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Ray Tensing, the former University of Cincinnati police officer, testifying on the seventh day of his retrial in Hamilton County Common Pleas earlier this month at the Hamilton County Courthouse in Cincinnati.
Jurors couldn't agree on a verdict in the murder and manslaughter case against former police officer Ray Tensing over his fatal shooting of black motorist Sam DuBose in 2015.(Image credit: Cara Owsley/AP) [...]
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A commercial fisher captured the silver carp beyond the barriers built to keep the invasive species out of the Great Lakes. The incident is raising alarms from local lawmakers.(Image credit: Courtesy of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources) [...]
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in watches a test-firing of an indigenously developed ballistic missile at the state-run Agency for Defense Development in Taean, South Korea.
Military strength is needed for dialogue with North Korea to work, President Moon Jae-in says. Officials say the Hyunmoo-2 missile, with a range of nearly 500 miles, hit its target accurately.(Image credit: The Presidential Blue House/Yonhap via Reuters) [...]
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"This issue can affect any young person, especially young athletes of today," a spokesman for the comedian said. "They need to know what they're facing when they're hanging out and partying."(Image credit: Lucas Jackson/AP) [...]
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The vast majority of contingent or independent workers in the U.S. do not receive employee benefits, though some companies and lawmakers are trying to change that.
The vast majority of the estimated 54 million to 68 million contingent or independent workers in the U.S. don't receive employee benefits, though some firms and lawmakers are trying to change that.(Image credit: Hero Images/Getty Images) [...]
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Our brains can store huge amounts of information, but forgetting some of that information may actually make us smarter.
Forget thinking about forgetting as failure. Researchers now say that ridding our brains of irrelevant details and outdated information helps us better navigate our ever-changing world.(Image credit: Jedrzej Kaminski / EyeEm/Getty Images) [...]
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Al-Jazeera staff in Doha, Qatar. The news network has been thrust into the center of a diplomatic standoff, with Saudi Arabia and several other Arab countries calling on Qatar to close it in their list of demands on the Persian Gulf country.
If Qatar wants to end a recent diplomatic standoff, Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states say the country has 10 days to comply with a steep list of demands, including shutting down Al-Jazeera.(Image credit: Malak Harb/AP) [...]
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The van police say Darren Osborne used to carry out a terror attack near the Finsbury Park Mosque is seen in this image released by the Metropolitan Police.
Darren Osborne faces charges over the attack that used a rental van to plow through a crowd of people outside a mosque Monday.(Image credit: Metropolitan Police via AP) [...]
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The president has been boasting about all the laws he's signed, but compared to other recent presidents, it's not that many — and he still hasn't gotten any major pieces of legislation.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP) [...]
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Tributes to victims of the Grenfell Tower block fire are seen near the building in North Kensington, west London, Friday. Combustible cladding has been found in "a number" of similar tower blocks in Britain, Prime Minister Theresa May said.
Investigators also say the building's cladding failed safety tests. Police say they're considering manslaughter charges in the case, in which at least 79 people died.(Image credit: Niklas Halle'n/AFP/Getty Images) [...]
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