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2 men plead guilty in gun thefts from national trade show

Two former trade show workers have pleaded guilty to federal firearms charges following the theft of weapons from the U.S. gun industry's biggest annual convention in Las Vegas in January. Source: Fox News - National 2 men plead guilty in gun thefts from national...

Police: Footage shows wrongful arrest of Baltimore passerby

Baltimore police have presented body camera footage that they say shows a veteran officer wrongfully chasing down and arresting a pedestrian who criticized his behavior. Source: Fox News - National Police: Footage shows wrongful arrest of Baltimore passerby

Ohio college says $44M award to business not 'final outcome'

An Ohio college ordered to pay $44 million in damages to the owners of a market who said the school ruined their business by branding them as racists after a black student was caught shoplifting said Friday the jury awards are "not the final outcome." Source: Fox News...

Tooth fragment testing OK'd in Colorado missing woman case

Prosecutors will be permitted to conduct DNA testing on a tooth fragment found on the ranch of a Colorado man suspected of killing the mother of his child and burning her body, a judge ruled Friday. Source: Fox News - National Tooth fragment testing OK'd in...

Tooth fragment testing OK'd in Colorado missing woman case

Prosecutors will be permitted to conduct DNA testing on a tooth fragment found on the ranch of a Colorado man suspected of killing the mother of his child and burning her body, a judge ruled Friday. Source: Fox News - National Tooth fragment testing OK'd in...

Tooth fragment testing OK'd in Colorado missing woman case

Prosecutors will be permitted to conduct DNA testing on a tooth fragment found on the ranch of a Colorado man suspected of killing the mother of his child and burning her body, a judge ruled Friday. Source: Fox News - National Tooth fragment testing OK'd in...

Trial begins in case of young Canadian couple killed in 1987

Jurors in Washington state are hearing about the mysterious final days of a young Canadian couple found slain in 1987 — as well as the novel method authorities used to make an arrest three decades later. Source: Fox News - National Trial begins in case of young...

Alabama sheriff charged with scamming food bank, church

An Alabama sheriff is charged with scamming a food bank and his own church to pocket thousands under a law that let state sheriffs profit from feeding prisoners. Source: Fox News - National Alabama sheriff charged with scamming food bank, church

Europe

Brussels aims for price transparency in food chain

After bans on unfair trading practices and better producer cooperation, the EU Commission made proposals Wednesday for greater transparency in the way prices are reported throughout the food chain. Source: European Business News Brussels aims for price transparency in...

Europe goes to the polls

Three days of Europe-wide elections for the European Parliament got under way Thursday with voters in the Netherlands and also, finally, the United Kingdom going to the polls.The count starts Sunday. Source: European Business News Europe goes to the polls

EU approves unprecedented cuts to single-use plastics

EU ministers gave final approval Tuesday to new laws to tackle marine litter coming from single-use plastic products found on European beaches, as well as abandoned fishing gear and oxo-degradable plastics. Source: European Business News EU approves unprecedented cuts...

Brussels signs landmark aviation agreements with China

The EU strengthened aviation relations with China Monday, signing an agreement on civil aviation safety and a horizontal aviation agreement in a boost for EU trade in aircraft and related products. Source: European Business News Brussels signs landmark aviation...

Banks fined over EUR 1bn for foreign exchange cartel

The EU Commission fined five banks - Barclays, RBS, Citigroup, JPMorgan and MUFG - EUR 1.07 billion Thursday for taking part in two cartels in the Spot Foreign Exchange market for 11 currencies. Source: European Business News Banks fined over EUR 1bn for foreign...

EU launches citizens' initiative to save the bees

The European Commission decided Wednesday to register a European Citizens' Initiative entitled ‘Save the bees! Protection of biodiversity and improvement of habitats for insects in Europe'. Source: European Business News EU launches citizens' initiative to save...

Asia

Indian doctors to go on strike over workplace assaults

Indian health workers have called a nationwide strike next week to protest over growing safety concerns at work, after three doctors were badly beaten in the state of West Bengal, officials said Friday. Source: Channel News Asia Indian doctors to go on strike over...

Paceman Ngidi still a doubt for beleaguered South Africa

South Africa are unsure whether to take a gamble on injured fast bowler Lungi Ngidi when they take on Afghanistan in Cardiff on Saturday as they look for their first World Cup win after a horrible start to the tournament, captain Faf du Plessis said on Friday. Source:...

Experimental mobile app helps manage migraines

(Reuters Health) - A smartphone-based relaxation app could help migraine sufferers reduce the number of headaches they get each month, a small study suggests. Using the app twice a week was associated with an average of four fewer headache days per month, according to...

Rapper Missy Elliott inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame

NEW YORK: Missy Elliott has become the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Fighting back tears, Melissa Elliott - her real name - received the honour from Queen Latifah, a rap pioneer from the previous generation. Earlier, the academy...

Iran denies tanker attacks as tensions soar

Iran dismissed as "baseless" on Friday US accusations it executed twin attacks that left two tankers ablaze in the Gulf of Oman, raising fears of conflict in the strategically vital waterway. Source: Channel News Asia Iran denies tanker attacks as tensions soar

South Korean court tells cheating husband he must stay married

SEOUL: A cheating husband cannot divorce his wife despite having a years-long affair, a South Korean court ruled Friday (Jun 14), insisting only the injured party in a marriage could initiate a legal separation. Movie director Hong Sang-soo, 58, a Cannes film festival...

Rallying: Ogier retires in Sardinia after hitting a rock

World champion Sebastien Ogier retired from the Rally of Italy in Sardinia on Friday after hitting a rock and smashing his Citroen's suspension on the fifth stage. Source: Channel News Asia Rallying: Ogier retires in Sardinia after hitting a rock

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