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APNewsBreak: Family sues in black man’s shooting

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The children of a black man gunned down by a white police officer in Louisiana's capital sued the city on Tuesday, claiming the shooting fit a pattern of racist behavior and excessive force by its police department…. … Read the referenced story here: APNewsBreak: Family sues in black man’s shooting

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APNewsBreak: Family to sue over black man’s shooting

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Relatives of a black man who was gunned down by a white police officer in Louisiana’s capital are suing the city on Tuesday, claiming the shooting fit a pattern of racist behavior and excessive force by its police force. Attorneys for Alton Sterling’s five children planned to file the wrongful death lawsuit in state court against the city of Baton Rouge, its police department and police chief and the two officers involved in last summer’s deadly encounter. Officer Blane Salamoni … Read the referenced story here:…

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APNewsBreak: Military heads want transgender enlistment hold

AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin WASHINGTON (AP) — Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday. After meetings this week, the service leaders hammered out an agreement that rejected Army and Air Force requests for a two-year wait and reflected broader concerns that a longer delay would trigger criticism on Capitol Hill, officials familiar with the talks told The Associated Press. The new request for a delay will go to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis for a … Read the referenced story here: APNewsBreak:…

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