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Murder charge for Chicago policeman

Image copyright AP Image caption The officer who shot the black teenager turned himself in A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times last year has been charged with first-degree murder, state lawyers have said. Jason Van Dyke was not justified in shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, …

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Coe's Eugene decision role questioned

Lord Coe (left) was elected IAAF president in succession to Lamine Diack in August IAAF president Lord Coe is facing conflict of interest allegations after emails emerged suggesting he lobbied his predecessor over the hosting of the 2021 World Championships. Eugene, USA, was given the event without a bidding process, …

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Coe’s Eugene decision role questioned

Lord Coe (left) was elected IAAF president in succession to Lamine Diack in August IAAF president Lord Coe is facing conflict of interest allegations after emails emerged suggesting he lobbied his predecessor over the hosting of the 2021 World Championships. Eugene, USA, was given the event without a bidding process, …

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Bezos claims successful space flight

Image copyright Blue Origin Image caption The craft blasted off from its Texas test site on Monday The Amazon.com entrepreneur Jeff Bezos has claimed success on the second flight of his New Shepard spaceship. Intended eventually to carry people just above the atmosphere, the re-usable vehicle launched from west Texas …

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Vatican puts five on trial over leaks

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Journalists Gianluigi Nuzzi (L) and Emiliano Fittipaldi wrote about allegations of the misuse of charitable and other funds Five people, including two investigative journalists and a Spanish priest, have gone on trial in the Vatican over the leaking and publication of secret documents. The journalists, …

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Hostages held in northern France

Image copyright AFP Image caption Police cordon off the area close to where armed men have taken hostages A group of armed men are said to have taken hostages in the northern French town of Roubaix near the border with Belgium, reports say. A police operation is under way and …

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Blast hits state security bus in Tunis

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The prime minister is visiting the site of the blast An explosion has hit a bus carrying presidential guards in Tunisia’s capital, Tunis, killing at least 12 people, officials said. President Beji Caid Essebsi has declared a 30-day state of emergency and the capital is …

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Paris 'ringleader was near Bataclan'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Abdelhamid Abaaoud was killed in a police raid in the Saint-Denis area of Paris days after the attacks The suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks was near the Bataclan theatre during a siege there, prosecutors say. Prosecutor Francois Molins said mobile phone data also showed …

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Paris ‘ringleader was near Bataclan’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Abdelhamid Abaaoud was killed in a police raid in the Saint-Denis area of Paris days after the attacks The suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks was near the Bataclan theatre during a siege there, prosecutors say. Prosecutor Francois Molins said mobile phone data also showed …

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