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Phoenix looks to be next big city with citizen police review Phoenix looks to be next big city with citizen police review 08/17/2019 11:55am • PHOENIX (AP) — Dozens of people, mostly African Americans, huddled around tables scattered across a church gymnasium on a recent evening, discussing past run-ins with Phoenix police officers and ways to hold them accountable. In a city still stinging from a video of officers pointing guns and curs Correction: Myanmar-ASEAN story Correction: Myanmar-ASEAN story 08/16/2019 04:37pm • BANGKOK (AP) — In a story July 30 about Malaysia's position on Myanmar's responsibility for Rohingya refugees, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, to which Malaysia belongs, has agreed to take Myanmar to the International Court of Justice for rig Records: Hazing at football camp included sexual assault 08/16/2019 11:22am • CLEVELAND (AP) — Eleven Cleveland-area high school football players were victims of hazing at a camp in June, including four who were sexually assaulted by teammates, court records show. Authorities say the assaults and hazing occurred during a Berea-Midpark High School football camp held at Ca The real Brian Banks speaks out on prison injustice, reform The real Brian Banks speaks out on prison injustice, reform 08/16/2019 08:48am • NEW YORK (AP) — When Brian Banks' home was a prison cell due to a crime he didn't commit, he never imagined his life would be the subject of a film. He was only concerned with clearing his name and regaining his freedom. Now, seven years after he was exonerated on a rape allegation, Banks hopes th Montgomery Co. will comply with ICE detainer for 2 men accused of raping 11-year-old girl Montgomery Co. will comply with ICE detainer for 2 men accused of raping 11-year-old girl 08/16/2019 06:10am • Two men accused of raping an 11-year-old girl are in police custody in Montgomery County, Maryland, County Executive Marc Elrich confirmed Wednesday. According to a statement from Elrich, the two suspects are undocumented immigrants. After determining the two men entered the country illegally, U. Amnesty urges Sudan's military to extradite ousted al-Bashir 08/16/2019 12:45am • CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International is urging Sudan's military rulers to hand over longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court to stand trial for war crimes and genocide linked to the Darfur conflict. Amnesty's statement on Friday — just two days before al-Bashir is to go Tennessee inmate executed in electric chair for killings Tennessee inmate executed in electric chair for killings 08/15/2019 06:28pm • NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee executed its third inmate in the electric chair since November, killing a man Thursday who maintained that he didn't stab a mother and her 15-year-old daughter to death in 1986. State officials pronounced 56-year-old Stephen West dead at 7:27 p.m. at Riverbend Max Drugs, weapons convictions in Philly shooting suspect's past Drugs, weapons convictions in Philly shooting suspect's past 08/15/2019 03:25pm • PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The criminal history of a man suspected of barricading himself inside a Philadelphia rowhome should have prevented him from legally owning the firepower he used Wednesday to wound six police officers in a standoff that carried deep into the night, authorities said. Maurice Hill UN: Over 37 health-related attacks in Libya since offensive 08/15/2019 02:59pm • UNITED NATIONS (AP) — More than 37 attacks have been reported against health workers, health facilities and ambulances in Libya since the self-styled Libyan National Army led by Khalifa Hifter launched an offensive in early April to capture the capital of Tripoli, the United Nations said Thursday. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS 08/15/2019 12:24pm • Best-selling Books Week Ending 8/10/19 HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam's Sons) 2. "The Inn" by James Patterson with Candace Fox (Little, Brown) 3. "One Good Deed" by David Baldacci (G.P. Putnam's Sons) 4. "The Turn of the Key" by Ruth Ware (Gallery/Scout Pr Federal appeals court grants Texas inmate stay of execution Federal appeals court grants Texas inmate stay of execution 08/14/2019 06:31pm • HOUSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court granted a stay of execution Wednesday to a Texas inmate just one day before he was scheduled to die for the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old woman during a carjacking in Houston. In an 18-page opinion filed Thursday, a three-judge panel of the New Orleans-base Epstein accuser sues as questions swirl about his death Epstein accuser sues as questions swirl about his death 08/14/2019 02:37pm • NEW YORK (AP) — Jail guards on duty the night Jeffrey Epstein apparently killed himself are suspected of falsifying log entries to show they were checking on inmates every half-hour as required, according to a person familiar with the investigation into the financier's death. Surveillance video sh Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials 08/14/2019 02:04pm • Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: _____ Aug. 13 The Miami Herald on conspiracy theories surrounding the death of wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein, including a retweet by President Donald Trump: Now that Jeffrey Epstein is dead and gone, the conspiracy theorists have c The Latest: Judge asks for details about Epstein jail injury The Latest: Judge asks for details about Epstein jail injury 08/14/2019 01:33pm • NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of Jeffrey Epstein's death (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The judge in a criminal case against Jeffrey Epstein has pressed the warden for answers about how the financier became injured in jail last month. Epstein sustained bruising to the neck on July 23, Sudan's rebels want a role in transitional government Sudan's rebels want a role in transitional government 08/14/2019 07:51am • CAIRO (AP) — A Sudanese rebel alliance said Wednesday it should be represented in the transitional government formed by the military and the pro-democracy movement. Yesir Arman, a senior official in the Sudan Revolutionary Front, told The Associated Press that the transitional government should en
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