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The Oklahoma governor, republican Mary Fallin , released a statement after the decision was announced. Protesters gathered outside the Tulsa courthouse in the wake of the verdict. Shelby claimed she shot the 40-year-old father because she thought he was reaching for a gun, although police footage shows Crutcher had his hands in the air.
  • Trump isolated at G7 talks over climate

    Trump isolated at G7 talks over climate

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    The final language on trade was being discussed as leaders neared the end of the two-day meeting in the seaside town of Taormina , Sicily. Backing out of the climate accord had been a central plank of Trump's campaign. While the "all forms" construction, which appeared in last year's G7 statement, was not revived, the new communiqué stated: "We reiterate our commitment to keep our markets open and to fight protectionism, while standing firm against all unfair trade practices".
  • Southern Rock Legend Gregg Allman Has Died At 69

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    Gregg began collaborating with his brother Duane Allman in the early 1960s, eventually forming a band that would change the face of rock" n "roll and American music . In the 1990s Gregg Allman moved to California and dabbled in acting, appearing as a drug lord in the 1991 movie, Rush . Together, the original lineup fused elements of rock, blues and country music and opened the door for other groups and artists that followed.
  • Carrie Fisher's Advice To Daisy Ridley Is So, So Important

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    In a Vanity Fair cover story by David Kamp published online Wednesday, director Rian Johnson , Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy and the film's stars reveal the challenging journey of making the sequel and share never-before-told tidbits about its characters and settings.
  • United Kingdom police gear up for long-weekend security

    United Kingdom police gear up for long-weekend security

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    A minute's silence was also held to remember the 22 people killed in the attack. A neighbor of the Abedi family in the Fallowfield district, southwest of the Manchester city center, said the family "didn't really speak to anyone". work with our British friends against those who plan and carry out such inhumane deeds". "This is Manchester, our Manchester, and the bees still buzz".
  • CBO report rips GOP health bill

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    That was a knock on 11th-hour changes Republicans made in the bill to gain conservatives' votes by letting states get waivers to boost premiums on the ill and reduce coverage requirements. On Wednesday, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office ( CBO ) released its second analysis of the AHCA. That's $30 billion less than the first version.
  • Tories criticise Jeremy Corbyn's record on terror laws

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    Mr Corbyn promised to be a "committed" member of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation as prime minister and told Andrew Neil he would not talk to the Islamic State terror group. Asked if she was suggesting the prospect of Mr Corbyn in Downing Street meant an increased risk of atrocities, she stressed that she was not linking it to the Manchester bomb, but added: "It absolutely does, yes".
  • Musical legend Gregg Allman dies at 69

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    Many people believe that Allman wrote the song " I'm No Angel " for Cher . Their self-titled debut album came out in 1969, but it was their seminal live album " At Fillmore East " in 1971 that catapulted the band to stardom. As the Allman Joys, they played clubs in the South and recorded a single, a version of Willie Dixon's "Spoonful". His final album, recorded recently, was scheduled for release in September, Lehman added.
  • John Boyega on what to expect from Finn in 'The Last Jedi'

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    Luke also, apparently, isn't entirely alone in this remote planet; there's a Jedi village home to an indigenous race of caretaker creatures, that can only (for now) be called "not Ewoks ". Leibovitz also shot portraits of Hamill as Luke and Carrie Fisher as his twin sister, General Leia Organa. " She thought 'IX" would be her movie.