Daily Archives: December 15, 2016

Authorities: Washington officer shot, taken to hospital

A police officer was shot and critically wounded Thursday about 60 miles north of Seattle in Mount Vernon, authorities said. Continue reading

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Chinese leaders set 2017 economy plans amid trade pressure

Chinese leaders are meeting to set economic goals for 2017 amid pressure from U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and European governments over trade and market access. Continue reading

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Australian police: Suspected drug smuggling ship intercepted

A commercial ship police say that was used in a suspected drug smuggling operation was intercepted off Australia and its crew are expected to be taken into custody, officials said Friday. Continue reading

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Repeat felon arrested in shooting of Washington officer

Police arrested a suspected gunman early Friday following an hourslong standoff in a community north of Seattle, after a police officer was shot in the head and critically wounded, investigators said. Continue reading

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The Latest: Officer shot in head, taken to Seattle hospital

The Latest on a police officer shot in Mount Vernon (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Continue reading

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Ex-officer to appear in court in fatal Milwaukee shooting

A former Milwaukee police officer is set to appear in court after being charged with reckless homicide in the slaying of a black man. Continue reading

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California sex offender found guilty of killing 4 women; eligible for death sentence

Jurors took just an hour Thursday to convict a California sex offender of killing four women — crimes that were mostly committed while he was being tracked by GPS and that now make him eligible for a death sentence. Continue reading

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2 children die after falling through ice in southern Indiana

Authorities say two children have died after falling through ice in southwestern Indiana. Continue reading

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Japan, Russia eye economic pact amid stalemate on territory

Russia and Japan aren’t likely to resolve a long-running territorial dispute, but they hope to announce an economic cooperation agreement after their leaders finish talks in Tokyo on Friday. Continue reading

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The Latest: Japan relaxes visa requirements for Russians

The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Japan (all times local): 2 p.m. Continue reading

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Syrian groups say Russia likely behind violations

Four Syrian organizations say Russia bears “a high likelihood” of responsibility for 304 attacks in Aleppo that violate international humanitarian law and may constitute war crimes. Continue reading

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China’s 1st aircraft carrier carries out live-fire exercise

China’s first aircraft carrier battle group has carried out its first live-fire exercise, the Defense Ministry has announced. Continue reading

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Aboriginal woman’s slaying exposes Australia’s racial divide

The life was long drained from Lynette Daley by the time the cops rolled up to the lonely beach where her naked body lay. Continue reading

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Ex-Guantanamo detainee leaves Uruguay for South Africa

A former Guantanamo detainee who had resettled in Uruguay left the South American country for South Africa on Thursday, ending a two-year campaign to be allowed to go. Continue reading

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Lawrence Colburn dies; helped end Vietnam’s My Lai massacre

Lawrence Manley Colburn, a helicopter gunner in the Vietnam War who helped end the slaughter of hundreds of unarmed Vietnamese villagers by U.S. troops at My Lai, has died. Continue reading

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Bird strikes send 2 jets back to airports in Illinois

Two jets each carrying more than 160 passengers have made safe emergency landings in northern Illinois following bird strikes. Continue reading

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Kentucky man convicted of reckless homicide in girl’s death

A Kentucky man has been convicted of reckless homicide in the death of his former girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter, whose body was disposed of in a well. Continue reading

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ISIS has three surface-to-air missile launchers in Syria, US officials say

ISIS has taken possession of three Russian surface-to-air missile launchers outside of Palmyra, Syria after retaking the ancient city last weekend, two U.S. defense officials told Fox News Thursday. Continue reading

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Rowland moved from New York to Pennsylvania federal prison

Former Gov. John G. Continue reading

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Feds give 20 more years to Glen Canyon Dam on Colorado River

The federal government is committing to at least another 20 years of use of a huge Colorado River dam that officials call crucial to states in the West, but that critics say is unstable and should be removed. Continue reading

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Pope Francis seeks to unite Colombians divided by peace deal

Pope Francis is doing his part to unite Colombians divided by a peace deal with leftist rebels by sponsoring a surprise meeting between President Juan Manuel Santos and his harshest critic. Continue reading

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California sex offender found guilty of murdering 4 women

A California sex offender who was being tracked by GPS has been found guilty of killing four women. Continue reading

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2nd man arrested for worshipper’s stabbing outside mosque

Police have arrested a second man for allegedly stabbing a worshipper near a Simi Valley mosque. Continue reading

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Developer to buy, demolish house of Wetterling killer

A real estate developer plans to buy and destroy the home once owned by the man who killed 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling, whose 1989 disappearance haunted Minnesota for nearly three decades. Continue reading

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Rudy Giuliani meets head of Poland’s ruling party in Warsaw

The head of Poland’s governing party says he met with Rudy Giuliani, the former New York City mayor who is now a close adviser to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. Continue reading

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Austria seizes Hitler’s childhood home

Austrian lawmakers have expropriated the house in which Adolf Hitler was born in 1889 in an effort to stem the flow of neo-Nazi sympathizers from using the residence as a shrine to the Führer, according to published reports. Continue reading

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Sailor pleads not guilty in transgender woman’s death

A Navy sailor from New Orleans has pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of stabbing and slashing a transgender woman 119 times in a coastal Mississippi hotel room. Continue reading

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Texas judge orders Charlie Brown Christmas display restored

A Texas judge has ordered a school district to restore a decoration that included a biblical verse recited by Linus in the 1960s TV special “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” Officials in the Killeen school district north of Austin ordered a nurse’s aide, De… Continue reading

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EU to seek summit with Turkey next month

The president of the European Union says the 28-nation bloc will be seeking to hold a summit meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan next month to discuss the testy relations between the two. Continue reading

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What’s next, what has happened during Dylann Roof trial

Dylann Roof was convicted Thursday of last year’s grisly massacre at a historic black church that left nine parishioners slain at a Bible study. Continue reading

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5 St. Louis-area men accused in kidnapping conspiracy

A St. Louis-area executive and four others have been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly kidnapping a man and collecting ransom from his parents. Continue reading

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Jury awards ex-Chicago gang member $22 million in damages

A federal jury has awarded a former Chicago street gang member $22 million after he claimed two city police officers framed him for a 1984 double murder. Continue reading

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{FD} Deported Afghan Muslim refugee rapists and killers celebrate as they arrive in Kabul

Young Afghans deported from Germany CELEBRATE as the 34 men – including convicted killers and rapists – arrive back at Kabul, saying: ‘I love my country!’  The plane carrying the deportees landed in Kabul at around 5am today All of the 34 Afghans who were deported are young men without families About a third of … Continue reading Continue reading

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Widow of nightclub shooter wants to change child’s name

The widow of the gunman who carried out a deadly shooting at a Florida gay nightclub before he was killed has filed a petition in a California court to change the name of their son. Continue reading

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Obit extolls man’s life of adventures and misadventures

Chris Connors never played by the rules and his family was determined that his obituary wouldn’t either. Continue reading

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Donors pay off $30K in layaways at Missouri Kmart

An anonymous couple has spent about $30,000 to pay for more than 200 layaway purchases at a Missouri Kmart. Continue reading

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Dylann Roof convicted in Charleston church massacre

A jury in South Carolina Thursday convicted Dylann Roof in the shootings that killed nine black church members during a Bible study in Charleston last year, a verdict that could lead to a death sentence for the self-avowed white supremacist. Continue reading

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Oklahoma police release airport shooting video

Surveillance video released by Oklahoma City police shows people rushing to help a Southwest Airlines employee after he was fatally shot while crossing a road outside the city airport. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Moderate’ British Muslims, lead by CAGE and Hizb ut-Tahrir, gather to demand Caliphate

If these are the moderates, imagine what the convservatives are like… . . British Muslims Gather in Show of Strength to Demand Caliphate by Donna Rachel Edmunds Breitbart, 14 Dec 2016 Over a thousand British Muslims took to the streets of London on Tuesday in a show of force, blocking off a central London square … Continue reading Continue reading

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Justice Department probing California jail snitch scandal

The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday opened an investigation into a long-running scandal over the use of jailhouse informants in Orange County, California, federal authorities said. Continue reading

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Grand jury indicts Comet Ping Pong gunman on 3 charges

A man inspired by an internet conspiracy theory to fire an assault weapon inside a pizza restaurant has been indicted on three charges by a grand jury. Continue reading

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‘I won’t forget’: Iraqi family recalls how ISIS chopped off brothers’ hands

A 21-year-old Iraqi man freed from Islamic State rule says he is holding onto video footage of bloodthirsty militants publicly chopping off his hand, in the hopes of finding justice someday. Continue reading

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{FD} 1000 Muslims block London streets chanting Allahu Akbar to demand Islamic caliphate

Nothing has changed. This is exactly how every single civil war through the Middle East and beyond involving Muslims initially started. And this is why Muslims must be banned residency in the West. In fact, this is exactly why Muslims got denied residency for centuries. It was only the leftists who lifted that policy, and … Continue reading Continue reading

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An alternative to bleak jail visits: The video chat

Visiting an inmate at New York City’s Riker’s Island jail means a long bus ride, intense security screening and hours waiting in a joyless visitor center. Continue reading

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Mexico raises interest rates a half point to 5.75 percent

Mexico’s central bank says it’s raising its interbank lending rate by one-half percent to 5.75 percent. Continue reading

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APNewsBreak: Army says some misconduct trends are increasing

A memo obtained by The Associated Press says that sexual misconduct and harassment allegations against senior Army leaders increased this year, and that more were substantiated than in 2015. Continue reading

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Sweden beefs up defense in case of Russian invasion

Swedish officials have been given the order to ensure the country is ready for war should Russia try to invade. Continue reading

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Ex-British PM calls for ‘new deal’ for kids in conflict

Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Thursday called for a “new deal” for children in conflict zones around the globe, saying not since the end of World War II have so many children’s human rights been violated. Continue reading

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Death row inmate’s lawyers say they’d prefer firing squad over lethal injection

A Virginia inmate asked a federal court Wednesday to block the state’s plans to execute him next month with lethal injection drugs from a secret compounding pharmacy, suggesting even a firing squad would be more humane. Continue reading

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Attack on mine prompts emergency decree in Ecuador

Ecuador’s government says it’s declaring a state of emergency in an Amazonian region where apparently indigenous protesters attacked a Chinese-owned mine, leaving at least one policeman dead. Continue reading

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