Mourners: Black teen killed by police more than a hashtag

Police Shooting Ten Killed

SWISSVALE, Pa. (AP) — Classmates, teachers, family and neighbors of Antwon Rose Jr. described him Monday as a caring and charismatic young man who deserves to be remembered as more than just the latest hashtag given unarmed black men killed by police. The funeral for Rose, 17, was held in a school...


Sessions defends Trump administration's immigration policies

Immigration Sessions Nevada-5

RENO, Nevada (AP) — While hundreds of protesters rallied outside, Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended the Trump administration’s immigration policies Monday, calling on Congress to act and asserting that many children were brought to the border by violent gang members. Speaking at a school-...


Supreme Court declines to hear 'Making a Murderer' case

Supreme Court Making a Murderer

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it won’t weigh in on the case of a teenager convicted of rape and murder whose story was documented in the Netflix series “Making a Murderer.” As is typical, the justices did not explain their decision declining to take the case. The justices’...


Manafort appeals jailing, civil case against Mueller

Trump Russia Probe Manafort

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman is appealing a judge’s decision to jail him while he awaits trial on several felony charges. Attorneys for Paul Manafort filed court papers Monday saying they want a federal appeals court to review the order by U.S. District Judge...


High court lets family of Calif. teen shot by deputy sue

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is letting the family of a California teenager who was fatally shot while holding a pellet gun go forward with a lawsuit against authorities. The Supreme Court declined Monday to get involved in the case, leaving in place lower court decisions in favor of 13-year-...


The Latest: Trump says he was 'very happy' to sign order

Congress Immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on immigration legislation (all times local): 2:41 p.m. President Donald Trump is continuing to rail against U.S. immigration policies days after signing an executive order reversing his administration’s insistence on separating migrant children from their parents at...


Mattis seeks less contentious visit with Chinese

United States-China

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis laid out plans for a less contentious, more open dialogue with Chinese leaders as he travels to Asia, less than a month after he slammed Beijing at an international conference for its militarization of islands in the South China Sea....


Justices won't hear case of anti-gay marriage florist

Supreme Court Gay Wedding Florist

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court ordered Washington state courts Monday to take a new look at the case of a florist who refused to provide services for a same-sex wedding, in light of the justices’ recent ruling in a similar case involving a Colorado baker. The order means the Supreme Court is...


Ex-state official Kander announces run for Kansas City mayor

Kansas City Mayor Jason Kander

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former Missouri secretary of state who garnered national attention during an unsuccessful bid for U.S. Senate announced Monday that he’s running for Kansas City mayor. “I’m running for mayor because I want to make sure no matter where you live in the city or how you grew...


The Latest: Wildfire leads governor to declares emergency

California Wildfires

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 11:30 a.m. California Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency for a Northern California wildfire that remains uncontained by firefighters. The state of emergency issued Monday allows Lake County to receive more...

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