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  • 'Serious incident' unfolding in Glasgow 22 Dec 2014 | 10:19 am

    GlasgowLONDON (AP) — Police say some people died when a garbage truck crashed into a group of pedestrians in the city center of Glasgow in Scotland.


  • No charges against ex-police officer in fatal Milwaukee shooting 22 Dec 2014 | 10:16 am

    MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A former Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man was justified in using force and will not be charged, the district attorney said on Monday, two days after more than 70 demonstrators calling for justice in the case were arrested. Christopher Manney, who was fired from the Milwaukee police force, was acting in self defense when he shot Dontre Hamilton 14 times during a struggle in Red Arrow Park in downtown Milwaukee on April 30, Milwaukee District Attorney John Chisholm said in a statement. ...

  • Police officers' slaying raises pressure on New York mayor 22 Dec 2014 | 10:00 am

    Donna Salvaggio and a woman who gave her name as Reverend Jordan hug at a makeshift memorial at the site where two police officers were shot in the head in the Brooklyn borough of New YorkBy 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. New York police officers turned their backs on de Blasio in protest during a news conference and their union said the mayor had blood on his hands after Saturday's shooting. ...


  • Police departments on alert after cop killings 22 Dec 2014 | 9:37 am

    New York Police Department officer Jason Muller salutes during the national anthem after participating in a moment of silence for two slain NYPD officers before an NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Detroit Pistons Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in New York. A gunman ambushed NYPD officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu in Brooklyn Saturday, fatally shooting them as they sat in their patrol car before running into a nearby subway station and killing himself. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)Officers are being warned to wear bulletproof vests and avoid inflammatory online posts.


  • Georgia man killed after firing hail of bullets at police, neighbors 22 Dec 2014 | 9:12 am

    By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - A man with a high-powered rifle was killed by police near Atlanta early on Monday after a tense four-hour standoff during which he fired at officers and neighbors, a police spokesman said. Police were called to a home in DeKalb County near Decatur on Sunday night after a relative reported that the 20-year-old gunman was suicidal, police spokesman Steven Fore said. When officers arrived at the scene, the suspect began firing shots at them from inside the home, Fore said. ...

  • Russia's first bailout 22 Dec 2014 | 8:51 am

    Russian President Putin attends his annual end-of-year news conference in MoscowIt's a clear sign that the ruble is in serious trouble.


  • How President Obama unwinds 22 Dec 2014 | 4:03 am

    The Obama family vacationsPresidents 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.


  • N. Korea threatens strikes on 'whole U.S. mainland' 21 Dec 2014 | 10:25 pm

    A South Korean army soldier watches a TV news program showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. North Korea hates the Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinema - of its own particular styling.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)Pyongyang accuses the U.S. of "recklessly" spreading rumors that it led an attack on Sony.


  • U.S. mulls putting N. Korea on terrorism sponsor list 21 Dec 2014 | 10:09 pm

    Cars drive by the Sony Pictures Plaza building in Culver City, Calif., Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving the satirical film, "The Interview," about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader. He pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to the hacking attack on Sony that led to the withdrawal. The FBI blamed the hack on the communist government. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an "act of cybervandalism," not one of war, against a movie company.


  • Florida police officer dies on duty after getting shot, run over 21 Dec 2014 | 7:54 pm

    Handout of Officer Charles KondekBy 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. Officer Charles Kondek, a 45-year-old married father of six, was killed in Tarpon Springs, about 30 miles northwest of Tampa, after responding to a noise complaint around 0700 GMT, the local police department said. Authorities charged Marco Antonio Parilla Jr. ...


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