether April Alley can legally bring a petition for DNA testing on behalf of her father's estate. Sedley Alley

  • 13-year police veteran and father of 2 shot dead near Maryland parking garage
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    13-year police veteran and father of 2 shot dead near Maryland parking garage

    A police officer was shot and killed Monday morning in Maryland, sparking a manhunt, authorities said. The slain officer, Thomas Bomba, was shot while responding to a disorderly subject in a parking garage shortly before 9 a.m., police said. The slaying was in Silver Spring, which is about 6 miles

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    The Latest: Maryland police officer dies after being shot

    Police in Maryland say an officer who was shot while responding to a report of a disorderly person has died. Acting Montgomery County Police Chief Marcus Jones told news reporters Monday that Officer Thomas J. Bomba had died after undergoing hospital treatment. A police officer in Maryland has been

  • Officer who shot naked man found not guilty of murder
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    Officer who shot naked man found not guilty of murder

    A former Georgia police officer who fatally shot an unarmed, naked man was found not guilty of murder on Monday, but was convicted of aggravated assault and other charges that could potentially send him to prison for more than 30 years. Olsen, now 57, was a DeKalb County police officer in March 2015

  • Oil falls more than 2% on doubts around phase one of U.S.-China trade deal
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    Oil falls more than 2% on doubts around phase one of U.S.-China trade deal

    Oil prices slumped more than 2% on Monday on worries that global crude demand could stay under pressure as a lack of details about the first phase of a U.S.-China trade deal dimmed hopes for a quick resolution to the tariff fight. Brent crude dropped $1.26, or 2.1%, to $59.25 a barrel by 12:19 p.m.

  • Fort Worth cop resigns after fatally shooting black woman
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    Fort Worth cop resigns after fatally shooting black woman

    A police officer who shot and killed a black woman in her home in the presence of her 8-year-old nephew acted inappropriately and has resigned, the chief of police said Monday, after Atatiana Jefferson's surviving family called for the man to be fired and charged. The Fort Worth Police Department

  • Texas prison guard acquitted in death of inmate
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    Texas prison guard acquitted in death of inmate

    A jury has acquitted a former Texas prison guard who slammed a handcuffed inmate to the ground so hard that the man's liver ruptured and he died. The Houston Chronicle reports that Lou Joffrion was acquitted last month on aggravated assault charges in the 2017 death of David Witt, who had mental

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    CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Ecuador's Moreno readies repeal of fuel subsidy cuts as protesters head home

    Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno said on Monday that he would repeal an IMF-backed decree that slashed fuel subsidies "in coming hours," confirming that he had given into a key demand of protesters who had spent nearly two weeks agitating against it. Moreno added that a new decree would be

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    CORRECTED-Ecuador's Moreno says will repeal fuel subsidy cuts in coming hours

    Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno said on Monday that he will repeal an IMF-backed decree that slashed fuel subsidies "in coming hours," confirming that he had given into a key demand of protesters who had spent nearly two weeks agitating for its anullment. Moreno added that a new decree would

  • 'Maybe I'll be around another 50 years, who knows?': Dolly Parton celebrates half a century on the Opry
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    'Maybe I'll be around another 50 years, who knows?': Dolly Parton celebrates half a century on the Opry

    Dolly Parton celebrated 50 years on the Grand Ole Opry this weekend, playing two sold-out shows on its iconic Nashville stage. "My daddy loved the Grand Ole Opry, so we had to listen to it back home, and me dreaming of being on it," she said before the show.

  • Taking a drive with an auto worker on the General Motors picket line in Flint, Michigan
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    Taking a drive with an auto worker on the General Motors picket line in Flint, Michigan

    For a month of Sundays, Keondis Howell has anxiously eyed two things: his deep freezer, and his savings. The General Motors worker, on the picket lines for over a month, now plans the whole week’s dinners ahead of time, strategizing leftovers for the meals his three children will have. As the GM nationwide

  • The Latest: Ex-officer could face charges, chief says
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    The Latest: Ex-officer could face charges, chief says

    Fort Worth's interim police chief says he expects a "substantial update" by Tuesday on whether a former police officer will be criminally charged in the shooting death of a black woman inside her home. Interim Chief Ed Kraus said Monday that Officer Aaron Dean would have been fired had

  • Wall Street takes a breather after trade talks, eyes on earnings
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    Wall Street takes a breather after trade talks, eyes on earnings

    Wall Street struggled for direction on Monday as inconclusive U.S.-China trade negotiations dampened sentiment and investors turned toward third-quarter earnings season, which begins in earnest on Tuesday. The S&P 500 was essentially flat, while the Nasdaq and the Dow were nominally higher following

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    US STOCKS-Wall Street takes a breather after trade talks, eyes on earnings

    Wall Street struggled for direction on Monday as inconclusive U.S.-China trade negotiations dampened sentiment and investors turned toward third-quarter earnings season, which begins in earnest on Tuesday. The S&P 500 was essentially flat, while the Nasdaq and the Dow were nominally higher following

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    Lawsuit: Inmate kept in Missouri restraint chair 5 days

    A federal lawsuit claims that a Missouri man was held in a rural jail's restraint chair for five days, including a period of at least 24 hours with a blanket over his head. The lawsuit, first reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch , is the latest of several involving use of inmate restraint chairs

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    4 dead as Guineans protest president's bid to extend power

    At least four people have been killed in Guinea's capital after police fired tear gas and bullets Monday to disperse thousands of opposition supporters, civil society groups and trade unionists gathering in Conakry and across the country to protest the president's bid to extend his time in office

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    The Latest: Judge sets $80K bond for cop who shot naked man

    A judge has set a bond of $80,000 and ordered a dusk-to-dawn curfew for a former Georgia police officer convicted of aggravated assault in the fatal shooting of a naked, unarmed man. DeKalb County Superior Court Judge LaTisha Dear Jackson issued the decision Monday shortly after a jury convicted Robert

  • Texas cop never ID'd himself as police before fatally shooting Atatiana Jefferson in her own home: Official
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    Texas cop never ID'd himself as police before fatally shooting Atatiana Jefferson in her own home: Official

    A white police officer responding to a call early Saturday for a welfare check at a home in Fort Worth, Texas, fired a shot into a bedroom window, striking and killing a 28-year-old black woman who a neighbor said was not a threat. Relatives of the woman who was fatally shot identified her as Atatiana

  • Family seeks answers after police kill Texas woman at home
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    Family seeks answers after police kill Texas woman at home

    A white police officer who killed a black woman inside her Texas home while responding to a neighbor's call about an open front door "didn't have time to perceive a threat" before he opened fire, an attorney for the woman's family said. "You didn't hear the officer shout