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California tightens restrictions on police use of lethal force

20 Aug 2019

California police officers will be allowed to use lethal force only when "necessary" in response to a threat, instead of the existing standard of "reasonable", under a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday.

California Highway Patrol officer, suspect killed in shootout

13 Aug 2019

A California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer was killed along with the suspected gunman during a shootout in southern California on Monday, police said. Two other officers were wounded. | Video

Five children die, two teens escape from burning Pennsylvania house

12 Aug 2019

Five children died and other people were rescued from an early-morning fire at a home that operated as a daycare center in Erie, Pennsylvania, on Sunday, officials and news media reported. | Video

U.S. Marine killed in Iraq identified

12 Aug 2019

The Department of Defense (DOD) identified on Sunday the U.S. service member who died during an Iraqi Security Force (IFS) mission as Gunnery Sergeant Scott A. Koppenhafer, 35, of Mancos, Colorado.

Corrected: Man armed with loaded rifle arrested at Missouri Walmart

10 Aug 2019

A 20-year-old man was arrested on Thursday after he walked into a Walmart store in Missouri dressed in body armor and carrying a loaded rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition less than a week after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio left 32 dead, police said. | Video

Man armed with loaded rifle arrested at Missouri Walmart

10 Aug 2019

A 20-year-old man was arrested on Thursday after he walked into a Walmart store in Missouri dressed in body armour and carrying a loaded rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition less than a week after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio left 32 dead, police said. | Video

Four people killed, 2 injured in stabbing and robbery spree near Los Angeles: police

08 Aug 2019

Four people were killed and two injured in a stabbing and robbery spree across two Southern California communities near Los Angeles on Wednesday, police said.

Four dead in apparent murder-suicide in suburban Atlanta

07 Aug 2019

ATLANTA A gunman shot dead three people at a home in Stone Mountain, Georgia, late on Tuesday, and then drove home and killed himself, said police.

Back-to-back hurricanes churn towards Hawaii

31 Jul 2019

Back-to-back hurricanes churned in the eastern Pacific on Wednesday towards Hawaii, with one set to lose punch when it reaches the U.S. archipelago state even as its mate gains might.

U.S. abortion rights groups sue over Missouri law

31 Jul 2019

Prominent U.S. abortion rights groups Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit late on Tuesday in an effort to stop a new Missouri law that bans almost all terminations of pregnancies after eight weeks.

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