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More than 50 shot, 8 die in bloody Chicago weekend
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More than 50 shot, 8 die in bloody Chicago weekend

Confronted with the bloodiest weekend in Chicago since being named police superintendent six weeks ago, Eddie Johnson on Monday called the gun violence "completely unacceptable" and said the dozens of shootings highlight "the uphill battle" confronting police....
El Chapo can be extradited to the US to stand trial, Mexican judge rules
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El Chapo can be extradited to the US to stand trial, Mexican judge rules

A Mexican federal judge has ruled that Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán can be extradited to face trial in the US, days after he was moved to a prison on the border with Texas. Mexico’s foreign ministry now has 20 days to approve the extradition, a political decis...
London's new Muslim mayor plans US visit before election 'in case Trump wins'
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London's new Muslim mayor plans US visit before election 'in case Trump wins'

London’s new mayor, Sadiq Khan, has said he will visit the US before this year’s presidential elections “in case Donald Trump wins”, in a reference to the presumptive Republican nominee’s call for a ban on Muslims entering the country.
Immigration is behind the push for a third party candidate
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Immigration is behind the push for a third party candidate

Every four years, there is political chatter about trying to run a third-party candidate who will supposedly be more conservative than the Republican nominee. The lesson is the same every time this is tried: third-party candidates do not win because the United...