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NYPD: Empire State victims hit by police gunfire

August 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this sequence of images taken from a surveillance video camera and released by the New York City Police Department, police officers approach Jeffrey Johnson, after he shot his former colleague Steven Ercolino, near the Empire State Building in New York, Friday, Aug. 24, 2012. Johnson, upper left in frames, was shot and killed by [&hellip...

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AP Source: Biden skipping stop in Tampa

August 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign stop at Renaissance High School, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is postponing his planned trip to Tampa, Fla., the site of the...

Police kill gunman outside Empire State Building

August 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This photo posted to an Instagram account belonging to a person identified as mr_mookie, an eyewitness at the scene, shows shooting victim Robert Asika being tended to by pedestrians outside the Empire State Building in New York, Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, after...

R&B singer Usher wins primary custody of sons

August 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this May 22, 2012 file photo, hip-hop artist Usher Raymond takes the witness stand in court in a legal battle with his ex-wife in a custody fight involving their two sons, in Atlanta. Fulton County Court Clerk’s office spokeswoman Cherrise...

Romney touches 'birther' issue he avoided before

August 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, right, listens and Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., speaks during a campaign event at the Long Family Farm, Orchard & Cider Mill, Friday, Aug. 24,...

Samsung ordered to pay Apple $1.05B in patent case

August 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

ADDITION FOR CLARIFICATION ON WHERE RULING WAS MADE – Banners advertising Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy S III, left, and Apple’s iPhone 4S are displayed at a mobile phone shop in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 24, 2012. After a year of...

RNC: Ann Romney to address convention Tuesday

August 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Ann Romney, left, listens as Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign event at the Long Family Farm, Orchard & Cider Mill,, Friday, Aug. 24, 2012 in Commerce, Mich. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) TAMPA,...

AP Exclusive: Armstrong won't fight USADA charges

August 24, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this July 6, 2010, file photo, Lance Armstrong grimaces prior to the start of the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race in Wanze, Belgium. Armstrong said on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, that he is finished fighting charges from the United...

Isaac could shake up security for GOP convention

August 24, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This NOAA satellite image taken Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 01:45 PM EDT shows Tropical Storm Isaac is now located about 165 miles south of San Juan, Puerto Rico. This system has maximum sustained winds at 40 mph and continues strengthening as it moves...

Romney promises energy independence by 2020

August 24, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign event at Watson Truck and Supply, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, in Hobbs, N.M. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — Republican presidential contender Mitt...