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Black unarmed teen Antwon Rose shot in Pittsburgh - video

Video of the incident shows two men running away from a car that had been stopped by police, amid the sound of gunfire. The video sparked outrage and several nights of protests in the western
Republican immigration overhaul fails in heavier than expected defeat

Republican immigration overhaul fails in heavier than expected defeat

Measure falls short after repeated attempts to pass an overhaul of the immigration laws, despite Trump’s last-minute interventionThe US House of Representatives has soundly rejected an immigration
Anthony Kennedy: US supreme court justice to retire

Anthony Kennedy: US supreme court justice to retire

Kennedy, 81, has provided crucial swing votes on progressive issues and retirement gives Trump an opportunity to shift the court rightSupreme court justice Anthony Kennedy, who has provided crucial
Mexican police force armed with slingshots after guns confiscated

Mexican police force armed with slingshots after guns confiscated

Municipality mayor stages symbolic protest after state government deems local police force unfit for servicePolice in a troubled Mexican municipality have been equipped with slingshots and stones
Syrian forces' push into east Daraa 'could spark humanitarian crisis'

Syrian forces' push into east Daraa 'could spark humanitarian crisis'

UN told that situation could be as lethal as sieges of Aleppo and eastern Goutha combinedA new Syrian government offensive to recapture rebel territory in the south-west of the country is endangering
Life on the breadline: I lie awake wondering what else I can sacrifice | Tara Rose

Life on the breadline: I lie awake wondering what else I can sacrifice | Tara Rose

We were a comfortable two-parent family, now I’m a single mum with extremely limited financial resourcesAbout this series Support our independent journalism with a monthly or one-off
China’s social credit system ‘could interfere in other nations’ sovereignty’

China’s social credit system ‘could interfere in other nations’ sovereignty’

System, criticised as an Orwellian tool of mass surveillance, is shaping behaviour of foreign businesses, report says China’s social credit system, a big-data system for monitoring and shaping
Ten face charges in France  over suspected far-right terror plot

Ten face charges in France over suspected far-right terror plot

Police linked those arrested to extremist group urging people to combat MuslimsTen alleged extreme-right militants suspected of a terrorist plot to attack Muslims in France are to appear before a
'You have not been forgotten,' Prince William tells Palestinians

'You have not been forgotten,' Prince William tells Palestinians

Duke greeted by honour guard and marching band on historic trip to occupied West BankThe Duke of Cambridge was clapped and cheered by Palestinians as he visited a refugee camp in Ramallah during an
Suspect in Charlottesville protest killing charged with hate crime

Suspect in Charlottesville protest killing charged with hate crime

Federal grand jury agreed to indict James Alex Fields, who drove into a crowd, killing one, with 30 crimesFederal hate crime charges have been filed against a man accused of plowing a car into a crowd
EU to raise pressure on May over chances of no-deal Brexit

EU to raise pressure on May over chances of no-deal Brexit

Prime minister has agreed to address 27 EU leaders at a dinner on Thursday The European Union’s 27 leaders are to ratchet up the pressure on Theresa May by giving her a strong warning about the
Fastjet shares nosedive as cash crisis threatens survival

Fastjet shares nosedive as cash crisis threatens survival

African carrier warns it will cease trading within days unless it can raise more fundsThe African low-cost airline Fastjet is on the verge of going bust and has warned shareholders it will cease
Welsh village residents dig 15 miles of trenches for faster wifi

Welsh village residents dig 15 miles of trenches for faster wifi

Residents of Michaelston-y-Fedw spend hours digging to lay super-fast cablesResidents of a tiny Welsh village were so exasperated with their feeble internet connection that they decided to get
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: who is the new progressive star of the Democrats?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: who is the new progressive star of the Democrats?

From cocktail waitress to insurgent Democrat victor. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat one of the party’s most senior congressman in a stunning New York election victoryJust one year before Alexandria
Brexit is bad for Britain’s health, doctors say

Brexit is bad for Britain’s health, doctors say

Doctors’ union endorses public vote on deal now more is known about impact on NHSDoctors have said leaving the EU is “bad for Britain’s health” as they endorsed a public vote on the final Brexit
Supreme court strikes blow against unions with 'fair share' ruling

Supreme court strikes blow against unions with 'fair share' ruling

Non-union members no longer have to pay for representationMark Janus argued that ‘fair share’ fees violated his free speechThe supreme court dealt a huge blow to organized labor on Wednesday, ruling
Trump and Putin to reveal details of first official summit

Trump and Putin to reveal details of first official summit

Russian presidential aide says location of meeting will not be in the US or Russia, after meeting between Putin and John BoltonDonald Trump and Vladimir Putin have agreed a time and place to hold
UK weather: temperatures near record levels for June

UK weather: temperatures near record levels for June

Water shortages and more safety warnings announced as the heatwave is set to continueTemperatures neared record levels for June across most of the UK as the heatwave looks set to continue into July,
'The war goes on’: one tribe caught  up in Colombia’s armed conflict

'The war goes on’: one tribe caught up in Colombia’s armed conflict

Part 1 of a report on the indigenous Siona people in the Putumayo region in the AmazonPlacido Yaiguaje Payaguaje, an indigenous Siona man, was standing right where his 80-something mother was blown
China lifts ban on British beef

China lifts ban on British beef

£250m deal allows official market access negotiations to begin, 20 years after beef was banned following the BSE outbreakBritish beef will be back on the menu in China for the first time in more than