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More Wisconsin grads take AP exams

The Wisconsin DPI’s annual report on AP exam participation shows 34% of graduating seniors in 2014 took at least one exam.

This undated family photo provided by Dameion Perkins shows Dontre Hamilton. In April 2014, a Milwaukee Officer Christopher Manney shot Hamilton, whose family members said was schizophrenic, to death in a downtown park.

Starbucks CEO to meet with family of man killed by officer

Representatives of both Starbucks and the family of Dontre Hamilton say Wednesday’s meeting will be private.

This image posted on the official Facebook account of Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi shows the premier carrying the national flag as he walks with Iraqi security forces in Tikrit, Iraq, Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Iraqi security forces battled the last remaining pockets of Islamic State militants in Tikrit on Wednesday before the defense minister declared a ‘magnificent victory’ over the Islamic State group in Tikrit.

Iraq declares victory over Islamic State group in Tikrit

Iraqi Defense Minister Khalid al-Obeidi made the pronouncement, saying security forces have “accomplished their mission.”