Australian woman in US fatally shot by police

Australian woman in US fatally shot by police

Justine Ruszczyk called 911 on Saturday night to report a possible sexual assault in an alley near her home, her fiancé, Don Damond, said in a news conference Monday surrounded by family. After Minneapolis police arrived, an officer shot and killed Ruszczyk. That’s all the family knows, Damond said. Police still haven’t explained how, or why the shooting occurred. “Sadly, her family and I have been provided with almost no additional information from law enforcement regarding what happened after police arrived,” a tearful Damond said as he struggled for composure….

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Convicted police killer to stay in jail despite ex-detective's doubts

Convicted police killer to stay in jail despite ex-detective's doubts

Updated July 18, 2017 08:59:52 Photo: Roberts was convicted of the murders in 2002. (AAP: Julian Smith) Related Story: Melbourne police killer Jason Roberts makes fresh bid for freedom Related Story: Convicted police killer could fit profile for cold cases Victoria’s Attorney-General has ruled out reopening the case of convicted police killer Jason Roberts, even though a former homicide detective has reviewed the case and concluded Roberts probably was not involved. Roberts and Bandali Debs were both convicted of the murders of police officers Gary Silk and Rodney Miller, who…

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Australia could return home as unemployed women's world champs

Australia could return home as unemployed women's world champs

Posted July 18, 2017 06:00:26 Photo: Australia has every chance of winning the Women’s World Cup, but could return home as unemployed champs. (AAP: International Cricket Council) The clock is still ticking in Australian cricket’s pay stoush, with the sport risking further damage if peace is not brokered this week. Monday brought no progress in protracted pay talks. The next round of meetings between Cricket Australia (CA) and the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) is now expected to take place on Wednesday. Australia faces India in its Women’s World Cup semi-final…

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Will wildcat lynx be reintroduced to the UK?

Will wildcat lynx be reintroduced to the UK?

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Brother of Iranian President Rouhani hospitalized after arrest

Brother of Iranian President Rouhani hospitalized after arrest

The judiciary announced Sunday that Rouhani’s brother, Hossein Fereydoun, had been arrested the day before on suspicion of “financial irregularities.” The arrest comes as political tensions between the President and the judiciary are at a high, and just weeks before Rouhani is sworn in for a new term following his landslide election win in May. The judiciary said Sunday that Fereydoun had been under investigation along with others, but it did not say how long he had been the subject of interest. Iranian officials did not immediately respond to CNN’s…

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