Actress detained by police refuses to apologize

Actress Daniele Watts and Brian Lucas speak during an interview with KABC-TV in Los Angeles, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. The Los Angeles Police Department said Sunday that officers detained Watts and her companion last week after a complaint that two people were "involved in indecent exposure" in a silver Mercedes. Watts was detained until police determined no crime was committed. (AP Photo/KABC-TV)LOS ANGELES (AP) — An actress who was detained by Los Angeles police is refusing to apologize for claiming race played a role in the incident, despite calls from local civil rights leaders.



APNewsBreak: Cupich to be next Chicago archbishop

Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Washington, will be named the next archbishop of Chicago, The Associated Press has learned.
China win first gold of the 2014 Asiad

Dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Asian Games at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium in Incheon on September 19, 2014China won the first gold medal of the 2014 Asian Games on Saturday when its women shooters -- Olympic champion Guo Wenjun, Zhang Mengyuan and Zhou Qingyuan -- clinched the 10m air pistol team title.



G20 nations want Putin at leaders' summit

A woman waves a banner reading "Stop Putin" during a demonstration in support of Ukraine outside the White House as Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko meets with US President Barack Obama, on September 18, 2014Cairns (Australia) (AFP) - Vladimir Putin is set to attend the G20 leaders' summit in November despite alarm over Russia's actions in Ukraine with host Australia Saturday saying it was the "emphatic" wish of member nations.



Driver of stolen van that hit dog gets prison time

In this photo provided by ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospitals, veterinarian Dr. Annie Lo examines Gordo, the dog struck and injured by a van fleeing from police, the day after surgery on his injured hind leg at City Of Angels Veterinary Specialty Center in Culver City, Calif., Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Hospital spokeswoman Shannon Brown says Gordo is doing well and resting comfortably since his surgery Thursday afternoon. The driver of the stolen van that struck the dog during the wild, televised police chase, 21-year-old Yovani Rodriguez, was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to taking a vehicle without consent, fleeing police while driving recklessly and hit-and-run. (AP Photo/ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospitals)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The driver of a stolen van that hit and badly injured a dog during a wild, televised police chase in Los Angeles has been sentenced to two years in state prison.





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