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BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man who had been seriously injured while in custody. The judge also refused to remove the prosecutor in the c ...more

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LONDON (AP) — When Boston's troubled bid for the 2024 Olympics collapsed in late July, IOC President Thomas Bach made it pointedly clear he was counting on the U.S. to come up with another candidate.Bach said the U.S. Olympic Committee had given ...more

AP News - 17 mins ago

The death toll from a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a western Illinois veterans home has climbed to seven, and the state's public health director has warned that more fatalities could occur.The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs and the ...more

Reuters News - 17 mins ago

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff criticized ride-sharing app Uber on Wednesday for adding to unemployment, but she said each city had to decide how to deal with the service that has riled conventional taxi drivers. Braz ...more

Reuters News - 21 mins ago

By Curtis Skinner SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A former National Football League running back serving time in a California prison for domestic violence and vehicle theft has been charged with first-degree murder in the strangling death of his ce ...more

AP News - 22 mins ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Department of Justice is unveiling a state-run website to provide data on law enforcement's interactions with the public.Set to be announced Wednesday by Attorney General Kamala Harris' office, the database is t ...more

AP News - 32 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge says he plans to push ahead with a challenge to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans, even as the program is set to expire at the end of November. ...more

Reuters News - 36 mins ago

By Astrid Zweynert PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Malaysia's commitment to fighting corruption cannot be taken seriously as long as it does not explain how millions of dollars ended up in Prime Minister Najib Razak's bank ...more

AP News - 38 mins ago

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Texas sheriff says deputies who gunned down a man whose hands were raised believe he was holding a knife at the time.Bexar (bayr) County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau told the San Antonio Express-News (http://bit.ly/1iictws ) on T ...more

Reuters News - 40 mins ago

By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Six people have been charged in Oklahoma with homicide, accused of running an illegal prescription drug ring that authorities linked to the overdose death of a woman last year, police said on Wednesd ...more