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General is 1st woman to lead top-tier US combat command

May 13, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Gen. J.H. Vance, Canadian Army Chief of Staff, left, Navy Admiral William E. Gortney, center, who is the outgoing commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, and incoming commander, Air Force Gen. Lori J. Robinson, laugh together during the change of command ceremony at Peterson Air Force Base, in Colorado [&hellip...

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Scooter, briefly the world’s oldest living cat, dead at 30

May 13, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated image provided by the Guinness World Records shows Scooter owned by Gail Floyd. The Siamese cat born during the Reagan administration has been named by Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest. Guinness said Scooter celebrated his 30th...

4 US citizens sentenced for attempted Gambian coup

May 12, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Four U.S. citizens have been sentenced in federal court for their roles in a failed attempt to overthrow the government in the West African nation of Gambia. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Minnesota said Thursday the men were...

1,423 pounds of marijuana found inside coconuts at border

May 12, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

PHARR, Texas (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection says officers discovered over 1,400 pounds of marijuana hidden inside fresh coconuts at the United States-Mexico border in Texas. A news release from the agency said officers in Pharr encountered a...

Person on bridge conspiracy list wants it kept from public

May 12, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Someone included in a list set to be released of people involved in the 2013 lane closures in New Jersey near the George Washington Bridge asked a judge late Thursday to intervene anonymously to block its release, arguing it would...

4 miles of violence: Disturbed man is killed to end rampage

May 11, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Taunton, Mass., Mayor Thomas Hoye, Jr., right, speaks about Tuesday’s stabbings at a Taunton home and shopping mall, Wednesday, May 11, 2016, in Fall River, Mass. Behind him are Taunton Police Chief Edward Walsh, left, and Bristol County District...

Federal judge rules in favor of Missouri Planned Parenthood

May 11, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled in favor of a Columbia, Missouri, Planned Parenthood clinic after the state tried to revoke its abortion license. U.S. District Judge Nanette Laughrey in a Wednesday ruling said the Department of Health...

At least 4 injured in shooting on Chicago’s South Side

May 11, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

CHICAGO (AP) — At least four people have been shot in Chicago’s Park Manor neighborhood on the city’s South Side. Police spokesman Officer Thomas Sweeney says the victims were approached by someone on foot late Wednesday, who opened fire and...

Sanders’ West Virginia win makes up little ground on Clinton

May 10, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a campaign rally, Tuesday, May 10, 2016, in Stockton, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — White House dreams fading, Bernie Sanders added another state to his...

The Latest: Authorities identify suspect in stabbing attacks

May 10, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Crime scene tape is seen inside the Macy’s at the Silver City Galleria mall in Taunton, Mass., Tuesday, May 10, 2016. Multiple people have been stabbed separate attacks at the mall and a home in Massachusetts. (Charles Winokoor/The Daily Gazette via AP)...