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(Reuters) - Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Prince will perform a special concert in Baltimore on Sunday, apparently in part to honor the 25-year-old black man whose death from spinal injuries suffered in police custody sparked weeks of protest and a day o ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the assault on a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, but counterterrorism experts said IS has a history of asserting involvement in attacks in whi ...more

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TORONTO (AP) — Canada's most conservative province has elected a left-of-center government, ending a 44-year-long conservative party dynastyThe western oil-rich province of Alberta elected a New Democratic Party government on Tuesday. Few predic ...more

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Today is Wednesday, May 6, the 126th day of 2015. There are 239 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On May 6, 1965, after a Rolling Stones concert in Clearwater, Florida, was cut short by rowdy fans, Keith Richards c ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A district attorney connected to the case of an unarmed black man who died after a white police officer's chokehold was elected Tuesday to fill a congressional seat left vacant when the incumbent pleaded guilty to tax fraud.The e ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Brown lawns, dusty cars and idle sprinklers loom this summer under Gov. Jerry Brown's mandate to reduce urban water use by 25 percent to get through the drought. The State Water Resources Control Board approved new restriction ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California water regulators adopted sweeping, unprecedented restrictions Tuesday on how people, governments and businesses can use water amid the state's ongoing drought, hoping to push reluctant residents to deeper conservati ...more

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Ride-hailing company Uber said Tuesday that it is pulling out of Kansas after the Republican-dominated Legislature overruled GOP Gov. Sam Brownback and imposed new regulations on such services.It was the first time a Brownbac ...more

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(The Sports Xchange) - Right winger Patrick Kane's first-period power-play goal was the difference in Chicago's 1-0 win over the Wild on Tuesday, giving the Blackhawks a 3-0 stranglehold on their Western Conference semi-final playoff series. ...more

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7:45 p.m. CDTA federal law enforcement official says authorities had an open investigation into accused gunman Elton Simpson at the time of a shooting at a Texas cartoon contest, according to AP reporter Eric Tucker in Washington.The offi ...more