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Oklahoma police officer dies after traffic-stop shooting

Officer Justin Terney died Monday morning after undergoing surgery overnight, Tecumseh Assistant Police Chief J.R. Kidney said. (Source: KOCO/CNN) Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A 22-year-old officer and new recruit died Monday morning after a shootout with a man who fled a traffic stop in central Oklahoma, police said. Officer Justin Terney was...

Demonstrations matter – they create the kind of power politicians despise

The tide is turning and you can feel it on the streets of the world’s capital cities. On Sunday, hundreds of peaceful protesters were arrested in Moscow and St Petersburg, after thousands massed in unsanctioned demonstrations against corruption. There were similar scenes in Minsk, where punitive taxes on the unemployed have driven people to...

From Kasper Dolberg to Naby Keïta – who are the most in-demand players for the summer?

Kasper Dolberg (Ajax) Ajax’s production line of Danish talent shows no signs of abating, with Dolberg looking like being the latest to follow in the footsteps of such luminaries as Jesper Olsen, Jan Molby and Christian Eriksen. Manchester City have been monitoring the 19-year-old’s progress for some time and have seen him blossom into...

Talking Horses: Monday’s best bets for Plumpton and Wolverhampton

As ever on a Monday, there is a wide range of ability on show at the day’s three meetings, but the feature races at both Plumpton and Wolverhampton are fascinating contests and deserve close inspection. Plumpton’s main event is a £16,000 handicap hurdle over two-and-a-half miles, and all bar a couple of the 14...

Bit Of A Blow – Aadhaar Cannot Be Mandatory For Welfare Schemes Says Supreme Court

This is something of a blow to the government's basic idea of having the Aadhaar numbers and cards in the first place. Yes, of course there's the usual desire of bureaucrats everywhere to know more about the people and what they do--usually with the intention of stopping them doing anything they enjoy. But the...