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BAGHDAD | Iraq: 8 killed in Baghdad women’s prison fire

BAGHDAD — Baghdad police say eight women have been killed in a fight and fire at a women’s jail in the north of the city. An officer at the Rusafa police division says the fire started in the jail’s kitchen after inmates got into a fight with one another, on Friday. The fire quickly spread … Continue reading BAGHDAD | Iraq: 8 killed in Baghdad women’s prison fire

STRASBOURG, France | France: Shooting suspect evades police for 2nd day

STRASBOURG, France — French police conducted an intense but ultimately fruitless search Thursday in the Strasbourg neighborhood where a suspected gunman who killed three people and wounded 13 near a popular Christmas market was last seen. Security forces, including the elite Raid squad, took action in the Neudorf neighborhood based on “supposition only” that 29-year-old … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | France: Shooting suspect evades police for 2nd day

NEW YORK | Cartel turncoat says El Chapo tried to have him killed

NEW YORK  — If Miguel Angel Martinez had any doubt there was a bounty on his head from the Sinaloa cartel when he was thrown in a Mexican jail in the late 1990s, the taunting by his fellow inmates would have erased it. “They started yelling at me, asking me what my shoe size was,” … Continue reading NEW YORK | Cartel turncoat says El Chapo tried to have him killed

PARIS | French protesters angry over fuel taxes clash with police

PARIS — French police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse violent demonstrators in Paris on Saturday, as thousands gathered in the capital and beyond and staged road blockades to vent anger against rising fuel taxes. Thousands of police were deployed nationwide to contain the eighth day of deadly demonstrations that started as protests … Continue reading PARIS | French protesters angry over fuel taxes clash with police

CHICAGO | Hospital gunman fired at least 30 times before killing self

CHICAGO— Police say the man who killed three people at a Chicago hospital fired his handgun at least 30 times before he fatally shot himself. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the gunman, Juan Lopez, spotted police and ran inside Mercy Hospital after he fatally shot his ex-fiancée, Dr. Tamara O’Neal, in the parking lot. … Continue reading CHICAGO | Hospital gunman fired at least 30 times before killing self

CHICAGO | The Latest: Chicago hospital secured, safe after shooting

CHICAGO  — The Latest on a shooting at a Chicago hospital (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Chicago police have secured a hospital following a shooting that left the suspected gunman dead and four others critically wounded. Mercy Hospital & Medical Center released a statement late Monday afternoon saying police officers have secured the facility and … Continue reading CHICAGO | The Latest: Chicago hospital secured, safe after shooting

GREELEY, Colo. | Man who strangled wife, killed his 2 girls sentenced to life

GREELEY, Colo. — A man who strangled his pregnant wife and suffocated their two young daughters wanted to escape his marriage and growing family, prosecutors said Monday as a judge imposed a sentence of life without parole as part of a plea deal that kept the killer from facing the death penalty. Christopher Watts, who … Continue reading GREELEY, Colo. | Man who strangled wife, killed his 2 girls sentenced to life