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This undated photo provided by the Dallas County Sheriff's Department shows Armando Juarez. Juarez is accused of shooting and critically wounding multiple Dallas police officers and hurting an employee at a Home Depot store as he led law enforcement on a high-speed car chase before he was captured in a late-night arrest Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Police arrested Juarez on charges of aggravated assault on a public servant and felony theft. (Dallas County Sheriff's Department via AP)
April 25, 2018 - 3:19 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The gunman accused of opening fire at a Dallas home improvement store — killing one police officer and critically injuring two others — was initially detained because he was acting suspiciously and may have tried to steal from the store, an arrest warrant revealed Wednesday. An off-...
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This undated photo provided by the Dallas County Sheriff's Department shows Armando Juarez. Juarez is accused of shooting and critically wounding multiple Dallas police officers and hurting an employee at a Home Depot store as he led law enforcement on a high-speed car chase before he was captured in a late-night arrest Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Police arrested Juarez on charges of aggravated assault on a public servant and felony theft. (Dallas County Sheriff's Department via AP)
April 25, 2018 - 2:00 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A police officer who was shot when a suspected shoplifter opened fire at a Home Depot in north Dallas died Wednesday, but another officer and a store employee who were also hit appear to be on the mend, city officials said. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings announced the death of Rogelio...
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April 25, 2018 - 1:01 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A New York judge facing removal after a DWI conviction and inappropriate comments from the bench says she has a "smart mouth" but a "good heart." Embattled Rochester city court Judge Leticia Astacio (uh-STAH'-see-oh) says she hasn't decided whether to appeal a decision...
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FILE- In this April 16, 2009 file photo, the Kuwait city skyline is seen through the haze of a sand storm in Shuwaikh, Kuwait City. Kuwait on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, gave a one-week deadline for the Philippines ambassador to leave the small, oil-rich Gulf Arab nation over a growing diplomatic dispute regarding the abuse of Filipina housemaids and workers in the country. (AP Photo, File)
April 25, 2018 - 12:51 pm
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait on Wednesday expelled the Philippines ambassador and recalled its own envoy from Manila over a growing diplomatic dispute sparked by complaints of the abuse of Filipina housemaids and workers in the country. The highly unusual move came as a surprise in the typically...
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Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen, right, at a press briefing in front of the courthouse in Copenhagen, Denmark, after the verdict in the case of Peter Madsen Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Danish inventor Peter Madsen has been sentenced to life in prison for torturing and murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his private submarine. Judge Anette Burkoe at the Copenhagen City Court said she and the two jurors agreed Wall's death was a murder, saying Madsen didn't given "a trustworthy" explanation. (Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
April 25, 2018 - 10:04 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen was found guilty Wednesday of torturing and murdering Swedish reporter Kim Wall before dismembering her body during a private submarine trip. He was sentenced to life in prison. Copenhagen City Court Judge Anette Burkoe said she and...
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April 25, 2018 - 9:17 am
EDGERTON, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas City suburb is pressuring the owner of a cut-in-half car adorned with a sign reading, "Divorced. She got ½," to junk the junker. The Kansas City Star reports that the half-car was created as a joke by the late-Edgerton Mayor Ray Braun who used to own the defunct gas...
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FILE - This April 30, 2008 file photo shows a submarine and its owner Peter Madsen. One of the most talked-about and macabre court cases in recent Danish history is set to conclude Wednesday, April 25, 2018 when the verdict is handed down on whether Peter Madsen tortured and murdered a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip. (Niels Hougaard/Ritzau via AP, File)
April 25, 2018 - 8:11 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen was found guilty Wednesday of torturing and murdering Swedish reporter Kim Wall before dismembering her body during a private submarine trip. He was sentenced to life in prison. Copenhagen City Court Judge Anette Burkoe said she and...
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FILE - This April 30, 2008 file photo shows a submarine and its owner Peter Madsen. One of the most talked-about and macabre court cases in recent Danish history is set to conclude Wednesday, April 25, 2018 when the verdict is handed down on whether Peter Madsen tortured and murdered a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip. (Niels Hougaard/Ritzau via AP, File)
April 25, 2018 - 7:08 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on the murder trial of Danish inventor Peter Madsen (all times local): 1 p.m. Danish inventor Peter Madsen has been sentenced to life in prison for torturing and murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his private submarine. Judge Anette Burkoe at the...
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FILE - This April 30, 2008 file photo shows a submarine and its owner Peter Madsen. One of the most talked-about and macabre court cases in recent Danish history is set to conclude Wednesday, April 25, 2018 when the verdict is handed down on whether Peter Madsen tortured and murdered a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip. (Niels Hougaard/Ritzau via AP, File)
April 25, 2018 - 4:35 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A verdict is expected at the Copenhagen City Court Wednesday on whether Danish inventor Peter Madsen tortured and murdered a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip. Madsen, 47, is charged with murder, dismemberment and indecent handling of a corpse over the...
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FILE - This April 30, 2008 file photo shows a submarine and its owner Peter Madsen. One of the most talked-about and macabre court cases in recent Danish history is set to conclude Wednesday, April 25, 2018 when the verdict is handed down on whether Peter Madsen tortured and murdered a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip. (Niels Hougaard/Ritzau via AP, File)
April 25, 2018 - 3:18 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A verdict is expected at the Copenhagen City Court Wednesday on whether Danish inventor Peter Madsen tortured and murdered a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip. Madsen, 47, is charged with murder, dismemberment and indecent handling of a corpse over the...
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