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Milwaukee jail death shines spotlight on divisive sheriff

As the district attorney's office decides whether or not to press charges, Thomas' 21-year-old son, Terrill Barnes, expressed relief at the jury's recommendation, saying it provided a small measure of justice, according to his attorney Walter Stern.

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Patagonia threatens to sue Trump over national monuments order

The act - signed into law by Theodore Roosevelt - enables the acting president to classify federal areas of land and water as national monuments to protect them from drilling, mining, and development. This disparity is largely due to the previous administration's keep-it-in-the-ground tactics, including President Obama's abuse of the Antiquities Act .

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Projecting Chicago Bears' 2017 Starting Lineup After NFL Draft

With the NFL Draft concluded, talk around the league is reportedly still lingering on the stunning trade at the top of the first round. Yes, Chicago did sign some defensive free agents this offseason, and they should have some significant contribution to the 2017 season.

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Arkansas executes 4th inmate in 8 days, reports of execution 'horrifying'

Williams had been serving a life sentence for the 1998 murder of 19-year-old student and cheerleader Dominique Hurd when he escaped the penitentiary on October 3, 1999 by hiding in a tank used to carry kitchen scraps. One of Williams' attorneys, Shawn Nolan, requested a full investigation into the "problematic execution", saying the accounts of it were " horrifying ".

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Sebastian Vettel faster than Lewis Hamilton in Russian Grand Prix final practice

Ferrari has come roaring back into contention this year, as Sebastian Vettel won two of the first three races to take the standings lead ahead of Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton. Elsewhere, Daniel Ricciardo will line up in fifth for Red Bull, with Williams driver Felipe Massa sixth. "Personally, and as a team, coming into this weekend probably we were thinking that it's going to be better than Bahrain".

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Wisconsin dairy farmers face spoiling market, tight deadline

President Donald Trump continued blasting Canada on Tuesday over what he portrayed as price fixing that was unfairly harming USA dairy producers. A spokeswoman for Dairy Farmers of America was not immediately able to provide a number of Wisconsin farmers that it had signed to contracts, or what the terms of the agreements were.