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Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor walks through the elevator lobby of the Hennepin County Government Center with his legal team in Minneapolis on Friday, April 26, 2019. (Leila Navidi/Star Tribune via AP)
April 26, 2019 - 5:33 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A prosecutor criticized a former Minneapolis police officer for his decision to shoot an unarmed woman who approached his squad car, suggesting Friday that he had "no basis" to believe she had a weapon when he couldn't see her hands. Prosecutor Amy Sweasy pressed Mohamed Noor to...
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A student enters Franz Hall at University of California, Los Angeles, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in the Westwood section of Los Angeles. Hundreds of students and staff at two Los Angeles universities, including UCLA, have been placed under quarantine because they may have been exposed to measles and either have not been vaccinated or cannot verify that they are immune, officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 26, 2019 - 1:40 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on measles quarantines at two Los Angeles universities (all times local): 11:40 a.m. A measles quarantine at the University of California, Los Angeles, has been greatly reduced. Spokesman Tod Tamberg says one student is still quarantined on campus Friday. He says fewer...
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Harvey Weinstein enters State Supreme Court in New York, Friday, April 26, 2019. Both sides in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case want the media and the public barred from the disgraced movie mogul's court appearance.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 26, 2019 - 12:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a pretrial hearing in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case (all times local): 1:50 p.m. An appeals judge has declined to halt a pretrial hearing being held behind closed doors in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case. Media lawyers made the request for an emergency...
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FILE - This June 23, 2011, file booking photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows James "Whitey" Bulger. A death certificate obtained in April 2019 by NBC Boston confirms that Bulger died of blunt force injuries to the head in prison on Oct. 30, 2018. He was serving a life sentence for 11 murders and other crimes when he was beaten to death in his prison cell, hours after he was transferred to a West Virginia prison. (U.S. Marshals Service via AP, File)
April 26, 2019 - 12:54 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A death certificate confirms that notorious Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger died of blunt force injuries to the head in prison last year. The document obtained by NBC Boston says the 89-year-old Bulger was "assaulted by other(s)" and was found in his cell at 8:21 a.m. Oct. 30...
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April 26, 2019 - 10:31 am
A truck driver blamed for causing a deadly pileup involving over two dozen vehicles near Denver has been arrested on vehicular homicide charges. Lakewood police spokesman Ty Countryman said Friday that there's no indication that drugs or alcohol played a role in Thursday's crash. The unidentified...
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks outside of Gianni's Pizza, in Wilmington Del., Thursday, April 25, 2019. (Jessica Griffin/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
April 26, 2019 - 5:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring the "soul of this nation" at stake, former Vice President Joe Biden pushed into the crowded 2020 presidential contest and quickly sparked a fierce debate over the direction of the modern-day Democratic Party. Ignoring the political noise in his own party, Biden aimed...
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April 26, 2019 - 4:59 am
For over a decade, the Stellarwind program allowed the NSA to gather metadata on Americans' phone calls and text messages, data that has been used by intelligence operatives to help track down terrorists and their networks; Fox's Gillian Turner reports. Watch the latest video at
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April 25, 2019 - 9:14 pm
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April 25, 2019 - 8:16 pm
The Worlds of Fun amusement park banned nine people after fights last weekend involving crowds of young people. More than five law enforcement agencies went to the park Saturday night after an off-duty Clay County sheriff's deputy called for help. Police estimated up to 300 teenagers were involved...
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April 25, 2019 - 7:02 pm
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has received a nearly $12 million federal grant to research challenges connected with rural drug abuse in the Midwest. The five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health will fund a research initiative called the Rural Drug Addiction Center. Researchers...
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