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GARLAND, Texas (AP) — More details are emerging about a deadly shootout in Texas yesterday that left two gunmen dead outside a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in suburban Dallas. Police in Garland now say SWAT team officers, not just an off-duty officer, were involved in the shooting. It's not clear which officer fired the lethal shots. The attack has been condemned by Muslim groups.
BOSTON (AP) — It took emotional testimony from an aunt, but Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has shown some emotion. He cried after his sobbing aunt testified briefly in his federal death penalty trial. The aunt lost her composure and was unable to answer any questions. The defense is hoping to spare Tsarnaev of the death penalty.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Democratic lawmaker on a House panel investigating the attacks in Benghazi, Libya, says Republicans should not try to drag out their investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. A lawyer for the Democratic presidential candidate would appear for only one session the week of May 18 or later, not twice as requested.
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer shot in the head while attempting to stop a man suspected of carrying a handgun died today. Brian Moore has been in a coma since the Saturday evening shooting. He was 25.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Singer Lauryn Hill is canceling a planned performance in Tel Aviv because she wasn't able to also schedule a concert in the nearby Palestinian city of Ramallah. Hill said she hoped to perform in both venues in hopes of being "a presence supporting justice and peace." She says she'll try a different approach to bring her music to fans in the region.
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