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ST. LOUIS | Man jailed in sexual assaults and killing at religious store

ST. LOUIS— A man was charged Wednesday with killing one woman and sexually assaulting two others after herding them at gunpoint into the back room of a suburban St. Louis religious supplies shop. The arrest of 53-year-old Thomas Bruce, of Imperial, ended a two-day manhunt that followed the brazen Monday afternoon attack at a Catholic … Continue reading ST. LOUIS | Man jailed in sexual assaults and killing at religious store

WARSAW, Poland | Polish prosecutors want bail for released US cinematographer

WARSAW, Poland — Prosecutors in Poland are seeking to have bail set for an Oscar-nominated American cinematographer after a court ordered his release from the jail where he was held for allegedly attacking paramedics. A spokeswoman for prosecutors in the city of Bydgoszcz, Agnieszka Adamska-Okonska, told Polish media Friday the prosecutors disagreed with the court’s … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Polish prosecutors want bail for released US cinematographer

WARSAW, Poland | Poland: Prominent US cinematographer charged for aggression

WARSAW, Poland — Officials say an Oscar-nominated American cinematographer has been charged in Poland after he allegedly attacked paramedics and police. Matthew Libatique, 50, was nominated for an Oscar for his work on the 2010 film “Black Swan,” directed by Darren Afonofsky, and was the cinematographer for this year’s “A Star is Born,” directed by … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Poland: Prominent US cinematographer charged for aggression

BEIJING | China says accusations against alleged spy ‘out of thin air’

BEIJING — China said Thursday that accusations against an alleged Chinese spy accused of attempting to steal trade secrets from American aviation and aerospace companies were “made out of thin air.” Yanjun Xu, an operative of China’s Ministry of State Security, was charged Wednesday in Cincinnati, Ohio, after being extradited to the U.S. from Belgium. … Continue reading BEIJING | China says accusations against alleged spy ‘out of thin air’

LOS ANGELES | Man deported 6 times charged in California homeless killings

LOS ANGELES — A man who was deported six times and is now suspected in a string of killings and beatings that targeted sleeping homeless people in Southern California was charged Wednesday with murder, attempted murder robbery, authorities said. Authorities say suspect Ramon Alberto Escobar has a long criminal record in the U.S. and has … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Man deported 6 times charged in California homeless killings

LOS ANGELES | Suspect in deadly California attacks was deported 6 times

LOS ANGELES— A Texas man suspected of killing three people and seriously injuring four in a string of attacks on sleeping Southern California men — most of them homeless — had a long criminal history and had been deported from the United States six times, immigration officials said Tuesday night. Ramon Escobar, 47, who was … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Suspect in deadly California attacks was deported 6 times