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Protesters yell from behind the road block they erected as they face off with security forces near the University Politecnica de Nicaragua (UPOLI) in Managua, Nicaragua, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Nicaragua's government said on Saturday it is willing to negotiate over controversial social security reforms that have prompted protests and deadly clashes this week. (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga)
April 22, 2018 - 2:48 pm
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The Latest on unrest in Nicaragua (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The U.S. State Department is accusing Nicaragua's government of overreacting to protests during days of unrest in which human rights groups say more than two dozen people have died. Sunday's statement says U.S...
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Former NFL quarterback and social justice activist Colin Kaepernick receives the Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2018 from Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty, right, in Amsterdam, Saturday April 21, 2018. Kaepernick became a controversial figure when refusing to stand for the national anthem, instead he knelt to protest racial inequality and police brutality. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
April 21, 2018 - 1:33 pm
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Amnesty International gave former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his kneeling protest of racial injustice that launched a sports movement and might have cost him his job. Onetime San Francisco 49ers teammate Eric Reid presented...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, then-FBI acting director Andrew McCabe listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Justice Department’s inspector general has sent a criminal referral about McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington. A person familiar with the matter says the referral was sent to the U.S. Attorney’s office for the District of Columbia. It does not mean that McCabe will be charged. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
April 19, 2018 - 7:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral about fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington, his lawyer said Thursday. The referral to the U.S. attorney's office for the District of Columbia does not mean McCabe will...
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An honor guard follow the casket out of the Doane Beal and Ames Funeral home in Hyannis, Mass., Tuesday, April 17, 2018, where the body of Yarmouth Police Officer Sean Gannon was transported by motorcade to South Yarmouth for a wake at St. Pius X Church. A vigil and visitation for Yarmouth K-9 Officer Gannon is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon, while a funeral Mass is scheduled for Wednesday morning. Both will take place at St. Pius X Roman Catholic church in Yarmouth. The funeral Mass will be followed by a private burial. (Steve Heaslip/The Cape Cod Times via AP)
April 18, 2018 - 10:05 am
BOSTON (AP) — The killing of a Massachusetts police officer has some Republicans calling for the reinstatement of the death penalty for the murder of law enforcement officers. Recent attempts to restore capital punishment in the state have faltered, most recently after the killing of another police...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018, file photo, former Maricopa County Sheriff and U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio speaks at his office in Fountain Hills, Ariz. An appeals court on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, ordered that a special prosecutor be appointed to defend a court ruling that dismissed the now-pardoned criminal case but didn't erase his criminal record. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
April 17, 2018 - 6:17 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A special prosecutor will be appointed in an appeal over the pardon of former metro Phoenix Sheriff Joe Arpaio's conviction for disobeying a court order because President Donald Trump's Justice Department is now refusing to handle the case, an appeals court ruled Tuesday. The U.S...
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FILE - In this March 27, 2018, file photo, Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn, center, flanked civic and community leaders announced that he has asked Attorney General Xavier Becerra's office to be part of an independent investigation of the shooting death of Stephon Clark by two Sacramento Police officers in Sacramento, Calif. Sacramento police have released over 50 new video and audio clips related to the fatal shooting of the shooting. The Monday, April 16, 2018, video release includes dashboard and body camera footage from responding officers after the March shooting of Stephon Clark. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
April 16, 2018 - 9:43 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento police released 54 new video and audio clips Monday that add fresh details about the department's response following the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man. The March shooting of Stephon Clark, 22, sparked an outcry in California's capital city and became...
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April 13, 2018 - 11:58 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former New Orleans police officer has been sentenced to five years in prison on malfeasance and obstruction of justice charges connected to the 2015 death of a fellow officer. Police said Wardell Johnson failed to properly search an arrested suspect in June 2015. That suspect...
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In this Aug. 6, 2014 photo released by the U.S. Department of Defense, Hondura's President Juan Orlando Hernandez, left, listens to U.S. Marine Gen. John Kelly, commander of U.S. Southern Command, during Hernandez's official visit to the command's headquarters in Miami, Florida. From late 2012 to early 2016, Kelly forged close ties with Honduran military and security chiefs, even as colleagues elsewhere in the Obama administration raised concerns about links between drug trafficking and high-ranking officials in the Honduran government, according to documents obtained by the Associated Press and interviews with more than 20 former State Department, Defense Department, Drug Enforcement Agency and national security officials who worked closely with Kelly, as well as human rights activists, former Honduran officials and academics. (Juan Chiari/U.S. Department of Defense via AP)
April 12, 2018 - 11:04 am
DORAL, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly came to Congress in March 2015 with some good news from Honduras, a country where good news is often hard to find. As leader of the U.S. military's Southern Command, he had been playing an important role in America's push to stop the flow of...
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April 12, 2018 - 10:10 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The police chief in North Carolina's largest city says he is having a tough time filling the 174 openings on the force and needs leaders to boost pay to attract applicants. The Charlotte Observer reports Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney told the city council...
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April 12, 2018 - 12:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A police officer defended his partner's decision to shoot a black motorcyclist in Washington, D.C., and said that he believed the man drove directly at his partner. The Washington Post reported Wednesday that Officer Jordan Palmer's account of the 2016 fatal shooting came during...
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