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Charlotte Cops to Release Videos of Keith Scott's Shooting Death

The Charlotte police chief on Saturday said he would release police body camera and dashboard videos showing the fatal shooting of a black man that triggered rioting in the city, following demands from protesters and civil rights leaders...Show More Summary

Finns Rally Against Racism, Far-Right Violence

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. Following an influx of asylum seekers last year,...Show More Summary

Charlotte Protests Continue for Fourth Night Over Keith Scott Fatal Police Shooting

Protesters took to the streets of Charlotte, North Carolina, for a fourth night on Friday, calling on law enforcement to "release the tapes" of the fatal police shooting of a black man, hours after the victim's family released its own...Show More Summary

Twitter May Be Up For Sale

Twitter Inc has initiated talks with several technology companies to explore selling itself, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, signaling the start of what is likely to be a slow-rolling auction of the high-profile but...Show More Summary

Six Shows and Films to Watch This Weekend on Netflix, Amazon and Hulu

Newsweek’s most recent cover story tells of several women who made their careers in the CIA, despite its “old boys’ club” image and, in some cases, an outdated mentality about women in the workplace. Taking broad inspiration from the...Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders's Brother to Contest David Cameron's Old Seat

Larry Sanders, who serves as health spokesperson for the U.K. Green Party, will stand in the election to replace the former prime minister, who stood down after losing the EU Referendum, as MP for the Witney constituency in Oxfordshire,...Show More Summary

Arsenal 'Plans' for Wenger Successor

Newly released minutes from Arsenal Supporters’ Forum has revealed a plan formulated to find a successor to long-serving manager Arsene Wenger. Wenger has been in charge at Emirates Stadium for 20 years — he celebrated two decades at...Show More Summary

Rhode Island Man Guilty over ISIS Plot to Behead Conservative Blogger Pamela Geller

A Rhode Island man pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges of conspiring to behead a conservative blogger and recruit others to carry out attacks on American soil in the name of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS). Nicholas Rovinski,...Show More Summary

Step-Father Seen Drowning Toddler in Holiday Pool on CCTV Gets 100 Years

A man who was filmed repeatedly throwing his three-year-old step-daughter into a swimming pool, causing her to drown, has been jailed for 100 years. Surveillance footage showed a man, identified only as Jose David N., throwing the small...Show More Summary

Arsene Wenger: Arsenal Manager Makes Candid Admission about Critics

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has had to face frequent, strident criticism during his 20 years in charge of the Gunners, despite his status as the English Premier League’s longest-serving boss. Now Wenger, 66, has opened up about his...Show More Summary

North Korea's U.N. Membership Must Be Reconsidered: South Korea

South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se accused North Korea Thursday of "totally ridiculing" the authority of the United Nations through its nuclear and missile tests and said it was time to reconsider whether it was qualified for U.N. Show More Summary

Why Trump's Noisy Outrage Beats Clinton's Calm Diplomacy Every Time

This article was originally published by International Business Times. Few incidents have encapsulated the difference in approach between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump than Saturday's bombing in New York. Trump was quick with hisShow More Summary

The Good Immigrant: EastEnders' Himesh Patel on How Multiculturalism is Represented on Television

As a teenager, I struggled to fit in, but not for lack of trying. Like everyone else at that age, I followed closely what my peers were watching and listening to. So I was drawn towards bands like Arctic Monkeys, Muse and Kasabian, watched Doctor Who, Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings, whilst studying Shakespeare and Bertolt Brecht. Show More Summary

How Mobile Banking Brought Water Back to Nairobi's Slums

In Kayole, a slum on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, Joab Omondi has been selling water from a cart since the government connected his neighborhood to the local water system. Two years ago, water was a scarce commodity here. Residents used to have to hunt around to buy a 5-gallon can of water for 30 shillings—about 30 cents. Show More Summary

Wayne Rooney: What Pundits are Saying about Struggling Manchester United Star

Debate over Wayne Rooney’s role and performances has been raging all season, since Jose Mourinho began his new job at Manchester United. England’s record goalscorer did little to win over his critics on Wednesday evening, missing anShow More Summary

How to Combat the Four Growing Threats to Global Food Security

This article was originally published in The Conversation. Read the original article. Can we really feed 9 billion people? That’s the estimated global population in the year 2050. It should be possible, but things are looking tricky—especially...Show More Summary

Why North Korea is Misunderstood in the West

This article was originally published in The Conversation. Read the original article. North Korea essentially has two international images: the bellicose nuclear provocateur run by a mad dictator, and the impoverished country in dire need of humanitarian aid. Show More Summary

David Miliband: Labour Must Not Become Euroskeptics

The Labour Party must not adopt watered-down Euroskepticism in a bid for votes ahead of Brexit negotiations, David Miliband has warned. Writing about the party’s future under Jeremy Corbyn in the New Statesman, Miliband, a former Foreign Secretary who unsuccessfully contested the party leadership in 2010, argued: “Today Europe is again the fulcrum. Show More Summary

Ghana President Draws on King of Pop for U.N. Address

Ghanaian President John Mahama had a simple message for world leaders when addressing the United Nations General Assembly Wednesday—heal the world. Drawing inspiration from the King of Pop, the 57-year-old leader told the assembled leaders...Show More Summary

North Carolina Governor Declares State Of Emergency in Charlotte

The governor of North Carolina has declared a state of emergency in Charlotte. Violence erupted for a second night as protests escalated over the killing of Keith Lamont Scott, a 43-year-old black man. Governor Pat McCrory has sent in...Show More Summary

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