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Thousands in Iran attend funeral for slain Guard members

Thousands in Iran attend funeral for slain Guard membersISFAHAN, Iran (AP) — Dozens of comrades circled caskets on the back of trucks on Saturday as thousands of mourners attended a mass funeral for 27 elite Revolutionary Guard soldiers killed in a suicide car bombing this week in Iran's Sistan and Baluchistan province.



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Black man slain by police: Protest after officer is cleared

Black man slain by police: Protest after officer is clearedMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The parents of a black man killed by a police officer who mistook him for a shooter at a shopping mall joined chanting protesters outside the Alabama attorney general's office Wednesday, a day after the state cleared the officer of wrongdoing.



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The Latest: Family of slain mother and son heartbroken

The Latest: Family of slain mother and son heartbrokenMEBANE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on investigation that shows a slain woman and child who remained unidentified for decades were mother and son (all times local):



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The Latest: Police say gunman on bike ambushed slain officer

The Latest: Police say gunman on bike ambushed slain officerDAVIS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a police officer killed in California (all times local):



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Slain police officer called 'American hero' at his funeral

Slain police officer called 'American hero' at his funeralSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California police officer who was killed in the line of duty was hailed Saturday as a "Fiji-born American hero" who made the ultimate sacrifice for his adopted country.



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Slain officer honored with procession across California town

Slain officer honored with procession across California townNEWMAN, Calif. (AP) — The flag-draped casket of a California police officer who authorities say was shot to death by a man in the country illegally was carried in a procession Friday through the streets he once patrolled to a public viewing in a community theater.



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Woman slain with 2 children, mother was recently widowed

Woman slain with 2 children, mother was recently widowedST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — The man accused of killing a suburban St. Louis woman, her children and her mother began dating the woman as she rebuilt her life following her husband's death from cancer.



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California shooting: Police reveal sergeant slain in Thousand Oaks massacre was killed by friendly fire

California shooting: Police reveal sergeant slain in Thousand Oaks massacre was killed by friendly fireA police sergeant who died trying to stop a gunman after he opened fire in California bar was killed by a fellow officer’s bullet. Sergeant Ron Helus was shot five times by Marine veteran Ian Long after he sprayed bullets into a crowd at a country music night in Thousand Oaks on 7 November, killing 12 people. LD Maples, chief of the California Highway Patrol’s coastal division said that the patrolman “had no clue” that he had been responsible.



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The Latest: Family: Slain woman had been harassed

The Latest: Family: Slain woman had been harassedSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a Utah woman in front of her children (all times local):



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Slain Salvadoran bishop Romero and Pope Paul VI become saints

Slain Salvadoran bishop Romero and Pope Paul VI become saintsBoth Romero, who was shot by a right-wing death squad while saying Mass in 1980, and Paul, who guided the Church through the conclusion of the modernizing 1962-65 Second Vatican Council, were contested figures within and without the Church. Both were naturally timid men who were thrust to the forefront of history by the convulsive political and social changes of the 20th century and both had a lasting influence on the current pontiff, Francis, Latin America’s first pope. In his homily, read with tapestries of images of the seven new saints hanging from St. Peter’s Basilica behind him, Francis called Pope Paul “a prophet of an extroverted Church” who opened it up to the world.



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