Chicago police officer dies after being shot multiple times

CHICAGO POLICE OFFICER SHOT DEAD: Police confirm Commander Bauer shot multiple times this afternoon. Chasing a suspect across from City Hall. pic.twitter.com/D65pME0zYD — Matt Finn (@MattFinnFNC) February 13, 2018 Bauer, 53, had spotted a man matching the radio description of an armed suspect when he “engaged in an armed physical confrontation,” around 2 p.m., Johnson…

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Trust in Social Media Withers In the Industry’s Own Backyard

In conservative circles, the pitchforks have been out for tech since at least the 2016 election season, with far-right media organizations like Breitbart and Project Veritas accusing the industry and its leaders of silencing Republican voices, advocating for open borders, and bankrolling Democratic campaigns. And yet, a new survey suggests that the tech backlash festering…

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Mirai Nagasu makes Olympic history with figure skating triple axel

A performance for the record books by Mirai Nagasu, complete with a celebration we’ll remember for a long time. #BestOfUS #WinterOlympics https://t.co/NsNuy9F46h pic.twitter.com/ew8YKEYGzc — NBC Olympics (@NBCOlympics) February 12, 2018 Nagasu completed a largely flawless routine, which she ended with fist pumps of joy as she got a standing ovation from the crowd. The Team…

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Surveillance footage captures moment Russian plane crashed, killing 71

The Antonov An-148 regional jet disappeared from radar about 12 miles southeast of the airport, according to flight-tracking website Flightradar24. A plane can disappear from radar when it gets too close to the ground to reflect radar signals. Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov confirmed that none of the 65 passengers — ages 5 to 79 — or six…

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Outrage as convicted sex offender is re-elected Pennsylvania town’s fire chief

Video Florida sheriff: Sex offenders not welcome at shelters “That was 20 years ago,” Gilbert told the paper. “You know, the story you are telling kids is once you make mistake, you will be punished for the rest of your life. I’ve changed my life for the better. Every day I get up and try…

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Reuben Foster, San Francisco 49ers linebacker, arrested on domestic violence charges, reports say

BREAKING: On top of domestic-violence allegation, @49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was arrested booked on suspicion of possessing an assault rifle@mercnews — Robert Salonga (@robertsalonga) February 12, 2018 The 49ers organization said it was “aware” of reports of Foster’s arrest, and added: “We take matters of this nature seriously and are gathering all pertinent information.”

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Milan train derailment leaves at least 3 dead, many injured

At least 13 other people were seriously injured after a train derailed in Milan, Italy.  (ANSA) “There currently are three dead, five severely injured and eight injured in ‘code yellow,’ all of which in hospital,” an Interior Ministry in Milan spokesperson told Reuters. Dozens of people were also injured less severely. Train traffic into and…

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Puerto Rico hit with partial blackout after power plant explosion

Video Puerto Rico continues to rebuild after the hurricanes Utility workers are racing to restore power on the island; Laura Ingle has the story for ‘Special Report.’ An explosion at a main power plant in Puerto Rico triggered a blackout across part of the island on Sunday, as officials said several municipalities were without power.…

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