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3 Chicago officers accused of lying about teen's shooting
CHICAGO (AP) -- Three Chicago police officers have been indicted on charges that they conspired to cover up and lie about what happened when a white police officer shot a black teenager 16 times - which prompted outrage when a video of the killing was finally released....

Man destroys new Ten Commandments statue at Arkansas Capitol
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Capitol police arrested a man after Arkansas' new Ten Commandments monument was smashed to pieces when someone rammed a vehicle into it early Wednesday, less than 24 hours after the 6-foot (1.8 meter) granite statue was placed on state Capitol grounds....

Utah lawsuits to test president's power to shrink monuments
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Native American tribes and environmental groups preparing for a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah's new national monument face a tougher challenge than anticipated....

Companies weigh cyberattack cost, with Ukraine hit hard
PARIS (AP) -- Companies and governments around the world on Wednesday counted the cost of a software epidemic that has disrupted ports, hospitals, and banks. Ukraine, which was hardest hit and where the attack likely originated, said it had secured critical state assets - though everyday life remained affected, with cash machines out of order....

The Latest: Online group re-emerges to taunt US intelligence
PARIS (AP) -- The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local):...

Mom's ex-boyfriend gets life in killing of 'Baby Doe'
BOSTON (AP) -- A Massachusetts man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison in the killing of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shore of a Boston Harbor island....

Study finds pay for public college presidents up 5.3 percent
Presidents of U.S. public colleges and universities saw their earnings climb by 5.3 percent last year, with several of them topping $1 million, according to an annual survey....

ABC, meat producer settle in $1.9B 'pink slime' libel suit
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- ABC and a South Dakota meat producer announced a settlement Wednesday in a $1.9 billion lawsuit against the American network over its reports on a lean, finely textured beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime."...

Review board wants another look at police shooting decision
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- A review board Tuesday found "substantial evidence of error" in a North Carolina police department's decision that the fatal shooting of a black man by an officer last year was justified and scheduled another hearing on the matter in August....

Missouri man cleared in 1997 sex case by DNA evidence
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A Missouri man who spent nearly two decades in mental hospitals for a conviction of a 1997 sexual assault of a teenage girl has been cleared of the crime after retesting of genetic evidence excluded him as a suspect....

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