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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday the deaths of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York show that law enforcement needs to change practices to build trust in minority communities, as a White House task force called for independent investigations when police use deadly force.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu again warned Monday that Washington's bid to sign a nuclear accord with Iran could threaten Israel's very survival, but insisted ties remain strong. The Israeli leader's lobbying trip to Washington came as US Secretary of State John Kerry was in Geneva for talks with his Iranian counterpart on what would be an historic deal. Netanyahu's visit -- including an address the US Congress on Tuesday -- is seen as a last ditch bid to derail that effort, a key goal of President Barack Obama's foreign policy.
ATLANTA (AP) — The only woman on Georgia's death row will become the first female to be executed in 70 years in the state Monday unless the U.S. Supreme Court or the state parole board steps in with a last-minute reprieve.