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  • Baby girl accidentally shot in New York City home

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 9-month-old girl is hospitalized after she was accidentally shot inside her home in New York City. The incident happened Saturday afternoon in apartment in Brooklyn's East New York section. Police say the father told officers he was cleaning his gun when...

  • Official: Man who killed deputy had made threats

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A man who had made previous threats against police set his house on fire Saturday and ambushed the first sheriff's deputy who responded, fatally shooting the deputy and wounding another before he was killed by a police officer who lives nearby, a law...

  • Civic group: No Ferguson grand jury decision yet

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend. Tension has been mounting in...

  • Strong quake in west China kills 4; 54 hurt

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BEIJING (AP) — A strong earthquake that hit a sparsely populated, mountainous area of western China killed at least four people and injured 54 others, including schoolchildren in a stampede, officials said Sunday. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-5.9 quake hit Saturday...

  • Cleanup on, flood threat looms after huge NY snow

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Beth Bragg's home was spared the worst of a lake-effect storm that buried parts of the Buffalo area under more than 7 feet of snow. But she was still out first-thing Saturday with her shovel — along with hundreds of other volunteers. "I know that people really...

  • 37 homes collapse, dozens injured in Japan quake

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    TOKYO (AP) — Helicopter surveys on Sunday showed more extensive damage than earlier thought from an overnight earthquake in the mountainous central Japan area that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics. At least 37 homes were destroyed in two villages, and 39 people were injured across the...

  • 'Blind Massage' big Golden Horse winner in Taiwan

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A Chinese-French film about blind masseurs and Chinese actor and director Chen Jianbin scooped the most accolades at Taiwan's 51st Golden Horse movie awards, considered the Chinese-language equivalent of the Oscars. "Blind Massage" from Chinese director Lou Ye...

  • Monaco to celebrate birth of its royal twins

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    PARIS (AP) — Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco are expecting twins next month, and the first one born will be the prince's royal heir. The palace of the Riviera principality advised citizens on Saturday that the big moment, expected in December, will be celebrated with...

  • Officer shoots boy holding fake gun at rec center

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a 12-year-old boy brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun at a Cleveland recreation center was shot and wounded by a responding officer. Cleveland's Emergency Medical Service tells WOIO-TV (http://bit.ly/1FefMZO ) that the boy is at a hospital with...

  • Cops: Naked suspect assaults man, 84, at airport

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — A naked man fell through the ceiling of a women's bathroom at Logan Airport on Saturday, then ran out of the restroom and viciously assaulted an elderly man while he was still in the buff and bleeding, before being arrested, state police said. Cameron Shenk, 26, of...

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