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Charlotte Police Release Video Of Keith Scott Shooting

Police in Charlotte have released video footage of the fatal shooting of Keith Scott, the 43-year-old father of seven whose killing sparked days of protests in the US city and reignited rage over the use of lethal force against black men.

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Finns Protest Against Racism After Man Assaulted At Neo-Nazi Rally Dies

FINNLAND: More than 15,000 people gathered in Helsinki on Saturday to protest against racism and violence, after the death of a man assaulted during a neo-Nazi rally in the city earlier this month.

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Britain, France, US Seek Urgent Security Council Meeting On Syria

UNITED NATIONS: Britain, France and the United States have requested an urgent UN Security Council meeting on the escalating campaign in Syria's second city of Aleppo, diplomats said Saturday.

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Powerful Quakes Strike Off Fiji, Tonga, But No Tsunami Risk

WELLINGTON: A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off Fiji on Sunday shortly after another hit off Tonga but there was no threat of a tsunami, US seismologists said.

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Obama Opens New African American Museum Amid Worsening Racial Ties

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama hailed yesterday the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, a long-awaited institution dedicated to the many threads of black suffering and triumph in the United States.

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Heavy Security In Tense Gabon After Bongo Re-Election Validated

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LIBREVILLE: Libreville’s nearly empty streets were under the watch of a heavy police and military presence today after Gabon’s top court upheld President Ali Bongo’s re-election in bitterly disputed polls.

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Pakistan Air Force Jet Crashes Killing Pilot: Officials

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PESHAWAR, Pakistan: A Pakistan Air Force fighter jet crashed in the country's restive northwest Saturday, killing the pilot, the air force said in a statement.

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Foreign Passport Forgers Charged With Hiding Body In Bangkok: Police

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BANGKOK: Three foreign men belonging to a suspected passport forgery ring were charged Saturday after police found them with drugs, guns and a dismembered body stashed in the freezer of a Bangkok building.

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FBI Is 'Continuing To Gather Facts' About Alleged Incident Involving Brad Pitt, His Children

As murky rumors continue to swirl around the sudden split of Hollywood A-listers Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, the FBI has confirmed that it is gathering information surrounding an alleged incident involving Pitt and his children aboard a private plane Sept. 14 -- the day before the couple officially separated.

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Brad Pitt Knew Angelina Jolie Divorce Would Happen Two Years Ago After His Psychic Predicted It

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BRAD Pitt always knew it “was not going to end well” with Angelina Jolie after his trusted psychic predicted their split in 2014.

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