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Canadian Police Say At Least 4 Dead In Shooting

Canadian Police Say At Least 4 Dead In Shooting

FREDERICTON, New Brunswick (AP) — Police in the eastern Canadian city of Fredericton, New Brunswick said Friday at least four people have been killed and one suspect is in custody after a shooting. Fredericton police are asking residents to avoid the area and stay in their homes. The circumstances of the shooting are unclear, but…

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Pence Outlines US Space Force Plan For Next Battlefield’

Pence Outlines US Space Force Plan For Next Battlefield’

By LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Pointing to growing threats and competition from Russia and China, the White House on Thursday announced ambitious plans to create the U.S. Space Force as a sixth, separate military warfighting service by 2020. The proposal taps into the American public’s long fascination with space —…

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Tribune Calls Off $3.9B Buyout By Sinclair

Tribune Calls Off $3.9B Buyout By Sinclair

NEW YORK (AP) — Tribune withdrew from its $3.9 billion buyout by Sinclair, ending a bid to create a massive media juggernaut that could have rivaled the reach of Fox News. Tribune Media Co., which is on the hook for a $135 million breakup fee, said Thursday that it is filing a lawsuit against Sinclair,…

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Third Strong Earthquake Shakes Lombok As Death Toll Tops 300

Third Strong Earthquake Shakes Lombok As Death Toll Tops 300

By ANDI JATMIKO , Associated Press TANJUNG, Indonesia (AP) — The Indonesian island of Lombok was shaken by a third big earthquake in little more than a week Thursday as the official death toll from the most powerful of the quakes topped 300. The strong aftershock, measured at magnitude 5.9 by the U.S. Geological Survey,…

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Prosecutor: Man At Compound Trained Kids For School Shooting

Prosecutor: Man At Compound Trained Kids For School Shooting

By MORGAN LEE and MARY HUDETZ , Associated Press TAOS, N.M. (AP) — A father arrested at a ramshackle New Mexico compound where 11 children were found living in filth was training youngsters to commit school shootings, prosecutors said in court documents obtained Wednesday. The allegations against Siraj Ibn Wahhaj came to light as authorities…

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