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NEW YORK (AP) — Reaction to the fatal shooting of two New York City police officers on Saturday by a gunman who, according to authorities, announced online that he was planning to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner.
NEW YORK (AP) — A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two officers in a patrol car and shot them to death in broad daylight Saturday before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Boxing great Muhammad Ali was hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia that was caught early and should result in a short hospital stay, an Ali spokesman said Saturday night.
By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - A gunman ambushed and fatally shot two New York City police officers on Saturday and then killed himself, police said, and a social media post indicated it may have been in revenge for the police chokehold death of an unarmed black man. The officers were killed without warning and at close range as they sat in their squad car in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, Police Commissioner William Bratton told a news conference, flanked by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. ...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Three people were killed in a rollover crash in northern San Diego County while they were on their way to a funeral service in Mexico, authorities said.
Massive flames engulfed a home in Mill Creek, Delaware Saturday evening.
Police say a woman was struck and killed in Delaware City, Delaware Saturday evening.
KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — How President Barack Obama spent the first day of his holiday vacation in Hawaii on Saturday:
Camden County authorities say light smoke forced eight stores to temporarily close in the Cherry Hill Mall Saturday night.
By Alex Dobuzinskis (Reuters) - More than 1,500 protesters against police violence shut down part of the Mall of America in Minnesota on Saturday, resulting in about 25 arrests during the final weekend before Christmas as shoppers scrambled to buy gifts at one of the nation's largest shopping centers, officials said. The protest and a smaller action at the King of Prussia Mall in Pennsylvania were the latest in a series of U.S. ...
Kailua, Hawaii (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama was briefed on the fatal shootings of two New York police officers, a White House official said on Saturday. Obama was informed of the shootings while playing golf in Kailua, Hawaii, where he is vacationing for two weeks with his family. White House officials are continuing to monitor the situation, the official said. (Reporting By Julia Edwards)
Police say one man is dead and another critically injured after an assault in Prices Corner, Delaware Saturday afternoon.
By Jack Kim and Steve Holland SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea said on Saturday U.S. accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were "groundless slander," and that it wanted a joint investigation into the incident with the United States. An unnamed spokesman of North Korea's foreign ministry said there would be serious consequences if Washington refused to agree to the probe and continued to accuse Pyongyang, according to the North Korean U.N. mission and its official KCNA news agency. ...
A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two police officers in a patrol car and shot them to death in broad daylight Saturday before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said.
Police say a woman was struck and killed in Delaware City, Delaware Saturday evening.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A mass of demonstrators chanting, "Black lives matter," converged in the Mall of America rotunda Saturday as part of a protest against police brutality that caused part of the mall to shut down on a busy day for holiday shopping.
The office supply chain says a breach that took place earlier this year gave attackers access to cardholder names, card numbers, expiration dates and card verification codes.>
New York City's police commissioner says the two officers who were ambushed and killed in their cruiser "were, quite simply, assassinated."
A SEPTA police officer is being hailed as a hero after saving a man's life at the 69th Street Station early Saturday morning.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of "serious" consequences if Washington rejects a probe that it believes would prove Pyongyang had nothing to do with the cyberattack.
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