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FILE - This combination of file photos provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, shows Derek Chauvin, from left, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao. Prosecutors say they may revisit the issue of audio-visual coverage of the trials of four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd.  Chauvin is charged with second-degree murder of Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by him and the other Minneapolis police officers on May 25. Kueng, Lane and Thao have been charged with aiding and abetting Chauvin. (Hennepin County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Police body camera video of Floyd arrest released to public

Aug. 11, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police camera video of Minneapolis officers arresting George Floyd was released to the public Monday and is available for publication. The footage became available Monday after a Hennepin County judge ordered it released. News organizations including The Associated Press had already...

A cyclists passes an empty Flinders Street Station during lockdown due to the continuing spread of the coronavirus in Melbourne, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. Victoria state, Australia's coronavirus hot spot, announced on Monday that businesses will be closed and scaled down in a bid to curb the spread of the virus. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

Asia Today: Melbourne virus outbreak steadies, China's falls

Aug. 10, 2020 10:58 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — An outbreak in Australia’s second-largest city held steady Tuesday, raising hopes the strict lockdown in Melbourne was working. Victoria state, which includes Melbourne, reported 331 new cases and 19 more deaths from COVID-19, equaling the record number of deaths set a day earlier....

LA sheriff concerned after deputies detain 3 Black teens

Aug. 10, 2020 9:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County sheriff said Monday he has concerns about tactics deputies used to detain three Black teenagers at gunpoint after the mother of one said the youths had been threatened by a man holding a knife. Sheriff Alex Villanueva said in a social media post that he had seen a...

Man, woman found dead in suburban Philadelphia unit

Aug. 10, 2020 4:13 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in a suburban Philadelphia apartment. Officers called to the Abington residence found the two dead shortly after 11:30 a.m. Monday, the Montgomery County district attorney's office and Abington Township...

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing to examine Department of Homeland Security personnel deployments to recent protests on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Washington. (Toni Sandys/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)

GOP senator subpoenas FBI over Russia, defends Biden probe

Aug. 10, 2020 3:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Ron Johnson said Monday that he has subpoenaed the FBI to produce documents to his committee related to the Trump-Russia investigation. The Wisconsin senator also defended a separate investigation he is leading into Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and Ukraine,...

Trump lawyers make final pitch to block tax record release

Aug. 10, 2020 2:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s lawyers made a final pitch Monday to block a New York prosecutor from getting his tax records, saying the Democrat was still “fishing for a way to justify his harassment of the President.” The lawyers made their written submission to a federal...

Parachutist hurt when he hits downtown Cleveland building

Aug. 10, 2020 11:39 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A parachutist crashed into the side of an apartment building in downtown Cleveland and ended up injured and suspended about 40 feet in the air until he was rescued by firefighters, authorities said. The 35-year-old man told police he and four friends jumped from a plane about 2 a.m....

3 critically wounded in shooting; Authorities seeking motive

Aug. 10, 2020 9:04 AM EDT

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. (AP) — A shooting in a western Pennsylvania community has left three people critically wounded, authorities said. The shooting in Beaver Falls was reported shortly after 11:30 p.m. Sunday. Responding police officers soon found the three victims, and two of them were flown to a hospital....

Wauwatosa police officer says he was assaulted by protesters

Aug. 9, 2020 11:06 PM EDT

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — Police in Wauwatosa are investigating claims made by a suburban Milwaukee police officer who has shot and killed three people in the line of duty during the last five years that violent protests took place outside his home. Police said in a release that 50 to 60 protesters...

2 Bossier City police on leave during probe into man's death

Aug. 9, 2020 4:37 PM EDT

BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) — A man was shot to death during a confrontation with police officers in a Louisiana city, and state police are investigating. Louisiana State Police said in a statement Sunday that Bossier City police officers had an “altercation” with a man Saturday night, and the man...