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Northern Ireland leaders urge calm as police arrest two over journalist's killing

Northern Ireland leaders urge calm as police arrest two over journalist's killingLyra McKee, 29, an award-winning journalist who was writing a book on the disappearance of young people during decades of violence in Northern Ireland, was shot dead on Thursday as she watched Irish nationalist youths attack police following a raid. Northern Ireland’s political parties, which are broadly split between Irish nationalists aspiring to unite the British region with Ireland and unionists who want it to remain British, issued a joint call for calm. “This is a time for calm heads.” McKee was watching with a crowd of bystanders as local youths attacked police with petrol bombs and set cars on fire, video footage showed.



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Man, 20, arrested in apparent road rage killing of 10-year-old Arizona girl: police

Man, 20, arrested in apparent road rage killing of 10-year-old Arizona girl: policeA 20-year-old Arizona man was arrested following the death of 10-year-old Summerbell Brown in an apparent road rage incident.



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Michael Brown's mother loses Ferguson City Council race 5 years after his killing

Michael Brown's mother loses Ferguson City Council race 5 years after his killingLesley McSpadden, whose son Michael Brown was killed by police in Ferguson, Mo., has lost her bid for a city council seat.



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Murder charge dropped for suspect in Kim Jong Nam killing

Murder charge dropped for suspect in Kim Jong Nam killingSHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Two years after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother was killed, a Malaysian court on Monday dropped the murder charge against the only suspect still in custody, and she pleaded guilty to a lesser offense and is expected to be released soon.



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Man convicted of killing woman out running in NYC park

Man convicted of killing woman out running in NYC parkNEW YORK (AP) — A man was convicted Monday of killing a woman out running near her New York City home in a case that stirred urban fears, helped change the state's DNA-investigation rules and raised questions about race and police procedures.



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Chronology of key events in the killing of Kim Jong Nam

Chronology of key events in the killing of Kim Jong NamSHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Two Southeast Asian women were the only suspects charged with murder after an outcast from North Korea's ruling family was poisoned with VX nerve agent at a Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, airport two years ago. The trial ended abruptly Monday after a Vietnamese woman, Doan Thi Huong, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge and is expected to be freed next month. It comes just three weeks after prosecutors dropped the murder charge against Siti Aisyah of Indonesia.



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Man pleads guilty to kidnapping Jayme Closs, killing parents

Man pleads guilty to kidnapping Jayme Closs, killing parentsBARRON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man pleaded guilty Wednesday to kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents, in a move that spares the girl held captive in a remote cabin for three months from the possible trauma of having to testify at his trial.



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Protests after white Pittsburgh cop found not guilty for killing black teen

Protests after white Pittsburgh cop found not guilty for killing black teenPittsburgh, Pennsylvania was the latest U.S. rocked by demonstrators upset over a not-guilty verdict for a white police office who shot an unarmed black teen. Conway G. Gittens



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'Hope that man never sleeps': Mom of black teen Antwon Rose slams white police officer's acquittal in son's killing

'Hope that man never sleeps': Mom of black teen Antwon Rose slams white police officer's acquittal in son's killingThe mother of an unarmed black teen who was fatally shot by a white police officer vowed to keep fighting for justice after the officer's acquittal.



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Dutch police arrest Turkish man suspected of killing three in tram shooting

Dutch police arrest Turkish man suspected of killing three in tram shootingPolice said the suspect, 37-year-old Gokmen Tanis, had been taken into custody after an hours-long manhunt and had earlier run-ins with authorities in the Netherlands. The city was put into lockdown after the shooting, shortly after the morning rush hour, which authorities initially said was an apparent terrorist attack. The Turkish intelligence agency said it is investigating whether the attack was personally motivated or an act of terrorism, President Tayyip Erdogan said.



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