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Video Shows Teen Who Was Shot by Police in 2013 Appearing to Surrender

David Shanies(NEW YORK) -- Surveillance video from 2013 seems to contradict the ruling that a police-involved shooting of a New York City teen holding a BB gun was justified, according to the teen's attorney.In Dec. 2013, an NYPD officer fired 16 shots at then-15-year-old Keston Charles during a foot chase after he was approached at his Brooklyn housing complex, the teen's lawyer, David Shanies, told ABC News. Charles was hit three times, Shanies said.The video shows Charles running from multiple police officers throughout the property ...

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Syria Agreement Close as John Kerry, Sergei Lavrov Hold Talks

U.S. Department of State(GENEVA) -- Progress has been made on a new Syria agreement between the U.S. and Russia, according to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.Kerry and Russia's Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov held talks in Geneva for 12 hours Friday to discuss reinstating a collapsed ceasefire from February and a path forward with Syria.Kerry said the two had "narrow issues" to resolve but they had "achieved clarity on the path forward," according to BBC."We want to have something done that ...

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Mother Discusses Fears for Child Born With Zika-Related Birth Defects

iStock/Thinkstock(MIAMI) -- A Venezuelan woman who gave birth in the U.S. to a daughter with birth defects related to Zika infection, said she is frustrated that there is so little known about the long-term effects of the virus.Maria Fernanda Ramirez Bolivar spoke to reporters Friday at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida, as her infant daughter Micaela spent most of the time sleeping in her arms.Bolivar's physician, Dr. Ivan Gonzalez, of UHealth Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Jackson Memorial Hospital, said Bolivar first come to the ...

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Report: Lochte's Lawyer Says He Will Not Respond to Brazilian Police Requests

Matt Hazlett/Getty Images(RIO DE JANEIRO) -- Ryan Lochte was charged Thursday with filing a false statement in connection with an international incident in Rio de Janeiro and according to his lawyer, Lochte will not be responding.When BBC asked Lochte's lawyer if the U.S. swimmer and gold medalist would make a public statement on the charge, he said Lochte would "not be."Lochte, 32, flew home to North Carolina from Brazil before police could question him about his claims that he and three teammates were ...

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Manhunt Underway for Killer of 2 Nuns in Mississippi

iStock/Thinkstock(JACKSON, Miss.) -- A manhunt is underway in Jackson, Mississippi, for a killer who murdered two nuns.Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merril, originally from Wisconsin and Massachusetts, were found stabbed to death at home Thursday.Friends of the pair said the two women served the poor and the community for more than 30 years and both were nurse practitioners.Police in Jackson suspect a robbery took place. The Catholic Diocese said the home was broken into, and the nuns' missing car was found a mile away, ...

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French Court Rules Against Burkini Ban

JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images(PARIS) -- France’s highest court has ruled against the recent ban on "burkinis" in the town of Villeneuve-Loubet, saying it was a clear violation of individual and fundamental liberties.There are similar bans in about 30 coastal towns in France and each one will remain in place until they are legally challenged. However, Friday's decision by the council of state sets a precedent.The ruling trumps the recent decision by local authorities to ban “improper clothes that don’t respect good morals or secularism” on beaches ...

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After Flooding, Some Louisiana Students Face Uncertain School Year

iStock/Thinkstock(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- In Southeastern Louisiana, where communities are reeling from deadly flooding that hit the Baton Rouge area on Aug. 12, many families worry not only about being displaced from their homes, but also what's next in store for their children as some schools' doors remain shuttered.One of those students without a school is Parker Simoneaux, a senior at Denham Springs High School in Denham Springs, one of the most hard-hit areas. He was a little more than a week into the school ...

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UT Health Logo Mosquito-Borne Illness: The Zika Virus & More

The 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro served to focus world attention on the area’s concurrent battle with a mosquito-borne virus called Zika. Dr. Richard Wallace answers questions on the subject.
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