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    Police officer shot and killed in Florida, suspect in custody

    A police officer in Tarpon Springs, Florida, was shot and killed early Sunday, a sheriff’s spokeswoman said. A suspect is in custody. The fatal shooting occurred in a residential area in the predawn hours, said Cecilia Barreda from the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. The slain officer, Charles Kondek, was a 17-year veteran of the Tarpon Springs Police Department. Kondek, 45, was a New York City police officer for five years before moving to Florida, the sheriff’s office said. The sheriff’s […]

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    NYC cop killer had criminal record and angry social media posts, police say

    The cop killer didn’t have a specific target — just any two officers in uniform. And on the day of his deadly attack, those officers just happened to be Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos. While patrolling a Brooklyn neighborhood Saturday, the New York police officers were killed by the man who had also just shot his ex-girlfriend — and apparently broadcast his intention to kill police on social media. Here’s what we know about the shooting, the victims and the […]

  • 2 NYPD officers shot, killed inside patrol car in Brooklyn

    Two New York City police officers were shot and killed ambush-style Saturday afternoon as they sat in their patrol car in Brooklyn, Police Commissioner William Bratton said. The gunman approached the passenger side of the patrol car and opened fire several times, fatally wounding officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, authorities said at an evening press conference. They were “shot and killed with no warning, no provocation,” Bratton told reporters. “They were quite simply, assassinated.” Both were shot in the […]

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    Officers shoot Canadian man on U.S. border bridge

    U.S. officers shot a Canadian man who walked toward a border inspection booth waving a handgun early Sunday. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement that the man stopped his car around 3 a.m. near a booth on the Ambassador Bridge, which goes between Detroit and the Canadian city of Windsor. As he walked toward them, the officers ordered him to drop the weapon, the statement said. Then he pointed the gun in their direction, and they opened […]

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    North Korea denies Sony hack but warns U.S.: Worse is coming

    North Korea is accusing the U.S. government of being behind the making of the movie “The Interview.” And, in a dispatch on state media, the totalitarian regime warns the United States that U.S. “citadels” will be attacked, dwarfing the hacking attack on Sony that led to the cancellation of the film’s release. While steadfastly denying involvement in the hack, North Korea accused U.S. President Barack Obama of calling for “symmetric counteraction.” “The DPRK has already launched the toughest counteraction. Nothing […]

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    New video shows Janay Rice nuzzling Ray Rice shortly after elevator fight

    A newly released video shows the now-wife of NFL player Ray Rice lovingly nuzzling him shortly after he knocked her out cold at a casino in New Jersey. The video obtained by ABC News shows the couple in handcuffs immediately after the February elevator fight in which the former Baltimore Ravens player punched his then-fiancee, Janay, in Atlantic City. In the footage, both are separated in a lobby by authorities. Law enforcement officials later lead them into an elevator, where […]

  • Sony CEO says Obama ‘mistaken on what actually happened’ regarding ‘The Interview’

    Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton responded Friday after President Obama said the studio had “made a mistake” by pulling “The Interview.” “The President, the press, and the public are mistaken as to what actually happened,” Lynton said in an interview with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria. “We do not own movie theaters. We cannot determine whether or not a movie will be played in movie theaters.” (Watch the entire interview tonight on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360.”) Lynton’s response came just hours after […]

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    Mother arrested after 8 children found dead at home in Cairns, Australia

    The mother of seven of the eight children found dead in a house in the northeastern Australian city of Cairns has been arrested on suspicion of murder, police Detective Inspector Bruno Asnicar said Saturday morning. The 37-year-old woman is under police guard at a hospital and in stable condition, he said at a news conference. The discovery of the bodies added to a traumatic week for Australia after a deadly hostage-taking in Sydney. Police said they were called to the […]

  • $50M settlement reached in Indiana State Fair stage collapse that killed 7

    A $50 million settlement has been reached in connection with the deadly collapse of a stage at the Indiana State Fair, a lawyer for injured survivors and relatives of those killed said Friday. The incident occurred August 13, 2011, when a strong storm packing winds estimated by the National Weather Service of 60 to 70 mph rolled through just before Sugarland, the country music duo of Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush, was set to perform. Authorities took the stage to […]

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    Girls accused of stabbing friend found competent to stand trial in ‘Slenderman’ case

    Two girls accused of stabbing a friend to impress the fictional Internet bogeyman Slenderman have been found competent to stand trial. The decision came out of a Wisconsin courtroom Thursday, Waukesha County Circuit Court reporter Kathy Fus told CNN. Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier have been charged with attempted murder after authorities say they stabbed their classmate 19 times in May. All three were 12 at the time. The suspects allegedly left the victim to crawl to her own rescue. […]


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