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Police are photographed at the perimeter of the scene of a mass shooting in Toronto on Monday, July 23, 2018. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 23, 2018 - 5:32 pm
TORONTO (AP) — A man clad in black fired a handgun into restaurants and cafes in a lively Toronto neighborhood, killing a 10-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman and wounding 13 others in an attack that has shaken the confidence of many in the normally safe city. The mass shooting late Sunday in...
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This undated photo provided by the Churchill County Sheriff's office shows John O'Conner. Police in the northern Nevada city of Fallon are trying to determine why O'Conner walked into his Mormon church on Sunday, July 22, 2018, and opened fire, killing one man and injuring another. (Churchill County Sheriff's Office via AP)
July 23, 2018 - 5:31 pm
FALLON, Nev. (AP) — Police in the northern Nevada city of Fallon were trying to determine Monday why a 48-year-old man opened fire on his Mormon church on Sunday, killing one man and injuring another. Fallon Police Chief Kevin Gehman said it does not appear that 48-year-old gunman John Kelley O'...
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French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb gestures as he arrives for a hearing with the deputies of the Laws Commission concerning the case of President Macron's security aide Alexandre Benalla, at the National Assembly in Paris, France, Monday, July 23, 2018. Investigators have detained for questioning on Friday, July 20, 2018 one of President Emmanuel Macron's top security aides caught on camera beating a protester in May, a turn of events now evolving into a major political crisis for the president. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
July 23, 2018 - 5:04 pm
PARIS (AP) — The security aide close to French President Emmanuel Macron who is alleged to have beaten up a protester during a May Day protest is "dumbfounded" by the storm around him, his lawyers said Monday. Footage of the violence has caused consternation across France, and the affair has become...
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FILE - In this April 17, 2017, file photo, "Infowars" host Alex Jones arrives at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas. Jones filed a motion Friday, July 20, 2018, to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by families of some of the 26 people killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Lawyers for Jones argued he was acting as a journalist in questioning the official narrative of the shooting. Jones, who said he now believes the shootings happened, said such journalism would be chilled if "reporters were subject to liability if they turned out to be wrong." (Tamir Kalifa/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
July 23, 2018 - 4:53 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones argued he was acting as a journalist, comparing himself to the Washington Post reporters who uncovered the Watergate scandal, when he questioned the official narrative of the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting on his talk show. In written arguments...
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FILE - In this April 17, 2017, file photo, "Infowars" host Alex Jones arrives at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas. Jones filed a motion Friday, July 20, 2018, to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by families of some of the 26 people killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Lawyers for Jones argued he was acting as a journalist in questioning the official narrative of the shooting. Jones, who said he now believes the shootings happened, said such journalism would be chilled if "reporters were subject to liability if they turned out to be wrong." (Tamir Kalifa/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
July 23, 2018 - 4:24 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones argued he was acting as a journalist, comparing himself to the Washington Post reporters who uncovered the Watergate scandal, when he questioned on his talk show "Infowars" the official narrative given by officials in...
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FILE - This May 13, 2008 file photo shows a box turtle at the Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge near Cape Charles, Va. Two flight attendants for a Chinese airline were fined and ordered to leave the United States within 72 hours for attempting to smuggle nearly two-dozen spotted and box turtles in a carry-on bag from Los Angeles to China. On Monday, July 23, 2018, U.S. District Judge S. James Otero ordered Chinese nationals Huaqian Qu and Renfeng Gao to pay $5,500 each to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service before returning to China within three days. (Chris Tyree/The Virginian-Pilot via AP, File)
July 23, 2018 - 4:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two flight attendants for a Chinese airline were fined and ordered to leave the United States within 72 hours Monday for attempting to smuggle dozens of spotted and box turtles in carry-on bags from Los Angeles to China. U.S. District Judge S. James Otero ordered Chinese...
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Police watch the perimeter of the scene of a mass shooting in Toronto on Monday, July 23, 2018. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 23, 2018 - 4:23 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The latest on the mass shooting in Toronto (all times local): 4:20 p.m. The Toronto International Film Festival is canceling an event to announce its planned film slate due to the deadly mass shooting in the city. Festival organizers said Monday that out of respect for those affected...
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In this photo released Monday, July 23, 2018, by Bay Area Rapid Transit is John Lee Cowell, a suspect wanted in the stabbings of two women at a BART station in Oakland, Calif. A man fatally stabbed an 18-year-old woman in the neck and wounded her sister as they exited a train at a Northern California subway station in what officials said Monday appeared to be a random attack. The suspect attacked the sisters Sunday night as they left a train at the Bay Area Rapid Transit's MacArthur Station in Oakland. He then fled, BART spokesman Jim Allison said. (Bay Area Rapid Transit via AP)
July 23, 2018 - 4:22 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal stabbing attack at a California train station (all times local): 1 p.m. Authorities in Northern California say the man wanted in the fatal stabbing of a teenager at a subway station is a violent felon on parole. Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Chief Carlos...
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July 23, 2018 - 4:21 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Police in Buffalo have charged two men in connection with a weekend shooting that injured an off-duty police officer and another man. Buffalo Police Department spokesman Mike DeGeorge says the shooting happened around 3:30 a.m. Sunday. Authorities say a 29-year-old off-duty...
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July 23, 2018 - 4:19 pm
LAWRENCE, N.J. (AP) — The man accused of dismembering and burning the body of a New Jersey woman is now charged with killing her. Prosecutors allege that 52-year-old Dennis Parrish tortured and killed 32-year-old Tonya Cook before dismembering her body and leaving her burned remains in a Cumberland...
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