Daily Archives: April 20, 2017

In wake of tense Trump call, Pence aims to soothe Australia

Vice President Mike Pence will be working to smooth over any lingering hard feelings with Australia more than two months after President Donald Trump got into a spat with the country’s prime minister. Continue reading

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Man arrested over bombing of German soccer bus, prosecutors say

A 28-year-old German-Russian citizen was arrested Friday in Germany on suspicion of bombing the bus carrying the Borussia Dortmund soccer team in an attack last week that prosecutors alleged was motivated by financial greed. Continue reading

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Fresno gunman to appear in court on murder count

The suspect in this week’s Fresno, California, mass shooting is scheduled to appear in court Friday to face arraignment for a first-degree murder charge in a killing five days earlier. Continue reading

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Drift analysis says MH370 likely crashed north of search

Analysis of a genuine Boeing 777 wing flap has reaffirmed experts’ opinion that a missing Malaysian airliner most likely crashed north of an abandoned search area in the Indian Ocean. Continue reading

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Sentencing set in Ohio military base security breach

A sentencing date has been set for a man who admitted to causing the evacuation of two buildings at Ohio’s largest military base. Continue reading

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Venezuela opposition plans silent procession, road sit-ins

Venezuela’s energized opposition is planning sit-ins on roads, silent marches in white to commemorate the dead and other nontraditional protests as it tries to build on the momentum of recent street demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro’s soc… Continue reading

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Freed American charity worker returns to US after Egypt detention

An Egyptian-American charity worker freed after nearly three years of detention in Egypt returned Thursday night to the United States, the White House said. Continue reading

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Netanyahu spokesman: Mideast peace requires ‘acceptance’ of Israel

The spokesman for Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Fox News’ “Hannity” Thursday that peace between the Israelis and Palestinians requires “the fundamental acceptance of the Jewish State.” Continue reading

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Defense chief on Philippine-occupied island in disputed seas

The Philippine defense secretary and military chief of staff are visiting a Philippine-occupied island in the South China Sea to assert the country’s claim to the heartland of a disputed area where China is believed to have added missiles on man-made i… Continue reading

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Police: About a dozen sickened after ingesting synthetic pot

About a dozen people in New Jersey have become ill after police say they apparently ingested the synthetic marijuana K2. Continue reading

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After sex video, S. Korea accused of targeting gay soldiers

A watchdog group says South Korea’s army is hunting down and prosecuting gay servicemen after a video of two male soldiers having sex was posted on the internet earlier this year, stoking fear in an already persecuted minority group. Continue reading

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2 Seattle police officers shot, one suspect dead after robbery

Two Seattle police officers were shot Thursday while responding to a downtown robbery, authorities said. Continue reading

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2 dead after rail cars carrying logs hit work crew in Canada

Canadian police say rail cars loaded with logs crashed into an unsuspecting work crew, killing two people and injuring three in a small town on Vancouver Island on the Pacific coast. Continue reading

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The Latest: Ann Coulter rejects Berkeley’s May speaking date

The Latest on Ann Coulter speaking at Berkeley (all times local): 5:15 p.m.: Ann Coulter is rejecting the University of California, Berkeley’s request for her to change the date of a planned speaking appearance at the school to an alternate date in May. Continue reading

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Texas police officer plays hopscotch with girl while on break

A Texas detective “skipped” out on his lunch break, opting Wednesday to play a quick game of hopscotch with a little girl. Continue reading

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Ex-Iowa official says she took “don’t ask, don’t tell” stand

The former top female athletic administrator at the University of Iowa says she functioned with a “don’t ask, don’t tell” mentality while maintaining a decade-long relationship with the Hawkeyes’ field hockey coach that ultimately led to her dismissal … Continue reading

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Ex-Boston Celtic found guilty in Chicago train-guns case

A former player for the Boston Celtics has been found guilty of receiving guns that were stolen off a freight train in Chicago. Continue reading

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Canada minister they’re looking forward to Trump trade talks

A Canadian government minister says the administration is looking forward to trade negations with Donald Trump despite the U.S. president’s recent criticism of Canadian policy. Continue reading

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DREAMer lost DACA status when he illegally tried to reenter country, feds say

A failure to follow the rules may have cost an illegal Mexican immigrant his life in the U.S. Continue reading

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Puerto Rico pushes to privatize operation of public services

Puerto Rico is ready to sign dozens of new deals to privatize the operation of public services as government funds dwindle amid a decade-long recession, the island’s governor told some 800 investors attending a two-day financial summit Thursday. Continue reading

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Central America worries about more gang deportations from US

Attorneys general in Central America are expressing concern over comments from their U.S. counterpart suggesting increased deportations of gang members by the United States. Continue reading

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Two Seattle police officers shot, two suspects in custody after robbery call

Two Seattle police officers were shot Thursday while responding to a downtown robbery, authorities said. Continue reading

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Leftist party activist killed in southern Mexico

Gunmen killed the leader of Mexico’s leftist Democratic Revolution Party in the southern state of Guerrero, authorities said Thursday. Continue reading

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Paris attack: 1 police officer killed, 2 seriously injured in shooting on Champs-Élysées??; ISIS claims responsibility

A police officer was killed and two others were seriously injured when a gunman opened fire late Thursday on the famed Champs-Élysées in Paris before he was shot dead, officials said. The Islamic State group quickly claimed responsibility for the attack. Continue reading

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Mattel shares drop after toy maker posts disappointing sales

Mattel shares dropped after the nation’s largest toy maker reported a 15 percent drop in sales for the fiscal first quarter as it dealt with holiday hangover of too many items unsold. Continue reading

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FBI nabs suspected ‘Straw Hat Bandit,’ serial bank robber

A convicted bank robber paroled in 2011 is under arrest again, charged with carrying out a new string of holdups in the Philadelphia area as the man dubbed the “Straw Hat Bandit.” The FBI arrested 57-year-old Richard Boyle on Thursday on charges he com… Continue reading

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Ex-FBI agent gets jail time for Michigan gym shooting

A judge ignored the terms of a plea agreement and sentenced a former FBI agent to jail for shooting at a police officer outside a Michigan fitness club. Continue reading

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The Latest: Arrest made after 2 officers shot in Seattle

The Latest on the shooting of two police officers in Seattle (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Continue reading

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The Latest: Candidate won’t pull ad that angered pastor

The Latest on the pastor of a Charleston church where nine people were killed complaining about a political ad (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Continue reading

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US envoy: Iran and Hezbollah want to destabilize the Mideast

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley is accusing Iran and its ally Hezbollah of conspiring to destabilize the Middle East — a charge “categorically” rejected by Iran’s U.N. Continue reading

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New York City firefighter dies after fall while battling blaze

A New York City firefighter died Thursday after he fell several stories while battling a blaze in the borough of Queens. Continue reading

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Church pastor where 9 were killed blasts political ad

The pastor of a South Carolina church where nine worshippers were killed in a racist attack says a political ad by a candidate for a U.S. House is distasteful. Continue reading

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The Latest: Victim plans complaint vs. judge in rape case

The Latest on complaints against a Utah judge who called a convicted rapist a “good man” during sentencing (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Continue reading

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Will Smith: New Orleans Saints star’s killer gets 25 years for manslaughter

The man who killed retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith and wounded his wife during a traffic dispute last year was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison for manslaughter, far less than the maximum prosecutors had called for. Continue reading

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Police: 2 officers shot responding to robbery in Seattle

Seattle police say two police officers have been shot responding to a downtown robbery. Continue reading

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Texas teen shot dead in park after game of Russian Roulette, police say

A game of Russian Roulette killed a 13-year-old boy in a park in Texas, according to police who said another teen was charged with manslaughter. Continue reading

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Indiana puppy shot dozens of times with BBs and pellets, police say

An Indiana puppy is lucky to be alive after he was shot dozens of times with BBs and pellets last Saturday. Continue reading

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Champs-Élysées?? attack: 1 police officer killed, 2 seriously injured in Paris shooting

A police officer was killed and two were seriously injured when a gunman opened fire late Thursday on the famed Champs-Élysées shopping district in Paris before he was shot dead, officials said. Continue reading

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2 Seattle police officers shot after robbery call, suspect in custody

Two officers were shot Thursday afternoon after responding to a reported robbery, according to Seattle police. Continue reading

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Utah girl shot in head by teens: ‘I’m tougher than a bullet’

A Utah girl who survived being shot in the head by two teens in a crime that shocked her small town left the hospital Thursday after more than two months and said she can’t wait to see her favorite horse, “Junior.” Deserae Turner spoke Thursday at a Sa… Continue reading

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Top national security official to leave Justice Department

The Justice Department’s top national security official is leaving her position next month. Continue reading

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2 arrested in probable opioid death of Milwaukee toddler

Two people have been arrested in the suspected opioid overdose of a 4-year-old Milwaukee boy who would be the seventh child under 5 to die after swallowing opioids in Milwaukee County in the last 19 months, if further toxicology tests in the latest cas… Continue reading

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The Latest: Slain trooper’s widow tells of devastated family

The Latest on the death penalty hearing for the convicted killer of a Pennsylvania state trooper (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Continue reading

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Tennessee Amber Alert over: Tip leads authorities to Tad Cummins, Elizabeth Thomas in California

Authorities were able to end their nationwide manhunt after receiving a tip last night that led them to a remote county in Northern California, where 50-year-old teacher Tad Cummins and the 15-year-old girl he’s accused of kidnapping, Elizabeth Thomas,… Continue reading

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UC Berkeley flip-flops on Ann Coulter, proposes May date

University of California, Berkeley officials say they have a “grave concern” of violence on campus if Ann Coulter follows through on her threat to speak next week on campus. Continue reading

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St. Louis gunman kills two gas company workers, then himself

A gunman fatally shot two utility workers on the western edge of St. Louis Thursday before turning the gun on himself, authorities say. Continue reading

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The Latest: Trump says Iran not living up to nuclear deal

The Latest on Thursday’s press conference with President Donald Trump and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni (all times EDT): 4:20 p.m. Continue reading

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E-Trade tops Street 1Q forecasts

NEW YORK (AP) _ E-Trade Financial Corp. (ETFC) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $145 million. Continue reading

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Trump says shooting in Paris looks like ‘terrorist attack’

President Donald Trump says Thursday’s fatal shooting in Paris “looks like another terrorist attack.” Paris police say a gunman has killed a police officer and wounded another before being killed himself in an attack on the Champs-Elysees shopping dist… Continue reading

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Man pleads not guilty in shooting death of Navajo officer

The man accused of gunning down a tribal police officer in a remote corner of the nation’s largest American Indian reservation pleaded not guilty Thursday to several charges, including murder. Continue reading

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