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The Latest: Manslaughter dismissed against Florida deputy

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on manslaughter charge dismissed against Florida deputy (all times local):

Latest: Agency: 3 Chicago cops should be fired for shootings

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on Chicago police following recent shootings by and of officers around the U.S. (all times local):

Plot of mass killing got urgent attention in Japan, at first

TOKYO (AP) — He wrote that he intended to kill disabled people and that his plot would benefit Japanese society. The facility where he worked was so unnerved, it confronted him. He quit the job and police sent him to a psychiatric hospital, but doctors deemed him safe to release 12 days later. In the months that followed, his former workplace increased security, adding cameras to watch the buildings where 150 mentally disabled people resided. But he was left alone, free, unmonitored.

US: Fighting in Syrian city yields trove of IS intelligence

WASHINGTON (AP) — A spokesman for the U.S.-led military coalition fighting the Islamic State group says an enormous amount of digital information has been obtained from IS locations in and around the Syrian city of Manbij.

Police deployed in Bavaria amid report of explosion

BERLIN (AP) — German police say they have deployed officers near a refugee accommodation center and a branch of the country's office for asylum-seekers amid reports of an explosion.

Egypt's scholars reject government-written sermons

CAIRO (AP) — In a rebuke to the Egyptian government, the top religious scholars of Egypt's Al-Azhar have rejected new government measures to standardize Friday sermons, saying such a step would "freeze" the development of religious discourse.

Chicago Police union to officers: Don't request overtime

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's police union is asking officers to refuse to work overtime during the Labor Day weekend to protest the "disrespect" of police and the recent slayings of officers around the United States.

Man accused of killing niece, hurting nephew to 'quiet' them

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of fatally shooting his young niece and wounding his nephew when he tried to "quiet them" has been indicted on charges including aggravated murder.

Judge dismisses manslaughter charge against Florida deputy

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A manslaughter charge has been dismissed against a Florida deputy who claimed self-defense in the 2014 fatal shooting of a black man carrying what turned out to be an air rifle.

Man dies after being arrested by Virginia police officers

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police are investigating the death of a man who collapsed in the back of a squad car.

Lightning sparks fire, burns 80 acres on Florida island

EGMONT KEY, Fla. (AP) — Fire officials are assessing the damage after a lightning strike sparked a fire on Egmont Key off Florida's west coast.

Man uses power spray to blast carjacking attempt at car wash

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A man in Louisiana has thwarted a carjacking attempt with the help of a car wash power spray.

The Latest: Prosecutors drop charges in Freddie Gray case

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the case against officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who was injured in police custody (all times local):

Prosecutors drop remaining charges against officers in Freddie Gray case, bringing end to case without a conviction

BALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutors drop remaining charges against officers in Freddie Gray case, bringing end to case without a conviction.

Prosecutors drop all charges against Baltimore police officer charged in death of Freddie Gray, a black man injured in custody

BALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutors drop all charges against Baltimore police officer charged in death of Freddie Gray, a black man injured in custody.

Judge: Reagan shooter can leave hospital to live in Virginia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full-time in Virginia, a judge has ruled.

Wisconsin appeals court says 2 girls accused in stabbing for 'Slender Man' character to be tried in adult court

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin appeals court says 2 girls accused in stabbing for 'Slender Man' character to be tried in adult court.

The Latest: Weather aids firefighters on California coast

BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):

WTO chief make case for world trade in face of criticism

GENEVA (AP) — The head of the World Trade Organization says it needs to do more to make the case for the benefits of trade in the face of claims that it has been responsible for shrinking manufacturing jobs in places like the United States.

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