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2nd night of Baltimore curfew ... Protests spread to other states ... Baseball with no fans



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BALTIMORE (AP) — Wednesday night was the second night of a curfew in Baltimore, following Monday's riots that left buildings and vehicles burned and police officers injured. Baltimore's police commissioner says dozens of people were released from custody following the violence but they could be charged with crimes in the future. He says 16 more people were arrested during peaceful protests Wednesday. There also were Wednesday protests in Boston and Indiana over a black man who died of a spinal injury after he was arrested by Baltimore police.

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Protesters in Ferguson, Missouri returned to the streets a day after looting, fires and gunfire broke out. Wednesday night, several dozen people marched down West Florissant Avenue, protesting the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, the Baltimore man who sustained a severe spinal injury while in police custody. Police in Ferguson say that on Tuesday night, three people were shot and wounded during protests.

UNDATED (AP) — Hundreds of people are lining up in central Kathmandu, Nepal, hoping get on a government-run bus service so they can visit their homes in remote parts of the country. Over the past few days, the government has been running school buses free of charge for people wishing to travel to remote villages to check on their families following Saturday's deadly earthquake. The death toll is now past 5,500.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers looking to prevent a repeat of an HIV outbreak in a southern county have sent the governor a measure that would allow communities to implement needle-exchange programs. Gov. Mike Pence opposes needle exchanges as part of anti-drug policy, but says he looks forward to signing this legislation into law. The bill would allow areas that can prove they're in the midst of an epidemic to obtain approval from the state health commissioner to launch a needle exchange.

BALTIMORE (AP) — It was a baseball game with no fans. With tempers still smoldering following Monday's riot in Baltimore, the Orioles played a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Camden Yards Wednesday with no fans in the stands. Baltimore won 8-2.

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