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You go, Girl

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KOAT/CNN) – A gas station worker has been suspended for two weeks for shooting a robbery suspect. But in an interview, the worker said she’s sticking to her guns. “I grabbed my gun from my pocket, I cocked … Continue reading

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Japan’s turn – again

A powerful 6.2 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Japan near Fukushima. Details of the extent of the damage have not yet emerged regarding the quake which hit 281km South East of Kamaishi. The depth of the earthquake, … Continue reading

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Defiance

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Officials in Charlottesville, Virginia, are trying to stop people from ripping down tarps that cover statues of Confederate generals. The Daily Progress reported Tuesday that the city has placed plastic fencing around the monuments to Robert … Continue reading

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¡Ay caramba!

A powerful earthquake jolted Mexico City on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway sickeningly on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage to the capital. The extent of damage and injuries was not immediately clear, but people fled … Continue reading

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Making Mexico Great Again

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Jose Luis Millan found a new crop of star employees at an upscale Tijuana car wash where customers cross the border from the U.S. to pay up to $950 to have their prized possessions steamed and … Continue reading

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Retroactive birth control

Chicago has reached a bloody milestone amid a particularly deadly weekend that saw at least 10 people killed and 31 others wounded in shootings across the city. The weekend killings lifted the city to more than 500 homicides for the … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s turn

Hurricane Maria was strengthening fast as it barreled towards Martinique and Puerto Rico on Monday while the Irma-battered Caribbean islands braced for the arrival of yet another monster storm. As of 11 a.m., Maria had grown into a “rapidly intensifying” … Continue reading

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Unintended consequences

China has limited access to a nature reserve on its border with North Korea after mysterious seismic shakes at the rogue nation’s nuclear test site were detected less than 10 minutes after it launched a missile earlier this month. Beijing … Continue reading

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Pepper spray used to break up brawl at HS game

Clark County School District police used pepper spray to break up a fight on the field between Canyon Springs and Basic football players after the Pioneers’ 20-15 victory over the Wolves on Friday night at Basic High School. The brunt … Continue reading

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And in St Louis…

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Noisy demonstrators marched through an upscale shopping mall Saturday to protest the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man, picked up after a night of mostly … Continue reading

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Updates at Richmond Rally

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Meanwhile, in St Louis…..

ST. LOUIS • About 1,000 protesters surrounded the home of St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson in the Central West End late Friday, breaking at least two windows and throwing red paint at the brick house before some 200 police in … Continue reading

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Here they come

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Hundreds of protesters poured into St. Louis’ streets and some scuffles broke out as they voiced their anger after a Missouri judge on Friday ruled a white former St. Louis police officer was not guilty of … Continue reading

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Confederate rally set for Richmond tomorrow

Out-of-state organizers of a rally to show support for Confederate monuments slated for Saturday say they don’t know how many people to expect. Tara Brandau, a Florida resident who identifies with militia groups, told reporters at a press conference on … Continue reading

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Here it comes…

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – A Missouri judge on Friday found a white former St. Louis police officer not guilty of murder in the shooting death of a black man, stirring feelings of anger and frustration in the black community. The … Continue reading

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Picking up the pieces

On the morning of September 11, the eyewall of Hurricane Irma passed about 10 miles to the east of my home. With the power out, I sat in an interior space, a hand-cranked radio almost my only contact with the … Continue reading

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“We’re gonna nip this shit in the bud”

Gov. Eric Greitens said Thursday that he has taken “the initial steps” to activate the Missouri National Guard in anticipation of possible events related to the coming judge’s verdict in the murder trial of a former St. Louis police officer, … Continue reading

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Trucker fired for giving away plywood

A Massachusetts truck driver was fired from his job after he gave away plywood to needy Floridians in Tampa girding for Hurricane Irma, it was reported on Thursday. Tim McCrory, 27, was driving his truck to a Home Depot just … Continue reading

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15 Marines injured in training accident

Fifteen Marines were sent to hospitals with unspecified injuries after an accident this morning at Camp Pendleton involving an amphibious assault vehicle. The incident happened just after 9:30 a.m. when the 1st Marine Division was involved in battalion training. The … Continue reading

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No federal charges in Freddie Gray’s death

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice will not bring charges against Baltimore police officers over the fatal injury of a black man in custody in an incident that stoked tensions between African Americans and law enforcement, federal officials … Continue reading

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