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NAACP to announce plans for North Carolina economic boycott

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The NAACP is announcing plans for an economic boycott of North Carolina to protest laws enacted by the state's conservative General Assembly, including one limiting LGBT protections.


Witnesses say deadly Kansas shooting was racially motivated

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A man accused of shooting two Indians in a crowded suburban Kansas City bar, killing one man and injuring two others in an attack that some witnesses said was racially motivated, has been charged with murder and attempted murder.


Cab driver who tried to help Islamic State faces sentence

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A taxi driver caught helping a friend try to join the Islamic State group during an FBI sting faces a sentence of anywhere from four to 28 years.


Not black and white: Fees that threaten march unite Selma

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Black people who celebrate the civil rights movement and white people who commemorate the Civil War are suddenly finding themselves fighting on the same side in historic Selma, Alabama: against City Hall.


Tip leads to arrest in Georgia teacher's 2005 disappearance

Residents of a rural community in south Georgia are beginning to get some answers nearly 12 years after teacher and former beauty queen Tara Grinstead vanished from her home.


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Mayor 'deeply disturbed' over incident between cop and teen

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Anaheim officials pressed for calm Thursday after a night of raucous protests that followed an incident in which an off-duty policeman scuffled in his front yard with a boy, drew a weapon and fired a shot into the ground after another teen pushed him over a hedge and others surrounded him.


San Francisco firefighters rescue precariously perched pooch

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It took 16 firefighters to rescue a precariously perched pooch that had wandered off the side of a bluff at a popular San Francisco oceanside park.


Rural California levees besieged by pounding wet winter

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Billions of dollars in flood projects have eased fears of levee breaks near California's capital and some other cities, but state and federal workers are joining farmers with tractors in round-the-clock battles this week to stave off any chain-reaction failure of rural levees protecting farms and farm towns.


5 injured in Ohio group home stabbing attack

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police say five people have been injured in a stabbing attack at a group home in Ohio by a woman who allegedly was removed from the home for being disruptive.


$9.5 million in penalties in platform blast, Gulf violations

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An oil industry services company will pay $9.5 million in penalties for Gulf of Mexico safety violations and for pollution from a 2012 offshore platform fire that killed three workers.


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Protesters cleared from Dakota Access oil pipeline camp

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Authorities cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better part of a year, searching tents and huts and arresting dozens of holdouts who had defied a government order to leave.


'Hipster Cop,' in fashion spotlight during Occupy, retires

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police detective who became an internet sensation as the "Hipster Cop" for his fashionable wardrobe during the Occupy Wall Street protests is letting go of something he's been wearing for 25 years — his badge.


Son killed protecting mom at Subway shop where both worked

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say an 18-year-old sandwich shop employee was fatally shot as he tried to protect his mother during an attempted robbery at the store.


Police: 2 officers wounded and 1 suspect killed in DC shooting

Authorities say two police officers have been shot and wounded in Washington, D.C.


California police chief, feds in immigration probe spat

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California police chief and a mayor accused federal agents Thursday of duping local officers assisting in the takedown of suspected members of a notorious El Salvador-based gang into helping make immigration arrests.


The Latest: Feds deny deceiving police in California raid

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a dispute between local police and federal immigration officials in a California city (all times local):


$9.5 million in penalties in platform blast, Gulf violations

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An oil industry services company will pay $9.5 million in penalties for Gulf of Mexico safety violations and for pollution from a 2012 offshore platform fire that killed three workers.


10 Things to Know for Friday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday...


Some witnesses say Kansas shooting was racially motivated

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A man accused of opening fire in a crowded suburban Kansas City bar, killing one man and injuring two others in an attack that some witnesses said was racially motivated, was charged Thursday with murder and attempted murder.


Residents return after flooding to access damage in San Jose

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Gloria Najar said it felt like an "apocalypse" when she returned home after being evacuated in a flood that sent waist-high water into homes and streets in San Jose.


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