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State prisoner charged in Indianapolis shooting deaths of 4

Jan. 23, 2019 8:15 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a state prisoner with four counts of murder in connection with the shooting deaths of four people inside an Indianapolis home nearly four years ago. Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry said Wednesday that 36-year-old Nicholas Dunn is charged in the 2015...

Nelson scores 26 points, leads American over Boston U 70-66

Jan. 23, 2019 7:43 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Sa'eed Nelson scored 26 points on 9-of-12 shooting and had six assists and five steals to help American beat Boston University 70-66 on Wednesday night to end a three-game skid. Stacy Beckton Jr. and Larry Motuzis added 11 points apiece with Motuzis hitting three 3-pointers for the Eagles...

The Latest: McConnell blames 'far-left activists' and media

Jan. 23, 2019 3:41 PM EST

PARK HILLS, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on reaction from a recent encounter between white teenagers, Native American marchers and a black religious sect outside the Lincoln Memorial. (all times local): 1 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says "far-left activists" and the media are to blame for threats...

Florida's 2018 youth vote swells over previous midterm

Jan. 23, 2019 3:06 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — They rallied hundreds of thousands to march for gun reform, landed on the cover of Time magazine and raised millions of dollars from celebrities like Oprah and George Clooney. But could the teenage survivors of the Parkland school shooting actually motivate unpredictable young...

Zimbabwe's civil servants to strike on Friday over salaries

Jan. 23, 2019 3:00 PM EST

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe faces a new wave of unrest as the group representing government workers announced on Wednesday that roughly 500,000 civil servants across the country will go on strike after salary negotiations failed. David Dzatsunga, secretary of the Civil Service Apex Council, said the...

Kentucky mother urges school to do more after son kills self

Jan. 23, 2019 12:31 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky mother reeling from her 10-year-old son's death says Louisville's school district must do more to prevent bullying. Tami Charles is a local comedian and radio host. She says her fifth-grader, Seven Bridges, killed himself on Saturday. Jefferson County Schools...

Detective: Florida school shooting deputy statement faulty

Jan. 23, 2019 12:11 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida detective told investigators the former deputy entrusted to protect a high school where 17 people died in a mass shooting last year gave an initial statement filled with inaccuracies about his actions. Broward Sheriff's Office Detective John Curcio told investigators...

The Latest: School shooting deputy statement called faulty

Jan. 23, 2019 11:40 AM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on School Shooting-Florida (all times local): 11:35 a.m. A Florida detective says the former deputy entrusted to protect a high school where 17 people died in a mass shooting gave an initial statement filled with inaccuracies about his actions. Broward Sheriff's...

Chilean transgender school protects children from bullying

Jan. 23, 2019 12:00 AM EST

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Growing up as a transgender child in Chile, Angela was so desperate to escape the physical and verbal abuse from other students at her elementary school that she thought about taking her own life. "I just wanted to die," said the now 16-year-old. "I didn't want to exist, because what...

Venezuelans clean up after violent protests in capital

Jan. 22, 2019 11:01 PM EST

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Working class neighborhoods in Venezuela's capital erupted in violence late Tuesday for a second straight night amid fears that demonstrations called by the opposition could spur further violence. In the Catia district, a few miles from the presidential palace, youths set fire to...