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Kenya says 2 police officers killed by improvised bomb

NAIROBI, Kenya –  An improvised bomb exploded and killed two Kenyan police officers Thursday near the spot where four officers died the day before in a similar blast, officials said. Concerns are growing that the al-Shabab extremist group is turning its focus on Kenya after military pressure on its strongholds in neighboring Somalia. Eleven police […]
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Tattooed 'Joker' accused of pointing gun at traffic

MIAMI –  Police in Florida have managed to arrest the Joker without Batman’s help following reports of a green-haired man with tattoos on his face pointing a gun at traffic. A Miami-Dade police report says 29-year-old Lawrence Sullivan was arrested Tuesday evening and charged with carrying a concealed firearm. A booking photo shows the word […]
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Georgia: Sheriff suspends self after indecency allegation

ATLANTA –  A Georgia sheriff recently arrested by an officer who accused him of exposing himself in a park has suspended himself for one week. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports DeKalb County Sheriff Jeff Mann emailed sheriff’s office employees Tuesday, saying he imposed the maximum penalty for conduct that “has a tendency to destroy public respect.” […]
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Teen takes terminally ill grandmother to high school prom

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. –  After learning of his grandmother’s cancer diagnosis, a 17-year-old wanted to give her a night to remember. Stephen Vigil took his grandmother to Stafford High School’s prom on Saturday — the eve of Julia Jarman’s 92nd birthday. The Fredericksburg Free-Lance Star reports that Jarman was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer earlier this year […]
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Unusual mass attack injures 8 California guards, 7 inmates

SACRAMENTO, Calif. –  In a brawl that officials say was extreme even by the violent standard of California prisons, correctional officers had to open fire to stop a melee that sent eight guards and seven inmates to hospitals. Pelican Bay State Prison guards in three gun towers fired 19 rifle bullets and three hard foam […]
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Foreigners detained in Japan stage hunger strike to stay

TOKYO –  Dozens of people seeking to immigrate to Japan have staged a hunger strike while in detention. Supporter Mitsuru Miyasako told reporters Thursday many had been recruited to work in Japan during the “bubble economy” about 30 years ago but now were being told to go home. None has been charged with a crime. […]
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Man who had lethal injection delayed 7 times to be executed

MONTGOMERY, Ala. –  Alabama is set to execute a man who has had planned lethal injections delayed by the courts seven times. Seventy-five-year-old Tommy Arthur is scheduled to be put to death Thursday for the 1982 murder-for-hire of Troy Wicker. Judy Wicker initially told police a black man broke into the house, raped her and […]
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MORNING BRIEF: Fox News team witnesses Montana House candidate 'slamming reporter'

MELTDOWN IN MONTANA The race to fill Montana’s sole seat in the U.S. House of Representatives took a violent turn Wednesday, and a crew from the Fox News Channel witnessed it firsthand. Related Image Reporter Alicia Acuna wrote that she watched Republican Greg Gianforte grab a news reporter by the neck with both hands and […]
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Couple charged after toddler dies from trauma from 'wrestling moves,' police say

A Missouri couple was arrested in the death of a 2-year-old girl after the mother’s boyfriend performed “wrestling moves” on the toddler, police said. Jefferson County police accused Cheyenne Cook, 19, and Richard Gamache Jr., 24, of “torturing” the child, Fox 2 Now reported. Police responded to an EMS call on May 16 to assist […]
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Jury selection begins in Ohio officer's murder retrial

CINCINNATI –  More than 200 people are due to report to an Ohio courthouse as jury selection gets underway in the murder retrial of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist. Prospective jurors for Ray Tensing’s case on Thursday will receive lengthy questionnaires to complete. Questions haven’t been made public. Those […]