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New use-of-force training for Cleveland police to be delayed

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police won’t be fully trained on new use-of-force policies by year’s end as planned, according to a new schedule filed in connection with the city’s agreement with the U.S. Justice Department to reform the police department. The new schedule has officers being trained by March 31. Though several factors affected that, […]
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US President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation to join his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron at Bastille Day celebrations in Paris on July 14, French and US officials said Wednesday.
Swiss police have arrested four people this month with suspected links to jihadist organisations like the ISIS, fearing some posed "an immediate danger", prosecutors said Wednesday.
China's Navy Wednesday launched a new 10,000-tonne domestically designed and produced destroyer. The vessel, of the Type 055 class, is the first of a new generation of destroye
North Korea on Wednesday vowed to execute South Korea's former president and her spy director, accusing them of planning to assassinate its supreme leadership.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte assured troops on Wednesday that he would protect them from any legal action if they accidentally kill civilians while battling militants who have besieged a south
The U.S. Homeland Security Department is set to announce new security measures Wednesday for international flights bound to the United States, which
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday expressed confidence that the Republican-led Senate would ultimately prevail in passing legislation aimed at repealing and replacing the 2010 healthcare law pa
US insinuations are an invitation to terrorists, extremists, armed Syrian opposition to fabricate provocation, says Moscow
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis elevated five senior clerics from outside Italy and the Vatican to the top rank of cardinal on Wednesday, urging them to be humble and not forget refugees and vic
A day after the latest cyberattack crippled computers internationally, starting in Ukraine, expert opinions are varying widely over who was behind it
Porsche's mid-engine convertible sports car, the Boxster, is revamped for 2017 with new engines, re-tuned suspension, styling updates and more standard features. The name — 718 Boxster — is new, too,
The first of three urban vegetable gardens started by Cape Town's homeless is now a thriving business... and they're aiming higher!
Mr Trump will again meet Emmanuel Macron, who accused him of a "not innocent" handshake last month.
BRUSSELS/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The U.S. defense secretary said on Wednesday Syria appeared to have heeded a warning from Washington not to carry out a chemical weapons attack.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Republican Gov. Rick Scott violated the state constitution by taking 24 murder cases out of the hands of a Florida state attorney who refuses to seek the ...
MINEOLA, N.Y. - Robert Durst's longtime friends are fighting in a New York court to avoid being sent to testify in California in a pretrial hearing in the millionaire's murder ...
A 21st birthday party ended in horror when a knife-wielding attacker walked up to a teenage dad and stabbed him in the head.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Disney has confirmed that an animatronic version of President Donald Trump will have a speaking role at its Hall of Presidents attraction at Walt Disney World in Florida
PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman has been arrested on child abuse charges after authorities said she gave birth to a child fathered by an 11-year-old. Hillsborough County Sheriff’s offi
DEBLOIS, Maine (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Maine’s wild blueberry growers saw another decrease in crop value in 2016. Wild blueberries are one of Maine’s most recognize
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The family of a black South Carolina man who was killed by three white deputies after a police chase in 2015 has filed a wrongful death suit. Shamir Palmer’s family says t
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bipartisan legislation to limit the influence of so-called shell corporations in the U.S. could get a boost as Congress probes the ways that Russia influenced last year’s elec
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has assured troops that he will protect them from any legal action if they accidentally kill civilians while battling militants who have besieged a southern city.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man who spent nearly two decades in mental hospitals for a conviction of a 1997 sexual assault of a teenage girl has been cleared of the crime after retesting of ge
A Swedish appeals court has increased the sentences for three men convicted over a gang rape which was streamed live on a closed Facebook group.
The Japanese man, paralysed below the waist, had to pull himself aboard without assistance.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A video going viral on Facebook shows a Florida police officer threatening to jail a young black man for jaywalking. In the video, Jacksonville Sheriff’s Officer J.S.
HALSTAD, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota woman charged in the fatal shooting of her boyfriend told authorities it was a video stunt gone wrong. Monalisa Perez, of Halstad, was charged Wednesday with second-
The video of was posted by Peshraw Ahmed's employer, Bare Grillz Fast Food, on Facebook on Saturday.
Secretary General Stoltenberg talks to reporters ahead of Thursday's NATO Defense Ministers meeting in Brussels
United States President Donald Trump has attacked The New York Times again for carrying another "false story" and labeled the paper as a "fake news joke" .
CARACAS (Reuters) - The Venezuelan government hunted on Wednesday for a rogue policemen who attacked key installations by helicopter, but critics of President Nicolas Maduro suspected the raid may hav
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man has lost his effort to reverse his murder and sexual assault convictions from the 1980s. The Lansing State Journal ( ) reports that 54-ye
"A shameful verdict!", wrote Bosnia's Dnevni Avaz newspaper on its front page, calling the decision a "new injustice and a new humiliation for the victims".

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