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Colorado theater shooter seems calm, is tethered to floor
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Colorado theater shooter James Holmes appeared with close-cropped hair and a calm demeanor as lawyers made their final motions before Monday's opening of the trial that will determine if he'll be executed, spend his life in prison, or be committed to a mental institution as criminally insane.... 4/27/2015 4:41 PM


Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life
BOSTON (AP) -- A lawyer for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev urged a jury Monday to spare the young man's life, portraying him as "a good kid" who was led astray by his radicalized and belligerent older brother.... 4/27/2015 4:18 PM


Thousands attend funeral for Freddie Gray in Baltimore
BALTIMORE (AP) -- The six Baltimore police officers suspended after a man suffered serious spinal injuries while in custody should tell the public what happened, an attorney for the man's family said at his funeral Monday.... 4/27/2015 4:43 PM


US lowers fluoride in water; too much causing splotchy teeth
NEW YORK (AP) -- The government is lowering the recommended amount of fluoride added to drinking water for the first time in more than 50 years.... 4/27/2015 5:48 PM

Japan's prime minister focuses on economy and women's issues
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday his administration is trying to improve the status of women in his country as it also seeks to protect women's rights on the international stage.... 4/27/2015 3:39 PM

US citizen wants pardon, compensation in Dubai video case
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- An American who spent nine months in a United Arab Emirates prison for his role in an online parody video is seeking a pardon and financial compensation.... 4/27/2015 5:21 PM

Truckers at nation's biggest port complex strike over wages
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Truck drivers who haul goods from the nation's busiest port complex in Southern California walked off the job Monday in a dispute over their wages and employee status, months after another West Coast labor conflict cost major delays in billions of dollars of trade.... 4/27/2015 3:40 PM



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