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Author: 0 Police Killed a Pregnant Woman in Seattle

It shows the moments leading up to the point where police say the woman confronted two officers while she was wielding two knives. Both of them opened fire, in front of several children in her apartment. While the officers maintain that they feared for their safety, Lyles' sister Monika Williams wonders why they couldn't have used an alternative approach.

Finance This Is How Cats Conquered The World And Became Our Feline Overlords
Author: 0 This Is How Cats Conquered The World And Became Our Feline Overlords

This suggests that people likely initially started domesticating cats based only on their behavioral traits, rather than aesthetic factors like color or stripes, the authors said . The first showed up in southwest Asia and reached Europe as early as 6,400 years ago. "We mapped what we knew about the age and location of our ancient cats onto these signatures to figure out how the earliest cats spread out over time", says University of Oslo postdoc Claudio Ottoni, who carried out the ...

Author: 0 Hometown hero Gennett hits 4 homers as Cincinnati beats St. Louis

Before the outburst, Gennett had 39 career homers in 1,755 plate appearances over five seasons, with a career high of 14 past year. He also became the first player in Major League history to have four home runs , five hits and 10 RBI, as the Reds cruised to a 13-1 victory over the St.

Finance Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion
Author: 0 Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

A crowded local grocery market became more interesting - and probably more competitive - as online retail powerhouse Amazon announced Friday that it will buy organic foods specialist Whole Foods , which now has stores in Washington Twp., Mason and Cincinnati.

Finance Ford to import Focus models to US from China from 2019
Author: 0 Ford to import Focus models to US from China from 2019

Ford has announced it is abandoning previous plans to relocate its small auto assembly production to Mexico as announced a year ago. Ford was expected to build the next-generation Focus in its factory in Hermosillo, Mexico, where the midsize Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ are built.

Finance Boeing launches new 737 Max with flurry of orders
Author: 0 Boeing launches new 737 Max with flurry of orders

Growth is expected to be strongest in the hotly contested single-aisle segment, where Boeing offers the 737 family of planes and Airbus the A320 variants. "Today's announcement is a testament to the market-leading efficiency, reliability and passenger comfort the 737 MAX will provide to our customers and the flying public for many years to come".

Finance Amid turmoil, Queen Elizabeth says Britain sombre but steadfast
Author: 0 Amid turmoil, Queen Elizabeth says Britain sombre but steadfast

Her aides, however, insisted that she was as horrified as anyone by the tragedy, in which police say 58 people are presumed dead, including the 30 already confirmed deaths. The Queen and Prince William have met with volunteers, emergency services and residents affected by the Grenfell Tower block blaze . The Queen and Prince Philip also observed a minute's silence before the Trooping the Colour parade in central London on Saturday.

Author: 0 Uber hopes Holder report will help restore its reputation

The report recommends a massive overhaul for the company accused of promoting a toxic " bro culture " under Kalanick's leadership. On Sunday, the board voted unanimously to adopt all the recommendations made by a law firm hired to investigate deep-seated cultural problems, led by former United States attorney general Eric Holder .

Author: 0 Cosby alternate juror 'probably' would have voted to convict

Montgomery County D.A. Kevin Steele will retry Cosby. Alternate juror Mike McCloskey said Monday he was "ridiculously sick" when he found out the main jury couldn't reach a verdict. Philadelphia Media Network, PennLive and other news organizations filed a motion in Montgomery County Court earlier this month asking the judge to make public the names of the juries.

Author: 0 New French Defence Minister Resigns amid Party Scandal

Earlier in June, French prosecutors opened a preliminary investigation into allegations that Democratic Movement (Modem) staff had been paid as European Parliament assistants to the party's MEPs while actually working for the party. Shortly after he took office last month , Macron pledged for cleaning up political life via new anti-graft legislation with which he wants to impose new ethics in public life after fraud scandals tainted France's 2017 presidency campaign.

Finance Rep. Scalise remains in critical condition after surgery
Author: 0 Rep. Scalise remains in critical condition after surgery

Although Scalise was able to talk on the ballfield, by the time he was transported by helicopter to the hospital, he was in shock. The rifle blast to Scalise's left hip, as he stood near second base, caused "substantial damage" to bones, internal organs and blood vessels.

Author: 0 EQT buys Rice Energy to create shale gas drilling giant

Aureus Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Co holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Rice Energy Inc (NYSE: RICE ) for 12,500 shares. Most of the acreage EQT will acquire from Rice is contiguous to its existing holdings, so it will be able to produce more efficiently through horizontal drilling, the company said.

Finance Shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names
Author: 0 Shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names

Scalise is still in critical condition but is doing better, according to a statement from MedStar Washington Hospital Center where the congressman is now confined. Hospital officials said it is hard to predict how long the congressman will be in the hospital, but that he is expected to be able to walk and hopefully run after a period of rehabilitation.

Author: 0 London police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block blaze

But when May went to the site of the fire Thursday, she stayed for only 15 minutes , declining to meet with any survivors or families. May on Friday visited some of the rescued undergoing treatment in Kensington and Chelsea Hospital. She said the Government would offer resources beyond the £5m already committed to helping those displaced by the fire if necessary, and announced a deadline of three weeks for families to be found another home "nearby" to the Kensington area of the fire.

Author: 0 Britain to hold special two-year parliament session to tackle Brexit

Despite signals from both France and Germany last week that Britain would still be welcome to stay if it changed its mind, Brexit minister David Davis insisted on Sunday there would be no turning back. Negotiations are due to start on Monday. But EU officials have warned her off trying to do this at an EU summit this Thursday, saying it is too soon.

Author: 0 Gold hits 4-week low on firm dollar, Brexit talks lend support

Sterling declined 0.4 percent to $1.2732 as Britain began formal negotiations on its planned exit from the European Union. The British pound fell nearly 0.1 percent to $1.2769 from late Friday levels in NY after a van rammed into worshippers as they were leaving Finsbury Park mosque in North London early on Monday.

Finance Airbus A380 upgrade waits in the wings at Paris Airshow
Author: 0 Airbus A380 upgrade waits in the wings at Paris Airshow

But Boeing generated a fresh burst of activity at the world's biggest airshow by launching the 737 MAX 10 to plug a gap in its portfolio at the top end of the market for single-aisle jets following runaway sales of European rival Airbus' A321neo.

Author: 0 Global oil markets expected to tighten in Q3

Late last month , OPEC said that it would extend an 1.8 million-barrel-a-day (B/D) cut to oil output by nine months through March 2018, but Fesharaki believes that this is not enough to stabilize prices. However, continuing production growth in many non-OPEC countries is expected to moderate the pace of global liquid fuels inventory draws in 2017. Top producer Russian Federation, not an OPEC member but participating in the deal, is expected to export 61.2 million tonnes of oil via ...

Author: 0 Opec faces headache as oil prices slip

However, the impact of this has been undermined by increased production in the United States . Although this forecast reflects the assumption of increased non-compliance with a second production-cut extension in 2018, any extension provides some support for crude oil prices, even if only temporarily, which would partially offset downward price pressure from growing inventories.

Author: 0 Comey testimony: Former FBI director didn't deliver on 'honest loyalty'

But there is a lot more of this to come. On May 17, the Justice Department appointed former FBI director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate "any links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign of President Donald Trump " and "any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation".