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‘Shocking’ bodycam video of Illinois police shooting black woman in her home sparks outrage

WARNING: This video shows the moments leading up to a fatal police shooting of a woman in her home. The video also contains graphic language. Illinois State Police released video Monday of a sheriff’s deputy fatally shooting a woman in her home this month, detailing a shooting that some have compared to high-profile cases of excessive force by police against …

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Judge Gives Trump Major Legal Victory, Dismisses Charges Over Document Confidentiality

A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed a criminal case accusing Donald Trump of illegally retaining classified documents, giving the former president another major legal victory in what some analysts consider the most challenging of the four criminal charges he faces. U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon of Florida, who was nominated by Trump, ruled that special counsel Jack Smith, who is …

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AT&T data breach affected nearly all customers after information was downloaded on a third-party platform

Nearly all of AT&T’s customer data has been downloaded to a third-party platform, leading to a security breach, the company said Friday, as cyberattacks continue to spread across the globe against businesses, schools and healthcare systems. The breach, which largely occurred over a five-month period in 2022, affected AT&T mobile customers, customers of mobile virtual network operators who use AT&T’s …

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Verdict in unusual trial of confessed Winnipeg serial killer to be delivered Thursday

WARNING: This story contains disturbing details. The fate of a Winnipeg man who confessed to killing four women but denies criminal responsibility will be decided Thursday after an unusual trial for the confessed serial killer. Jeremy Skibicki’s lawyers argued that he was driven by delusions related to schizophrenia and hearing voices that made him believe he was on a mission …

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Black man dies after being held by Milwaukee hotel guards

WARNING: This story contains disturbing details. Police are investigating the death of Dvontaye Mitchell, a black man who died last month after being pushed to the ground by security guards at a Milwaukee hotel. Mitchell’s death has been compared to the killing of George Floyd, a black man who was killed in 2020 after a white Minneapolis police officer knelt …

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Investigation into man killed over bag of chips in Don Jail begins

An inquest opened Monday into the death of a man who was murdered in a Toronto jail over a bag of chips, with the jury hearing that protections for prisoners may have been inadequate. It’s been nearly 15 years since Jeffrey Munro, 32, a man who struggled with mental illness and addiction, died in the Don Jail. He was attacked …

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange pleads guilty to spying charges as part of deal with US

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge in a deal with the US Department of Justice that will resolve a long-running legal saga that spanned multiple continents and centered on the publication of a trove of secret documents , according to court documents filed late Monday. WikiLeaks said in a statement Monday that Assange had left …

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