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NYPD officer resigns to avoid being fired over Ramarley Graham killing

Richard Haste had been recommended for dismissal after disciplinary trial; mother of teenager shot dead at home in 2012 says city let Haste off the hook

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A Simple But Incredibly Moving Animation Short About A Syrian Family Escaping To Jordan

Faiza, a Syrian refugee, recounts the violence that forced the family to seek refuge in Jordan and the kidnapping of her brother, who was likely tortured to death by the Assad Regime.

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This Lawyer Is Burying America’s ‘Living Dead’

Thomas Asimou helps families navigate the legal challenges.

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Families of Westminster attack victims found out fate through pictures online

Relatives of Melissa and Kurt Cochran did not know they were caught up in the attack until they saw their photos online

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A slingshot loaded with tiny glowing airplanes

What could be more fun than a slingshot that shoots tiny airplanes? A slingshot that shoots tiny glowing airplanes of course! These toy planes are outfitted with ultra-bright LEDs, so you can fly a…

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The Walking Dead Just Revealed Dwight’s Big Twist

The Savior is about to play a much bigger role on the show

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Why have I been arrested? Maybe you killed Kennedy, the Russian officer said

I was detained by riot police while covering a demonstration in Moscow. The treatment of peaceful protesters was shocking

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2017 Power Rankings: Best and worst case for every team

A Cubs repeat? A Nationals breakthrough? Best in the AL? We charted out the season for all 30 squads to separate the contenders from the pretenders.

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Australian dies in Bali after drinking 27 vodka shots

An Australian woman dies in Bali after drinking almost 30 shots of vodka.

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Two mechanics arrested after escalator malfunction

Two mechanics have been arrested after an escalator packed with people in a Hong Kong shopping mall suddenly went into reverse.

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Recode Daily: Uber grounds its self-driving cars as it tries to fix itself

Plus, Silicon Valley is on an expensive quest to cure death.

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The Soul-Sucking, Attention-Eating Black Hole of the Trump Presidency

While we endlessly watch for the latest blunder or scandal, America is being pulled dangerously off course.

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Hong Kong Police Move To Arrest 'Umbrella Movement' Organizers

Leaders of large pro-democracy protests that roiled parts of Hong Kong in 2014 were told to report to police on charges of causing a public nuisance.

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Women gather on Westminster Bridge in silent vigil for attack victims

Dozens of women come together on London's Westminster Bridge to link hands in a silent vigil for the victims of last week's terror attack.

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A Tar Heel legacy and those giant, floating heads

How a UNC fan lives on and the origin of those giant heads: Read that and more in your daily mix of must-reads from the world of sports in the REDEF newsletter.

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Aussies crumble as India eyes off series triumph in Dharamsala

A top-order batting collapse is set to cost Australia any chance of a rare series win in India, with the hosts on the verge of victory in the fourth Test in Dharamsala.

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Craig David's cover of Justin Bieber song is definitely better than the original

Nailed it.

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This 1950s game show profited from the poverty of a new woman every day

They were ‘Queen for a Day.’ NBC was king of the decade.

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Store manager vs alleged shoplifter

KodyXO’s video has everything going for it, from landscape-oriented 60fps footage to elderly ladies refereeing a wrestling match in a grocery store between a store manager and an alleged shop…

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Alex Jones got relentlessly mocked after this tweet about the Queen

Twitter steps in.

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North Korea Preparing For New Nuclear Tests in April According to Experts

With each passing week, the rhetoric about nuclear war between the United States and North Korea becomes more bold from each side. And this weekend was no different.

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EPA Chief: Paris Climate Accord 'Just A Bad Deal'

Scott Pruitt said the White House will roll back Obama's signature Clean Power Plan this week.

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Brexit: everything you need to know about how the UK will leave the EU

Article 50 will finally be triggered this week, more than nine months after the historic Brexit vote. What happens now?

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