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    Munich shooting: At least 9 killed, many more hurt in shopping district rampage

    MUNICH — At least nine people were killed and 21 others hurt Friday in a shooting rampage at a busy shopping district in Munich, Germany, police said. Police searched for attackers, thinking there might be three, and found a man who had killed himself on a side street near Olympia shopping mall, police Chief Hubertus Andrae said. Based on surveillance video and witness statements, police concluded he was the sole gunman, Andrae said. The unidentified attacker was an 18-year-old German-Iranian […]


    Hillary Clinton picks Rockhurst High graduate Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

    FLORIDA — Hillary Clinton announced Friday that she will be running with Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate. Kaine graduated from Kansas City’s Rockhurst High School in 1976. The announcement came during her “Stronger Together” rally in Tampa, Florida. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia emerged as a leading contender after a methodical search, several Democrats close to the campaign say, receiving the stamp of approval from President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton. The decision […]

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    Two paramedics arrested for allegedly taking degrading selfies with patients in their care

    Two Florida paramedics have been arrested for engaging in a “selfie war” competition by taking pictures with patients under their care. “Many patients were intubated, sedated, or otherwise unconscious at the time,” said Okaloosa County Sheriff Larry Ashley’s office Facebook page. “The defendants exchanged texts challenging each other to produce more selfies and to ‘step up’ their game.” Deputies arrested Kayla Renee Dubois, 24, of Navarre, Thursday and Christopher Wimmer, 33, of Crestview, turned himself in later that day. Dubois […]

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    Neighbor of dentist who killed Cecil the lion, steals, wrecks dentist’s boat, police say

    MARCO ISLAND, Fla. —  The Minnesota dentist who was made famous for shooting and killing Cecil the lion last summer is back in the news again. You may remember he has a home on Marco Island. Now, police say his neighbor stole his boat and got in an accident. On Sunday, police and EMS arrived at the Caxambas Pass boat ramp in Marco Island. Andrew Derwin pulled up in a 2015 Ranger vessel. On board the boat, Nicolas Stolinas had […]

  • Prince George, Britain's future king, is celebrating his third birthday Friday -- and new series of adorable photos of the young royal have been released by Kensington Palace to mark the occasion.

    New Prince George photos released on young royal’s third birthday

    LONDON — Prince George, Britain’s future king, is celebrating his third birthday Friday — and new series of adorable photos of the young royal have been released by Kensington Palace to mark the occasion. The relaxed, candid photos, posted on Twitter, show the barefoot toddler playing on a swing and sitting on a picnic blanket while feeding the family dog, Lupo. His parents, Prince William and Kate Middleton, said they were delighted to share the photos. A spokesperson for Kensington […]

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    Donald Trump’s America: Scary but fixable

    CLEVELAND — It’s scary out there. Donald Trump painted a foreboding picture Thursday of an America adrift as he accepted the Republican presidential nomination with a sober speech in Cleveland. He invoked a nation imprisoned by its own rotten political establishment and clawing special interests, at risk from terrorists who could be disguised as Syrian refugees and stalked by tens of thousands of illegal immigrant criminals. Trump has demonstrated a knack for channeling the nation’s mood. His convention message is […]

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    THC taints Colorado town’s water supply; residents warned not to use it

    HUGO, Colo. — Colorado may be home to legalized recreational marijuana, but you won’t find any pot shops in the town of Hugo, where such businesses are not permitted. Yet, somehow, evidence of tetrahydrocannabinol, better known as THC, has been found in the town’s water supply, officials said Thursday. Field tests revealed presumptive positive results for THC, the principal psychoactive chemical in cannabis, Officer Michael Yowell of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said at a news conference Thursday. Testing continues […]

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    Defiant Ted Cruz stands by refusal to endorse Trump after being booed during convention speech

    Ted Cruz on Thursday strongly defended his refusal to endorse Donald Trump during his Republican National Convention speech, saying he’s not “in the habit” of backing politicians who attack his family. “I am not in the habit of supporting people who attack my wife and attack my father,” Cruz said at a morning meeting where he faced sharp questions from the Texas delegation in Cleveland. The Texas senator sensationally withheld an endorsement of Trump in his speech Wednesday, earning a […]

  • ROCKVILLE, MD - APRIL 25:  Republican presidential candidate and Ohio Governor John Kasich speaks during a campaign event April 25, 2016 in Rockville, Maryland. Governor Kasich continued to seek for his party??s nomination for the general election.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    Trump, Kasich feud over ‘most powerful’ VP offer

    CLEVELAND — Donald Trump and John Kasich’s teams are at war over whether the Republican presidential nominee ever seriously wanted the Ohio governor to join the ticket. Multiple sources close to Kasich said Trump’s son, Donald Jr., tried to entice Kasich with a position as the most powerful vice president in history, but he turned it down. Kasich would have been in charge of all domestic and foreign policy in a Trump White House, Kasich sources said. But Trump’s communications […]

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    Gavin Long suffered from PTSD, source tells CNN

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Gavin Long, the man who shot six law enforcement officers Sunday in Baton Rouge, Louisiana — killing three — suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder, a source involved in the investigation told CNN’s Chris Cuomo. Long joined the Marine Corps in 2005 and worked as a data network specialist, according to the U.S. military. He was discharged at the rank of sergeant in 2010, after serving in Iraq. The source also told CNN that Long had filled a […]

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    Michelle Obama dances to Beyoncé in ‘carpool karaoke’

    WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama sang and danced to Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies” in a preview clip of her upcoming appearance on the “The Late Late Show with James Corden,” which is set to air Wednesday night. The first lady is the latest famous guest to join Corden on the “carpool karaoke” segment, which begins with Corden picking Obama up at the White House. “Do you mind if we listen to some music? I rarely get to listen to music in the […]

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    No one to be fired after Melania Trump speech plagiarism episode

    CLEVELAND — Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has no plans to fire anybody on the campaign or to take any disciplinary action against anyone for the Melania Trump speech plagiarism controversy, CNN learned Tuesday. As campaign chairman Paul Manafort indicated at his morning news conference, the campaign’s posture is to simply move on from this without addressing it any further. Manafort denied allegations that Melania Trump plagiarized a Michelle Obama speech on the first night of the Republican National Convention, calling […]