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Philadephia shooter still at large

Philadephia shooter still at large

PENNSBURG, Pa.
Police storm Sydney cafe where gunman holds hostages

Police storm Sydney cafe where gunman holds hostages

SYDNEY, Australia — The deadly siege began in the most incongruous of ways, on a sunny Monday morning inside a cheerful cafe in the heart of Australia's largest city.
Apparent hostage situation erupts in Sydney

Apparent hostage situation erupts in Sydney

SYDNEY, Australia — A hostage situation erupted inside a chocolate shop and cafe in Australia's largest city on Monday, with the nation's prime minister saying it may be “politically motivated.
Pistorius gets 5 years for killing girlfriend

Pistorius gets 5 years for killing girlfriend

PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
First Ebola case diagnosed in the U.S. confirmed

First Ebola case diagnosed in the U.S. confirmed

DALLAS — A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced Tuesday.
9/11 commemoration held amid changes to sacred New York site

9/11 commemoration held amid changes to sacred New York site

NEW YORK — Americans marked the 13th anniversary Thursday of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks with a New York ceremony held in amid new surroundings.
Will and Kate expecting second child

Will and Kate expecting second child

LONDON — Prince George is not going to be an only child for long - the toddler will soon have a baby sister or brother to share his fancy digs at Kensington Palace.
State of emergency declared after California quake

State of emergency declared after California quake

NAPA, Calif.
Obama appeals for 'peace and calm' in St. Louis suburb

Obama appeals for 'peace and calm' in St. Louis suburb

EDGARTOWN, Mass. - President Barack Obama on Thursday appealed for "peace and calm" on the streets of a St. Louis suburb besieged by violent clashes between police and crowds protesting the shooting death of an unarmed teenager.
Malaysian passenger plane shot down over Ukraine

Malaysian passenger plane shot down over Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine - A Ukrainian official said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday over a town in eastern Ukraine. Malaysia Airlines tweeted that it lost contact with one of its flights over Ukrainian airspace.