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Gunman at Maryland high school dies after armed school officer intervenes; 2 others injured Gunman at Maryland high school dies after armed school officer intervenes; 2 others injured
A student gunman opened fire Tuesday at a high school in southern Maryland, injuring two students before an armed school resources officer intervened, authorities said. The gunman, identified as Austin Wyatt Rollins, 17, was killed, but St. Mary's County Sheriff Tim Cameron said it was not immediately clear whether the school officer fired the fatal shot or whether the gunman killed himself. ...
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Supreme Court refuses to reconsider death penalty in Arizona case. Supreme Court refuses to reconsider death penalty in Arizona case.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court refused again Monday to decide whether the death penalty is unconstitutional. The action came in a case from Arizona in which lawyers asked the court to strike down both the state's capital punishment system and the nation's. The court's four liberal justices said Arizona's system, under which most defendants convicted of first-degree murder are eligible for ...
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Two more Miami bridge collapse victims identified, as investigation continues Two more Miami bridge collapse victims identified, as investigation continues
Two more victims of last week’s bridge collapse at Miami’s Florida International University were identified Sunday, as investigators try to determine what caused the pedestrian bridge to fall onto a busy highway, killing six people. Miami-Dade Police confirmed Sunday that Alexa Duran, 18, a freshman political science student at the university, was extracted from a Toyota 4Runner pancaked in th...
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FBI ex-deputy director Andrew McCabe sacked days before retirement. FBI ex-deputy director Andrew McCabe sacked days before retirement.
Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe has been sacked days before he could retire with pension rights. He was fired by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who said an internal review found he leaked information and misled investigators. Mr McCabe denied the claims and said he was being targeted because of his involvement in the inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election. ...
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Miami bridge collapsed as cables were being tightened following 'stress test'. Miami bridge collapsed as cables were being tightened following 'stress test'.
MIAMI — Authorities say a 950-ton pedestrian bridge that collapsed onto a six-lane highway killing at least six people had undergone a "stress test" just before and the cables were being tightened when it pancaked onto traffic below. After hours of searching for possible survivors amid tons of rubble, Miami-Dade Police Detective Alvaro Zabaleta said Friday that the operation "has turned from a ...
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Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet fighter jet crashes off Key West; 2 crew members killed. Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet fighter jet crashes off Key West; 2 crew members killed.
NORFOLK, Va. — A Navy fighter jet based in Virginia crashed off the coast of Key West, Fla., on Wednesday afternoon. Both crew members were killed. Cmdr. David Hecht, spokesman for Naval Air Force Atlantic, said the pilot and weapons system officer ejected from the F/A-18F Super Hornet. Rescuers recovered them. Medics took them by ambulance to Lower Keys Medical Center, and both were pronou...
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Students hospitalized, driver killed as bus plunges down ravine in Alabama. Students hospitalized, driver killed as bus plunges down ravine in Alabama.
DAPHNE, Ala. — The bus driver of a charter tour bus carrying high school students was killed Tuesday when the bus crashed in rural Alabama near the Florida-Alabama state line, police said. Dozens of students and adult chaperones were hospitalized after their chartered tour bus on its return trip to Texas plunged down a 50-foot ravine early Tuesday on Interstate 10, less than 10 miles west of t...
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Stormy Daniels offers to return $130,000 payment to Trump lawyer. Stormy Daniels offers to return $130,000 payment to Trump lawyer.
WASHINGTON — Stormy Daniels, the porn star who claims an affair with President Trump, on Monday offered to give back the $130,000 payment to Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen. In return, she wants to walk away from an agreement she reached in October 2016 with Cohen to keep quiet about the alleged tryst. Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie Clifford, has given Cohen until noon Tuesday to resp...
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This California coffee shop has a policy: No police. This California coffee shop has a policy: No police.
A California coffee shop booted a police officer from its store last month, claiming it has a rule of keeping law enforcement out for safety reasons. "We have a policy of asking police to leave for the physical and emotional safety of our customers and ourselves," a clerk told the officer on Feb. 16, according to Hasta Muerte Coffee's Instagram page. Hasta Muerte Coffee, a co-op in Oakland, ...
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Nearly 1 million without power as third winter storm brews for Northeast. Nearly 1 million without power as third winter storm brews for Northeast.
NEW YORK — Nearly 1 million homes and businesses remained without power Thursday as the second powerful winter storm in a week roared out of the Northeast — while forecasters warned a third could be just days away. A fresh storm system could bring snow and wind from the Mid-Atlantic to New England on Sunday and Monday, AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Dan Pydynowski said. "The (third) storm...
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