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Police used stun gun 11 times, Arizona couple's lawsuit says

Police used stun gun 11 times, Arizona couple's lawsuit saysGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A man and his wife are suing a Phoenix suburb and three of its police officers, alleging they used excessive force during a 2017 traffic stop.



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Chief: Injured Houston officer shot 3 times in line of duty

Chief: Injured Houston officer shot 3 times in line of dutyHOUSTON (AP) — One of four undercover narcotics officers shot while serving a search warrant at a suspected drug house in Houston was a "tough as nails" supervisor who has been struck by gunfire two other times in his career, the city's police chief said.



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Zuckerberg to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger: New York Times

Zuckerberg to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger: New York TimesFacebook said it is working on adding end-to-end encryption, which protects messages from being viewed by anyone except the participants in a conversation, to more of its messaging products, and considering ways to make it easier for users to connect across networks. Integrating the messaging services could make it harder for antitrust regulators to break up Facebook by undoing its acquisitions of WhatsApp and Instagram, said Sam Weinstein, a professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.



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Times Square New Year's Eve ball drop to celebrate journalists and press freedom

Times Square New Year's Eve ball drop to celebrate journalists and press freedomA test run of the Times Square New Year’s Eve ball drop is performed on 30 December. Organisers of the Times Square ball drop, New York City’s traditional New Year’s ceremony, have invited a group of journalists to press the ceremonial button. Tim Tompkins, president of the Times Square Alliance, said in a statement it was “fitting to celebrate free press and free speech as we reflect on where we’ve been during the past year and what it is we value most as a society”.



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New for New Year's Eve Times Square: NYPD drone will watch over crowd

New for New Year's Eve Times Square: NYPD drone will watch over crowdAs revelers in New York City's Times Square sway to old acquaintances they don't want to forget, there will be a new one on hand: a tethered drone.



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Beyond Times Square: 5 weird things American cities are dropping this New Year's Eve

Beyond Times Square: 5 weird things American cities are dropping this New Year's EveThe iconic ball in Times Square, isn't the only thing dropping on New Year's Eve. Among the things American cities are dropping: a huge guitar, a piñata and 'The Bologna Ranger.'



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New Year's Eve party in Times Square to cheer for press freedom

New Year's Eve party in Times Square to cheer for press freedomReporters will be the guests of honor at the New Year’s Eve party in New York’s Times Square on Monday, in what organizers said was a celebration of press freedom after an unusually deadly year for journalists at U.S. news outlets. Two attacks in particular weighed on organizers as they discussed in autumn whom to give the honor of initiating the ceremonial ball drop just before midnight, according to Tim Tompkins, president of the Times Square Alliance. One was the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi columnist for the Washington Post and U.S. resident, inside a Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey.



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UK defence minister says he has grave concerns about Huawei: Times

UK defence minister says he has grave concerns about Huawei: TimesBritish Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said he had “grave concerns” about Chinese company Huawei providing technology for Britain’s planned 5G telecoms networks, the Times newspaper reported on Thursday. Huawei, the world’s biggest producer of telecoms equipment, is facing intense scrutiny in the West over its ties to the Chinese government and concerns its equipment could be used by Beijing for spying. Williamson said a closer examination of security threats was needed before Huawei could be allowed to participate in the upgrade of Britain’s mobile network, becoming the first senior British minister to have aired such concerns, the Times said.



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Christmas across the globe: Tradition and tensions amid turbulent times

Christmas across the globe: Tradition and tensions amid turbulent timesAt the Vatican, the pope called for unity. In the U.S., a federal government shutdown cast a pall. So dawned Christmas Day 2018.



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The best and worst times to travel for Christmas

The best and worst times to travel for ChristmasAAA predicts that more than one-third of Americans will travel this holiday season, so knowing the best and worst times for traffic and weather can cut down your trip time.



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