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December 26, 2018 3:40 PM California police officer shot, killed during traffic stop; suspect sought

A California police officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop. The suspect is still being sought. Authorities in Northern California launched a dragnet Wednesday after a police officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop, according to officials. The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department said in a news release that Newman Police Officer 102

December 26, 2018 1:14 PM Sherpa widows to climb Everest to inspire single women

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - The widows of two sherpa climbers, who died on Mount Everest, will try to climb the world’s highest mountain to complete the unfinished ascents of their husbands and hopefully inspire other single women, the pair said on Wednesday. Furdiki Sherpa’s husband died while fixing ropes for his foreign clients on the 8,850-meter (29,035-ft) mountain 124

December 26, 2018 4:42 AM Persecution against Christians to be subject of British government review

Jeremy Hunt, then Britain's health secretary, is pictured during a tour of University College Hospital HQ and Education Centre in central London on June 21, 2013. (Associated Press) With violence against the world’s Christians reportedly on the rise, Britain’s government announced Wednesday that it has commissioned an independent review into the persecution 98

December 25, 2018 9:37 PM Connecticut man fatally shoots own dog to protect children, police say

Police in Hamden, Conn. say a dog owner shot and killed his own pet out of fear that it would attack children in a park. In a statement, police said that Walter Haller was walking his pit bull off its leash Sunday when another man entered the park accompanied by a dog on a leash and three children. Authorities said the pit bull attacked the other dog, causing 91

December 25, 2018 9:53 AM Knife attacker on Chinese bus kills 5, wounds 21: reports

News reports say an attacker with a knife who tried to hijack a bus in southeastern China killed five people and wounded 21. The Beijing News newspaper said on its website the attack occurred Tuesday afternoon aboard a public bus in Longyan in the coastal province of Fujian, south of Shanghai. The newspaper and other reports gave no details of the attacker's 103

December 25, 2018 1:33 AM Florida K9 killed after gunman opens fire near mall, investigators say

The Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office tweeted that a suspect shot at deputies and hit a K9 officer near The Mall at Wellington Green in South Florida. (Google Maps) Deputies are investigating a Christmas Eve shooting near a South Florida shopping mall that killed a heroic K9 officer named Cigo. The dog was credited with saving the life of the deputies, Sheriff 139

December 23, 2018 12:19 AM The Latest: Man describes experience with Indonesia tsunami

A man who says he and his family survived the tsunami that hit the coast around Indonesia's Sunda Strait says he was taking pictures of a volcano Saturday night when he suddenly saw a big wave come toward him. "I had to run, as the wave passed the beach and landed 15-20m (meters) inland," Øystein Lund Andersen writes on Facebook. "Next wave entered the hotel 119

December 22, 2018 8:26 PM Arkansas reports first pediatric flu death of season, health department says

The state of Arkansas has experienced its first pediatric flu-related death of the season, health officials confirmed this week. The child, who has not been identified, was between newborn and 4 years of age, the Arkansas Department of Health said Friday, according to THV11. It's not currently clear where in the state the child was from or if he or she had received 191

December 22, 2018 6:36 PM The Latest: Hamas says dissolving parliament invites chaos

Relatives of 16 year-old Palestinian Mohammed Jahjouh, who was shot and killed by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, mourn at the family home during his funeral in Gaza City, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra) Relatives of 16 year-old Palestinian Mohammed Jahjouh, who was shot and killed by Israeli troops 130

December 22, 2018 9:17 AM Somalia blast kills at least 6 near presidential palace

NAIROBI, Kenya – An explosives-packed vehicle detonated at a military checkpoint near Somalia's presidential palace, killing at least six people and wounding several others, police said. The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group, which often targets Mogadishu, claimed responsibility for the attack. Those killed include three staffers from the London-based 139