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Nike executive reveals he shot dead an 18-year-old in 1965

A Nike executive in the United States has revealed that he shot and killed a teenage boy in the streets of West Philadelphia 56 years ago. Larry Miller, chairman of the Jordan Brand, spoke about the 1965 murder in an interview with Sports Illustrated. “It was eating me up inside,” he said of his actions […]

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US comedian Bill Cosby freed after court overturns sexual assault conviction

US comedian Bill Cosby has left prison hours after his sexual assault conviction was overturned by Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court. The judges said there had been a “process violation” by the prosecution, but admitted their ruling was unusual. Mr Cosby, 83, served more than two years of a three to 10-year sentence at a state prison […]

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Retired American pilot admits to ‘obscene act’ in cockpit mid-flight

A former US airline pilot has admitted committing a “lewd, indecent, or obscene act” during a flight last year. Michael Haak, 60, exposed himself to the female first officer in the cockpit and watched pornography on a laptop, prosecutors said. As the Southwest Airlines flight continued, Haak engaged in further “inappropriate conduct” in the cockpit. […]

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Philadelphia Unrest: Tensions flared for the second night after police fatally shot Walter Wallace

Hundreds of protesters in Philadelphia marched through the city for a second night, demanding racial justice after police fatally shot a black man. The family of Walter Wallace, 27, say he was suffering a mental health crisis when officers opened fire on him. Police say they shot him because he wouldn’t drop a knife he […]

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Customers blow up ATM at Chinese Eatery in Philadelphia but escape empty handed

Thieves blew up an ATM in a Chinese takeout restaurant in Philadelphia, US, while the establishment was still open but were unable to get any cash, police said. Three men entered the Golden Chinese/American takeout restaurant in northwest Philadelphia on Friday  and ordered food, police said. They then placed some kind of explosive device which […]

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Philadelphia’s abandoned 13.4kg cat finally finds a new and permanent home

A paunchy cat who was abandoned by her owner has found a new and permanent home. The13.4 kilograms, which is much more than the usual weight of even the largest cats. The largest domesticated cat breed, Maine Coon also weighs not more than 9 kilograms. The cat was found in a dog crate at the […]

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National Museum of American Jewish History files bankruptcy

The National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia has bankruptcy under for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, according to court documents. The museum — which was founded in 1976 and is a Smithsonian affiliate — announced it will continue operating while undergoing reorganization, according to a news release issued Monday. “The future is only likely […]

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Water gushes from 61-storey-high Philadelphia skyscraper

Water gushing out of  a 61-storey-high skyscraper surprised hundreds of people in Philadelphia, United States. The steady stream of water was seen spewing from the side of One Liberty Place. Initially, nobody knew what caused water to gush out. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that the lack of any fire alarm, coupled with no signs of […]