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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cricket.com.au Wed, 09/20/2017 - 05:20

West Indies dealt World Cup blow

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Nervous times ahead for the Windies...
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Senator Sarah Hanson-Young Wed, 09/20/2017 - 05:12

Silenced? The "No" Side Is Getting Four Times The Media Coverage Of The "Yes" Side

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The No side will tell you they're being silenced in the marriage equality debate - so why do we keep hearing from them?
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The Straits Times Wed, 09/20/2017 - 05:11

Body of NSF, who died during training in Australia, flown back to Singapore

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The body of 3rd Sergeant Chan Hiang Cheng Gavin was accompanied by his parents back to Singapore, where he will be accorded the honours of a military funeral.
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news.com.au Wed, 09/20/2017 - 05:11

Aldi checkout worker's heartwarming gesture

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A grandfather struggling to work out how to use his new phone was told to “just Google it” by Telstra. But a kind gesture from an ALDI Australia worker "made his day."
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Chicago Tribune Wed, 09/20/2017 - 04:00

ANALYSIS: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary

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The president of the United States threatened to wipe a country of 25 million people off the map.
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Chicago Tribune Wed, 09/20/2017 - 03:37

Kenneka Jenkins case highlights mistrust of police

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Shocking deaths often generate theories that diverge sharply from the official story. But the case of Kenneka Jenkins is spawning alternate explanations at a furious rate, many of which exhibit deep skepticism that authorities are telling the truth.
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Chicago Tribune Tue, 09/19/2017 - 17:52

EDITORIAL: The Cook County Board's legacy — killing Cook County jobs

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The soda tax is just part of the Cook County Board's anti-business, anti-growth, anti-jobs agenda, the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board contends.
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Chicago Tribune Tue, 09/19/2017 - 17:00

Trump threatens 'total destruction' of North Korea in U.N. speech

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"Rocket man is on a suicide mission for himself and his regime," President Trump said about Kim Jong Un.
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Chicago Tribune Tue, 09/19/2017 - 02:10

Kenneka Jenkins case to remain with Rosemont police, not FBI

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Activists had requested that an outside agency become involved in the death investigation.
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Chicago Tribune Tue, 09/19/2017 - 01:18

Community activists demand to be part of the Chicago police reform effort

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Relatives of those killed in police shootings and community activists fear their voices will be lost in the drive to clean up the Chicago Police Department.
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Chicago Tribune Tue, 09/19/2017 - 01:16

Former Lincoln-Way chief Wyllie could lose $321,000 annual pension if convicted

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Since the former school district superintendent retired in 2013, his annual pension has ranked among the top teacher pensions in Illinois.
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Chicago Tribune Tue, 09/19/2017 - 00:19

5 Wheaton College football players face felony charges in hazing incident

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Breaking: Five Wheaton College football players face felony charges after being accused of a 2016 hazing incident in which a freshman teammate was restrained with duct tape, beaten and left half-naked with two torn shoulders on a baseball field.
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Chicago Tribune Mon, 09/18/2017 - 18:20

COLUMN: Trump's vile retweet shows he's an abnormal president

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"Nobody expects a president to be perfect. But we're in deep trouble if we start accepting one who is no better than than the angry and anonymous trolls he retweets."
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Chicago Tribune Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:21

Lake County to become 1st in Illinois to raise minimum tobacco age to 21

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The goal of the ordinance is to reduce the number of people who start smoking before the age of 21 and increase the social distance between those that can legally buy cigarettes and those who can't.
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