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Defense witness cleared to testify that Chicago cop who fatally shot Laquan McDonald feared for his life

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A psychologist who evaluated Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke will be allowed to testify at his murder trial that Van Dyke thought his life was in danger when he shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, according to a source familiar with the case. Judge Vincent Gaughan revealed in open...
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Walgreens to become first tenant at Chicago's old main post office

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Drugstore giant Walgreens is finalizing a huge office lease in Chicago's old main post office, providing a major step forward for the redevelopment of the long-vacant behemoth straddling the Congress Parkway. According to sources, Walgreen Boots Alliance is close to completing a deal for more than...
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Trump tweets he wants to deport illegal immigrants 'with no Judges or Court...

Trump tweets he wants to deport illegal immigrants 'with no Judges or Court Cases' - a move that would violate due process

President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday morning that the US should start deporting illegal immigrants with no legal process. He said those who "invade our Country" will be... Read more ...

Trump's former deputy campaign manager told a black panelist on 'Fox &...

Trump's former deputy campaign manager told a black panelist on 'Fox & Friends' that he was 'out of his cotton-picking mind'

On "Fox & Friends" Sunday morning, President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign manager David Bossie told Democratic strategist Joel Payne he was "out of his cotton-picking... Read more ...

Saudi Arabia makes history, ending longstanding rule that barred women from...

Saudi Arabia makes history, ending longstanding rule that barred women from driving

Women in Saudi Arabia can now get in the driver's seat as the country officially lifts a decades-old rule that barred them from driving vehicles. Women across the country... Read more ...

When anyone can make games, ‘soul' will make some rise to the top

When anyone can make games, ‘soul' will make some rise to the top

OPINION: Forty years ago, making a video game used to require an engineering background - early developers had to invent tricks to display primitive objects and backgrounds on... Read more ...

Jeremy Hunt said it's 'completely inappropriate' for Airbus, BMW to issue...

Jeremy Hunt said it's 'completely inappropriate' for Airbus, BMW to issue Brexit warnings

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has slammed businesses for issuing warnings about Brexit uncertainty. Hunt told the BBC that the warnings are undermining the UK's negotiating... Read more ...

The government says it reunited 522 immigrant children separated from their...

The government says it reunited 522 immigrant children separated from their parents under Trump's 'zero tolerance' policy - but thousands more remain

The Deparment of Homeland Security said late Saturday it reunited 522 immigrant children who were separated from their families under the Trump administration's "zero... Read more ...

British trucks would be blocked from entering Europe under no-deal Brexit...

British trucks would be blocked from entering Europe under no-deal Brexit, industry leader warns

A no-deal Brexit would ground British lorries trying to enter Europe to a halt the day after Brexit, said freight chief James Hookham. He told Business Insider that the chances... Read more ...

Conflict of Interest at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service? A Deal Some...

Conflict of Interest at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service? A Deal Some Couldn't Refuse

March 20, 2018 By Richard McCorkle, Guest Author As a fish and wildlife biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, I've been concerned about global warming and climate... Read more ...

State contributes money to help redevelop Janesville GM site

State contributes money to help redevelop Janesville GM site

Wisconsin is contributing $500,000 to clear a former General Motors plant in Janesville. Read more ...

The Supreme Court decision that will put more taxes on internet sales is...

The Supreme Court decision that will put more taxes on internet sales is good news for you

The Supreme Court this week ruled that states can compel retailers to collect sales taxes even if they don't have a physical presence in the states. It's good news for... Read more ...