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A photo of Antwon Rose II sits with a memorial display for Rose II in front of the Allegheny County courthouse on the second day of the trial for Michael Rosfeld, a former police officer in East Pittsburgh, Pa., Wednesday, March 20, 2019.
Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo
March 22, 2019 - 5:29 pm
By Ramesh Santanam Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — A jury acquitted a white former police officer Friday in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager as he was fleeing a high-stakes traffic stop outside Pittsburgh, a confrontation that was captured on video and led to weeks of unrest...
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Protesters hold signs during a rally demanding the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and peace treaty near the U.S. embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 21, 2019.
Lee Jin-man/AP Photo
March 22, 2019 - 3:05 pm
UPDATED: 3:40 P.M. PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that he has reversed his administration's decision to slap new sanctions on North Korea, with his press secretary explaining that he "likes" leader Kim Jong Un and doesn't think they're necessary. It's unclear, however...
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School graduate Sydney Aiello does yoga in the photo on her family's GoFundMe page, launched to raise funds for her memorial.
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March 22, 2019 - 2:17 pm
By Christina Capatides CBS NEWS — On the day a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Sydney Aiello escaped with her life. However, the grief of losing 17 of her classmates and teachers, as well as the long-lasting effects of enduring such a traumatic event, weighed heavily on...
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President Donald Trump
Carolyn Kaster/AP
March 22, 2019 - 1:01 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Islamic State militants no longer control any territory in Syria, President Donald Trump proudly announced Friday, though the U.S. was still launching airstrikes and sporadic fighting continued on the ground against the group's holdouts. "It's about time," Trump...
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Actress Lori Loughlin at the Women's Cancer Research Fund's An Unforgettable Evening event in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Feb. 27, 2018, left, and actress Felicity Huffman at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 17, 2018.
AP Photo
March 22, 2019 - 12:55 pm
By Alanna Durkin Richer Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Could Aunt Becky be headed to prison? It could go either way, experts say. Some of the wealthy parents accused of paying bribes to get their kids into top universities may get short stints behind bars, if convicted, to send a message that the...
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Michael Rosfeld
Matt Rourke/AP
March 22, 2019 - 12:44 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The defense rested its case Friday in the homicide trial of a white police officer charged with shooting and killing an unarmed black teenager near Pittsburgh, signaling the jury will soon get the case. Former East Pittsburgh Police Officer Michael Rosfeld is charged with gunning...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Amir Cohen/Pool via AP
March 22, 2019 - 7:46 am
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria slammed President Donald Trump's abrupt declaration that Washington will recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, saying Friday the statement was "irresponsible" and a threat to international peace and stability. The Foreign Ministry in...
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Lebanon's Interior Minister Raya El Hassan, right, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Bilal Hussein/AP
March 22, 2019 - 7:14 am
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Lebanon on Friday amid regional condemnation of President Donald Trump's abrupt declaration that it's time the U.S. recognized Israel's sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. Pompeo is to meet with a host of Lebanese...
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A Thai Lion Air employee displays a ceremonial key to the company's newest plane, Boeing's first 737 MAX 9 jet.
Elaine Thompson/AP, file
March 22, 2019 - 6:24 am
(Associated Press) — Boeing will make standard on its troubled new airliner a safety feature that might have helped the crew of a jet that crashed shortly after takeoff last year in Indonesia, killing everyone on board. The equipment, which had been offered as an option, alerts pilots of faulty...
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President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order on "improving free inquiry, transparency, and accountability on campus" in the East Room of the White House.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
March 21, 2019 - 9:37 pm
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday requiring U.S. colleges to protect free speech on their campuses or risk losing federal research funding. The new order directs federal agencies to ensure that any college or university receiving research grants agrees to promote free speech...
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