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Police body cameras may solve one problem but create others

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The use of police body cameras is spreading to keep officers honest about using force against citizens. But how and when the public gets to see the footage is up for debate.

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Lawmaker expelled, another resigns after affair cover-up

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — One socially conservative Michigan lawmaker was expelled from office and another resigned early Friday after they rocked the Legislature with an extramarital affair and a botched attempt to conceal it with a fictional, sexually explicit email.

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Dickie Moore, child star of the 1930s, dies at age 89

NEW YORK (AP) — Dick "Dickie" Moore, a saucer-eyed child star of the 1930s who appeared in "Our Gang" comedies, gave Shirley Temple her first screen kiss and was featured in many major Hollywood productions, has died. He was 89.

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On Sept. 11 anniversary, appeals to remember as time passes

NEW YORK (AP) — During years of going to ground zero every Sept. 11, Paul Acquaviva has seen crowds diminish at the ceremonies commemorating the terror attacks. But his determination to participate hasn't.

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The sun rises, as One World Trade Center, center left, stands on the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, in Jersey City, N.J. Victims' relatives began marking the 14th anniversary of Sept. 11 in a subdued gathering Friday at ground zero, with a moment of silence and somber reading of names. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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Scant sympathy for refugees in Europe's ex-communist east

RIGA, Latvia (AP) — When Latvia last month decided to accept 250 of the tens of thousands of refugees seeking shelter in Europe, hundreds of protesters including elderly people and families with children rallied outside Parliament with placards warning that the foreigners would bring doom upon the Baltic country. A smattering of slogans spoke darkly of a threat to "white nations."

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Sheriff releases video of struggle with inmate who died

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A video released Thursday shows a prolonged struggle between a naked, mentally ill inmate and five deputies in biohazard suits who shocked her four times with a stun gun before she lost consciousness.

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Shocked city assesses flood damage in Japan; 22 missing

JOSO, Japan (AP) — Happiness is relative — floods may destroy your family's livelihood and fill your house with mud, but at least it's standing and you're alive.

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UN chief says will repatriate peacekeepers over sex abuse

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. chief is taking aim at sexual abuse by peacekeepers, calling it "one of my greatest disappointments" and saying he will repatriate the troops of countries that don't act on allegations. The U.N. has already started to suspend payments to countries when allegations are credible.

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