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British Ambassador to the United Nations Karen Pierce speaks at U.N. headquarters, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
UK envoy: Russia and Syria must let inspectors visit DoumaBritain's U.N. ambassador says the Russians and Syrians must uphold their promises to let chemical weapons inspectors visit the site of a suspected poison gas attack in the Damascus suburb of Douma _ and "it should happen expeditiously."
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
This photo provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Walter Leroy Moody. A federal appeals court has rejected the death row inmate's argument that Moody must serve out his federal sentence before Alabama can put him to death for the 1989 killing of a federal judge. He is scheduled to be executed Thursday, April 19, 2018, for killing 11th Circuit Judge Robert Vance with a bomb mailed to his home. (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP)
Alabama man, 83, executed for judge's 1989 mail-bomb slayingAlabama man convicted in 1989 mail-bomb slaying of federal judge is executed, oldest prisoner put to death in US since it resumed carrying out the death penalty in 1970s
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
FILE - This 2010 file photo released by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Vicente Benavides Figueroa in San Quentin, Calif. Figueroa, who spent nearly 25 years on California's death row was freed Thursday, April 19, 2018, after his conviction in the rape and killing of his girlfriend's nearly 2-year-old daughter was overturned. (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP, File)
California inmate released after 25 years on death rowA man who spent nearly 25 years on California's death row has been freed after his conviction in the rape and killing of his girlfriend's daughter was overturned
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
This photo provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Walter Leroy Moody. A federal appeals court has rejected the death row inmate's argument that Moody must serve out his federal sentence before Alabama can put him to death for the 1989 killing of a federal judge. He is scheduled to be executed Thursday, April 19, 2018, for killing 11th Circuit Judge Robert Vance with a bomb mailed to his home. (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP)
The Latest: 83-year-old Alabama mail-bomb killer is executedAlabama has executed the oldest U.S. inmate to be put to death in modern times, an 83-year-old man convicted of a federal judge's 1989 mail-bomb slaying
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this March 14, 2018, file photograph, a student waves a placard as classmates gather during a student walkout to protest gun violence on the soccer field behind Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo. Students at high schools across the country are expected to walk out of classes Friday, the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting, in their latest push for gun control. But they won’t be protesting at the Colorado school where the violence took place. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Columbine, Parkland students unite for voter registrationOn eve of 19th anniversary of Columbine High School shooting, Colorado students join a group of students from Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to rally for gun control and voter registration.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This March 2, 2018 file photo shows a statue that depicts a Native American at the feet of a Spanish cowboy and Catholic missionary in San Francisco. San Francisco authorities reversed a decision to remove a 19th century statue near City Hall that some say is degrading to Native Americans. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, file)
San Francisco board votes to keep controversial statueSan Francisco authorities reversed a decision to remove a 19th century statue near City Hall that some say is degrading to Native Americans
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The Latest: Hundreds gather near Columbine for voting rallyAbout a thousand people, including a group of students from Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, gathered in a park near Columbine High School to push for gun control and to highlight the importance of voting in the next election
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE--In this April 10, 2018, file photo, Stevante Clark, the brother of Stephon Clark, who was shot and killed by Sacramento police, speaks before a meeting of the Sacramento City Council in Sacramento, Calif. Clark was arrested on Thursday, April 19, 2018, and accused of making threats to commit a crime resulting in death or great bodily injury and telephoning 911 with the intent to annoy or harass. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file)
Police arrest brother of man killed by Sacramento policeSacramento police have arrested the brother of an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by officers last month
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017 file photo, homeless tents are dwarfed by skyscrapers as Vincent, who only gave his first name, sorts his belongings in Los Angeles. California is doing a poor job of sheltering the nation's largest homeless population and needs to provide statewide leadership to address the problem, the state auditor said Thursday, April 19, 2018, in a report that also singled out problems with homeless services in Los Angeles County. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, file)
State auditor: California doing a poor job on homelessnessAn audit concludes California is doing a poor job of sheltering the nation's largest homeless population and should fund staffing of a council created to deal with the problem at a statewide level
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Ex-officer sentenced for sex assault of woman in his custodyFormer police officer in southeastern Oklahoma sentenced to more than eight years in prison for sexually assaulting a woman during a traffic stop
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Michael Bever, center, is led into a courtroom for jury selection in his trial in Tulsa, Okla., Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Bever, the younger of two brothers accused of fatally stabbing their parents and three siblings inside a suburban Oklahoma home, is charged in Tulsa district court with five counts of first-degree murder and one count of assault and battery with the intent to kill for his role in the July 2015 stabbings. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Jury seated in Oklahoma family slaying caseJury picked to hear the first-degree murder case involving the younger of two brothers accused of fatally stabbing their parents and three siblings inside their Oklahoma home
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Shooter fires through restaurant window, kills 2 deputiesAuthorities say someone fired through the window of a restaurant, killing two Florida deputies
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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