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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) " Ten states sued the federal government Friday over rules requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use restrooms conforming to their gender identity, joining a dozen other states in the latest fight over LGBT rights. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Nebraska and included nine other states: Arkansas, Kansas, Michigan, Montana, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Wyoming. The filing comes after 11 states sued in May...

Updated at 5:11 PM

DALLAS (AP) " Supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement on Friday condemned the slayings of police in Dallas but stressed that the shootings should not lessen concerns over the killings of black men and women by officers across the...

Updated at 5:09 PM

A man opened fire Friday on a south Georgia police officer investigating a possible vehicle break-in outside an apartment complex, sparking a shootout in which both the officer and suspect were wounded but expected to survive. The shooting...

Updated at 5:09 PM

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) " Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard was sentenced Friday to four years in prison and another eight on probation for breaking the state ethics law " a prison term handed down as his defense lawyer continued to argue...

Updated at 5:06 PM

LONDON (AP) " Roger Federer's bid for a record eighth Wimbledon title was cut short in the semifinals Friday by Milos Raonic, a big-serving Canadian who came from two-sets-to-one down to win in five and reach his first Grand Slam...

Updated at 5:03 PM

DALLAS (AP) " The Latest on the shooting of police officers in Dallas (all times local): 1 p.m. Dallas Police Chief David Brown says a shooting attack that left five police officers dead was "well planned." Speaking at an...

Updated at 5:01 PM

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) " Witnesses said heavy gunfire erupted outside the compound of South Sudan's president Friday evening as Salva Kiir was preparing to address the nation on the latest deadly fighting in the capital, Juba, that has sparked...

Updated at 5:00 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on developments in the presidential campaign (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Donald Trump is to appear with Indiana Gov. Mike Pence at a fundraiser next week. Pence is considered a leading candidate to...

Updated at 4:57 PM

LONDON (AP) " Tata Steel said Friday it is talking to firms including Germany's Thyssenkrupp about a potential joint venture in Europe " effectively halting a plan to sell off its British businesses. The Indian conglomerate has been looking...

Updated at 4:57 PM

BINDURA, Zimbabwe (AP) " Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe on Friday blamed sanctions imposed by Western countries for his government's failure to pay salaries on time, in his first public comments after a week of unrest in the...

Updated at 4:42 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Comcast is increasing the number of home internet customers who will face limits on how much data they can use before getting hit with extra charges. The company is adding the Chicago region and says that caps will now cover...

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