Daily Archives: April 12, 2016

{FD} Man sues gun sellers over weapons used in 2014 shootings at Kansas Jewish sites

The husband of one of the three victims in the 2014 shooting at two Jewish sites in Missouri filed a lawsuit Monday over the sale of the shotguns used in the attack. Continue reading

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{FD} Official says 19 passengers killed in Pakistan bus accident

A head-on collision between a passenger bus and truck killed at least 19 passengers, including women and children, in Pakistan’s eastern Punjab province on Wednesday, a rescue official said. Continue reading

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{FD} Pair of guided missile containers found in Pacific Ocean near Alaska

Two large shipping containers, stamped with the words “Contains: Guided Missile,” were discovered in the Pacific Ocean near Alaska Sunday. Continue reading

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{FD} Ohio police officer wounded in weekend shooting dies

An Ohio police officer died two days after he was critically wounded when a man opened fire on a SWAT team trying to arrest him for allegedly setting his estranged wife’s house ablaze, officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} Rescuers find pair of skiers stranded on Alaska glacier for days

Rescuers on Tuesday picked up two skiers who were stranded on an Alaska glacier for four days. Continue reading

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{FD} FBI offers reward in Missouri theft of Andy Warhol prints

Federal authorities announced Monday they are offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the whereabouts of artwork that was stolen from a Missouri museum – including Any Warhol prints of Campbell Soup. Continue reading

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{FD} China says investigating Taiwanese deported from Kenya

China says a group of Taiwanese, whose deportation from Kenya to Beijing sparked protests from Taiwan’s government, are being investigated for suspected wire fraud. Continue reading

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{FD} 11 US jails win millions in grants to overhaul operations

Eleven U.S. jail systems will receive millions of dollars in grants to overhaul operations in order to reduce their overall inmate populations — some by as much as one third, the John D. Continue reading

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{FD} Gangs declare war on police as El Salvador violence rages

As police Inspector Alba Guevara Lopez’s officers fanned out through the narrow alleys of a gang-controlled neighborhood in this San Salvador suburb, half had their faces hidden by black ski masks. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Panama Papers’ law firm raided by organized crime prosecutors

Organized crime prosecutors raided the offices of the Mossack Fonseca law firm Tuesday looking for evidence of money laundering and financing terrorism following a leak of documents about tax havens it set up for wealthy international clients. Continue reading

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{FD} China exports up 11.5 percent in March, 1st gain in 9 months

Chinese exports have risen for the first time in nine months, in a sign that the outlook may be improving for the world’s No. Continue reading

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{FD} Chicago police shoot 16-year-old, prompting protests

More than 100 people have gathered in Chicago for a vigil and protest after the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old by a police officer. Continue reading

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{FD} Hundreds gather for China’s 1st same-sex marriage lawsuit

Several hundred gay rights supporters have gathered outside a court in central China for the country’s first same-sex marriage lawsuit, a landmark moment for gay rights in China. Continue reading

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{FD} Bone fragments from WWII crash site returning from India

Tiny bone fragments carry a world of significance and perhaps closure for at least one American family who lost a loved one over the mountains of India in World War II. Continue reading

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{FD} Murdered ex-NFL player Will Smith had loaded gun in SUV when shot

Police found a fully loaded gun inside the vehicle former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith was driving the night he was shot, but there was no evidence that it had been fired, police said Tuesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Man arrested at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport in security scare

Military police have arrested a man and are conducting an investigation at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport after a report of a “suspicious situation.” Continue reading

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{FD} Australian leader supports detained TV crew in Lebanon

Australian government was providing top-level consular support to an Australian television crew facing charges after being caught up in a mother’s bungled child- snatching attempt in Lebanon, Australia’s prime minister said on Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} 17 arrested in Rhode Island in Internet gambling ring bust

Seventeen people, including some notable athletes with professional experience, have been arrested in connection with an online gambling ring, Rhode Island State Police announced Tuesday. Continue reading

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{FD} APNewsBreak: Navy flyer describes spotting island castaways

A Navy officer who helped rescue three men from a remote Pacific island says it took several approaches and a smoke marker to convince the castaways that their “help” signal had been spotted and they would be saved. Continue reading

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{FD} South Koreans go to the polls in parliamentary election

South Koreans are voting in a parliamentary election that many predict will hand President Park Geun-hye’s conservative party a decisive win, despite frustrations over a sluggish economy. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman lost 9 days in Arizona forest wrote ‘help’ in sticks

A woman lost in an Arizona forest for nine days survived by drinking pond water, eating plants and spelling out “help” on the ground with sticks, authorities said Tuesday. Continue reading

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{FD} 2 police killed, 2 wounded in clash with gang in El Salvador

Two police officers have been killed and two seriously wounded in a clash with gang members outside El Salvador’s capital. Continue reading

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{FD} Commuter rail defends audio surveillance aboard trains

New Jersey Transit’s director defended the use of audio surveillance systems on some of its trains Tuesday, as some questioned the monitoring’s legal and ethical underpinnings. Continue reading

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{FD} Mexican central banker criticizes Trump’s remittance plan

Mexico’s central bank boss is criticizing Donald Trump’s proposal to block remittances from Mexicans living in the U.S. as a way to force Mexico into paying for a border wall. Continue reading

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{FD} Washington governor fires hospital chief following escape of accused murderer

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday fired the head of a beleaguered state psychiatric hospital after an accused murderer escaped from last week. Continue reading

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{FD} Washington governor fires hospital chief following escape

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday fired the head of a beleaguered state psychiatric hospital an accused murderer escaped from last week. Continue reading

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{FD} UN official: More help needed for Africa’s Sahel region

A senior United Nations official says the abject poverty and horror resulting from attacks by the extremist Boko Haram group in Africa’s Lake Chad basin are at their worst and called for increased relief funding for its 3 million people and broader int… Continue reading

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{FD} Oklahoma couple appear in court after boy’s disappearance

An Oklahoma couple arrested in connection with the disappearance of their 9-year-old nephew a decade ago have appeared before a judge, as authorities kept searching for a body. Continue reading

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{FD} Police allege “Black Widow” breaches condition of release

An 80-year-old woman dubbed Canada’s “Black Widow” has been arrested after breaching the conditions of her release by using the internet at a library in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Continue reading

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{FD} Prosecutor: Despite video, officer’s shooting was tough case

The prosecutor who allowed a white police officer to avoid jail for killing a drunken-driving black man who was chased all the way home said Tuesday that persuading a South Carolina jury to convict him of a felony would have been difficult. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Prosecutor says cop’s conviction would be tough

The Latest on a white police officer in South Carolina taking a plea deal for probation in the killing of a black driver (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Uber launches in Argentine capital despite protests

Uber is launching its service in Argentina’s capital city in defiance of local authorities and despite protests by local cab operators. Continue reading

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{FD} Illinois Megachurch Approved for New Campus at Industrial Site

The Illinois megachurch campus of Willow Creek Community Church is one step closer to opening at an approximately 193,000 square foot site for its growing congregation. Continue reading

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{FD} Church of Norway Approves Gay Marriage After 20 Years of Debate

The Church of Norway has voted 88 to 32 to allow gay people to be married in church, following almost two decades of debate on the controversial issue. Continue reading

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{FD} Ex-Vegas casino dealer, 2 others get prison in cheating case

A former Bellagio craps dealer and two friends have been sentenced to at least four years each in prison for using phantom bets to cheat the Las Vegas Strip casino out of more than $1 million. Continue reading

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{FD} Problems identified with Texas jail where Sandra Bland died

A panel reviewing the jail where Sandra Bland died three days after being taken into custody has called for a major overhaul of its procedures and facilities. Continue reading

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{FD} Airline pilot suspected of being drunk faces arraignment

Authorities say a 50-year-old American Airlines co-pilot grounded on suspicion of drunkenness at a Detroit-area airport heads to court next month. Continue reading

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{FD} Fujimori’s accidental rival embraces ‘gringo’ label in Peru

Comedians in Peru ridicule his American accent and his longstanding ties to Wall Street anger some in an impoverished nation increasingly hostile toward foreign mining companies. Continue reading

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{FD} US reviewing scale of its peacekeeping mission in Sinai

U.S. officials say the Pentagon is considering ways it could reduce the number of troops in the Sinai Peninsula and still perform its peacekeeping mission. Continue reading

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{FD} Baseball-size hail hits Dallas area; no injuries reported

Hail the size of baseballs has broken windows and damaged buildings and cars in the Dallas area, forcing the closure of some schools. Continue reading

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{FD} Texas police seek suspect who stole ring from corpse

Police in Texas are trying to find a woman seen on surveillance video stealing a ring from a corpse at a funeral home. Continue reading

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{FD} Husband of woman shot at Kansas Jewish site sues gun sellers

The husband of one of the three people killed by a white supremacist at two Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City is suing over the sale of the shotguns used in the April 2014 attack. Continue reading

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{FD} Human remains found, suspect arrested in case of missing Seattle-area woman

A nurse and mother of three from the Seattle area went on an online date to a Mariners baseball game Friday night then disappeared, according to friends and neighbors now begging for help on social media. Continue reading

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{FD} Ex-NFL player Will Smith may have been involved in hit-and-run before shooting death

New video shows that former New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith may have been involved in a hit-and-run collision moments before he was gunned down Saturday night. Continue reading

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{FD} Ohio man accused of critically wounding officer denied bond

A man accused of opening fire on a SWAT team trying to arrest him and critically wounding an Ohio police officer has been denied bond and remains in jail on charges including felonious assault. Continue reading

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{FD} Minn. man beat parents to death before killing himself in standoff, police say

Shakopee police say the suspect in a double-homicide has killed himself after a standoff with police in Waseca. Continue reading

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{FD} Juror questionnaire in hot SUV case seeks to ID juror bias

Potential jurors for the trial of a Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son in a hot SUV to die filled out a 17-page questionnaire Tuesday to help the lawyers pick a qualified jury. Continue reading

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{FD} California teens charged for threatening Snapchat video

Police in California have arrested two teen boys after a video was posted to social media that threatened a black student with a noose and a gun. Continue reading

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{FD} Thieves cut hole in roof to snatch $280,000 from NYC bank vault

Police say thieves carved a hole in a roof to gain access to a bank vault and steal hundreds of thousands of dollars. Continue reading

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{FD} Pentagon: 12 al-Shabab militants killed in US airstrikes in Somalia

A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. conducted airstrikes Monday and Tuesday in Somalia that killed an estimated 12 militants affiliated with the al-Shabab Islamic extremist group. Continue reading

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