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News Minute: Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated Press

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Birmingham police are investigating six killings over the past five days. In the latest death early Tuesday, a man lost his life in a hail of gunfire outside a home in the Ensley area.

HOUSTON (AP) - Halliburton says it has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle a substantial portion of plaintiff claims arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The settlement, which is subject to court approval, will be paid into a trust until appeals are resolved over the next two years.

ANDERSON, Ala. (AP) - State troopers say one bicyclist was killed and a second cyclist seriously injured when they were struck by a vehicle on an Alabama highway. Authorities say the crash happened around 8:30 a.m. Monday on Alabama 207, north of Anderson in Lauderdale County.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - People attending a community gathering in Montgomery over the weekend contributed to a reward fund, doubling the amount offered for information about thefts at Rosa Parks' former apartment. That the reward fund is now at $2,000.

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