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Thousands brave freezing cold in vigil for Illinois shooting victims

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 4:54pm
More than 2,000 people braved icy rain in sub-freezing temperatures in Illinois on Sunday for a vigil paying respects to five people killed and five police officers wounded by a factory worker who opened fire on Friday after losing his job.

Chicago police seek follow-up interview with 'Empire' actor

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 4:08pm
Chicago police have shifted the direction of their investigation into actor Jussie Smollett's report of a hate-crime assault and are seeking to interview him again, after releasing two men detained for questioning in the probe, a police spokesman said on Saturday.

Alabama jury awards $152 million in Ford Explorer rollover case

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 2:41pm
An Alabama jury awarded $151.8 million to a young man paralyzed in 2015 rollover accident involving a Ford Explorer sport utility vehicle, Ford and lawyers in the case said on Sunday.

Ex-congressman Weiner released from prison after sexting scandal

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 1:25pm
Anthony Weiner, the disgraced former congressman who helped play a role in Hillary Clinton's defeat in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, has been released from federal prison after serving about 14 months for exchanging sexually explicit texts with a 15-year-old girl.

Catholic Church credibility on the line at abuse meeting

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 12:44pm
The Vatican will gather senior bishops from around the world later this week for a conference on sex abuse designed to guide them on how best to tackle a problem that has decimated the Church's credibility, but critics say it is too little, too late.

California tells Trump that lawsuit over border wall is 'imminent'

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 10:58am
California will "imminently" challenge President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to obtain funds for a U.S.-Mexico border wall, state Attorney General Xavier Becerra said on Sunday.

Illinois factory gunman obtained firearm permit despite felony conviction

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 7:14pm
The gunman who killed five co-workers and wounded five policemen at an Illinois factory was a violent felon who nevertheless obtained a state permit to buy a firearm despite being legally barred from owning one, authorities said on Saturday.

Acting Pentagon chief not decided yet on funding border wall

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 7:03pm
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday he had not yet determined whether a border wall with Mexico was a military necessity or how much Pentagon money would be used.

U.S. military not decided yet on necessity of border wall

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 5:08pm
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday he had not yet determined whether a border wall with Mexico was a military necessity or how much Pentagon money would be used.

Illinois factory gunman killed five victims after being fired

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 3:37pm
The gunman who killed five co-workers and wounded five police officers at an Illinois factory was a violent felon who had just been fired, and the plant manager and a young intern were among his victims, authorities said on Saturday.

Illinois factory gunman killed 5 victims after being fired

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 2:36pm
The gunman who killed five co-workers and wounded five police officers at an Illinois factory was a violent felon who had just been fired, and the plant manager and a young intern were among his victims, authorities said on Saturday.

College intern on first day among Illinois factory shooting victims

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 2:15pm
Trevor Wehner was working his first day as a human resources intern at Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois, when a worker who had just been fired killed him and four of his colleagues.

Lee Radziwill, Jackie Kennedy Onassis' younger sister, dies at 85

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 2:09pm
Lee Radziwill, the younger sister of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis who was witness to history in the "Camelot" White House, married a prince and counted Andy Warhol, Truman Capote and Rudolf Nureyev as friends in a star-studded life, has died at the age of 85, according to U.S. media reports.

Illinois factory gunman killed victims after being fired

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 12:03pm
The gunman who killed five fellow workers at an Illinois factory had just been fired, and the plant manager and a human resources official were among his victims, authorities said on Saturday.

Gunman in Illinois factory shooting killed victims after being fired: police

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 11:09am
A gunman who killed five fellow workers at an Illinois factory on Friday had just been terminated, and the plant manager and a human resources official were among his victims, authorities said on Saturday.

Former U.S. Cardinal McCarrick defrocked for sex crimes

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 8:47am
Former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been expelled from the Roman Catholic priesthood after he was found guilty of sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Vatican said on Saturday.

Dismissed employee kills five co-workers in Illinois factory shooting

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 12:03am
A gunman opened fire at an Illinois factory just after receiving notice of termination from his job there on Friday, killing five fellow workers and wounding five policemen before he was slain by police, authorities said.

Gunman in Aurora, Illinois, shooting described as 'loner'

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:55pm
When Gary Martin came to work at the Henry Pratt valve manufacturing plant in Aurora, Illinois, on Friday, he was told he was being terminated from his job. Shortly thereafter, Martin pulled out his Smith & Wesson revolver and opened fire.

Suspects in alleged attack on 'Empire' actor released

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:33pm
Suspects arrested in connection with an alleged racist and homophobic assault on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago were released on Friday, police said.

Texas landowners file first lawsuit to block Trump's national emergency declaration

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 7:09pm
Three Texas landowners and an environmental group filed the first lawsuit on Friday challenging President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration aimed at freeing up billions of dollars to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico, the consumer advocacy group Public Citizen said.

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