Monday, May 1, 2017

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PICO RIVERA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are searching for two men who stole a woman’s SUV on Saturday, then went on a shooting rampage through several Los Angeles suburbs, killing ...
People begin a march at the corner of Florence and Normandie, the flash point of the riots that erupted after the 1992 acquittal of four white police officers in the beating of black motorist Rodney King, on the 25th anniversary, in Los Angeles Saturday, April 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon

BY ROBERT JABLON LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twenty-five years ago, a jury acquitted four white police officers in the beating of black motorist Rodney King, sparking looting and violence that ...
Marchers participate in a climate change awareness rally, in Denver, Saturday, April 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

BY GENE JOHNSON SEATTLE (AP) — Thousands of people across the U.S. marched in rain, snow and sweltering heat Saturday to demand action on climate change — mass protests that ...
In this April 25, 2017 file photo, Ja Rule attends City Harvest's 23rd Annual Gala, "An Evening of Practical Magic" in New York. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP, File)

MIAMI (AP) — Organizers of a much-hyped music festival in the Bahamas canceled the weekend event at the last minute Friday after many people had already arrived and spent thousands ...
Donna Farrell places plastic flowers to remember Fusako Petrus on a fence surrounding the track of Highlands High School, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Sacramento, California. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

BY DON THOMPSON NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) — A young man was identified Friday as the suspect in the sexual assault and beating death of an 86-year-old California woman remembered ...
This Sunday, April 16, 2017, photo provided by the National Park Service shows Tapeats Creek in Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. (National Park Service via AP)

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — The fate of a woman who went missing two weeks ago while on a Grand Canyon hike with her step-grandson remains an unknown ...
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BY FREIDA FRISARO MIAMI (AP) — A Florida sheriff’s deputy was sleeping Thursday afternoon when his 11-year-old daughter called and asked him to pick her up at her school bus ...
T.J. Owuanibe, 14, announces the Baltimore Ravens' selection during the first round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

BY DAVID GINSBURG OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — T.J. Owuanibe got his wish: The 14-year-old shared center stage with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to announce the Baltimore Ravens’ top draft ...
In this June 2, 2014 file photo, a hill of coal at the North Omaha Station, a coal-burning power station, in Omaha, Nebraska. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, file)

BY MICHAEL BIESECKER and SAM HANANEL WASHINGTON (AP) — At the Trump administration’s request, a federal appeals court agreed Friday to postpone a ruling on lawsuits challenging Obama-era restrictions on ...
This undated file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmate Kenneth Williams. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP, File)

BY KELLY P. KISSEL and ANDREW DeMILLO VARNER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas wrapped up an accelerated executions schedule with a lethal injection that left the condemned inmate lurching and convulsing ...
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