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Russia sends missiles near Pacific Islands claimed by Japan
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  • 2021-12-02 15:53:42Z

The Russian military has deployed coastal defense missile systems near Pacific Islands also claimed by Japan, a move intended to underline Moscow's firm stance in the dispute. The Bastion systems were moved to Matua, a deserted volcanic island in the middle of the Kuril Islands chain. Russia's Defense Ministry posted a video Thursday showing massive missile carriers moving ashore from amphibious landing vessels and driving along the coast of the volcanic island to take firing positions as part of drills.

Spacewalking astronauts replace antenna after debris scare
Spacewalking astronauts replace antenna after debris scare
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  • 2021-12-02 15:53:36Z

Spacewalking astronauts replaced a broken antenna outside the International Space Station on Thursday after getting NASA's all-clear for orbiting debris. U.S. astronauts Tom Marshburn and Kayla Barron were supposed to complete the job Tuesday, but NASA delayed the spacewalk because of potentially threatening space junk. NASA later determined the astronauts were safe to go out, despite a slightly increased risk of a punctured suit from satellite wreckage.

Cincinnati priest Geoff Drew accused of raping altar boy to appear in court this morning
Cincinnati priest Geoff Drew accused of raping altar boy to appear in court this morning
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  • 2021-12-02 15:52:35Z

A guilty plea is expected, although officials have not said why the Rev. Geoff Drew is appearing in court.

Spain detects first domestic case of COVID-19 Omicron variant
Spain detects first domestic case of COVID-19 Omicron variant
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  • 2021-12-02 15:50:03Z

Regional authorities in Madrid said on Thursday they had detected Spain's first domestic case of the COVID-19 Omicron variant in a vaccinated person without links to risk countries, and were investigating two other similar suspected cases. It was the fourth confirmed case of the variant in Spain, but the first proving that Omicron is already circulating in the country. On Wednesday, the northeastern region of Catalonia said it had detected potential traces of the Omicron coronavirus variant in sewage samples from late November.

Latest updates on Oxford High School shooting: More details emerge on suspect
Latest updates on Oxford High School shooting: More details emerge on suspect
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  • 2021-12-02 15:46:05Z

The incident in Oxford, Michigan, is the nation's deadliest school shooting since 2018. Ethan Crumbley, 15, was charged with terrorism, murder, more.

St. Matthews Police investigating shooting outside Esporta Fitness
St. Matthews Police investigating shooting outside Esporta Fitness
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  • 2021-12-02 15:42:46Z

Shots were fired outside Esporta Fitness center Wednesday night as people were leaving, police said.

Breonna Taylor
Breonna Taylor's ex-boyfriend sentenced to probation in various drug cases
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  • 2021-12-02 15:41:53Z

Jamarcus Glover's ties to Breonna Taylor ultimately led police to conduct a botched drug raid that killed her at her Louisville apartment in 2020.

Attorneys await Michael Mearan
Attorneys await Michael Mearan's death certificate before dismissing sex trafficking case
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  • 2021-12-02 15:41:47Z

Attorneys for Michael Mearan and the Ohio Attorney General's Office say Mearan's case will likely be dismissed.

Novavax says it could start making Omicron-specific vaccine in January
Novavax says it could start making Omicron-specific vaccine in January
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  • 2021-12-02 15:38:15Z

Laboratory data expected in the coming weeks will show whether antibodies from individuals who have previously received Novavax's COVID-19 shot can...

Investigators seeking suspect in Southeast Austin death, city
Investigators seeking suspect in Southeast Austin death, city's 87th homicide of 2021
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  • 2021-12-02 15:35:07Z

Authorities say a middle-aged man was killed in Southeast Austin early Thursday, becoming the 87th homicide victim for the city this year.

Nichols corruption trial rescheduled for June
Nichols corruption trial rescheduled for June
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  • 2021-12-02 15:32:32Z

Phil Nichols' attorney said the COVID-19 pandemic has hampered his ability to investigate allegations against his client.

Port man who barricaded himself in apartment gets jail time
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  • 2021-12-02 15:32:00Z

Dec. 2-NEWBURYPORT - A former Atkinson Street resident, whose decision to barricade himself inside his apartment on New Year's Day drew a massive police...

Driver in fatal hit-and-run ordered held without bail
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  • 2021-12-02 15:32:00Z

Dec. 2-SALISBURY - Deven Tanguay, the Tewksbury man accused of killing an Amesbury bicyclist with his pickup truck last month, was ordered held without bail ...

Two Georgia election workers sue far-right website over false fraud allegations
Two Georgia election workers sue far-right website over false fraud allegations
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  • 2021-12-02 15:31:03Z

Two Georgia election workers targeted by former U.S. President Donald Trump in a vote-rigging conspiracy theory have sued a far-right website that trumpeted ...

Locker room altercation at Baltimore County's Franklin High School leads to one hospitalized student, one arrest
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  • 2021-12-02 15:30:00Z

An altercation between two students in a Baltimore County high school locker room early Thursday morning resulted in one being airlifted to a hospital and...

Are the Michigan school shooter
Are the Michigan school shooter's parents also to blame?
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  • 2021-12-02 15:29:40Z

The prosecutor in the Michigan high school shooting says if the gun owners weren't responsible they 'should be - and will be - held accountable.'

Arrest made in homicide investigation of man fatally shot in Tacoma
Arrest made in homicide investigation of man fatally shot in Tacoma
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  • 2021-12-02 15:28:59Z

A 21-year-old man was booked into Pierce County Jail for investigation of first-degree murder in the Sept. 25 shooting death of Diego Escalante.

Lawyer backs up Baldwin
Lawyer backs up Baldwin's assertion he didn't pull trigger
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  • 2021-12-02 15:26:51Z

The assistant director who handed Alec Baldwin a prop gun that went off on a New Mexico film set, killing a cinematographer, backs up the actor's assertion...

Suspect extradited to Virginia in case of missing Staunton girl who is presumed dead
Suspect extradited to Virginia in case of missing Staunton girl who is presumed dead
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  • 2021-12-02 15:21:25Z

A suspect in the case of a missing Staunton toddler has been extradited to Virginia. The sheriff's office has also started a memorial for the toddler.

Lawyers for Jussie Smollett to begin cross-examination of one of two brothers to accuse actor of orchestrating phony hate crime
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  • 2021-12-02 15:19:00Z

Jussie Smollett's attorneys on Thursday are expected to begin cross-examining one of the key witnesses against the "Empire" actor: Abimbola Osundairo, who...

Deputy who killed Casey Goodson has used faith to justify use of force before
Deputy who killed Casey Goodson has used faith to justify use of force before
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  • 2021-12-02 15:18:11Z

Franklin County Sheriff's Deputy Jason Meade, who shot and killed Casey Goodson Jr. on Dec. 4, has used faith to defend law enforcement use of force.

Former deputy Jason Meade indicted on murder charges in death of Casey Goodson Jr.
Former deputy Jason Meade indicted on murder charges in death of Casey Goodson Jr.
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  • 2021-12-02 15:16:13Z

Two days shy of the first anniversary of the fatal shooting of Casey Goodson Jr., a Franklin County grand jury has indicted Jason Meade for murder

Federal civil rights lawsuit targets VPD's use of police dogs; officers counter claims
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  • 2021-12-02 15:12:39Z

Attorneys for a Visalia family have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit accusing police of the unreasonable arrest of a mentally ill man.

Ghana says 34 samples from returning travellers test positive for Omicron
Ghana says 34 samples from returning travellers test positive for Omicron
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  • 2021-12-02 15:12:29Z

Ghana detected the Omicron coronavirus variant in 34 samples from travellers who returned to the country from Nov. 21-25, according to data from the state...

"Mountain of digital evidence" suggests school shooting was planned
"Mountain of digital evidence" suggests school shooting was planned
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  • 2021-12-02 15:11:58Z

Tate Myre was one of the four teenagers killed​ on Tuesday when a student opened fire at a Michigan high school.

Murder charge against Larry Timmons dismissed in 1988 killing of Cynthia Smith
Murder charge against Larry Timmons dismissed in 1988 killing of Cynthia Smith
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  • 2021-12-02 15:10:02Z

Prosecutors said they would continue cases against Timmons for forgery and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Puerto Rico mayor pleads guilty in federal corruption case
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  • 2021-12-02 15:09:20Z

A prominent mayor in Puerto Rico accused of awarding 50 contracts worth nearly $10 million to an asphalt company has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit...

Arrest in Ryan Rogers homicide; report says police found man in Miami
Arrest in Ryan Rogers homicide; report says police found man in Miami
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  • 2021-12-02 15:07:19Z

Ryan Rogers, 14, went missing Nov/ 15 from his Palm Beach Gardens home. Police found his body a day later 3 miles away.

Watch body cam footage of fatal police shooting in Gulfport Dollar Tree parking lot
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  • 2021-12-02 15:00:00Z

The Sun Herald obtained body and dash camera footage of the shooting through a public records request to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation. The video...

Suicide investigated as cause of death in Topeka Walgreens lot of man, 45, being sought by police
Suicide investigated as cause of death in Topeka Walgreens lot of man, 45, being sought by police
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  • 2021-12-02 14:58:53Z

Topeka police are investigating as a suicide the gunshot death Wednesday in a Walgreens parking lot of a 45-year-old man they had been seeking.

Body of Newport woman discovered on Middletown
Body of Newport woman discovered on Middletown's Sachuest Beach
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  • 2021-12-02 14:55:38Z

The town's Fire Department responded to the Surfer's End of the beach just before 7 a.m. for a report of an unresponsive female.

Remains of Chesterfield woman missing for 14 months have been found in Dinwiddie County
Remains of Chesterfield woman missing for 14 months have been found in Dinwiddie County
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  • 2021-12-02 14:53:37Z

Jasmine Moore was last seen Oct. 3, 2020 at her home in Ettrick. Her car was found in Prince George County a day after she was reported missing.

Prosecutors ask judge to imprison J.T. Burnette pending appeal, call him a
Prosecutors ask judge to imprison J.T. Burnette pending appeal, call him a 'flight risk'
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  • 2021-12-02 14:53:00Z

The government argued in court filings that Burnette has the money and possible motive to flee following his conviction for public corruption.

Man rescued from illegal marijuana facility 3 months after kidnapping, Oklahoma cops say
Man rescued from illegal marijuana facility 3 months after kidnapping, Oklahoma cops say
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  • 2021-12-02 14:52:33Z

The victim was found after he attempted to flee the facility, cops say.

Armed man fatally shot by Buffalo Grove police
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  • 2021-12-02 14:51:00Z

An armed man was fatally shot early Thursday, reportedly by Buffalo Grove police officers who opened fire when the man refused to drop his weapons, officials...

Metaverse won
Metaverse won't be turning point in cryptocurrency adoption, investor Chesnais says
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  • 2021-12-02 14:48:04Z

The growth of online virtual worlds will help advance the mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies for payment transactions but it won't be a game-changer...

Meadville woman faces seven drug-related charges
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  • 2021-12-02 14:47:00Z

Dec. 2-A patrol of Prospect Street in mid-May due to what city police called "the recent drug problem in the area" led to seven drug-related charges for a...

Holiday shoppers navigate shortages with mixed results
Holiday shoppers navigate shortages with mixed results
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  • 2021-12-02 14:32:48Z

Like many shoppers, Kathleen Webber understands the struggles of getting the right gifts for her three children this holiday shopping season amid widespread ...

South Africa accelerates vaccination campaign amid surge
South Africa accelerates vaccination campaign amid surge
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  • 2021-12-02 14:32:05Z

South Africa has accelerated its vaccination campaign by giving jabs at pop-up sites in shopping centers and transportation hubs to combat a rapid rise in...

Finland to limit children
Finland to limit children's COVID-19 vaccines to high-risk households
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  • 2021-12-02 14:30:38Z

Children in Finland aged five and over should be vaccinated against COVID-19 if they or someone in their household are at high risk of severe infection, the ...

Gulfport police killed a man after he pointed a gun at them. It was actually a toy.
Gulfport police killed a man after he pointed a gun at them. It was actually a toy.
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  • 2021-12-02 14:30:00Z

To the officers who shot Henry Frankowski in a Dollar Tree parking lot last year, the gun he held resembled a Glock. The Sun Herald obtained body camera...

Man arrested weeks after shooting killed one and hurt another, Columbia police say
Man arrested weeks after shooting killed one and hurt another, Columbia police say
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  • 2021-12-02 14:20:58Z

A 23-year-old Columbia resident died at the scene of the shooting, the Richland County Coroner's Office said.

34 people have been killed in homicides in Lansing area this year. Here are their stories.
34 people have been killed in homicides in Lansing area this year. Here are their stories.
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  • 2021-12-02 14:16:53Z

The people killed in Lansing's homicides aren't just numbers; they're moms, dads, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters. These are their stories.

Person shot in hunting accident
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  • 2021-12-02 14:16:00Z

Dec. 2-DORSET TOWNSHIP - A hunting accident is under investigation after a person was shot on Tuesday. A person was shot while deer hunting at 4:55 p.m. on...

Czech travel writer Miroslav Zikmund dies at 102
Czech travel writer Miroslav Zikmund dies at 102
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  • 2021-12-02 14:14:46Z

Miroslav Zikmund, a legendary Czech travel writer, has died. The museum in the eastern city of Zlin, where Zikmund had lived, announced his death in a...

911 call during Wilmington hostage situation: Hurry or
911 call during Wilmington hostage situation: Hurry or 'someone will die'
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  • 2021-12-02 14:14:26Z

911 records reveal a woman reported a neighbor "going crazy" and attempting to enter her home before a child was taken hostage and held at knife point.

SiFive speeds up computing chip designs as it staffs up
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  • 2021-12-02 14:07:47Z

Chip technology firm SiFive Inc on Thursday said it has sped up its computing core designs by 40% and now has a headcount of 700 employees, with plans to...

SoftBank and celebrities back funding for faith-based app
SoftBank and celebrities back funding for faith-based app
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  • 2021-12-02 14:03:09Z

A Christian worship and meditation app, Glorify, raised $40 million from investors including SoftBank, venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz and reality...

Florida law school creates Ben Crump social justice center
Florida law school creates Ben Crump social justice center
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  • 2021-12-02 14:02:49Z

A law school in South Florida will announce on Thursday the creation of a social justice center named after Ben Crump, the Black civil rights attorney who...

U.S. to restart Trump-era border program forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico
U.S. to restart Trump-era border program forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico
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  • 2021-12-02 14:02:30Z

The Biden administration will restart a controversial Trump-era border program that forces asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for U.S. immigration hearings, in...


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