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US mood hardens as leader of ally Philippines stokes outrage

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 12:13am

As the body count mounts in the Philippines' deadly war on drugs, and its combative president's rhetoric plumbs new depths, the mood in Washington toward a key Asian ally is hardening.

Armed man dies after struggle with California police

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 12:11am

A man armed with a knife and reported to be bipolar died after a struggle with Pasadena police officers who were called to an apartment following reports of a disturbance.

California police show videos of fatal shooting of black man

Julie Watson and Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:31pm

Police released two videos Friday showing an officer fatally shooting an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb and said they hoped showing the footage would ease escalating tensions.

Appeals court rules against Kansas in voting rights case

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:22pm

Thousands of prospective voters in Kansas who did not provide citizenship documents will be able to vote in the November election under a federal appeals court ruling late Friday that upheld a judge's order.

The Latest: March in Pasadena in protest of police death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:21pm

The Latest on the death of a black man after a struggle with police in Pasadena, California (all times local):

Armed man dies after struggle with California police

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:11pm

A man armed with a knife and reported to be bipolar died after a struggle with Pasadena police officers who were called to an apartment early Friday following reports of a disturbance.

Man arrested in connection with Dubois woman's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:01pm

Authorities have arrested a man in connection with the shooting death of a woman at a home in Dubois.

Firefighter injured in California wildfire leaves hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:50pm

An official says a firefighter who was injured battling a blaze in Northern California's Santa Cruz Mountains has been released from the hospital.

Alabama justice off bench for defying feds on gay marriage

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:21pm

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore was removed from the bench Friday for defying the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage, more than a decade after he was ousted for disobeying a federal order to take down a 2 ½-ton monument to the Ten Commandments.

Forecasters say Matthew has become a Category 5 hurricane, the strongest in the Atlantic since 2007

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:11pm

Forecasters say Matthew has become a Category 5 hurricane, the strongest in the Atlantic since 2007.

Breakdown of video in police killing of man in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:51pm

A moment-by-moment breakdown of events shown in two videos released Friday showing an El Cajon, California, police officer shooting and killing Alfred Olango, an unarmed black man.

'Affluenza' teen's request to remove judge from case denied

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:01pm

Efforts by lawyers for "affluenza" teenager Ethan Couch to have the judge in his case removed, which could have resulted in his release from jail, have failed.

Police search Connecticut home of woman lost at sea

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:01pm

Police have searched the home of a woman who went missing at sea during a fishing trip with her son and is presumed dead.

Alabama Supreme Court upholds state's death penalty

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 7:31pm

The Alabama Supreme Court has upheld the state's death penalty sentencing structure.

Prosecutors want crackdown on websites selling illegal sex

Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 7:23pm

Prosecutors from around the world say the fight against sex trafficking is moving online as traffickers use popular websites to advertise sexual services.

Pentagon chief troubled by Philippine president's comments

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 7:21pm

Defense Secretary Ash Carter hinted Friday at U.S. impatience with the Philippine government over inflammatory comments by President Rodrigo Duterte.

Charlotte police to release full video in black man's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 7:11pm

Police in Charlotte say they will release all of the dashcam and body camera video from the fatal shooting of a black man that sparked in riots in the city.

California governor OKs sex crime bill tied to Stanford case

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:42pm

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed two sexual assault laws in response to national outrage over the six-month jail sentence given to a former Stanford University swimmer for assaulting a woman passed out near a trash bin.

Video suggests police drove at California man they then shot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:41pm

Dashboard audio indicates two police officers may have tried to hit a homeless man with their police cruiser before fatally shooting him in Sacramento this summer, a newspaper reports.

Judge refuses to toss Planned Parenthood lawsuit over videos

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:41pm

A federal judge in San Francisco has refused to dismiss a lawsuit by Planned Parenthood over videos that a group says show employees of the organization illegally selling parts of aborted fetuses.