• In this Oct. 27, 2015 file photo, Philippine Vice President Jejomar Binay talks about his economic platform during a dialogue with the country's business sector at suburban Pasay city south of Manila, Philippines. In a poor Southeast Asian country with a soft spot for the underdog, Binay has tried to turn online jokes about his dark complexion and small stature to his advantage by portraying himself in campaign ads as an everyman who understands the struggles of the underclass. But Binay, who is running fourth in opinion polls ahead of May 9, 2016 presidential elections, is battling another image he says is a political smear - that of a corrupt bureaucrat who built a fortune from government coffers. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)

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  • North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory makes remarks concerning House Bill 2 while speaking during a government affairs conference in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, May 4, 2016. A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can't be enforced, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday, putting the state on notice that it is in danger of being sued and losing hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

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    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s prized public universities could be the biggest losers as state leaders defend a new law limiting the rights of LGBT people.

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  • North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory pauses while making comments concerning House Bill 2 during a government affairs conference in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, May 4, 2016. A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can't be enforced, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday, putting the state on notice that it is in danger of being sued and losing hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    US government: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can’t be enforced, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday, putting the state on notice that it is in danger of being sued and losing hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding.

  • In this Monday, March 22, 1999, file photo, Mick Jagger, left, and Keith Richards perform "Jumping Jack Flash" during the Rolling Stones' No Security Tour performance at the Fleet Center in Boston. Goldenvoice Entertainment, a subsidiary of AEG Live, announced Tuesday, May 3, 2016, that Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Roger Waters, Neil Young, The Who and Bob Dylan will perform for Desert Trip, during a three-day concert, Oct. 7-9, 2016, at the desert grounds where the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival is held in Indio, Calif. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

    Stones, Dylan, McCartney, others to play Coachella in fall

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It could be Woodstock 47 years later, only the drug of choice might be antacid, not that other stuff, at an October concert featuring some of the greatest rock acts of the preceding generation.

  • East Carolina adds junior college QB Gardner Minshew

    GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — East Carolina has signed junior college quarterback Gardner Minshew.

  • Man acquitted in football player slaying awaiting sentencing

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A 23-year-old man who was acquitted of murder and other charges in the 2013 robbery and killing of Eastern Michigan University wide receiver Demarius Reed is free while awaiting sentencing in an unrelated Detroit shooting.

  • In this photo provided by the U.S. Navy, Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Charles Keating IV, 31, of San Diego. Navy SEAL Keating was shot and killed Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in Iraq during a gunbattle that involved more than 100 Islamic State fighters. (U.S. Navy via AP)

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