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Louisiana university gun scare linked to apparent mistaken identity

21 Aug 2019

A gun scare that jolted Louisiana State University's Baton Rouge campus on Tuesday apparently stemmed from an off-duty policeman in plain clothes seen walking around with a pistol on his belt being mistaken for an armed intruder, a school spokesman said.

Space telescope offers rare glimpse of Earth-sized rocky exoplanet

20 Aug 2019

Direct observations from a NASA space telescope have for the first time revealed the atmospheric void of a rocky, Earth-sized world beyond our own solar system orbiting the most common type of star in the galaxy, according to a study released on Monday.

Accused neo-Nazi charged in Las Vegas with possessing bomb-making material

10 Aug 2019

An accused neo-Nazi sympathizer employed as a Las Vegas security guard was charged on Friday with possession of unregistered bomb-making materials that he clandestinely discussed using to attack a synagogue, federal prosecutors said.

FBI finds gunman in Dayton, Ohio, rampage was obsessed with violence

07 Aug 2019

The gunman who killed his sister and eight other people in Dayton, Ohio, before he was slain by police had a history of violent obsessions and previously mused about committing mass murder, an FBI official said on Tuesday. | Video

Singer R. Kelly charged in Minnesota with soliciting sex from minor

06 Aug 2019

Singer R. Kelly, jailed in New York last month after he was charged in Brooklyn and Chicago with numerous sexual misconduct felonies, was charged on Monday in Minnesota with soliciting sex from a minor at a Minneapolis hotel room 18 years ago. | Video

In less than a minute, Ohio gunman kills nine people, including sister

05 Aug 2019

A gunman wearing body armor and a mask opened fire in a crowded Dayton, Ohio neighborhood known for its night life early on Sunday, killing nine people including his sister and wounding at least 27, authorities said, in the second deadly U.S. mass shooting in less than a day. | Video

Gunman's death in mass shooting at Northern California food festival ruled suicide

03 Aug 2019

LOS ANGELES The teenager who opened fire with an assault rifle at a weekend food festival in Northern California, killing three people, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, autopsy results announced on Friday found.

U.S. Navy pilot's remains found after crash in California's Death Valley

02 Aug 2019

LOS ANGELES The pilot of a fighter jet that crashed in California's Death Valley National Park, injuring seven tourists on the ground, perished in the accident during training exercises through a canyon area, the U.S. Navy confirmed on Thursday.

Police believe gunman in deadly California festival rampage acted alone

31 Jul 2019

Investigators are increasingly convinced that a teen gunman who killed three people at a weekend food festival in California acted on his own, but authorities said on Tuesday they remained largely in the dark about the motives for the shooting.

Sixteen U.S. Marines arrested on suspicion of human trafficking

26 Jul 2019

LOS ANGELES Sixteen U.S. Marines were arrested on Thursday at their base in Southern California on suspicion of drug-related offences and the smuggling of undocumented migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border, U.S. military officials said.

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