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Source: The Guradian

Police release transcripts of interviews with officers in Charleena Lyles shooting

Sunday 21:51 GMT

Late on Friday, the Seattle police department released transcripts of interviews with the officers involved in the 18 June shooting of Charleena Lyles, the Seattle Times reported.

Family members, who previously expressed concerns about Lyles’ mental health after she threatened officers with long metal shears less than two weeks before the shooting, question why the officers did not use non-lethal methods to subdue the petite woman and have suggested race played a role.

Source: New York Times

14 Great Stories That Have Nothing to Do With Politics

Sunday 02:31 GMT

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Susie Meister, who appeared on MTV’s “Road Rules” and several seasons of its spinoff, “The Challenge,” describes how producers use alcohol, boredom and screen time to get cast members to do things that may yield great ratings but personal regret.

Source: Global News

4 people die from record-breaking heat in California and New Mexico

Friday 06:09 GMT

Four people, including a homeless person and two hikers, have died from the record-breaking heat in the U.S. Southwest, media reports said, where triple-digit temperatures have driven residents indoors and canceled airline flights.

Temperatures reached 127 F (52.8 C) in California’s Death Valley at the peak of the heat wave on Tuesday afternoon but cooler weather was expected across the region by the end of the week.

Source: Common Domain

The Dow’s tumultuous 120-year history, in one chart

Saturday 15:30 GMT

Chris Kacher, managing director of MoKa Investors, published a graph of the Dow’s performance since 1896 that charts how the index’s peaks and troughs have reflected the U.S. economy’s triumphs and tribulations.

At its simplest, the chart proves once again that over the long term, the stock market always rises because “intelligence, creativity, and innovation always trump fear,” according to Kacher.

Source: The Guradian

Sleepless, anxious, depressed: EU citizens in the shadow of Brexit

Sunday 21:51 GMT

The prime minister is proposing that around 3 million EU nationals in the UK should be able to remain indefinitely after Brexit – as long as British citizens in Europe benefit from an equivalent deal.

Aside from asking that the bureaucratic obstacles to obtaining permanent residency card be tackled, his other wish is for attention to be given to the tensions and divisions which he believes are now rife in British society.

Source: NBC News

Prince Harry says walking behind Diana's casket left him scarred

Friday 09:57 GMT

Prince Harry has revealed the distress he suffered when walking behind his mother Diana’s casket through the streets of London following her funeral.

Harry, who will launch the latest Invictus games in Toronto, Canada later this summer, last week attended the reopening of London's Borough Market after the recent terror attack.

Source: NBC News

5 Advantages to Being an Older Parent

Saturday 12:47 GMT

Most respondents believed being an “older” parent was more advantageous than being a younger parent, mostly because they were more “emotionally prepared.”

They found that women who used contraceptives for more than 10 years, or got their first periods before the age of 13, fared better when it came to problem-solving and executive functioning when they aged.

Source: Common Domain

Dennis Rodman takes credit for Otto Warmbier's release from North Korea

Saturday 21:53 GMT

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman made an appearance on Friday's "Good Morning America" and essentially took credit for North Korea's release of Otto Warmbier, an American college student imprisoned in the country for 18 months.

Last week, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert denied that Rodman had anything to do with Warmbier's release, and when asked about his visit said, "We strongly, strongly suggest Americans not travel to North Korea."

Source: New York Times

Some Uber Employees Balk at Travis Kalanick’s Exit as C.E.O.

Friday 21:57 GMT

Uber and its investors are facing a backlash over Travis Kalanick’s departure as chief executive — particularly from employees.

“Nobody is perfect, but I fundamentally believe he can evolve into the leader Uber needs today and that he’s critical to its success,” Mr. York wrote in an email to fellow Uber employees, titled “Supporting Travis.” “I want the board to hear from Uber employees that it’s [sic] made the wrong decision in pressuring Travis to leave and that he should be reinstated in an operational role.”

Source: New York Times

China Will Be Part of a Popular Stock Index, Opening the Door to Foreign Money

22-Jun-2017

China’s effort to open its door to foreign investors has received a big push, as its stocks were accepted into a closely followed global index.

Despite Argentina’s successful sale of a 100-year government bond on Monday, the index company said it was not ready to upgrade the country to its emerging markets index because recent market reforms “needed to remain in place for a longer time period to be deemed irreversible.”

Source: Common Domain

Why the PayPal Rally Has Room to Run

Thursday 17:20 GMT

PayPal shares are already up more than 35% this year as the company continues to post strong growth in its traditional payment-processing business, but there could be more room to run as the company takes advantage of its opportunities in newer areas.

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Source: Global News

U of T professor alleges racial and gender bias after being struck at Toronto concert

Thursday 17:20 GMT

Ahmad, a professor of international security at the University of Toronto and director of the Islamic Global Affairs Initiative at the Munk School, had sat down with a friend for the show at Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall, for which her ticket cost $116.

I think this is a moment in which they need to think about who they’re inviting, how they’re inviting them and how to make sure that the incredible place we live in, the city that is a shining example of the world, doesn’t have toxic pockets of exclusivity.”

Source: NBC News

Strange Orbits Suggest Our Solar System May Harbor Hidden Planet

Friday 16:25 GMT

The Solar System hasn’t been the same since Pluto was downgraded from a planet to a dwarf planet, and all bets have been off since this monumental decision.

Case in point, last year, scientists at the California Institute of Technology proposed that there might be a true Planet Nine in our solar system. The team asserted that it appears to be 10 times the mass of Earth and that it is hiding out in the remote recesses of our solar system—well beyond the orbit of Pluto.

Source: Common Domain

Here Come Helicopters on Demand

Thursday 23:48 GMT

In São Paulo, Airbus unit Voom connects customers with flights to the Brazilian city’s two airports for far below the standard fare

(Airbus and other companies are developing flying cars that can navigate tight spaces as another option for getting around congested cities.). São Paulo has one of the world’s biggest fleets of private helicopters. The metro area has close to 200 functioning helipads, and even has its own air-traffic-control system dedicated to helicopters, the only such system in the world, according to Arthur Fioratti, president of the Brazilian Association of Helicopter Pilots.

Source: New York Times

Model Apartments Where Designers Run Wild

Friday 16:25 GMT

As developers face a glut of newly constructed apartments, both condominium and rental, some are turning to interior designers and letting them run wild with model units in an effort to differentiate their buildings from the rest.

Compared with the tastefully neutral interiors of so many new condominium buildings, the latest model unit to open at 432 Park Avenue comes as a jolt. The living room fireplace is finished in Venetian plaster incised with an Art Deco-inspired pattern and gold lines by Callidus Guild.

Source: ABC News

Top Senate Republican warns of possible bipartisanship on health care

Today 07:03 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Senate GOP focuses on insurance premiums, but would health plans be affordable?

Today 07:02 GMT
Source: Common Domain

FBI agent pleads not guilty to lying about shooting at rancher in Oregon standoff

Today 07:02 GMT
Source: Washington Post

How the push for a Senate health-care vote fell apart amid GOP tensions

Today 07:03 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Australian police charge Vatican cardinal with sex offenses

Today 07:03 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond dies at 91

Today 07:02 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Trump travel ban ruling is racist and unfair, Iran says

Today 07:02 GMT
Source: BBC

Freddie Flintoff to star in Fat Friends stage musical

Friday 07:01 GMT
Source: NBC News

Homeless at 16, this CEO is now helping others find shelter

Thursday 20:08 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Why did these generic drugs’ prices jump as much as 85%?

Saturday 11:48 GMT
Source: Global News

Warren Buffet’s company invests into troubled Home Capital Group

Friday 13:39 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Home Prices in Prime Paris Finally Rising After Years of Stagnation

Friday 18:18 GMT
Source: Global News

Steve Irwin, Carrie Underwood, Snoop Dogg to get stars on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Saturday 18:15 GMT
Source: Global News

Here are the 10 most expensive homes in New Brunswick on the market right now

Friday 19:20 GMT

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