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Closing arguments to begin in ex-Milwaukee cop’s trial

Dominique Heaggan-Brown listens to the statement he made to investigators after the shooting is read back to him in court by Special Agent Raymond Gibbs of the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Friday, June 16, 2017, in Milwaukee. Heaggan-Brown, a former Milwaukee police officer on trial in a fatal shooting that sparked riots in a...

Brooks Koepka says Dustin Johnson pep talk helped him to US Open win

Brooks Koepka revealed he received a motivational phone call from the world No1, Dustin Johnson, the night before he became a first-time major winner. Koepka’s four-stroke triumph at Erin Hills on Sunday, at a record-equalling tournament aggregate of 16 under par, means he succeeds Johnson as the US Open champion. “Dustin actually called me...

Maine East students, teachers highlight unique learning during Rauner visit

Home construction, the use of computers to design household objects, and a different approach to teaching math were a few of the unique educational offerings on display at Maine East High School during a visit from Gov. Bruce Rauner on Wednesday. Rauner toured classrooms and chatted with students at the Park Ridge school during...

Trump: Meeting Pope Francis ‘the honor of a lifetime’

President Trump tweeted Wednesday that meeting Pope Francis was "the honor of a lifetime." Trump met with the pope in a private study at the Vatican for 30 minutes on Wednesday. The meeting was part of Trump's first foreign trip as president. Trump was joined by his wife Melania, his daughter Ivanka, her husband...

The Popularity Of The Denver Zoo Was Seen In A Recent Saturday Night Live Skit [Opinion]

A skit on Saturday Night Live about the Denver Zoo was a huge success that drew many ratings. The comedic piece on Saturday Night Live was completely fictional, and it was also hilarious. Scarlet Johansson, who played the role of a reporter for Good Day Denver, spoke to Danny Bangs, an animal photographer. Unfortunately,...

Has Tony Blair broken Labour party rules?

In 2005, after having been an active member of the Labour party for 25 years – 12 years as a Labour councillor in Haringey – I was expelled from the party. My crime? I had a letter published in the Guardian just before the 2005 general election urging Labour members to vote tactically. Specifically,...

Pirates hijack fishing boat near Somalia — 11 Indian sailors taken hostage

A masked Somali pirate stands in front of a Taiwanese fishing vessel in 2012. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Pirates have seized a small boat and kidnapped its 11 Indian crew members off the coast of Somalia, an investigator said Monday, the latest vessel targeted by the region’s resurgent hijackers. The attack on the...

Inquiry finds no reason why passenger put head out train window

Investigators say they have found no evidence to explain why a passenger put his head out of a train window, which led to his death when he collided with a signal gantry. Simon Brown was travelling on a Gatwick airport to London Victoria train when the accident occurred near Balham, south London. The Gatwick...

How Office Culture Can Crush Women’s Ambitions

Researchers have long been looking for solutions to what could be called the ambition gap. That’s the nagging discrepancy which often shows up in polling, where women express less interest in becoming senior executives than their male counterparts. It’s a frustrating dilemma, and one without simple answers. Encouragingly, companies are starting to investigate the...

Revealed: Britain’s first black female footballer after case of mistaken identity

A major discovery in women’s football history has revealed Britain’s first black female footballer – and she was playing in one of the sport’s earliest recorded games in the 1890s. The emergence of her story is timely. On Tuesday evening, as football’s black achievers gather to be honoured at the Football Black List celebration,...

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