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Charlotte police shooting: Family says video is unclear on reported gun

<b>Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) —</b> Relatives of Keith Lamont Scott, after watching two police videos, said they couldn't say what was in his hands when he was shot and killed by a Charlotte police officer.<p>"It is impossible to discern from the videos what, if anything, Mr. Scott is holding in his …


Oil slumps 4 percent as no output deal expected for OPEC | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices tumbled 4 percent on Friday on signs Saudi Arabia and arch rival Iran were making little progress in achieving preliminary agreement ahead of talks by major crude exporters next week aimed at freezing production.<p>A view of an oil refinery off the coast of Singapore …

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Exports boost car manufacturing in August as industry awaits Brexit tariff deal

Foreign demand for British cars has helped push automotive manufacturing to its best August for 14 years as the industry reported a boom in exports following sterling’s post-Brexit plunge.<p>UK car plants produced 109,004 new cars last month, a 9.1pc increase from the previous year, with the majority …

Asian stocks rise after Fed leaves US rates unchanged

NEW YORK (AP) — Asian stocks rose Thursday after the U.S. and Japanese central banks left interest rates unchanged.<p>KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng index rose 1.4 percent to 24,007.40 points and the Shanghai Composite Index advanced 0.7 percent to 3,046.49. Japanese markets were closed for a …

French actress Cotillard denies role in Jolie, Pitt split | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - French actress Marion Cotillard on Wednesday denied any involvement in the sudden split between Hollywood power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, wishing that the two will “find peace,” and confirming her pregnancy with her long-time partner.<p>FILE PHOTO -- Cast member …

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Protest in Charlotte After Police Shooting: Pictures


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UK failing on many human rights measures, report claims

Coalition of 175 civil society organisations raises alarm over prisons, hate crimes, stop and search powers and threat to Human Rights Act<p>The UK has failed to meet many human rights recommendations made by the United Nations and should do more to prevent prison overcrowding, tackle hate crimes and …

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First the gangsters, then the bankers: how The Long Good Friday foretold the future

The classic thriller predicted the rise of Thatcherism and the transformation of London’s Docklands into an area of unbridled commerce. For the re-release of the film, I revisited the streets where mobsters once ran wild<p>At the start of The Long Good Friday, Harold Shand flew in on Concorde. Shand …