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Author: 0 Seattle police release audio of woman's fatal shooting

According to a statement from the police, there were "several children" in the apartment at the time of the shooting when Lyles "confronted" the officers with a knife. SEATTLE (AP) - The initial conversation between a pregnant woman and two Seattle police officers seemed polite, professional and calm. One of the issues that the activists wanted to raise was the repressive, heavy-handed tactics of the Seattle Police Department.

Markets Scooter Gennett hits 4 home runs for Reds to tie MLB record
Author: 0 Scooter Gennett hits 4 home runs for Reds to tie MLB record

I'm from here, born here". In the words of Babe Ruth, " baseball was, is, and always will be, to me, the greatest game in the world ". Cincinnati Reds' Scooter Gennett hits a grand slam off St. Kershaw (7-2, 2.28 ERA) struck out 14 in his last start against Milwaukee to reach 2,000 strikeouts for his career , although the ace has allowed four homers over his past two starts.

Markets Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods 'bought a distribution network,' expert says
Author: 0 Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods 'bought a distribution network,' expert says

Whole Foods operates 460 organic grocery stores across the United States, including many in the Bay Area, as well as Canada and the United Kingdom. "A lot of people will love that", said Whole Foods customer Brad Anderson. Cuatrecasas said Amazon's acquisition will set a precedent that other online companies are likely to follow .

Markets Ford to build the Focus in China instead of Mexico
Author: 0 Ford to build the Focus in China instead of Mexico

Ford has announced it is abandoning previous plans to relocate its small vehicle assembly production to Mexico as announced past year. The next generation Focus will be built at existing plants, but Ford says the auto will be "more spacious and packed with technology that customers want".

Markets SpiceJet commits to buy Boeing's 737 MAX 10 planes worth $4.7 billion
Author: 0 SpiceJet commits to buy Boeing's 737 MAX 10 planes worth $4.7 billion

Boeing now expects 29,530 deliveries in the medium-haul single-aisle category, which is popular with low-priced airlines. Boeing Co is set to receive orders and commitments worth roughly US$30bil for the stretched Max 10 upgrade of the 737 workhorse, as its first new jet in nearly four years counters Airbus SE's headstart at the largest end of the single-aisle aircraft market .

Author: 0 Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Announces Leave of Absence

Tough ride continues for Uber even after losing much of its management team. Kalanick did not disclose a return date, but said he's leaving to grieve his mother, work on himself, and build a better company. The company also changed the name of its "War Room" to the "Peace Room", but most importantly it will seek to gain a new COO and limit Kalanick's influence with the company.

Author: 0 Cosby trial accuser thanks supporters for love, kindness

Even so, members of the media have called on the judge to release the names of the Cosby trial jurors, arguing that "confirming that the outcome of the first trial was the result of an impartial process" is in the best interest of the public.

Markets Scalise undergoes more surgery after Virginia shooting
Author: 0 Scalise undergoes more surgery after Virginia shooting

Scalise, Tyson Foods lobbyist Matt Mika, congressional aide Zach Barth and US Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner were shot during an attack on the Republican congressional baseball team as it practiced Wednesday morning. Doctors "fully expect him to walk", Sava said, "and hopefully run". "I feel a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic than I did two or three days ago".

Author: 0 Deutsche Bank AG Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for The Sage Group plc (SGE)

Numis Securities Ltd lowered Morgan Sindall Group PLC to an "add" rating and set a GBX 1,068 ($13.51) price objective for the company.in a research note on Thursday, February 23rd. Nomura Asset Management Com Limited accumulated 70,623 shares or 0.11% of the stock. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 19,254 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Author: 0 Britain eyes Brexit deal 'like no other in history'

Their first task must be to "tackle the uncertainties caused by Brexit ", he said, citing the rights of European Union citizens in Britain and the possible impact on the open border between Northern Ireland and the republic. Those issues are Britain's exit bill, estimated by Brussels at around €100 billion, the rights of three million European Union nationals living in Britain and one million Britons on the continent, and the status of the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland.

Markets 'Trump Doesn't Care About HIV': Six Resign From Presidential HIV Advisory Council
Author: 0 'Trump Doesn't Care About HIV': Six Resign From Presidential HIV Advisory Council

Schoettes quit the council on Tuesday, along with Lucy Bradley-Springer, Gina Brown, Ulysses Burley III, Michelle Ogle and Grissel Granados. What was PACHA like under President Obama? It was formed under then-President Bill Clinton in 1995 to provide recommendations for the ongoing AIDS epidemic, following President Ronald Reagan's 1987 President's Commission on the HIV Epidemic and 1988's National Commission on AIDS.

Markets US, Mexico strike sugar deal ahead of NAFTA talks
Author: 0 US, Mexico strike sugar deal ahead of NAFTA talks

The latest talks began in March, two months after President Donald Trump took office vowing a tougher line on trade to protect US industry and jobs. If a deal is not reached, and the USA imposes tariffs, Mexico has threatened retaliation, with corn syrup seen as a likely target. Formal talks are expected to begin as early as August 16, after the USA consults with lawmakers.

Markets Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting
Author: 0 Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

Also shot were a congressional aide, a lobbyist and a Capitol Police officer. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). Richmond and others in both parties say Scalise will be at the top of their minds. "In Washington we have our disagreements, but we all agree that we are here to serve this nation we love and the people who call it home", Trump said.

Markets Celtics, 76ers finalize deal to swap top picks
Author: 0 Celtics, 76ers finalize deal to swap top picks

The Celtics moved down two spots to No. 3 and picked up another first-round selection in either 2018 or 2019 - with Ainge saying the deal came at no cost to Boston whatsoever. "I think they're both terrific players", he replied. Either would fit better into the Celtics' roster needs on the wing than Fultz, but few draft evaluators would consider them better talents.

Author: 0 Supreme Court strikes down sex offender social media ban

Citing the court's earlier cases protecting speech in public squares or parks as "a quintessential forum for the exercise of First Amendment rights", Kennedy noted that it might have been hard, "in a spatial sense", to determine those most important places.

Author: 0 London fire: Death toll rises to 58

The police chief, who went inside the charred shell of the high-rise tower over the weekend, told reporters: "I've investigated major crime for most of my service and I've seen some awful things but I don't think anything prepared me for what I was going to see when I was in there".

Author: 0 Dollar rises after Fed Dudley's comments, yen falls

Gold edged lower on Monday to touch a near four-week low as the dollar held firm, with the market waiting on comments from a top US Federal Reserve official after last week's soft economic data. Japan's Nikkei .N225 added 0.6 percent. The dollar index , which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 0.38 percent at 97.532 in late trading.

Markets Viva Air Peru seen near $5 billion Airbus deal at Paris Airshow
Author: 0 Viva Air Peru seen near $5 billion Airbus deal at Paris Airshow

PARIS-Airbus SE (AIR.FR) Sunday introduced potential upgrades to its A380 superjumbo to reduce fuel burn as it struggles to secure sales for the airplane. Airbus said the cabin had been improved to allow for up to 80 extra seats "with no compromise on comfort" and there's a new wing design which is meant to bolster aerodynamics.

Author: 0 Oil prices struggle on doubts OPEC can rein in oversupply

US crude oil inventories fell last week, but an unexpected build in gasoline stocks and weak demand for the motor fuel offset market optimism over the crude drawdown, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday. Bank Wealth Management's Haworth, "New investments are slowing down". "Yesterday's EIA numbers really come down to unleaded gasoline. That doesn't happen at this time of year".