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KABUL, Afghanistan | Taliban attack in Kabul killed 6, including British national

KABUL, Afghanistan— A brazen Taliban attack that targeted the Kabul offices of a British security company killed five of its staffers, including a British national, the company said Thursday. Afghan authorities said a sixth person was also killed in the assault. Charlie Burbridge, the managing director of G4S Risk Management Group, said 32 employees of … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | Taliban attack in Kabul killed 6, including British national

NAIROBI, Kenya | Extremists kill Islamic leader and 17 followers in Somalia

NAIROBI, Kenya — A prominent Islamic leader and at least 17 of his followers have been killed by extremists in an attack in Somalia’s northern city of Galkayo, say police. Early Monday two suicide bombers exploded in front of the preacher’s residence, which is also a Sufi shrine, and then four gunmen stormed the building … Continue reading NAIROBI, Kenya | Extremists kill Islamic leader and 17 followers in Somalia

CHICAGO | The Latest: 4 dead in Chicago hospital shooting

CHICAGO — The Latest on a shooting at a Chicago hospital (all times local): 7:40 p.m. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office says it has been notified that four people have died in the shooting at Chicago’s Mercy Hospital & Medical Center. The Chicago Police Department says Monday that one of its officers was shot … Continue reading CHICAGO | The Latest: 4 dead in Chicago hospital shooting

MONTCLAIR, Calif | Ex-coach says California gunman was volatile, intimidating

MONTCLAIR, Calif. — A second high school coach of the gunman who killed 12 people at a Southern California bar recalled him on Sunday as volatile and intimidating, and said that repeated complaints to school administrators about his behavior failed to prompt any discipline. Evie Cluke coached Ian David Long on Newbury Park High School’s … Continue reading MONTCLAIR, Calif | Ex-coach says California gunman was volatile, intimidating

NEWPORT, Ore | Defendant lunges for officer’s gun in Oregon courtroom

NEWPORT, Ore — Video shows a dramatic Oregon courtroom scuffle in which a defendant lunges for a police officer’s gun. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports a judge had denied a request by deputies to restrain 27-year-old Scott Lemmon in court Wednesday. In the video, Lemmon stands up and grabs for a gun worn by a Newport police … Continue reading NEWPORT, Ore | Defendant lunges for officer’s gun in Oregon courtroom

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic | Police: Twins’ Sano will not face charges for incident in DR

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Minnesota Twins player Miguel Sano will not face criminal charges in the Dominican Republic as a result of his involvement in a traffic incident that injured a police officer, authorities said Monday. Police said in a statement that the third baseman was released from custody after striking the officer with … Continue reading SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic | Police: Twins’ Sano will not face charges for incident in DR

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic | Incident involving Twins’ Sano under investigation in DR

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Minnesota Twins player Miguel Sano was under investigation Monday in the Dominican Republic after the third baseman was involved in a traffic incident that injured a police officer. Police said in a statement that Sano was released from custody after striking the officer with his car, leaving him with a … Continue reading SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic | Incident involving Twins’ Sano under investigation in DR