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FILE - In this Thursday, May 4, 2017 file photo, South Korean presidential candidate Moon Jae-in of the Democratic Party raise his hands during an election campaign in Goyang, South Korea. Moon, chief of staff for a late liberal president, is forecast to win May 9 presidential election in South Korea. An election victory would be another drama in a life that includes acute post-war poverty, imprisonment for fighting against a dictator and work as a human rights lawyer. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
May 06, 2017 - 12:48 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A former anti-government student leader, Moon Jae-in stands poised to succeed ousted leader Park Geun-hye, the daughter of the slain South Korean dictator who jailed him in the 1970s. Moon, the current front-runner in Tuesday's election, has led a life that seems custom-...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2017, file photo, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred speaks to reporters after a ceremonial ground breaking for the Jackie Robinson Museum in New York. Days after a fan at Fenway Park directed racial slurs at Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones, Manfred said he is determined to "provide our players with an environment where they feel comfortable in every major league stadium that they play." (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
May 05, 2017 - 10:38 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Days after a fan at Fenway Park directed racial slurs at Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said he is determined to "provide our players with an environment where they feel comfortable in every major league stadium that they play." Manfred...
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A sign sits in welcome to those entering Balch Springs, Texas, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. As the family of a black teenager slain by a white police officer calls for an indictment and more investigation, the Dallas suburb where he died faces some of the same issues with race as Ferguson, Cleveland, and other cities that have experienced high-profile police shootings of African-Americans. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
May 05, 2017 - 9:40 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer in suburban Dallas (all times local): 8:40 p.m. A white former Texas police officer has been released on bond after he turned himself in to authorities to face a murder warrant in the shooting of a black teenager...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2017, file photo, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred speaks to reporters after a ceremonial ground breaking for the Jackie Robinson Museum in New York. Days after a fan at Fenway Park directed racial slurs at Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones, Manfred said he is determined to "provide our players with an environment where they feel comfortable in every major league stadium that they play." (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
May 05, 2017 - 9:24 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Days after a fan at Fenway Park directed racial slurs at Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said he is determined to "provide our players with an environment where they feel comfortable in every major league stadium that they play." Manfred...
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A sign sits in welcome to those entering Balch Springs, Texas, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. As the family of a black teenager slain by a white police officer calls for an indictment and more investigation, the Dallas suburb where he died faces some of the same issues with race as Ferguson, Cleveland, and other cities that have experienced high-profile police shootings of African-Americans. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
May 05, 2017 - 9:19 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer in suburban Dallas (all times local): 8:15 p.m. A white former Texas police officer has turned himself in to authorities to face a murder charge in the shooting of a black teenager who was inside a car leaving a...
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A sign sits in welcome to those entering Balch Springs, Texas, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. As the family of a black teenager slain by a white police officer calls for an indictment and more investigation, the Dallas suburb where he died faces some of the same issues with race as Ferguson, Cleveland, and other cities that have experienced high-profile police shootings of African-Americans. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
May 05, 2017 - 9:19 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer in suburban Dallas (all times local): 8:15 p.m. A white former Texas police officer has turned himself in to authorities to face a murder charge in the shooting of a black teenager who was inside a car leaving a...
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President Donald Trump gestures as he concludes his remarks during a dinner aboard the USS Intrepid, a decommissioned aircraft carrier docked in the Hudson River in New York, Thursday, May 4, 2017. The dinner was to help commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Coral Sea, a World War II naval battle fought by US and Australian force against the Japanese. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 05, 2017 - 8:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump(all times local): 98:55 p.m. President Donald Trump is sending warm wishes to everyone celebrating Cinco de Mayo. The holiday commemorates the 1862 Battle of Puebla that pitted Mexican Indian soldiers against French forces. Trump says that 19th...
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Hope Waters, left, her brother Jeremiah, center rear, and their mother Yulise, center right, light candles with Linda Abrasion Evans, right, during a candle light vigil for Jordan Edwards in Balch Springs, Texas, Thursday, May 4, 2017. The prosecutor's office investigating the death of a black teenager who was shot by a Dallas-area police officer had once filed a complaint over that officer's aggressive behavior, according to records obtained Thursday by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
May 05, 2017 - 8:50 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A white Texas police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting of a black teenager for which the officer was fired, according to an arrest warrant issued Friday. The warrant for Roy Oliver, a former officer in the Dallas suburb of Balch Springs, was issued by the Dallas...
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May 05, 2017 - 8:28 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Pro-immigrant activists and the legal director of the ACLU of Oregon said Friday that officials in north-central Oregon appear to be breaking state law by holding people for federal immigration authorities at a jail where several of the detainees this week ended a hunger strike...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, AC Milan's Sulley Muntari during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Chievo at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. It is announced Friday May 5, 2017, the Italian soccer federation has rescinded Pescara player Sulley Muntari’s one-match ban for walking off the field in protest to racist abuse during a Serie A game. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, FILE)
May 05, 2017 - 7:52 pm
Angered that he was treated like a "criminal," Sulley Muntari won his fight with Italian soccer authorities on Friday to overturn a one-ban match for walking off the field in response to racist abuse. The Pescara player received a yellow card during Sunday's Serie A game at Cagliari for protesting...
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