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  • FBI investigating stabbing of officer at Michigan airport as ‘act of terrorism’

    The FBI said it is investigating the stabbing of a police officer at a Flint, Michigan, airport “as act of terrorism.”   From earlier:   A police officer was stabbed in the back and neck Wednesday at an airport in Flint, Michigan, and the suspect is in custody and being questioned, according to authorities. The police officer, identified as Lt. Jeff Neville, is in stable condition, said Lt. David Kaiser, a spokesman for the Michigan State Police. He was stabbed […]

  • Michigan airport stabbing investigated as possible act of terrorism

    FLINT, Mich. — A police officer was stabbed in the back and neck Wednesday at an airport in Flint, Michigan, and the suspect is in custody and being questioned, according to authorities. The police officer, identified as Lt. Jeff Neville, is in stable condition, said Lt. David Kaiser, a spokesman for the Michigan State Police. He was stabbed on the public side of Bishop International Airport’s main terminal, according to the Transportation Security Administration. All passengers are safe and were […]

  • Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, admitted to hospital

    LONDON — Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, was admitted to hospital Tuesday evening as a “precautionary measure,” Buckingham Palace has told CNN. The Prince, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, was being treated at London’s King Edward VII Hospital for an infection arising from a pre-existing condition. “Prince Philip is in good spirits and is disappointed to be missing the State Opening of Parliament and Royal Ascot,” Buckingham Palace said in a statement. The […]

  • Officials release footage of Philando Castile shooting after officer is acquitted

    MINNEAPOLIS — It took just 40 seconds for an ordinary traffic stop to turn deadly — from a police officer saying “Hello, sir” to him firing seven shots at a seated motorist. But the police dashboard camera video released Tuesday adds a visceral element to what police witnesses had described — unnerving even in the context of other police shootings and after a video taken by Philando Castile’s passenger went viral. Until Tuesday, few people had seen the dashcam video […]

  • Republican Handel projected winner in Georgia election

    ATLANTA  — Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in a high-stakes special election for a Georgia House seat on Tuesday, denying Democrats their first major victory of the Donald Trump era. Handel led Ossoff by 4.8 percentage points with more than three-fourths of the 6th District’s precincts having reported their results at 10 p.m. ET, in the most expensive House race in US history. It was a much closer margin than the 20-plus point wins typically posted by former […]

  • Family of Otto Warmbier object to autopsy, cause of death remains unknown

    The family of American college student Otto Warmbier objected to an autopsy, leaving the former North Korea detainee’s official cause of death a mystery for the time being. The Hamilton County Coroner’s Office in Ohio confirmed that it received and examined the 22-year-old’s body after his death on Monday. The Warmbier family’s “objection to an autopsy was honored,” the office said, and only an external examination was performed. The coroner’s office reviewed medical records from the University of Cincinnati Medical […]

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    O.J. Simpson parole hearing set for next month

    O.J. Simpson may be one step closer to becoming a free man. Simpson will have a July 20 hearing before the Nevada Board of Parole to decide whether he will be released from prison, according to parole board spokesman David Smith. If paroled, he could be released as early as October, Smith said. The former football star has served nine years in prison at Lovelock Correctional Facility, a medium-security prison in the Nevada desert. Perhaps the nation’s most famous inmate, […]

  • Couple donates $100,000 to Goodwill … by accident

    A couple in Ohio accidentally dropped off a duffel bag containing almost $100,000 at an Ohio Goodwill. Thanks to a couple of honest employees, they got back every dime. The employees at the Zanesville, Ohio, Goodwill were going through donations last week when they came across a duffel bag. Inside the bag was $97,004, a living will and marriage certificate. At first they thought the cash was fake, employee Kelsey Croy told CNN. “It was so much cash they figured […]

  • Suspect shot at Brussels train station after failed bombing in “terrorist attack”

    BRUSSELS — A suspect was shot at Brussels Central Station Tuesday after a failed bombing that Belgian authorities are calling a terrorist attack. A “small explosion” occurred in the station around 8:30 p.m., Belgium Prosecutor’s Office spokesman Eric Van Der Sypt said in a news conference Tuesday. “The suspect was neutralized by soldiers,” Van Der Sypt said, characterizing the incident as a terror attack. No civilians were injured in the attack, he said. Authorities do not know if the suspect […]

  • Adele visits London firefighter in wake of apartment tower disaster

    Adele’s love for her hometown runs deep: in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster, the singer visited some of the city’s firefighters for a “cup of tea and a cuddle” to thank them for their work tackling the deadly blaze. Fireman Rob Petty posted about the star’s impromptu meeting with the team at Chelsea Fire Station on Monday on his Facebook page. Petty said Adele, who posed for photos with firefighters at the station and in front of one […]