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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Oct. 14, 2016, showing floral tributes at a makeshift memorial in a park on the Nice's famed Promenade des Anglais, on the eve of a national commemoration to the victims of the Nice attack in southern France. A French prosecutor Jean-Michel Pretre said Wednesday April 5, 2017, two judges will investigate allegations that French authorities and the southern city of Nice failed to implement proper security measures which may have stopped a man who drove a truck into crowds leaving scores of dead. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, FILE)
April 05, 2017 - 12:50 pm
PARIS (AP) — A French prosecutor says two judges will investigate allegations that French authorities and the southern city of Nice failed to implement proper security measures before a man drove a truck into crowds of Bastille Day revelers. Nice prosecutor Jean-Michel Pretre said Wednesday the...
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FILE - In this June 23, 2016 file photo, members of the Baltimore Police Department patrol near the intersection of North and Pennsylvania Avenues, the site of unrest following Freddie Gray's funeral, in Baltimore. On Monday, April 3, 2017, the Department of Justice, the very agency that helped city officials root out the police department's worst problems and build a roadmap to reform, signaled it may abandon those efforts in favor of cracking down on violent crime. That left city leaders stunned, and pledging to carry out reforms as best they can. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
April 05, 2017 - 8:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seattle police, considered by some to use force too fast and too often, reached an agreement with the federal government that gave all officers training on how to better handle people suffering from mental illness and substance abuse. Residents' attitudes toward police improved...
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April 05, 2017 - 7:01 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a 12-year-old child in Charlotte. Local media outlets report the crash happened just before 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Officials say the child was taken to the hospital with very serious injuries. The child's...
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FILE - In this June 23, 2016 file photo, members of the Baltimore Police Department patrol near the intersection of North and Pennsylvania Avenues, the site of unrest following Freddie Gray's funeral, in Baltimore. On Monday, April 3, 2017, the Department of Justice, the very agency that helped city officials root out the police department's worst problems and build a roadmap to reform, signaled it may abandon those efforts in favor of cracking down on violent crime. That left city leaders stunned, and pledging to carry out reforms as best they can. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
April 05, 2017 - 5:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seattle police, considered by critics as resorting too readily to force, reached an agreement with the federal government on training officers to better handle people suffering from mental illness and substance abuse. Before long, community attitudes toward law enforcement...
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FILE - In this June 23, 2016 file photo, members of the Baltimore Police Department patrol near the intersection of North and Pennsylvania Avenues, the site of unrest following Freddie Gray's funeral, in Baltimore. On Monday, April 3, 2017, the Department of Justice, the very agency that helped city officials root out the police department's worst problems and build a roadmap to reform, signaled it may abandon those efforts in favor of cracking down on violent crime. That left city leaders stunned, and pledging to carry out reforms as best they can. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
April 05, 2017 - 4:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seattle police, considered by critics as resorting too readily to force, reached an agreement with the federal government on training officers to better handle people suffering from mental illness and substance abuse. Before long, community attitudes toward law enforcement...
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FILE - In this Sep. 9, 2015, file photo, Brazil's Federal Judge Sergio Moro speaks during a public hearing at the Committee on Constitution and Justice of the Federal Senate, in Brasilia, Brazil. Depending on who is asked, the telegenic but reserved 44-year-old from a small state has become a national hero bravely taking on Brazil's endemic graft or a zealot who locks people up first and asks questions later, after plea bargains that force suspects to spill of beans. What's clear is that he is Brazil's most feared lawman. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File)
April 05, 2017 - 12:10 am
CURITIBA, Brazil (AP) — A shy federal judge based in a provincial capital has become an unlikely celebrity in Brazil, where he is shaking up the nation's power structure while overseeing what may be the largest corruption probe in Latin American history. Passers-by mostly cheer — but sometimes jeer...
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April 04, 2017 - 6:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 election (all times local): 6:15 p.m. A Democrat on the House intelligence committee says he believes some of President Donald Trump's associates will "end up in jail" when the Russia-related...
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FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, file photo, Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Richmond Federal Reserve, speaks during the Charlotte Chamber's 11th Annual Economic Outlook Conference in Charlotte, N.C. Lacker announced Tuesday, April 4, 2017, that he was resigning effective immediately after acknowledging improper discussions with a financial analyst that later became the subject of a lengthy investigation into leaks at the Fed. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
April 04, 2017 - 4:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, announced Tuesday that he was resigning effective immediately after acknowledging improper discussions with a financial analyst that later became the subject of a lengthy investigation into leaks at the Fed. In a...
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April 04, 2017 - 4:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, announced Tuesday that he was resigning effective immediately after acknowledging improper discussions with a financial analyst that later became the subject of a lengthy investigation into leaks at the Fed. In a...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 1, 2017, file photo, Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Kevin Davis speaks at a news conference in Baltimore to announce that seven Baltimore police officers who worked on a firearms crime task force are facing charges of stealing money, property and narcotics from people over two years. Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh and Davis worked closely with Justice Department investigators to scrutinize the city's police force and embraced a plan they crafted to overhaul the troubled department. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
April 04, 2017 - 8:00 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's mayor and police chief worked closely with Justice Department investigators to scrutinize the city's police force and embraced a plan they crafted to overhaul the troubled department. So they were surprised by the Justice Department's sudden request Monday for more time...
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