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Day of protests planned in Baltimore after black man's death

Demonstrators gather in front of the Baltimore Police Department Western District station to protest against the death in police custody of Freddie Gray in BaltimoreBy Lacey Johnson BALTIMORE (Reuters) - Waves of demonstrators were expected to descend on Baltimore on Saturday to protest the unexplained death of a black man after he was taken into custody, a day after the city's police chief said officers had failed to give him timely medical attention for a spinal injury. Both were due to start at the place where Freddie Gray, 25, was detained on April 12 for carrying a switchblade knife and placed inside a police transport van.



Hey, that's my cappuccino! Coyote captured outside lower Manhattan cafe

NYPD photo of captured coyote of Battery Park CityPolice captured a young, female coyote outside a cafe in a residential area of lower Manhattan on Saturday, the latest in a series of coyote sightings in New York City, where an increasing number of the predators are making their home. An emergency operator fielded a 911 call early Saturday morning reporting a coyote sighting at North Cove Marina near Battery Park City, said Detective Annette Markowski, spokeswoman for the New York Police Department. It was placed in a cage and transported in a police cruiser to Manhattan Animal Care and Control for examination. "It is healthy and will be released into an appropriate wilderness area somewhere in New York City, probably today," said a spokesman for the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.



Starbucks payment system outage in U.S., Canada resolved

A Starbucks cafe is seen in Los Angeles(Reuters) - Starbucks Corp said on Friday night that an outage affecting payment systems at a number of its stores in the United States and Canada had been resolved. "The point of sale register outage has been resolved and all Starbucks stores in the U.S. and Canada are expected to open for business as usual on Saturday," a statement on the company's website said. "We apologize to our customers for this inconvenience." Starbucks said the outage also affected its Evolution Fresh and Teavana stores, which the company said would also open as scheduled on Saturday.



NYC's famed Carnegie Deli closed over gas line issue

FILE- This April 6, 2004 file photo shows the exterior of the Carnegie Deli and Restaurant in New York. New York's famous Carnegie Deli was closed Saturday, April 25, 2015, so utility workers can investigate a possible illegal gas hookup. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)NEW YORK (AP) ? New York's famous Carnegie Deli has been closed so utility workers can investigate a possible illegal gas hookup.



Nepal quake: Over 1,000 dead, history razed, Everest shaken

Nepal quake: Over 1,000 dead, history razed, Everest shakenShrish Vaidya thought he was dreaming when his two-story house began to sway and shake "like crazy" after a massive earthquake struck just outside his hometown of Kathmandu on Saturday. For several minutes the earth shook violently, houses collapsed, roads cracked, centuries old temples and other historical monuments tumbled, and an avalanche swept down the slope of Mt. Everest engulfing mountaineering camps.



3 juveniles arrested in attack on homeless man at Olney gas station

3 juveniles arrested in attack on homeless man at Olney gas stationPolice have made 3 more arrests in the brutal assault of a homeless man caught on camera at a gas station in Olney.



The Latest: Several hundred march through West Baltimore

Street signs on a light post mark the intersection where Freddie Gray was arrested, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)2:45 p.m.



UN chief appoints new Yemen special envoy

UNITED NATIONS (AP) ? The U.N. chief appointed a new special envoy to Yemen as pressure grows to return to peace talks while fighting continues in the Arab world's poorest country.


'Operation Babylift' kids, soldiers reunite 40 years later

Du Hua bears America and South Vietnam flags as he walks near the display of a Vietnam era helicopter during ceremonies commemorating the 40th anniversary of Operation Babylift from Vietnam, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Holmdel, N.J. Du Hua, who took 11 attempts to escape from communist Vietnam, went on to serve in the U.S. Navy and is now a doctor of Pharmacy. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) ? Vietnamese orphans airlifted to the United States in an evacuation dubbed "Operation Babylift" reunited Saturday with some of the soldiers who helped them flee in the frantic final days of the Vietnam War.



Police ID teen killed in Camden

Police ID teen killed in CamdenPolice say 18-year-old Jameer Bullard died on the operating table after being shot in the back in Camden, New Jersey early Saturday morning.