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NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of shooting a New York City police officer in the head has been arraigned on charges including two counts of attempted murder of a police officer. Demetrius Blackwell did not enter a plea during his court appearance today. Blackwell was arrested last night in the shooting of officer Brian Moore, who is hospitalized in critical but stable condition.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says it's time for Baltimore to start returning to normal. He says the National Guard has begun demobilizing the 3,000 troops he called in after violence erupted last Monday. And the governor says he agrees with the decision by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to lift the 10 p.m. curfew. Hogan says the city lost 200 businesses to rioting, many of them minority-owned.
ROME (AP) — Thousands of people have marched through Milan, Italy, to protest the violence that left much of the city's downtown trashed on May Day. Hundreds of the marchers also removed graffiti and helped repair other damage done by protesters who rampaged through Italy's financial capital while VIPs were inaugurating the world's fair the city is hosting. The vandals smashed bank and shop windows, torched parked cars and damaged traffic lights.
JOS, Nigeria (AP) — Leaders of one Nigerian community are accusing Nigerian troops of killing dozens of civilians and razing homes to avenge the deaths of six soldiers. The community's traditional ruler told reporters up to 80 people were killed in multiple attacks by soldiers over the weekend in central Plateau state. Violence in the region between mainly Christian farmers and Muslim cattle herders has killed thousands.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lindsey Vonn says she and Tiger Woods have decided to end their three-year relationship. The Olympic ski champion says on Facebook that she and the 14-time major golf winner lead "incredibly hectic" lives that forced them to spend most of their time apart. The two announced their relationship in social media postings in March 2013.
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