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September 10, 2018 7:54 PM 2 killed, 1 missing in flooding in Kentucky, Missouri

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – At least two people have been reported killed and one remains missing after weekend flooding spawned by the remnants of last week's Tropical Storm Gordon. Louisville, Kentucky, Metro Police spokeswoman Alicia Smiley tells the Courier Journal a taxi was submerged by flash floods there Saturday night after rising water stalled the car. The driver 67

September 10, 2018 1:34 PM Kazakh leader replaces chief of staff

ALMATY (Reuters) - Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev dismissed his chief of staff Adilbek Zhaksybekov on Monday, replacing him with the mayor of the capital Astana, Aset Isekeshev. The new chief of staff, 47, has previously served as a presidential aide and government minister. Nazarbayev has yet to name his replacement as mayor. Presidential chiefs 64

September 7, 2018 6:12 PM Two arrested after Leggett, NC mayor, wife found dead, cops say

Edgecombe County Sheriff Cleveland Atkinson announced Friday that Keith Earl Williams, 25, who lived in the area and has a criminal history, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder. (Edgecombe County Sheriff Office) Police have made at least two arrests in the killing of the mayor of a small North Carolina town and his wife, authorities announced 110

September 6, 2018 5:15 PM Officer who said he was 'trigger happy' is demoted

HARTFORD, Conn. – A Connecticut police officer caught on video warning a group of young people not to flee or fight because he was "trigger happy" has been demoted and faces a disciplinary process that could lead to a suspension or his firing. Hartford Police Chief David Rosado announced Thursday that Sgt. Stephen Barone was demoted to officer and assigned 43

September 6, 2018 5:10 PM Chicago judge slaps white cop on trial for Laquan McDonald murder with $2G fine for violating gag order

Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke speaks out before going on trial on charge of first-degree murder in shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. An Illinois judge slapped a $2,000 fine on Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke for violating a gag order and giving interviews to the media right before jury selection was set to begin in his first-degree 89

September 5, 2018 1:56 AM Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Won’t Seek Re-Election

Former Obama chief of staff revived downtown, struggled with crime CHICAGO—Rahm Emanuel said he won’t seek re-election as mayor of Chicago after two terms marked by downtown development but also a wave of gun violence that returned the city’s murder rate to 1990s levels. The announcement marked an abrupt reversal for Mr. Emanuel, who raised a substantial 83

September 2, 2018 6:59 AM Chinese police detain 46 people at education protest in Leiyang city

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese police on Sunday said it has detained 46 people in Leiyang city after bottles, bricks and firecrackers were thrown at officers and government officials during a 600-strong protest against problems in the education system. In a statement on its official microblog, Leiyang police in China’s southern Hunan province said it detained 59

September 1, 2018 12:12 AM Brazil court deciding on fate of da Silva's presidential bid

SAO PAULO – Brazil's top electoral court on Friday began debating whether jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva — the campaign front-runner — will be able to run in October's presidential election or be barred due to a corruption conviction. The first of the seven judges cast a vote against da Silva, but it wasn't clear if the full court 68

August 31, 2018 6:27 PM Brazil's electoral court to decide whether Lula can run

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s top electoral court will open debate on Friday afternoon whether jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva should be barred from running in this year’s presidential election due to a corruption conviction. The seven-member court was expected to declare Lula ineligible, removing a cloud hanging over Brazil’s most uncertain 67

August 31, 2018 9:25 AM Norway PM appoints new oil minister in cabinet reshuffle

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s Conservative Prime Minister Erna Solberg replaced her ministers for oil and transportation in a cabinet reshuffle on Friday, her office said in a statement. Oil Minister Terje Soeviknes of the rightwing Progress Party was replaced by fellow party member Kjell-Boerge Freiberg, a former mayor of a town in the Arctic Lofoten archipelago 67