• White suspects more likely to be shot by police than black counterparts
White suspects more likely to be shot by police than black counterparts

Fryer Jr .in the abstract of the July 2016 paper . It focused on what happens when police encounters occur, not how often they happen. So even despite the possibility of a phsycological bias, police officers were still not more likely to shoot a black suspect as opposed to a white one.

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  • Andrea Leadsom comments about Theresa May open up motherhood row
Andrea Leadsom comments about Theresa May open up motherhood row

The victor will replace Prime Minister David Cameron, who announced his resignation after Britain voted last month to leave the European Union. You won't have a say over who becomes the next PM unless you're a Conservative party member, but here we've rounded up their views on some of the issues most likely to affect you.

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  • Kenney says he will resign House of Commons seat this fall
Kenney says he will resign House of Commons seat this fall

Kenney spared no words in his attack on the NDP government that he says is "systematically destroying the Alberta advantage". The former federal cabinet minister says it's imperative that the Alberta Tories and Opposition Wildrose put past differences aside if they are to take back power from Rachel Notley's New Democrats.

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  • Syria rebels dead in fighting for key Aleppo road: Monitor
Syria rebels dead in fighting for key Aleppo road: Monitor

Large parts of Aleppo , once Syria's commercial and industrial hub, have been destroyed since fighting erupted there in 2012. Aleppo has been a major battleground in the conflict, now in its sixth year. "The area was hit be several air raids that were minutes apart", Barbour said by telephone. Military experts say the initial aim of the new ...

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  • 30 recruit Jeremiah Tilmon picks IL
30 recruit Jeremiah Tilmon picks IL

ESPN's Jeff Borzello was the first to report Tilmon's commitment. Tilmon chose IL over Kansas, North Carolina, Michigan State, Texas and Missouri - some schools that IL typically loses out to big recruits on. Standing at 6-foot-10 and 235 pounds, Tilmon is the No. 19 overall prospect and No. 7 center in the 2017 class. He possesses a remarkable ...

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  • Australian PM Turnbull set to win narrow majority
Australian PM Turnbull set to win narrow majority

Here's what's in store for the Coalition and its slender majority. Thanks to the rural party picking up an extra seat while the Liberals lost at least a dozen, the Nationals have some extra bargaining power. Both Turnbull and Shorten said they supported an inquiry into electronic voting , amid the protracted counting process. "This is a grea...

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  • Theresa May to replace Cameron as United Kingdom prime minister on Wednesday
Theresa May to replace Cameron as United Kingdom prime minister on Wednesday

May, who supported the "remain" vote during the United Kingdom referendum on its membership of the European Union will be be the second female British Prime Minister. "She gets up very early". She took steps to limit the "stop and search" powers of police and used her position to criticize police and firefighting departments for lacking diversity...

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  • Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to Six Years for Murder of Girlfriend
Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to Six Years for Murder of Girlfriend

Pistorius's legal team said they did not intend to appeal the sentence while prosecutors made no announcement on whether they would launch an appeal. "There is a limited role in sentencing that is influenced by public opinion or greater public interest", she said. January 11: Pistorius makes last-ditch attempt with South Africa's top court to ...

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  • Hillary Clinton: White People Must Listen To 'Legitimate Cries' Of Black People
Hillary Clinton: White People Must Listen To 'Legitimate Cries' Of Black People

Of himself, Trump said "I was always a good athlete", adding: "Under pressure, some good athletes become bad athletes" - referring to Clinton. "Our children deserve a better future than what we are making them live through today", Trump said.

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  • Clashes break out in Al-Aqsa mosque, eight injured
Clashes break out in Al-Aqsa mosque, eight injured

In a statement on Monday, Minister of State for Media Affairs and Government Spokesperson Mohammad Momani, called for and immediate end to such provocative and unjustified measures, urging Israel, as the occupying power, to respect the status quo at Al Aqsa Mosque/Haram Al Sharif.

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  • Thousands greet Euro 2016 champ Portugal for glorious homecoming
Thousands greet Euro 2016 champ Portugal for glorious homecoming

It was a bit different for Portugal. "Portugal did not create many chances but they were smart and it paid off for them". "But they played in this way all [throughout] the competition and, at the end, they won". The rest of his goals came during friendlies only. "I am certain that, with our humility, Portugal can face these future challenges". ...

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  • Parents Of Dallas Sniper Speak Out For The First Time
Parents Of Dallas Sniper Speak Out For The First Time

Emotions "I don't know what to say to anybody to make anything better". Micah Johnson's mother, Delphine Johnson , told TheBlaze website in an interview that her son wanted to be a police officer as a child. "He was very disappointed". Police detonated a bomb delivered by a robot to kill Johnson following a lengthy standoff in a parking ga...

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  • Black Lives Matter protest planned in downtown Tampa
Black Lives Matter protest planned in downtown Tampa

One man, Vincent Lee, 37, and his partner Jessica Osibona came to the march as a mark of solidarity of the events in the U.S. over the past week. The Black Lives Matter movement began in 2013, inspired to a large degree by the killing the previous year of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida.

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  • Trump and Clinton cancel campaign events post-Dallas shooting
Trump and Clinton cancel campaign events post-Dallas shooting

Nearly as quickly as they set-up Friday morning - vendors had to pack-up and leave the parking lot of riverfront sports - after Hillary Clinton postponed her campaign event. The following day, Castile was fatally shot in a vehicle by a Minnesota officer, with the aftermath livestreamed on Facebook by his girlfriend. "I love the people of Ohio/ ...

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  • Protester in dramatic photo is nurse from New York
Protester in dramatic photo is nurse from New York

McKesson, who was live-streaming the peaceful demonstration using the Periscope app, repeatedly mentioned that there were no sidewalks where the march was taking place, which forced protestors to walk on the road (obstructing traffic). "That's what we're here to do, to make sure they're safe and they're able to do that". A woman who answered the ...

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  • Government lawmaker claims victory in close Australia vote
Government lawmaker claims victory in close Australia vote

The surge in support for independents, combined with rules that make it easier for smaller parties to win Senate seats in a so-called double dissolution of parliament, will likely make it impossible for Turnbull to push through policies including a A$50 billion corporate tax break over 10 years.

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  • Andrea Leadsom on Theresa May and motherhood - full transcript
Andrea Leadsom on Theresa May and motherhood - full transcript

THERE is an all female race to be the next Prime Minister after the final two candidates to become the Conservative Party leader were picked. The UK is set to have its second female prime minister - and again it will be a Conservative. She went onto say Mrs May "possibly has nieces, nephews, lots of people". The mother of three later denied t...

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  • Antoine Griezmann named Player of the Tournament - News
Antoine Griezmann named Player of the Tournament - News

Portugal fan's hopes were nearly dashed half way through the first half when their captain Cristiano Ronaldo was deemed unfit to continue playing after an injury to his left leg. "We hit the post, I had chances as well and I nearly scored". "This is the first title, but God willing, we can go on to have more titles, more finals in future with th...

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  • Family of United States journalist Marie Colvin sues Syria
Family of United States journalist Marie Colvin sues Syria

More than two dozen journalists were reported killed in Syria in 2012. According to a lawsuit filed in Washington by her sister, Cathleen Colvin, and her niece, Justine Araya-Colvin, figures at the "highest level" of the Syrian regime conspired to attack a makeshift media centre in the besieged city of Homs.

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  • 13 detained after Istanbul airport attack
13 detained after Istanbul airport attack

Investigators' attentions have reportedly focused on whether a Chechen extremist known to be a top lieutenant in the Islamic State group masterminded the attack. Turkish media said counter-terrorism police had raided several areas of Istanbul - including Pendik, Basaksehir and Sultanbeyli. Authorities have said the three suicide bombers in the ...

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