Daily Archives: April 10, 2018

Airlines warned about ‘possible’ military action against Syria

A European air traffic control agency alerted airlines Tuesday to monitor the situation in the eastern Mediterranean amid possible military action by Western countries against the Syrian government in the next 72 hours. Continue reading

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Feds seize $2 million worth of meth in 500 Disney figurines

The Drug Enforcement Administration says that meth hidden inside wax Disney figurines has been confiscated near Atlanta and is worth roughly $2 million, the Associated Press reported Tuesday. Continue reading

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Suspect killed in police-involved shooting at California mall, authorities say

Police shot and killed a suspect at a Los Angeles mall on Tuesday evening, authorities said. Continue reading

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$11B California WaterFix project gets key agency OK, but still faces opposition

California’s largest water agency on Tuesday approved a nearly $11 billion plan to help fund two enormous tunnels, breathing new life into Gov. Jerry Brown’s ambitious and controversial plan to remake the state’s water system. Continue reading

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Ex-military couple due in court for child abuse resentencing

A former Army major and his wife convicted of abusing their young foster children over several years are due back in court for a resentencing after their original sentence was thrown out for being too lenient. Continue reading

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Sherpa guide tries to reach top of the world for 22nd time

Three men have climbed to the top of the world 21 times, all of them mountain guides who grew up in the shadow of Mount Everest. Continue reading

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Police: Woman attacks 2 people after dog eats her marijuana

Police in Ohio say a dog ate a woman’s stash of pot, leading her to attack two other women because the dog’s owner refused to pay for the marijuana. Continue reading

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Pennsylvania school district arms teachers with baseball bats: report

A Pennsylvania school district said it will arm 500 school teachers with baseball bats in response to the Parkland school shooting, Erie News Now reported. Continue reading

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John Stossel: The left’s war on science

We’ve been told conservatives don’t believe in science and that there’s a “Republican war on science.” Continue reading

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Hypnotherapist, 28, accused of having sex with 14-year-old boy

A Scottish hypnotherapist was busted in Florida for having sex with a 14-year-old boy who paid her $480 for a hotel tryst, police and a report said. Continue reading

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Study: South should spend on schools, train homegrown talent

A new study says Southern states should spend more on education to develop homegrown talent for high-paying jobs. Continue reading

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5 Cameroon athletes reported missing at Commonwealth Games

The Australian Border Force has been alerted and Commonwealth Games officials are concerned about five Cameroon athletes who have gone missing on the Gold Coast. Continue reading

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China’s Xi promises to cut auto import tariff, warns against ‘Cold War’ mentality

President Xi Jinping has promised to cut China’s auto import tariffs and ease restrictions on foreign ownership in its auto industry amid an escalating tariff spat with Washington. Continue reading

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Overnight landslide leaves 6 missing in southern Japan

Rescuers were searching Wednesday for six people after an overnight landslide buried a small cluster of houses at the foot of a steep slope in southern Japan. Continue reading

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Vacationing Arizona couple killed in Ireland horse-drawn carriage crash, report says

Two tourists from Arizona were killed while in Ireland on Monday after the horse-drawn carriage they were riding in reportedly crashed, sending them over an edge and roughly 20 feet below. Continue reading

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The Latest: Sacramento police to release more shooting video

The Latest on the fatal shooting of Stephon Clark (all times local): 7 p.m. Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn says more video of last month’s shooting of an unarmed black man will be released within a week. Continue reading

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Former NFL player, coach Marlon McCree accused of crashing into ex-wife

Authorities say former Jacksonville Jaguars safety and assistant coach Marlon McCree was arrested over the weekend following a vehicle chase with his ex-wife and crashing his truck into her SUV. Continue reading

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Lacrosse player who lost her leg in moped accident scores in her first game back

A top scorer for the University of Massachusetts’ women’s lacrosse team was back in action last week after losing her leg years ago. Continue reading

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White House removes African nation of Chad from travel ban list

The White House said Tuesday that citizens of Chad would be able to receive visas to the United States again because the African nation has been removed from the administration’s travel ban list. Continue reading

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Dominican court sentences man for 2011 murder of journalist

A Dominican court sentenced a businessman to 20 years in prison Tuesday for being the mastermind of the 2011 kidnapping and murder of a journalist who had promised to reveal information about the man’s alleged links to drug trafficking. Continue reading

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