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Rowdy Trump protests portend explosive California primary
BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) -- Hundreds of rowdy protesters broke through barricades and threw eggs at police outside a hotel where Donald Trump addressed the state's Republican convention. Several Trump supporters said they were roughed up but no serious injuries were reported.... 4/30/2016 6:37 AM

San Francisco chief releases racist texts, orders training
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- San Francisco's police chief said Friday that he has ordered that all officers finish an anti-harassment class within the next month amid a racist texting scandal that has rocked the department already dogged by fatal shootings of unarmed minority suspects.... 4/29/2016 9:05 PM

Ex-priest gets 20-40 years in prison for sexual assault
JACKSON, Mich. (AP) -- Victims confronted a former Roman Catholic priest in court Friday as he was sentenced to at least 20 years in prison for sexually abusing students at a Michigan high school in the 1980s.... 4/30/2016 5:50 AM

8 children, 2 tied up in backyard, rescued from Texas home
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A late-night phone call to police about a crying child led to the discovery of eight children unsupervised at a San Antonio home, including a 2-year-old boy chained in the backyard and a 3-year-old girl tied to a door with a dog leash, authorities said Friday.... 4/29/2016 11:33 PM

Study: US oil field source of global uptick in air pollution
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An oil and natural gas field in the western United States is largely responsible for a global uptick of the air pollutant ethane, according to a new study.... 4/29/2016 11:04 PM

Texas court blocks Houston from using tougher clean-air laws
HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston's efforts to use local clean air laws to regulate pollution in the home of the nation's largest petrochemical complex were halted Friday by a Texas Supreme Court ruling in favor of energy and chemical companies that claimed the city had overreached.... 4/30/2016 5:49 AM

Colorado woman gets 100 years for cutting baby from womb
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- A judge on Friday sentenced a Colorado woman who cut a baby from a stranger's womb to 100 years in prison, including the maximum penalties for attempted murder and unlawful termination of a pregnancy.... 4/29/2016 10:53 PM

Indigenous dancers compete at North America's largest powwow
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Nearly 3,000 indigenous dancers representing hundreds of tribes from across the United States, Canada and other parts of the world kicked off one of North America's most prominent powwows on Friday.... 4/30/2016 12:39 AM

Olympic weightlifting champion Tommy Kono dies in Hawaii
HONOLULU (AP) -- Tommy Kono, who took up weightlifting in an internment camp for Japanese-Americans and went on to win two Olympic gold medals for the United States, has died. He was 85.... 4/30/2016 6:48 AM

President Obama celebrates jazz at the White House
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are celebrating International Jazz Day a day early with a concert at the White House.... 4/30/2016 5:17 AM

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