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Trial of Baltimore officer in Freddie Gray case underway

by Justin Fenton and Kevin Rector

May 12, 2016

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The trial of Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero, charged in the arrest of Freddie Gray, got under way this morning with opening statements inside a downtown courtroom. Prosecutors said Nero disregarded his police training when he chased Gray in West Baltimore on April 12, 2015, ...

Trump, Ryan tout unity in wake of meeting

by Manu Raju and Jeremy Diamond

May 12, 2016

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Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan concluded their highly anticipated meeting Thursday amid signals that the Republican Party will work to piece itself together after a fractious primary. "While we were honest about...

Trump taps Christie to lead transition

by Ashley Killough, CNN

May 9, 2016

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will serve as the chairman for Donald Trump's transition team should the billionaire businessman win the presidential election this fall. "Gov. Christie is an extremely knowledgeable and lo...

Turkey ready to send troops to Syria ‘if necessary’

by AFP

May 4, 2016

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Turkey is ready to send ground troops into Syria if necessary, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Wednesday, after weeks of deadly rocket strikes on a Turkish region from terrorists across the border. “If it becomes necessary,...

Teacher sickouts close Detroit schools

by CNN Wire

May 3, 2016

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More than half of Detroit's public schools are closed Tuesday due to teacher protests, according to a district spokeswoman. All but three of the city’s 97 public schools were closed on Monday after more than 1,500 teachers...

Top L.A. County sheriff’s official resigns over emails mocking Muslims, others

by Alene Tchekmedyian and Cindy Chang

May 2, 2016

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A top Los Angeles County sheriff's official has resigned amid mounting criticism over emails he sent mocking Muslims, blacks, Latinos, women and others from his work account during his previous job with the Burbank Police Depar...

Three Earth-like planets discovered orbiting dwarf star

by Ashley Strickland, CNN

May 2, 2016

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For the first time, researchers have discovered three potentially habitable, Earth-like worlds orbiting an ultracool dwarf star 40 light-years away in another star system, according to a study published in the journal Nature. T...

Trump starts spending to end Cruz in Indiana

by Shane Goldmacher, Politico

April 27, 2016

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Despite landslide victories on Tuesday, Donald Trump still needs to win Indiana — and he’s starting to act like it. The frugal Manhattan mogul has begun opening his wallet for the air war, spending more than $900,000 on TV ...

UAE considers new fire safety laws after skyscraper blazes

by Jon Gambrell, Associated Press

April 27, 2016

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Dubai will supervise construction crews more strictly and monitor the material they use after a series of skyscraper fires, including a New Year's Eve blaze that made headlines around the world, a top civil defense official said...

Violent tornadoes target central U.S. Tuesday

by Doyle Rice, USA Today

April 25, 2016

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The central U.S. is bracing for a big severe weather outbreak on Tuesday, with violent, destructive tornadoes possible in and around cities such as Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Dallas and Wichita, Kan. The Storm Prediction Center...

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