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News of the day from across the nation, April 22

Dozens of prosecutors and judges from around the nation filed a legal brief Friday in support of a Florida prosecutor who refuses to seek the death penalty. The brief filed with the state Supreme Court backs State [Read entire story]

News of the day from across the globe, April 22

The army destroyed the camp in the Badhadhe region of Lower Jubba using ground troops and artillery fire, said military spokesman Col. Joseph Owuoth. Kenyan troops are part of a multinational African Union mission [Read entire story]

Branden Grace leads Texas Open after a 66

Branden Grace shot a 6-under-par 66 to take a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the Texas Open in San Antonio on Thursday. Alker, a New Zealander who played in the final group of the day, birdied the final [Read entire story]

News of the day from across the globe, April 21

Foreign nationals who don’t live in Canada’s biggest city and its surrounding communities will pay an additional 15 percent tax on home purchases under legislation proposed by the government of Ontario [Read entire story]

Business News Roundup, April 21

Visa’s profit dropped 75 percent in the fiscal second quarter from a year ago, largely due to the costs of integrating its recently acquired Visa Europe into the larger company. Visa had two significant one-time [Read entire story]

News of the day from across the nation, April 20

President Trump signed a bill extending a program that lets some veterans seek medical care in the private sector. The extension will give Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin time to develop a more comprehensive [Read entire story]

News of the day from across the nation, April 20

President Trump signed a bill extending a program that lets some veterans seek medical care in the private sector. The extension will give Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin time to develop a more comprehensive [Read entire story]

Business News Roundup, April 20

Bank examiners saw sales problems at Wells Fargo as early as 2010 and met with executives but declined to investigate further, the inspector general at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency said Wednesday. The [Read entire story]

News of the day from across the globe, April 20

The British Parliament on Wednesday approved Prime Minister Theresa May’s call for an early general election, setting the stage for a contest that will help define the terms of the country’s withdrawal from the [Read entire story]

Business News Roundup, April 19

Google Earth is getting a revival, as the 3-D mapping service reorients itself to become more of a tool for adventure and exploration. Google has teamed up with NASA, the BBC and other groups to add video clips, photos [Read entire story]

News of the day from across the nation, April 19

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday that the Justice Department will crack down on violent gangs. Sanctuary cities are “aiding these cartels to refill their ranks,” Sessions said before a meeting with [Read entire story]

News of the day from across the globe, April 19

Bus passengers were screaming in horror as the driver repeatedly stepped on the apparently malfunctioning brakes before plunging into a deep ravine in the northern Philippines, leaving at least 29 people dead [Read entire story]

49ers reportedly sign Seattle tackle Garry Gilliam to offer sheet

A league source said that restricted free-agent right tackle Garry Gilliam has signed a one-year offer sheet with the 49ers, ESPN reported. Gilliam, 27, started 29 games at right tackle for the Seahawks the past two [Read entire story]

Business News Roundup, April 18

Wells Fargo changed its severance policy that lowers the amount it will pay out to most displaced employees, the San Francisco bank told workers on Monday. On Nov. 18, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, [Read entire story]

News of the Day From Across the Nation, April 18

With police keeping a watchful eye, students streamed into a San Bernardino elementary school Monday for the first time since a gunman opened fire, killing his estranged wife and an 8-year-old student. The school had [Read entire story]

News of the Day From Around the World, April 18

1 Shark attack: A 17-year-old surfer was killed by a shark Monday off Australia’s south coast, police said. The incident at the Mangle nightclub in east London started with a dispute between two groups of people that [Read entire story]

News of the Day From Around the World

Profit-hungry smugglers are taking advantage of calm seas off Libya to launch unseaworthy boats, crowded with migrants, toward Italy. After some 6,000 migrants were rescued from the Mediterranean in dozens of operations [Read entire story]

News of the Day From Across the Nation

Crews in Alaska were trying Saturday to shut down an oil well that is leaking explosive natural gas on the frozen North Slope. The Environmental Protection Agency said a crack in a BP wellhead near Deadhorse sent up a [Read entire story]

On Jackie Robinson Day, a statue is unveiled in L.A.

A bronze statue of Jackie Robinson stealing home was unveiled at Dodger Stadium on Saturday, the first statue at the ballpark. A pregame ceremony included Frank Robinson, baseball’s first black manager; Dodgers Hall [Read entire story]

News of the Day From Around the World

An Iraqi military officer told the Associated Press on Saturday that Islamic State militants launched a gas attack in a newly-liberated area in western Mosul. The officer with the antiterrorism forces said the attack [Read entire story]