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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A lawyer for a white Oklahoma police officer charged in an unarmed black man's death says she was so hyper-focused on the situation that she didn't hear other officers arrive or the deadly gunshot she fired.
Syrian government forces and rebels fought battles in the center of Aleppo and north of the city on Friday, a week into a Russian-backed offensive by the Syrian army to take the entire area, a war monitor and sources on both sides said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and a Syrian military source said government forces had captured territory north of Aleppo and buildings in the city center. Syrian state television reported that a child had been killed and others injured by rebel shelling in the government-held al-Ithaa neighborhood of Aleppo.