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AP News - 5 mins ago

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — When the call came from an officer who needed help facing an armed robber at a fast-food restaurant, two members of a reality television show riding along with Omaha police hustled to record the confrontation.In the chaotic sc ...more

Reuters News - 22 mins ago

By Farah Master and Clare Baldwin HONG KONG (Reuters) - Anti-corruption officers in Hong Kong on Thursday morning raided the home of Jimmy Lai, a media magnate and an outspoken critic of Beijing who has supported pro-democracy activists throu ...more

AP News - 23 mins ago

A 39-year-old firing-range instructor was killed Monday while showing a 9-year-old girl how to use an Uzi submachine gun. Charles Vacca's death at the Last Stop outdoor shooting range in White Hills, Arizona, has raised questions about allowing young c ...more

AP News - 29 mins ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in the U.S.: gun tourism.With gun laws keeping high-powered weapons ...more

Reuters News - 37 mins ago

By Matt Siegel SYDNEY (Reuters) - Malaysia on Thursday said it would share with Australia the cost of the latest effort to uncover signs of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, in the hope of unlocking modern aviation's greatest mystery. ...more

AP News - 52 mins ago

TOKYO (AP) — China's government on Thursday called on Japan to "break clean with militarism" after Tokyo confirmed that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a note earlier this year to a ceremony honoring more than a thousand World War II-era war criminals p ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) — A New England supermarket chain that has been in turmoil for weeks over a workers' revolt and customer boycott has announced that the former CEO is buying the company from rival relatives.Market Basket said in a statement ...more

Reuters News - 2 hours ago

REYKJAVIK (Reuters) - Ice over Iceland's rumbling Bardarbunga volcano has melted to reveal a row of 1-km wide "cauldrons", possibly due to a sub-glacial eruption, the country's meteorological office said late on Wednesday. Rumblings at Icelan ...more

AP News - 2 hours ago

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A sailor with Chile's navy on Wednesday announced he is gay, an unprecedented public declaration in this socially conservative South American nation.Chile has traditionally been a tough place for homosexuals, although the ...more

AP News - 2 hours ago

PHOENIX (AP) — The accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering what sort of parents would let a child handle a submachine gun ...more