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  • Green Bay Packers free safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix signs a fans jersey during NFL football training camp, Thursday, July 28, 2016, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

    Packers welcome House Speaker Paul Ryan to training camp

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Politics was out of bounds on Thursday for House Speaker Paul Ryan at Green Bay Packers training camp.

  • Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby, right, holds a news conference near the site where Freddie Gray was arrested after her office dropped the remaining charges against three Baltimore police officers awaiting trial in Gray's death, in Baltimore, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. The decision by prosecutors comes after a judge had already acquitted three of the six officers charged in the case. At left is Gray's father, Richard Shipley. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)

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  • Man convicted of capital murder in shooting of state trooper

    DINWIDDIE, Va. (AP) — A man has been convicted of capital murder in the 2013 shooting of a Virginia state trooper.

  • Sharper rape case co-defendants enter state guilty pleas

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The criminal case that exposed former NFL star Darren Sharper as a sexual predator moved closer to final resolution Thursday with guilty pleas in Louisiana state court by two co-defendants.

  • Therapist shot by police has reunion with autistic client

    AVENTURA, Fla. (AP) — An unarmed black therapist who was shot by police last week while protecting his autistic client had an emotional reunion with the man.

  • Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Monday, July 25, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Cummings: Protesters during DNC speech were ‘disrespectful’

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  • Members of the Baton Rouge Police Department salute as a member of the Louisiana State Police Honor Guard, left, plays "Taps" through driving rain during funeral services for Baton Rouge police Cpl. Montrell Jackson in Baton Rouge, La., Monday, July 25, 2016. Jackson, slain by a gunman who authorities said targeted law enforcement, is the last of the three Louisiana law enforcement officers killed in last week's ambush to be buried. (Hilary Scheinuk/Baton Rouge Advocate via AP)

    Hundreds gather at vigil for slain Baton Rouge officers

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The gunman’s bullets that killed three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge also targeted the country and “touched the soul of an entire nation,” Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday at a memorial service for the fallen officers.

    Updated: 5:24 pm

  • In this Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 file photo, a woman wears a shirt reading 'Trump Putin '16' while waiting for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to speak at a campaign event at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, N.H. Donald Trump just keeps giving Russian President Vladimir Putin more reasons to hope he wins the U.S. election, while raising serious questions about the Republican candidate’s intentions toward the Kremlin. In his most recent outreach to Putin, Trump not only refused to condemn Russia’s military takeover of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula but said, if elected, he would consider recognizing it as Russian territory and lifting sanctions against Moscow. “We'll be looking at that. Yeah, we'll be looking,” Trump told reporters on Wednesday, July 27, 2016.  (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

    Trump has a record of siding with Putin on key issues

    MOSCOW (AP) — Donald Trump has refused to condemn Russia’s military takeover of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, saying if elected he would consider recognizing it as Russian territory, in the latest of a series of statements that have raised eyebrows about the Republican candidate’s intentions toward the Kremlin.

    Updated: 6:57 pm

  • In this August 2014 photo provided by Judy Griesedieck, artist Ellen Griesedieck works on a portion of a giant mural in her studio in Sharon, Conn. Ellen Griesedieck and the 15-year American Mural Project received approval of a $1 million matching grant from the Connecticut State Bond Commission that allows them to finally seek bids to renovate two old mill buildings in Winsted to contain a visitors' center, artist workshop space and a gallery to display a 120-foot-long, five-story-high and 10-foot-deep mural that honors American workers. It is expected to be the largest indoor collaborative artwork in the world. (Judy Griesedieck via AP)

    Dream of 3-D mural honoring American workers nearer reality

    WINSTED, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut artist’s dream to honor American workers with a 5-stories-high mural that ties in contributions from thousands of children across the country is moving closer to reality.