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Shooting of 3 men captured by Facebook Live camera

NORFOLK, Va. — Three Virginia men were wounded by a hail of gunfire in a shooting recorded on Facebook Live video, police said on Wednesday, another example of the phenomenon of violence being streamed online.

Sanders endorses Clinton for White House in show of party unity

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Democrat Bernie Sanders endorsed former rival Hillary Clinton for president in a show of party unity on Tuesday, saying she was the best candidate to fix the country’s problems and beat Republican Donald Trump in the Nov. 8 election.

Lawmakers grill Lynch over Clinton investigation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Tuesday defended the U.S. Justice Department’s decision not to bring charges against Hillary Clinton over her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, amid criticism from Republican lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee.

Capitol lockdown lifted

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Capitol was briefly placed on lockdown on Tuesday after police received a call about a man with a gun several blocks away, police said.

Obama: Dallas, U.S. are ‘suffering’

DALLAS — People in Dallas and across the United States are suffering in the wake of last week's slaying of five police officers at a protest against police violence, President Barack Obama told a memorial on Tuesday for victims of the deadliest day for U.S. law enforcement in almost 15 years.

Republican chairmen seek new federal probe

WASHINGTON — As Attorney General Loretta Lynch is set to face tough questions Tuesday about declining to prosecute Hillary Clinton, Republicans in the House of Representatives asked the Justice Department to investigate whether Clinton had lied to Congress.

Judge rejects new trial for media mogul’s ex-girlfriend

LOS ANGELES — An ex-girlfriend of media mogul Sumner Redstone will not be granted a new trial over her lawsuit that challenged the 93-year-old’s mental competence, a California judge said in a tentative ruling on Monday.

N. Korea says it will treat U.S. detainees under ‘wartime law’

SEOUL — North Korea said on Monday it has told the United States it will sever the only channel of communication between them, at the United Nations in New York, after Washington blacklisted leader Kim Jong Un last week for human rights abuses.

Experts warn of more U.S. superbugs in coming months

NEW YORK, N.Y. — After two confirmed U.S. cases of a superbug that thwarts a last-resort antibiotic, infectious disease experts say they expect more cases in coming months because the bacterial gene behind it is likely far more widespread than previously believed.

Teens used Pokemon Go for robbery

O’FALLON, Mo. — Popular new mobile game Pokemon Go was used by four teens in Missouri to lure nearly a dozen victims into armed robberies, police and media reports said on Monday.

U.S. House approves bill to upgrade airport security

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House of Representatives on Monday approved an aviation bill that would upgrade security at U.S. airports in the aftermath of the Brussels and Istanbul attacks while extending funds for the Federal Aviation Administration for another 14 months.

Female MDs in U.S. paid less than male doctors

At U.S. medical schools affiliated with public universities, female physicians get paid tens of thousands of dollars less each year than their male colleagues, according to a new study.

Dallas police chief expresses worry about armed civilians in Texas

DALLAS — The Dallas police chief said on Monday that Texas state laws allowing civilians to carry firearms openly, as some did during the protest where five officers were fatally shot, present rising challenges to law enforcement, as he stepped into America’s fierce debate over gun rights.

Obama urges all not to despair over divisions

DALLAS — President Barack Obama urged Americans on Saturday not to view the United States as being split into opposing groups, seeking to soothe raw emotions after a former U.S. soldier killed five policemen in Dallas and high-profile police shootings of two black men in Minnesota and Louisiana.

Outrage follows 2nd shooting of black man in 2 days

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The second fatal police shooting of a black man in two days sparked outrage in the United States on Thursday, this one particularly chilling because the victim’s girlfriend posted live video on the internet of the bloody scene minutes afterward.

Trump stars and spars with Republican lawmakers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Donald Trump endured some blunt exchanges when he met Republican members of Congress on Thursday but several lawmakers, including past critics, emerged with encouraging words about their presumptive White House nominee.

Seven charged with firebombing homes of African-Americans in L.A.

LOS ANGELES — Seven suspected gang members who prosecutors say firebombed the homes of African-Americans in a bid to force them out of a government-funded housing development have been charged with a string of federal offenses in an indictment unsealed on Thursday.

After report, Clinton aides could find it harder to get security clearances

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The FBI’s harsh criticism of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email system as U.S. secretary of state could make it difficult for some of her closest aides to keep or renew government security clearances, but it would not affect Clinton herself if she is elected president, experts said.