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MEDIA, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a psychiatric patient had dozens of bullets on hand when he killed his caseworker and intended to kill more people at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex.Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan says 4 ...more

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By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Chinese graduate student at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles has been found dead in his off-campus apartment after being assaulted late at night on his way home, police and univers ...more

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SEATTLE (AP) — Police say an out-of-town Amazon employee was the operator behind a drone that buzzed the Seattle Space Needle this week.Witnesses told police they saw the craft fly back into a fifth-floor room in a nearby hotel. Police contacted ...more

AP News - 23 minutes ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The movement of Russian heavy caliber artillery systems across the border into Ukraine is "imminent", the Pentagon said Friday, saying Russia is escalating the military action there.Col. Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman, said ...more

Reuters News - 26 minutes ago

By Daniel Wallis DENVER (Reuters) - Sheriff's deputies in Colorado ended a two-hour crime spree by a couple suspected of carjacking when a lone officer tackled a gun-toting man following a dramatic pursuit that was caught on camera. < ...more

Reuters News - 28 minutes ago

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Kuwaiti man with links to al Qaeda will remain at the Guantanamo Bay prison, while a second is cleared for transfer home, a U.S. national security panel said on Friday. Faez Mohammed Ahmed al- ...more

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CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — Speaking a few dozen yards away from where two people were killed in a tornado that swept through a campground on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Friday it's a blessing more people didn't die in the sto ...more

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VICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A former Nevada lawmaker who led California police on a high-speed chase on the day he was expelled from the state Assembly has been ordered to two years and eight months in prison, but a judge says he's already fulfilled his ...more

Reuters News - 33 minutes ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Friday for a resolution that would bar President Barack Obama from sending U.S. troops for any "sustained combat role" in Iraq without congressional authorization. ...more

AP News - 33 minutes ago

MIAMI (AP) — A military judge has ruled that one of five prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay naval base charged in the Sept. 11 attack should be tried separately from his co-defendants.Army Col. James Pohl ruled Thursday that Ramzi Binalshibh should ...more