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Authorities ID officers in fatal shooting

This 2014 photo provided by Dewanda Harris shows Philando Castile of St. Paul, Minn., posing for a photo while attending a family funeral in St. Paul. "This has to cease". Choi also asked for peace throughout the US and in protests. "We can pray all we want, but justice is not being served". Relatives were outraged that Castile was not tended to after he was shot.

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New Video Emerges of Deadly Baton Rouge Police Shooting

With local authorities and community leaders calling for calm, the U.S. Justice Department's Civil Rights division took over the investigation Wednesday of a fatal shooting - captured on at least two graphic videos - of a black man by two Baton Rouge police officers.

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Star Trek Actor, Anton Yelchin, Dies at 27

Police believe Yelchin had not put his vehicle properly in park, causing it to roll down his driveway and trap the actor against a security gate and a brick mailbox. Yelchin had more than 60 acting credits, but when J.J. Abrams cast him in his 2009 " Star Trek " reboot, Yelchin reached a new level of recognition in Hollywood.

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Did Bernie Sanders Drop Out of the 2016 Presidential Election?

He said Mr Trump has alienated many voters with his provocative rhetoric that involves "insulting Mexicans and Latinos and Muslims and women", and that he is a candidate "who does not believe in the reality of climate change". He said: "My job as a candidate right now is to fight for the strongest, most progressive possible platform at the Democratic convention". "I would love her to say that, and I would love her to move forward aggressively to make that happen", he said.

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Blake Leibel Charged with Torture and Murder

Blake Leibel, 35, a graphic novelist and screenwriter, could face the death penalty if convicted of first-degree murder in the slaying of his 30-year-old girlfriend, Iana Kasian, prosecutors said. US authorities have said Kasian's mother had reported her missing. A decision has yet to be made whether prosecutors will seek the death penalty in this case.

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Lakers to 'actively explore' trading second overall pick, according to report

The 76ers won the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday, with the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics coming in second and third. They are a regular at the draft lottery, having picked Nerlens Noel, Joel Embiid, Dario Saric, and Jahlil Okafor over the last few years.