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In this Feb. 23, 2018, photo, New American Diversity and Inclusion Officer Khaled Bhagat, with the Columbus Police Department, sits for a portrait at the Masjid Ibnu Taymiyah Islamic Center after Friday prayer in Columbus, Ohio. Bhagat has been tapped in Ohio’s capital to bridge gaps between police and the city’s growing immigrant population. (AP Photo/Ty Wright)
March 03, 2018 - 10:49 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After 10 years in hotel management, Khaled Bahgat grew accustomed to defusing tense situations involving out-of-control banquet hall parties. Often, he had the situation in hand by the time police showed up. One day, an officer asked, "Have you ever thought about being a...
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February 21, 2018 - 3:28 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police department says it's making no significant changes in its plans before a basketball tournament during which shootings have occurred the past two years. The Charlotte Observer reports the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said it will be using "...
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February 18, 2018 - 2:27 pm
MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) — A gunman opened fire with a hunting rifle on churchgoers leaving a service in Russia's Dagestan region, killing five people and wounding four others, then was shot and killed by police, authorities say. The shootings took place Sunday evening in Kizlyar, a town of about...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (Ronen Zvulun, Pool via AP)
February 17, 2018 - 8:00 am
A serial survivor of scandals, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be in trouble once more after police recommended a range of bribery and other charges against him in two separate investigations. Yet the law doesn't require him to step down until convicted, the process could drag...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety shows Devin Patrick Kelley. Records released Friday Feb. 16, 2018 detail a June 2013 investigation of allegations against Kelley, four years before the November 2017 mass shooting at a tiny church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Sheriff's deputies didn't pursue a sexual assault investigation against Kelly who shot and killed 26 people at the Texas church, even though the woman reporting it signed a complaint detailing the alleged attack. (Texas Department of Public Safety via AP, File)
February 16, 2018 - 6:52 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Sheriff's deputies didn't pursue a sexual assault investigation against the gunman in a mass shooting at a Texas church, even though the woman reporting it signed a complaint detailing the alleged attack, according to records released Friday. The records also contradict the reason...
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February 16, 2018 - 3:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A math teacher now charged with building a bomb suddenly stopped showing up for classes after his school received a December bomb threat called in by an underage student he later was charged with raping, law enforcement officials said Friday. When the teacher, Christian Toro,...
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FILE - In this March 2,1999, file photo, Michael Jordan stands with a group of models at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas where he previewed the Fall/Holiday 1999 Jordan collection, a sub-brand of Nike. By the 1980s, America finally publicly embraced the black athlete, looking past skin color to see athleticism and skill, rewarding stars with multimillion-dollar athletic contracts, movie deals, lucrative shoe endorsements and mansions in all-white enclaves. Who didn’t want to be like Mike? (Jim Laurie/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)
February 16, 2018 - 3:27 pm
By the 1980s, America finally publicly embraced the black athlete, looking past skin color to see athleticism and skill, rewarding stars with multimillion-dollar athletic contracts, movie deals, lucrative shoe endorsements and mansions in all-white enclaves. Who didn't want to be like Mike? But...
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Students grieve outside Pines Trail Center where counselors are present, after Wednesday's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Nikolas Cruz was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder Thursday morning. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach)
February 15, 2018 - 7:45 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly school shooting at a Florida high school (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Hundreds of people are attending a vigil for the 17 victims of a school shooting in Florida. The vigil Thursday night began with a moment of silence for those slain at the school in...
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February 15, 2018 - 2:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The public soon will learn who's been visiting key White House agencies. Public Citizen says the U.S. Secret Service has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by the consumer advocacy group over visitor logs for four White House agencies. The agencies are the Office of Management and...
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In this image made from video provided by WCBS-TV News, a damaged oil truck sits on the side of the highway after it was involved in a fatal accident, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 in Ridge, N.Y. Authorities say that several people died in the accident involving a stolen car, an oil truck and two other vehicles. (WCBS-TV News via AP)
February 14, 2018 - 6:44 pm
RIDGE, N.Y. (AP) — A stolen car fleeing police has been involved in a devastating crash with an oil truck and two other vehicles on Long Island, leaving five people dead. Police say the wreck occurred Wednesday in the Suffolk County hamlet of Ridge, 50 miles (80 kilometers) east of New York City...
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