Sentence next for ex-Michigan trooper in teen’s death

DETROIT (AP) — A former Michigan state trooper is facing a prison sentence for involuntary manslaughter for firing a Taser at a Detroit teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died. Mark Bessner quit the state police after the 2017 incident. He’s returning to court Monday for his sentence, about a month after his conviction […]
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Pompeo skips Moscow to meet with European officials on Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has changed the schedule for his latest trip to Europe, substituting a stop in Brussels for one in Moscow to discuss Iran and other issues with European officials. A State Department official says Pompeo, who departed Sunday night, is still expected to meet Tuesday in Sochi with […]
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Ryanair passenger tries to open plane door midflight: 'I will kill every one of you'

Passengers on a recent Ryanair flight from from England to Spain had a scary time when a man allegedly threatened to "kill every one of you."            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Police: New Mexico driver fled and said, ‘I don’t think so’

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman is facing charges after police say she fled an officer during a traffic stop and told him, “I don’t think so.” Doña County court documents show Ricci Barnett was arrested April 21 following the exchange. According to court documents, an officer tried to pull over the […]
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Raptors game seven hero Leonard bounces in winning buzzer beater

Kawhi Leonard bounced in the game-winning shot at the buzzer as the Toronto Raptors advanced to the Eastern Conference finals with a 92-90 win over the visiting Philadelphia 76ers in a heart-stopping game seven on Sunday. The winner-take-all contest was a microcosm of the wildly unpredictable series with each team taking turns making runs or being inept until the biggest twist of all as Leonard finished it off in showstopping style. "I got a fortuitous bounce," said Leonard of the first game-sev...
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Alfonso Cuaron’s ‘Roma’ Sweeps 6th Premios Platino

Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” made a sweep of the 6th Premios Platino on Sunday, May 12, trouncing its fellow nominees in direction, cinematography, screenplay, sound, and best Iberoamerican film. The annual Iberoamerican awards ceremony, held once again at the Teatro Gran Tlachco within the sprawling Ecotourist Xcaret Park in Mexico’s Riviera Maya coast, was beamed live […]
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Ireland: Ireland Update: Central Register Of Beneficial Ownership Of Corporates – Website Goes Live - Walkers

On 29 April 2019, the website of the Central Register of Beneficial Ownership of Companies and Industrial and Provident Societies went live (the "Central Register").
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United States: OFCCP Publishes New Compliance Assistance Materials For Compliance Check Reviews - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On May 8, 2019, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) went live with a new Compliance Checks webpage.
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United States: New York's New Congestion Pricing Law - Arnold & Porter

In the biggest change in local transportation policy in a generation, maybe two, "congestion pricing" will be instituted in Manhattan's Central Business District in early 2021.
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Pilot lands plane without front wheels

A pilot in Myanmar is being hailed as a hero after landing a plane Sunday on only its rear wheels, after the passenger jet's landing gear failed.
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Daenerys’ Fiery Choice Had ‘Game Of Thrones’ Fans Talking

With only one dragon, the Breaker of Chains took on King's Landing in a way that no one saw coming.
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‘Game Of Thrones’ Fans Had A Lot Of Feelings About Daenerys’ Fiery Choice

With only one dragon, the Breaker of Chains took on King's Landing in a way that no one saw coming.
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Relief After Passenger Jet With 89 People Aboard Lands Safely Using Only Its Rear Wheels

The front landing gear of the Myanmar National Airlines plane failed to deploy
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Meet the prep phenom touted as the next LeBron

Some say Emoni Bates is the best high school prospect since LeBron James. He may just get his chance to bypass college and jump straight to the pros as well.
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N.B.A. Roundup: Kawhi Leonard’s Buzzer-Beater Puts Raptors in Eastern Conference Finals

Leonard capped a 41-point game with a winning shot against the 76ers that bounced off the rim four times. C.J. McCollum scored 37 to lead the Trail Blazers past the Nuggets and into the West finals.
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Fallen Chicago police officers honored at National Police Week

Four fallen Chicago Police Department officers were honored in Washington, D.C. Sunday as National Police Week begins.
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Madison Bumgarner trolls Yasiel Puig over home run Reds outfielder hit

In case you've been living under a rock, Madison Bumgarner and Yasiel Puig don't really like each other. In the top of the sixth inning, Puig hit a 91 mph fastball from Bumgarner 388 feet for a solo home run.
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United States: SEC Informal Guidance Scrutinized By Commissioner And Subject To OMB Memo - Mayer Brown

On April 8, 2019, Commissioner Hester Peirce of the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") delivered a speech entitled "SECret Garden" at the Practicing Law Institute's 2019 SEC Speaks conference.
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On Comedy: The Wonderful Weirdness of Netflix’s First Great Sketch Comedy Show

“I Think You Should Leave,” starring Tim Robinson, takes absurd premises to unpredictable places.
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George Conway Rips Trump’s ‘Malignant’ Self-Interest That Should Cost His Job

Kellyanne Conway's husband said Trump viewed the Mueller probe "purely in terms of your own ego."
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Yet Another ‘Game Of Thrones’ Mainstay Has Died

Pour one (glass of wine, obviously) out for the meanest in Westeros.
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India’s Marathon Election Has Reached Its Next-to-Last Phase

Polling is now complete for 483 of 543 seats in the lower house of Parliament
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Serious Gear Fail

Remember a couple years ago when an IMPD officer had his Glock discharge in the holster when the officer sitting next to him got some bit of gear inside the light-bearing Safariland and then stood up?Well, just this past week another IMPD officer was tussling with a shoplifting suspect who got on top of him in the ground fight and attempted to pull the officer's pistol out of the holster. The holster's retention worked, but the dude managed to get a finger into the mouth of the holster and fire ...
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Canada: More Spouses Eligible For Work Permits Under Atlantic Immigration Pilot - Investment Immigration

May 9 , 2019 - More spouses are to be eligible for Canada work permits through the Atlantic Immigration Pilot under a change to come into force on June 1.
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China: The 2019 Belt & Road Forum: What Xi Jinping Actually Said In Terms Of Belt & Road Development & China Market Access (Video) - Dezan Shira & Associates

In short, Altmaier misquoted Xi and bigged up what had actually been stated
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Kawhi redefines clutch as Raptors show off character in Game 7

On top of clutch performances from Kawhi and Lowry, Toronto defeated Philadelphia because of character and decisive coaching.
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