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Police: 2 shot at Oklahoma restaurant; civilian kills gunman

APTOPIX Restaurant Shooting-Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man armed with a pistol walked into an Oklahoma City restaurant at the dinner hour and opened fire, wounding two customers, before being shot dead by a handgun-carrying civilian in the parking lot, police said. The shooting happened around 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Louie’s On The...


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'You don't deserve American food!': Muslim students attacked at McDonald's, police say

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. John Jay Smith kept muttering to police “they killed my son,” but really all that the five young men had done was eat some food in a McDonald’s parking lot. It was sometime past 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. The five friends were having a mini tailgate, finishing their burgers...


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Funeral to honor slain Maryland police officer

Officer Killed

JOPPA, Md. (AP) — The governor of Maryland, the Baltimore County police chief and the mother of a 29-year-old officer killed in the line of duty will speak at her funeral. Amy Caprio was run over by a Jeep while investigating a burglary Monday at a house in Perry Hall. Four teenagers are charged...


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Rachel Dolezal, the white woman who posed as black, charged with welfare fraud

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Former NAACP official Rachel Dolezal, a white woman who posed as African American for years, is now facing charges of welfare fraud after investigators say she illegally received thousands of dollars in public assistance. Dolezal, who legally changed her name to...


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A London couple's shared psychosis led to the torture and death of French au pair

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Neighbors spotted the black smoke lifting from behind the house on Wimbledon Park Road in the Southfields neighborhood of southwest London. The smell was so alarmingly pungent and foul firefighters were called to the scene. When the crew pushed into the garden of the...


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Armed bystander fatally shoots gunman who opened fire in Oklahoma City restaurant

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. A bystander fatally shot a gunman who opened fire inside an Oklahoma City restaurant Thursday evening, injuring multiple people, police said. The unidentified shooter entered Louie’s Grill & Bar, located on the water at Lake Hefner, and started shooting at customers...


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IED explosion at Ontario Indian restaurant injures at least 15. Two men sought.

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Canadian police are searching for two men after an improvised explosive device detonated at a restaurant in Mississauga, injuring around 15 people, three of whom suffered critical injuries from the blast. The explosion occurred at the Bombay Behl restaurant about...


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NFL players, coaches grapple with new anthem policy

Seahawks Football

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seahawks coach Pete Carroll wanted to be talking about football matters — Seattle’s recommitment to the run game, the addition of two new coordinators, almost anything to do with what happens between the lines. Instead, the league’s oldest coach has spent the past few days...


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In Gaza, border opening brings relief and anxiety

Gaza A Travelers Tale

RAFAH BORDER CROSSING, Gaza Strip (AP) — Just after daybreak, Hamed al-Shaer came down the narrow stairway of his family’s home in southern Gaza pulling a black suitcase and said goodbye to his mother. They hugged at the gate and he kissed her hands in a show of devotion as she struggled to control...


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Rachel Dolezal accused of welfare fraud after race scandal

Rachel Dolezal Welfare Fraud

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was exposed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud. Rachel Dolezal, who legally changed her name to Nkechi Diallo in 2016, was charged this week with theft by welfare...


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