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WASHINGTON (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a possible GOP presidential candidate, will make a "major announcement" on the 2016 race on June 24 in New Orleans.That's according to Jindal's chief political adviser, Timmy Teepell.Jindal h ...more

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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Condemned prisoner Lester Bower Jr., convicted of fatally shooting four men more than 31 years ago, has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to keep him from becoming the oldest Texas prisoner put to death if his execution is carried o ...more

AP News - 27 mins ago

12:30 a.m. (CDT)Condemned inmate Lester Bower Jr. is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to keep him from becoming the oldest Texas prisoner put to death.The 67-year-old Bower is facing lethal injection Wednesday for the October 1983 fatal shoo ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Attorneys for a Native American student and officials with a California school district have reached an agreement that allows him to wear an eagle feather to his high school graduation.Christian Titman sued Clovis Unified Sc ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — A man who was under 24-hour surveillance by terrorism investigators was shot and killed Tuesday after he lunged with a knife at a police officer and an FBI agent outside a pharmacy, authorities said.A law enforcement official with ...more

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CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — The man accused of shooting two police officers during a protest in Ferguson is slated to appear in court.Jeffrey L. Williams, 20, is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on charges of felony assault, armed criminal action and ...more

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By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - The shock departure of a Canadian cabinet heavyweight has fueled talk about how long Prime Minister Stephen Harper will stay in power, with some in his party predicting he is unlikely to serve a full term ...more

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TORONTO (AP) — Canada's decades-long government policy requiring Canadian First Nation children to attend state-funded church schools amounted to "cultural genocide," a long-awaited report has found.Truth and Reconciliation Commission chair Just ...more

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12:15 p.m. (0415 GMT)More divers are being sent to join the rescue.Thirteen divers were working at the disaster site Tuesday, and an additional 120 were supposed to have arrived overnight from the provincial capital of Wuhan.Accord ...more

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HAVANA (AP) — About 30 Cubans sit in a conference room for several hours each week and learn the ABCs of journalism: how to craft a news story, write a headline and check sources.To their government, however, they are taking part in criminal act ...more