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Lawyer: Iowa man in Chicago to propose, not criminal conduct

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CHICAGO — A lawyer for an Iowa man arrested in Chicago for having guns and ammunition in his hotel room said Wednesday his client...

Police defend withholding details in South Carolina killings

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WALTERBORO, S.C. — State police told a judge that they don't want to release more information about the slayings of two members of a...

Police defend withholding details in South Carolina killings

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WALTERBORO, S.C. — State police told a judge that they don't want to release more information about the slayings of two members of a...

Belarus targets rights activists, journalists with raids

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KYIV, Ukraine — Authorities in Belarus on Wednesday raided offices and homes of dozens of human rights activists and journalists in a crackdown that...

UK plans to end prosecutions for N Ireland ‘Troubles’ crimes

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LONDON — The U.K. government announced Wednesday that it plans to introduce a statute of limitations for alleged crimes committed during decades of violence...

Lego tells US company to stop making guns look like its toys

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Danish toymaker Lego said Wednesday it had asked a Utah-based gun company to stop producing a product that makes a pistol...

BLM activists question equal exercise of Florida protest law

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MIAMI — Some Black Lives Matters activists say a double standard is being used as protesters in Florida block busy roadways this week in...

Missouri governor OKs police chokehold, accountability bills

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COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Wednesday signed bills that would increase police accountability, limit the use of officer chokeholds and, critics...

Chicago banker convicted in loans-for-Trump job scheme

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NEW YORK — A Manhattan jury on Tuesday convicted a Chicago banker of criminal charges for enabling Paul Manafort to get $16 million in...

Virginia jury awards $300k to Black woman injured by officer

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RICHMOND, Va. — A jury in Virginia has awarded $300,000 in damages to a Black woman who sued a police officer for excessive force...