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California governor stops parole for Charles Manson follower

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 11:43pm Updated: June 24, 2017 - 12:15am

LOS ANGELES — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday night blocked parole for Charles Manson follower and convicted killer Bruce Davis.

Brown's rejection issued late...

After demands aired, solution to Qatar crisis seems far off

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 11:01pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 11:30pm

WASHINGTON — Faced with a sweeping set of demands, Qatar insisted Friday it can indefinitely survive the economic and diplomatic steps its neighbours have taken to try to...

Albuquerque TV truck stolen while crew worked on crime story

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 8:49pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 9:30pm

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — While a television news crew was gathering footage for a story about crime in the Albuquerque downtown area, a thief drove off in the station's SUV.

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A 2nd mistrial: Jury deadlocks in Ohio cop's murder retrial

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 6:45pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 7:15pm

CINCINNATI — A second mistrial was declared Friday in the case of a white University of Cincinnati officer who killed an unarmed black motorist during a traffic stop. It's the...

Police: UPS shooter in San Francisco armed with stolen guns

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 5:33pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 6:15pm

SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco UPS driver who killed three colleagues in a shooting rampage at a company warehouse was armed with two stolen guns and appeared to target his...

Depp's 'assassin' comments the latest in celebrity anger

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 5:21pm Updated: June 24, 2017 - 7:38am

NEW YORK — Johnny Depp apologized Friday for joking about assassinating Donald Trump during an appearance at a large festival in Britain, the latest example of artists using...

Crime novelist Don Winslow takes out ad assailing Trump

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 4:57pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 5:30pm

NEW YORK — A leading crime novelist has a few words, and then some, for the Trump administration's plans for a new war on drugs.

"The Cartel" author Don Winslow is...

Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 4:55pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 5:30pm

NASHVILLE — Rain bands reeling away from Tropical Depression Cindy spread drenching rains from the Southeast to the Midwest, triggering flash flood warnings over several states...

40 people killed in bomb, gun attacks in 3 Pakistani cities

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 4:53pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 5:30pm

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — At least 40 people were killed and nearly 100 wounded Friday in four separate bomb and gun attacks in three major Pakistani cities, officials said.

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London council evacuates residents amid fire safety concerns

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 4:37pm Updated: June 24, 2017 - 1:45am

LONDON — One London community is evacuating some 800 households from five publicly owned apartment towers because of safety concerns following the devastating fire that killed...

Lawyers seek to free inmate featured in 'Making a Murderer'

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 4:10pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 4:45pm

MADISON, Wis. — Attorneys for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" petitioned for his immediate release Friday after a federal appeals court...

ECB: 2 troubled Italian banks failing, to face insolvency

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 4:05pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 4:30pm

FRANKFURT — The European Central Bank has pulled the plug on two troubled Italian banks, sending them into insolvency proceedings as it pushes ahead with efforts to clean up...

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