Suicide car bomb in southwest Pakistan kills 11, wounds 20

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide car bomber struck near the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 11 people and wounding 20, officials said. A breakaway Taliban faction later claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • Written by By ABDUL SATTAR , Associated Press

Turkey rejects Gulf Arab states' demands over its Qatar base

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Turkey on Friday rejected a key demand by several Arab states involved in a major dispute with Qatar, saying Ankara has no plans to shut down its military base in the small Gulf country.

  • Written by By ADAM SCHRECK and JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press

Attitudes, legal standards help make police convictions rare

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the three years since fatal police shootings of unarmed black people launched the Black Lives Matter movement, few officers have been charged and none has been convicted by juries in the highest-profile deaths that inspired protests across the country.

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  • Written by By ERRIN HAINES WHACK and DAN SEWELL , Associated Press

A look at high-profile police-related deaths of US blacks


A former Wisconsin police officer was acquitted of first-degree reckless homicide in the fatal shooting of Sylville Smith, a black man whose death sparked riots in a predominantly African-American neighborhood of Milwaukee.