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Jury convicts ex-Oklahoma police officer in 4th murder trial

Shannon Kepler

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A white former Oklahoma police officer was convicted of first-degree manslaughter late Wednesday in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter’s black boyfriend after jurors in three previous trials couldn’t decide whether to find him guilty of murder. Jurors deliberated about six hours before finding ex-Tulsa officer Shannon Kepler, 57, guilty of the lesser charge in ... Read More »

The Latest: Jury convicts ex-Oklahoma cop of manslaughter

Shannon Kepler

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the fourth murder trial of a white former Oklahoma police officer charged with killing his daughter’s black boyfriend (all times local): 11:45 p.m. A white former Oklahoma police officer has been convicted of first-degree manslaughter in his fourth trial for the 2014 fatal shooting of his daughter’s black boyfriend. Jurors reached a verdict ... Read More »

Malaysian militant believed among fighters killed in Marawi

MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — A top Malaysian militant is believed to be among 13 Islamic State group-linked militants killed in fighting overnight in Marawi city in the southern Philippines, a military spokesman said Thursday, though his body hasn’t been recovered yet. Sporadic fighting continued even after President Rodrigo Duterte visited the battle-scarred Islamic city on Tuesday and announced its liberation, ... Read More »

Obama returns to campaign trail for Dems in governor’s races

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is returning to the campaign trail to stump for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in New Jersey and Virginia as they gear up for next month’s elections. Thursday’s events mark the first time the former president is stepping back into the political spotlight since leaving the White House. Unlike more low-key appearances earlier this year, ... Read More »

Solace or silence? Not all families of fallen get Trump call

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some got sympathy and solace. Some got silence. One got a promise of cash. Relatives of people who died in military service have recounted varied interactions with President Donald Trump in the difficult days and weeks after their loved one’s death. Despite Trump’s boast that he reaches out personally to all families of the fallen, interviews with ... Read More »

China’s conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party control

BEIJING (AP) — China’s ruling Communist Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping’s second five-year term as leader. Party officials are tightening their control over state-owned enterprises and want a voice in how some foreign companies are run. State companies that dominate energy ... Read More »

Letters from young Obama show a man trying to find his way

WASHINGTON (AP) — A young Barack Obama questioned his place in the world and his racial identity, agonized over whether he’d make enough money as a community organizer, and lamented his incompatibility with his ex-girlfriend in 30 pages of letters he wrote to her that are now being archived by Emory University in Atlanta. The nine full letters, sent by ... Read More »

AP Top International News at 3:02 a.m. EDT

Catalan leader faces looming deadline to end secession bid New Zealand gets liberal govt led by Ardern month after vote China’s conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party control 5 things to know about China’s twice-a-decade party congress Malaysian militant believed among fighters killed in Marawi Monument of love, the Taj Mahal, at heart of political storm Fire rips through luxury ... Read More »

AP Top News at 2:51 a.m. EDT

Under fire, Trump defends call to soldier’s grieving family Solace or silence? Not all families of fallen get Trump call Suspect in Maryland office park shooting is apprehended Catalan leader faces looming deadline to end secession bid China’s conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party control GOP, Dem senators push health deal as Trump keeps distance Letters from young Obama show ... Read More »

AP Top U.S. News at 2:09 a.m. EDT

Jury convicts ex-Oklahoma police officer in 4th murder trial Suspect in Maryland office park shooting is apprehended Texas man’s execution halted amid alleged confession scheme Wildfires worsen housing crunch in famously costly Bay Area Hotel guard describes getting shot before Las Vegas massacre Study: Lower-income kids give more time to TV, digital media Under fire, Trump defends call to soldier’s ... Read More »