Police: Vegas Cop Killers Had Anti-Government View

Posted by Associated Press on June 9, 2014
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LAS VEGAS — A husband and wife who went on a deadly shooting rampage in Las Vegas harbored anti-government beliefs and left a swastika and a “Don’t tread on me” flag on the body of one of the two police officers they killed, authorities said Monday.

Jerad and Amanda Miller had been kicked off a Nevada ranch where anti-government protesters faced …

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Police: College Student Disarmed Seattle Gunman

Posted by Associated Press on June 5, 2014
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SEATTLE – A lone gunman armed with a shotgun and knife opened fire Thursday in a building at a small Seattle university, fatally wounding one person before a student subdued him with pepper spray as he tried to reload, police said.

A student building monitor at Seattle Pacific University disarmed the gunman after he entered the foyer at Otto Miller …

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High Court Refuses to Block Oregon Gay Marriage

Posted by Associated Press on June 4, 2014
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SALEM — The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to halt same-sex weddings in Oregon while a federal appeals court considers whether a group opposed to gay marriage can intervene in the case.

The order follows an emergency appeal by the National Organization for Marriage that seeks to overturn U.S. District Judge Michael McShane’s May 19 ruling …

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Bergdahl Taliban Video Released

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on June 4, 2014
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The Taliban have released a video of the exchange of US soldier Bowe Bergdahl to American special forces after being a captive for five years.

The video features the captions “Don’ come back to afghanistan [sic]” He is patted down for hazards and a bag with his meager possessions is unceremoniously discarded by his rescuers. Then, after less than a minute on the ground, the helicopter …

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Maya Angelou Dies At 86

Posted by Associated Press on May 28, 2014
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Author and poet Maya Angelou (MY’-ah ANJ’-eh-loh), who rose from poverty, segregation and violence to become a force on stage, screen and the printed page, has died. She was 86.

Wake Forest University announced Angelou’s death in a news release Wednesday.

She gained acclaim for her first book, her autobiography “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” making her …

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