Ernest Scheyder

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12 Jul 2016 | 10:01 AM

Minneapolis area police fatally shoot black man during traffic stop

DALLAS (Reuters) - The Dallas police chief said on Monday that Texas state laws allowing civilians to carry firearms openly, as some did during the protest where five officers were fatally shot, presented a rising challenge to law enforcement, as he stepped into America's fierce debate over gun rights.

11 Jul 2016 | 6:01 PM

Blue Lives Matter - Dallas protesters embrace the force that took bullets for them

DALLAS (Reuters) - Dallas police detective Frederick Frazier strained to lift the dead weight of a fallen fellow officer from a hospital gurney and put him into a body bag. He pulled the zipper closed.

9 Jul 2016 | 7:15 AM

Charging police, Dallas gunman shows tactical skill in ambush

DALLAS (Reuters) - The gunman in downtown Dallas, wearing light tan pants and a dark tan jacket, crouches behind a trash can next to the pillar of an office building.

9 Jul 2016 | 6:00 AM

Shadow of JFK assassination falls on ambush shooting of Dallas police

DALLAS (Reuters) - Echoes of the most infamous day in the history of Dallas rang out on Thursday night when a shooter gunned down police officers just blocks from where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963.

14 May 2016 | 7:39 AM

Canada's Trudeau tours Alberta oil town ravaged by wildfire

BONNYVILLE, Alberta (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau praised firefighters on Friday for defending the energy hub of Fort McMurray and promised the federal government would pour money in to its recovery.

13 May 2016 | 5:22 AM

Restart pace uneven for Canadian oil sands producers after wildfire

WANDERING RIVER, Alberta (Reuters) - CNOOC Ltd's Nexen <0883.HK> is the latest Canadian oil sands company to warn customers it may not be able to fulfil supply contracts in the wake of a massive wildfire, as producers scramble to get facilities back online.

12 May 2016 | 11:08 AM

Oil sands restarts in focus as Canada wildfire threat eases

CALGARY/LAC LA BICHE, Alberta (Reuters) - Workers for one of the largest oil sands companies affected by a wildfire in northern Canada will begin returning to the shuttered facilities on Thursday, a union official said, the latest indication the key petroleum production area was slowly coming back online.

22 Jul 2013 | 3:20 AM

Insight - Canadian train disaster a dark turn for rail veteran

(Reuters) - A blinding flash of orange light jarred Weyauwega residents awake before dawn on March 4, 1996. An 81-car freight train had been barrelling toward the farm town in central Wisconsin when it jumped a broken rail. The train's propane and petroleum cargo had caught fire and exploded.

16 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Children in Connecticut rampage, all 6 and 7, shot repeatedly

NEWTOWN, Connecticut (Reuters) - Twelve girls and eight boys. One had celebrated her seventh birthday just four days before her death. They included Charlotte and Jack, Noah and Grace.

16 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Obama to join mourning Connecticut families in search for answers

NEWTOWN, Connecticut (Reuters) - President Barack Obama arrives in Connecticut on Sunday to join in the mourning for 20 children, all 6 and 7 years old, who were slaughtered by a gunman who forced his way into their school and shot them with a rifle at close range.