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CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge has yet to decide on an activists' request for an independent probe of the county prosecutor's handling of grand jury proceedings in the Ferguson police shooting of Michael Brown.St. Louis Circuit Judge Josep ...more

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LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado charter school refused to let a class valedictorian deliver a graduation speech in which he planned to come out as gay, prompting criticism from activists.Evan Young, 18, said he agreed to make some suggested ch ...more

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MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — In a story May 28 about a pilot who smelled of alcohol, The Associated Press reported erroneously the structure his small plane hit while taxiing. The plane hit a shed containing an antenna, not a communication tower.A cor ...more

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MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — A 13-year-old Ohio boy accused of stealing $25,000 from his 83-year-old grandfather and handing out $100 bills to his middle school classmates has been charged as a juvenile.The Medina (meh-DY'-nuh) Gazette (http://bit.ly/1KC ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has rescinded a ban on sales of military equipment to the South Pacific island nation of Fiji.An announcement Friday in the Federal Register said the shift in defense trade policy is in response to credible, d ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A father and son plan to plead guilty to crimes stemming from an investigation into suspected money laundering for Mexican drug cartels in the Los Angeles fashion district.Xilin Chen and his son, Tom Chen, signed plea agreemen ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — A newly unveiled indictment against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime schoolteacher silent about "prior mi ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service says the Washington Monument has reopened after a power failure two days ago.The agency announced Friday that the monument reopened at noon Friday. It was closed on Thursday and Friday morning after an ...more

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11:15 a.m. (CDT)Investigators say an Oklahoma police officer who was shot in the head during a traffic chase sustained injuries that aren't life-threatening.Authorities say three men shot the Oologah police officer during a Thursday night ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin is planning a memorial to her father and brother at a Detroit church that will include gospel music and a soul food buffet.The event called "Aretha Franklin Presents a Memorial for Rev. C.L. Franklin & Rev. Cec ...more