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Police officer allegedly shoots, kills fellow cop brother in his home
A police officer in Texas is dead and his brother, a fellow cop, allegedly was the one who shot him multiple times, according to authorities. Rocky Lee, 57, was identified by the Harris County Sheriff's Office as the deputy who was shot and killed Friday. His brother, who works...
'Hero' teacher tackled gunman, student says: 'Most people would never dare'
When a middle school boy allegedly opened fire at his Indiana school, the science teacher immediately ran and tackled him to the ground, one student in the classroom told ABC News. The suspected shooter, a student at Noblesville West Middle School, asked to be excused from class Friday morning...
Bucks player 'gave in' during arrest to avoid officers' guns
Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown said Friday he "gave in" when police used a stun gun as they detained him for a parking violation because he didn't want officers to "pull out their guns." "I was just being smart. I just wanted to get out of the situation and...

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Sask. judge rules province must allow people to remove gender markers from birth certificates
On Thursday, a Saskatchewan judge ruled that the province must amend current policy to allow people of all ages to change or remove the gender on their birth certificates.Justice Lana Krogan issued the decision Thursday at Regina's Court of Queen's Bench. "I'm excited. I'm overwhelmed. Beyond happy. This is going to save many,...
NFL's new anthem policy is a capitulation to political pressure: Robyn Urback
Somewhere beyond the metal detectors, the mandatory clear backpacks, the armed teachers, the armed guards, the social media surveillance, the reported presidential musings about imprisoning journalists and new rules punishing NFL players for unpatriotic behaviour, the  United States of America is still the Land of Free.Granted, the space where...
WestJet agrees to settlement process with pilots union
Anxious air travellers can now rest easy with the threat of a WestJet strike seemingly at an end.The Calgary-based airline and the Air Line Pilots Association have agreed to a settlement process through the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. Both sides have agreed to mediation — and if...

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Every new "Star Wars" film brings an excitement that can be felt throughout the galaxy. Yet, this weekend's "Solo: A Star Wars Story" seems to be missing some of the usual galactic hype. Is Disney's...
Dublin is covered with posters ahead of Friday's referendum on abortion.
Ireland will vote Friday on whether to repeal the Eighth Amendment to the country's constitution, which says a mother and her fetus have equal rights to life. If Yes wins, Ireland is expected to enact legislation that will allow for terminations up to 12 weeks into a pregnancy....
Trump supporters say his 'peace through strength' doctrine is at work, where America flexes its military and economic muscles to shape the world it wants
Welcome to life these days as a close US ally. Under the 45th President, long-standing US friends and partners have come in for surprises, some of them bruising. Trump has questioned enduring alliances, insulted neighbors, threatened tariffs against some of America's oldest friends and made clear he'll sanction...

CTV NEWS

Toddler left in car died from prolonged heat exposure: police
A toddler found in a hot vehicle in the Greater Toronto Area died after being exposed to sweltering temperatures for a prolonged time, police have confirmed. No charges have been laid in the death of the...
Saskatchewan birth certificate
SASKATOON -- A Saskatchewan mother hopes a court decision ordering the province to allow gender markers to be removed from birth certificates when requested -- even for children -- will help to further change people's...
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The Canadian Press Published Friday, May 25,...

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Rachel Dolezal Faces Felony Charges For Welfare Fraud
Rachel Dolezal, the former president of NAACP’s Spokane, Washington, chapter who was outed as a white woman pretending to be black, is facing felony charges of welfare fraud, perjury and false verification for public assistance. NBC News affiliate KHQ-TV was the first to report on the charges made this week...
Girls, 10 and 11, Accused Of Plotting To Kill Classmate
Officers in Virginia foiled a plot by two pre-teen girls to kill their 11-year-old classmate after a parent discovered a “cryptic” text message exchange, the Prince William County Police Department said. Police arrested the suspects, ages 10 and 11, on May 3, and they were charged with one count...
Police Search Suspected Serial Killer's Dumping Ground
They looked like random missing person cases: the disappearance of one young Michigan girl and then another four years later. The number of disappearances grew to three and then six in little more than a decade. Each of the missing girls was younger than 18, and each was gone...

NEW YORK TIMES NEWS

Decoding Windows Error Messages
TECH TIPMicrosoft regularly pushes out security patches and other fixes, but if Windows 10 fails to install them, you can usually find out why.Q. I keep getting Windows Update “failed” error messages with a long number (0x80070020) when I try to install Microsoft’s patches for Windows 10. Clicking...
Why Were the Royal Exes at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Wedding?
For her wedding Sept. 23, 2017 at the Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Va., Itamar Conner, a 22-year-old student, decided it wouldn’t be respectful of her boyfriend to invite two men she had dated previously whom she still counted as friends.“Before we met each other we had both...
Sterling Brown Arrest Fallout: 3 Officers Are Suspended
Eight members of the Milwaukee Police Department have been disciplined in connection with the arrest of the N.B.A. player Sterling Brown, who in January was subdued with a stun gun over a parking violation.The department announced on Friday that three officers would receive unpaid suspensions. Those officers and...

QUARTZ NEWS

Even the sealife in the US is testing positive for opioids now
Mussels are the filters of the sea. A single one of the mollusks filters up to two liters (about half a gallon) of water each day to extract microscopic algae and bacteria to eat. Pretty much whatever ends up in the sea eventually ends up...
Complete list of Star Wars spinoffs, from the year 2043
It is the year 2043. Lots of things have changed since 2018, when you are reading this. Nations have fallen. Nuclear missiles have been launched. AI is threatening a hostile takeover. But one thing hasn’t changed: Disney is still releasing Star Wars spinoffs. You already know...
Boss manager
Society suffers from a deficit of knowledge surrounding bosses and their origins. Are they human? Possibly. Do they fear us? Maybe. Can they feel pain and love like you or I? Certainly not. But thankfully, like any other living being, all bosses can be easily categorized...

REUTERS NEWS

Deutsche Bank looks to cut 10,000 jobs to reduce costs: source
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) plans to cut 10,000 jobs, or about a tenth of its global workforce, as part of efforts to reduce costs, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of the Deutsche Bank is pictured in Frankfurt,...
Brigitte Bardot: actresses complain about harassment to get attention
(Reuters Health) - Canadians who cannot afford to eat regularly or to eat a healthy diet have more than double the average risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a study suggests. To reduce the burden of diabetes on individuals and the national healthcare system, policymakers should consider intervening...
American kids recreate royal wedding for photoshoot
(Reuters) - Living the fantasy of Britain’s royal wedding, American kids dressed up as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for a photoshoot on a budget and schedule that wedding planners can only dream of. Tricia Messeroux, a New York photographer, has been capturing children in red carpet looks...

THE ECONOMIST NEWS

What is an audit for?
AUDITS get noticed only when things go wrong. Last week British MPs issued a scathing attack on KPMG, an auditor, for failing to avert the collapse of Carillion, a contracting company. South African authorities are looking into Deloitte’s audit of Steinhoff, a retailer. PwC, another auditor, could face...
BILLIONS of years ago a star began to die. In the process, it created something new: 65,500 billion tonnes of carbon that would later be incorporated into the nascent planet Earth. That carbon is still there, and nowadays a fair chunk of it makes up the bodies of...
Barbados’s mucky election
PUDDLES of sewage dapple the potholed road into Hastings, a tourist hub on Barbados’s southern coast. Tanker lorries parked by the roadside suck up stinking waste. The liquid forming one large pool at nearby Accra beach is not seawater. The governments of the United States, Britain, Canada and...

THE HILL NEWS

WATCH: GOP lawmaker predicts halt in talks if Trump-Kim summit fails
A House Republican is predicting a temporary end in talks between the U.S. and North Korea if a planned summit next month between President Trump and Kim Jong Un falls through.“I don’t think I better predict — I don’t think it’s the end of the issue, but...
WATCH: Sanders calls direct talks with North Korea ‘a step forward’
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Thursday told The Hill that direct talks between the Trump administration and North Korea represent “a step forward.”But the liberal senator said he still can’t support CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s confirmation as secretary of State.“I think the idea of sitting down and having direct negotiations...
Steel exec at center of tariff fight predicts Trump will negotiate import quotas with allies
An American steel industry executive at the center of the trade war with China says he's confident President Trump will ultimately negotiate import quotas with U.S. allies stung by the recent imposition of a 25 percent tariff on foreign steel.Todd Leebow, CEO of Majestic Steel in Ohio, cheered...

VICE NEWS

Maybe Doug Ford Was a Bad Choice for the Ontario Conservatives After All
So, look. Maybe Doug Ford was a bad choice for leader. We all understand that the Ontario PCs didn’t have a great pre-game season. It’s never good when you have to call an emergency leadership because your guy was engulfed in an alleged sex crimes scandal right before...
The Best Netflix and Hulu Shows for When You Just Want Background Noise
Living in the age of the great content glut means there is no shortage of extremely good, often intense television to watch. The problem is, prestige TV sucks when you just need something to play on a screen while sorting laundry, making dinner, or fucking around on your...
The Secret Behind the Craziest Stunts in Action Movies
Lots of rambunctious kids grow up wanting to be ninjas. Most of us can remember at least one hellion terrorizing the playground with his Power Ranger or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle moves. But for a legion of grownup athletes and stunt people trained in the art of martial...

WALL STREET JOURNALS NEWS

Chances Revived for Korea Summit
WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump sounded a sharply more optimistic tone Friday on North Korea, saying the two countries had resumed talking and a June 12 summit could still take place, even though he called it off only a day earlier. The jarring turn of...
President Donald Trump Cancels North Korea Summit
WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump scrapped plans for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, citing “open hostility” from the North Korean regime, as the White House considered dozens of sanctions on Pyongyang.Mr. Trump on Thursday...

FUN VIDEOS

The Sisters Brothers Trailer: Joaquin Phoenix & John C. Reilly Are Assassins
The first trailer for Jacques Audiard's The Sisters Brothers features Joaquin Phoenix and John C. Reilly as assassin brothers. The movie is Audiard's follow up to his Palme D'Or Winning Dheepan, which premiered at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. The trailer for Sisters Brothers shows hints of the...
Escape Plan 2 Trailer Has Stallone on a New Break Out Mission
At long last, the Escape Plan 2 trailer is here. Plans have been in the works for a sequel to the Sylvester Stallone 2013 team-up with his pal Arnold Schwarzenegger for a long time, but it took awhile for them to actually materialize. We hadn't heard any updates...
Mike Tyson Vs. Steven Seagal in Explosive China Salesman Trailer
The China Salesman pits Mike Tyson against Steven Seagal, and it looks just as awesome as you're imagining. The action thriller was made by China's Wanda Corporation and is written and directed by Tan Bing. China Salesman also stars Dong-Xue Li, Janicke Askevold, Zijian Wang, Li Ai, and...

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Experts' predictions: Stanley Cup, Conn Smythe picks

Experts' predictions: Stanley Cup, Conn Smythe picks

Our NHL writers, analysts and editors weigh in with their predictions for the Stanley Cup Final -- plus their picks to win the...
NFL's new anthem policy is a capitulation to political pressure: Robyn Urback

NFL's new anthem policy is a capitulation to political pressure: Robyn Urback

Somewhere beyond the metal detectors, the mandatory clear backpacks, the armed teachers, the armed guards, the social media surveillance, the reported presidential musings about...
Ex-Flames coach Gulutzan joins Oilers staff

Ex-Flames coach Gulutzan joins Oilers staff

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Former Calgary Flames head coach Glen Gulutzan has joined the Edmonton Oilers as an assistant coach.The Oilers hired Gulutzan, Trent...
Ticats hope to debut Manziel vs. Argos on June 1

Ticats hope to debut Manziel vs. Argos on June 1

A small step forward for Johnny Football.Johnny Manziel took his first team reps at the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' training camp Tuesday. The former Heisman...
Ranking the best Stanley Cup losers of the past 20 years

Ranking the best Stanley Cup losers of the past 20 years

1:54 PM ETGreg WyshynskiESPN The Washington Capitals and Vegas Golden Knights will play for the Stanley Cup, as we all predicted.Another prediction: There...

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What Happens to Panda Cams if Government Shuts Down Comes Alive

Story highlightsThe National Zoo's lion and elephant cameras would also go darkThe zoo would be open over the weekend, but closed starting MondayThe...
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