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Cop killer had ranted about officers killing and abusing

AP US News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 19:00
NEW YORK (AP) — The killer who strode up to a mobile police command post and put a bullet in an officer's head Wednesday had ranted in a Facebook video last September about law officers killing and abusing people and warned them to leave him alone or "we gonna do something." 2017-07-05T18:58:45-04:00 2017-07-05T17:44:21-04:00
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Judge denies bail to alleged kidnapper of Chinese scholar

Reuters US News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 17:54
CHICAGO (Reuters) - An Illinois man charged with abducting a missing Chinese scholar will remain in jail under a judge's order as the FBI investigates her disappearance, a court official said on Wednesday.
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Cop killer had ranted about officers killing and abusing

AP US News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 17:00
NEW YORK (AP) — The killer who strode up to a mobile police command post and put a bullet in an officer's head Wednesday had ranted in a Facebook video last September about law officers killing and abusing people and warned them to leave him alone or "we gonna do something." 2017-07-05T16:49:03-04:00 2017-07-05T16:10:24-04:00
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Baltimore homicide victim was police official's brother

AP US News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 17:00
BALTIMORE (AP) — T.J. Smith is the face of Baltimore police: He's the spokesman pleading with the public at news conferences to put down their guns, call in a tip or keep an eye on wily teenagers. 2017-07-05T16:49:03-04:00 2017-07-05T15:27:34-04:00
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U.S. proposes cutting biofuels requirements due to 'market realities'

Reuters US News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 16:13
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Wednesday proposed reducing the volumes of biofuel required to be used in gasoline and diesel in 2018, in a move that could mark the first step toward a broader overhaul to the controversial energy policy.
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More than 100 shot in Chicago during long Fourth of July weekend

Reuters US News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 15:36
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A total of 101 people were shot in Chicago over an unusually violent Fourth of July weekend, leaving at least 14 dead, according to police and local media, as the city continues to grapple with gun crime.
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Plea deal discussed for ex-Ohio cop who fatally shot motorist: lawyers

Reuters US News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 15:25
CINCINNATI (Reuters) - Lawyers on both sides in the trial of a white former University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a black motorist and whose two cases ended in mistrials said on Wednesday they previously discussed a plea agreement.
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The Latest: Slain NYC officer described as 'sweetest person'

AP US News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 15:00
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a New York City police officer (all times local): 2017-07-05T14:54:19-04:00 2017-07-05T14:18:04-04:00
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NYC officer shot to death inside command post; gunman killed

AP US News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 15:00
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer was shot to death early Wednesday, ambushed inside a mobile command post by an ex-convict who had ranted online about his treatment in prison and about officers getting away with killing people, authorities said. The gunman was killed by police about a block away. 2017-07-05T14:54:19-04:00 2017-07-05T14:26:28-04:00
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A list of police ambush killings in the US, its territories

AP US News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 15:00
A New York City police officer was killed in an ambush attack while sitting in a police RV early Wednesday. Police say Officer Miosotis Familia was killed by Alexander Bonds, an ex-convict who ranted online about police getting away with killing people. Authorities say officers fatally shot Bonds after he pulled a gun on them. 2017-07-05T14:54:19-04:00 2017-07-05T14:34:11-04:00
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Baltimore homicide victim was police official's brother

AP US News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 15:00
BALTIMORE (AP) — T.J. Smith is the face of Baltimore police: He's the spokesman pleading with the public at news conferences to put down their guns, call in a tip or keep an eye on wily teenagers. 2017-07-05T14:54:19-04:00 2017-07-05T13:32:36-04:00
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NYC officer shot to death in command post RV; gunman killed

AP US News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 13:00
NEW YORK (AP) — A police officer was shot to death early Wednesday, ambushed inside a command post RV by an ex-convict who had ranted online about his treatment in prison and about police getting away with killing people, authorities said. The gunman was killed by officers about a block away. 2017-07-05T12:58:40-04:00 2017-07-05T12:43:22-04:00
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Police ambush killings in the US and its territories

AP US News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 13:00
A New York City police officer was killed in an ambush attack while sitting in a police RV early Wednesday. Police say Officer Miosotis Familia was killed by Alexander Bonds, an ex-convict who once ranted online about police getting away with killing people. Authorities say officers fatally shot Bonds after he pulled a gun on them. Here's a look at other cases of ambushed police officers. 2017-07-05T12:58:40-04:00 2017-07-05T12:49:33-04:00
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Suspect in Michigan airport stabbing indicted

Reuters US News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 13:00
FLINT, Mich. (Reuters) - A Canadian man was charged on Wednesday with stabbing a Michigan airport police officer in an attack federal investigators are probing as an act of terrorism, according to an indictment filed with the federal court in Flint.
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Nevada death sentence over 1982 murder is thrown out

Reuters US News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 12:57
(Reuters) - An inmate who has spent nearly 35 years on Nevada's death row for a 1982 murder outside Reno had his sentence overturned on Wednesday by a federal appeals court.
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'Pharma bro' Shkreli barred from discussing trial around courthouse

Reuters US News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 12:53
(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Wednesday ordered Martin Shkreli to stop talking about his fraud case in or around the Brooklyn courthouse where he is standing trial, five days after the former drug company executive burst into a room full of spectators and attacked the credibility of a government witness.
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The Latest: Slain NYC cop spent entire career in the Bronx

AP US News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 12:00
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a New York City police officer (all times local): 2017-07-05T11:46:08-04:00 2017-07-05T11:41:04-04:00
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NYC officer shot to death in command post RV; gunman killed

AP US News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 12:00
NEW YORK (AP) — A police officer was shot to death early Wednesday, ambushed inside her command post RV by an ex-convict who once ranted online about his treatment in prison and about police getting away with killing people, authorities said. He was later killed after pulling a gun on police. 2017-07-05T11:46:08-04:00 2017-07-05T10:27:53-04:00
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U.S. soldier dies in Afghanistan after attack: Pentagon

Reuters US News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 11:40
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A 19-year-old American soldier has died in Afghanistan's Helmand Province from wounds received in an attack, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.
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Three dead, one wounded in shootings in central Maine

Reuters US News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 11:35
(Reuters) - Three people were killed and a fourth wounded on Wednesday in a series of shootings in central Maine, according to State Police, who said that officers shot and killed the suspected gunman.
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