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Hawaii News Now
House lawmakers heap blistering criticism on Wells Fargo CEOWASHINGTON (AP) - Angry lawmakers heaped another round of blistering criticism
House lawmakers heap blistering criticism on Wells Fargo CEO
Hawaii News Now / Posted 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Angry lawmakers heaped another round of blistering criticism on Wells Fargo's CEO, pressing Thursday for details about what senior managers knew about allegedly illegal sales practices and when any concerns were disclosed. Chief... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Islamic school, Pittsfield Twp.settle lawsuit over zoning denialIslamic Academy will move ahead with plans to build the school and housing on l
Islamic school, Pittsfield Twp.settle lawsuit over zoning denial
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 hours ago
Islamic Academy will move ahead with plans to build the school and housing on land in Pittsfield Township after township officials approved the settlement Wednesday. The academy sued after the township rejected its request to build in 2011. The... Read more
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The Washington Times
Edward Snowden reduced FBI surveillance law useThe FBI’s use of a surveillance statute to collect Americans’ phone and email r
Edward Snowden reduced FBI surveillance law use
The Washington Times / Posted 7 hours ago
The FBI’s use of a surveillance statute to collect Americans’ phone and email records has declined since details about the program were leaked by Edward Snowden in 2013, a watchdog report has found. The FBI’s use of Section 215 of the Patriot Act to... Read more
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Salon.com
US hedge fund to pay $400 million in African bribery caseNEW YORK (AP) — A major Wall Street hedge fund has agreed to pay more than $400
US hedge fund to pay $400 million in African bribery case
Salon.com / Posted 7 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) — A major Wall Street hedge fund has agreed to pay more than $400 million to settle charges accusing it of using a web of brazen middlemen to pay bribes to African officials, authorities said Thursday. The Securities and Exchange... Read more
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Daily News
Women are more than a distraction : Fighting back against schools imposing dress codes on mothersT he garment a woman chooses to adorn herself with has always caught the censur
Women are more than a distraction : Fighting back against schools imposing dress codes on mothers
Daily News / Posted 10 hours ago
T he garment a woman chooses to adorn herself with has always caught the censure of the public. Not so long ago, women who completely covered themselves in an ‘abaya’ or ‘nikhab’ were blamed for spreading Islamic extremism and more recently, women... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Islamic school, Pittsfield Township settle lawsuit over zoning denialwill get $1.7 million and can build a school and housing on the land in Pittsfi
Islamic school, Pittsfield Township settle lawsuit over zoning denial
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 10 hours ago
will get $1.7 million and can build a school and housing on the land in Pittsfield Township, near Ann Arbor. Township officials approved the settlement Wednesday. Township officials also settled a Justice Department suit that said it violated... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databasesDENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforc
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 11 hours ago
DENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work,... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Department of Justice Reaches Settlement with Charter Bank The Justice Department announced that Charter Bank of Corpus Christi, Texas,
Department of Justice Reaches Settlement with Charter Bank
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 16 hours ago
The Justice Department announced that Charter Bank of Corpus Christi, Texas, will maintain uniform pricing policies and pay more than $165,000 as part of a settlement to resolve allegations... Read more
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MLive.com
Justice Department lawsuit over Islamic school in Washtenaw County settledthat denied plans for an Islamic school has reached a settlement in a lawsuit f
Justice Department lawsuit over Islamic school in Washtenaw County settled
MLive.com / Posted 16 hours ago
that denied plans for an Islamic school has reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Justice Department, officials have confirmed. The Justice Department filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in October. It alleges Pittsfield... Read more
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Mong Palatino
Mong Palatino » Blog Archive » 10 things to know about the peace talks between the communists and the government of the PhilippinesPublished by Bulatlat 1. A civil war has been raging in the countryside since
Mong Palatino » Blog Archive » 10 things to know about the peace talks between the communists and the government of the Philippines
Mong Palatino / Posted 23 hours ago
Published by Bulatlat 1. A civil war has been raging in the countryside since 1969. Landlessness, feudal exploitation, state brutality against the poor and marginalized – these are some of the issues that led to the formation of the New People’s... Read more
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Christian Today
Singapore sends teen blogger back to jail for criticising religionreigniting concerns about social controls and censorship in the conservative ci
Singapore sends teen blogger back to jail for criticising religion
Christian Today / Posted 23 hours ago
reigniting concerns about social controls and censorship in the conservative city-state. Yee pleaded guilty to six charges of deliberately posting comments on the internet in videos, blog posts and a picture that were critical of Christianity and... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Weirich, attorneys and judge discuss Darrius Stewart caseBy Kayleigh Skinner Kskinner@Commercialappeal.Com 901-529-2492 A day after the
Weirich, attorneys and judge discuss Darrius Stewart case
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
By Kayleigh Skinner Kskinner@Commercialappeal.Com 901-529-2492 A day after the Department of Justice announced it would not prosecute a former Memphis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teen last July, local players involved in the... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Justice Department files discrimination lawsuit against Houston bar owners, operatorsHOUSTON - The Justice Department filed a lawsuit against the owners and operato
Justice Department files discrimination lawsuit against Houston bar owners, operators
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted yesterday
HOUSTON - The Justice Department filed a lawsuit against the owners and operators of 360 Midtown, formerly known as Gaslamp, alleging that the bar discriminated against African-American, Hispanic and Asian-American patrons in violation of Title II of... Read more
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CBS Denver
Report: Across US, Colorado, Police Officers Abuse Confidential DatabasesDENVER (AP) – Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforc
Report: Across US, Colorado, Police Officers Abuse Confidential Databases
CBS Denver / Posted yesterday
DENVER (AP) – Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work,... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Non-nuclear states advance push for UN treaty to ban nukesurged the U.N. General Assembly Wednesday to work toward a "legally-binding" ac
Non-nuclear states advance push for UN treaty to ban nukes
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
urged the U.N. General Assembly Wednesday to work toward a "legally-binding" accord to ban nuclear weapons in hopes of ridding them from the planet altogether one day. The countries - Austria, Brazil, Ireland, Mexico, Nigeria and South... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Non-nuclear states advance push for UN treaty to ban nukesurged the U.N. General Assembly Wednesday to work toward a "legally-binding" ac
Non-nuclear states advance push for UN treaty to ban nukes
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
urged the U.N. General Assembly Wednesday to work toward a "legally-binding" accord to ban nuclear weapons in hopes of ridding them from the planet altogether one day. The countries - Austria, Brazil, Ireland, Mexico, Nigeria and South... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Bunker Lake Blvd. project dead for 2016on Anoka County’s Bunker Lake Boulevard reconstruction project covering 2.7 mil
Bunker Lake Blvd. project dead for 2016
ABC Newspapers / Posted yesterday
on Anoka County’s Bunker Lake Boulevard reconstruction project covering 2.7 miles from Crane Street in Andover to just east of Van Buren Street in Ham Lake won’t even start this year. The project had been scheduled to begin construction this past... Read more
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Philly.com
Donald Trump's stump speechya. I’m going home,” Trump said. “No,” Trump said. “We’re doing it the right w
Donald Trump's stump speech
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
ya. I’m going home,” Trump said. “No,” Trump said. “We’re doing it the right way. And frankly, when they spend hundreds of millions of dollars on advertising I don’t have to because I do it the old-fashioned way. I come into your neighborhood,... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Woman sentenced in connection with Jamaica based lottery fraud schemeThe Department of Justice announced that Vania Lee Allen has been sentenced to
Woman sentenced in connection with Jamaica based lottery fraud scheme
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
The Department of Justice announced that Vania Lee Allen has been sentenced to 40 months in prison for her role in a Jamaica-based lottery fraud scheme, followed by three years of supervised release. Allen was also order to pay $117,000 in... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Grandmother speaks out against transgender person in locker rooms at PCHS The grandmother of a Pekin Community High School student told the District 30
Grandmother speaks out against transgender person in locker rooms at PCHS
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
The grandmother of a Pekin Community High School student told the District 303 Board of Education Monday night that her granddaughter’s right to privacy is being violated... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databasesDENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforc
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
DENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work,... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databasesDENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforc
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
DENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work,... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databasesDENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforc
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
DENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work,... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databasesDENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforc
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 2 days ago
DENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work,... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databasesDENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforc
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
DENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work,... Read more
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ABC Montana
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databasesDENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforc
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases
ABC Montana / Posted 2 days ago
DENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work,... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Across US, police officers abuse confidential databasesDENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforc
Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
DENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work,... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databasesRelated Stories DENVER (AP) — Police officers across the country misuse confid
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 2 days ago
Related Stories DENVER (AP) — Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databasesDENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforc
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases
WGEM Quincy / Posted 2 days ago
DENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work,... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databasesDENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforc
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 2 days ago
DENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work,... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databasesDENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforc
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
DENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work,... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databasesDENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforc
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 2 days ago
DENVER (AP) - Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work,... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Sleeping child injured in overnight Montgomery shootingAL Tuesday, Sept. 27 has been designated as National Voter Registration Day, a
Sleeping child injured in overnight Montgomery shooting
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 days ago
AL Tuesday, Sept. 27 has been designated as National Voter Registration Day, and here's how you can register to vote ahead of the 2016 General Election. Tuesday, Sept. 27 has been designated as National Voter Registration Day, and here's how you... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Facade of building crashes down in MidtownAL Tuesday, Sept. 27 has been designated as National Voter Registration Day, a
Facade of building crashes down in Midtown
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 days ago
AL Tuesday, Sept. 27 has been designated as National Voter Registration Day, and here's how you can register to vote ahead of the 2016 General Election. Tuesday, Sept. 27 has been designated as National Voter Registration Day, and here's how you... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Man convicted in 2014 murder in Berrien Co.AL Tuesday, Sept. 27 has been designated as National Voter Registration Day, a
Man convicted in 2014 murder in Berrien Co.
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 days ago
AL Tuesday, Sept. 27 has been designated as National Voter Registration Day, and here's how you can register to vote ahead of the 2016 General Election. Tuesday, Sept. 27 has been designated as National Voter Registration Day, and here's how you... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Opelika police investigating murder on Edmond Ave.AL Tuesday, Sept. 27 has been designated as National Voter Registration Day, a
Opelika police investigating murder on Edmond Ave.
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 days ago
AL Tuesday, Sept. 27 has been designated as National Voter Registration Day, and here's how you can register to vote ahead of the 2016 General Election. Tuesday, Sept. 27 has been designated as National Voter Registration Day, and here's how you... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day - here's how to register in GA, ALMichael Sam to be keynote speaker for AU's LGBTQI+ History Month kickoffMichael
Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day - here's how to register in GA, AL
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 days ago
Michael Sam to be keynote speaker for AU's LGBTQI+ History Month kickoffMichael Sam to be keynote speaker for AU's LGBTQI+ History Month kickoff (Source: Auburn University) AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - Michael Sam is coming to Auburn University Oct. 5 as... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Debate Fact-Check: How Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton stack up(ABC News) — Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump tangled in an intense series of e
Debate Fact-Check: How Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton stack up
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
(ABC News) — Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump tangled in an intense series of exchanges tonight during the first presidential debate of 2016. The candidates made charges about each others’ records while defending their own careers and policy... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Judge Recusal Hearing Held For "Affluenza" Teen Ethan Couchto address their motion claiming the teen has been wrongfully jailed because th
Judge Recusal Hearing Held For "Affluenza" Teen Ethan Couch
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
to address their motion claiming the teen has been wrongfully jailed because the case against him should have been in civil, not criminal court. Couch was in the courtroom, with short red hair, a full beard and wearing a red jail jumpsuit.... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Tri-state (TN-GA-AL) Rail Stops - Western and Atlantic RailroadThis is the railroad that gave birth to Atlanta and other towns and spearheaded
Tri-state (TN-GA-AL) Rail Stops - Western and Atlantic Railroad
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
This is the railroad that gave birth to Atlanta and other towns and spearheaded the making of Chattanooga into the great railroad center it became. The Western and Atlantic Railroad (W&A) started life as the Georgia State Railroad, which was leased... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why the World Must Tackle Corruption and Terrorism NowThe two main issues that dominated the just concluded 2016 Annual Conference of
Why the World Must Tackle Corruption and Terrorism Now
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The two main issues that dominated the just concluded 2016 Annual Conference of the International Bar Association in Washington DC were Corruption and Terrorism. Jude Igbanoi who was at the conference reports on why the two global issues formed the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bench Raises Red Flag On AG's OfficeBy Mashudu Netsianda and Hebert Zharare LAWYERS in the Civil Division of the A
Bench Raises Red Flag On AG's Office
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Mashudu Netsianda and Hebert Zharare LAWYERS in the Civil Division of the Attorney-General's (AG) Office have once again come under fire from the bench in the wake of High Court Judge Francis Bere's criticism of their casual approach to matters... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene(AP) - A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblem
Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 3 days ago
(AP) - A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday before he was shot and killed by police,... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene(AP) - A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblem
Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 3 days ago
(AP) - A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday before he was shot and killed by police,... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene(AP) - A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblem
Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 3 days ago
(AP) - A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday before he was shot and killed by police,... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene(AP) - A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblem
Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 3 days ago
(AP) - A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday before he was shot and killed by police,... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene(AP) - A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblem
Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
(AP) - A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday before he was shot and killed by police,... Read more
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ABC Montana
Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene(AP) - A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblem
Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene
ABC Montana / Posted 3 days ago
(AP) - A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday before he was shot and killed by police,... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene(AP) - A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblem
Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene
KTVN Reno / Posted 3 days ago
(AP) - A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday before he was shot and killed by police,... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene(AP) - A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblem
Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 3 days ago
(AP) - A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday before he was shot and killed by police,... Read more
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