Officials: Bungled explosion kills 3 in Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria (AP) — A bungled bomb killed three people, including a suicide bomber, in Nigeria’s Jos city Saturday night, a police official said, four days after twin car bombs blamed on Islamic extremists killed at least 130 people in the central city. The senior...
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Road rage killing hits officer’s ‘soft spot’

In this May 21, 2014 photo, San Jose police officer Huan Nguyen, right, visits with Dieu Hien Hyunh, left, and her children Henry Lam, second from left, and Steven Lam in San Jose, Calif. Nguyen came to the aid of Hyunh after her husband Phuoc Lam was killed during a road rage...
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Editorial: Don Beyer for Va.’s 8th District Democratic primary

THE DEMOCRATIC primary race to succeed Rep. James P. Moran, who has represented Northern Virginia’s heavily Democratic 8th Congressional District since 1991, is strikingly lopsided. Half a dozen candidates have scrambled to dislodge a smart, substantive, well-financed...
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Editorial: Tough emissions cuts would prove the U.S. is serious about climate change

THE ENVIRONMENTAL Protection Agency will soon unveil its most anticipated new rules in a generation, the shape of which will help determine how well the United States responds to the threat of climate change. There will be fierce debate about them before they become final....
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Editorial: Will the West move the goalposts again for Mr. Putin?

PRESIDENT OBAMA and German Chancellor Angela Merkel sounded firm at the beginning of this month when they warned that disruption of Ukraine’s election by Russia would trigger a tough new round of sanctions by the West. The White House subsequently offered an expansive...
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Kardashian-Kanye wed in Florence fortress

American actor and rapper Jaden Smith arrives in Florence, Italy, Saturday, May 24, 2014. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West will wed and host a reception at Florence’s imposing 16th-century Belvedere Fort on May 24, according to a spokeswoman at the Florence mayor’s...
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Rampage mirrors threats made on YouTube video

Police investigate the scene of a drive-by shooting that left seven people dead, including the attacker, and others wounded on Friday, May 23, 2014, in Isla Vista, Calif. Alan Shifman an attorney for Hollywood director Peter Rodger, who was an assistant director on The Hunger...

Officials: Another explosion in Jos, Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria (AP) — Officials say many are feared dead after an explosion ripped through an outdoor venue crowded with soccer fans in the Nigerian city of Jos, four days after twin car bombs blamed on Islamic extremists killed at least 130 people in the central city....

Napolitano: Rampage very tough to predict, prevent

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — University of California President Janet Napolitano says a mass shooting in the community around UC Santa Barbara is “almost the kind of event that’s impossible to prevent and impossible to predict.” The former secretary of...

Man Escapes From Eastern Ohio County Jail

CAMBRIDGE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in eastern Ohio are searching for a man who broke out of jail Saturday morning. The Guernsey County Sheriff’s Office says 35-year-old Bud Allen Cobb escaped from the county jail around 8:30 a.m. Jail records show he was being held on...