Sentencing underway for ex-Texas cop convicted of murder

Sentencing underway for ex-Texas cop convicted of murder

DALLAS (AP) — Jurors are now deciding the fate of a former Texas police officer who was convicted of murder for fatally shooting a black, unarmed teenager last year in suburban Dallas. Wednesday marks the second day of the sentencing phase in the trial of Roy Oliver, who was convicted Tuesday for the 2017 slaying…
Venezuelans find US asylum surprisingly elusive

Venezuelans find US asylum surprisingly elusive

MIAMI (AP) — One was a Venezuelan army officer who deserted and joined the opposition. The other, a political activist who says he had to flee after pro-government forces attacked his home. They ended up in the U.S., among thousands of their countrymen seeking asylum in what seemed like an obvious place to do so.…