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Attorney: California police shot unarmed black man 10 times

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:59pm

Lawyers for the family of an unarmed black man killed by police in a busy Southern California parking lot said Monday that an autopsy found he was shot 10 times and died from choking on his own blood as police delayed getting him medical help.

Business and pleasure on menu for Macron's second day in US

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:53pm

A sit-down between President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron followed by a joint news conference highlight the business portion of the French leader's second day in Washington.

After close vote, panel sends Pompeo nomination to Senate

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:53pm

A close committee vote on the nomination of CIA Director Mike Pompeo as secretary of state is sending a warning to the White House as other Trump administration nominees are expected to meet with stiff resistance.

Spokesman: George HW Bush is eager to get well, go to Maine

Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:37pm

Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman said.

The Latest: Black man shot by officers struck police cars

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:35pm

The Latest on the shooting of a black man killed by Barstow police (all times local):

Mistrial declared for border agent charged with killing teen

Anita Snow and Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:34pm

A mistrial was declared Monday in the case of a U.S. Border Patrol agent after an Arizona jury acquitted him of a second-degree murder charge in the killing of a teen from Mexico but deadlocked on lesser counts of manslaughter.

Rhode Island lawmaker calls school shooting survivor 'dummy'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:16pm

A Rhode Island lawmaker has deleted a tweet calling a school shooting survivor a "dummy" for her response to the shooting that killed four people at a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville.

Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:11pm

Senators were discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's second-largest department.

House arrest modified for teen mom accused of killing infant

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:03pm

An Ohio judge has modified a house arrest order for a former high school cheerleader accused of killing and burying her newborn near her family's home.

Husband of Senate's ex-leader due in court on sex charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:03pm

The estranged husband of former Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg is making his first court appearance since being indicted on sexual assault and other charges.

Officer gives firefighter apology cake: 'Sorry I tased you'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:03pm

An Ohio police officer has apologized for a work mishap by bringing a firefighter a cake iced with an unusual message: "Sorry I tased you."

No typical double date: Trumps, Macrons dine at Mount Vernon

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:31pm

Tending to bonding before business, President Donald Trump and France's Emmanuel Macron opened the French president's visit Monday with an anything-but-ordinary double date with their wives at George Washington's house.

Atlanta attorney found guilty of murder in wife's shooting

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:13pm

After telling the judge Monday morning that they were stuck and couldn't reach a verdict, jurors deliberated a few more hours before deciding that a well-connected Atlanta attorney intentionally shot his wife, causing her death.

Car theft solved too late to prevent Waffle House tragedy

Sheila Burke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:09pm

After Travis Reinking allegedly stole a BMW from a Nashville area car dealer last week, police say they found it outside the apartment where he lived.

The Latest: Panel approves Pompeo for secretary of state

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:09pm

The Latest on the nomination of Mike Pompeo as secretary of state (all times local):

Oregon knew of abuse case against family that went off cliff

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:07pm

Oregon child welfare officials knew the family in an SUV that plunged off a California cliff had faced a child abuse investigation in another state when it looked into allegations in 2013, according to documents released Monday.

Closing arguments, deliberations loom in Bill Cosby retrial

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:49pm

Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial is set to go to the jury on Tuesday, but not before closing arguments pitting the prosecution's portrayal of a serial predator against the defense's contention that he's the victim of a "con artist" who made up drugging and molestation allegations to score a big payday.

Eric Holder questions arrests of 2 black men at Starbucks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:43pm

Former Attorney General Eric Holder is questioning the recent arrest of two black men in a Philadelphia Starbucks.

Ex-Texas official questions teen's Harvard acceptance

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:22pm

A former Texas education official has tweeted at a biracial teen accepted to Harvard University asking if he was admitted based "on merit or quota."

Guilty plea set in planned attack on San Francisco Pier 39

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:18pm

A man who allegedly planned a Christmas Day bombing and shooting attack at San Francisco's Pier 39 is set to plead guilty in a federal case, though details weren't public Monday.