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Seattle police are i. On Sunday, June 18, Seattle police officers shot and killed a 30-year-old black woman known to struggle with mental health issues after she called them for help. All Seattle officers receive training on how to better handle those with mental illness or abusing drugs. One of the officers who shot Lyles had been certified as a crisis intervention specialist.
  • Trump signs 'historic' bill to transform VA

    Trump signs 'historic' bill to transform VA

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    He promised future steps to transform the VA 'until the job is done'. The Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act , which Congress passed earlier this month, removes some of the delays and red tape that make it hard for VA supervisors to fire underperforming employees.
  • Obama told Putin to

    Obama told Putin to "stop, or else" over election tampering

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    WHY?" However, in a tweet on Friday, Trump said his predecessor President Barack Obama "knew far in advance of November 8th about election meddling by Russia " but "did nothing about it". "It is the hardest thing about my entire time in government to defend", the former senior Obama administration official told the Post . I feel like we sort of choked '.
  • US Air Force Thunderbird Flipped Over During Accident in Ohio

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    Erik Gonsalves, a graduate of Archbishop McCarthy High School, was the pilot of the plane and suffered lacerations and some leg injuries, but is listed in good condition. Though they weren't badly hurt, an airport official said both men were stuck inside the overturned jet for "an inordinate amount of time". "Crowd safety and safety of the Thunderbird team are top priority", Heard said.
  • It's Necessary! Tigers Trip Oregon State, 3-1

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    Jake Thompson, who allowed a season high five runs in the Beavers' first game at the College World Series, pitched better on Friday but took his first loss of the season after allowing three runs over 62/3 innings. I attacked their hitters early with the heater. Gilbert pitched heavily off his 89-93 miles per hour fastball, and he did an outstanding job of taking what home plate umpire Greg Street was giving him - which was a whole lot.
  • Narendra Modi Launches India-Portugal Startup Hub In Lisbon

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    The working dinner that Trump is hosting for Modi is the first of its kind under the administration. "... The President and the Prime Minister will discuss ongoing cooperation, including counterterrorism, defence partnership in the Indo-Pacific region, global cooperation, burden-sharing, trade, law enforcement, and energy ".
  • Local club showcases importance of ham radio

    Local club showcases importance of ham radio

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    That is why Steve Das has been interested in ham radio for years. The objective is to work as many stations as possible during the field day. Club members set up make-shift antennas and brushed up on their Morse code to show that cell phones and computers only go so far in emergencies.
  • 'Making a Murderer' Confession Was Coerced, Federal Court Rules

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    Dassey, who was convicted in the murder of Teresa Halbach and sentenced to life in prison, was found to have been coerced by investigators into a confession. It's not that Laura Nirider and Steven Drizin are new to the case or the fight to free their client. His decision also suggested he had "significant doubts" concerning the reliability of Dassey's confession.
  • Jury deadlocks in cop's murder retrial; judge says try again

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    The decision, which came hours after the jury informed the judge that it could not reach a unanimous decision on either count in the case, marked the end of the second trial for Tensing. A forensic video expert analyzed Tensing's body camera footage and testified the auto didn't begin moving until.178 seconds (less than a second) before Tensing fired the fatal shot.
  • Istanbul bans gay and transgender pride march for second year

    Istanbul bans gay and transgender pride march for second year

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    Istanbul's governor justified shutting down the parade by citing threats from ultra-nationalist and religious fundamentalist groups in the country, stating that he was ensuring the safety of the would-be marchers by eliminating the march entirely.