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Three men face attempted murder charges in Oregon school shooting

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Three men suspected in a gang-related shooting this month outside an Oregon high school for homeless and other vulnerable students are facing attempted murder and other charges, Portland police said on Monday. Show More Summary

U.S. State Department's Guantanamo envoy resigns

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The State Department envoy responsible for negotiating prisoner transfers from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is resigning, officials said on Monday, even as President Barack Obama is promising a stepped-up push to close the facility. Show More Summary

Key North Korean websites back online after shutdown

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Key North Korean websites were back online Tuesday after an hours-long shutdown that followed a U.S. vow to respond to a cyberattack on Sony Pictures that Washington blames on Pyongyang. The White House and the State Department declined to say whether the U.S. government was responsible for the shutdown in one of the least-wired countries in the world.

Judge OK's Oklahoma's lethal injection protocol

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's lethal injection protocol is constitutional and the state can proceed with the scheduled executions of four death row inmates early next year, a federal judge ruled on Monday.

New York mayor calls for pause in protests after police killings

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Jonathan Allen and Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio implored protesters on Monday to wait until after the funerals of two policemen shot dead in an ambush before resuming rallies that have roiled the city and beyond over the deaths of black men at the hands of police. Show More Summary

Confusion over start of gay marriages next month in Florida

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida court officials, citing confusion after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to extend a stay on the state's same-sex marriage ban, agreed on Monday to ask a federal judge to clarify where gay couples may begin to tie the knot next month. Show More Summary

Ten injured in van attack on French Christmas market

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

A driver ploughed into a Christmas market in western France Monday, injuring 10 people before stabbing himself, a day after a man shouting "Allahu Akbar" ran down pedestrians in another French city. At least four people were badly hurt...Show More Summary

11 hurt after van drives into Christmas market in France

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

PARIS (AP) — A French official says 11 people are hurt, five seriously, after a van drove into a Christmas market in the western city of Nantes.

U.S. Army refers Bergdahl case to commander, punishment possible

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army said on Monday it sent findings from an investigation into Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl's 2009 disappearance from his base in Afghanistan to a U.S. general, a move that leaves open the possibility of disciplinary action for leaving his post. Show More Summary

Secret Service needs to beef up IT security: report

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Secret Service refused to provide data on its computer security systems to the Department of Homeland Security in 2014, preventing it from being able to verify if it was complying with security policies, an inspector general's report said on Monday. Show More Summary

New York police commissioner urges calm in police ties with mayor

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Jonathan Allen and Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's police commissioner urged an easing of tensions on Monday after some in his force, responding to the fatal shooting of two officers, accused Mayor Bill de Blasio of being insufficiently supportive of police. Show More Summary

Justice Department official condemns killings of officers as 'heinous'

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Deputy Attorney General James Cole said on Monday the fatal shootings of two New York police officers on Saturday were "heinous and cowardly acts." The officers were attacked by a man apparently motivated by the deaths of two black men at the hands of white police officers in New York City and Ferguson, Missouri. Show More Summary

'Serious incident' unfolding in Glasgow

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

LONDON (AP) — Police say an "ongoing serious incident" is unfolding in the city center of Glasgow in Scotland.

No charges against Milwaukee ex-police officer in fatal shooting

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

MILWAUKEE, Wisc. (Reuters) - A Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man will not be charged in the incident, the local district attorney said on Monday, adding the use of force was justified. Milwaukee police officer...Show More Summary

Police departments on alert after cop killings

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Officers are being warned to wear bulletproof vests and avoid inflammatory online posts.

How President Obama unwinds

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Presidents have perhaps the most stressful job in the world. For Barack Obama, recharging his batteries requires a mix of golf, books, Nicorette — but most of all, time with his family.

Maine man charged with killing girlfriend, two children

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - A 27-year-old man was arrested in Maine on Sunday and charged with killing his girlfriend and her two young children, whose bodies were discovered in their mobile home a day earlier, state police said. Keith Coleman, of Garland,...Show More Summary

Florida police officer dies on duty after getting shot, run over

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Letitia Stein TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - A veteran Florida police officer died on Sunday after being gunned down and run over with a car by a felon who said he "felt like a caged rat" because he faced likely arrest and more prison time, a law enforcement official said. Show More Summary

Police officers' slaying raises pressure on New York mayor

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Laila Kearney and Edward McAllister NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio faced the biggest crisis of his political career on Sunday after a gunman killed two police officers in an attack intended to avenge recent police killings of unarmed black men in the United States. Show More Summary

Florida police officer killed; suspect charged with murder

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Letitia Stein TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - A veteran Florida police officer was shot and killed while on duty early Sunday by a man described as transient, according to law enforcement officials, who gave no motive for the suspect now charged with murder. Show More Summary

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