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FILE - In this April 20, 2017 file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks in New York. Clinton said Tuesday, May 2, 2017, that she's taking responsibility for her 2016 election loss but believes misogyny, Russian interference and questionable decisions by the FBI also influenced the outcome. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen, File)
May 02, 2017 - 4:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that she's taking responsibility for her 2016 election loss but believes misogyny, Russian interference and questionable decisions by the FBI also influenced the outcome. The former Democratic presidential nominee offered extensive comments about the...
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FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, file photo, former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager, right, walks from the Charleston County Courthouse under the protection of the Charleston County Sheriff's Department after a mistrial was declared for his trial in Charleston, S.C. Slager is pleading guilty to violating the civil rights of an unarmed black motorist he shot and killed during a 2015 traffic stop. A copy of the plea agreement obtained by The Associated Press Tuesday, May 2, 2017, also shows state prosecutors are dropping a pending murder charge against Slager. (AP Photo/Mic Smith, File)
May 02, 2017 - 3:15 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A white police officer whose killing of a black motorist running from a traffic stop was captured on cellphone video pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal civil rights charges that could send him to prison for decades. The plea from Michael Slager, 35, came five months after a...
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Eric Treene, Special Counsel For Religious Discrimination, Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on responses to the increase in religious hate crimes. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 02, 2017 - 1:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a Senate hearing on religious hate crimes (all times local): 1:05 p.m. A police chief says a lack of solid data on hate crimes is one of the greatest barriers to fighting the problem. Will Johnson, the police chief in Arlington, Texas, told lawmakers that both law...
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May 02, 2017 - 12:04 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Gunmen attacked a police patrol in Cairo, killing three policemen and wounding five before fleeing the scene, Egypt's Interior Ministry said Tuesday. The attack late Monday was claimed by a shadowy group known as Hasm, or "Decisiveness," which the government suspects is linked to the...
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May 02, 2017 - 10:06 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A former South Carolina police officer is pleading guilty to violating the civil rights of an unarmed black motorist he shot and killed as the man ran from a 2015 traffic stop, according to a copy of the plea agreement obtained by The Associated Press. The 13-page document...
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May 02, 2017 - 7:42 am
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A Charleston County Sheriff's Office deputy has been charged with domestic violence and has been suspended. The Post and Courier reports ( http://bit.ly/2p0jkhi ) the North Charleston Police Department charged 28-year-old Preston Capers on Sunday. Sheriff's office...
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May 02, 2017 - 6:33 am
LINCOLNTON, N.C. (AP) — A Lincoln County Sheriff's deputy has been credited with saving a 73-year-old disabled man from his burning home. The Charlotte Observer reports ( http://bit.ly/2pAdRzv ) the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that Deputy Seth Hovis was on his way to work...
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May 02, 2017 - 5:32 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union's law enforcement agency says it has coordinated a two-day meeting that identified more than 2,000 examples of online propaganda for extremist groups including a network apparently set up by extremists to spread their message and raise funds. Europol...
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Odell Edwards wipes away tears as he sits with his wife, Charmaine Edwards, listening to their attorney Lee Merritt talking about the death of their son, Jordan Edwards, in a police shooting Saturday in Balch Springs, Texas, in Merritt's law office in Dallas, Monday, May 1, 2017. A suburban Dallas police chief said Monday that his department wrongly described why an officer fired into a moving vehicle and killed Jordan Edwards, after an attorney for the boy’s family said officers were trying to “justify the unjustifiable.” (Guy Reynolds/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
May 01, 2017 - 7:42 pm
A suburban Dallas police chief acknowledged Monday that an officer who fatally shot a black 15-year-old in a moving vehicle fired as the car was driving away — not as it reversed toward officers, as the department had previously asserted. Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber told reporters...
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May 01, 2017 - 6:03 pm
BALCH SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Texas 15-year-old who was killed when a police officer fired into a moving vehicle in which the teen was riding (all times local): 4:40 p.m. A suburban Dallas police chief says his department incorrectly described why an officer shot...
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