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Chicago Police Department Supt. Eddie Johnson hugs Mayor Lori Lightfoot after he announced his retirement during a press conference at CPD headquarters, Thursday morning, Nov. 7, 2019. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
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November 07, 2019 - 3:37 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced Thursday that he's retiring after more than three years as the city's top cop, a post he took over during one of the most violent chapters in the city's history and amid public outcry over the release of a video showing an officer...
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Clifton A. Blackwell, the suspect in Friday's battery acid attack, appears in a Milwaukee County Court in Milwaukee on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. Blackwell, 61, had been arrested on a preliminary charge of aggravated battery after 42-year-old Mahud Villalaz said Blackwell threw acid on his face after a series of anti-immigrant remarks that Villalaz finally countered by saying he is a U.S. citizen. (Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via AP)
Associated Press
November 07, 2019 - 3:35 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 61-year-old white Milwaukee man accused of throwing acid on a Hispanic man's face will be charged with a hate crime, increasing the possible sentence he may receive if convicted, prosecutors announced Wednesday. Prosecutors filed one charge against Clifton Blackwell — first-...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2017, file photo, death row inmate Rodney Reed waves to his family in the Bastrop County District Court in Bastrop, Texas. Supporters for Reed, who's facing lethal injection in less than two weeks for a murder he says he didn't commit, are mounting a final push in the courts and on social media to stop his execution, which is being called into question by lawmakers, pastors, celebrities and the European Union. (Ricardo B. Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
November 07, 2019 - 3:14 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Supporters of a Texas death row inmate who is facing lethal injection in less than two weeks for a murder he says he didn't commit are mounting a final push in the courts and on social media to stop his execution, which is being called into question by lawmakers, pastors, celebrities...
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FILE - This July 9, 2019, file photo shows a sign outside of the Twitter office building in San Francisco. The Saudi government recruited two Twitter employees to get personal account information of their critics, prosecutors said Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Associated Press
November 07, 2019 - 1:04 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Saudi Arabia, frustrated by growing criticism of its leaders and policies on social media, recruited two Twitter employees to spy on thousands of accounts that included prominent opponents, U.S. prosecutors have alleged. A complaint unsealed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in...
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November 07, 2019 - 11:34 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — As 850 Mexican local, state and federal security personnel prepared to raid a massive state prison near the U.S. border, criminals inside orchestrated a wave of chaos outside the prison walls in Ciudad Juarez. Ten people were murdered in various incidents around the city Tuesday...
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FILE - This July 9, 2019, file photo shows a sign outside of the Twitter office building in San Francisco. The Saudi government recruited two Twitter employees to get personal account information of their critics, prosecutors said Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
November 07, 2019 - 11:28 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on allegations from U.S. prosecutors that Saudi Arabia recruited two Twitter employees to spy on accounts that included prominent opponents (all times local): 11:15 a.m. A former co-worker and friend of a man accused of working for the Saudi government to gather...
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November 07, 2019 - 11:24 am
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian media outlet says two students have been injured in a school shooting in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. Online news site UOL reported Thursday that a 17-year-old boy shot one victim in the neck with a small firearm, and hurt another with a machete. Citing...
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People attend the funeral of Dawna Ray Langford, 43, and her sons Trevor, 11, and Rogan, 2, who were killed by drug cartel gunmen, at the cemetery in La Mora, Sonora state, Mexico, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. Three women and six of their children, all members of the extended LeBaron family, died when they were gunned down in an attack while traveling along Mexico's Chihuahua and Sonora state border on Monday. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Associated Press
November 07, 2019 - 10:51 am
LA MORA, Mexico (AP) — With Mexican soldiers standing guard, a mother and two sons were carried to the grave in hand-hewn pine coffins Thursday at the first funeral for the victims of a drug-cartel ambush that left nine American women and children dead. Clad in shirtsleeves, suits or modest dresses...
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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2012 file photo, people arrive on a school bus at Newtown High School for a memorial vigil attended by President Barack Obama for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, in Newtown, Conn. Most of the students who commit deadly school attacks were bullied, had a history of disciplinary trouble and their behavior concerned others, but it wasn’t reported. That’s according to a comprehensive study by the U.S. Secret Service’s National Threat Assessment Center of 41 school attacks since the 1999 Columbine High School Shooting. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
November 07, 2019 - 10:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Most students who committed deadly school attacks over the past decade were badly bullied, had a history of disciplinary trouble and their behavior concerned others but was never reported, according to a U.S. Secret Service study. In at least four cases, attackers wanted to...
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November 07, 2019 - 9:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is sanctioning three Nicaraguan officials accused of human rights abuses, election fraud and corruption. The U.S. Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control on Thursday announced the sanctions, which block the officials from doing business...
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