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    Chicago Police Release Video of Officer Shooting 13-Year-Old Boy

    CHICAGO - Disturbing bodycam video released Thursday after public outcry over the Chicago police shooting of a 13-year-old boy shows the youth appearing to drop a handgun and begin raising his hands less than a second before an officer fires his gun and kills him. A still frame taken from Officer Eric Stillman's jumpy nighttime body camera footage shows that Adam Toledo wasn't holding anything and had his hands up when Stillman shot him once in the chest about 3 a.m. on March 29.

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    Irish Independent

    'It was very humiliating' – Arlene Foster describes family's distress over celebrity doctor's 'affair' claims

    Northern Ireland’s First Minister Arlene Foster has described the distressing impact of a tweet sent by a celebrity doctor about an unsubstantiated rumour of an affair. During libel proceedings, the High Court in Belfast heard how Dr Christian Jessen’s initial tweet was sent on December 23 2019, and followed up with other “aggravating” tweets.

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    Irish Independent

    Prince Philip's personalised Land Rover hearse is unveiled

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    Irish Independent

    BAI uphold complaint against Today FM over guest's claim JK Rowling is 'transphobic'

    The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) upheld a complaint against The Last Word with Matt Cooper on Today FM over a segment in which author JK Rowling was accused of being ‘transphobic’. In a judgment issued today, the authority found the broadcast was not fair. A complainant alleged a contributor on the show, which aired on Friday September 18, 2020, said Ms Rowling was “transphobic, without providing any evidence to back this up.

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    Brad Pitt leaves medical centre in a wheelchair

    Washington [US], April 15 (ANI): American actor Brad Pitt was photographed exiting a Beverly Hills medical centre in a wheelchair Wednesday (local time), following a reported dental appointment. According to Page Six, the 57-year-old star was spotted riding a wheelchair along by a bodyguard, clad in a black hoodie and grey jeans. The 'Once Upon A Time in Hollywood' star sported an oversized pair of sunglasses over his mask, with a set of white sneakers to complete the look.

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    Irish Independent

    Over €20k raised for family of girl (3) who died after being struck by bus in Tipperary

    Over €20,000 has been raised for the family of a three-year-old girl who was killed after being struck by a bus in Co Tipperary yesterday. A friend of the family started an online fundraiser on GoFundMe with the hope of raising €6,000 to cover the cost of the funeral of the young girl, Sophia Melnychuk. As of 4pm today, there have been 811 donations totalling €21,377.

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    Irish Independent

    'It's disgusting in society, it's disgusting in football' - Brian Kerr's powerful statement to football chiefs over racism in the game

    Lacazette won widespread praise for the gesture and Kerr was robust in his criticism for the football authorities who, he says, have not been strong enough in punishing offenders for far too long. "It's disgusting in society, it's disgusting in football and for far too long, UEFA and FIFA, as the authorities in world football, have been miles too lenient in dealing with not just players - I wouldn't say this player is unfortunate to be caught.