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President Barack Obama shakes hands with guests on the tarmac during his arrival at JFK International airport in New York, Monday, May 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama: Powerlessness has fueled protests following deaths

President Barack Obama says a sense of powerlessness and unfairness among young minorities has helped fuel the protests the nation has seen in Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri. He says the catalyst of those protests were the deaths of young black men and "a feeling that law is not always applied ...

Jean-Marie le Pen, former head of far-right party National Front, arrives at the party headquarters in Nanterre, outside Paris, France, Monday, May 4, 2015. Jean-Marie  Le Pen goes before a party disciplinary board  over anti-Semitic remarks, in what could be the culmination of a high-stakes family feud. Rising stars within the party — especially his daughter, the current party leader — want to shut him up. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Jean-Marie Le Pen suspended from French far-right party

French far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen was suspended Monday from the National Front party he built into a political force over four decades after a series of controversial remarks about Jews and Nazis put him on the fast track to disgrace. The party's executive bureau met Monday and decided to ...

FILE - This March 20, 2008 file photo shows Joni Mitchell, left, and Herbie Hancock perform as part of Nissan Live Sets on Yahoo! Music in Los Angeles. A Los Angeles judge on Monday, May 4, 2015, appointed Mitchell's longtime friend Leslie Morris as the Grammy winner's temporary conservator, giving her emergency powers to make health care and lifestyle decisions. The ruling came after Morris' attorney told a judge that Mitchell may be released from a hospital in the next few days. (AP Photo/Mark Mainz, File)

Lawyer says Joni Mitchell may be released from hospital soon

Folk singer Joni Mitchell may be released from the hospital soon but still cannot confer with doctors about her medical care or long-term treatment, an attorney told a judge on Monday. The assessment by attorney Alan Watenmaker compelled a judge to place the singer-songwriter's longtime friend in charge of health ...

A 2003 haute couture ensemble from designer John Galliano, left, shares space with a 1996-97 Karl Lagerfeld designed dress and evening gown pair, right, on display during the press preview for the Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute exhibition "China: Through the Looking Glass,"  Monday, May 4, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Met show uses film, fashion to explore East-West interplay

Hollywood has long been fascinated with China. But that doesn't mean it has always represented it fully or accurately — far from it. In the new exhibit "China: Through the Looking Glass," early Hollywood — and film in general — is just one of the lenses through which the Metropolitan ...

“It is just unbelievable amount of pain,” Christopher Sparkman said recently from his hospital bed. (Special)

Attorney files lawsuit in FedEx shooting

The security guard injured last year in a workplace shooting at the FedEx facility in Kennesaw has filed a lawsuit against the company. Christopher Sparkman has had more than three-dozen surgeries since the shooting incident last April when a gunman, Geddy Kramer, opened fire in the facility. Channel 2’s Dave ...

NC Lottery

These North Carolina lotteries were drawn Monday: All or Nothing Day 02-05-06-07-11-12-13-14-19-20-21-24 (two, five, six, seven, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, nineteen, twenty, twenty-one, twenty-four) Mega Millions Estimated jackpot: $110 million Pick 3 Day 7-3-5 (seven, three, five) Pick 4 Day 7-0-9-1 (seven, zero, nine, one) Powerball Estimated jackpot: $80 million

Atlanta Traffic from the WSB 24-hour Traffic Center

Hear our most recent traffic reports On Demand on our WSB Traffic Homepage: Click the link under the Mark Arum Weekend Traffic Construction Outlook and listen!  Major Interstate Incidents: GRIDLOCK DELAYS: Clayton Co. injury crash on I-75/sb past S.R. 54, All lanes are opened expect delays.  Gwinnett Co.: Crash... I-85/sb near Indian Trail Rd.  Off ...

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, center, greets participants at the Kasarani Sports Complex in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday, May 2, 2015. Clinton and his daughter Chelsea are on a nine-day tour of Clinton Foundation projects in Africa. (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim)

State: No evidence of conflict in Clinton Foundation gifts

The State Department said Monday it has no evidence that any actions taken by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton when she was secretary of state were influenced by donations to the Clinton Foundation or former President Bill Clinton's speaking fees. Spokesman Jeff Rathke said the department received requests to ...

Riot police chase a demonstrator in Bujumbura, Burundi, Monday, May 4, 2015. Anti-government demonstrations resumed in Burundi's capital after a weekend pause as thousands continue to protest the president's decision to seek a third term. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

Burundi Red Cross: 3 killed in clashes with security forces

At least three people have been killed in Burundi on Monday in violent clashes with the security forces, said the Red Cross, as street demonstrations persist over the president's third term bid. An estimated 45 more people have been wounded, said Red Cross spokesman Alexis Manirakiza, in the worst chaos ...

Craig Counsell hired as Brewers manager after 7-18 start

Craig Counsell enjoyed a solid but unspectacular major league career, hitting .255 over 16 seasons. He is confident he will have more success as a manager. "It's an honor, and it's humbling, but I feel like this is what I was meant to do," Counsell said at a news conference ...

Internment art to be displayed at California museum

A California museum has acquired an art collection created by Japanese Americans held in internment camps after an East Coast auction house canceled the sale of photographs and other artifacts amid protests. The Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles will display the collection of art done by people of ...

Senegal pledges 2,100 troops to aid effort in Yemen

Senegal is sending 2,100 troops to help back the military intervention led by Saudi Arabia that is underway in Yemen, becoming the first sub-Saharan African country to contribute soldiers to the effort, the country's foreign minister said Monday. The decision to deploy soldiers was announced by Foreign Affairs Minister Mankeur ...

FILE - This undated file photo released Friday, April 19, 2013, by the FBI shows Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Russian relatives of Boston Marathon bomberTsarnaev are expected to testify at his trial as his lawyers continue to make their case to spare his life.  Five family members are expected to take the witness stand Monday, May 4, 2015, in federal court.  (AP Photo/FBI, File)

Boston Marathon bomber cries, wipes eyes as aunt takes stand

For the first time in court, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and cried as his sobbing aunt briefly took the stand Monday in his federal death penalty trial. Tsarnaev, 21, wiped tears from his eyes quickly and fidgeted in his chair as his mother's sister ...

An Israeli protester holds a sign in Hebrew reading "violent policeman should be sentenced"  during clashes between Israel's, mainly Jewish Ethiopians and Israeli riot police during a protest against racism and police brutality in Tel Aviv, Israel, Sunday, May 3, 2015, as several thousand people from Israel's Jewish Ethiopian minority protest, shutting down a major highway and clashing with police on horseback long into the night. The protest was mostly peaceful during the day, but by nightfall became violent with at least 20 officers were hurt and "multiple protesters" arrested, Police Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

Protests highlight troubles of Ethiopian Jews in Israel

When Israel secretly airlifted waves of Ethiopian Jews in the 1980s and 1990s, saving them from war and famine in the Horn of Africa, it was celebrated as a triumphant show of unity for the Jewish people. Thirty years after the first large groups of Ethiopians arrived, few in the ...

FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2013 file photo, travelers walk through terminal 3 baggage claim at O'Hare International airport in Chicago. The Department of Transportation on Monday, May 4, 2015 said that airline net income fell to $7.5 billion in 2014 from $12.2 billion in 2013. Airlines collected $3.5 billion in bag fees, a 5 percent increase over 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

Airlines bring in more money from bag, reservations fees

U.S. airlines are earning billions, and they're collecting more in fees on checked bags and reservation changes. Whether airlines are making more or less money than before depends on which figures you use. The Department of Transportation said Monday that airlines collected $3.5 billion in bag fees last year, a ...

In this combination of eight photos taken on a government-organized media tour Sunday, May 3, 2015, laborers pose for a portrait at a workers' accommodation camp, in Doha, Qatar. Qatar’s top labor official told The Associated Press Monday, May 4, 2015, that delays in ensuring decent housing for a bulging migrant labor population were a mistake the government is fixing as it gears up to host the 2022 World Cup, and he is hopeful a new wage protection program will address complaints about payments. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

AP Interview: Qatar minister vows to improve migrants' lives

Qatar's inability to ensure decent housing for its bulging migrant labor population was "a mistake" the government is working to fix as it prepares to host the 2022 World Cup, the country's top labor official said Monday, vowing his country would improve conditions for its vast foreign labor force. In ...

Woman seeking man she kissed at marathon hears from his wife

A Tennessee woman searching for the stranger she kissed while running the Boston Marathon this year says she finally heard back — from the mystery man's wife. Barbara Tatge says her daughter had dared her to kiss a random, good-looking man as she ran through the town of Wellesley, where ...

FILE - In this April 5, 2014, file photo, Florida head coach Billy Donovan reacts during the second half of an NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game against Connecticut in Arlington, Texas. Florida has the tough task of replacing Donovan, who spent nearly two decades putting the football-first program on the college basketball map. He left the school last week to become the new coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder.  (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Donovan says goodbye, Florida moves on with coaching search

Florida's search to replace basketball coach Billy Donovan began weeks — really months— ago. The Gators have been collecting information on potential successors since at least February, probably even sooner. Although athletic director Jeremy Foley said Monday he would sit down with his search team later in the day and ...

NYPD officer shot in the head this weekend pronounced dead

A 25-year-old police officer shot in the head over the weekend while attempting to stop a man suspected of carrying a handgun died Monday from his injuries, the third New York City officer slain on duty in five months, Police Commissioner William Bratton said. Brian Moore, who was in a ...

FILE - In this April 2, 2014, file photo, former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee. The former CIA official says in a new book that President Barack Obama ordered a barrage of drone strikes in Yemen in 2013 that killed the al-Qaida operatives behind the most serious plotting against American interests in years. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Former CIA leader defends drone strikes, torture

President Barack Obama ordered a barrage of CIA drone strikes in Yemen in 2013 that killed the al-Qaida operatives behind the most serious plotting against American interests in years, a former CIA leader says in a new memoir that broadly defends the targeted killing of terrorists. When the U.S. closed ...

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