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UN backs Syria efforts of Russia, Turkey...Silent march held for Chicago homicide victims...2 dead, 2 hurt in Connecticut shooting



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BEIRUT (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution supporting efforts by Russia and Turkey to end the nearly six-year conflict in Syria and jump-start peace negotiations. The resolution also calls for the "rapid, safe and unhindered" delivery of humanitarian aid throughout Syria. The vote came as a two-day-old cease-fire brokered by Russia and Turkey appeared to be threatened. Activists say some opposition-held towns outside the capital are being pounded by airstrikes.

CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of people are marching silently along Chicago's Michigan Avenue, carrying crosses for each person slain in the city this year. Authorities say there were more than 760 homicides in Chicago in 2016. After the march, the crosses will be placed in a vacant lot on the city's South Side.

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police say two people have been killed and two injured in a shooting outside a Connecticut theater. It happened last night in Wallingford after a performance by rapper Meek Mill. There have been no arrests.

JUNIATA TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — The suspect in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania trooper has been shot and killed following a manhunt. State police say Jason Robison was shot after threatening officers who found him this morning at a mobile home in central Pennsylvania. He was wanted in yesterday's shooting death of 23-year-old trooper Landon Weaver.

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Apple is being sued by a Texas couple whose 5-year-old daughter died in a crash involving a driver who was allegedly using Apple's FaceTime video chatting app. The lawsuit accuses Apple of not implementing iPhone features that would automatically disable FaceTime based on technology that calculates highway speeds. Apple hasn't responded to the suit.

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