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Law gives child sex assault victims more time to…

California governor signs law giving child sex assault victims more time to file lawsuits

Police: No evidence of shooting after Florida…

The police chief of a Florida city where a mall was placed on a lockdown for hours after reports of possible shots fired says authorities found no immediate evidence of any shooting; calls it a "suspicious incident."

Family seeks answers after police kill Texas…

An attorney for the family of a 28-year-old black woman who was killed by police inside her Texas home says the white officer who shot her didn't have time to perceive a threat.

The Latest: Syrian Kurds ally with Damascus in…

Syrian Kurdish officials say they will work with the country's central government in Damascus to fend off Turkey's offensive against Kurdish fighters

Serial stowaway remains jailed after latest…

A 67-year-old woman with a history of sneaking onto flights without a ticket will remain jailed after the latest incident in which police say she tried to get past security at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

Ecuadorean capital turns into battleground

Ecuador sees another day of unrest as protests continue in Quito over the government fuel price hikes.

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NY Times: Violent parody video shown at Trump…

NY Times: Violent parody video shown at Trump resort, depicting a likeness of the president as he shoots, stabs critics and media members

No one hurt in Canadian acrobatic jet crash at US air show

The Royal Canadian Air Force says one of its pilots is safe after he had to eject from his plane just before an aerobatics show in the United States

China's trade with US shrinks again in September

China's September imports from the United States fall 20.6% amid tariff war

Increased number of STDs in Hawaii linked to online dating

Increase of STDs in Hawaii to highest numbers in decades linked to prevalence of online dating

New Orleans hotel collapse: Search on for a…

Authorities still searching for a worker missing in the weekend collapse of a hotel under construction in New Orleans; body of 1 of the 2 dead recovered

In or out? Court case on job bias casts pall on…

National Coming Out Day festivities were tempered this year by anxiety over the Supreme Court deliberations about job discrimination law

Wedding attack suspect is stepson of recently…

A New Hampshire prosecutor says the man charged with wounding a clergyman and a bride during a wedding at a Pelham church is the stepson of a minister from the same church who was killed earlier this month

Queen Latifah to receive Harvard black culture…

Music artist and actress Queen Latifah is among the honorees being recognized by Harvard University this year for their contributions to black history and culture

Japan looks for missing after typhoon, warned of…

Rescue crew are digging through mudslides and searching near swollen rivers after a typhoon caused serious damage in central and northern Japan

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Severe flooding as Typhoon Hagibis hits Japan

With hours to go before the typhoon makes landfall near Tokyo, Japan suffers high winds and flooding.

Windsurfer unhurt, but spent a night in waters off Delaware

Stranded windsurfer spent a night floating in waters off Delaware after his sail broke and he couldn't summon help; man unhurt

The Latest: Hungary opposition parties win big in…

The candidate backed by several opposition parties has been elected mayor of Budapest, defeating the incumbent supported by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz party

Fifth victim in Chicago apartment shooting dies

A fifth person has died from wounds suffered in a shooting at an apartment building on Chicago's Northwest Side.

Eye Reflection in Selfie Was All Her Stalker Needed

Celebrities, and anyone else hoping not to be found by creeps on the internet, can learn from an alarming stalking case out of Japan. According to media reports, a member of the J-pop group Tenshitsukinukeniyomi was sexually assaulted at her Tokyo apartment building last month after a fan figured out...

Orville Wright bust stolen from North Carolina…

The National Park Service says a copper bust of aviation pioneer Orville Wright has been stolen from the Wright Brothers National Memorial in the Outer Banks of North Carolina

Police probe for motive in killings at illegal…

Police are investigating whether a gambling dispute, robbery or something else led to the shooting deaths of four people at an illegal gambling club in Brooklyn that was just blocks from a police precinct

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Serial killer's victim portraits could help crack…

The FBI is hoping that portraits drawn by a California inmate will help law enforcement crack cold case homicides around the country

Philippine police chief resigns amid drug…

Philippine national police chief resigned after he faced allegations in a Senate hearing that he intervened in 2013 to prevent provincial police officers from being prosecuted for allegedly selling seized drugs

Family Night Out Turns Fatal

Tragedy struck a New Jersey amusement park Saturday when a 10-year-old girl was ejected from a ride and killed, Newsweek reports. The unidentified victim lay motionless amid distraught family members, per a witness, and was pronounced dead that evening at a hospital. "We are absolutely heartbroken," says the ride operator,...