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Police chief: 'A lot of concerns' after shooting of deaf man

The police chief of Oklahoma City says he plans to meet with advocates for the hearing- and speech-impaired following the fatal shooting of a deaf man. Police Chief Bill Citty said Thursday that the fatal shooting of 35-year-old Magdiel Sanchez has raised “a lot of concerns” about training for officer interaction with people who have hearing or speech problems. Citty says officers who responded to a hit-and-run accident Tuesday night encountered Sanchez holding a metal pipe in his right hand. Citty says Sanchez didn’t respond to commands to drop the…

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This is why George Clooney 'felt sick' shooting Suburbicon

George Clooney has said he “felt sick” while directing some scenes in his new movie Suburbicon. The film’s plot sees a black family move into a predominantly white suburban community in the 1950s. “The trickiest part [of shooting] was, we were in a very racially diverse neighbourhood in Fullerton, California,” Clooney said. “And we had about 350 extras who were going to hurl a lot of racial slurs and say a lot of pretty terrible things.” Clooney added: “Everybody who was making the film, we all just felt sick while…

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Forest Gate shooting: Corey Junior Davis, 14, dies

A 14-year-old boy who was shot in a double shooting in east London has died. The Metropolitan Police said Corey Junior Davis, from Forest Gate, died in hospital at 22:01 BST on Tuesday. A murder investigation has been launched. The Met said there were “serious concerns” of retaliation and has put extra officers on the streets. Corey and a 17-year-old boy were found with gunshot wounds in Moore Walk, Forest Gate, on Monday afternoon. The 17-year-old suffered “life-changing” injuries and remains in hospital in a stable condition. Det Ch Supt…

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Alps murders: 'No progress' five years after al-Hilli shooting

The brother of a British man shot dead while on a family holiday in the French Alps says he is frustrated with the lack of progress in the investigation. The bodies of Saad al-Hilli, his wife Iqbal and her mother, Suhaila al-Allaf, were discovered on a remote forest road on 5 September 2012. The couple’s two young daughters survived the shooting near Lake Annecy. The French lead prosecutor said it was the most complex case she had ever worked on. Zeena al-Hilli, then four years old, was discovered hiding under…

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Moscow court shooting: Three killed as defendants attack officers

Three defendants have been killed in a court in the Russian capital, Moscow, after they tried to take the arms from security officers, officials say. The incident happened as five suspected gang members attacked the agents who were escorting them in a lift to a court hearing, the Interior Ministry said. Three were killed when trying to escape. The two others suspects and three security officers were wounded. The building was briefly evacuated. The defendants were on trial for “banditry”, the ministry said in a statement without identifying them. But…

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German nightclub shooting: 'Two dead' in Constance

Two people have been killed and three seriously injured in a nightclub shooting in the German city of Constance, police say. A man opened fire at about 04:30 (01:30 GMT) on Sunday, killing one person. The gunman was then shot and injured by police, and died later in hospital. The attack unfolded at the Grey club on Max-Stromeyer-Strasse. Multiple German reports said the second person killed was a guest at the club. Others were able to save themselves by fleeing outside or hiding, police said. A doorman appeared to have…

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Justine Damond shooting: Police chief Janee Harteau quits

Media playback is unsupported on your device A police chief in the US state of Minnesota has resigned after one of her officers fatally shot an unarmed Australian woman. Justine Damond was killed after she called the police to report a woman screaming outside her home in a quiet suburb of Minneapolis last week. Police chief Janee Harteau had earlier said it “should not have happened”. The city’s mayor accepted her resignation, saying she had lost confidence in Ms Harteau. Ms Damond’s death provoked outrage in her homeland, where Prime…

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