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Protests held in Pittsburgh after cop cleared in shooting

Protests held in Pittsburgh after cop cleared in shooting

PITTSBURGH — The father of a slain black teenager pleaded for peace Saturday after the acquittal of a white police officer triggered an apparent retaliatory shooting at the defence attorney's office and touched off protests in the streets of Pittsbur
Barr scours Trump-Russia report to see how much to open

Barr scours Trump-Russia report to see how much to open

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William Barr scoured special counsel Robert Mueller's confidential report on the Russia investigation with his advisers Saturday, deciding how much Congress and the American public will get to see about the two-year prob
Democrats debate Mueller strategy as findings loom

Democrats debate Mueller strategy as findings loom

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats plotted strategy Saturday as they awaited the conclusions of Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, with senior lawmakers demanding full transparency and preparing for next steps if the results were favourable to
FAA to look at Boeing's fixes for 737 Max jets next week

FAA to look at Boeing's fixes for 737 Max jets next week

NEW YORK — Boeing on Saturday confirmed the flight-control software fixes that it plans to make for its grounded 737 Max 8, the plane involved in two fatal accidents within five months.
French yellow vest protests in Paris avoid last week's riots

French yellow vest protests in Paris avoid last week's riots

PARIS — Scattered yellow vest protesters clashed with French police firing tear gas Saturday after a peaceful march through Paris, but tougher security measures and protest bans in high-risk neighbourhoods prevented the kind of rioting that devastate
Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements

Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The warning and training requirements set for the now-grounded 737 Max 8 aircraft may not have been adequate, in light of the Ethiopian plane crash that killed 157 people, the chief of Ethiopian Airlines said Saturday.
Anti-Brexit marchers flood into London, demand new vote

Anti-Brexit marchers flood into London, demand new vote

LONDON — Anti-Brexit protesters flooded into central London by the hundreds of thousands on Saturday, demanding that Britain's Conservative-led government hold a new referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union.
Patriots owner apologizes in Florida prostitution case

Patriots owner apologizes in Florida prostitution case

MIAMI — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is apologizing after being charged in a Florida massage parlour prostitution investigation. "I am truly sorry," Kraft said in a statement Saturday.
Barbra Streisand under fire for Michael Jackson remarks

Barbra Streisand under fire for Michael Jackson remarks

Barbra Streisand is coming under intense criticism on social media for telling a British newspaper that two men who say they were molested as children by Michael Jackson were "thrilled to be there" and that the alleged abuse "didn't kill them.
Extremists attack Somalia govt office, minister among 5 dead

Extremists attack Somalia govt office, minister among 5 dead

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Gunmen set off a suicide car bombing and then stormed a government building in Somalia's capital Saturday, killing at least five people including the country's deputy labour minister, police said.