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Races Are Reversed in a Police Killing, and Again a Family Asks: Why?

The events of the next few minutes will be anatomized and argued over and, maybe, at some point, contested in court. But this much is established: As the squad car she had summoned slid down the alley, Justine Damond went up to the police officers inside, one of whom, for reasons still unknown, fired his gun, hit her in the abdomen and killed her. Even to Americans now used to dissecting police shootings, the circumstances were an odd jolt: a black Somali-American cop, firing at a white Australian woman among…

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Country singer Scotty McCreery cited for handgun at airport

Country singer and “American Idol” Season 10 winner Scotty McCreery has been cited after he carried a loaded handgun with him at a North Carolina airport earlier this month, authorities said. Authorities said they found a loaded 9-millimeter handgun in McCreery’s backpack at a security checkpoint on July 13 at Raleigh-Durham International Airport. The singer told authorities that he had been at a firing range and forgot to take the gun out. He was flying from his native North Carolina to Nashville, Tenn. ACTOR JOHN HEARD DEAD AT 72 McCreery,…

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Minneapolis mayor under fire after deadly police shooting

July 22, 2017, 7:14 AM| The Minneapolis police chief is out after one of her officers shot and killed unarmed Australian yoga teacher Justine Damond. On Friday, Police Chief Janeé Harteau resigned and some are calling for Mayor Betsy Hodges to also step down. Jamie Yuccas reports. Source: CBS News – United States

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Sports Illustrated Model Gunning to Bang Cristiano Ronaldo

S.I. Swimsuit Model I Wanna Bang Cristiano Ronaldo … Call Me! EXCLUSIVE Another volcanicly, smokin’ hot bikini model is obsessed with Cristiano Ronaldo … and she wants TMZ Sports to help hook her up.  So, here.  You’re looking at Tanya Mityushina — a 24-year-old Russian-born model (34-24-34) who stripped down to a couple of well-placed strings for the 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.  [embedded content] She’s also modeled for Victoria’s Secret, GUESS and Bebe. Straight fire.  Tanya knows Ronaldo has a girlfriend. Tanya also knows relationships don’t always last forever.  Tanya…

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Minneapolis police chief resigns amid officer shooting controversy

July 21, 2017, 7:21 PM| Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau resigned Friday afternoon as her department is under scrutiny for an officer-involved shooting of an unarmed woman. Harteau was away on vacation when the shooting occurred, and was critical of the officer in her first remarks about it on Thursday. Source: CBS News – United States

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Protests erupt at Minneapolis press conference announcing police chief resignation

In a raucous press conference on Friday evening Minneapolis mayor Betsy Hodges announced the resignation of Minneapolis police chief Jane Harteau. The resignation came in the wake of the fatal shooting of an Australian woman by a police officer on July 15. “We need new leadership at MPD,” Hodges said. “I asked Chief Harteau for her resignation, she tendered it and I accepted it.” The presser quickly turned into a back and forth debate with a protester who was in attendance.  “We do not want you as the Mayor,” a man…

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Minneapolis Police Chief Pressured to Resign After Fatal Shooting of Australian Woman

Chief Harteau, a 30-year veteran of the Minneapolis Police Department, said in a statement that “the recent incidents do not reflect the training and procedures we’ve developed as a department.” Ms. Damond’s death was the latest in a series of high-profile incidents that raised questions about police tactics under Chief Harteau’s watch. Weeks of protests followed the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark, an unarmed black man, in 2015. Ms. Hodges, who is up for re-election in November and who has faced criticism for her own handling of police issues, said…

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‘American Idol’ Scotty McCreery Cited Trying to Bring Loaded Gun on Plane

‘American Idol’ Scotty McCreery Busted For Loaded Gun At Airport Breaking News “American Idol” winner Scotty McCreery was busted trying to bring a loaded handgun on a plane … according to reports. McCreery went through a security X-ray checkpoint at Raleigh-Durham International Airport in North Carolina last week when the weapon was spotted. The black, 9mm, Smith & Wesson handgun was in the singer’s backpack … the screen also picked up two boxes of ammo with 63 bullets. Target practice today A post shared by Scotty McCreery Official (@scottymccreery) on…

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Minneapolis police chief resigns amid shooting controversy

Last Updated Jul 21, 2017 7:22 PM EDT Minnesota Police Chief Janee Harteau resigned Friday amid criticism of her response to a string of high-profile police shootings. Harteau’s resignation came at the request of Mayor Betsy Hodges, who has publicly clashed with the police chief, CBS Minnesota reports. In her resignation letter, Harteau said the July 5 shooting of Justine Damond, and other recent fatal police shootings, have caused her “to engage in deep reflection.” “The recent incidents do not reflect the training and procedures we’ve developed as a department….

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