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BEDFORD, N.Y. | Law enforcement official: Soros device had bomb components

BEDFORD, N.Y.  — A bomb was found in a mailbox at the suburban New York compound of George Soros, the liberal billionaire philanthropist who has been the target of right-wing conspiracy theorists, authorities said Tuesday. Federal investigators were reviewing surveillance video to determine whether the package had been sent through the mail or delivered some … Continue reading BEDFORD, N.Y. | Law enforcement official: Soros device had bomb components

MADISON, Wis | The Latest: Investigators seek 2 cars in Wisconsin abduction

MADISON, Wis — The Latest on the search for a missing Wisconsin girl whose parents were killed (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Investigators searching for a Wisconsin girl whose parents were gunned down in their home are asking for help tracking down two vehicles. Authorities believe 13-year-old Jayme Closs was taken from her home near … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | The Latest: Investigators seek 2 cars in Wisconsin abduction

SNELLVILLE, Ga. | Search on for 2nd suspect in fatal Georgia police shooting

SNELLVILLE, Ga.— Authorities said they are continuing the search for the second of two teenage suspects in connection with the fatal weekend shooting of a police officer near a school northeast of Atlanta. Authorities said Sunday they believe 18-year-old Tafahree Maynard fatally shot Officer Antwan Toney a day earlier as he check a report of … Continue reading SNELLVILLE, Ga. | Search on for 2nd suspect in fatal Georgia police shooting

ERBIL, Iraq | Kurdish party behind referendum wins regional polls in Iraq

ERBIL, Iraq  — The Iraqi Kurdish party behind last year’s ill-fated independence referendum has won the most seats in parliamentary elections held in the autonomous Kurdish region, authorities said Sunday. The elections commission says the Kurdistan Democratic Party won 45 seats, 12 short of an outright majority in the 111-seat body. Kurdish voters endorsed independence … Continue reading ERBIL, Iraq | Kurdish party behind referendum wins regional polls in Iraq

LONDON | Ferry collides with yachts, runs aground near Isle of Wight

LONDON  — A ferry collided with several yachts and ran aground while trying to berth at a harbor on the Isle of Wight off southern England on Sunday, officials and the ferry company said. The accident took place early Sunday when the ferry was sailing from Southampton to East Cowes and was trying to berth … Continue reading LONDON | Ferry collides with yachts, runs aground near Isle of Wight

SNELLVILLE, Ga. | 2 men charged in Georgia officer’s shooting death

SNELLVILLE, Ga.— Two teen-aged suspects have been charged, including one man who remains on the loose, in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer who was killed while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a middle school, authorities said Sunday. Gwinnett County Police said in a statement that Isaiah Pretlow, 19, … Continue reading SNELLVILLE, Ga. | 2 men charged in Georgia officer’s shooting death

ISTANBUL | A timeline of Saudi statements on the killing of Khashogg

ISTANBUL— The official Saudi statements on the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi have changed several times since he mysteriously disappeared after entering his country’s consulate in Istanbul earlier this month. The latest announcement on Saturday, declaring that Khashoggi had died in a “fistfight” with officials that came to see him there, increased criticism over Saudi’s … Continue reading ISTANBUL | A timeline of Saudi statements on the killing of Khashogg