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Police: Arizona city hit by 54 BB gun attacks in past month

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — The Yuma Police Department reports there have been 54 attacks on property with a BB gun in the city over a little more than a month.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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Man charged with stealing thousands of pounds of candy

HESPERIA, Calif. (AP) — Candy might not be so sweet for a Southern California man.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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New York City police officer shot responding to large fight

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a New York City police officer has been shot after exchanging gunfire with a suspect involved in a large fight.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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Extradition for Mexican drug lord not likely to be swift

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican marines had barely faced down .50-caliber sniper guns and a loaded grenade launcher to recapture the world's most notorious drug lord when the calls started coming: Extradite Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States. And soon.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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Police probe man's claim he shot officer in Allah's name

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officer Jesse Hartnett was slowly patrolling his usual West Philadelphia beat just before midnight when a man appeared out of the darkness, firing a hail of bullets at close range as he charged toward the policeman's car.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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US employers hire at blistering pace, defying global trends

WASHINGTON (AP) — American employers added a robust 292,000 jobs in December, suggesting that the U.S. economy is so far defying global weakness and growing solidly.

Last Updated on Friday, 08 January 2016

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Gunman ambushes Philadelphia cop in cruiser; officer stable

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A gunman ambushed a police officer as he sat in his marked cruiser at an intersection, striking him three times in the arm during a barrage of bullets and fleeing before being apprehended, officials said Friday.

Last Updated on Friday, 08 January 2016

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Mexican president: drug lord Chapo Guzman re-arrested

 

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announced Friday that fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was recaptured seven months after he escaped from a maximum security prison.

Last Updated on Friday, 08 January 2016

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