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May 21, 2018 - 5:21 pm
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A white former Atlanta-area police officer who fatally shot an unarmed, naked, mentally ill black veteran said Monday that he was being attacked and acted in self-defense when he fired on the man about a second after ordering him to stop running at him. Robert Olsen, 56, faces...
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2017, file photo, Esteban Santiago, center, is led from the Broward County jail for an arraignment in federal court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Federal prosecutors on Monday, May 21, 2018, filed court documents in which agrees to plead guilty to a Florida airport shooting rampage that killed five people and wounded six last year. The agreement filed Monday says that 28-year-old Santiago will plead guilty to 11 of the 22 counts against him. Prosecutors reached a deal with Santiago’s defense lawyers not to seek the death penalty in exchange for the guilty plea. Instead, Santiago would serve a life prison sentence. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
May 21, 2018 - 5:15 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have filed court documents in which an Alaska man agrees to plead guilty to a Florida airport shooting rampage that killed five people and wounded six last year. The agreement filed Monday says that 28-year-old Esteban Santiago will plead guilty to...
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FILE - This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Shioli Kutsuna, left, and Brianna Hildebrand in a scene from "Deadpool 2." Fox’s “Deadpool 2” brought in $125 million according to studio estimates Sunday, May 20, 2018, and ended the three-week reign of Disney’s “Avengers: Infinity War” at the top of the North American box office. (Joe Lederer/Twentieth Century Fox via AP, File)
May 21, 2018 - 5:08 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The release of "Deadpool 2" this weekend ended "Avengers: Infinity War's" three week stronghold on the top spot at the box office. 20th Century Fox's "Deadpool 2" grossed $125.5 million in its first weekend in theaters, slightly less than the first film's record-breaking $132.4...
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May 21, 2018 - 4:54 pm
HAVRE, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are reviewing an encounter between a Border Patrol agent and two women who were speaking Spanish at a gas station in northern Montana, the agency said Monday. Allegations have been made before of law-enforcement officers in Montana...
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This photo provided by NBC Bay Area-KNTV shows a Tesla car after it was pulled from a pond near the city of San Ramon, Calif., on Monday, May 21, 2018. Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area are investigating the death of a man after the Tesla car he was driving veered off a road, crashed through a fence and into a pond. (Bob Rendell/NBC Bay Area/KNTV via AP)
May 21, 2018 - 4:46 pm
CASTRO VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A man was killed when the Tesla automobile he was driving veered off a road, crashed through a fence and plunged into a pond, authorities said Monday. California Highway Patrol spokesman Daniel Jacowitz said rescuers pulled the Tesla Model S from the pond early Monday...
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May 21, 2018 - 3:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft says it's committing to giving users worldwide the same data and privacy rights being offered to Europeans under new regulations there. That means no matter where you live, you'll be able to see what Microsoft collects about you and correct or delete that information if...
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Trader Lauren Simons works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, May 21, 2018. Stocks are opening solidly higher on Wall Street after trade tensions between the U.S. and China dissipated. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 21, 2018 - 3:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Industrial and technology companies led stocks to solid gains Monday after the U.S. and China appeared to make significant progress in trade talks. That helped ease concerns among investors that the world's two biggest economies might be headed for a trade war. After another round...
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May 21, 2018 - 3:30 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A director at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation was chosen Monday to be the new chancellor of Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities, which have struggled with state aid cuts and to recruit students to its rural campuses. The Pennsylvania State System of Higher...
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Abdul Aziz Sheikh, center, father of Sabika Sheikh, a victim of a shooting at a Texas high school, shows a picture of his daughter in Karachi, Pakistan, Saturday, May 19, 2018. The Pakistani foreign exchange student is among those killed in the shooting, according to a leader at a program for foreign exchange students and the Pakistani Embassy in Washington, D.C. Megan Lysaght, manager of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study Abroad program (YES), sent a letter to students in the program confirming that Sabika Sheikh was killed in the shooting. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
May 21, 2018 - 3:24 pm
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — At least two of the student victims of a mass shooting at a Texas high school tried to block the advance of a gunman and were killed when he shot through the doors. A classmate of one of the 10 people killed at a Texas high school says Chris Stone and other students tried to...
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May 21, 2018 - 3:01 pm
NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut medical examiner's office has confirmed the identity of man who barricaded himself on his property before dying in an explosion that also injured nine police officers. The agency said Monday that testing showed the man was 60-year-old John Sayre and that he...
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