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Police chief was surprised by violence after fatal shooting

The chief said Smith was armed with a gun and pointed it at the officer. 17 people were arrested, Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn said Sunday. While issues such as unemployment, an underfunded education system, and "general poverty" play a significant role in the black community's frustrations that spilled out on Saturday and Sunday nights, the genesis of much of the fervent anger goes back at least to the police killing of Dontre Hamilton in 2014.

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Campaign's rising rent at Trump Tower came as space expanded

For example, the fact-checkers at PolitiFact found that the jobless rate for African-Americans ages 16 to 24 is just under 19 percent, not 58 percent. MS is overwhelmingly Republican because of whites' loyalties, as opposed to battlegrounds such as Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida, states Obama won twice and where the largest cities offer at least a theoretical chance for Trump to pursue marginal shifts among significant black populations.

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Chicago Police 'Not Tough,' Says Donald Trump

Fox host Bill O'Reilly asked him how to fix it. "They are right now not tough". Trump has referenced Chicago's crime and killing problem several times in stump speeches, most recently in Wisconsin last week when he urged inner-city blacks who live in crime-plagued neighborhoods to vote for him and decried the "war on our police".

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Obama Tours Flood-Ravaged Louisiana

Many people with damage from the flooding didn't have flood insurance. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump visited Louisiana last week, and goaded the golf-loving president about his absence. Obama is in Louisiana to tour flood damage and meet with affected residents and local officials. The Castle Place neighborhood Obama toured was one of the first to flood in the parish, when the Comite River topped its banks almost two weeks ago.

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Minnesota Wild make 'Let's Go Crazy' new goal song

The decision was extremely well-received by fans so, this summer, the team sent a letter to season ticket holders asking for feedback on a possible full-time change. Prince , who was 57 when he passed away, was found dead in his home in Chanhassen, Minnesota. They're gonna go insane in Minnesota this season.

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Ruling: Grad students at private universities can unionize

The board this week ruled 3-1 in favor of unionization, signaling a victory for Local 33, formerly known as GESO, which has lobbied for graduate student unionization at Yale for decades. Hirozawa and Lauren McFerran. "What this decision does is, at the very least, it first and foremost recognizes our labor and the work that we contribute to campus", said Matilda Stubbs, an eighth-year anthropology student at Northwestern, in anticipation of the ruling.