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Chicago hospital shooting: Doctor, pharmacist and policeman mourned

Image copyright CBS/ Facebook Image caption From left: Dr Tamara O’Neal, Officer Samuel Jimenez, and pharmacist Dayna Less Tributes have been paid to three people shot dead in a Chicago hospital by a gunman who targeted his former fiancée. The suspect killed a doctor, a pharmacist and a police officer at Mercy Hospital on Monday […]

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US migrant caravan: Trump’s asylum ban halted by judge

Media captionTrump and the facts about the migrant caravan A US federal judge has blocked an order issued by President Trump to deny asylum to migrants crossing the southern US border illegally. US District Judge Jon Tigar in San Francisco issued the temporary restraining order after hearing arguments by civil rights groups. Mr Trump signed […]

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Chicago hospital shooting: Doctor, pharmacist and policeman killed

Media captionEyewitness at the cancer centre: “I was in the gunfire and had to duck down” A doctor, a newly graduated pharmacist and a police officer were killed after a gunman opened fire at a hospital in Chicago, police say. The gunman was seen arguing with the doctor, Tamara O’Neal, who he had been in […]

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Chicago hospital shooting: Medical staff and policeman among four dead

Media captionEyewitness at the cancer centre: ‘I was in the gunfire and had to duck down’ Four people have died in a shooting at a Chicago hospital, including two female members of staff and a police officer, and the gunman himself. The two women killed were a doctor and a pharmaceutical assistant, Mayor Rahm Emanuel […]

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Ivanka Trump used personal email for White House business

Image copyright Win McNamee/Getty Images Image caption Ms Trump reportedly stopped using her personal email for official work after being told the rules Ivanka Trump used a personal email account to send hundreds of messages discussing official White House business last year, officials confirm. A review into her emails revealed she had used her private […]

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Chicago hospital shooting: Four critical and gunman dead

Media captionEyewitness at the cancer centre: ‘I was in the gunfire and had to duck down’ At least four people have been critically injured, including a police officer and a hospital employee, in a shooting at a Chicago hospital. A police spokesman confirmed the gunman was dead. It is not clear if he took his […]

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Father sues McDonald’s over ‘advertising’ of Happy Meals

Image copyright Getty Images A Quebec father has launched a class-action lawsuit against McDonald’s, alleging the company’s Happy Meals break strict provincial laws against advertising to children. Since its debut in 1979, the Happy Meal has been a staple of McDonald’s menu and a go-to meal option on family road trips. But some parents are […]

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California wildfire destroys police officer’s home

As wildfires in California continue to burn, emergency services in the town of Paradise are searching for the missing. The BBC’s Dan Johnson joined Sergeant Rob Nichols of Paradise Police who lost his own home in the fire. Concern over rain in wildfire search effort California wildfire destroys police officer’s home

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San Ysidro border crossing briefly shut to beef up security

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The crossing is the busiest land border point of entry into the US The US temporarily closed its busiest border crossing with Mexico to boost security after a migrant caravan arrived in northern Mexico. Northbound traffic and half the pedestrian crossings at the San Ysidro border point were shut to […]

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California wildfires: Concern over rain in search efforts

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Recovery crews say rain could turn ash on the ground into a sludgy paste Officials battling the largest wildfire in California history say the rain forecast to arrive this week may complicate search and recovery efforts. Firefighters say rains will aid efforts to contain the blaze but will also […]

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