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Investigators uncertain anything hit train before derailment

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal authorities said they are uncertain if anything struck the windshield of an Amtrak train before it derailed in Philadelphia last week, but they have not ruled out the possibility.

Police want bikers off streets after deadly Texas shooting

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Lisa Maria Garza WACO, Texas (Reuters) - The local Harley Davidson dealership was closed, motorcycle riders were asked to stay off the roads and police snipers took to rooftops to watch Waco streets after a deadly gangland shooting caused many to cast a colder eye on bikers. Show More Summary

Colorado movie massacre jurors quizzed about Boston death verdict

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Keith Coffman CENTENNIAL, Colo. (Reuters) - Lawyers for Colorado movie massacre gunman James Holmes asked that jurors in his murder trial be questioned on Monday about whether they saw reports of the death sentence given to the Boston marathon bomber, arguing it could affect their impartiality. Show More Summary

U.S. announces July hearing on Fiat Chrysler recalls

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The Obama administration on Monday escalated its running regulatory battle with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV by announcing a public hearing to scrutinize how the automaker has handled 20 recalls affecting more than 10 million vehicles. Show More Summary

Gangs in deadly Waco biker brawl

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Waco Police Sergeant W. Patrick Swanton said that five gangs had been identified in a shootout that left 9 dead and 18 injured Sunday, but he would not give them publicity by naming them. Earlier reports however pinpoint at least two Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs at the center of the chaos.

Can Iraq be saved?

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

After capturing the capital city of major Iraqi region, ISIS is claiming one of its biggest victories. According to local officials, Islamic State militants likely killed up to 500 people in the city of Ramadi, and forced 8,000 to flee from their homes.

U.S. top court agrees to weigh U.S. Navy text message lawsuit

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider advertising agency Campbell-Ewald Co's attempt to fend off a class action lawsuit over claims the company violated a federal consumer law by sending unsolicited text messages on behalf of the U.S. Show More Summary

Lindsey Graham: 'I am running because the world is falling apart'

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Lindsey Graham says he is running for president. While the Republican senator will make his official announcement June 1 in his hometown of Central, South Carolina, he made his intentions clear during an interview on “CBS This Morning” Monday.

Heightened security in Waco after biker gang deadly shootout

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Authorities increase security to quell other possible attempts at criminal activity.

US Marine Osprey crashes in Hawaii; 1 dead, 21 injured

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

HONOLULU (AP) — A Marine Corps Osprey aircraft caught fire after crashing during a "hard landing" in Hawaii on Sunday, killing one Marine and sending 21 other people to hospitals. Dark smoke from the fire billowed into the sky as rescuers made their way to the scene at Bellows Air Force Station on Oahu.

Obama to set new limits on police use of military equipment

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama plans to put in place new restrictions on the use of military equipment by police departments, following unrest in U.S. cities over the deaths of black men at the hands of police officers, the White House said on Monday. Show More Summary

Waco on guard after biker gang shootout leaves 9 dead

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Authorities increase security to quell other possible attempts at criminal activity.

Police: 9 dead in Texas shooting all members of biker gangs

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Nine people were killed Sunday and some others injured after a shootout erupted among rival biker gangs at a Central Texas restaurant, sending patrons and bystanders fleeing for safety, a police spokesman said.

Benghazi controversy explained

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

It’s been nearly three years since the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks in Benghazi, Libya, and the events of that night still remain a political controversy.

One U.S. marine dead, others injured in Hawaii accident: news reports

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - One U.S. marine was killed and 12 were hospitalized after their aircraft suffered a "hard landing," on Sunday during a training exercise in Hawaii, ABC News and local media reported. The other 21 marines on board were taken...Show More Summary

IS jihadists take Ramadi but pinned back in Palmyra

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The Islamic State group sealed its capture of Ramadi Sunday after a dramatic pullout by Iraqi forces but was prevented by Syrian troops from taking the heritage site of Palmyra. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi urged government forces...Show More Summary

Pope canonizes 2 saints from 19th-century Palestine

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis canonized two nuns from what was 19th-century Palestine on Sunday in hope of encouraging Christians across the Middle East who are facing a wave of persecution from Islamic extremists.

Marines: 1 killed, 21 taken to hospitals after hard landing

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

HONOLULU (AP) — A Marine Corps Osprey aircraft made a hard landing in Hawaii on Sunday, killing one Marine and sending 21 other people to hospitals as dark smoke from the resulting fire billowed into the sky.

Police: 9 dead from Texas shootout among rival biker gangs

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Nine people were killed Sunday and some others injured after a shootout erupted among rival biker gangs at a Central Texas restaurant, sending patrons and bystanders fleeing for safety, a police spokesman said.

Gunfire at Texas restaurant results in multiple deaths: police

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - Gunfire at a restaurant in Waco, Texas, has resulted in multiple fatalities and injuries, police said on Sunday. The shootings took place at an eatery called Twin Peaks in the central Texas city, the Waco Police Department said on its Facebook page. Show More Summary

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