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Family of Alabama man slain by police sues for evidence

Mar. 11, 2019 5:10 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Relatives of an Alabama man fatally shot by police in a shopping mall on Thanksgiving have filed suit to make the state release more evidence about the case. The parents of Emantic "EJ" Bradford Jr. have joined the Alabama NAACP and the American Civil Liberties Union in suing...

US consumer spending fell sharp 0.5 percent in December

Mar. 1, 2019 10:11 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer spending tumbled 0.5 percent in December, the biggest decline in nine years, as the holiday shopping season ended in disappointment. Meanwhile, incomes rose sharply in December but edged down in January. The fall in consumer spending followed sizable gains of 0.7 percent in...