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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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Trump slams Russia probe but says report should be public

Trump slams Russia probe but says report should be publicPresident Donald Trump on Wednesday launched a prolonged attack on the integrity of a huge probe into whether he or his election campaign colluded with Russia or obstructed justice — but did say that the final report should be released. “If you want to let them see it, let them see it,” Trump said of the report, which independent special prosecutor Robert Mueller is believed to be close to finishing. Trump has been investigated for almost two years, following suspicions that he or his team had improper ties to Moscow.



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19 killed, Beira city shut off as tropical cyclone slams Mozambique

19 killed, Beira city shut off as tropical cyclone slams MozambiqueTropical cyclone Idai battered central Mozambique on Friday killing at least 19 people and cutting off more than half a million people in one of the country’s largest cities Beira. State broadcaster Radio Mocambique, said “preliminary information points to 19 deaths and more than 70 injured in Sofala province as a result of cyclone Idai”. Most of the deaths occurred in Beira — a port hub and capital of Sofala province — a city which has virtually been cut off after power lines crashed, the airport was shut and roads swamped by flooding.



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India slams Pakistan action against militants

India slams Pakistan action against militantsIndia said Saturday that its army is on a “strict vigil” for new attacks from Pakistan and renewed warnings to its neighbour to take concrete action against militant groups. An Indian foreign ministry spokesman responded with scepticism to reports of scores of militants being rounded up in Pakistan this week. Islamabad was in “a state of denial” over its support for groups accused of staging attacks in India, the spokesman, Raveesh Kumar, said at a specially convened media briefing.



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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams 'bogus ethics complaints' over political donations

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams 'bogus ethics complaints' over political donationsAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez has rebuked a complaint filed with the Federal Elections Commission by a conservative group claiming her 2018 election campaign was in violation of campaign finance laws. The freshman Democrat responded on Thursday night to the complaint filed this week by the National Legal and Policy Centre in a tweet. Ms Ocasio-Cortez posted a link to an NBC News fact-check, which directly refuted the notion her campaign had violated any laws.



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Donald Trump slams Democratic investigations, as WH lawyer rejects document requests

Donald Trump slams Democratic investigations, as WH lawyer rejects document requestsPresident Trump attacked Democrats a day after the House Judiciary Committee requested documents from 81 agencies, people and entities tied to him.



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Bill De Blasio Slams Amazon’s ‘Abuse of Corporate Power’

Bill De Blasio Slams Amazon’s ‘Abuse of Corporate Power’“They couldn’t handle the heat in the kitchen,” de Blasio said. Separately, de Blasio said he had not ruled out a 2020 presidential run, but would take his message about corporations nationwide regardless of his decision. Amazon’s announcement has sparked a furious debate over whether local officials and activists should be blamed for losing New York an estimated 25,000 to 40,000 high-paying tech jobs, or whether the firm had reacted too rashly to public concerns.



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Snow slams Northwest again and even Hawaii gets some

Snow slams Northwest again and even Hawaii gets someSEATTLE (AP) — Schools closed across Washington state and the Legislature canceled all hearings Monday with winter snowstorms pummeling the Northwest again as a larger weather system wreaked havoc in the region and even brought snow to Hawaii.



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Photos: Heavy snow slams Washington and Oregon, triggering major travel disruptions

Photos: Heavy snow slams Washington and Oregon, triggering major travel disruptionsThe biggest snowstorm since February 2017 slammed Seattle at the start of the weekend.



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Trump slams U.S. intelligence chiefs as 'passive and naive' on Iran

Trump slams U.S. intelligence chiefs as 'passive and naive' on IranLeaders of the U.S. intelligence community told a Senate committee on Tuesday that the nuclear threat from North Korea persisted and Iran was not taking steps toward making a nuclear bomb, conclusions that contrasted starkly with Trump’s assessments of those countries. “The Intelligence people seem to be extremely passive and naive when it comes to the dangers of Iran.



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