Archive for May, 2014

3 people killed in shooting at Brussels Jewish Museum

May 24, 2014
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By Justyna Pawlak and Robert-Jan Bartunek
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Director says son responsible for shooting rampage

May 24, 2014
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GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — A Hollywood director believes his son was the lone gunman who went on a shooting rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara that killed six people — weeks after the family had called police about disturbing YouTube videos he had posted, his lawyer said Saturday.
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7 dead in drive-by shooting near UC Santa Barbara

May 24, 2014
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GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — A drive-by shooter went on a rampage near a Santa Barbara university campus that left seven people dead, including the attacker, and seven others wounded, authorities said Saturday.
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Ex-Thai PM to be held for a week; Senate dissolved

May 24, 2014
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BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s coup leaders said Saturday that they would keep former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, Cabinet members and anti-government protest leaders detained for up to a week to give them “time to think” and to keep the country calm. Outspoken academics were also summoned to report to the junta.
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Gates: I would have allowed gay adults in Boy Scouts

May 24, 2014
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DALLAS (AP) — Robert Gates, the new president of the Boy Scouts of America, said Friday that he would have moved last year to allow openly gay adults in the organization but said he opposes any further attempts to address the policy now.
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Meteor shower in store for N. America

May 24, 2014
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Washington (AFP) – A mysterious meteor shower late Friday and early Saturday is captivating countless astronomers and amateur skywatchers with the promise of a falling-star show unlike any ever before seen.
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Fear strikes out on Wall Street

May 24, 2014
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By Caroline Valetkevitch
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In new warehousing suit, Goldman, JPMorgan sued over zinc

May 24, 2014
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By Andrew Longstreth and Josephine Mason
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Will North Dakota fight gay marriage?

May 24, 2014
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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — As North Dakota’s ban on gay marriage awaits an almost inevitable legal challenge, leaders in the conservative state must decide whether to spend some of its vast oil riches on a court fight — a step they already took to defend another divisive social policy.
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Jury finds ex-soldier eligible for death penalty

May 24, 2014
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HONOLULU (AP) — A federal jury on Friday decided a former Hawaii soldier convicted of murder is eligible for the death penalty in the first capital case in the history of Hawaii’s statehood.
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