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    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s Sunni minority is pushing for a greater say in power once the Islamic State group is defeated, reflecting growing sentiment that the country’s government must be more inclusive to prevent extremism from gaining ground once again.

  • The Latest: Oklahoma governor appeals for calm after verdict

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the not guilty verdict in the manslaughter trial of a white Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man. (all times local):

  • Colorado man to be freed early now in immigration custody

    DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man whose 98-year prison term was cut short by a judge has been detained by immigration officials just as he was set to be released.

  • Albuquerque chief urges citations for low-level crimes

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque Police Chief Gorden Eden has issued a special order that directs officers to issue citations rather than make arrests when it comes to some low-level misdemeanor crimes.

  • Shariah court in Indonesia sentences gay couple to caning

    BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — An Islamic Shariah court in Indonesia’s conservative Aceh province has sentenced two gay men to public caning for the first time, further undermining the country’s moderate image after a top Christian politician was imprisoned for blasphemy.

  • 2 more members leave FIFA governance panel

    GENEVA (AP) — In a further blow to FIFA’s image under President Gianni Infantino, two more respected members of its governance oversight panel have left following the removal of their chairman last week.

  • US: More immigrants arrested, fewer deported under Trump

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The number of people arrested by immigration agents in the early months of the Trump administration increased dramatically and is up nearly 40 percent compared to last year.

  • Albuquerque added to federal effort to fight opioid epidemic

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The largest city in a state with one of the nation’s worst drug overdose rates was added Wednesday to a federal program aimed at helping similar cities deal with the scourge of heroin and prescription drug addiction.

  • New Baylor lawsuit alleges rape video, dog fighting

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A new federal lawsuit against Baylor University alleges football players routinely recorded gang rapes and staged dog fights during hazing parties in a program that fostered sexual violence.

  • Ford to cut 1,400 jobs in North America, Asia

    DETROIT (AP) — Ford — facing heavy costs for new technology and slowing U.S. car sales — is cutting 1,400 non-factory jobs in North America and Asia Pacific this year in an effort to boost profits and rescue its sagging stock price.