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African marathoners top at Boston two years after bombing


BOSTON - Ethiopian runner Lelisa Desisa finished first in the Boston Marathon on Monday, reclaiming the top spot in a race he last won two years ago when it was struck by a deadly bombing attack.

Six Minnesota men charged with conspiring to support Islamic State

MINNEAPOLIS - U.S. authorities have charged six young Somali-American men from Minnesota with planning to join Islamic State and fight for the militant group in Syria, the U.S. attorney for Minnesota said on Monday.

Syria 8:19pm EDT

Oklahoma sheriff apologizes for fatal shooting by reserve deputy

OKLAHOMA CITY - Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz apologized on Monday to the family of an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by a white reserve deputy who has said he mistakenly pulled his gun instead of a Taser.

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Los Angeles police officer charged with assault over videotaped arrest

LOS ANGELES - A Los Angeles police officer was charged on Monday with assault for his part in the videotaped arrest of a black man who contends he was kicked so hard he lost a tooth filling.

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Baltimore police vow full probe of black man's death while in custody

- Baltimore police vowed on Monday to make a full and swift probe of the death of a black suspect who suffered spinal injuries after white officers arrested him, the latest incident to raise questions about the treatment of minorities by U.S. police.

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Iran charging U.S. journalist Rezaian with four crimes: Washington Post

WASHINGTON - Iran is charging Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian with four crimes, including espionage, the newspaper said on Monday in a report offering the first details about the exact charges against him.

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Uber driver charged with assault on bicyclist in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO - A driver for the ride-sharing service Uber was charged with felony assault on Monday over accusations he ran over a bicyclist in retaliation for an altercation near the bustling Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco, authorities said.

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Judge approves settlement to prevent excessive force at L.A. jails

LOS ANGELES - A court-appointed panel will oversee a plan to prevent excessive use of force by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies at two large downtown jails, under a settlement of a federal lawsuit given final approval on Monday.

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Judge finds Chicago police officer not guilty in fatal shooting

CHICAGO - A judge on Monday found Chicago police officer Dante Servin not guilty of involuntary manslaughter, saying there was no evidence he acted recklessly when he killed Rekia Boyd, 22, in an off-duty shooting in 2012.

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Utah mother sentenced to 15 years to life for murdering six newborns

PROVO, Utah - A Utah mother who pleaded guilty to murdering six of her newborn infants over the course of a decade was sentenced on Monday to 15 years to life in prison.

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