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Obama promotes listening skills in first public appearance after leaving office

For his first public appearance since leaving the White House Barack Obama chose to address what he called "the next generation of leaders" - in this case students at the University of Chicago in his

For his first public appearance since leaving the White House Barack Obama chose to address what he called "the next generation of leaders" - in this case students at the University of Chicago in his

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United Airlines passenger likely to sue over forced removal

Lawyers for Dr. David Dao say he suffered a significant concussion, a broken nose and lost two front teeth when dragged from the overbooked plane.

Lawyers for Dr. David Dao say he suffered a significant concussion, a broken nose and lost two front teeth when dragged from the overbooked plane.

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United faces global backlash after dragging passenger from plane

United Airlines may lose hundreds of millions of euros as the airline faces continued backlash after dragging a passenger from an overbooked flight.

United Airlines may lose hundreds of millions of euros as the airline faces continued backlash after dragging a passenger from an overbooked flight.

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Bastian Schweinsteiger officially unveiled

German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger was officially unveiled by his new club the Chicago Fire on Wednesday.

German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger was officially unveiled by his new club the Chicago Fire on Wednesday.

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The main points of Obama's last speech as President

President Barack Obama delivered his final speech as President of the United States in Chicago's McCormick Place

President Barack Obama delivered his final speech as President of the United States in Chicago's McCormick Place

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Chicago assailants named after live-streaming attack

Jordan Hill, Tesfaye Cooper, and Brittany and Tanisha Covington have been charged with hate crime and aggravated kidnap, amongst other offences

Jordan Hill, Tesfaye Cooper, and Brittany and Tanisha Covington have been charged with hate crime and aggravated kidnap, amongst other offences

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Four held over Chicago assault video

Two men and two women are in custody in relation to a violent attack on a man with special needs that was live-streamed on Facebook

Two men and two women are in custody in relation to a violent attack on a man with special needs that was live-streamed on Facebook

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Four people arrested in connection to Chicago torture video

Four persons of interest in Chicago are questioned by police after a Facebook Live video showed a brutal attack against a bound and gagged teen

Four persons of interest in Chicago are questioned by police after a Facebook Live video showed a brutal attack against a bound and gagged teen

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Anti-Trump protests erupt across the US

Angry Americans have taken to the streets in New York and cities across the United States, following the election of Donald Trump to the White House.

Angry Americans have taken to the streets in New York and cities across the United States, following the election of Donald Trump to the White House.

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Dramatic scenes as plane engine catches fire in the US

Watch footage from inside the plane as passengers exit via the emergency slides after it ground to a halt at Chicago's O'Hare airport.

Watch footage from inside the plane as passengers exit via the emergency slides after it ground to a halt at Chicago's O'Hare airport.

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Obama casts early presidential vote in Chicago

Barack Obama has already cast his vote in the US presidential election, which doesn’t take place until November 8.

Barack Obama has already cast his vote in the US presidential election, which doesn’t take place until November 8.

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Rahm announces new measures in Chicago police shakeup

The increasingly-under-pressure mayor of Chicago Rahm Emmanuel has announced a raft of new measures he hopes will address public concerns about the

The increasingly-under-pressure mayor of Chicago Rahm Emmanuel has announced a raft of new measures he hopes will address public concerns about the

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Chicago police officer pleads not guilty to murdering black teen

A white Chicago police officer who gunned down a black teenager last year has pleaded not guilty to murder. Jason Van Dyke faces six counts of first

A white Chicago police officer who gunned down a black teenager last year has pleaded not guilty to murder. Jason Van Dyke faces six counts of first

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'Black Christmas' marchers demand Chicago mayor quits

Demonstrators along Chicago’s upscale Michigan Avenue in the US state of Illinois have disrupted Christmas shoppers to demand the city’s Mayor Rahm

Demonstrators along Chicago’s upscale Michigan Avenue in the US state of Illinois have disrupted Christmas shoppers to demand the city’s Mayor Rahm

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Protests greet Chicago Mayor's apology over police shooting

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has apologised for his handling of a fatal police shooting of a black teenager but his emotional speech was met with

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has apologised for his handling of a fatal police shooting of a black teenager but his emotional speech was met with

Business

More shoppers go online for Black Friday bargains

Euphoric and excited amid the frenzy to secure the best bargains, they poured into New York stores as soon as the doors opened. Black Friday actually

Euphoric and excited amid the frenzy to secure the best bargains, they poured into New York stores as soon as the doors opened. Black Friday actually

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Wallenda defying heights

Daredevil Nik Wallenda wowed Chicago and the world with two hair-raising skyscraper crossings on high wires without a safety net or a harness, one of

Daredevil Nik Wallenda wowed Chicago and the world with two hair-raising skyscraper crossings on high wires without a safety net or a harness, one of

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Chicago and New York ban vaping in indoor public paces

Laws have been introduced in New York and Chicago making it illegal to use an electronic cigarette in indoor public places, such as restaurants and

Laws have been introduced in New York and Chicago making it illegal to use an electronic cigarette in indoor public places, such as restaurants and

Culture

Mozart's 'Clemenza' enchants Chicago's Lyric Opera

An opera about betrayal and forgiveness, love-lust and love-friendship: ‘Clemenza di Tito’, Mozart’s last ‘opera seria’, which was composed just

An opera about betrayal and forgiveness, love-lust and love-friendship: ‘Clemenza di Tito’, Mozart’s last ‘opera seria’, which was composed just

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The pains and pleasures of "Clemenza di Tito"

In these interview extras conductor Sir Andrew Davies briefly highlights the latest Mozart production and expresses his view on why “Clemenza di

In these interview extras conductor Sir Andrew Davies briefly highlights the latest Mozart production and expresses his view on why “Clemenza di

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Dozing driver derails train at Chicago O'Hare International Airport

Security camera footage shows what happened when the driver of a train heading into Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport fell asleep. The

Security camera footage shows what happened when the driver of a train heading into Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport fell asleep. The

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Chicago frozen in extreme cold weather

The ‘Windy City’ of Chicago was still suffering from freezing cold temperatures on Wednesday despite a slight increase in warmth as compared with

The ‘Windy City’ of Chicago was still suffering from freezing cold temperatures on Wednesday despite a slight increase in warmth as compared with