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Police shooting poses Buttigieg’s biggest 2020 challenge yet

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Mayor Pete Buttigieg stood before newly sworn police officers to welcome them to the city’s ranks, just as he has more than a dozen times since taking office. But this time he was a Democratic candidate for president, speaking just days after a white officer fatally shot a black man…

AP Interview: Border official says aid needed to save lives

WASHINGTON (AP) — When 16-year-old Carlos Hernandez Vasquez fell ill in a holding facility at the U.S.-Mexico border, he was diagnosed with the flu and given medication, then sent back to a cell to recuperate on a concrete bench.But Carlos didn’t get better. The Guatemalan migrant died May 20 from flu complications — a glaring…

Iran says Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Thursday it shot down a U.S. drone amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal. The U.S. military declined to immediately comment.The reported shootdown of the RQ-4 Global Hawk comes after the U.S. military previously alleged Iran fired a missile at another drone…

Witness: Navy SEAL called dead prisoner an ‘ISIS dirtbag’

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Navy SEAL charged with killing a captive militant boy in his care had told fellow troops that if they encountered a wounded enemy, he wanted medics to know how “to nurse him to death,” a former comrade testified Wednesday.When a radio call announced an Islamic State prisoner was wounded on…

Self-help guru convicted in lurid sex-trafficking case

NEW YORK (AP) — The guru of a cult-like self-improvement group that attracted heiresses and Hollywood actresses was convicted Wednesday of turning his female devotees into his sex slaves through such means as shame, punishment and nude blackmail photos.A jury in federal court in Brooklyn took less than five hours to find 58-year-old Keith Raniere…

Business

Federal Reserve Interest-Rate Decision—Live Analysis

Welcome to The Wall Street Journal’s live coverage of today’s meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee. This meeting is a nail-biter! Fed-funds futures show the Fed is expected to leave interest rates unchanged, but investors will be closely watching for…

EPA Overturns Obama-Era Clean Air Rules for Power Plants

WASHINGTONThe Environmental Protection Agency overturned Obama-era climate rules for power plants, vastly limiting the agencys ability to mandate tougher greenhouse-gas emission regulations that could force older coal- and gas-fired plants to close.The EPA es…

The Future of Housing Rises in Phoenix

TOLLESON, Ariz.Armed with loads of cash and the latest in machine learning, investors are reshaping the $26 trillion market for U.S. residential real estate, starting in Phoenix, the petri dish for Americas housing experiments.At the edge of the citys stucco …

These 3 chart-based market signals can help investors remove emotion from their process and achieve super-sized profits

Technical analysis should be an integral piece of any stock picker’s tool belt. When properly analyzed, technical indicators can help traders identify inflection points that are crucial for making sound decisions. That’s because a firm’s stock price is oftentimes detached from its intrinsic value, leaving those who can properly identify that dissonance with an opportunity…

A fund manager is dominating 96% of his peers by handpicking companies on the verge of explosive sales growth. Here are his top picks right now

A recession is not the worst thing that can happen to an investor. In fact, some fund managers have formulated strategies that are specifically designed to thrive even if the companies they’ve invested in are mired the worst macro environment possible. That’s part of the strategy adopted by James Callinan, portfolio manager of the Osterweis…

Trump kicked off his 2020 campaign with a freewheeling rally riddled with falsehoods as he excoriated Mueller, Democrats, and the press

ORLANDO — President Donald Trump kicked off his re-election campaign Tuesday night by excoriating the press, mocking Democrats, and running through the highlights of his presidency on issues like tax reform, the economy, and deregulation. While the speech struck a chord with supporters packed into the arena, it conspicuously lacked any new policy rollouts or…

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Big earthquakes might make sea level rise worse. Here’s how.

A geologic one-two punch rocked the South Pacific in September 2009, as a magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck off the coast of the island nation of Samoa, followed mere moments later by a similarly intense temblor. A towering tsunami soon crashed onto the shores of islands nearby, leaving more than 180 dead and communities in ruins…

Why walking safaris are the best way to see wildlife

THE GO-AWAY BIRD is southern Africa’s pompadour-crested alarm clock from hell. Qwah…qwah…qwah! it calls, pestering me into consciousness. Qwah! Time to move! Across the river I see three elephants foraging near the bank. Following their matriarch, they trundle along in descending order of height, munching on tufts of grass, their backs covered in a protective…

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Politics

Biden defends remarks about segregationist senators: ‘Apologize for what?’ | TheHill

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenFive takeaways from Trump’s 2020 kickoff rallyFive takeaways from Trump’s 2020 kickoff rallySanders tears into Trump in response to campaign kickoff rallyMORE on Wednesday dismissed calls to apologize for invoking his w…

GOP hopes dim on reclaiming House | TheHill

The 2020 election is more than a year away, but some Republican lawmakers are pessimistic about their chances of winning back the House. President TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP senator introduces bill to hold online platforms liable for political bias Rubio resp…

Biden refuses to apologize for remarks about segregationists

Ive not a racist bone in my body. Ive been involved in civil rights my whole career,” former Vice President Joe Biden said. | Scott Eisen/Getty Images A defiant Joe Biden on Wednesday refused to apologize for citing two Southern segregationist senators as pe…

Biden comments trigger renewed scrutiny of his record on race

Former Vice President Joe Biden, in making a point about civility in the Senate, sparked a heavy backlash. | Joshua Lott/Getty Images Joe Biden has boasted on the campaign trail that he knows how to make government work again, pointing out that he even got t…

Trump’s plan for the Dem debates: Make it about him

President Donald Trump wants to stay the focus of attention as 2020 Democratic hopefuls duke it out for their party’s nomination. | Alex Wong/Getty Images Donald Trump wants his Democratic competitors for the White House to introduce themselves to the Americ…

U.S. death rates from suicides, alcohol and drug overdoses reach all-time high

Premature deaths from suicide, alcohol and drug overdose have reached an all-time high, and U.S. states are losing ground on key measures related to life expectancy, according to a report by the Commonwealth Fund, a healthcare advocacy group. The report offers a state “scorecard” based on 47 different metrics, including death rates, healthcare access, quality…

Global Finance

Investigators officially accuse 4 pro-Russian military officers of missile attack that shot down MH17

International investigators from the MH17 Joint Investigation Team (JIT) have accused four pro-Russian military intelligence officers of being involved in a missile attack that shot down the MH17. Igor Girkin, Sergey Dubinskiy, Oleg Pulatov, and Leonid Kharchenko all worked for the military intelligence agency (GRU) of the separatist Donetsk People’s Republic at the time of…

Jamal Khashoggi was injected with sedatives before being suffocated with a plastic bag, according to a new UN report on the Saudi journalist’s murder

Jamal Khashoggi was likely drugged with sedatives and suffocated with a plastic bag, a new UN investigation into his murder has found. “Assessments of the recordings by intelligence officers in Turkey and other countries suggest that Mr Khashoggi could have been injected with a sedative and then suffocated using a plastic bag,” wrote Agnes Callamard,…

A WarnerMedia exec describes the challenges of uniting HBO, Turner, and Warner Bros. and the company’s new innovation lab

WarnerMedia is laying the foundation for HBO, Turner, and Warner Bros. to work more closely together, with AT&T’s resources at its disposal. A new incubator arm, called the WarnerMedia Innovation Lab, is helping out. The innovation lab, announced in January, is helping to solve problems and identify areas to invest in across the company, including…

Facebook’s Crypto Libra Shouldn’t Become Sovereign Currency, Blasts French Finance Minister

Published: 19/06/2019 05:05 EST. Journalist: By CCN Markets: Facebook’s unveiling of Libra, its cryptocurrency project coming in 2020, has caught the attention of many, including the French Finance Minister. Bruno Le Maire, speaking on French Radio, has said that this new cryptocurrency cannot operate as a sovereign currency. Facebook’s Libra project intends to introduce a digital…

The ultimate guide to creating an impressive LinkedIn resume, according to an expert recruiter, hiring manager, professor, and career coach

Over 87 percent of recruiters use LinkedIn as a way to find new talent. When looking to vet potential candidates, they want to see a LinkedIn profile that stands out amongst the other 600 plus million people who regularly sign on to their account. So if you’re looking to make a job or career change,…

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Sports News

UFC champ Cejudo undergoing shoulder surgery

4:19 PM ETAriel HelwaniESPN Staff Writer UFC flyweight and bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo is undergoing left shoulder surgery after tearing his subscapularis muscle during his fight against Marlon Moraes earlier this month, Cejudo told ESPN.Cejudo said he suffered the injury in the first round of his fight at UFC 238. Despite the injury, he defeat

Police looking for man in brawl at youth game

Police in Lakewood, Colorado, have asked the public for help in identifying a man who was involved in a brawl on the field at a youth baseball game Saturday.Police spokesman John Romero told media that a game between 7-year-olds from Lakewood and Bear Creek got out of control after parents and coaches got into a…

Transfer news and gossip LIVE: Man United ready £70m Aubameyang bid, Liverpool in Koulibaly talks, Man City

– Manchester United are planning a £70million bid for Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, talkSPORT host Andy Goldstein has revealed. – Emerson Palmieri has revealed Eden Hazards sombre final message to his Chelsea team-mates before he joined Real Mad…

International News

US sex cult leader faces life in prison after guilty verdict

Updated June 20, 2019 05:43:49 Keith Raniere, a United States man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him, has been found guilty of all charges against hi…

Adam Goodes documentary sparks outpouring of remorse from AFL fans

Posted June 20, 2019 05:16:16 It has only been screening to a wider audience for a couple of weeks, but the documentary recounting the booing saga of AFL champion Adam Goodes has led to an outpouring of fan apologies. Key points: Those close to Adam Good…

Sperm donor named legal father in fight to stop daughter moving overseas

Updated June 19, 2019 10:25:22 A man who donated his sperm to a friend with the belief he could play a role in the child’s life has wona High Court fight sparked by the mother’s decision to move to New Zealand with their biological child. The court was to…

‘She heaves with fat’: Mannequin sparks debate over what healthy looks like

Updated June 19, 2019 09:59:34 Nike has placed a new mannequin inside its London store that has sparked outrage and debate on social media and the internet. Why? Because it is plus-size. The controversy kicked off when a journalist from The Telegraph wr…

Man who shared Christchurch massacre video sentenced to jail

Posted June 18, 2019 14:40:22 A New Zealand man has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for sharing a video of the Christchurch massacre. Key points: The judge said Philip Arps had “glorified” the killings and committed, in effect, a hate crime Arps a…

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