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FILE - This file photo provided by the Kaufman County Sheriff's Office shows Amber Renee Guyger. Guyger, a Dallas police officer accused of fatally shooting her neighbor inside his own apartment has been dismissed, the police department announced Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. The Dallas Police Department fired Guyger weeks after she fatally shot 26-year-old Botham Jean inside his own apartment on Sept. 6. Court records show Guyger said she thought she had encountered a burglar inside her own home.(Kaufman County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
September 25, 2018 - 7:17 am
DALLAS (AP) — The firing of a white Dallas police officer who is charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of her black neighbor inside his own apartment was premature and unfair, an attorney for the officer said. Robert Rogers, who represents the former officer, Amber Guyger, said Monday...
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Labour Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer opens a debate on Brexit during the Labour Party's annual conference at the Arena and Convention Centre, in Liverpool, England, Tuesday Sept. 25, 2018. Labour Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said the party would reject a deal along the lines May is proposing because it does not meet "six tests" it has set, including protecting workers' rights and retaining access to European markets. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
September 25, 2018 - 7:17 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's main opposition Labour Party said Tuesday it will reject Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed Brexit deal with the European Union when it comes to a vote in Parliament, saying the government was offering the country a choice between "really bad and even worse." If Britain...
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A man cycles past in front of electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. Asian stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday after a Chinese government report accusing the Trump administration of bullying other countries dampened hopes for a settlement in their escalating tariff war. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
September 25, 2018 - 7:11 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets turned higher Tuesday as investors parsed the latest news in the United States trade disputes, while the price of oil continued to gain on concerns that OPEC countries would not increase production. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC 40 gained 0.3 percent to...
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A police officer shows buds of marijuana before a news conference Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. Thai police handed over around 100 kilograms of seized marijuana to be used for medical research Tuesday, as officials seek to produce pot-based medication. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
September 25, 2018 - 7:07 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police have handed over around 100 kilograms (220 pounds) of seized marijuana to be used for medical research, as officials seek to produce pot-based medication. Sophon Mekthon, chairman of the Government Pharmaceutical Organization, said Tuesday that researchers chose high-...
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Mourners carry flag-draped caskets during a mass funeral for victims of Saturday's terror attack on a military parade, in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarallah Mosque on Ahvaz's Taleghani junction, carrying caskets in the sweltering heat. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
September 25, 2018 - 7:03 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian media outlet close to the country's hard-line Revolutionary Guard published a video Tuesday threatening the capitals of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates with missile attacks, further raising regional tensions after a weekend militant attack on a military...
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September 25, 2018 - 6:57 am
CAIRO (AP) — An international watchdog on Tuesday accused Yemen's Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, of committing abuses including hostage taking, torture and enforced disappearances of people they hold in detention. New York-based Human Rights Watch said in a statement it documented 16 cases in...
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FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2012, file photo, British singer Gary Numan arrives for the Pre-Brit Awards Dinner at a London venue. Police say a tour bus carrying Numan struck and killed a 91-year-old man in Cleveland, on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Authorities say Numan's tour bus was making a right turn when it struck the victim as he walked in a crosswalk. (AP Photo/Jonathan Short, File)
September 25, 2018 - 6:53 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a tour bus carrying British singer Gary Numan struck and killed a 91-year-old man in Cleveland. Authorities say Numan's tour bus was making a right turn when it struck the victim as he walked in a crosswalk Monday afternoon. Numan said on Twitter that he and his team "...
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President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid, right, welcomes Pope Francis as he arrives at the Kadriorg Presidential Palace in Tallinn, Estonia, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. Pope Francis concludes his four-day tour of the Baltics visiting Estonia. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)
September 25, 2018 - 6:46 am
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Pope Francis acknowledged Tuesday that the sex abuse scandals rocking the Catholic Church have outraged the faithful and are driving them away, and said the church must change its ways if it wants to keep future generations. Francis referred directly to the crisis convulsing...
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September 25, 2018 - 5:54 am
PARIS (AP) — A French investigative website has published photos of a former security aide of President Emmanuel Macron posing with a gun in a fun photo with a waitress during a campaign stop weeks ahead of the May 2017 election — without any known authorization to be armed. Alexandre Benalla, 27,...
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In this Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, photo, a local business displays a protest sign of the proposed extension of the light rail system along Central Avenue, in Phoenix. The proposed extension of Phoenix’s light-rail system into the city’s poorest neighborhood is running into eleventh-hour opposition from some business owners in the Hispanic and black community.(AP Photo/Anita Snow)
September 25, 2018 - 2:48 am
PHOENIX (AP) — The defiant message hangs under the Mexican bakery's Spanish-language sign in Phoenix's poorest neighborhood, rejecting the city's idea of progress: "4 LANES OR NO TRAIN." Similar placards are plastered along the proposed new leg of Phoenix's light-rail system, a plan that progressed...
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