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Did Minneapolis cops pressure medics to sedate suspects with ketamine?

Did Minneapolis cops pressure medics to sedate suspects with ketamine?

iStock/Thinkstock(MINNEAPOLIS) -- In a joint statement on Monday, Minneapolis mayor and police chief sought an independent investigation into claims that city police asked emergency medical responders to sedate dozens of criminal suspects and others over the past three years with the powerful tranquilizer ketamine, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

In some cases, suspects were allegedl...

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North Korea expected to return remains of up to 200 US service members lost in Korean War

North Korea expected to return remains of up to 200 US service members lost in Korean War

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration is expecting North Korea to return up to 200 sets of remains believed to be American service members who died during the Korean War, three U.S. officials confirmed.

Planning is underway to receive the remains from North Korea in the coming days, but an actual transfer date and location has not yet been finalized, the officials said.

One of...

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If I'd kept quiet I would have been criticized: Comey on DOJ inspector general's report

If I'd kept quiet I would have been criticized: Comey on DOJ inspector general's report

Kristoffer Tripplaar/For The Washington Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- In his first remarks since the Justice Departments inspector generals report was released, former FBI Director Jim Comey said Tuesday he doesnt regret the way he handled the Hillary Clinton email case - despite the reports harsh criticism.

Comey initially responded in a New York Times op-ed last Thursday.

"I was stro...

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Computer glitch grounding 2,500 flights could take days to sort out, airline says

Computer glitch grounding 2,500 flights could take days to sort out, airline says

IStock/Thinkstock(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- A computer glitch that grounded 2,500 American Airlines flights and left passengers stranded for days at a major U.S. airport has now been stabilized but it could still take days to sort out the mess, according to the airline.

Between 200 and 1,000 passengers have been sleeping at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, North Carolina, si...

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Ava DuVernay becomes the first black female to direct a $100 million-grossing film

Ava DuVernay becomes the first black female to direct a $100 million-grossing film

ABC/Paula Lobo(LOS ANGELES) -- After fourteen weeks at the box office, Ava DuVernays fantasy film, A Wrinkle in Time has officially crossed the 100 million mark.

According to the Box Office Mojo, the movie has grossed over $132.1 million worldwide. With her accomplishment, DuVernay becomes the first black woman to direct a $100 million-grossing film and the 13th black director to hit that m...

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Increased stress could lead to immune system disorders, study finds

Increased stress could lead to immune system disorders, study finds

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Stress may not just affect the mind, but may actually affect the physical immune system, a new study found.

Everyone will experience a significant life stressor at some point in their lives, such as loss of a loved one, or exposure to violence. While most people exposed to hardships gradually recover, a significant percentage develop severe psychiatric reactions li...

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Rhode Island Braces For Pine Beetle Attack

Environmental officials in Rhode Island are preparing for an attack from a pine-killing beetle.The southern pine beetle has travelled north as the climate warms. Scientists first discovered the spe...

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Gas Prices Down This Week in RI

AAA Northeast says Monday its weekly survey found self-serve regular selling for an average of $2.93 per gallon, down two cents from a week ago.That's four cents above the national average of $...

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Upgrade On Way For UHIP System

A major software update is coming for the troubled computer system for Rhode Island benefits programs. Officials set a target date for the upgrade to the Unified Health Infrastructure Project for J...

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