FILE - In this April 11, 2015 file photo, rancher Cliven Bundy speaks with supporters at an event in Bunkerville, Nev. Amid debate about whether they should be tried first in federal court in Oregon or Nevada, two sons of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and three other men are due Friday, April 15, 2016, before a judge in Las Vegas on charges stemming from an armed confrontation with government agents rounding up cattle two years ago. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

2 Bundys, 3 others balk at pleas in Nevada standoff case

Seven men, including the five in court Friday, are also facing conspiracy, weapon, theft and damaging government property charges in Portland, Oregon, stemming from the 41-day occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

Gabriella Ortiz, of New Orleans, pauses at a makeshift memorial in New Orleans, Tuesday, April 12, 2016, near the spot where former New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith was shot and killed, and his wife wounded by gunfire, after a traffic accident last Saturday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Lawyer: Smith held no gun as he was shot in the back

Former Saints defensive end Will Smith was shot multiple times in the back after his killer deliberately rammed his Hummer into the NFL veteran’s Mercedes SUV, but Smith never pulled out his own handgun as he tried to protect his wife, the Smith family’s lawyer said Wednesday.

In this Oct. 28, 2014 photo, customers shop at the Century 21 Department Store in Philadelphia.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

US retail sales fall in March as Americans buy fewer cars

Americans have been more cautious about spending this year than most economists expected, despite steady job gains and lower gas prices. That’s a key reason why analysts now think the economy barely expanded in the first quarter.