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4:08 pm
Sat May 23, 2015

Cleveland Simmers In Wake Of Officer's Manslaughter Acquittal

Originally published on Sat May 23, 2015 5:30 pm

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Environment
4:08 pm
Sat May 23, 2015

Oil-Soaked Wildlife Turn Up On California Coast, As Cleanup Efforts Continue

Originally published on Sat May 23, 2015 6:24 pm

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The Two-Way
3:36 pm
Sat May 23, 2015

Huge Crowd In El Salvador For Beatifcation Of Slain Archbishop

A man holds an image of late Archbishop of San Salvador Oscar Arnulfo Romero during his beatification ceremony at El Salvador del Mundo square in San Salvador, today.
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Oscar Romero, the Catholic archbishop who was murdered in El Salvador in 1980 by a member of a right-wing death squad, has been beatified in a ceremony in the country's capital today that drew at least a quarter of a million people.

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The Two-Way
2:40 pm
Sat May 23, 2015

Email Slip Reportedly Reveals United Kingdom Plan For Possible EU Exit

The Bank of England in London in a photograph taken in March. The central bank inadvertently revealed that it was planning for a possible withdrawal of the U.K. from the European Union.
Suzanne Plunkett Reuters/Landov

Originally published on Sat May 23, 2015 3:33 pm

In what is being described as an embarrassing release of a confidential email, the Bank of England may have inadvertently revealed that it is making financial plans for the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union, should that ever come to pass.

Earlier this month, the newly reelected British Prime Minister David Cameron reiterated his party's commitment to hold a referendum by the end of 2017 on continued membership in the EU.

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Law
11:23 am
Sat May 23, 2015

Cleveland Police Officer Receives Not Guilty Verdicts

Originally published on Sat May 23, 2015 1:24 pm

The verdicts for Officer Michael Brelo came on allegations of voluntary manslaughter and lesser charges, stemming from a 2012 police shooting of an unarmed couple. Brelo had fired 49 shots at the couple following a car chase. Reporter Nick Castele of member-station WCPN speaks with host Scott Simon about the ruling.

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