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Protesters expected in Baltimore ... Manhunt continues in IL community ... Obama wraps up Alaska trip

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 2, 2015 at 6:51 a.m.

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Protesters are expected to gather today outside a courthouse in Baltimore for the first hearing for six city police officers accused in the death of Freddie Gray, the black man who suffered critical spine injuries while in police custody. One issue prosecutors and defense attorneys will be raising is whether State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby should remove herself from the case. Gray's death led to protests in Baltimore, and a riot that prompted the National Guard to be called in.

FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — The small northern Illinois community of Fox Lake is mourning the popular veteran police officer who was shot to death during a foot chase yesterday. Meanwhile, federal agencies, SWAT teams and police dogs are helping in the search for three suspects in the death of Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz (GLIHN'-uh-wihts). Several schools were locked down yesterday, and authorities say seven classes have been canceled today.

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's government will introduce measures to improve conditions for the tens of thousands of refugees and migrants arriving on eastern Greek islands. Greece has borne the brunt of a massive refugee and migration influx to the European Union, with more than 200,000 people arriving so far this year.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama wraps up his three-day Alaska trip today, with a historic visit to the Alaska Arctic. Today's visit will shine a rare spotlight on the plight of Alaska Natives and others who live in more than 200 far-flung Alaskan villages under conditions unimaginable in much of the United States. Alaska Natives have joined the president in sounding the alarm on climate change.

BALI, Indonesia (AP) — A former Austin, Texas, police officer accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend has been extradited from Indonesia to the United States. VonTrey Jamal Clark was deported from Indonesia, handed over to FBI agents and flown to Texas today on a specially chartered plane. Clark's girlfriend, Samantha Dean, was found shot to death in Texas in February. Authorities say while in Indonesia, Clark moved repeatedly to avoid arrest.

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