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Rioters looted stores in Baltimore and pelted police with stones and bricks on Monday after the funeral of an African American man whose death in custody has reignited outrage over US police conduct towards blacks. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency in the port city of 620,000 that has been on a knife's edge since 25-year-old Freddie Gray died on April 19 in police custody. At least 15 police officers were injured by flying debris, and two of them were still hospitalized. Twenty-seven people were arrested, said Darryl De Sousa, the Baltimore Police Department's chief of patrol.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A white supremacist accused of killing three people at two Jewish centers in Kansas says he plans to plead guilty to capital murder to avoid a lengthy trial because of his failing health.