7 Palestinians killed by Israel fire on Gaza border

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Large crowds of flag-waving Palestinian protesters marched toward the Gaza border fence with Israel on Friday, some of them throwing stones and drawing Israeli fire that officials said killed at least seven people.


  • Written by By FARES AKRAM , Associated Press

EPA's Pruitt lived in DC condo connected to energy lobbyist


WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency lived in a Capitol Hill condominium linked to a prominent Washington lobbyist whose firm represents a roster of fossil fuel companies.


  • Written by By MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press

Chicago police: Weekend shootings were not all during march


CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say shootings that left one man dead and 18 other people wounded during the past weekend did not all happen during the March for Our Lives protest against gun violence.


Relatives demand answers after Venezuela jail fire kills 68


VALENCIA, Venezuela (AP) — It wasn't long after Daniel Marquez's family showed up at the Venezuelan police station jail where he'd been locked up for nearly a year awaiting trial when black smoke began billowing from the building.


  • Written by By SCOTT SMITH , Associated Press

Investigators search for clues in SUV wreck; 8 presumed dead


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Accident-reconstruction investigators are trying to figure out what caused an SUV carrying a family of eight to plunge off a 100-foot cliff in a deadly wreck that happened shortly after child-welfare authorities went to their home to investigate possible abuse.

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  • Written by By PAUL ELIAS and PHUONG LE , Associated Press