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A sign sits in welcome to those entering Balch Springs, Texas, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. As the family of a black teenager slain by a white police officer calls for an indictment and more investigation, the Dallas suburb where he died faces some of the same issues with race as Ferguson, Cleveland, and other cities that have experienced high-profile police shootings of African-Americans. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
May 05, 2017 - 9:19 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer in suburban Dallas (all times local): 8:15 p.m. A white former Texas police officer has turned himself in to authorities to face a murder charge in the shooting of a black teenager who was inside a car leaving a...
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Sonoma County Sheriff Steve Freitas speaks next to a photo of Jason Allen, left, Lindsay Cutshall at a news conference in Santa Rosa, Calif., Friday, May 5, 2017. Freitas says a suspect is in custody in the killings of Allen and Cutshall on a Northern California beach more than a decade ago. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
May 05, 2017 - 9:10 pm
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — California authorities believe they have solved the slayings of two young Bible-camp counselors found shot to death as they slept on a Northern California beach more than a decade ago, they said Friday. The killings and the mysteries surrounding them long had drawn...
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President Donald Trump gestures as he concludes his remarks during a dinner aboard the USS Intrepid, a decommissioned aircraft carrier docked in the Hudson River in New York, Thursday, May 4, 2017. The dinner was to help commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Coral Sea, a World War II naval battle fought by US and Australian force against the Japanese. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 05, 2017 - 8:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump(all times local): 98:55 p.m. President Donald Trump is sending warm wishes to everyone celebrating Cinco de Mayo. The holiday commemorates the 1862 Battle of Puebla that pitted Mexican Indian soldiers against French forces. Trump says that 19th...
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Hope Waters, left, her brother Jeremiah, center rear, and their mother Yulise, center right, light candles with Linda Abrasion Evans, right, during a candle light vigil for Jordan Edwards in Balch Springs, Texas, Thursday, May 4, 2017. The prosecutor's office investigating the death of a black teenager who was shot by a Dallas-area police officer had once filed a complaint over that officer's aggressive behavior, according to records obtained Thursday by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
May 05, 2017 - 8:50 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A white Texas police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting of a black teenager for which the officer was fired, according to an arrest warrant issued Friday. The warrant for Roy Oliver, a former officer in the Dallas suburb of Balch Springs, was issued by the Dallas...
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May 05, 2017 - 8:28 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Pro-immigrant activists and the legal director of the ACLU of Oregon said Friday that officials in north-central Oregon appear to be breaking state law by holding people for federal immigration authorities at a jail where several of the detainees this week ended a hunger strike...
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FILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Loretta Lynn performs at the BBC Music Showcase at Stubb's during South By Southwest in Austin, Texas. A posting on country music legend Lynn's website says she has been hospitalized after having a stroke. The posting says Lynn was admitted into a Nashville hospital on Thursday night, May 4, 2017, after suffering the stroke at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
May 05, 2017 - 8:24 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music legend Loretta Lynn has been hospitalized after having a stroke, her publicist said Friday. Maria Malta, a publicist for Sony Music, confirmed that the 85-year-old singer and songwriter was admitted into a Nashville hospital Thursday night after suffering the...
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May 05, 2017 - 8:22 pm
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A jury decided Friday that an Arizona prisoner convicted of killing six people in Yuma in 2005 should be sentenced to death. Jurors reached their decision after several hours of deliberations in the case of Preston Strong, who was convicted last month of the gruesome killings of...
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FILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Loretta Lynn performs at the BBC Music Showcase at Stubb's during South By Southwest in Austin, Texas. A posting on country music legend Lynn's website says she has been hospitalized after having a stroke. The posting says Lynn was admitted into a Nashville hospital on Thursday night, May 4, 2017, after suffering the stroke at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
May 05, 2017 - 7:59 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A publicist for country music legend Loretta Lynn says she has been hospitalized after having a stroke. Maria Malta confirmed Friday that the 85-year-old singer and songwriter was admitted into a Nashville hospital on Thursday night after suffering the stroke at her home in...
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French independent centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron shakes hands to supporters as he campaigns in Rodez, southern France, Friday, May 5, 2017. The 39-year-old independent candidate faces far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen in Sunday's presidential runoff. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
May 05, 2017 - 7:57 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential runoff on Sunday (all times local): 1:30 a.m. France's election campaign commission is examining a hacking attack on candidate Emmanuel Macron's political movement and subsequent document leaks online. The commission said it would hold a meeting...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, AC Milan's Sulley Muntari during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Chievo at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. It is announced Friday May 5, 2017, the Italian soccer federation has rescinded Pescara player Sulley Muntari’s one-match ban for walking off the field in protest to racist abuse during a Serie A game. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, FILE)
May 05, 2017 - 7:52 pm
Angered that he was treated like a "criminal," Sulley Muntari won his fight with Italian soccer authorities on Friday to overturn a one-ban match for walking off the field in response to racist abuse. The Pescara player received a yellow card during Sunday's Serie A game at Cagliari for protesting...
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