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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) " Two Minneapolis police officers followed proper procedure in a confrontation that led to the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark in November, and won't face discipline, the city's police chief announced. Chief Janee Harteau said Friday that an internal investigation found the officers were warranted in using deadly force in the death of the 24-year-old black man. Clark was shot in the head on Nov. 15 in a confrontation with Officers Mark Ringgenberg and Dustin...

Updated at 3:50 AM

UNITED NATIONS (AP) " An international team has determined that the Syrian government carried out a third chemical attack in the conflict-wracked nation, according to a report released late Friday. In August, the team from the United...

Updated at 3:44 AM

ISLAMABAD (AP) " Taliban, Afghan and Pakistani officials say three senior Taliban members have held a series of meetings with Pakistani officials in Islamabad to brief them about the recent talks held in Qatar between the Taliban and...

Updated at 3:08 AM

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) " Venezuela is bracing for turbulence after the socialist government blocked a presidential recall referendum in a move opposition leaders are calling a coup. The opposition is urging supporters to take to the...

Updated at 2:04 AM

MIAMI (AP) " A woman performing the national anthem before an NBA preseason game in Miami on Friday night did so while kneeling at midcourt, and opening her jacket to show a shirt with the phrase "Black Lives Matter." The singer was...

Updated at 2:01 AM

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) " Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay says he will help explore ways to mentor youth in Lexington after the shooting death of his 15-year-old daughter over the weekend. Gay said in a statement released Friday that he's determined...

Updated at 1:15 AM

UNITED NATIONS (AP) " An international team has determined that the Syrian government carried out a third chemical attack in the conflict-wracked nation, according to a report released late Friday. In August, the team from the United...

Updated at 12:30 AM

HELENA, Mont. (AP) " A judge's decision not to order prison time for a Montana man who raped his 12-year-old daughter has sparked outrage from afar and calls closer to home to toughen the state's law, which allows such lenience in certain...

Updated at 12:23 AM

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) " New York state enacted one of the nation's toughest restrictions on Airbnb on Friday with a new law authorizing fines of up to $7,500 for many short-term rentals. The measure signed into law by Democratic Gov. Andrew...

Updated at 12:22 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama said he's sad that one of his and the first lady's favorite traditions, musical night at the White House, ended Friday. Obama and his wife, Michelle, have reserved certain evenings over the past...

Updated at 12:20 AM

ESEKA, Cameroon (AP) " An overloaded train derailed along the route that links Cameroon's two major cities on Friday, killing at least 53 people and injuring more than 300, the government said. The injured could not be evacuated until rail...

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