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  • UK politics resume after attack, Corbyn links terror to wars

    LONDON - Four days after a suicide bombing plunged Britain into mourning, political campaigning for a general election in two weeks resumed Friday with the main opposition leader linking acts of terrorism at home to foreign wars like the one in Libya.
  • The Latest: Trump not considering easing Russian sanctions

    TAORMINA, Italy - The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local):
  • Israel's Ramadan goodwill comes amid tension over Gaza power

    JERUSALEM - Israel has announced a series of goodwill gestures for Palestinians ahead of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan a day after it warned Gaza's already meagre electricity supply could be further reduced following a spat between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and the Islamic militant group Hamas that rules the territory.
  • Prosecutors: Ex-NFL player is the victim of $4.5M fraud

    INDIANAPOLIS - Federal prosecutors say a money manager stole more than $4.5 million from an unnamed former NFL player who played several years for the Indianapolis Colts.
  • Judge: No Confederate flag T-shirt in officer's retrial

    CINCINNATI - The jury in the murder retrial of a white Ohio police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist will not see the officer's undershirt depicting a Confederate battle flag, because a judge ruled Friday that the garment is too prejudicial.
  • Hillary Clinton addresses Wellesley College graduates

    WELLESLEY, Mass. - Hillary Clinton isn't mentioning Donald Trump by name, but she peppered her Wellesley College commencement address with barbs aimed at her rival in last year's presidential election.
  • Bullet tests clear Detroit man in prison since 1992

    DETROIT - A Michigan man in prison for 25 years was released Friday after new tests on bullets still in police storage supported his extraordinary claim that he was convicted with bogus evidence.
  • US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with NKorea on mind

    WASHINGTON - Preparing for North Korea's growing threat, the Pentagon will try to shoot down an intercontinental-range missile for the first time in a test next week. The goal is to more closely simulate a North Korean ICBM aimed at the U.S. homeland, officials said Friday
  • Chicago inmates can order fancy Italian pizza made in jail

    CHICAGO - How can you get a gourmet Italian pizza delivered right to your door for no more than $7? Get locked up at Cook County Jail in Chicago.
  • Painting of Tamir Rice shooting withdrawn from art festival

    PITTSBURGH - The artist of a painting depicting the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice has withdrawn the piece from a Pittsburgh arts festival after an outcry that the white artist was exploiting black pain.

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