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Yanez, 29, is charged in Ramsey County District Court with second-degree manslaughter for shooting Castile, 32, and two counts of unsafe discharge of a firearm for endangering Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , and her daughter, then 4, who were in the auto.
  • WEATHER: Sunny and warm. Possible storms late Friday

    WEATHER: Sunny and warm. Possible storms late Friday

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    Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. A few isolated rain showers will be possible. SUNDAY . Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Tuesday , partly sunny, with a high near 72. The chance for showers decreases by the afternoon, but some areas could see a stray shower. Mostly cloudy; low of 60.
  • Flynn agrees to provide some requested documents

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    Early Wednesday morning, the president tweeted "Witch Hunt!" in reference to testimony by Comey and former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan before Congress on the topic. Schiff swatted back at Trump on Twitter with a reference to the president's acknowledgment to NBC that he was thinking of "this Russian Federation thing" when he fired Comey on May 9.
  • Sacramento-area sixth-grader advances to National Spelling Bee finals

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    The youngest-ever National Spelling Bee competitor - 6-year-old kindergarten student Edith Fuller of Tulsa, Oklahoma, spelled both her words correctly on stage but didn't qualify for the onstage competition's second day. "I think it was a good experience overall, " 11-year-old Naomi Castellanos, the victor of the 58th annual Jersey Journal-Hudson County Spelling Bee, said.
  • Payless says it could close another 408 stores

    Payless says it could close another 408 stores

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    The retailer said in April that more store closures were likely. Locally, the Payless stores in Ozark and Osage Beach, Missouri, and the stores in Harrison and Berryville, Arkansas, will close . "We do not anticipate store closures in other markets as a result of this action, including Latin America and Canada". The Payless ShoeSource location in Boardman is on a list of 408 stores that the national shoe retailer says it may shut down.
  • CNN sacks Kathy Griffin over Trump video as backlash builds

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    Additionally, Route 66 Casino Hotel in New Mexico announced on Facebook it had canceled a performance by Griffin scheduled for July at the resort. "We were shocked and disappointed" by the video, said Bobby Edwards, the company's CEO. Chelsea Clinton , daughter of President Trump's 2016 opponent Hillary Clinton, tweeted , "This is vile and wrong ". "We've taken it for nearly two years and we understand that this is the world we live in and we've accepted it, in a way".
  • White House aide Michael Dubke says his last day is TBD

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    He met separately last December - after the election but before Trump assumed office - with Sergey Kislyak , the Russian ambassador to Washington , and Sergey Gorkov, the head of the government-owned Vnesheconombank, which has been subject to US sanctions because of its role in Russia's occupation of a part of Ukraine.
  • China will continue with climate pact even if US pulls out

    China will continue with climate pact even if US pulls out

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    Should the USA officially withdraw from the agreement, it would be one of three nonparticipating nations that now includes Syria, which has been mired in civil war, and Nicaragua, which rejected the pact because it believes the deal doesn't have enough teeth.
  • As US Retreats, EU and China Seek Climate Leadership at Summit

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    Alden Meyer, director of strategy and policy for the Union of Concerned Scientists advocacy group, said "I don't think any other countries will follow the USA out of Paris, so if he does leave, Trump will be in splendid isolation with the leaders of Syria and Nicaragua".
  • Sen. John McCain: Senate Working On Its Version Of AHCA

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    The analysis said the House bill, the American Health Care Act, would reduce federal deficits by $119 billion over the next decade. The Congressional Budget Office announced yesterday Wednesday that 23 million people would lose insurance under the proposed health care bill and that premiums for seriously ill people would rise.