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Review: ‘The Hate U Give’ is a vital picture in the cultural zeitgeist Special

‘The Hate U Give’ is a galvanizing film that depicts a young woman unexpectedly thrust into the centre of the Black Lives Movement.

Police in North York region of Toronto shoot man dead

A man in the Greater Toronto region of North York was shot and killed by police on Friday evening outside a residential home. Police were responding to a call but have not yet said why they were called or who called them.

Unarmed college football player killed in Texas police shooting

Arlington - A Dallas police officer allegedly shot and killed an unarmed college football player during a struggle after the teenager crashed a car through the window of a car dealership early Friday, authorities say.

Omaha policewoman shot dead by 'gang member' who is also killed

A 29-year-old female police officer in Omaha, Nebraska, a member of the city's gang unit, was shot and killed by a "known gang-member" while trying to arrest him today. She leaves behind a newborn.

Pennsylvania police shoot dead unarmed man who drove car at them

Police shot and killed a 52-year-old man when they went to arrest him. They pulled him over and when he tried to run an officer down, police opened fire.

Op-Ed: 'Hands Up Don't Shoot', 'I Can't Breathe', protests & trademarks

Protest chants and slogans catch on quick as supporters take to the streets chanting and marching for their cause, while others see it as a money-making opportunity.

Toronto police shoot man cutting himself with knife

Toronto police shot a man who wielded a knife in the loading dock area of a Walmart in the Agincourt Mall Thursday afternoon. As many as three shots were fired and the Toronto Star reported that the man was hit twice in the abdomen.

12-year-old Tamir Rice shot in the gut by police over toy BB gun

Cleveland - Cleveland officers are on paid administrative leave after shooting 12-year-old Tamir Rice in the abdomen, despite 911 reports that the gun was "probably a fake" and the boy was "probably a juvenile."

Georgia teen answers door holding Wii remote, shot dead by cop

When 17-year-old Christopher Roupe answered a knock on the door, according to witnesses he was holding a Wii remote. A police officer at the door, thinking it was a gun, fatally shot the teen once in the chest.

Naked, growling man shot dead by cops after biting teen's face

Delray Beach - South Florida sheriff's deputies shot and killed a naked, crazed man as he went on a rampage attacking and biting people on Tuesday night.

First fatal shooting by police reported in Iceland

Police in Iceland shot and killed a man who fired a shotgun in his home on Monday, the first time a person has ever been shot dead by an armed officer in the nation's history.

Op-Ed: Teen killed by police because of his own poor decision

Communities in California are outraged over the shooting death of 13-year old Andy Lopez after deputies of the Sonoma County Sheriff's Department mistook his toy gun for a real one.

Op-Ed: Sammy Yatim, 18, shot 9 times by police officer in Toronto

Toronto - In the early hours on Saturday morning an 18-year-old boy was shot and killed by a Toronto Police officer near Trinity Bellwoods Park. The young man had boarded a streetcar earlier with a knife and ordered the passengers and driver to leave the vehicle.

Officer down! LA cop lied about shooting

The report read like the making of another police tragedy last week in Woodland Hills, California. Officer down. A manhunt for the burglary suspect who shot him was underway. The crime though was a lie.

LAPD shoot Guatemalan immigrant dead, protests erupt

Los Angeles - Protesters were still active in Los Angeles Thursday night, as they have been every night since September 5th, when police shot and killed a Guatemalan immigrant who was allegedly armed with a knife.

Suspect in Washington police shooting killed Special

Maurice Clemmons was shot this morning in Seattle. Clemmons was the alleged gunman of the Sunday ambush of four Lakewood, Washington police officers at a Parkwood, Washington coffee house.

Citizens bring coffee, food for cops at scene of police killings Special

Police are hunting an armed man after four Lakewood, Washington police officers were executed in cold blood as they were having morning coffee near Tacoma. There has been an outpouring of love by citizens who brought drinks and food for cops at the scene.

American shot and wounded by B.C. RCMP faces several charges

A 24-year-old American citizen shot by RCMP in Smithers, B.C. now faces several charges. He was fired at several times when a stolen truck stopped by police accelerated and dragged a policeman along. The suspect was flown to a Vancouver hospital.

Suspected thief shot by B.C. cop is expected to recover Special

A suspected car thief was in stable but serious condition in hospital in Vancouver on Monday. He was shot by an officer who was dragged by a stolen truck as he was trying to remove the suspect from the vehicle, police said.

The Vancouver Police Sorry For Taking Press Camera

The Vancouver Police took a newspaper photographer's camera last Sunday as the journalist snapped shots following a police shooting.

Policeman gunned down in Ireland

A police officer in Craigavon, North Ireland has been gunned down in an ambush. This violence comes just days after two soldiers were killed at an army base in Antrim.

Ohio Man Kills Police Officer, Claims Self-Defense

A man, who shot a police officer in the head four times during a traffic stop, claims self-defense, according to his defense attorney Larry Zuckerman.

Boulder SWAT Member Shoots Man Threatening to Detonate Bomb in Hospital

A 32 year old man named Terrence Baughman was shot by a member of the Boulder SWAT team after a five hour standoff where he threatened to detonate a device connected to his oxygen tank, claiming it was a bomb.

SIU Called in After Apparent Police Shooting At a Mississauga Plaza Parking Lot

A hardware store in Mississauga, Ontario was the scene tonight of a shooting. The SIU have been called in to investigate a shooting involving the police.

NY Nightclub shooting; update

Police opened fire early saturday morning on a car full of men driving away from a strip club
 

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A tense scene at Toronto vigil to mark the death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim killed by Toronto police...
A tense scene at Toronto vigil to mark the death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim killed by Toronto police on a TTC streetcar early Saturday, July 27, 2013. Toronto police officers fired three shots. After several seconds, officers fired six additional shots. Seconds later, one officer climbs up the streetcar stairs and the sound of a Taser can be heard
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A tense scene at Toronto vigil to mark the death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim killed by Toronto police...
A tense scene at Toronto vigil to mark the death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim killed by Toronto police on a TTC streetcar early Saturday, July 27, 2013. Toronto police officers fired three shots. After several seconds, officers fired six additional shots. Seconds later, one officer climbs up the streetcar stairs and the sound of a Taser can be heard
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A tense scene at Toronto vigil to mark the death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim killed by Toronto police...
A tense scene at Toronto vigil to mark the death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim killed by Toronto police on a TTC streetcar early Saturday, July 27, 2013. Toronto police officers fired three shots. After several seconds, officers fired six additional shots. Seconds later, one officer climbs up the streetcar stairs and the sound of a Taser can be heard
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Christopher Roupe  17  shot dead by police officer after opening door while holding a Wii remote
Christopher Roupe, 17, shot dead by police officer after opening door while holding a Wii remote
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A tense scene at Toronto vigil to mark the death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim killed by Toronto police...
A tense scene at Toronto vigil to mark the death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim killed by Toronto police on a TTC streetcar early Saturday, July 27, 2013. Toronto police officers fired three shots. After several seconds, officers fired six additional shots. Seconds later, one officer climbs up the streetcar stairs and the sound of a Taser can be heard
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The toy replica BB gun being carried by Tamir Rice when officers shot him in the abdomen.
The toy replica BB gun being carried by Tamir Rice when officers shot him in the abdomen.
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A tense scene at Toronto vigil to mark the death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim killed by Toronto police...
A tense scene at Toronto vigil to mark the death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim killed by Toronto police on a TTC streetcar early Saturday, July 27, 2013. Toronto police officers fired three shots. After several seconds, officers fired six additional shots. Seconds later, one officer climbs up the streetcar stairs and the sound of a Taser can be heard
Digital Journal
A tense scene at Toronto vigil to mark the death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim killed by Toronto police...
A tense scene at Toronto vigil to mark the death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim killed by Toronto police on a TTC streetcar early Saturday, July 27, 2013. Toronto police officers fired three shots. After several seconds, officers fired six additional shots. Seconds later, one officer climbs up the streetcar stairs and the sound of a Taser can be heard
Digital Journal
A tense scene at Toronto vigil to mark the death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim killed by Toronto police...
A tense scene at Toronto vigil to mark the death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim killed by Toronto police on a TTC streetcar early Saturday, July 27, 2013. Toronto police officers fired three shots. After several seconds, officers fired six additional shots. Seconds later, one officer climbs up the streetcar stairs and the sound of a Taser can be heard
Digital Journal
A tense scene at Toronto vigil to mark the death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim killed by Toronto police...
A tense scene at Toronto vigil to mark the death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim killed by Toronto police on a TTC streetcar early Saturday, July 27, 2013. Toronto police officers fired three shots. After several seconds, officers fired six additional shots. Seconds later, one officer climbs up the streetcar stairs and the sound of a Taser can be heard
Digital Journal
Protests erupt again in Pasco  Washington after news of second autopsy findings are made public.
Protests erupt again in Pasco, Washington after news of second autopsy findings are made public.
Times of India
East Baton Rouge Police officers patrol Airline Hwy on July 17  2016 in Baton Rouge  Louisiana
East Baton Rouge Police officers patrol Airline Hwy on July 17, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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A tense scene at Toronto vigil to mark the death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim killed by Toronto police...
A tense scene at Toronto vigil to mark the death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim killed by Toronto police on a TTC streetcar early Saturday, July 27, 2013. Toronto police officers fired three shots. After several seconds, officers fired six additional shots. Seconds later, one officer climbs up the streetcar stairs and the sound of a Taser can be heard
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