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27th Jun 2017 Europe's once positive world view of US slips under Trump
Slightly more Europeans now view the United States unfavorably under President Donald Trump than favorably, according to a survey of public attitudes in three dozen countries that comes as Trump … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 Maduro says helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court
President Nicolas Maduro said a helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court Tuesday in a confusing incident that he claimed was part of a conspiracy to destabilize his socialist government. An … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 New cyberattack wallops Europe; spreads more slowly in US
A new and highly virulent outbreak of data-scrambling software ? apparently sown in Ukraine ? caused disruption across the world Tuesday. Following a similar attack in May , the fresh … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. SENATE SHELVES OBAMACARE REPEAL BILL President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans suffer … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 US cites preparations for chemical weapons attack in Syria
The Trump administration said Tuesday it has detected "active preparations" by Syria for a chemical attack and threatened to retaliate ? warning of action that could plunge America deeper into … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 Review board wants another look at police shooting decision
A review board has found a potential error in a North Carolina police department's decision that the fatal shooting of a black man by an officer last year was justified … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 Pennsylvania to set policy limiting release of police video
The state is poised to set a policy exempting police audio and video recordings from its public-records law and giving police departments broad discretion over when to refuse requests from … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 One Hong Kong, two sentiments after 20 years of Chinese rule
Hong Kong is planning a big party as it marks 20 years under Chinese rule. But many people in the former British colony are not in the mood to celebrate. … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 AP News in Brief at 9:04 p.m. EDT
Senate GOP shelves health bill, imperils 'Obamacare' repeal WASHINGTON (AP) ? Senate GOP leaders abruptly shelved their long-sought health care overhaul Tuesday, asserting they can still salvage it but raising … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 Activists take step to recall judge in sex assault case
Activists seeking to recall a judge who sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman say they believe voters will still … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 Utah officials blame lack of logging for major wildfire
Insisting that logging could have cleaned up dead, bug-infested trees that are fueling a Utah wildfire, a Republican state lawmaker blamed federal mismanagement and lawsuits by "tree hugger" environmentalists for … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 3 Chicago police officers indicted in Laquan McDonald case
Three Chicago police officers were indicted Tuesday on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a white police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 Sarah Palin sues paper for tying her PAC ad to mass shooting
Former vice presidential nominee and Alaska governor Sarah Palin is accusing The New York Times of defamation over an editorial that linked one of her political action committee ads to … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 FBI: Montana man is bank robber dubbed 'AK-47 bandit'
A Montana man who had homemade bombs in his house and is accused of shooting at a Kansas state trooper is a bank robber the FBI dubbed "the AK-47 bandit" … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 Finding friends: Lonely elephant arrives at Los Angeles Zoo
The Los Angeles Zoo has a new elephant ? a lonely pachyderm from Fresno. The zoo says a 46-year-old Asian female named Shaunzi arrived Tuesday after being trucked 215 miles … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 Man plucked from raging California river in dramatic video
A Nevada man is safe after helicopter rescuers plucked him from a rock surrounded by swift-moving water above a nearly 50-foot waterfall in California. California Highway Patrol Officer David White … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 The Latest: Southern California blaze prompts evacuations
The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local): 5:15 p.m. ___ A Southern California wildfire has prompted evacuation orders for dozens of homes. Authorities say a blaze … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 New Hampshire woman jailed for giving woman in labor heroin
A New Hampshire woman who injected heroin and methamphetamines into a friend about to give birth has been sentenced to a year in jail. Thirty-eight-year-old Rhianna Frenette, of Belmont, pleaded … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 Senate GOP shelves health bill, imperils 'Obamacare' repeal
Senate GOP leaders abruptly shelved their long-sought health care overhaul Tuesday, asserting they can still salvage it but raising new doubts about whether President Donald Trump and the Republicans will … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 They were handcuffed for selling water on the National Mall. Now they have job offers
Raymond Bell saw viral tweets last week of plainclothes police officers handcuffing three African-American teens for attempting to sell water on the National Mall. Seeing a spirit of entrepreneurship that … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 She told her date she worked at an abortion clinic. Then, she says, he raped her.
Calla Hales says she was raped because of her job. Hales, 27, is the director of A Preferred Women?s Health Center, which operates four abortion clinics ? one each in … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 New global ransomware attack locks up networks in Europe, grazes the U.S.
A global ransomware attack slammed businesses around the world Tuesday, affecting oil companies, a major shipping line, banks and a major U.S. pharmaceutical company, and marking the second consecutive month … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 A black man was ticketed for crossing a street without an ID and threatened with jail
A young African-American man is stopped for jaywalking. A white law enforcement officer sternly orders him to the police car, threatens to put him in jail, and tells him he … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 ?I could f---ing kill you?: Off-duty cop pins down teen he accused of trespassing
A group of teenage boys in Lansing, Illinois, got in a fight with another group of teens. One of the teens was injured in the fight and sat on a … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 Know the signs of heat stroke in your dog ? and key steps you can take to prevent it
The heat-related death of a bulldog in the Boise Foothills on Saturday brought attention to a common yet often-overlooked problem for dogs: heat stroke. Dr. Jessica Loweth, an emergency veterinarian … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 Lactose intolerant guy complains to Starbucks - from his toilet - about a milk mistake
Demit Strato says Starbucks got his order wrong on Monday. It was so wrong, he Venti-ed ? a Latte ? on Facebook. Strato, who lives in New York City, is … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 A man helped a lost toddler, police say. He was then smeared online as a predator
A man trying to help a lost toddler find her parents was misidentified as a kidnapper on social media over the weekend, according to police in Lakeland, Florida, prompting him … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 Your smartphone is a ?brain drain? ? even when it?s off, study says
Our smartphones make it harder for us to think whenever they?re near ? even if they?re turned off, according to a new study published last week. ?It?s not that participants … Click to Continue »...

26th Jun 2017 Petition filed to recall judge in Brock Turner case
Fifty California residents have filed a petition to recall the California judge who drew national criticism for issuing a short jail sentence to Brock Turner, the former Stanford swimmer convicted … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 Retracted CNN story a boon for president at war with media
For a president seemingly at perpetual war with "fake news," the resignation of three CNN journalists over a retracted story about a Donald Trump Russian connection is a gift from … Click to Continue »...

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