Bride-to-be fatally shot by Minneapolis police officer after calling 911

Bride-to-be fatally shot by Minneapolis police officer after calling 911 source: chicagotribune.com
Details about what led a Minneapolis police officer to fatally shoot an Australian woman over the weekend remain unclear.
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Chicago Tribune Thu, 07/27/2017 - 15:47

COMMENTARY: Trump's argument against transgender soldiers echoes one used against gays, women and blacks

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President Trump said having transgender people in the military would be a "disruption." That sounds too familiar, a Washington Post columnist says.
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The Citizen News Thu, 07/27/2017 - 15:44

Malema buys Zwelithini four pregnant cows and a bull for his birthday

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The EFF spent an hour in the palace with the king.
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Times LIVE Thu, 07/27/2017 - 14:42

Malema's birthday gift to king Zwelithini

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What gifts do you buy the Zulu monarch on his birthday?
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Chicago Tribune Thu, 07/27/2017 - 15:47

COMMENTARY: Trump's argument against transgender soldiers echoes one used against gays, women and blacks

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President Trump said having transgender people in the military would be a "disruption." That sounds too familiar, a Washington Post columnist says.
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Chicago Tribune Wed, 07/26/2017 - 22:58

COLUMN: Trump's ban on transgender people in the military is un-American

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For the president of the United States to single out certain Americans for obvious discrimination is an affront to our democratic values, writes columnist Dahleen Glanton.
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Chicago Tribune Wed, 07/26/2017 - 22:18

Shoulder-baring yearbook photo reignites debate on high school dress codes

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"I have spent a good majority of my life wondering why exactly women's shoulders are so offensive," 17-year-old Maine South student Grace Goble said.
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Chicago Tribune Wed, 07/26/2017 - 21:32

iPhone-maker Foxconn to open plant in southeast Wisconsin

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The plant could employ as many as 10,000 people.
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Chicago Tribune Wed, 07/26/2017 - 17:54

COLUMN: If I had a Boy Scout, I'd tell him this about President Trump's Jamboree speech

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Boy Scouts should be cautious of the underlying message in President Trump’s address, columnist Heidi Stevens says.
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Chicago Tribune Wed, 07/26/2017 - 16:05

Opinion: Donald Trump's abnormal behavior

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Columnist Rex Huppke: The president using an unnecessarily detailed and gruesome story to intentionally dehumanize an entire group of people is not normal. The president turning the annual Boy Scout Jamboree into a political rally and festival of self-adulation is not normal. The president publicly humiliating the attorney general instead...
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Chicago Tribune Wed, 07/26/2017 - 15:37

Trump tweets he will bar transgender individuals from U.S. armed forces

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The Pentagon has refused to release any data on the number of transgender troops currently serving, but a study by the RAND Corporation found that there are between 2,500 and 7,000 transgender service members in the active duty military, and another 1,500 to 4,000 in the reserves.
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Chicago Tribune Wed, 07/26/2017 - 12:58

Senators on hot mic: Trump is 'crazy,' 'I'm worried'

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"I think — I think he's crazy. I mean, I don't say that lightly ..."
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Chicago Tribune Wed, 07/26/2017 - 03:37

COMMENTARY: Can millennials afford a future in Illinois?

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"I love this state. I was born here. I grew up here. I went to college here. I got my first post-college job here. I want to stay here. But I'm afraid it will cost me too much."
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Chicago Tribune Wed, 07/26/2017 - 00:39

Justice Department rules intensify crackdown on sanctuary cities such as Chicago

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The Justice Department escalated its promised crackdown on sanctuary cities today.
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