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US police officer in city of Milwaukee in Wisconsin state gets off scot-free for killing black man

June 22, 2017 2:00 pm
US police officer in city of Milwaukee in Wisconsin state gets off scot-free for killing black man

Body-camera video showed Dominique Heaggan-Brown shooting Sylville Smith as he appeared to be throwing the gun over a fence. (Photo by AP) A court in the US city of Milwaukee in Wisconsin state has acquitted a former police officer in the fatal shooting of an African-American man, with the father […]

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Wisconsin federal judge rejects bid to stop election recount

December 10, 2016 2:44 pm
Wisconsin federal judge rejects bid to stop election recount

A supporter holds up a sign while Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein speaks at a news conference on Fifth Avenue across the street from Trump Tower on December 5, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by AFP) A federal judge in the US has rejected a request by President-elect […]

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Federal court rejects bid to halt vote recount in US state of Wisconsin

December 3, 2016 10:30 pm
Federal court rejects bid to halt vote recount in US state of Wisconsin

Tabulators look over a ballot during a statewide presidential election recount Thursday in West Bend, Wisconsin. (Photo by AP) A federal court in the US state of Wisconsin has denied an emergency halt to the recount of the presidential vote. Two political action committees — the Great America PAC and […]

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Wisconsin to start US presidential election recount on Thursday

November 29, 2016 9:00 am
Wisconsin to start US presidential election recount on Thursday

Green party nominee Jill Stein speaks during a campaign rally at the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture on October 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by AFP) The US state of Wisconsin is preparing to start a full recount of presidential election votes following a request by […]

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Donald Trump blasts Wisconsin vote recount as ‘scam’

November 27, 2016 9:30 am
Donald Trump blasts Wisconsin vote recount as ‘scam’

President-elect Donald Trump walks through the lobby of the New York Times following a meeting with editors at the paper on November 22, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by AFP) US President-elect Donald Trump has denounced the effort to recount votes in Wisconsin as a “scam,” insisting voters should […]

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US state of Wisconsin to launch vote recount upon request by Green Party nominee Jill Stein

November 26, 2016 7:45 am
US state of Wisconsin to launch vote recount upon request by Green Party nominee Jill Stein

Voters go to the polls to cast their votes in the presidential election at the Cedarburg Community Center, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, November 8, 2016. (Photo by AFP) The US state of Wisconsin has announced a statewide recount of the ballots cast in the November 8 presidential election, upon a request […]

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Police: Accused University of Wisconsin-Madison serial rapist Alec Cook kept victims’ details in 20 black notebooks

October 29, 2016 8:00 am
Police: Accused University of Wisconsin-Madison serial rapist Alec Cook kept victims’ details in 20 black notebooks

Suspended University of Wisconsin-Madison student Alec Cook appears in court after being charged with multiple counts of sexual assault. Photo / AP As a teenager, Alec Cook used to alleviate his boredom by wandering the school halls strumming his guitar. “Usually the teachers find it really funny,” he told his […]

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Donald Trump suffers ‘awkward’ moment at Wisconsin rally

October 19, 2016 11:05 am
Donald Trump suffers ‘awkward’ moment at Wisconsin rally

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump suffered an ‘awkward’ moment while holding a child during a rally. Photo / AP Donald Trump suffered a slightly awkward moment after inviting a little girl on stage at a rally in Wisconsin. The Republican presidential candidate went to kiss her on the cheek and […]

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Mayor of Milwaukee in Wisconsin declares curfew amid unrest

August 15, 2016 9:30 pm
Mayor of Milwaukee in Wisconsin declares curfew amid unrest

Police approach a group of protesters throwing rocks at them on Sunday night. (AP photo) The mayor of Milwaukee in Wisconsin has imposed a curfew on the city amid the ongoing protests against police brutality. Mayor Tom Barrett imposed the curfew at 10 pm on Monday, urging young people to […]

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Wisconsin teen with incurable disease crowned prom queen

July 29, 2016 4:34 pm
Wisconsin teen with incurable disease crowned prom queen

Jerika Bolen, 14, was able to live out one of her dreams by being crowned prom queen at a special dance in her honour. Photo / Facebook A Wisconsin teenager suffering from an incurable genetic disease has been named prom queen at a dance held in her honour. Jerika Bolen, […]

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