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U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki addresses the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans May 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. Shinseki is under bipartisan pressure to resign in the wake of an unfolding scandal following a report by the inspector general's office.
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U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki addresses the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans May 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. Shinseki is under bipartisan pressure to resign in the wake of an unfolding scandal following a report by the inspector general's office.

Big news today. President Obama has accepted the resignation of Eric Shinseki, secretary of Veterans Affairs. Also, former Microsoft CEO Steve Baller is reportedly in talks to purchase the LA Clippers. Plus, the California Supreme Court rules police must release names of officers involved in shootings, Brazilian street artist Paul Ito causes stir with World Cup mural, and much more.

Big news this morning, with the resignation of Eric Shinseki, secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and the reported sale of the LA Clippers.
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The California Supreme Court ruled yesterday that law enforcement must release the names of officers involved in shootings. But police in Long Beach long argued that officers' safety could be jeopardized if that information was released.
A piece of street art by Brazilian artist Paulo Ito has called attention to the darker side of the World Cup.
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