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December 13, 2017 10:50 PM L-train shutdown hassles to hit cars on the road, too

The long-awaited plan for the 15-month L-train shutdown includes kicking cars off of a stretch of 14th St. during rush hours so buses can move the masses more efficiently, officials said Wednesday. The plan calls for banning car traffic from 14th St. between Ninth and Third Aves. during rush hours in favor of bus and local truck delivery lanes, according 14

December 13, 2017 10:23 PM Two people fatally shot in possible murder-suicide on Penn State University branch campus

The Penn State Beaver campus in Monaca was placed on lockdown after the shooting. The estranged husband of a Penn State University employee shot and killed his ex-wife before taking his own life Wednesday afternoon, officials said. The Penn State Beaver campus in Monaca was placed on lockdown after the man shot his ex near her car just before 4 p.m., State 13

December 13, 2017 9:30 PM Turkish police summon FBI official: Anadolu

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police summoned a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) official on Wednesday over statements made in a U.S. court by a former Turkish police investigator who fled the country last year, the state-run Anadolu Agency said. Anadolu said the FBI official was summoned following testimony given by Huseyin Korkmaz in the trial 13

December 13, 2017 6:50 PM Army soldier dies from injury suffered in training exercise

An Army soldier has died from severe injuries he suffered during "live fire" training at Fort Stewart. Officials at the Army post in southeast Georgia said in a news release that 31-year-old Sgt. Michael Trask of Olalla, Washington, died Tuesday at a hospital in nearby Savannah. Trask was in critical condition when he was hospitalized Dec. 6 after being 14

December 13, 2017 4:26 PM Baby's heart placed back inside her chest in rare surgeries

Naomi Findlay and Dean Wilkins, look at their daughter, three-week-old Vanellope Hope Wilkins who was born with an extremely rare condition in which the heart grows on the outside of the body, at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester. (AP) LONDON – British officials say a baby born with an extremely rare condition has survived three surgeries to place her heart 10

December 13, 2017 3:02 PM Ex-police officer pleads not guilty in daughter's death

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. – A former Mississippi police officer charged in the death of her daughter in a hot patrol car has pleaded not guilty. The Sun Herald reports Cassie Barker, 28, was arraigned Monday on a charge of second-degree murder in the 3-year-old girl's death. The former Long Beach officer is accused of leaving Cheyenne Hyer unattended in a patrol 15

December 13, 2017 2:46 PM Zimbabwe seizes $500,000 worth of ivory on way to Malaysia

HARARE, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe's parks agency says it has seized 200 kilograms (440 pounds) of ivory destined for Malaysia. National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority spokesman Tinashe Farawo on Wednesday said the ivory was worth over $500,000. Farawo says no one has been arrested yet and police questioned officials from a travel agency before releasing 13

December 13, 2017 9:25 AM The Latest: Abbas says no role for US in Mideast peace push

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the Palestinians won't accept any role for the United States in a peace process with Israel "from now on" after the Trump administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state. Abbas says President Donald Trump's decision was a "crime" that threatens world peace. He says there will be no peace 20

December 13, 2017 5:29 AM Teacher's aide solicited nude photos, sex from girls, authorities say

Quinton Bradford, 24, contacted two 13-year-old girls via social media, authorities said. (Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office) A teacher’s aide at a middle school in Tampa, Fla., was arrested Monday on charges that he solicited nude photos and requested sex from two underage students. Authorities said Quinton Bradford, 24, of Tampa, contacted the two 13-year-old 26

December 13, 2017 1:42 AM South Korea to hold emergency meeting on cryptocurrencies, measures expected Friday

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s government has called an emergency meeting to discuss the trading of cryptocurrencies, and measures on the market will be announced on Friday, a central bank official said on Wednesday. The official declined to give further details, but the announcement underscores how global regulators are grappling with the frenzy over cryptocurrencies 21