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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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Tribune, Tronc And Beyond: A Slur, A Secret Payout And A Looming Sale

Tribune, Tronc And Beyond: A Slur, A Secret Payout And A Looming Sale

Tribune Publishing secretly started to pay more than $2.5 million to a fired news executive to settle a lawsuit. It sought to keep a slur by controlling owner Michael Ferro... Read more ...

The Conservatives will have a Christmas party while their MPs decide whether...

The Conservatives will have a Christmas party while their MPs decide whether to get rid of UK Prime Minister Theresa May

Conservative Party MPs are about to vote out, or save, UK Prime Minister Theresa May. May faces a vote of no confidence in her leadership, to be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday... Read more ...

Michael Cohen says he felt it was his 'duty' to 'cover up' Trump's 'dirty...

Michael Cohen says he felt it was his 'duty' to 'cover up' Trump's 'dirty deeds,' is sentenced to 3 years in prison

Michael Cohen appeared in court on Wednesday to be sentenced by US District Judge William H. Pauley III for an array of crimes he committed while employed by President Donald... Read more ...

Theresa May's confidence vote win only reveals how doomed her Brexit deal is

Theresa May's confidence vote win only reveals how doomed her Brexit deal is

Theresa May's confidence vote victory has only revealed the huge scale of the difficulties she faces. The prime minister has lost the support of more than a third of her MPs as... Read more ...

The National Enquirer Flips On Donald Trump In Playmate Hush Money Scandal

The National Enquirer Flips On Donald Trump In Playmate Hush Money Scandal

The National Enquirer's parent company, AMI, has offered “substantial and important assistance" in an investigation into hush money payments. Read more ...

Economic Insecurity

Economic Insecurity

The U.S. economy looks in fine shape - for now - but even a lot of Americans with jobs still struggle financially. Here are three Indicators to monitor economic insecurity in... Read more ...

Republicans shrug off Cohen implicating Trump in crimes as Democrats shout...

Republicans shrug off Cohen implicating Trump in crimes as Democrats shout that no one is above the law

Republicans have downplayed the fact President Donald Trump has been implicated in serious crimes by federal prosecutors and Michael Cohen. Democrats have said no one is above... Read more ...

National Enquirer Publisher Cops to Hush-Money Payment

National Enquirer Publisher Cops to Hush-Money Payment

The US attorney's office in New York says it won't prosecute the National Enquirer 's parent company over its efforts to suppress an embarrassing story about Donald Trump... Read more ...

'Michael Cohen is neither a hero nor a patriot': Michael Avenatti reacts to...

'Michael Cohen is neither a hero nor a patriot': Michael Avenatti reacts to former Trump lawyer's 36-month prison sentence

Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti said Michael Cohen is not a hero for coming clean. Cohen, Avenatti said, deserves "every day" of his three-year sentence. To Trump... Read more ...

The Michael Cohen controversy reached a climax as he was sentenced to 3...

The Michael Cohen controversy reached a climax as he was sentenced to 3 years in prison after pleading guilty and implicating Trump - here's a full timeline of events

President Donald Trump's former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen has pleaded guilty. It marked the climax of the Cohen controversy. Here's the full timeline of events. President... Read more ...