Army veteran in US since age 8 deported after prison stint

 

CHICAGO (AP) — An Army veteran from Chicago who served two tours in Afghanistan and had been in the U.S. since age 8 has been deported to Mexico because of a 2008 drug-trafficking conviction.

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Grandmother of slain Sacramento man calls for police changes

 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The grandmother of an unarmed black man killed by Sacramento police called Monday for changes in the way police confront suspects, such as sending in a police dog, using a Taser, or aiming for an arm or leg when shots are fired.

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  • Written by By DON THOMPSON , Associated Press

Decision to add citizenship question to census draws protest

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 2020 U.S. Census will add a question about citizenship status, a move that brought swift condemnation from Democrats who said it would intimidate immigrants and discourage them from participating.

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Thousands rally, distraught over Russian shopping mall fire

 

MOSCOW (AP) — Distraught and angry, thousands of Russians took to the main square of a Siberian city Tuesday to confront local officials whom they blamed for a shopping mall fire that killed at least 64 people, most of the children.

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  • Written by By NATALIYA VASILYEVA , Associated Press