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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) " The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday upheld the death sentence imposed against a man who fatally shot a sheriff during a 2005 drug raid Kansas hasn't executed anyone in more than 50 years, and Friday's decision in Scott Cheever's case is only the second time the court has upheld a death sentence under the state's 1994 capital punishment law. Cheever acknowledged shooting Greenwood County Sheriff Matt Samuels as Samuels tried to serve a warrant at a rural home...

Updated at 1:37 PM

WARSAW, Poland (AP) " Poland's foreign minister has defended the country's education minister, saying that remarks which appeared to deny Polish responsibility for two massacres of Jews in the 1940s have been misunderstood. The comments by...

Updated at 1:34 PM

PARIS (AP) " France's top court has ruled that International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde must stand trial in France over a 2008 arbitration ruling that handed 400 million euros to a politically-connected business magnate. Lagarde,...

Updated at 1:33 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) " A Minnesota police officer and the black motorist he shot to death during a traffic stop had interacted in a previous stop more than four years earlier, newly released records show. Philando Castile, 32, died July 6 after...

Updated at 1:32 PM

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) " A New Jersey town made famous by the "Jersey Shore" reality TV series and its hard-partying cast is ready for some quiet time on its beaches. Seaside Heights is banning speakers, boomboxes and any other devices...

Updated at 1:30 PM

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) " A Croatian court on Friday annulled a 1946 verdict against a Catholic cardinal convicted by the former communist authorities of collaborating with the pro-Nazi puppet regime during World War II. The ruling drew an angry...

Updated at 1:24 PM

LONDON (AP) " The estate of former Beatle George Harrison is complaining about the use of his music at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Harrison's family tweeted Friday that the use of the song "Here Comes the Sun" during...

Updated at 1:21 PM

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) " A scandal over fake vaccines given to children prompted angry and confused parents to physically attack a doctor in the Indonesian capital in a sign of deep-seated problems in the country's health system. Since...

Updated at 12:57 PM

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) " The North Miami police officer who shot and wounded an unarmed black mental health worker earlier this week was actually aiming at the man's autistic patient and trying to protect the worker, the head of Miami-Dade...

Updated at 12:50 PM

CHELTENHAM, Pa. (AP) " Police in Pennsylvania are hoping a dope will stop by their station and claim a package containing more than 4 pounds of marijuana. WCAU-TV (http://bit.ly/2af5eVL )...

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