Texas police officer to face murder charge in off-duty shooting of 16-year-old – LA Times

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An off-duty suburban Dallas police officer who fatally shot a 16-year-old and wounded another juvenile was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of murder and aggravated assault, authorities said.

Source: Texas police officer to face murder charge in off-duty shooting of 16-year-old – LA Times

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Asian Stocks, Currencies Rally on Dovish Fed as Oil Extends Jump – Bloomberg Business

Asian shares rose the most in two weeks and the region’s emerging-market currencies strengthened after the Federal Reserve scaled back its projection for interest-rate hikes. Oil and copper advanced.

Source: Asian Stocks, Currencies Rally on Dovish Fed as Oil Extends Jump – Bloomberg Business

China reacts to rise of Trump | National News – WTAE Home

Source: China reacts to rise of Trump | National News – WTAE Home

HONG KONG (CNN) —For months, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has repeatedly targeted China on the campaign trail, pledging to put tariffs on goods produced overseas and bring things like iPhone production back to the United States.

Pa. Turnpike to increase speed limit to 70 mph in most areas | www.wpxi.com

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission voted Tuesday to increase the speed limit on most of the road to 70 mph.

Source: Pa. Turnpike to increase speed limit to 70 mph in most areas | www.wpxi.com

Fox News debate canceled after Donald Trump pulls out | The Kansas City Star

In Trump’s TV interview with Fox, he said he received late notice of the debate, and only found out about it Monday. On the same day of the debate, Trump said, he’s already scheduled to give a speech to a large crowd at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). Trump said he won’t be canceling that speech to attend a debate.

“Nobody told me about it, and I won’t be there, no,” Trump said.

Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article66537467.html#storylink=cpy

Source: Fox News debate canceled after Donald Trump pulls out | The Kansas City Star

North Korea sentences US college student Otto Warmbier to 15 years hard labour for stealing poster | Asia | News | The Independent

North Korea has sentenced an American student to 15 years’ hard labour for trying to steal a propaganda banner from his hotel. Otto Warmbier was convicted on charges of subversion, in a move which has showcased the secretive and unforgiving North Korean regime and futher deteriorated relations with Washington.

Source: North Korea sentences US college student Otto Warmbier to 15 years hard labour for stealing poster | Asia | News | The Independent

Armed Passenger Jumps Off Bike And Opens Fire At A Group Of Men

Sky News – First for Breaking News, video, headlines, analysis and top stories from business, politics, entertainment and more in the UK and worldwide.

Source: Armed Passenger Jumps Off Bike And Opens Fire At A Group Of Men

Cousin of boy, 15, who fell off car charged in connection with… | www.wpxi.com

The cousin of a 15-year-old boy who died after falling off a moving car has been charged with vehicular homicide in connection with the teen’s death, according to a criminal complaint obtained by CH11 News.

Source: Cousin of boy, 15, who fell off car charged in connection with… | www.wpxi.com

Judicial Watch: New State Department Documents Reveal Hillary Clinton Email Gap

Judicial Watch releases documents showing a nearly five-month total gap in emails former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Source: Judicial Watch: New State Department Documents Reveal Hillary Clinton Email Gap

Pittsburgh police boost patrols in Homewood, East Hills in response to Wilkinsburg violence | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Post-Gazette.com – Pittsburgh police have increased patrols in Homewood and East Hills in response to the shootings at a backyard cookout in Wilkinsburg last week that killed five adults and an unborn child. Zone 5 Cmdr. Jason Lando said the move did not result from any specific threat involving those neighborhoods. “We’d much rather be prepared for any potential retaliations than hopeful that there won’t be any,” Cmdr. Lando said. “This is all just precautionary.” A 23-year-old man, Walli Hardy, was shot to death Monday on Wheeler Street in Homewood, but it was not known whether that killing was related to the Wilkinsburg slayings.

Source: Pittsburgh police boost patrols in Homewood, East Hills in response to Wilkinsburg violence | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Federal Reserve expected to leave key interest rate unchanged – The Washington Post

The Federal Reserve is expected to leave its influential interest rate unchanged after the central bank’s top officials wrap up their meeting in Washington today, following a rocky start to the year in the financial markets that is forcing them to reevaluate their plans.

The Fed raised its benchmark interest rate in December from near zero to a range of 0.25 to 0.50 percent — the first increase in nearly a decade. The move amounted to a vote of confidence in the nation’s economic recovery, and officials at the time indicated they anticipated hiking four more times this year.

Source: Federal Reserve expected to leave key interest rate unchanged – The Washington Post

PICTURED: Armed robber, 60, ‘with a hatred of pedophiles’ who reduced ex-Subway pitchman Jared Fogle to a bloody heap after prison brawl | Daily Mail Online

Convicted pedophile Jared Fogle was left with a bloody nose, scratched neck and swollen face following the attack by criminal Steven Nigg, 60, at Colorado’s Englewood FCI.

Source: PICTURED: Armed robber, 60, ‘with a hatred of pedophiles’ who reduced ex-Subway pitchman Jared Fogle to a bloody heap after prison brawl | Daily Mail Online

Brownsville closed for utility work – South Pittsburgh Reporter

Source: Brownsville closed for utility work – South Pittsburgh Reporter

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Source: President Obama to nominate Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court – The Washington Post

Two suicide bombers kill 22 in Maiduguri, NE Nigeria | Daily Mail Online

Source: Two suicide bombers kill 22 in Maiduguri, NE Nigeria | Daily Mail Online

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Borno State Emergency Management Agency spokesman Abdullahi Omar and army spokesman Sani Usman confirmed the blast.

Pittsburgh says nearly 18% of its new police academy class are minorities | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Post-Gazette.com – In announcing Tuesday its largest police academy class since the mid-1990s, Pittsburgh touted another fact about its 62 new recruits: 18 percent of them are minorities. Following the settlement in May of a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union that alleged a “long-standing pattern and practice of racial discrimination … against African-Americans in the screening and hiring of applicants,” the city has been working to diversify its overwhelmingly white policing ranks. The minority composition of the new class is better than the one assembled in February 2015, when the 35-member group had three minorities. But it is not as good as the most recent class from August, when of the 40 cadets, 11, or 27.5 percent, were minorities.

Source: Pittsburgh says nearly 18% of its new police academy class are minorities | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Has the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle finally been revealed? | The Indian Express

Giant underwater craters have been discovered off the coast of Norway, giving rise to further speculation over the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle.

Source: Has the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle finally been revealed? | The Indian Express