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Amid new migrant crises, Italian PM decries 'death voyages' - Arizona Daily Sun
MILAN (AP) — Shaken by the feared drowning of hundreds of people in the latest Mediterranean tragedy, European leaders struggled Monday for an adequate response in the face of unremitting migrant flows and continued instability in Libya that has given ...
Talks begin on Capitol Hill budget measure - Arizona Daily Sun
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional negotiators on Monday weighed cuts to Medicare and the health care law and almost $40 billion in unrequested money for overseas war-fighting operations as they worked on ironing out a Republican budget blueprint for next ...
Missing wedding ring plucked from dog doo, returned to owner - Arizona Daily Sun
SITKA, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska woman suspected her family's dog snatched her wedding ring, but she couldn't find proof — until the platinum band turned up months later at a ball field. The Daily Sitka Sentinel newspaper reports (http://is.gd/EJjr1y ...
Bombs shatter houses in Yemen capital, hit near Iran Embassy - Arizona Daily Sun
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi-led airstrikes hit weapons caches held by Iran-backed Shiite rebels, touching off massive explosions Monday in Yemen's capital that killed at least 19 people and buried scores of others under the rubble of flattened homes.
Lawyers question training of volunteer deputy to killed man - Arizona Daily Sun
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Lawyers say the Tulsa County sheriff's office violated internal policies related to the training of a volunteer deputy who fatally shot a man during a sting operation. Attorneys for the family of Eric Harris, who was killed April 2 ...
APNewsBreak: UK family on way to Syria in Turkish custody - Arizona Daily Sun
The runner who won the Boston Marathon in 2013 and donated his medal to the city after the deadly terrorist bombings has been crowned this yea… With all three on the varsity roster this season, the Tosi sisters make up one-third of Coconino's starters.
Jury hears closing arguments in murder case against mother - Arizona Daily Sun
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona woman charged with murder in the 2011 disappearance of her 5-year-old daughter had beaten and neglected the child before killing her, putting her body in a suitcase and throwing it in a trash bin, a prosecutor said Monday during ...
The 2015 Pulitzers, finalists in journalism and the arts - Arizona Daily Sun
Public Service: The Post and Courier, of Charleston, South Carolina, for "Till Death Do Us Part," a riveting series that probed why South Carolina is among the deadliest states in the union for women and put the issue of what to do about it on the state's ...
Willie Nelson becomes latest celebrity in marijuana business - Arizona Daily Sun
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Country music star Willie Nelson announced plans Monday to roll out his own brand of marijuana, capitalizing on his association with pot and the unofficial stoner holiday, 4/20. The move makes the 81-year-old "Roll Me Up and Smoke ...
UN urges $30 million for Palestinian refugees in Syria camp - Arizona Daily Sun
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is calling for $30 million in emergency aid to help Palestinian refugees in the embattled Yarmouk camp in the Syrian capital. The council called for unhindered humanitarian access and protection of ...
Campaigning Hillary Clinton says economy has 'stalled out' - Arizona Daily Sun
KEENE, N.H. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton has a dismal assessment of the U.S. economy. She says it's "stalled out." Campaigning for president, Clinton toured a wood furniture factory in Keene, New Hampshire, on Monday. It's her first visit to the early ...
Developments in tensions between police and communities - Arizona Daily Sun
Killings of unarmed black men by white police officers in the past year have touched off a national debate about police conduct, which has only escalated as additional interactions between police and suspects — lethal or otherwise — are captured on ...
$1M bond for suspect in Tempe killing of ex-wife's boyfriend - Arizona Daily Sun
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Bond has been set at $1 million for a man suspected of fatally shooting his ex-wife's new boyfriend during a dispute in Tempe. Tempe police say 39-year-old Julio Cesar Galindo-Hernandez is being held on suspicion of first-degree murder.
Low-level Chicago drug offenders to get treatment, not jail - Arizona Daily Sun
CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County will no longer prosecute most misdemeanor marijuana possession cases and will steer many nonviolent felony drug cases in and around Chicago to treatment and away from jail, the state's attorney said Monday — joining the ranks ...
Police: Video didn't capture suspect's fatal spine injury - Arizona Daily Sun
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police have released videos showing the arrest of a man who died after his spine was nearly severed while in police custody. But none of them captured what happened inside the van where an arresting officer said he suffered a ...