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SYDNEY | Australian police say stabbing attack linked to terrorism

SYDNEY — A knife-wielding man stabbed three people, one fatally, in Australia‘s second-largest city on Friday in an attack police linked to terrorism. The attack during the afternoon rush hour brought central Melbourne to a standstill. Hundreds of people watched from behind barricades as police tried to apprehend the attacker. Police said the man got … Continue reading SYDNEY | Australian police say stabbing attack linked to terrorism

NEW YORK | Fox, NBC and Facebook turn down Trump ad deemed racist

NEW YORK  — NBC, Fox News Channel and Facebook all said Monday they will stop airing President Donald Trump’s campaign advertisement that featured an immigrant convicted of killing two police officers. CNN had rejected the same ad, declaring it racist. Asked before leaving for campaign rallies if he thought the advertisement was offensive, Trump said, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Fox, NBC and Facebook turn down Trump ad deemed racist

SAN DIEGO | AP FACT CHECK: Trump-tweeted ad unfairly blames Democrats

SAN DIEGO — President Donald Trump tweeted an ad that blames Democrats for allowing a Mexican man who was in the U.S. illegally to kill two police officers in Northern California in 2014 in methamphetamine-fueled attacks. Luis Bracamontes was sentenced to death. The ad shows video of Bracamontes saying in court that he wished he … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | AP FACT CHECK: Trump-tweeted ad unfairly blames Democrats

WASHINGTON | Video of cop killer becomes Trump campaign push

WASHINGTON— The widows of two police officers the Mexican immigrant murdered were invited to President Donald Trump‘s 2017 address to Congress. The conservative Breitbart News faithfully chronicled his conviction and death sentence. His snarling, expletive-filled rant about killing police officers appeared in a little-noticed January 2018 Trump campaign ad. Now, Luis Bracamontes’ menacing smile has … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Video of cop killer becomes Trump campaign push

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump claims Dems let homicidal immigrant in

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s stance on immigration (all times local): 8:45 a.m. Ahead of the midterm elections, President Donald Trump is tweeting a video alleging Democrats were responsible for allowing a convicted cop killer into the U.S. But he’s providing no evidence supporting his claim. The video is reminiscent of the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump claims Dems let homicidal immigrant in

TUNIS, Tunisia | Female suicide bomber wounds 9 in Tunisia’s capital

TUNIS, Tunisia — A female suicide bomber wounded nine people, mostly police officers, on a busy avenue in Tunisia’s capital on Monday afternoon, authorities said. The 30-year-old woman set off the blast in Tunis just before 2 p.m. (1300 GMT) on Habib Bourguiba avenue, the Interior Ministry said. The bomber, who wasn’t previously known to … Continue reading TUNIS, Tunisia | Female suicide bomber wounds 9 in Tunisia’s capital

PITTSBURGH | Pittsburgh synagogue massacre leaves 11 dead, 6 wounded

PITTSBURGH — A gunman who’s believed to have spewed anti-Semitic slurs and rhetoric on social media barged into a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday and opened fire, killing 11 people in one of the deadliest attacks on Jews in U.S. history. The 20-minute attack at Tree of Life Congregation in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood left six … Continue reading PITTSBURGH | Pittsburgh synagogue massacre leaves 11 dead, 6 wounded

PITTSBURGH | The Latest: Charges filed against suspected synagogue gunman

PITTSBURGH — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue (all times local): 9:50 p.m. The man suspected of killing 11 people at a synagogue in Pittsburgh has been charged with obstructing the exercise of religious beliefs resulting in death. Federal prosecutors say Robert Bowers was charged Saturday night in a 29-count criminal … Continue reading PITTSBURGH | The Latest: Charges filed against suspected synagogue gunman