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Texas officer who fatally shot woman in her home arrested on murder charges

Texas officer who fatally shot woman in her home arrested on murder charges

Marilyn Nieves/iStock(FORT WORTH, TX.) -- The police officer who fatally shot a Fort Worth, Texas, woman in her home while answering a call for a welfare check has been arrested on murder charges. The charge comes after the officer abruptly resigned on Monday just before he was about to be fired for allegedly violating multiple department policies, the police chief said.

The officer, identified...

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Violent protests erupt in Spain as Catalan leaders given lengthy prison sentences

Violent protests erupt in Spain as Catalan leaders given lengthy prison sentences

feradz/iStock(MADRID) -- Catalunya took to the streets of Barcelona on Monday after nine separatist leaders were sentenced to between nine and 13 years in prison by the Supreme Court of Madrid. The highest courts stiff decision came after a lengthy trial related to the regions October 2017 "unconstitutional independence referendum" -- a vote that led Catalonia to declare its independence from...

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Democrats seek to question Trump budget chief in Ukraine impeachment probe

Democrats seek to question Trump budget chief in Ukraine impeachment probe

uschools/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- House Democrats are seeking to interview White House budget director Russell Vought on Oct. 25, according to a copy of the letter to the Office of Management and Budget obtained by ABC News, the latest sign that they are increasingly focused on the withholding of nearly $400 million in military aid to Ukraine as part of their impeachment investigation.

Vought, th...

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China's popular education app is a 'surveillance device in your pocket,' advocacy group says

China's popular education app is a 'surveillance device in your pocket,' advocacy group says

apichon_tee/iStock(BEIJING) -- A wildly-popular app touted as an educational tool by the Chinese authorities may actually be used to digitally monitor its citizens, a new report from the Open Technology Fund and a German cybersecurity firm claims.

Xuexi Qiangguo, or "Study the Great Nation," has reportedly been downloaded more than 100 million times in China. It features quizzes about Chinas h...

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From 'Snow White' to 'The Mandalorian', Disney teases opening its vault for Disney+

From 'Snow White' to 'The Mandalorian', Disney teases opening its vault for Disney+

Disney (NEW YORK) -- In a brief, but information-packed social media post, Disney has teased just a sampling of the content that will be available on its soon-to-launch Disney .

The doors of the vaunted "Disney Vaults" will swing wide, the post notes.

"It. Is. Time. From Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to The Mandalorian, check out basically everything coming to #DisneyPlus in the U.S. on Nov...

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Men’s marijuana use increases miscarriage risk for women, new research finds

Men’s marijuana use increases miscarriage risk for women, new research finds

Tunatura/iStock(NEW YORK) -- New research is highlighting the role men play in infertility and miscarriage.

When men smoke marijuana once a week or more, their partners are twice as likely to experience a miscarriage when pregnant, according to Boston University researchers who examined over 1,400 couples before they got pregnant.

The researches asked the couples about marijuana usage over the p...

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RISD Celebrates New Dorm Opening

Rhode Island School of Design celebrated the opening of a new dorm on Saturday. North Hall is the college’s first newly constructed residential facility to open in 34 years. The building is the ...

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Governor Doesn't Support Proposed DMV Walk-In Fee

Governor Gina Raimondo is not on-board with a plan to charge a fifteen-dollar fee for going to the Rhode Island DMV. It was reported last week that the DMV was proposing the fee for customers who go t...

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Flight Delayed At T.F. Green After Security SNAFU

 A flight was delayed over the weekend at T.F. Green Airport after a reported security incident. Rhode Island Airport Corporation officials say the American Airlines flight to Philadelphia was de...

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WPRI Anchor Arrested In Newport

An anchor for WPRI-TV is facing criminal charges. Newport police arrested Patrick Little for simple assault and disorderly conduct after an arrest overnight Sunday. Police say Little was in a confront...

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